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Junior & Leaving Certificate
         EASTER REVISION
            COURSES
        SPECIAL OFFER: BUY 2 COURSES
          AND GET A 3RD COURSE FREE

                                                  GET GRINDS.
                                                GET THE EDGE.
                                             GET TO GREAT PLACES.

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EASTER REVISION Junior & Leaving Certificate - COURSES - Dublin Academy Of Education
EASTER
    REVISION
    COURSES                                                     EASTER REVISION COURSE FEES:
                                                                              6TH YEAR & 5TH YEAR COURSES
                                                                                      PRICE           TOTAL           SAVINGS
    Looking to maximise                                         1st Course             €295            €295               -

    your CAO points?                                            2nd Course
                                                                3rd Course
                                                                                       €180
                                                                                       FREE
                                                                                                       €475
                                                                                                       €475
                                                                                                                        €115
                                                                                                                        €410
    Easter is a crucial time for students to vastly improve     4th Course             €70             €545             €635
    on the points that they received in their mock exams.
                                                                5th Course             €100            €645             €830
    To help students take advantage of this valuable time,
    The Dublin School of Grinds is running intensive, exam-     6th Course             €100            €745            €1,025
    focused Easter Revision Courses. Each course runs for       7th Course             €100            €845            €1,220
    five days (90 minutes per day). All courses take place in
                                                                8th Course             €50             €895            €1,465
    Stillorgan, Co. Dublin.
                                                                9th Course             €50             €945            €1,710
    The focus of these courses is to maximise students’
                                                                                     3RD YEAR COURSES
    CAO points.
                                                                                      PRICE           TOTAL           SAVINGS

                          SPECIAL OFFER                         1st Course             €195             €195              -
      BUY 2 COURSES GET A 3                  RD
                                                  COURSE FREE   2nd Course             €100            €295              €95
           To avail of this offer, early booking is required    3rd Course             FREE            €295             €290
               as courses were fully booked last year.          4th Course             €85             €380             €400
                                                                5th Course             €50             €430             €545
    What do students get at these                               6th Course             €50             €480             €690
                                                                7th Course             €50             €530             €835
    courses?                                                    8th Course             €50             €580             €980
      99 90 minutes of intensive tuition per day for five
         days, with Ireland’s leading teachers.                      25% SIBLING DISCOUNT AVAILABLE.
                                                                      Please call 01 442 4442 to avail of this discount.
      99 Comprehensive study notes.
      99 A focus on simple shortcuts to raise students’
         grades and exploit the critically important                  FREE DAILY BUS SERVICE
         marking scheme.                                         For full information on our Easter bus service, see 3 pages ahead.

      99 Access to a free supervised study room.                Access to food and beverage facilities is also available to
                                                                students.

     NOTE: These courses are built on the fact that there           To book, call us on 01 442 4442 or book
     are certain predicable trends that reappear over and
                                                                     online at www.dublinschoolofgrinds.ie
     over again in the State Examinations.

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Timetable
    An extensive range of course options are
    available over a two-week period to cater for
    students’ timetable needs. Courses are held over
    the following weeks:
      »» Monday 10th – Friday 14th April 2017
      »» Monday 17th – Friday 21st April 2017
    All Easter Revision Courses take place in The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan
    (formerly known as The Stillorgan Park Hotel).

    6th Year Easter Revision Courses                                                   5th Year Easter Revision Courses
    SUBJECT                LEVEL         DATES                        TIME             SUBJECT      LEVEL       DATES                                  TIME
    Accounting               H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   12:00pm - 1:30pm    English      H       Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Agricultural Science     H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   10:00am - 11:30am   Maths        H       Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      10:00am - 11:30am
    Applied Maths            H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   8:00am - 9:30am     Note: 4th Year students are welcome to attend any of the 5th Year courses
    Art History              H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   2:00pm - 3:30pm     listed above.

