Year 5 Holiday Programs (QLD)

Holiday Success Programs

Our Summer Holiday Programs comprise two weeks of fun, enriching workshops to set your child up for success.


Intensive English, Maths and General Ability

Course Structure

  • 3 hour lessons
  • 5 lessons in one week
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators

Course Goals

  • Develop literal and inferential comprehensions skills
  • Develop spelling skills
  • Develop vocabulary
  • Develop grammar and punctuation skills
  • Develop advanced knowledge of number up to three digits
  • Develop numerical operations & basic understandings of fractions
  • Develop basic general ability (thinking skills) concepts
  • Develop concepts of area, time & measurement using formal and informal units
  • Develop concepts of graphing, money, chance and probability
  • Develop concepts of shape, position and temperature
Upper Effective Genre and Essay Writing Skills

Course Structure

  • 2 hour lessons
  • 5 lessons in one week
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators

Course Goals

  • Develop essential grammar and punctuation skills
  • Develop skills in syntax and structuring sentences
  • Develop creative thinking
  • Develop brainstorming and planning skills
  • Develop writing skills – to produce more informative, precise and engaging writing
  • Develop structural skills in forming paragraphs and longer texts
  • Provide additional writing opportunities for students
Academic Selection Entry Practice Test Workshop

Give your child a head start to prepare for Entrance Exams & Scholarship success.

Includes daily Practice Tests and Intensive Training (Maths, General Ability, English, Creative Writing & Written Expression Workshop). Test questions are explained thoroughly with a focus on enhancing skills and techniques.

Course Structure

  • 3 hour lessons
  • 5 lessons in one week
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators

Course Goals

  • Develop valuable experience in test taking
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge base of question styles essential for success in the Selective Schools Entry Exams and Scholarship tests
  • Develop advanced literal and inferential comprehension skills
  • Develop mathematical skills & competencies
  • Develop problem solving & lateral thinking skills
  • Develop exam & time management techniques
  • Develop confidence in test taking
ICAS Science Preparation

This exciting course has been written to equip Year 5 and 6 students with the skills and competencies necessary to achieve their personal best in the ICAS Science exams.

This comprehensive 5 day course covers the following topics:

  • States of Matter
  • Density & Physical/Chemical Change
  • Light
  • Waves I & II
  • Experimental Reports
  • Analysing Experiments
  • Electricity
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Exciting Elements

Concepts are taught by enthusiastic tutors and students have the opportunity to undertake challenging questions. Answers are explained to ensure thorough understanding of content.

This course will ensure students become more familiar with question types and better prepared for test situation requirements.

A wonderful course for a budding scientist and indeed for all students who wish to ensure thorough preparation prior to the exam.

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