14-18  January 2019 (5 Days)

Courses on offerSuitable forTimeInvestmentCampus
Selective & Scholarship Writing
Booster
Year 5-69am-12.30pm$99/ dayTurramurra &
Kogarah
Selective & Scholarship Trial
Tests
Year 5-61pm-3.30pm$65/ dayTurramurra &
Kogarah
Become an Author
(Beginners)
Year 2-41/2 day 9am-1pm
Full day 9am-3pm
1/2 day $65
Full day $99
Kogarah
Become an Author
(Advanced)
Year 4-61/2 day 9am-1pm
Full day 9am-3pm
1/2 day $65
Full day $99
Kogarah
Selective & Scholarship Writing Booster

This course gives students a competitive edge. Our English writing specialists will work with students and assist them in producing better quality writing.  The course will focus on writing across narrative, descriptive and persuasive texts in the 20-minute test format.

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Selective Schools Placement Test and ACER scholarship tests.

Selective & Scholarship Trial Tests

Intensive test practice course consisting of one original test per day.

Daily test schedule:

  • English – 40 questions in 40 minutes
  • Mathematics – 40 questions in 40 minutes
  • General Ability – 60 questions in 40 minutes
  • Writing – 20 minutes

Students are given a stimulus for the writing test – an image, statement, heading or question. Evaluation of the writing test is based on a rubric containing 10 criteria

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Selective Schools Placement Test and ACER scholarship tests.

Become an Author

Master your writing and become an author! This fantastic course is offered in two levels – Beginners and advanced.

Taught by passionate writing specialists, students will learn how to set, plan, build and finish their own exciting story. We offer a step-by-step process that breaks the writing of a novel into manageable daily tasks, enabling children to complete a book by the end of the 5-day program.

The full-day program also includes daily drawing lessons with an artist where students can get creative and illustrate the pages in their novels. Students who book the half-day program may wish to complete the illustrations at home.

 


21-25  January 2019 (5 Days)

Courses on offerSuitable forTimeInvestmentCampus
Junior Academy4-6 Year olds
(Pre-K to year 1)
1/2 day 9am-1pm
Full day 9am-3pm
1/2 day $65
Full day $99

Turramurra
Selective & Scholarship
Intensive Preparation
Year 5-69am-1.30pm$180/ dayTurramurra &
Kogarah
Become an Author
(Beginners)
Year 2-41/2 day 9am-1pm
Full day 9am-3pm
1/2 day $65
Full day $99
Turramurra
Become an Author
(Advanced)
Year 4-61/2 day 9am-1pm
Full day 9am-3pm
1/2 day $65
Full day $99
Turramurra

Free child-minding available at Turramurra Campus 8am-9am and 3pm-6pm for full-day bookings

Junior Academy

The GEA Junior Academy program is designed to support and nurture children’s needs by delivering learning experiences suited to their stage of development. Professional early-childhood educators will work closely with small groups of young children to deliver an engaging and well-structured learning program. We connect daily experiences and other activities to Mathematical ideas and phonological concepts; and enhance phonemic awareness for the benefit of their future success and happiness.

Daily sessions focus on:

1. Phenomic Awareness
2. Big Maths 4 Little Kids
3. Fine & Gross Motor Skills
4. Story Reading & Nap Time

Selective & Scholarship Intensive Preparation

Selective & Scholarship Intensive Preparation Course

In this program, we teach the 4 components of the test: Mathematics, English, Writing and GA. Our program is quite comprehensive. We teach the concepts that are most tested in the selective test and ACER Scholarship test.

Included in this intensive program are two mock tests with comprehensive feedback. We teach all the techniques required to solve questions that require higher-order thinking, particularly multiple choice questions.

The program allows students to practice problem-solving strategies and mathematical reasoning skills to maximise their performance. It empowers students with enhanced skills to solve challenging multiple-choice questions. It also explains how to eliminate distractors and how to utilise these techniques under exam conditions. For the writing, it models how to write based on the narrative criteria and persuasive criteria.

Our program is conducted in a friendly supportive environment. Our students receive continuous support from our founder, Dr Awawdeh, and our qualified dedicated team. Dr Awawdeh has extensive experience writing and managing the ICAS Test for UNSW.

 

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Selective Schools Placement Test and ACER scholarship tests.

Become an Author

Master your writing and become an author! This fantastic course is offered in two levels – Beginners and advanced.

Taught by passionate writing specialists, students will learn how to set, plan, build and finish their own exciting story. We offer a step-by-step process that breaks the writing of a novel into manageable daily tasks, enabling children to complete a book by the end of the 5-day program.

The full-day program also includes daily drawing lessons with an artist where students can get creative and illustrate the pages in their novels. Students who book the half-day program may wish to complete the illustrations at home.


15-18 April 2019 (4 Days)

Courses on offerSuitable forTimeInvestmentCampus
NAPLAN Intensive
Preparation
Year 39am-1.30pm$99/ day

Turramurra &
Kogarah
NAPLAN Intensive
Preparation
Year 59am-1.30pm$99/ day

Turramurra &
Kogarah
NAPLAN Intensive
Preparation
Year 79am-1.30pm (T)
2-6pm (K)
$99/ day

Turramurra &
Kogarah
NAPLAN Intensive
Preparation
Year 99am-1.30pm (T)
2-6pm (K)
$99/ day

Turramurra &
Kogarah
OC Trial
Tests
Year 42-4pm$65/ dayTurramurra &
Kogarah
NAPLAN Intensive Preparation

In the NAPLAN Intensive Preparation Course, we teach the areas that are most tested in NAPLAN and equip students with a deep understanding of the concepts, the strategies and the skills required.

