Leaving Cert Biology Higher Revision Course
Each student will receive more than six hours of expert classroom tuition in a block of five 75 minute classes over the course of one full-day in Dundrum or Dublin 2. Students will also receive our exclusive Ashfield College Study Manual.
2. The nervous system
3. Excretion, homeostasis and Amoeba
4. Transport in flowering plants ( cohesion-tension theory)
5. Plant reproduction
6. DNA/RNA & Genetic engineering
***Sample answers given with each topic.
Each student will receive more than six hours of expert classroom tuition in daily classes of 75 minutes over the course of a week in Dundrum. Students will also receive our exclusive Ashfield College Study Manual.
A range of the following topics will be covered. The actual topics covered will be decided after canvasing the participants as to the topics they would prefer to cover.
Topic 1 – Exam technique:
Topic 2 – Microbiology: bacteria / fungi / viruses / amoeba
Topic 3 – Genetics: crosses / evolution / natural selection
Topic 4 – Human reproduction
Topic 5 – Plant reproduction: sexual and asexual
Topic 6 – Photosynthesis, Respiration and Enzymes
Topic 7 – Excretory System and homeostasis
Topic 8 – The cell: structure and function / microscope / cell cycle
Anne Scully BSc, MSc and PGCE
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.
Peter J Jackson BSc (Hons), HDip Ed(Hons), MIBI, MRSC, MICI
Peter J Jackson has been teaching Higher Level Leaving Certificate Biology and Chemistry for the last 40 years and his students have delivered results well above the national average. He is the author of Leaving Certificate textbooks ‘Exploring Biology’ (C J Fallon) and Chemistry Revision book ‘Essentials Unfolded Chemistry’ (Celtic Press) and an iBook ‘Exam Solutions Plus’ an interactive LC Biology questions and answers book.
Peter is one of the most experienced Examiners of Leaving Certificate Biology Higher Level and has been marking for more than 25 years.
He is also a Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) Associate (Chemistry) teaching teachers the latest advances in chemistry teaching. In addition he has delivered practicals and lectures at Chemical Education Conferences as well as for the Department of Education and Science on Laboratory Safety and has lectured on ‘The Biology of the Burren’ at several ISTA conferences.