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HSC Preparation

HSC preparation (years 10-12)

HSC preparation (years 10-12). The smart way to prepare for your HSC.

The HSC syllabus has changed. We’ve responded, with an all-new program of over 60 HSC preparatory courses led by brilliant educators who will get you focused on the content that matters.

Each intensive HSC holiday workshop is a valuable complement to your school studies. Students receive a solid induction into HSC exam technique, and critical subject-matter knowledge.


  • Response to new syllabus – our teachers are HSC veterans, with real knowledge of what examiners will be looking for in the all-new 2019 HSC syllabus.

  • Shorter, more accessible format – responding to public demand for shorter courses, we now offer all essential subject information in workshops of just one and two days each.

  • New, highly qualified tutors – each member of our newly expanded team is knowledgeable and effective, having helped countless students exceed their HSC potential.

Browse our courses below, and bookmark our Getting through your HSC guide on getting through this life-changing 13-month journey.

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Download our HSC preparation course timetable (September) to organise your study sessions.

HSC Mathematics - Extension 1 Exam Preparation Course (September)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This HSC Exam Preparation course offers a wonderful opportunity to hone examination skills in order to maximise chances of success. The first half of the workshop will deal with identifying common types of Mathematics Extension 1 HSC Exam questions, reviewing past papers, and practising interpreting questions and planning responses. The presenter will also offer advice on examination technique and how to maximise exam results.... [More]
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HSC Mathematics - Extension 1 Exam Preparation Course (September)

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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

Years 10-12 study and essay skills. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This two-day Essay Writing course focuses on the essay form and related critical thinking, language and punctuation skills for students in Years 10 – 12. The course is relevant to a range of subjects that require the writing of essays for assignments and exams. We will study how to structure essays, organise ideas and information, and write in appropriate language for assignments and exam essays. There will... [More]
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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

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HSC Physics Exam Preparation Course (September)

HSC Physics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course provides consolidation of the key content from HSC Modules 5 – 8. There is a focus on those cognitive skills needed to access and apply physics knowledge in the HSC exam and the higher order thinking needed to push student achievement into Band 6. The workshops are activity based whereby students explore and apply chemical knowledge and skills using a combination of lectures, tutorials and problem-solving sessions with... [More]
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HSC Physics Exam Preparation Course (September)

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HSC Biology Exam Preparation Course (September)

HSC Biology. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course provides consolidation of the key content from the four Core modules. There is a focus on those cognitive skills needed to access and apply biological knowledge in the HSC exam. The workshops allow students to explore and apply biology knowledge and skills using a combination of lectures, tutorials and problem-solving sessions with feedback from teachers. Overall this course is designed to review key concepts and... [More]
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HSC Biology Exam Preparation Course (September)

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HSC Chemistry Exam Preparation Course (September)

HSC Chemistry. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course provides consolidation of the key content from HSC Modules 5 – 8. There is a focus on those cognitive skills needed to access and apply chemical knowledge in the HSC exam. The workshops are activity based whereby students explore and apply chemical knowledge and skills using a combination of lectures, tutorials and problem-solving sessions with immediate feedback from teachers. In short, this course is designed to... [More]
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HSC Chemistry Exam Preparation Course (September)

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Year 10 Course: Preparing for Success

Years 10-12 study and essay skills. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course for Year 10 students provides an introduction to study, language and writing skills necessary for success in a wide range of subjects in Years 10 and 11, and the Higher School Certificate. The first session deals with study methods. It begins with a review of the essential elements within the compulsory course: HSC All My Own Work. The introduction to study methods then deals with procrastination... [More]
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Year 10 Course: Preparing for Success

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Year 10 Course: Preparing for Success

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Henry IV Part 1'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part 1 (1598) for Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Literature. Close analysis and discussion focuses on Henry IV Part 1's construction, content and language: its genre as both history and a morality play; its three plot strands; the play extempore as metatheatrical device; comic scenes; the use of doubles, foils and stock characters (including... [More]
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HSC English Extension 1 Preparation Course - Common Module: Literary Worlds

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This new one-day HSC preparation course for the English Extension Common Module: Literary Worlds will illuminate the complexity of representing individuals and societies through readings of richly diverse texts and selected literary criticism. Theoretical perspectives, including New Historicism, will be brought to bear on a targeted discussion-based inquiry into textual representations of literary worlds. This course will begin... [More]
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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Standard 2 (Part 1) (January)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This new course is the first in a series of three Mathematics Standard 2 courses. The course will provide consolidation of key content and skills from Mathematics Standard Year 11 course as this will be assumed knowledge for the HSC Mathematics Standard 2 Examination. The topics covered in this course include Algebra, Financial Mathematics, Measurement and Statistical Analysis. Other courses in this series include HSC... [More]
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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - 2 Unit (Part 1) (January)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course is the first in a series of three Mathematics (2 Unit) courses and provides consolidation of the key content and skills from fundamental topics in the Mathematics Preliminary and HSC courses. The course covers coordinate geometry, probability, quadratic functions and fundamental ideas from differential calculus. Study skills and examination techniques will also be emphasised. Other courses in this series include... [More]
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