Leaving Certificate

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Government ‘Covid 19’ restrictions, the Leaving Cert & Junior Cert Easter Revision Courses at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge have been postponed. Conditions allowing, it is our intention to run these courses on weekends in May. In the event that it is not possible for us to reschedule the Revision Courses then a full refund will be issued. We will advertise new dates when the Government advises the re-opening of schools. Parents of students who have booked courses will be informed of the new dates when available.

At Leinster Senior College we offer a five day Easter LC Revision Course. Each one day course runs from 9am to 4pm.
Cost: 1 course €220, 2 courses €390, 3 courses €470, 4 courses €530, 5 courses €600. DISCOUNT OF 5%.
(Refund Policy: Full refund if cancelled two weeks before; 50% if cancelled one week before; No refund if cancelled after one week before).

Running: Weekends in May 2020 (9am - 4pm) - Dates to be announced.

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Subjects Covered

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  • Maths (O)
  • Economics
  • French (O)
  • Spanish
  • Home Economics
  • Agricultural Science
  • Maths (H)
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • German
  • French (H)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology 1
  • Business
  • Accounting

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PLEASE NOTE

The Easter Revision Courses are planned to proceed as presently advertised. In the event that the Government advice is to prolong the ‘delay phase’ then the Revision Courses will be rescheduled to weekends following our return to school. In the unlikely event that it is not possible for us to reschedule the Revision Courses then a full refund will be issued.

Maths (O)

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Ordinary Maths Papers will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Area +Volume
  • Applied Arithmetic
  • Complex Numbers
  • Statistics

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Economics

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Economics Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

  • Short Questions
  • National Income
  • International Trade
  • Change in Exchange Rates
  • Taxation / Current Budget Deficit
  • Banking & Inflation
  • Population

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

French (O)

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certifiicate Ordinary level French Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Comprehension guidelines
  • Aural guidelines
  • Revision of tenses
  • Postcard phrases and practice
  • Diary phrases and practice
  • Filling in blanks / application form practice

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

ORAL REVISION DAY: A day of preparation for the French Oral Exam will take place at Leinster Senior College on  Saturday 14th March 2020 – 10.00am to 3.00pm. (See details here)

Spanish

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Spanish Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

1. EXAM PAPER OVERVIEW and Marking

2. LISTENING COMPREHENSION:

Aural exam strategies, how to approach the exam
Weather vocabulary and practice

3. READING COMPREHENSION

a)    Journalistic text:

Strategies and Practice
How to approach the questions

b)    Opinion Piece:

How to Structure
General Topics
Vocabulary and Connectors

c)     Dialogue/Letter:

Verbs and Vocabulary
Spanish expressions and idioms

d)    Diary/Note:

Common Phrases and Verbs
Writing Techniques

4. COMMON ERRORS and how to correct them

5. GENERAL ADVICE and TIME MANAGEMENT

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

ORAL REVISION DAY: A day of preparation for the Spanish Oral Exam will take place at Leinster Senior College on  Saturday 14th March 2020 – 10.00am to 3.00pm. (See details here)

Home Economics

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Home Economics Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Sociology terms    Q5
  • The Family in society    Q5
  • Marriage    Q5
  • The family as a caring unit    Q5
  • Family law    Q5
  • Protein Q1
  • Additives   Q 3
  • Tables/Charts   Q1 (a) and (e)
  • Food processing & packaging    Q2 or Q3
  • Special Diets    Q2 or Q3
  • Vegetaranism    Q2 or Q3
  • Menu Planning    Q2 or Q3

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Agricultural Science

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Agricultural Science Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge:

  • Pig Production
  • Cereals / Catch Crops
  • Potatoes
  • Animal Physiology
    Reproduction and Digestive System
  • Fertilisers, Forestry and the Enviornment

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Maths (H)

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Maths Papers will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Complex Numbers

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

English

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate English Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College:

Paper 1

  • Reading Comprehension A
  • Reading Comprehension B
  • Composing

Paper 2


Poetry

  • Unseen Poem
  • Paul Durcan
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Eileán Ní Chuilleanáin
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Evan Boland

Hamlet

  • Plot
  • Characters
  • Themes
  • Dramatic Techniques
  • Past Exam Questions on Hamlet
  • Comprehensive notes on Hamlet

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

 

Geography

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Geography Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

Elective 5 – The Human Environment

  • Population Density, Distribution and Over Population
  • Migration
  • Settlement – Site Situation and Settlement Patterns
  • Urban land use – Models and Planning
  • Urban growth – Problems and Issues

Option 7 – Geoecology – Essay Question

  • Soils
  • Biomes

Exam Preparation for Leaving Cert Geography

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

History

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate History Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

Dictatorship and Democracy

  • Origins and Growth of Fascism – Germany, Italy
  • Origins and Growth of Communism – Russia
  • World War II
  • Britain during and after the War

Case Study Revision

  • US History 1949 – 1989

Revision Course will include tips and essay writing techniques.