    Biology Course A*        H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   8:00am - 9:30am
                                                                                       3rd Year Easter Revision Courses
    Biology Course A*        H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   10:00am - 11:30am
                                                                                       SUBJECT      LEVEL       DATES                                 TIME
    Biology Course B*        H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   10:00am - 11:30am
                                                                                       Business         H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April      2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Biology Course B*        H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   8:00am - 9:30am     Studies
    Business                 H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   12:00pm - 1:30pm    English          H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      10:00am - 11:30am
    Business                 H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   8:00am - 9:30am     English          H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April      12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Chemistry Course A*      H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   8:00am - 9:30am     French           H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April      12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Chemistry Course B*      H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   10:00am - 11:30am   Geography        H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April      8:00am - 9:30am
    Classical Studies        H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   2:00pm - 3:30pm     German           H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April      2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Economics                H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   8:00am - 9:30am     History          H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      8:00am - 9:30am
    Economics                H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   10:00am - 11:30am   Irish            H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      12:00pm - 1:30pm
    English Paper 1*         H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   8:00am - 9:30am     Maths            H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      8:00am - 9:30am
    English Paper 2*         H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   8:00am - 9:30am     Maths            H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April      10:00am - 11:30am
    English Paper 2*         H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   10:00am - 11:30am   Maths            O   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      2:00pm - 3:30pm
    French                   H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   10:00am - 11:30am   Science          H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      12:00pm - 1:30pm
    French                   H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   8:00am - 9:30am     Science          H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April      8:00am - 9:30am
    Geography                H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   8:00am - 9:30am     Spanish          H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April      2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Geography                H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   2:00pm - 3:30pm     Note: 2nd Year students are welcome to attend any of the 3rd Year courses
    German                   H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   12:00pm - 1:30pm    above.
    History (Europe)*        H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   2:00pm - 3:30pm
                                                                                       6th Year Oral Preparation Courses
    History (Ireland)*       H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   12:00pm - 1:30pm
                                                                                       With the Oral marking component worth up to 40%, it is of paramount
    Home Economics           H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   12:00pm - 1:30pm    importance that students are fully prepared for these examinations. These
    Irish                    H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   10:00am - 11:30am   courses will show students how to lead the Examiner towards topics they
                                                                                       are prepared for. This will equip students with the information they need to
    Irish                    H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   12:00pm - 1:30pm
                                                                                       maximise their performance in the State Examinations.
    Maths Paper 1*           H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   8:00am - 9:30am
                                                                                       FEES: €140
    Maths Paper 1*           H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   12:00pm - 1:30pm
                                                                                       VENUE: The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan (formerly The Stillorgan Park Hotel)
    Maths Paper 1*           H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   8:00am - 9:30am
    Maths Paper 2*           H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   10:00am - 11:30am   SUBJECT      LEVEL       DATES                                 TIME
    Maths Paper 2*           H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   10:00am - 11:30am   French           H   Sunday 12th March                    9:00am - 1:00pm
    Maths Paper 2*           H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   12:00pm - 1:30pm    German           H   Saturday 11th March                  9:00am - 1:00pm
    Maths                    O   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   10:00am - 11:30am   Irish            H   Sunday 19th March                    9:00am - 1:00pm
    Maths                    O   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   12:00pm - 1:30pm    Spanish          H   Saturday 11th March                  2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Physics                  H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   10:00am - 11:30am
    Spanish                  H   Monday 10th - Friday 14th April   12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Spanish                  H   Monday 17th - Friday 21st April   10:00am - 11:30am
    Note: 5th Year students are welcome to attend any of the 6th Year courses
    above.                                                                                     BUY 2 COURSES &
                                                                                               GET A 3RD COURSE

                                                                                               FREE!
    * Due to large course content, these subjects have
    been divided into two courses. For a full list of topics
    covered in these courses, please see 3 pages ahead.

