2nd Year Easter Revision Courses
This year, our Easter Revision Courses offer students more flexibility than ever before. Students can access these courses by attending Live Courses or On-Demand Courses. The content covered and study notes in both options are the same. So what’s the difference between the two options?
Live Courses: Students attend our Live Courses either in person, which take place at our school in Stillorgan, or via Live-Stream if they’d prefer to watch them from home. These courses are live and fully interactive and consist of 5x 75-minute classes over the course of one week which include comprehensive study notes. If you are attending via Live-Stream we will post study notes to your home free of charge. The Live Courses might suit students who prefer the live classroom experience.
On-Demand Courses: These courses cover the same content and have the same study notes as our Live course but are pre-recorded from our teaching studio. Students can access these courses when it suits them as they are not constrained to the live timetable. Students can pause, rewind and rewatch these courses as many times as they wish for up to one month after courses commence. All study notes are posted to students free of charge. The On-Demand Course might suit students who prefer to work at their own pace.
Students can book any combination of Live and On-Demand Courses they wish. The Special Offer applies across both options.
Live Easter Revision Courses take place from Monday 29th March to Saturday 10th April.
Please note, should schools be forced to close again, Live Courses will still go ahead via live-streaming only. This enables the Live Courses to proceed regardless of what happens with the schools.
Students who sign up for these courses will receive:
On average, 300 pages of our H1 study notes per subject.
Over six hours of expert tuition in each course with some of Ireland’s most dedicated and passionate teachers.
Past and probable exam questions that are likely to appear in this year’s State Examinations.
If you have any queries, feel free to call us in the office on 01-442 4442.
Meet your English Teacher – JP Sweetman: JP Sweetman has 15 years experience teaching English at the highest level. He also works as an Examiner for the State Exams Commission (SEC) specialising in Leaving Certificate English. His continued work with the SEC means he can provide the most relevant notes and guidance to students on current exam trends, exam management, tips and preparation. JP has written and published work with The Educational Company of Ireland. His passion for English is evident through classes that are enjoyable and rewarding.
Topics Covered in this Junior Cycle Irish Revision Course:
- Aimsir Chaite, Láithreach, Fháistineach.
- An Ghealach
- Réamhfhocail (ar, do, le, ag)
Meet your Irish Teacher – Rob Quinlan: With a master’s degree in economics along with correcting the Leaving Cert at state level for the past 6 years, Rob instils passion, interest and competence in students to obtain results of which they are capable. A methodical approach in making the subject relevant to students by understanding the economic climate around them is merged with the tools to navigate through all possible questions as proficiently as possible in exams. Rob has also 5 years’ experience as an Irish oral examiner as well as teaching and tutoring in UCD and Irish summer courses.
Topics covered in this 2nd Year Junior Cycle Maths Revision Course:
- Algebra – Quadratics
Meet your Maths Teacher – Anita Leen: Anita Leen is a Biology & Physics teacher, graduated from the University of Limerick with an Honours degree. She has taught in some of the most prestigious schools in Dublin. She is a member of the Irish Science Teachers Association. She has a passion for both biology and physics and has extensive knowledge of exam content, this helps students to reach their full potential in their Leaving Cert exams.
Topics covered in this Junior Cycle Science Revision Course:
- Biology: overview, photosynthesis, ecology
- Biology: genetics, micro-organisms
- Chemistry: separation techniques, atomic formula (ratio of atoms), rates of reaction and energy
- Physics: motion, energy, electricity
- Earth & Space: phases of Moon, seasons, weight vs mass
Meet your Science Teacher – Dr. Nichola Walsh: Nichola Walsh has a first-class honours degree in chemistry and Ph.D. from U.C.D. and she completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Education at the University of Oxford. She is an experienced teacher who has taught G.C.S.E, A-level, and Leaving Certificate chemistry and was an undergraduate chemistry tutor and lab demonstrator in U.C.D. She is a passionate teacher who loves teaching science and this comes across in her classes. Nichola is also an examiner for higher-level Leaving Cert Chemistry, which has given her an invaluable insight into grading the chemistry paper. She regularly incorporates this knowledge into her classes to ensure students maximise their marks.
