S5 – Group Maths Prelim Prep Classes

Find the meaning behind the maths.
As requested, Chris is running 3 Higher maths workshops this winter from 10.30am-1.30pm on:

17th Jan – Sun – Differentiation
24th Jan – Sun – Integration
31st Jan – Sun – Exponentials and logarithms

Workshops will take the form of:
– review of topic outcomes on the checklist
– walkthrough of notes, highlighting outcomes and key facts
– assessment of outcomes with past paper questions
– topic audit of each outcome with time to set up a study plan.

Payment is £40 per 3 hour session by PayPal or bank transfer.


Chris Skinner is a qualified secondary maths teacher, English teacher, yoga teacher and mentor. His experience spans the world and includes the Central Maths Hub, the British Council in Hong Kong and some of Glasgow’s top private schools. He now leads at Learning Better.


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Key Course Information

Course Start Date

17, 24, 31st January 2021


Lesson Time


Course Duration

3 hours eaach

Course Price

£40 per 3 hour block




Exponentials and Logarithms


Why Take S5 Group Maths Classes

Give your child the upper hand

Double Angle

Compound and Double angle Formulae.

Compound and Double angle Formulae 

Expressing pcosx + qsinx in the form kcos(x a)

Expressing pcosx + qsinx in the form kcos(x – a).

“See” graph transformations from equations.

Solving trigonometric equations.

Apply trigonometric rules in the context of an exam.

S5 – Group Maths Prelim Prep Classes Tutor


Maths | English | Study Skills

Chris established Learning Better in 2017 to offer a new dimension to the education sector. Within the Learning Better team, Chris leads on tutoring maths, English and study skills. His expertise lies in implementing goal oriented personal development.

Chris studied at the University of Edinburgh before qualifying as a teacher of maths with a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Birmingham and becoming a member of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics. Chris taught English around the world, most recently for the British Council in Hong Kong where he pioneered work on independent learning.

Chris is also a certified yoga teacher. His approach to education combines rigour with mindful practice to help students learn better and feel better.

When he’s not teaching Chris enjoys mentoring with MCR Pathways and developing his yoga practice.

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