        To book, call us on 01 442 4442 or book
         online at www.dublinschoolofgrinds.ie

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A staff room you can trust

    Teachers that will bring                        Teachers that will give you peace of mind:
    out your best:                                  Here are the Facts:                    Our Spanish teacher is the
                                                                                           author of Shortcuts To Success:
    As a private school, only the highest           Our Maths teachers are regarded
                                                                                           The Spanish Oral, and has given
    standard of teaching is accepted. This          as Ireland’s leading Project Maths
                                                                                           teaching workshops to teachers
    ensures that you will be taught by the best.    tutors, and have led discussions on
                                                                                           nationwide.
    Our philosophy is simple: Hire the best         the changes to the course. They
    teachers in the country for each subject. It    are experienced exam correctors,       Our Chemistry teachers have
    is the school’s primary objective never to      textbook authors and have              taught students who have
    deviate from this strategy. Over the past       conducted seminars hosted by           achieved full marks (400/400 =
    decade, thousands of students have trusted      Trinity College Dublin.                100%) in their Leaving Certificate
    this strategy and this has led to The Dublin                                           Examination.
                                                    Our English teachers have been
    School of Grinds becoming the largest and       advisors to some of Ireland’s          Our Physics teacher is the author
    most trusted grinds school in Ireland. In our   leading textbook publishers            of the Leaving Certificate Physics
    seven year history, we have rapidly become      regarding the new English Syllabus,    Experiment Book, and has been an
    the cornerstone of exam preparation in          and have worked for The State          expert contributor to education on
    this country. The quality teaching you          Examination Commission. In recent      RTÉ Radio.
    will receive will be complemented by            results, 36% of their students
    our renowned study notes. These exam-                                                  Our History teacher had 48% of his
                                                    achieved an A1. Nationwide, this
    focused notes are refined by our teachers –                                            students achieving an A1 in a recent
                                                    figure was just 4%.
    namely, State Examiners, book authors and                                              Leaving Certificate Examination.
    curriculum advisors.                            Our Economics teacher had 32%          Nationwide, this figure was just 7%.
                                                    of students achieving an A1 grade
    The Dublin School of Grinds was the first                                              Our administration team pride
                                                    in a recent Leaving Certificate
    school in the country to run the ‘Elite                                                themselves on assisting and
                                                    Examination. Nationwide, just 3% of
    Teachers’ Programme’, a rigorous hiring                                                inspiring students. With the difficult
                                                    students received an A1.
    and training schedule for the country’s                                                exam year ahead, we are absolutely
    leading teachers. After a lengthy selection     Our Geography teacher had 90%          devoted to helping students.
    process, all teachers undergo intensive and     of students achieving an A-grade or
    ongoing training. Teachers are assessed         B-grade in their Leaving Certificate
    and reviewed each year, with feedback           Examination. Nationwide, this figure
    given by pupils, parents and fellow teaching    was just 37%.
    staff. Only those achieving results in the
    elite category are retained. This entire
    programme is overseen by a dedicated
    Teacher Coordinator.

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SERVICE TO SCHOOL
                                                                                                 Departs Connolly    Arrives at School
                                                                                                     7.05am              7.40am
                                                                                                    9.05am              9.40am
                                                                                                    11.05am             11.40pm
                                                                                                     1.05pm              1.40pm

   Easter Bus Service
   The Dublin School of Grinds provides students with a bus service, free of charge,
   every day during the Easter Revision Courses. The designated pickup and drop-
   off point will be Connolly Station, catering for those travelling to the city by train
   and bus, as Connolly Station is located close to Busáras .
   There is a service running from Connolly Station to the School before each class          SERVICE TO CONNOLLY
   and returning after each class. Visible representatives from The Dublin School
                                                                                                 Departs School     Arrives at Connolly
   of Grinds will be at Connolly Station to assist students in relation to the free bus
   service, ensuring their safe arrival to the School and back.                                     9.45am              10.20am
   Note: If you are availing of the free bus service, you must ring the office on 01                11.45am             12.20pm
   442 4442 at the time of booking to reserve your seat on the bus. Booking must                     1.45pm              2.20pm
   be made in advance.
                                                                                                    3.45pm              4.20pm

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      ROSS     “The Dublin School of Grinds is
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      APPLIED of  the highest
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                        & ECONOMICS                                     BESS
               not  only on their
      Harvard University, USA     course knowledge or                   Trinity College Dublin
               teaching ability, but their personality
               and ability to interact with students

