Year 9 Science

Our Year 9 Science tutoring program starts in Term 1 and ends in Term 4 each year. The program covers all syllabus outcomes and requirements of the NESA Stage 5 syllabus, and leads into our Year 10 Science program.

Year 9 Science Course Overview

The Year 9 Science tutoring program will exceed the outcomes and standards required by the stage 5 syllabus, with the long term goal of preparing students for taking on high scaling science subjects like Chemistry, Physics and Biology in years 11 and 12. To this end, the program will go into greater depth in focus areas that are relevant to senior level science subjects.

This course is ideal for:

  • Students who are currently in Year 9 wanting to build a strong base in Science
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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

Course structure

2 hour Lesson

+

1 hour Workshop

Per week

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Class Times

Parramatta

Lessons

Sundays 9:00am – 11:00am

 

Workshop Tutorials

Sundays 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Bondi Junction

Sundays 4:00pm – 6:00pm

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 1

January – March

W1 Energy, Forces and Motion

W2 Energy, Forces and Motion

W3 Energy, Forces and Motion

W4 Energy, Forces and Motion

W5 Energy, Forces and Motion

W6 Energy, Forces and Motion

W7 Energy, Forces and Motion

W8 Energy, Forces and Motion

W9 Energy, Forces and Motion

W10 Module Assessment

W11 The Dynamic Earth

Term 2

April – June

W1 The Dynamic Earth

W2 The Dynamic Earth

W3 The Dynamic Earth

W4 The Dynamic Earth

W5 The Dynamic Earth

W6 The Dynamic Earth

W7 The Dynamic Earth

W8 The Dynamic Earth

W9 Module Assessment

W10 Cells and Organisms

W11 Cells and Organisms

Term 3

July – September

W1 Cells and Organisms

W2 Cells and Organisms

W3 Cells and Organisms

W4 Cells and Organisms

W5 Module Assessment

W6 Physical World

W7 Physical World

W8 Physical World

W9 Physical World

W10 Physical World

W11 Physical World

Term 4

October – December

W1 Living World

W2 Living World

W3 Living World

W4 Living World

W5 Living World

W6 Living World

W7 Living World

W8 Module Assessment

W9 Advanced Topics

W10 Advanced Topics

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