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Targeted, syllabus-ready resources

Build confidence in all NSW Year 8 English syllabus topics with targeted lessons covering high-level textual analysis and writing.

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Subject matter experts

Learn from experienced English experts. Get ahead with detailed insights, tips, and methods to help you develop your analytical and writing skills.

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  • Step 1

    Reading for Meaning

  • Step 2

    Analysis

  • Step 3

    Plan and Scaffold

  • Step 5

    First Draft

  • Step 6

    Feedback and Polish

Regular, personalised feedback

Develop your English skills with personalised feedback from teachers and additional one-on-one workshops.

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Year 9 English Course Details

Select an option below to see how our flexible learning methods can cater to your learning needs.

on-campus

How our Year 9 English term tutoring works

1. Attend weekly Theory Lessons

Develop your ability to articulate detailed textual insights through analytical, creative, and comparative reading and writing.

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2. Consolidate learning with homework

Gain practical experience and consolidate learning with weekly writing homework and quizzes.

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3. Revise and implement feedback

Get detailed teacher feedback on writing tasks and review areas of improvement with unlimited access to online revision video lessons.

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4. Test your understanding

Build confidence for school assessments with the end of term Topic Test performed under strict exam conditions.

Course structure

What's included: term course

  • Experienced English teachers

    Matrix teachers are experts in their field with vast classroom teaching experience and HSC and/or university teaching experience.

  • High quality and new-edition Theory Book

    Get 150+ pages of expertly designed content backed by over 30 years of collective teaching experience.

  • Small class sizes

    We maintain small classes, with a maximum of 15 students arranged in a U-shape formation, ensuring an interactive and engaging classroom learning environment.

  • Individual tutor support

    Enjoy additional one-on-one tutor support for extra feedback, writing development, or homework assistance.

  • State of the art learning environment

    All Matrix Campuses are designed for student comfort and engagement. Make learning enjoyable with our comfortable and professional learning environment.

  • Weekly writing tasks and quizzes

    Get regular practice and teacher feedback with weekly online homework consisting of writing tasks and quizzes.

  • End of term Topic Test

    Review your understanding with the end of term Topic Test performed under strict exam-style conditions in preparation for school assessments.

  • Clear, structured Theory Lesson Videos for revision

    Learn from the best. Each Theory Lesson is accompanied by online video lessons led by experienced teachers.

  • Matrix Learning Management System (LMS)

    Get year round access to Theory Lesson Videos, online resources, and track your progress easily via the Matrix LMS App.

  • Expert academic advice

    Want advice on your child’s learning? Get exclusive access to academic advice, and invitations to events and seminars from the Matrix academic team.

  • Year-round access to content

    Enjoy access to all course resources until the end of the academic year.

  • First Lesson Money Back Guarantee

    All on campus courses come with our First Lesson Money Back Guarantee.

Timetable

  • Castle Hill

    Thu

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    Sat

    2:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Chatswood

    Wed

    6:10PM - 7:40PM

    Thu

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    6:10PM - 7:40PM

    Sat

    9:00AM - 10:30AM

    1:00PM - 2:30PM

    Sun

    10:30AM - 12:00PM

    2:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Epping

    Mon

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    6:10PM - 7:40PM

    Thu

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    Sat

    1:00PM - 2:30PM

    Sun

    1:00PM - 2:30PM

    4:10PM - 5:40PM

  • Hurstville

    Mon

    6:10PM - 7:40PM

    Wed

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    Sun

    9:00AM - 10:30AM

    2:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Parramatta

    Mon

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    6:10PM - 7:40PM

    Tue

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    Fri

    6:10PM - 7:40PM

    Sun

    10:30AM - 12:00PM

    1:00PM - 2:30PM

    2:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Strathfield

    Tue

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    Fri

    4:30PM - 6:00PM

    6:10PM - 7:40PM

    Sun

    10:30AM - 12:00PM

    1:00PM - 2:30PM

    2:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Sydney City

    Sat

    2:30PM - 4:00PM

Meet our English teachers.
Experts with real teaching experience.