             A1making classes both engaging and
               enjoyable.”
         Leaving Cert
                                                                            B2
                                                                          Leaving Cert
           Applied
                                                                            Biology
            Maths

                   To book, call us on 01 442 4442 or book online at www.dublinschoolofgrinds.ie

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Why come to these courses?
    Here is everything you’ll get at these courses:

    6th Year                                            Heart, Lymphatic System, Breathing System,
                                                        Nervous System, Plant Responses, Endocrine
                                                                                                           questions. This course focuses on firstly
                                                                                                           building an awareness of what the examiner
                                                        System, The Senses, Plant Reproduction and         wants and then providing the confidence to be
    6th Year        Accounting (Higher)                 Vegetative Propagation, Human Reproduction,        able to supply it. It is a myth that English can’t
    This course gives students an insight into what     Structure and Transport in a Flowering Plant,      be trained for.
    they can expect on June 19th. The course            Homeostasis and Excretion.
    will expose students to the two Financial                                                              6th Year       French (Higher)
    Accounting sections on the exam paper,              6th Year      Business (Higher)
    in addition to the important Management                                                                By the time you leave this course you will
    Accounting section. A key element will be to        Students receive notes covering all seven units    possess a host of past and likely exam
    focus on the previous exam questions and also       on the course. A.B.Q. notes will outline how       questions, including full solutions. There will
    on how to pick up easy marks. Each student          it must be answered along with predictions         be a heavy emphasis on your game plan for
    will also receive a full set of notes, which will   on what questions students can expect to           the exam and a focus on the Chief Examiner’s
    be essential to improving exam grades.              see on it in June. There will also be a handout    reports and marking schemes. Note: Students
                                                        covering the short questions on Section A that     will also receive Lisa’s predictions for Leaving
                                                        accounts for 20% of the paper.                     Certificate 2017.
    6th Year        Agricultural Science (Higher)       Finally, students will receive a Time
    The key focus of this course will be to examine     Management Plan, which tells them what             6th Year       Geography (Higher)
    the topics highly probable to appear in             topics they must focus on. This course will also
    June, such as Soils, Genetics, Animal and           show students the common mistakes that are         By the end of this course, you will have over
    Crop production, experiments and scientific         made on exam day and they will be taught           60 essays with 15 SRPs in each. You will
    explanations. This course will also provide         how to prevent this from happening.                receive a pull-out sheet at the end of each
    extensive insight into great answering                                                                 essay in which you can write your 15 SRPs
    techniques in order to maximise your                6th Year      Chemistry (Higher)                   using the notes and a trigger-word section.
    marks and improve your grades in the key                                                               During the Easter course, you will have the five
    compulsory question, ‘Question 2’.                  Firstly, mandatory experiments will be covered     most common essays from each section of the
                                                        which can account for 25% – 37.5% of the           Leaving Certificate course.
                                                        exam paper. Topics are specifically chosen
    6th Year        Applied Maths (Higher)              to ensure maximum choice on June 20th.             6th Year       German (Higher)
    Students need to attempt 6 questions from a         Past Leaving Cert and possible Leaving Cert
    total of 10 questions. Question 10 (Differential    questions and solutions will be provided for       The German exam is notorious for students
    equations) is the only change made to the           all topics. Strategies to maximise grades will     running out of time. This course will provide
    papers in a long time because of changes on         be provided, with particular emphasis on the       students with a strategy on how they can
    the Maths syllabus. It is essential students do     marking scheme.                                    effectively answer certain sections, such as
    question 10 as it will help enormously with                                                            the heavily weighted reading comprehension
                                                        Course A: Fuels & Heats of Reaction,               section, in a time efficient manner. This will
    similar questions on the Maths paper. Students      Equilibrium, pH & Indicators, Acids & Bases.
