Primary English Tutors

English Tuition – EYFS and Key Stage 1

The journey from Early Years through to the end of Key Stage One is crammed with learning. There are new ideas to grasp and new skills to develop day by day, not least in reading and writing.

Learning should be fun at all ages, but particularly in these all-important formative years. Our tutors ensure that sessions are active and engaging so that our youngest students can build confidence and undertake their journey with enthusiasm.

Some Key Areas for EYFS English (Literacy)

  • Linking sounds and letters (phonics)
  • Learning to form letters and words
  • Introduction to a wide range of reading material

Some Key Areas KS1 English (Literacy)

  • Reading (Phonics)
  • Spelling and Handwriting
  • Punctuation
  • Comprehension

With such a wide range of concepts to grasp any child can become a little overwhelmed, our tutors can ease the pressure and make stumbling blocks into building blocks.

English Tuition – Key Stage 2

Knowing your noun-phrases from your imperative verbs is only part of preparing for SATs… and preparing for SATs is only a part of this all-important Key Stage. Our tutors can ensure that your child is ready for the cycle of tests without squashing their enthusiasm for learning. We think outside the box to find the most fun and engaging ways to teach, and we tailor our teaching to each individual child.

Some Key Areas for KS2 English (Literacy)

  • Reading with confidence and expression
  • Handwriting – Cursive/Script
  • SPAG
  • Comprehension and Analysis
  • Directed Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Speaking & Listening

We promote reading for pleasure, mostly because reading a good book is such a wonderful experience, but also because we know that readers make good writers. Check out the Book Trust’s Top 100 books here – how many have you read? And which books would you add?

Good to know… Everyone has their own way of learning so our tutors ensure that the pace, content and style of each session fits your child’s needs.  

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