- Essay writing
- Creative writing
- Persuasive, Reflective, Discursive, Informative and other writing
In Year 9, students 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 every student'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 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 Department, Secondary 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 (Bachelor of International Studies)
English: Yrs 7-10
Ashwin is a brilliant tutor who can help any advanced/extension student excel thanks to his unflinching talent with essay writing and textual analysis.
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.
VIC University Student (Bachelor of Arts)
English: Yrs 7-11
An experienced private tutor, ATAR high achiever and aspiring writer, Georgia brings her creative flair and technical skills to every session.
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.
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