Leaving Cert Online Grinds for 6th Year Students

Four Subjects For The Price Of One: €295
Any Additional Subjects: €100 Each
** Includes FREE nationwide delivery of The Institute of Education’s exam focused class notes**

Enroll now on The Institute of Education’s Intensive Online Revision Course.  Taught by our experienced and skilled teachers, these prerecorded Leaving Cert online grinds will help 6th year students keep up with their studies and exam preparation during this unprecedented time.

 

Students will be able to access  a minimum of 20 hours of expert tuition via our secure website.  These pre-recorded online classes will be available to all enrolled students to access until the final day of the 2020 Leaving Certificate Exams.

Our online classes will be supported by the Institute’s exam focused class notes  which will be delivered to students in their home FREE OF CHARGE within four to five working days.

 

This style of learning presents students with the opportunity to:

Access their course content at a time that suits them from the safety and comfort of their home – right up to the last day of the 2020 Leaving Certificate Exams.

Pause, rewind and replay classes multiple times.

Refer to our exam focused course notes during and after their online classes.

 

Students enrolled on the course will receive an email from us containing their unique login details and links to access their chosen courses. Students will be able to access their chosen courses once they receive their login details.

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Here’s a short video preview of what you can expect from our Online Physics Courses with Pat Doyle:

Each online subject consists of five individual recordings which will cover off the entire course content for each subject as outlined below.

Please note due to syllabus length, some subjects are divided into Section A & Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

 

To learn more about what will be covered in these Leaving Cert online grinds, please select from the subject list below:

 

Accounting (H)

This course covers the most important areas on the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Accounting syllabus. It includes comprehensive notes with questions and detailed solutions, which will empower students to answer Leaving Certificate Higher Level questions to a H1 standard.

Due to syllabus length, Accounting is divided into Section A & Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A – Topics from:

  • Final Accounts.
  • Service Firms.
  • Cash flow Statements.
  • Published Accounts.
  • Correction of Errors.
  • Incomplete Records.
  • Farm Accounts.

Section B – Topics from:

  • Ratio Analysis.
  • Club Accounts.
  • Tabular Statements.
  • Depreciation/Revaluation.
  • Costing.
  • Budgeting.
  • Control Accounts.

 

Agricultural Science (H)

This course covers key elements of the Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science syllabus.

Topics from:

  • Crop Production
    Tillage principles and methods.
    Crop rotation.
    Chemical and biological controls in crops (Potatoes, Barley & catch crop).
  • Soil
    Soil formation.
    Ideal soil.
    Soil particles.
    Air & water.
    Texture and soil types.
    Soil structure.
    Soil classification.
    Nitrogen cycle.
  • Grass
    Grassland & grazing management.
    Resowing & establishing of grass.
    Silage production.
    Characteristics of grass and clover.
  • Genetics
    Definitions.
    Genetic crosses.
    Genetic phenomena.
    Breeding of farm animals & crops.
  • Animal Production
    Emphasis on dairy, but also covering most common topics of some other enterprises (beef, sheep & pigs).

 

Applied Maths (H)

This course aims to maximise the student’s ability to achieve the highest possible grade in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Applied Maths exam.

Topics from:

  • Uniformly Accelerated Motion.
  • Relative Velocity.
  • Projectiles.
  • Connected Particles.
  • Collisions.
  • Differential Equations.

 

Biology (H)

This intensive course prepares students for exam success in Leaving Certificate Higher Level Biology.

Due to syllabus length, Biology is divided into Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A – Topics from:

  • The Cell.
  • Osmosis.
  • Cell Division.
  • Scientific Method.
  • Flowering Plants.
  • Germination.
  • Food + Nutrition.
  • Blood.
  • Photosynthesis.
  • Water Transpor.t
  • Respiration.

Section B – Topics from:

  • Excretion.
  • Nervous System.
  • Eye & Ear.
  • Hormones.
  • Reproduction.
  • Meiosis & DNA.
  • Genetics.
  • Evolution.
  • Ecology.
  • Microbiology.
  • Skeleton.

