Transition Course for YEAR 6

Transition Course for YEAR 6 ( in 2016)

The Transition course will assist Year 6 students to build foundation skills and settle into their
new academic environment as quickly and smoothly as possible when they get into year 7.

 Course Structure

Subjects Transition English – Reading, Writing, Viewing and Speaking Transition Mathematics
Teaching Method Lecture and discussion
Duration 2 hours each subject
Taught by Teachers
Format Use audio-visual equipment and resources to teach key concepts aligned with tutorials

Discussion time with students

These sessions are designed to help students assimilate content and develop understanding of key concepts

Maximum numbers 15 – 20 per class
Session Tutorial
Teaching Method One to one tutoring
Duration 30 – 60 minutes by individual booking basis
Taught by Tutors
Format These free sessions are specifically targeted for students seeking specialised assistance in the following areas:

1. Lesson : Go over theory lesson questions

2. Homework : Go over homework questions from the previous week

3. Quiz : Go over quiz questions on work covered the previous week’s theory lesson

4. Term Test :Go through term test papers

Course Topic Plan

Term 2

(Apr – Jun)

Transition English

• Explanatory Texts and Reviewing Narrative Texts
• Understanding different types of short stories
• Informative Feature Articles and Use of Visuals
• Using language and graphics to provide information
• Analyzing and Composing Reports
• Developing the Skills of Public Speaking


Transition Maths

• Angles and Construction
• Properties of 2-D Figures
• Number Theory
• Solids
• Directed Numbers and Number Plane
• Further Algebra
• Fractions/Decimal/Percentage
• Rates/Ratios

Term 3

(Jul – Sep)

Transition English

• Informative Texts
• Persuasive Texts in a range of forms
• Speeches for a range of audiences and purposes
• Analyzing Short Stories and Reviews
• Construction of Reports
• Dramatic texts and techniques
• Visuals including advertisements in text and multimedia

Transition Maths

• Number Patterns and Algebra
• Geometry (angles)
• Similarity of Shapes and Solids
• Circles cylinders, cones and sphere
• Pythagoras Triangles Relationship
• Data and Statistics
• Probability