Established in 2007, Keystone Tutors is one of the UK’s leading private tutoring organisations. Here is a sample of the university undergraduate and graduate Spanish tutors that we represent. They are predominantly based in London and work online with families based outside of London or overseas
A graduate from King's College London, Alex specialises in online tutoring. He joined Keystone in 2011 and has taught over 7,500 hours.
Emily is an experienced tutor who joined the team in 2017 and has delivered over 2,900 hours of lessons. Emily has taught in England as well as abroad. She not only helps students with 11+ and 13+ entrance exams but also with English and Spanish up to A Level.
Florence is an experienced tutor who has worked across the age range, helping 100 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.
Rasheeda is a qualified teacher who holds a degree in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of Bristol. She has spent time living and working in Latin America and now tutors alongside teaching part time in a school in London.
"Daniel has helped my daughter turn around a situation where she was afraid of languages to one where she loves them. Heartfelt thanks - this goes way beyond the exams and will be of value to her for life"Mother of Spanish Student
"Moein is our third tutor from Keystone, and we have been invariably impressed by the quality not only of the teaching but also the people themselves. It is reassuring to know that Keystone upholds such high standards."Mother of Keystone Student
The Modern Languages Aptitude Test (MLAT) at Oxford
Any candidate applying to study Modern Languages at Oxford or Cambridge will have to sit a written paper as part of the admissions process: The Modern Languages Aptitude Test (MLAT) at Oxford and the Modern and Medieval Languages Admissions Assessment (MMLAA) at Cambridge. There are big differences between the two tests, from the structure and what they are testing to when they are sat. This blog covers the Oxford MLAT. You can read our blog on the Cambridge MMLAA here.
A Guide to the OLAT (Oriental Languages Aptitude Test)
This guide is for anyone applying to sit Oriental Languages courses at the University of Oxford. In the sections below you can find out if you need to sit the test and how you go about doing that. There is also advice on how best to prepare for the OLAT and how important the test will be to your application to study at Oxford.
Webinar : 11+ London Day Schools
In this webinar Keystone's Head of Consultancy, Harriet Brook, was joined by experienced Education Consultant, Camilla Smiley, to discuss 11+ entry with a focus on London day schools. Harriet and Camilla covered all key aspects of the 11+ entry process to London schools, including advising on how and when to start preparing for 11+ assessments and interviews, and how to finalise a shortlist of schools.
Webinar: The 7 Plus and 8 Plus
In this webinar Keystone's Head of Consultancy, Harriet Brook, was joined by one of Keystone’s most experienced Professional Tutors, Steph Kitson-Smith, to discuss 7+ and 8+ entry processes and considerations. Harriet and Steph looked to cover all key aspects of the 7+ and 8+ entry process, from registration timelines to assessments and interview formats. They advised on how and when to start preparing for assessments and interviews, and how to finalise your shortlist of schools.