Improve your maths: join at any time

St Sidwells Community Centre, Exeter

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;

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.

Course content

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
• Symmetry
• 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

Chery Gibbs currently works as an Area Tutor for Learn Devon. Cheryl has a Bachelor of Education Degree from The University of Exeter, and a Certificate in Education and Training for Maths specialists from Exeter College.

Cheryl has been actively involved in education serving as a governor of her daughter’s primary school for six years. She is also involved in her local swimming club where she holds the post as the Treasurer. Her hobbies include photography and Tai Chi.

“I love teaching adults. The “lightbulb” moments when learners realise that they can do something that they thought they would never be able to do makes my day.”

Start date07 Sep 2017
End date26 Jul 2018
Start time10:00
End time12:00
Concessions not available