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IQ: EXAM, GAT AND SAC MASTERCLASSES

Delivery:

  • Interactive online sessions to learn the secret to achieving those strong results

Duration:

  • Exam and GAT Masterclasses – Half Day or Full Day
  • SAC Masterclasses – Half Day (3 hours classes) 

Subjects:

    • English
    • English Literature
    • English as an Additional Language (EAL)
    • GAT
    • Further Mathematics
    • Math Methods
    • Specialist Mathematics
    • Chemistry 

Our Event Tutors:

  • Are our gifted and talented Skyline Alumni and their carefully-selected peers
  • The brightest minds selected into the Skyline Program as a consequence of their commitment to learning and contribution to school and community
  • Outstanding achievers with recent ATAR results typically over 95

Our Quality:

  • Our Tutors collaborate to design these events to maximise the learning and impact
  • We have a Lead Assessment Tutor who supports our Tutoring Team with monthly coaching and monitors sessions

Our Pricing:

  • Exam Revision (Full Day) $50 
  • Exam Revision (Half Day) $30
  • SAC and GAT Masterclasses (2-3 hours) $30

VCE 3/4 MASTERCLASS INFORMATION

MASTERCLASS RECORDINGS FROM $30

We know how important SACs are and how stressful they can be - that's why we've created the SAC preparation Masterclass series.

The Skyline Hatch Masterclasses are a brilliant complement to classroom learning and will equip students with tried-and-tested tips, tricks and strategies to help maximise SAC marks and achieve VCE success.

If you missed our Masterclasses, you can still purchase the recordings below!

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Skyline Hatch Masterclasses are the ultimate SAC preparation tool.

We know how important SACs are and how stressful they can be - that's why we've created the SAC preparation Masterclass series.

Therefore, the Skyline Hatch Masterclasses are a brilliant complement to classroom learning and will equip students with tried-and-tested tips, tricks and strategies to help maximise SAC marks and achieve VCE success.

The SAC Preparation Masterclasses are now finished but don't fret! You can still purchase access to the recordings by clicking the button below and selecting the applicable Masterclass or by emailing us at hatch@skylinefoundation.org!

CHEMISTRY

Come to Skyline Hatch’s Chemistry Masterclass and get the best-kept secrets for SACs and exams!

This Masterclass will focus on the consolidation and practice of Unit 3 Area of Study 2, being how the yield of a chemical product must be optimised. Specifically, this will be topics such as rates of reaction, equilibrium, and electrolysis in the context of both SAC and exam preparation. Additionally, we will revisit basic concepts that students have learnt in previous years of Chemistry class. Students attending this session will not only leave with a greater knowledge of how to answer various types of VCAA and SAC questions, they will also have the opportunity to work through previous questions, gain advice on the best way to approach problems in SACs and exams, and explore complex question designs, all through the means of interactive activities and discussions.

The skills offered will assist students in developing a high-level exam capabilities in answering questions with tailored explanations, before moving on to a custom practice SAC designed to facilitate students’ understanding of complex chemical ideas.

LITERATURE

Get your creative juices flowing and your analytical skills showing with Skyline Hatch’s Literature Masterclass!

This Masterclass will focus on scoring highly and developing the creative writing skills required for success in the Creative Response to Texts Area of Study. Additionally, we will cover analysis skills vital for SAC and school assessments, as well as for end of year exams. Students attending this session will leave with a greater knowledge of performing well in the creative response, learning how to structure their critical reflection, how to emulate contextual and authorial language and how to design a response that seamlessly integrates into the original text.

Additionally, the analysis skills offered will assist students in developing more complex and integrated ideas, as well as provide a good basis for exam preparation. In this session, we will integrate close analysis skills throughout the exploration of creative writing with interactive activities and discussions.

ENGLISH TEXT RESPONSE

Wanting to get a great mark for your English SAC? Come along to the Skyline Hatch Text Response Masterclass!

This Masterclass will focus on scoring highly and refining students’ text response skills to best prepare them for the SAC and the exam. Specifically, we will cover the skills needed to analyse texts at a sophisticated level, break down an essay prompt, manage topic sentences, and express high-level ideas.

Additionally, we will cover analysis skills vital for SAC and school assessments, as well as for end of year exams, which will be demonstrated in divulging in the themes, views and values, narrative construction, and text construction of any VCE English text. Students attending this session will leave with a greater knowledge of performing well in the text response, learning how to structure their essays, how to emulate the views and values in their writing, and how to design a response that seamlessly integrates succinct language into articulate language.

The analysis skills offered will assist students in developing more complex and integrated ideas, as well as provide a good basis for exam preparation. In this session, we will investigate writing tips with vocabulary, sentence starters, and common mistakes, as well as analysing sample responses.

ENGLISH ARGUMENT ANALYSIS

Wanting to get a great mark for your English SAC? Come along to the Skyline Hatch Argument Analysis Masterclass!

This Masterclass will focus on scoring highly and refining students’ analysis of argument skills to best prepare them for the SAC and the exam. Specifically, we will cover the skills needed to properly identify arguments, contentions, audience, and tone at a sophisticated level, annotate an article, analyse and not summarise, and express high-level ideas.

