The Theory Behind ATAR

 With recent changes, ATAR and effectively the entire school system for years 10 to 12, is grounded in the theory of ‘the new taxonomy of education model’ by Robert Marzano. This model provides teachers the method to enhance student’s thinking skills through a process...

Top 10 Tips to get an ‘A’ in English

Writing is a major part of the world we live in; as one of our main forms of communication. From text messages, emails, letters, birthday cards, menus, road signs, to assignments, written exams, speeches, books… writing is all around us. It touches us every day. We...

The Equation For An “A” In ATAR & OP Maths

Coming into senior school, with the huge jump in content, workload, and complexity, many students are left feeling overwhelmed…  Specifically, for those who choose to study Maths B and Maths C together, the sheer amount of mathematical practice and knowledge required...

What Is The New ATAR System?

It has finally happened… ATAR is here!    At the start of 2019, the Queensland Government introduced a new Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) system. Previously known to many schools, parents, and students as “the OP system including QCS”, the new approach...