Tutor Agencies - Section A

Tutor Companies and tutoringThis section covers tutor agencies that actually know their tutors personally, ie they meet and interview them and keep in close touch.

We have visited and had extensive consultation with all the agencies in Section A. These are:


Tutor Agencies - Section B
Tutor agencies in this section meticulously check references, CRB* records, etc but, partly because of the size of their lists, conduct their personal interviews only over the telephone. *please...

Tutor Agencies - Section C
The agencies in this section are those which have been recommended to us by approbatory parents, whose tutors are happy, whose credentials and approach we have researched and which...

Tutor Agencies - Section D
Online Tutors - Do They Cut the Mustard? Online tutoring is very much a growth business. It's cheaper than paying someone to come to your home, and can be more convenient. Some children...

GSG Review Of Carfax Tutorial (A)
‘International families send their children here to study on a long-term basis’. Principal Rupert Alesbury was a King’s Scholar at Eton, studied French and...

GSG Review of Bright Young Things (A)
  'Their selling point is mirrored in their name: tutors are mostly in their 20s and thus not too far removed in age from their tutees.' Malachy Guinness was, as one might...

GSG review of Ivy Tutors (A)
They say 'We're quite small, so we can give our clients the individual attention they deserve, and I happen to think our approach is very methodical. We're always thinking about...

GSG review of The Basic Skills Centre (A)
  ‘We’re a happy and caring place where pupils come first.  Children enjoy coming here, and we aim to make it as encouraging and supportive a place as possible. Many...

GSG Review Of British Home Tutors (A)
The Good Schools Guide review of British Home Tutors   ‘A bunch of committed teachers who have organised themselves into a sort of collegiate collective. They’re...

GSG Review of Carfax Private Tutors (A)
‘We are extremely specialist and a lot of the requests are niche ones. Our clients have very specific requests and often have already identified the problem..'   Taking...

GSG Review Of City Tutors (A)
‘It’s run like a set of chambers,’ said one tutor.  Tim Welch qualified as a barrister and worked in criminal defence for several London law firms, and then...

GSG Review Of De Silva Tutors (A)
  ‘The tutors are his friends and most of his clients seem to be friends – or certain to become friends – and he is on dining and tennis-playing terms with...

GSG Review Of Enjoy Education (A)
  ‘Carefully tailored, micro-managed individual tuition with scrupulous monitoring, feedback and attention to detail.’

GSG Review Of Gabbitas (A)
  ‘The grandmother of all tutor agencies – and far more besides…This is the crusty end of the market with nothing to prove.’ Deirdre Donegan and...

GSG Review Of Harrison Allen (A)
‘There is a unique sense of enjoyment here…this is an unpretentious but top class organisation which other parts …of the country could well look to and emulate.’ Sheila...

GSG Review Of Holland Park Tuition (A)
  ‘There is no shortage of West London tutorial agencies employing bright young Oxbridge graduates to top-up the education provided by costly independent London schools....

GSG Review Of James Layland Tutors (A)
  This is a real family firm. Also on the staff are his two long-haired Burmese cats. This is a real family firm: James Layland runs it; his sister Wendy is his PA; when...

GSG Review Of Keystone Tutors (A)
   ‘They are all passionate about teaching, passionate about education.’ Founder and director is Will Orr-Ewing, a twenty-something red-head with the unmistakeable...

GSG Review Of Osborne Cawkwell Educational Consultants (A)
  ‘The Osborne Cawkwell team pride themselves on their professionalism, the efficiency of their organisation, the fact that they are still tutoring themselves, and their...

GSG Review Of Simply Learning Tuition (A)
The Good Schools Guide Review of Simply Learning Tuition   ‘There is a dash of snob value, but we are particularly impressed by their care for children who do not...

GSG Review Of Tutor House (A)
  SEN is a growing speciality. ‘I’m mildly dyslexic, and don’t feel I got much support at school,’ says Alex. Alex Dyer was teaching full time in...

GSG Review Of Tutors International (A)
  ‘This is the Dom Perignon rather than the Cava end of the market. Clients…quite likely are already employing butlers, housekeepers and cooks.’ Senior...

GSG Review Of Fleet Tutors (B)
  ‘This is Amazon – you get the quality, the delivery and all done in the mass market but direct to your door and at a discount.’ Mylène Curtis is...

GSG Review Of Bonas MacFarlane (A)
‘This is the seriously upper crust of the tutoring industry, kneaded and done to a crisp according to the precise educational recipe for your privileged progeny.’...

GSG Review Of Select Tutors (B)
  ‘A database with a big heart that might well be able to find a gem of a tutor in the North West or Midlands or even elsewhere.’ Eddie Banner (BSc C.Phys M.InstP)...

GSG Review Of Top Tutors (B)
  'This is closer to a national corporation than a cottage industry, with over 2,000 tutors on the books.' When Bill Fleming was a science teacher in Bethnal Green in the...

GSG Review Of First Tutors (C)
  ‘A quick surf through a range of people offering their services on this site suggests a very diverse bunch.’   Formerly known as Bright Tutors, it is...

GSG Review Of The Tutor Pages (C)
  ‘Coverage is wonderfully quirky – GCSE maths tutors galore in Southampton and Twickenham but you try to find a French tutor there…The John Lewis of the...

GSG Review Of Kensington & Chelsea Tutors Ltd (C)
  ‘Parents tend to keep K&C as a personal secret – why give an advantage to your neighbours’ children?’ Run by Nevil Chiles and Amy Larkin from...

GSG Review Of ConquerMaths (D)
ConquerMaths is a maths website (no interactive online tutoring) covering key stages 3 and 4  schools years 7 – 11, ages 11-16). You can sign up and work on it online or...

GSG Review Of Maths Doctor (D)
Maths Doctor provides online maths tuition for students aged 7 to 18+, and cover all levels from key stage 2 to degree level. All lessons are bespoke and tailored to the learner, and...

GSG Review Of My Own Tutor (D)
My Own Tutor is an educational website for 7 – 16 year olds, primarily concerned with maths and English. It is aimed at helping with homework, catching up and getting ahead of...

GSG Review Of Periplus (D)
Periplus is a website that provides online tutoring for a range of users: home-schooled children, help with school work, and revision, and tutoring a subject that you don't have at...

GSG Review Of TES BrightSpark (D)
TES BrightSpark  BrightSpark is an educational website that provides maths tutoring for children and teenagers aged between 7 and 16. It is incredibly simple to work; you are...

GSG Review Of TLC LIVE (D)
'The lesson I took was GCSE maths and my tutor was friendly and good at explaining - you could tell that he was a real teacher! He was very familiar with the desktop sharing software...


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