With tutors based in London and available online to families around the world, Keystone is one of the UK’s leading private tutoring agencies. The tutors we represent are dedicated professionals with proven track records in the UK’s most competitive entrance and national exams. They help their students to perform at their best, building long-term academic resilience and life-long intellectual curiosity.
Many of the tutors we work with have committed their professional lives to private tutoring. We hope this video gives a flavour of the way our employed tutors approach their work.
Changes to Consortium Schools' Entrance Exams
17 November, 2017
As you may have read or heard, The North London Girls’ Schools’ Consortium are changing their entrance examination from January 2019. You can read their statement here. Who are The North London Girls’ Schools’ Consortium? The Consortium represents two groups of girls’ schools that have gathered together to manage their own admissions arrangements.
Sixth-form school entry and the 16+ exam
19 October, 2017
Almost every UK independent school sets 16+ exams for students hoping to gain entry into their sixth-form (year 12). Additionally, schools request previous school reports and predicted GCSE grades. Students are usually offered a conditional place, subject to the school’s minimum GCSE requirements. Most schools do not have a very big sixth-form intake and places are limited, with a high application to place rate.