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The Basic Skills Centre
83 Croydon Road
Elmers End
Beckenham
BR3 4AG

Tel. 020 8663 3535

info@thebasicskillscentre.com
www.thebasicskillscentre.com

We have visited and had extensive consultation with The Basic Skills Centre.  For an explanation of the different tutor sections see which tutor agency?

The Good Schols Guide review of The Basic Skills Centre

Founded in 1999 by William Winterford, a gentlemanly but battle-scarred teacher who was becoming less and less enamoured of the way education in the UK was headed. He ran the company until 1st January 2014, when he handed it over to Gillian Carberry, a sweet-faced lady from the north, married with 3 grown-up children. Gillian comes from 3 generations of teachers and trained in Durham, specialising in art and primary education. Her teaching career took her to a school in Scarborough which Ofsted itself described as ‘a sink school with failing standards’. Her own teaching, however, was singled out for praise, and she was initially reluctant when her husband took a job in Kent and the family had to move.

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