Online Resources by Subject

Art

Business

English

  • Shakespeare plays on RTE – Over the coming weeks, RTÉ will screen a series of classic BBC productions of plays by William Shakespeare, aimed at students – the productions will be available post-broadcast on RTÉ Player. 
  • Students: LC and JC notes in poster form offering Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, The Great Gatsby, Blood Brothers and hundreds more. Everything you need in one place, divided into clear sections of plot summary and analysis,characters, themes, symbols and quotes.
  • Sccenglish.ie -Students: LC English resources – sections on Hamlet, poetry and revision strategies. 15 video/audio analyses of key moments in Gatsby.
  • Sparknotes.com/shakespeare – Students: LC & JC – No Fear full original texts of Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet and more. Side by side translated to modern English.
  • Students: Leaving Cert Poetry notes from Gill Books – 2-3 page summary and analyses of HL & OL prescribed poems.
  • Teachingenglish.org.uk/resources/secondary/stories-poems – For teachers: downloadable free teacher notes and student worksheets from the British Council. The Stories and Poems section is particularly good with a range of short stories, novel extracts and poetry (many with audio files) targeted to teens and categorized by ability and age group. Aiming to develop listening skills, comprehension and understanding of theme.
  • Scholastic Classroom Magazines – For teachers: Scholastic Learning at home, although US-based there is plenty to recommend in their 2 Covid 19 weeks of free resources. Short articles and fiction, covering literacy in science, maths and pop culture, magazine style. Some embedded videos, a text to speech function & teaching worksheets for some articles. US grades 7-9 covers 1st-3rd year and are closest to student interest level, but teachers can differentiate by assigning lower grade articles to students.

French

Gaeilge

Geography

Graphics 

History

Home Economics

Maths

  • Calmast.ie/ and mathsweek.ie/ Resources and games that support STEM.  The coordinators and the driving force behind MathsWeek .
  • Maths Circles -Useful problem-solving exercises.  Has some more advanced problems to challenge students
  • Have You Got Maths Eyes – Real life applications of mathematics, interesting insights and fun ways to learn. Has some competitions
  • Mathsisfun.com – Easily negotiated website – covering all areas of maths from primary to Junior Cert.  Lots of games and interactive elements
  • Seandelaney.com/ – Excellent ideas from Dr. Sean Delaney on how parents can best help their children with their education including in maths
  • Nrich.maths.org/ – Covers all topics and ages from preschool to leaving cert.  Very easy to navigate site
  • Pdst.ie/ and https://www.scoilnet.ie/ – An excellent bank of resources and supports for maths and other subjects at both primary and secondary level
  • Mangahigh.com -Game based learning – puzzles and challenges – good for Maths Week challenges
  • Mathletics.com/uk/ – Reward based maths learning – requires a subscription but has a free trial to try before you decide to buy

Music

P.E.

Politics and Society

Spanish Resources

Science

Coding

Physics

Biology

Other Curriculum Areas