Leaving Cert English

Gavin Cowzer, English teacher at The Academy explains exactly what students need to know about Sylvia Plath for the studied poetry section of their Leaving Cert English Paper 2 exam.

To help students with their study, please find attached a free 75-minute class on Sylvia Plath from our Online Grinds and a free set of accompanying notes.


Meet the teacher – Gavin Cowzer

Gavin Cowzer is considered to be one of the leading English teachers in Ireland. Having a strong passion for the subjects, including obtaining a Master’s degree, Gavin’s style of teaching covers the syllabus in a clear and concise way, giving students the tools they need to successfully manage the likely exam questions. He has experience correcting exams, which gives his students an edge in a subject which is often assumed to be an art. Over the years, Gavin has developed a strict method to doing well in the English exam, which consistently helps his students reach great results.