Grinds 2016

Leaving Cert Grinds 2016

Our Evening & Weekend Grind Classes afford students the opportunity to supplement and enhance their studies in subjects they find to be most challenging. 

Mirroring our day school our highly qualified and approachable teachers distribute quality, insightful notes bringing structure and focus to each subject, whilst truly engaging the student in small manageable classes.

Leaving Cert Grinds, Junior Cert Grinds, Grinds in Dublin

Leaving Certificate, 5th Year evening and weekend classes are delivered from our new, state of the art premises in Dundrum, Dublin 16.  Each grind class is 1 hour and fifteen minutes in duration and is delivered once per week by our subject experts.

Fees for each subject include an exclusive Ashfield College Study Manual written by our expert teaching team.

Our Grinds courses are taught by our superb experienced teachers, in our Dublin School at our new location in Dundrum. Many of our teachers are Leaving Certificate State Examiners and have written textbooks and exam papers for their subjects. Our Grinds classes give students the opportunity to supplement and enhance their studies in subjects they find to be most challenging.

MONDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5.15 - 6.30pmBIOLOGY (H)

FIFTH YEAR MATHS (H)
6.45 - 8.00pmFRENCH (H)

JUNIOR CERT MATHS (H)
8.00 - 9.15pmMATHS (O)
TUESDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5.15 - 6.30pmGEOGRAPHY (H)
6.45 - 8.00pmPHYSICS (H)
6.45 - 8.00pmENGLISH (H)
8.00 - 9.15pmMATHS (H) B
WEDNESDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5.15 - 6.30pmCHEMISTRY (H)
6.45 - 8.00pmACCOUNTING (H)
8.00 - 9.15pmECONOMICS (H)
THURSDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5.15 - 6.30pmIRISH (H)
6.45 - 8.00pmMATHS (H) (A)
FRIDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5.00 - 7.00PMBUSINESS (H)

Buy 1 and get each additional subject at HALF PRICE

Students commencing 5th September 2016

Upfront Payment Fee SAVINGS
1 Subject 750
2 Subjects 1125  375
3 Subjects 1500  750
4 Subjects 1875  1125

Just Choose your subjects on this page and register securely online.

If you’ve any queries or you wish to avail of the instalment plan please call one of our academic advisors on 01 490 4050.

ACCOUNTING (H)

Leaving Certificate Accounting Higher weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date:   Wednesdays
Time: 6.45 pm – 8 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our subject expert Philip Curry, who has worked as a State Examiner for many years and has a deep understanding of the marking scheme and how to gain marks and how to avoid losing marks unnecessarily.


TEACHER’S PROFILE
Philip Curry B. Comm. (Honours), Higher Diploma in Education, N.U.I.G.
Subjects: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics.

Philip has over 20 years’ teaching experience and has worked for 10 years’ for the State Exams Commission as a Leaving Certificate Examiner. He is a published author of a Leaving Certificate textbook and is also a contributor to the publication ‘Business Studies Monthly’.

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BIOLOGY (H)

Leaving Certificate Higher Level Biology Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date:  Mondays
Time: 5.15 pm – 6.30 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our subject expert Anne Scully, who has 22 years’ experience teaching Leaving Cert Biology and is one of Ireland’s leading Biology teachers.

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TEACHER’S PROFILE
Anne Scully
 BSc, MSc and PGCE
Subjects: Biology

We are delighted to have a teacher with such incredible credentials as Anne Scully to our teaching team. With 22 year teaching experience, Anne Scully is one of Ireland’s best loved and experienced Biology teachers. Her passion for her subject and ability to engage her students is second-to-none. Year on year, Anne’s students achieve remarkable results in the Leaving Certificate exams. Anne’s approach to teaching is practical, logical and fun.

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BUSINESS (H)

Leaving Certificate Higher Level Business Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Sandyford Road, Dundrum
Date:   Friday
Time:  5 pm – 7 pm

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Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our subject expert Philip Curry, who has worked as a State Examiner for many years and has a deep understanding of the marking scheme and how to gain marks and how to avoid losing marks unnecessarily.


TEACHER’S PROFILE

Philip Curry B. Comm. (Honours), Higher Diploma in Education, N.U.I.G.
Subjects: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics.

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Philip is our business expert, with twenty years’ experience teaching Accounting, Business Studies and Economics to Leaving Certificate Higher and Ordinary standard. Philip is a published author of a Leaving Certificate textbook and is also a contributor to the publication ‘Business Studies Monthly’.

 

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CHEMISTRY (H)

Leaving Cert Course Chemistry Higher Level Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Sandyford Road, Dundrum
Date:  Wednesday
Time: 5.00 pm – 6.15 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our subject expert Elaine Bowe Lawlor, who has been teaching higher level chemistry for 15 years. Elaine has an understanding of the marking scheme and shows students the best ways to gain maximum marks.
TEACHER’S PROFILE

Elaine Bowe Lawlor BSc (Honours), HDipEd, MEd UCD

Subjects: Chemistry

Elaine Bowe Lawlor has been teaching higher level chemistry and biology for the last 15 years. she has attained a BSc, HDipEd and a MEd from UCD & has worked with Ashfield college for over 10 years. Currently a transition year coordinator for the last 8 years and recently joined the PDST as an associate.

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ECONOMICS (H)

Leaving Certificate Economics Higher weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date:   Wednesdays
Time: 8pm – 9.15pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our subject expert Philip Curry, who has worked as a State Examiner for many years and has a deep understanding of the marking scheme and how to gain marks and how to avoid losing marks unnecessarily.


TEACHER’S PROFILE
Philip Curry B. Comm. (Honours), Higher Diploma in Education, N.U.I.G.
Subjects: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics.

