Selective Test Prep Online
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Comprehensive Selective School exam-ready resources

Master critical thinking skills to solve all 48 Selective Test question types and save time with all-inclusive resources. Get ahead with over 200+ pages of content, 150+ online practice questions, and 3 diagnostic exams for each section of the Selective School Test.

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Selective School Test Tutoring Course Details


Course structure


Access Period

Access start9 October 2023
Access end31 December 2024


What our
Selective Test tutoring students say

  • Teachers at Matrix are good and knowledgeable. We are provided with books and the class room setting is nice and clean. So far so good!

    Parent of Ashanty O.
    Parent of Ashanty O.
  • Classrooms are clean and tidy. The course program is good and the books provided in class are great! The teacher is good and knowledgeable.

    Parent of Ashley O.
    Parent of Ashley O.
  • Thinking Skills courses helped my child build profound knowledge for OC test (especially for Thinking Skills). My child is now attending Selective School Test Preparation course and it has been helpful and nurtured my child’s knowledge for the selective test. Thank you!

    Parent of Macro J.
    Parent of Macro J.
  • 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

Selective School Test Tutoring Pricing

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

  • online
    At your own pace

    Matrix+ Online

    9 lessons anytime anywhere


    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

Frequently asked questions


Matrix Year 5 Selective School 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 Selective School Test tutoring is led by experienced teachers who deliver a structured and engaging learning experience.


Yes. The Matrix Selective School Test tutoring is a 15 month program that comprehensively covers each section of the test. Each term focuses on one of the five components of the test:

  1. Reading,
  2. Mathematical Reasoning,
  3. Spatial Reasoning,
  4. Logical Reasoning, and
  5. Writing.

Students should start preparing at least 12 months before the May test to thoroughly cover all sections of the Selective School Test. At Matrix, Year 4 students start their selective test preparation in October each year to develop mastery in all sections of the test.



No. Thinking skills is one of the sections of the Selective High School Test 

The test evaluates students’ critical thinking abilities in these sections:

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

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

If your child lacks strong foundations in English and/or Maths, it’s highly recommended to undertake the English and/or Maths courses as well. This is because the Selective School Test Preparation course demands that students possess solid English and Maths skills to cope with the course materials. The Matrix Entrance Test will help you identify your child’s gaps in English, Maths and Critical Thinking.

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 Selective School Test tutoring course will be able to access Theory Lesson Videos, Q&A Discussion Boards, and online resources until the end of the test date.

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

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