Case Studies

Acapulco

Students: Boy (11), Boy (10), Boy (8), Boy (8)
Delivery: Full Time, Short Term
Problems: Instead of School, Travel
Acapulco
Background

This family winter outside the UK and take their children out of school during the period. Between the children, the full range of school subjects is covered. A tutor was needed to continue the boys' education in a fun and location-appropriate style.

Outcome

Tutors International supported this Client for 5 months each winter for 4 years until the eldest boy's GCSE preparation was at risk of being too significantly impacted.

Antigua

Students: Boy (7), Boy (11)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Instead of School, Unhappy at School
Antigua
Background

The elder boy had been diagnosed with ADD and had been bullied. His self esteem was low and he lacked confidence. Both boys enjoyed being outdoors and exploring the world around them.

Outcome

A full time private tutor able to support all school subjects developed a broad home-schooled curriculum to get the older boy back on track. He returned to school after 2 years tutoring where he is now doing well.

Aspen

Students: Girl (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel
Aspen
Background

A Tutor was needed to provide a home education for a girl being home-schooled during Middle School to allow the family the freedom to travel.

Outcome

The girl was accepted into her first choice of High School on her return and the family no longer have such itchy feet.

Bali

Students: Boy (11), Boy (10), Boy (8), Boy (8)
Delivery: Full Time, Short Term
Problems: Instead of School, Travel
Bali
Background

This family winter outside the UK and take their children out of school during the period. Between the children, the full range of school subjects is covered. A tutor was needed to continue the boys' education in a fun and location-appropriate style.

Outcome

Tutors International supported this Client for 5 months each winter for 4 years until the eldest boy's GCSE preparation was at risk of being too significantly impacted.

Bodrum

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

Now in its second year, there are plans to reintegrate to the boy back into a new school, and to keep the Tutor as after school support for the long term.

Buenos Aires

Students: Boy (17)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Instead of School
Buenos Aires
Background

This young man was half way through his A levels in History, Spanish and Human Biology at a prestigious English boarding school. He had been offered a place on an intensive polo training course in Argentina.

Outcome

The boy's diverse subjects, combined with quite basic and isolated living arrangements made this a demanding remit. Upon his return to the UK the young man achieved better than predicted A level grades.

Cannes

Students: Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Instead of School
Cannes
Background

This family were in the middle of a move from their home in France to the US, and their son needed to 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.

Costa Mesa

Students: Boy (14), Boy (15)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Specialist Tuition, Unhappy at School
Costa Mesa
Background

The boys were cousins. One had been bullied at school and the other recently relocated to the area had never done well at school, so the parents sought a private tutor to home educate.

Outcome

The Tutor quickly established that one of the children was dyslexic and was able to adjust the teaching to suit his learning style. After a year both boys re-entered mainstream schools and graduated normally.

Devon

Students: Boy (11), Boy (10), Boy (8), Boy (8)
Delivery: Full Time, Short Term
Problems: Instead of School, Travel
Devon
Background

This family winter outside the UK and take their children out of school during the period. Between the children, the full range of school subjects is covered. A tutor was needed to continue the boys' education in a fun and location-appropriate style.

Outcome

Tutors International supported this Client for 5 months each winter for 4 years until the eldest boy's GCSE preparation was at risk of being too significantly impacted.

Dubai

Students: Boy (7), Girl (10)
Delivery: Short Term
Problems: Instead of School, Unhappy at School
Dubai
Background

This summer assignment was needed to help restore confidence in the boy which had been seriously dented by a period of bullying at school. The girl needed overall improvement in discipline and general subjects with a view to application for a new school.

Outcome

The posting was a complete success. The boy returned to school keen to make new friends and do his best. And the girl is now on track to reach the standards required by the new school.