Charity uses volunteer tutors to help GCSE students in Sheffield

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An educational charity is working with schools in Sheffield to help GCSE students.

Action Tutoring is working with Sheffield Springs Academy, Sheffield Park Academy, Parkwood Academy, Hinde House School and Fir Vale Academy Trust.

The charity partners volunteer tutors with GCSE pupils to increase their subject knowledge, while building on confidence and study skills.

It started out as a pilot scheme in Hackney, London, in 2011 and now has 2,200 volunteers working in cities across England.

n To become a volunteer visit www.actiontutoring.org.uk