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I had 10 years of experience of math private tuition. I help a lot of students to improve their grades and understand better the mathematics. I always try to clarify their doubt and coach them to be autonomous in solving problems.

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I have been a tutor for over 2.5 years, focusing on Chemistry, Maths, Biology and Physics. My students have ranged from young children all the way up to GCSEs and A levels/International Baccalaureate, helping students improve by an average of a two grade increase. I also have experience tutoring undergraduate Law students, aiding with Common Entrance exams (11/13+), and also have experience working with disadvantaged students under the Government-sponsored Pupil Premium Programme. I am Masters qualified from the London School of Economics (graduated in December 2018 with an LLM Law), and during my International Baccalaureate I achieved a 6 and a 7 in HL Chemistry and SL Mathematics. At GCSE, I achieved straight A*s for the relevant subjects. If you have any other queries I would be more than happy for you to contact me to answer any questions!

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Kym A

£50/hour

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I have been a tutor for over 2.5 years, focusing on Chemistry, Maths, Biology and Physics. My students have ranged from young children all the way up to GCSEs and A levels/International Baccalaureate, helping students improve by an average of a two grade increase. I also have experience tutoring undergraduate Law students, aiding with Common Entrance exams (11/13+), and also have experience working with disadvantaged students under the Government-sponsored Pupil Premium Programme. I am Masters qualified from the London School of Economics (graduated in December 2018 with an LLM Law), and during my International Baccalaureate I achieved a 6 and a 7 in HL Chemistry and SL Mathematics. At GCSE, I achieved straight A*s for the relevant subjects. If you have any other queries I would be more than happy for you to contact me to answer any questions!

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Hashem E

£30/hour

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6 years

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MATHS SHORT STATEMENT As a qualified mathematics teacher, I have interesting teaching techniques, methods and styles. I have the patience and confidence to work with all types of students and I do have a proven track record of making young people want to learn. I have awarded QTLS, I also gained a Mathematics Open Degree(honours), DET & CET (Diploma in Education and Training) from the University of Worcester. I also studied Electric Engineering abroad. I am enthusiastic, and passionate about Maths, spending considerable time planning interesting lessons, I can offer a safe, caring and happy environment. I can motivate students to aim high and encourage every student to exceed their own expectations. I am a dynamic and innovative Teacher of Maths who delivers KS3 &KS4, GCSE, AS, maths for the university students and Functional Skills for all levels. I have a long experience of delivering Functional Skills maths, GCSE mathematics and AS and my learners achieved high grades. I also teach maths privately with some education centres.

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Hashem E

£30/hour

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6 years

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MATHS SHORT STATEMENT As a qualified mathematics teacher, I have interesting teaching techniques, methods and styles. I have the patience and confidence to work with all types of students and I do have a proven track record of making young people want to learn. I have awarded QTLS, I also gained a Mathematics Open Degree(honours), DET & CET (Diploma in Education and Training) from the University of Worcester. I also studied Electric Engineering abroad. I am enthusiastic, and passionate about Maths, spending considerable time planning interesting lessons, I can offer a safe, caring and happy environment. I can motivate students to aim high and encourage every student to exceed their own expectations. I am a dynamic and innovative Teacher of Maths who delivers KS3 &KS4, GCSE, AS, maths for the university students and Functional Skills for all levels. I have a long experience of delivering Functional Skills maths, GCSE mathematics and AS and my learners achieved high grades. I also teach maths privately with some education centres.

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A-Level English Tutors in London

At Tutor House, expert A-Level English Tuition is delivered by passionate, engaging tutors. A-level English tutoring sessions are carefully developed on a student-by-student basis to ensure each individual gets the help they need at this critical stage in their education. Our knowledgeable A-level English tutors are experts in both English Literature tutoring and English Language tutoring.

They have years of experience working across the exam boards and a dedication to making the English A-level course materials fun as well as easy to understand. Tutor House English tutors are able to establish a solid understanding of the whole A-level syllabus and are gifted at identifying those areas where individual students are struggling, creating specialised exercises to overcome these issues whilst also building the student’s confidence

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A-Level English is among the most requested subjects for both universities and employers. Achieving a top grade at A-level English demonstrates that a student has excellent communication, analytical and creative skills that are critical in all aspects of life. Success at English A-level opens many doors for a student, but the course is very challenging and for students who struggle or lack confidence achieving an English A-level it can be an intimidating task.

