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Mr Steve Trumble

 Sydney - Greenacre

22 years experience helping talented and struggling students succeed!

Sydney tutor in Maths, Algebra, Calculus, Statistics, Further Maths, Maths Methods


It's my firm belief that we can all become great mathematicians if given the opportunity.

I have a passion for maths that is contagious. I've loved and enjoyed maths ever since I can remember.

But not everyone has the same passion.

I understand many start tuition as a last resort, sometimes forcibly or coerced by parents. Some feel like failures and want to give up before they've started.

Some are carrying a lot of baggage and have been conditioned over the years to believe they're hopeless and dumb and maths just isn't for them.

There was a period of time in highschool where I lost my passion. Although I had a brilliant teacher, he was not so brilliant in communicating and I started to fall behind. Soon I'd lost interest and my grades suffered.

Instead of giving up I went back to the basics. I bought some maths summary books and retaught myself everything from scratch. It wasn't long before I'd reignited the fire!

If your child is struggling, there is hope! Don't give up!

I will help them to identify the issues, catch up and get ahead. No dramas.
If your child is gifted, I will help them accelerate their learning and maximise their potential.

I've personally worked with and helped hundreds of students to not only catch up but learn to love maths and thrive.

There is nothing more exciting than reviving a smouldering wick, imparting hope and watching learners thrive as they discover THEY CAN DO IT!

I'll help your child to identify and acknowledge their weaknesses, embrace their strengths and to learn how to turn their stumbling stones into stepping stones.

We'll plug the holes, stop the leaks and make sure they stop falling behind. We'll work together to make maths easy, fun and practical.

Even better, we'll not only catch up but get ahead!

I'll use brain compatible teaching methods to help your child accelerate their learning!

---------- TEACHING LEVELS? ----------

I teach/tutor/train/mentor all years to HSC level

---------- Are 1 to 1 or GROUP LESSONS AVAILABLE? ----------

~ Yes! At your home or another convenient location
~ Online lessons: we will video chat and use an interactive online whiteboard.

Note: If you would like to save $$ and have your child learn in a group with friends, please contact me for an estimate.

---------- LIMITED PLACES ----------

Preference is given to students who are determined to improve, desperately need help or come from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Preference is also given to students with parents who are determined to join and support their child on their incredible learning journey.

---------- WHY SHOULD I TUTOR YOUR CHILD? ----------

I invite you to call me anytime and I'll explain step by step how we will work together for your child's success.

As William Butler Yeats said: "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."

Let's put an end to bad school reports and start lighting those fires!

Best regards,



Over the past 22 years, I've worked with just about every type of learner I can think of. Learners of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

This has included:

~ students from non-English backgrounds (and I read, write, speak Vietnamese fluently)
~ young learners
~ 'lazy' learners
~ 'difficult' learners?
~ struggling learners
~ learners who were failing maths
~ learners who were many years behind
~ gifted learners
~ learners from selective schools
~ learns wanting help with school exam or selective school test preparation
~ unmotivated learners needing a coach and mentor to bring out their best
~ high achievers who wanted to soar higher (90% - 100%)

It doesn't matter how LOW or HIGH your child is scoring in maths, with the right advice, guidance and direction, they WILL improve, become BETTER learners and reach their full potential.


Bachelor of Education
Cert IV Training & Assessment


DISCOUNT RATES for advance payment: (minimum 6 lessons) : 20% off
~ Online (video / interactive whiteboard): now just $61.60 / hour (inc. gst)
~ Your home or preferred location: now just $71.40 / hour (inc. gst)

~ Online (video / interactive whiteboard): $77 hr (inc. gst)
~ Your home or preferred location: $88 hr (inc. gst)

- A tax invoice will be provided for all tuition.
- Family discounts apply for additional children.
- Discounts apply for group tuition
- Credit Cards accepted (no fees!)

Please note: there are no extra charges for lesson preparation, parent-teacher interviews, exam preparation or homework preparation.

Student Discount

Special Offer - EXTRA 20% OFF! Winter special until 31st August

Working With Children Check

Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in New South Wales until 24-Jul-2023 (details available on request)




Joined Tutor Finder on 14-Jul-2018 (updated profile on 14-Aug-2018)
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Tutor in Greenacre


Algebra (Primary, Secondary)
Calculus (Primary, Secondary)
Further Maths (Primary, Secondary)
Maths (Primary, Secondary)
Maths Methods (Primary, Secondary)
Statistics (Secondary)
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