2018-19 classes – it’s time to achieve

6 October 2018 2018-19 classes – it’s time to achieve Today was the first day of our new academic year 2018-19. Now in its 9th year, the educational project has been a hit with parents and students. As with every year, we had a mixture of new and returning students (and tutors) attending the tutoring sessions […]

GCSE Annual Meal 2018

7 July 2018 GCSE Annual Meal  Yesterday night, our KS4 students and tutors turned out for the biggest night of the year in the EducateFirst calendar, the Annual KS4 meal, which was hosted by EducateFirst staff to celebrate the achievement of our fantastic KS4 students over the course of the year at our learning centres. […]

No ‘Snow Day’ despite the big freeze

3 March 2018 No ‘Snow Day’ Despite the Big Freeze  Last weekend presented a challenge for our team. After a week of severe weather that brought the UK to a standstill, our committed team of tutors ensured that the  learning programme continued without any hiccups. Although the snow had calmed down by the weekend, there […]

Superb start to our 2017-18 tutoring programme

7 October 2017 A superb start to our academic year 2017-18 Today EducateFirst opened it’s doors for the annual relaunch of the EducateFirst community project for this academic year. The EducateFirst team have been working hard over the summer to ensure this year’s launch would supersede the successes of past years… and it seems all […]

Staff teacher training session 2017

23 September 2017 Staff teacher training session 2017 A staff training/briefing session was arranged for all tutors who will be supporting the learning initiative over the new academic year 2017-18. Tutors received a wealth of information relating to the tutoring programme and had the opportunity to meet and engage with one another during the interactive […]

2016 SATs week is here

8 May 2016 2016 SATs week                 With SATs fast approaching, our year 2 and 6 students have been busy preparing for what will be their first external examination of their academic lives. Having recognised the ever-increasing role SATs results are playing in a child’s educational future, the EducateFirst […]

Is the grass greener on the other side?

22 November 2015 Is the grass greener on the other side? With many tutoring companies popping up from nowhere, parents are now spoiled for choice when considering private tuition for their children. Over recent years we have observed ‘copy cat’ companies offering a service very similar to ours, but at a higher cost to the parent. […]

Year 6 SATs 2015 – Are you ready?

10 May 2015  This weekend saw the conclusion of the SATs booster sessions across all our learning centres. During the past 2 months Year 6 students have been engaged in preparing for their SATs which take place this week in schools across the country. Thanks to all tutors for their amazing work in planning and delivering […]

Safer learning with first aid qualified staff

9 – 10 March 2015  Members of the EducateFirst team attended a special 2-day paediatrics first aid course run by St John Ambulance. The course equipped our staff with the knowledge, skills and tools to deal will a child who is in need of medical attention. Your child’s safety and welfare is our top priority and we pride ourselves in […]

Year 6 SATs booster sessions – 2015

7 March 2015  This weekend we fuelled our learning programme by introducing Year 6 SATs Maths and English booster classes across all EducateFirst tuition centres. The sessions will continue for approximately 9 weeks and will prepare the students for their forthcoming tests in May. Students will benefit from an intense revision programme capturing all key elements that […]

A cracking start to the 2014-15 learning programme

11 October 2014 A cracking start to the 2014-15 learning programme After a rather long summer break, the long-awaited day finally arrived when EducateFirst launched its 2014-15 learning programme for school children aged 5-16. The sessions got off to a cracking start across all centres and children attended in large numbers to benefit from the service. […]

Tutor briefing sessions 2014

26-27 September 2014 Tutor briefing sessions 2014 The past couple of days have been a busy time for everyone at EducateFirst as we prepare for the upcoming new term. A key part of the learning project is to ensure our tutors (new and returning) are fully briefed on the forthcoming projects to ensure all expectations are met […]

Summer School Success 2014 – Ready For School

29 August 2014 Summer School Success 2014 After a full-on 5 weeks of learning, this year’s summer school in Leeds, Huddersfield and Bradford completed with mass praise from parents yesterday. Over the holidays our tutors ensured that students got to grips with key elements of the National Curriculum to ensure students are better prepared for when they return to school […]

