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£6billion On School Improvements

February 9th, 2015 by Sarah Adams

Nicky Morgan, the Education secretary, and Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister have announced that another 6 billion pounds will be spent on improving schools in England.

The announcement included the second phase of the Priority School Building Programme which will see an additional £2 billion spent on rebuilding and refurbishing schools in England.This second phase will see a further 277 schools either rebuilt or refurbished in addition to the 260 already tackled by the fund... Read More »

First Tutors partners with the Guardian Teacher Network

July 8th, 2013 by Dexter Findley

As part of this relationship, our community will have access to free resources (watch this space!), and will have opportunities to guest post on the GTN blog! So if you want to have your say on an educational topic close to your heart, now would be a good time to stand up! E-mail us at with your ideas.

Thousands of school leaders and teachers are using the Teacher... Read More »

First Tutors cited in the BBC News Magazine!

March 5th, 2012 by Sara

The BBC News Magazine gave a mention to First Tutors this week, in their article "The great school place sausage machine."

Although the article is centered on the difficulties and methods of entering a child into a good school, we would like to emphasize the main reasons why parents choose one to one private tuition.

Despite the credit crunch, First Tutors statistics reveal that pri... Read More »

Media opportunity: Successful female tutors

July 28th, 2010 by Anita

We've received a request from a journalist writing a story for a well known glossy monthly women's magazine about women who earn well working in slightly more unusual jobs. She would love to include a private tutor in the piece.

So, if you've always secretly sought fame, the criteria she's looking for are:

Aged 28-44 Earning £60,000 or more Happy to be interviewed, photographed and give their salary as a figure

If you are intere... Read More »

First Tutors recommended in The Guardian

November 20th, 2009 by Anita

For those of you who may have missed it, First Tutors was recently recommended in The Guardian as part of their feature on ways to make a little extra money during the recession.

The Guardian kindly suggested that for those with the right knowledge and skills, tutoring could provide a useful income stream and suggested prospective tutors should visit our website.

This is great news... Read More »

Daily Telegraph recommends us to tutors

July 28th, 2009 by Anita

Delighted to see the Daily Telegraph has recommended First Tutors in their piece on how to earn extra cash in the recession.

Slightly disappointed to see they've also recommended two sites with no contact address/phone and in one case, hidden WHOIS details. We all have competitors; that's life and actually it is good for c... Read More »