Leaving Cert 2020 February Mid-Term Classes


Mid-Term Grinds: Leaving Certificate 2020

Taught by our experienced and skilled teachers, these grinds, that take place during the February mid-term break, consist of 4 hours of intensive, exam focused tuition and are suitable for students sitting higher level Maths and English in the Leaving Certificate 2020.

Students attending these classes receive the following benefits:

  • Tuition from highly qualified and experienced educators.
  • Comprehensive, exam focused course notes, which support classroom tuition.
  • Strategies for maximising exam performance.

Students may opt do one, two or three days of the course.


English (H)
Topics from:
(i) Essay Writing guidelines across the different essay genres with samples of each.
(ii) The A and B questions – skills needed for different question formats.
(iii) Macbeth as the Single Text. Themes, character questions, sample answers.
(iv) Notes on a selection of poems from all 8 poets handed out. Themes and poetic styles.
(v) A wide selection of comparative texts and how to structure the effective answer in each of the modes of comparison.

Maths (H) Paper 1
Bring Maths tables and calculator
Topics from:
(i) Algebra
(ii) Financial Maths
(iii) Differentiation
Maths (H) Paper 2
Bring Maths tables and calculator
Topics from:
(i) Probability
(ii) Statistics
(iii) Trigonometry


Please note: The following is an indicative timetable. The updated timetable for 2020 will be posted shortly.

Date10.00am – 2.00pm
Monday 18 February 2019Maths (H) Paper 1
Tuesday 19 February 2019Maths (H) Paper 2
Friday 22 February 2019English (H)

Students may opt do one, two or three days of the course.


Fees for 2020 will be posted shortly

Please note:

  • 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: 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.

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. Administration staff do not have access to class notes.


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.