Client testimonials

“Lucy really helped build my daughter's confidence, as well as teaching her new skills in Maths and English. She pushed her gently and made her believe that she could do it - and she did! We are delighted to have received offers from a number of schools, and couldn't have done it without Lucy.”

Private Tutor: Lucy B
School Entrance & Latin Tutor – Kingston, Surrey

“Excellent tutor- Absolutely brilliant. Highly recommended.”

Private Tutor: Morag R
French & German Tutor – Fareham, Hampshire

“Really lovely chap. He has understood and listened to my son and his needs very well, and has adapted his teaching style to suit. Always on time.”

Private Tutor: Rob K
Maths & Physics Tutor – Farnham, Surrey

“Robert was extremely patient and importantly, made the tutoring fun for my daughter, which really helped her engage and definitely increased her confidence.”

Private Tutor: Robert J
School Entrance, Drama, English, Philosophy & RE Tutor – North London

“Louise has been brilliant with M. She has been so patient and worked very hard with her. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend her.”

Private Tutor: Louise S
Primary Tutor - Fleet, Hampshire

“Total breath of fresh air! He totally inspired my wilting 14 year old making science come to life. Brilliant .Thank you!”

Private Tutor: Andrew M
Maths, Science, History, Business & International Relations Tutor - Hook, Hampshire

“Wonderful teacher -I loved her, as did the children, full of inspiration and knowledge- an absolute delight.”

Private Tutor: Amanda W
School Entrance, English, History & Primary Tutor – Wilmslow, Cheshire

“Zlatka is very dedicated and generous with her time and energy. She was really engaged in teaching my son.”

Private Tutor: Zlatka S
Drama, Film Studies & German Tutor - North London

“Beverley and my daughter are getting on very well and most importantly Beverley is inspiring confidence in her abilities. She is learning but having fun at the same time.”

Private Tutor: Beverley R
School Entrance, Primary & Science Tutor – Maidenhead, Berkshire

“She has caught A up from below average grades to above average grades. He now enjoys maths lessons instead of being resistant to learning maths.”

Private Tutor: Sahar R
Maths & Science Tutor – Mithcam, Surrey

“E gets on well with Patricia and as a result her confidence has risen and she has gone up a class in Maths at school. We are very pleased”

Private Tutor: Patricia P
Maths Tutor – North London

“Louisa is a calm and encouraging tutor which is exactly what M needs to gain confidence and understanding in a subject that has made him panic when he looks at the questions in the past. Thank you.”

Private Tutor: Louisa H
Primary Tutor – Thame, Oxfordshire

“Both tutors are very good, reliable and punctual. They have motivated my 17 year old son who was de-motivated coming up to his AS retakes. I thoroughly recommend both of them.”

Private Tutor: Laura M
History & Sociology Tutor – Esher, Surrey

“Totally what we were after! Professional, reliable and she certainly knew her subject and was able to work really well with my son. An absolute find. Thank you!”

Private Tutor: Teresa H
Geography Tutor – Basingstoke, Hampshire

“S has had 3 lessons so far and has really benefitted from them - she is not easy to please with tuition but she was happy with her lessons with Andy and would like to continue. She is particularly happy about the fact that he also teaches her exam techniques as well as the subject. I will recommend Andy as a tutor always and plan to continue for my other kids as well.”

Private Tutor: Andy H
Science & Live Online Tutor – Bognor Regis, West Sussex

“My daughter who is about to graduate with a BA in Graphic Design Communication was helped greatly with her dissertation in respect of the structure/argument/written expression. The tutor was able to give her very worthwhile guidance and was a marvellous help - C is very grateful.”

Private Tutors: Clara Agnes W
English Tutor - South East, London

“Mr Bruku was a fantastic tutor. He assessed our daughter before tutoring sessions began. Based on this he devised a teaching plan and informed us of expected progress she should make. Mr Bruku's manner is calm and reassuring. He is an extremely patient tutor who gives encouragement to his pupil through the session. He always arrived on time. I would recommend Mr Bruku to any parent.”

Private Tutor: Sam B
Primary Tutor – East London

“After years of working with tutors, Ms. Skinner is the best we have met. She understands the balance between humour and insistence on effort. She knows the subject matter and pedagogy. She has been a marvel.”

Private Tutor: Deidre S
Primary Tutor – West London

“A delightful and endearing tutor Roger is thoughtful and very kind in his instruction and style.”

Private Tutor: Roger C
Business, Economics, ICT & Maths Tutor – Chippenham, Wiltshire

“Imran has been a fantastically thorough chemistry tutor to A. He has raised her understanding of the subject and her performance at school dramatically and I would recommend him with no reservations whatsoever.”

Private Tutor: Imran E
Science Tutor – North West London

“Angela is a very gentle, encouraging tutor. She helped C understand topics in a manner that wouldn't be forgotten. C liked her very much and came away with much more confidence in her own ability.”

Private Tutor: Angela B
Geography, Maths & Science Tutor – Reading, Berkshire

“I took to Stephen straight away. I find him kind, patient and encouraging. Our younger daughter has already asked for him to tutor her when she's older.”

Private Tutor: Stephen W
School Entrance, Maths & Science Tutor – Heathfield, East SussexHaslemere, Surrey

“Dr Issa was a lovely tutor who had a calm, friendly manner. She worked conscientiously through the 11 + material. As a primary school teacher myself, I found it interesting to see the methods taught by the tutor differed from the way we teach in primary school. Many thanks to Dr Issa.”

Private Tutor: Dr Razao I
School Entrance, Maths & Science Tutor – Purley, Surrey

Private Tutors Special Offer

11+ tuition for grammar school applicants

If your child has the potential to benefit from a grammar school education you will want to make sure they are fully prepared for the exams.

Generally, we advise that you start planning for tutoring by the autumn term of year 5, especially as all exams now happen early in the autumn term of year 6. This allows plenty of time to prepare, to secure knowledge and skills as well as perfect exam techniques.

With the exams happening at the beginning of the school year, it also means that children benefit from a steady development of their skills and knowledge rather than last minute cramming. It means that the summer holiday is not fraught with exam preparation. Depending upon holiday arrangements, families have either continued some tutoring through the summer or just have a top up revision and refresh in late August or early September before the exams.

Local knowledge of 11 plus requirements

There are 14 local authorities in the UK with selective grammar schools with different arrangements in each area and in each school.

Our teams of tutors across the UK have experience of the different 11 plus exams in their area. They can assess your child’s current ability and prepare a programme of tuition to build maths and English skills as well as verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning as required.

The ideal is to have a steady programme of learning that is engaging and enjoyable, that will develop your child’s abilities and skills and prepares them not only for the exams but for the rigour and demands of grammar school life in year 7.

To find out more about how we can help, please call our team today on 01252371731 who will be happy to discuss your particular requirements and help you find a suitable tutor. If you would like to use our online enquiry form then please click here and one of our team will contact you on the next working day.