Fees

OVERVIEW

Our fee structure is as follows for lessons:

Level Fee (per hour)
Primary (up to 11)
Depending on size of group
£20 – £45

An initial one off assessment with the student is recommended before commencing a tutoring programme.

INITIAL ASSESSMENT LESSONS

There is an initial assessment lesson where the tutor will assess the student on a one to one basis. This initial lesson is conducted over a two hour session where the tutor will assess the student’s way of thinking, extent of vocabulary, reasoning skills, reading and comprehension ability, writing skills and spelling. Following the assessment, the tutor will consult with the parents in detail on the best tuition course to suit the student’s needs. A written report will also be provided following the assessment.

LESSONS

Lessons are in small groups. Group lessons at a rate of £ 20 – £45  per hour depending on the group.

INTENSIVE SUMMER WORKSHOPS

During the summer month of August – we run intensive courses or workshops:

They are revision courses that involve test papers to hone the skills and knowledge they have learnt throughout the year. Past students have found these courses invaluable and builds their confidence for the forthcoming exams.

The courses are aimed at those sitting grammar and independent school examinations in the Autumn and January.

MATHS REVISION COURSE (SUMMER)

This course is suitable for all exam boards and covers the following topics:-

Decimals, Fractions, Factors & Multiples, Percentages, Ratios and Proportions,
Averages (Mean, Median, Mode & Range), Probability, Algebra, Coordinates, Transformations, Symmetry,
2D Shapes, 3D Shapes, Perimeter and Area, Volume, Lines Angles, Bearings and Problem Solving.

Handouts and test papers will be provided.

WRITING COURSE (SUMMER)

The workshop aims to provide children with all of the skills they will need to create an imaginative and impressive composition.

Our classes are held in small groups where all the children participate in sharing enthralling ideas or discussing topics that are required for non-fiction writing.

Topics:

Story Planning – how to develop ideas, characters and settings.
Literary Techniques – how to introduce descriptive devices and figurative language into stories.
Identifying different question styles including non-fiction such as diary entries, letter writing, articles, persuasive, etc, and how to respond to different styles of question.
Dialogue – how to introduce and punctuate dialogue effectively.
Vocabulary – the importance of powerful verbs and adjectives in any sentence

Tips on what examiners are looking for in a piece of written work for the exams.

COMPREHENSION COURSE (SUMMER)

This workshop will focus on comprehension practice and techniques.

Both types of papers: multiple choice and standard will be covered. Revision of how to work through the questions and understanding what is required in order to gain the maximum score. Emphasis on understanding the passage and the questions being asked. Answering questions with greater detail and using effective vocabulary.

VERBAL AND NON VERBAL REASONING COURSE (SUMMER)

This course is a revision of all questions types for verbal and nonverbal reasoning. Understanding the different question types in verbal reasoning and working through papers effectively.

For nonverbal reasoning : using techniques and tips to work through the questions working against time.