TUTORING
Every year we help hundreds of children and students of all ages and abilities to achieve their potential.

 
 
 
 
TUTORS FOR ALL AGES
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7+ 8+

Each school has its own tests that require school-specific knowledge and a specialist programme of preparation. Through our consulting expertise and our school placement service, our team speaks to the leading independent schools on a weekly basis, allowing us to give up-to the minute information about individual school processes and entrance requirements to our parents.

Dedicated support through one-on-one tuition is the best way to maximise your child’s chances of success.

  • Each tutor provides an initial assessment on the tutee’s academic ability. Based on the results, a tuition program is tailored around the pupils strengths and weaknesses
  • Our tutors balance fun and engaging tuition with targeted work to ensure that your child covers the necessary syllabus in a fun and stimulating way
  • Regular revision using past papers and replica questions is a vital part of the process
  • Tutors will assess your child’s reading and build reading lists structured to improve performance
  • Our tutors will also set aside time to work on interview technique, ensuring your child's preparation is as comprehensive as possible

11+

Bonas MacFarlane is able to provide experienced 11+ tutors who have direct insight and experience into the demands of the assessment process. Our aim is to match tutors who have first hand tuition experience of the specific schools for which you are aiming and/or provide tutors who attended the school themselves.

  • Each tutor provides an initial assessment on the tutee’s academic ability. Based on the results, tuition programme is tailored around the pupils strengths and weaknesses
  • Building a relationship is fundamental to the success of tuition. We ensure that all our tutors have strong communication skills and can relate to the tutee’s educational needs
  • Regular revision using past papers and replica questions is a vital part of the process
  • Tutors will assess your child’s reading and build reading lists structured to improve performance
  • One-to-one support helps instil confidence in preparation for the interview

13+

  • Building a relationship between the tutor and tutee is fundamental to the success of tuition. 
  • Through our rigorous selection process, we ensure that our tutors have strong communication skills and in depth knowledge of the syllabus requirements
  • When placing a tutor, we ensure that an initial assessment is undertaken to assess the tutee’s academic ability. Based on the results, a tuition program is developed around the pupil’s strengths and weaknesses
  • On top of preparing planned tutorials, tutors focus on exam technique and instill a confidence in preparation for the interview.
  • Through our consulting expertise, our team speak to the leading independent schools on a weekly basis, allowing us to share up-to the minute knowledge about individual schools processes and scholarship requirements with our parents
  • Our aim is to match tutors who have first hand tuition experience of the specific schools for which you are aiming and/or provide tutors who attended the school themselves

16+

Our tutors successfully help prepare students for the wide range of exams and coursework at GCSE and Scottish National level. Their combination of excellent subject knowledge and well-regarded tuition experience enables students to ensure that they have the best chance of achieving top grades.

We provide tutors for all the main GCSE and National Qualification subjects including English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Latin, Classical Civilisation, French, Spanish, German, Geography, Psychology, Music and Art.

  • Our specialised tutors are familiar with all GCSE exam boards including OCR, Edexcel, AQA and with the requirements of the SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority).
  • When placing a tutor, we ensure that an initial assessment is undertaken to assess the tutee’s academic ability. Based on the results, a tuition program is developed around the pupil’s strengths and weaknesses
  • In a supportive one-to-one environment, our tutors help students develop important time management skills and effective examination technique – both essential components to exam success and successful application to university
  • Many of our tutors are also experienced with tutoring students who have specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, or ADHD
  • One-to-one teaching is the best way to boost confidence during the crucial time before the start of an exam period

For many pupils this programme is delivered through hourly tuition in the family home. Tuition can be introduced at any stage of the GCSE  / Nationals syllabus: from weekly hourly sessions over the two year period to intensive daily revision tutorials immediately prior to exams. 

AS & A level

Bonas MacFarlane tutors help students achieve the A level grades needed to get into their chosen university. Whether helping a gifted student secure an Oxbridge place, or building the confidence of a less academically-minded student, our tutors support, challenge, and effectively guide students through tailor-made and manageable tuition programmes.

Our full-time tutor placement team is fully aware of the stresses that surround crucial examination points in the UK and the US. University places on popular courses are highly competitive. It is vital that students know what is required and keep up the pace. 

We provide A-level tutors for all the A level subjects including English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Latin, Classical Civilisation, French, Spanish, German, Politics, Economics, Business Studies, Media Studies, Geography, Philosophy Psychology, Music and Art. We also provide tutors for less commonly taken A-levels on a bespoke basis.

  • Our tutors have in-depth knowledge of the requirements for every AS/A level syllabus. We cover all examination boards - OCR, Edexcel or AQA. Our experienced tutors prepare their tutorials in line with the particular exam board so that students become confident not only in their subject knowledge but also, crucially, in their exam technique
  • Many of our tutors are also experienced with tutoring students who have specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, or ADHD
  • When placing a tutor, we ensure that an initial assessment is undertaken to assess the tutee’s academic ability. Based on the results, a tuition program is developed around the pupil’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Students are taught through a detailed, targeted course of tuition with an emphasis on time-management, revision techniques, and subject prioritisation
  • Tutorials are made enjoyable through tailored teaching techniques and activities based on the student's own interests.
  • One-to-one teaching is the best way to boost confidence during the crucial time before the start of an exam period.

Tuition can be introduced at any stage of the sixth form: from weekly hourly sessions over the two year period to intensive daily revision tutorials immediately prior to exams. 

IB

Many of the top independent schools now offer the full International Baccalaureate programme. This requires students to have a solid foundation in both the Humanities and the Sciences. Our students achieve the top marks across the disciplinary divide in the International Baccalaureate with the help of our experienced team of IB tutors. Our elite IB tutors know how to prepare their student to score points where it matters most, in the final exams.

Our full-time tutor placement team is fully aware of the stresses that surround these crucial examination points. University places on the leading courses are highly competitive and it is therefore vital that students know what is required and keep up the pace.  Bonas MacFarlane tutors help students achieve the IB grades needed to get into their chosen university. 

  • When placing a tutor, we ensure that an initial assessment is undertaken to assess the tutee’s academic ability. Based on the results, a tuition programme is developed around the pupils strengths and weaknesses
  • You will be learning from the best: our elite tutors, all of whom scored in the high 40s in their IB exams will help you get your exam strategy in place
  • Get the most out of your revision: our tutors will cover the syllabus core and help you to forge links between topics and past exam questions through a targeted course of tuition
  • Students are taught through a detailed, targeted course of tuition with an emphasis on time-management, revision techniques, and subject prioritisation
  • One-to-one teaching is the best way to boost confidence during the crucial time before the start of an exam period
 
 
CONTACT THE TUTORING TEAM
Please call us to discuss your family's tutoring requirements and to book a tutor. If you would prefer to make an online enquiry, please use our client enquiry form.

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