Online Christmas Camp for 2nd Year Students

Monday 28th – Thursday 31st December 2020

This 4-day Online Christmas Camp for 2nd Year students provides students with expert tuition, high quality notes and key techniques to enable them to achieve their maximum potential in their exams.

The course provides students with both live online classes, where they can interact and engage directly with the teacher, and pre-recorded tutorials, which will be made available to the students in advance and after the course is finished.  All classes will be supported by The Institute of Education’s legendary class notes, which support tuition. These will be provided free of charge and will be delivered in December, in advance of the course start.

**Book before 1st December to avail of our special 2 for 1 offer**

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Students attending these classes receive the following benefits:

  • Live interactive classes delivered by our expert teachers, during the course week.
  • Pre-recorded tutorials.
  • The opportunity to interact with teachers and ask questions during all online live classes.
  • Comprehensive course notes.
  • Strategies for maximising exam performance.

To learn more about what will be covered in the 2nd year Online Christmas Camp, please select from the subject list below.



This course focuses on the new Project Maths syllabus for Junior Cycle. Students are encouraged to gain confidence in their problem solving skills through a series of practical, interactive exercises. This course will also include material following on from the Common Introductory Course.

Topics from:

  • Algebra
    Further operations in algebra, simplifications, brackets, powers, long division.
  • Factors
    Primes, Grouping, Difference of two squares, Quadratics.
  • Sets
    Venn diagrams with 2 and 3 sets, all set operations- intersection; union, Venn diagrams, set difference, complement and universal set.
  • Arithmetic
    Percentages, Fractions, Financial calculations, Calculations performed with and without a calculator.
  • Number I
    Properties and Characteristics of numbers, the Number Line, Natural numbers, Integers, Factors, Squares, Prime Numbers.
  • Number II
    Fractions; Decimals: Operations, Rounding, Order of operations.
  • Probability
    Sample spaces, Probability scale, Tree diagrams, two-way tables, word problems.

Please bring a calculator



In this course students are introduced to key elements of the Junior Cycle Common Level Science syllabus.

Topics from:

  • Biology
    The Path of Food/ Digestion.
    Respiration and Photosynthesis.
  • Chemistry
    Acids and Bases.
    Metals and Non-Metals.
    Materials Science.
  • Physics
    Motion and force.
  • Earth & Space
    Big Bang Theory.



This course focuses on developing the skills required for the new Junior Cycle English course, in particular the three key strands of oral language, reading and writing:

Topics from:

  • Oral Language
    Active listening skills and tips on oral expression.
    Preparing and delivering oral presentations, a requirement of the new Junior Cycle English course.
  • Reading
    How to interpret the different types of texts in Junior Cycle English, including poetry, drama, fiction and non-literary texts.
    Focus on how to interpret Shakespearean texts, a compulsory requirement of the Higher Level course.
  • Writing
    How to respond to comprehension questions.
    How to expand points into developed paragraphs.
    How to plan, structure and compose short stories, personal essays and discursive pieces.



This intensive course is aimed at students who wish to improve their level of Irish and who aim to do Higher Level for the Junior Certificate. Students are provided with high quality notes and excellent revision handouts.

Topics from:

  • Cluastuiscint
    Skill for answering the listening section of the Junior Cycle.
  • Ceapadóireacht
    Useful phrases for essay and story writing.
  • Scileanna Labhartha
    Phrases to improve students spoken skills, boosting confidence ahead of the CBA.
  • Léamhthuiscint
    Focus on the key question words and phrases, in addition to practising  Junior Cycle comprehensions.
  • Gramadach
    Irish grammar forms an integral part of the course.
  • Litríocht
    Notes are provided on a selection of the texts regarding poetry, short stories and drama from the list of recommended texts.

Upon completion of this course it is envisaged that students will have an excellent knowledge of both the layout and the topics for the Junior Cycle Higher Level Irish exam.

Below are the timetables for each daily session time and the classes that will be run during those sessions.

10.15am - 11.15amMaths (Higher)
11.45am - 12.45pmScience (Common)
1.15pm - 2.15pmEnglish (Higher)
2.45pm - 3.45pmIrish (Higher)

Please see below the fees for this course.
*NOTE: We have a special 2 for 1 offer that is available until Tuesday 1st December.

Special Offer Prices (Until 1st December)

No. of SubjectsPriceCost Per Additional Subject

Normal Offer Prices (From 1st December)

No. of SubjectsPriceCost Per Additional Subject

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

Please click on each question below for an answer: 

Q: How long is the course?

A:       This course will be run over 4 days during the Christmas break. It will run from Monday 28th – Thursday 31st Dec.


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

A:       Yes. Our online classes are supported by the Institute’s exam-focused class notes which will be delivered to students homes FREE of charge. Please allow five working days for delivery.


Q: How will I access my online courses?

A:       We will email you a link to the live classes for which you are enrolled, along with a unique password. Please allow one working day from time of booking.


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

A:       If you experience difficulties accessing your classes please contact