Managing the Leaving Cert Chemistry Challenge
The Leaving Cert Chemistry Preparation Day is a Revision and learning day like no other. The lecturer, Stephanie Ledwith, uses a unique teaching method to simplify many of the difficult concepts by using simple rules, rhymes and analogies.
|‘Another brilliant chemistry revision day from Stephanie today in Cork, I admire her energy and enthusiasm. She has a great way of explaining all chemistry concepts on the course in a student friendly manner, memorable, fun and informative’- Joanne Hamilton, Teacher, Boherbue Cork|
This intensive one day course provides students with Uniquely Clear and Concise preparation for tackling the Leaving Cert Chemistry exam. Focus is on definite questions and presents the material in an easy to follow format.
‘Thank you for a very inspiring Leaving Cert chemistry lecture day last Saturday in Trinity. I gained a great understanding of the material‘- Nicola Meere, Teacher, Ennis who attended in 2017
Stephanie will deliver her lectures in the Menlo Park Hotel Galway, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin and University College Cork.
Book using the drop down window to the right for a brilliant learning day
Chemistry Programme 2018
|Explore Your Must-Have 160pg Revision Book, ‘Chemistry Now’.
This Book includes the 23 Mandatory Practicals [1 per page and incorporating 3 Exam Questions 1,2 and 3 37.5% of every paper], Lecture notes, sample answers, topic revision flow charts and tables.
Introduction to course structure and exam layout
15 Minute break
Rates of Reaction
Sample Questions covered
(Potentially a full question every year worth 12.5%)
Sample Questions covered (potentially a full question every year)
Fundamental Maths 1 and Using the Mole
[Fundamental Maths incorporating all the Maths involved in Chemistry]– covering QUESTION 1 and Q 10 part (a), (b) or (c) and many other parts of questions.
Sample Questions covered
10 Minute break
Fundamental Maths 2, Gases and Titrations
Acids, Bases and Indicators
Organic Chemistry Synthesis/Fuels –
Including All Organic Mandatory Practicals and the organic maths
Incorporating 3-3½ Exam Questions ( Q 2 , Q6, and Q7or 8) a minimum of 38% in every paper
Your Study Strategy
|A Strategy for Success in Chemistry
With Rhymes, Animations and Mnemonics, also Key Instrumentation in 3 Pages
|16.30 Finish||Questions and Answers at the Rostrum|
|NB Please Bring||a calculator and a short clear ruler and a copy of the log tables|
The Invaluable Revision Book
Each student is given a 160 page Revision Book containing the following;
· A complete set of mandatory practical write-ups + sample results and calculations.
· Flow charts and one page memory pages for easy revision.
Each section includes past exam paper questions plus their answers. There is particular focus on sample paper answers that are not available on examinations.ie.
Students have found the most helpful aspect of the course is how the maths section is presented in a user friendly form to make it as easy as possible.
Exam tips and strategies for successful Exam preparation are provided throughout the day.