Year 10 English Online Course

How we'll get you exam ready at home

Learn at home

Clear, Structured Weekly Theory Lesson Videos

Pair theory lessons videos with the Matrix Theory Book for a structured and easy to follow learning experience with our subject matter experts.

Books delivered to your home

HSC fool-proof resources

A full set of resources written by academics and experienced teachers covering all aspects of the new NSW syllabus.

Individual help

Q&A Board for personalised responses

Address any gaps in your learning by posting your questions on the Q&A Board at any time. Receive a written or video response within 1 working day!

Weekly progress check-in

Track your child's progress via the Matrix LMS

Check-in on your child’s progress by viewing their weekly quiz marks. Assess your child’s exam readiness with our end of term Topic Test which will be marked and returned to you.


What our online Year 10 English students receive

Clear, Structured Theory Lesson Videos

Q&A Boards

Weekly Writing Tasks through Homework and Quizzes

Comprehensive Theory Book

End of Term Topic Test

Clear, Structured Weekly Theory Lesson Videos

Experienced teachers guide you through every concept and example in your Matrix theory book.

Easy-to-follow theory lessons taught by subject matter experts

Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding with easy to follow theory explanations.

Experienced teachers explain every aspect of the syllabus.

Learn at your own pace, online

Pause, replay or speed up and watch as many times as you need.

Re-watch until you understand with video playback options.

Know everything with worked examples

Every page, every example in detail so you don't miss a thing!

Leave no stone unturned! Every question will be answered and explained in each video lesson.

The Matrix+ Online Learning Method TM

Theory Lesson Videos, Matrix Resources and Online Help at home

Step 1

Watch clear, structured Theory Lesson Videos with your Matrix Theory Book

Learn at your own pace with easy to follow theory explanations.

Every Monday, students watch their weekly Theory Video Lesson

Step 2

Ask Questions on the Q&A Board for Individual Help

Stuck on a question? Post your question and receive responses within 1 working day.

After your Theory lesson, post your questions anytime for individual help.

Step 3

Attempt your weekly writing task

Improve your writing each week.

Attempt your Homework and flag any questions on the Q&A Board.

Step 4

Submit your writing task online.

Receive personalised and detailed feedback on your written task.

Every Sunday, complete your writing task to receive timely feedback.

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Year 10 English Online Course Details

 Clear, structured theory lessons led by subject matter experts using the Matrix Theory Book.


Term 2: Modernism

Lesson 1

  • Introduction to modernism
  • Modernism as a reaction to modernity
  • Exploring the modernist vision

Lesson 2

  • Responding to the modern world
  • Analysing a modernist text
  • The Manifesto of Futurism

Lesson 3

  • Approaching the analytical long response
  • Conducting research
  • Drafting a thesis
  • Creating a scaffold

Lesson 4

  • The poetry of T. S. Eliot
  • Poetic analysis
  • Building connections to modernism

Lesson 5

  • Responding to Eliot’s poetry
  • Eliot and the concept of time
  • Planning a long response

Lesson 6

  • Modernism and the mind
  • Thinking about consciousness

Lesson 7

  • Modernism and Imperialism
  • Engaging with the poetry of AimĂ© CĂ©saire
  • Imaginative responses to modernism

Lesson 8

  • The legacy of modernism
  • Analytical and evaluative writing
  • Drafting a response
  • Writing a long response

Lesson 9 End of Term Topic Test

  • Marking and feedback provided


Term 4: Shakespeare: Hamlet

Lesson 1

  • Introduction to Hamlet
  • The revenge tragedy
  • Information on the Major Work

Lesson 2

  • The tragic hero
  • Hamlet’s tragic flaw
  • ‘O that this too too solid flesh would melt’

Lesson 3

  • Appearance and reality
  • Themes in Hamlet
  • ‘O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I’

Lesson 4

  • Fate and freewill
  • ‘To be, or not to be?’
  • Adapting Hamlet for the stage

Lesson 5

  • The director’s vision
  • Three interpretations of Hamlet
  • Designing your version of the play

Lesson 6

  • How to annotate a script
  • Directing for performance
  • ‘Now might I do it’

Lesson 7

  • Hamlet’s transformation
  • The graveyard scene in focus
  • Exploring contrast

Lesson 8

  • The essay form
  • Understanding introductions
  • The purpose of body paragraphs
  • The role of the conclusion

Lesson  9 End of Term Topic Test

  • Marking and feedback provided


Year 10 English Online Course Teachers


Dr Jessica Brooks

Jessica has been tutoring English subjects at a tertiary level since 2010. Most recently, she was the Lecturer In Charge for '19th Century Literature' and 'Shakespeare and the Renaissance' at Australian Catholic University.