For those students, the support of a qualified, experienced and encouraging tutor who can tailor lessons to the student’s needs may be exactly what is needed for the student to thrive in this critical subject. Even students that are not struggling with English at A-level can benefit from private English A-level tuition to boost their grades and provide better further education options. Many students find that English A-level tutoring enhances their grades not just in English, but in other subjects too.

Tutor House stands apart as offering the very highest quality tutors in a variety of flexible learning services. From face-to-face tuition at the student’s home to online tutoring, our experienced and specialist A-level English tutors can assist in every aspect of the course. For the very best educational support in this vital subject, find your perfect A-level English tutor and open the door to a successful future.

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Choose A Subject – Finding the best private A-level English tutor is made easy with the Tutor House search platform. To start your search, select English Language or English Literature A and AS level from the drop-down menu at the top of the page.

Choose A Location – The next step is to enter your postcode and hit the Find Your Tutor button. You’ll then arrive at the tutor page displaying all the private A-level English tutors in your local area. Depending on your needs, tutors can do face-to-face sessions either through home visits or at one of our learning centres and also offer online tutoring sessions, all at a time that suits you.

Browse Tutors – On the tutor page, you’ll be provided with the profiles of all the private A-level English tutors that meet your criteria. Tutor profiles provide information including student reviews, the distance the tutor is willing to travel, average response time, teaching experience and subject speciality as well as that all-important hourly tuition rate.

Select and Book your Tutor – With the Tutor House platform, you can message potential A-level English tutors before committing to a session. This feature enables you to get a feel for the tutor’s personality and teaching style so that you can assess whether they would be a good fit for the student. Once you have connected with an A-level English tutor you are happy with, you can agree a time and place for your first session. Your tutor will then send you a lesson request for you to confirm, booking your first private A-level English tutoring session.

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Breakdown of A-Level English modules

The current A-level English course is strongly exam based, with some of the exam boards omitting coursework entirely for either English Language, English literature or both. While different exam boards have slight variations in courses and materials, there are a number of commonalities between A-level English Literature and A-level English Language courses that exist across exam boards.

A-Level English Literature

In the English literature A-level, students will be expected to study some Shakespearean works, some poetry, and texts from within either a specific time period (such as post 19th century) or a specific genre (such as gothic literature). The exams and any coursework will focus on assessing a students ability to understand, analyse and compare texts, with some exam boards offering a chance for students to explore creative writing in a similar style to the texts they have studied. Tutor House tutors are qualified and experienced in teaching A-Level English Literature for all the main exam boards including AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC. Tutors are experts on the A-level texts and helping students to develop the analytical, interpretation and writing skills needed to obtain top grades.

A-Level English Language

In the English language A-level, students are expected to demonstrate understanding and use of various methods of language analysis while exploring English language in a variety of contexts. Although the specific texts and sources differ across exam boards, all English A-level courses include study of children’s language development, how English language is used by different forces such as the media, the diversity and change of the English language, and different language discourses. While each exam board has created a unique syllabus, the primary themes remain the same. All Tutor House A-level English Language tutors are experienced in teaching the materials from all the major UK exam boards including AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC. With a private English Language tutor, you can master the skills required to get the best grade possible for this critical A-level.

Literature is one of the most interesting and significant expressions of humanity - P. T. Barnum 

Why is it worth studying English at A-Level?

A-Level English courses are both challenging and rewarding. The syllabus requires students to engage with a number of texts and discourses that vary greatly in form and content, teaching them to develop critical and creative thinking as well as improving their writing ability across forms. While A-level English Language and English Literature certainly build on the methods and theories explored at GCSE level, the A-level course introduces more complex texts as well as nuanced ideas and theories that will push students to approach reading and writing in new, more detailed and more layered ways. The skills students will acquire during their A-level English course, such as analytical thinking, excellent written and oral communication and creativity, are sought out not just by universities but by employers too. As a result, studying English at A-level is a sound investment of your time and effort regardless of your higher education goals.

