- Essay writing
- Creative writing
- Persuasive, Reflective, Discursive, Informative and other writing
In Year 9, your child will be engaging in higher order reasoning and increasing abstraction. It’s a great chance for students to consider their own position in the world as a creator and responder. The Cluey Education Team is ready to support them at every stage, with units for essays, oral presentations, creative and persuasive writing, as well as spelling, syntax and grammar. Whether it’s catching up or getting ahead, our custom learning plans are tailored to your child’s needs.
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.
Year 9 English texts are more complex in structure and themes, and students are expected to develop their critical thinking in response.
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 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 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.
QLD University Student (Bachelor of Arts and Education Major in History and English)
English: Yrs 7-12
Lauren is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts and Education in Queensland and specialises in helping reluctant secondary students build confidence in their own abilities.
NSW University Student (Bachelor of Arts and Education)
English: Yrs 6-12
NAPLAN English: Yrs 6-12
Having finished her Education degree to become an English teacher, Priscilla offers an energetic and empathetic approach to tutoring primary and secondary students.
VIC Other (Private tutor)
English: Yrs 7-10
As a qualified secondary teacher, Mariana has been working in different countries for the past 19 years. She specialises in text analysis and ESL education.
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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