Full immersion in foreign secondary cycles (from 6 weeks to the full academic year). These individual placements (1 Irish student/1 school) are tailor-made in mainly private (boarding) schools, involve thorough preparation and are regularly mentored by a local contact accessible to Irish parents: The only way to guarantee improvement in fluency and a great way to mature abroad and make new friends.
Leaving Cert 2-week Summer courses in Private boarding schools (France) or at a student’s home (Spain) with personalized coaching in grammar, essay writing and interviewing skills. Students are streamlined per levels in very small classes (10 students/class). Includes sports & cultural visits, some shared with local students. Guarantees improved marks at exam.
2nd to 4th Year
Morning language classes and afternoon activities (sailing, canoeing, horse-riding, tennis, bowling, quasar, excursions) in July, all shared with the foreign counterparts. A sure way to better your aural & oral, express yourself, gain the love for the language and make new friends in a natural bilingual environment.
French/Spanish Leaving Cert evening classes for 5th & 6th Year, from September to May, in very small groups, with possibilities for 6th Year Revision oral courses (Spring/Easter crash courses).
Adult conversation classes with emphasis on practical tasks (debates, role plays etc). From September to May, small classes.