Keren is an Oxford University graduate and qualified teacher with a wealth of tutoring experience. She joined Keystone in 2009 and has taught over 3,500 hours. Keren specialises in teaching Classics and English to all ages as well as 11+/13+ English and Maths.
Joseph is a Durham graduate and a highly personable tutor who has taught 1,300 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.
Harry is a patient and personable Oxford graduate with a flawless academic background. He uses a calm and supportive approach to build a strong rapport with each of his students. Harry is an experienced tutor in Religious Studies, Maths and English, with over 3,200 hours taught whilst at Keystone.
Cat is a qualified Teacher who studied Physics and Philosophy at Durham University. She is currently working towards a PhD in the Philosophy of Astrobiology alongside her tutoring. Cat is very encouraging and supportive and recognises the importance of moving at the right pace for each individual and has worked with 30 Keystone clients.
Le-My is an Oxford graduate with a great passion for languages and literature. She has considerable tutoring experience and teaches French as well as English, Maths and Mandarin. Le-My has supported 80 Keystone clients and taught over 2,200 hours.
Frazier 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. During his time at Keystone, Frazier has helped 150 students and taught well over 2,700 hours.
Max is an Oxford educated English graduate who has also completed an MPhil in American Literature at Cambridge. Max has tutored since 2012 and works with students of all levels and with diverse educational needs. He has taught over 1,400 hours and helped 60 families through Keystone.
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 250 Keystone families over this period, teaching more than 10,000 hours.
Jessica is a published, professional historian and an engaging and dedicated tutor. She is patient and encouraging and equips her students with the confidence and skills to tackle their academic obstacles. She has taught over 3,200 hours with Keystone.
Richard graduated with a 1st class degree in Maths from the University of Leeds. He has been tutoring Maths for over 8 years alongside his studies. Richard's teaching style is adaptive and allows his lessons to be tailored to the needs of his students.
Florence is an experienced tutor who has worked across the age range, helping 110 Keystone clients. While first completing a DPhil and then working as a research fellow at Oxford, Florence held several teaching and lecturing roles. However, she also helps primary level students build solid foundations. Florence encourages her tutees to become self-motivated learners with a love for their subjects.
Alice is an Oxford-educated tutor who has taught over 9,500 hours through Keystone with more than 390 families. Her independent sector teaching experience enables her to provide a high level of support to her tutees.
Oliver has over 5 years tutoring experience and believes in developing a student's passion for the subject in order to help them learn. Oliver has recently completed a PhD in the History of Religious Studies and Psychology at UCL. He is currently training as a Psychotherapist alongside his teaching. He has supported 80 Keystone families teaching over 1,500 hours to date.
Oli is an experienced tutor and a Cambridge graduate with a first class degree. He joined Keystone in 2010 and has tutored over 7,800 hours, helping over 250 students across the age range.
Michael studied Classics at Oxford and subsequently completed his MA in Comparative Literature at UCL. He has led numerous Keystone courses as well as supporting over 100 Keystone families. Outside of tutoring, Michael is a keen writer and a thespian at heart.
Olly is an Oxford graduate and experienced tutor. He has a real passion for teaching as well as for writing, theatre and sport. Olly has taught over 4,800 hours with Keystone.
Kate is a first class law graduate who joined our team of full time tutors in 2017 and taught in a school before joining Keystone. She has tutored over 4,300 hours through Keystone and helped over 190 families.
Alex joined Keystone in 2016 having graduated with a First Class Degree. Since starting at Keystone he has taught over 6,000 hours with more than 170 families and teaches all the way up from 11+ - A Level.
Jean-Michel is an experienced tutor with degrees in Physics, Philosophy and Literature. He enjoys finding new ways of teaching his subjects and aims to foster a love of learning in his students. During his time at Keystone, Jean-Michel has taught over 2,000 hours.
A graduate from King's College London, Alex specialises in online tutoring. He joined Keystone in 2011 and has taught over 7,700 hours.
