My son enjoyed the lessons with Ruth and he thought the lessons were very helpful. He also took several mock tests with Exeter Tutors. Ruth helped him with his weak areas based on the results. I highly recommend Ruth as a tutor and Exeter Tutors for the mock test.read more
Zhuxian Yang
20:31 18 Oct 18
I highly recommend Exeter Tutors Ltd. They have provided a first class service with excellent organisation and communication. Helena, our daughter's tutor has been extremely professional as well as encouraging and supportive. Our daughter really enjoyed her sessions and they have really benefited her education.read more
Debbie Goodwill
20:50 17 Sep 18
After receiving a recommendation for Exeter Tutors to assist with 11+ examinations I found all aspects with Sebastian and Ruth to be professional but with a uncomplicated friendly approach.My daughter looked forward to her lessons on Saturday mornings which speaks volumes, it was clear the methodology and calm approach works wonderfully in the tutoring of children.I would have no hesitation in recommending Exeter Tutors.Phil Colemonread more
Phil Colemon
21:24 18 Sep 18
Absolutely brilliant for 11 plus tuition. Ruth is patient and encouraging and my son enjoyed all of his lessons with her.
carla flexman
13:42 21 Oct 18
Thanks Ruth. You have been patient and encouraging in equal measure, and your knowledge of the process has been massively helpful.
Rachel Jarvie
09:06 07 Nov 18
It`s the first time I have searched for a tutor via this type of website. Apprehensive at first, I have quickly realised that Ruth has a genuine interest and real passion for providing quality service. She has provided me with insightful feedback to my detailed questions that I had to begin with, as a parent of a young student. Communication with her has been easy, transparent and prompt right from the outset, and – most importantly – had a human touch. All this has helped me make my decision to go ahead with the tutor choice for our daughter. I appreciate the trial lesson she has been offered before making a permanent commitment; the tutor/student match seems to have "clicked" right away and we are now excited to continue tutoring on regular basis.Thank you, Ruth.read more
Ewa Murphy
18:31 13 Nov 18
I would highly recommend Exeter Tutors for 11+ tuition. My son really enjoyed all of his sessions with Kirstie and her encouragement and support has been invaluable. The mock tests were also very helpful and the feedback we received from these enabled us to see which areas he needed to improve on. They were also excellent practice for the real exam.read more
ANNETTE WEBB
12:24 19 Nov 18
Ruth at Exeter tutors was so helpful and managed to find us a great tutor (Mike) to help our son prepare for his 7+ exams. Mike was so patient as English is definitely not my sons favourite subject and managed to keep him engaged for an hour each week (no mean feat!). I'm happy to say that my son passed his 7+ exams too. I would definitely recommend Exeter Tutors.read more
Katie de Pelet
09:50 30 Jan 19
Prompt, Efficient, Professional, Friendly service, totally tailored to my requirements - Brilliant!
Wendy Kearns
17:22 10 Mar 19
I strongly recommend Exeter School Tutors. Abi Helped with my daughter's English and boost her confidence a lots.
ciaran Divers
13:14 23 Mar 19
Ruth from Exeter Tutors helped my 7 year old son with his handwriting, grammar and spelling. She was wonderful, giving him praise and encouragement. He really enjoyed his sessions with her and was excited to show me what he had learnt in each one. His School Teacher has already commented on the improvement in his handwriting. Our heartfelt thanks Ruth!read more
Helen Jones
09:24 30 Apr 19
Ruth at Exeter Tutors is a fantastic teacher. When our son started lessons he had no confidence, and a fear of maths. Ruth was kind, patient, encouraging and thoughtful in her teaching methods. He will be starting secondary school in September with a deeper understanding of the fundamentals, confident and knowing that maths can be enjoyable! Our Exeter Tutors experience has been excellent from start to finish. We would highly recommend them.read more
Rachel White
09:05 19 Jul 19

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We support children from Year 1 to 6 in all elements of Numeracy and Literacy covered in schools.
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We have a very high success rate for Colyton Grammar, Torquay Boys' and Girls' Grammar, Exeter School and The Maynard School.
Our over-subscribed 11+ courses prepare students for the exams. Our tutors work hard to tailor these courses to meet the individual needs of each child.

