Tute’s team of experienced teachers have planned our lessons to work alongside what students are studying in school; to enable catch-up, to consolidate something that was difficult to master in class or to help revise for exams. To make is easy to choose lessons for different subjects, year groups and levels, we have organised lessons into topics that are fully aligned with the National Curriculum ensuring a comprehensive coverage of the curriculum that makes sense!
All you need to do is select the topic and then the level you feel is appropriate and you will find a list of suitable lessons that you can book for just £10 ex VAT
Fractions and ratio (Foundation)
This course is aimed to boost the student’s confidence with fractions and ratio. We start by looking at the basics of fractions by finding equivalent and simplifying, before moving on to adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator. We then look at what are ratios and look at using that understanding to convert metric measurements.
Recognise, shade and write fractions
Recognising that some fractions have the same worth
Adding and subtracting fractions when they have the same denominator
Introduction to ratio
Converting metric measurements
Number method: Part 1 (Foundation)
We start the course with recognition of place value within a number. In the second lesson we look at strategies to add large numbers together, using the place value skills. We then move on to using the same skills to subtract. The next lesson will involve finding what numbers are made of and how to make numbers by looking at multiples and factors. In the last part of the course we will investigate strategies in multiplying and dividing.
Recognising the value of digits in any number
Develop strategies to add large numbers together
Develop strategies for subtracting
Recognising factors, multiples and primes and how to differentiate between them
Develop strategies to multiply two numbers together
Develop strategies on dividing numbers
Introduction to algebra (Foundation)
This module will focus on the basics of algebra. We will look at creating expressions before simplifying them by collecting like terms, adding and subtracting letters together. We then move on to solving basic equations in the first instance before applying the same method to more difficult ones. Following on from this we will cover substitution which is a skill they will need for science as well. The remaining lessons will be based on co-ordinates in all four quadrants and term to term rule sequences.
Simplifying algebraic expressions
Recognising and calculating with formulae
Describe and plot coordinates in all four quadrants
Recognising a pattern in a set of numbers and how to calculate the next one in the sequence
Properties of shape including angles and area (Foundation)
In this topic we will start by looking at the properties of shape. The first two lessons will be based around the properties of 2D and 3D shapes before moving onto some angle work where we will be describing and estimating angles. These are useful skills to have especially when trying to find the missing angle and using angle facts, e.g. how many degrees in a straight line? We advance to angles rules within certain 2D shapes and look at symmetry within these shapes. The focus of the final lesson will be on the area of shapes by counting squares before learning about the area of a rectangle.
Recognising and describing 2D shapes
Recognising and describing 3D shapes
Describing, estimating and measuring angles
Recall and apply basic angle rules
Symmetry of 2D shapes
Perimeter and area of 2D shapes
Percentages, money and time (Foundation)
There are many connections between percentages and money and we start in this topic by looking at them separately and building the students confidence and skills. Many people get mixed up with money at times so we start by making sure that they are able to deal with money. In the second lesson we move on to finding simple percentages before working out more complicated percentages without a calculator. We end this course with time related problems by converting between 12 hour and 24 hour time and looking at solving problems that involve timetables.
Use of money to calculate change from a pound
Define percentage and calculate simple percentages of quantities
Finding a percentage of a quantity without a calculator
Calculating percentage change without a calculator
Reading time on a 12-hour clock and a 24 hour clock
Reading timetables to solve problems
Introduction to statistics and probability (Foundation)
This topic will cover the basics of statistics and probability. We will start by learning about classifying objects into a Venn diagram before extracting information from different types of graphs such as bar charts and pictograms. In the third lesson we look at being able to read the information from a line graphs. The next lessons will focus on finding averages in data, ie calculating the mean and finding the median and mode with a little bit of the range of the data. In the last lesson we have a chance to look at probability and ways of finding the probability of something happening.
