What people say

Claire
06 Oct 2021

Morning Carl, I hope you’re well. I’ve been meaning to message you since August as I wanted to let you know that Fin achieved a 4 in maths. So a big thank you for all your help. Without doubt he wouldn’t have passed without your help.

Gillian
08 Sep 2021

Carl tutored my son Harry for around 18 months before his GCSEs. They hit it off very well and, after having one hour a week with Carl, Harry was able to gain confidence in his maths. He was moved up to a higher maths set at school, sat the higher paper and was awarded a Grade 7 in his GCSE. I would not hesitate to recommend Carl as a maths tutor!

Louise
05 Sep 2021

I can’t recommend Carl enough. He’s provided extra tuition to both of my children for several years, most recently attaining an A at A level and a 6 at GCSE. Carl has played a huge part with his own personal approach to tutoring and connecting with the students.

Rodica
08 Sep 2020

We highly recommend Carl! My daughter struggled a bit in the school because we recently relocated to the UK, then in a short time, the lockdown began. I found Carl’s website by chance, googling for a private tutor, trying to avoid the intermediary companies. My daughter has had enjoyed the lessons, became passionate about math as never before, and started to spend the time doing math exercises. In the school, she was awarded the mathematician of the month and remarkable student in math. She is taking now two lessons per week to get a good GCSE score for studying maths A Level. It has been unexpected for us. Chapeau bas, Carl!

Sally Moore
25 Aug 2019

Carl was the 2nd maths tutor we had for my 15 year old son. The first was a disaster and made me realise just how important it was for the tutor and pupil to hit it off. Carl was Just great. He was so patient and calm. He came to each session well prepared, concentrated on the key areas that needed strengthening, took a real interest in my son and very often over ran his sessions by quite some time, just to make sure what he’d been teaching had sunk in and was properly understood. My son got equivalent of a B in his exams - far better than he and the rest of us would have hoped for if it hadn’t been for Carl’s great support.

Nikki
06 Aug 2019

Carl is a kind, supportive and creative tutor who really takes the time to get to know his students. Both of my children have really enjoyed their sessions with him and he had increased their confidence and understanding of maths. I highly recommend him. Update 25 Aug 2019: Mark got a 6 in maths so can now do A Level.

Stephanie
02 Sep 2020

Carl has been delivering tuition for my son (Age 15yrs) for around a year now. My son is progressing very well in Maths and is able to retain the knowledge from his sessions and apply them in the school curriculum. Lessons were originally taking place at home, however this is now delivered online with the same attention to detail and enthusiasm. Carl is flexible with course work, and will pivot between challenging topics as well as assisting with homework. Highly recommend.

David
01 Sep 2020

We asked for Carl's support for our son when the Lockdown started. Our son had fallen behind in his Maths and we did not want him to fall further behind during the lockdown. Our son is not the most contentious of pupils but he enjoyed his lessons with Carl and has made good progress.

Louise
06 Aug 2019

Carl is reliable and consistent in his approach. He has built a very good working relationship with my daughter. In particular he has encouraged increased confidence to tackle all types of questions. Very approachable and easy to ask for help. I would highly recommend him for GCSE maths. Update 22 Aug 2019: Delighted to say Alex achieved a 7 in her maths. Thanks for your Support.

Gary
23 Aug 2018

After the mock exams in year 11 it was apparent that my daughter would never achieve a grade 4 in her GCSE maths exam... Luckily we found Carl!! Thanks to Carl, within a few months her confidence grew in maths. I'm happy to report that she did achieve a grade 4 in her GCSE maths and this has enabled her to enroll on the college course she had an offer for (incidentally, most courses require the minimum of a grade 4). If you child is struggling with maths, no matter what level they are at then I would thoroughly recommend Carl as a personal maths tutor. :-)

Mickey
13 Nov 2017

Carl was very professional with a good understanding of pupil's level. He knew the best approach and my son enjoyed maths for the first time. My son and I are very pleased with the progress, and would recommend Carl to everybody.

Kam
28 Aug 2017

Carl tutored both my children through IGCSE and A level maths. His exceptional tutoring helped my daughter get an A* in maths this year. Carl is patient, kind and worked really well with both my children.

Nicky
17 Aug 2017

Due to personal issues my son missed a lot of maths lessons and had fallen behind in year 10. Carl went through everything that Jack had missed and really engaged with him. Jack really enjoyed his lessons with Carl and moved from 3rd set to top set Maths and got an A grade at GCSE. I can't thank Carl enough for all that he did and I would highly recommend him.

Suzanne
10 Aug 2017

Carl tutored Maths to our son in the lead up to his GCSEs two years ago. Our son was not confident in the subject but did reach a Grade C (having failed his mocks badly). This was required in order to get into The Henley College on his chosen course. Carl was punctual, patient and often gave longer than was expected. Would thoroughly recommend him.

Jane
12 Aug 2017

Carl tutored both my children for GCSE Maths and helped them immensely. My son George, was predicted to achieve a grade D in Maths, by his teacher, at the time. With Carl's help, George passed with a grade C and is off to university in September. He simplified the subject whilst simultaneously insuring that my daughter, Victoria, was challenged by working through past paper questions as well. She also got a grade C. George and Victoria would not have passed Maths GCSE without Carl's help. I highly recommend him!

