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FREE HSC Workshop

Study Skills... and how to help someone with somthing you know nothing about!

Starting Year 12 this term? Or starting Year 11 next year?

The HSC can be a whole new ball game for students and their families.

Come along to this fantastic workshop for some great tips on different study techniques,
and learn some easy ways to help students to study.

WHEN:      Monday 24th November from 7:30pm - 9pm (doors open from 7pm)

WHERE:    The Place: Charlestown Community Centre
                  Corner Frederick & Pearson Sts Charlestown (entry via Frederick St)

WHO:        Year 10, 11 & 12 students and their parents/guardians.

COST:       FREE. Workshop funded by NSW Govt. Community Builders Grant

RSVP:       RSVP is essential. Workshops are limited to 70 participants. To book,
                 please phone 4032 5500 or email:

Free HSC workshops are hosted by The Place: Charlestown Community Centre, and presented by
Dr Katherine McCrohon, an engaging Stage 6 teacher with over 25 years of teaching experience.

Dr Kate is also a parent, and has recently supported a number of her children through their HSC's.
She offers valuable insights for students and their families, on how to survive the HSC.

Study Space

Study Space is a FREE program offered by The Place for Year 11 & 12 students.
Study Space offers HSC students FREE access to: 

  • Homework & social support from volunteer mentors

  • “yourtutor” & ”SkillsBuilder” online professional tutoring

  • Quiet & group study spaces

  • Computers, internet & printing

  • Study guides & resources

  • Information about career pathways, University & TAFE

  • Food & drinks while at Study Space.

Click here for more information.

Young Parents Group

Free weekly group for parents who are in their teens and early twenties (under 26yrs)
to meet, socialise & share information. Workshops, excursions and activities vary
and are decided on by the parents. Some transport asssistance is available.
Held on 12.30pm - 3pm most Friday afternoons.

For more information click here.

Primary Club

Is a fun social opportunity for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who attend primary school.
Hosted on Friday afternoons from 4pm to 5.30pm during school terms. For more information, please click here

Teens' Place

Is a fun social opportunity for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who attend high school.
Hosted on Friday nights from 5.30pm to 7.30pm during school terms.

For more information please click here.

Eastlakes Youth Centre

Hosted by Youth Workers from  Eastlakes Youth Centre. Free entry.
Free pool, table tennis, games, food & music.
From 6.30pm - 9pm most Thursday nights.


Taekwondo classes are held at The Place on Thursday afternoons during school terms.

For more information on Active Kids Martial Arts, click here.

For more information on Para Taekwondo, click here.

Tantrum Youth Arts

Tantrum Youth Arts offers dynamic, creative opportunities to young people.
Workshops explore play and imagination through a variety of contemporary dramatic arts
practices: character play, physical theatre, storytelling, dance, installation art, improvisation,
visual arts, writing and filmmaking. Workshops are held weekly each Semester at The Place.

Click here for more information.