A bright start to Summer School 2014

24 July 2014 A bright start to Summer School 2014 This year’s summer school in Leeds, Huddersfield and Bradford is finally under way. Students will focus on Maths and English work they should have covered over the past year and also get a taster of what they will learn in the next academic year – […]

School’s out after students achieve their goals

28 June 2014 School’s out after students achieve their goals It goes without saying that we have had yet another successful academic year here at EducateFirst. We have met our objectives by providing families within West Yorkshire an affordable tutoring service in Maths, English and Science for children aged 5 to 16 years. Students attending the […]

SATs 2014 revision classes get underway

1 March 2014 Not only was today the start of a new month, but also the beginning of EducateFirst’s SATs preparation/revision classes.  The special classes were rolled out to all Key Stage 2, Year 6 groups across all our learning centres. Over the next 9 weeks (every Saturday) the programme will capture core elements from […]

Let the learning begin…

5 October 2013 The much-awaited start to EducateFirst’s academic is finally here and the tutoring project was re-launched simultaneously across all learning centres. Although the project at the Dewsbury centre remains on hold for now, there has been an increase in demand by the community within the Dewsbury and Ravensthorpe areas and students travelled to […]

Tutor briefing session 2013-14

21 September 2013  Today, the management team at EducateFirst held this year’s annual Teacher Training / Briefing Sessions at both the Leeds and Huddersfield centres. The day was a great opportunity for both existing tutors and new additions to the team to gain a deeper understanding of the company’s structure and our vision for the […]

Summer school 2013 is a scorching success

29 August 2013 After 5 weeks of hard work (and fun), students attending the summer school tutoring sessions in Leeds, Huddersfield and Bradford were put through their paces one final time with the end of summer test. But this last session was not all about more hard work. The kids celebrated their achievements during the […]

Summer school 2013 gets the thumbs up

Summer school 2013 Last Reviewed by EducateFirst on July 26 2013 Rating: 4.5 26 July 2013 After all the planning and hard work, our summer school finally got under way this week. Children aged 5 to 13 in Leeds, Huddersfield and Bradford were delighted to attend the first session of the special learning programme. Parents […]

Final day of the academic year 2012–13

22 June 2013 Mission accomplished This Saturday saw the completion of EducateFirst’s syllabus and teaching programme for the academic year. It was an eventful day at each of our learning centres – after completing their monthly tests, students participated in interactive educational quizzes. Treats and nibbles were made available for all to share.  Achievements this […]

FREE tuition lessons for 3 months

5 April 2013 Our summer term starts tomorrow and to celebrate we are offering the chance for students to win a fantastic prize. Having offered you some of the best deals in private tuition, from £5 vouchers to FREE single lessons, EducateFirst is now offering 3 months of tuition completely FREE of charge to one […]

SATs preparation tuition support classes

SATs preparation and support classes Many students continue to struggle at school, with very little help offered to prepare for their SATs examinations. Having pioneered a successful campaign to provide educational support to students in the form of weekend classes and summer school clubs, EducateFirst now aims to extend its range of services by offering […]

Learning walks

2 December 2012 Today, learning and teaching coordinators, and management staff at each tuition centre carried out ‘Learning Walks’ to ensure both students and tutors are making the most of their time in class and are receiving the best possible support they deserve. The key to successful tuition is the ability to build a good […]

Teacher training / briefing session 2012

29 September 2012 In preparation for the new academic year 2012–13, we held two teacher training sessions at our centres in Leeds and Huddersfield. Company representatives provided tutors with a brief overview of the company structure and its ongoing learning project for the local school children. We had some teachers who had returned to support the […]

Bradford education open day

22 September 2012 On a warm and bright September Saturday afternoon EducateFirst opened its doors to the long-awaited open day at the Grange Interlink in Bradford. The event took place after months of planning and raising awareness of the educational support available to the local community. Following in the footsteps of similar events over the years in […]

Project Bradford gets underway

2 August 2012 The team has been working hard planning and executing their plans for the education open day in Bradford and the subsequent opening of the Bradford learning centre. The campaign begins in the office as the team pulls together their strategy for implementing another learning initiative in the heart of Bradford. EducateFirst will hold […]

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