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Maths and English Tutoring at Kip McGrath Tuition Centre, Cambuslang, Glasgow

The Kip McGrath Tutoring Centre in Cambuslang, Glasgow specialise in professional Maths and English tutoring for children aged 5-18 years. All tutors in maths and English are fully qualified teachers, members of the General Teaching Council in Scotland and hold full, enhanced disclosures.

We believe that every child is unique and, with the Kip McGrath proven method of teaching and individually tailored learning programmes, we are able to ensure every one of our students reach their full potential. Our aim is to provide the best learning environment for maths and English tuition in Cambuslang and surrounding areas. We have students attend our centre for tuition from Cambuslang, Rutherglen, Burnside, Airdrie, Baillieston, Easterhouse, Uddingston and Kings Park and all areas within South Lanarkshire.


The Staff at our Tutoring Centre in Cambuslang

TomKerrCambuslangI am Tom Kerr and I am a Secondary Maths Teacher and taught in various Scottish Schools and Colleges teaching Maths to advanced Higher level since 1987. In 2013, I bought the Kip McGrath Cambuslang Tuition Centre and, together with my team of English and Maths tutors, we continue to provide first class private tuition in our bright, modern Tuition Centre in the CTEC Building in the heart of Cambuslang.



Maths and English Tutoring Programmes

We are part of a network of 650 Kip McGrath Tuition Centres around the world with a 36 year history of tuition in Maths and English. We have the best written and computer based tutoring materials available and wonderful tutors to help your child at every step. To find out more about our English and Maths programmes, please click on a link below:



Early Reading

Kip Reading

English Tuition

English as a Second Language

Maths Tutoring

Expert Maths

Intelligence Development

Essay Writing





What we Do

Who Comes to Kip McGrath Cambuslang?

sallyolive_azul    Children falling behind at school

sallyolive_violet    Children who lack confidence in English and/or Maths

sallyolive_vert    Children with learning difficulties such as dyslexia

sallyolive_blanc    Exam students preparing for exams

sallyolive_roja    Children who use English as a second language

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Our Unique Maths and English Tuition includes:

  • We will provide a FREE educational assessment of your child's level in English and Maths (this may take 30 - 45 minutes)
  • We will discuss in full with parents the results and any areas of weakness and/or strength in Maths and/or English
  • We will prepare an individualised learning programme based on the child's abilities in English or Maths
  • We will work in conjunction with the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence
  • Your child will attend for an 80 minute session per week after school which is split into 20 minute sessions for younger children and will consist of one to one tuition, computer and written work
  • For older children, this will be more focussed on the subject and exam preparation
  • There is no obligation or contract. If, for whatever reason, you decide you cannot continue, we ask for a week's notice.
  • You do not pay for official school holidays, although we may have Summer and Easter learning camps available which you can choose to attend if you so wish.
  • If you are unable to attend your normal session due to illness, holidays, etc, we can offer make up lessons

Taking the next step

freeassessmentayrIf you have any concerns about your child's performance at school and want to ensure a brighter future for your child through education, please contact Tom Kerr on 0141 646 2314 or email us with your concerns. alternatively you can click on the image to contact us online.




Frequently Asked Questions about our Maths and English Tuition Programmes at Kip McGrath Education Centres Cambuslang
















What subjects do you teach ?

What ages do you teach ?

Do you tutor exam preparation for selective school entrance ?

How do I know if my child is having trouble with their school work ?

How do I know that my child will improve ?

How long will it take to solve my child's problem ?

Can you tutor my child with a disability ?

Will you come to my house to tutor ?

Do you tutor online ?

How does the initial assessment work ?

How long is each lesson ?

What times are the lessons held ?

Will my child get homework ?

How should I help my child while at Kip McGrath ?


What subjects do you teach ?

We help students primarily in the areas of Reading, Writing, Spelling, Comprehension, English and Maths - from Primary to Secondary. We also offer expert courses in Essay Writing, Study Skills and Intelligence Development. At appropriate times of the year we also offer Getting Ready For School (for the school starters) and exam preparation for Standard, Intermediate & Higher Grade English and Maths.  Many students also attend for specific help with school entrance exams.

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What ages do you teach ?

The majority of students we teach are between 5 and 18 years old. We also cater for adult students who need to "brush up" on their school knowledge, for example, a workplace examination or to improve their reading or writing skills.Back to top


Do you tutor exam preparation for selective school entrance ?

We do exam preparation for selective school entrance exams. It is important that you contact us well before the exams to give your child the best chance of success.Back to top


How do I know if my child is having trouble with their school work and what can I do about it ?

This is a tricky question to answer but one that is commonly thought about by parents. Previously, a parent could rely on parents' nights and the national assessments set in Scotland would indicate what level a child had reached in English and Maths.  However, with the recent introduction of 'Curriculum for Excellence' in Scotland and the abolishment of these national assessments except for the end of Primary 4 and 7, more and more parents are asking us to provide a free educational assessment which can highlight any particular areas additional tuition may be of help.Back to top


How do I know that my child will improve ?

