What we do
Inspiring children to love learning
At Flying Start, we understand that everyone learns in different ways. That’s why we offer a variety of tuition options, designed to support your child whatever stage they’re at.
We have a different approach to tuition that incorporates a unique blend of traditional teaching skills, technology and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). We don’t just teach our students what to learn, we teach them how to learn and we help them to develop the skills to become effective, confident learners. We call this our learn smarter approach.
From laying strong foundations in the primary years, through to support with exams such as the Eleven Plus and GCSEs, our expert tuition will help your child to stand tall and fly high.
Want to try us for free? Choose your venue from the drop down menu at the top of the page then fill in your contact details to book a free trial.
There are so many tutors and tuition companies advertising their services these days so how can you, the parent, decide on the best option for your child? Unfortunately, the tuition industry is, as yet, unregulated meaning that there are no rules or minimum requirements in place and anybody can set themselves up as a tutor.
At Flying Start, we only employ tutors who meet our discerning standards and we take the safety and welfare of our students very seriously. To find out more about our exceptional team, visit our team page.
We are registered voluntarily with Ofsted, meaning that all our centres are safe, our policies are top notch and our staff are fully trained in (amongst other things) safeguarding, health and safety and first aid – as well as being enhanced DBS checked. (It also means that you can pay for your tuition using Tax Free Childcare.)
To find out more about our unique approach to tuition, check out ‘how it works’ or take a look at our tuition options listed below.
Online 11+ Revision & Practice Courses
Fine tune techniques and refine exam strategies with our Revision and Practice courses – ideal for getting your child up to speed in time for the big day. Running in our fun, interactive virtual classrooms every week during August. Suitable for year 5 pupils already familiar with a range of 11+ question types.
Book Now for September!
Power Up for the 11+ with our term-time, year-long courses running across Buckinghamshire and Berkhamsted. Starting September 2020, book now to secure your preferred time and day. Primary courses running for Year 3s, Year 4s and Year 5s. Small groups and our unique, innovative learning style help children minimise stress, optimise success and grow confidence!
11+ Flash Workshops
Starting Thursday 24th September!
Our 11+ Flash workshops target the trickier question types and teach the essential skills needed to succeed in each of the four main areas of maths, English, verbal and non-verbal reasoning. So whichever Eleven Plus topic your child is struggling with, we have a workshop to help.
Which Holiday Tuition is Best?
Our handy infographic explains all!
With so much on offer at Flying Start, we’ve created a simple infographic to help you decide the best options for 11+ prep for your child over the summer holidays. New to Flying Start? Take our FREE online assessment to help you guage what level your child is currently working at and what holiday tuition they may benefit from.
11+ Mock Test Experiences
Conquer exam fear!
Sit our 11+ Mock Tests in conditions as close as practicable to the real Buckinghamshire 11+ tests. We make our mock tests as close to the real deal as possible and our professionally produced papers are often hailed as the best on the market. Running in Little Chalfont and Chesham – new October dates added!
October Half Term 11+ Prep
Following the announcement that the Bucks 11+ dates will be postponed until the end of October, we will be running 11+ Mock Test Experiences every weekend in October and 11+ Revision and Practice courses in October Half Term. Also running 11+ Revision and Practice Online courses. Limited places available so book now to avoid disappointment!
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