Easter Leaving Cert Revision Courses Cork

Leaving Certificate Easter Revision Course Cork








This highly successful course offers an excellent opportunity to revise key topics across a wide range of subjects. Our teachers are among the best in Ireland. Teachers of our courses are experienced examiners, many of whom have written text and revision books. Excellent notes are provided. The list of topics under each subject are intended as a general guide and may change.

The Easter Revision Course for Leaving Cert. takes place in U.C.C., COLLEGE ROAD, while the ONE DAY COURSES  take place in BRUCE. 



Fees are non-refundable- no allowance for absenteeism



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Accounting (H)
















Course 1

  1. Control Accounts
  2. Suspense Accounts
  3. Revaluation of fixed assets
  4. Tabular statements
  5. Farm Accounts

Course 2

  1. Total production cost budgets
  2. Cash budgeting 1
  3. Cash budgeting 2
  4. Marginal costing (CVP)
  5. Apportionment & Reapportionment of costs
Biology (H)


Topics taken from the list below;

Course 1

  1. DNA/RNA/Protein synthesis/Genetic Engineering
  2. Transport systems in living organisms
  3. Respiration/Breathing
  4. Genetic crosses/Heredity
  5. Microbiology/Viruses/Cell Biology

Course 2

  1. Nutrition/Digestion/ Enzymes
  2. Human anatomy and physiology
  3. Photosynthesis/Plant Biology
  4. Mandatory Experiments
  5. Reproduction in living organisms



Geography (H)



Course 1

  1. Plate Tectonics / Volcanoes / Earthquakes
  2. Rocks / Folding & Faulting / Mechanical Weathering
  3. Chemical Weathering / Mass Movement / Rivers
  4. Coastlines / OS Maps / Aerial Photographs
  5. Fieldwork Project/Glaciation/Isostacy/Weather Maps

Course 2

  1. The Greater Dublin Area / Western Region – regional maps / physical processes / primary activities
  2. The Greater Dublin Area / Western Region – secondary & tertiary activities
  3. The Paris Basin / Mezzogiorno – regional maps / physical processes & primary activities
  4. The Paris Basin / Mezzogiorno – secondary & tertiary activities
  5. Fieldwork Project/Human processes e.g., population change, urban growth etc/Characteristics of regions e.g. administrative, cultural regions etc./ Graph and statistical interpretation questions form both the long and short sections of the course.
Business (H)

Course 1

  1. Unit 1 – People in Business
  2. Unit 2 – Enterprise
  3. Unit 3 – Managing 1
  4. ABQ (Units 1,2,3 examinable 2019)
  5. Unit 4 – Managing 2

Course 2

  1. Calculation Style Questions – Break-even analysis
  2. Unit 5 – Business in Action
  3. Unit 6 – The Domestic Environment
  4. Unit 7 – The International environment
  5. Exam Technique/Layout
Chemistry (H)




Course 1

  1. Water
  2. PH+ Indicators
  3. Thermochemistry
  4. Organic Experiments
  5. Rates of Reaction

Course 2


  1. Chemical Equilibrium
  2. Oxidation Reduction
  3. Volumetric Analysis
  4. Families of Organic Compounds
  5. Types of Reactions






History (H)


1. DBQ- Moon Landing 1969
2. LMI 3-Fianna Fail 1932-48
3. LME3-Stalin
4. LMI5-Sunningdale/Anglo-Irish/Downing.      St Declaration
5. Essay Writing skills




Maths (H)


Paper 1

  1. Algebra
  2. Number Systems
  3. Complex Numbers
  4. Differential Calculus
  5. Functions including logarithms and exponentials

Paper 2

  1. Co-ordinate Geometry of the line
  2. Co-ordinate Geometry of the circle
  3. Trigonometry
  4. Probability/statistics
  5. Theorems/Geometry
Maths (O)
  1. Trigonometry
  2. Algebra
  3. Calculus
  4. Geometry
  5. Complex numbers
Physics (H)


Course 1

  1. The Doppler Effect
  2. The Electron
  3. Heat
  4. Light
  5. Mechanics

Course 2

  1. Radioactivity
  2. Electricity
  3. Induction
  4. Nuclear Physics
  5. Particle Physics



Agricultural Science (H)



  1. Outline of course, Animal Production
  2. Experiments
  3. Genetics
  4. Outline of interview
  5. Crops and soil science
Art History (H)
  1. Iron Age
  2. Manuscript Art
  3. Romanesque Architecture
  4. Cubism
  5. Design principles and appreciation
Applied Maths (H)
  1. Relative Velocity
  2. Collisions & Impacts
  3. Differential Equations
  4. Moments of Inertia
  5. Circular and Simple Harmonic Motions
Economics (H)


Topics taken from:

  1. Demand Supply Equilibrium
  2. Elasticity
  3. Government & the Economy
  4. Costs
  5. International Trade
  6. National Income
  7. Money & Banking
  8. Employment
  9. Factors of production
  10. LDC's & Population



Irish (H)




  1. Ceapadóireacht (Scéal, Díospóireacht, Aiste, Litreacha)
  2. Léamhthuiscintí (Trialacha Teanga Comhtheacsula)
  3. Pros Liteartha
  4. Filíocht
  5. AnChluastuiscint