    attending this course will cover the techniques                                                        allow students more time, which they can
    for 4 questions from the paper (Questions           Course B: Volumetric Analysis, Organic             apply to the written letter/essay section, where
    3, 4, 5 and 10). Students will receive detailed     Chemistry, Oxidation & Reduction, Water..          marks can be easily picked up.
    solutions to Leaving Cert questions from 2016-
    1996.                                               6th Year      Classical Studies (Higher)           6th Year       History (Higher)
                                                        The Classical Studies course will provide          The History course prioritises essential key
    6th Year        Art History (Higher)                an overview of the key knowledge areas of          content and the most important personalities
    This course will examine topics from each of        the ancient Greek and Roman ages that are          from course topics. The course topics
    the three sections on the History of Art exam       required to successfully navigate this essay       reviewed during Easter will help the student
    paper, with a focus on this years’ probable         focused exam; in particular Alexander the          become more prepared for the State Exams
    exam questions. Each student will receive           Great (Topic 1) , Drama (Topic 5), The Epic        in June. Exam strategy that promotes time-
    notes on each topic, which will aid them in         (Topic 6), Plato and The Republic (Topic 9)        management and awareness of the marking
    writing detailed and informed answers. Key          notes, Roman Art and Architecture (Topic 10).      scheme will be addressed. Also, good essay
    essay writing skills and techniques will also       Along with covering the key topic areas, this      writing technique will be explained with
    be addressed with an emphasis on past exam          revision course will outline techniques that       sample essays to demonstrate how higher
    questions.                                          will help students to compose well-structured      grades can be achieved. A concise set of notes
                                                        essay answers. Comprehensive revision notes,       will be provided for each course and a glossary
                                                        advice on approaching the exam paper and           of key terms will supplement each Case Study.
    6th Year        Biology (Higher)
                                                        concise sample answers to typical questions        Course A (Europe):
    As well as receiving notes on all topics of the     will be included.                                  (i) Dictatorship and Democracy, 1920-1945
    course, students will receive a concise set of                                                         (ii) The United States and the World, 1945-1989
    notes on all 23 experiments. This set of notes is   6th Year      Economics (Higher)
    worth up to 20% of the Biology exam. You will                                                          Course B (Ireland):
    also benefit greatly from a set of notes called     Students will receive notes that cover the         (i) Movements for Reform, 1870-1914
    ‘How to beat the Examiner’, which outlines          entire course. The course will cover both micro    (ii) Sovereignty and Partition, 1912-1949
    how to benefit from a deep understanding of         and macro sections of the exam. The micro          (iii) Politics and Society in Northern Ireland,
    the exam layout and marking scheme. Finally         economic part of the course will cover all the     1949-1993
    students will receive a set of notes containing     major topics along with the “trick” questions
    all keyword definitions on the course which are     that frequently appear in the exam.                6th Year       Home Economics (Higher)
    an important part of the exam paper.                The macro economic part of the course
                                                        focuses on the more likely questions students      The crucial topics will be covered focusing on
    Course A: Notes received will also include:         can expect to see in June. There will also be      Lipids, Cereals and Vitamins. Emphasis will be
    Unit 1: Scientific Method, Food and Ecology.        a handout covering the short questions on          placed on learning how to master Section A
    Unit 2: Cell structure and Diversity, Cell          Section A that accounts for 25% of the paper.      (short questions), along with compulsory Q1.
    Division, DNA and RNA, Genetic Crosses,                                                                Time will be given to current topics expected
    Variation and Evolution, Genetic Engineering,                                                          to appear on the paper on June 7th. Exam
                                                        6th Year      English (Higher)
    Enzymes, Photosynthesis, Respiration,                                                                  structure, model answering techniques, layout
    Osmosis and Diffusion.                              The English courses focus on building the          and timing of the paper will be fundamental to
    Course B: Notes received will also include:         techniques that the examiner expects you           the course, and improving exam grades.
    Monera, Fungi, Protista, Viruses, Human             to be able to both use and analyse. You will
    Defence, Human Digestion, Skeleton, Blood,          be confident that you have our formula,
                                                        with which to navigate the probable exam

