Easter Grinds for Transition Year Students

**Early Booking Offer – Buy 1 Get 1 FREE!**

 Tuesday 14 – Friday 17 April 2020

Get set for Senior Cycle with The Institute Transition Year Camp this Easter!
Taught by our experienced and skilled teachers, this 4-day course is for Transition Year students who want to refresh their learning skills, boost their confidence and prepare for the academic challenges of the Leaving Certificate.

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Students attending this course 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.
  • Access to free supervised study before and after classes, creating an ideal daily revision routine over the Easter break.

 

To learn more about what will be covered on this course, please select from the subject list below:

 

Maths

This course provides an opportunity for students to consolidate prior learning from the Junior Cycle and to obtain an introduction to Leaving Certificate Maths topics.

Topics from:

  • Paper 1
    Algebra.
    Calculus.
  • Paper 2
    Coordinate Geometry.
    Trigonometry.

 

Biology

This course provides students with an overview of Leaving Certificate Higher Level Biology, allowing them to get a head start on key elements of the Senior Cycle course.

  • Unit 1
    Food.
    Introduction to Ecology.
  • Unit 2.
    Cell Structure.
    Cell Diversity.
    Cell Division.
    Introduction to enzymes.
  • Unit 3
    Human Digestion.
    Viruses.
    Heart.

 

English

This course introduces students to the key requirements of Leaving Certificate Higher Level English.

Topics from:

  • Effective essay writing
  • Introduction to the Language of Argument and Narration
    Both are key concepts on the Leaving Certificate curriculum.
  • Introduction to Othello
    The Shakespeare play that will be studied by 95% of students for Leaving Certificate 2022.
  • Introduction to the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop and WB Yeats
    Two of the eight poets prescribed for study in Leaving Certificate 2022.

 

Irish

Building on knowledge from Junior Cycle Irish, this course introduces students to the requirements of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level course.

Topics from:

  • Poetry
    Intro to the 5 poems on the course.
    Focus on theme & emotion.
    Overview of optional Drama/ Novel (An Triail) that students can also choose to do for the course.
  • Prose
    Intro to prose on the course.
    Brief synopsis of theme & main emotion of each.
  • Writing
    Useful vocabulary and phrases for essays, debates etc.
  • Oral exam
    Requirements for the oral exam.
    Intro to the 20 picture sequences.
    Language for basic topics.

Course Dates: Tuesday 14 – Friday 17 April 2020

TimeSubject
9am-10.15amBiology
10.30am-11.45amEnglish
12pm-1.15pmIrish
2pm-3.15pmMaths

Please note:

  • Lunchroom facilities are available and students can bring a packed lunch.
  • All classes take place on our main school campus, 79-85 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.
**Early Booking Offer – Buy 1 Get 1 FREE!**

Book by Friday 13 March 2020 and get two classes for the price of one

Subject*Special Offer*Normal PriceCost Per Additional Class
1 subject€195€195€195
2 subjects€195€315FREE
3 subjects€315€435€120
4 subjects€435€555€120
  • 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
CLICK ON EACH QUESTION FOR ANSWER:

 

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

A: 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. If you have misplaced or have not received your card please come into our reception and we will issue you with a replacement or temporary card.

 

Q: Are Supervised Study facilities available to students on the Easter Revision Course?

A: Yes, all students attending our Revision Courses can avail of Free Supervised Study.

 

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.