Tutor Trust, a Greater Manchester based educational charity, is celebrating 9 years since Co-Founders Nick Bent and Abigail Shapiro secured the prestigious launch grant from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) which enabled its creation in Greater Manchester.

Tutor Trust was registered as a charity at the end of September 2011; we delivered our very first tuition session in February 2012, at Whalley Range High School in Manchester and have subsequently grown to support hundreds of schools and thousands of pupils across the whole of Greater Manchester, covering every local authority. 

The students have enjoyed the small group nature of the sessions and have found the tutors to have excellent subject knowledge and are able to articulate the learning in a way that is both accessible and engaging. The way that the support can be personalised to the needs of the students and adapted to fit in within the structure of our curriculum has meant that we can maximise the impact of the intervention. Simon Ward, Deputy Head, Falinge Park High School

In Autumn 2018, we began work on The Right Angle, an Alternative Provision project that serves the most vulnerable young people across Greater Manchester. In July 2020 we were delighted to be able to confirm that through the Tutor Trust, we have been awarded the Fair Education Alliance Scaling Award for The Right Angle. We will continue to expand our Alternative Provision work and give even more vulnerable young people the chance in education they deserve.

Following school closures in March 2020, we continued working with some of our partner schools in Greater Manchester through our online tutoring programme. In the 2020/21 academic year, we will be providing both face-to-face and online tutoring services to pupils, subject to government restrictions. We can’t wait to be working once again with all our fantastic partner schools, both new and old.