Malahide, Dublin

Malahide, Dublin

Malahide Community College, , Malahide, Co Dublin,

Ann Byrne

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The Searsol centre enables children from the age of eight upwards to learn the skill of touch typing. Our unique training method focuses on enabling children to work independently, giving them confidence in their typing abilities. They progress through small steps to gradually develop their accuracy and typing speed.  Unlike traditional tuition, Searsol fosters students’ skill in self-learning, building confidence and lessening reliance on a teacher.

Our typing course is suitable for all children from the age of eight upwards. We work with children that have learning differences such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or other learning differences.

Your child will be initially assessed by the Searsol tutor to determine what they can achieve on our typing course. Your child will visit their local Searsol centre once a week, where their Tutor will observe their typing and ensure that they are using the right technique. Searsol’s aim is to develop each child into a confident, independent and enthusiastic learner

Our Malahide centre is located in Malahide Community College.

Sean Carthy
Sean Carthy

I’m Ann Byrne and I am a Tutor at the Searsol Malahide Centre.  I am fully qualified computer instructor.  Through my commitment to supporting young adults, I believe education gives numerous opportunities and encourages further education through motivation and sacrifice.

The Searsol typing class offers an amazing opportunity to obtain a life skill for children and young adults aged 8-17.  The program is designed to record accuracy and speed in which students can monitor their progress every week in a friendly and fun environment.

My weekly interaction with students enables me to develop a true appreciation for what can be achieved and admiration for the students I have taught.  I look forward to welcoming you into the Centre as you begin your own Searsol journey.

  • Saturday
    11am to 12 pm
  • Saturday
    12pm to 1pm
Class Schedule

Classes follow the school term. Classes run from September to May. No classes on the following dates: October mid-term Christmas - Saturday 24th and 31st of December February mid-term - Saturday 11th and 18th of February St Patrick's Weekend - 18th of March Easter - Saturday 8th of April, and 15 of April May bank holiday - 28th of May

Car parking available
Wheelchair accessible toilets

Malahide, Dublin Center Address:

Malahide Community College

Malahide

Co Dublin

Driving

Computer Room Directions:

Enter the school at the side entrance not the main reception (Signed as 1st & 6th Year Entrance), take the first door to the left as you come in, and go up the flight of stairs to the first floor. At the top of the first floor, take a right and go down the hallway. The computer room is 129 the fourth door on the righthand side.

Most Popular Questions

If your child can’t make our typing class, they can access Typewiz at home using their passcode. The passcode can be obtained from the class tutor or email Searsol requesting it.

If the classes are not on due to midterms etc. Your child still can access Typewiz using their passcode.

 

The class schedule is located on centre page

Select the centre that your child is attending and click on choose centre.

Click on the In Centre Class Times

The class schedule will list the weeks that the classes are not on i.e. mid terms, Christmas, Easter etc

When the classes are not on your child has the option to access Typewiz at home using their passcode.

Note they need to login in at the same time as the class they are attending in order to progress on Typewiz otherwise it is in revision mode only.

There are three physical badges to collect on the Searsol typing course.

Bronze – average words per minute of 15

Silver – average words per minute of 25

Gold – averafge words per minute of 4o

Badges are presented by the Tutor to students once the achieved the required average words per minute

No we provide all the computer equipment so there is no need to bring a laptop to our typing course.

The Searsol typing classes are open to all children from the age of eight up to school leaving age. We teach every child that wants to learn how to type correctly using our Typewiz typing program.

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