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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Relaunch: Educational Project 2016-17

1 October 2016  Today’s crisp October morning saw the start of a new academic year here at EducateFirst. After months of planning and preparation, the EducateFirst staff were delighted to see our fresh-faced students arriving at our learning centres in Huddersfield, Leeds and Bradford, ready to learn. Students were set for fantastic fun-filled and interactive […]

The re-launch: Academic year 2015-16

3 October 2015 The re-launch: Academic year 2015-16 Today we saw the re-launch of EducateFirst‘s maintain its commitment by re-launching its community-based academic learning programme – making educational support affordable and easily accessible to all. The first day was deemed highly successful with both new and returning students enjoying their attendance and making the most of their time during […]

A fabulous finish to an amazing academic year 2014-15

27 June 2015  Today, students at EducateFirst attended their final classes of this academic year. As with every year, the project has gone from strength to strength, with the support and contribution of our staff and tutors. Both students and parents have benefitted from our sustained efforts to continue providing high quality education at affordable […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

EducateFirst Easter 2013 message and competition

                      23 March 2013 Last week we introduced the Easter competition across all our tuition centres. Students had to write a small piece of text containing the words “EducateFirst” and “Easter”. This could have been a simple sentence,  a strapline, a poem, or even a song. All students […]

Community-based learning is a hit with parents and pupils in Bradford Leeds Huddersfield Dewsbury

13 March 2013 Hot off the press…A couple of weeks ago a reporter from a local newspaper (Asian Sunday) paid us a visit to learn more about EducateFirst’s community-based learning initiative for school children. We welcomed the visit and the management team was happy to show the reporter around the Bradford tuition centre, the fourth […]

Easter 2012 prize draw and feedback

24 March 2012 The EducateFirst Team provided students attending classes in Maths, English or Science at each learning centre the opportunity to put forward their thoughts on how the community-based learning project was being delivered. The students, aged 5–16 years, were asked what they liked about the classes and whether they felt it was providing […]

Christmas competition 2011

17 December 2011 Children attending classes at our learning centres had the opportunity to enter our Christmas competition to win one of three 4GB MP3 players. Students had to answer a series of questions, the answers to which could be found on our website and blog pages. It could not be any easier. The competition […]

New academic year 2010/11

6 November 2010 The opening of our Huddersfield centre paralleled with the restarting of classes at the Leeds centre earlier today. This was truly a mammoth task in terms of management, but made possible due to the dedication of our staff. A big thank you to the team and all our tutors for their support […]

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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