Essay Writing Workshop

For Leaving Cert Students

This workshop will teach students to how to write clear, concise and well-written essays for the Leaving Cert exam. The workshop will be delivered in two parts.

Part One will focus on Composition Writing in Paper 1 which is worth 100 marks. Students will learn how to write a:

  • Personal Essay

  • Short Story

  • Speech/Debate

  • Feature Article

Part Two will focus on writing essays for the studied texts in Paper 2. This includes:

  • The Single Text (60 marks)

  • Comparative Text (70 marks)

  • Prescribed Poetry (70)


Throughout the workshop, students will learn how to:

  • Structure their essay clearly and concisely

  • Link paragraphs

  • Write a strong introduction and conclusion

  • Use quotations effectively

  • Identify themes

  • Use their time effectively

Every student will be familiarised with the marking scheme in order to help them achieve the best results possible.


Date: Saturday, April 27th

Time: 12:30 - 15:45

Fee: €29.00

Please note that a minimum number of students is required for the workshop to go ahead. Full payment will be taken by the teacher on the first day. If you would like more information, please contact us.