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.

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

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

Whole Numbers and Angle Relationships

Lesson 1: Whole Numbers: Addition and Subtraction of Positive Integers

Lesson 2: Whole Numbers: Division and Multiplication of Positive Integers

Lesson 3: Angles: Types of Angles, Points, Lines and Line Segments

Lesson 4: Angles: Angles formed by parallel and intersecting lines and a transversal (1)

Lesson 5: Angles: Angles formed by parallel and intersecting lines and a transversal (2)

Lesson 6: Angles: Solving problems using reasoning

Lesson 7: Integers: Concepts and Application

Lesson 8: Integers: Addition and Subtraction of Positive and Negative Integers

Lesson 9: Integers: Division and Multiplication of Positive and Negative Integers

Lesson 10: Solving word problems

Potentia term 2 Jan - April

Potentia Term 2

Fractions, Algebraic techniques and Equations

Lesson 1: Introduction to factors and multiples: HCF and LCM

Lesson 2: Introduction to fractions: Equivalent and Simplifying

Lesson 3: Improper fractions and mixed numerals

Lesson 4: Introduction to decimals

Lesson 5: Converting fractions, decimals and percentages (1)

Lesson 6: Converting fractions, decimals and percentages (1)

Lesson 7: Algebraic Techniques: Letters to represent numbers

Lesson 8: Algebraic Techniques: Terms of Algebraic expression

Lesson 9: Algebraic Techniques: Multiply, Divide and Mixed Operations

Lesson 10: Introduction to Equations

Potentia term 3 April - July

Potentia Term 3

Equations, Computation with Decimals and Fractions

Lesson 1: Equations: The Balance Method

Lesson 2: Equations: Solving two-step equations

Lesson 3: Equations: Formulating Equations

Lesson 4: Decimals: Addition and Subtraction

Lesson 5: Decimals: Division of Decimals

Lesson 6: Fractions: Related and unrelated denominators

Lesson 7: Fractions: Multiplication

Lesson 8: Fractions: Division

Lesson 9: Length: Converting Units of Length, Circles and Pi

Lesson 10: Length: Perimeters of Plane Shapes and Composite Figures

Potentia term 4 July - Sept

Potentia Term 4

Length and Area, Probability and Indices

Lesson 1: Area: Converting units of area

Lesson 2: Introduction to probability

Lesson 3: Compound events

Lesson 4: Venn Diagrams

Lesson 5: Indices and Divisibility Tests

Lesson 6: Index notations and prime factors

Lesson 7: Cubes and Square Roots

Lesson 8: Geometrical figures

Lesson 9: Units and Duration of time

Lesson 10: International time zones


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.

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