- Essay writing
- Creative writing
- Persuasive, Reflective, Discursive, Informative and other writing
In Year 7, students might be engaging with novels and newspapers, poems and plays, digital media and dreamtime stories. It’s important to the Cluey Education Team that every learner feels confident in their understanding and ready to tackle any assignment. We have an ever-expanding bank of resources as well as units ready to support creative and persuasive writing – plus grammar and spelling to give that final polish.
Your content plan appears in the learning environment, sequenced to your learning needs and accessible with ease by you and your tutor.
An example content plan sequenced in the Cluey Learning Platform.
Starting secondary English is an exciting time! High school English presents students with an array of complex texts and the expectation of a more sophisticated level of analysis.
We’ve got the curriculum covered
Text analysis and comparison
Perhaps the class room just isn’t meeting all your learning needs or you want to prepare for a specific assessment.
Structured around your individual needs and goals, our learning programs adapt over time to build your confidence and offer the right help at the right time.
Optional practice questions and exercises to work through between sessions.
Feedback after every session helps you keep track of your progress.
Learn from home (or anywhere) via our online platform.
Schedule sessions when they suit you, between 7am and 10pm, 7 days per week.
Reschedule easily when things get busy
From step one to step done, we're with you for your entire learning journey.
Session recordings allow you to revise at any time.
Progress reports ensure you are getting the right help at the right pace.
Guided tutoring helps you realise your potential.
Based on the Australian National Curriculum for Years 7-10, Cluey’s approach to secondary English focuses on developing students' literacy skills with in-depth studies of Shakespeare and essay structure in the early years, and deeper analysis of different texts and topics in Years 9 and 10. Our personalised approach gives you the opportunity to focus on areas you find challenging and maximise your understanding of each topic.
Head of Secondary English
BA, LLB, G.Dip Ed, G.Dip Legal Studies
Brenton leads our Secondary English department developing and overseeing excellent secondary English programs of learning and tutoring. He has previously held roles as Head of English, Dean of English and Dean of Knowledge Systems at a number of high-performing schools in Sydney.
Our tutors are all qualified teachers, exceptional ATAR achievers or experts in their respective fields.
VIC University Student (Bachelor/Master of Arts)
Con completed his Year 12 Certificate with an ATAR of 97.60 and is currently studying a Bachelor/Masters Double Degree in Arts at Monash University. Con has been a tutor at the Scotch College Drama Department for two years, and is currently teaching music at The Music Industry on the Mornington Peninsula. He is passionate about sharing his enthusiasm with his students and making a positive impact in their lives and inspiring them to become life-long learners.
SA University Student (Bachelor of Creative Arts: Creative Writing)
Tabitha is currently in her 3rd year of Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) at Flinders University. She is dept at English subjects and also has some knowledge/ability in areas such as Humanities, Biology, and Theatre studies. Tabitha is passionate about sharing her enthusiasm with her students and making a positive impact in their lives and inspiring them to become life-long learners.
English: Secondary & Senior
Mario is a qualified Teacher, holding his Graduate Diploma in Education (Italian/ESL), Teaching Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Arts Degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers Other Languages). Mario has over 30 years of teaching experience including English and TESOL , Mathematics and Italian, and is able to adapt to various student learning styles. He establishes and maintains an effective, encouraging learning environment, helping his students build confidence to achieve their goals.
From catching up, building confidence and excelling in school, parents and students alike agree that Cluey works.
82% of Cluey parents agree their child’s grades have improved
85% of Cluey parents agree their child is more confident
“My Y9 student has seen fantastic results from his English tutoring with an increase of 20% in his assessment marks. His tutor has been able to drill down to the specific problem areas and work on them each week until he is confident.”
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Weekly learning through live tutoring sessions, feedback & practice
Each student’s individual learning journey is supported through a series of live face-to-face sessions with an expert tutor matched to the student's needs. We cover all the theory and examples needed to ensure comprehension, and our sessions are designed to be engaging and encouraging.
Our expert tutors offer guidance through demonstration and worked examples and assign targeted practice questions to help students master the topics and concepts covered.
After each session, personalised feedback is provided to help students and parents track their progress.
First 5 Minutes
Closing 5 Minutes
Post-session 5 minutes