FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

The Better Tuition Centre is Urmston and Stretford's most prolific provider of entrance exam tuition.

The Better Tuition Centre is Urmston and Stretford’s most prolific provider of entrance exam tuition.

How can I book a place on your summer school?

Who can benefit from Better Tuition, Urmston?

Who will be teaching my child?

What facilities for learning do you provide?

How can I be sure my child is making real progress?

Do you offer any FREE events?

What lesson times are available?

How much do lessons cost?

How can I find out more?

Who can benefit from Better Tuition, Urmston?

– Young people aged 5 – 16 who live in Urmston, Flixton, Davyhulme, Stretford or Longford. – Young people aged 5 – 16 who need a confidence boost. – Gifted young people who need a challenge. – Young people with Special Educational Needs who require targeted, expert assistance to achieve their full potential. – Young people who are struggling to keep up in class. – Young people who need to prepare for SATs, GCSEs or Entrance Examinations (11+).

What the parents say: “I’ve often walked past and wondered whether you could help Callum with his spellings – I’m glad I called in.”

“I cannot believe the difference you have made to my son’s reading scores in just a few short weeks – he’s like a different boy!”

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Who will be teaching my child?

– Our dedicated team of fully qualified teachers is headed up by Christine McLaughlin and Paul Syrett. We offer expertise, enthusiasm and a complete commitment to your child’s educational progress. Our team offers the very highest standards of professionalism and dedication. We are always cheerful and welcoming and never forget our primary aim: helping your child succeed in school.

What the parents say:

“The centre teachers are so positive and helpful: nothing is too much trouble. Eleanor’s tutor really took the time to work out a programme that was just right for her.”

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What facilities for learning do you provide?

– Dedicated suite of professional classrooms. – Formal learning environment, ensuring maximum concentration. – Computer technology with our exclusive range of software. – Visual, audio and kinaesthetic learning tools.

What the parents say:

“The centre is brightly decorated and very welcoming and the range of different resources is breathtaking!”

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How can I be sure my child is making real progress?

– Your child’s programme will begin with a FREE, no obligation assessment. – Our dedicated, professionally qualified teachers will design an individually tailored programme of learning for your child, based on his/her strengths and weak areas: you will see results very, very quickly. – You will receive feedback on your child’s progress at the end of every lesson. – Assessment is ongoing and embedded in the content of every lesson. – Formal assessment is regularly repeated in order to measure progress.

What the parents say:

“It’s like a mini-parent’s evening every week and I feel so reassured that my child is making great strides.”

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Do you offer any FREE events?

We offer several free events throughout the year, including free education surgeries, ask the experts sessions and open days. Keep an eye on our blog for more information.

In addition to this, all prospective customers are offered a FREE assessment.

What the parents say:

“I called in to a free education surgery to ask about how I could help my son learn his times tables and came out armed with lots of advice and pointers.”

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What lesson times are available?

Monday, 4.00pm – 5.20pm/ 5.30 – 6.50pm Tuesday, 4.00pm – 5.20pm/ 5.30pm – 6.50pm Wednesday, 4.00pm – 5.20pm/ 5.30pm – 6.50pm Thursday, 4.00pm – 5.20pm/ 5.30pm – 6.50pm Saturday, 9.00am – 10.20am/ 10.30am – 11.50am

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How much do lessons cost?

£26 per 75 minute session. – This is equivalent to £20.80 per hour. – Homework aimed at areas for improvement is included each week. – No hidden costs: other tutors may ask you to pay extra for books and resources. Everything is included at Better Tuition. – Check our Special Offers page for discounted rates.

What the parents say:

“When I did my sums I realised that Better Tuition is very competitively priced. They’re not the cheapest, but you do get what you pay for when it comes to tuition.”

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How can I find out more?

Contact us at any time to discuss how we can help your child with a FREE assessment and/or tuition in our professionally equipped centre in Urmston.

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