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Best Learning Apps

for Exam Students

There are many educational apps on the market that promise to help students learn more and gather their information in one place, but which ones will suit your student’s needs, and more specifically, which apps suit the educational format for the Junior & Leaving Certificate best? Here at we put together list of the best educational aids on the app market.

Khan Academy

Learn using videos, interactive exercises, and in-depth articles in math (arithmetic, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, calculus, linear algebra), science (biology, chemistry, physics), economics, and even the humanities with playlists on art history, civics, finance, and more.


Duolingo is a fun and accessible way to keep on top of your Irish. The games available on the app are educational and memorable, including games that focus on pronunciation, spelling and grammar. Students studying other languages for the Leaving Cert will also benefit from the app! (formerly is a website and app used as a study center and resource for students entering their exam phase. They provide H1-rated revision notes, past exam papers, videos, sample answers and marking schemes.  



jumpAgrade is an online service for second level students which is a better alternative to grinds. Students can work with the top tutors and learn how to get the grades they deserve! Feel free to try a complimentary trial in any subject today.

Irish Grammar

Irish Grammar-Gramadach na Gaeilge is the Irish language app that Irish teachers, students and enthusiasts have been waiting for. It is a must have app for Leaving and Junior cert students to master their grammar in the run up to exams.

The Elements by Theodore Gray

Of all the periodic table apps, there is only one which Stephen Fry described as “Alone worth the price of an iPad!”. It is a rich and engaging love story of the periodic table, told in words and pictures, allowing you to experience the beauty and fascination of the building blocks of our universe in a way you've never seen before.

Easy Revision

Take a break from books & try a unique new method of revising the Leaving Cert Biology syllabus in an easy & interactive way. This is the first series of apps aimed specifically at Leaving Cert students that cover topics encountered on exam day. Every question is written by an experienced teacher & is accompanied by specifically selected imagery & comprehensive explanations.

Shakespeare Pro

Shakespeare Pro is en excellent resource for English students having trouble with Shakespeare. The app contains full texts, explanations and notes on 41 plays, 154 sonnets and 6 poems written by Shakespeare. The app also offers a helpful search tool so you search for that quote or word that is stuck in your head without pouring over pages and pages of highlighted text.  

Nemo Irish Gaelic

Turn your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch into your FAVORITE teacher of Irish Gaelic. Nemo is specially DESIGNED to tap the remarkable power of your mobile device, and your brain, to their fullest.