Here is an overview of programs and workshops held throughout the year.
January Holiday Lessons and Programs:
Word Fun, Number Fun (K-2, 3-6)
Written Expression for Selective High and Scholarship exams
Coping with Secondary School (Years 6 – 8) – please contact us for details.
Selective High Schools’ Workshops:
Prepare for March exam (Years 5 and 6)
Prepare for Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 exams in May
Opportunity Class (OC)
Prepare for July exam (Year 4).
Prepare, practise and gain confidence!!
Caringbah Learning Centre will begin a 10 week, 2 hour Selective High Schools’ Program in Term 4, 2020. The program will address the four areas to be tested, i.e., English, Maths, General Ability and Written Expression. In addition, exam techniques and strategies will be provided as well as practice test questions (not computer available tests).
The program will be run for 5 weeks in Term 4 and resume again in February, 2021 for 5 weeks leading up to the exam in March, 2021. Follow up work will be provided over the Christmas Holidays.
A separate Written Expression SHS program will be held from 11th January to 15th January, 2021. It will run from 10a.m. to noon or 1p.m. to 3p.m. Monday to Friday. The purpose of this program is to focus exclusively on the written expression exam and develop planning, vocabulary, sentence and paragraph structuring skills and answering the question being asked.
If the 10 week program is not suitable or has filled, CLC offers another option of two nights per week for 5 weeks in Term 1, 2021.
Brochures are available from our office or on-line – please contact us with further enquiries.
Improve Writing Skills in preparation for the Selective High School exam in 2021, Scholarship exams in 2021, the final year of Primary and upcoming Secondary schooling!
CLC will be running five workshops for a total of ten hours, focusing upon improving the writing skills of Year 6 students.
Students will be introduced to effective writing strategies including planning techniques to organise ideas, vocabulary expansion, sentence and paragraphing structuring, grammar and punctuation, the purpose and structure of varying genres, practical writing tasks and editing.
Comments from past students include:
The most helpful part of the program was `When I wrote my stories and Pam wrote helpful and instructive feedback on how to make our writing better’.
`I feel a lot more prepared and confident for the test …’
`I learnt about what grabs a reader’s attention and a variety of ways to help me plan.’
`Everything helped me with my confidence – I loved it!’
Comments from parents include:
`Benefits are long-term, not only for SHS but with all future Written Expression tasks which will be required on-going when they get to High School.’
`H’s main comment was that I have never been taught to write and now I know.’
`Our son’s written expression work appears to have improved quite a bit this week but most importantly, he doesn’t appear to be as daunted at the prospect of having to do such a task.’
Please note: This is a popular course and numbers are limited.
When the morning workshop has reached its limit, an afternoon time from 1p.m. to 3p.m. will be available.