Your child will improve if they are supported at school, home and at Kip McGrath. Every child that attends tutoring each week and does all of their set homework will improve - both academically and in self confidence. Back to top


How long will it take to solve my child's problem ?

Every child is different and every problem is different. After the initial assessment, we will be able to provide an indication of how long tutoring may be required and your child's progress is monitored regularly by continuous assessment and we will also provide regular parental feedback.  There is no obligation or contract to attend for any period of time.  If, for whatever reason (e.g. change of financial circumstances), you decide you are no longer able to attend, all we ask is a weeks


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Can you tutor my child with a disability ?

There are many disabilities with varying levels of disorder. We always recommend that you seek professional advice on this question first, however we have taught students with disabilities such as ADHD, Aspergers, Dyslexia, Autism and others in the past. It is very important that we have an interview and assessment with you and your child before we can determine if we can effectively tutor them. Our main focus is to ensure that your child's disability will not interfere with their ability to learn in this environment. Please contact us to discuss your child's needs.Back to top


Will you come to my house to tutor ?

All tutoring is done within our Centre. This gives us the ability to provide the best facilities and teaching aids to meet the needs of your child and creates an optimal learning environment.Back to top


Do you tutor online ?

Online tutoring is currently being developed which will mimic the proven Kip McGrath method of tutoring delivered in the Centre. Due for release in the second half of 2012, it will be a great option if your child finds it difficult to regularly attend our Centre.Back to top


How does the initial assessment work ?

Many parents are concerned about how their children are performing at school and whether their children are at the appropriate level for their age and class. We provide a free, no obligation assessment and discuss the results with you in detail to determine exactly how your child is performing.Back to top


How long is each lesson ?

Lessons are 80 minutes long and students attend for one lesson a week. Some older children do attend more often, according to their needs. Even young children attend for 80 minutes - their lessons are broken up into 20 minute activities, designed to keep them keen and interested.Back to top


What times are the lessons held ?

There are a variety of lesson times available to suit you and your child's activities. The majority are after school during week days however we try to be flexible according to the availability of your child. Please contact us to discuss your needs.Back to top


Will my child get homework ?

Homework is an essential part of the Kip McGrath program, particularly for Reading students. We are aware of each student's school workload so set homework is generally limited to around half an hour each week. If you have difficulty getting your child to complete the homework, please contact us immediately.Back to top


How should I help my child while at Kip McGrath ?

Make your child's school teacher aware that you are getting your child tutored and ask to be kept up to date with your child's performance at school and any areas that the teacher believes needs attention. Set aside a place and a time for your child to do homework from both school and Kip McGrath and ensure that they complete it each week. Make sure that they attend their tutoring sessions each week - regularity is a major key to improving your child's results. Always let the tutor know if you have any concerns about the progress of your child or the type of work that they are doing.


Reviews for Kip McGrath Tuition Centre in Cambuslang, Glasgow

"I went to parent's evening and Yumnah's teacher could not believe the difference in her work.  She showed me her jotter and her writing has improved and she has more confidence in class.  I had to admit she had been coming to Kip for the last 4 weeks and the teacher said that whatever they were doing was working." Yumnah's mum
 "Jenson needs some help with his grammar and my friend recommended you. I have heard lots of good things about Kip." Jenson's mum.
"I love coming to Kip. I have learned so much and it's fun. Please open over the Easter holidays as I want to come to Kip, I would miss it too much." Ai-lun, primary student. 
"Scott has never read, he hates books.  Since coming to Kip he has asked to go to the library.  Imagine my surprise when he picked a book and started to read it. How on earth did you manage that!" Scott's mum.
"I can't believe how far he has come.  When he first came to Kip he struggled to read and didn't know his sounds. Now he is so grown up and enjoys reading.  His teacher just can't believe the difference in his English work." Calum's mum.
"My son used to come to Kip and I just love what you guys do in your centre.  He is about to sit his exams for the police and I would like him to come along to brush up on some of his maths skills." Declan's dad. 
"Jessica passed her prelim.  Coming here has made such a difference. Jessica feels much more confident about her English now and we are hoping for a good pass." Jessica's mum.

 "I used to come to Kip last year.  I passed all my exams with good grades. Now I have my higher exams coming up - so I'm back!  I know coming here and working hard will give me the grades I need." Craig, secondary maths and English student. 

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Contact Details

Centre Owners Tom Kerr
Address CTEC 1-15 Main Street, Cambuslang, Glasgow, G72 7EX, Scotland
Directions The centre is located in the CTEC building which faces Main Street, Cambuslang beside the fire station and St Andrews Church. It is conveniently located minutes away from Burnside, Rutherglen and Mount Vernon.
Phone 0141 6462314
Mobile 07539 087269
Centre Hours We are open Monday and Tuesdays from 4.00pm until 7.00pm

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Centre Owner

Tom Kerr


CTEC 1-15 Main Street, Cambuslang, Glasgow, G72 7EX, Scotland


0141 6462314

Email Cambuslang/Burnside/Rutherglen

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