Year 8 Holiday Programs

Maths Revision & Headstart Program

Our course structure for each program:

  • Between 1 hour and 55-minutes to 2 hour lessons per course, every day for 5 days. Please check our timetable for course running dates.
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers
New Science Workshop with Innovative Experiments

Get a headstart in Science by revising key science concepts and learning new science topics and skills. Our highly popular program ensures maximum skills development.

Course Topics

  • The Solar System
  • Matter, Acid & Alkalis
  • Forces & Electricity
  • Life of a Star
  • Variations & Genetics
  • Foods of Life
Written Communication Workshop

This course is devised to enable students to communicate effectively in a written form. Learn effective techniques to assist in writing for exam success.

Course Topics

  • Language and Ideas
  • Essay Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Examination Skills: Reading and Writing
  • Achieving a Purpose
Speed Reading & Memory Power Skills

Learn about the nature of memory and different memory techniques to improve your memory.

Learn a variety of techniques and skills for speed reading and quick and accurate comprehension of diverse text types.

Maths Revision & Headstart

Get a headstart in Year 8 Maths by revising key Maths concepts and learning new Maths topics and skills. Our highly popular program ensures maximum skills development.

Course Topics

  • Linear Equations
  • Length of an Arc
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
Future Writer’s Workshops

The Future Writers Workshop series is under the guidance of teachers who will motivate students and develop their skills to become successful future writers.

Course Topics

  • The Personal Voice
  • Recognising the Audience
  • Objective Language
  • Subjective Language
  • Using Differing Modes
New Approaches to Creative Writing

Central to the key skills needed for success in Writing is the ability to write creatively in order to combine interesting insights into characters and events with the ability to use language and structure appropriately in order to achieve particular purposes. Of equal importance are comprehension skills, students seldom give as much attention as is needed to their creative writing skills.

Course Topics

  • Extending Imagination and Creativity
  • Writing Short Stories
  • Writing Poetry
  • Writing Drama
  • Writing Workshop – Extending Skills
  • On Campus
    face-to-face

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