Quality Manager Matt wishes Good Luck to Year 6's! - 13th May 2019

Matt, who oversees Primary Tuition, has written a blog for all our pupils about to take their SATs exams this week Read more

A look inside the Right Angle with Alternative Provision Coordinator, Beth Farrell - 18th April 2019

Beth takes us through recent developments with the Right Angle and her role in the project Read more

Young Carers Awareness Day 2019 By Bethany Murden - 31st January 2019

On Young Carers Awareness Day one of our Leeds tutors, Bethany Murden, shares her experience of being a young carer and how it affected her experiences as a young person. Read more

A whirlwind two weeks of making a difference to the lives of vulnerable young people in Greater Manchester! By Jo Meredith - 25th January 2019

Our new Alternative Provision Quality Manager, Jo, shares her thoughts on joining the Tutor Trust team Read more

Tips and Tricks for New Tutors! By Megan Wall - 30th October 2018

Some handy tips from one of our excellent Leeds tutors. Read more

An Introduction from Our New Recruit, Will Baldwin-Pask - 1st August 2018

The Tutor Trust's new Tutor Coordinator gives some insight into himself and his first few weeks of work Read more

Under Pressure: Coping With Exams as a Tutor

When you’re sitting across from your tutees, trying to help them get that C grade, or a level 5 in their SATS, or even just improving their overall reading ability or their times-tables, you can really start to feel the pressure of helping them attain the best grades possible. Read more

Frightful First Sessions

I feel that I am an experienced tutor. I’ve worked in schools from Salford to Ashton, Moss Side to Hyde, from 10 year old boys to 19 year old girls, from groups of pupils to 1:1 tuition, from kids who love English to kids who despise it with every fibre of their being. And yet still, there is a prospect that makes every bone in my body quiver with sheer terror, makes me question my very existence, my own physical presence on this football we call planet earth… Read more

Back to the Tutoring Future

For those who are avid followers of this blog (you are out there… aren’t you?) you will know that I delivered my first tuition session on February 27th, and so by now I have been tutoring for just over a year. Whilst I love my job, there comes a point when, as a tutor you can become jaded; worn by the hours of tutoring, the lengthy journeys to Tameside or Salford, the planning and regurgitating of multiple lesson plans. Read more

Patience and Other Crucial Ingredients for Success

I have been an English tutor for about a year and a half now, I have worked in nearly twenty schools and with dozens of pupils, all of varying ability, confidence and temperament. The joys and difficulties of working with all of them though, were always similar. For a variety of reasons, English is not always the easiest of subjects to tutor. Read more

Lessons Learned and New Year’s Resolutions

Ah January. What a cruel mistress she can be. After the sweet heaven of being back at home for Christmas, what with the central heating, the food and a real life tumble dryer, it can feel pretty grim slogging back up North to the cold realities of Uni life, and once again having to work for a living. But as I set out my clothes for tutoring the next day (I of course do not do this, as I am not a child, but I think it adds nicely to the narrative) I ponder the thoughts of a new year and tutoring. Read more