Junior high school is a vital time in a student’s academic journey. At EMPOWER, we are known for combining interactive class-based lessons with individual one-on-one support which is why we have been able to help so many students, no matter what their level is.

Our junior high school teaching programs incorporate the new Australian Curriculum and have been created to arm students with the skills that they need for their HSC years. These programs, supplemented with our Free Homework Help Sessions, empower students to succeed.

Our learning system has been researched and designed to set the foundation for future success. Our teachers provide a supportive framework every step of the way and pride themselves on being a mentor to students.

Overview of our English Program

EMPOWER’s English learning system focuses on essay writing, creative writing and critical analysis while reinforcing grammar and literacy skills. Students learn how to compose and respond to a range of texts types, analysing language form, features and structures of their texts.  A deeper understanding of audience, purpose and context will give them the ultimate advantage and opportunity to excel at school.

Browse through our English Schedules for more insight into each lesson:
Screen Shot 2014-06-11 at 12.52.44 pm2014 EMPOWER Year 7 English Schedule
2014 EMPOWER Year 8 English Schedule
2014 EMPOWER Year 9 English Schedule
2014 EMPOWER Year 10 English Schedule

Overview of our Maths Program

EMPOWER’s maths learning system enhances problem solving skills and analytical reasoning. Our teachers are experienced making maths accessible to all students, particularly those who may be finding maths challenging. We provide students with the tools to tackle maths and build their confidence. We also identify, enrich and accelerate students who are gifted in maths.

Maths program is suitable for students studying 5.2 and 5.3 Pathways, we have tailored programs for all students.

Year 7

English

Mathematics

Understanding texts and context Directed Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages
Poetry and Creative Writing Measurement, Geometry
Persuasive language and essay writing Algebraic Equations, Indicies
Fiction, Advertising and News Media Pythagoras’ Theorem

 

Year 8

English

Mathematics

Understanding Text Context & Writing  Number plane, Algebraic Equations
Poetry & Prose Fiction  Rates & Ratios, Probability
Film & Visual Media  Measurement, Geometry
Drama, Shakespeare & Speeches  Volume & Capacity, Consumer Arithmetic, Congruence

 

Year 9 

English

Mathematics

Shaping meaning through texts  Algebraic Expressions, Probability, Deductive Geometry
Critical analysis of Poetry, Film & Visual Media  Indicies & Surds, Surface Area & Volume
Advertising, News Media & Non-Fiction  Equations, Inequations & Formulae, Coordinate Geometry
Appropriations & Adaptations  Trigonometry, Statistics, Simultaneous Equations

Year 10

English

Mathematics

Texts & Representation  Quadratic Equations, Probability, Consumer Arithmetic
Genre Study, Poetry & Creative Writing  Number Plane Graphs, Surface Area & Volume, Statistics
Literature, Film & Visual Media  Similarity, Further Trigonometry, Further Algebra
Drama & Speeches  Logarithms & Circle Geometry, Curve Sketching, Polynomials