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Subjects & Teachers

ACCOUNTING (H)

Leaving Certificate Accounting Higher weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Our experienced teacher, Philip Curry, delivers a grind that demystifies the accounting syllabus and prepares students for the Leaving Certificate exam.  He also offers an excellent focus on avoiding pitfalls and strategy for approaching the exam paper.

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

Students attending this grind 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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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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Peter Jackson BSc, HDipED
Subjects: Biology & Chemistry

Peter Jackson is a vastly experienced teacher of both Biology and Chemistry to Leaving Cert Higher level. He has been teaching these subjects in St. Columbus College, Dublin for many years and has taught a multitude of Revision classes over the last 30 years. Peter is the author of several Leaving Cert text books in both Biology and Chemistry and has extensive experience as an Examiner for the State Exams Commission.


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BUSINESS (H)

Leaving Certificate Higher Level Business Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Sandyford Road, Dundrum

Our Business (Higher) class is a two-hour weekly class over 30 weeks which enables students to cover the entire syllabus over the course of the academic year 2018-19.  This class is suitable as both a Grinds class and to facilitate students taking Business as an additional subject for the Leaving Certificate.

Teacher, Philip Curry, is a renowned expert in his field, a textbook author and State examiner with invaluable insights into marking schemes and exam strategies.  Registered students will have access to Philip’s exceptional notes and manuals.  Class sizes are restricted to ensure focused tuition for registered students.

As well as syllabus tuition, Ashfield College teachers offer guidance on study skills and exam strategy, ensuring that students are well prepared to achieve their potential in the Leaving Certificate exam.  


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Philip Curry B. Comm. (Honours), Higher Diploma in Education, NUIG
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

Our Leaving Certificate Chemistry Higher Level Grind classes offers students exceptional tuition, ensuring an understanding of theories, concepts and practical applications of Chemistry for the exam in June 2018.  

All registered students will receive 75 minutes of tuition per week over 30 weeks and a copy of our renowned Ashfield College notes.  Class sizes are restricted to ensure focused tuition for registered students.

Our teacher, Peter Jackson, has has an unrivalled understanding of the marking scheme having been a State Examiner for several years.  As well as syllabus tuition, all Ashfield College teachers offer guidance on study skills and exam strategy, ensuring that students are well prepared to achieve their potential in the Leaving Certificate exam.  

Peter has has an unrivalled understanding of the marking scheme having been a State Examiner for several years  and shows students the best ways to gain maximum marks.


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Peter Jackson

BSc, HDipED
Subjects: Biology & Chemistry

Peter Jackson is a vastly experienced teacher of both Biology and Chemistry to Leaving Cert Higher level. He has been teaching these subjects in St. Columbus College, Dublin for many years and has taught a multitude of Revision classes over the last 30 years. Peter is the author of several Leaving Cert text books in both Biology and Chemistry and has extensive experience as an Examiner for the State Exams Commission.


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ECONOMICS (H)

Leaving Certificate Economics Higher Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Our experienced teacher, Philip Curry, delivers a grind that demystifies the Economics syllabus and prepares students for the Leaving Certificate exam.  He also offers an excellent focus on avoiding pitfalls and strategy for approaching the exam paper.

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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ENGLISH (H)

Leaving Certificate Higher Level English Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of study notes, exclusive to The Academy of Grinds at Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam.

Teacher: Katie Fanagan

 

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FRENCH (H)

French Higher Level Leaving Cert Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of study notes, exclusive to The Academy of Grinds at Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam.


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Nicky Dowling

BA (Hons) French & German UCD, PGCE

Subjects: French & German

Nicky is a dynamic and inspirational teacher of modern languages, who graduated with the highest grade ever achieved for the PGCE from the University of Manchester. Nicky has over 20 years’ experience teaching both French & German to Leaving Cert level, and has worked at Ashfield College since 1997. During her time at Ashfield College she was Director of TEFL, where she was in charge of curriculum and teaching. Nicky is an extremely exam-focused, practical and enthusiastic teacher who inspires her students to achieve their maximum potential in the State Exams.

 

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GEOGRAPHY (H)

Leaving Cert Geography Higher Level Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Students attending this grind  will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our Geography expert, Jennifer Skelly.



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.

GERMAN (H)

German Higher Level Leaving Cert Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of study notes, exclusive to The Academy of Grinds at Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam.


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Nicky Dowling

BA (Hons) French & German UCD, PGCE

Subjects: French & German

Nicky is a dynamic and inspirational teacher of modern languages, who graduated with the highest grade ever achieved for the PGCE from the University of Manchester. Nicky has over 20 years’ experience teaching both French & German to Leaving Cert level, and has worked at Ashfield College since 1997. During her time at Ashfield College she was Director of TEFL, where she was in charge of curriculum and teaching. Nicky is an extremely exam-focused, practical and enthusiastic teacher who inspires her students to achieve their maximum potential in the State Exams.

