Mid-Term Grinds: Junior Cycle & Junior Cert 2021

For further information on grinds and part-time courses please contact our main office on 01 661 3511.

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Taught by our experienced and skilled teachers, these mid-term grinds consist of 3 hours of intensive, exam focused tuition and are suitable for students sitting higher level Maths and Irish for the Junior Cycle & Junior Cert exams in 2021.

Students attending these classes receive the following benefits:

• Tuition from highly qualified and experienced educators.
• Comprehensive, exam focused course notes, which support classroom tuition.
• Strategies for maximising exam performance.

Students may opt to do one or two of days of the course.

English (H)

Students will be shown how to tackle the new Junior Cycle English exam. The CBA2 (Collection of Texts) and the Assessment task will also be covered, and students will be shown how to structure an answer to get maximum results in the exam. Students will also receive notes on poetry, fiction, drama, functional writing and media.

Maths (H)

This course will cover many aspects of the Junior Cert Maths course, touching on material from both Paper 1 and Paper 2. These include.

Paper 1:

Number systems

Paper 2:

Coordinate Geometry
Area and Volume

Science (common)

This course will cover:

Biological World – Respiration and Photosynthesis

Chemical World – Rates of Reaction

Physical World – Forces

Earth and Space – How Our Universe Began and Climate Change

Students will be provided with a concise set of notes on all 5 topics in addition to sample questions.

Please note: this is an indicative timetable

Wednesday 30th October from 10.00am – 1.00pm: Science (Common)

Thursday 31st October from 10.00am – 1.00pm: English (H)

Friday 1st November from 10.00am – 1.00pm: Maths (H)

Students may opt do one or two days of the course.

1 Class- €105

2 Classes- €190

3 Classes- €245

Please note:

  • Credit Card payments accepted
  • 10% reduction for the second and subsequent members of the same family, attending the same courses. Please contact our office to avail of this discount.
  • Fees are non-transferable

Q: Can I be admitted to class without my card?

A: NO CARD, NO CLASS. It is every student’s personal responsibility to ensure they have their card with them each time they attend classes at the Institute. We have the right to refuse admission to any student who does not comply with this regulation. A day pass costs €10. A replacement card costs €20.

Q: Is there a place I can get lunch?

A: Yes, we have an onsite canteen serving a variety of sandwiches and drinks. Also, locally, there are sandwich bars and shops.

Q: Are the classes conducted ‘lecture style’ or are students free to ask questions?

A: Our teachers are very approachable and students are free to ask questions.

Q: My son/daughter is unwell and cannot attend. Can I have a refund?

A: No, there are no refunds. However, if you return the student’s admission card to us immediately, along with a short letter of explanation, at the discretion of management, a credit note can be put on the student’s file for future use or for use by a sibling.

Q: My son/daughter cannot attended the course. Can we buy the notes?

A: No. Teaching is a central part of all our courses. The notes are to facilitate recall and revision of the day’s work covered by the teacher.

Q: Am I entitled to the notes from classes that I was absent from?

A: Yes, however you must deal directly with your teacher in relation to this. Administration staff do not have access to class notes.