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BOOK YOUR REPORT MEETINGS

Jovana, Dec. 4, 2019

At Trefoil Tutors, we value the importance of maintaining an ongoing conversation between parents, tutors and students as a key factor in maintaining tutee progress and development. As the Autumn Term comes to an end, we would therefore like to invite parents to book in a meeting to speak to your child’s tutor and discuss their progress throughout the academic year so far. These meetings will build on the personalised feedback the tutors upload to the online portal every week.

To book your meeting, please log in to the online portal and choose a convenient date and time.

DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARD

Jovana, Nov. 27, 2019

We are delighted to announce that students attending weekly lessons at Trefoil can use this towards the skills section of their Duke of Edinburgh Award! If you are pursuing D of E Bronze, Silver or Gold, please do get in touch with your tutor and we'd be happy to complete this section for you!

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Marking your correspondence preferences on the online portal

Jovana, Nov. 24, 2019

This week, our office manager Milda would like to remind you about the fact that by logging in to our online portal, you are able to change your correspondence preferences and choose which information you would like to receive by email and which messages should be sent to you as online notifications only.

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

If you have any questions about setting these up, please contact our Website Assistant Jovana at info@trefoiltutors.co.uk or on 0203 565 0539.

SENIOR TUTOR WEEKLY UPDATE - END OF ASSESSMENT WEEK

Jovana, Nov. 24, 2019

In this week’s Senior Tutor update, Vivek reminds parents about registration for Spring Term, the assessments that will be returned to students next week and feedback report meetings that parents will be able to book online before the end of term.

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

NON-FICTION NOVEMBER

Jovana, Nov. 22, 2019

Did you know this November is the month to read more non-fiction? In this week’s video, our lead English tutor talks about National Non-Fiction November and the benefits of broadening your reading interests.

To watch the video, please video our Facebook page:

SET YOUR MAILING PREFERENCES ON OUR ONLINE PORTAL

Jovana, Nov. 20, 2019

We would like to remind parents that you can choose which information you would like to receive vis email by completing the Preferences section on the online portal.

For all correspondence, we will always send you a notification that will pop-up on the front screen when you login to your online portal. In addition to this, you can choose to receive this information via e-mail. We have chosen for you to receive all information via e-mail by default. Visit the Preferences section on the online portal and untick the information you do not wish to receive via email. It will then come up under the 'Subscribed Notifications' section.

Should you have any questions regarding using the website or your login details, please do not hesitate to contact our Website Assistant Jovana via info@trefoiltutors.co.uk.

PRIORITY REGISTRATION FOR THE SPRING TERM IS NOW OPEN

Jovana, Nov. 19, 2019

We would like to remind parents of our current students that registration for the Spring Term has begun! As always, in order to help ensure continuity, we would like to give priority to students already attending the lessons to book their place in the upcoming term before we offer the places to pupils on our waiting list.
Current students' places in the group lessons are reserved until the 8th of December; please do make sure to book your place in the Spring Term before then!
Any places that are not booked after this date will be offered to students on a first-come, first-served basis.

SENIOR TUTOR WEEKLY UPDATE - ASSESSMENT WEEK

Jovana, Nov. 17, 2019

In this week's Senior Tutor Update, Vivek reminds students and parents about the upcoming assessment week and introduces the feedback reports parents will be able to book before the end of the term.

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

FREE 11+ MOCK EXAMINATION PAPER AND ANSWERS

Milda, Nov. 16, 2019

As Year 6 students continue their preparations for sitting 11+ entrance examinations for independent schools in January, our senior tutor Vivek Gathani has prepared a mock 11+ Mathematics paper together with full worked answers. We are delighted to share this with you!

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Making the Most of Parents Evening

Jovana, Nov. 15, 2019

With many schools hosting Parents' Evenings in the upcoming weeks, our senior tutor Vivek comments on his time as a school teacher and shares useful advice on how to approach and make the most of meeting your child's teachers.

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

NEW CHILDREN'S LITERATURE EXHIBITION AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY

Jovana, Nov. 13, 2019

The British Library have launched a new exhibition and series of events on children's literature titled "Marvellous and Mischievous". Having opened with an evening with Jacqueline Wilson, the exhibition is further accompanied by meetings with writers Onjali Raúf and Malorie Blackman as well as interactive workshops.

Visit the British Library webpage for more information:

GOOD LUCK TO PARTICIPANTS OF THE PRIMARY MATHS CHALLENGE!

Milda, Nov. 11, 2019

The Primary Maths Challenge commences today, with Year 5 and Year 6 students competing for gold, silver and bronze certificates across the country.

We would like to wish the best of luck to all our students who are sitting the Primary Maths Challenge this week!

Remember that it is not an exam, but a challenge - so stay calm and enjoy the process.

11+ MATHEMATICS AND ENGLISH MOCK EXAMINATIONS - BOOK YOUR PLACE

Jovana, Nov. 8, 2019

We were delighted to see so many of our Year 6 students attending the 11+ mock examinations we held during the half-term holidays. We would like to remind parents of the final places available in the upcoming mock exams that will take place in December and January.

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SENIOR TUTOR WEEKLY UPDATE - RESTARTING LESSONS AFTER HALF TERM

Jovana, Nov. 8, 2019

This week, our Senior Tutor Vivek is sharing his thoughts about returning to lessons after the half-term break and successfully settling back into routines.

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

Feedback and Communication training at Trefoil Tutors

Jovana, Nov. 6, 2019

On Monday, 21st October, our tutors participated in a training session titled 'Feedback and Communication'. During the session, our Senior Tutor Vivek, discussed the four types of feedback we provide at Trefoil Tutors (post-lesson debriefs, lesson write-ups, individual student comments online and termly parents' meetings), as well as the importance of delivering high-quality feedback to parents. Keeping all three parties (parents, tutors and students) in the loop with current attainment levels, targets and areas for improvement are vital in ensuring long-term, sustained progress and feedback is an ideal too to do so! We hope the training was beneficial as well as enjoyable!

WELCOME BACK!

Jovana, Nov. 4, 2019

We hope all our students and parents have had a relaxing half-term break. We are excited to welcome all our students back to our lessons which resume today. We look forward to seeing you this week!

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PREPARING FOR CROSS-YEAR TESTS

Jovana, Nov. 1, 2019

With many students sitting cross-year tests in the next half term, in this week's video, our senior tutor Vivek shares his advice on how to prepare for them successfully. For resources and practice materials, head over to the Resources section of our website, which will help and support students with their revision!

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

MOCK EXAMINATIONS HAVE STARTED!

Jovana, Oct. 30, 2019

Today, we held the first set of English and Mathematics 11+ mock examinations this academic year for students preparing to sit independent school entrance examinations in January. Thank you to all those who attended - we hope you found the practice useful!

We will be holding another set of mock examinations on the 3rd of November. We will run these Mathematics mock examinations and an English mock examinations at each of the following times

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