Years 9 and 10 – English – Essay Writing Skills – Holiday Workshop

English – Essay writing skills

Suitable for Years 9 and 10 (Stage 5) students only


This course is designed for Year 9 and 10 students who struggle or wish to improve their writing both formally and informally. Students will be guided through the process showing them English is like maths – a formula. Developing good writing skills is essential for educational and lifelong success. Especially important as English is the only compulsory subject in the HSC.

  • Essay format and writing
  • Higher modality language
  • How to remember and utilise quotes
  • Character building for imaginative writing
  • How to analyse poetry
  • How to compare two texts – i.e.: film and book.
  • Shakespeare study methodology (finally, Shakespeare made easy!

The following dates have been nominated for the upcoming holidays;
– Tuesday 16 January and Wednesday 17 January from 11:30am – 1pm

Simply express your interest by emailing

Workshops are usually held as 2 x 1.5 hour workshops and includes a light snack and all resources needed.


The workshop will be confirmed the week prior to the workshop date (dependent on number of attending children).

$125 (3 hours) per child, or $115 for second sibling / child or when referring new family.

Express your interest in attending via emailing