FAQ’s

For Secondary

FAQ’s – English & Maths Booster

1. When can my child start?

You can start at any time of the academic year and your child(ren) will make progress.  However, to get the most out of the booster classes we recommend starting at the beginning of the academic year.

2. What year groups are the booster classes for?

Our secondary English and Maths booster classes are age specific classes for children in Key Stage 3 (years 7 or 8). All our booster tuition sessions are delivered in age appropriate classes.

3. How long are the booster classes?

Our English and Maths booster group sessions are 2 hours and 10 minutes long. Children have a one hour English lesson, then a 10-minute break followed by a second hour Maths lesson.

4. How many children are there in the booster classes?

We have a fixed ratio of up to 8 children to every 1 tutor within our booster classes. In addition to this out booster classes are year specific making them an extremely targeted form of tutoring.

5. How will you teach my child(ren)?

Children learn in various ways whether they it be visual, auditory, reading / writing or kinesthetic. All our tutors are very experienced with teaching children using various methods to ensure they understand what is being taught. Tutors give lots of examples whether it be using the whiteboard, discussing verbally or demonstrating practically.

6. Will my child(ren) receive homework?

Yes. Children are given homework for Maths and English on a weekly basis (except for assessment weeks).  All homework is based on what a child has learnt in the lesson and is designed to reinforce their learning. Ones returned, homework is marked and explained with further examples.

7. How much homework will my child(ren) receive?

Homework will vary on a week by week basis. However, if I child would like additional homework, they tutor can make the relevant arrangements within reason.

8. Will I be informed regularly of my child(ren)s progress?

Yes, all our children have weekly progress reports which will let you know how they did in their classwork, homework and including work ethic. Tutors and parents can also write comments within the weekly reports which make them a great way of ensuring regular communication between your child(ren)s tutor and yourself.

9. What qualifications and experience do the tutors have?

All our secondary tutors are subject specialists and the vast majority are also qualified teachers with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Our secondary tutors have experience delivering the Secondary National Curriculum for their specialist subject, be it maths or English, within a school-based setting.

10. What will they be taught for English and Maths?

We have carefully planned weekly lessons for the whole year. Topics that are taught are all in line with the current Secondary Maths and English National Curriculum.  A list of topics can be found at the top of this page.

FAQ’s – Science Booster

1. When can my child start?

You can start at any time of the academic year and your child(ren) will make progress.  However, to get the most out of the booster classes we recommend starting at the beginning of the academic year.

2. What year groups are the booster classes for?

Our secondary Science booster classes are age specific classes for children in Key Stage 3 (years 7 or 8). All our booster tuition sessions are delivered in age appropriate classes.

3. How long are the booster classes?

Our Science Booster group sessions are 2 hours and 10 minutes long. Children have a one hour of lesson, then a 10-minute break followed by a second hour lesson. Within the two hours of learning the children rotate between biology, chemistry and physics topics.

4. How many children are there in the booster classes?

We have a fixed ratio of up to 8 children to every 1 tutor within our booster classes. In addition to this out booster classes are year specific making them an extremely targeted form of tutoring.

5. How will you teach my child(ren)?

Children learn in various ways whether they it be visual, auditory, reading / writing or kinesthetic. All our tutors are very experienced with teaching children using various methods to ensure they understand what is being taught. Tutors give lots of examples whether it be using the whiteboard, discussing verbally or demonstrating practically.

6. Will my child(ren) receive homework?

Yes. Children are given homework for Maths and English on a weekly basis (except for assessment weeks).  All homework is based on what a child has learnt in the lesson and is designed to reinforce their learning. Ones returned, homework is marked and explained with further examples.

7. How much homework will my child(ren) receive?

Homework will vary on a week by week basis. However, if I child would like additional homework, they tutor can make the relevant arrangements within reason.

8. Will I be informed regularly of my child(ren)s progress?

Yes, all our children have weekly progress reports which will let you know how they did in their classwork, homework and including work ethic. Tutors and parents can also write comments within the weekly reports which make them a great way of ensuring regular communication between your child(ren)s tutor and yourself.