 

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IRISH (H)

Leaving Cert Higher Level Irish Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Students attending this grind 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.

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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 over a 90 percent success rate to date, with the vast majority of students surpassing the H4 minimum requirement.

MATHS (H)

Leaving Cert Maths  Higher Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College,Dundrum:


John-Winters

John Winters – Principal
BSc. (Hons) MSc Mathematics, H Dip Ed U.C.D.

Subjects: Maths, Physics
John Winters has been teaching Maths, Physics and Applied Maths to Leaving Certificate (Higher Level) since 1993 and holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics. Over the years his students have achieved exceptional grades in the State examinations. His knowledge of the curriculum and the imagination which he puts into his classes has been a source of huge benefit to students embarking on their studies of the Project Maths Course. During his career he has taught over 250 revision courses in Maths and Physics and is a published author of exam strategy for both subjects in the Leaving Cert Education Supplement, ‘The Leaving Certificate Toolkit’ published by the Sunday Business Post.

“I learned more Maths in 1 week with John than in a whole year in my last school”

Camille Christle, 5th Year 2015-16″


“John is an exceptional teacher. His enthusiasm makes you eager to learn more.”

Hiba Hassan, Leaving Cert


MATHS (O)

Leaving Cert Maths Ordinary Level Weekly Grind – Evening Class

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Students attending this grind will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our expert, Steve Bracken. His enthusiasm and 20 years teaching experience has resulted in exceptionally high levels of positive feedback from our students every year.

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Maths O – Mondays 6.45 – 8.00pm
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.

 

Leaving Cert Maths  Ordinary Weekly Grinds – Weekend Class

Location: Ashfield CollegeDundrum:

 


John-Winters

John Winters – Principal
BSc. (Hons) MSc Mathematics, H Dip Ed U.C.D.

Subjects: Maths, Physics
John Winters has been teaching Maths, Physics and Applied Maths to Leaving Certificate (Higher Level) since 1993 and holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics. Over the years his students have achieved exceptional grades in the State examinations. His knowledge of the curriculum and the imagination which he puts into his classes has been a source of huge benefit to students embarking on their studies of the Project Maths Course. During his career he has taught over 250 revision courses in Maths and Physics and is a published author of exam strategy for both subjects in the Leaving Cert Education Supplement, ‘The Leaving Certificate Toolkit’ published by the Sunday Business Post.

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PHYSICS (H)

Leaving Cert Physics Higher Level  Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Students attending this grind will receive a comprehensive set of notes written by our expert, Steve Bracken. his enthusiasm and 20 years teaching experience has resulted in exceptionally high levels of positive feedback from all of his 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.

 

SPANISH (H)

Spanish Higher Level Leaving Cert Weekly Grinds

Location: Ashfield College, Dundrum

Students attending this grind will receive a tailored set of study notes, exclusive to The Academy of Grinds at Ashfield College. This set of notes provides invaluable insight into what you should revise in the days leading up to the exam.

 

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MONDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5.30 - 6.45pmChemistry H
5.30 - 6.45pmMaths O
6.55 - 8.10pmMaths H
6:55 - 8:10pmBiology H
8:10 - 9:30pmPhysics H
8:10 - 9:30pmEnglish H
WEDNESDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5:30 - 6:45pmFrench H
6:55 - 8:10pmGerman H
6:55 - 8:10pmAccounting H
8:10 - 9:30pmGeography H
8:10 - 9:30pmEconomics H
THURSDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5.30 - 6.45pmIrish H
6.55 - 8.10pmEnglish H
8:10 - 9:30pmMaths O
8:10 - 9:30pmBiology H
FRIDAY
TIMESUBJECT
5.00 - 7.00pmBusiness H
5.30 - 6.45pmMaths H
5.30 - 6.45pmSpanish H
6.55 - 8.10pmBiology H
8:10 - 9:30pmChemistry H
8:10 - 9:30pmPhysics H
SATURDAY
TIMESUBJECT
9:30 - 10.45amMaths H
11:00am -12:15pmMaths O
12:15 - 1:30pmEnglish H

Please note that timetable is subject to change

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Maths Catch-up class includes recordings of all the previous grinds.   One of Ireland’s very best Maths Teachers, John Winters, takes you through all the key areas of the syllabus, step by step.

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Included in the course fee is a complete set of focused notes for each subject. Written by our leading teachers, many of whom are leaving cert examiners. These notes are the key to guiding you through the last few months of study before the leaving certificate.

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