Maths (O)

Weekly Grind

5th Year

onsite On-Site
online Live-Stream
Our Leaving Cert Maths grinds are designed to build your confidence in Ordinary Level Maths and to help you maximise your grade in the State Exam.
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How these Maths Grinds will help you

We will cover every topic on the Ordinary Level Leaving Cert Maths curriculum while also concentrating on the material most likely to appear on the exam
You will learn how the marking scheme works to ensure that you don't miss out on marks in the exam
You will work from a specially designed set of notes which will be invaluable for your revision of the course

When can you attend our Maths (O) Grinds?

Day Start Time End Time Location
Tuesdays 5:30pm 6:45pm On-Site
Tuesdays 5:30pm 6:45pm Live-Stream
Saturdays 12:00pm 1:15pm On-Site
Saturdays 12:00pm 1:15pm Live-Stream

Weekly Grinds Fees

When Paid in Full:

Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject €1,099 €1,099 -
2nd Subject €549 €1,648 €550
3rd Subject €549 €2,197 €1,100
4th Subject €549 €2,746 €1,650
5th Subject €549 €3,295 €2,200
6th Subject €549 €3,844 €2,750

Instalments

Instalment
Amount
Due Date
Payment 1
€531.18
2024-07-18
Payment 2
€366.33
2024-10-28
Payment 3
€366.33
2025-02-03
*Paying in instalments will increase overall price

Meet your Maths Teachers

Kevin Fitzpatrick

Kevin is an Applied Maths, Physics, and Maths teacher who completed a Science Education degree and Professional Masters of Education in Maynooth University. 


His teaching style focuses on building a rapport with his students, and helping them gain confidence through familiarisation with the curriculum and by using proven exam techniques. Kevin scaffolds his learning such that students can comprehend abstract questions, understand the logic behind them, and execute the appropriate tactics to achieve top marks. Clear instruction, higher-order questioning, and referencing past papers are at the core of his lessons.


Kevin is a member of the IAMTA (Irish Applied Maths Teacher’s Association) and frequently attends the latest CPD courses to leave no stone unturned. He aims to instil a passion for Applied Maths in his students and enjoys making cross-curricular links to his other subjects. Kevin has a wealth of experience teaching Leaving Certificate students and helping them attain excellent results.


Carl Brien

Having worked for the State Examination Commission, Carl brings his reputation as an authority on the Maths Syllabus to The Dublin Academy of Education. As a member of the Irish Mathematics Teachers’ Association, he is a popular teacher amongst students due to his mastery of the Project Maths Syllabus, and is well-known for his ability to stimulate students’ interest in Maths.

Hear from our Maths Students

“Thank you so much for 2 years of great help here. Carl was so helpful in answering questions I didn't quite understand in school. Notes are super helpful with how they are broken up into different sections”

- Attended Carl's Weekly Grinds

More Info on our 5th Year Maths (O) Grinds

The following topics will be covered:

- Statistics
- Probability
- Geometry
- The Line
- The Circle
- Trigonometry
- Number
- Financial Maths
- Area & Volume
- Arithmetic
- Sequences & Series & Patterns
- Algebra
- Complex Numbers
- Functions
- Calculus
- Differentiation


Where can you 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.

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.