Free tutoring for all

If you are in KS3/KS4 but cannot afford tutoring, Polydemia is here for you.


Polydemia is run a group of sixth form students from the UK, mainly situated in Oxford International College. 

We started this initiative to provide free tutoring services because the coronavirus pandemic affected everyone, and in particular students in the UK. We want to do the best we can to help you.


What we can offer you 

  • Free tutoring: 1-2 sessions weekly, each 30-45 minutes
  • Subjects we teach include Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics), Maths, Further Maths, Additional Maths, Chinese
  • Mentoring for students applying to medical schools*
  • Our lessons are delivered online via Microsoft Teams
  • KS3 (Year 7-9)
  • KS4 (Year 10-11) GCSE/IGCSE level
  • Choose a maximum of 4 subjects
  • Maximum class size is 3 students 

*only for students who meet priority application criteria 



In order to qualify for this programme you must

  • NOT be studying at an independent school (private school), unless you qualify for priority application (see below)
  • be aged 12-17
  • have your parent/guardian’s consent to join our programme
  • have access to a stable internet-enabled device (ideally a laptop/tablet with a microphone)
  • be based in the UK

Click for priority application criteria

Applications from students who meet any of the following criteria will be prioritised.

  • Young people who have been in care
  • Young people who live independently (estranged), which means you no longer have the support of your family due to a breakdown in the relationship which has led to ceased contact. This might mean your biological, step or adoptive parents, or wider family members who have supported you in the past.
  • You are a young carer and have caring responsibilities for a close relative with a disability, long-term illness, mental health condition, or drug or alcohol problem
  • You are eligible for free school meals or pupil premium
  • Your household income is below £35,000 a year
  • One or both of your parents are essential workers (Press here for definition of essential workers)


Apply now

If you want to learn more about our free tutoring programme, please contact us by [email protected].