Tom is a committed and experienced professional tutor whose practice is based on rigorous subject and educational knowledge, which has flourished through his work with over 150 Keystone families, since 2015. He offers stimulating, sympathetic and agile tutorials, with a particular emphasis on mentoring, motivation and confidence building.
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 8,200 hours of lessons and helping over 180 families.
Andy holds a BA (double first) and a PhD, both from the University of Cambridge, and an MA from King’s College London. He is an experienced tutor in English, Philosophy, Religious Studies and academic writing skills. Since joining Keystone in 2015, he has taught over 6,600 hours with Keystone and helped over 270 families.
Anna is a Cambridge graduate who has tutored since 2017. She has experience in the classroom, at university level, and has helped students with SEN. Anna aims to create a learning environment that enables each pupil to flourish.
Michael is a graduate of King's College, London and also has a PhD in English. He joined Keystone in 2017 as a full-time tutor and he has helped over 130 families since then and taught over 4,100 hours of lessons.
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.
Samuel-Louis is a qualified teacher with over a decade of teaching experience. He specialises in Physics and Maths, as well as teaching Chemistry and Biology up to GCSE Level. His approach is methodical and he always ensures the lesson is tailored to the needs of the student.
Sarah is an extremely experienced educator and academic. Sarah studied in Canada and the UK and can help with Science and Maths across the board as well as oxbridge admissions.
Owen has been teaching for over 20 years. Most recently he acted as Head of Politics at The King's School, Canterbury and before that at Marlborough College. Owen believes that enjoyment and a wider interest in a subject is vital in building critical thinking, confidence and ambition.
Andrew is an enthusiastic tutor with a passion for Maths and Physics. He has experience with SEN and homeschooling students and enjoys sculpting his lessons to meet the student's requirements.
Mirza is a patient and inspiring tutor. He teaches Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Maths and has experience preparing students for the BMAT and UCAT.
Daniel is an experienced tutor and a Cambridge graduate. He has a stellar academic record and is currently completing a PhD at King's College London.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alex is an experienced tutor with a stellar academic record. His passion lies in Economics and Business, as well as preparing students for top universities. Alex enjoys helping students to reach their potential.
David is an Oxford graduate and academic who has a PhD in English. He writes alongside his tutoring work.
Tommaso teaches English, History, Italian, Psychology, Philosophy and RS across the age range. He also helps with Maths at 11+ and 13+. He has been tutoring alongside his studies for the past 5 years.
John is a Politics and Classical Civilisation tutor with a passion for learning and an impressive academic background. He encourages his tutees to become 'active learners' and to steer away from 'parrot-like' approaches to studying.
Josh studied Neuroscience at Cambridge and tutored during this time. Since graduating in 2017 Josh has been teaching Maths and Science up to A Level. He aims to teach his students how to learn and prepares them for future studies as well as exams.
Maddy is a friendly and encouraging tutor, who has been tutoring alongside her studies for over 5 years. Alongside her tutoring, she is now completing a Masters Degree in Urbanisation and Development at LSE.
Daniele is a highly experienced tutor who has been teaching for over a decade. He is a qualified teacher and has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham. Daniele aims to make Chemistry more accessible and engaging.
Joshua is a dynamic tutor who specialises in Maths and Physics, as well as Computer Science and university entrance tests. His approach is thorough and always tailored to the student's learning style. Joshua tutors alongside completing a PhD in Climate Science.
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.
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.
Iante is experienced Humanities and Languages tutor. Alongside tutoring Iante is hoping to pursue interests in contemporary Middle Eastern Art.
Rose is a Maths and Economics tutor with over 3 years of classroom experience. She is a passionate teacher and Cambridge graduate.
Mike was educated at Cambridge and is one of Keystone's most experienced History tutors. In the second half of each year he focuses largely on university entrance teaching. Since 2018 he has helped more than 65 candidates to secure places at Oxford or Cambridge, completing more than 1,500 hours of HAT tuition and 1,100 hours of HAA tuition through Keystone.
Callum is an enthusiastic and engaging tutor. He impressed us at interview with his supportive and knowledgeable approach to tutoring.
