Case Studies

Florence

Students: Boy (15)
Delivery: Full Time
Florence
Background

This young man wanted to become a tennis professional and was unable to fit his tennis training around standard schooling. His parents wanted him to attend a full time training facility without any reduction in the quality of his education.

Outcome

Our Tutors prepared the boy for a full range of GCSEs, which the boy passed at A* and A, and then the parents opted for a US College. This meant a change of Tutor to the US system. The boy was accepted to Columbia.

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.

Glasgow

Students: Boy (15)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School
Glasgow
Background

The boy attended an excellent private school in Glasgow where he had turned in appalling results in his mock Highers just 10 weeks before his final exams. He had been written off by his school.

Outcome

Tutors International were able to quickly source a Tutor able to teach the 9 subjects. Despite the time constraints, the boy achieved all A and B grades in his Highers.

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.

Hamptons

Students: Boy (9)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel
Hamptons
Background

A bilingual German/English Tutor was needed. The family travel extensively and for long periods and were looking for a Tutor who would be able to offer an enriching educational experience that bridged the periods when the boy was away from his school.

Outcome

Our Tutor was immensely successful at giving the family the freedom they needed while providing a superb educational experience for their son.

Hong Kong

Students: Boy (8)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School
Hong Kong
Background

This highly able boy had been attending a school in Hong Kong which did not offer anything like the standards required by the top London private schools, where the family were planning to move.

Outcome

Tutors International were able to source a Tutor more quickly than the usual 2-3 month recruitment period and to bring the boy to the required standard.

Humacao

Students: Boy (17)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School, Unhappy at School
Humacao
Background

This highly intelligent young man lost interest in school because his teachers were uninspiring and the work repetitive and unchallenging. He wanted to go to College in the US, but without a strong academic track record this was not looking promising.

Outcome

Tutors International supplied excellent Tutors who reignited the boy's passion for learning and prepared him for College. He was accepted to his first choice of school.

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.

Kenya

Students: Boy (8), Boy (10)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel
Kenya
Background

This family were making a wildlife nature film in the Kenyan bush and needed a Tutor to home-educate their children for the 18 months they would be away.

Outcome

This was a challenging role for the successful tutor due to the isolation and simple conditions. The role was a complete success, with the boys later being accepted into an excellent private school.

Leeds

Students: Boy (9)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel
Leeds
Background

What started as a short term summer appointment supporting this mildly dyslexic boy on vacation in Turkey, soon turned into a full home-schooling role when it became evident to all just how much happier the boy was in the care of a Tutor.

Outcome

After two years homeschooling, during which the boy's self-confidence and self-esteem has been completely restored, the boy is starting a new school.