Leaving Certificate

At Leinster Senior College we offer a Pre Back to School Course in Maths and Irish for 5th and 6th years on 16th & 17th August. This course is designed to give the student a head-start as they begin 5th year or 6th year. Each course runs from 9am to 4pm.
Cost: 1 course €150, 2 courses €250.

Running: Thursday 16th & Friday 17th August 2018

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Subjects Covered

  • Maths Higher for 6th Years
  • Irish Higher for 6th Years
  • Irish Higher for 5th years
  • Maths Higher for 5th yrs

Maths Higher for 6th Years

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Maths Course will be covered during the 6th year Pre Back to School Course Day at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Algebra
  • Functions and Graphs
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry of the Line
  • Sequences and Series

Irish Higher for 6th Years

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Irish (Gaeilge) Papers will be covered during the 6th year Pre Back to School Course Day at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

An Bealtriail (Oral Exam) (40% of exam marks)

  • Notes and practice in using commonly asked conversation questions. Additional topics on contemporary social themes will also be taught, with notes provided on associated vocabularly and verbs.
  • Notes and accompanying recordings of 8 Oral picture sequences (for pictures 11-20).
  • Advice for strategies for communication and guiding the conversation to link in with prepared themes.
  • Linguistic strategies for improving any oral response are also taught

Cluastuiscint (Aural)

  • Notes and strategies for decoding the 3 main dialects. This section is worth 10% of one’s overall grade.

Filíocht (Poetry)

  • Geibheann (More to follow)

Téacs (Text)

  • Sample Answers provided on ‘An Triail’ and ‘A Thig Ná Tit Orm’

Irish Higher for 5th years

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Irish Course will be covered during the 5th year Pre Back to School Course Day at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

Pros (Prose)

  • ‘An Gnáthrud’

Scannán (Film)

  • Caca Milis

Filíocht (Poetry)

  • ‘Gribheann’

Comprehensive notes and sample answers on each topic are provided, including relevant quotations from the prose and film components.

An Bealtriail (Oral Exam) (40% of exam marks)

  • The school welcomes students with all abilities in Oral Irish.
  • Commonly asked Oral conversation topics will be prepared and practiced.

Maths Higher for 5th yrs

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Maths Papers will be covered during the 5th year Pre Back to School Course Day at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Algebra
  • Functions and Graphs
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry of the Line
  • Maths Higher for 6th Years
  • Irish Higher for 6th Years
  • Irish Higher for 5th years
  • Maths Higher for 5th yrs

Maths Higher for 6th Years

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Maths Course will be covered during the 6th year Pre Back to School Course Day at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Algebra
  • Functions and Graphs
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry of the Line
  • Sequences and Series

Irish Higher for 6th Years

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Irish (Gaeilge) Papers will be covered during the 6th year Pre Back to School Course Day at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

An Bealtriail (Oral Exam) (40% of exam marks)

  • Notes and practice in using commonly asked conversation questions. Additional topics on contemporary social themes will also be taught, with notes provided on associated vocabularly and verbs.
  • Notes and accompanying recordings of 8 Oral picture sequences (for pictures 11-20).
  • Advice for strategies for communication and guiding the conversation to link in with prepared themes.
  • Linguistic strategies for improving any oral response are also taught

Cluastuiscint (Aural)

  • Notes and strategies for decoding the 3 main dialects. This section is worth 10% of one’s overall grade.

Filíocht (Poetry)

  • Geibheann (More to follow)

Téacs (Text)

  • Sample Answers provided on ‘An Triail’ and ‘A Thig Ná Tit Orm’

Irish Higher for 5th years

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Irish Course will be covered during the 5th year Pre Back to School Course Day at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

Pros (Prose)

  • ‘An Gnáthrud’

Scannán (Film)

  • Caca Milis

Filíocht (Poetry)

  • ‘Gribheann’

Comprehensive notes and sample answers on each topic are provided, including relevant quotations from the prose and film components.

An Bealtriail (Oral Exam) (40% of exam marks)

  • The school welcomes students with all abilities in Oral Irish.
  • Commonly asked Oral conversation topics will be prepared and practiced.

Maths Higher for 5th yrs

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Maths Papers will be covered during the 5th year Pre Back to School Course Day at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Algebra
  • Functions and Graphs
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry of the Line
Leaving Certificate - Leinster Senior College