Established in 2007, Keystone Tutors is one of the UK’s leading private tutoring organisations. Here is a sample of the A Level Maths tutors that we represent. They are predominantly based in London and work online with families based outside of London or overseas.
Jon is a former Head of Science with over 10 years' experience in teaching GCSE Science and A-level Physics. He joined Keystone in 2012 and has helped 170 Keystone families over this period, teaching more than 6,900 hours.
Frazier is a tutor and writer. He is passionate about teaching and learning and has been tutoring since his sixth form years. He identifies the specific challenges faced by a student and then forms a plan of action to tackle these. This helps boost grades and confidence.
Clio spent 10 years working as an Actuary before starting her tutoring career. She is passionate about Maths and aims to inspire her students with her knowledge and enthusiasm.
Jean-Michel is an experienced tutor with degrees in Physics, Philosophy and Literature. He loves to find new ways of teaching his subjects and aims to foster a love of learning in his students.
Anthony is Physics Graduate of Imperial College, London. He tutors across the board from 11+ through to A Level and has taught over 2,900 hours with Keystone as well as having considerable tutoring experience prior to joining our team of full-time tutors in 2017.
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 5,300 hours of lessons and helping over 110 families.
Thomas is an Oxford-educated professional tutor. He builds strong relationships with his students and knows when to stretch their abilities, as well as when to switch teaching methods in order to aid their learning.
Athavan is an experienced tutor with a fantastic academic record. He focuses on Maths and Science but can also help with primary level English and entrance exams. He believes that students' confidence should be nurtured through good teaching techniques and high levels of patience.
Andrew is one of Keystone’s most experienced Maths tutors. He is passionate about supporting his students and his practical approach to tutoring helps to build confidence.
Darius is a Science and Maths tutor who has taught since university. He believes students need to build a strong knowledge of subject content and exam technique. He also helps his tutees foster a keen curiosity for their subjects and learning.
Jack is an Oxford graduate who is currently studying for a PhD in Biophysics at UCL. He is passionate about Maths and Science. He aims to inspire his students and help them to become independent learners.
Arthur is a qualified Maths Teacher with a passion for his subject. He worked in the classroom for three years before starting tutoring.
Carlos studied Physics at Imperial and now tutors Maths and Physics. He is patient and calm and loves to see his students' progress and grow in confidence.
Daniel is an experienced tutor and a Cambridge graduate. He has a stellar academic record and is starting a PhD at King's College London in 2020.
Rebecca is an Oxford University educated tutor who teaches English, Modern Languages and Maths. She has taught over 2,100 hours since joining Keystone as a full-time tutor in 2017.
Julien is an Oxford graduate with a wide range of teaching and tutoring experience. He loves to see his tutees excel and ensures that they have a deep understanding of the concepts behind the methods used in maths and science.
Yanni has a Maths degree from Cambridge and a Masters in Statistics from Imperial College London. He is now working towards his PhD- also in Statistics. He is a patient tutor who likes to see his students thrive.
Ewan is a qualified Science and Maths Teacher with a fantastic academic record. He achieved a First in an integrated masters degree (MPhys) in Experimental Physics. He has a passion for his subjects that he loves sharing with his students.
Nils is passionate about Maths! She has worked with numbers throughout her whole life and enjoys nothing more than helping others gain mathematical confidence.
Sarah is a Biological Sciences graduate who is now completing a PhD at Imperial College London. She loves to inspire her students and make them see Science and Maths in a different light.
Linda is a former Maths teacher with over 30 years' experience. She is passionate about Maths and particularly enjoys working with GCSE and A Level. Please note, as Linda lives outside London, she charges a flat fee of £18 per lesson to cover her travel costs.
Rowland is a passionate Maths tutor who loves nothing more than enthusing his students. His other love is Music and he fits in writing pop songs alongside his teaching.
Matthew is a motivated Maths tutor. He has a committed approach to tutoring and we were impressed by the way in which he uses resources to support the learning of his students.
Alexander is a Cambridge graduate and exceptional Mathematician. He teaches students across the age and ability range but mainly focuses on A Level, IB and MAT/STEP tuition.
Olivia is an Oxford graduate and a full-time tutor. She teaches Science and Maths as well as French and Music. She is an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher who really impressed us at interview.