 

Business (H)

This course prepares students for success in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Business exam.

Due to syllabus length, Business is divided into Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A – Topics from:

  • Unit 1
    People in Business.
    Consumer Law.
    Industrial Law.
  • Unit 2
    Enterprise.
  • Unit 3
    Management Skills.
    Management Activities.
  • Unit 4
    Taxation.
    Insurance.
    Human Resource Management.
    Change Management.
    Source of Finance.
    Ratio’s.

Section B – Topics from:

  • Unit 5
    Marketing.
    Product & Price.
    Place & Promotion.
    Break Even Analysis.
    Expansion.
    Getting Started.
  • Unit 6
    Business Organisations.
    Ethics.
    Government & the Economy.
    Community Development.
  • Unit 7
    International Trade.
    Global Business.
    European Union.

 

Chemistry (H)

This course covers key elements of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Chemistry paper.

Due to syllabus length, Chemistry is divided into two separate sections, Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A – Topics from:

  • Stoichiometry.
  • Heats of Reaction.
  • Equilibrium.
  • pH.
  • Acids / Bases / Salts.

You will require a periodic table and calculator during this course

Section B – Topics from:

  • Volumetric Analysis.
  • Organic Chemistry.
  • Oxidation/Reduction.
  • Water.

You will need require a periodic table and calculator for this course

 

Classical Studies (H)

This course will focus on preparing students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Classical Studies paper in June.

Topics from:

  • Topic 2 – Alexander the Great
    Teacher’s version of Arrian’s and Plutarch’s works.
    Both Arrian’s and Plutarch’s works on Alexander’s life and campaigns will be read in class.
    Achievements of the young Macedonian king.
  • Topic 5 – Greek Drama
    Three plays- Medea, Oedipus the King and Prometheus Bound.
    All three plays will be read in class.
    Focus on gaining an in-depth knowledge of each play.
    Main elements of Greek Drama.
    Insights into Ancient Greek society.
  • Topic 6 – Ancient Epic. Two Epics
    Both epics will be read in class.
    Teachers summary of The Odyssey and The Aeneid.
    Understanding these well-known stories.
    Main features of epic poetry.
    Principal characters and main themes
    Focus on developing analytical skills.

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  • Topic 9 – The Philosopher in Society: A study of Plato and Socrates.
    Teachers version of The Republic.
    Socratic principles of philosophy.
    Plato’s life and works.
    Developing  critical thinking skills.
  • Topic 10 – Roman Art and Architecture
    Ancient Roman structures and pieces.
    Ancient Greeks’ accomplishments in architecture and art.

 

Computer Science (H)

This course will focus on preparing students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Computer Science paper in June.

Topics from:

  • Abstraction
    Overview of abstraction – what is it, why is it used, what makes it useful.
  • Algorithms
    Sorting and Search algorithms
    Algorithmic complexity
  • Computers and society
    A discussion of active societal issues and possible exam questions which may arise.
  • Computer Systems
    Revision of basic electronics and computer hardware
    Discussion of components within a CPU, and how logic gates can be used to perform both simple and complex tasks
    Overview of web infrastructure
    Binary, decimal and hexadecimal number systems
  • Data
    Common data types and how to use them.

Overview and discussion of character sets.

 

Economics (H)

This course allows students to gain an in-depth knowledge of the important sections on the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Economics syllabus and prepares them for answering questions to the highest standard.

Due to syllabus length, Economics is divided into Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A (Micro Economics) – Topics from:

  • Demand and Supply
    Forces that determine market prices.
  • Elasticity
    How changes in price, income and the prices of other goods will impact on demand and supply.
  • Costs of production
    Average costs and marginal costs.
    Long-run and short-run.
    Economies and diseconomies of scale.
    Profit maximisation.
  • Competition
    Forms of competition, from perfect competition to monopoly and any form in between.
  • Factors of Production
    Land.
    Labour.
    Capital.
    Enterprise.

