Year 8 English Live Course

Get the Matrix advantage at home

Matrix classroom at home

Live, structured online English Classes

Live-streamed, Theory Lessons delivered by inspirational teachers in a virtual classroom.



Books delivered to your home

Easy-to-follow resources

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

View a sample theory lesson.


Personalised help

Additional help with online Workshops

Attend online One-to-one or group Workshops to ask any course-related questions.






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.


Gain essential writing skills with our inspirational English teachers

Ms Anna Gosteva
BA MTeach
Dr Benjamin Cornford
BA(Hons) MCW PhD
Dr Brian McMahon
Mr George Haddad
Mr Jeffrey Millar
Ms Kaitlyn Findley
Ms Katharine Pollock
BA(Hons) PhDc
Mr Marcus Khoudair
Mr Patrick Condliffe
Mr Samuel Moginie
Mr Samuel Webster
BA MTeach
Ms Scarlett Somlo
BA(Hons) BEd
Ms Sora Yang
Dr Timothy Steains
BA (Hons) PhD
Dr Trish May
Mr Weller Zhang

Stay ahead with our Year 8 English Live Online Course

Live-streamed Theory Lessons, syllabus specific resources and online Workshops

Oct - Dec

Journalism and Poetry


Feature Articles

Poetry in-depth

Feb - Apr

Texts Through Time

Traditional Stories

Prose Narrative


Apr - Jun

Representation and Perspective

The Military



Australian Fiction

Jul - Sep


Romeo and Juliet

Values in Shakespeare’s Time


See how our 1.5 hour live classes are structured

5 min


Overview of lesson

Teachers explain objectives and outcomes of each lesson.

80 min

Theory Lesson

Gain in-depth understanding through textual study and develop your English skills.

Students are guided through detailed textual analysis by teachers and learn how to write effectively.

5 min


Guide to Homework

Teachers provide a clear understanding of how to complete your homework.

Year 8 English Timetable

9 weekly live-streamed classes taught by inspirational teachers

Wed4:30 - 6:00pm
Sun11:00 - 12:30pm
Sun1:30 - 3:00pm
Sun11:00 - 12:30pm
Wed4:30 - 6:00pm
Sun11:00 - 12:30pm
Mon6:10 - 7:40pm
Sun9:30 - 11:00am
Sun11:00 - 12:30pm
Sydney City

Our Year 8 English Live Online Course Pricing


per hour


1.5 hrs

per lesson


9 lessons

per term



per term (inc. GST)

What you'll get

  • Classes taught by experienced, inspirational English teachers

  • 150+ pages of content designed to develop your critical English skills

  • One-to-one or live group Workshops to address individual learning needs

  • Personalised and detailed feedback on written work

  • Additional online resources including textual analysis and exemplar essays

Frequently Asked Questions

Will the lessons be recorded for students to view after class?

Matrix Live classes are presented in real-time like on-campus classes where students participate and take notes. To protect the privacy of students, they are not recorded.


How will the lessons be structured for Matrix Live?

Matrix Live lessons follow the same structure as on-campus classes. Each lesson will begin with revision, homework help and a weekly quiz. The lesson theory content will then be covered until the last portion of the class where teachers will do a final review of the lesson content

How long does the course run for?

Term courses consist of nine weekly lessons starting from the week commencing on Monday 11 October 2021.


When will I receive my resources?

Your Matrix Live resources will be dispatched to your mailing address in 1 business day by Express Post. Please note due to Australia Post delays, Express shipping may encounter an additional 3-5 days delay.

How can I track my child's progress with Matrix Live?

Students and parents can track their progress on the Matrix Learning Management System (LMS). Log in to view quiz marks and end-of-term Topic Test results.


What additional help can my child receive?

Students can book One-to-one or Live Group Workshops to address any learning gaps, or post their questions on the Q&A Board to receive a response within one working day.

Which online course is right for me?

  Matrix+ On DemandMatrix On Campus
Course delivery

Matrix+ On Demand

8 Theory Lesson Videos delivered by Subject Matter Experts available on-demand. Press play any time or pause, replay the video to suit your pace.

Matrix On Campus

Attend 9 weekly Theory Lessons on campus taight by experienced teachers. Small class sizes ensure students can ask questions and get help.


Matrix+ On Demand

All online and on-campus Matrix courses use the same Theory Book and Work Book. Text Books are delivered to your home.

Matrix On Campus

All online and on-campus Matrix courses use the same Theory Book and Work Book. Text Books are delivered to your home.


Matrix+ On Demand

Homework for Maths and Science are self-marked. For English, improve your writing each week with personalised and detailed feedback.

Matrix On Campus

Homework for Year 7-10 Maths and Science are to be submitted for marking. For English, improve your writing each week with personalised and detailed feedback for weekly written tasks.


Matrix+ On Demand

Weekly online quizzes are marked and to be completed by the student. End-of-term Topic Test is provided and solutions and should be submitted for marking.

Matrix On Campus

Weekly quizzes are marked and the end-of-term Topic Test held under exam conditions is to be submitted for marking by Matrix.


Matrix+ On Demand

Track student progress with weekly quiz marks and end of term Topic Test results on the Matrix Learning Management System (LMS).

Matrix On Campus

Track student progress with weekly quiz marks and end of term Topic Test results on the Matrix Learning Management System (LMS).

Additional support

Matrix+ On Demand

Access to Q&A Boards where students receive responses to their questions within one working day. Students can also rewatch the Theory Lesson Videos to revise.

Matrix On Campus

Have a question outside of class? Get personalised help with one-to-one Workshops.

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