Jonny is an Oxford graduate and is currently studying for a PhD in Italian Studies at Cambridge. He teaches languages as well as English and Maths. Jonny has supported 70 Keystone students and delivered 1,800 hours worth of lessons. He is a passionate actor and writer who loves to work on theatrical projects outside of tutoring.
Joseph is a Durham graduate and a highly personable tutor who has taught 1,400 hours through Keystone. He helps with a wide range of subjects from English to Science. Joseph has a structured but adaptive approach to lessons, which aims to build up students’ confidence in their subject area and develop their independent learning skills.
Lara is an English graduate with a love of teaching and academia. She teaches both face to face and online and has taught over 5,000 hours with Keystone since 2016.
Cameron is a playwright and tutors alongside his writing schedule. He is highly personable and as a result his teaching style is very engaging. He has been with Keystone since 2014 teaching over 7,900 hours.
Robbie is a Professional English Tutor with a love for writing and for the theatre. He teaches from the Primary Level up to A Level. Robbie joined Keystone in 2018 and has since helped over 120 families.
Lucy is a highly engaging tutor with a degree in English and a Masters in Acting. She believes in unlocking the joy of learning and helping her students grow in confidence. Lucy has taught over 2,100 hours through Keystone.
Charles is a qualified primary teacher who gained a PGCE from the University of Buckingham. He has over a decade of experience in the classroom. Charles is patient, approachable and forms great working relationships with students and parents alike.
Sofia teaches across the age range, specialising in entrance exam preparation at 7+, 8+ and 11+ level and English, Drama and Geography beyond this. She balances her tutoring with theatre directing and brings her creativity and enthusiasm with her into all her lessons.
Lou is an experienced and professional tutor in Latin and French up to A level, including IB. We were particularly impressed by her up-beat and methodical approach to tutoring.
Roxaneh is a hugely experienced English tutor. As an actress she infuses her tutoring with a passion for literature and performance.
Tristan is a highly enthusiastic and diligent tutor. He possesses strong communicative abilities which enable him to explain even the most difficult things with clarity.
Matt is a tutor and theatre director with a passion for education. He has a fantastic academic record and a kind, enthusiastic disposition.
Julia is a patient and engaging tutor who helps prepare students in Maths, English and Reasoning for 7+, 8+ and 11+ exams. She also teaches English, Drama and History of Art up to A Level. She is an experienced ISEE and US university entrance tutor. Julia aims to shape an environment that allows students to own their abilities and encounter challenges with curiosity.
Sam is a patient and engaging tutor who believes in creating a bespoke learning experience for each of his students. He is a qualified teacher who helps with Maths up to 11+ and Drama and English all the way up to A Level.
Iante is experienced Humanities and Languages tutor. Alongside tutoring Iante is hoping to pursue interests in contemporary Middle Eastern Art.
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.
"Cameron is a great teacher - enthusiastic, knowledgeable and creative. Our son really looks forward to his lessons and you can't ask for more than that!"Mother of GCSE student
"Robbie has been first class… I'm really impressed. Great professionalism, very friendly attitude, excellent teaching style and great rapport with my son who is now very engaged with the subject (something which I was not sure would work!). Absolutely great and would recommend very highly."Father of GCSE student
George Orwell’s 6 Rules for Writing Good English
George Orwell is famous first for novels such as Animal Farm and 1984, but he also wrote a number of brilliant and insightful essays. His written English is clean and unambiguous, and therein lies the beauty. In his essay “Politics and the English Language”, Orwell writes that “the great enemy of clear language is insincerity” and communicates 6 rules to help keep your writing clear and concise.
Top Tips For Oxbridge Interviews - English at Oxford
Rory Maybery, Keystone Professional Tutor and English graduate from Lincoln College, Oxford discusses his interview with Keystone founder, Will Orr-Ewing. Rory shares his experiences of the final month of preparation before his interview. He talks about the benefits of practice interviews; what to read ahead of your interview; as well as how to approach the interview process itself.