Case Studies

Europe

Students: Girl (12), Boy (10), Boy (8)
Delivery: Full Time, Short Term
Problems: Instead of School, Travel
Europe
Background

This US family wished to change their lifestyle and travel in Europe. This meant home-schooling their children, two of whom were dyslexic, while they travelled.

Outcome

The family were so impressed by the progress of their children out of traditional school that they retained the services of Tutors International for an additional two years after they returned.

Gerards Cross

Students: Boy (14), Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Instead of School
Gerards Cross
Background

Due to delays in securing visas for a move to the US from England, the boys schooling ran into difficulty. In order to be accepted at the top private school in the area they boys needed to be at the same point as their class.

Outcome

Tutors International supplied a Tutor who began the US school course while the family were still in the UK and then accompanied the family to Florida to ensure smooth integration.

Gstaad

Students: Girl (10), Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School, Home Schooling
Gstaad
Background

This family were looking for a full time private tutor to help with a complex transition between schooling in Switzerland and England, and with extended interim periods of homeschooling in the US.

Outcome

A Tutor familiar with IB was appointed to liaise with the new school and assure that the children were always at the appropriate level so that they would be able to reintegrate into their class at any time.

Huntsville

Students: Boy (13)
Delivery: Part Time, Short Term
Problems: Home Schooling
Huntsville
Background

Tutors International was asked to arrange for exceptionally talented educators to work with this home-educated boy for short periods of intensive study in the Tutor's specialised area.

Outcome

This is part of Tutors International's Special Projects offering. Talented individuals from all walks of life have offer superb short-course seminars to enrich a student's educational environment.

London

Students: Girl (18), Girl (13), Boy (15)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School
London
Background

The eldest girl had failed to gain the grades she needed in her AS levels and was therefore at risk of not achieving the overall grades she needed for her first choice Univsersity. Her brother was preparing for GCSEs at the same time, and the younger girl had some mild dyslexia that merited occasional support.

Outcome

By far the greatest emphasis of the Tutor's work was with the eldest girl, who was to be homeschooled instead of attending a private sixth form colleage in London. By the end of the first term, the courses taken so far had been reviewed and the girl scored 3 As in her modules. At the end of the year the girl's final grades were AAB and her was accepted to her first choice University. The younger brother and the sister also thrived with the Tutor's support.

London

Students: Girl (13), Boy (10)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School
London
Background

This family were temporarily located in London and their children needed help settling into their new international school. In addition, the boy needed some speech therapy.

Outcome

Both children did well at their temporary school and have since returned to their home country.

London

Students: Boy (12)
Delivery: Part Time
Problems: After School
London
Background

After receiving many years of therapy for developmental delays following birth complications, this boy was almost on a par with his peers and ready to attend mainstream school.

Outcome

With the support of a Tutor after school the boy was able to keep up with his class across the majority of his subjects.

London

Students: Boy (12), Girl (10)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School
London
Background

This family were looking for a full time private tutor to help with a complex transition between schooling in Switzerland and England, and with extended interim periods of homeschooling in the US.

Outcome

A Tutor familiar with IB was appointed to liaise with the new school and assure that the children were always at the appropriate level so that they would be able to reintegrate into their class at any time.

Los Angeles

Students: Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time, Short Term
Problems: Instead of School
Los Angeles
Background

This family were in the middle of a move from their home in France to the US, and their son needed to be supported in his entrance applications for the new school and with the transition from one system to the other.

Outcome

The Tutor ensured that the boy was able to do well in the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) and therefore be accepted to his first choice of school.

Meribel

Students: Boy (15), Boy (9), Girl (13), Girl (6)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School
Meribel
Background

This was a complex position that began when the eldest boy was 10 and had a complex learning difference that affected his cognitive reasoning. Although the initial role was to help the older boy, the role evolved into supporting all the children.

Outcome

An experienced educator, someone familiar with educational theory and willing to encourage non-traditional pathways was needed. The boy was able to catch up with his peers and his sisters are now thriving too.