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PA application deadline tomorrow!

Emilija, Nov. 13, 2018

We would like to remind you that we are still welcoming applications from candidates who would like to join our team as a part-time Personal Assistant (PA). Application deadline is tomorrow, the 14th of November.

Based in our office in Elstree, this part-time position is perfectly suited for a locally based parent who is looking to balance their job with school drop-off and pick-up times, with working hours of Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm and a competitive salary.

For the role description, please visit our website:

Should you have any questions about the role, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0203 565 0539. To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to jobs@trefoiltutors.co.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Jobs Office

The Primary Maths Challenge

Jovana, Nov. 12, 2018

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 Junior Maths Challenge today!

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

All our best wishes,

The Trefoil Team

Education Office

HAPPY DIWALI!

Jovana, Nov. 7, 2018

From all of us at Trefoil, we would like to wish you all a very happy Diwali. We hope you are celebrating the festival surrounded by family and friends!

Office

11+ MATHEMATICS AND ENGLISH MOCK EXAMINATIONS

Jovana, Nov. 5, 2018

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.

The mock examinations are modelled on 11+ entrance examination papers to independent schools in the area and are written by our lead tutors Vivek Gathani and Milda Sabunaite.

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Education Office

EDUCATIONAL Q&A VIDEO 16: PREPARING FOR CROSS-YEAR TESTS

Jovana, Nov. 2, 2018

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. Our current students will also be glad to hear we have uploaded extra practice material to our website to support their revision.

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

Our next video will be posted on our Facebook page on Friday the 9th of November – do follow us in order to receive notifications about when each new video is released. If you would like to submit a question for the upcoming video, please do share it with us on our social media:

Education Office

UK University Fair taking place this weekend

Jovana, Oct. 31, 2018

This Saturday, a UK university fair is being held at the Royal Lancaster London. Giving UK and international students a chance to learn more about around 100 universities across the country, the fair will also offer seminars on writing personal statements and the process of applying to universities.

To find out more, please click on the link below:

Education Office

1st Professional Development Seminar

Emilija, Oct. 25, 2018

We are delighted to announce that last Saturday, the 20th of October, we hosted our first Professional Development Seminar of the academic year. During the seminar, our senior tutor Vivek Gathani introduced tutors to lesson planning strategies as well as the 5-part-lesson structure. We were delighted to see so many of our tutors attending the Seminar and look forward to our next Seminar next month!

Education Office

Museums to visit during half term

Jovana, Oct. 19, 2018

With the start of the half term, we would like to share the top 10 museums for children to visit during the holidays - both in London and around the UK - as recommended by the Good Schools Guide. Visiting interactive museums is a great way to help children expand their knowledge through a combination of learning and playing. Happy exploring!

Education Office

Man Booker Prize Winner Announced

Jovana, Oct. 17, 2018

Today, the novel "Milkman" by Northern Irish writer Anna Burns has been announced the winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize. The Man Booker Prize is an internationally renowned literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in English and published in the UK. Its previous winners include "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel, "Midnight Children" by Salman Rushdie and "Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha" by Roddy Doyle. To browse the list of past winners, as well as lists of nominated novels, do visit the Prize's website:

Education Office

Trefoil Tutors represented at the National Tutors Conference

Vaiva, Oct. 16, 2018

Today, our Manager Milda Sabunaite represented Trefoil Tutors at the National Tutors Conference hosted by the Tutors' Association. Attended by over 150 tutors from around the country, the event offered a variety of seminars and workshops that covered topics from structuring long-term tutoring to adapting lessons to high-achieving students, as well as looking at the future of the tutoring sector in the UK. We were delighted to be part of the event!

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

Education Resources Office

Trefoil Tutors at the 5th annual LBD charity brunch

Vaiva, Oct. 12, 2018

Today, our senior tutor Vivek Gathani and lead English tutor Milda Sabunaite were invited to represent Trefoil Tutors at the 5th annual LBD charity brunch. Vivek delivered a short presentation, offering parents his professional advice about finding high-quality tutoring for their children. All donations collected at the event went to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital based in Elstree. We would like to thank the LBD charity for welcoming us to the event!

