5th Year On-Demand Grinds Free Trial
Sample our 5th Year
Students who are interested in taking part in our On-Demand Grinds programmes can sample them free of charge. These free On-Demand courses allow students to experience the high quality of this style of tuition before making a decision to pay for the full programmes.
Each free On-Demand course is 1.25 hours in duration. All courses come with our renowned study notes which students can download free of charge. Each course covers a key area of each subject providing valuable insights for students. Once students sign up, they will have access to watch the free On-Demand course for seven days.
Topic Covered in this Free 5th Year English Online Course: Poetry – Emily Dickinson
Students will be given an overview of the poet’s work. They will also be introduced to the correct manner of poetry dissection and how to tackle past paper questions
Meet your English Teacher – Gavin Cowzer: Gavin Cowzer is regarded as a leading English teacher in this country. Having developed a passion for this subject, including obtaining a Master’s degree, Gavin’s teaching style is focused on covering the syllabus in a concise way, so that students have the tools to successfully manage the likely exam questions. His experience correcting exams gives his students an edge in a subject which is often assumed to be an art. However, it is clear that there is a strict science behind doing well in the Leaving Certificate English exam and Gavin’s students will be guided by this little-known fact. He has also been an expert contributor on Leaving Cert English for RTÉ Radio.
Topic Covered in this Free 5th Year Irish Online Course:
- Course layout
- An Aiste
- Saol an Déagóra
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Meet your Irish Teacher – Séadhan de Poire: Séadhan de Poire is specialised in providing students with a clear, fundamental understanding of the syllabus and marking scheme. His teaching style is focused on covering the curriculum in a concise way so that students have the tools to successfully manage the likely exam questions.
Séadhan is a popular teacher due to his ability to stimulate students’ interest in the subject.
Topic Covered in this Free 5th Year Maths Online Course: Cubic equations & functions
The course will cover a number of topics from Paper 1, including quadratic and cubic equations, Factor theorem, and shapes of cubic curves. These tools will be used to solve some real-world problems typical of those encountered on the Leaving Cert Project Maths course.
Meet your Maths Teacher – Robert Browne: Robert Browne has a unique ability to stimulate students’ interest and is renowned for giving students confidence they thought wasn’t there. Robert has vast experience, having taught at education workshops in Trinity College, Dublin. He has appeared in the media leading discussions on Maths, syllabus content, teaching methods and exams. Robert teaches in a systematic and clear way that relates to students.
If I sign up to the On-Demand Grinds programme will I be able to rewatch the videos lessons at a later date?chevron_right
Yes, access to all your videos lessons will be available right up until June 24th 2022.
Will the 40+ hours of videos lessons be available to watch from the start of the year?chevron_right
Yes, students will access to their subject's video library which they can watch at their own pace.
Is there a cut-off point to signing up for the On-Demand Grinds programme?chevron_right
No, although our On-Demand Grinds programme commences in September 2021, students can still sign up after this date.
How and when do I get my notes?chevron_right
Please allow at least 3-4 working days to receive your notes. There may be a scenario where you are granted access to our Online Grinds programme prior to the study notes arriving but we advise students to wait until they have the notes before commencing watching the video lessons.
Can you do these courses if you don’t live in Dublin?chevron_right
Yes, you can watch the video lessons from the comfort and safety of your own home as they are online. You will also have hard copies of the notes so you don’t have to worry about printing them.
Can notes be delivered to anywhere in the country?chevron_right
Notes can be delivered to anywhere in Ireland.
How will I view the On-Demand Grinds programme?chevron_right
Our On-Demand Grinds programme will be hosted on our DASH Platform. Prior to the On-Demand Grinds commencement date in September 2021, we will email you with your login details and passwords for this platform.
Do I need the study notes to get value from the videos lessons?chevron_right
Yes, absolutely. Students who attempt to watch the videos lessons without the study notes will not get value from these video lessons as our teachers constantly refer to the notes constantly throughout. As such, we advise all students to follow the video lessons with the notes in front of them.
What happens if I share my logins to DASH with another student who is not enrolled in the On-Demand Grinds programme?chevron_right
Our On-Demand Grinds programmes are strictly only available to students who are enrolled with us. We have software in place to identify suspicious login activity and will revoke account access if we suspect a student is sharing logins with non-enrolled students.
Can I be logged on to the On-Demand Grinds programme on more than one device at a time?chevron_right
No, you will only be able to log on to our DASH platform on one device at a time. If you try to log in on a second device, you will be automatically logged out on the first device.
Can you only view the videos once?chevron_right
No, you can pause, rewind and rewatch all of the videos.
Will there be timetable clashes?chevron_right
With our On-Demand Grinds programme, there will be no timetable clashes at all, allowing unrestricted course choice and giving students the freedom to work through each course at their own pace and at a time that suits them.
What topics are covered in each On-Demand Grinds programme?chevron_right
You can see what topics are covered in each On-Demand Grinds programme in the ‘Subjects’ tab.