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Secondary English

Year 9 English

Year 9 English involves a range of texts - novels and newspapers, poems and plays, films and short stories. There will be new kinds of vocabulary and assessments, not to mention new perspectives from around the world.

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Perhaps the class room just isn’t meeting all your learning needs or you want to prepare for a specific assessment.

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The learning programme

Structured around your individual needs and goals, our learning programmes adapt over time to build your confidence and offer the right help at the right time.

Quality content

  • Developed by our experienced education team, the content in our learning programmes is structured according to your 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 designed to help you thrive.
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  • Live, face-to-face and online
  • Expert tutors matched to your needs
  • Demonstration, guided exercises and reviews
  • Designed to be fun and engaging
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Optional practice questions and exercises to work through between sessions.

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Regular reporting

Feedback after every session helps you keep track of your progress.

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Flexibility to suit busy family schedules
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Learn from home (or anywhere) via our online platform.

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Schedule sessions when they suit you, between 7am and 10pm, 7 days per week.

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Reschedule easily when things get busy

Consistent learning leads to progress that matters

From step one to step done, we're with you for your entire learning journey.

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Session recordings allow you to revise at any time.

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Guided tutoring helps you realise your potential.

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Secondary English at Cluey

Based on the New Zealand Curriculum for Years 9-11, Cluey’s approach to Secondary English focuses on developing students' literacy – and literary – skills. It includes in-depth exploration of a wide range of texts plus real-world practice tasks and clearly communicated advice on how to improve. Our personalised approach allows you to focus on whatever area you find most challenging, whether it’s story writing, essay construction, or anything else. Films, poems, stories, plays, and all other text types, are supported.

Cluey Expert

Head of Secondary English

Brenton Boswell

BA, LLB, G.Dip Ed, G.Dip Legal Studies

Brenton leads our Secondary English department developing and overseeing excellent secondary English programmes 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.

Meet some of our 1,625+ expert Secondary English tutors

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

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Dianne

University Student (Masters of Counselling)

English: Primary, Intermediate & Secondary

Dianne is currently completing her Master of Counselling while volunteering as a teacher's aide. She is particularly good at offering support to struggling or reluctant learners. Dianne has extensive English tutoring experience to students in primary, secondary and senior secondary years.

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Lori

Tutor (BA Linguistics)

English: Primary, Intermediate & Secondary

Lori completed her Bachelor's degree in Linguistics in 1998. In 2010 she completed her Bachelor of Law & Graduate Diplomas in Legal Practice at Charles Darwin University. In 2010 she commenced studying her TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers Of another Language) Certificate. Lori has worked for over 20 years assisting people aged 15-64 years with skills needed to enter or return to mainstream education. Lori is confident in building relationships with a variety of students, identify their needs and solving these needs with acquired expertise and mentorship.

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Zachary

University Student (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)

Mathematics: Primary & Intermediate

English: Primary, Intermediate & Secondary

Zachary completed his Year 12 certificate with an ATAR of 94.00. He studied and completed an Associate in Arts Degree and he recently graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Science (Medical Science). Zachary is currently studying a Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery. He has vast experience tutoring Math and English. Zachary strives to develop positive relationships with his students to manage behaviour and facilitate student growth and achievement, both personally and academically.

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From catching up, building confidence and excelling in school, parents and students alike agree that Cluey works.

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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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