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It’s time for teachers to turn on their SAT navs

1 March 2019 It’s time for teachers to turn on their SAT navs It’s March. Milder weather is on its way and flowers will shortly begin to bloom. Spring is in the air and there are just 2 months to go until Year 6 students will sit their SATs. All 11-year-olds up and down the […]

Tutor Briefing Session 2018

16 September 2018 Our mission to educate – the brief Following a super hot summer, our staff gathered to prepare for the new academic year. With the learning project now entering its 9th consecutive year, the pressure was on to ensure the team continues to provide the outstanding level of support provided to students during […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

PGCE graduate recruitment day – Jan 2015

  14 January 2015 PGCE graduate recruitment day at the University of Huddersfield We welcomed students at the 2015 PGCE graduate recruitment day at the University of Huddersfield. EducateFirst was one of six companies that attended the day offering new teaching opportunities for PGCE graduates in secondary Science, Maths and ICT. Members of our team were there to […]

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 […]

Continued support for local families in Leeds

1–2 April 2014 Attending school parents’ evening is always an anxious moment for parents and students. EducateFirst was invited over a two-day period to support parents and their children at a local primary school in Leeds, providing an overview of the educational services we provide. Children enjoyed a number of complimentary giveaways as they waited […]

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 […]

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 […]

EducateFirst offers FREE tuition lessons with O2

February 2013 EducateFirst became the FIRST tutoring organisation to appear on the O2 priority moments service. What is more, we are giving away tutoring lessons completely FREE. That’s right, you get a FREE 1 hour lesson in any subject of your choice (Maths, English or Science). Tuition is provided for children aged 5-16 years of […]

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 […]

Project Dewsbury

8 September 2011 With the official education open day just around the corner, members of our marketing team volunteered to take to the streets of Dewsbury to talk to members of the community and help raise awareness of the support that will soon be available to them (in the form of educational classes). Natasha, James, […]

Leeds classes start

1 May 2010 Our community-based project took another step in the right direction with the start of our classes for children in Maths, English and Science. These weekend classes are open to any child between the ages of 5 and 16 years (Key Stages 1 to 4). Children from any school or background are welcome […]

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