Section B (Macro-Economics) – Topics from:

  • National Income
    Calculation of national income.
    Circular flow of income.
    Multiplier.
    Uses and weaknesses of national income statistics.
  • The Government
    The Budget.
    National debt.
    Taxation system.
    Privatisation V’s nationalisation.
    Direct tax V’s indirect tax.
  • International Trade
    The law of comparative advantage.
    Exchange rates.
    Balance of payments.
    Terms of trade.
    The importance of international trade to a small open economy.
  • Money and Banking
    Credit creation.
    Consumer Price Index.
    Banking regulation.
    The European central bank.
  • Miscellaneous
    Population & emigration.
    The history of economic thought.
    Economic systems.

 

English (H)

This intensive course prepares students for success in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level English exam.

Topics from:

  • Essay Question
    Effective writing in different essay genres.
  • Comprehending – The (A) question
    Features of writing style and comprehension skills.
  • Composing – The (B) question
    Skills needed for short composing tasks and the presentation of a point of view.
  • Shakespearean drama – Hamlet
    Themes.
    Characters.
    Important quotations.
  • Poetry
    Notes on the 8 poets with a minimum of 5 poems on each poet.
    ample answers on each.
  • Comparative Study
    A wide selection of Comparative texts with analysis of the 3 modes of comparison together with sample answers.

 

French (H)

This course focuses on preparing students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level French paper in June.

Topics from:

  • Exam paper technique and time management.
  • How to read a comprehension.
  • Opinion piece writing.
  • Diary writing.
  • E-mail writing.
  • Key tenses.
    Present of the indicative and the subjunctive, past tenses and future/conditional within exam questions.
  • Using pronouns to improve writing skills.
  • How to answer the listening section.

 

Geography (H)

This intensive course prepares students for exam success in Leaving Certificate Higher Level Geography.

Due to syllabus length, Geography is divided into Section A, Section B & Section C. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A (Patterns and Processes in the Physical Environment) – Topics from:

  • Plate Tectonics.
  • Volcanoes.
  • Earthquakes.
  • Rock types & human interaction with the rock cycle.
  • Karst landscape.
  • Formation of a feature as a result of erosion and deposition.
  • Human interaction with physical processes.

Section B (Regional Geography) – Topics from:

  • Core Ireland.
  • Peripheral Ireland.
  • Core European Region.
  • Peripheral European Region.
  • Complexity of regions.

Section C (Elective Unit – Patterns & Processes in the Human Environment) – Topics from:

  • Population distribution and density.
  • Demographic Transition.
  • Overpopulation.
  • Migration.
  • Maps and Aerial photographs.
  • Central Place Theory.
  • 3 Theories of Urban Land use.
  • Optional Unit: Geoecology (1 class).

 

German (H)

This course focuses on preparing students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level German paper in June. Classes are exam-focused and students are encouraged to gain confidence in their language skills.

Topics from:

  • Comprehension
    Journalistic and literary styles of texts.
    Answering skills/techniques.
  • Aural comprehension
    Listening skills required for LC aural.
  • Writing
    How to structure German sentences with special emphasis on written tasks for exam.
    Themes/in-depth written techniques.
    Vocabulary
  • How to get the grade in the exam
  • Grammar
    Cases/ tenses/ word order/ relative pronouns/ passive/subjunctive.

 

Art History (H)

This course gives a comprehensive overview of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Art History syllabus.

Section I (Irish Art) – Topics from:

  • Pre Christian Ireland
    Neolithic.
    Bronze Age.
    Iron Age.
  • Christian Ireland
    Metalwork.
    Manuscripts.
    Stone carving.

Section II (European Art) – Topics from:

  • Pre-Renaissance
    Cimabue.
    Giotto.
  • Early Renaissance
    Maraccio.
    Uccello.
    Donatello.
  • Renaissance post 1450
    Piero della Francesca.
    Botticelli.
  • High Renaissance
    Leonardo.
    Michelangelo.
    Raphael.

