Education

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WILL ORR-EWING

KEYSTONE TUTORS

British education is a way of life for Will Orr-Ewing, who boarded from the age of eight, gaining entry to Oxford University at 18 to study history. He went on to teach history at Fulham Prep School before launching Keystone… Read More

CHARLES BONAS

BONAS MACFARLANE

Charles Bonas is somewhat of a pioneer in the sector, having started tutoring and advising UHNW families 25 years ago, to pay for professional law exams. After training as a teacher in public schools and experiencing the American school system,… Read More

ADAM CALLER

TUTORS INTERNATIONAL

Adam Caller’s firm, Tutors International, offers a personalised service to UHNWs around the world. They only offer long-term, full-time placements, and tutors are headhunted to meet clients’ needs. At a cost of around £100,000 to the client per year, Caller… Read More

LUCY CAWKWELL

OSBORNE CAWKWELL EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS

Lucy Cawkwell took her first tutoring job during her gap year in 1992, and has taught over 70 students between five and 18 in subjects from maths and science to English, French and geography. With her experience of pupils of… Read More

OLIVER GILSENAN

LIONHEART EDUCATION

Oliver Gilsenan proudly relays the story of a student who failed their GCSEs, then spent four months studying at LSL, Lionheart’s bespoke school, leaving with seven A* and going on to study at Cambridge. ‘Giving children the confidence to succeed’… Read More

EMMA-KATE HENRY

D’OVERBROECK’S

As independent schooling becomes increasingly competitive, Rhidian Llewellyn maintains ‘the child’s happiness is paramount’. A previous Papplewick head and housemaster at the Dragon (who also taught David Cameron Latin at Heatherdown), he now introduces families to the best independent school… Read More

RHIDIAN LLEWELLYN

LLEWELLYN EDUCATION LIMITED

As independent schooling becomes increasingly competitive, Rhidian Llewellyn maintains ‘the child’s happiness is paramount’. A previous Papplewick head and housemaster at the Dragon (who also taught David Cameron Latin at Heatherdown), he now introduces families to the best independent school… Read More

NATHANIEL MCCULLAGH

SIMPLY LEARNING TUITION

Nathaniel McCullagh’s private tutor firm has grown since 2009 to provide unsurpassed education consultancy and school placement services. His network of professional tutors also provides traditional after-school tuition, full time home schooling and overseas placements (for which the company won… Read More

ALEX SEVER & KATIE BADGETT

HUMANITAS

The word Humanitas comes from the Latin translation of the Aristotelian term Paideia: a broad cultural education. ‘It’s all about looking out for the students and bringing them up as respectable members of society,’ says Alex Sever, co-founder of Humanitas… Read More

KATE SHAND

ENJOY EDUCATION

Enjoy Education, led by Kate Shand, has been shortlisted for the Education Investor awards for five years running, winning Best Private Tutoring Company Award in both 2013 and 2015. Shand believes ‘discretion and trust’ underpin the company’s ethos, and have… Read More

IRINA SHUMOVITCH

SCHOOL PLACEMENT SERVICE

For Irina Shumovitch, a Russian-born educational consultant who runs a placement service in London for HNW and UHNW Russian parents, British education has an unmatched reputation. ‘Having experienced three educational systems — Russian, French and English — I believe that… Read More

CAMILLA SMILEY

HOLLAND PARK TUITION AND EDUCATION CONSULTANTS

Griffin + Bell is named after the guardians of precious things and the symbol of clarity. Oxford graduate Victoria Smith and her husband Matthew founded the company in 2011 with a simple philosophy: ‘Honesty, clarity, inspiration’. They cater for both… Read More

VICTORIA SMITH

GRIFFIN + BELL

Griffin + Bell is named after the guardians of precious things and the symbol of clarity. Oxford graduate Victoria Smith and her husband Matthew founded the company in 2011 with a simple philosophy: ‘Honesty, clarity, inspiration’. They cater for both… Read More

NIGEL STOUT

MPW

Founded in 1973, MPW is a group of specialist independent schools in England, chaired by Oxford educated Dr Nigel Stout, with schools based in London, Birmingham and Cambridge. They offer GCSE and A-Level courses with no more than nine pupils… Read More

RUPERT SYME

LIONHEART EDUCATION

Rupert Syme’s first experience of Lionheart was as a tutee at 12 years old, after moving to the UK from the Turks and Caicos. He believes the education and school placement advice he received from the team ‘completely changed’ the… Read More

NATASHA TIWARI

ELEVARE LONDON

Natasha Tiwari is the MD of Elevare London, an education advisory firm with offices in London and New York. The name – from Latin ‘to rise’ – reflects its mission to support each child, from nursery to post-graduate age, in… Read More

FRED SUGARMAN-WARNER

CARFAX TUTORS

‘Responsible tuition is our buzzword,’ says Fred Sugarman- Warner, Winchester scholar and Oxford graduate. He means delivering a thorough, creative education over a sustained period, as opposed to churning out frazzled brains through last-minute cramming. Sugarman- Warner tutored in Moscow,… Read More

Top Recommended Private Universities

BPP UNIVERSITY

Specialising in career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in accountancy, business, finance, law and health, BPP has been awarding degrees since 2007. The university is part of BPP Professional Education which provides training to employees at over 75 of the FTSE… Read More

NEW COLLEGE OF THE HUMANITIES

Founded in 2011 by British philosopher AC Grayling, the founding slogan of New College of the Humanities was ‘elite but not exclusive’. It offers a unique education that aims to provide an intensive learning experience, achieved through regular one-toone tutorials,… Read More

REGENT’S UNIVERSITY LONDON

Nestled in the leafy grounds of Regent’s Park, Regent’s University London is home to just 5,000 bright young things. The intimate size of the college, coupled with one-to-one tuition, differentiates it from mainstream university education. The college promotes independence and… Read More

UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAM

Established in 1983, Buckingham is the oldest of the country’s private universities. Instrumental to its inception was Margaret Thatcher, who as education secretary oversaw the creation of the college in 1973. On retiring from politics in 1992, Lady Thatcher became… Read More