Year 6 Holiday Programs

Holiday Success Programs

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

 

Challenge Maths & Innovative Science Workshop (with Experiments)

The ability to think laterally is the pathway for success in high school. Students who are successful lateral thinkers and effective problem solvers have a definite advantage over their peers. This course provides the perfect opportunity to develop essential skills of success.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop an arsenal of problem solving tools for application in various settings
  • Develop problem solving skills in relation to motion and time problems
  • Develop understandings of combinations and permutations
  • Develop understandings of cryptarithms and probability
  • Develop skills in solving matchstick puzzles
  • Develop understandings of venn diagrams and grids
  • Develop logical and lateral thinking skills
Upper Effective Genre and Essay Writing Skills

Course Structure

  • 2 hour lessons
  • 5 lessons in one week
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers

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
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.

  • On Campus
    face-to-face

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