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Simply Learning Tuition
Studio 7
Battersea Studios,
London SW8 3HE

Tel: 0207 350 1981

Web: www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk
Email: [email protected]

We have met with Simply Learning Tuition’s staff. In addition, 24 clients and 28 tutors have completed an on-line survey (sent to 193 clients and 114 tutors) and we have followed this up with additional short phone interviews with some of those surveyed.

The Good Schools Guide review of Simply Learning Tuition

Founder and MD Nathaniel McCullagh failed (Nathaniel prefers ‘underperformed’) his A levels first time round but sailed through them the second time (and went on to a viva for a first in archaeology from Durham University) because he ‘finally received brilliant teaching.’ And it was this that spurred him on to become a tutor himself, which he did for 10 years alongside a career in the film industry, before setting up Simply Learning Tuition in 2009. Big on charm and very knowledgeable about the world of tutoring and its wider galaxy of education, also well-known in the tutor industry. Despite running an agency at the more expensive end, he has a sense of moral purpose and helped set up (and is a trustee of) Tutor the Nation, a campaign aimed at reducing learning gaps for disadvantaged children. SLT was also the first London tuition company to offer free tutoring for children of key workers delivered during Covid.

 

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The Good Schools Guide Education Consultants offer assessments in English, maths and in reasoning. Most schools assess these subjects when considering a child for a place. This is especially important for children coming from different countries with different educational systems. But there can be many reasons for checking a child's progress in these basic skills. Contact us for further information +44 (0) 203 286 6824.

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