Established in 2007, Keystone Tutors is one of the UK’s leading private tutoring organisations. Here is a sample of the Philosophy tutors that we represent. They are predominantly based in London and work online with families based outside of London or overseas.
Prior to joining Keystone in 2015, Andy was an academic at Cambridge University (where he also graduated with a double first in English). He is passionate about the arts and is an experienced tutor in English, Philosophy, Religious Studies and academic writing skills. He has taught over 4,600 hours with Keystone and helped over 180 families.
Harry is a personable and enthusiastic Oxford graduate with a flawless academic background. Harry teaches from the 11+ level up to A level and tailors his approach to each student.
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.
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.
James is an experienced tutor with a stellar academic record. His passions lie in the humanities and writing as well as teaching.
Sophia is a diligent and knowledgeable tutor. Alongside her tutoring work she is novelist.
Callum is an enthusiastic and engaging tutor. He impressed us at interview with his supportive and knowledgeable approach to tutoring.
Benedict is an engaging and inspiring English tutor with outstanding references. He has considerable teaching experience, including 3 years at Dulwich College where he taught Years 9 and 10, GCSE and A Level.
Daisy-May is a diligent and resourceful tutor with lots of experience. At interview she impressed us with her supportive and engaging style.
Throughout Kate's career in teaching she has worked with students from the 7+ level up to degree level. She has a passion for English and has huge amounts of experience working with students both face-to-face and online.
Andrew is a qualified Teacher as well as an examiner. He has tutored for over a decade and his lessons are stimulating and highly informative.
Sam is a motivated and enthusiastic individual who is well versed in a number of humanities subjects. He is an extremely supportive tutor who finds techniques to fit his student's style of learning.
Jacob has been working as a private tutor for a number of years. He works with GCSE and A Level students, as well as having experience preparing tutees for the 16+ examinations.
Guide to Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) at Oxford
Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) is one of the most popular, and best-known, courses that you can read at Oxford. It has been offered since 1921, and it’s rooted in the view that it’s helpful to approach problems in society from the perspectives of several complementary disciplines and frameworks.
Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)
What is the TSA? The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) is a form of assessment used to measure aptitude in critical thinking and problem solving. The TSA can be a requirement for gaining entry to top universities (including Oxford, Cambridge and UCL), as well as a handful of independent schools, who produce their own modified version of the exam (sometimes called a Critical Thinking test) for 16+. Download our Guide to the Thinking Skills Assessment.
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.