We take great care to fully understand your family’s aspirations and recognise the importance of getting to know your son or daughter’s specific requirements, learning style and personality. Our services have been widely recommended, you can read a selection of our press reviews here.
Our Managing Director and Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh, discussed the effects of lockdown on University students with The Spectator.
Our Managing Director and Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh, was featured in Evgenia Peretz's recent Vanity Fair article about home schooling.
“An established high-end tutor agency with top drawer tutors available for most educational needs. Expect a hand holding mentality and customer service that is second to none.”
The Good Schools Guide
Our Managing Director and Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh, explained the admissions process for independent schools and universities in the UK.
Great British Education
Our Managing Director and Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh, was interviewed for this Bloomberg piece on independent school fees.
Our Managing Director and Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh, discussed scholarships and bursaries for this Telegraph piece on independent school fees.
We were quoted in this piece by People magazine on Prince George, the ISEB pre-test, and senior school entry.
“This firm clearly brings a caring and compassionate perspective to its services, but combines this with technological efficiency and excellent people management practices - a very buttoned-down intelligent group of people with a bigger-picture awareness.”
We were proud to receive the Relocate Global Award for Excellence in Education Consulting, 2019
“This small company demonstrates big passion! High-quality service and depth of knowledge are hallmarks of this niche player in the education field”.
Winner of the Relocate Global Award for Excellence in Employee and Family Support 2017
"Meet the catch-up charity stepping in to tutor the nation's kids for free this summer"
Our Founder and Director, Nathaniel McCullagh, discusses the challenges of entrance and national examinations in a podcast with Edward Webster, of The Exam House.
The Exam House
“Almost overnight Freya went from dreading lessons to happily sitting down to an hour of maths in a makeshift classroom on the first floor” with the help of a tutor we introduced.
“[Simply Learning Tuition] Tutors can remove the emotional stress. Building the child’s confidence gently and encouraging them to apply what they already and offering them tips”.
Angels & Urchins
“[Simply Learning Tuition is] a leading independent education company providing introductions to private tutors who deliver effective one-to-one academic tuition. It also offers specialist advice throughout a child’s academic journey, from school selection through to university applications and mentoring”.
“Working together, the [Simply Learning Tuition] tutor and the child can re-build the child’s self-esteem and restore their will to try again.”
Is it fair to split siblings across state and independent schools?
We were featured in Tanith Carey’s excellent article about the pitfalls of treating siblings differently. Please use this link to read the full article.
In an article optimistically titled, “Everything you need to know about Private Tuition”, we offer some useful advice for parents considering hiring a tutor. In particular, we discuss common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
You can read the full article using by this link.
Many parents are wondering, ‘How will Brexit affect my child’s education’? We offer some useful advice for relocating families, including advice on choosing schools and drawing up contingency plans.
You can read the full article by using this link.
We were asked to provide guidance on how to identify dyslexia and how to support a child who is affected by dyslexia.
You can read the full article using this link.
How do I get my child into the best school? Helena Pozniak's article contains some really useful thoughts from our Managing Director and Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh, as well as several head teachers and other education experts.
You can download a copy of this article here.
What are the benefits of a 2 year degree? Several of our students are thinking about 2 year degrees. Along with University registrars we contributed to this article, which has some useful points to help weigh up the pros and cons of a two year course.
How much tuition should I do for 11 plus? We were featured in a popular article about, 'Tiger Mums', where our client defended her decision to invest in private tuition to help her son prepare for Colet Court.
You can read the full story here.
What is a live-in tutor? We explain a little about the work of full time live-in tutors.
You can watch the video using this link.
Is UCAS a broken system? We were asked to comment about the changes needed in the UCAS system.
You can read the full article here.
How do I prepare for the 11 Plus? We were delighted to be asked by The Telegraph to offer advice on the forthcoming 11+ exams.
You can read our Top 10 tips here.
How to prepare for the 11 Plus. We were asked onto London live to discuss the pressures that the 11+ exams put on parents and students alike.
You can watch the full clip of the programme here.
What is a pre-school tutor? Telegraph writer, Judith Woods hired a pre-school tutor to introduce role-play and phonics to her daughter.
Details of how they got on in the full article here.
We gave comment on the use on the rise of 'accent reduction' by foreign families living in London.
The article can be accessed here.
We are regular contributors to Knightsbridge Village, commenting on such topics as preparation for school entrance tests and summer learning loss. Members can read a selection of our articles here
We commented on the use of elocution tutors by foreign families in London.
You can read the full article here.
We explained why families request tutors to provide elocution lessons for their children.
The full article appears here.
Does online tuition work? How do I find a good online tutor? We were asked to comment on the success of online tuition.
You can read more here.
Emerging Ed Tech
“Individual tuition can rebuild the child’s self-esteem and restore their will to try again and to begin to love learning”.
“There will always be demand for bright young things to tutor bright young minds”.
“Additional support, even for a short time, will help children feel more comfortable and gain a better understanding of what is expected of them in each exam”.