"The activities are engaging, fun and educational.  The children have such a great time, they don't even realise they're learning!  Thanks so much"  

Tailored tutoring
Creating bright little buttons with an individual approach.
Not all buttons are the same size or colour, and not all children learn in the same way or at the same rate.
Working for myself, I am not tied down to following only one scheme and using only one approach.  I get to know your child as an individual and tailor my teaching for their learning needs.
I am an experienced teacher available for tutoring of pre-school, EYFS and Key Stage One children, in Hatfield Peverel, Little Baddow, Danbury, Boreham, Witham, Maldon and surrounding areas.
All tutoring has currently been POSTPONED due to the government's guidelines relating to Covid 19

Sound Buttons
Pre-School Phonics classes
Ages 2.5+
All face-face classes currently POSTPONED due to government
guidelines relating to Covid 19 but...
I'm hoping to start face-to-face classes again towards the end of September, but class sizes will be very limited.  Please get in touch to be added to the waiting list.

We now have online content available!

Have fun sounding with Buttons the Bear in the comfort of your own home!

Fun, active, quick and enjoyable activities, linked to Jolly Phonics.

You can purchase pre-school video classes

for £3.50 each or £9 for a block of 3.

Each class is focussed on a different letter of the alphabet and includes the online video link, accompanying printable resources and a handy sheet of extra letter ideas.


  • Learn letter sounds

  • Improve listening skills

  • Improve fine & gross motor skills

For more details please read about my                                   

To purchase video classes please visit the shop                  

Reception & Year 1

Video Classes

Now available to purchase -  phonics video classes that recap and revise the digraphs and trigraphs covered in reception and Year 1.

Please visit the shop to purchase.

Any questions?

Don't delay, get in touch for a chat today.



Getting ready for school classes

My 'Getting Ready for School' classes are currently being held outdoors in order to abide by Social distancing and government rules regarding COVID.  

Fun, play-based sessions, focussing on:

- listening skills

- Name writing

- Phonics

- and a little maths 

Space are very limited.  Please get in touch for availability and details.

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