Established in 2007, Keystone Tutors is one of the UK’s leading private tutoring organisations. Here is a sample of the IGCSE Physics 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 6,300 hours.
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.
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.
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 4,800 hours of lessons and helping over 100 families.
Jack is a conscientious and dedicated tutor who has vast experience across the exam boards for both English and History. Alongside his tutoring he is working to establish himself as a comedy writer.
Anthony is Physics Graduate from the University of Imperial College, London. He tutors across the board from 11+ through to A Level and has taught over 2,500 hours with Keystone as well as having considerable tutoring experience prior to joining our team of full-time tutors in 2017.
Sarah is a Cambridge graduate who teaches a wide variety of subjects across a range of ages. Her sessions are goal-focused as well as being engaging and fun.
Dominic is an experienced Science tutor with a PhD in Chemistry. He has tutored for years and aims to make his lessons interesting and fun. He also recognises the importance of exam technique.
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.
Bryony's engaging and supportive teaching style helps to give students confidence. She began tutoring whilst at school and is committed to tutoring for the long term.
Rebecca is a qualified Science Teacher with over ten years of experience. She has developed a variety of resources and techniques which can be adapted to each student's needs.
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.
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.
Lila is a highly academic Oxford graduate who teaches across the age range. She tutors alongside training to be an opera singer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ying is a Science and Maths tutor as well as a medical student. He makes his lessons as interactive, fun and interesting as possible whilst encouraging his students to work hard and learn beyond the prescribed boundaries of their courses.
Hani has recently completed an MA at UCL in Health Humanities and she is currently studying for her degree in Medicine at King's College London. Her strong subject knowledge in combination with her supportive approach allows her to tailor her approach to each of her students.
Ryan tutors alongside completing his PhD at Cambridge. He is a highly academic but also a very personable individual with a love for Science.
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.
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.
Holly is an Oxford educated tutor who covers a wide range of subjects. She aims to instill confidence within her students and encourages them to be intellectually independent.
Daniel is an experienced Science tutor and a medical student. His great sense of humour paired with his patient approach has helped him develop a highly successful style of tutoring.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Geraldine is a qualified Science teacher with 22 years' experience. She has taught over 700 hours with Keystone and works mainly online and has considerable experience outside of her work with Keystone as a private tutor as well as being an examiner with Edexcel (one of the UK's leading exam boards).
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.
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.
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 a qualified Science Teacher with a passion for her subject. She has recently returned from teaching at a school in China where she was Head of Department.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James tutors alongside reading Dentistry at King’s College London. He believes that tuition should be a team effort between the tutor and tutee and loves to see his students grow in confidence and academic ability.
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.
Katarina is a Physicist and an Oxford graduate. She is currently doing a PhD at King's College and tutors alongside her studies.
Alex is a fully qualified Science teacher. He has excellent subject knowledge and a detailed appreciation of both i/GCSE and A Level examinations.
Jonathan is a graduate-entry medical student with a plethora of academic qualifications under his belt. He is methodical and thorough in his teaching approach and most importantly enthusiastic!
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.
Genevieve taught in a top London Independent School before moving into a research position. Her academic and teaching experiences ensure that she is able to support the needs of her students as well as providing them with real world context for their learning.
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.
"It has been a pleasure dealing with Jean-Michel and I have been impressed with his intuitive and highly professional approach to his classes with my son. Not only has he succeeded in identifying and sorting out the issues that were bothering my son in the first place, he has also stretched and stimulated his interest in other areas of the subject."Mother of A Level Physics Student
"Natasha helped my son enormously to prepare for these hard exams in all 3 Sciences - Physics, Chemistry and Biology - covering all points with him whilst helping/teaching him how to think and solve scientific questions by himself and practising past papers. Natasha is a lovely, kind, punctual, nice, friendly, responsible, committed and very professional & experienced Science tutor and we are very grateful to her for her precious lessons."Mother of GCSE student
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