Year 8 Maths Holiday Course

Essential skills in just 2 days

Learn key maths concepts

Gain essential skills and get ahead of your peers in the Matrix Maths Holiday Course. The condensed approach to content delivery provides valuable exposure to key topics before they’re taught at school.


Get ahead in the holidays

Build a strong foundation

Year 10 is one of the foundational years for HSC success. Consolidate existing knowledge and get equipped with the skills to solve new, unfamiliar and challenging questions in our 2 day holiday course.


No more guesswork


Be confident knowing you’ll be taught by the most experienced teachers and time-tested resources. Learn content ahead of the school term and get ahead!


Year 8 Maths Holiday Program

Learn essential skills in 2 days

Day 1

Day 2
Financial Mathematics



Day 1

Day 2
Algebraic Techniques
Linear Relationships

Day 1

Day 2
Length and Area

Day 1
Algebraic Techniques
Properties of Geometric Figures

Day 2
Properties of Geometric Figures
Volume and Capacity

Our proven formula for success

The Matrix Method for MathsTM

Year 8 Maths Holiday Course Outline

Gain essential maths skills that you'll need in your exams.

Day 1

Probability & Similarity

Day 2

Financial Mathematics

Day 1


  • Index Notation, Index Laws
  • Scientific Notation
  • Fractional Indices

Day 2

Algebraic Techniques & Linear Relationships

  • Distributive Law, Factorisation Techniques
  • Further Operations of Algebraic Fractions

Day 1


  • Solving simple linear equation and equations involving fractions.
  • Changing the subject of a formula and understanding simultaneous equations.
  • Using equations to solve worded problems.

Day 2

Rates & Length and Area

  • Understanding rates and solving real life problems involving rates.
  • Read and interpret speed and travel graphs.
  • Understand the different parts of a circle.
  • Solve various area problems involving circles and other composite shapes.

Day 1

Algebraic Techniques, Equations & Properties of Geometric Figures

Day 2

Properties of Geometric Figures & Volume and Capacity

Lesson Breakdown

2 lessons over 2 days

5 mins


Overview of lesson

Objectives and outcomes of each lesson are explained.

105 mins

Theory Lesson

Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding

Teachers explain key maths concepts which are reinforced by practising exam-style questions.

15 mins



Ask questions you are unsure of to clarify your understanding.

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Year 8 Maths Holiday Course Pricing


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Year 8 Maths Holiday Course includes:


Classes taught by inspirational teachers

2 engaging theory lessons

Detailed Theory Book

Dedicated customer service support

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How is Matrix different?



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.



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.



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.

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