9. What qualifications and experience do the tutors have?

All our secondary tutors are subject specialists and the vast majority are also qualified teachers with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Our secondary tutors have experience delivering the Secondary National Curriculum for their specialist subject, be it maths or English, within a school-based setting.

10. What will they be taught for science?

We have carefully planned weekly lessons for the whole year. Topics that are taught are all in line with the current Secondary Science National Curriculum.  A list of topics can be found at the top of this page.

FAQ’s – 1-2-1 Tuition

1. When can my child start?

You can start at any time of the academic year and your child(ren) will make progress.

2. How long are the lessons?

Our lessons are hourly and we recommend lessons that are no longer than one to two hours for primary children.

3. How many children are there in the lesson?

There will be one tutor dedicated to one student during all one to one tutoring sessions making them an extremely targeted form of learning support.

4. What will my child(ren) be taught?

Children are taught English, maths or science topics in line with the current Secondary National Curriculum.  A summary of topics can be found at the top of this page.

5. How will you teach my child(ren)?

Children learn in various ways whether they it be visual, auditory, reading / writing or kinesthetic. All our tutors are very experienced with teaching children using various methods to ensure they understand what is being taught. Tutors give lots of examples whether it be using the whiteboard, discussing verbally or demonstrating practically.

6. Where will my child work?

Children will work in one of the designated one on one suites.

7. Will my child(ren) receive homework?

Yes. 1-2-1 students are given an appropriate amount of homework on a weekly basis.  All homework is based on what a child has learnt in the lesson and is designed to reinforce their learning.

8. Will I be informed regularly of my child(ren)s progress?

Yes, all our children have weekly progress reports which will let you know how they did in their classwork, homework and including work ethic. Tutors and parents can also write comments within the weekly reports which make them a great way of ensuring regular communication between your child(ren)s tutor and yourself.

9. What qualifications and experience do the tutors have?

All our secondary tutors are subject specialists and the vast majority are also qualified teachers with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Our secondary tutors have experience delivering the Secondary National Curriculum for their specialist subject, be it maths, English or science, within a school-based setting.

10. Are all staff DBS cleared?

Yes all our staff are DBS cleared.

FAQ’s – 1-2-2 Tuitions

1. When can my child start?

You can start at any time of the academic year and your child(ren) will make progress.

2. How long are the lessons?

Our lessons are hourly and we recommend no longer than one to two hours weekly per subject for a child attending school during the week.

3. How many children are there in the lesson?

There will be one tutor dedicated to only two students during all 1-2-2 tutoring sessions making them an extremely targeted form of learning support.

4. What will my child(ren) be taught?

Children are taught English, maths or science topics in line with the current Secondary National Curriculum.  A summary of topics can be found at the top of this page.

5. How will you teach my child(ren)?

Children learn in various ways whether they it be visual, auditory, reading / writing or kinesthetic. All our tutors are very experienced with teaching children using various methods to ensure they understand what is being taught. Tutors give lots of examples whether it be using the whiteboard, discussing verbally or demonstrating practically.

6. Where will my child work?

Children will work in one of the designated one on two suites.

7. Will my child(ren) receive homework?

Yes. 1-2-2 students are given an appropriate amount of homework on a weekly basis.  All homework is based on what a child has learnt in the lesson and is designed to reinforce their learning.

8. Will I be informed regularly of my child(ren)s progress?

Yes, all our children have weekly progress reports which will let you know how they did in their classwork, homework and including work ethic. Tutors and parents can also write comments within the weekly reports which make them a great way of ensuring regular communication between your child(ren)s tutor and yourself.

9. What qualifications and experience do the tutors have?

All our secondary tutors are subject specialists and the vast majority are also qualified teachers with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Our secondary tutors have experience delivering the Secondary National Curriculum for their specialist subject, be it maths, English or science, within a school-based setting.

10. Are all staff DBS cleared?

Yes all our staff are DBS cleared.

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