Monkstown, Co Dublin

Monkstown, Co Dublin

Mounttown Community Centre, FITZGERALD PARK, MOUNTTOWN, DUN LAOGHAIRE , Co Dublin,

Tommy Doyle

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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 Monkstown centre is located in Mounttown Community Centre.

Sean Carthy
Sean Carthy

 

My name is Tommy Doyle.

I am a primary school teacher from Dublin. I am working in learning support at the moment and I have previously worked in both mainstream and language class settings.

I really believe that enabling children to become the best typers that they can is essential to them fulfilling their potential.

I look forward to meeting you and your child in mounttown community centre in the future.

Tommy

  • Thursday
    3.30 to 4:30 pm
  • Thursday
    4.30 to 5:30 pm
Class Schedule

Classes follow the school term. Classes run from September to June. No classes on the following dates: October mid-term Christmas 22nd Dec - 4th Jan 2023 February mid-term - 13-17 Feb 2023 Easter - 3rd - 14th April 2023

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Wheelchair accessible toilets

Monkstown, Co Dublin Center Address:

Mounttown Community Centre

FITZGERALD PARK, MOUNTTOWN

DUN LAOGHAIRE

Co Dublin

Driving

Computer Room Directions:

Upstairs, take left and last room on the right. Ask reception when you arrive.

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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