one-to-one tuition
in reading and writing English and basic maths

Turn Around is a volunteer based charity project with a proven track record of providing effective one-to-one numeracy, literacy and English language support to adults and children.

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Turn Around provides support for students of all ages.
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The Exchange

The Exchange was opened in 2006 in order to provide a permanent base for Turn Around. Over the years, thanks to many generous donations, a rich and varied resource for education and leisure has been built up.

  • A safe and gentle learning environment
  • A large selection of book and resources
  • Book donations
“I came to Turn Around to improve my numeracy and literacy skills. I have become more confident and I like that my skills are improving all the time.”
- Alan, adult student

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Get involved

Turn Around is looking for volunteers who are competent in literacy and numeracy and who are interested in helping people turn their lives around.

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Information for students

We offer free one-to-one support with reading, writing, basic maths and English language.

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Our teaching method

Turn Around’s approach to teaching literacy and numeracy is set out in the Volunteer Handbook and training videos that are made available to all volunteer tutors.

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Become a volunteer tutor

Turn Around volunteers are recruited from many walks life, including retirees, parents with school age children and young people who may be considering a career in teaching or wanting to gain some work experience. Training is provided and all volunteers are given a handbook and invited to regular in-house training days. Turn Around volunteers are kind, patient, non-judgmental and they care about their students progress.

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Read success stories & case studies

Case Studies & Success Stories

Help us to provide on-going support to adults and children

Your donations help us to:
  • Provide effective one-to-one numeracy, literacy and English language support to adults and children
  • Nurture understanding and confidence in all our students
  • Provide a safe and non-judgemental environment for learning
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Jeniffer Sung, Customer Service
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