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How We Teach

We want your child to succeed as much as you do. We don't believe in a 'one size fits all' approach to education because we know that every child is different.

On your first visit, we will conduct a careful assessment using age-appropriate resources and strategies.  We will then work with your child to design an Individual Learning Plan that will motivate and inspire them to achieve their very best.


Our teachers keep up to date with the ever-changing targets being set by the Government,  and changes to the marking system of all of the examination boards. Our teaching methods adapt to reflect any changes made, and always follow the National Curriculum.


The first lesson is 60-80 minute free assessment to enable the teachers to identify what your child’s strengths and weaknesses are, and allow us to place your child with a group of similar abilities.

Individual Education Plan

Once assessed, each child is given their own IEP, to enable teachers to continually adapt lesson plans to meet their individual requirements and targets.


At the end of each lesson, children are given homework based on their performance during the lesson.  This is to ensure that they don’t fall behind, or that they can achieve a higher grade if they are performing well.

Monitoring and Reporting

Pupils are given progress reports at regular intervals so that both parents children can see their progress. Based on these reports, the teachers adjust the child’s IEP to ensure that they achieve their target goals.


The teachers will discuss your child’s progress with you so that you are kept fully updated with their progress, or if they need additional support at home to ensure that target goals are reached – especially leading up to exams or entrance tests.

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