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Here's why KIS Academics is your #1 choice:

We only hire the top 3% of qualified tutors in Australia

No lock-in-contracts to sign or big 10-lesson packages that force you to stay

Free study skills consultation before you pay a single dollar

Pay-as-you-go lessons, and you only get charged after the tutoring lessons. NEVER before

Structured worksheets and weekly lessons, and flexible English tutoring

Streamlined online payments (100% secure software used by Fortune 500 companies)

No cancellation fees unless you cancel less than 1 hour before a lesson

Receive a receipt after every payment so you can keep track of tutoring sessions

Weekly lessons with flexible home tutors or online tutors, so you can conduct extra lessons or take a holiday with ease

Stellar customer support around the clock, 7 days a week from real people

Our Selective School Tutors are more than just high achievers...

They know the ins and outs of your curriculum, and they care about your success...
...just as much as you do!

👨‍🎓 Find the Best Selective School Tutors for Your Child at KIS Academics

🏆 Expert Tutors Who Understand the Selective School Entrance Exams

Preparing for the Selective School entrance exams can be daunting. At KIS Academics, our team of expert Selective School tutors have years of experience helping students succeed on these exams. Our tutors are experts in their respective fields, and they're committed to helping your child develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed on these exams.

📚Understanding the Entrance Exam

Selective schools and merit scholarships require students to pass a standardised exam to gain acceptance. The exam assesses a range of skills across various disciplines to identify high-performing students in each cohort. Each state's exam format is slightly different, but all exams can essentially be broken down into four sections: reading, writing, mathematics, and general ability. Familiarising yourself with the structure of the exam will ensure that your preparation is targeted and relevant.

💻 Online Selective School Tutoring in Sydney and Melbourne

KIS Academics provides the best coaching for selective schools. We offer online selective school tutoring in Sydney and Melbourne. Our selective school tutors are experts in their respective fields and have years of experience helping students succeed on these exams. They provide personalized tutoring services that are tailored to meet the individual needs of each student.

👨‍🏫 Tips for Exam Preparation

Here are some general tips for studying for the entrance exam:

  • Get a Selective School Tutor: Our tutors can familiarise you with the exam content and provide strategies for tackling challenging questions. Many of our tutors are former selective school students and can offer personal advice and wisdom.
  • Practice, Practice, Practice: Complete past papers in test conditions under a time limit to simulate the exam environment and build up confidence.
  • Read the Question: Ensure that you understand the question and what is being asked. Misunderstanding the meaning of a question is a common mistake that can lead to losing easy marks.

🎓 Why choose KIS Academics for Selective School Tutoring and Coaching?

📝 Personalized Tutoring Services Tailored to Your Child's Needs

Every child has unique learning needs. That's why we offer personalized tutoring services that are tailored to meet the individual needs of each student. Our tutors are patient, supportive, and skilled at identifying areas of weakness and developing personalized learning plans to help students overcome their challenges.

💻 Online Platform for Easy Scheduling and Communication

We understand that life can be busy, and scheduling tutoring sessions can be challenging. That's why our online platform makes it easy to connect with our tutors and schedule sessions that fit your busy schedule. We also provide ongoing communication and support to ensure that your child stays on track and receives the help they need to succeed.

👩‍👧‍👦 Guidance and Support Every Step of the Way

We understand that the Selective School entrance exams can be stressful for both students and parents. That's why we're here to provide guidance and support every step of the way. Our Selective School tutors will work closely with your child to develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed, while also providing the support and encouragement they need to stay motivated and confident.

🎓 Don't Let Academic Challenges Hold Your Child Back

With KIS Academics, your child can receive the best coaching for selective schools. Our expert tutors are committed to helping your child reach their full potential and achieve the academic success they deserve. Contact us today to learn more about our selective school tutoring and coaching services and how we can help your child succeed.

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As a year 11 student doing ATAR, I was looking for a tutor that could help me with French. KIS Academics was incredibly helpful and fast at finding me a wace french tutor who could assist me with my studies. My tutor Eliza Carey over the past few months has helped me so much not only in French but in biology and maths as well. I’m incredibly grateful for the effort and commitment she has put into helping me be more comfortable and less stressed about the subjects I was having difficulty with. It’s been nothing but an honour to be tutored by Eliza and I strongly recommend her as a tutor

Maddie M.
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I got the top mark for my SAC which was really nice, and I think that’s all because of my tutor”

Medha / Year 12 Student

“It's been absolutely fantastic and it's just been a very positive environment for learning”

Amanda / Parent of a Year 7 Student

Meet some of our amazing Selective School Tutors 😍

Sonia Nazarian




Hello! My name is Sonia Nazarian I am a student at Macquarie University, studying a Bachelor of Applied Finance. Although I am pursuing a career in the corporate world, teaching holds a special place in my heart and will always be a job I love doing due to the delight passing down my skills and knowledge to students of all ages brings me. 

