Vaiva, Dec. 2, 2020
At Trefoil Tutors, we recognise the importance of maintaining an ongoing conversation between parents, tutors and students as a key factor in maintaining tutee progress and development. As a very successful Autumn Term comes to an end, we would 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.
Vaiva, Nov. 30, 2020
We would like to remind parents of our current students that priority registration for the Spring Term is now open and that our current students' places in the lessons are reserved until Sunday, the 6th of December. Please do make sure to book your child's place before this date to ensure continuity of lessons. Any places that are not booked by this date will be offered to students on the waiting list on a first-come, first-served basis.
Vaiva, Nov. 23, 2020
With many schools hosting virtual 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, the conversations with your child's teachers.
To watch the video, please visit our Facebook page
Vaiva, Nov. 22, 2020
In this week’s Senior Tutor update, Vivek highlights the importance of students completing corrections during our online lessons. He goes on to emphasise the value of managing students’ confidence, motivation and energy levels during a long half term. Additionally, our Registrar Milda reminds parents that priority registration for Spring Term is now open, with places for our current students reserved until Friday, the 4th of December. Milda emphasises that places will no longer be reserved after this deadline and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Vaiva, Nov. 16, 2020
We would like to remind parents of our current students that priority registration for the Spring Term has begun! As always, in order to help ensure continuity of teaching and learning, we would like to give priority to students already attending the lessons to book their place in the upcoming term before we offer any available places to pupils on our waiting list.
Vaiva, Nov. 1, 2020
In this week's Senior Tutor Update, Vivek reminds students that our lessons resume next week, on Monday, the 2nd of November. In order to ensure a strong start to the new half term, Vivek shares six important pieces of advice that students should consider before returning to lessons.
Vaiva, Oct. 28, 2020
During the half-term break, many students have enquired about additional resources and past papers they could use when revising independently. Our Resources page offers students an extensive collection of GCSE and A-Level Mathematics past papers, including mark schemes, for Edexcel, OCR, and OCR MEI exam boards. We hope you find these useful in your revision!
The papers can be accessed here:
Vaiva, Oct. 27, 2020
In order encourage students to explore different writers, styles and genres, as well as help them develop a love of literature, our lead English tutor Milda has compiled a list of 12 book recommendations for each year group from Year 3 to Year 11. The books on the list range from timeless classics to recent releases. As they go through the list, students will become familiar with the work of world-famous writers and meet iconic book characters.
Vaiva, Oct. 26, 2020
In this week's update, our Senior Tutor Vivek and Registrar Milda share the various activities they have pursued during the half-term holidays, encouraging students to explore their own interests and combine learning with relaxation. Milda also introduces our new Year 4 Mathematics lessons that will launch after the half-term break due to an increase in demand and reminds parents about the opportunity to use the full year payment discount (available until the 1st of November). Finally, the updated lesson schedule for the Spring Term will be published later this week, which will be of interest to those looking to join our Year 3 Mathematics and English lessons as well as our Year 4 and 5 Reasoning lessons.
Have a lovely half-term and week look forward to seeing you next week!
Vaiva, Oct. 25, 2020
As we complete the first half-term of the academic year, we are delighted to see students begin to follow good routines in their learning. In order to help students practise little and often during their holidays in order to keep academic regression at bay, our lead Mathematics, English and Science tutors have prepared a set of holiday work which is now available on our website.
To access the holiday work, please follow the link: https://www.trefoiltutors.co.uk/free-holiday-materials/
Vaiva, Oct. 24, 2020
This Saturday, due to Covid restrictions, the UK University fair is being held online. Giving UK and international students a chance to learn more about over 50 UK universities from the comfort of your own home, 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:
Vaiva, Oct. 20, 2020
Today we held the first set of English, Mathematics and Reasoning 11+ mock examinations 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! If you are interested in attending one of our upcoming mock examinations this week or in December or January, please email us at email@example.com or call 0203 565 0539 to book your place.
Vaiva, Oct. 18, 2020
In this week's Senior Tutor Update, Vivek reviews the first half term of the academic year and shares some insights on making the most of the October Half-Term.
As travel and social activities are limited this holiday, our Manager Rosie has prepared some interesting alternatives for students of all ages. We hope these will give you inspiration for an active and exciting break!
Our team look forward to seeing students return to lessons in the week beginning on the 2nd of November.
Vaiva, Oct. 16, 2020
Best of luck to all our 11+ students sitting the entrance examinations to the South West Consortium Schools this weekend! We know you have worked hard preparing for your examinations. Now is the time to stay focused and remember the lessons learnt during your revision and practice!
Vaiva, Oct. 12, 2020
We would like to remind all parents and students that this is the last week of lessons before the October Half-Term break, with no lessons taking place between Monday, the 19th of October and Sunday, the 1st of November.
As students prepare for their final lesson of the half-term, we would like to remind everyone to thoroughly review classwork notes and homework assignments!
Vaiva, Oct. 11, 2020
In this week's Senior Tutor Update, Vivek reviews the progress made throughout the term so far and, in light of a busy end of the half-term for many students, emphasises the importance of revision in preparation for Week 6 assessments.
With this in mind, our Director of Studies Rebecca shares some useful advice on how students can best utilise their lesson notes and work completed so far in the term to aid their revision and help them effectively prepare for the assessment.
Vaiva, Oct. 10, 2020
Following a number of enquiries from parents, we are delighted to announce that we will continue to offer the full-year booking discount of £200 until the end of the half-term break, the 1st of November.
So far, 16% of parents have booked their child's place in the group lessons for the full academic year and have received the £200 or £150 discount.
If you would like to use the full-year payment discount, please contact our Registrar Milda at firstname.lastname@example.org, who will then send you a revised invoice.
For the discount to apply, we must receive your full year payment by 5pm on Sunday, the 1st of November.
For more information, please contact us on 0203 565 0539 or at email@example.com.
Vaiva, Oct. 8, 2020
As many parents of Year 6 students will know, following an announcement on the 25th of September, 2020, the dates of the 11+ Entrance Examinations to Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School and Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls have been moved from January 2021 to the 17th and 18th of December 2020 alongside a change in the exam structure.
In response to this, we are delighted to announce that during the Christmas Break, we will run one tailored mock examination adapted to the revised exam structure of these two schools.
The tailored mock examination will take place on Tuesday, the 15th of December, at 4:30pm-6:30pm.
For more information or to book your place, please call the office on 0203 565 0539 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.