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Mac.Robertson Girls' High

Mac.Robertson Girls' High Selective Entry Exam Preparation

Brainworks has over 25 years of experience in preparing students for specific entrance exams including the Mac.Robertson Girls’ High Selective entry exam.

By choosing Brainworks selective entry exam preparation, your child will receive individualised tutoring and a customised selective entry program for Mac.Robertson Girls’ High School. They will work through content that is targeted to their exam goals, build skills across all subjects, gain question and 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. The selective entry program for Mac.Robertson Girls’ High School is available at these venues. 

FREE Numerical Reasoning & Selective School Workshops

will be held on Saturday 15th, 22nd and 23rd January at Epping, Point Cook, Tarneit and Footscray. The 2 hour workshop will focus on numerical reasoning incorporating problem solving techniques to enable skill development and exam question confidence for topics including sequences, patterns, conditions, speed, time, venn diagrams and tables. The workshop is suitable for year 8 students preparing to sit entrance exams for year 9 entry to Mac.Robertson Girls’ High.

Bookings are essential through Eventbrite via these links - Epping, Point Cook, Footscray and Tarneit

Brainworks Mac.Robertson Girls' High selective exam course content

Creative or Persuasive EssayNumerical ReasoningVerbal ReasoningComprehensionMathematics
Creative and persuasive writing techniques, developing structure & content.A variety of problem solving techniques are demonstrated and taught to solve questions efficiently.Enrich vocabulary, examine relationships between words and learn techniques to solve more complex problems.Develop an understanding of various skills related to comprehension including inferential reading.Thoroughly develop an understanding of fundamental mathematical skills and learn how to apply them to more complex problems.
Creative or Persuasive Essay
Creative and persuasive writing techniques, developing structure & content.
Numerical Reasoning
A variety of problem solving techniques are demonstrated and taught to solve questions efficiently.
Verbal Reasoning
Enrich vocabulary, examine relationships between words and learn techniques to solve more complex problems.
Comprehension
Develop an understanding of various skills related to comprehension including inferential reading.
Mathematics
Thoroughly develop an understanding of fundamental mathematical skills and learn how to apply them to more complex problems.


Mac.Robertson Girls' High




Exam Components

There are 5 components to the exam which include:
Minutes / Questions
30 / -
Creative or Persuasive Essay
30 / 50
Numerical Reasoning
30 / 60
Verbal Reasoning
30 / 50
Comprehension
30 / 60
Mathematics

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 9 entry

Entry points to our programs include term 3 and 4 of year 7 and term 1 and 2 of year 8, though students can begin at any time. Examination date is also usually in June.

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.

Exam Components

There are 5 components to the exam which include:
Minutes / Questions
30-
Creative or Persuasive Essay
3050
Numerical Reasoning
3060
Verbal Reasoning
3050
Comprehension
3060
Mathematics

Selection for Mac.Robertson Girls' High

Determined by examination performance, with some places determined by equity and the principal's discretion, for which additional information is required and may include an interview.
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