Construct and interpret Venn diagrams
Recognising interpreting different types of graphs
Reading and understanding line graphs
Finding the mode and mean of a set of data
Finding the median and range of a set of data
Calculating basic probability
Fractions, decimals and percentages (Higher)
This topic will be covering different applications of fractions a and percentages which can be used in other subjects. The first lessons will cover simplifying fractions and applying the four operations to them. We will then move on to ordering fractions, decimals and percentages before finishing with percentages with a calculator.
Adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators
Multiplying and dividing fractions
Converting fractions to percentages and percentages into fractions
Ordering fractions, decimals and percentages
Calculating a percentage and percentage change with a calculator
Further number methods (Higher)
This topic will look at more complex number work. The first half will focus on multiplying and dividing techniques extending to decimals. The fourth lesson will focus on rounding numbers, a skill which is used in other subjects often. The final two lessons will be based on prime index form and applying it to finding the highest common factor and lowest common multiple of two or more numbers.
Different strategies of multiplying two digit numbers
Division methods including long division
Multiplying and dividing decimals with whole numbers
Rounding numbers including decimal places
Prime index form
Finding the highest common factor and lowest common multiple using prime index form
Expressions, equations and graphs: Part 1 (Higher)
We begin by looking at the coordinates on a graph and how to plot them which will go on to using it with 2D shapes.
During the next 4 lessons we look in depth at expressions and equations. Simplifying them to start before looking at solving equations and moving on to expanding and factorizing expressions. We end by focusing on patterns and sequences, finding the term to term rule and describing how the sequence is formed.
Coordinates in all four quadrants
To simplify algebra expressions involving 1 term, to simplify algebraic expressions with multiple terms and to collect like terms.
Factorising algebraic expressions
Sequences and n-th term
Mensuration and Pythagoras’ theorem (Higher)
In the first three lessons we concentrate on area, looking at the formula for triangles, parallelograms and circles before ending with the area of compound shapes. We move on in lesson 4 and 5 to 3D shapes. Firstly, finding the volume of a prism then the surface area of a prism. We end with dealing with the Pythagoras Theorem, finding the size of the length of any side of a right angle triangle
Calculating the area of triangles and parallelograms
Calculating the area and perimeter (circumference) of a circle
Calculating the area of compound shapes
Volume of cuboids and prisms
Calculating the surface area of 3D shapes
Using Pythagoras’ Theorem to calculate the length of a side of
Angles and transformations (Higher)
Some angle facts should be known at the start because in the first lesson we look at angles in a parallel line and in a triangle. In the second lesson we look at how many degrees these are in any polygon and see if there is a formula we can use. The next three lessons we look at transformations, looking at reflecting and rotating, transformation and enlargement, with one lesson using the ray method of enlargement. We end this section by looking at similar and congruent shapes.
Calculating the missing angle when dealing with parallel lines
Calculating missing angles from any 2D shape
Reflecting and rotating shapes
Translation and enlargement
Using the ray method to enlarge shapes
Recognising the difference between similar and congruent shapes
Further statistics and probability (Higher)
In the first lesson we will look at averages from raw data we will find the mode mean and median and look at the range of the data. In the second lesson we will expand on this knowledge to finding all the averages in grouped data or in a table. During the next two lessons we will be dealing with charts and graphs, reading drawing and constructing pie charts, before looking at frequency polygons and scatter graphs. We will move on to probability; starting with calculating the probability of a single event happening and then the probability of more than one event.
Finding averages and the range from a set of data
Calculating averages from tables
Reading and constructing pie charts
Displaying continuous data
Calculating the probability of an event happening
Calculating the probability of two events happening
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Tute is used in hundreds of schools and is approved by local authorities. We conform to the highest safeguarding standards, and have the necessary tools to help support young people with SEND.
Every Tute session is recorded. This means that we monitor every lesson and ensure the very best quality of teaching. Parents can review the lesson too, as can the student for revision.
Our teachers are qualified, and are DBS checked. As trained professionals they have a natural authority, and can manage effective and engaging classes.