Third Space Learning’s primary school maths tutors have successfully taught over 90,000 primary school pupils. We are the biggest primary school tutoring organisation, and, on average, pupils achieve their maths goals in half the time when studying with us.
Children love Third Space, it really supports what they do in class. The fact they have to speak with their own primary school maths tutor and explain their reasoning helps to develop confidence and their use of mathematical vocabulary.
Karyn Astle, Deputy Headteacher, Buckingham Park Primary School
Unlike most tuition businesses, we don’t teach all subjects at all levels. We would not be your choice for a science tutor or an English tutor. Our tutors are specialists. They specialise purely in teaching primary school maths.
Pupils are taught a programme of curriculum maths lessons closely matched to the Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 national curriculum. The tutors who teach this curriculum have been professionally trained and target each lesson directly to the needs of each pupil.
Tutors also work hard to build a rapport with their pupils, personalising the lesson to their ability and to their interests.
Our online maths lessons give pupils the opportunity to talk through questions and build key numeracy skills with their own private teacher.
Tutors work closely with the child each lesson, asking questions like 'how did you work that out?' and 'could you use any other methods?' to ensure pupils have understood the underlying maths and are developing deep conceptual understanding rather than relying on tricks or gimmicks.
Whatever level children are working at, they will progress faster and further if they have the confidence to keep trying. Third Space Learning's primary mathematics tutors offer pupils a safe place to attempt questions and to challenge themselves; making a mistake is part of this process and leads to greater understanding.
A child with the confidence to ‘have a go’ at primary school age will then be much better able to tackle the rigours of GCSEs and A-level maths assessments as they move through their secondary school career.
Our online maths lessons are designed to make sure pupils have lots of practice of any new topic and then a range of more challenging applied reasoning and exam-style questions.
While maths success extends beyond getting good grades, the time spent on exam questions and developing exam techniques helps children feel confident for any upcoming tests and entrance exams, whether that’s the SATs, the 7+, 10+, 11+ or even Common Entrance.
In primary maths lessons children have a tendency to switch off and lose concentration if they don’t feel engaged. And in a class of thirty, it's not always easy for a primary school teacher to give each pupil the individual attention they might need to succeed.
With Third Space Learning, pupils have the full attention of their own private maths tutor, who works at just the right pace for the child. Whether they need consolidation time or to keep being stretched every child will be making rapid progress.
Are your primary school maths tutors qualified teachers?
All of our primary school maths tutors complete our Global Tutor Training Programme. This provides specific training to teach one-to-one online lessons in maths following the English National Curriculum. Most of our primary maths tuition is delivered by full time one to one tutors with several years of experience.
What age is recommended for primary school maths tuition
Our specialist primary maths tutors only teach online maths lessons to pupils in years 2 to 6 or to pupils in year 7 who have outstanding gaps from Key Stage 2. Our GCSE maths programme will be available from January and we hope to offer support for A-level maths in the near future.
Do you offer exam revision programmes?
We currently offer a specific Key Stage 2 SATs revision programme for both schools and parents and are launching a brand new GCSE revision programme in January. For GCSE-level students, our maths programme will include private tutors teaching online maths lessons suitable for all exam boards; AQA, Edexcel and OCR. We do not offer university-level maths tuition.
Which curriculum do your maths tutors follow?
All online maths lessons follow the English National Curriculum. Primary lessons are designed to plug gaps across KS1 and KS2, and specific SATs revision lessons are available for Year 6.
Builds confidence, develops reasoning skills through talk, is a safe environment for children to become confident in making mistakes – leading to increased resilience. The children enjoy working with their tutors focusing on specific skills in a fun and different way.
Deputy Head, Mount Nod Primary School, Coventry
A great all round experience. The children love their sessions, enjoy working with their tutors and the sessions make a real difference to their understanding and application of maths. The team are really helpful and the resources excellent.
Deputy Headteacher, Giles Brook Primary, Milton Keynes
Third Space Learning enables pupils to have a concentrated time with an individual primary tutor. I notice how focused these children are within their sessions when in class they are so easily distracted.
Class Teacher, Weston Hills CofE Primary School, Lincolnshire
My 10 year old son loves Third Space Learning. The sessions have really boosted his confidence. The tutors are great. It's also affordable and easy to schedule.
My two primary school children have been using Third Space Learning for 5 months now and I have seen huge improvement in their maths confidence and results. They love their tutors and enjoy the lessons. Thank you!