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What are the benefits of small group tutoring?

Small group tutoring and one-to-one tutoring both have their benefits, and which one is better depends on the individual needs and learning style of the student.

However, there are several reasons why small group tutoring can be more beneficial than one-to-one tutoring:

Increased Social Interaction

In small group tutoring, students have the opportunity to interact with each other, share their ideas, and learn from each other. This can be especially helpful for students who struggle with social skills or who benefit from peer support and feedback.

More Opportunities for Collaboration

Small group tutoring can provide more opportunities for collaborative learning, which can help students develop teamwork and communication skills. Collaborative learning can also help students deepen their understanding of the subject matter by engaging in discussions and exploring different perspectives.

Reduced Pressure

One-to-one tutoring can sometimes put too much pressure on the student, as they may feel like they are the sole focus of the tutor's attention. In small group tutoring, the pressure is spread out across the group, and students can feel more relaxed and supported.

More Cost-Effective

One-to-one tutoring can be more expensive than small group tutoring, as the tutor's time and attention are focused solely on one student. Small group tutoring can be a more cost-effective option, as the tutor's time is shared between multiple students.

Overall, small group tutoring can be a highly effective way to support students' learning and help them achieve their goals. The social interaction, collaborative learning, reduced pressure, and cost-effectiveness of small group tutoring can all contribute to a positive and supportive learning environment.

At Prepped, we offer small group tutoring, with a maximum of 4 students per group. If you would like to add your child to one of our small tutoring groups, please contact us on 01284 658777 or email


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