Successfully studying English at A-Level can lead to a place on an English degree course at some top universities, which fairly poses the question “why should you do an English degree?”. Studying English at degree level requires graduates to develop a number of critical skills that are highly attractive to employers, including analytical thinking, creativity, excellent written and oral communication and fantastic research skills. By completing an English degree you make yourself a prime candidate for roles in a number of professions.

Jobs relating to this degree include:

  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Research
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Media
  • Publishing

Top UK Universities to study an English degree

  • Durham
  • St Andrews
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford
  • University College London

Tutor House offers a range of A-Level English educational support options. In addition to traditional face-to-face private tutoring, Tutor House tutors are able to offer online tutoring, homeschool tuition, residential tuition, crammer revision courses and coaching for exam retakes as well as a number of other educational services. Tutor House works with only the best private tutors, requiring that all tutors have a degree, teaching experience, a full DBS check and have passed a personal interview with our expert staff.

Tutor House has helped A-level students achieve well beyond their predicted grades and secure places at top universities. Our tutors are able to provide support throughout the A-level course and exam process so that their final grades reflect their true potential, opening up new and exciting opportunities. If you are looking for support or have any questions about private tutoring, contact Tutor House today.

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At Tutor House, we provide top quality A-level English Literature tutoring aimed at ensuring students receive the best marks possible. Looking for an A-level English tutor? Find out more here...

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Francesco P

£40/hour

New

10 years

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I had 10 years of experience of math private tuition. I help a lot of students to improve their grades and understand better the mathematics. I always try to clarify their doubt and coach them to be autonomous in solving problems.

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Francesco P

£40/hour

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I had 10 years of experience of math private tuition. I help a lot of students to improve their grades and understand better the mathematics. I always try to clarify their doubt and coach them to be autonomous in solving problems.

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Kym A

£50/hour

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3 years

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I have been a tutor for over 2.5 years, focusing on Chemistry, Maths, Biology and Physics. My students have ranged from young children all the way up to GCSEs and A levels/International Baccalaureate, helping students improve by an average of a two grade increase. I also have experience tutoring undergraduate Law students, aiding with Common Entrance exams (11/13+), and also have experience working with disadvantaged students under the Government-sponsored Pupil Premium Programme. I am Masters qualified from the London School of Economics (graduated in December 2018 with an LLM Law), and during my International Baccalaureate I achieved a 6 and a 7 in HL Chemistry and SL Mathematics. At GCSE, I achieved straight A*s for the relevant subjects. If you have any other queries I would be more than happy for you to contact me to answer any questions!

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Kym A

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I have been a tutor for over 2.5 years, focusing on Chemistry, Maths, Biology and Physics. My students have ranged from young children all the way up to GCSEs and A levels/International Baccalaureate, helping students improve by an average of a two grade increase. I also have experience tutoring undergraduate Law students, aiding with Common Entrance exams (11/13+), and also have experience working with disadvantaged students under the Government-sponsored Pupil Premium Programme. I am Masters qualified from the London School of Economics (graduated in December 2018 with an LLM Law), and during my International Baccalaureate I achieved a 6 and a 7 in HL Chemistry and SL Mathematics. At GCSE, I achieved straight A*s for the relevant subjects. If you have any other queries I would be more than happy for you to contact me to answer any questions!

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Hashem E

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MATHS SHORT STATEMENT As a qualified mathematics teacher, I have interesting teaching techniques, methods and styles. I have the patience and confidence to work with all types of students and I do have a proven track record of making young people want to learn. I have awarded QTLS, I also gained a Mathematics Open Degree(honours), DET & CET (Diploma in Education and Training) from the University of Worcester. I also studied Electric Engineering abroad. I am enthusiastic, and passionate about Maths, spending considerable time planning interesting lessons, I can offer a safe, caring and happy environment. I can motivate students to aim high and encourage every student to exceed their own expectations. I am a dynamic and innovative Teacher of Maths who delivers KS3 &KS4, GCSE, AS, maths for the university students and Functional Skills for all levels. I have a long experience of delivering Functional Skills maths, GCSE mathematics and AS and my learners achieved high grades. I also teach maths privately with some education centres.

