Lesson
breakdown

 10 min
Review of Last Week
 
A review of prior week to reinforce learning and retention.

 10 min
Reinforcement Quiz
 
A quiz to assess their understanding of the previous week’s lesson.

 30 min
Content Delivery
 
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.

 25 min
Practice and Perform
A practical session where students are guided on how to answer questions
and offered feedback on their answers.

 15 min
Recap & Quiz
 
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

Potentia term 1 Oct - Dec

Term 1. October - December

Module 5 - Equilibrium and Acid Reactions

Lesson 1: Equilibrium and Acid Reactions (One)

Lesson 2: Equilibrium and Acid Reactions (Two)

Lesson 3: Equilibrium and Acid Reactions (Three)

Lesson 4: Equilibrium and Acid Reactions (Four)

Lesson 5: Equilibrium and Acid Reactions (Five)

Lesson 6: Equilibrium and Acid Reactions (Six)

Lesson 7: Summary and Review

Lesson 8: Exam

Lesson 9: Summary of Exam

Lesson 10: Investigations in Equilibrium and Acid Reactions

Potentia term 2 Jan - April

Term 2. January - April

Module 6 - Acid and Base Reactions

Lesson 1: Acid and Base Reactions (One)

Lesson 2: Acid and Base Reactions (Two)

Lesson 3: Acid and Base Reactions (Three)

Lesson 4: Acid and Base Reactions (Four)

Lesson 5: Acid and Base Reactions (Five)

Lesson 6: Acid and Base Reactions (Six)

Lesson 7: Acid and Base Reactions (Seven)

Lesson 8: Exam

Lesson 9: Summary and Review

Lesson 10: Investigations in Acid and Base Reactions

Potentia term 3 April - July

Term 1. October - December

Module 7  - Organic Chemistry

Lesson 1: Naming Organic Chemical Compounds Using the IUPAC Convention Part 1

Lesson 2: Naming Organic Chemical Compounds Using the IUPAC Convention Part 2

Lesson 3: Classifying Hydrocarbons based on Structure and Reactivity

Lesson 4: Properties within and between the Homologous series Alkanes

Lesson 5: Reactions of Hydrocarbons

Lesson 6: Reactions of Alcohols 1 (combustion and dehydrations)

Lesson 7: Reactions of Alcohols 2 (substation with HX and oxidations)

Lesson 8: Reactions of Organic Acids and Bases

Lesson 9: Structure and Action of Soaps and Detergents

Lesson 10: The Properties and Uses of Polymers.

Potentia term 4 July - Sept

Term 4. July - September

Module 8 - Applying Chemical Ideas

Lesson 1: Analysis of Inorganic Substances Part 1

Lesson 2: Analysis of Inorganic Substances Part 2

Lesson 3: Analysis of Organic Substances

Lesson 4: Chemical Synthesis and Design Part 1

Lesson 5: Chemical Synthesis and Design Part 2

Lesson 6: Review and Summary of Organic Chemistry

Lesson 7: Review and Summary of Applying Chemical Ideas

Lesson 8: Course Exam

Lesson 9: Trial HSC

Lesson 10: Feedback and Review

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.