Lesson
breakdown

 10 min
Review and Reinforcement
 
A review of prior week to reinforce learning and retention.and a quiz to assess their understanding of the previous week’s lesson.

 40 min
Explain and Explore
 
Students are guided through detailed analysis of the subject material by the tutor. The aim is to break up material so that it can be manageably understood and retained by students.

 30 min
Practice and Performance
A practical session where students are guided on how to answer math questions
and offered feedback on their answers and working out.

 10min
Sythesise
 
Students test their mastery of the concepts presented through a short quiz. Real
time feedback is given to identify areas for further practice.

Term course
program

Since we care about getting your child ahead, we teach our classes a term in advance of school to give your child the best opportunity to succeed.

Potentia term 1 Oct - Dec

Potentia Term 1

Lesson 1: Operating with surds review
Lesson 2: Applications and problem solving with Surds
Lesson 3: Surds Review & Topic Test
Lesson 4: Compound interest and depreciation
Lesson 5: Problem solving and application to financial situations
Lesson 6: Interest and depreciation Review & Topic Test
Lesson 7: Probabilities of two-step and three step experiments
Lesson 8: Dependent and independent events
Lesson 9: Introduction to conditional probability
Lesson 10: Probability Review and Topic Test

Potentia term 2 Jan - April

Potentia Term 2

Lesson 1: Solving simultaneous linear equations
Lesson 2: Solving monic quadratic equations
Lesson 3: Mixed examples and techniques
Lesson 4: Rearranging literal equations and harder topic examples
Lesson 5: Linear and quadratic equations Review & Topic Test
Lesson 6: Introduction to index laws
Lesson 7: Using the index laws for negative and fractional indices:
Lesson 8: Indices Review & Topic Test
Lesson 9: Review of Terms 1 & 2
Lesson 10: Half Yearly Test

Potentia term 3 April - July

Potentia Term 3

Lesson 1: Review of right angled trigonometry ratios
Lesson 2: Using the results
Lesson 3: Solving simple trigonometric equations
Lesson 4: The sine rule and cosine rule
Lesson 5: Non-right angled trigonometry Review & Topic Test
Lesson 6: Review of data and mean, median and mode
Lesson 7: Determine quartiles and interquartile range
Lesson 8: Independent and dependent variables in bivariate data
Lesson 9: Data Review & Topic Test
Lesson 10: Graphs: Converting units

Potentia term 4 July - Sept

Potentia Term 4

Lesson 1: Review of graphing straight lines using x and y intercepts
Lesson 2: Finding the equation of the axis of symmetry of a parabola
Lesson 3: Graphing hyperbolas
Lesson 4: Graphing cubics
Lesson 5: Recognising equations and features of a variety of non-linear graphs
Lesson 6: Graphics Review and Topic Test
Lesson 7: Review of Year 9 materials
Lesson 8: Review of Year 10 Terms 1 & 2*
Lesson 9: Review of Year 10 Terms 3 & 4*
Lesson 10: Yearly Exam (Years 9 & 10)

Results

Improve your mark and rank at school by getting a head start on your subject. Potentia courses are three months (one term) in advance of the school year. Vertical streaming ensures that all students can be extended to their level of ability.

Confidence

As you achieve success build confidence in your ability. This will help you not just at high school but in your journey of lifelong learning.

Foundation

Continue to build a solid foundation for your future success both at school and in life. Learning at Potentia helps you to be expert inr your subject which prepares you for post-school learning.

Learning philosophy

Learning materials


Constantly updated to reflect curriculum changes as well as best practice in learning, our materials are uniquely developed by highly trained teachers with many years’ experience.

Expert tutors

From recent HSC high achiever mentors to qualified professional teachers with subject expertise, all our tutors are trained in our unique system.

Continuous tutor training

We’re at the forefront of teaching and learning leadership, continually adapting our programs and approach to ensure the very best educational experience for your child.

Learning software

Enhancing our face-to-face teaching, our leading platform provides additional material to aid learning, as well as online assessment and reporting so we can monitor your child’s progress.

Power sessions

Power Sessions reinforce the concepts explored in our Excel class groups, pairing your child with other high-performers in a small work group to review materials and practice study skills.

Wellbeing

We look after the whole child, not just their results. As the only tutoring college working with psychologists, we provide opportunities to learn additional life skills to foster both learning and wellbeing.

Learning Hubs

Designed to optimise your child’s learning experience and provide a safe, welcoming space, our tech-enabled classrooms provide digital screens and interactive digital whiteboards. We also offer quiet study areas, kitchen facilities and free Wi-Fi.

Feedback Loop

Potentia’s proven process of continual improvement draws on current best practice in achieving great performance – proactively supporting your child to unlock their potential.

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