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David

Founder and Director

Before founding Oxford Tutors, David was Head of Mathematics in two large schools, most recently a prestigious independent boarding school in Oxford, where he taught for 14 years and was also Housemaster. Over the years he has successfully prepared many Oxbridge applicants for the Oxford Mathematics Admissions Test, Cambridge STEP exams, personal statements and mock interviews, both in person and online. As Director of Oxford Tutors, David has personally interviewed all our tutors, selecting only Oxford and Cambridge University undergraduates and graduates with excellent communication skills and teaching ability, thereby ensuring a world-class tutoring team of unrivalled brilliance.

Before founding Oxford Tutors, David was Head of Mathematics in two large schools, most recently a prestigious independent boarding school in Oxford, where he taught for 14 years and was also Housemaster. Over the years he has successfully prepared many Oxbridge applicants for the Oxford Mathematics Admissions Test, Cambridge STEP exams, personal statements and mock interviews, both in person and online. As Director of Oxford Tutors, David has personally interviewed all our tutors, selecting only Oxford and Cambridge University undergraduates and graduates with excellent communication skills and teaching ability, thereby ensuring a world-class tutoring team of unrivalled brilliance.

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David

Founder and Director

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Charlotte

Education Consultant

Charlotte has an MA Joint Honours in French and Spanish from Cambridge University.  She graduated from New Hall (now Murray Edwards College), and has worked in television for CNN and the travel business before taking a career break to raise her family. She is our client relationship manager, providing a highly personalised service to match the needs of our clients with the skills of our outstanding tutors. She has participated in interviews with many of our Oxford undergraduate and graduate tutors, and has an in-depth understanding of the British schooling system.

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Laura

Education Consultant

Laura has a BA in Anthropology from the University of Durham, an MA from the University of East Anglia in the Arts of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas and a PGCE from the University of Kingston. She worked for ten years in top London Prep Schools as a teacher and Head of Reception Years. She was also Principal of a Nursery School in London. She has recently completed part of an MA course at Oxford Brookes University (Teaching Children with Literacy Difficulties). She is an experienced teacher and is a specialist in Early Years Education through to Prep School age children. She is a parent of three children in Oxfordshire Schools and has a wide knowledge of schools both day and boarding.

Laura has a BA in Anthropology from the University of Durham, an MA from the University of East Anglia in the Arts of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas and a PGCE from the University of Kingston. She worked for ten years in top London Prep Schools as a teacher and Head of Reception Years. She was also Principal of a Nursery School in London. She has recently completed part of an MA course at Oxford Brookes University (Teaching Children with Literacy Difficulties). She is an experienced teacher and is a specialist in Early Years Education through to Prep School age children. She is a parent of three children in Oxfordshire Schools and has a wide knowledge of schools both day and boarding.

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Laura

Education Consultant

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Claire

Education Consultant

Claire has an MA in Classics from Cambridge University (Trinity Hall) and is a qualified solicitor. She worked for a firm of City solicitors for several years before moving to Oxford to teach Business Law to graduates and then worked in the research industry. She has three children in Oxfordshire schools. In her spare time, Claire and her dog Blijke volunteer at a local primary school, sponsored by the charity Canine Concern. At Oxford Tutors, Claire specialises in identifying the perfect tutor for each student.

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Joseph

Senior Associate

Joseph is a graduate of the University of Oxford (Brasenose College), where he did a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). He has tutored Maths and Economics for a number of years, as well being an academic and pastoral mentor. He has successfully tutored students for 11+, 13+, 16+, GCSE, A level, IB Standard and Higher, and Oxbridge entry for a variety of subjects. As the Oxford Tutors’ university admissions specialist, he supports our students with university aspirations by arranging pre-test support, application consultancy, mock interviews, and much more, with our wide network of expert tutors and teachers. He enjoys rowing and running, and is also a keen jazz musician, playing electric and upright bass.

Joseph is a graduate of the University of Oxford (Brasenose College), where he did a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). He has tutored Maths and Economics for a number of years, as well being an academic and pastoral mentor. He has successfully tutored students for 11+, 13+, 16+, GCSE, A level, IB Standard and Higher, and Oxbridge entry for a variety of subjects. As the Oxford Tutors’ university admissions specialist, he supports our students with university aspirations by arranging pre-test support, application consultancy, mock interviews, and much more, with our wide network of expert tutors and teachers. He enjoys rowing and running, and is also a keen jazz musician, playing electric and upright bass.

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Joseph

Senior Associate

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David

Academic Advisor

David has a First Class degree in Physics from University College London and a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Imperial College London. After obtaining a PGCE from Edinburgh University, he taught at Loretto School and Cheltenham Ladies College. He ran the Mathematics Societies in both these schools, coaching  teams to success in the UK Mathematics Trust national competitions. He teaches both Mathematics and Physics, and develops educational resources and diagnostic materials which we use to assess gaps in learning and understanding in Maths and Science.

