How studying maths with her son helped Newtownabbey mum Roberta understand the pressures of school

Northern Ireland
05 February 2019

Roberta Neely is well-known, and well-respected in the Newtownabbey area of County Antrim for the work she’s done over many years to support her son’s school, Hazelwood Integrated College, and the wider community. So when she told a friend she’d like to understand how her son is being taught maths and improve her own maths skills in order to support him through his GCSEs, local maths tutor Colin jumped at the opportunity to help.

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