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

Education Office

Meet our new Tutor Coordinator

Vaiva, Oct. 11, 2018

We are happy to introduce you to Emilija Cekaviciute, our new Tutor Coordinator, who is taking the role over from Michaela and will be taking care of our team of tutors, as well as helping to find the right tutor for our new tutees. Emilija is currently in her third year of pursuing her BSc in Education Studies and will bring valuable insights into education management to our team.

Welcome, Emilija!

Office

Meet our new Office Administrator

Vaiva, Oct. 9, 2018

We are delighted to announce that our management team at Trefoil Tutors has been joined by Jovana Djordjic, who will be taking over as our new Office Administrator. Currently studying Business Management at the University of Roehampton, Jovana will be taking care of our office on a day-to-day basis, and will act as the first point of contact for students attending lessons at our Elstree office. Jovana can be reached at info@trefoiltutors.co.uk or on 0203 565 0539.

Welcome to the team, Jovana!

Office

EDUCATIONAL Q&A VIDEO 14: STUDYING ENGLISH AS A NON-NATIVE SPEAKER

Vaiva, Oct. 5, 2018

In this week's video, our lead English tutor Milda speaks about studying English as a non-native speaker and offers her advice on how students who speak a different first language can keep their English language skills at a high level. Milda highlights the importance of the student interacting with different styles and genres of English in their day-to-day life, and suggests ways of ensuring that the language learning is not limited to the classroom.

To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page:

Our next video will be posted on our Facebook page on Friday the 12th of October – do follow us in order to receive notifications about when each new video is released.

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Education Office

11+ English and Mathematics mock examinations

Vaiva, Oct. 4, 2018

Following enquiries from a number of parents, we are delighted to inform you that during the October half-term and the Christmas holidays we will be running Mathematics and English mock examinations for pupils who are preparing to sit 11+ entrance examinations to independent schools this January.

The mock examinations are modelled on 11+ entrance examination papers to independent schools in the area.

Having run these 11+ mock examinations for the last two years, we have collected comparable scores for students and their subsequent secondary school destinations.

The mocks will take place at our premises in Elstree (5 Theobald Court, Theobald Street, WD6 4RN).

The students will have the opportunity to sit a different Mathematics mock examination paper and an English mock examination paper each day.

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Education Office

Trefoil hoodies for group lessons students

Vaiva, Sept. 17, 2018

With over 160 students attending our group lessons, we were very excited to include our brand new Trefoil hoodies in this year's student welcome packs! The new piece of merchandise is certainly not a compulsory uniform; however, we do hope they will keep you warm in the coming autumn months.

Office

New Tutor Induction

Vaiva, Sept. 13, 2018

On Sunday, the 9th of September, we held our Tutor Induction Day and welcomed five new tutors to our team. We are delighted to have Shrina and Kyal joining us as Economics tutors, Neil and Meghna as Science tutors, and Nikhil tutoring Mathematics and Physics. After a careful selection process from over 50 applications, we are glad to recommend the five new tutors to students looking for one-to-one lessons in their specialist subjects. During the tutor induction, the new tutors received training on key pedagogical concepts later covered in our Professional Development Programme, and underwent a detailed review of our Code of Conduct.

To enquire about booking lessons with our tutors, please email us at office@trefoiltutors.co.uk or call us on 0203 565 0539.

Education Office

Happy new (academic) year!

Vaiva, Sept. 10, 2018

After a summer of preparations, today, our team were thrilled to launch a new academic year at Trefoil Tutors. We start the term with an additional classroom at our premises, five new tutors joining our team, a bank of newly written worksheets and some very exciting surprises for students attending lessons this week.

We are thrilled to welcome back our students from last year, and greet the ones joining us for the first time.

Wishing you all an enjoyable and rewarding academic year!

Education Office