Year 10 English


Year 10 English


Year 10 Maths


Year 10 Science


Curriculum & Pricing

Get a head start and stay one step ahead of the NSW school curriculum. So you will gain an unfair advantage over your peers.

Term 1

Feburary - April
$570 per term

Term 2

April - Jun
$570 per term

Term 3

July - September
Analysing non fiction
Analysing leaflets
Detecting bias
Tone and effect in writing
Presentations devices
Language features
Writing for audience and purpose
Persuasive writing
Term Test
Term Test Review
$570 per term
  • At Maxx Academy we teach Year 10 English ahead of your school.
  • Our schedule of topics may vary as we may modify our course year to year for continual improvement.
  • 10 weekly lessons each term for Year 10 English tutoring program which covering every single BOSTES syllabus dot-point.
  • Developed and designed by our NESA experts.

1.5 hours Lesson Breakdown

15 mins

Teachers revise previous lesson and answer homework questions before the class quiz.

60 mins

Theory Lesson
Teachers expain concepts, summaries, study notes, example questions and worked solutions.

15 mins

Need to clarify something? Ask our teachers anything and get the best advice/explanation.


30 mins per week

Free One-to-One Workshop
We provide 30 mins per week FREE One-to-One Workshop Tutorial support at our centre.

Meet Your Teachers

Maxx Academy consists of over 20 qualified teachers, Ph.D candidates and talented, young teachers who work across a number of subjects, supporting and working with students in a range of areas
Cheryl Barnett | Head of English

Cheryl Barnett | Head of English

EX James Ruse Agricultural High School English Teacher | HSC Marker | B.Ed.

University of Newcastle Bachelor of Education (Eng/Hist)
University of Sydney Diploma of Ancient Societies

Classroom Teacher / HSC Marker
● Experienced over 20 years teaching English at selective schools such as James Ruse Agricultural High School and Hunter Performing Arts
● Experienced over 10 years HSC Marking

NSW Department of Education
● Development of English curriculum for classroom implementation.
● Establishment of Assessment protocols in English.
● Development of History curriculum for classroom implementation.
● Establishment of Assessment protocols in History.
● Development of Drama curriculum for classroom implementation.
● Establishment of Assessment protocols in Drama.

Macquarie University Faculty of Education
● Supervisor of Student Teachers on Practicum.
● Learning Support Officer.

English Excellence
● Private Tutor of English for Senior High School students for more than 10 years.

Skills and Leadership roles
● Advanced Skills Teacher Classification
● Student Welfare Officer
● Girls Supervisor
● Year Advisor
● Achieved high level of Band 6 results in students tutored

Anne Marien | Head of English

Anne Marien | Head of English

University of Sydney English Literature Teacher | EX Moriah College Senior English Teacher | M.Ed., B.Ed., Masters of Writing

Masters of Education in Education (Australian Catholic University – January 1990)
BA in Education (University of Sydney – January 1982)
Masters of Writing / Academic English (University of Technology)

  • TAUGHT English in Elite private schools such as Moriah College Sydney
  • Have taught English at all levels for the HSC including Advanced Extension1,and 2
  • Have had students come in the top ten in the state
  • Have a Masters of psychology in educational counselling and currently completing a Masters of Writing. at UTS providing great background for new hsc syllabus.
Aidan Williams | Maths, English Teacher

Aidan Williams | Maths, English Teacher

Macquarie University

Aidan Williams is an 18 year old University student studying a double degree of business administration and law at Macquarie Uni.  He is passionate about traveling, piano, law and books. He enjoys teaching people and watching them grow and learn as people and as students.

Alexander Zhou | English Teacher

Alexander Zhou | English Teacher

University of Sydney | BA

Bachelor of Arts and Education in Secondary – University of Sydney

Alexander is a graduate from Normanhurst Boys High School and is currently studying a Bachelor of arts and a Bachelor of Education at the University of Sydney. He is always striving for the most effective and enjoyable learning experience for his students, and is naturally passionate about teaching and the humanities, including fields such as philosophy and literature.

Baraa Hamdy | English, Economics Teacher

Baraa Hamdy | English, Economics Teacher

UNSW Law and Economics

Baraa is a Law / Engineering student at UNSW. After receiving a 95+ in my HSC, She decided to tutor to show students that being brilliant in school relies on passion, motivation and critical thinking, and she loved it! Her multiple interests and diverse academic background infuse her teaching with dimension, as She strives to challenge everyone around her in learning and in life.