Chimene
14 Aug 2021

Maths has always been something that my son has struggled with and as he embarked on his GCSE courses in year 10, this was a concern, especially as teacher predictions seemed to be settling around a possible grade 4. Carl’s one to one tuition was always delivered in a kind and patient manner, giving the tutee the ability to ask questions that he probably wouldn’t have asked in a classroom setting. As a result, his confidence in the subject soared and I am so happy to say that he has just been awarded a grade 7 as a final GCSE grade. This is a remarkable testament to his work with Carl and I am in no doubt that we could not have reached this point without his tuition.

Jo
08 Oct 2019

Carl tutored our Son for GCSE maths, we are over the moon that our Son passed GCSE Maths, which without Carl would not have been possible. Our Son has ADHD and mild dyslexia, Carl is kind and patient, he listened to our Son and tailored the session to meet his needs. We can’t recommend Carl highly enough.

Alexandre
22 Aug 2019

Hi Carl, Ollie got a 7 in his GCSE maths! He is thrilled and we are delighted for him. He has had a great set of results and will start sixth form in September. The weekly maths was undoubtedly beneficial and gave him the extra confidence he needed to nail the exam. Many thanks indeed.

Beki
22 Aug 2019

Carl is an excellent tutor. He comes very highly recommended by us. He helped my daughter develop her maths knowledge whilst building that all important confidence that she had the skills to apply all along. Can’t thank Carl enough, I know that Carl has made the difference and the GCSE grade she achieves will be to the best of her ability because of him. Update 22 Aug 2019: Paid off! She achieved a grade 5! So pleased for her. Thank you for your help in getting her there - I have no doubt that your sessions made all the difference, not in her intelligence, but in her confidence and ability to apply her knowledge. A real credit to your work. Thanks again.

Louise
24 Aug 2019

Carl is thoughtful and enquiring and tailors each tutoring session to the student’s needs. He tutors both of my children and my son recently passed GCSE Maths (Grade 8) and Further Maths (Grade A) which gives him the opportunity to study maths at A-level. Carl has proved valuable in this process and will continue to help my children throughout their journey of studying maths.

Lucia
06 Aug 2019

Carl is very calm and gets on great with the kids. He's very patient and works well to get the best out of them. Update 22 Aug 2019: Hi Carl, Really great news as both girls have passed their Maths GCSE! Jasmin, after saying she's failed it all Summer as it was so hard, got her 4! India got a 5! So proud of them both and obviously a huge thank you to you for your tutoring as they couldn't have done it without you! They are both so happy, especially Jasmin! On cloud 9!! They're actually very sad they're not going to be seeing you for tutoring again! Thanks again Carl! Lucia.

Dieter
05 Sep 2018

Hi Carl, Tom passed 5 GCSE’s in total getting a grade 5 in maths. Doubt he would have done that without your excellent teaching. Thanks very much, Rgds Dieter (and Tom).

Jamie
23 Aug 2018

I highly recommend Carl to anyone who is struggling with maths. He is extremely patient and teaches different techniques so if you don't understand the first time he would explain a different technique which he thinks you would understand more. Overall, he was a fantastic maths tutor, and I'm pleased to say I have passed my maths GCSE because of him.

Lucia
30 Aug 2017

Having the first year of the new Maths GCSE, we were so worried our son Giaan wouldn't pass and would need to resit. Giaan found Carl so patient and extremely instructive. He ensured Giaan got his pass in Maths which could so easily have been a failure without him. Thanks Carl for all your help! He's so good, we have got him back to tutor our twin daughters who are going into Year 10. I'm sure will be another success!

Jeffrey
23 Aug 2017

My daughter felt that she was struggling in second set Maths at school, finding that her teacher was not thorough enough. After a couple of months with Carl she quickly rose to the top of her set before moving into set one shortly after. Carl is very patient and his ability to teach supasses that of many teachers at school, in my daughters opinion. Overall, I would definitely recommend Carl, and have been extremely pleased with the progress that he has made with my daughter. Update 23 Aug 2018: Hi Carl! I got my results today and I got a 7 in maths! Thank you so much for all your help! Zoe.

Kim
14 Aug 2017

2015/2016 My daughter was finding GCSE Maths a real challenge but with careful planning and working through previous papers with Carl managed to get the result she needed. I can't Thank Carl enough for all his help and would recommend Carl to anyone that finds Maths difficult.

Louise
07 Aug 2017

Carl has been tutoring our daughter in the lead up to her mock exams and her final GCSE's. We couldn't be happier in the way he has gently encouraged her and his teaching approach has helped her to gain in her ability and most importantly her confidence in the subject. Our daughter has not received her results back yet but she felt calm and confident throughout her maths exams and is sure that she has done very well (something that she would have never felt before working with Carl). Carl was always well prepared for each session and was punctual and polite. I would recommend him to anyone who was looking for help in this subject. Update 24 Aug 2017: my daughter got a grade 6 in maths! She's so happy (and so are we). Thank you so much for all your help.