Weekly Grind

6th Year

In our Business Weekly Grinds, Gavin teaches you what you need to know to maximise your grade in Business. Gavin Duffy is an expert in the exam, he sits the exam each year and uses this experience to students how his knowledge of the marking scheme allows him to get top marks year on year.
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How these Business Grinds will help you:

You will learn how to apply the information on the Business course in line with the marking scheme
Special focus on the ABQ question - a compulsory part of the exam worth 20% of the final grade
You will prepare for the questions most commonly seen on the Leaving Cert Business exam

When can you attend our Business Grinds?

Day Start Time End Time Location
Wednesdays 6:30pm 7:45pm On-Site
Wednesdays 6:30pm 7:45pm Live-Stream

Weekly Grinds Fees


Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject €485 €485 €0.00
2nd Subject €340 €825 €145
3rd Subject €270 €1,069 €386
4th Subject €270 €1,313 €627
5th Subject €270 €1,557 €868
6th Subject €270 €1,799 €1111


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Meet your Business Teacher

Gavin Duffy

With 19 years of teaching experience in both Leaving Certificate Business and Economics, Gavin has become an expert in his subjects, releasing first his ‘Exam Solutions’ book and recently the leading Business textbook for the Leaving Cert ‘Down To Business’. Gavin has always been focused on how students can maximise marks. He brings a great passion to his classrooms for both subjects and combined with an in-depth knowledge of how to excel in the state exams, he provides the opportunity for his students to achieve their potential.

Hear from our Business Students

"Gavin is such an amazing teacher. I wish I had him for every Business class I did!"


- Attended Gavin's Business Grinds

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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.

More Information on our Business Grinds

The following topics will be covered:


  • - People in Business
  • - Enterprise
  • - Managing 1
  • - Managing 2
  • - Business in Action
  • - Domestic Environment
  • - International Environment

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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