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Test Preparation & Test Taking Strategies

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Whether your Opportunity Class / NAPLAN / Selective test / HSC is next week or next year, you can boost your test-taking confidence today using these helpful tips! North Shore Coaching College Bella Vista offers the most comprehensive OC, Selective, NAPLAN & HSC test preparation.

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What is Opportunity Class? We have your questions covered!

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HOW TO APPLY & GET SELECTED FOR OPPORTUNITY CLASS We are often asked about Opportunity Class – what is it, who should apply, what is the selection criteria and what does it mean if your child is accepted? So we have put together a post of our most commonly asked questions regarding Opportunity Class. What is Opportunity Class? Opportunity Classes (OC) are offered in selected government schools across NSW and cater for academically gifted and talented children in Years 5 and 6. They provide a rich and intellectually stimulating educational environment. How long has OC been around for? Opportunity classes...

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Gifted and Talented Students

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Gifted students are usually placed in school environments that are filled with pressure. Although students often need these accelerated tracks to keep them from getting bored in school, the demands of both the coursework and the environment of other gifted students can cause a great deal of stress.  Children may work so hard to keep up (and stay ahead) that they begin to burn out from stress—which can be a dangerous state, both physically and mentally. Stress can create a vicious cycle, as it is more difficult to concentrate and pay attention when stressed, so students may experience low performance, leading them...

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Exam Preparation Tips (Selective, Opportunity Class OC, HSC, Private Scholarship Exam, NAPLAN)

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Successful exam preparation tips Exams are stressful for everyone.  Even the most academically minded of students can become nervous and anxious at the thought of having to take exams. But rest assured, there is a range of strategies you can put in place to help get you through and get the results you want! We have some tips for you whether you are taking the HSC, Selective, OC, NAPLAN or any other academic exams. Make a realistic plan Before you start anything, make sure you have a plan.  Write down a list of the subjects and the areas that require specific...

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