Leaving Certificate Maths Grinds

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What Your Leaving Cert Maths Tutors Will Cover:

The goal of the 4th year course is to set up our students to easily understand and excel in 5th year. We ensure students fix any mistakes or gaps in knowledge from their Junior Cert. This course is the perfect platform to get a step ahead on their Leaving Cert. The curriculum is based on Leaving Cert exam questions. In this course we teach:

  • Algebra (Basic & Intermediate)
  • Logs
  • Functions
  • Calculus (Basic & Intermediate)
  • Trigonometry

 

Our 5th year OL course covers over 70% of the content on the Leaving Cert Ordinary Level exam. We teach all the topics associated with paper 1 on the Leaving Cert and some of the paper 2 topics. The topics we teach include:

  • Algebra 
  • Functions
  • Calculus 
  • Trigonometry
  • Complex Numbers
  • Sequences & Series
  • Statistics
  • Trial Mock Exams

 

Our 5th year HL course covers over 70% of the content on the Leaving Cert Higher Level exam. We teach all the topics associated with paper 1 on the Leaving Cert and some of the paper 2 topics. The topics we teach include:

  • Algebra 
  • Logs
  • Functions
  • Calculus 
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Complex Numbers
  • Sequences & Series
  • Statistics
  • Trial mock exams

 

Our 6th year OL course is split into 2 different courses. For students continuing grinds from 5th year, we have a course designed to finish off the topics on their Leaving Cert while also completing trial mock exams to perfect their exam technique. For new students we cover the below topics intensively:

  • Algebra 
  • Logs
  • Functions
  • Calculus 
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Complex Numbers
  • Sequences & Series
  • Probability 
  • Statistics

 

Our 6th year HL course is split into 2 different courses. For students continuing grinds from 5th year, we have a course designed to finish off the topics on their Leaving Cert while also completing trial mock exams to perfect their exam technique. For new students we cover the below topics intensively:

  • Algebra 
  • Logs
  • Functions
  • Calculus 
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Complex Numbers
  • Sequences & Series
  • Probability 
  • Statistics

 

Our Maths Grinds are the Perfect LC Support

  1. Students are grouped according to their ability
  2. Complex concepts are made simple to break down maths anxiety
  3. Classes are kept to a maximum of 6 students per group
  4. Students get notes and a 15-minute worksheet on each week’s maths topic
  5. We provide an after grinds support service – we answer any questions you have outside of our grinds
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Why People choose Us

Testimonials

“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

Everything You Need To Know About Our Grinds

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Meet Our 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 across the world – from helping to build 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 help and 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.

Kate o'Donovan

Kate O’Donovan is from Clonakility. She achieved a H1 in Maths in her Leaving Cert and she is studying financial Maths in UCC. 

Kate coaches swimming in her local community. Each summer, you will find her coaching camps to 100’s of students. She has a natural gift for teaching!

Kate has over 4 years tutoring experience.  Her cool, calm and organized approach to teaching particularly suits students in exam years. Kate teaches Leaving Cert classes at Breakthrough Maths.

Kate breaks down complex Maths problems into easy methods for students

Why Our Grinds are the Perfect Revision

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Easy to learn – It’s 1 hour of Maths a day, 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!

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4 Most Important Topics – The course is broken into 1 hour of lessons over 4 days. We teach the 4 most important topics you need to ace your tests this summer. It’s the perfect catch-up!

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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 6 or fewer students per group.
  • Classes are live, engaging and will challenge you

Rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 59 reviews on Google Reviews

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"More Confidence"

“I did the Easter Course in 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

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"Easy to Talk to"

“I failed my Mock exams in March 2021. I did the Easter Course 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

5/5

"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 €40 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 10 students per group. All students will be engaged and asking questions in the classes.