Online Private Tutoring

Our tutors are trained in online tutoring, using platforms such as Skype and Zoom to reach international students as far as Hong Kong and the US. Making the most of all the benefits of the technology at our fingertips, these lessons are engaging and innovative and have proved very successful for students of all ages.

Online Private Tutoring

Our tutors are trained in online tutoring, using platforms such as Skype and Zoom to reach international students as far as Hong Kong and the US. Making the most of all the benefits of the technology at our fingertips, these lessons are engaging and innovative and have proved very successful for students of all ages.

Online Tutoring with Wentworth Education

We work with families across the globe, providing the highest calibre of tutoring no matter where you are based. The best tutor isn’t always the closest one, and we are proud to be able to offer valuable, engaging and creative lessons to any student who gets in touch. Online lessons are flexible, and can be easily fitted in between after-school activities, or while the student is abroad. Students often form great relationships with their personal tutor, and the sense of continuity provided by online lessons with one mentor has proved hugely beneficial when preparing for change.

It also means that we can keep working with some of our most sought-after tutors even if they no longer live in London, meaning we can be highly selective when choosing who best suits your child’s needs.

With online test formats becoming the norm across UK and US school application programs, it’s a great way to become familiar with computer-based learning.

How Online Tutoring Works

Our tutors are all practiced in giving lessons across communication platforms such as Skype and Zoom, which allow them to create a natural and accessible learning environment. They share material online, using shared whiteboards and googledocs to track the student’s progress throughout the lesson. These platforms also make homework sharing and updating instantly available, and allow the students to access their work from any device. Once they’re familiar with the interface, online lessons follow the same format as face-to-face, and have yielded fantastic results for a large number of our students!

Examples of Where Online Tutoring Works Especially Well

Areas in which online tutoring has worked particularly well for us in the past include:

  • International Students
    We serve many international families, who regularly travel between family homes across the world, and others we are based in Asia, Europe, or America, who work with our excellent London based tutors. Online tutoring also complements regular trips to other major city hubs by our senior tutors with international client bases.
  • During Boarding School Term Time
    Many of our (international and British) students attend elite boarding schools in Britain, America, and Switzerland. We regularly work with students attending these schools to complement school work during term time as well as at home during school holidays.
  • Students Based Far Away From London
    Some of our UK based clients work with our elite network of tutors and professional teachers. This is especially true for the more niche subjects and specialist exams that we offer. Examples include: STEP Maths, University Applications Consultancy, GRE, UKCAT, and so on.
  • ISEE & SSAT
    Especially for families moving to America who need to get their children into good American schools, your children will need to take either the SSAT or the ISEE. But also for families moving to the London area and want to gain admission to the US schools in and aroud London: ASL, TASIS, Cobham Ammerican Community School, etc.
  • 11+ & 13+ Common Entrance Pre-Tests
    Children are expected to sit verbal and non-verbal reasoning tests for both 11+ entrance and common entrance to UK schools at 13 which often take place on school computers. Practice with online resources is the perfect way to prepare for these tests.
  • International Students Applying to UK Boarding Schools
    We support many families each year with their applications to UK boarding schools. We provide advice, consulting, and support the application process to UK schools; but also tutor students who are taking scholarship, school entrance, and common entrance exams. We are adept at tutoring the differences betwee UK the syllabus and those of other countries.
  • A Level Subject Support
    For students at boarding school across the UK, meeting with a tutor online in the evenings is the best way of optimising their potential without having to fill their short weekends with extra lessons.
  • Oxbridge Interview Preparation
    A number of our most senior tutors currently hold positions at universities across the UK, and are therefore unable to meet students in London. Via Skype, students are able to benefit from their support when applying to Oxbridge, or for mock interviews, without having to travel.
  • Moving To the UK or To America
    For students coming to the UK from abroad, having a tutor based in London is sometimes their only chance to meet with someone who has first-hand knowledge of the school system they’re about to enter. Likewise, for students moving from the UK to the US or further afield, knowing that their tuition can continue uninterrupted can be a great way to boost their confidence as well as their grades.
  • One Off Bespoke Consultations
    Our head tutors and founders are available for one off bespoke consultations to exclusive families, for a fee. We often run these consultations over video or phone call as families are often not based in London.
  • Personal Needs
    There is a host of reasons why travel for student or tutor might be inconvenient, but this should not impact a student’s chance to learn with someone they look up to and will be inspired by. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you think online tutoring is something that would suit your needs!

Selected Profiles of our Online Tutors

Please see below some example profiles of the Online Tutors that we represent. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor selection criteria or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more profiles of our Online Tutors can be found on our dedicated tutors page, where you can filter by subject.

