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Year 6 English Tutoring

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Year 6 English

In year 6, students learn about the difference between objective and subjective language. Students look closely at texts of the same type or texts by the same author to identify similarities and differences. At this year level, students begin to analyse the strategies that authors use to influence readers. When editing their own and others’ work, students are now expected to explain their editing choices.

The core contents of year 6 English are:

  • Understanding the uses of objective and subjective language,
  • How complex sentences can be used to enhance explanations,
  • Comparing similar texts and texts by the same author,
  • Planning, drafting, and publishing imaginative, informative, and persuasive texts,
  • Editing their own and others’ work against set criteria and explaining editing choices.

In year 6, students are usually able to formulate sentences correctly but often stick to basic vocabulary and sentence structure. Being able to construct more complex sentences to add more detail and enrich meaning is a common challenge at this year level.

By the end of year 6 English, students should be able to:

  • Understand how language features and patterns can be used for emphasis,
  • Compare and analyse texts,
  • Listen and contribute to discussions, and interrogate ideas,
  • Create detailed texts for varied purposes and audiences,
  • Use correct grammar, select appropriate vocabulary, and use accurate spelling and punctuation.

Being able to compare different texts, listening carefully to ideas put forth in class discussions and responding to them, writing detailed texts, and using correct grammar and spelling are all important in year 6.
A tutor can help your child develop their listening skills and form opinions by engaging in carefully directed conversation with your child. By asking pointed questions, the tutor can show your child how they too can interrogate others’ ideas in a way that provides a basis for sustained and purposeful discussion of ideas and issues.
Ensuring that the student is ready for secondary school is one of the main challenges. Knowing how to approach writing tasks, setting aside time for brainstorming, writing and then proofreading and editing are all basic skills that will hold the student in good stead in year 7.
When looking over your child’s written work, it is tempting to immediately point out the errors. Instead, try to start with positive feedback by pointing out what they did well and which parts you enjoyed. Then, you can talk about the areas needing improvement. If there are many areas requiring improvement, limit your suggestions to an amount that your child can manage.


At Ezy Maths Tutoring we believe that providing young students with a strong foundation early on in their schooling is the best way to raise high achievers and academically successful individuals. We offer private tutoring sessions in all topics of English and only have tutors who are experienced in this area and are committed to each of their student’s success.

At Ezy Maths Tutoring our private lessons are conducted in an extremely organised manner, where students are able to interact with the tutor on a one-to-one basis, giving full attention and support to their student. You are able to choose the location. Either the convenience of your home, or at an agreed location with the tutor.

We believe in giving our parents an honest and realistic forecast of what the tuition will achieve in a given time, and will choose the most suitable tutor based on the students requirements regarding the subject, level, location and availability. Our tutors are both dedicated and kind and are there to improve not just the results of their students but also their confidence.

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