HSC is a stressful time for students and parents. There are plenty of local services and information that will help ease the stress in Lane Cove.
Students will ill less stressed if they organised – and it is okay to ask for help.
Here are some local workshops/resources to help you.
Understanding and Managing Exam Stress Workshop
Narelle Gillies is a Lane Cove Mum who has had a child go through HSC and she is Psychotherapist/Counsellor
FREE INFORMATION SESSION For students, parents, teachers or anyone interested in finding out more. Register early! Places are limited.
When: Monday 26th August, 7pm – 8pm
Where: Awareness Institute: Level 1, 28 Chandos Street, St Leonards Bookings: [email protected] or phone/text: 0431 594 141
For more information visit www.perspectivetherapies.com
Lane Cove Library
The Lane Cove Library is holding a series of free workshops in September to help students prepare for the 2019 Higher School Certificate.
HSC Study Skills and Exam Preparation – 4 September 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This free workshop provides practical tips to help students organise information, and covers strategies for turning their class notes into easily consumable study notes. It’s all about studying smarter not harder.
Students learn techniques to help revise for exams and structure their study blocks.
Andrew Marselos, the founder of Think Tuition will present this workshop. Andrew focuses on a wholistic experience encompassing academic wellbeing and transitional support. Booking Details here.
Managing HSC Stress and Exam Taking Techniques – 11 September 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
HSC Study Nights at the Lane Cove Library – Friday 26th September, Friday 4 October and Friday 11 October 2019
No need to book just come along.
HSC Library Resources
Lane Cove Library provides a variety of useful HSC Resources. Click on the links below for information.
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5 days of supervised study sessions for HSCers. 6-7 hours of study per day but sleep in your own bed! Cramfest is held from 30 September to 4th October 2019.
Price includes all food (Breakfast through to dinner and snacks), welcome pack and some subject assistance.
Organised study sessions, breaks for food and relaxation, time to discuss the reality of Jesus in the world today and make new friends.
All year 12 students welcome, limited places.
Booking Details here.
Sometimes some extra help is needed to give a HSC student confidence, here are some local resources.
Learning With Confidence is all about connecting the right tutor for your HSC child. Their intensive, individualised approach helps their tutors to get the best out of every student. LWC has a proven track record in the improvement of assessment scores. They attribute their success with their focus on holistic care. Happy, well-prepared and confident students will naturally achieve their best with minimal worry or anxiety. LWC provides tutors for students from primary to HSC level. Thier HSC students have seen some great results and this is one area that is their specialty.
Address: 96 Longueville Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066
Contact: 0414 609 769 or 0404 265 710
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/learningwithconfidenceaustralia/?fref=ts
The Homework Collective is an initiative to get homework out of the nag and drag and into a positive and productive space!
- how to prioritise tasks
- learn to problem solve so they learn how to tackle tasks (not give up!)
- demonstrate how to understand questions and break them down (math included!)
- work on brainstorming, mind maps, scaffolds and chunking tasks
- teach deadlines, time management and planning alongside school tasks
- model diary use, reminders and structure for homework
- make it fun and easy to work alongside us and other kids
We have designed this with your child in mind. To bring back skills that help homework BUT more than that our philosophy is to teach them to have a growth mindset so that they may gain life skills at the same time that will mean more than homework.
This is a great opportunity to let you be the parent and let us be that coach for homework.
Book in a time slot that suits to get started. For the 10 weeks of term you can choose weekly times on:
Mondays: 3pm-6pm Homework Collective (mix of k-3; yr 4- 6) + high school any time after 4:30.
Tuesdays 3pm-5:45pm – Tutor for Primary & High school (INDIVIDUAL + group)
Thursdays : 3pm – 5:45 Homework Collective (mix of k-3; yr 4- 6) + high school any time after 4:30.
Primary school sessions $45 (60-75 – Weekly for the term)
High school sessions $69 (group) (75 min – Weekly for the term)
Individual Tutoring $95/hr (Upper Primary & High school) Mon/Tue only
Max 4 people with a specialist – 6 with specialist and tutor.
We have a upper primary & high school subject specific expert who is with us Monday and Tuesdays with speciality in science and maths.
If the times above don’t suit feel free to give us a call to let us know. We are happy to provide morning groups as well (8:00-8:45) for those that want that option.
Address: Unit 6, 46 Burns Bay Road (Opposite the Post Office )
Book Here: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Body Fusion Lane Cove are nutrition experts and they have four strategies for effective and enjoyable study (yes it’s possible!)
- Adequate sleep
- Study breaks
- Nutrition & Hydration
Read more here.
Yoga for Teens
The ideal Yoga class for stressed-out High School aged students in Lane Cove.
The physical aspects of Teens Yoga will stretch, strengthen and tone your body – which complements the sport you play by increasing focus and preventing injury AND is ideal for desk-sitters and slouchers.
Aside from the physical benefits, teenagers learn skills for coping with the unique issues they’re faced with every day: exams & expectations, stressful schedules & situations, friendships and relationships, and the enormous pressure to fit in.
We provide a safe, fun space where they don’t need to overachieve – and offer tools to deal with pressure, stress and anxiety AND develop focus and confidence. They’ll truly relax with a combination of movement, breathing and gentle meditation techniques.
Dates: Sundays Sunday, 25 August 2019 to Sunday, 22 September 2019
Time: 5 pm
Address: Yogabowl, Inside Lane Cove Tennis Club. Kenneth St @ Central Park, Longueville.
Book Here: https://www.yogabowl.com.au/events/workshops/book-workshop.aspx?id=24
Email: [email protected]
Soulful Fitness have a range of workshops that are aimed at relaxation and resetting. There is also the Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra for Stress Release and Sound Healing
Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra For Stress Release (90 Mins) Fridays 6.30-8pm
Join our teacher Lauren for an evening of slow Yin Yoga postures to release tight tension in muscles and fascia causing pain and other physical alignments including insomnia, digestion issues and headaches. Once we release the tension, circulation improves and new blood is sent to areas needing healing.
Yoga Nidra is a proven relaxation method to get you out of your mind and into your body causing a massive sense of calm, balance and restoration. Join us for this unwinding class to help you enjoy your weekend after a busy week.
This is a slow and restorative class designed for those with tight muscles and tension in their bodies and minds that needs releasing.
Time: 6.30 – 8.00 pm
Address: Shop 9, 43-45 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/soulfulfitnesslanecove
Exercise Aimed at Teens
Empower 360 Fitness
Empower360 Fitness offers holistic Fitness and Nutrition for all ages and abilities. Focus is on fun and confidence, working out should be enjoyable!
Do you simply want your teen to be more active, happy and confident? Photoshopped models, profile pics & posts, faked before and after shots and the avalanche of ‘gym selfies’ that flood social media are leaving teens, confused, demotivated, deflated and trash their self confidence and body image.
Empower360 Fitness offers one on one coaching, outdoor group ‘bootcamp’ sessions plus, we offer the only online program specifically for teens. The Empower360 Teen Fitness Challenge is a holistic Fitness, Nutrition and Body Confidence program that is designed specifically for teenagers. There is are no weigh-ins, measuring or calorie counting.
Good luck HSC students but remember at the end of the day HSC is not the only measure of success. Read more about this here.
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