Maths Academy: 6th year (Leaving Cert 2020)


Monday 1 – Friday 12 July 2019
6th Year Maths Grinds (Leaving Cert 2020)

The Institute of Education’s 6th Year Maths Academy is a 2 week intensive course designed to provide students entering 6th year with the confidence and skills to succeed in higher level Maths in the Leaving Certificate.

Taught by our experienced and skilled teachers, the course gives a comprehensive introduction to each major topic on the syllabus in an accessible and focused style, ensuring students are prepared for the challenges of Higher Level Maths in 6th year and that they can hit the ground running in September.

Students attending this course receive the following benefits:

  • A concentrated overview of the 6th year Maths syllabus, with specific attention paid to likely topics and exam skills and technique.
  • Tuition from highly qualified and experienced educators.
  • A full set of comprehensive, exam focused notes, which support classroom tuition.
  • Strategies for maximising exam performance.


Topics from:

• Handling expressions
• Factorising
• Long division
• Solving equations
• Factor Theorem

Surds, Indices and Logarithms
• Handling expressions
• Applying rules of indices and logs
• Solving equations

Functions and Differential Calculus
• Understanding functions
• Graphs of functions
• Differentiation from first principles
• Differentiation by rule


Mon 1 – Fri 12 July 20191.45pm – 4.15pmPapers 1 & 2


Maths Academy€595

Please note:

  • Laser/Credit Card payments accepted
  • 10% reduction for the second and subsequent members of the same family, attending the same courses. Please contact our office to avail of this discount.
  • Fees are non-transferable


Q: Can I be admitted to class without my card?
A: NO CARD, NO CLASS. It is every student’s personal responsibility to ensure they have their card with them each time they attend classes at the Institute. We have the right to refuse admission to any student who does not comply with this regulation. A day pass costs €10. A replacement card costs €20.

Q: Is there a place I can get lunch?
A: Yes, we have an onsite canteen serving a variety of sandwiches and drinks. Also, locally, there are sandwich bars and shops.

Q: Are the classes conducted ‘lecture style’ or are students free to ask questions?
A: Our teachers are very approachable and students are free to ask questions.

Q: My son/daughter is unwell and cannot attend.  Can I have a refund?
A: No, there are no refunds.  However, if you return the student’s admission card to us immediately, along with a short letter of explanation, at the discretion of management, a credit note can be put on the student’s file for future use or for use by a sibling.

Q: Am I entitled to the notes from classes that I was absent from?
A: Yes, however you must deal directly with your teacher in relation to this.

Q: My son/daughter cannot attended the course.  Can we buy the notes?
A: No. Teaching is a central part of all our courses. The notes are to facilitate recall and revision of the day’s work covered by the teacher.

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Booking is not currently available for this course. For further information on grinds and part-time courses please contact our main office on 01 661 3511.