Speech Tuition

enrol-icon Registration for your daughter's 2020 Private Speech Tuition lessons will be available here at the end of October.

PLC Sydney’s Private Speech lessons build confidence and competence in oral communication.

Our professional speech tutors help students to develop communication and presentation skills that will provide a lifetime of confidence in public speaking and performance activities. 

Lesson topics include:

  • voice production, articulation and modulation
  • public speaking: prepared and impromptu, formal and informal 
  • presentation techniques and non-verbal communication skills 
  • performance through dramatic text and improvisation 
  • confidence building and assisting with performance anxiety
  • external examinations and eisteddfod preparation

Yearly assessment by the Australian Speech Communication Association (ASCA) and/or the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB). Eisteddfod work may be undertaken. Individual reports are provided at the end of each semester.

Group Lessons

Group lessons are available to both Junior and Senior students and occur at various times before, during and after school for approximately 40 minutes. Maximum of six students.

Semi-Private Lessons

Semi-private lessons are available for paired students (maximum 2 students) for Years 7 -12. Lessons are 30 minutes duration.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available for individual students Years 7 - 12 for 30 minutes per lesson.


Group lessons - $400 per semester
Semi-private lessons* - $585 per semester
Private lessons* - $635 per semester
*Available to Senior School Students only


Weekly (at times organised with the student)
Fourteen lessons per semester. 


Lyons House


  • Mrs Lynette Hawkey
  • Ms Therese Bennetts
  • Miss Sophia Fallon 
  • Ms Megan Francis
  • Ms Kerry Maxwell
  • Mrs Heather Gorvin
  • Miss Kelly Banek
  • Miss Annie McCarthy


Open to all students.


Kind regards

Ms Lynette Hawkey
Head of Speech and Public Speaking (External), MUN Director
T (+612) 9704 5657 
E: lhawkey@plc.nsw.edu.au