Benjamin Pick | Maths, Chemistry, English, Physics Teacher

Benjamin Pick | Maths, Chemistry, English, Physics Teacher

UNSW Computer Science

Ben is currently enrolled in Computer Science at UNSW, looking to major in Cyber Security. During his time at Newington College, He succeeded in Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1, Physics, and Chemistry, providing foundations for teaching year 10 to HSC. He prefers smaller groups of people to teach, as it allows for more personalized sharing of knowledge, where problems can be tackled individually. Apart from hobbies including running, sports and traveling, He loves teaching and helping people achieve their goals.

Hamish Mishra | Maths, English Teacher

Hamish Mishra | Maths, English Teacher

University of Technology | BA

University of Technology, Sydney Australia
Bachelor of Business with Distinction in Economics
Bachelor of Laws with Second Class Honours (LLB) – Graduated 2014
• GPA: 3.0

University of Zurich Switzerland
Exchange Program: Law September 2013 – December 2014
• Relevant Coursework: European Economic Law, Economics and the Law, Comparative Civil Procedure, Comparative Private Law, International Organisations

Hamish graduated from Parramatta Marist in 2008 having being recognised with a Premier’s Award. He excelled in Mathematics (2U and Extension I), English (Advanced), Business Studies, Legal Studies, Information Process Technology and Religion (1U).

Hamish subsequently studied at UTS and the University of Zurich graduating with a Bachelor of Business (majoring in Economics) with Distinction and Bachelor Laws with Honors.

He has worked both at a Big 4 professional services firm and is currently working as a Lawyer at a big 6 international business law firm.

Eason Xia | Economics, Maths, English, Chemistry Teacher

Eason Xia | Economics, Maths, English, Chemistry Teacher

UNSW | ATAR 99.40

Eason is currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies/Commerce degree at UNSW, achieving an ATAR of 99.40 in 2017. He has been tutoring for nearly a year, helping students achieve their desired marks while also assisting in making the learning process entertaining. Now, Eason carries on this passion at Maxx Academy, hoping to help students overcome the hurdle known as HSC.

ATAR: 99.40

Joyce Wu | Maths, Chemistry, Economics, English Teacher

Joyce Wu | Maths, Chemistry, Economics, English Teacher

Pymble Ladies' College Full Scholarship Winner | ATAR 99.85


Melissa Qiu | English, Maths Teacher

Melissa Qiu | English, Maths Teacher

University of Sydney | Double degree Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Dental Medicine | ATAR 99.80

Melissa is a graduate from North Sydney Girls High School and is now looking to study a double degree Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Dental Medicine in University of Sydney, achieving an ATAR of 99.80. She has been a tutor for 2 years and has a passion for motivating and supporting students. Her drive, determination and positive attitude throughout her own HSC is reflected through her teaching, helping students strive for their best and excel in their subjects.

ATAR: 99.80

Year 10 English Timetable

10 weekly lessons each term for Year 10 English

Chatswoord Branch

Archer Centre, Suite 503, Level 5, 71-73 Archer Street, Chatswood



What our Year 10 English students receive?

Welcome to the most productive 2 hours (1.5 hours lesson plus 0.5 hour workshop) of your week
Small Classes

With an average of 6 students, you will have more time with your teacher. Discuss your progress and problem areas, and they’ll tailor their teaching to your needs.

Comprehensive Materials

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.

Exam style Homework

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

End of Term Topic Test

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

Free One-to-One Workshop Tutorials

Each individual workshop tutorials is a 30-minute one to one session with a experienced teacher. During these 30 minutes, you can ask any questions, you might need some help with your school work or you might want to learn some new knowledge. Available 7 days outside school hours.

Online Resources & Learning Community

Login to our SIS&LMS portal you can access our online learning resources including videos, exam style homeworks and past HSC papers. Also we provide a social learning platform to enhance and encourage teacher to student and student to student interaction.

Great Value! Don't miss out our Year 10 English lessons!


Hours of regular weekly class tuition every term


Hours of Free one-to-one Workshop every term


Regular weekly lessons every single term


Pages of study notes, classwork and homework


Exam style class quizzes with review and solutions

$28.50 per hour

$570 per term
15 hours lesson + 5 hours workshop

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