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Headway Tutors

Kew, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey

(21)
‘19 Certificate of Excellence, 2019
Headway Tutors logo
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Headway Tutors

Kew, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey

(21)
‘19 Certificate of Excellence, 2019

About

A local home tuition company that prides itself on providing a professional & personal service to families in the West London area.
Your tutor will come to your home and teach according to the goals established at the consultation.
We have a range of new and affordable online services.

Reviews (21)

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21 December 2019

We couldn't be happier with our children's progress thanks to Headway Tutors who were able to find the best tutors to get our daughter ready for the secondary school exams and our son helped through his GCSE years. Professional, available, polite and helpful. More...

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7 December 2019

It was great tutoring for 11+, I really found the different with my daughter before we start with headway and after, it’s extremely great.

A
7 December 2019

An incredible tutor and definitely recommend to all, especially those who are practicing 11+. Specializes in Comprehension but is extremely helpful in maths techniques. He makes all of the lessons exciting as well as informative. Definitely a 5 star rating. More...

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22 September 2019

We were delighted to have Amee from Headway tutors who helped our son Will making a transition from state to private school. She has a lovely nature she is enthusiastic and really motivated him. She is engaging and encouraged Will to push himself and he has achieved a massive improvement in his maths skills. You can tell she loves her job she’s an excellent Teacher and I would definitely highly recommend her. More...

L
8 September 2019

Jamie was great, my son enjoyed his sessions and learned a lot from him. I would recommend Headway.

U
8 September 2019

We were fortunate to find Headway Tutors for Maths revision and consolidation over the summer. Edward was very efficient and personable. He took care to understand our requirements and kept us in the loop with our daughter's progress throughout. She found her one-to-one lessons with him engaging, rewarding and fun.. just like learning should be. Thank you! More...

Z
1 September 2019

We sought Headway Tutors help last year. We had just moved my son into Reception Year mid-year from abroad. My son needed support with his Set 1 phonics and special friend recognition, letter and number formation and basic cvc word building exercises. We saw his reading progress remarkably as he moved from one reading level to the next until he reached the targets set for Reception Year. As for his writing, he went from writing a couple of letters from every word to full sentences independently. The tutors' methods helped my son gain confidence and set him on the right path for reading and writing. He enjoyed playing educational games with the tutors and looked forward to the tutoring sessions. We highly recommend Headway Tutors. More...

M
5 May 2019

My son really enjoyed his time with his tutor in preparation for 11+ and SATs. His tutor was personalized according to my sons needs and he was really great. Would definitely recommend him.

A
26 April 2019

We have had a great experience with Headway. The tutor is firm but fair and we really wish we'd found the earlier.

M
25 February 2019

We used Headway Tutors to provide support in the run up to 10+ exams. Being a teacher myself I knew exactly what I wanted from a tutor and was very impressed with their service.

C
26 January 2019

We engaged Headway Tutors to help our son revise for his secondary school entrance exams. We actually decided to opt for a tutor quite late in the process and Headway were very accommodating and bent over backwards to help us find a time that worked for our schedule. The tutors Sophie and Jamie have been very friendly and professional throughout. I would highly recommend them! More...

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26 January 2019

I have tried different tutors in the past for my son and I wish I had found Headway Tutors sooner. By far the best. Practically everything you and your child needs for the eleven plus and more. There is advice on hand, support and information regarding choosing the right school. Sophie has been amazing, she has a great nack of making learning fun in small groups which was a massive confidence boost for my son. He attended tuition in the lead up to the eleven plus exams and it’s truly been a godsend. Thank you, Ross and Sophie and all the team at Headway Tutors. More...

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3 September 2018

We had a very good experience with Chris, for interview practice and Edward, tutoring our son for 11+. They proved to be professional and fun, matching tutors with the right personality for the child and their interests. Thanks Chris & Edward.

A
9 August 2018

Got back to me immediately; didn't use as just wanted to know going rate as someone's asked me to tutor their child.

L
26 May 2018

We have used Ross from Headway Tutors for about 2 years - he has been exceptional. Ross delivered excellent lessons tailored to the specific needs of our son. He is aspirational, fair, consistent and kind. I recognise that children have different needs and different parent expectations so I have recommended Headway Tutors to friends cautiously so that they can make up their own minds as to the suitability of their services. My friends have all engaged with the Headway team and are delighted with their service.Personally, I have appreciated our relationship with Ross, he is open& frank about our son's progress - and gave me a clear picture of his strengths and weaknesses. I highly recommend their professional approach. More...

M
26 May 2018

We have been delighted with our daughter’s progress with her tutor Ross. She has grown in confidence and made significant improvements between year 5 and 6, and again this year building on her Sats and transition to secondary school. Can’t recommend highly enough.

A
26 May 2017

We are using one of the tutors to help our year 5 daughter with confidence in both maths and english. Always a great session where she comes out feeling more motivated about the work and with a better understanding due to the patience of the one-to-one teaching. A great investment for her future.

J
26 May 2017

Thumbs up from me! Seen a huge improvement in my sons grades! Nothing but positive feedback at his last parents evening! Very reasonable too, would recommend to anyone! More...

A
26 May 2017

We couldn't be happier with the tuition we have received. Our son has been taught effective ways of working in maths and literacy and has enjoyed being stretched and challenged. We have seen his confidence increase, his grades improve and he has passed the entrance exams to his favoured secondary schools. More...

M
26 February 2017

We've sent our daughter here for the past 3 months. School teachers have seen a noticeable improvement in maths skills. Would recommend headway tutors to anyone!

A
26 February 2017

My twin boys were very sport driven and have always found it hard to keep up academically, after the first 3 weeks of them working with Headway tutors they've grown in confidence and don't worry about their homework anymore.

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I feel very fortunate to work in a sector that is constantly innovating and changing. My company prides itself on using the latest teaching methodology and resources. This allows all of our students, regardless of ability or learning styles, to access learning in the most effective way possible.

A graduate of St Mary’s University where I studied primary education, I first became interested in education whilst living in Costa Rica. I subsequently worked with pre-teens in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as a result of which the move into primary education was a natural choice for me. It was in Sao Paulo that I first became involved in tutoring English, working with students of all ages and from a range of different backgrounds, from CEOs to toddlers. Seven years later I now work with students in a very high achieving West London prep school. Alongside this I decided to start my own tutoring company, Headway Tutors, offering support to students of all ages in the west London area.

We firmly believe in our ability, informed by knowledge of past and present educational theorists’ methods to develop our students. Both directors currently teach at an independent school in West London and have been involved in education for many years. Through working in such an inclusive and high achieving schools, I have gained an expert understanding of how to prepare children for any exam they may face.

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