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Secondary English

Year 9 English

Year 9 English texts are more complex in structure and themes, and students are expected to develop their critical thinking in response.

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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.

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  • Developed by our experienced education team, the content in our learning programs is structured according to your child's 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 aims to help your child 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 your child the opportunity to focus on areas they find challenging and maximise their understanding of each topic.

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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 210+ expert Secondary English tutors

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

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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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Joshua

NSW University Student (Secondary English Education)

English: Yrs 7-12

NAPLAN English: Yrs 7-12

Josh is an excellent educator and one of Cluey's content creators, helping students to build strong study skills based on his knowledge of the curriculum.

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Ambre

QLD University Student (Masters of Teaching (Secondary English))

English: Yrs 7-12

With a degree in English literature already under her belt, Ambre is working towards her Master of Teaching while building on her already-extensive tutoring experience.

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85% of Cluey parents agree their child is more confident

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Rhonda Fergus

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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