School Holiday Workshops

workshop 1: design a planet

In this 3-hour workshop, participants are first required to design a planet, detailing its location in the universe, its physical composition and appearance, climate, habitats, flora and fauna, inhabitants, similarities and differences to Earth, including environmental challenges and how these are overcome on their planet.

Participants then showcase their design through producing a non-fiction book, a short story detailing a day in the life of an inhabitant on the planet, and/or a play detailing humans’ first encounter with the planet. Participants will then share their compositions with each other.

Please Note: This workshop is suitable for 7 – 10 year old children who love outer space and creative writing. This workshop is intellectually challenging and has been designed with gifted children in mind.

Wednesday December 18th 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. OR

Thursday January 16th 1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Cost is $90. Prepaid bookings are essential.

Contact kylie@northsidetuition.com.au for further information and to book.

workshop 2: fairy tales come to life

In this 3-hour workshop, participants are first required to write their own original fairy tale then use the app, Toontastic, to bring their fairy tale to life in animated form. Participants will share their completed story/cartoon with each other.

Please Note: This workshop is suitable for 7 – 10 year old children who are independently motivated to engage in sustained writing tasks and are confident in using iPad apps. This workshop is intellectually challenging and has been designed with gifted children in mind.

Tuesday December 17th 1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. OR

Monday January 13th 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.

  • Cost is $90. Prepaid bookings are essential.
  • Students must bring their own fully charged iPad to the workshop with the Google app, Toontastic, downloaded onto their device.
  • Contact kylie@northsidetuition.com.au for further information and to book.

workshop 3: maths challenger

In this 3-hour workshop, participants are required to work in small groups to engage in a series of hands-on, small-group Maths problem-solving activities focusing on out-of-the box, flexible mathematical thinking.

Please Note: This workshop is suitable for 7 – 10 year old children who possess advanced number skills for their age, enjoy and persist in completing mathematical challenges, and are prepared to work with peers to complete set tasks planned by an experienced teacher that incorporate different strands of the Australian Maths curriculum. This workshop is intellectually challenging and has been designed with gifted children in mind.

Monday December 16th 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. OR

Friday January 17th 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.

  • Cost is $90. Prepaid bookings are essential.
  • Contact kylie@northsidetuition.com.au for further information and to book.

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