Jovana, April 5, 2019
Following enquiries from a number of parents, we are delighted to inform you that during the Easter holidays, we will be running Mathematics and English mock examinations for pupils who are preparing to sit their GCSE and A-level examinations in May 2019.
The Mathematics group lessons will be run by Vivek Gathani, a qualified Mathematics teacher with a PGCE from the University of Oxford and four years of experience teaching mathematics at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School, as well as eleven years of experience of private tutoring.
English group lessons are run by Milda Sabunaite, an outstanding full-time tutor with over five years of experience in private tutoring and ten years of working with educational youth charities.
The mocks will take place at our premises in Elstree (5 Theobald Court, Theobald Street, WD6 4RN).
For more information on dates and costs, please visit our Mock Examinations webpage:
Jovana, April 3, 2019
We would like to remind all parents of our current students that this is the last week of lessons for Set 4, which means this is the final week of priority registration for set 5. Set 5 of group lessons will begin after the Easter break, on the 22nd of April.
Jovana, April 2, 2019
We would like to notify parents and students travelling to lessons today that roadworks are taking place on Theobald Street, which has caused some traffic congestion. Please take this into account when planning your journey to lessons.
Jovana, March 27, 2019
Peter Tabichi, a teacher from Kenya, has been announced the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2019. Based in the Rift Valley, Mr Tabichi gives 80% of his teaching salary to local community projects, including education, sustainable agriculture and peace-building. The winner of the prize is awarded a US $1 million prize.
Last year, the prize was awarded to Andria Zafirakou, a teacher from London.
To read more about the prize and its winning teachers, please follow the link:
Jovana, March 25, 2019
As we approach the end of the half-term, we would like to remind parents of our current students that priority registration for Set 5 of group lessons is now open! Your child’s place in the lessons is reserved until the 8th of April; after this date, any places that have not been booked will be offered to students on the waiting list on a first-come, first served basis.
Jovana, March 20, 2019
During the last few weeks, we have asked our students’ parents for feedback regarding their experience using our services. We are grateful to have received as many as 40 responses – thank you for sharing your thoughts with us! Here are some of the results of this year’s feedback survey:
Jovana, March 18, 2019
Trinity College Cambridge are holding their annual competition for essays in Philosophy. The competition aims to encourage talented students in Philosophy to explore their interests in the subject and to apply for a University course in Philosophy. To find out more about the competition and how to apply please follow the link below:
Jovana, March 4, 2019
The Times Education Supplement have produced easy to read GCSE 2019 timetables for all the exam boards and subjects. In the article, you will also find a link to their revision hub which is packed with tips and techniques to help students with their revision.
Jovana, March 2, 2019
"I would definitely recommend Trefoil Tutors, not only for the skills of their individual tutors, but the structure and organisation of the group as a whole. They offer well-constructed end of term tests and end of year mock exams which allow the students a great trial run before the real thing!"
Jovana, Feb. 27, 2019
For students who are looking to spend their screen time more productively, the Good Schools Guide has recommended 10 educational apps aimed at children. Ranging from electronic flashcards to maths games, we hope you find something in this list that will interest your child and support their learning.
Jovana, Feb. 25, 2019
After the half-term break, we are excited to welcome all our students back for the fourth set of lessons which begin on Monday, the 25th of February. We look forward to seeing you for another half-term!
Jovana, Feb. 18, 2019
Our February half-term break begins today, with no group lessons taking place between the 18th of February and the 24th of February. Lessons will resume on the 25th of February. We would like to wish you a relaxing break and look forward to seeing you next week!
Jovana, Feb. 16, 2019
“It was Vivek’s expert knowledge and support that not only got children ready and prepared for the exams but also supported and guided us through the process. We have nothing but praise and appreciation for all the hard work, commitment and care that Vivek and his team at Trefoil have shown to us and our children.”
Jovana, Feb. 13, 2019
We would like to share with you the league table for best independent schools in the UK for A-Level studies. Produced by The Telegraph, the interactive league table allows you to search these results by school and compare independent schools of your choice against one another.
Jovana, Feb. 12, 2019
We would like to remind all parents of our current students that this is the last week of lessons for Set 3, which means this is the final week of priority registration! To book your place for the next set of lessons, please make sure we receive your payment before the end of the week. Set 4 of group lessons will begin after the half-term break, on the 25th of February.
Jovana, Feb. 11, 2019
Today, we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! While we often look back in history when looking for inspiring women scientists, and mention names like Marie Curie or Dorothy Hodgkin, we would like to take an opportunity and celebrate female scientists who are working today.
To learn more about five great female scientists of our day, please follow the link:
Jovana, Feb. 7, 2019
We are delighted to inform you that have recently uploaded a broad selection of GCSE resources, including past papers, to the Resources section of our website. We are still in the process of uploading many more. We hope you find them useful!
The Resources can be found here:
Jovana, Feb. 6, 2019
As the academic year progresses, we hope your child has enjoyed attending lessons at Trefoil Tutors!
We appreciate all feedback in order to continue improving the way we work with our tutees and parents. We would be very grateful if you could spend 5-10 minutes of your time and answer the short feedback survey.
Please find the link to the form here:
Alternatively, please fill out the paper copy at our office.