English

Weekly Grind

1st Year

onsite On-Site
online Live-Stream
Our English Department has designed our 1st Year grinds to cover the foundations of the English syllabus. Our tailored course gives you a firm grounding in what is required at Junior Certificate level.
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How these English Grinds will help you:

Our teachers will introduce you to the Junior Cycle English and what you need to know to maximise your grade
You will develop a solid base in English that will set you up for success in the Junior Cycle English syllabus
Our teachers will provide you with their renowned H1 standard notes

Meet your English Teacher

Ros Cleere

Ros Cleere is an English and Irish teacher. He holds a degree in both his subjects and a Professional Masters in Education.

With a deep-rooted passion for fostering linguistic excellence, Ros employs personalised teaching methodologies to empower students in grasping language concepts effectively. Ros has worked with the state examinations commission correcting exam papers and has experience as an Oral Examiner for the Leaving Certificate, he possesses extensive knowledge of assessment methodologies and curriculum development, ensuring students achieve their full potential in their exams.

Hear from our English Students

“The teachers here are so understanding, and I was shocked by their depth of knowledge, and eagerness to help us succeed”

- Attended English Weekly Grinds

When can you attend our English Grinds?

Day Start Time End Time Location
Thursdays 5:15pm 6:15pm On-Site
Thursdays 5:15pm 6:15pm Live-Stream

Weekly Grinds Fees

Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject €869 €869 -
2nd Subject €434 €1,303 €435
3rd Subject €434 €1,737 €870
4th Subject €434 €2,171 €1,305

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the schedule for weekly grinds?

Start Date:
Classes commence week beginning Monday 9th September 2024.

 

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

 

Mid-Term Breaks:
Monday 28th October- classes resume Monday 4th November 2024
Monday 10th February – classes resume Monday 17th February 2025

Christmas Holidays:
Monday 9th December 2024 – classes resume on Monday 6th January 2025

Easter Holidays:
Monday 14th April - Sunday 27th April

Final Classes / Supervised Study:
Saturday 17th May 2025


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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