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 and offered feedback on their answers.

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

Potentia term 1 Oct - Dec

Potentia Term 1

Lesson 1: Role of Business

Lesson 2: Types of Business (One)

Lesson 3: Types of Business (Two)

Lesson 4: Influences in the Business Environment

Lesson 5: Business Growth

Lesson 6: Business Decline

Lesson 7: Contemporary Business Issues Investigated

Lesson 8: Business Case Studies and Scenarios

Lesson 9: Topic Review Test

Lesson 10: Report Writing in preliminary Business Studies

Potentia term 2 Jan - April

Potentia Term 2

Lesson 1: Nature of Management (One)

Lesson 2: Nature of Management (Two)

Lesson 3: Management Approaches

Lesson 4: Management Process (Operations)

Lesson 5: Management Process (Marketing)

Lesson 6: Management Process – Finance – Clash flow statements

Lesson 7: Management Process – Finance – Income Statement

Lesson 8: Management Process – Finance – Balance Sheet

Lesson 9: Management Process – HRM

Lesson 10: Management and Change

Potentia term 3 April - July

Potentia Term 3

Lesson 1: Introduction to SMEs

Lesson 2: Influences in establishing an SME (One)

Lesson 3: Influences in establishing an SME (Two)

Lesson 4: The Business Planning Process – Introduction

Lesson 5: The Business Planning Process – Organising Resources

Lesson 6: The Business Planning Process – Forecasting

Lesson 7: The Business Planning Process – Monitoring & Evaluation

Lesson 8: Critical Issues in Business Success and Failure

Lesson 9: Business Case Studies in Planning for the success of an SME

Lesson 10: Prepare a SME Business Plan

Potentia term 4 July - Sept

Potentia Term 4

Lesson 1: Investigate contemporary business issues on management (One)

Lesson 2: Investigate contemporary business issues on management (Two)

Lesson 3: report writing strategies and draft reports

Lesson 4: Report writing with use of stimulus

Lesson 5: Review test on the nature of business

Lesson 6: Review test on business management

Lesson 7: Review test on business planning process

Lesson 8: Course Summary and Review

Lesson 9: Trial Preliminary Exam

Lesson 10: Trial Preliminary Exam Feedback


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.


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.


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.


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.