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East Croydon Learning Centre

Maths English 11-plus KS2 GCSE
First Class Learning is a worksheet based programme, which is in line with the National Curriculum, helping to boost confidence, fill gaps in children's understanding and ensure skills are fluent. We are Ofsted Registered, and also First Aid trained
  • Programme focused on the National Curriculum
  • 10 to 15 minutes of daily practice
  • Telephone support Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm

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address Our Lady of the Annunciation Church 147 Bingham Rd Croydon CR0 7EN
parking Available phone 07751 966 771
opening times
Thu
15:45-17:45

Maths and English Tuition at East Croydon

Welcome to the East Croydon First Class Learning Study Centre. Simone Farnon, Centre Manager, has been running highly successful after-school maths and English classes for over 18 years (8 years at Kumon).

COVID-19 UPDATE:- The centre is now fully open and is following UK government guidelines to create a secure learning environment.

Students of all ages attend our centre for around 45 minutes per subject. In these classes they will hand in their previous week's work and complete that day's worksheets which will be marked, returned and discussed with the tutor. Students are then set a programme of work of around 10-15 minutes per day to do at home, practising what they have learnt in the class to ensure mastery and fluency at each step.

The individualised programme is targeted to fill any existing gaps in their understanding. This therefore helps with their school work, builds confidence and develops independent learning skills, something that is extremely important in today's busy classroom environments.

Our English and maths programmes are flexible and tailored to the learner's individual needs and abilities so students move on only when they are confident with a topic. Regular testing ensures that the best possible progress is made. The 'little and often' approach, with plenty of repetition and practice, really does make a huge difference.

How we work

Our First Class Learning Centre Manager will call you to discuss how we can help your child with maths and English. We will then assist your child to complete an assessment to determine which path is most suitable for them. Once we have established your child's needs, an individualised programme is put together that will support and encourage your child's learning, enabling them to gain confidence and fill in gaps that they may have. Your child can then start completing the daily worksheets with ongoing support from Simone whenever it is needed. Our programme is a partnership between First Class Learning, your child and you as parents so communication between all is important.

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Simone Farnon

Centre Manager

The Learning Centres in Beckenham and East Croydon are run by Simone Farnon. Simone is fully trained and qualified to deliver the First Class Learning Study Programmes and has been running Maths and English Tuition Centres for over 18 years. The Centre is Ofsted Registered and childcare vouchers are accepted.

Tuition Services

Maths

Our maths programme focuses on building confidence and mastery of key topics, filling in any gaps in their knowledge that could be holding them back at school. They are able to progress beyond their school level if they are capable of doing so and the work is tailored to each individual child's needs.

English

Our English programme concentrates on reading, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, punctuation, creative writing and handwriting. The initial diagnostic testing assesses the child's needs so that we can provide an individualised programme.

Student Success

Fantastic programme all three of my children are exceeding at school thanks to Simone and her Team at FCL!!!! I cannot recommend enough.
Sherise Blackman
I have seen huge improvement in my son’s confidence since starting in Year 2. He is now in Year 7, getting the highest grades, and thriving as he can cope with any work given . I would highly recommend Simone and her team.
Jacqui
My daughter has been at FCL tutoring for 7 years, during her time she has made enormous progress. I'm so happy for the support that she has received and because of the support she has been able to keep up her work at school and not fall behind. Thank you so much.
Bianca

FAQ

How does FCL differ to 1:1 tutoring?
FCL offers structure and daily practice, with a ‘little and often’ approach, enabling the child to retain what they have learnt and gain confidence with ease. It also develops good study habits and independent learning so that they don’t become dependent on others teaching them.
How will FCL help with my child’s school work?
By filling in any gaps they may have and developing their confidence we can change their attitude to a positive one and at the same time give them the skill sets needed to carry through to all school work.
Can I sit with my child while they do their work at the centre?
If your child is worried about coming into their first session, parents can come in to begin with but you won’t need to stay for long. Once they see the friendly faces and welcoming atmosphere, they are happy to stay on their own. We like to encourage independent and confident students.
If I join, am I tied into FCL for a set amount of time?
No, not at all. FCL is primarily a long term programme, not a 'quick fix'. However, there are many reasons why you may need to stop, so I just ask for a month's notice.

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