What our Year 12 Biology students will develop

Not just theory

An in-depth understanding

Don’t just know the theory but know why and how. Gain a thorough knowledge of all syllabus dot points and outcomes for each module prescribed by the NSW Board of Studies.

Essential skills

Problem solving skills

Be equipped with the skills to solve new, unfamiliar and challenging scientific theories and models. Every time.

No more guesswork


Look forward to showing off your Maths skills in school assessments. With the best tools and support on your side there’s nothing to fear!

What our Year 12 Biology students receive

Biology Theory Book

Biology Workbook

Weekly Biology Quizzes

Biology Workshops

End of Term Biology Topic Test

We take the worry out of your HSC

Our Year 12 Biology Term Course Program


Oct - Dec

Maintaining a Balance

Feb - Apr

Blueprint of Life

Apr - Jun

The Search for Better Health

Jul - Sep




Year 12 Biology Term Course Details

9 weekly lessons in the school term


Oct - Dec

Maintaining a Balance

Lesson 1: Enzymes

  • Understanding Enzymes
  • pH
  • Optimal Enzyme Environments
  • First Hand Investigation

Lesson 2: Homeostasis

  • Understanding Homeostasis
  • The Process of Homeostasis
  • Feedback Mechanisms for Homeostasis

Lesson 3: Temperature & Adaptations

  • Temperatures of Life
  • Regulation of Body Temperature
  • Adaptations for Thermoregulation
  • Australian Case Studies
  • Plant Adaptations

Lesson 4: Blood & Blood Vessels

  • Transport Systems
  • Blood as a Transport Medium
  • Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide
  • First-hand Investigation: Effect of Carbon Dioxide
  • Function of Haemoglobin
  • Blood Vessels
  • Changes in Blood Composition

Lesson 5: Blood Research

  • First-hand Investigation: Blood Cells
  • Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Levels in Blood
  • Donated Blood
  • Artificial Blood Substitutes

Lesson 6: The Kidney 1

  • Water Balance
  • Removal of Wastes
  • Dilute and Concentrated Urine
  • The Need for a Kidney
  • Role of the Kidney
  • First-Hand Investigation: Kidney Dissection

Lesson 7: The Kidney 2

  • Nephrons
  • Structure of a Nephron
  • Active and Passive Transport
  • Kidney Hormones
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Renal Dialysis

Lesson 8: Regulation in Plants

  • Regulation in Plants
  • Transport Tissues in Plants
  • Investigating Xylem and Phloem Tissues
  • Conservation of Water in Plants
  • Enantiostasis
  • Enantiostasis in Plants

Lesson 9: Revision and Topic Test

Feb - Apr

Blueprint of Life

Apr - Jun

The Search for Better Health

Jul - Sep


Lesson Breakdown

Surprise yourself with how much you can learn in 3 hours


30 min


Revision, Quiz and Overview

Teachers revise previous lesson and answer homework questions before conducting an in-class quiz.

65 min

Theory Lesson Part 1

Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding

Teachers explain key physics concepts which are reinforced by completing exam-style questions.

10 min


65 min

Theory Lesson Part 2

Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding

Teachers explain key physics concepts which are reinforced by completing exam-style questions.

10 min



Ask questions you are unsure of to clarify your understanding.

Year 12 Biology Timetable

9 x 3 hour weekly lessons for comprehensive knowledge and understanding.

Fri4:30 - 7:40pm
Sat4:30 - 7:40pm
Fri4:30 - 7:40pm
Thu4:30 - 7:40pm
Sat1:30 - 4:30pm
Sat4:30 - 7:40pm
Town Hall
Sat9:30 - 12:30pm

9 daily lessons for advanced completion of whole term's content.

9:30 - 12:30pm
1:30 - 4:30pm
9:30 - 12:30pm
9:30 - 12:30pm
1:30 - 4:30pm
4:40 - 7:40pm

Our Year 12 Biology pricing


per Hour
3 Hrs
per Lesson
per School Term
per School Term

Our Biology course includes:


Classes taught by qualified teachers

9 theory lessons per term

Comprehensive Theory Book & Workbook

One-to-One tutorials (Workshops)

Online access to resources

Dedicated customer service support

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How is Matrix different?


    Matrix Others



Vast classroom teaching experience, HSC and/or university teaching experience with an ability to explain concepts clearly


Have little or no actual teaching experience, cannot explain difficult concepts in a manner that students can understand



Teaching program that covers the NSW board of studies syllabus. Structured learning system that allows students to develop sound study habits every week


Most private tutors and other tuition centres do not follow a set structure; rather they have an ad-hoc approach without considering timing and outcomes



A full set of resources written by academics and education researchers. Online access to Supplementary exam papers / texts with top responses.


Only address content that students raise, use generic textbooks.



Short quizzes and topic tests held under strict exam conditions to ensure students have a solid understanding of the subject


No exam style quizzes and test that assess the student’s weaknesses, hence not being able to identifying their learning needs



Weekly tracking of Grades, Quiz and Topic Test results so student and parents can monitor their progress.


No measured tracking process so they cannot tell if the student is struggling or improving.

Learning Management System


Share information, academic resources and advice with classmates from over 220 schools.


Do not have the library of resources or past exams that can help students excel

One-to-One Workshops


Free workshops to target individual learning needs


No additional support outside the lesson.

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