OC Test Prep
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Save time with complete OC Test resources

Master critical thinking skills to solve all 48 OC Test question types and save time with all-inclusive resources. Get ahead with over 200+ pages of content, 120+ online practice questions, and 3 diagnostic exams for each section of the OC Test.

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Learn from experienced OC Test teachers

Matrix teachers are experts in their field with real classroom teaching experience. Build strong OC exam skills with qualified teachers to guide your child every step of the way.

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  • Step 1

    Theory & Techniques

  • Step 2

    Application

  • Step 3

    Guided Examples

  • Step 4

    In-Class Practice

  • Step 5

    Online Homework

  • Step 6

    Videos for Revision

  • Step 7

    Diagnostic Tests & Feedback

Track your child's OC Test readiness with ease

Stay informed at every step of your child’s OC Test preparation with the Matrix Learning Management System (LMS), designed intelligently to track homework progression and achievement.

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OC Preparation Course Details

See how our flexible learning methods can cater to your learning needs.

online
on-campus

How our Term OC Preparation course works

1. Attend weekly Theory Lessons

Experience engaging and interactive Critical Thinking Skills lessons led by experienced primary OC teachers. With carefully designed lesson resources, students engage with theory, application of techniques, and exam practice every lesson.

2. Watch Theory Lesson Videos for review

Revise your understanding from home anytime anywhere. Continue learning beyond the classroom with easy-to-follow video explanations perfectly aligned with the Matrix Theory Book.

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3. Complete online practice questions

Practise your OC Test skills anytime anywhere, with 250+ reading, mathematical reasoning and thinking skills practice questions available online throughout the year.

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4. Test your exam skills every 3 weeks

Track your child’s OC Test readiness with Diagnostic Reviews once every three weeks. And with personalised Diagnostic Reports accompanying each exam, you can identify and address your child’s learning gaps timely for maximum results.

Term course structure

The Matrix OC Preparation course dedicates each term to a specific test section and teaches 48 critical thinking skills over 12 months. This targeted approach is highly effective in addressing your child’s areas of weakness.

What's included: Term course

  • Experienced OC Test Teachers

    Matrix teachers are experts in their field with vast classroom teaching experience and matching qualifications.

  • High quality and new-edition Theory Book

    150+ colour page new-edition Theory Book written by expert teachers designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills for Reading, Mathematical Reasoning, and Thinking Skills tests.

  • Small Class Size

    We maintain small class sizes, with a maximum of 16 students arranged in a U-shape formation, ensuring an interactive and engaging classroom learning environment.

  • State of the art learning environment

    All Matrix Campuses are designed for student comfort and engagement. Make learning enjoyable with our comfortable and professional learning environment.

  • 1000+ Online Practice Questions

    Sharpen your critical thinking skills with regularly updated online question banks. And with automated marking, students get instant feedback on their progress.

  • Clear, structured Theory Lesson Videos for revision

    Learn from the best. Each Theory Lesson is accompanied by online video lessons led by experienced teachers.

  • Diagnostic Review tests and reports

    Build exam techniques and identify areas of improvement. Stay on top of learning strengths and weaknesses with regular testing and feedback every three weeks.

  • Personalised feedback

    Receive regular teacher feedback on your child’s learning, with detailed marking and insights delivered with each Diagnostic Review test.

  • Matrix Learning Management System (LMS)

    Access Theory Lesson Videos, Online Practice Questions, and track your progress easily via Matrix LMS App.

  • Expert Academic Advice

    Want advice on your child’s learning? Get exclusive access to academic advice, and invitations to events and seminars from the Matrix academic team.

  • First Lesson Money Back Guarantee

    All on campus courses come with our First Lesson Money Back Guarantee.

  • Year-round access to content

    Enjoy access to all course resources until the end of the Opportunity Class Test date.

Timetable

  • Chatswood

    Sat

    2:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Epping

    Wed

    6:10PM - 7:40PM

  • Hurstville

    Mon

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

  • Parramatta

    Mon

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

  • Strathfield

    Thu

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

How our Holiday OC Preparation course works

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1. Attend 5 daily exam sessions

Build exam confidence with 5 mock tests for each section of the OC test.

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2. In-class review of the mock OC test

Learn how to answer the various question types on the OC test through in-class review with the teacher.

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3. Track your child’s OC exam-readiness

Identify and address your child’s learning gaps timely for maximum results with personalised reports accompanying each exam.