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Hashem E

£30/hour

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MATHS SHORT STATEMENT As a qualified mathematics teacher, I have interesting teaching techniques, methods and styles. I have the patience and confidence to work with all types of students and I do have a proven track record of making young people want to learn. I have awarded QTLS, I also gained a Mathematics Open Degree(honours), DET & CET (Diploma in Education and Training) from the University of Worcester. I also studied Electric Engineering abroad. I am enthusiastic, and passionate about Maths, spending considerable time planning interesting lessons, I can offer a safe, caring and happy environment. I can motivate students to aim high and encourage every student to exceed their own expectations. I am a dynamic and innovative Teacher of Maths who delivers KS3 &KS4, GCSE, AS, maths for the university students and Functional Skills for all levels. I have a long experience of delivering Functional Skills maths, GCSE mathematics and AS and my learners achieved high grades. I also teach maths privately with some education centres.

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A-Level English Tutors in London

At Tutor House, expert A-Level English Tuition is delivered by passionate, engaging tutors. A-level English tutoring sessions are carefully developed on a student-by-student basis to ensure each individual gets the help they need at this critical stage in their education. Our knowledgeable A-level English tutors are experts in both English Literature tutoring and English Language tutoring.

They have years of experience working across the exam boards and a dedication to making the English A-level course materials fun as well as easy to understand. Tutor House English tutors are able to establish a solid understanding of the whole A-level syllabus and are gifted at identifying those areas where individual students are struggling, creating specialised exercises to overcome these issues whilst also building the student’s confidence

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A-Level English is among the most requested subjects for both universities and employers. Achieving a top grade at A-level English demonstrates that a student has excellent communication, analytical and creative skills that are critical in all aspects of life. Success at English A-level opens many doors for a student, but the course is very challenging and for students who struggle or lack confidence achieving an English A-level it can be an intimidating task.

For those students, the support of a qualified, experienced and encouraging tutor who can tailor lessons to the student’s needs may be exactly what is needed for the student to thrive in this critical subject. Even students that are not struggling with English at A-level can benefit from private English A-level tuition to boost their grades and provide better further education options. Many students find that English A-level tutoring enhances their grades not just in English, but in other subjects too.

Tutor House stands apart as offering the very highest quality tutors in a variety of flexible learning services. From face-to-face tuition at the student’s home to online tutoring, our experienced and specialist A-level English tutors can assist in every aspect of the course. For the very best educational support in this vital subject, find your perfect A-level English tutor and open the door to a successful future.

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Choose A Subject – Finding the best private A-level English tutor is made easy with the Tutor House search platform. To start your search, select English Language or English Literature A and AS level from the drop-down menu at the top of the page.

Choose A Location – The next step is to enter your postcode and hit the Find Your Tutor button. You’ll then arrive at the tutor page displaying all the private A-level English tutors in your local area. Depending on your needs, tutors can do face-to-face sessions either through home visits or at one of our learning centres and also offer online tutoring sessions, all at a time that suits you.

Browse Tutors – On the tutor page, you’ll be provided with the profiles of all the private A-level English tutors that meet your criteria. Tutor profiles provide information including student reviews, the distance the tutor is willing to travel, average response time, teaching experience and subject speciality as well as that all-important hourly tuition rate.

Select and Book your Tutor – With the Tutor House platform, you can message potential A-level English tutors before committing to a session. This feature enables you to get a feel for the tutor’s personality and teaching style so that you can assess whether they would be a good fit for the student. Once you have connected with an A-level English tutor you are happy with, you can agree a time and place for your first session. Your tutor will then send you a lesson request for you to confirm, booking your first private A-level English tutoring session.

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Breakdown of A-Level English modules

The current A-level English course is strongly exam based, with some of the exam boards omitting coursework entirely for either English Language, English literature or both. While different exam boards have slight variations in courses and materials, there are a number of commonalities between A-level English Literature and A-level English Language courses that exist across exam boards.

A-Level English Literature

In the English literature A-level, students will be expected to study some Shakespearean works, some poetry, and texts from within either a specific time period (such as post 19th century) or a specific genre (such as gothic literature). The exams and any coursework will focus on assessing a students ability to understand, analyse and compare texts, with some exam boards offering a chance for students to explore creative writing in a similar style to the texts they have studied. Tutor House tutors are qualified and experienced in teaching A-Level English Literature for all the main exam boards including AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC. Tutors are experts on the A-level texts and helping students to develop the analytical, interpretation and writing skills needed to obtain top grades.

