Our Seven Hills and North Rocks stores are currently running January Holiday Programs for primary students from Tuesday 8th January to Wednesday 23th January 2019. Click here for more details regarding the programs on offer.

One-to-one Tuition

Preschool groups

Junior High School Writing Classes (North Rocks only) - New to T2 2018

Writing Groups - Primary

One-to-one Tuition

Five Senses has been providing one-to-one tuition to students for nearly 40 years.

We believe that there is no substitute for one-to-one tuition because lessons can be tailored to the individual needs of our students – and because learning is enhanced in a non-threatening and caring environment.

We cater for all levels of students – students who are struggling to those who are at the top of their year and want to excel even further.

We select our teachers and tutors on the basis of their experience and expertise and their ability to relate well to students.

Five Senses offers one-to-one lessons in most school subjects and at all levels from Kindergarten to HSC.

It is normal for primary age children to be assessed prior to commencing lessons. The assessment establishes the child’s current level of performance in reading, spelling, comprehension and mathematics, and identifies any deficiencies which may have caused learning problems. The assessment is also used to select an appropriate teacher and learning program for the student’s needs.

Private Lesson Fees (including GST)

  • Half hour lesson $38.00
  • Three quarter hour lesson $52.00
  • One hour lesson $64.00

Lesson fees are payable by the term and are due before or on the day of the first lesson.

Assessments (including GST)

  • Initial assessment $70.00

Preschool Groups

The Five Senses Preschool programme provides school readiness groups for Preschoolers age 3.5 to 6 years.

The children are taught in small groups of three to six children, assisting them to develop the skills necessary for a positive and successful start to school. 

Our program includes a wide variety of activities concentrating on the following areas of development:

  • Language – listening and communication skills including comprehension and following instructions;
  • Social – co-operative behaviour (turn taking and sharing) including the positive interaction with their peers;
  • Fine Motor – correct pencil grip, cutting and handwriting;
  • Pre literacy and numeracy – letters, sounds, pre-reading, numbers, shapes and measurements.

We provide Preschoolers with a structured learning environment where their individual needs are supported and they are encouraged to be effective class members, working independently and confidently. This approach makes their transition to school as easy as possible.

Our qualified teachers have extensive experience in school readiness and are able to provide feedback to you on you child’s progress and readiness for school. This valuable input will assist you when making the decision about when to start your child at school.

Classes are one hour in duration and cost $25.00 per week. They are run Monday to Saturday during the school terms. Fees are paid on a term basis at the beginning of each term.

Junior High School Writing Classes

North Rocks store only

Five Senses Education offers a small group writing class (maximum of 6) for students in Years 8 –10.

This group will focus on developing students’ persuasive writing skills in English and other essay writing subjects. As well as basic essay structure, students will work on how to engage with questions and topics, how to construct an argument and how to critically evaluate and use evidence. Most importantly, the class will concentrate on developing students’ confidence in thinking and writing clearly and succinctly.

Fees are $25 per lesson and are paid at the beginning of term for the whole term. The class will run Tuesdays 5.30pm – 6.30pm.

Bookings are now open. To book a place, please call 9872 5354 or enquire at the front counter of our North Rocks store.

Writing Groups

For primary students.

What does it cover?

  • Writing reports
  • Writing recipes
  • Writing fiction and non-fiction
  • Writing poems
  • Writing emails, letters
  • and more...

North Rocks Schedule

Reading Rockets
Mondays from 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Tuesdays from 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Wednesdays from 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Saturdays from 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Year 1 Reading Stars: Mondays from 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Mondays from 5.15pm to 6.15pm
Saturdays from 1.45pm to 2.45pm
Year 1 Writing: Wednesdays from 5.15pm to 6.15pm
Fridays from 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Saturdays from 10.00am to 11.00am
Year 2 Writing: Wednesdays from 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Thursdays from 5.15pm to 6.15pm
Fridays from 5.00pm to 6.00pm 
Years 3-4 Writing: Thursdays from 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Thursdays from 5.15pm to 6.15pm
Fridays from 4.00pm to 5.00pm 
Years 5-6 Writing: Fridays from 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Years 3-6 Writing: Fridays from 6.00pm to 7.00pm

Maximum of 6 children per class.

Contact the North Rocks store on 02 9872 2063 or email us at

Seven Hills Schedule

Work will include skills of English language, expression, vocabulary and comprehension for a variety of text types and poetry.

Reading Rockets
Wednesdays from 3.30pm to 4.30pm
Years 1 & 2 Writing Monday from 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Primary Writing Mondays from 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Mondays from 6.00pm to 7.00pm

Maximum of 6 children per class.

Contact the Seven Hills store on 02 9838 9265 or email us at