  • Dr Hope McManus
    BLS(Hons) PhD
  • Ms Jade Gomez
    BSW MIPH MAc
  • Ms Sora Yang
    BA MA MDc
  • Dr Benjamin Muir
    BA MRes PhD
  • Dr Katharine Pollock
    BA(Hons) PhD
  • Ms Deborah Prospero
    BA(AdvSt) MCW
  • Mr Pablo Guevara
    BA BEd
  • Ms Scarlett Somlo
    BA(Hons) BEd
  • Dr Brian McMahon
    BA MSt MA PhD
  • Dr Benjamin Cornford
    BA(Hons) MCW PhD
  • Ms Chelsea Uthayaseelan
    BLAc
  • Mr Weller Zheng
    BA LLB
  • Ms Emma Throssell
    BPer
  • Ms Miranda Michalowski
    BA(Hons)

Year 9 English Pricing

Flexible payment options: Pay quarterly or monthly over 3 months.

on-campus
  • on-campus
    During the term

    Term course

    9 weekly lessons over 9 weeks

    $660

    per module

    • Taught by experienced Matrix teachers
    • Maximum of 15 students per class
    • New edition Theory Book
    • Theory Lesson Videos for revision
    • Weekly homework
    • Personalised feedback on written work
    • Access to Matrix LMS resources
    • One-to-one Workshops
    • Progress tracking for students and parents
    • Topic Test under exam conditions
    • Year-round access to content

A word from our
Year 9 English tutoring students

  • The Matrix Year 9 English course provided a wonderful learning experience, especially in helping me to build up the necessary skills required for pursuing more advanced courses in senior years.

    Isabel Gong
    Isabel Gong

    North Sydney Girls High School

  • The Matrix English course allowed me to explore and experiment with different styles of writing while being supported by my teachers and peers who were all just as eager to learn as I was. This fun environment really gave me the confidence to find who I am as a writer.

    Mei Yu Lim
    Mei Yu Lim

    Sydney Girls High School

  • The learning facilities are so great! The things I’m taught are not only useful for school study but also better developed my knowledge on reading, writing and thinking skills.

    Rebecca Yap
    Rebecca Yap

    Hurlstone Agricultural High School

  • I’m enjoying English very much at Matrix. I find it very helpful for my schoolwork and have been getting outstanding results lately. My teacher is also very helpful and teaches valuable things. Highly recommend Matrix.

    Aayam Joshi
    Aayam Joshi

    Chatswood High School

  • Matrix had a welcoming atmosphere and I settled in quite quickly into the friendly environment. I am so honoured to have been taught by such skilled professionals.

    Afrina Tanisha
    Afrina Tanisha

    St George Girls High School

  • Matrix is an amazing place to learn with approachable staff and the perfect work environment. Along with having one of the best teachers and educational textbooks, this forms the ultimate place to learn about the most important subjects. Highly recommended.

    Calvin Huang
    Calvin Huang

    The King's School

Frequently asked questions

Teachers

Matrix primary teachers are experienced educators who have degrees in related disciplines. They are knowledgeable, know how to explain things clearly, and make learning fun.

Matrix Year 9 English teachers deliver a structured and engaging learning experience through instructional and interactive teaching.

Program

Yes, the Matrix Year 9 English tutoring course covers every aspect of the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Syllabus thoroughly. The course helps students to develop strong foundations in all aspects of English.

Matrix teaches one term ahead of the school program with Term 1 starting in October each year. This means students learn ahead and gain a competitive advantage over their school peers when the topic is revisited at their school.

On Campus Course

All Matrix classes seat a maximum of 15 students arranged in U-shape formation to support an interactive and engaging student learning environment.

Each Year 9 English tutoring lesson is 90 minutes long and consists of Theory, Application and Guided Writing Practice.

Matrix provides students access to Online Theory Lesson Videos for missed lessons and revisions. The video lessons are easy to follow and paired with the Matrix Theory Book.

Term courses are structured, in-person courses that cover the contents weekly over 9 weeks during the school term. The weekly lesson structure helps students learn theory content timely. It’s an effective learning option if you prefer to learn in alignment with the school learning pace.

Holiday Courses are fun and engaging intensive writing courses that focuses on extending students’ writing skills over 5 daily lessons during the school holidays. The daily lesson structure helps students adopt an effective writing routine.

Other Year 9 courses

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