By day, I work at PA Consulting in the Software and Controls group, where I have built embedded systems, optimising simulations and automated test platforms. I developed his love for computers at an early age, first learning to program at 14. I then followed this interest through a Computer Science degree at the University of Cambridge, before taking it into the world of work. ...
I took a teaching post at Harrow School in 2015, teaching IGCSEs in English Language and Literature and delivering lectures to A-level students. I was also made Director-in-Residence and Master-in-Charge of Debating. Earlier that year I graduated with a first class degree in English Language and Literature from Christ Church, Oxford, where I was one of the twelve original Reuben Scholars. My papers in Shakespeare and Beckett for Finals were classed as publishable. Throughout my time at Oxford and Harrow, I have accumulated extensive experience tutoring privately for a range of abilities, from pre-test to university admissions. Although my undergraduate degree was in the arts, I have always nurtured a healthy interest in subjects across the curriculum, having studied Further Mathematics and Physics at A Level, and I am continually excited by the prospect of facilitating the development of a student’s academic pursuits in a variety of disciplines. A constant desire to advance my own knowledge energises me as a tutor, and I believe that communicating this enthusiasm allows me to stimulate both the curiosity and diligence of my tutees. ...
I am a College Lecturer and DPhil student in Atomic and Laser Physics at the University of Oxford, where I will shortly begin my final year. My research involves probing predictions of quantum mechanics using the coldest objects in the Universe.

I completed my undergraduate and Master's degrees at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, graduating in 2016 with first class honours. I was a College Scholar in Cambridge and was awarded three Peter May prizes for excellence in academic and sporting achievement. Before Cambridge, I attended Ponteland School and achieved straight A* A-level grades. I have published 5 papers in high-impact physics journals and continue to teach mathematics and physics at undergraduate level.

I have tutored Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths and Physics A-levels, both in person and over Skype, as well as providing coaching for Oxbridge admissions. I have also led in excess of 40 Oxford undergraduate interviews and have experienced the admissions system for both Oxford and Cambridge personally. ...
I've been tutoring and working with children part time since I finished school in 2014, and have graduated from Oxford University, where I studied English literature. Before that, I took IB at Wellington College, in which I scored 43 out of a possible 45 points. I've tutored in London, Oxford and Hong Kong, worked as a nanny, and set up and continue to run a school sponsorship program in Nepal, which provides disadvantaged children with the opportunity to be educated in Kathmandu. For me, one of the most rewarding aspects of tutoring is helping students gain confidence in something they thought they would never understand, or felt they weren't good at, turning a daunting task into something enjoyable. I've worked with children who range from 3 to 23 years old, but have most experience with Common Entrance at 11+ and 13+. The breath of the IB course means that I'm able to teach a range of subjects to a high standard, and have great experience balancing academic work with other areas of life, as well as finding important overlaps between diverse subjects and interests. ...
I am a home-schooling specialist and trained teacher, with a Cambridge first-class degree and experience working at a top UK boarding school. Having taught classes of students of wide-ranging abilities, I am aware of the importance of catering for the specific needs of individuals; this is what primarily draws me to tutoring. There is nothing more satisfying than having the time to sit and work through the challenges that a particular student is facing, one-to-one. As a teacher, I know the value that this can add to both their achievement and also their enjoyment of schoolwork. So often seemingly overwhelming problems are born of a simple misunderstanding which can be quickly ironed out within individual tutor time, and I thoroughly enjoy getting to know the individual learning styles and interests of my students. ...
I grew up in Devon and went to a local Grammar School, where I first started tutoring whilst studying for my A-levels. I went on to study Mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating in 2013 with an MA (1st-class) and MMATH (Merit). I was offered a place at Warwick University to study for my PhD, but ended up changing fields. I am now studying Medicine on an accelerated graduate entry program at Barts and the London School of Medicine, graduating in 2018.

Although I've ended my own career in Maths for now I have never lost my passion for the subject, and enjoy continuing this through tutoring. I've worked with students of all abilities, with the bulk of my experience tutoring Maths and Physics at A-level and GCSE standard. I also tutor Biology and Chemistry, drawing on the past two years I have spent studying Medicine. Studying Medicine has enhanced my tutoring ability, as we spend a considerable amount of time developing our communication skills. ...
I am an expert tutor and education consultant with a first-class English degree, a Masters from Cambridge and over ten years' experience in outstanding institutions in the UK and overseas.

My most recent teaching post was Head of English at The Latymer School, one of the highest performing state schools in the UK.

In my spare time, I am a contributor to magazines including The Spectator and Prospect Magazine, and am currently writing a television series on free schools at the NFTS. ...
I am a graduate from Cambridge with 6 years teaching experience at some of the best schools in the country, including St Paul's School, helping students of all ages and abilities understand and appreciate chemistry. I take great pleasure finding the best way to approach difficult topics with students and try to make all of my lessons as relevant and engaging as possible. ...
I am a recent graduate of the University of Oxford, where I received a first-class MPhil in Politics. At Oxford, I was a Rhodes Scholar at New College, and I served as Tutor in politics at Keble College. Prior to my arrival in the United Kingdom, I attended Brown University, where I double-majored in history and economics, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. Following graduation in 2014, I spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar at the Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, I am fluent in both American and British education systems — and have a passion for education, more broadly. My areas of expertise are maths, history, Spanish, College Counselling and preparation across the board. ...
Nicholas is a recent graduate of the University of Cambridge, where he studied Preclinical Medicine before moving to pursue global health projects. After a stint at the World Health Organisation Nicholas completed an MSc in International Health Policy at the London School of Economics and now works for the National Health Service in England. With a mother as a teacher, and many other family members working in education, he was exposed to the world of education at an early age, and has experience in working with children of all ages covering a variety of subjects. He has also spent time teaching in China and Kenya during university holidays. ...