Numeracy Tuition

Home-School Tutoring’s numeracy tutors provide one-to-one home tutoring to children and adults who would like help with numeracy, whether for success at school or simply for using numbers confidently in everyday life.

Numeracy problems in the UK

A recent Skills for Life survey found that almost 17 million people in the UK have numeracy skills below those needed for the lowest grade at GCSE.

In 2011, around 20% of 11 year olds in England left primary school without achieving the level at mathematics expected of them.  At GCSE level, a massive 42% of pupils failed to pass GCSE mathematics at grade C or above.

How home tutoring can help

Home-School Tutoring believes that all of these children and adults could develop their numeracy skills significantly with one-to-one tuition from a private tutor.

Our numeracy tutors have helped many primary school children to get to grips with times tables, mental arithmetic, fractions and all the elements addressed in key stages 1 & 2.

Our tutors have also helped many secondary school children to understand the mathematical processes, concepts and skills required at key stages 3 & 4 and to prepare for their GCSE Mathematics exam.

Our numeracy tutors have also helped many adults to improve their numeracy skills so that they can use numbers more confidently on a daily basis, enabling them to take better control of their finances, understand statistics reported in the media, calculate journey times more accurately and feel more confident when out shopping.

One-to-one assistance

Our maths and numeracy tutors understand that many people struggle with numeracy and find maths challenging but believe that, with one-to-one support and an individualised approach, the challenges that make mastering numeracy and learning maths difficult can be overcome.

With a private tutor the pupil is in control of the pace so can avoid feeling frustrated or overwhelmed, as can happen in the classroom. Our tutors always aim to create a non-stressful, supportive working environment that encourages confidence building and steady progress.

Home-School Tutoring home tutors can help children and adults with any numeracy difficulties, and are available to provide numeracy tuition for:

  • Early years
  • Key stage 1 & 2 (primary level)
  • Mathematics SATs
  • Key stage 3 & 4 mathematics (secondary level)
  • homework help
  • Special educational needs
  • Dyscalculia assistance
  • GCSE Mathematics
  • further education (sixth form or college)
  • adult education


Home-School Tutoring is also able to provide numeracy tuition for:

  • home finances
  • work and business
  • leisure activities


Our tutors can visit students in their own home, at the tutor’s home or another suitable agreed location, and will always strive to provide effective and engaging tuition that is considerate of each individual’s needs.

A trusted name

Home-School Tutoring has offered quality home tuition for over 30 years.  Our registration procedure ensures that all our numeracy tutors are suitably qualified and share Home-School Tutoring’s ethos and commitment to high standards. Two references are always obtained and an enhanced DBS check must be completed before tutors can join Home-School Tutoring’s register.

Contact us today

Our Area Advisors would be pleased to provide advice to parents or adults considering home tuition for educational support, homework help or simply to improve numeracy for everyday life. Our Area Advisors match pupils with the most suitable tutor in their area, and remain in contact with clients throughout to respond to any queries or feedback.  Please enter your postcode in our Tutor Search Facility to find your local Area Adviser.

Home-School Tutoring is currently inviting applications from numeracy tutors and specialists. Please see Become a Tutor to apply.