Christmas Courses

What is the difference between the classroom-based and online Christmas Revision Courses?

Students attending our classroom-based Christmas Revision Courses will attend classes over five days at our school in Stillorgan. Students attending our online Christmas Revision Courses will be able to watch pre-recorded versions of the same courses via our Online Learning Management system, where the courses will be available to re-watch for up to one month.

Can I sign up to both classroom-based and online Christmas Revision Courses?

Yes, students can book any combination of our classroom-based and online Christmas Revision Courses. i.e. they can chose to attend some courses here at the school and others online.

What happens if schools are forced to close again, will my classroom-based Christmas Revision Courses take place?

Should schools be closed during our Christmas Revision Courses, students will be provided with the online version of their Christmas Revision Courses in place of their classroom-based courses. This is to ensure that no matter what happens, students will receive tuition.

What is the format of the classroom-based Christmas Revision Courses?

Students attending classroom-based Christmas Revision Courses will attend a 75-minute class each day for five days (6.25 hours in total). They will also receive an average of 300+ pages of our H1 study notes per course.

What is the format of the online Christmas Revision Courses?

Students attending online Christmas Revision Courses will receive 6.25 hours of tuition via pre-recorded videos which can be watched and re-watched for up to a month. They will also receive an average of 300+ pages of our H1 study notes per course posted free-of-charge directly to their home.

Do I need the notes to get value from the online Christmas Revision Courses? 

Yes, absolutely. Students who attempt to watch the online Christmas Revision Courses without the notes will not get value from these courses as our teachers constantly refer to the notes constantly throughout the video lessons. As such, we advise all students to follow classes with the notes in front of them. 

If I take the online Christmas Revision Courses, how and when do I get my notes?

Please allow 3 working days to receive your notes. There may be a scenario where you are granted access to our online Christmas Revision Courses prior to the notes arriving but we advise students to wait until they have the notes before commencing watching the online video lessons. 

What health and safety procedures have been put in place for classroom-based courses?

  • It is mandatory that all students wear face coverings when attending our school.
  • Hand sanitising stations will be available throughout the buildings and students will be required to use them before and after classes.
  • We have upgraded and improved the ventilation system in our classrooms.
  • A strict roll call will be taken for all grinds classes for contact tracing purposes.
  • A two-way “keep to the left” system will be in operation throughout the school.
  • Students are asked to arrive for classes no earlier than 15 mins to help reduce numbers onsite.
  • Class capacities have been reduced to ensure social distancing requirements can be met.

Can notes be delivered to anywhere in the country? 

Yes, no matter where you are, you will be able to attend our Christmas Revision Courses and we will post the notes to you.

How will I view the Online Christmas Revision Courses? 

Our Online Christmas Revision Courses will be hosted on our Moodle Platform. Prior to your online course commencement date, we will email you with your login details and passwords for this platform. 

Can you only view the videos once? How long will I have access to the online courses?

No, you can pause, rewind and rewatch all of the videos. You will have access for one month.

Can I be logged on to the Online Christmas Revision Courses on more than one device at a time? 

No, you will only be able to log on to the Christmas Revision Courses on one device at a time. If you try to log in on a second device, you will be automatically be logged out on the first device. 

Will there be timetable clashes?

As we have both classroom-based and online offerings for the majority of courses, students will be able to avoid timetable clashes.

Can you do these courses if you don’t live in Dublin? 

Yes, by attending our online Christmas Revision Courses, you can attend from the comfort and safety of your own home. You will also have hard copies of the notes posted to you so you don’t have to worry about printing them out. 

Do you receive video lessons bit by bit over the 5 days or all at once? 

You receive all course videos as soon as you log in to our Moodle Platform. This means students can navigate the content at a pace that suits them. 

What topics are covered in each Christmas Revision Courses?

You can see what topics are covered in each Christmas Revision Courses in the ‘Subjects’ tab.

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