Section III (Appreciation of Art Design) – Topics from:

  • Exhibition curation
    Display & interpretation.
  • Public sculpture
  • Graphic design

 

History (H)

This course focuses on preparing students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level History paper in June.

Due to syllabus length, History is divided into Section A & Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A (Europe and the wider World) – Topics from:

  • Option 3
    Dictatorships and Democracy 1920-1945.
  • Option 6
    The United States and the world 1945-1989.

Section B (Ireland) – Topics from:

  • Option 3
    The Pursuit of Sovereignty and the Impact of Partition 1912-1949.
  • Option 5
    Politics an Society in Northern Ireland, 1949-1993.

 

Home Economics (H)

This course focuses on preparing students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Home Economics paper.

Topics from:

Food Studies Section of Scientific and Social

  • Question 1 – Section B
    The nutrients (protein, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, water).
    Analysis of tables and pie charts from past papers (these are not covered in any Home Economics text book and can be worth up to 6% of Leaving Certificate grade).
  • Food Groups
    Meat, eggs, fish, milk, milk products, fruits/vegetables, fats and oils.
    Nutritional significance and contribution to the diet (worth up to 5% of Leaving Cert grade).
    Effects of cooking, processing, selection and storage of these foods.
  • Diets/ Menu planning
    How to layout menus for different age groups and for those with specific dietary requirements (coeliac disease, coronary heart disease, osteoporosis).
  • Microbiology/ Food Preservatives
    Requirements for growth, structure and reproduction of Fungi (moulds, yeast) and bacteria.
    Principles of both methods of commercial preservation and domestic preservation.
  • Other topics
    Food additives.
    Irish diet.
    Irish Food Industry.
    Sensory analysis.
    Short questions make up 15% of the overall Home Economics grade. How to approach these short questions will be covered with this section.

 

Irish (H)

This course aims to  maximise the student’s ability to achieve the highest possible grade in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Irish exam.

Topics from:

  • Grammar (Gramadach).
  • Essays (Aistí).
  • Poetry (Filíocht).
  • Prose (Prós).
  • Aural (Cluastuiscint).
  • An Triail (An Triail).
  • Filíocht Bhreise (Filíocht Bhreise).
  • Léamhthuiscint (Léamhthuiscint).

 

Maths (H)

This course covers the essential methods, formulae and procedures required for success in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths Papers 1 & 2.  Comprehensive notes are presented and fully worked solutions, with a huge number of examples, are provided.

Due to syllabus length, Maths is divided into Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Paper 1 – Topics from:

  • Algebra.
  • Differentiation.
  • Numbers.

Paper 2 – Topics from:

  • Geometry and Trigonometry.
  • Probability.
  • Statistics.

Please bring log tables

 

Maths Fast-Paced (H)

This course is designed for students whose ambition is at least a H3 in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths exam. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the methods and on the application of these methods to practical problems. Also stressed is the ability to recognise appropriate methods when presented with new looking questions. Comprehensive notes are presented and fully worked solutions, with a huge number of examples, are provided.

Due to syllabus length, Maths Fast-Paced is divided into Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Paper 1 – Topics from:

  • Algebra.
  • Differentiation.
  • Numbers.

Paper 2 – Topics from:

  • Geometry and Trigonometry.
  • Probability.
  • Statistics.

 

Maths (O)

This course covers the essential methods, formulae and procedures required for success in the Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level Maths exam.

Due to syllabus length, Maths is divided into Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Paper 1 – Topics from:

  • Aritmetic and Money.
  • Algebra.
  • Sequences and Series.
  • Complex Numbers.
  • Calculus (differentiation).

Paper 2 – Topics from:

  • Coordinate geometry of the line.
  • Coordinate geometry of the circle.
  • Trigonometry.
  • Statistics.
  • Probability.

