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Exeter Tutors
3 Wagon Hill Way
Exeter
EX2 5GS

Tel: 01392 580855

Email: [email protected]
Web: www.exetertutors.com

We have met with Exeter Tutors’ staff. In addition, 52 clients and 33 tutors completed an online survey (sent to 504 clients and 61 tutors) and we followed this up with additional short phone interviews with some of those surveyed.

The Good Schools Guide review of Exeter Tutors

Run by husband-and-wife dream team Sebastian Swana and Ruth Nixey, who met at university (you guessed it, Exeter) and who both have 20+ years classroom teaching experience. Ruth is a primary years expert, while Sebastian’s specialism is secondary (science), and both have tutored for over eight years – ‘important to keep a hand in’.

The couple founded the business from their kitchen table in 2015 when it dawned on them that there were no other professional tutor agencies in Exeter. Two companies were offering group lessons (both have since closed) and some locals were offering tutoring (but most weren’t teachers), so they decided to fill the gap with a tutor company that only takes on experienced teachers and offers only one-to-one lessons. The couple still run the business from their Devonshire home (now from their garden cabin) where their two children (one primary, one secondary) also keep them busy.

 

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