Did you know that a survey found that one in four secondary school students have used a private tutor, and this grows to almost half (41%) in London?
On the podcast this week I interview local private tutor Helen Wilson who owns and runs A Star Tuition Group based out of Ramsbottom. A Star Tuition Group have been running for over ten years with Helen working full time at it for over the past three.
Helen has been seeing fantastic results from her students, including all of her students that took a grammar school exam last year passing it.
It’s not just families looking to send their children to grammar school though, Helen and A Star Tuition provide for a wide range of needs.
Helen makes a special effort to ensure that not only do the children get results, but that they also enjoy it. As well as this, she encourages the children each year to enter a long running BBC Radio 2 competition called 500 words. This year Helen has three of her student in the semi finals!
‘500 Words’ is the UK’s most successful short story-writing competition for children between the ages of 5 and 13.
It was launched back in 2011, by Chris Evans for all children, no matter what their ability, experience, or background.
In 2018 134,790 children entered the competition.
One thing that Helen said during our interview that resonated with me was:
If the school, the tutor and the family are working together as a unit, that’s a recipe for success.
I hope you enjoy the interview and get some insight into who might look at hiring a private tutor and what Helen and A Star Tuition are able to provide.
You can contact Helen and A Star Tuition group via the contact details on their website: https://astartuitiongroup.co.uk
You can also get in touch with Helen:
📞 07815 121 696
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