English (H)



1. Themes in Hamlet
2. Adrienne Rich
3. Robert Frost
4. Essay Writing Paper 1
5. Text Question B


Music (H)



  1. The 4 Set Works
  2. Irish Music Listening
  3. Aural Skills
  4. Major Key Melody
  5. Minor Key Melody
  6. Major Key Backing Chords & Bass Line
  7. Minor Key Backing Chords & Bass Line


French (H)


Dealing with the Reading Comprehensions (la Compréhension écrite)

How to structure your written work

Sample Writing task questions/answers (la Production écrit)



German (H)


  1. Text 1 & 2
  2. Verbes & Tenses
  3. Äuberung zum Thema
  4. Letter writing
  5. Listening Comprehension
  6. Grammar: Article, Prepositions and Pronouns
Design Communication (Graphics) (H)
  1. Plane Geometry
  2. Axonometric Projection
  3. Perspective Projection
  4. Conic Section
  5. Oblique Planes
Home Economics (H)
  1. Food Studies
  2. Resource Management
  3. Social Studies
  4. Exam Questions
  5. Exam Technique
  6. Layout & Presentation
Spanish (H)
  1. Written Production
  2. Grammar
  3. Reading Comprehension
  4. Dialogue Construction
Construction Studies (H)
  1. Sustainable Design
  2. Passive Solar
  3. Building Detail
  4. Site Safety
  5. Building Design, Access for all
  6. Heat & Building (U-Values)
Religious Education
  1. The Search for Meaning and Values; Overview of Selected Topics
  2. Christianity: Origins and Contemporary Expressions
  3. World Religions
  4. Religion and Science or Moral Decision Making
  5. Exam Technique: How to answer an exam question: Sample Answers







ONE DAY ORAL COURSES– Irish, French, German & Spanish

The Importance of the Oral Exam

The Oral examinations can constitute up to 40% of the total marks

The Oral Irish course takes place this coming Saturday 7th March.

Venue; Bruce College, St. Patrick’s Hill

Time: Registration 9.15 am sharp finishes at 4.30 pm approx.

Please bring along your admission letter.

Content of Course

An oral exam for each student. Attention to vocabulary and likely conversation topics. Practice in reading aloud with accuracy and precision. Practice in the phonetics and sound structure of the language.


Irish (H) Saturday 7th March
Irish (P) Saturday 7th March

French (H):Saturday 14th March
French( (P): Saturday 14th March
Spanish(H):Saturday 14th March
German(H): Sunday 15th March


Oral Days are €150 per course.

 For Booking, please select the booking tab at the top of the page.











                             Tuesday 14th April to Saturday 18h April 2020

Timetable is subject to change

Classes start at 9am and finish at 4.20pm

Time Course
9:00-10:10 English (H)
German (H)
Maths (H) P1
Accounting (H) C1
Applied Maths (H)
Maths (O)
Chemistry (H) C1
History (H)
10:20-11:30 English (H)
Physics (H) C1
Biology (H) C1
Business (H) C1
German (H)
Maths (O)
Chemistry (H) C2
History (H)


11.45-12:55 English (H)
Irish (H)
Biology (H) C2
Business (H) C2
Maths (H) P2
French (H)
Maths  (H) P1
Maths (O)
12.55 – 2:00 pm LUNCH
2:00-3:10 English (H)
Irish (H)
Biology (H) C1
Geography (H) C1
Ag Science (H)
Maths (H) P2
Physics (H) C2
Business (H) C1
Art History (H)
French (H)

Economics (H)

3:10-4.20 English (H)
Irish (H)
French (H)
Biology (H) C2
Ag Science (H)
Geography (H) C2
Music (H)
Maths (H) P1
Business (H) C2

One Day Courses

Saturday 21st March: Construction Studies (H)

Saturday 4th April: Home Economics (H), Design Comunnication Graphics(H)

Saturday 25th April Spanish (H), Religious Education(H)








No. Courses Full Price
1 €195
2 €365
3 €495
4 €545
5 €595
6 €645
7 €695

Fees are non-refundable- no allowance for absenteeism


Booking Terms & Conditions


The school reserves the right to refuse students admission . It is the students responsibility to carry their admission card & lanyard with them at all times. If misplaced , students should present at the Bruce College office where a temporary card can be issued in advance of the class.

Course Location & Dates

In the unlikely event the school needs to alter the course structure we reserve the right if necessary to change , course content and location and reschedule time and or dates of courses if necessary. The school may not be in a position to give advance notice in such circumstances.

Courses 1&2

Some subjects are split into sections 1&2, this is due to the length of the course. Students can choose one or both sections.


Students attending the course in UCC can avail of canteen facilities. Students in Bruce College are within five minutes walk of the town centre. A common room will be provided for Lunch in Bruce College.

Non Attendance & Refunds

If unable to attend due to illness or any other reason the school cannot provide a refund. However on receipt of a written letter of explanation the school at their own discretion can provide a non- transferable credit note for the student. If a student misses a class and would like to collect the notes they can do this through the teacher of the course or go to the school office. The school cannot provide notes once the revision course has ended.



Booking for Easter Revision Courses opens in January 2020.  If you would like to receive more information, please complete the short form below:


Easter Revision Course Enquiry