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Norbury Learning Centre

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First Class Learning tuition centres offer a structured worksheet-based programme which promotes independent learning and study skills, so that your child gains the confidence to tackle new concepts and fill any gaps in their knowledge.
  • Programme based on the National Curriculum
  • 15 to 20 minutes of daily homework
  • Centre managed by experienced teacher

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address Woodmansterne School Woodmansterne Road London SW16 5XE
parking Available phone 07795 233 402 07958 074 205
opening times
Mon
15:30-18:00

Maths and English Tuition at Norbury

Welcome to the Norbury First Class Learning Study Centre. Siddiqa Chaudhry, Centre Manager, a qualified and experienced teacher, has been running highly successful after-school maths, English and science classes for over 5 years.

Unlike many other after-school tuition options, our courses have been designed in the UK to align with the National Curriculum. This ensures everything your child learns will directly help them at school, avoiding any confusion with weird maths techniques or irrelevant English tasks.

We aim to create confident, excited learners. Every programme is designed around the students’ needs, which guarantees the work is not too hard or too easy, the best way to build confidence. Our materials are dynamic and interesting ensuring students stay engaged with learning.

Tuition is not just about solving problems, it is also about helping each student become the best they can be. Our highly tailored approach can overcome challenges for some students, and help others avoid boredom by stretching them. We aim to help them excel and reach their potential.

Our study programmes are flexible and tailored to learners' 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

The first step is to arrange a convenient time for your child to complete some initial assessments. These assessments are free and are carried out at the centre so that your child can get a feel for the environment. The Centre Manager will discuss the results of the assessments with you and explain how they can help your child with their maths or English. We then design a programme unique to your child’s needs. Our maths and English learning pathways are designed to work with the National Curriculum and build the skills needed step-by-step. This is what makes FCL so effective and how students start to understand things that have previously puzzled them. Weekly work is planned and scheduled so it is easy to follow. This work is picked up each week at our centres and parents can feel relaxed knowing their child has clear direction. Our plan will include small bite-size tasks to complete each day through printed worksheets (not more screen time learning). We also supply handbooks as we encourage students to mark their work, both for skills development and so they can spot mistakes immediately. At our inspiring learning centres, we answer questions and go over completed work. Importantly we challenge the students to make sure they have not only finished but also understood the topics. Some elements are only marked at the centre, but all work is spot-checked.

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Siddiqa Chaudhry

Centre Manager

The First Class Learning Norbury Centre is run by Siddiqa Chaudhry BSc PGCE QTS. Siddiqa is a qualified science teacher and has been teaching in local secondary schools for over 10 years. She has also been running maths, English and science tuition centres for over 5 years. Siddiqa runs this centre together with Nivashnie Padayachee, also a qualified teacher. Both Nivashnie and Siddiqa also run the First Class Learning Streatham Centre located at Dunraven School.

Tuition Services

Maths

The First Class Learning maths programme is designed to equip your child with the fundamental skills required for success in school mathematics. Using a range of resources, it covers all the essential areas of the school curriculum.

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.

Science

We offer science tuition at Key Stages 3 and 4, including preparing students for GCSE exams. The science programme matches the National Curriculum and is based on our extensive knowledge and experience of teaching secondary school science for over ten years.

Student Success

My daughter Kristodea is doing absolutely good in maths and English since she started First Class Learning.
Nana Asieduwa Akuamoah Boateng
First Class Learning Norbury is a highly recommended learning institution. As a parent of a student attending, I am well pleased with the help and confidence my daughter has gained over the months she has been attending. The tutors are very professional, and the students benefit much from the individual tutor student interaction.
James Rigby
Mrs C and Mrs P are Fantastic Tutors! My son was tutored in Maths and Science GCSE level. They provided invaluable support and understood my son's weakness, which enabled my son to do better at school which enabled him to get the grades for 6th Form.
Tammanha Ahmad

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 helps students to become more independent, taking control of their own learning.
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 students to be independent and confident.
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.
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.

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