Additionally, we will cover analysis skills vital for SAC and school assessments, as well as for end of year exams, which will be demonstrated in divulging in the themes, views and values, narrative construction, and text construction of any VCE English text. Students attending this session will leave with a greater knowledge of performing well in the text response, learning how to structure their essays, how to emulate the views and values in their writing, and how to design a response that seamlessly integrates succinct language into articulate language.

The analysis skills offered will assist students in developing more complex and integrated ideas, as well as provide a good basis for exam preparation. In this session, we will investigate analysing an article, as well as analysing sample responses and examples.

EAL

Attend the Skyline Hatch EAL Masterclass to improve your skills and ace upcoming SACs!

This Masterclass is designed to provide you with A+ skills for your Language analysis, Analytical text response and Listening SACs, as well as transferable skills you can use at your Comparative text response and Oral presentation assessment tasks. Looking at these three separate areas of study will include covering assessment criteria by VCAA, how to breakdown/interpret themes and symbols, paragraph breakdowns, use of persuasive language and its effects on audiences, common questions in listening exercises, interactive listening tips, and examples of delivery, tone and language use.

We will cover skills for SAC and school assessments, as well as for end of year exams. Students attending this session will leave with a greater knowledge of performing well in the text response, argument analysis, learning how to structure their responses, how to identify different types of language, and how to answer questions from listening texts.


Additionally, the analysis skills offered will assist students in developing more complex and integrated ideas, as well as provide a good basis for exam preparation. In this session, we will integrate language analysis skills throughout the exploration of writing with interactive activities and discussions.

FURTHER MATHS

Further your understanding of Further Maths, all for your upcoming SACs with Skyline Hatch!

This Masterclass will focus on the consolidation and practice of topics in the recursion area of study, such as types of recurrence relations, modelling linear growth/decay, the ‘nth’ term rules, and analysis of reducing-balance loans with recurrence relations. Additionally, we will cover vital skills in the financial maths area of study, whereby content such as using the financial solver, annuities and their applications, perpetuities, investments, and nominal/effective interest rates will be discussed. Students attending this session will not only leave with a greater knowledge of how to answer various types of VCAA and SAC questions, they will also have the opportunity to work through previous problems and gain advice on the best way to approach problems in SACs and exams, all through the means of interactive activities and discussions.

The skills offered will assist students in developing more complex and integrated understandings of these two broad topics in Further Maths, as well as providing a good basis for exam preparation.

SPECIALIST MATHS

Sign up for our Specialist Maths Masterclass at Skyline Hatch!

This Masterclass will focus on the consolidation and practice of topics in the functions and relations area of study, such as types of functions, circular functions, inverse functions, trigonometry, and analysis of different types of graphs. Additionally, we will cover vital skills in calculus, whereby content such as differentiation, second derivatives, trigonometric values, and u-substitution will be discussed. Students attending this session will not only leave with a greater knowledge of how to answer various types of VCAA and SAC questions, they will also have the opportunity to work through previous problems and gain advice on the best way to approach problems in SACs and exams, all through the means of interactive activities and discussions.

The skills offered will assist students in developing more complex and integrated understandings of these broad topics in Specialist Mathematical, as well as providing a good basis for exam preparation.

MATHS METHODS

Join our Maths Methods Masterclass at Skyline Hatch!

This Masterclass will focus on the consolidation and practice of topics in the functions and relations area of study, such as types of functions (power functions, exponential functions, circular functions etc), inverse functions, rates of change, and equations of tangents to graphs. Additionally, we will cover vital skills in calculus, whereby content such as derivatives of simple functions, the chain/quotient/product rules, areas under curves, and integrals will be discussed. Students attending this session will not only leave with a greater knowledge of how to answer various types of VCAA and SAC questions, they will also have the opportunity to work through previous problems and gain advice on the best way to approach problems in SACs and exams, all through the means of interactive activities and discussions. Gypsy will be running through a practice SAC that he’s written beforehand, allowing students to better gauge how to approach these assessments, the first of them being an application task.

The skills offered will assist students in developing more complex and integrated understandings of these broad topics in Mathematical Methods, as well as providing a good basis for exam preparation.

GAT MASTERCLASS INFORMATION

Come along to the Skyline Hatch GAT Preparation Masterclass! Here, you will find all the information you need in one place, delivered by past students who aced the General Achievement Test (GAT). This Masterclass is designed to minimise the uncertainty surrounding the GAT and to provide you with solid tips and tricks for success! Throughout our two-hour session, you will learn what to expect during the GAT and how to best approach it. You will also have the opportunity to work through practice questions with experienced tutors.

What you will learn:
  • What the GAT involves and why it's important
  • How to approach the two writing tasks
  • Key strategies for STEM and Humanities multiple choice questions
How this will help:
  • Eliminate uncertainty surrounding the GAT, helping you to perform better on the day
  • Walk into the GAT with a plan for tackling each section
  • Work through sample multiple choice questions with experienced tutors
  • Have all you questions answered by experienced tutors
  • Learn strategies that will not only prepare you for the GAT, but improve your overall writing, reading and problem-solving skills

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