Online Maths Camp
for 5th & 6th Class

At The Institute of Education we are committed to helping all students keep up with their studies during this unprecedented time. That is why we are continuing to deliver our exceptional courses while allowing students to stay within the comfort of their own home.

Designed for students currently in 5th and 6th class of primary school, our Online Maths Camp aims to increase knowledge, understanding and confidence in this important subject and introduce students to the skills and techniques they will need to succeed in secondary school.

When surveyed 96% of the 2,000 students who attended our Online Maths Camp said that they would recommend it to a friend.

Here is what our students and parents have to say about our Online Maths Camps:

There are three different Online Maths Camps for 5th and 6th class primary school students and each camp has been designed with students’ academic progression in mind.

  • 6th class students

Online maths course for 6th class students who have not previously attended a course at the Institute.

  • 6th class student continuing 

Online maths course for 6th class students who attended October or Christmas maths camps at the Institute.

  • 5th class students

Online maths course for 5th class students who have not previously attended a course at the Institute.

All 5th and 6th class students attending our Online Easter Maths Camp will receive the following benefits:

  • Live classes delivered by our expert teachers.
  • The opportunity to interact with teachers and ask questions during all online live classes.
  • Comprehensive course notes.
  • Access to recordings of the live classes to rewind, replay, re-watch after the course ends.

 

5th Class Course Content

Problem solving

  • Problem-solving activity (Which doesn’t belong?) Reasoning and justification.
  • Directed numbers.

Integers and Identifying positive and negative numbers on virtual number line

  • Adding simple positive and negative numbers on virtual number line. Application within word based problems.
  • Further steps – explanation on concept of subtraction (Not in standard curriculum).
  • Rules and properties.

X / + – Make the number activity (Countdown style)

  • Simple properties and rules about brackets and priority of operation.
  • Identify relationships and record symbolic rules for number patterns.
  • Deduce and record rules for given number patterns.
  • Applying within word-problems.
  • Variables.

Introduction to variables

  • Explore the concept of a variable in the context of simple patterns, tables and simple formulae and substitute values for variables.
  • Role of an = sign (Solving for variables).
  • Practice using variables – Translating to word problems using language of maths discussed previously.
  • Equations.

Solving word problems with use of variables

  • Translate word problems with a variable into number sentences
  • Solve one-step number sentences and equations

 

6th Class Course Content

Problem solving

  • Problem-solving activity (Which doesn’t belong?) Reasoning and justification.
  • Directed numbers.

Integers and Identifying positive and negative numbers on virtual number line

  • Adding simple positive and negative numbers on virtual number line. Application within word based problems.
  • Further steps – explanation on concept of subtraction (Not in standard curriculum).
  • Rules and properties.

X / + – Make the number activity (Countdown style)

  • Simple properties and rules about brackets and priority of operation.
  • Identify relationships and record symbolic rules for number patterns.
  • Deduce and record rules for given number patterns.
  • Applying within word-problems.
  • Variables.

Introduction to variables

  • Explore the concept of a variable in the context of simple patterns, tables and simple formulae and substitute values for variables.
  • Role of an = sign (Solving for variables).
  • Practice using variables – Translating to word problems using language of maths discussed previously
  • Equations

Solving word problems with use of variables

  • Translate word problems with a variable into number sentences.
  • Solve one-step number sentences and equations.
  • FAQS.

 

6th Class Continuing Course Content

Our teachers are working on the specific course content for this course, which will be published here in the coming days.

The fee for this course is €75.

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:       The camp was designed to run over 4 days, but students may progress at faster or slower rate, depending on their needs.

 

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 my child access their online courses?

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

 

Q: Who do I contact if my child has difficulty accessing their online classes:

A:       If you experience difficulties accessing your classes please contact onlinecourses@instituteofeducation.ie

Below is some of the feedback we received from students who attended that course.

Below is some of the feedback we received from students who attended that course.

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