Ms Scarlett Somlo

Scarlett completed her Teaching degree at Charles Sturt University. She has had over ten years’ teaching experience high school English across high schools and at Matrix. She has also presented as a speaker to schools on HSC English and at the Australasian Association for Literature.

90+ Teachers

Experienced and inspirational

50+ Hours

Matrix teacher induction training

Over 70%

of teachers are postgraduates

Above 4.6/5

Student satisfaction survey score

Tried and Tested by Matrix Students


"The online lesson was very straightforward and easy to follow, it felt like an actual face-to-face lesson! I really liked the annotations and diagrams that my teacher made alongside the content. Through this online platform, it was actually easier for me to understand the teacher. The structure in which the lesson was presented helped me engage with the question and directly answer it, while also allowing me to learn at my own pace."

Justin Kim, Knox Grammar School

"I'm confident that any students dedicated to learning via the video will be successful. The videos are clear, structured like a regular classroom lesson and comprehensive. The videos are a good alternative to being in class on campus!"

Amanda Shi, James Ruse Agricultural High School

"It feel like a continuous stream of learning rather than a one-off video made to fill in a gap. I really enjoy how the teachers do not just read what the Theory Book says, they add additional information that may help the student piece together concepts. I felt that I gained a much higher level of understanding of the lesson material. Without the video, it would be difficult for me to understand the content as well."

Eric Papadopoulos, Sylvania High School

"I enjoyed being able to re-play parts of the video that I misunderstood, or needed to hear for a second time. I also liked being able to skip over some sections which I was comfortable with or had already finished. Being able to do this allowed me to learn in a way that matched my abilities, and kept me engaged during the lesson. This really helped in solidifying my understanding of the new content, as well as maintaining my engagement."

Nia Worthington, St Ursula's College Kingsgrove

"The online theory lessons complete the entire lesson from that week from beginning to end. There are no questions skipped which provides a better sense of completion and finality to each lesson. Being able to pause the video and rewind is very useful as sometimes I know that I require extra time to run over certain concepts which may be new to me or are more challenging."

Emily Dinh, James Ruse Agricultural High School

"The videos are easy to follow with the Theory Book and concepts are clearly explained. The teacher spoke clearly and at a good pace. I liked that the video had a quick recap of the previous week's content. I think the videos improved my learning experience as I can re-watch them if I don't understand a concept and I can also learn the content at my own pace. The Matrix resources have always been helpful in getting me ahead of school so Matrix videos will help in the same way."

Muskaan Gupta, Baulkham Hills High School

Year 10 English Online Course Pricing


(inc GST)
per module.

Year 10 English Online Course includes:


Online lessons taught by Experienced Teachers

8 Engaging Theory Lesson Videos over 8 weeks

Detailed Theory Book delivered to your home

Access to Matrix LMS featuring additional resources

Individual help through the Q&A Board

Personalised and detailed feedback on your writing

End of term Topic Test to assess your exam readiness. Marking included.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the teachers in your videos?

Our Matrix classroom Teachers (who are subject matter experts) will be conducting the Online Theory Lesson Videos. They are experienced educators who are knowledgeable and know how to explain things clearly.

How long are the videos online for?

Students for Term 4 classes will gain access to the course from 20 July 2020 to Sunday 20 September. Any students who enrol before 29 June 2020 will automatically receive early access to the videos from Monday 6 July 2020 to allow them to learn in the holidays if they want to get ahead. Q&A boards and quizzes will be accessible for 9 weeks from Monday 20 July 2020.

When will I receive my resources?

Students who enrol after Monday 20 July, will have their resources posted in 3 working days, which has a delivery approximation of 1 – 4 working days.

What Additional help can my child get with Matrix+?

Students will have exclusive access to a Q&A discussion board where they can ask questions related to the subject and have them answered by a Subject Matter Expert within 1 working day.

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