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 160 Keystone families, since 2015. He offers stimulating, sympathetic and agile tutorials, with a particular emphasis on mentoring, motivation and confidence building.
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.
Sean studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Durham University where he subsequently completed a Masters of Science in Global Politics. Sean has tutored since 2019 and has a real passion for education, learning and teaching.
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 1,500 hours and helped 70 families through Keystone.
Alice is an Oxford-educated tutor who has taught over 9,800 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.
Ted spent eight years in the classroom before joining Keystone as a Professional Tutor. He is fascinated by pedagogy and finding the best teaching approach for each student, having completed a PGCE and MSc in Learning and Teaching from Oxford University.
Tom graduated from Durham University with a first class Politics, Economics and Philosophy degree. He then studied for an MA in International Development at Sciences Po, Paris. He is highly intelligent and engaging and this is reflected in his lessons.
Tom completed his Economics and Economic History degree at LSE in 2016 and started tutoring alongside his studies. Tom is passionate about improving his student's confidence in their ability in order to help them succeed.
Rishi has a degree from City University in Computer Science and Mathematics. He is a patient tutor who has over nine years of 1:1 experience and who focuses on building confidence in his students.
Ben is an experienced and engaging tutor with many years of in-school teaching experience. He has a fantastic knack of explaining things clearly and providing meaningful context to those he tutors.
Emma is an experienced tutor with a stellar academic record. She teaches Maths and English from 7+ to 13+, as well as Economics, Politics and Business at A Level. Emma's approach is clear and focussed, always keeping the student's needs in mind.
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.
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.
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.
Tom is a qualified Maths teacher with a degree in Economics as well as a Masters in Philosophy and Political Theory. He aims to build confidence using a tailored approach for each of his students.
James is an experienced tutor, with over 10 years experience. He supports students with the 11+ as well as Geography, Politics and History of Art up to university level. James now tutors alongside completing a PhD in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Nigel has a wealth of teaching experience and has spent many years as an examiner. He is passionate about history and continues to research different periods alongside his work as a teacher.
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.
Ben has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Westminster and has been teaching and tutoring since 2004. He believes that to ensure all students make progress, it is necessary to teach in a manner that interests and motivates them.
"I am a very proud mum! My daughter was successful in receiving an offer from Oxford at her chosen college to read History and Politics. What an amazing achievement. So happy for her. Thanks to you and all the team for your support, it was very worthwhile and very much appreciated."Mother of Oxford History and Politics applicant
"I just wanted to write to say an enormous thank you for all your hard work with my son on his Politics and History revision. I know he found the sessions hugely beneficial and from my perspective, you were a steady rock throughout the process. We could not have asked for more in a tutor — your commitment and attention to detail were second to none."Mother of A-level Politics and Pre-U History student
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.
A Guide to A Level English Language
Is English Language a good A Level subject? English Language A Level is a really good choice if you have enjoyed the language aspects of your GCSE English course. Students will recall that study for the GCSE Language qualification is what we might call more ‘programmatic’: this is a more technical discipline, requiring a focus on technical aspects of language, and which looks as ‘texts’ that are sometimes a long way from the highbrow and romantic reading of the Literature qualification.