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John Monash Science School

John Monash Science School Selective Entry Exam Preparation

Brainworks has over 25 years of experience in preparing students for specific entrance exams including the John Monash Science School Selective entry exam.

By choosing Brainworks selective entry exam preparation, your child will receive individualised tutoring and a customised selective entry program for John Monash Science School. They will work through content that is targeted to their exam goals, build skills across all subjects, gain question and JMSS exam format familiarity and develop exam strategy.

The Brainworks selective program is taught in a modular format with each module consisting of eight, one and a half hour weekly sessions, with a practice exam in the ninth week.

Workshops

Further studies in science, including forces, motion & energy, biology & chemistry demonstration workshops, reasoning and group activity interview practice are available on certain dates.
Workshop bookings are now closed for the 2022 JMSS Workshop series commencing on 10th April 2022.

Workshop 1:
Chemistry: Elements, Molecules, Compounds, Atomic structure, Periodic Table, Chemical bonds, Solutions, States of matter
Biology: Cells, stimuli & responses, nutrients & transport, classification, ecology

Workshop 2:
Physics: Forces & motion
Energy: Sound, light, electrical, potential, kinetic, heat, transformation

Congratulations to all of our 2021 JMSS students who perservered throughout the year and to the many who achieved exam success.

The selective entry program for John Monash Science School is currently available at Burwood East.
Call 9724 9351 for enrolments. 

JMSS Module 1
$525

Begin the journey towards a successful JMSS examination.

  • mathematics & problem solving
  • numerical reasoning
  • science reasoning
  • science writing including reporting, practicals and topic summaries
  • practice tests for each subject
  • exam strategies for each subject
  • full practice exam
  • exam advice upon completion
JMSS Module 2
$525

Advanced skills to be fully prepared

  • mathematics & problem solving
  • numerical reasoning
  • science reasoning
  • science writing including reporting, practicals and topic summaries
  • practice exam strategies for each subject
JMSS Intensive Module
$950

Includes all content from module 1 & 2

  • mathematics & problem solving
  • numerical reasoning
  • science reasoning
  • science writing including reporting, practicals and topic summaries
  • practice tests for each subject
  • exam strategies for each subject
  • full practice exam
JMSS Demonstration Workshops

Demonstration *workshops that enhance student understanding of key areas of junior science.

  • Forces & motion 
  • Biology
  • Energy
  • Chemistry
  • Reasoning
  • Group activity
Further Details

All students receive one to one tuition for their customised program.
All materials included.
All students receive access to our online learning centre.
Suitable for year 9 and 10 students for entry to year 10 and 11 respectively.
*Workshops available on certain dates

John Monash Science School




Exam Components

There are 4 components to the exam which include:
Minutes / Questions
30 / 50
Numerical Reasoning
30 / 60
Mathematics
30 / 30
Science Reasoning
30-40 / -
Science Writing

Course Structure

Our program is taught in modular format with flexible attendance options. Students cover all areas of the exam and are taught one to one.

Year 10 entry

Entry points to our programs include term 3 and 4 of year 8 and term 1 and 2 of year 9, though students can begin at any time. Examination date is also usually in June.

Year 11 entry

Entry points to our programs include term 3 and 4 of year 9 and term 1 and 2 of year 10, though students can begin at any time. Examination date is also usually in June.

Exam Components

There are 4 components to the exam which include:
Minutes / Questions
3050
Numerical Reasoning
3060
Mathematics
3030
Science Reasoning
30-40-
Science Writing

Selection for John Monash Science School

Determined by examination performance and group activities including interview. Test format may be subject to change.