A-Level English Language

In the English language A-level, students are expected to demonstrate understanding and use of various methods of language analysis while exploring English language in a variety of contexts. Although the specific texts and sources differ across exam boards, all English A-level courses include study of children’s language development, how English language is used by different forces such as the media, the diversity and change of the English language, and different language discourses. While each exam board has created a unique syllabus, the primary themes remain the same. All Tutor House A-level English Language tutors are experienced in teaching the materials from all the major UK exam boards including AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC. With a private English Language tutor, you can master the skills required to get the best grade possible for this critical A-level.

Literature is one of the most interesting and significant expressions of humanity - P. T. Barnum 

Why is it worth studying English at A-Level?

A-Level English courses are both challenging and rewarding. The syllabus requires students to engage with a number of texts and discourses that vary greatly in form and content, teaching them to develop critical and creative thinking as well as improving their writing ability across forms. While A-level English Language and English Literature certainly build on the methods and theories explored at GCSE level, the A-level course introduces more complex texts as well as nuanced ideas and theories that will push students to approach reading and writing in new, more detailed and more layered ways. The skills students will acquire during their A-level English course, such as analytical thinking, excellent written and oral communication and creativity, are sought out not just by universities but by employers too. As a result, studying English at A-level is a sound investment of your time and effort regardless of your higher education goals.

Successfully studying English at A-Level can lead to a place on an English degree course at some top universities, which fairly poses the question “why should you do an English degree?”. Studying English at degree level requires graduates to develop a number of critical skills that are highly attractive to employers, including analytical thinking, creativity, excellent written and oral communication and fantastic research skills. By completing an English degree you make yourself a prime candidate for roles in a number of professions.

Jobs relating to this degree include:

  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Research
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Media
  • Publishing

Top UK Universities to study an English degree

  • Durham
  • St Andrews
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford
  • University College London

Tutor House offers a range of A-Level English educational support options. In addition to traditional face-to-face private tutoring, Tutor House tutors are able to offer online tutoring, homeschool tuition, residential tuition, crammer revision courses and coaching for exam retakes as well as a number of other educational services. Tutor House works with only the best private tutors, requiring that all tutors have a degree, teaching experience, a full DBS check and have passed a personal interview with our expert staff.

Tutor House has helped A-level students achieve well beyond their predicted grades and secure places at top universities. Our tutors are able to provide support throughout the A-level course and exam process so that their final grades reflect their true potential, opening up new and exciting opportunities. If you are looking for support or have any questions about private tutoring, contact Tutor House today.

E: info@tutorhouse.co.uk or T: 02039500320

Subjects We Offer

Accountancy

Art and Design

Biology

Business Studies

Chemistry

Classics

Computing

English Language

English Literature

Film Studies

French

Geography

German

Government & Politics

History

History of Art

ICT

Latin

Law

Media Studies

Music

Philosophy

Physical Education

Physics

Psychology

Religious Studies

Sociology

Spanish

Textiles

Theatre Studies

Tutoring FAQs

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Yes. All tutors must have a valid DBS certificate before their profile goes live on the Tutor House site. We do in-house DBS checks, which means we get DBS done very quickly. If a tutor’s DBS certificate is not validated or has expired then their profile will taken down until a new DBS certificate is issued. Although this is completely over to the tutor to notify us when it has expired. Once we’ve checked the tutors DBS, we are not responsible for keeping it up to date. A DBS (Disclosed Baring Service) is a way of checking tutors. Tutor House performs a background check, and a police checks. We make sure that all tutors are suitable to work with children and adults, before their profiles go live. The DBS replaced the CRB.

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If a tutor is late for a lesson then it is the duty of the tutor to arrange to make up the lost time by finding a time that suits you both, either on the same day or another mutually convenient time. Usually the tutor will make up the time during the lesson. For example if the tutor was 30 minutes late they would stay an extra 30 minutes at the end of the lesson. If this is not possible you can then either ask the tutor to make up the time at the next lesson, or contact us and we will arrange a partial refund for you. If the tutor fails to do this then please contact us via disputes@tutorhouse.co.uk and we will respond to your dispute within 48 hours, if not sooner.

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Finding a tutor with Tutor House is fast, simple, and secure. Our online tutoring platform helps you find, message and book tutors within a few clicks. Simply enter your required subject with the level and your location, and our website will return a list of recommended tutors. You can then filter these tutors according to experience, price, and recommendation. Each tutor has a detailed profile with a personal statement and details about their qualifications and teaching experience.

