HSC Biology tutoring - Year 12

HSC Biology tutoring at Dux College covers the entire syllabus, including the 4 core topics Heredity, Genetic Change, Infectious Disease and Non-infectious Disease and Disorders. Our HSC Biology tutoring also heavily focuses on teaching students how to structure assessment responses for different types of assessment questions, and practical skills needed to succeed in HSC Biology.

HSC Biology Course Overview

Our HSC Biology tutoring program starts with the beginning of the year 12 HSC syllabus and over the course of four terms, will comprehensively cover all syllabus dot-points and outcomes of the year 12 HSC Biology syllabus. This course is a continuation of our Year 11 Biology tutoring program.

This course is ideal for:

  • Students who are intending to or are doing HSC Biology
  • Year 12 Biology students wanting to improve ranks and marks at school
  • Students who were in the Year 11 Biology tutoring program
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2 hour weekly lessons + 1 hour weekly Workshop Tutorial

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Tutoring course materials (concept explanations, summaries, study notes, example questions, worked solutions and exam-style homework) are provided each week in the form of a theory and homework booklet

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Tutoring homework is expected to be completed and will be fully marked each week, with comments detailing every point of improvement

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Free ongoing Workshop Tutorial support

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Free online homework help

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Topic Tests administered at the end of each major topic, with marks and vital statistics reported in the End of Term report

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Online access to our repository of Biology resources, exam papers with solutions and course summaries

Course structure

2 hour Lesson

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1 hour Workshop

Per week

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Class Times

Parramatta

Lessons

Fridays 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Saturdays 11:00am – 1:00pm

Sundays 11:00am – 1:00pm

Workshop Tutorials

Saturdays 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Sundays 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Bondi Junction

Lessons

Sundays 9:00am – 11:00am

First-hand Investigations

Did you know all HSC Biology students will eventually have at least one practical skills assessment that counts anywhere from 15% to 30% toward their total HSC internal assessment? Our year 12 Biology tutoring program not only covers the theoretical content of the HSC Biology Syllabus, but also covers all practical skills outcomes and first-hand investigation sections.

We fully prepare our Biology students for their year 12 practical exams!

Topics Scheduled

Our schedule of topics may vary as we may modify our course year to year for continual improvement – below is a representation based on past years.

Term 4

October – December

W1 Heredity

W2 Heredity

W3 Heredity

W4 Heredity

W5 Heredity

W6 Practical Investigations

W7 Assessment

W8 Genetic Change

W9 Genetic Change

W10 Genetic Change

W11 Genetic Change

Term 1

January – March

W1 Genetic Change

W2 Genetic Change

W3 Genetic Change

W4 Practical Investigations

W5 Assessment

W6 Infectious Disease

W7 Infectious Disease

W8 Infectious Disease

W9 Infectious Disease

W10 Infectious Disease

W11 Infectious Disease

Term 2

April – June

W1 Infectious Disease

W2 Practical Investigations

W3 Assessment

W4 Non-infectious Disease and Disorders

W5 Non-infectious Disease and Disorders

W6 Non-infectious Disease and Disorders

W7 THSC preparation

W8 THSC preparation

W9 Non-infectious Disease and Disorders

W10 Non-infectious Disease and Disorders

W11 Non-infectious Disease and Disorders

Term 3

July – September

W1 Non-infectious Disease and Disorders

W2 Non-infectious Disease and Disorders

W3 Assessment

W4 HSC Exam Preparation

W5 HSC Exam Preparation

W6 HSC Exam Preparation

W7 HSC Exam Preparation

W8 HSC Exam Preparation

W9 HSC Exam Preparation

W10 HSC Exam Preparation

W11 HSC Exam Preparation

Depth Study – extra help

Our HSC Biology course will cover all syllabus content and outcomes, preparing students for all exams. While this is enough for most students, some students want extra help with their Depth Study, which is a once-a-year large assessment task that counts for up to 40% of the overall mark.

For enrolled students, we can arrange a one on one tutor to assist with a depth study, from planning, designing the first-hand investigation, and editing the assignment before submitting. Once you receive your assessment notification, please email us for a quote for depth study assistance.

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