My son was matched quickly with a fantastic tutor, the communication and process is very professional – highly recommend!
The team is always happy to help and the tutors are professional, passionate and eager to teach which translates into my kids being happy to learn so it’s a win-win!
We are so happy with Alchemy Tuition. Our talented and dedicated tutor that we have has had a very positive impact on our children’s learning and confidence.
Very pleased with the tutors we have had from Alchemy. They’ve all been very friendly, patient and knowledgeable with great communication skills. My child has definitely benefited from their help.
Tutoring that your child will love
(but not as much as you will!)
We do everything for you. Book your first lesson in 3 minutes and we’ll have the perfect tutor lined up for you within 48 hours.
Love your tutor (or it’s free)
Your first lesson has our 100% happiness guarantee; so if you aren’t convinced the tutor we select is the one for you it’s free.
Get complete flexibility
Lessons in your home when they suit you or online anytime – 7 days a week, 7am to 8pm. No contracts or minimum commitments.
Regular progress updates
We keep you in the loop at all times. We’ll send you feedback after each lesson and a detailed progress report every 10.
Access to the best tutors in Blacktown
Our tutors are the kinds of tutors we would want working with our own kids. All screened, reference-checked and holding WWCCs.
Undivided one on one attention
Individualised learning that is tailored to your child. No boring software or workbooks – each lesson is customised for them.
We’ve helped hundreds of happy families in Blacktown completely transform their child’s academic journey
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At Alchemy we care about so much more than just marks
Your child will grow in confidence, do better at school and love the learning experience
We’ve been providing in-home and online tutoring in Blacktown since 2005, working to help students perform at their very best. Whilst our families continue to witness amazing academic results what really sets us apart is our focus on bringing out the best in the students we work with and showing them what they are truly capable of.
Alchemy is the medieval science of turning base metals into Gold. It is taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary; something our tutors do with our students every single day.
This is at the heart of what we do: mentoring and challenging students to perform at a higher level than they ever thought possible.
Experience the Alchemy difference for yourself by getting started with an accredited Alchemy tutor in Blacktown today.
K-12 English Tutoring
Expert English tutors in Blacktown to help your child perform at their very best. Reading, writing and expressing ideas effectively form the basis of all school subjects; so having an English tutor will make a huge difference to their confidence and attitude towards learning.
K-12 Maths Tutoring
Maths is all about foundations; so ensuring the correct foundations are in place is crucial for any successful student. From Kindergarten through to year 12, we have the best maths tutors in Blacktown ready to support both struggling and high performing students.
K-12 Exam Preparation
We specialise in HSC, Selective School and NAPLAN preparation for students of all grades and abilities. Your tutor will work carefully with your child, teaching in their unique learning style and showing them how to best prepare for and approach upcoming exams and assessments.
All other subjects
We have incredible tutors in all subjects from K-12, including Sciences, Histories, Humanities and most electives. We also offer general support tutoring – for students that don’t need specific help with a subject but would instead benefit from an experienced mentor in general.
The best hand-selected tutors in Blacktown
Our tutors are chosen not just for academic excellence but for being role models and mentors that have the ability to inspire the young people they work with.
Every tutor is hand selected, interviewed one-on-one and double reference checked before joining our team.
Our tutors come from a diverse background, from high performing University students to retired teachers – and all go through our comprehensive training and mentorship program to ensure they adhere to our high standards.
We channel more than a decade of experience into equipping our tutors to be the best in Blacktown, giving them all the support and resources they need to bring out the gold in every student they work with.
All Alchemy tutors hold Working with children checks that we manually verify ahead of their first session. Meet some of them here.
Lessons when and where they suit you
Lessons in your home
No need to fight for parking in Blacktown or battle to find a sparking spot.
We offer the best private tutoring in Blacktown right in your home at a time that works for you.
We offer one-on-one tutoring 7 days a week, before or after school and on weekends. Your tutor will come at the most convenient time for your child.
