Frequently asked question

WEMG stands for Writing, English, Mathematics and General Abilities lessons which are the key learning areas for Pre-Uni New College primary students. English lessons cover reading comprehension in all forms, Essay writing, vocabulary and spelling exercises are also given on a weekly basis. Mathematical lessons cover all areas. Thinking skills are to improve through weekly General Abilities lessons.

Yes. Each and every intending student needs to sit for an assessment test in Mathematics, English and General Abilities without exception. Assessment tests are marked by the state-of-the-art computerised marking system to provide a detailed test report for each student. Assessment test results will indicate an appropriate level of your child. After the test, an interview session with Student Advisor will be arranged for you and your child and you will be able to discuss any educational matters with Student Advisor including enrolment procedures.

Yes. Pre-Uni New College provides three or four levels of learning materials for each primary grade. We grade the students and arrange group of students with similar levels to provide a more effective and customised learning. The highest level is for the most capable students and includes extremely challenging work. The lowest level includes learning materials with extra revision to help students learn more efficiently to speed up their learning processes.

The Trial Test Course teaches the exam skills which are essential to their successful performance in the Selective High School tests or OC Placement tests. Students will do exams with specimen papers, which include questions from past papers and also anticipated questions for that year’s tests. After the completion of the tests students have opportunities to review difficult questions and incorrect answers with the tutors. Tests are given under strict exam conditions and students experience the “real thing” well in advance. When the actual exam comes up, students are less worried and more confident because they know what to expect.

Cyber School (www.cyberschool.com.au) is an Internet-based learning service focused on Pre-Uni New College primary WEMG students. Students can use this service to get extra help with their WEMG homework and revise their previous class works. The lessons are presented by qualified and professional teachers, who have collaborated to plan exciting activity-based lessons that your child will enjoy. Accessing the Cyber School website is absolutely free of charge to those students currently attending the WEMG course at Pre-Uni New College.

Every term, class tests will be held to help teachers write progress reports more accurately. Student advisor will also use those test results to grade students and inform to parents. Parents will receive detailed test results and individual reports at the end of the term.

Pre-Uni New College teachers are selected on the basis of their teaching qualifications and experiences at government schools or independent schools to make sure they communicate well with the students and have the knowledge, experience and skills to guide students to success.

Each week students receive homework which needs to be completed by the following class session. Completion of homework tasks is essential and parental support is expected.

We provide many homework help service including free homework help class, telephone help line, email help line and cyber school service. There is no extra cost for these benefits for those students currently attending the WEMG course at Pre-Uni New College.