Year 10 - 5.2 Maths

Course Description

This year 10 course is designed to focus on the essential topics to get students prepared for their year 10 exams as well as to make the transition easier into the senior standard mathematics course in year 11.

The focus begins on algebra as it’s the most important topic; it pops up in some shape or form in almost every other mathematical topic studied! The course then shifts towards financial mathematics with reviews of understanding tax including PAYG, as well as simple interest, compound interest and investments.

Following this, students will be taught about effective note-taking and study skills as well as how to best prepare for examinations. Students will then review perimeter, surface area and volume before looking at problem solving with all the topics covered so far. The course concludes with a review of probability and statistics, two significant topics that appear again in the HSC course.

Course Tutor: Brennan Meyers

BTA’s co-founder, Brennan Meyers, has been tutoring students for over 12 years now. If it takes 10 000 hours to perfect a skill, Brennan certainly is well on his way. Brennan specialises in mathematics and has taught students from all different educational backgrounds and levels.

Brennan’s students often reflect on his easy-going nature which creates a great learning environment in which students are encouraged to get involved. He quickly develops rapport with them and this leads to great results. On top of his tutoring experience, Brennan has trained over 80 tutors who have or are currently still working at BTA. Brennan will be presenting the year 9 5.2 maths, year 10 5.2 maths and year 12 standard maths courses.


Year group: 10
Level: 5.2 (this course is also suitable for 5.3 students as it contains essential skills, however, it is specifically designed around the 5.2 syllabus)
Day: Saturday
Time: 12:30-2:30pm
Lesson duration: 2 hours
Lesson frequency: Weekly
Commencement date: 23rd of July
Final lesson date for the term: 17th of September
School weeks: Term 3 Week 1 – Term 3 Week 9


Number of lessons: 9
Total lesson hours: 18

Minimum students for course to run: 3
Maximum students in course: 10
Cost per student per term: $549
Equivalent cost per hour for tutoring: $30.50/hr

Lesson recording: Yes
Lesson notes: Yes

Key Course Information

All BTA courses are conducted conveniently online via Microsoft Teams


Course commencing 23rd of July. 
Saturdays 12:30 - 2:30pm

Weekly Course Outline

  1. Algebraic Expressions and Indices – Part A

  2. Algebraic Expressions and Indices – Part B

  3. Financial Mathematics – Part A

  4. Financial Mathematics – Part B

  5. Study Skills and Examination Technique

  6. Measurement

  7. Problem solving

  8. Probability and statistics – Part A

  9. Probability and statistics – Part B

2 hours

Lesson Duration each week

18 hours

Total Course


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Cost of tutoring
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All of our courses include:

  • Lessons run by BTA’s co-founders who have taught 1000s of students

  • Live classroom environment so students can ask questions and receive answers in real-time

  • Recorded lessons in case you miss a class or would like to review it again

  • Comprehensive lesson notes

  • Homework questions to reinforce lesson content

  • Theory for understanding and exam-style questions for preparation

  • Study skills and exam strategy planning