PLEASE NOTE: As this is a Revision Course, please ensure that you check carefully that these are the topics/options that you have studied in your own school before signing up for this course.

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

German

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate German Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

Comprehension guidelines

Aural revision and practice

Grammar

cases
adjectives
interrogation
brief overview of tenses

Topics

alcohol
smoking
pollution
old people
learning german
youth problems
sport
IT and social media

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

ORAL REVISION DAY: A day of preparation for the German Oral Exam will take place at Leinster Senior College on  Saturday 14th March 2020 – 10.00am to 3.00pm. (See details here)

French (H)

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate French Paper (H) will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

Comprehension guidelines

Aural revision and practice

Grammar

brief overview of tenses
adjectives
prepositions
adverbs

Topics

immigration + racism
languages – French
the Irish language
women in society + sexism
tv
mobiles
internet
European Union
homelessness
cyber bulling
letters
Faxes/Emails

ORAL REVISION DAY: A day of preparation for the French Oral Exam will take place at Leinster Senior College on  Saturday 14th March 2020 – 10.00am to 3.00pm. (See details here)

Physics

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Physics Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Electricty
  • Magnetism
  • Modern Physics
  • Exam Preparation

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Chemistry

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Chemistry Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Stoichiometry – 4 chapters     Q4
  • Volumetric Analysis – eight experiments   Q1
  • Water – 4 experiments    Q2 or Q3
  • Thermochemistry    Q6
  • pH & indicators    Q 7 or Q8 or Q9
  • Chemical Equilibrium    Q 7 or Q 8 or Q 9
  • Atomic theory – important definitions    Q4 or Q5
  • Oxidation / Reduction

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Biology 1

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Biology Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Plant structure, physiology and reproduction
  • Nervous, endocrine and sense systems
  • Blood + Circulatory + Digestion
  • Human Reproduction
  • Experiments
  • Microbiology

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Business

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Business Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Short Questions
  • Applied Business Questions
  • Business in Action  Q 5
  • Managing  Q 6 / Q 7

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Accounting

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Accounting Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Manufacturing / Sole Trader
  • Interpretation of Accounts
  • Incomplete Records
  • Correction of Errors / Suspense
  • Published Accounts
  • Stock Valuations / Flexible Buddgeting
  • Cash Budgeting

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

  • .
  • Maths (O)
  • Economics
  • French (O)
  • Spanish
  • Home Economics
  • Agricultural Science
  • Maths (H)
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • German
  • French (H)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology 1
  • Business
  • Accounting

.

PLEASE NOTE

The Easter Revision Courses are planned to proceed as presently advertised. In the event that the Government advice is to prolong the ‘delay phase’ then the Revision Courses will be rescheduled to weekends following our return to school. In the unlikely event that it is not possible for us to reschedule the Revision Courses then a full refund will be issued.

Maths (O)

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Ordinary Maths Papers will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Area +Volume
  • Applied Arithmetic
  • Complex Numbers
  • Statistics

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Economics

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Economics Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

  • Short Questions
  • National Income
  • International Trade
  • Change in Exchange Rates
  • Taxation / Current Budget Deficit
  • Banking & Inflation
  • Population

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

French (O)

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certifiicate Ordinary level French Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Comprehension guidelines
  • Aural guidelines
  • Revision of tenses
  • Postcard phrases and practice
  • Diary phrases and practice
  • Filling in blanks / application form practice

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

ORAL REVISION DAY: A day of preparation for the French Oral Exam will take place at Leinster Senior College on  Saturday 14th March 2020 – 10.00am to 3.00pm. (See details here)

Spanish

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Spanish Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

1. EXAM PAPER OVERVIEW and Marking

2. LISTENING COMPREHENSION:

Aural exam strategies, how to approach the exam
Weather vocabulary and practice

3. READING COMPREHENSION

a)    Journalistic text:

Strategies and Practice
How to approach the questions

b)    Opinion Piece:

How to Structure
General Topics
Vocabulary and Connectors

c)     Dialogue/Letter:

Verbs and Vocabulary
Spanish expressions and idioms

d)    Diary/Note:

Common Phrases and Verbs
Writing Techniques

4. COMMON ERRORS and how to correct them

5. GENERAL ADVICE and TIME MANAGEMENT

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

ORAL REVISION DAY: A day of preparation for the Spanish Oral Exam will take place at Leinster Senior College on  Saturday 14th March 2020 – 10.00am to 3.00pm. (See details here)

Home Economics

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Home Economics Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Sociology terms    Q5
  • The Family in society    Q5
  • Marriage    Q5
  • The family as a caring unit    Q5
  • Family law    Q5
  • Protein Q1
  • Additives   Q 3
  • Tables/Charts   Q1 (a) and (e)
  • Food processing & packaging    Q2 or Q3
  • Special Diets    Q2 or Q3
  • Vegetaranism    Q2 or Q3
  • Menu Planning    Q2 or Q3

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Agricultural Science

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Agricultural Science Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge:

  • Pig Production
  • Cereals / Catch Crops
  • Potatoes
  • Animal Physiology
    Reproduction and Digestive System
  • Fertilisers, Forestry and the Enviornment

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Maths (H)

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Honours Maths Papers will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Complex Numbers

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

English

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate English Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College:

Paper 1

  • Reading Comprehension A
  • Reading Comprehension B
  • Composing

Paper 2


Poetry

  • Unseen Poem
  • Paul Durcan
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Eileán Ní Chuilleanáin
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Evan Boland

Hamlet

  • Plot
  • Characters
  • Themes
  • Dramatic Techniques
  • Past Exam Questions on Hamlet
  • Comprehensive notes on Hamlet

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

 

Geography

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Geography Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

Elective 5 – The Human Environment

  • Population Density, Distribution and Over Population
  • Migration
  • Settlement – Site Situation and Settlement Patterns
  • Urban land use – Models and Planning
  • Urban growth – Problems and Issues

Option 7 – Geoecology – Essay Question

  • Soils
  • Biomes

Exam Preparation for Leaving Cert Geography

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

History

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate History Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

Dictatorship and Democracy

  • Origins and Growth of Fascism – Germany, Italy
  • Origins and Growth of Communism – Russia
  • World War II
  • Britain during and after the War

Case Study Revision

  • US History 1949 – 1989

Revision Course will include tips and essay writing techniques.

PLEASE NOTE: As this is a Revision Course, please ensure that you check carefully that these are the topics/options that you have studied in your own school before signing up for this course.

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

German

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate German Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

Comprehension guidelines

Aural revision and practice

Grammar

cases
adjectives
interrogation
brief overview of tenses

Topics

alcohol
smoking
pollution
old people
learning german
youth problems
sport
IT and social media

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

ORAL REVISION DAY: A day of preparation for the German Oral Exam will take place at Leinster Senior College on  Saturday 14th March 2020 – 10.00am to 3.00pm. (See details here)

French (H)

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate French Paper (H) will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

Comprehension guidelines

Aural revision and practice

Grammar

brief overview of tenses
adjectives
prepositions
adverbs

Topics

immigration + racism
languages – French
the Irish language
women in society + sexism
tv
mobiles
internet
European Union
homelessness
cyber bulling
letters
Faxes/Emails

ORAL REVISION DAY: A day of preparation for the French Oral Exam will take place at Leinster Senior College on  Saturday 14th March 2020 – 10.00am to 3.00pm. (See details here)

Physics

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Physics Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Electricty
  • Magnetism
  • Modern Physics
  • Exam Preparation

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Chemistry

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Chemistry Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Stoichiometry – 4 chapters     Q4
  • Volumetric Analysis – eight experiments   Q1
  • Water – 4 experiments    Q2 or Q3
  • Thermochemistry    Q6
  • pH & indicators    Q 7 or Q8 or Q9
  • Chemical Equilibrium    Q 7 or Q 8 or Q 9
  • Atomic theory – important definitions    Q4 or Q5
  • Oxidation / Reduction

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Biology 1

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Biology Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Plant structure, physiology and reproduction
  • Nervous, endocrine and sense systems
  • Blood + Circulatory + Digestion
  • Human Reproduction
  • Experiments
  • Microbiology

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Business

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Business Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Short Questions
  • Applied Business Questions
  • Business in Action  Q 5
  • Managing  Q 6 / Q 7

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Accounting

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate Accounting Paper will be covered during the Easter Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge.

  • Manufacturing / Sole Trader
  • Interpretation of Accounts
  • Incomplete Records
  • Correction of Errors / Suspense
  • Published Accounts
  • Stock Valuations / Flexible Buddgeting
  • Cash Budgeting

Note: The course teacher will endeavour to cover as much of the above content as possible, time and student interaction allowing.

Leaving Certificate - Leinster Senior College