We make things as easy as possible for you by pairing you with an accredited local tutor that knows Blacktown just as well as you do!
Your child can connect with their tutor online in our custom built online classroom.
Any device – no app download required. They’ll use video chat, a shared whiteboard and interactive features to make the experience as immersive as possible.
Online lessons can happen at any time, from anywhere. You’ll also get access to a far greater network of Alchemy tutors offering a broad range of experience and knowledge.
Affordable one-on-one tutoring for Blacktown families
✓ First lesson covered by our 100% happiness guarantee – if you aren’t happy after the first lesson it’s on us
✓ No contracts. prepayments or hidden fees – the price you see above is what you will pay
✓ The world’s easiest payment system – your payment information is stored securely and charged 24 hours after each lesson
✓ No charge for missed lessons – just give your online tutor at least 24 hours notice before a scheduled lesson
Book today and get started with the perfect tutor in Blacktown
Experience the Alchemy difference for yourself!
Frequently Asked Questions:
When is the best time to start tutoring?
There is no better time than now! Tutoring isn’t just for those that are struggling – it also provides advanced students an opportunity to feel challenged and refine their skills. Having someone partner with you to bring out the best in your child is completely invaluable – and we recommend it at every age and level.
Does my child need a tutor?
Tutoring is for more than just those who struggle. In fact, you will usually find the students at the top of the class are there BECAUSE they have a tutor. Your tutor will become a partner in your child’s education journey, bridging the gap between home and the classroom. We believe every single student has something to gain from the support of an Alchemy tutor – and we know you will see this too.
Are there contracts or do I pay in advance?
No – there are no contracts and we are entirely pay as you go. We use an automated payment system that simply charges your debit or credit card 24 hours after each lesson occurs.
Will my tutor provide content and resources?
Yes – your tutor will have full access to our resource centre which contains thousands of worksheets, practice tests and text books. They will tailor every lesson around your child’s needs and design a unique program for them. To avoid waste we encourage our tutors to use digital worksheets so may bring a tablet or laptop – if you’d prefer to have them printed your tutor can send them to you ahead of a lesson for you to print at home.
How long does each lesson go for?
We leave this up to you to discuss with your tutor – but most of our students do between 1-2 hours per week. Our data shows that students see the most progress when they do a 1.5 hour lesson each week. There is no need to agree to a fixed session length – your tutor simply logs the length of session after each lesson occurs (with your prior agreement of course!).
Will my child have an assessment?
Yes. In the first lesson your tutor will deliver an assessment on your child, seeing where their strengths and weaknesses lie. After the session, your tutor will discuss their findings with you and send them through to you by email. From there, they will then develop a 10-week strategy to see your child reach their goals.
Why choose Alchemy over other options?
There are so many reasons, but the one thing we are most proud of is what makes us who we are. Alchemy is the medieval science of turning metals in to gold. It is the act of taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary – something our tutors do with our students every single day. The Alchemy difference is that we care about so much more than just marks. This resonates in everything we do – from the tutors we hire through to the lessons we plan. We want to see your child perform at their very best in all aspects of life – and not just in the classroom. It is this passion for so much more than just academic results that gives us the reputation we have – with thousands of verified 5-star reviews online.
How do you monitor progress?
We test students regularly to monitor improvements. The frequency of this will be up to your tutor, and you are welcome to discuss this with them in the first session to work out a testing cycle that is ideal for your child.
How often will lessons happen?
We recommend weekly sessions for every student. Consistency is so important in education, so irregular lessons may halt your child’s progress.
Is the first lesson a free trial lesson?
No – but it is covered by our first session 100% happiness guarantee. This means that if you are not 100% convinced the tutor we have lined up for you is the right tutor for your child, the session is on us and we can organise someone else that better suits your needs. If however you are happy to continue (and we are confident that you will be!) then we charge you for the first session when you submit payment details.