Assessments have already been marked, returned and now we need to move onwards and upwards into the crucial term before the HSC starts. As we get into the routine of Term 2, now is the best time to buckle down and refine those good habits which will carry you through to the HSC, which is […]

With Term 1 just around the corner, this is the perfect time for Year 12 Students to make the most of their New Years Resolutions and create good study habits for the HSC If students get into these habits now, they will find it easier to stick to them, and maximise study time during the […]

Congratulations to all of our Year 12 Students who sat the HSC this year Your hard work and diligence has definitely paid off, and you should all be proud of your outstanding ATAR and subject results! Take a look at a snapshot of results for Year 12 2018: 2 students* received an ATAR of 99.95 […]

We know this one sounds a little counter-intuitive… but seriously, it’s important! The fact is, contrary to popular belief, even the best students aren’t machines who spend every waking minute glued to their notes. Everyone is human, and as humans, we all need to work to the limits of our attention span. The best way to […]

In Year 12, it rained the day before the start of every exam block “Pathetic fallacy,” I used to jokingly tell myself as I stared out of the window, books and sticky notes scattered all around me. Yet though it didn’t seem like it then, Year 12 wasn’t all study and no play. I graduated […]

So what is scaling and how exactly does it work? There’s a lot of mythology out there, and many differing opinions. For example, schools frequently tell their students something along the lines of “study whatever you find interesting, scaling doesn’t affect how well you’ll do if you’re passionate about what you’re learning.” Meanwhile, students themselves […]

For the first time in 17 years, the NSW HSC syllabus is being overhauled New school assessment standards will be introduced commencing in January 2018. If you’re starting Year 11 in 2018, you’re part of the group of trailblazers who will be learning the new content for the first time. This means you’re going to need […]

It’s the awkward divide between when the last term of Year 12 finishes, and when the NSW HSC Exams take place For many, it’s an odd combination of relief and stress, and freedom and restriction. Suddenly, you no longer have the structure of the school day and very few commitments; at the same time, there […]

Studying maths on your own, or doing homework, can be challenging at any level – Year 7 through Year 12. These are some tools that can be very helpful in your maths study Past Papers Past papers are the ultimate tool for HSC Maths preparation. They test the same knowledge that will be tested on […]

Teaching is one of the most important professions in our society today So, what qualities do the best teachers have? What sets them apart, and lets them bring out the best in our students? Here are a few attributes that we believe really excellent educators all share: They’re great communicators Teachers who communicate well are […]