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Taking the Big Step into Senior High School

The transition from junior high school (year 7-12) to senior high school (year 11-12) can be both an exciting and daunting time for students. A key factor that can often be overwhelming and unexpected for students is the increase in work load and the higher expectations and level of work…

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Four Steps Towards Success in the HSC

Throughout their HSC year students will learn, develop and refine several different English modules. Whilst these various topics may feel overwhelming for students it is useful to approach these modules as building blocks or stepping stones that come together to complete HSC English. Each step is different from the previous…

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The Secret to Creative Writing

Creative writing also often called imaginative writing is a key component of the English syllabus throughout primary school and high school. Students are expected to write creatively and use their imaginations to construct a narrative. The expectations surrounding creative writing change significantly when students enter high school. From Year 7…

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The new English syllabus: Helping students transition and become confident

The senior English syllabus for both year 11 and 12 has undergone several changes. The new syllabus places a significant emphasis on the students writing style and analysis abilities. The HSC exam across all levels of English has been significantly restructured. The first module of the new syllabus is now…

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HSC English – Techniques

Techniques are key tools for students throughout their study of English. Techniques refer to the craftsmanship and expression of composers. They are a vital part of all texts and can be identified in works including; literary works, films, poems and plays. There are a plethora of techniques and it is…

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Year 10 English – Establish the foundations of writing and analysis – Weekly Group Program

Year 10 is an important time for students to build the foundations for effective and sophisticated writing. These skills are crucial for a smooth transition into senior school. This group course will run weekly. It will focus on the structure of essays, short answer responses and interpretation of texts. Students…

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Achieve Band 6 in a Fun & Authentic Learning Atmosphere with Our HSC English Tutors

With the changed syllabus, the HSC English has become an ATAR course which was earlier non-ATAR one. The changes in the curriculum are because the literary study was neglected and there was a decline in the standard of HSC English results. It is a welcome change in order to ensure…

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Top UMAT tips

The UMAT is unlike any other exam you will do in year 12. It’s difficult, intense and everyone has the same goal of getting into medicine. But - just like every other exam - doing well in the UMAT requires extensive preparation and guidance. Having been fortunate enough to receive…

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AUSTRALIAN SPEAKERS ACADEMY

Students will learn to: Speak with confidence and clarity Think on their feet Collect and use relevant information Improve presentation skills Enjoy speaking in public Present themselves at interviews Be better prepared for school assignments and the future workplace Understand the need for good communication skills in the workplace Develop…

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Creating Confidence in your child through Communication

About the author Christopher Taplin is a university-trained educator with more than 15 years’ experience in classrooms including executive experience as an educational administrator. He is also a trained stage performer, gracing the stages at Opera Australia. To complete this trifecta, Chris is an extremely experienced speaker, winning many awards,…

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Biology Tuition at Master Coaching Hurstville

Biology is the study of all living things, from the microscopic to the interaction of whole eco-systems. An understanding of life around us, and the scientific language used to describe such phenomena is essential for further study in areas such as medicine, veterinary studies, environmental monitoring and scientific research. About…

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Discovery: Hurley + Euphoria

The emotional discovery of new environments and cultural experiences intertwine to reveal insights into the human condition. In ‘The Man Who Made History’, Nasht explores how Hurley combines artistic flair with realism to transport us into remote locations and thrilling circumstances. In Euphoria (2014), King employs a distinctive narrative style…

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Comprehension

How is the pleasure of discovery revealed in the feature article? The pleasure of discovery is evident in the narrator’s assertive tone ‘walking is free, it feels good’, where he reflects upon the psychological relief that the narrator experiences when walking around the city. Further, the imagery in ‘there are…

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