Tailored to each pupil's needs

Carfax Tutors offers tuition at all levels from 7+/8+ entrance exams, Common Entrance at 11+/13+, Sixth Form entrance, GCSE/IGCSE, A level and Pre-U, the International Baccalaureate, SSAT, SAT and ACT preparation, Oxbridge entrance, support for university students, residential and online tutoring, and home-schooling.


Carfax Tutors represents some of the most highly-qualified and well-prepared tutors in London and seven locations around the world. We are the only agency to have grown from within a school, and we use the expertise of our teachers in Oxford, as well as our experienced staff, in order to provide both tuition and home-schooling in London, the UK and around the world.


We believe that tuition needs to have clear aims, and that it will not by itself guarantee (or worse, buy) success in the ever-more competitive entrance examinations for schools and universities. We are proud to be Founding Members of The Tutors’ Association, our industry’s professional body, and to have been awarded numerous prizes throughout our existence.


 We keep our group of tutors small, unlike many agencies who have hundreds of them on their books, meaning that we know our tutors well to ensure a good fit. 

We understand how important the selection process is when considering a tutor. Finding the right match for you and your family is absolutely vital. Our approach is to establish specific goals for tuition: We work hard to ensure all preferences, goals and aspirations of each parent and pupil are noted and taken into consideration when arranging a set tuition plan for a pupil.

Our dedicated Carfax team works carefully to match each pupil with a tutor bearing in mind the pupil’s individual educational background as well as their personality. 

Following your first lesson with a Carfax tutor, we will get in touch to discuss your first impressions and to check that you are satisfied with all the arrangements. We will stay in regular contact throughout your course and we will always be available to discuss any preference or concerns you might have.


— Mother of James, 12, working towards

Harrow entrance.

"We couldn’t be more thrilled with Carfax. James thinks the tutors are fab and he’s even enjoying the lessons. His sister’s even asking for tutoring now!"

Head of Carfax Tutors

James studied at Eton College before completing a BSc Economics degree at the University of Leeds. He began his career as co-founder of a financial start up in London, while undertaking professional qualifications, before moving abroad to tutor for Carfax Education Moscow and starting a tuition company in Hong Kong. 


James has over five years tutoring experience, mainly in Maths and Economics, at all levels.  He has also taught English Language to pupils entering the UK education system.


In September 2018, James returned to London to work as Head of Carfax Tutors. He is in charge of day-to-day operations, including tutor co-ordination, finance management and client liaisons, focussing on expanding the company and further improving the quality of services offered.

Director of Business Development, Carfax Education

Diana was educated at Cambridge University and started her career in corporate and financial public relations in the City of London. She spent eight years in Hong Kong working for an international public relations firm and then setting up Corporate Communications in south east Asia for a UK investment bank. On returning to England, Diana moved into the education sector working at an independent school in the south west as Director of Admissions and Marketing. During her twelve years in education, Diana has worked with over one hundred prep and senior schools from all over the UK.



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