Improve your maths: join at any time
Who is this course for?
You can only enrol on this course through a friendly skills check and chat with an experienced Learn Devon Tutor. To make a local appointment to confirm which course is most suitable for your needs, please contact our Exmouth Centre, on 01395 223851 or email firstname.lastname@example.org;
The course will improve your maths under the tuition of a qualified maths teacher who will assist you with learning at your own pace and enable you to set your own goals. Progression opportunities will be available.
The course requires regular attendance and extra work at home.
You work in small groups at different levels, to learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding. You’ll focus on working with others, questioning concepts and ideas to understand the world of mathematics, and hopefully, have some fun!
Courses cover different levels and include
• Numbers and their use in everyday problems
• Shape and space
• Area and Volume
•Simple equations and graphs
• Use of mathematical notation
• Statistics and probability
Support and feedback
You will receive support and feedback from your tutor and be encouraged to be responsible for your own learning. You will complete an individual learning plan to record your targets and achievements.
Additional costs and requirements
An A4 file, writing materials and lined or squared paper to each session. You will also need a geometry set, including a ruler, protractor, compass, pencil and rubber.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
Weekly homework will be used to practice
mathematical techniques, check understanding
of topics covered and provide feedback on progress.
About the tutor
Lorraine has worked for Devon County for 22 years starting as a Playworker at Toddler groups and working her way to being a Tutor in Maths, English and Family Learning. Over the years Lorraine has been on funding committees, set up and run Pilot projects for setting up family workshops in deprived and rural areas, a project worker setting up courses in schools and other venues, part of 2 Government Literacy projects to promote helping Adults in Schools to learn to show how this then helps the children and Lorraine has also taken part in the excellence programmes for teaching both Mathematics and English. Lorraine also has qualifications in teaching for behavioural support and has been on Dyslexia awareness training. Lorraine has her C&G 7407 in Teaching and studied both Cert Ed, DTTLS and an English Specialism.
“I love my job and find it so rewarding to help other people achieve their dreams, I love helping parents to feel confident to help their children and to realise that they can do whatever they want if they set their mind to it and believe in themselves.”