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Tutor and childWhilst not as frenetic as Oxford itself, there’s plenty of conscientious exam prep going on in South Oxfordshire, particularly amongst those with an eye on Abingdon, St Helen and St Katherine, Magdalen College School or Oxford High. Word of mouth is, as ever, a great route to finding a tutor who’ll come to your home and who has experience with local schools’ entrance exams, but good tutors are like gold-dust and parents won’t hand out contact details willy-nilly. We’ve reviewed a few good agencies in this area: Carfax Private Tutors provides face-to-face lessons, mainly at their HQ in downtown Oxford; Griffin and Bell cover Oxfordshire, too, depending on the subject and level; Pegasus are brilliant with SEN, as are SENsational Tutors. If you are happy for lessons to take place on-line, you could look at Air Maths Tuition, based in London but operating entirely on-line and in – you guessed it – maths. Our reviewer had a taster session and declared it ‘awesome’. Group lessons available to keep costs down. For on-line tutoring, check out our 60+ reviews of tutor agencies, many of which cover the whole of the UK and beyond – and be sure to utilise our articles covering everything from Do I need a tutor? To Online tutoring

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