Holiday course structure: 5 daily lessons

What's included: Holiday course

  • Experienced OC Test Teachers

    Matrix teachers are experts in their field with vast classroom teaching experience and matching qualifications.

  • New-edition OC Exam Book

    150+ colour page new-edition Exam Book written by expert OC test teachers designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills for Reading, Mathematical Reasoning, and Thinking Skills.

  • Small Class Size

    We maintain small class sizes, with a maximum of 16 students arranged in a U-shape formation, ensuring an interactive and engaging classroom learning environment.

  • Detailed reports

    Understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses for the Selective test with detailed reports and feedback.

  • Online mock OC tests

    Practise anywhere, anytime with the online mock OC tests. And with automated marking, students get instant feedback on their tests.

  • State of the art learning environment

    All Matrix Campuses provide the most comfortable environment to support engaging learning experience.

  • Matrix Learning Management System (LMS)

    Access Theory Lesson Videos, Online Practice Questions, and track your progress easily via Matrix LMS App.

  • Year-round access to content

    Enjoy access to all course resources until the end of the OC Test date.

Timetable

  • Chatswood

    22 - 27 January
    9:00 - 10:30am
    10:30 - 12:00pm
  • Hurstville

    22 - 27 January
    9:00 - 10:30am
    10:30 - 12:00pm
  • Parramatta

    22 - 27 January
    9:00 - 10:30am
    2:30 - 4:00pm
  • Strathfield

    22 - 27 January
    9:00 - 10:30am
    10:30 - 12:00pm

How our Online OC Preparation course works

1. Develop effective OC techniques with clear, guided video lessons

With detailed video lessons led by experienced Matrix teachers, you can work through the Matrix OC Theory Book at your own pace with the support you need.

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2. Sharpen your Critical Thinking skills with 500+ online practice questions

Practise your Critical Thinking skills anytime anywhere, with 500+ verbal reasoning, mathematical reasoning, spatial reasoning and logical reasoning practice questions available online.

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3. Access individual support at any time via the Q&A boards

Need more support? Address gaps in your learning by posting questions on the Q&A boards and receive individual support within 24 hours.

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4. Discover your strengths and weaknesses with regular Diagnostic Reviews

Stay on track for OC Test success with exam-style Diagnostic Reviews to test your Critical Thinking skills every three weeks. And with personalised Diagnostic Reports accompanying each exam, you can target your study based on teacher insights for maximum results.

Online course structure

What's included: Online course

  • Experienced Selective School Test Teachers

    Matrix teachers are experts in their field with vast classroom teaching experience and matching qualifications.

  • High quality and new-edition Theory Book delivered

    200+ colour page new-edition Theory Book written by expert teachers designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills for Reading, Mathematical Reasoning, and Thinking Skills tests delivered to your doorstep.

  • Clear, structured Theory Lesson Videos

    Learn from the best. Each Theory Lesson is accompanied by online video lessons led by experienced teachers.

  • Intelligent, structured learning

    Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with all the benefits of being on-campus. Lesson content progression is automatically unlocked for the best learning experience, ensuring students stay on track for success.

  • 500+ Online Practice Questions

    Sharpen your critical thinking skills with regularly updated online question banks. And with automated marking, students get instant feedback on their progress.

  • Matrix Learning Management System (LMS)

    Access Theory Lesson Videos, Online Practice Questions, and track your progress easily via the Matrix LMS App.

  • Q&A Boards

    Stuck on a question? Address individual learning needs using the Q&A boards and receive responses to questions from teachers within 1 working day.

  • Diagnostic Reviews and Reports

    Build exam techniques and identify areas of improvement. Stay on top of learning strengths and weaknesses with regular testing and feedback delivered online every three weeks.

  • Expert academic advice

    Want advice on your child’s learning? Get exclusive access to academic advice, and invitations to events and seminars from the Matrix academic team.

  • Year-round Access to Content

    Enjoy access to all course resources until the end of the OC Test date.

Access Period

Online

Access starts9 October 2023
Access Ends31 December 2024

Meet our Opportunity Class teachers.
Experts with real teaching experience.

