Private Tuition

Are you thinking of employing a private tutor or using a tuition centre for your child?

Parents and carers may employ a tutor or use a tuition centre for their child or children for a variety of reasons:

  • to help with their school work;
  • to improve their grades;
  • to learn a musical instrument;
  • other extra curricular activity (e.g. sports coaching and drama); or
  • accompanying on musical instruments. 

Whilst the vast majority of private tutors and centres are reputable and prioritise safeguarding children and young people, as a parent or carer, you still need to take care to make proper checks when hiring their services.  Redbridge Local Safeguarding Children Board have developed a guidance leaflet to help you to safely select an appropriately trained and verified tutor or centre for your child and provide you with confident in your choices:

Thinking of educating your child at home? Additional information is available on Redbridge i Home Schooling webpage.