The Barkingside Centre was opened in September 1995 by Ambika and Kam Pindoria and was one of the first centres to be opened in Essex and one of the first UK Education centres.  They both share a huge passion to see students realise their potential and build a love for learning. They both really caring teachers who are dedicated to students success.  Since day one, the centre has garnered a fantastic reputation across the local Barkingside, Chigwell, Hainault, Ilford, Newbury Park, Gants Hill, Woodford Green & Clayhall region with our great results and glowing reports. They both hold over jointly 50  years precious knowledge and experience of teaching and tutoring using a variety of material, expert methodology and well planned tutoring programs. The very successful teaching couple have run multiple professional tutoring centres in the past such as South Woodford, Brentwood, Loughton, Hendon and Waltham Abbey. They currently own the tutoring centre at Barkingside. In addition, Kam and Ambika grew the tutoring franchise region for the global company Kip McGrath Education Centres, they directed and supported the Eastern England and London UK Regional Master tutoring centre operators overseeing the well being and success of other neighbouring centres.

They are both outstanding individuals who act as empowering, strong role models of success to young people and entrepreneurs. Their success in helping children and adults of all ages lies in their strong values and care for education. They really care about everyone they work with and help them achieve success.

Kam Pindoria and Ambika Pindoria have worked at both primary and secondary level for with various roles of responsibility, before setting off to establish a tutoring centre in 1995. Over the years they have assembled a superb team of like-minded, highly-experienced teachers, who are also eager and committed to helping children grow and succeed through tutoring.

The Get Smart tutoring team all strive to help students who may be struggling at school, or are in need of an extra push to bump up their grades to the next level; all have that ‘eureka moment’.

It’s at that moment we know our tutors and your child have achieved something as a team, making our jobs truly worthwhile. We’re simply there to offer support and build confidence, so your child can continue pushing towards a successful future.

Meet the Team:    

The Get Smart Tutoring centre was part of the Kip McGrath Education centres until September 2016, this tutoring centre began it’s  brilliant journey of helping children over 25 years ago. It is now a independent tutoring school continuing to produce outstanding support to the local community.

Kam and Ambika Pindoria hold over 25 years of expertise in providing Maths, English and Science. tutoring. Our vastly experienced teachers all provide a fantastic learning experience, which builds confidence and self-esteem.

The combination of revolutionary and traditional techniques will give your child the boost they may need to tackle their educational studies head on and achieve the brilliant grades they deserve.

Kam Pindora
Ambika Pindoria
Anthony Hill
Anastasia Kiruthi

The centre has a team of excellent teachers, all fully qualified to provide your child with the best support and education they desire.

Whether your child is approaching SATS in year 6 or needs an extra boost to transform their GCSE predicted grade from a A to A*; our tuition can really unlock your child’s potential and show them new exciting ways to make education fun and achieve great grades.