Applied Maths

Weekly Grind

6th Year

Our Applied Maths grinds will take you through the techniques to attack complex problems in the simplest way possible. Your teacher, Kevin, teaches you to get to the heart of the problem using the most efficient and effective methods.
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How these Applied Maths Grinds will help you

You will cover the entire Leaving Cert Applied Maths syllabus
You will receive exam-focused notes so you know the most importat topics for the Applied Maths exam
You will learn time mangement tips, which is extremely important for the Applied Maths exam

When can you attend our Applied Maths Grinds?

Day Start Time End Time Location
Mondays 5:05pm 6:20pm On-Site
Mondays 5:05pm 6:20pm Live-Stream
Tuesdays 5:30pm 6:45pm On-Site

Weekly Grinds Fees


Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject €335 €335 €0.00
2nd Subject €234 €569 €101
3rd Subject €170 €739 €266
4th Subject €170 €909 €431
5th Subject €170 €1,079 €596
6th Subject €170 €1,249 €761

Meet your Applied Maths Teacher

Kevin Fitzpatrick

Kevin is an Applied Maths, Physics, and Maths teacher who completed a Science Education degree and Professional Masters of Education in Maynooth University. 

His teaching style focuses on building a rapport with his students, and helping them gain confidence through familiarisation with the curriculum and by using proven exam techniques. Kevin scaffolds his learning such that students can comprehend abstract questions, understand the logic behind them, and execute the appropriate tactics to achieve top marks. Clear instruction, higher-order questioning, and referencing past papers are at the core of his lessons.

Kevin is a member of the IAMTA (Irish Applied Maths Teacher’s Association) and frequently attends the latest CPD courses to leave no stone unturned. He aims to instil a passion for Applied Maths in his students and enjoys making cross-curricular links to his other subjects. Kevin has a wealth of experience teaching Leaving Certificate students and helping them attain excellent results.

Hear from our Applied Maths Students

"A really good inclusive fun grind school that makes learning fun and makes you want to do it. The teachers treat their students as equals which makes us as students feel worthy. I found myself genuinely looking forward to the classes"


- Attended Applied Maths Grinds

More Information on our Applied Maths Grinds

Kevin will teach 8 topics in this order in the Applied Maths grinds: Uniform Accelerated Motion, Relative Velocity, Projectiles, Newton’s Laws, Collisions, Differential Equations, Moments of Inertia and Hydrostatics


Applied Maths is a difficult subject requiring students to have a good standard of Maths. Less than 2000 students sit this exam annually. Students who study this subject have an advantage when studying Science and Engineering in college. Leaving Cert Applied Maths involves solving problems that can be quite complex.


Kevin will take you through the techniques to attack complex problems in the simplest way possible. He teaches you to get to the heart of a problem using the most efficient and effective methods. This is critically important as students have only two and a half hours to complete the Leaving Cert Applied Maths paper.

Where can you attend these grinds?

You can experience our live and interactive weekly grinds by attending classes either:


On-site: We offer on-site classroom-based weekly grinds in our Stillorgan location.


Online via Live-stream: We also offer you the option of attending our weekly grinds via live-stream meaning you can participate from anywhere in Ireland.


Regardless of which option you select, you will be able to interact with our teachers and ask questions. These weekly grinds are 75 minutes in duration and all classes are accompanied by our renowned Dublin Academy study notes. If you opt for Live-streamed weekly grinds, our study notes will be posted to your home free of charge.


The foundation of our Leaving Cert weekly grinds is ‘exam focus’. Our teachers strip away the unnecessary sections of each subject and focus solely on the core, examinable material, the aim of which is increasing your exam performance.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the schedule for weekly grinds?

Start Date:
Classes commence week beginning Monday 4th September 2023.


Please note, classes will NOT be held on the following dates:


Mid-Term Breaks:
Monday 30th October- classes resume Monday 6th November 2023
Monday 12th February – classes resume Monday 19th February 2024

Christmas Holidays:
Monday 11th December 2023 – classes resume on Monday 8th January 2024

Easter Holidays:
Monday 25th March - Sunday 7th April

Final Classes / Supervised Study:
Saturday 18th May 2024

Please note weekly grinds take place as normal on bank holidays

Can students ask questions in weekly grinds?

Yes. Regardless of whether students are attending weekly grinds on-site or via live-stream they will be free to ask our teachers questions.

How long are the weekly grinds?

Leaving Cert weekly grinds are 75 minutes in duration. Junior Cert weekly grinds are 60 minutes in duration.

Can I get recordings of the weekly grinds?

We do not offer recordings of our on-site or live-stream weekly grinds. Students attending our weekly grinds will have the option of adding our On-demand grinds videos to their chosen subject for just €125 (normally €525). The On-demand grinds contain over 40 hours of high-quality videos shot from our school studio covering the entire Leaving Cert curriculum in each subject.

Can I change my choice of subject for my weekly grind during the year?

Yes, however, please note that an administration charge of €25 will apply if a student decides to change their choice of subject during the year.

How do I access my live-streamed weekly grinds?

You will access your live-streamed weekly grinds via our online learning management system, DASH (Dublin Academy School Hub). We will send you logins for this platform in advance of your live-streamed grind.

If I opt for live-streamed grinds, how do I get my study notes?

Your study notes will be posted to your house free of charge in advance of your live-streamed grinds commencing. Please note, study notes will take up to 3 working days to arrive from the time of booking.

Can I try out the weekly grinds for free before signing up?

Yes, all students can attend a free trial of our weekly grinds to ensure they are happy with the service.

Do Weekly Grinds take place on bank holiday Mondays?

Yes, weekly grinds take place as scheduled on bank holidays and public holidays throughout the year.

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