Key Stage 1 English and Maths Tuition

£30 for 2 hour lesson Key Stage 1 (1 hour English & 1 hour Maths)

Our centre closely follows National Curriculum guidelines. Key Stage One aims at laying the foundations in literacy and numeracy and covers the following areas

Reading

  • The recognition of the 44 sounds in the English language and the development of grapheme and phoneme awareness. This will be taught using both synthetic and traditional phonics, differentiating according to an individual student’s needs.

  • Pupils will be taught to segment words, recognise common spelling patterns and recognise parts of a word with an introduction to prefixes, suffixes and plurals. Pupils will also develop an understanding of word order.

  • Pupils will look at a variety of literature, both fiction and non fiction and from specific texts will develop an understanding of plot, characters and settings.

Writing

  • Pupils will be encouraged to develop their vocabulary and be adventurous in the choice of vocabulary used.

  • Pupils will be taught how to use basic punctuation, using capital letters and full stops and begin to use commas.

  • Pupils will be taught to write each letter of the alphabet.

  • Pupils will use a variety of spelling strategies to ensure spelling if Key Stage One high frequency words, acting as a springboard to secure spelling of more complex words.

Speaking & Listening

  • Pupils will be encouraged to speak clearly with the correct intonation.

  • Pupils will be taught to organise what they say, focusing on the main points.

  • Pupils will develop their listening skills, remembering points of interest.

  • Pupils will develop their level of concentration. To work well within a group, learning to listen and appreciate others.

Key Stage 2 English Tuition – Key Stage 2 Maths Tuition.

£30 for 2 hour lesson Key Stage 2 (1 hour English & 1 hour Maths)

Our centre closely follows National Curriculum guidelines. Key Stage Two covers the following areas

Reading

  • Pupils will develop their reading strategies, reinforcing their knowledge of grammatical structures, phoneme and grapheme awareness as well as their contextual understanding.

  • Pupils will be taught to use inference and deduction, looking beyond the literal.

  • Pupils will use their knowledge of texts to look at parts of a story and other textual features.

  • Pupils will learn to scan and skim and obtain detailed knowledge through specific reading.

  • Pupils will understand that layout is important to glean meaning, critically evaluate argumentative writing and will be able to distinguish between fact and opinion.

  • Pupils will develop an appreciation for literature.

  • Pupils will develop their understanding of figurative devices and be able to recognise the impact of varied sentence types.

  • Recognise the difference between author, narrator and character.

  • Pupils will gain knowledge of non- fiction texts. They will learn subject specific language, will understand different presentation devices, and learn about persuasive, argumentative and explanation techniques.

  • Pupils will reinforce their knowledge of well known children’s authors as well as look at classical and good quality modern poetry. They will also look at play scripts.

Writing

  • Pupils will learn to write for an appropriate purpose and use a language and style appropriate for to the reader.

  • They will be able to use features of layout effectively as well as be inventive with the vocabulary that they use.

  • Pupils will be taught how to plan, draft and revise effectively, proofread and discuss and evaluate their own and others writing.

  • Pupils will learn how to use a range of punctuation: full stops, question marks, exclamation marks, inverted commas and apostrophes.

  • Pupils will continue to develop their knowledge of spelling patterns and strategies and will be able to use appropriate terminology, namely vowel, consonant, homophone and syllable.

  • Pupils will ensure that the presentation of their work is neat, writing legibly, using joined and printed.

  • Pupils will develop knowledge of standard English through their writing and how to adapt to levels of formality.

  • Pupils will secure the organisation of their writing into paragraphs, as well as mastering their knowledge of complex sentences, namely clauses and supporting clauses and connectives.

  • The range of writing should cover: inform and explain, argue and persuade, review and comment, using language that will convince the reader.

  • The range of forms of writing will include: narratives, poems, play scripts, reports, explanations, opinions, instructions, reviews and commentaries.

Speaking & Listening

  • Speak clearly, using standard form of English.
  • Choose material relevant to audience and topic.
  • Maintain shape and maintain interest.
  • Use vocabulary that enables the delivery of more complex meanings.
  • Learn to reflect and evaluate.
  • Ask relevant questions to follow up the delivery of a talk.
  • Respond to others appropriately taking into account what they say.
  • Develop the ability to work well as part of a group, making valuable contributions and to deal with opposing viewpoints in an appropriate way.

  • Take up and sustain different roles.

Key Stage 3 English, Maths and Science Tuition.

£30 for 2 hour lesson Key Stage 3 (1 hour English & 1 hour Maths)£20 for 2 hour lesson Key Stage 3 Science (Chemistry, Physics & Biology)

The KS3 syllabus is the start of the Secondary School, and gives the foundation towards GCSEs. The English curriculum becomes much more detailed, involving Shakespeare as well as poetry and writing for a variety of audiences. In Mathematics algebra is introduced, as well as adding to the concepts of number, shape and data handling.

KS3 is a fundamental stage in a child’s development as it allows them to build upon the foundations in KS2 whilst aiming towards their GCSEs with confidence.

At English Maths Science Tuition and Educational Centre we ensure that every child feels confident and capable of all their target areas in English and Maths. They are given assessments at regular intervals so that you can be sure of their progress and they feel comfortable with the examination process.

GCSE English, Maths and Science Tuition.

£40 for 2 hour lesson Key Stage 4 / GCSE (1 hour English & 1 hour Maths).
£40 for 2 hour lesson Key Stage 4 Science / GCSE (Chemistry, Physics & Biology).

GCSEs are crucial in order to gain employment and access to further education.  Although there are a variety of exam boards, the key topics to be covered in English, Maths and the Sciences are based upon guidelines published by the government.  The syllabus for each exam board does have variances, and these are covered specifically in lines with the syllabus your child in studying.

GCSEs allow access to A Levels and a rage of vocational courses, as well as showing potential employers which key skills you have.  Having a broad range of knowledge at GCSE allows each student to fulfill their potential by exploring arrange of topics in detail, with the fundamentals of English, Maths and Science underpinning their knowledge.