Year 9 English

Our Year 9 English tutoring program starts in Term 1 and ends in Term 4 each year. The program covers all syllabus outcomes and requirements of the new NESA Stage 5 syllabus, and leads into our Year 10 English program.

Year 9 English Course Overview

The Year 9 English tutoring program will exceed the outcomes and standards required by the stage 5 syllabus, with particular focus on building a strong base of skills relevant to English at a senior level, such as essay writing and textual analysis.

This course is ideal for:

  • Students who are currently in Year 9 wanting to build a strong base in English

2 hour weekly lessons + 1 hour weekly Workshop Tutorial


Tutoring course materials (concept explanations, summaries, study notes, example questions, worked solutions and exam-style homework) are provided each week in the form of a theory and homework booklet


Tutoring homework is expected to be completed and will be fully marked each week, with comments detailing every point of improvement


Free online homework help


Topic Tests administered at the end of each major topic, with marks and vital statistics reported in the End of Term report


Essay / Assignment marking service is available to enrolled Year 10 English students at a discounted rate

Course structure

2 hour Lesson


1 hour Workshop

Per week

Class Times



Sundays 11:00am – 1:00pm


Workshop Tutorials

Sundays 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Bondi Junction


Sundays 9:00am – 11:00am


Workshop Tutorials

Sundays 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Topics Scheduled

Our schedule of topics may vary as we may modify our course year to year for continual improvement – below is a representation based on past years.

Term 1

January – March

W1 Textual Analysis

W2 Textual Analysis

W3 Textual Analysis

W4 Textual Analysis

W5 Textual Analysis

W6 Textual Analysis

W7 Textual Analysis

W8 Writing Skills

W9 Writing Skills

Term 2

April – June

W1 Writing Skills

W2 Writing Skills

W3 Writing Skills

W4 Writing Skills

W5 Writing Skills

W6 Critical Study of Texts

W7 Critical Study of Texts

W8 Critical Study of Texts

W9 Critical Study of Texts

W10 Critical Study of Texts

W11 Critical Study of Texts

Term 3

July – September

W1 Critical Study of Texts

W2 Writing

W3 Writing

W4 Writing

W5 Writing

W6 Writing

W7 Writing

W8 Writing

W9 Writing

W10 Writing

W11 Textual Analysis II

Term 4

October – December

W1 Textual Analysis II

W2 Textual Analysis II

W3 Textual Analysis II

W4 Textual Analysis II

W5 Textual Analysis II

W6 Textual Analysis II

W7 Textual Analysis II

W8 Textual Analysis II

W9 Textual Analysis II

W10 Textual Analysis II

W11 Textual Analysis II

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