We provide individual, tailor-made English as a Foreign Language tutoring.
We will be happy to help you with tutoring also in Gateshead.
We test the student’s knowledge, and using the results of
placement tests and any other requirements, we prepare a study plan, and online tutoring can begin next week.
Tutoring can have a different focus and also length. One lesson lasts 45 minutes, but some people prefer a two-hour
lesson (90 minutes) or even longer blocks. Courses are always individual, so you don’t have to wait for the
course to open. You can start at any time. The course length and lesson intensity depend on you. Some people
choose the so-called „quick help“ in the form of 5 lessons, and others prefer regular semestral or annual
At School Populo, we can ensure regular tutoring, preparation for important exams and certificates, but we can also help with translations, interpreting, or proofreading. Whether you need help improving your knowledge of the subject for school or work, or just for your own interest, we are here for you.
We help students with complex topics at school or with homework. We will prepare them for ongoing tests and exams or help catch up with missed topics.
Together with the methodological centre, our tutors will draw up a study plan for each student and regularly supplement materials for home practice.
Our sophisticated online teaching system offers time flexibility so that you can study from the comfort of your home. Apart from your own computer and connection, you don’t need any special equipment.
Each of our future students has the opportunity to take a free placement test. Based on its result, we will recommend a suitable lesson frequency and length. After each lesson, you will receive
the minutes of the lesson, the topics covered, and the evaluation of progress via e-mail. Parents and students are also informed about each upcoming lesson via an SMS message, which contains
the lesson date and time and the tutor’s name.
Populo School offers high-quality tutoring. My daughter didn’t understand Economics and had an aversion to it. Thanks to the tutor chosen by School Populo, she not only understood the subject, but she also began to enjoy it and be interested in it! This is even more than what School Populo offers. Thank you very much.
I would like to thank you for your work.
I would like to thank you for your work, management, organization, flexibility, responsiveness, and great operation. Specifically to your mathematics tutor, Kate N., who tutored my daughter Caroline L. mathematics. During the time she attended your lessons, she gained confidence, an overview, and especially understood the topics. Her teacher recognized the progress and praised it significantly, and Caroline will get "A" from math on the school report. It is a reward for her effort and time and for me for patience and the opportunity to use the offer of your services! I will continue to recommend you, and we will use your services again at the beginning of the new school year! Enjoy a calmer, relaxing summer, and thank you very much again!
My son and I can confidently recommend School Populo
Andrea V., mom
My son and I can confidently recommend School Populo. From very nice approach and communication to smooth lesson running via Skype. In the end, thanks to the lessons, my son’s 6th grade report card was with cum laude. So, well done!
I wanted to thank and express maximum satisfaction with the classes
Hi, I wanted to thank and express maximum satisfaction with the classes, approach, and willingness of the tutor Renée K., who tutored our daughter. Thank you :)
Every teacher has to start somewhere, and School Populo is an ideal place for that.
I’ve been a teacher at Populo School for some time now. Like any job, tutoring has its pros and cons. To start less positively, especially when preparing for admission exams, it is a demanding job, both in terms of time and head. Both for me as the tutor who has to teach students, be it at seven in the evening or three in the afternoon, I still have to be just as fresh and well prepared, and for coordinators who are literally struggling with the time possibilities of students and tutors that need to match. However, these negatives are well outweighed by the friendly atmosphere, pleasant tutoring premises, and the fact that students do not have to be afraid to go to School Populo, the evaluation is not set as numbered grades, but the tutors use letters to express students’ progress and activity. The amount of textbooks and teaching materials only complements all the positives that the Populo School is proud of. If someone told me that I would have tutoring as fun and I would look forward to every lesson, I would not believe it. However, with School Populo, this idea came true, not only because the tutors are "tailor-made" for each student. Every tutor has to start somewhere, and School Populo is an ideal place for that. The coordinators will help, advise and do everything to make every tutoring a success.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank School Populo very much for tutoring my son
Mrs. K., mom
I would like to take this opportunity to thank School Populo very much for tutoring my son. Absolutely perfect cooperation, immediate communication, daily reminders of lessons for the next lesson, and student evaluation sent daily. The tutor Catherine is a very communicative, helpful, empathetic, and a good teacher. My son passed the exam without any problems! Thank you very much, and if we found ourselves in a situation where we needed tutoring again in the future, we would definitely choose this school!
We will definitely use your services again, many thanks
Hi, thank you very much. Simon was accepted to the school he wanted, thank you again. Cooperation with tutors and coordinators was excellent. I have one more son; we will definitely use your services again. Big thanks.
