Established in 2007, Keystone Tutors is one of the UK’s leading private tutoring organisations. Here is a sample of the 11+ Science tutors that we represent. They are predominantly based in London and work online with families based outside of London or overseas.
Greg is a professional tutor with a stellar academic record - he achieved a first class Masters degree at Imperial College London. He has tutored with us full-time since leaving University, amassing over 6,000 hours of lessons and helping over 120 families.
Shirin is an experienced tutor with a PhD in Nanotechnology (Physics/Chemistry). She is patient and calm and loves to see her students improve and grow in understanding and passion for their subjects. Shirin has taught over 2,100 hours through Keystone.
Before joining Keystone Claudia taught Science at Westminster Cathedral Choir School for four years. She urges her students to look at Science beyond the syllabus as it makes it easier for students to understand concepts and improve their skills.
Dominic is an experienced Science tutor with a PhD in Chemistry. He has tutored for many years, teaching over 2,100 hours through Keystone. He aims to make his lessons interesting and fun and he also recognises the importance of exam technique.
Ben is a first class Zoology graduate who teaches a variety of subjects across a range of year groups. He is passionate and caring and aims to make his lessons engaging and interactive.
Oli is an experienced tutor and a Cambridge graduate with a first class degree. He joined Keystone in 2010 and has tutored over 5,800 hours, helping over 180 students across the age range.
Hugo is an experienced and enthusiastic English and Maths tutor. He specialises in 11+ and 13+ preparation as well as working with I/GCSE Maths students.
Cristina has previously taught in a primary school, and is now tutoring in London, alongside studying for a Masters in Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice.
Passionate about English as well as Maths, Robyn is an experienced and intellectually sharp tutor. She is particularly strong at extending learners outside of their comfort zone.
Jenny is a highly experienced Physics tutor who has many years experience within the Consortium schools. Jenny believes in a personalised approach to tutoring, ensuring confidence is instilled in every student, allowing them to reach their potential.
Katarina is an experienced tutor who has been helping students since 2017. Alongside teaching Katarina is completing a PhD in Art.
Sarah is an experienced tutor who teaches a wide variety of subjects, and across the age range. When she is not teaching she is a writer and novelist.
Donal is a charismatic and affable tutor. We were particularly impressed at interview by his attention to detail when preparing students for exams.
Eleanor is a confident and passionate Maths and Science tutor. Her ability to make the subjects she teaches fun makes her a real hit with her students.
Kathryn is a qualified Teacher with years of experience. She aims to stretch her tutees' academic ability and to equip them with the tools required to tackle exams with clarity and confidence.
Eva is a qualified teacher who tutors alongside her Masters in Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice. Eva is used to teaching children of all abilities and tailors her approach to each student.
Katie is a first class graduate who is also a qualified teacher, obtaining her PGCE from King's College London. She is personable, diligent and well versed in the school curricula and has taught 2,500 hours through Keystone.
Alex is Cambridge University graduate and qualified teacher who has billed over 2,000 hours through Keystone alone. She also has a masters degree in Child Psychology and has considerable tutoring experience beyond her work with Keystone.
Keerti studied at King's College London and is a qualified Science teacher who gained experience through the Teach First programme. She has taught a range of ages and levels and has billed close to 1,000 hours through Keystone alone.
Kate is a qualified Teacher and an experienced tutor. She teaches across the age range and her tutoring has taken her across the globe. She has now settled back in London where she tutors full-time.
Richard is a qualified Science Teacher who has many years experience in the classroom. He approaches each new student with openness and adapts to the student's learning style in order to help them break down complex scientific ideas.
Declan is a first-class Physics graduate. He has now embarked upon a PhD in experimental solid-state Physics at Imperial College London and tutors alongside his studies.
Davina has been tutoring for over 10 years. Her teaching is marked by its sympathy and diligence. She plans her lessons exhaustively and structures rigorous long-term programmes. She is particularly talented at helping her pupils get to grips with the perils of the English language, and making Science more accessible to those who have struggled to understand it in class.
Maria is a Science and Maths tutor who started teaching in 1991. She likes to boost her students' confidence and takes huge satisfaction in watching them reach their goals.
Will is a Science tutor who is also undertaking accelerated medicine at Kings College London. He is passionate about Science and likes nothing better than sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm with his students.
"My son says he's enjoying the Science so much that he wanted it to go on longer! So you're definitely connecting with him which is wonderful"Mother of home-schooled student
"I really only have good things to say about Shirin, she is professional, clearly knows her subject and has helped my daughter enormously as demonstrated by her end of topic test at school where she got the highest mark in the class. Shirin explains all the material to my daughter in a way that makes it more understandable and I know my daughter feels she would not have achieved this mark without Shirin’s help. She is an excellent tutor."Mother of GCSE Science student
11 Plus Interview Questions
Getting ready for 11 plus interviews is a difficult but very worthwhile area of preparation for any student hoping to secure a place at the school of their choice. In the article below, Keystone’s tutors have provided a range of good advice and guidance for anyone looking to show their full potential in these challenging interviews.
Early preparation for the 11 Plus
For children in Year 3 and Year 4 The best way to help children in Year 3 and 4 prepare for the 11 Plus is to ensure they have solid subject knowledge in English and Maths. Alongside this, children of this age should be developing key learning skills, which will ensure academic success in exam conditions.
Webinar: Applying to universities outside of the UK and US
Keystone's Head of Consultancy, Harriet Blomefield, was joined by David Hawkins, Founder of the University Guys, to discuss their tops tips on applying to universities outside of the UK and US.
Webinar: US University Applications - Q & A with a US Specialist
For this event Keystone's Head of Consultancy, Harriet Blomefield, was joined by David Feinburg, an experienced US advisor, to discuss university applications.