Jess is a very experienced Maths and Physics tutor with a degree from Harvard. She loves to bring her subjects to life and builds strong relationships with her students.
Ainesh is a medical student at King's College London. He has tutored for several years alongside his studies. He is engaging and encouraging and aims to boost his students' confidence and grades.
Trudi is a Maths and French tutor with a background in accountancy. Her gentle and supportive approach encourages students and really helps boost their confidence in their subjects and skills.
Manfred holds a Mechanical Engineering degree and has four years experience teaching Maths,Physics and Music. He can help students from primary level to A level.
Sean is a Science and Maths tutor with years of experience. When he isn't tutoring he works for his own film company and produces dramatic British film and Science for television.
Claire is an inspiring full time online tutor with over nine years’ classroom experience, Teach First qualified. She aims to motivate every student and provide them with the opportunities they require to succeed.
Katarina is a Physicist and an Oxford graduate. She is currently doing a PhD at King's College and tutors alongside her studies.
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.
Michael is a Maths Tutor with a first class degree from Aberdeen. He has taught since his university days and now tutors full-time.
Paul in an experienced tutor with an absolute passion for Physics and Maths. He enjoys nothing more than imparting his joy and knowledge of these subjects to his tutees.
Alex is a Physics and Maths tutor who achieved a first in his degree. He is now studying for his MSc in Astrophysics at University College London. Alex is patient and calm and helps students of all abilities.
Gregory is a passionate mathematician who has tutored for over 6 years. He is also an artist and sculptor. He aims to make learning maths interesting and fun.
Nik is one of our most experienced tutors and has been tutoring for over 10 years. He has a PhD in Economics and has a highly engaging teaching style.
Phillip is a measured, engaging and knowledgeable tutor. At interview we were impressed by his unflappable and calm approach to his tutoring.
Tom is a very able and engaging mathematician with a First class degree from Bristol. He joined Keystone in 2012 and has taught over 2,500 hours since working with over 70 families.
After studying Astrophysics at university, Raphael has sought to enthuse others with the physical world around them. His committed, engaging and supportive demeanor allows him to build confidence in students who ordinarily find Maths and Science a challenge.
"Paul is an extremely personable man, friendly, spot on time, ready to crack on. His enthusiasm for maths is contagious — my son has been excited and talkative after each one of his sessions, something I’ve never seen before. We are both so pleased with how things are going."Mother of A Level Maths student
"Our tutor Alexander has impressed us with his extraordinary depth and breadth of knowledge and ability when it comes to mathematics. He’s shown to us what it would appear to be endless knowledge, huge flexibility, willingness and readiness to engage with our son on whatever type of mathematical problems that may be depending on the questions and needs he had at any given point in time, and all that with boundless energy, ongoing rigour of transmitting the knowledge, excellent interpersonal skills that make for a great teaching process, and very positive encouragement noises which result in our son wanting to always do better. Truly a gifted and all-rounded tutor."Mother of A Level Maths Student
The Maths Admissions Test (MAT) - Oxford
What is the MAT? The Maths Admissions Test (MAT) is the admissions test used by Oxford for degrees in Mathematics. If you’re applying for a Maths or Computer Science degree at Oxford or a Maths degree at Imperial College London, you must sit the MAT just after beginning year 13 in late October/early November.
Sixth-form school entry and the 16+ exam
What is Sixth-Form entry? The key entry points for independent secondary schools are 11+ (Year 7), 13+ (Year 9) and 16+ (Year 12). Out of these, sixth form is arguably the most competitive entry point, particularly if your child is seeking to move into one of the top UK independent schools. However, an increasing number of children move schools at sixth form, these two years of school providing an often-vital bridge between school and university.
Webinar: How to Manage Dual US/UK University Applications
Keystone's Head of Consultancy, Harriet Blomefield, was joined by US university specialists, ESM Prep, to compare the US and UK university application processes. ESM College Coach, Rachel Edgell, joined the dicussion to identify key differences between the timelines and requirements, discussing the best way to balance both processes with limited stress and maximum effect.
Applying to UK Universities
This video provides an overview of the application process and will be helpful for any students (and their parents) looking ahead to their UK university applications. The blog below provides further detail and there are many links to resources which students should find helpful. Occasionally there are changes to deadlines, admission test requirements etc. and this guide aims to provide a general overview.