Year 5 Holiday Programs

Holiday Success Programs

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

 

Advanced Maths and General Ability; Plus Advanced English and Writing Expression

Includes Trial Test, Express Revision and tutorial. Set your child up for Scholarship, Selective School & GATE Success.

It is vital that students are familiar with the demands of the exam situation in order to maximise their success in the Selective Schools Entrance Examination. Students undertake full length test papers. The teacher then guides students through an explanation of the most challenging questions to ensure thorough understanding.

Course Structure

  • 6 hour intensive training lessons (including Trial Test)
  • 5 lessons in one week
  • One-week holiday program
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers

Course Goals

  • Develop valuable experience in test taking
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge base of question styles essential for success in the Selective Schools Entrance Exam 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
Advanced Maths and General Ability

Includes Trial Test, Express Revision and tutorial. Set your child up for Scholarship, Selective School & GATE Success.

It is vital that students are familiar with the demands of the exam situation in order to maximise their success in the Selective Schools Entrance Examination. Students undertake full length test papers. The teacher then guides students through an explanation of the most challenging questions to ensure thorough understanding.

Course Structure

  • 3 hour intensive training lessons (including Trial Test)
  • 5 lessons in one week
  • One-week holiday program
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers

Course Goals

  • Develop valuable experience in test taking
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge base of question styles essential for success in the Selective Schools Entrance Exam and Scholarship tests
  • Develop mathematical skills & competencies
  • Develop problem solving & lateral thinking skills
  • Develop exam & time management techniques
  • Develop confidence in test taking
Advanced English and Writing Expression

Includes Trial Test, Express Revision and tutorial. Set your child up for Scholarship, Selective School & GATE Success.

It is vital that students are familiar with the demands of the exam situation in order to maximise their success in the Selective Schools Entrance Examination. Students undertake full length test papers. The teacher then guides students through an explanation of the most challenging questions to ensure thorough understanding.

Course Structure

  • 3 hour intensive training lessons (including Trial Test)
  • 5 lessons in one week
  • One-week holiday program
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers

Course Goals

  • Develop valuable experience in test taking
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge base of question styles essential for success in the Selective Schools Entrance Exam and Scholarship tests
  • Develop advanced literal and inferential comprehension skills
  • Develop exam & time management techniques
  • Develop confidence in test taking
Creative Writing & Written Expression Workshop

A skilled and creative writer will excel in NAPLAN (Year 5), ICAS, Selective Schools, Scholarship and other school-based writing exams. Since writing skills take time to develop it is vital that students get an early start in order to maximise their skills and opportunities for high school exam success. Ensure your child possesses the vital writing skills and competencies in order to maximise their exam success. This course will also allow students the opportunity to consolidate skills prior to the transition to high school for Year 6 students and for Year 7 students for junior high school in Year 8. A highly recommended course.

Course Goals

  • Develop creative writing skills
  • Develop skills in writing effective topic sentences
  • Develop character analysis skills
  • Develop plot techniques
  • Develop knowledge of text types: formal letter writing, diary opinion, descriptions and news articles
  • Foster creativity and develop planning skills

Course Structure

  • Available as a Holiday Program for Years 5, 6 and 7 students
  • 2 hour lessons daily for 5 days during the holiday program week. Please check our timetable for course running dates.
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers
Debate & Public Speaking Workshop

An exciting and enjoyable program to introduce your child to overcome fears associated with Public Speaking, whilst boosting their self-confidence and master the techniques in Debating and Public Speaking. A highly recommended course.

Course Goals

  • Develop vocal projection, posture and delivery skills
  • Develop knowledge of speech structure
  • Develop understandings of the interaction of purpose, audience and language choices in debating and speech writing
  • Develop knowledge of correct use of quotations and evidence
  • Develop research skills
  • Develop key skills in debating
  • Develop performance skills
  • Develop confidence and social interaction

Course Structure

  • Available as a Holiday Program in Years 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
  • 2 hour lessons daily for 5 days during the holiday program week. Please check our timetable for course running dates.
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers
  • On Campus
    face-to-face

  • North Shore ONLINE
    Online learning
    at your own pace

  • North Shore LIVE
    (Zoom Classes)

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Year 5 Holiday Tutoring

Effective Creative Writing, Reading & Comprehension Skills

Effective Creative Writing, Reading & Comprehension Skills

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Intensive Training – Maths, Thinking Skills (General Ability) & English Workshop

Intensive Training – Maths, Thinking Skills (General Ability) & English Workshop

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Intensive Training – Maths, Thinking Skills (General Ability) & English Workshop

Intensive Training – Maths, Thinking Skills (General Ability) & English Workshop

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Problem Solving & Lateral Thinking Workshop

Problem Solving & Lateral Thinking Workshop

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Advanced Maths and General Ability; Plus Advanced English and Writing Expression

Advanced Maths and General Ability; Plus Advanced English and Writing Expression

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Creative Writing & Written Expression Workshop

Creative Writing & Written Expression Workshop

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Problem Solving & Lateral Thinking Workshop

Problem Solving & Lateral Thinking Workshop

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Essential Preparation for Scholarship and Entrance Exams

Essential Preparation for Scholarship and Entrance Exams

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Effective Grammar, Sentence Structure & Creative Writing

Effective Grammar, Sentence Structure & Creative Writing

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Intensive English, Maths & General Ability (Plus Creative Writing)

Intensive English, Maths & General Ability (Plus Creative Writing)

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