At Top of the Class Private Tutoring Mentone, our home tutors work with you, your child and their school teacher to provide a network of support.
ACCREDITED ATA MEMBER
Top of the Class Professional Tuition is a proud member of the Australian Tutoring Association (ATA).
Your child's English tutor will aim to identify and develop their strengths. Learn More...
This is why in-home private coaching is the most effective form of personal tuition in Mentone. Learn More...
The best private tutoring is that which teaches a student how to learn more during school time as well. Learn More...
Learn how to prepare your child so that they get the most from their private tuition Mentone. Learn More...
The most important benefits your child will receive are the benefits they take back to the classroom. Learn More...
Learn about our approach to tutoring. Learn More...
Personal School Maths and English Coaching Mentone - Tutors Melbourne
If you are trying to find English Tutors Mentone, you've come to the right place. Here at Top of the Class, we provide one-on-one home tutors Mentone wide with the most important focus on Maths and English Coaching. When you contact us here to arrange the first lesson, one of our private English Tutoring Mentone experts will come directly to your home to assess your child's needs, learning styles, strengths and weaknesses. In addition to providing home tutoring Mentone wide, our private tuition Mentone experts will also communicate directly with your child's teacher at school. This is because we find that the best English tutoring happens when the school teacher and English tutor work hand in hand to provide an educational network of support for their student.
The Advantages of One-to-One English Coaching in Mentone:
Your Mentone English Coach will adjust the way they teach and the resources they use depending on your child's personal strengths.
Your Personal Tutor Mentone will gradually progress their tutoring in accordance to your child's learning progress. They will cover each area of learning that your child requires assistance with in order to develop new strengths.
Your Home Tutor Mentone will adjust their communication style and the learning resources they use, depending on your child's particular interests. This makes learning more interesting, engaging and fun! Our English Tutors are experts in being able to engage students in learning.
Your Private Tutor Mentone will identify hurdles in your child's attitude, barriers to your child's confidence and deficits in your child's motivation. They will then devise and implement strategies to overcome these difficulties whist developing a new passion for learning!
English is the Most Important Subject
English is arguably the most important subject, as it forms the basis of our ability to use language to communicate, as well as being able to express and understand ideas and concepts. Even if a person has a good conceptual understanding of something, their ability to explain, describe, understand and communicate anything about it all comes down to their ability to use and interpret the correct combination of words. At all stages and levels of schooling, your child must demonstrate a good understanding of their English language skills through reading, writing, speaking and listening. Many studies across the world have even found that one of the strongest markers for a young person’s success in life comes down to their literacy and language skills.
English Results and University Admission
The literacy skills taught in English are considered so important that the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authoritie made English a compulsory subject in the Higher School Certificate (VCE). Regardless of what your child is planning on studying at university, their English marks contribute enormously to their final ATAR mark.
Developing English Skills Early
English language and literacy skills take many years to nurture however, which is why home English Tuition in Mentone should commence from as early as possible. Being able to use words to communicate effectively and understand communication successfully empowers a child to feel confidence about their ability to understand more in any context and all areas of their life. At the younger ages (primary school level) the areas your Mentone English Tutor will specialise in include spelling, report writing, hand writing, creative writing, reading, comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, phonics, analysing literature, essay writing and exam skills to name a few.
English Tutoring Mentone: What to Expect
Our Professional Private Tutors Mentone will provide an assessment of your child’s literacy skills and English competencies to identify their areas of strengths and weaknesses.
They will ask to see report cards, work books, past assignments and any feedback from your son or daughters English Teacher at school.
They will work with you and your child to provide a program centred on your child’s individual needs, based closely around the work your son or daughter is doing in their English class at school. For this reason, your tutor will also contact your child’s English Teacher to advise us with feedback about your child’s needs, progress and their specific class curriculum.
Your English Tutor Mentone will also work with your child to plan for upcoming assignments and exams, as well as helping to develop their assignment and exam taking skills. This ensures that your child remains well prepared and up to date with everything that is going on in their English class.
Our Mentone English Tutors will also keep you advised of your child’s progress as well as what goals they are working on and what assignments are coming up.
Top of the Class Professional English Tutors Mentone
We hire our Mentone English Tutors based on their ability to demonstrate outstanding communication, constructivist teaching techniques as well as their own academic performance, teaching experience, their reliability and of course their professionalism. All our English Tutors in Mentone are trained to be familiar with the Curriculum and Assessment Authoritie's Syllabus outcomes for English. All of our Home Tutors Mentone are trained to strengthen your child's English skills. They will do this by focusing both on the cognitive (thinking) as well as emotional (feeling) aspects of learning.
English Coaching Mentone Subjects:Primary School English Syllabus: Kindergarten all the way through to Year 6
Secondary School / High School English
- Years 7, 8, 9 & 10 General English
- Years 9 & 10 Standard English
- Years 9 & 10 Advanced English
- VCE English
- VCE Literature
- VCE English Language
- VCE English as a Second Language (ESL)
Other School Subjects We Offer Private Tuition In:
THE BEST APPROACH FOR THE BEST RESULTS
LEARNING...Everybody learns in a different way. To make sure your child learns most effectively, our private tutors cater to their own unique individual learning style.
UNDERSTANDING...English concepts can often seem more complex than they need to unless they are presented using a constructivist approach to teaching which is what our tutors use.
THINKING...Learning to learn requires more than just memorising, but the application of Higher Order Thinking skills such as analysing, evaluating and creativity.
APPLICATION...Many students have the right knowledge, but their grades fall short because they lack good exam taking skills, literacy skills or other assessment skills.
STRENGTHS...Your child's personal tutor will help them overcome their learning barriers and weaknesses by strategically capitalising on their personal strengths.
PASSION...Learning happens automatically when a student is completely engaged in something they feel passionate towards or something directly relevant to their interests.
CONFIDENCE...Our home tutors receive specialised training to teach them how to build your child's confidence towards learning to help them break through limitations.
AUTONOMY...Your child's private home tutor will not only teach them knowledge and thinking skills, but teach them to learn autonomously so they get more from school time.
Getting a young student to learn well is not a matter of building things that did not previously exist; rather removing the obstacles that block them from their natural desire to learn more. Know More...
If you'd like to make sure that you get the best from your child's English tuition, here are some simple tips to prepare them: Know More...
Learning happens best when the student is completely engaged in what it is they are learning about: Know More...
If your son or daughter is not reaching their full potential, it may be because they are not feeling confident or enthusiastic towards what they are learning: Know More...
Just in case we don't have any home tutors available when you call, this is a checklist that can help you know what to look for when you're searching elsewhere. Know More...
If you're having problems not being taken seriously by your child's school, teacher or principal, here are some practical steps you can take: Know More...
At Top of the Class, we know how to make sure that your child receives more focused attention both during their home tuition sessions, as well as during class time at school. Know More...
Do you need to choose a new school for your child and feel uncertain about what to look for when making the right decision? Learn the most important thing to look for and discover how to find it simply: Know More...
If you'd like some practical tips on how to prepare both yourself and your student for a frame of mind that's ready to take in more learning than ever, this article will help! Know More...