St Aidan's CBS, , Whitehall, , Dublin 9
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 Dublin 9 centre is located in St Aidan’s CBS.
My name is Angela Burke and I am the Searsol Tutor at the Artane Centre. I have a background in Financial Services but have changed direction and am now qualified as a Tutor
I look forward to meeting you as you begin your Searsol journey!
Tuesday3.55 to 4.55pm
Tuesday4.55 to 5:55pm
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
Whitehall, Dublin Center Address:
St Aidan's CBS
Computer Room Directions:
Parking is available at Collins Avenue, you can enter through the side green gate. Computer room: 1 - Enter through the main entrance via red double doors, take the first right and computer room 1 is on the right-hand side (red door).
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.