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Philip is our business expert, with twenty years’ experience teaching Accounting, Business Studies and Economics to Leaving Certificate Higher and Ordinary standard. Philip is a published author of a Leaving Certificate textbook and is also a contributor to the publication ‘Business Studies Monthly’.

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ENGLISH (H)

Leaving Certificate Higher Level English Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date: Tuesdays
Time: 6.45 pm – 8 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our English expert, Jennifer Skelly. She is passionate about both of his subjects and takes particular pleasure in creative writing, public speaking, debating, and poetry.

TEACHER’S PROFILE
Jennifer Skelly 
BA, PGDE,
Master of Arts (Geography), UCD
Subjects:  Geography & English Higher

Jennifer is passionate about her subjects.  Having recently completed a Master of Arts degree in Geography, she aims to promote the subject among students in order for them to recognise its importance in a world plagued by environmental problems and issues of sustainability.

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FRENCH (H)

French Higher Level Leaving Cert Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date: Monday
Time: 6.45 pm – 8 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our lanaguage expert, Marie Muldoon. Marie’s passion for teaching and languages creates a learning-rich environment for students.


TEACHER’S PROFILE
Marie Muldoon
 BA, HDip Ed
Subjects: French
Marie has a passion for language teaching and learning, with vast experience teaching abroad as well as preparing students for Higher and Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate French and German. She creates an acquisition-rich environment for learners, encouraging communication in the target language, while fostering excellent exam technique and strategy.

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GEOGRAPHY (H)

Leaving Cert Geography Higher Level Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date:  Tuesday
Time: 5.15 pm – 6.30 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our Geography expert, Jennifer Skelly. Jennifer aims to promote her love of Geography to students for them to acknowledge the importance of the world’s environmental problems.



TEACHER’S PROFILE
Jennifer Skelly 
BA, PDCE,
Master of Arts (Geography), UCD
Subjects:  Geography & English Higher

Jennifer is passionate about her subjects.  Having recently completed a Master of Arts degree in Geography, she aims to promote the subject among students in order for them to recognise its importance in a world plagued by environmental problems and issues of sustainability.

IRISH (H)

Leaving Cert Higher Level Irish Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date:   Thursday
Time:  5.15 pm – 6.30 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our expert, Matt O’Faolain. Matt’s 11 years of teaching experience and love for the Irish language means students both enjoy their classes and achieve high marks in exams.

TEACHER’S PROFILE

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Maitiú Ó Faoláin

BA (Honours) UCD, PGCE

Subjects: Irish & Irish For Primary Teaching

With eleven years teaching experience, including being a senior member of the teaching staff in Coláiste Árainn Mhóir Donegal, Matt is a dynamic and talented teacher who makes every effort to make Irish accessible for all of his students. He is currently pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership in NUIM. Matt has vast experience of teaching the Irish for Primary Teaching course. He boasts a 90 percent success rate to date, with most students surpassing the C3 minimum requirement.

MATHS (O)

Leaving Cert Maths Ordinary Level Weekly Grind

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date:  Monday
Time: 8 pm – 9.15 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our expert, Steve Bracken. his enthusiasm and 20 years teaching experience has resulted in high levels of positive feedback from Ashfield students.

Teacher Profile

Maths teacher, physics teacher, math grinds, physics grinds, steve brackenSteve Bracken

BSc (Honours) Experimental Physics, Hdip in Ed (UCD)

Subjects: Maths and Physics

Steve has been teaching for over twenty years in Coláiste Eoin, Stillorgan and has taught evening and revision courses in Ashfield College for more than five of those and still loves his job! He has held positions as Head of Maths, Head of Physics, IT Coordinator, as well as being an Assistant Principal in Coláiste Eoin. This amount of experience coupled with his enthusiasm for his subjects and for passing it on to students has resulted in high levels of positive feedback from Ashfield students over the years.

 

 

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MATHS (H)

Leaving Cert Maths  Higher Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College,Dundrum:

Choose Tuesdays or Thursdays

A: Tuesday:  8pm – 9.15pm  Full details of course  

895Not available at present

B: Thursday: 6.45 pm – 8 pm   Full details of course  

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our expert, Steve Bracken. his enthusiasm and 20 years teaching experience has resulted in high levels of positive feedback from Ashfield students.

 

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Steve Bracken

BSc (Honours) Experimental Physics, Hdip in Ed (UCD)

Subjects: Maths and Physics

Steve has been teaching for over twenty years in Coláiste Eoin, Stillorgan and has taught evening and revision courses in Ashfield College for more than five of those and still loves his job! He has held positions as Head of Maths, Head of Physics, IT Coordinator, as well as being an Assistant Principal in Coláiste Eoin. This amount of experience coupled with his enthusiasm for his subjects and for passing it on to students has resulted in high levels of positive feedback from Ashfield students over the years.

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PHYSICS (H)

Leaving Cert Physics Higher Level  Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum
Date:  Tuesday
Time:  6.45 pm – 8.00 pm

895Not available at present

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of notes called the Night-Before-Notes, exclusive to Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam. In addition, you will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our expert, Steve Bracken. his enthusiasm and 20 years teaching experience has resulted in high levels of positive feedback from Ashfield students.

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Steve Bracken
B. Sc (Honours), Higher Diploma in Education U.C.D.

Subjects: Mathematics, Physics

 

Steve has been teaching for over twenty years in Coláiste Eoin, Stillorgan and has taught evening and revision courses in Ashfield College for more than five of those and still loves his job! He has held positions as Head of Maths, Head of Physics, IT Coordinator, as well as being an Assistant Principal in Coláiste Eoin. This amount of experience coupled with his enthusiasm for his subjects and for passing it on to students has resulted in high levels of positive feedback from Ashfield students over the years.

 

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