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While you think it is faster it elevates your risk and you use lose all the benefits of Tutor House policies. Paying the tutor directly is NOT secure nor protected. If you do pay a tutor outside of the Tutor House website you will not be protected by our 48 Hour Cancelation Policy, our Disputes Policy or our Refund Policy. We also can not protect you from fraud or spam accounts. Before messaging a tutor you are required to sign our Terms and Conditions. Any loss of earning would be considered a legal matter. Tutor House is designed to introduce excellent tutors to customers putting tutors in touch with students and learners. We help and support students to get the best out of their learning experience. If you use the Tutor House website you must complete all bookings within the online platform, including the arrangement of any other services provided by tutors for clients. If you make any arrangement with a tutor that you were introduced to through Tutor House, outside the online platform, either for tuition or payment, you will have broken our terms and conditions. In this case, neither the tutor or customer (parent or student) will be protected or covered, as mentioned above. For more information about payment please refer to our terms and conditions.

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Yes, we do take a fee, but at a fraction of the rate which other companies charge. We don’t have a sign up fee for new customers, we don’t charge an introduction fee, and we don’t charge administration fees. However, we do charge a small commission which pays for the security of tutors (we meet all tutors, check their DBS certificates and ensure they are who they say there are), and the maintenance of the site. If you have any problems using the site, you can always email or call us.

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Tutor House endeavours to ensure that both tutors and clients have the best possible experience with our service. We’re always here to help, so do reach out and contact us. If you ever have unresolved disputes with your tutor we will assist you in reaching a mutual agreement. We will do our utmost to try and resolve all disputes; however we may not be in a position to resolve every dispute. Please contact us via disputes@tutorhouse.co.uk and we will respond to your dispute within 48 hours, if not sooner.

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Yes, we operate a 48 hour cancellation policy. Our policy protects both tutor and customer. You can cancel your booking without incurring any charges as long as it’s cancelled at least 48 hours before the lesson is due to take place. However, if you cancel your lesson within 48 hours you will be charged the full amount. If there is an unforeseen circumstance, then both the tutor and Tutor House will discuss this with you. In some situations lessons can be rescheduled (free of charge), but this is at the tutor’s discretion.

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After selecting your tutor for your desired material, you can book a lesson right away! Send an inquiry to your selected Tutor and once a tutor accepts your inquiry, it will be registered as an ‘open enquiry’ within your messages tab. This is where you will be able to communicate with our tutors, discuss your requirements, arrange lesson times, and book and pay for lessons. When you submit your booking request, the credit card details provided will be subject to an authorisation hold (to the total amount agreed with the tutor for the cost of the initial session and for any other lessons which will take place thereafter). Not only that, but you can also rate and review your tutor once you’ve had your lesson! Tutor House values your feedback.

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If you are running late for a booking then please do let the tutor know via the in-app messenger as soon as possible because the tutor may still have to finish the lesson at the scheduled time, depending on his/her availability. However, tutors will usually try to make up time lost at the end of the session for the intended duration, although it’s important to note that this is at the tutor’s discretion. Tutors will usually wait for 30 minutes, but again this is at the tutor’s discretion – tutors may well have to leave at the original time for another lesson. If you are late for the lesson, tutors will charge for the full amount that has been agreed and confirmed. We operate a 48 hour cancellation policy, which means that if you cancel the lesson with 48 hours you will be charged the full amount.

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Once you have made the lesson request, you can communicate with the tutor. You can discuss your tuition requirements and the lesson timing with in-app instant messaging. The messaging is instant, so your tutor will receive the notification via both; the website and email. Hence he or she can respond to immediately. You may wish to discuss your preferred lesson time and date, or discuss which exam board you’re studying for A-levels and GCSE’s, or even to discuss specific text and books which you are currently studying. Also, You can communicate with the tutor with the instant in-app messaging at any point (before or after the booking has been made). Please note that it is possible for you and the tutor to mutually agree to booking changes after this stage. This must be done within the messenger app on the website. You can also use the same means of comunication to find out more about the tutor, after you have requested a booking. In addition to this you can always check the tutors reviews and ranking.