Daniel C., student
Thanks to you, I passed the resit. Thank you for having the chance to attend tutoring at your School.
Mom’s story - correction of deficits
Our son Matthew was supposed to go to school enrolment and was labelled as a “naughty” child. He had trouble learning the basic minimum for enrolment, and he didn’t show much interest in learning. Because I was not satisfied with the approach I encountered in the pedagogical-psychological counselling office, I was looking for a method that would be individual and more human. A friend of mine recommended me School Populo and their pre-school preparation, with which she had a good experience. After a few lessons, I saw the progress and I was glad to have chosen a private institution. Matthew’s approach to school changed completely after a few lessons. He began to write coloured letters and numbers all by himself, syllabify from books and began to show interest in things other than cartoons. I do not regret the investment because this really paid off!
I have a boy who is 17 and struggles with high school physics
Vicky Z., Matthew's mom
I have a boy who is 17 and struggles with high school physics. I was looking for tutoring but without any results. And then I came across School Populo. It’s true that he didn’t manage to finish the school year, but we’re not giving up. I believe that he will succeed now, thanks to a deeper understanding.
Yves is a graduate of the Music Conservatory, from which he deserted to the Theatre Faculty of the Janacek Academy. After graduation he worked as an actor in several theatres in Bohemia and Moravia. Since 1981, he lives alternately in California and Arizona. For some time, he worked as a director of the Radio and as a CEO of an English company. He enjoys teaching English, and it makes him happy. He likes the diversity of students, flexible teaching hours, and enjoys meeting new people. In addition to the school, he is modestly involved in communal politics in the culture at the town hall. Yves is still performing in the theatre and occasionally appears in film or television. His greatest passion is tennis and traveling, to which he devotes all his free time.
English language, physics, chemistry and mathematics tutor
I am one of those happy people who do their job with love. I have taught and tutored at the same time for a long time, but tutoring brings me more satisfaction. I like to approach students individually, which I can through tutoring. My hobbies include reading, film, good music and sports. I like to meet new people, countries, and places, so I travel often. I’m looking forward to our lessons together.
Economics, French and English language tutor
Joseph was originally an economics engineer. At present, and undoubtedly in the future years, however, he is completely enthralled by the magic of French. The French language is literally beginning to replace his mother tongue, which would not be a big surprise after years of traveling to France, teaching, interpreting, and translating. With a similar passion, Joseph also does English with a focus on economics and law. In his free time, he is a great lover of French literature and good French wine.
English language tutor
Andrew tutors English. He prefers a friendly form of tutoring rather than strict scrutiny. He likes to use various tools and gadgets to ease remembering. He likes when he can laugh with students.
English language tutor
Peter wanted to be a teacher from the first grade when he founded a compulsory home school for his parents and taught his grandmother writing according to his copybook. In high school, he was passionate about foreign languages, so he went to teach English wherever he could. Now, in his fifth year and still happily, he continues at School Populo, and passing on his knowledge is a pleasant distraction during his demanding medical studies. He gets on well with both children and adult “eternal beginners” and tries to get the most out of everyone in a fun way. In his free time, he enjoys music, especially piano and keyboards in the faculty band.
English language tutor
Vendy has been tutoring at School Populo since February 2019. During that time, she has tried working with children, future high school graduates, and adults. She enjoys teaching very much, mainly due to the mutual enrichment that language teaching (conversation) can offer. She fell in love with English during her studies at Charles University and Palacky University thanks to books and literature. She likes languages in general through traveling. She also speaks French, Italian and Bosnian. Vendy dedicates her free time to music and singing with the jazz quintet Blackbirds and Moravia Big Band.
English language tutor
Leanne studied English and German at the Faculty of Education at Palacky University. After graduating from the university, she taught both languages at a high school and now teaches at a primary school. She likes to include activation methods in teaching, using all elements of formative assessment. She fell in love with foreign languages thanks to working abroad. Leanne wants to pass on her enthusiasm to her students. In addition to teaching English and German, she enjoys traveling and reading.
English language tutor
Suzanne is a graduate of the Faculty of Education, where she studied English and natural sciences. She has been working in School Populo since autumn 2017. She tutors mainly English, and her natural sciences are more of a hobby to her. For Suzanne, it is important that students like to attend her lessons, so she approaches everyone in a friendly way and tries to have the students leave the class with new knowledge and a smile and confidence.
