- Essay writing
- Creative writing
- Persuasive, Reflective, Discursive, Informative and other writing
To make sure your student is assured of success, the Cluey Education Team has an ever-expanding bank of resources as well as units ready to support essays, oral presentations, creative and persuasive writing – as well as grammar and spelling to give that final polish. If you’re looking for assistance or extension in Year 8, our tutors are ready to help.
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.
We've got the entire syllabus covered
Text analysis and comparison
Perhaps the classroom just isn’t meeting all of your child's learning needs or they want to prepare for a specific assessment
Structured around your child's individual needs and goals, our learning programs adapt over time to build 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 child's 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 your child for their entire learning journey.
Session recordings allow your child to revise at any time.
Progress reports ensure your child is getting the right help at the right pace.
Guided tutoring helps your child realise their 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 your child the opportunity to focus on areas they find challenging and maximise their understanding of each topic.
Head of Department, English
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.
Our tutors are all qualified teachers, exceptional ATAR achievers or experts in their respective fields.
NSW University Student (0)
English: Yrs 7-12
Natiq is currently completing a Bachelor of Law while working as a law clerk. At Cluey he works with secondary students on essay writing and textual analysis.
VIC University Student (Bachelor of Arts and law, major English literature)
English: Yrs 7-12
NAPLAN English: Yrs 7-12
Thanks to her analytical mind and empathetic approach, Caitlin offers expert guidance to secondary English students looking to improve their comprehension and essay writing skills.
VIC University Student (Bachelor of Arts)
English: Yrs 7-10
Xenia is an ATAR high achiever with journalistic aspirations and a knack for helping people via the mentor program at Monash University. Her approach is fun and supportive.
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.”View on Google
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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.
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