19th November

FREE trial grinds night for all new students - Donabate Community Centre ​




Weekly grinds now booking, small class sizes, top quality teachers and an academy that truly cares for each and every student.
Maths, English, Irish, Biology & Science available.
Limited spots - waiting list available for booked out subjects.
New students can now avail of a FREE grind class to see the quality of our Dublin based grinds before you sign up for weekly grinds


Grinds for 2018 - BOOKING NOW



The Academy of Grinds is now taking bookings for our weekly grinds courses. 


Weekly grinds classes take place on the Dublin City University Campus in Glasnevin and in the Donabate Portrane Community Centre. We run grinds in English, Irish, Maths, Biology and Science (3rd year). We run Leaving Cert (both 6th year and 5th year) and Junior Cert grinds. 

If there is a subject that you would like grinds in but is not yet currently on our syllabus, let us know the grinds subject and if you are looking for 6th, 5th or 3rd year grinds, and higher or ordinary level. 



The Academy of grinds weekly grinds programme in Dublin City University and in Donabate
Why choose the Academy of Grinds
Exam focused
Expert teachers
University setting

Grinds School in Dublin with classes at DCU & Donabate


The Academy of Grinds hosts weekly grinds on the DCU campus, Glasnevin and in the Donate Community and leisure centre. The classes take place in the Henry Grattan building on the DCU campus, Glasnevin every Tuesday and Wednesday evening and in Donate every Monday evening. Classes will not take place during mid term breaks, Christmas or Easter. 


We are not affiliated with DCU, we are just privileged to be permitted to run our top quality grinds at one of Irelands most prestigious universities. 


Why choose The Academy of Grinds for your grinds in Dublin?


1. Expert tuition from our registered teachers

- breaking the subject matter down topic by topic

- identifying exactly how to approach questions

- using sample and past state examinations papers and solutions.

2. Exam focused study notes 

- clarifying the areas to concentrate on to ensure the student is fully prepared to deliver that H1 answer on the topic in June

- providing sample and past state examinations questions and solutions.

3. Students can avail of one to one support from our teachers

- both before and after class to help with any areas they are finding particularly difficult.

4. Curriculum analysis

- everything covered will focus on the curriculum, dissecting exactly what is necessary to achieve a H1 answer. 

5. Confidence and inspiration 

- from listening to our expert teachers demonstrate how to present the perfect full marks answer in a topic

- delivered in an environment that is designed specifically to inspire students to excel in their academic studies.


6. Student success programme

- We understand that exam success is not all about non-stop study, so we have developed a success programme for students that takes a more holistic view of their development [read more here]




Simply register online or call the office on 01 557 30 49 and secure your place today!




9th December - Limited seats available 

Study Skills

By Enda O'Doherty

Free for Weekly Grinds students

Renowned endurance athlete and motivational speaker Enda O'Doherty will do a half day workshop with students on how to get the very best from their study and prepare for exams. 


This is an excellent support that is invaluable to students facing into tough exam years. 


The Academy of Grinds will be giving this free of charge to students who are enrolled in weekly grinds as part of our early bird offer (must be enrolled by midnight, Friday 28th September).


Please also note this study skills course will be made available to our weekly students first and foremost, any additional seats can be released to non weekly grinds students. If you are not a weekly grinds student, you can register your interest below. 


Weekly grinds students will be contacted directly about this course. 



Honestly, such a brilliant help. The teacher is insightful, helpful and efficient. He has significantly helped me over the course of the year.


Moved me from a passing grade to a comfortable H2


Extremly helpful, Lets me approach exam material in a smarter way


Teaching has been absolutely superb. The whole set up has been more than accomodating. You feel like everyone here is genuinely looking out for my best interest.


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Administration office: The Academy of Grinds, Innovation Centre, First Floor, Civic Centre, Dublin 9, D09 C8P5  

TEL: (01) 557-3049  |  info@theacademyofgrinds.com



Our classes take place on the DCU Campus, in Glasnevin. We are in the Henry Grattan building. 

Please note, we are not affiliated with DCU, we are simply very honoured to be permitted to host our junior and leaving cert grinds on this world class university campus 

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Administration office: The Academy of Grinds, Innovation Centre, First Floor, Civic Centre, Dublin 9, D09 C8P5 

TEL: (01) 557-3049  |  info@theacademyofgrinds.com