Osman has a Masters in Intellectual History from St Andrews and has been tutoring since he was a student himself. He teaches humanities across the age range, as well as Maths up to GCSE. Osman's approach is thorough and methodical.
Kiera is a qualified Teacher, with a degree in French and Arabic from Cambridge University, and a MA in Creative Writing from UEA. She previously tutored alongside her studies and now tutors English, Spanish and French full time.
Mina is an Oxford graduate with a passion for English. She loves to nurture a passion for learning in her tutees and is thorough and organised in her approach.
James is an experienced tutor with a stellar academic record. His passions lie in the humanities and writing as well as teaching.
Rebecca is an Oxford University educated tutor who teaches English, Modern Languages and Maths. She has taught over 3,000 hours since joining Keystone as a full-time tutor in 2017.
Mariam is an experienced tutor with a flawless academic record. She is currently a final year medical student at Guy's King's and St Thomas', King's College. She tutors alongside her studies and is a passionate academic and educator.
Leo is an Oxford History graduate and has a wealth of experience of teaching the subject, as well as English, Maths, Science, Geography and RS up to the 13+ level. He has worked with Keystone since 2011 and has taught over 1,000 hours since he started.
Shahid is an experienced tutor with a BSc in Cardiovascular Science from Imperial College. He teaches Biology, Chemistry and Physics at both GCSE and A Level, as well as supporting students with their university applications in these subjects.
Zoe is a highly experienced tutor having worked at one of the UK's top public schools for 18 years. She teaches Spanish across the age range and loves to share her life-long fascination for Hispanic language and culture with her students.
Dhananjay is a Cambridge graduate and a gifted linguist. He teaches from the 11+ - university level. He is currently a full-time tutor.
Geoffrey is a passionate tutor with a wealth of academic experience. At his interview we were struck by his professionalism and drive.
Josh joined Keystone in 2012 but has been teaching and tutoring for over a decade. He is one of our most experienced Economics and History tutors and has completed over 3,500 hours of lessons with us.
Jack is a conscientious and dedicated tutor who teaches across the age range and helps with a variety of subjects. He has taught over 1,500 hours through Keystone working with around 80 families. Alongside his tutoring he is working to establish himself as a comedy writer.
"My daughter has just completed some ELAT & interview sessions with Cal and happily, received an offer to do English Literature at Oxford. Cal was great - very thorough and my daughter very much enjoyed her sessions with him. She said his interview practice was very similar in feel and structure to the two interviews she had at Oxford."Mother of Oxford English candidate
"I thought I would just let you know that on Tuesday I received an offer from St Anne’s to read History at Oxford! I wanted to thank you for guiding me through the process of the HAT. Your help to me has been invaluable and I enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you so much."HAT student, 2020 entry
English Super Curricular Activities
In a world full of distractions, there are few more satisfying ways to spend your time than immersed in a good book. But studying literature at university is about more than wiling away your days in the company of great authors; it’s a rigorous and exacting discipline that will stretch the way you think about language and about art.
Deciding Between Oxford and Cambridge University
Which is ‘best’, Oxford or Cambridge University? It should be clear that the ‘best’ of these two historic institutions is going to be the one which has the most to offer you. This decision should be based on careful and thorough research. Knowing exactly why you want to go to Oxford over Cambridge won’t just help improve your application, it will be the reason behind it, as you cannot apply for both.
Webinar: Top Tips for School Entrance Interviews
In this webinar Keystone’s Director of Education, Ed Richardson, and Head of Consultancy, Harriet Brook, discuss school entrance interviews. They share their insights on tackling school entrance interviews for independent schools covering the following topics:What interviewers are looking for?How to present yourself effectively?What makes a good answer?Example question typesThis webinar is appropriate for all students with upcoming school entrance interviews from 7+ to 16+.
Webinar: A Guide to Oxbridge Interviews
Keystone’s Director of Education, Ed Richardson will be joined by Jenny McGowan, Keystone's Director of Asia, and Florence Curtis, one of our professional tutors and a former research fellow at Queen’s College, Oxford, to discuss Oxbridge Interviews.