15 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.

 60 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.

 60 min
Practice Questions and Answers
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

Potentia term 1 Oct - Dec

Term 1. October - December

Module 5: Advanced Mechanics

Lesson 1: Projectile Motion (One)

Lesson 2: Projectile Motion (Two)

Lesson 3: Circular Motion (One)

Lesson 4: Circular Motion (Two)

Lesson 5: Motion in Gravitational Fields (One)

Lesson 6: Motion in Gravitational Fields (Two)

Lesson 7: Motion in Gravitational Fields (Three)

Lesson 8: Motion in Gravitational Fields (Four)

Lesson 9: Summary and Review

Lesson 10: Review Exam and Trial HSC

Potentia term 2 Jan - April

Term 2. January to March

Module 6: Electromagnetism

Lesson 1: Changed Particles, Conductors and Electric and Magnetic Fields (One)

Lesson 2: Changed Particles, Conductors and Electric and Magnetic Fields (Two)

Lesson 3: The Motor Effect (One)

Lesson 4: The Motor Effect (Two)

Lesson 5: The Motor Effect (Three)

Lesson 6: The Motor Effect (Four)

Lesson 7: Applications of the Motor Effect

Lesson 8: Summary and Review

Lesson 9: Further problems in Electromagnetism

Lesson 10: Review Exam

Potentia term 3 April - July

Term 3. April to June

Module 7: The Nature of Light

Lesson 1: Electromagnetic Spectrum (One)

Lesson 2: Electromagnetic Spectrum (Two)

Lesson 3:  Light -  Wave Model

Lesson 4: Light - Quantum Model (One)

Lesson 5: Light - Quntum Model (Two)

Lesson 6: Review Test

Lesson 7: Light and Special Relativity (One)

Lesson 8: Light and Special Relativity (Two)

Lesson 9: Light and Special Relativity (Three)

Lesson 10: Review Exam

Potentia term 4 July - Sept

Term 4. July to September

Module 8: From the Universe to the Atom

Lesson 1: Origins of the Elements (One)

Lesson 2: Origins of the Elements (Two)

Lesson 3: Structure of the Atom (One)

Lesson 4:  Structure of the Atom (Two)

Lesson 5: Quantum Mechanical Nature of the Atom (One)

Lesson 6: Quantum Mechanical Nature of the Atom (Two)

Lesson 7: Properties of the Nucleus (One)

Lesson 8: Properties of the Nucleus (Two)

Lesson 9: Deep inside the Atom

Lesson 10: Review and Summary


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.