London Teachers

With a population of 8.8 million people, London, England is the largest city in the United Kingdom. It boasts more than 200 museums, including the Tate Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum, and world-renowned landmarks like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, London Bridge, and the Tower of London.

It also has 3,147 schools, more than 40% of which are contained within the boroughs of Inner London. Parents of the nearly 1.5 million pupils who attend school in London face a broad education system that can be difficult to navigate, but First Tutors can help.

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First Tutors offers private, personalised tutoring in London, both online or in-home throughout the city's 32 boroughs. London-based tutors work with pupils of all ages, in many subjects—whether you prefer to revise for a French exam at a cafe close to Kensington Palace or you would like a tutor to meet with your child at your home in Shoreditch. For families and individuals who are busy, travel often, or enjoy the convenience of digital assistance, online tuition is an ideal option.

A qualified tutor in London can support you in the following areas:

Primary school tuition in London

First Tutors understands the importance of a strong academic foundation. Students in Key Stages 1 and 2 are introduced to critical literacy and numeracy skills that inform their education through secondary school and into university and the workforce.

Private tuition can help your child perform to his or her potential. A tutor can introduce or revisit English, maths, or science concepts with your child, drawing from age-appropriate resources like those offered by London's British Museum and Natural History Museum, as well as your pupil's teacher. Primary school tutors are also familiar with the national curriculum.

As your child approaches and completes Year 6, study skills tuition grows in importance. If you intend to pursue admission to certain grammar schools, tutors can ready your child for the appropriate entrance exams. Typically, entrance exams assess pupils in such areas as English, maths, and reasoning, and they govern admissions to top greater London grammar schools like:

Grammar School

London Ranking

Percentage of GCSE Results in A*-C Range

The Henrietta Barnett School

1

100%

The Tiffins Girls' School

2

100%

Wilson's School

3

100%

St. Michael's Catholic Grammar School

4

100%

St. Olave's Grammar School

5

100%

A number of independent schools in London also use entrance exams to determine admission to Year 7. While the transition from primary to secondary school can be challenging, tutors are available to assist your family throughout this process.

Secondary School and Further Education in London

Students in Years 7 through 13 may feel a great deal of stress as they progress through their GCSEs and A levels. Earning an A*/9 or an A/8 on these critical assessments involves both subject knowledge and strategy. While GCSE-level study in English, maths, and science is compulsory, pupils with diverse interests may struggle to select other GCSE subjects. A private tutor with GCSE tuition experience can help your child identify promising GCSEs in the arts, humanities, modern foreign languages, and design and technology fields.

Your child's performance on GCSE exams and in GCSE subjects determines whether he or she continues on to A level studies and university. An expert tutor can help to ensure that your pupil earns the appropriate number of grade 4 and above passes. Recent updates to the A level and GCSE structure can make home tuition particularly valuable, as pupils move away from modular instruction and toward the linear model. If your child is enrolled in an International Baccalaureate programme, you can also find IB tuition at First Tutors.

Our tutors are comfortable assessing pupils' critical thinking skills, revision techniques, and time management strategies. Tutors can also address examination stress. They can help establish a strong subject foundation in Year 7, support your child's GCSE revision efforts in Year 11, assist with A level content issues in Year 12, or ready pupils for the all-important A level examinations in Year 13.

University-Level tuition in London

With a total of 40 universities, the city of London is home to the highest number of UK universities in a single area. If you or your child hopes to attend one of the most prestigious institutions in the country, he or she may be considering one of these universities:

University

London Ranking

Global Ranking

Imperial College London

1

17 (Tie)

University College London

2

22

King's College London

3

41

Queen Mary, University of London

4

116 (Tie)

London School of Economics and Political Science

5

244 (Tie)

Whether your child plans to study physics at Imperial College London or history at the London School of Economics and Political Science, First Tutors can provide valuable guidance during the undergraduate application process. For instance, tutors can help your child prepare or revise his or her personal statement. A tutor can also work with your child to develop admissions interview skills.

Once university begins, a private tutor can ensure that you or your child makes appropriate progress toward his or her degree. First tutors are subject matter experts, with the ability to personalise instruction to specific learning styles and needs. A first or second at university is well within reach with First Tutors.

Home tuition is available in a number of areas, including:

  • Arabic
  • Biology
  • Business-related
  • Chemistry
  • Combined science
  • Computer studies/I.T.
  • Craft and design
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • English (foreign language)
  • Entrance exams
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • Government and politics
  • History
  • Law
  • Mandarin
  • Maths
  • Music
  • PE/sport science
  • Philosophy/critical thinking
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special needs
  • Study skills.

With a qualified private tutor, you can maintain or raise your grades, as well as build confidence in your knowledge and skills. First Tutors provides you with a centralised location to find the ideal tutor for your learning style, needs, and schedule. From primary school to university, and from Year 7 entrance exams to A levels, your or your child's academic goals can become a reality with First Tutors. Find your tutor today by entering your search criteria now.