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PRIMARY SCHOOL IRISH COURSE
primary

primary, 2019/2020

2019/2020

Enrolment Now Open

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Primary school IRISH course for 4th, 5th and 6th Class students.

Course Content
The course is presented under four strands:

- Éisteacht (Listening)
- Labhairt (Speaking)
- Léitheoireacht (Reading)
- Scríbhneoireacht (Writing).


PRIMARY SCHOOL MATHS COURSE
primary

primary, 2019/2020

2019/2020

Enrolment Now Open 2019/20

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Primary school MATHS course for 4th, 5th and 6th Class students.

Course Content

- Numbers

- Algebra

- Shape and Space

- Measures

- Data


French (New Junior Cycle Course)
junior

junior, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Course content

- Verbs Etre and Avoir
- 'ER', 'IR' & 'RE' Verbs
- Time, Numbers & Animals
- Past, Present & Future tense
- Postcard, note & letter question
- Comprehension question preparation
- Aural preparation


Business
junior

junior, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Junior Cycle Course

Content

- The Consumer & Financial Services for the consumer
- National Business, Forms of Business
- Financial Planning and Finance for Business
- Commercial Banks, Insurance & Communications
- Chain of Production and Channels of Distribution
- Being an Employer and Industrial Relations
- Marketing and Distribution
- Introduction to Double Entry Book-keeping, Day Books and Ledger
- Sales and Purchases Day Book
- Cash and Petty Cash Books, General Journal and Control Accounts.
- Trading Account, Profit and Loss Account and Profit and Loss Appropriation Account and Balance Sheets
- Adjustments to Final Accounts
- Club Accounts, Farm Accounts and Service Firms


Irish
junior

junior, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

As part of this course students will cover the main aspects of the Junior Certificate Irish Higher level syllabus including:

-Exam Paper analysis
-Scéal, Aiste, Alt
-Díospóireacht, Léamhthuiscint,
-Cluastuiscint
-Gramádach, Prós,
-Liteartha, Filíocht, Litir


Maths (Higher Level)
junior

junior, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

As part of this course students will cover the main aspects of the Maths Higher level syllabus including:

-Exam Paper analysis
-Trigonometry: Pythagoras’ Theorem, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and applications
-Co-ordinate Geometry: Slope, Distance between two points, the Equation of a line.
-Geometry: a selection of Theorem proofs and solving Geometric problems using Theorems
-Algebra: Factorising, Solving Equations, Applications of Algebra
-Graphs: Linear, Quadratic Functions, Graphs in context
-Statistics: Bar Charts, Histograms, Frequency Tables, Mean, Median and Mode, Pie Charts, Stem and Leaf Diagrams
-Area and Volume: Cylinder, Sphere, Cone.


Maths (Ordinary Level)
junior

junior, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

This course is designed for students in first and second year who wish to go on to take the Higher level paper as well as those 3rd year students sitting the Ordinary level exam.

Contents

-Exam Paper analysis
-Trigonometry
-Co-ordinate Geometry
-Geometry
-Algebra
-Graphs
-Statistics
-Area and Volume


English (New Junior Cycle Course)
junior

junior, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

New Junior Cycle Course

- Exam Paper Analysis
- "Blood Brothers" by Willy Russell
- Poetry
- Drama "Romeo and Juliet" by W. Shakespeare
- Novel "Of Mice and Men" by J. Steinbeck
- Short story
- Personal writing
- Film "Son of Rambow"
- Media and advertising


Spanish
junior

junior, 2019/2020

2019/2020

Welcome to our new Junior Cycle Spanish course.

Course contents

- Introduction to Junior Cycle Spanish
-Time, Numbers & Animals
-Past, Present & Future tense
-Postcard, note & letter question
-Comprehension question preparation
-Aural preparation


Science
junior

junior, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Junior Certificate Course

As part of this course students will cover the main aspects of the Science Higher level syllabus including:

-2018 Paper analysis
-Light, Sound, Forces, Moments, Pressure, Magnetism, Static and Current Electricity, Electronics, Heat, Temperature, Transfer of Heat
-Density, Velocity and Acceleration, Work, Energy and Power, Measurement,
-Human Biology – Food and The Digestive System
-Breathing and Respiration; The Blood System
-Photosynthesis and Tropisms; Plant and Animal Cells
-Periodic Table, Atomic Structure, Ionic and Covalent Bonding
-Air, Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide; Fossil Fuels, Elements, Compounds and Mixtures
-Water; Solutions and Crystals; Acids and Bases, Metals and Non-Metals; Plastics, Ecology; Microbiology and Biotechnology
-Plant Biology, Human Biology


Physics
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

As part of this course students will cover the main aspects of the Physics Higher level syllabus including:

-Exam Paper analysis
-Mechanics: Motion, Forces, Energy
-Temperature
-Heat
-Waves
-Vibrations and Sounds
-Light
-Electricity
-Modern Physics
-Particle Physics - photoelectric effect, X-rays, radioactivity, nuclear energy
-Applied Electricity - Cockcroft and Walton, mass-energy, -quarks


French
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Our Leaving Certificate French course will have an exam focus to each lesson. Each week you will explore a different theme which include the following;

- Presenting yourself & family
- My house
- School life
- Music
- Cinema
- Social life
- Holidays
- France
- Future career
- Health
- Animals and Food
- Technology
- Inequality in the world