 

Music (H)

This course covers key elements of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Music exam.

Topic from:

  • Melody (25%)
  • Harmony (25%)
  • Set works (50%)

 

Physics (H)

This course gives an intensive overview of key elements of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Physics exam.

Due to syllabus length, Physics is divided into Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A – Topics from:

  • Mechanics 1
    Linear motion.
    Newton’s laws.
  • Mechanics 2
    Moments.
    Circular motion.
    Planetary motion.
    S.H.M.
  • Sound and Waves
    Doppler Effect.
    Standing waves.
    Sound intensity.
  • Light-reflection
    Refraction.
    Diffraction.
  • Heat and temperature
    Thermometers.
    S.H.C.
    Latent heat.

Section B – Topics from:

  • Electricity 1
    Nature of charge.
    Coulomb’s law.
    Capacitance.
  • Electricity 2
    Resistivity.
    Resistance.
    Conductivity.
    Semiconductors.
  • Electromagnetism
    Magnets.
    Electromagnetic induction.
  • Modern physics
    Photoelectric effect.
    X-rays.
    Radioactivity.
    Nuclear energy.
  • Particle physics
    Cockcroft and Walton.
    Mass-energy.
    Quarks.

 

Religion (H)

This course gives an overview of key elements of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Religion exam.

Topics from:

  • Search for Meaning & Values.
  • Christianity.
  • World Religions.
  • Moral Decision Making.
  • Religion & Gender.
  • Issues of Justice & Peace.
  • Coursework.

 

Spanish (H)

This course is designed to prepare students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Spanish exam.

Topics from:

  • Overview of the exam paper.
  • Grammar 
  • Reading Comprehension
    Strategies & key vocabulary.
  • Opinion piece
    Topics, structure, mind maps, vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, common mistakes.
  • Writing
    Techniques for dialogue construction, formal letters and diary entries.
  • Aural comprehension
    Strategies.
    Vocabulary for the weather report.
    Practice with past exam papers and mock exams.
  • Common errors
  • Time management during the exam

  
**Four  Subjects For The Price Of One**
(Any Additional Subjects: €100 Each)
Subjects*NEW Fee*Normal PriceYOU SAVE
3 subjects€295€575€280
4 subjects€295€715€420
5 subjects€395€815€420
6 subjects€495€915€420
7 subjects€595€1,015€420
8 subjects€695€1,115€420
9 subjects€795€1,165€370
10 subjects€895€1,215€320

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 at 01 661 3511 to avail of this discount.
  • Fees are non-transferable

CLICK ON EACH QUESTION FOR ANSWER:

 

Q: Some timetables refer to Sections A & B. What does this mean?

A: Due to syllabus length, some subjects are split into sections. This is to ensure that topics can be given sufficient time in class. Students can choose the section that best suits their needs.

 

Q: How long is each course?

A:       Each Online Course consists of five individual recordings of approximately one hour in duration each

 

Q:Is there a limit to the number of courses I will have access to?

A:       You can enrol for any number and any combination of courses you wish from our Online Revision Course Timetable. You will only have access to the courses and notes for the subjects for which you have enrolled.

 

Is it possible to receive copies of the Institute’s class notes?

A:       Yes. Our online classes will be supported by the Institute’s exam-focused class notes which will be delivered to students homes FREE of charge.

 

Q: How will I access my courses?

A:       We will email you a link to the pre-recorded classes, for which you are enrolled, along with a unique password

 

Q: Who do I contact if I have difficulty accessing my online classes:

A:       If you experience difficulties accessing your classes please email easter@instituteofeducation.ie

We endeavour to reply within 24/48 hours.

 

Q: If I did the August course should I do the same subject/ subjects on the Online Revision Course?

A: It depends, more of the syllabus will be covered during the Online Revision course.

 

Q: If I did the Christmas course should I do the same subject/ subjects on the online revision course?

A: Typically students will take different subjects in this course than they did at Christmas.