  • Ms Lottie Frazer
    BSc MTeach
  • Mrs Katrina Perrott
    BEd(Hons) BTeach
  • Ms Felicity Martin
    BAdvSc(Hons)

OC Preparation Course Pricing

Flexible payment options: Pay quarterly or monthly over 3 months.

online
on-campus
  • on-campus
    During the term

    Term Course

    9 weekly lessons over 9 weeks

    $486

    per module

    • Taught by experienced Matrix teachers
    • 9-week Critical Thinking Skills course
    • Maximum of 16 students per class
    • New-edition Critical Thinking Skills Theory Book
    • Theory Lesson Videos for revision
    • Access to Matrix LMS resources
    • 250+ Online Practice Questions for each module with automated marking
    • Progress tracking for students and parents
    • Diagnostic tests and reports every 3 weeks
    • Year-round access to content
  • on-campus
    During the holidays
    Intensive Course

    Holiday course

    90 min x 5 daily lessons over 5 days

    $270

    per holiday course

    • Taught by experienced Matrix teachers
    • 5-day intensive mock OC tests course
    • Maximum of 16 students per class
    • New-edition OC Exam Book
    • Online mock OC tests with automated marking
    • Detailed reports that pinpoint areas for improvement
    • Access to Matrix LMS resources
    • Year-round access to content
  • online
    At your own pace

    Matrix+ Online

    9 lessons anytime anywhere

    $342

    per module

    • Taught by experienced Matrix teachers
    • Video Lessons paired with Theory Book
    • NSW new-syllabus Theory Book delivered to your home
    • Access to Matrix LMS resources
    • 150+ Online Practice Questions with for each module with automated marking
    • Progress tracking for students and parents
    • Diagnostic tests and reports every 3 weeks
    • Year-round access to content

What our
OC Preparation course students say

  • I used to find homework and school work difficult. It took me so much time to get it all done. After joining Matrix, I can keep up with school work a lot quicker.

    Astride De Bruyne
    Astride De Bruyne
  • I think Matrix Education courses give me the best form of learning. I love how the teacher explains things in class!

    Ishaan Roy
    Ishaan Roy
  • My son tells me he enjoys going to his Matrix Education class. He said the teacher is nice and helpful. The online resources we have access to are also great!

    Parent of Jayden Contini
    Parent of Jayden Contini

Frequently asked questions

Teachers

Matrix Year 4 OC Test tutoring teachers are experienced educators who have degrees in related disciplines. They are knowledgeable, know how to explain things clearly and make learning fun.

Matrix OC Test tutoring teachers deliver a structured and engaging learning experience through instructional and interactive teaching.

Program

Yes, the Matrix OC Preparation course covers every aspect of the OC Test thoroughly. The course is a 12 month program that comprehensively covers each section of the test. Each term focuses on one specific section of the test to 48 critical thinking skills for OC exam success.

No. Thinking skills is one of the sections of the Opportunity Class Placement Test which evaluates students’ critical thinking abilities in these sections:

  • Reading (or verbal reasoning)
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Thinking skills (involving spatial and logical reasoning)

The Matrix OC Test Preparation course teaches students critical thinking skills for each of these areas.

Students should start preparing at least 12 months before the July Opportunity Class Test to thoroughly cover all sections of the test. At Matrix, Year 3 students start their OC Test preparation course in July each year to develop mastery in all three sections of the test.

If your child has missed any module of the term course, they can catch up through the online OC Preparation course.

On Campus Course

Each OC Test tutoring session is 90 minutes long and consists of Theory, Application and Guided Exam Practice.

All Matrix classes seat a maximum of 16 students arranged in U-shape formation to support an interactive and engaging student learning environment.

Matrix provides students access Online Theory Lesson Videos for missed lessons and revisions. The video lessons are easy to follow and paired with the Matrix Theory Book.

Matrix+ Online Courses

Matrix+ is an online course consisting of video lessons paired with Matrix Theory Books. It’s accessible, more affordable and flexible compared to Matrix On-Campus courses. It’s an effective learning option if you prefer to learn at your own pace.

No, you can learn at any time. Matrix+ lessons are pre-recorded to ensure the highest quality delivery for all types of learners! Our detailed video lessons allow you to view and follow the lesson at your own pace – pause, replay, or speed up videos for an on-demand learning experience.

Matrix students enrolled in the OC Test Preparation courses will be able to access Theory Lesson Videos, Q&A Discussion Boards, and online resources until the end of the OC Test date.

Matrix Theory Books will be mailed to your delivery address via Australia Post.

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