Education

Spears 2019

NEW COLLEGE OF THE HUMANITIES

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-to-one tutorials,… Read More

REGENT’S UNIVERSITY LONDON

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

BPP UNIVERSITY

BPP UNIVERSITY

Specialising in career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in accountancy, business, finance, nursing 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… Read More

UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAM

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

CHARLES BONAS

BONAS MACFARLANE

According to founder Charles Bonas, it’s Bonas MacFarlane’s unique approach, which he likens to that of private bankers and GPs, that makes the firm stand out. ‘Schools are wonderful, but the function of a school is to encourage children to… 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 each tutor is headhunted from scratch to meet the specific needs of each new client. At a cost of… 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

RICHARD EVANS

THE PROFS

A-Level results day is a day fraught with anxiety for most. However, for The Profs’ award-winning founder and director Richard Evans, it’s a day to celebrate. Building on last year’s success, The Profs retained their top-of-the-class A* rating with 100… 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

JOHN GRIFFIN

FINITO

John Griffin is Chairman of Finito, a firm that offers bespoke coaching and mentoring services to young people leaving education and looking to make a smooth transition into the highly-competitive employment market. John has been chairman of the business since… Read More

JOHN GRIFFIN

FINITO

John Griffin has served as chairman of Finito since its launch in 2016, and is a distinguished businessman and philanthropist. He founded Addison Lee in 1975 with just one car, and nearly 40 years later sold the company in 2013… Read More

EMMA-KATE HENRY

D’OVERBROECK’S

‘It is an incredibly powerful experience to walk into a school as robustly distinctive as d’Overbroeck’s but one where academic excellence is at the heart of the offering,’ says new Principal Emma-Kate Henry, stressing the continued focus on nurturing individual… Read More

KATIE HUGHES & ALEX SEVER

HUMANITAS

The word Humanitas comes from the Latin translation of the Aristotelian term Paideia – meaning 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… Read More

RONEL LEHMANN

FINITO

Ronel Lehmann’s firm, Finito, offers a bespoke coaching and mentoring service to young people leaving education and looking to make a smooth and painless transition into the world of employment. Ronel set up Finito in 2016 after a 30-year career… Read More

RHIDIAN LLEWELLYN

LLEWELLYN EDUCATION LTD

As independent schooling becomes increasingly competitive, Rhidian Llewellyn maintains that ‘the child’s happiness is paramount’. A previous headmaster at Papplewick and housemaster at the Dragon, he now introduces families to the best independent school for their child, guiding them through… Read More

NATHANIEL MCCULLAGH

SIMPLY LEARNING TUITION

Nathaniel McCullagh founded Simply Learning Tuition after recognising the high demand for private tuition in London and across the world. Since 2009 his firm has grown at a formidable rate to introduce private tutors primarily for after-school tuition, long-term home… Read More

WILL ORR-EWING

KEYSTONE TUTORS

British education is a way of life for Will Orr-Ewing, who last year celebrated 11 years of advising families on their schooling and tutoring needs. He boarded from the age of eight until 18, when he gained entry to read… Read More

SIR ANTHONY SELDON

FINITO

Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice Chancellor of The University of Buckingham since 2015, is one of Britain’s leading contemporary historians, educationalists, commentators and political authors. He has served on the advisory board of Finito since its launch in 2016, bringing to… 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

Camilla Smiley is Director of Consulting at Holland Park Education, a boutique private education consultancy founded in London in 2004 and with offices in Dubai and Shanghai. Her passion for education led her to teach History at Latymer Upper School…. Read More

VICTORIA SMITH

GRIFFIN + BELL

Griffin + Bell is named after griffins, the guardians of precious things – and bells, 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… Read More

NIGEL STOUT

MPW

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

FRED SUGARMAN-WARNER

CARFAX TUTORS

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