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.