MY SWOT SHOP
(for currently enrolled students)

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Semester 2 Calendar
Note that lessons are held on public holidays.

Class Timetable

Semester 2 Assessment Dates:

​Term 3

  • Weeks 5 & 6 (Aug 15th - 28th): Curriculum tests will be held for Springboard Year 1

  • Week 6 (Aug 22nd - 28th): Mastery tests will be held for students in Advanced English Primary A, B, C and Secondary C 

  • Week 6 (Aug 22nd - 28th): Mastery tests will be held for students in Maths Talent B, C, D and E

  • Week 6 (Aug 22nd - 28th): Term tests will be held for students in Advanced English Secondary B and Maths Talent A

  • Week 10 (Sep 19th - 25th) (lesson 20):  Regrading test for Selective students.

  • There will be no tests for Galileo's Gang or Springboard Kindy and Pre-School

Drop off / Pick Up

  • Your child may enter Swot Shop any time in the 15 minute period prior to the start of class.

  • You must be waiting for your child at our front door at the time the lesson is scheduled to finish.

  • During COVID restrictions, parents are permitted to enter our premises for a purpose such as organised parent meetings, using the bathroom or consulting Reception. Students must enter and exit alone when they come for their class.

Snacks and Food

  • Please ensure your child only takes fruit and a bottle of water to their classroom.

Driving / Parking

  • Please enter our driveway from Columbia Way so that your child can exit safely from the passenger side of your car. To prevent delays, please move off quickly and never attempt to park at our front door.

  • Do not use the spaces labelled Swot Shop Staff on the opposite side of the building.

  • Those using the building in 3 Columbia Way (Springboard Kindy and Year 1) should enter the B2 carpark and escort their child up in the lift.

Absent for Class

  • Make-up classes will be permitted if it is impossible to attend your normal class.

  • Your make-up lesson must be in the same week as your missed lesson remembering that Monday is the start of our week. Use the class timetable on this page for class options.

  • Do NOT contact us, just alert the Receptionist upon your arrival.

  • Only two make-up classes are permitted each term.

  • If you cannot attend a make-up lesson, then send details to missedlesson@swotshop.com.au and the material will be emailed to you. Only one lesson per term can be emailed.

Withdrawals

  • If you decide not to continue with classes, please send an email to enrolment@swotshop.com.au providing details.

  • You will be refunded the credit we are holding less the cost of two lessons per programme.

Entry Tests

  • Tests should only be attempted by those who are already doing well at school.

  • The schedules for Entry Tests can be found on our website – see Entry to Programmes

  • Students who want to make a second attempt at a test must wait for a period of 12 months.

  • The results of all tests are carefully checked prior to sending results and offers are only made to those who appear to be able to benefit from that programme.

  • All Entry Tests are held at the main building: 8 Columbia Way, Baulkham Hills.

  • Students who arrive late cannot be admitted.

  • There are no entry tests for those wanting to join Springboard Preschool or Springboard Kindy.

Emails

  • If you cannot find the information you require here in the website, you should use the following emails:

                 For enrolment issues and requests to change days: enrolment@swotshop.com.au

                 For educational issues: reception@swotshop.com.au

  • Please do not send emails to more than one address.

Programmes

  • Educational progress is most effective if students are grouped into classes which contain a small range of ability levels.

  • Students are not grouped according to their school grade (except for the exam preparation programmes) but rather their ability in that subject area.

  • The initial level is determined from the entry test and then students are assessed each term to determine whether promotion is appropriate.

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