This course emphasises all components of the test:

  • Numeracy
  • Reading comprehension
  • Writing
  • Grammar & Punctuation
  • Spelling

The course also covers:

  • exam techniques
  • time management strategies,
  • cognitive load management skills

This course is offered to students in Years 3, 5, 7 & 9.

Opportunity Class Trial Tests

Intensive test practice course consisting of one original test per day.

Daily Test Schedule:

  • Part 1 – 10 maths questions, 10 English questions & 15 GA questions in 40 mins
  • Part 2 – 10 maths questions, 10 English questions & 15 GA questions in 40 mins

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Opportunity Class Placement Test.


15-19 July 2019 (5 Days)

Courses on offerSuitable forTimeInvestmentCampus
OC Intensive
Preparation
Year 49am-1.30pm$180/ day

Turramurra &
Kogarah
OC Trial
Tests
Year 42-4pm$65/ dayTurramurra &
Kogarah
Selective Trial
Tests
Year 5-62-4.30pm$65/ dayTurramurra &
Kogarah
Opportunity Class Intensive Preparation Course

If your child is sitting the Opportunity Class Test in July 2018? You may want to consider the OC Intensive Preparation program.

The program allows students to practise problem-solving strategies and mathematical reasoning skills to maximise their performance. It empowers students with enhanced skills to solve challenging multiple-choice questions. It also explains how to eliminate distractors and how to utilise their techniques under exam conditions. Our program is conducted in a competitive yet, friendly and supportive environment. Our students receive continuous support from our founder, Dr Awawdeh, and our qualified dedicated team. Dr Awawdeh has extensive experience writing and managing the ICAS Test for UNSW.

In this program, we teach the 3 components of the test: Mathematics, English and GA. Our program is quite comprehensive and not only teaches students to answer questions, but also teaches them how to think and how to be problem solvers. The program includes two mock tests followed by comprehensive feedback sessions

Day 1:

  • Maths and GA
  • English and GA
  • Exam techniques

Day 2:

  • Test Part 1
  • Test Part 2
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Exam techniques
  • Maths and GA

Day 3:

  • Test Part 1
  • Test Part 2
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Exam techniques
  • English and GA

Day 4:

  • Maths and GA
  • English and GA
  • Exam techniques
  • Cognitive Load management techniques

Day 5:

  • Maths and GA

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Opportunity Class Placement Test to be held mid-2019. 

Opportunity Class Trial Tests

Intensive test practice course consisting of one original test per day.

Daily Test Schedule:

  • Part 1 – 10 maths questions, 10 English questions & 15 GA questions in 40 mins
  • Part 2 – 10 maths questions, 10 English questions & 15 GA questions in 40 mins

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Opportunity Class Placement Test.

Selective Trial Tests

Intensive test practice course consisting of one original test per day.

Daily Test Schedule:

  • English – 40 questions in 40 minutes
  • Mathematics – 40 questions in 40 minutes
  • General Ability – 60 questions in 40 minutes
  • Writing – 20 minutes

Students are given a stimulus for the writing test – an image, statement, heading or question. Evaluation of the writing test is based on a rubric containing 10 criteria

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Selective Schools Placement Test and ACER scholarship tests.


30 September – 4 October 2019 (5 Days)

Courses on offerSuitable forTimeInvestmentCampus
Selective Writing
Booster
Year 5-69am-12.30pm$99/ day

Turramurra &
Kogarah
Become an Author
(Beginners)
Year 2-41/2 day 9am-1pm
Full day 9am-3pm
1/2 day $65
Full day $99
Turramurra
Become an Author
(Advanced)
Year 4-61/2 day 9am-1pm
Full day 9am-3pm
1/2 day $65
Full day $99
Turramurra
Selective Trial
Tests
Year 5-61pm-3.30pm$65/ dayTurramurra &
Kogarah

Free child-minding available at Turramurra Campus 8am-9am and 3pm-6pm for full-day bookings

Selective Writing Booster

This course gives students a competitive edge. Our English writing specialists will work with students and assist them in producing better quality writing.  The course will focus on writing across narrative, descriptive and persuasive texts in the 20-minute test format.

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Selective Schools Placement Test and ACER scholarship tests.

Become an Author

Master your writing and become an author! This fantastic course is offered in two levels – Beginners and advanced.

Taught by passionate writing specialists, students will learn how to set, plan, build and finish their own exciting story. We offer a step-by-step process that breaks the writing of a novel into manageable daily tasks, enabling children to complete a book by the end of the 5-day program.

The full-day program also includes daily drawing lessons with an artist where students can get creative and illustrate the pages in their novels. Students who book the half-day program may wish to complete the illustrations at home.

Selective Trial Tests

Intensive test practice course consisting of one original test per day.

Daily Test Schedule:

  • English – 40 questions in 40 minutes
  • Mathematics – 40 questions in 40 minutes
  • General Ability – 60 questions in 40 minutes
  • Writing – 20 minutes

Students are given a stimulus for the writing test – an image, statement, heading or question. Evaluation of the writing test is based on a rubric containing 10 criteria

Exclusively offered to students sitting the NSW Selective Schools Placement Test and ACER scholarship tests.

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