We run Mock 11+ exams from March - September.
For those on a budget, we offer group 11+ lessons.

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It's never too late to re-take your GCSEs or A'levels. Our friendly and understanding tutors will guide you through the whole process, from teaching the course to helping you book the exam at a local exam centre. Our tutors are qualified teachers. They are experienced and professional. We have GCSE and A'Level courses in English, Maths, Science, Modern Foreign Languages and Computer Science.

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We are more than an agency. All tutors are employed and verified by Exeter Tutors. We will guide you through the process of choosing a tutor and we will stay in contact with you until lessons finish. 

Sebastian Swana

Director

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BSc (HONS) +QTS
Science/Biology specialist
GCSE, A’ level
Teaching since 2001

Ruth Nixey

Director/Primary

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BA/Ed (HONS) + QTS
Primary literacy, numeracy and 11+
Key Stage 1 and 2
Teaching since 2001

Natalie

Secondary Science

Natalie - Science, Chemistry and Physics - Exeter Tutor

BSc (HONS)/PGCE
Physics/Chemistry specialist
GCSE, A’ level
Teaching since 2015

Helena

Primary

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BA/Ed (HONS) + QTS
Primary literacy, numeracy and 11+
Key Stage 1 and 2
Teaching since 2001

Catherine

Primary

Catherine - Primary Tutor - Exeter Tutors

BA (Hons)/PGCE
Primary literacy, numeracy and 11+
Key Stage 1 and 2
Teaching since 2005

Verity

Secondary English

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BA(Hons)/MA/PGCE
English
GCSE/A’ Level
Teaching since 2007

James

Secondary Maths

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BSc(HONS)/PGCE
Maths
Key Stage 3, GCSE
Teaching since 2006

Louisa

Secondary Science

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BSc(Hons)/MSc/PGCE
Chemistry, Physics
GCSE
Teaching since 2015

Mike

Primary

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BEd(Hons)
Primary literacy, numeracy and 11+
Key Stage 1 and 2
Teaching since 2000

Kirstie

Secondary Maths

Kirstie - Maths Tutor - Exeter Tutors

BA(Hons)/PGCE
Secondary Math and 11+
Key stage 2, 3 and GCSE
Teaching since 2006

Elle

Secondary English

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BA (Hons)/PGCE
English
GCSE, A’ Level
Teaching since 2004

Diane

Modern Foreign Languages

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BA (Hons)/PGCE
French and Italian
GCSE
Teaching since 1993

Sophy

Primary

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BSc(Hons)/PGCE
Primary literacy, numeracy and 11+
Key Stage 1 and 2
Teaching since 2007

Catherine

Secondary Science

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BSC (Hons)/PGCE
Biology, Chemistry, Physics
GCSE and A’ Level
Teaching since 2016

Caroline

Secondary Maths

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BSC (Hons)/PGCE
Maths
GCSE and A’ Level
Teaching since 2012

Abby

Primary

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BSc(Hons)/PGCE
Primary literacy, numeracy and 11+
Key Stage 1 and 2
Teaching since 2007

Michael

Classics, Latin and Ancient Greek

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PhD, MA, BA (Hons)/PGCE
Ancient Greek, Latin, Classical Civilisation.
GCSE and A’ Level
Teaching since 2007

Kate

Primary

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BA (Hons)/PGCE
Primary literacy, numeracy and 11+
Key Stage 2
Teaching since 2008

Annie

Secondary English

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BA (Hons)/PGCE
English
GCSE and A’ Level
Teaching since 2011

Chris

Primary

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BA (Hons)/PGCE
Primary literacy, numeracy and 11+
Key stage 1 and 2
Teaching since 2007

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