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6th Year        Irish (Higher)                       5th Year      Maths (Higher)                        3rd Year      German (Higher)
    This course will cover all aspects of paper          The Dublin School of Grinds’ Mathematics            Topics are specifically chosen to ensure
    1 & 2. Students will receive notes on the            Department has designed the 5th Year                maximum choice on June 16th. Past Junior
    composition, focusing on likely essay titles         Course to cover the key topics of this large        Cert and possible Junior Cert questions
    that could appear in Paper 1. Exam-focused           syllabus, as recommended by the Department          and solutions will be provided for all topics.
    notes on all parts of Paper 2 will be provided,      of Education and Skills. It provides a              Strategies to maximise grades will be
    covering the most likely questions, which could      comprehensive and solid basis for the further       discussed with particular emphasis on the
    appear in June. Finally, students will be given a    progression of grades in 6th Year. Our tailored     marking scheme.
    plan for both papers in the exam. It will focus      course follows the objectives of the Project
    on simple shortcuts to get a higher grade and        Maths Syllabus where the understanding and          3rd Year      History (Higher)
    also how to avoid the common mistakes that           development of skills are of equal importance.
    are made on exam day.                                This course gives students a head start             This course will bring students through all the
                                                         before heading towards Leaving Certificate          key topics in the first, second and third year
    6th Year        Maths (Higher)                       2018 by studying topics from Algebra and            courses of the History syllabus. A detailed
                                                         Trigonometry, providing the foundation              revision pack will be provided to each student
    By the time you leave this course you will           material for further study.                         highlighting essential course detail. Sample
    have 550 past and likely exam questions,                                                                 answers will also be provided. The layout of
    including fully worked solutions (equivalent to                                                          the State Exam paper will be explained, as will
    60 exam papers). Students also receive five                                                              the marking scheme and the students will be
    booklets (one for each of the five sections of       3rd Year                                            coached in time-management techniques and
    the syllabus). You receive a set of notes called                                                         how to claim higher marks from the examiner.
    the ‘Bankers Bible’, which includes all the          3rd Year      Business Studies (Higher)
    items that can be learned off by heart (Note:                                                            3rd Year      Irish (Higher)
                                                         This course will give students the tools
    This set alone is worth 5% of the exam). You
                                                         necessary to excel in the upcoming exam.            This course is designed with the key objective
    will benefit greatly from a set of notes called
                                                         Students will have an insight into the questions    of making this exam more approachable for
    ‘How to beat the Examiner’, which outlines
                                                         that will most likely appear. The course will be    students through developing clever answering
    how to take advantage of the marking scheme.
                                                         exam-focused. Students will also receive the        techniques which will cover them for any
    Note: Students will also receive predictions for
                                                         “Holy Grail” set of notes, which will help them     question which may appear in June. Students
    Leaving Certificate 2017.
                                                         understand the examiners’ marking scheme.           will receive an exam day plan highlighting the
    6th Year        Maths (Ordinary)                                                                         DOs and DON’Ts for exam day, focusing on
                                                         3rd Year      English (Higher)                      simple methods that they can use to raise their
    With Project Maths beginning to settle,                                                                  grade.
                                                         This course is built on the fact that almost half
    predictable trends are now being identified.
                                                         of all the questions students will be answering
    We will show you the shortcuts to take full                                                              3rd Year      Maths (Higher)
                                                         on is material that they have never seen
    advantage of this. Each student will also
                                                         before. Students will receive fully worked notes    By the time you leave this course you will have
    receive a full set of notes on each of the five
                                                         and past paper examples of the most popular         285 past and likely exam questions, including
    strands, which will be essential to improving
                                                         questions. All notes place a heavy emphasis         fully worked solutions. Students also receive
    exam grades.
                                                         on the value of understanding the marking           five booklets (one for each of the five sections
                                                         scheme, and on using that knowledge to write        of the syllabus). You will benefit greatly from
    6th Year        Physics (Higher)                     a well-structured answer for the examiner.          a set of notes called ‘The Holy Grail’, which
    All attendees of this course will take away                                                              outlines how to take advantage of the marking
    a complete and compact 100-page set of               3rd Year      French (Higher)                       scheme. Note: Students will also receive Carl’s
