Our Tutors

We feel extremely lucky to have established such a wonderful, dedicated team of teachers who place the greatest emphasis on the love of learning whilst helping our students to achieve academic success. The selection process is rigorous as we realise that you are entrusting your child’s external education provision in our hands.

Our Philosophy

With teaching that inspires; a positive attitude to learning; high expectations from our tutors; a positive attitude to learning; determination and hard work from our students and consistent parental support, we believe that every child is able to succeed academically.

English & Drama


Modern Foreign Languages & Humanities

Mathematics & Science

Key Characteristics of an Exceptional Academics Tutor

  • All have attended top universities and secondary schools and can demonstrate excellent academic credentials.

  • They are personable and enthusiastic.

  • They love teaching and inspire learning.

  • They have high expectations of themselves and equally of their students

  • They are excellent communicators with students and parents alike.

  • They are adaptable to each child’s differing learning styles and needs.

  • They believe learning occurs everywhere and as such, always seek opportunities to link outside experiences to their teaching.

  • They feedback to parents about every single lesson.

  • They successfully help all the students in their care to reach their potential and of ten beyond expectations.

  • They foster lasting professional relationships with students and their parents.


The Selection Criteria:

  • A natural enthusiasm for their specific subject

  • An ability to communicate that passion to the child

  • Exemplary academic background from Oxbridge, The Russell Group or the equivalent abroad.

  • Handpicked by Exceptional Academics Directors, Matthew Chan, Head of Maths, and Dara Hanley, Head of English.

  • An ability to make learning fun yet academically rigorous

  • An enhanced DBS check.

  • Original documents of exam transcripts and grades.

  • Two referees.


Successes in 11+ and 13+ Entrance Examinations

Co-Ed Independent Day Schools

Independent Day Schools for Boys

Independent Day Schools for Girls

Ibstock Place School


Colet Court
City of London School for Boys
King’s College Wimbledon
Dulwich College


St Paul’s Girls’ School
City of London School for Girls
Godolphin & Latymer
Francis Holland
James Allen Girls' School
Lady Eleanor Holles
Putney High
Wimbledon High
Streatham & Clapham High School
South Hampstead High School


boys' independent boarding schools

Girls' independent boarding schools

Tiffin Girls’ School
Tiffin Boys’ School
Wilson’s Grammar
Non-such Girls’

Malborough College
Winchester College

Wycombe Abbey
Cheltenham Ladies' College

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