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James

Associate and Tutor Coordinator

James is a Mathematics and Statistics graduate of the University of Oxford (Brasenose College). He is a professional tutor and full-time member of our team, teaching Maths from GCSE and A level through to the MAT and STEP Oxbridge entrance exams. He also works with 11+ and 13+ pupils who are not being stretched by their Maths curriculum. He has an interest in coding, having taught himself Python, and his coding courses are very popular. James is our Tutor Coordinator and IT expert. Beyond academics, he has a passion for rowing, having helped lead his college boat club to one of their most successful years ever in his final year.

James is a Mathematics and Statistics graduate of the University of Oxford (Brasenose College). He is a professional tutor and full-time member of our team, teaching Maths from GCSE and A level through to the MAT and STEP Oxbridge entrance exams. He also works with 11+ and 13+ pupils who are not being stretched by their Maths curriculum. He has an interest in coding, having taught himself Python, and his coding courses are very popular. James is our Tutor Coordinator and IT expert. Beyond academics, he has a passion for rowing, having helped lead his college boat club to one of their most successful years ever in his final year.

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James

Associate and Tutor Coordinator

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Sophie

Universities Advisor

Sophie is our Oxbridge Admissions specialist: she worked for the University of Oxford for 8 years, and Canterbury Christ Church University prior to this.  She holds a BA in Education Studies and has Qualified Teacher Status. During her time in the Oxford University Admissions Department, she was responsible for student recruitment for China and South East Asia and has extensive knowledge in delivering workshops and presentations to schools, colleges, students, teachers, advisors and parents. Her role included providing ongoing support and monitoring for Oxford University undergraduate scholarship holders. Sophie has a thorough understanding and experience of the Oxbridge Journey, the nuances of applying to both Oxford and Cambridge and optimising the chance of a successful admissions outcome.

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Freya

Associate

Freya is a graduate of the University of Cambridge (Murray Edwards College) in Natural Sciences (Physical). After university, she spent a year as a Science teaching assistant in a top Oxford senior school, and a further two years as a teacher abroad, mainly in China, where she taught Physics A level, Maths A level, and English. During this time, she designed her own Physics and Maths courses, planning lessons and sourcing activities and exercises. Freya has a love of Science and Maths, and speaks of giving her students confidence and passion for their subject, while making them feel comfortable to dig deep into their understanding of topics without feeling scared of making a mistake. As a member of the Oxford Tutors full-time team, she is involved in student-tutor matching, University Admissions, tutor onboarding, and our tutor community website, the TutorZone.

Freya is a graduate of the University of Cambridge (Murray Edwards College) in Natural Sciences (Physical). After university, she spent a year as a Science teaching assistant in a top Oxford senior school, and a further two years as a teacher abroad, mainly in China, where she taught Physics A level, Maths A level, and English. During this time, she designed her own Physics and Maths courses, planning lessons and sourcing activities and exercises. Freya has a love of Science and Maths, and speaks of giving her students confidence and passion for their subject, while making them feel comfortable to dig deep into their understanding of topics without feeling scared of making a mistake. As a member of the Oxford Tutors full-time team, she is involved in student-tutor matching, University Admissions, tutor onboarding, and our tutor community website, the TutorZone.

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Freya

Associate

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Erin

Schools Liaison

Erin has a BA in History and English from the University of Oxford (Pembroke College). She has designed and taught courses in History and English, and delivered university application courses, helping students with personal statements, aptitude tests and interview preparation. Erin has worked extensively with schools, speaking to students, teachers and parents about Oxbridge applications and how best to prepare. She has a wealth of experience when it comes to helping students raise their aspirations and realise their potential when applying to competitive UK universities. Erin was introduced to rowing at Oxford, is a coxswain with the GB Rowing Team and a two-time world champion and current world record holder.

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Jack

Associate

Jack has a BA degree in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Oxford (Mansfield College). Alongside his work as a tutor in recent years, he was an editor of the Oxford Political Review and the British Undergraduate Review, and in 2019 co-founded the journal Oxford Public Philosophy. Jack has a passion for working with students of all ages in Maths, English, Philosophy and Theology. In the area of Oxbridge admissions he is an expert Personal Statements consultant. He also teaches the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA), preparing students for the exam by strengthening their thinking skills in general.

Jack has a BA degree in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Oxford (Mansfield College). Alongside his work as a tutor in recent years, he was an editor of the Oxford Political Review and the British Undergraduate Review, and in 2019 co-founded the journal Oxford Public Philosophy. Jack has a passion for working with students of all ages in Maths, English, Philosophy and Theology. In the area of Oxbridge admissions he is an expert Personal Statements consultant. He also teaches the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA), preparing students for the exam by strengthening their thinking skills in general.

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Jack

Associate

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Alice

Associate

Alice is a graduate of the University of Cambridge (St Catharine’s College) with a First Class Honours degree in Human Social and Political Sciences (HSPS). She has been tutoring for over five years including 11+, Maths GCSE and Politics A level—as well as supporting students through the Cambridge admissions process, advising on Personal Statements and interview technique, and nurturing critical thinking and analytical skills. She loves to help students question what they are learning, and as a mentor, to help them grow in confidence as individuals.

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