Client Feedback

Primary Maths & English Tutoring

Jonothan has been tutoring our son for the last 6 months and over this period we have noticed a real improvement and confidence in his learning. This improvement has also been recognised by his school teachers.  He enjoys and looks forward to the 1-2-1 sessions.  Would highly recommend.

KS2 Maths and English Tutoring, February 2018

— Parent of Yr6 Pupil

Parenting 1:1

“It was a really positive and informative course, which has set myself up with plenty of styles, tips and processes that not only help me with my son’s development and our bond early on, but throughout his continued growth. Also allowing me to know I have the ability to offer the support that he needs throughout his life.”

Intensive parenting programme – Triple P, January 2018

— Parent of 2yr old

Primary School Teaching

“Thank you for everything you’ve done for our daughter. She’s loved her year with you! You personally have increased her confidence and opened up more of her musical and singing interest.”

Year 1 Teaching, Neston Primary School, July 2017

— Parent of Yr1 Pupil

Primary School Teaching

“Thank you for inspiring our children to sing (lots) and making their Fridays fun. They’ve loved having you as their teacher!”

Year 1 Teaching, Neston Primary School, July 2017

— Parents of Yr1 Pupils

Maths Course for Parents

“Mum’s originally from Pakistan. She’s been coming to keep up with me in English and Maths so she can help me with my homework. Since the course, every day from 6-7 we do maths. She starts off easy and makes it harder. She’s improved. She didn’t know what 8 squared was but she went to maths class and now she does.”

Maths – Keeping Up With The Children (KUWTC), April 2017

— Pupil attending Begbrook Primary School, Bristol

Family Learning Course

“This course was absolutely fantastic. So much useful information included in the course. It was so enjoyable and so much fun whilst learning. :-)”

“It was fun as well as educational. Jonothan was friendly and a brilliant teacher who was very helpful.”

“Had a lot of fun on this course to help my child with how to learn phonics in a fun way, so she gets the most out of learning.”

“I loved the story-telling session and all the games we played. It was very fascinating, interesting and helpful.”

“Jonothan was brilliant. [He] made the course fun and enjoyable and felt that I learnt lots to assist my child’s learning.”

English – Keeping Up With The Children (KUWTC), March 2017

— Parents from Abottswood Primary School, South Glos.

GPS Games Day

“Thanks again for a great day in Clanger Wood on Sunday.  Everybody really enjoyed it, including the volunteers.  They all agreed it’s now their favourite activity!”

Youth Adventure Trust, Wiltshire, April 2017

— Jon Rich, Volunteer Manager, Youth Adventure Trust

Behaviour Training

“Training on a Saturday morning “ I said! “ Groan” was the reply. We all turned up thinking we would rather be somewhere else but WOW were we all pleasantly surprised!! An excellent days behaviour training took place, everyone was focused and really took on board all the ideas, staff came away buzzing and are starting to implement the strategies within the nursery and even at home!! Thank you Jonothan for a great day!

The Avenue Day Nursery, Andover, November 2016

— Suzie Richardson, Nursery Manager, The Avenue Day Nursery

Youth Activities

Jonothan has delivered a range of activity days and workshops for R2K as well as our team away day. He is well organised, thorough and professional in the planning of activities and always tailors them to the individual needs of the group. No two days with him are the same and he works hard to keep activities fresh for returning participants. His presentation and delivery is excellent and he responds well to the needs of individuals alongside the whole group. His enthusiasm and energy is infectious; engaging children and young people for whole days with novel and exciting challenges and activities. Working with Jonothan is a pleasure and I can’t recommend him highly enough.

R2K B&NES Council, November 2016

— Becky Brown – R2K Co-ordinator, Family Placement Team

Adventure GPS Games

Jonothan ran 2 very successful GPS Team Challenge workshops on behalf of the Youth Adventure Trust. The young people and adults really enjoyed both days and benefited form the team work challenges on offer. Jonothan was extremely professional and detailed in the planning, preparation and delivery of the days and his rapport with the young people was excellent. I wouldn’t hesitate to employ Jonothan again and his flexible approach means he could run almost anything tailored to the needs of the client. A very happy customer!

Youth Action Trust, October 2016

— Rob Warren – Youth Action Trust

Holiday Club Play Training

This was my first experience of using Play Up and have experienced nothing other than a very professional service coupled with staff that are very knowledge and friendly and met the specific training requirements I had.

No issues was too big for the team to sort out and provide excellent response times to any changes/amendments in the training requirements.

Amesbury and Corsham Leisure Centres, Wiltshire Council, July 2016

— Craig Angel – Leisure Operations Health & Wellbeing Manager

Childminder Play Training

Jonothan provided lots of great ideas to help entertain and challenge our boisterous boys when weather and space restricted our resources. Brilliant hands on training which makes it easier to remember and share the ideas in each of our own settings.

Devizes Childminders Sept 2016

— Jennie Holloway – Childminder
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