What Your Junior Cert Grinds Cover:

The goal of the 1st year course is to set up our students to easily understand maths and excel in secondary school. We ensure students fix any mistakes or gaps in knowledge from their primary school Maths. This course is the perfect platform to integrate into secodnary school and build a foundation in Maths.  In this course we teach:

  • Basics of workign with numbers (Fractions, percentages, decimals)
  • Linear equations
  • Sets
  • Probability
  • Algebra


Our 2nd year course covers over 70% of the content on the Junior Cert exam. We teach all the key topics students need for their Christmas and Summer exams. This course is for higher level students only. The topics we teach include:

  • Algebra 
  • Functions
  • Co-ordinate Geo
  • Trigonometry
  • Financial Maths
  • Area and Volume
  • Indices
  • Probability


Our 3rd year course covers over 90% of the content on the Junior  Cert exam. We teach all the topics associated with paper 1 on the Junior Cert and most of the paper 2 . This course is for higher level students only. The topics we teach include:

  • Algebra 
  • Functions
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Sequences & Series
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Area and Volume


Meet Your Maths Tutors:

Conor O’Donoghue

Conor is 1st Class Economics and Finance graduate from UCD. He achieved a H1 in Maths and his love for Maths stemmed from his mother – also a Maths teacher. A proud Kerry man, Conor has travelled extensively  – building schools in Nicaragua to surfing the coasts of Spain and Portugal.

Conor loves our personal approach to teaching. Teachers should be inspirational – they should be there to encourage you whenever you have a problem. Conor is a born leader and gifted at listening to students.

Conor’s student-led approach will help you to BreakThrough Maths.


Patrick is a 1st Class Honours graduate in Actuarial & Financial Studies from UCD. Patrick has always excelled at Maths and loves the challenge of Maths. He has tutored students at all levels in Maths.

Patrick is a former Westmeath footballer and brings a team approach into his lessons. He has a warm and encouraging style to teaching and believes every student has the potential to achieve in Maths. Patrick has taught with us for over 4 years.

Patrick’s Engaging And Enjoyable Lessons Will Help You To Break Through Maths.

Free Trial Grind - Book Here

 *€38 per week thereafter. Pays for: 1 Grind + 24/7 Support + Worksheets

Achieve your Best Junior Cert:

  1. Students are grouped according to their ability
  2. Recordings sent after class
  3. Students get notes and a 15-minute worksheet each weeks
  4. 24/7 grinds support service – we answer any questions you have outside of our grinds

Why People choose Us


“I did six weeks of tutorials and found them brilliant. Great online setup and friendly patient tutors gave me so much more confidence in her maths - Ruth”
“I started these online maths grinds in December of my Leaving Cert year, I was struggling with higher-level maths. The expert tutors helped me to no end"- Colm
“Really great service, small size weekly classes with helpful notes + assignments, as well as an help line where students can contact if we get stuck"- Regina

All You Need To Know About Our Junior Cert Grinds:

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Our Junior Cert Grinds are the Boost you need:


Easy to learn – It’s 1 hour of Maths a week, all from the comfort of your home. Don’t waste time in traffic or organizing spins from your parents, we make this easy for you!


Most Important Topics – Our grinds courses are designed by state examiners. We teach the most important topics you need to ace your tests in school.  It’s the perfect catch-up!


Comprehensive Notes – We’ve designed notes, based on previous exam questions, for all our students on this course. They are concise, clear and perfect for studying.

Tutors you can trust ✅

  • All our tutors have 2+ years of tutoring experience
  • Mathematicians, engineers, 625 point achievers – our tutoring team is diverse and energetic!
  • We keep classes to 8 or fewer students per group
  • Classes are live, engaging and will challenge you

Rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 65 reviews on Google Reviews


"More Confidence"

“I joined the grinds in September 2021. I enjoyed the pace of the class and I liked how we broke down questions as a group. My 2nd year summer test was so much easier and I have much more confidence in my Maths ability”

Ruth Dillon


"Easy to Talk to"

“I failed my Mock exams in March 2021. I joined the grinds and I really benefitted from it. The tutors made complex questions easier to understand. The tutors were easy to talk to and I liked how the small groups worked. I ended up passing my Junior Cert and I continue to do Grinds with Breakthrough Maths”

Claire Fahy


"Simple To Use"

“Really great service, comprehensive small size weekly classes with helpful notes and assignments, as well as an assistance line where students can contact if they get stuck. Simple to use”

Regina Herley

Still Have Questions?

What’s the benefit of your Grinds?

Our Maths Grinds will make Maths so much easier for you to understand. Our live and engaging classes will have you answering questions and progressing through exam papers. You will see Maths in a new light with the guidance each week of our expert Maths tutors. You will save time and stress, by doing the grinds from the comfort of home. And if you miss a grind, we will send you a recording of the lesson. This is the boost you need to do well in your Maths exams.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up now, for a free trial of our Maths Grinds, on our website.

How much do the grinds cost?

Your first grind is completely free to try. It is €38 per week thereafter if students would like to continue with our grinds.

How many students are in the class?

The class sizes will be limited to in size to groups of matched ability. All students will be engaged and asking questions in the classes. 

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