# Year 4 OC Prep Holiday Course

### Develop Critical Thinking skills for OC success

Gain essential critical thinking skills and get ahead of their peers in the Matrix OC Prep Holiday Course. The condensed approach to content delivery provides valuable exposure to all question types tested in the OC Test.

### Learn to solve exam-style questions

Build the foundations for OC success and get equipped with skills to solve new, unfamiliar and challenging questions in our 5-day holiday course.

### Build confidence

Be confident knowing your child will be taught by the most experienced teachers and time-tested resources. Learn ahead and target weaknesses to stay ahead of their peers!

## Year 4 OC Test Prep Holiday Program

Learn essential skills in 5 days

## Year 4 OC Test Prep Holiday Course Outline

Gain essential critical thinking skills for OC test success

Day 1

##### Thinking Skills: Spatial Reasoning (Advanced)

• Reflections of Shapes
• Rotations of Shapes
• Patterns
• Multiple Patterns

For the intermediate Thinking Skills course, visit Year 3 OC Prep course.

Day 2

##### Thinking Skills: Spatial Reasoning (Advanced)

• Fitting Shapes Together
• View of 3D objects
• Layered Objects​

Day 3

##### Revision + Diagnostic Review (Advanced)

• Revision
• Diagnostic Review

Day 4

• Nets
• Surface Area
• Volume​

Day 5

##### Revision + Diagnostic Review (Advanced)

• Revision
• Diagnostic Review​

Day 1

• Number Sentences
• Number Patterns
• Worded Problems and Fractions

Day 2

• Distance
• Perimeter
• Area
• Grid Squares

Day 3

##### Revision + Diagnostic Review

• Revision
• Diagnostic Review

Day 4

• Weight
• Volume
• Time
• Dates

Day 5

##### Revision + Diagnostic Review

• Revision
• Diagnostic Review​

Day 1

• Numerical Reasoning
• Mathematical Puzzles

Day 2

• Code Breaking
• Interpreting Graphic Information, Tables and Grids

Day 3

##### Revision + Diagnostic Review

• Revision
• Diagnostic Review

Day 4

• Combinations
• Probability​

Day 5

##### Revision + Diagnostic Review

• Revision
• Diagnostic Review​

Day 1

##### Mock OC Test + Review: Reading Skills

• Revision of Reading Skills question types
• 2 x 30 min Reading Skills tests under timed-conditions
• Review of Reading Skills test questions
• 1 x online Reading Test

Day 2

##### Mock OC Test + Review: Mathematical Reasoning

• Revision of Mathematical Reasoning Skills question types
• 2 x 40 min Mathematical Reasoning Skills tests under timed-conditions
• Review of Mathematical Reasoning Skills test questions
• 1 x online Mathematical Reasoning Test

Day 3

##### Mock OC Test + Review: Thinking Skills

• Revision of Thinking Skills question types
• 2 x 30 min Thinking Skills tests under timed-conditions
• Review of test questions
• 1 x online Thinking Skills Test

Day 4

##### OC Trial Test 1 + Review

A full set of mock OC tests under exam conditions (1 hour and 40 min)

2. Mathematical Reasoning Test (40 min)
3. Thinking Skills Test (30 min)

Review of all three test questions

A detailed report outlining students’ overall performance in the three mock OC Tests

Day 5

##### OC Trial Test 2 + Review

A full set of mock OC tests under exam conditions (1 hour and 40 min)

2. Mathematical Reasoning Test (40 min)
3. Thinking Skills Test (30 min)

Review of all three test questions

A detailed report outlining students’ overall performance in the three mock OC Tests

## Year 4 OC Test Prep Holiday Course Timetable

 Chatswood 3 – 7 July 2023 Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM​
 Epping 3 – 7 July 2023 Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM​
 Hurstville 3 – 7 July 2023 Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM​
 Parramatta 3 – 7 July 2023 Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM​
 Strathfield 3 – 7 July 2023 Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM​

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## \$445.50 (usually \$495)

*Early Bird Discount until 2 June

What you'll get:

## How is Matrix different?

Matrix Others
##### Program

Matrix

Teaching program that covers the NSW Education Standard Authority syllabus. Structured learning system that allows students to develop sound study habits every week.

Others

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.

##### Teachers

Matrix

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

Others

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

##### Resources

Matrix

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

Others

Only address content that students raise, use generic textbooks.