Case Studies

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: Boy (8)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Unhappy at School
Aspen
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 quickly and bring the boy to the required standard.

Cobham

Students: Boy (6)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School, Unhappy at School
Cobham
Background

The boy was not doing well at school and so the Client sought a Tutor to supplement his learning. Our Tutor discovered what he thought to be an Autistic Spectrum Disorder, later confirmed by our Educational Psychologist.

Outcome

Once the reason for the boy's difficulty at school was understood we were able to make excellent progress by adjusting materials to fit the boy's learning style until an appropriate school was found for the boy.

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.

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.

Dubai

Students: Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School, Unhappy at School
Dubai
Background

This boy was at school in Dubai but wished to take his Common Entrance exam with a view to application to one of the most prestigious private schools in London. Unfortunately his Dubai school was falling short.

Outcome

A full time Tutor was able to ensure that the standards needed were reached through a well-rounded and holistic enrichment program delivered after school.

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.

London

Students: Boy (15)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Unhappy at School
London
Background

This young man had been removed from his excellent private school due to concerns about the quality of pastoral care at the school. Half way through his GCSE course he was unable to find another suitable school and so his father opted to home-school him for the final year of GCSEs.

Outcome

Under the guidance of excellent Tutors the boy is planning on taking 14 GCSEs. He is ambitious and highly motivated, keen to make this year something in which he can look back on with immense pride in his achievements.

Miami

Students: Girl (15), Girl (12), Girl (8)
Delivery: Part Time
Problems: After School, Unhappy at School
Miami
Background

Unhappy with the falling standards in their preferred school, the Client sought a Tutor to help with homework after school and with developing activities to enhance the girls' learning outside the classroom.

Outcome

The children did well with their Tutor. Eventually the school took heed of the steps that the parents had taken and addressed their concerns by making some changes that negated the need to retain the Tutoring service.

Newhaven

Students: Boy (8), Girl (6)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel, Unhappy at School
Newhaven
Background

This family were disappointed with the quality of schooling on offer near their home and sought a Tutor to home-school their children instead. This lifestyle choice also allowed the parents the freedom to travel for extended periods.

Outcome

The Tutor was able to create a superb curriculum for the children, taking advantage of the resources locally whether in the US or travelling in Africa.