Distance Learning

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions we hear.  If your question isn't here, don't worry - we're always happy to answer specifics!  Just use the contact form below, or send us a quick email to myprimarytutor@yahoo.com

How much are the sessions?

  • Our online 1:1 sessions last for 30 minutes and cost £25 per session.

  • Our online group sessions last for 30 minutes and cost £12 per session.

  • We offer a 10% sibling discount.

What's included in the group sessions?

  • Initial assessment to identify your child's need​

  • Weekly 30 minutes online (25 mins group session + 5 mins independent tasks offline)​

  • Weekly feedback for parent and pupil​

  • Online follow up activities

How is communication organised?

  • Online sessions take place on Zoom

  • All other communications happen via Class Dojo, a secure system built specifically for parent-teacher communication (as well as being our rewards system!)

What qualifications do the tutors have?

  • All tutors are fully qualified primary teachers with GTCS full registration.  They have also been background-checked by Disclosure Scotland.

How is payment organised?

  • Sessions are paid for by bank transfer, into the My Primary Tutor account.  Details will be given when you start working with us.  Sessions are paid for a month in advance, by the 5th of each month.

What's included in the 1:1 sessions?

  • Initial assessment to identify your child's needs

  • 30 minute online sessions

  • 1:1 support

  • Follow up feedback for pupils and parents 

  •  Follow up activities

How will I know about my child's progress?

  • Each week you will get a parent feedback report which details what your child has been working on and their level of competence.  There will be follow up activities to practise these new skills at home.

How long must I sign up for?

  • There is no set sign up, however, all parents pay 1 month in advance and are required to give a month's notice.  Therefore it can be assumed, you will work with us for a minimum of 2 months. 

What if we need to miss a session?

  • If your child cannot attend a session, please let us know asap. 

  • As far as possible, we will try and arrange an alternative session at a mutually agreeable time, for the same week.  However, during very busy times, this may not always be possible.

What if I change my mind?

  • If you decide you no longer wish to work with us, you are required to give a month's notice.  This can happen at any time during the year and your final payment will be worked out from when notice is given.

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