We have visited and had extensive consultation with Hampstead and Frognal Tutors
The Good Schools Guide review of Hampstead and Frognal
Run by Mark Taylor, who taught maths at Haberdasher’s Aske’s Boys’ School and South Hampstead High School prior to founding the company. He has a dedicated fan base, both in the tutor and parent camps – with one tutor commenting, ‘Whilst other agencies don’t have a clue and match anyone to a job, Mark sticks with a smaller tutor base, whom he knows he can trust and whom he will only place with a family if the match is right. What’s more, he encourages us to develop professionally, using his own educational knowledge to support us in doing so.’
Review snapshot: This is the Innocent Drinks (as in smoothies) of the tutor world – run by bright young things that have come in and shaken up all the industry norms, resulting in a friendly, energetic, highly branded, internet-savvy company with a clear edge.
Review snapshot: ‘It’s on the more expensive side, particularly for more experienced tutors, but it’s absolutely my favourite. They’re honest, on the ball and have the best quality tutors,’ concluded another parent. read more
Review snapshot: ‘We have families that stay with us throughout their children’s upbringing – then we look after their own children. This really does happen, with generations of the same family having worked with us.’ ‘Having a small register, we know our tutors personally. Some have been with us for many years which helps greatly in matching clients and tutors appropriately.’
Review snapshot: "Founded in 2006 by Kate Shand who is committed, passionate, energetic and hugely likeable. Clearly on a mission to deliver a top quality service to her clients – and her tutors – Kate is eloquent on the personal nature of the tutor-client-agency relationship and has a positively moral take on what she sees as her job." read more
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