Maths (H)

Weekly Grind

5th Year

Live-Stream
Stillorgan Plaza
Our 5th Year Maths grinds are designed to build your confidence in Higher Level Maths and to help you maximise your grade in the State Exam.
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How these grinds will help you:

We will cover the key points in every topic on the Higher Level Leaving Cert Maths curriculum with a specific focus on the material most likely to appear on the exam
We will show you the standard of question that you will be expected to answer in the exam and how to ensure you get all of the marks on offer
You will work from specially designed, Leaving Cert Maths exam–focused notes and sample questions, with fully worked solutions which will be an invaluable study resource

Meet your Teachers

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.


David Lewis

David’s ability to relate to students has resulted in him becoming a popular teacher at The Academy. His teaching methods are unique and are tailored to the Maths Syllabus. David is a member of the Irish Mathematics Teachers’ Association and is specialised in providing students with a clear, fundamental understanding of the syllabus. As an examination corrector in Maths, David is adept at understanding the mistakes for which students frequently lose marks.


Stephen Grimes

Stephen Grimes holds an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Physics, a Postgraduate Diploma in Education & Master of Education. He has over a decade of experience teaching Physics and Mathematics at the highest level, both with the Irish syllabus and the Cambridge A-Level syllabus while teaching abroad in Kuwait and Kenya. His vast experience of different curricula has given him the unique opportunity to have key insight into preparing students for a wide variety of questions that they may be challenged on. Stephen’s passion and teaching style instills confidence in his students while providing them with a deep and clear understanding of the syllabus.

Hear from our Students

“I was getting <40% in Maths class tests in 5th Year & started Maths grinds in 6th Year. I just got my results back and I got a H1, I couldn't be happier and I owe a lot of it to Rob. He's an amazing teacher and I'd recommend him to anyone!”

 

- Attended Robert's Weekly Grinds

Fees

Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject €645.00 €645.00 €0.00
2nd Subject €452.00 €1,097.00 €193.00
3rd Subject €323.00 €1,420.00 €515.00
4th Subject €323.00 €1,743.00 €837.00
5th Subject €323.00 €2,066.00 €1,159.00
6th Subject €323.00 €2,389.00 €1,481.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the schedule for weekly grinds?

Start Date:
Classes commence week beginning Monday 5th September 2022.

 

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

 

Mid-Term Breaks:
Monday 31st October- classes resume Monday 7th November 2022
Monday 13th February – classes resume Monday 20th February 2023

Christmas Holidays:
Monday 12th December 2022 – classes resume on Monday 9th January 2023

Easter Holidays:
Monday 3rd April - Sunday 16th April

Final Classes / Supervised Study:
Saturday 20th May 2023


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.

More Course Information

These 5th Year Maths grinds are emphasised by their exam-focused nature, with a huge focus on taking advantage of the marking scheme. The following topics will be covered:

 

Maths Paper 1 Topics

Section 1. Number     
Section 2. Algebraic expressions
Section 3. Algebraic equations
Section 4. Sequences and Series
Section 5. Financial Maths

 

Maths Paper 2 Topics

Section 1. Geometry
Section 2. Measurement
Section 3. Trigonometry
Section 4. Co-ordinate Geometry


Where can I 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.