Stage 4 (Year 7 & 8)

Build your empire on the firm foundation of the fundamentals.

Term 1 | Oct. - Dec.

Computation with Integers;

Algebraic Techniques;

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages;

Financial Mathematics;

Ratios and Rates;

Term 1 Summary

Term 2 | Feb. - Apr.

Indices;

Equations;

Linear Relationships;

Length & Time;

Volume & Surface Area

Term 2 Summary

Term 3 | Apr. - Jul.

Angle Relationships;

Properties of Geometrical Figures 1 & 2;

Right angled triangles (Pythagoras);

Term 3 Summary

Participate in engaging weekly 2 hour tutorials conducted by qualified teacher.

Reinforce learning by completing specially chosen weekly homework questions. 

Term 4 | Jul. - Sept.

Properties of Geometrical Figures 3;

Data Collection and representation;

Statistics and probabilities

Term 4 Summary

Receive additional help via multiple digital platforms (forum, wechat group, email).

 

Stage 4

English

The transition from primary to high school is often a very daunting time for many students. Having already grasped the basics and fundamentals from their earlier schooling, it is now time to embrace the variety of topics and outcomes set out in the new Stage 4 curriculum. These include an introduction to techniques used in poetry, fiction, film and drama. This is a particularly important stage where students are also required to identify and compose a variety of text types while developing the skills to critique and interpret information, ideas and arguments within both literary and non-literary texts.

Term 1 | Oct. - Dec.
Term 2 | Feb. - Apr.

Reading & writing;

Comprehension & responding to texts;

Basic language techniques;

Creative responses to written & visual stimulus;

Developing vocabulary.

Using comprehension skills to develop skills that allows students to consider purpose & intent;

Creative writing based on personal experience;

Creative writing diary entries and journals;

Preparation on NAPLAN literacy.

Term 3 | Apr. - Jul.
Term 4 | Jul. - Sept.

Writing in various forms using language techniques;

Analysis of texts to consider subjective and objective responses;

Developing vocabulary;

More advanced language & visual techniques.

Introduction to effective essay writing;

Creative writing using colour & senses other than sight;

Continuing vocabulary development;

Writing poetry.

 

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