Tutor profile - Richard


7 Plus, 8 Plus, 11 Plus, 13 Plus, English, French, Latin, Maths, Music & Spanish

Like all our tutors, Richard is a qualified teacher Like all our tutors, Richard holds a degree from a top University Like all our tutors, Richard holds a full, clean criminal records checkRichard holds a degree from a Russell Group University
We only used Richard for a few last minute sessions but he quickly built up a rapport with our son and they had some productive and (importantly) very calm sessions and provided helpful feedback.

Parent of 11 Plus Maths student

Richard's biography

As a dedicated tutor working primarily with children aged 5-13, Richard offers bespoke lessons in key primary subjects, including Maths, English, French, Spanish and Latin.

Richard teaches full-time at a private school in London, where many of his pupils are preparing for 11+ exams at high-achieving schools including Dulwich College, JAGS, Alleyn’s and Eltham College.

Richard studied at Durham University where he gained a bachelor’s degree in Classics, Latin and Spanish. On completion of his PGCE at the University of Exeter, he was awarded QTS with a grade of ‘outstanding’. Since then, Richard has taught in a number of prestigious schools in the U.K. and overseas, building an excellent rapport with his pupils and trustful, working partnerships with parents.

An accomplished musician, performing regularly at school events, Richard also offers piano and music theory lessons.

Richard's availability

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School entrance experience

Richard has worked with children aiming to attend the following schools:

Successes for my pupils in recent years include:
- Places at leading London day schools and boarding schools around the UK.
- An academic scholarship to Eltham College (11+).
- An academic scholarship to Exeter School (7+).
- A scholarship to St. John's School, Leatherhead (French and Latin, 13+).

Richard's qualifications

Richard qualified to teach Primary education in 2012, and holds a PGCE Primary Education with Modern Foreign Languages from Exeter University.

University name Name of degree Year of graduation
Durham University BA (Hons) Classics, Latin and Spanish 2009

Subjects tutored:

7 Plus

8 Plus

11 Plus (English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning)

13 Plus (English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Classics, French and Spanish)

English (KS1, KS2 and KS3)

French (KS3)

Latin (KS3)

Maths (KS1, KS2 and KS3)

Music (KS3)

Spanish (KS3)

Recent testimonials

Richard is fabulous; he formed a great relationship with our children and really helped them to realise their full potential.

Parent of 9 Plus student (Alleyn's)

Monday, 19th February 2024

Here's where Richard can teach


  • Marylebone (W1U)
  • Westminster (SW1)
  • Camden

  • Fitzrovia, Tottenham Court Road (W1T)
  • WC1
  • Kensington and Chelsea

  • Chelsea, Brompton, Knightsbridge (SW3)
  • Wandsworth

  • Battersea, Clapham Junction (SW11)
  • Wandsworth, Southfields, Earlsfield (SW18)
  • Merton

  • Wimbledon, Colliers Wood, Southfields (SW19)
  • Merton Park, Raynes Park (SW20)
  • Southwark

  • Bankside, South Bank, Southwark, Bermondsey, Vauxhall (SE1)
  • East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, Loughborough Junction, Herne Hill (SE22)
  • Greenwich

  • Blackheath, Kidbrooke, Westcombe Park (SE3)
  • Eltham, Mottingham, New Eltham, Falconwood, Chinbrook, Longlands, Kidbrooke (SE9)
  • Greenwich, Maze Hill, Greenwich Peninsula (SE10)
  • Lewisham

  • Brockley, Crofton Park, Western Ladywell, Honor Oak (SE4)
  • Bellingham, Catford, Hither Green (SE6)
  • Lee, Grove Park, Chinbrook, Hither Green, Eltham, Horn Park, Blackheath (SE12)
  • Lewisham, Hither Green, Ladywell (SE13)
  • Lambeth

  • Dulwich, Dulwich Village, West Dulwich, Tulse Hill, Sydenham Hill (SE21)
  • Herne Hill, Tulse Hill (SE24)
  • Camberwell, Denmark Hill, Southampton Way Estate, Peckham (SE5)
  • London

  • WC2
  • EC1
  • EC2
  • City of London

  • EC4