Chemistry
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Topics

-History of the Atom, Structure of atom & energy levels
-Periodic Table, Bonding, Bonding Shapes
-Trends and Redox, Molar Calculations
-Acids and Bases
-HL Titrations
-Water Chemistry,Water Experiments and Rates of Reaction
-Gas Laws, Chemical Equilibrium
-Organic Chemistry & Fuels
-Heat of Reaction & Hess’s Law (HL)
-Organic Families,Organic Experiments, Organic Reactions (HL)
-Instrumentation and Radiation
-Redox & electrolysis
-Option Chapters


Maths (Ordinary Level)
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Course Syllabus

- Algebra I
- Number Patterns (Sequences & Series)
- Arithmetic
- Co-ordinate Geometry (Line
- Statistics
- Functions
- Complex Number
- Probability
- Area & Volume
- Co-ordinate Geometry (Circle)
- Calculus
- Trigonometry


Biology
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

As part of this course students will cover the main aspects of the Biology Higher level syllabus including:

-Exam Paper analysis
-The study of Life - The Scientific Method, The Characteristics of Life Nutrition

-General Principles of Ecology and A Study of an Ecosystem.
-The Cell - Cell Structure, Cell Metabolism, Cell Continuity, Cell Diversity and Genetics
-The Organism - Diversity of Organisms, Organisation and the Vascular Structures, Transport and Nutrition, Breathing System and Excretion Responses to Stimuli, and Reproduction and Growth


English (2020)
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Please note this course is designed for students taking their Leaving Certificate in 2020.

As part of this course students will cover the main aspects of the English Higher level syllabus including:

*Exam Paper analysis
* Reading Comprehensions QA and QB
* Language Styles - Narration, Aesthetic, Persuasion, Argument and Information
* Compositions
* Poetry - 2020
* Single Text - Hamlet
* Comparative Course

Texts
(Film) Brooklyn by John Crowley
A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Irish
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

Enrolment Now Open

Course Content
- Exam Paper analysis
-The Oral Exam in Irish Preparation
-The Aural Comprehension Test
-Reading Comprehension
-Poetry
-Prose
-Additional Literature


Maths (Higher Level)
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

As part of this course students will cover the main aspects of the Maths Higher level syllabus including:

Strand 1: Statistics and Probability
Strand 2: Geometry and Trigonometry
Strand 3: Number
Strand 4: Algebra
Strand 5: Functions

Exam Paper Analysis


Business
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Course Contents

-People in Business
-Law of Contract
-Solving Consumer and Industrial Conflict
-Enterprise
-Management Skills : Leadership and Motivation, Communication,
-Management Activities, Human Resource Management
-Change in Business, Ratio Analysis
-Tax & Insurance, Finance and Banking
-Stages in the development of a new product or service
-Introduction to Marketing, Marketing mix, Business Expansion
-Types of Business Organisations
-Categories of Industry and Community Development
-The Economy, Ethical and International Business
-The European Union


Applied Maths
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Course content

- Linear Motion
- Vectors
- Relative Velocity
- Projecties
- Connected Particles
- Impacts and Collisions
- Statics
- Rotational Bodies
- Differential Equations


English (2021)
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

Enrolment Now Open

Please note this course is for students taking the Leaving Certificate exam in 2021

As part of this course, students will cover the main aspects of the English Higher level syllabus including:

* Exam Paper analysis
* Reading Comprehensions QA and QB
* Language Styles - Narration, Aesthetic, Persuasion, Argument and Information
* Compositions
* Poetry
* Single Text- King Lear
* Comparative Course
Brooklyn directed by John Crowley
Philadelphia Here I Come By Brian Friel
A Picture Of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.


Accounting
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Course Content

- Accounting Introduction, Concepts, Bases and Policies 
- Double Entry Bookkeeping 
- Bank Reconciliation Statements 
- Accruals, Prepayments, Capital, Revenue and Bad Debts 
- Depreciation 
- Control Accounts, Suspense Accounts, Final Accounts (Sole Trader), Company Accounts   
- Manufacturing Accounts, Departmental Accounts, Final Accounts  
- Regulatory Framework of Accounting, Directors and Auditors 
- Published Accounts, Club Accounts, Service Accounts, Farm Accounts, Incomplete Records   
- Cash Flow Statements, Interpretation of Accounts, Tabular Statements   
- Management Accounting: Costing and Product Costing 
- Management Accounting: Marginal Costing (Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis) 
- Management Accounting Budgeting, Budget Planning and Budget Control 


Geography
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

As part of this course students will cover the main aspects of the Geography Higher level syllabus including:

-Exam Paper Analysis
-Physical Geography
-Rocks, Weathering Soil
-Rivers, Coastal Features
-Glaciation, Map Reading
-Economic and Regional Geography


History
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Course content

- Exam Paper Analysis
- How to write a Higher Level Essay
- Research Topic
- Politics and society in Northern Ireland, 1949-1993
- Documents Based Question -The United States and the world, 1945-1989
- Dictatorship and democracy in Europe, 1920-1945
- The pursuit of sovereignty and the impact of partition, 1912-1949


Home Economics
leaving

leaving, 2019/2020

2019/2020

2019/20 Enrolment Now Open

Course content

- Introduction to Course, Marking Scheme Nutrition and Protein
- Food Commodities: Meat, Offal & Eggs
- Carbohydrates & cereals
- Lipids, fats and oils
- Vitamins & Minerals
- Special Diets
- Food Processing & packaging
- Food additives
- Microbiology
- Food Spoilage & food preservation
- Food Hygiene and Safety: HACCP
- Family Resource Management
- Household Finances
- Technology in the Home
- Textiles
- Consumer Studies
- Social Studies Core: The Family
- Marriage and family law
- Social Studies Elective: Social Change and the Family
- Education, Work,
- Unemployment, Poverty,
- Leisure and childcare
- Tackling Q1. Section B.