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.
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.
Year 5 Power Up for the 11+
Book your place for September now!
Our Power Up for the Eleven Plus course covers the four main areas of English, maths, verbal and non-verbal reasoning, preparing students for the wide range of question types found in the tests. Classes running in Chesham or Little Chalfont every week during the school term time.
Year 4 Get Ready for the 11+
Book your place for September now!
With Eleven Plus tests now covering even more question types, it makes sense to start your child’s preparation as early as possible. An earlier start reduces pressure and allows more time to cover the curriculum, develop exam strategies and build confidence – all key ingredients for 11+ success.
Primary English and Maths 2022/23
Starting September for year 3 – year 6
Strong maths and English skills are crucial for success in many aspects of your child’s academic life. Our Primary maths & English lessons provide a rigorous grounding in technical maths and English as well as developing key skills.
11+ Superpowers® Course
Learn game-changing techniques to combat self-doubt, conquer exam nerves and banish negative self-talk so that your child feels focused, motivated and ready to tackle their Eleven Plus with confidence. Our 11+ Superpowers Video workshops are delivered over five sessions that you and your child can work through at home, in your own time.
11+ Holiday Courses and Mocks
Keep up momentum over the school holidays
Our 11+ Revision and Practice courses help students consolidate techniques, improve timing and fine-tune exam strategies. Our realistic 11+ Mock Tests help conquer exam nerves by ensuring your child is up to speed and knows what to expect. Running in our Chesham and Little Chalfont centres.
Mocks in a Box
Everything you need for realistic exam practice at home! Each box includes test papers, a handy timer, a pencil, a pen, stickers, a reward chart, a mini mascot and a guide full of useful tips for exam success. Available in a Standard Pack of 10 tests or a Bumper Pack of 20 tests. Currently with FREE DELIVERY!
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