Secondary School Resources
Some helpful links for doing school work from home and for
those preparing for exams!
Dublin Academy (dublinacademy.ie) The Dublin-based grind school is posting free-to-access classes on YouTube over the coming days.
iRevise (irevise.com) This Irish revision website is providing students with free study resources for a month due to the school closures.
Studyclix (Studyclix.ie) One of the most popular of Ireland’s study websites, it offers notes, videos and a forum for students preparing for the Junior and Leaving Cert.
Protutor (protutor.ie) It is running a series of free webinars on Leaving Cert accounting topics aimed at fifth and sixth years next week.
Studynotes (studynotes.ie) Students and teachers can use the free platform to share their notes and resources.
ExamLearn.ie Founded by three recent school-leavers, who between them got 30 As in the Junior Cert and over 1800 points in the Leaving Cert. Homeschool.ie provides an online grinds service for Leaving and Junior Cycle students.
Susan Leahy (pancomido.wordpress.com/) Spanish teacher Susan Leahy has a free website for Spanish teachers and students, with lots of resources for the now-cancelled Leaving Cert orals and the higher-level essay questions.
Stephen Heffernan (@shffnn) Leaving Cert students can keep themselves fresh by using the Vifax resources from NUI Maynooth where they take a story or two from Nuacht TG4 each week and prepare worksheets on them. vifax.maynoothuniversity.ie
Leavingcertirish.com Teacher John Gavin has hosted this website since 2001; it provides a host of updated learning resources relating to Leaving Cert Irish orals and the written exam. There are free daily webinars that anyone can watch live or look back on.
Dr Eoin Ó Donnchadha(@eoinodonnchadha) History teacher Dr Eoin Ó Donnchadha has compiled a twitter thread on how Junior Cert history students can compile their family tree.
WaterfordMemories.com The lives and experiences of women in Waterford’s Magdalene Laundry can be a great case study for history and CSPE students, @AnBurcach (Stephen Bourke) suggests.
Politics and Society:
PolSocPodcast.com PolSocPodcast.com covers all things and is presented by Dr Jerome Devitt, a teacher of Politics & Society, History, and English.
Joyce Mahon's teaching resources Maths teacher Joyce Mahon has compiled Leaving Cert suggestions on jmmaths.weebly.com/ TheMathsTutor.ie Provides online support and exam preparation for Junior Cert & Leaving Cert maths. Subscription-based, but a free trial is available.
EssentialFrench.ie Students of French should check out teacher Natasha Lynch’s excellent resources, which are available on EssentialFrench.ie. Her Snapchat account is particularly popular.
SophiaPhysics.ie SophiaPhysics.ie has a resources section and is covering topics for Junior and Leaving Cert physics while telling the story of related physicists.
AoifesNotes.com English teacher Aoife O’Driscoll has a free website and has been uploading notes for Junior Cycle and Leaving Cert English on it for over ten years now.