Established in 2007, Keystone Tutors is one of the UK’s leading private tutoring organisations. Here is a sample of the Maths Admissions Test (MAT) tutors that we represent. They are predominantly based in London and work online with families based outside of London or overseas. Below you will also find details of articles and FAQs relevant to the Maths Admissions Test (MAT).
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 7,700 hours of lessons and helping over 160 families.
Alex is a Physics and Maths tutor who achieved a first in his degree in Physics with Theoretical Physics at the University of Nottingham. He has more recently completed a MSc in Astrophysics at University College London with Distinction. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Jack is an Oxford graduate who is passionate about Maths and Science. He aims to inspire his students and help them to become independent learners.
William is an experienced tutor with a PhD in Computer Science & Bioengineering. He teaches all 3 Sciences and Maths across the age range and focuses on adapting his teaching technique to the student's needs.
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.
Joshua has a passion for Maths and Physics and has recently completed a Masters in Maths at King's College London after an undergraduate degree from Oxford in Physics and Philosophy. He aims to instil confidence in his students and to help them find enjoyment in the subject whilst reaching their academic potential.
"Alex has been an excellent tutor for my daughter. She has learned so much from him and we appreciate all of his effort and thoughtful teaching. His experience, knowledge and care for her studies has been among the best she’s has in her life. We will continue with Alex in prep for her interviews."Parent of MAT student
"I have just finished my MAT and am very happy with how it went. [The] rest of my friends found it quite hard, so I think I have a very good chance of getting in. Thank you for all the support you have given me in the last three months, I am very grateful for all the help you have given me."MAT student applying for Maths at Oxford
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The Maths Admissions Test (MAT) at Oxford
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The Maths Admissions Tests (MAT Tests) are designed to help whittle down the number of students moving on to interview stage, and as such is a rigorous and competitive examination. The Maths tutors we represent can help your child maximise their performance in these Tests, building on their knowledge and helping them to demonstrate the depth of their knowledge and understanding successfully, as they compete for places to read Maths at one of the UK’s top universities.
The MAT test is used for entry by the University of Oxford, by Imperial College London and by the University of Warwick.
The test is a 2hr 30 minutes written test designed to test the depth of mathematical understanding through 7 questions.
You can read more on the MAT test on our blog here.
The goal of the MAT test is to see how you respond to questions with a large problem-solving component. The tutors we represent can help your child in practicing and developing problem-solving techniques required to succeed on the MAT test. Working through past papers with these tutors is also an excellent way for your child to master the skills they will require to give themselves the best chance of success. The more experience you have with different types of problems, the more prepared you will be for the examination.
The tutors we represent are able to deliver in-person tuition within central London. For those outside of central London we offer online tutoring.
The tutors we represent are well versed in delivering online tuition, using videoconferencing and an interactive whiteboard. This gives students, wherever they are in the world, access to experienced, high quality tutors who are familiar with the requirements of the MAT.