    notes covering the entire course and every                                                               predictions for Junior Certificate 2017.
                                                         Firstly, students will get notes focusing on
    experiment write-up at a glance. The course
                                                         likely essay titles students can expect to see.
    will follow a proven point-grabbing path                                                                 3rd Year      Maths (Ordinary)
                                                         Exam-focused notes on all aspects of the
    through topic selection. Bring the past
                                                         exam will be given, covering the most likely        With Project Maths beginning to settle,
    papers, the Formulae and Tables booklet
                                                         questions which will appear in June. Finally,       predictable trends are now being identified.
    and your calculator to class. This course has
                                                         students will be given an insight on the DO’s       We will show you the shortcuts to take full
    an emphasis on streamlining study, exam-
                                                         and DON’Ts for exam day, focusing on simple         advantage of this. Each student will also
    readiness and hitting the marking scheme.
                                                         shortcuts to raise their grade and also how         receive a full set of notes on each of the five
    Each student will also receive a copy of the
                                                         to avoid the common mistakes that students          strands, which will be essential to improving
    Leaving Certificate Physics Experiment Book.
                                                         make.                                               exam grades.
    6th Year        Spanish (Higher)
                                                         3rd Year      Geography (Higher)                    3rd Year      Science (Higher)
    This course focuses on manipulating the exam
                                                         This course gives students an insight into          This course will ensure students get the
    to your advantage. Firstly, this course focuses
                                                         what they can expect on June 9th. A key             most marks possible in a tricky, no choice
    on building an awareness of what the examiner
                                                         element will be to focus on the previous exam       exam where all questions must be answered.
    wants and then on providing the confidence to
                                                         questions and also on how to pick up easy           Students will study topics from all three
    be able to supply it. You will learn what your
                                                         marks. Each student will also receive a full set    sciences over the five days receiving The
    examiner is looking for and be given notes on
                                                         of notes, which will be essential in improving      Dublin School of Grinds comprehensive
    all topics.
                                                         exam grades.                                        revision pack (a set of nine handouts of need
    5th Year                                                                                                 to know material which condenses the wide
                                                                                                             course into a manageable amount). All notes
                                                                                                             are complete with every past paper question, a
    5th Year        English (Higher)
                                                                                                             necessity before tackling this exam.
    The English courses focus on building the
    techniques that the examiner expects you                                                                 3rd Year      Spanish (Higher)
    to be able to both use and analyse. You will
    be confident that you have our formula,                                                                  At this course students will get notes covering
    with which to navigate the probable exam                                                                 all topics on the course, with a specific set
    questions. This course focuses on firstly                                                                of notes highlighting the most frequent
    building an awareness of what the examiner                                                               questions. Students will be guided through
    wants and then providing the confidence to be                                                            the exam layout, focusing on what topics must
    able to supply it. It is a myth that English can’t                                                       be prioritised. There will be a focus on how
    be trained for.                                                                                          answers must be structured.

                      Prior to our Easter Revision Courses, you can download one set of notes
                         in each subject on our website: www.dublinschoolofgrinds.ie

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     Study Skills Course
     This course arms students with the skills to effectively revise and
     retain all the content they have learned. Developing and implementing
     these skills serves to dramatically increase students’ confidence and
     performance when it comes to sitting the State Examinations.
     Fees:       €195 (Siblings are half price - call to avail of this offer)
     Date:       Saturday 29th April 2017
     Time:       12:30pm - 4:30pm
     Venue:      The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin

     Stress Buster Course
     This course has been specially developed to ease students’ worries and
     show them the techniques which will help them to stay calm both in the
     lead up to the State Examinations and on exam day itself. This course is
     tutored by Enda O’ Doherty, who has 25 years’ experience in the field.

     Fees:       €50
     Dates:      Saturday 20th May 2017
     Times:      10:30am - 12:00pm
     Venue:      The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin

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    Phone: 01 442 4442
    Web: www.dublinschoolofgrinds.ie
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