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Are you looking for the best private tutors in London? First Tutors helps you to find London tutors in your local area. Our service profiles London tutors offering popular subjects such as English and German, but also less common subjects such as Latin. Read more ›

First Tutors is the best place to search the the best London tutors for your needs, helping you find a private tutor for any subject ranging from primary through to university level.

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  1. Umer
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    London Tutor
    Award-winning, Verified© Cambridge Imperial✩Gold✩Medalist♦️7/11+/GCSE/AL Expert✦MPhil qualified✦Interview Coach✦Education Consultant & Mentor helping Top London/Boarding School & Uni. students F2F/online since 2007 (Eton, Harrow, St.Paul's | Oxford, Cam, LSE) ⚠️Few slots⚠️ ⇛⇛EXCLUSIVE RESOURCES⇚⇚ ✦B...
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  3. Matthew
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    Tuition in London
    I am a University Challenge winner, a first-class Oxford graduate, and a highly experienced tutor of English, History, and other humanities. I have also studied at Princeton, Columbia, Middlebury, Sciences Po, and the École Normale Supérieure de Paris. I am dedicated to helping students achieve ...
  4. Tom
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    Tuition in London
    I am a current A level Biology teacher. With 23 years experience of full time teaching of only A level Biology in a top Sixth Form College, my students show marked improvement and achieve excellent results. My department is grade 1, as were my lessons in the most recent OFSTED inspection. My classe...
  5. Charlotte

    Private Tutor in London
    I am an experienced full-time tutor who specialises in 11+ and GCSE preparation, delivering the highest quality of one-to-one tutoring. My enthusiasm and drive allows my students to view me not only as their subject tutor, but as a role model, friend and ultimately someone who will take a genuine in...
  6. Samuel

    Home Tuition in London
    I am a First Class Psychology and Sociology graduate from the University of Cambridge with over 3000+ hours of tutoring experience. I have also recently completed Master's in Performance Psychology at the University of Edinburgh- which focuses on identifying and applying psychological principles tha...
  7. Joe
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    Lessons in London
    Full time professional tutor since graduating from Cambridge (King's College) in 2013. Over 3000 hours of one-to-one. Over 750 hours online. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ––––––––––– COVID-19 UPDATE ––––––––––– - - -...
  8. Jacob

    Private Tuition in London
    I am a fully qualified secondary mathematics teacher and a friendly, compassionate tutor with a passion for science and mathematics. I enjoy helping students increase their confidence in the subject, using a variety of teaching strategies. I have tutored for a number of years (in mathematics and sc...
  9. Alex

    Lessons in London
    I am an experienced full-time math and physics tutor - A-levels, Subject SATs, GCSEs and IGCSEs and the PAT test. 1st lesson is offered at half price. I am currently taking on new students who are studying for the 13+, 11+, A-level Physics , A-level Maths and Further Maths, SAT US Subject Tests (an...
  10. Charlie
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    Teacher in London
    My name is Charlie. I'm the Director of Education in London Limited. As well as tutoring professionals in the corporate world here in London, I also teach and mentor students through the arduous process of preparing for the infamous 11+ exam, covering English, Maths, and both Verbal and Non-Verbal R...
  11. Josie

    Tutoring in London
    Hi, I'm Josie - I'm a tutor, actor, writer, director and I work in freelance radio production! Three years ago I graduated from UCL with a BA in English (Upper Second Class Honours, with a first in my dissertation). UCL is one of the top universities in the UK to study English and I feel very luc...
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Local tutors in London

Subjects available in London


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.