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Secondary English

Year 8 English

Year 8 English involves a range of texts - novels and newspapers, poems and plays, digital media and dreamtime stories. There will be new kinds of vocabulary and assessments, not to mention new perspectives from around the world.

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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.

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  • Developed by our experienced education team, the content in our learning programs is structured according to your skill level and individual needs.
  • We use a range of approaches to meet the needs of different students. Our approach is always clear and unambiguous, and designed to help you thrive.
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Schedule sessions when they suit you, between 7am and 10pm, 7 days per week.

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We’ll ensure your child's Shakespeare learning is dramatic

Secondary English at Cluey

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.

Cluey Expert

Head of Department, English

Brenton Boswell

BA, LLB, G.Dip Ed, G.Dip Legal Studies

Brenton is responsible for leading our English Department and developing and overseeing excellent English programs of learning and tutoring across years 7-12. Previously, Brenton held the roles of Assistant Head of English at Newington College, Head of English at Kambala, and Dean of English and Dean of Knowledge Systems at Trinity Grammar School.

Meet some of our 450+ expert Secondary English tutors

Our tutors are all qualified teachers, exceptional ATAR achievers or experts in their respective fields.

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Ariane

VIC University Student (Doctor of Philosophy)

English: Yrs 7-10

Ariane is working towards a Ph. D in Philosophy after graduating with first class honours. She has worked as a senior writing mentor and teaching assistant in the past.

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Sarah

SA University Student (PhD Medicine)

English: Yrs 7-10

After achieving honours in Psychology, Sarah is working towards her Ph. D in Medicine. In addition to her work as a secondary tutor, Sarah runs undergrad tutorials in psychology.

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Amy

VIC University Student (Bachelor of Arts)

English: Yrs 7-10

An ATAR high achiever, Amy is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Law) in Melbourne. She believes that secondary English can and SHOULD be fun for students.

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His tutor was able to identify his challenges

“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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