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.

 50 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.

  10 min
BREAK
 
BREAK.

 40 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
Synthesise
 
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

Potentia Term 1 

Week 1
Algebra: Equations and Linear Functions 1

Week 2
Algebra: Equations and Linear Functions 2

Week 3
Algebra: Non-linear functions 1

Week 4
Algebra: Non-linear functions 2

Week 5
Algebra: Non-linear functions 3

Week 6
Test on Linear and Non-linear Functions 

Week 7
Measurement: Sine and Cosine Rules 1

Week 8
Measurement: Sine and Cosine Rules 2

Week 9
Measurement: Sine and Cosine Rules 3

Week 10
Measurement: Sine and Cosine Rules 4

Potentia term 2 Jan - April

Potentia Term 2

Week 1
Rates and ratios: Energy and Sustainability 1

Week 2
Rates and ratios: Energy and Sustainability 2

Week 3
Rates and ratios: Energy and Sustainability 3

Week 4
Financial Mathematics: Investments 

Week 5
Financial Mathematics: Investments 

Week 6
Financial Mathematics: Investments

Week 7
Financial Mathematics: Depreciation 

Week 8
Financial Mathematics: Depreciation 

Week 9
Financial Mathematics: Loans 

Week 10
Financial Mathematics: Loans 

Potentia term 3 April - July

Potentia Term 3

Week 1
Financial Mathematics: Loans 

Week 2
Financial Mathematics: Annuities 

Week 3
Financial Mathematics: Annuities 

Week 4
Financial Mathematics: Annuities 

Week 5
Review Test – Financial Mathematics

Week 6
Statistical Analysis – Bivariate Data Analysis 

Week 7
Statistical Analysis – Bivariate Data Analysis 

Week 8
Statistical Analysis – Bivariate Data Analysis 

Week 9
Statistical Analysis – The Normal Distribution

Week 10
Statistical Analysis – The Normal Distribution

Potentia term 4 July - Sept

Potentia Term 4

Week 1
Statistical Analysis – The Normal Distribution 

Week 2
Review Test: Statistical Analysis

Week 3
Networks: Network Concepts 

Week 4
Networks: Network Concepts 

Week 5
Networks: Network Concepts 

Week 6
Networks – Critical Path Analysis 

Week 7
Networks – Critical Path Analysis 

Week 8
Review Test – Network Concepts

Week 9
Course Review Test

Week 10
Course Review Test

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.