Tutoring Services Offered

​7 days until 7:30pm – tailored to individual needs

Primary Tutoring

  • ​Writing – all forms including analysis and responsive
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • NAPLAN preparation
  • Improve reading skills and comprehension
  • Homework help
  • Learn correct grammar
  • Story and poetry writing
  • Support for new learners of English

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Secondary Tutoring

  • ​Writing – all forms including analysis and responsive​
  • Essay writing and literary analysis including IB
  • Understanding Shakespeare
  • Homework help
  • NAPLAN preparation
  • Improve reading skills and comprehension
  • Numeracy to years 7
  • HSC English and Humanities prep
  • Support for new learners of English

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Adult Tutoring

  • ​Writing – all forms including analysis and responsive
  • Improve reading and literacy
  • Learn English
  • Public speaking
  • Formal letter writing
  • Using email
  • Google Docs and Google Slides
  • Short story writing
  • Essay writing for university level
  • Support for new learners of English

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Fees

First session – introductory half hour free

One on One private tutoring $75 per hour or pay upfront 3 sessions for $180
Small groups up to 4 students of same level $55 per hour each
Family members at the same time $55 each

Dept Defence Tutoring Support Application

Tutoring Services Additional info

 

Primary Maths

  • Fractions
  • Place value
  • Addition and subtraction including algorithms
  • Measurement
  • Time
  • Problem solving
  • Multiplication tables
  • Calculating percentages
  • Pre-Algebra

Primary Literacy

  • Writing – narrative, procedure, explanation, recount, response, informations reports, exposition, poetry (form types and free verse)
  • Reading – comprehension and boosting oral reading
  • Vocabulary enrichment
  • Grammar and sentence structure
  • Spelling
  • EAL learners – tense, plurals, subject/verb agreement, grammar and sentence structure

Secondary

The Essay – How to write an essay inclusive of these forms – analytical, persuasive, entertaining, informational, compare and contrast.

  • Shakespeare – understanding the text, literary analysis, essay and response
  • Poetry – analysis, essay, performance reading and recitation
  • Responding orally – to text , IB Op-Ed, performance reading, debate
  • Creative writing – short story, poetry (various forms and free verse
  • Non-fiction writing – journal style, news reports, formal letter
  • Refining grammar and sentence structure in all kinds of writing.
  • EAL learners – tense, plurals, subject/verb agreement, grammar and sentence structure, reading for understanding
  • Exam preparation for English and Humanities

One-off help with that difficult assignment or essay is our specialty!

Adult Education

Need help writing a speech for your best friend’s wedding? Do you want to bolster proficiency in your writing? Are you a uni student trying to write an essay and finding it tricky to express yourself? We can help!
Once only or multiple visits – we will cater to your specific needs.

Recreational and Holiday Programmes

Recreational programmes can be joined for a once only session or at a regular time slot. They are available for locals who are looking for quality after school programmes or holiday-makers seeking enriching experiences for their children while they are in Byron Bay.

Sessions typically will run for one hour but can be extended, depending upon individual need. Academic and recreational programmes can be combined for time periods of 2 hours or more.

Locals might wish to book their children in after school or at weekends on a regular basis for academic support, recreation or a combo program.

Primary Aged Holiday-Makers vacationing in Byron Bay will benefit from refining their academic skills. Spend an hour each day of vacation with ‘Study by the Sea’ tutors. Extend to an include additional hour of something recreational such as art or chess.
Secondary students holidaying in Byron Bay will benefit from an extra push to help them craft their writing skills, improve reading for meaning or to prep for exams.

There are endless possibilities for recreational programmes and we aim cater for individual needs and interests. Holiday-makers can request that we take their children to local places of interest. Let us know how we can make your child’s holiday fabulous!