English language tutor
Nicole joined our team of tutors shortly after obtaining the international CAE certificate. Thanks to the opportunities of Rotary International, she participated in international stays in the Netherlands and Italy, where she met her current friends from all over the world and also improved her communication in English. Although she decided to move to another field after graduating from an English grammar school, English remained her passionate hobby. At School Populo, not only does she lead her students to the successful Cambridge English, Stanag, and secondary school leaving exams, but she also enjoys conversation and regular tutoring. Her teaching method is based on individual approach to every student and also a friendly atmosphere.
English language tutor
Barbara is a student of the University of South Bohemia, the Faculty of Theology, in the master’s program in Philosophy. As a true philosopher (lover of wisdom), she tries to pass on this wisdom to others and helps them develop. She also doesn’t lack the ability to empathize with the needs of others. A tutor simply has to engage and be able to “teach well”, which is sometimes really tricky. Communication between the tutor and the student is equally important. Barbara prefers to spend her time in good company. She likes doing sports – especially fitness, swimming, and cycling.
English language, history and art history tutor
Jane focuses on tutoring for admission and secondary school-leaving exams and supports students in preparing for re-sits. She also graduated from university in England with a degree in graphics and illustration. She met wonderful teachers there – thanks to them, she had the opportunity to exhibit her works in London galleries. After eight years of living abroad, she returned home and realized how important it was to come across motivating teachers. She tries to make her lessons funny and targeted and make the lessons entertaining for the students. Understanding and the art of dialogue are also important to her. Since 2012, she has been actively teaching the subjects and participating in various art workshops.
English language, mathematics and descriptive geometry tutor
Lena started to be part of School Populo’s team in December 2017 as an English and Mathematics tutor. She loves the English language because she loves traveling and getting to know people and their cultures. She also considers mathematics to be a worldwide language that does not need a translation. She graduated from the Technical University, worked in several positions in the industrial sphere, but was still attracted more towards the humanities. She spends her free time reading psychological literature, meeting nice people, listening to music, and everything else that charges her with positive energy and moves her forward.
English and German language tutor
Natali joined the team of tutors at the beginning of 2017, and she really likes working at School Populo. She studies a combination of German and Italian at the Faculty of Philosophy. And although she spends a lot of free time studying, she still tries to squeeze into her schedule as much tutoring as possible. She prefers to teach English, for which she obtained a C1 certification. However, she is also fine with teaching the basics of Social Sciences or History. In her free time, she enjoys reading, taking photos, writing her blog, or taking trips to the countryside with her two dogs. She loves tea, vanilla ice cream, and aimless wandering through bookstores.
Russian and English language tutor
She graduated from the grammar school and is now a student of Corporate Russian. She has been working at School Populo since September 2018, which she enjoys and is happy working with students. She tutors languages, namely Russian and English. She takes tutoring primarily as an opportunity to move students and herself forward. She likes to maintain a friendly and relaxed relationship with her students and tries to pass on the content in a fun way. In her free time, she likes to travel, discover new cultures, do sports, or go out with friends.
English language teacher
This is Andrew. He likes to learn new things just like everyone else. However, he sometimes feels like he does not know anything, even things he thought he knew. But there would be always something. There is no greater joy for Andrew than to put a smile on someone's face, so he has been acting since he was 10. However, acting is not taught at School Populo, so he had to find another hobby. As a small child, he came into contact with English very often. It was not just a matter of simple communication. He was looking for something hidden in this beautiful language - nooks full of secrets… And he does so to this day.
English Literature, English - Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar, English as a foreign language, French tutor
Anna studies English for Translation and Interpretation. Apart from English, she also studies French and Italian. She enjoys studying foreign languages and learning about new cultures. Next academic year she will be finishing her Thesis and plans to apply for a Masters degree. She has worked as a summer camp tutor, so she has plenty of experience with leading children and working with them.
We have prepared a set of tests for you to help you check your knowledge. For each question, you can always choose one of the offered answers – just click with the mouse; there is no need to write
anything down. After completing the test, we will send you the results and then contact you.
Based on the completed contact form, we will contact you, answer all your questions and introduce you to the services of School Populo.
If you want to contact us first, you can reach us at +44 7418 350868.
The operator of School Populo website is Vzdělávací centrum Populo, z. s. Company ID: 06746551, with its registered office at Horní lán 1257/45, Nová Ulice, 779 00 Olomouc File no.: L 16433 kept by the Regional Court in Ostrava.
Dear clients, due to the increasing demand for individual tutoring we have been experiencing over the last month, we are sorry to inform you our tutoring capacity has been filled. We are not accepting new students until April 2022. Thank you for your understanding, and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.