Leaving Certificate

In preparation for the NOVEMBER State Leaving Certificate Examinations we are offering on-line Revision Courses of two days each. Each day runs from 10am to 4pm.
Cost: 1 course (two days) €210, 2 courses (four days) €360, 3 courses (six days),€470
PLEASE NOTE: ALL COURSES BOOKED ARE SUBJECT TO A MINIMUM OF 10 PARTICIPANTS
(Refund Policy: Full refund if cancelled by you two weeks before; 50% if cancelled one week before; No refund if cancelled after one week before). If cancelled by college, fee paid will be refunded in full..

STEP 1 - Select Your Course(s)

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courses
your selection
TWO DAY COURSE Saturday 3rd & 10th October
Maths (H)
Maths (O)
TWO DAY COURSE Saturday 17th & 24th October
Chemistry
Business
English
TWO DAY COURSE Tues 27th & Wed 28th October
Biology
French (H)
Irish (H)

STEP 2 - Your Details

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Subjects Covered

English H

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate English Papers will be covered during the October Pre-Leaving Certificate Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge:

The two day course will cover all topics to be examined in the November Leaving Certificate Examination 2020. Hard or soft copy notes will accompany all questions.

Saturday 14th October 

 Morning Session

  • Paper 1    Reading Comprehending
  • Paper 2    Unseen Poem

Reading Comprehending Topics Covered

  • Timing – managing time and answering within the time frame
  • Length of answers
  • The five language genres – the languages of information,argument, persuasion, narration and the aesthetic use of language.
  • The marking scheme and how to structure answers to gain maximum marks
  • How to answer questions on Comprehending A topics eg identifying the point of view of  the author, the values assumed in the text, the language genres used  by the   writer etc
  • Analysis of past exam papers and questions
  • Sample answers and how to structure answers to gain maximum marks

 

Paper 2:  The Unseen Poem and the poetry of Rich and Durcan

The Unseen Poem

  • Poetic techniques
  • Past questions
  • Sample answer showing how to obtain maximum marks

The poetry of Adrienne Rich and Paul Durcan

Topics covered

  • Themes
  • Poetic style and language
  • Analysis of past Leaving Cert Poetry questions on each poet
  • Techniques used to answer question to obtain maximum marks

Afternoon Session

The Single Text Hamlet

Notes will accompany all elements of the play revised in the course.

Topics covered

  • Plot
  • Characterisation
  • Themes
  • Dramatic Techniques
  • Quotations
  • Analysis of past questions and how to structure answers to gain maximum marks

Saturday 21st October

Morning Session

Paper 1

Reading Comprehending B

  • Rules governing the different formats of questions asked in question B
  • How to analyse the question asked to ensure you address all terms of the question
  • Sample answers showing techniques of answering.

Composing

  • Rules governing the correct address of each of the formats of essays
  • How to analyse the titles
  • How to structure the answer to ensure the topic s being addressed.

Paper 2

The Comparative Study

 

  • Comparative Language- handy words and phrases used to answer question
  • How to compare texts and avoid summaries of plots
  • Key elements of
  • Cultural Context
  • Theme / Issue
  • Literary Genre

Poetry Section

Hard copy notes on the poetry of Boland, Dickinson, Frost, Ni Chuilleanain

  • understanding themes and poetic language styles
  • past questions and how to address and structure answers.

Excellent experienced teacher and notes.

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

CONTENT FOR OTHER COURSES TO FOLLOW

Business

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

Day 1

  • Short Questions (2010 – 2014)
  • Applied Business Questions – Units 2, 3, 4
  • Q1, People in Business
  • Q2. Domestic Environment
  • Enterprise/Managing

Day 2

  • Short Questions (2015 – 2019)
  • Q5 Applied Business Questions-  Units 2, 3, 4
  • Q6 Managing / Business in Action
  • Q7 Business in Action

Excellent experienced teacher and notes.

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

CONTENT FOR OTHER COURSES TO FOLLOW

Maths H

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

Paper 1 – Day 1

  • Algebra
  • Complex Numbers
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Sequences & Series
  • Financial Maths

Paper 2 – Day 2

  • Trigonometry
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Area & Volumes
  • Line
  • Circle

Teacher will address short and long exam questions in both papers.

Excellent experienced teacher and notes.

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

CONTENT FOR OTHER COURSES TO FOLLOW