Weekly Grind

2nd Year

These Junior Cycle Science grinds will ensure students get the most marks possible in a tricky, no-choice exam. Students will study questions from topics throughout the course, and will go home confident in the material covered.
Emily Brady
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How these Science Grinds will help you

We will cover all aspects of the Junior Cycle Science exam
You will receive H1 study notes covering the entire Science syllabus
You will be shown H1 standard answers and the common mistakes to avoid in Junior Cycle Science

Meet your Science Teacher

Emily Brady

Emily Brady is a Biology and Chemistry teacher with an Honours degree in Science Education from Maynooth University.  She also completed a Professional Masters of Education in Maynooth University.  She has a passion for Biology and Chemistry and uses tailored teaching methods to enable students to grasp concepts.  Emily has extensive knowledge of the Leaving Certificate course content and how students can apply their knowledge in the exam to achieve their full potential in their exams.

When can you attend our Science Grinds?

Day Start Time End Time Location
Tuesdays 5:45pm 6:45pm On-Site
Tuesdays 5:45pm 6:45pm Live-Stream

Fees - Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price

Book now to avail of our limited time early bird offer of Buy 1 Grind and all additional grinds are half price. Offer ends Monday. 6th November.

Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject


€785 €0.00
2nd Subject €392 €1,177 € 392
3rd Subject €392 €1,569 € 785
4th Subject €392 €1,961 €1,177

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the schedule for weekly grinds?

Start Date:
Classes commence week beginning Monday 4th September 2023.


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


Mid-Term Breaks:
Monday 30th October- classes resume Monday 6th November 2023
Monday 12th February – classes resume Monday 19th February 2024

Christmas Holidays:
Monday 11th December 2023 – classes resume on Monday 8th January 2024

Easter Holidays:
Monday 25th March - Sunday 7th April

Final Classes / Supervised Study:
Saturday 18th May 2024

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.

More Course Information

The following topics will be covered:

Cells, Microscopes,
Atomic Structure, The Periodic Table
Measurement, Density, Energy
States Of Matter
Elements, Compounds, Mixtures
Solutions & Crystals
Breathing & Respiration
Circulatory System
Food, Digestion, Enzymes
Forces, Moments, Levers, Centre Of Gravity
Heat & Heat Transfer
Human Reproduction & Genetics
Plant Structure & Transport, Photosynthesis, Tropisms
Chemical Bonding
Acids & Bases
Energy, Power, Work
Air, Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide
Water, Water Hardness
Ecology Principles & Habitat Study
Plant Reproduction
Sensory System
Metals, Non-Metals, Plastics
Light, Sound

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.