Opportunity Class Preparation

Getting into an opportunity class is difficult, with only 15% or so of all applicants being able to secure a spot. However, the opportunities which arise from the learning environment, fellow students, and schooling experiences which opportunity classes provide are well worth the effort it takes to get in.

At a young age, successful candidates are required to have strong fundamentals and skills in English, Thinking skills, and Mathematics. Erudite Tuition offers our exemplary Opportunity Class program which comprehensively covers all facets of the exam and is designed to take students through every step of the test and succeed.

Erudite differs from other learning environments because we completely tailor our programs to the individual needs of each student and deliver 1 to 1 tutoring to ensure that students get the most out of every single lesson.

Mathematical Reasoning

Successful candidates must demonstrate strong intuition and mathematical reasoning skills and be proficient in mental math.

Thinking Skills

Successful candidates must apply problem solving and critical thinking skills to deduce solutions to questions in a variety of situations.

Reading & Writing

Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to identify and extract information from various sources and exhibit robust fundamentals of English.

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Learn about how we tutor for every single section of the test and prepare students for the final opportunity class exam.

Our 4-Pronged Approach

Our program is designed to prepare our students for success in the selective school exam and has 4 primary objectives. The program:

Thinking Skills

Thinking skills was introduced to replace the General Ability section in the opportunity class exam. The Thinking Skills component of the exam was written with the intention to minimize the impact of additional tutoring on the performance of students. It is also generally regarded as more difficult due to its abstract nature, while other subjects are explicitly taught as part of the curriculum during primary school, thinking skills are developed more indirectly compared to other areas like mathematical reasoning.

Erudite tutors develop a holistic approach to thinking skills. We identify the strengths and weaknesses of the student and develop a tailored program which addresses the question types which students find more challenging.

Erudite Tutors plant the thinking approaches that students utilise and encourage thought diversity. Our tutors also recognise the importance of confidence and attitude and so thoroughly develop our students’ mental attitudes.
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happy student showing writing and reading exercises to parent

Reading

Reading is a critical part of the development of students. This section of the exam is designed to test the ability of students to discern, evaluate, and internalise information. We ensure that students have a robust understanding of the different types of communication mediums, contexts, and purposes.

Erudite tutors tailor tutoring to leverage each student’s strengths and improve upon their weaknesses. For example, we often find that students struggle more with inference based questions. For such students, exam practice papers are then front-loaded with inference based questions interspersed with other question types.

Erudite tutors develop students by encouraging their desire to succeed and building their ability to tackle large blocks of text with ease. Our approach ensures that confidence on the topic is inevitable as students become more adept at navigating questions and excelling in results.

Mathematical Reasoning

The mathematical reasoning component of the opportunity class exam requires students to apply mathematical reasoning to a wide variety of situations intuitively. Successful candidates must have strong mathematical reasoning and intuition supported by robust mental math skills. Our approach to this component of the exam is to leverage the existing knowledge and skills of students to rapidly identify cross-synergies with exam question types and problems present in the opportunity class exam. We then build out the fundamentals and patch any gaps in knowledge while fostering the confidence and familiarity of the student with the opportunity class exam.

Erudite tutors encourage thought diversity and efficient problem solving through teaching students exam techniques, fostering confidence through excellence, and ingraining routine through practice.

Unlike other tuition providers, Erudite Tuition recognises the importance of inference within the mathematical reasoning component of the selective school exam and hence, we take the time to specifically develop these skills in our students.
male student and male tutor in maths lesson

What you'll love about Erudite Tuition

Here are just some of the reasons why you’ll love our opportunity class program.

Past Papers and Resources

Any program isn't complete without the resources to back it up. We've created practically unlimited quality test papers covering the entire scope of the test. We also have specialized question programs which target specific question types and underlying thought processes.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Love your first lesson or it's on us. We'll cover the cost of the lesson and find you a suitable tutor with no additional charges. No payment is required until we find the right tutor and we'll let you change tutors until you find one you absolutely find perfect.

Parent & Student Integration

Parents and students are in the loop and fully integrated into our tutoring programs at all times. We provide progress reports after every lesson, tailored by your tutor and we operate with complete transparency. For example, all online lessons are fully recorded and available.

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Our Tutors Are...

Not Just About the Results

Our selective school tutors are the best of the best and specifically trained for Selective School tutoring. It’s more than just academic results because we focus on the relationships between students and teachers the most. That’s why we focus on tutors who are mentors, have role model qualities and have a passion for tutoring.

Have a History of Results

All our tutors are hand-selected and go through a rigorous interview selection process where only the top 3% are picked. Additionally, they’ve also shown experience by either graduating from Selective School and achieved exemplary academic success with a minimum of 96 ATAR.

Backed by years of experience

From our resources to our teaching methods, we’ve invested years of experience into making sure that you’re only getting the best at an affordable price. That means high-quality resources and support to bring out the best in every student.

Our tutors also have...

Working with Children Checks

Every single tutor has a valid employee Working With Children Check and has been cleared to work with children.

Completed Extensive Training

All our tutors must undergo a strict training process before they are allowed to take on students.

Resources and Skills

With thousands of resources and materials, our tutors both have the lesson content and the knowledge required to teach anything.

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Where we can tutor

All lessons are delivered 1-on-1 wherever it’s convenient for you.

Your Home

Our tutors come to your house to deliver quality and specalised 1-on-1 tutoring.

Local Library

Organise to meet up at a local library which suits yourself and the tutor.

Online

All lessons are recorded on our online tutoring platform.

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