Meet your Science Teacher – Anita Leen: Anita Leen is a Biology & Physics teacher, graduated from the University of Limerick with an Honours degree. She has taught in some of the most prestigious schools in Dublin. She is a member of the Irish Science Teachers Association. She has a passion for both biology and physics and has extensive knowledge of exam content, this helps students to reach their full potential in their Leaving Cert exams.
What is the difference between the Live and On-Demand Easter Revision Courses?chevron_right
Students attending our Live Easter Revision Courses will attend classes over five days at our school in Stillorgan or alternatively can watch from home via live-stream. Students attending our On-Demand Easter Revision Courses will be able to watch pre-recorded versions of the same courses via our Online Learning Management system, where the courses will be available to re-watch for up to one month.
Can I sign up to both Live and On-Demand Easter Revision Courses?chevron_right
Yes, students can book any combination of our Live and On-Demand Easter Revision Courses. i.e. they can chose to attend some courses here at the school and others online.
What happens if schools are forced to close again, will my Live Easter Revision Courses take place?chevron_right
Should schools be closed during our Easter Revision Courses, students will be provided with the online version of their Easter Revision Courses in place of their classroom-based courses. This is to ensure that no matter what happens, students will receive tuition. When schools closed during our Christmas Revision Courses, all students had received livestreams of their remaining classes ensuring no tuition was missed.
What is the format of the Live Easter Revision Courses?chevron_right
Students attending Live Easter Revision Courses will attend a 75-minute class each day for five days (6.25 hours in total). They will also receive an average of 300+ pages of our H1 study notes per course.
What is the format of the On-Demand Easter Revision Courses?chevron_right
Students attending On-Demand Easter Revision Courses will receive 6.25 hours of tuition via pre-recorded videos which can be watched and re-watched for up to a month. They will also receive an average of 300+ pages of our H1 study notes per course posted free-of-charge directly to their home.
Do I need the notes to get value from the On-Demand Easter Revision Courses?chevron_right
Yes, absolutely. Students who attempt to watch the On-Demand Easter Revision Courses without the notes will not get value from these courses as our teachers constantly refer to the notes constantly throughout the video lessons. As such, we advise all students to follow classes with the notes in front of them.
If I take the On-Demand Easter Revision Courses, how and when do I get my notes?chevron_right
Please allow 3 working days to receive your notes. There may be a scenario where you are granted access to our online Easter Revision Courses prior to the notes arriving but we advise students to wait until they have the notes before commencing watching the online video lessons.
What health and safety procedures have been put in place for Live courses?chevron_right
It is mandatory that all students wear face coverings when attending our school. Hand sanitising stations will be available throughout the buildings and students will be required to use them before and after classes. We have upgraded and improved the ventilation system in our classrooms. A strict roll call will be taken for all grinds classes for contact tracing purposes. A two-way “keep to the left” system will be in operation throughout the school. Students are asked to arrive for classes no earlier than 15 mins to help reduce numbers onsite. Class capacities have been reduced to ensure social distancing requirements can be met.
Can notes be delivered to anywhere in the country?chevron_right
Yes, no matter where you are, you will be able to attend our Easter Revision Courses and we will post the notes to you.
How will I view the On-Demand Easter Revision Courses?chevron_right
Our On-Demand Easter Revision Courses will be hosted on our Moodle Platform. Prior to your online course commencement date, we will email you with your login details and passwords for this platform.
Can you only view the videos once? How long will I have access to the online courses?chevron_right
No, you can pause, rewind and rewatch all of the videos. You will have access for one month.
Can I be logged on to the On-Demand Easter Revision Courses on more than one device at a time?chevron_right
No, you will only be able to log on to the Easter Revision Courses on one device at a time. If you try to log in on a second device, you will be automatically be logged out on the first device.
Will there be timetable clashes?chevron_right
As we have both Live and On-Demand offerings for the majority of courses, students will be able to avoid timetable clashes.
Can you do these courses if you don’t live in Dublin?chevron_right
Yes, by attending our On-Demand Easter Revision Courses, you can attend from the comfort of your own home. You will also have hard copies of the notes posted to you so you don’t have to worry about printing them out.
Do you receive video lessons bit by bit over the 5 days or all at once?chevron_right
You receive all course videos as soon as you log in to our Moodle Platform. This means students can navigate the content at a pace that suits them.
What topics are covered in each Easter Revision Courses?chevron_right
You can see what topics are covered in each Easter Revision Courses in the ‘Subjects’ tab.