Free Online Library Membership
You can get free online library membership at the link below. It’s not just books that you can borrow online but also magazines and audio books. This can be a useful way for relaxing and promoting well being. It’s not just for the kids – parents and guardians can also join!
The benefits of reading are well documents – reading reduces stress, improves sleep, keeps the mind sharp, boosts intelligence and improves social skills! Why not join up today? Just click on the link below and follow the instructions …
We will update this section as we find new resources for you to use. Just right click on the name of the website and your search engine will take you to the site.
Maths and Science Related
www.themathstutor.ie This website offers a free two week trial for students. It includes J.C. and L.C. video tutorials which can be paused.
www.code.org Want to brush up on your coding and numeracy skills? Free website that all of our Junior Cycle students already have a log in for. Fun games also.
www.khanacademy.org All of our students are members of Khan Academy through their Maths and Science classes. There are lots of great, free courses here.
www.twinkl.ie Twinkl is a website that offers resources for Primary and Secondary schools. They have offered a free trial to all students. Just go to www.twinkl.ie/offers and enter the following code IRLTWINKLHELPS.
Well-being – Look after Yourself
Headspace is a free app that is rooted in the science of meditation. It has series of guided and unguided meditations, and plenty of other relevant content to listen in your own time and at your own pace.
Colorfy is a lovely colouring mindfulness app that you can download to help you to relax.
Aura is a mindfulness app that is aimed at personalised meditations everyday, targeting stress, anxiety and depression.
This is a great website where you can take a free virtual tour of some of the world’s most famous museums. Well worth a visit: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/75809/12-world-class-museums-you-can-visit-online
www.languagesonline.org.uk All of our French students have a log in to this website. It’s free to use.
Duolingo is an excellent, free app that you can download on your phone, tablet or computer. It has an Irish language section as well as a French one. Its simple to use and a very good way of keeping up with your language needs.
www.leavingcertenglish.net Although this blog is now closed down, it does has a lot of useful tip and advice in the index section
www.studyclix.ie Studyclix has resources for all subjects including English at L.C. and J.C. level.