Year 6 Holiday Programs

Holiday Success Programs & Essential Exam Skills Program

Our course structure for each program:

  • 3 hour lessons per course, every day for 5 days. Please check our timetable for course running dates
  • Various exam preparation programs based on your exam success goal
  • Small class group based
  • Mock full paper tests included
  • Experienced educators
Challenge Maths & Innovative Science Workshop

with experiment

Effective Genre & Essay Writing Skills

A skilled and creative writer will excel in 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. 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 and 6 students
  • 1 hour and 55 minute 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
  • Experienced educators
Debate & Public Speaking Workshop

Develop your confidence to be a better public speaker. Topics discussed include:

  • How to overcome fears associated with public speaking
  • Train of thought
  • Organising your Train of Thought
  • Learning about your AMPS
  • Public Speaking in Practice
Advanced Maths, Problem Solving & Lateral Thinking Skills for Exams & Competition Success

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
Art & Craft Workshop

Inspire your budding artist with our engaging program of art and craft. Students engage in art and craft activities designed to bring out their creativity as they experiment with shape, colour and form. All materials included.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop skills in the manipulation of various media
  • Develop knowledge of colour theory, shadow and light
  • Develop fine motor skills
  • Develop artistic knowledge of shape, form and perspective
  • Develop willingness to take creative risks in the execution of art works
  • On Campus

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