Primary School: Maths, English Irish, French & Spanish Primary Program & Homework Club

The Drogheda Grinds Academy is running five classes for primary level students from 5th & 6th Class from September 2017. Students can choose Maths, English, Spanish, French or Irish subjects. Each term is 8 weeks long with classes for 1 hour. The next term starts on the 9th September 2019. There are limited places in each class. Primary classes run every 8 weeks. There are no primary classes run during the mid-term break or over the Christmas & Easter break.

These classes focus on building up confidence in vocabulary, grammar and listening & oral aspects of each language. The material covered will adequately prepare them for 1st-year junior certificate level English, French, Irish and Spanish. The Maths classes will cover core areas that students struggle with most and must have as a foundation for 1st-year.

Classes are from 3.30pm – 4.30pm and 4.30pm to 5.30pm. There is a maximum of 10 per class for primary.

Fees: €95 per student per subject



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English & Literacy: Oral language/reading/writing for Students with SLD ie Dyslexia

Please contact the Drogheda Grinds Academy to book your child in on this program. It’s limited to 8 places maximum. The program is 8 weeks long and commences the 8th of January 2018

Program 1: Primary 5th & 6th Class

The following skills would benefit senior primary school classes, particularly 5th & 6th class; children would be prepared for their transition into secondary school, as they would essentially be taught how to read for the purpose of studying and learning. Skimming and scanning text: how to identify important facts and highlight.

  • Use important facts to create a mind-map.
  • Use a mind map to write a well-structured piece of writing.
  • Using a mind map for learning and revision purposes.
  • Creative writing: emergent to proficient writers. (All levels)
  • Vocabulary development. (All levels)
  • Reading Comprehension strategies

Teacher is qualified Primary School teacher with experience working specifically with students requiring SEN with Dyslexia or SLD

Classes are from 3.45pm – 4.45pm and 4.45pm to 5.45pm. There is a maximum of 8 per class. Classes run once a week on Monday

Cost is €95 for 8-week term – 1 hr per week

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