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.
Preparing for the Oxford History Aptitude Test (HAT)
21 September, 2017
All applicants for admission to an Oxford degree course involving History must sit the History Aptitude Test (HAT), which is designed to assess a broad range of skills. Students can often feel a little uneasy about the test at first, as it is very different from A level examinations. To help make the HAT a less daunting prospect, I have compiled the following introductory guide to what the test entails and how best to prepare for it.
The merits of and differences between UK boarding schools and schools in Singapore
14 September, 2017
Diana Stewart-Brown, head of Keystone’s Singapore office, considers why overseas parents are attracted to UK independent schools. A few parents have recently questioned the merits of UK boarding schools in comparison to international and local schools in Singapore. Why, they ask, is British education seen as the ‘gold-standard’ across the world, especially while Singapore tops the global education rankings.