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Training of exam tasks –
intensive course sports holidays

Your child wants to prepare specifically for the exam tasks and the exam situation in German (including essays) and maths? In this course, we will explain typical exam questions and conduct mock exams.
Course overivew
  • Examination simulations and training of exam tasks (8/9th grade)
  • 5 course days during the sports holidays: 14.-18.02. or 21.-25.02. or 28.02.-04.03. 2022
  • 4 lessons per day: 13.00 to 16.30
  • Individual and focused support: 3 to a maximum of 10 students
  • Course location: directly at Zurich Main Station or Stadelhofen Station
  • Mathematics, German & French
  • Including exam simulations, course material, learning videos, homework, essay corrections and individual feedback
  • Participation fee: 995 CHF


Course structure

Targeted training of specific examination tasks in German, mathematics and French: Which task types and corresponding solution steps are there? What is the best way to approach the various examination questions? Including learning examination strategies and performing examination simulations.
Acquire knowledge
  • The most important, exam-relevant basics in German (incl. essay), mathematics and French will be repeated.

  • It is shown which typical examination tasks exist and explained how to approach them.

  • In addition, further examination tips and examination strategies are given.
Transfer knowledge
  • The different examination tasks are trained again together with the teacher in class and also at home in self-study.

  • A real exam simulation is performed. In this way, important experience can already be gained in dealing with examination situations and valuable learning can be made (e.g. time management, examination stress, concentration, use of examination strategies, etc.)
Check knowledge
  • The exam is first corrected by the teacher and individual feedback is provided.

  • Afterwards, the individual examination tasks are discussed with the students step by step, discussing tips and tricks for the respective examination situation.

  • All with the guiding question: What valuable learning do I take with me to the exam?

Course dates

The intensive course takes place either in the first or second week of the sports holidays:

Course A (Zurich Main Station): 14-18 February 2022 (1st week of Zurich sports holidays)
  • Monday, 14 Feb: 13.00 to 16.30
  • Tuesday, 15 Feb: 13.00 to 16.30
  • Wednesday, 16 Feb: 13.00 to 16.30 (mock exam I)
  • Thursday, 17 Feb: 13.00 to 16.30 (mock exam II)
  • Friday, 18 Feb: 13.00 to 16.30

Course B (Stadelhofen Station): 21-25 February 2022 (2nd week of Zurich sports holidays)
  • Monday, 21. Feb: 13.00 to 16.30
  • Tuesday, 22. Feb: 13.00 to 16.30
  • Wednesday, 23. Feb: 13.00 to 16.30 (mock exam I)
  • Thursday, 24. Feb: 13.00 to 16.30 (mock exam II)
  • Friday, 25. Feb: 13.00 to 16.30

Course C (Zurich Main Station): 28 Feb. - 04. Mar 2022
  • Monday, 28. Feb: 13.00 to 16.30
  • Tuesday, 01. Mar: 13.00 to 16.30
  • Wednesday, 02. Mar: 13.00 to 16.30 (mock exam I)
  • Thursday, 03. Mar: 13.00 to 16.30 (mock exam II)
  • Friday, 04. Mar: 13.00 to 16.30
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    Quality courses and individual support for your child
    Qualified and trained teachers with a high level of professional expertise
    We specialize in supporting students on their way to Gymnasium. Our teachers are highly motivated and qualified in the latest teaching materials and curricula. We set high quality standards and we only employ a select group of teachers who fully meet our standards.
    Comprehensive training materials and a digital course platform
    We create our training materials as practical dossiers on specific topics in accordance with the latest examination requirements. We support your child every step of the way through the training materials. Your child will also receive personal access to our modern course platform. Here, students can find additional multimedia materials that are tailored to their individual needs, such as educational videos, digital flashcards, quizzes, and much more. This ensures an optimal and effective training during and after class hours. All materials are included in the course fee.
    Acquiring valuable learning and testing strategies
    We provide your child with relevant learning and examination strategies: tips and tricks on the best learning environment, tips for exam nerves, what to do in case of blackouts, specific exercises to improve focus, as well as approaches to tasks typical for the Gymnasium entrance exam.
    Mock exam
    During the course, we carry out and evaluate a mock exam based on a Gymnasium entrance exam. You will receive comprehensive feedback, in which we point out opportunities and difficulties and recommend exercises that are individually targeted to your child. Afterwards, we will discuss the exam in detail with the students and they will solve it together with their teacher.
    About us
    • GVZH is an independent and private competence center for Gymnasium preparation in the canton of Zurich.
    • Our experts have many years of experience in Gymnasium preparation.
    • We are a small team and focus on highest quality and individual support.
    • Our teachers are competent and committed. They are constantly expanding their knowledge and education.
    • We value fun and enthusiasm.
    • We practice open, clear and transparent communication.
    • Our lessons are highly differentiated. We support each child individually and according to his or her abilities.
    • We promote your child's independence and personal responsibility.
    Our course locations
    Our course rooms are situated in central locations, which you can easily get to via public transport. Our students can expect modern rooms, equipped with the latest media.
    Our course location directly at
    Zurich Main Station
    Lagerstrasse 2
    8090 Zurich
    Our course location directly at
    Stadelhofen Station
    Falkenstrasse 28A
    8008 Zurich
    Intensiv course «train exam tasks» (8/9th grade)
    Thank you very much for your interest! If you have any questions before registering or if you would like a personal consultation first, you can contact us here.

    Intensive course «train exam tasks» (during sport holidays)
    • 5 half days
    • Incl. mock exam
    • Including course material, essay corrections and individual coaching
    • Location: direct at Zurich Main Station or Stadelhofen Station
    • Participation fee: 995 CHF
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