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Post Trial Advice – Students

WHAT TO DO AFTER TRIALS Most of you would have just finished your trials or will be finishing them in the coming weeks. For most of your subjects you’ll have covered majority, if not all, of your syllabus content. Suddenly, you’ve gone from weeks of intense exam preparation to a ...
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HSC Parents in the Post-Trial Period!

Your child has just completed their Trial exams! Congratulations! You're over the halfway hump! So, what’s next? After Trials, your child will want some down time. They’ve just spent the whole of the July holidays studying and they’re probably a bit sick of seeing their laptop/desk/books/highlighters etc. They are going ...
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Maintaining Motivation post-Trials

Congratulations! Your trial exams are over…. What a relief! But don’t stop just yet. From our 25+ years of experience in the education sector, we’ve found that student who use this time of year most effectively are consistently the ones that achieve Band 6s in their final exams. The key ...
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HSC Parents in the Pre-Trials period

So, your child is in the middle of their HSC year… It’s coming up to Trials now and they’re probably starting to feel the heat! They know that Trials are a chance to put their knowledge to the test without the full force of finality behind it. Perhaps they are ...
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HSC Parents and Mental Health – increasing support

After five previous blog posts written especially for HSC parents, we have come to the last blog post for this series! Take a look HERE at the other posts and their various strategies for the many different ways that you can support your child’s education in the lead up to their ...
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HSC Parents and Resilience – improving communication

In the previous blog post for parents, we looked at the way that we can encourage a growth mind-set by praising effort, strategy and action, and giving honest feedback. In the latest of this ongoing series of posts, we will discuss ways that you can encourage your child to develop ...
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HSC Parents and the Brain – fostering a growth mindset

In this ongoing series of blog posts for HSC Parents, we are looking at the many different ways that you can support your child in the lead up to their final HSC exams. This can range from implementing physical strategies to increase physical well-being to implementing emotional and social strategies ...
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HSC Parents and Physical Well-being – The Basics

In the third of this ongoing series of blog posts for HSC Parents, we will continue to discuss strategies you can implement to improve your child’s physical well-being. In the first post, found here, we looked at the role of sleep in your child’s life, and how important it is ...
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HSC Parents and Nutrition – The Essentials

In the second of this series of blog posts for parents, we are continuing to discuss the strategies you can implement to improve your child’s physical well-being. Last time (in this post), we looked at the role of sleep in your child’s life, and how important it is to maintain ...
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HSC Students and Sleep – What you need to know

In this series of blog posts across the next two months, we will discuss the many different ways that you can support your child’s education in the lead up to their final HSC exams. This can range from implementing physical strategies to increasing the emotional and social elements of support, ...
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POST TRIALS STUDY…WHAT TO DO

So…you’ve finished trials! Your late nights and cramming sessions have been replaced with free time and a whole lot of confusion regarding the next few months and how you should best study. Don’t worry, we have a little guide to help you out! 1) Go over your weaknesses. Drag out ...
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How to ace “After the Bomb”

"After the Bomb" is one of the most widely studied topics for Extension I English, and requires a significant deviation from the techniques and strategies used to excel in Advanced English. However, once you understand the intricacies of what is required from this rather abstract module, attaining high marks will ...
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Tips and Tricks to Succeed in Chemistry!

Tips and Tricks to Succeed in Chemistry!

Chemistry has been regarded as one of the most difficult subjects in the HSC, due to the amount of content and the nature of the application of its concepts. However, just as with every other subject, the way in which you revise the content and consolidate your understanding of the ...
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ACE THE HSC SEMINAR NOTES

We're so thrilled with the amazing response we had to our live stream on Facebook and our website of our "Ace the HSC" seminar and we hope all students watching found the seminar extremely useful. Below are the notes we have prepared in alignment with the lectures. Watch this space on ...
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How to do well in Business Studies

HSC Business Studies is often known as the subject that’s relatively easy to understand but students can get overwhelmed with the substantial content in the course. Here are a few tips from Sharon, who scored an overall mark of 95 in the 2016 exams that will help you with your ...
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HOW TO SUCCEED IN HSC MODERN HISTORY WW1

Although students tend to stress about the options essays, WWI is actually one of the most important parts of the Modern History exam. As the core part of the subject, your performance in this section will determine how your marks in your options are scaled. Don't stress though - this ...
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HEALTHY STUDY SNACKS

Snacking on junk food during exam periods. We know its bad, we know it isn’t gonna make us feel better…but we still do it. Never fear, HSC in the Holidays has your guide to some of the tastiest snack foods…what won’t make you feel guilty afterwards! Popcorn is a great ...
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CREATIVE WRITING IN THE HSC EXAM

For many students, creative writing can be the most daunting and difficult element of an English exam. A large number of students are apprehensive of the task due to its perceived demand for an innate skill that only occurs in a few people; that is, the ability to compose a ...
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HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR MATHS MARKS!

Mathematics is often viewed as one of the most difficult fields of study that one can undertake during the HSC, but it can also be one of the easiest to improve on! Studying mathematics often boils down to repetition and practice to hone those number crunching skills and improve your ...
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