Emily (Adult Student)
I couldn’t read at all before I came and now I’m reading and getting there with a nudge in the right direction. Turn Around tutors put a lot of patience in.” 


Hamid (Adult student)
I came from Syria and found it hard to communicate with the people around me in English until I came to Turn Around. They helped me improve my English and helped with a lot of paperwork and forms. In 2016 I achieved a degree in International Agriculture from the University of Greenwich."

Axelle (Adult student with SEND)

"A lady at Mencap put me in touch with Turn Around. I write short stories and projects, I learn to use the computer, I learn to handle money, to tell the time and to improve my reading and writing."

Grace (young person age 15)

"Thank you for all your help, support and encouragement. I am forever grateful."

Mother of child student age 7

"I am so thankful for what Turn Around volunteer tutors are doing. Teaching is one of the best ways to help local communities."

Helen (Child student age 9)

Turn Around tutors have encouraged me in every session we have had. The environment is very calming.”  

Jane Mother of child student age 7
“Thank you so much to Michelle and David. They have helped my son a lot and I cannot forget their help.” 

Sharon (Child student aged 11)
Thank you Turn Around tutors, you have really helped me with my maths and reading. The thing I like most about Turn Around is meeting new people.

Julie Mother of Child students aged 8 & 10
My oldest daughter has improved in her maths and English. My youngest daughter received the Head teacher’s award certificate this week for gaining confidence and excellent achievements in literacy.

Alan (Adult Student)
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.

Josephine (Adult student)

"When I first came to Turn Around I was scared. I did not know much English. I found working with the volunteer tutors has helped a lot. It makes me happy to come here."

Julia (Adult student)
I now have more conversation in English. I understand more and I am not so shy. I like the tea, dancing and the occasional biscuit, the teaching is very good.

Maria (Adult Student)
"To all tutors at Turn Around thank you very much for your help. I passed all my exams in Bromley College ‘Return to Learn’ – Level 2. My thanks to all volunteers at Turn Around - it made a difference in my journey."

Jack (Volunteer tutor)

"I found Turn Around online when looking for teaching opportunities. This is one of the only places in the local community that provides a leg up to people of all ages, incomes and abilities."

Ayo (Volunteer tutor)
"Becoming a tutor at Turn Around has taught me a lot about myself and what kind of teacher I can be. It has helped me adapt in better ways to help my students. I am now working as a teacher at a SEND school."

Karen (Volunteer Tutor)
Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed working with you, the Turn Around team and the children. I’m going to very much miss Turn Around and wish I could squeeze it in with my new job at the school.”