As a tutor, I am very patient and understand that all students learn at different paces. I have a very flexible teaching style, developed from three years of tutoring experience, and always personalise each session to fit the needs of my students. 

As an all-rounder student, I value education and believe it is pivotal in the development of children, especially in their adolescent years. However, I strongly believe that a student’s intelligence cannot be entirely measured through their grades. Hence, I strive to motivate my students through setting personalised goals which prioritise academic progression but do not rely on achieving a certain mark. 

I specialise in teaching Mathematics, English, Ancient History, and Selective School Preparation. I love essay writing and analysing texts. Furthermore, I have a deep interest in Ancient History as it sparks my curiosity, helping me learn new things every day. Additionally, Mathematics (Including but not limited to calculus, algebra, functions, integration, probability, statistics, and finance) is my strongest subject and one of my favourite things to teach!

My favourite part of tutoring is watching students grow into confident individuals who are prepared for challenges that they might face in the next stages of their life. That “Aha!” moment where a student finally understands a concept that they previously did not motivates me to continue improving my teaching skills and methods, inspiring me to continue learning new things every day.

Charlotte Fullarton




Hi, I’m Charlie! I’m a student at the Australian National University doing a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English.

I am passionate about getting to know my students and working closely with them to create carefully tailored lessons that target key concerns. This understanding of individual student needs allows me to effectively teach concepts, along with build confidence and organisational skills. 

As someone that has always engaged in extracurriculars throughout high school and continues to do so in university, I firmly believe that the key to achieving your goals is maintaining a healthy study/life balance. By teaching my carefully refined study skills and learning methods I will ensure that school does not seem too daunting and will help you to maintain high marks whilst leaving time for other activities. 

I enjoy working with students of all ages and have an understanding of what each year group focuses on in regards to Mathematics, English, and Legal Studies. I am also experienced in helping students to prepare for the Selective School Entry Exam. 

I’d love to get to know you and your learning needs in our free 30-minute study skills consultation :)

Ken Curtis Fu




Hi there! I'm a graduate of Bachelor of Biomedical Science with a 86.95 WAM and a 7-point GPA of 6.84, with three years of personalised tutoring experience.

Tutors become exemplary role models when they effectively teach, inspire, and engage students simultaneously.

On top of inspiring with my passion for my subjects, I prioritise my students' understanding of foundational knowledge. From personal experience, a strong foundation paves the way to the comprehension of more difficult concepts. I actively make sure they understand what I teach by identifying and clarifying all misconceptions.

With a fluid tutoring style to accommodate various learning preferences, I provide a flexible environment for my students. My tuition style breaks down the image of the traditional classroom. I actively engage students with revision quizzes and comprehensible analogies in a friendly judgment-free environment where students can ask questions without hesitation.

From my experiences, light smiles alongside genuine praises effectively cultivates students' confidence and diligence. For some, such praise and encouragement is the nudge they need to excel. Many tutors teach, but few tutors understand their students' needs, and therefore the effectiveness of their service.

Some of my passions in life: chess, badminton, volleyball, skating, cycling, tutoring, language acquisition, and desktop customisation. Feel free to chat with me about any of them!

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Should I get a selective school tutor?

Due to the highly competitive nature of the selective school exam, they often examine content that would be above the level of a year 8 student. This is especially true for the Maths exam. Because of this, getting a tutor to help you extend your knowledge and skills on these topics that may not have been covered at your school would be especially useful.

What makes a good selective school tutor?

The most important aspect to any tutor is their ability to make their tutes engaging. This only comes if the tutor is passionate about what they are teaching. They should make the student feel empowered with their education and invigorate them to strive for more. A good selective school tutor should also be able to explain concepts that may be out of the scope of a year 8 student in an easy-to-understand way to allow their student to perform to their best in the exam. Likewise, these exams are time-pressured and may be one of the first experiences some students may have of a time-pressured exam. Due to this, the tutor should also guide their students on how to most effectively manage their time in the exam and the tips and tricks they have to answer the questions quicker and more accurately.

How can a tutor prepare me for a scholarship exam?

Getting a scholarship to a school can be a very competitive process and the guidance of a tutor can be invaluable for success. A scholarship tutor can firstly teach you the content that is required for the exams in the different sub-categories that they have. After this, the key is to work on exam-specific tips and timing strategies, which you can develop with your tutor.

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