- Essay writing
- Creative writing
- Persuasive, Reflective, Discursive, Informative and other writing
To make sure students are 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 – and grammar and spelling to give that final polish. If students are looking for assistance or extension in Year 8, our tutors are ready to help.
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 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 curriculum 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 Secondary English
BA, LLB, G.Dip Ed, G.Dip Legal Studies
Brenton leads our Secondary English department developing and overseeing excellent secondary English programs of learning and tutoring. He has previously held roles as Head of English, Dean of English and Dean of Knowledge Systems at a number of high-performing schools in Sydney.
Our tutors are all qualified teachers, exceptional ATAR achievers or experts in their respective fields.
NSW University Student (Bachelor of Science)
English: Yrs 3-10
Livia is an insightful tutor with an expansive knowledge of English texts. Her passion for teaching makes her especially adept at helping students realise their potential.
VIC Tutor (Bachelor of Arts, Major in Linguistics and Philosophy)
English: Yrs 3-10
Hayley has a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Philosophy and brings her inquisitive nature and creative flair to all of her Cluey students.
NSW University Student
English: Yrs 5-8
Ben is an adventurous person with several years of tutoring experience. His focus on journalism and media communications at uni demonstrates his skill and passion for English.
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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Closing 5 Minutes
Post-session 5 minutes