This page describes the National Tutoring Programme cookie policy, which applies to this website.

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This website is operated by Randstad Public Services Limited, who is the appointed programme administrator of the National Tutoring Programme and is acting on behalf of the Department for Education (together: we, us or our).

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use a website. These help the website’s operator recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the website’s operator. To find out more about cookies, visit or

Cookies on this website

We use cookies on this website. We will ask for your consent to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.

Please read this notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This notice should be read together with our privacy policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Types of cookies we use on this website

1) Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be turned off in our systems. These cookies are usually only set in response to actions made by the user of the website which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, filling out forms and logging on. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these types of cookies, however this may mean some parts of the website may not work.

2) Analytics cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and the sources of traffic so we can measure and improve our website. These cookies also tell us our most and least popular pages on our site as well as how visitors navigate our website. These can be turned off, however we will not know you have visited the website and monitor the performance of the website.

3) Functional cookies

These cookies are used to provide an enhanced user experience and functionality on the website. These may be added directly by us or by third parties whose services have been added to the website. If you do turn these cookies off, the website may not function properly.

4) Advertising cookies

These are cookies that may be set through our website by our advertising partners. They may be used by these companies to build a profile of what you are interested in and show adverts that are relevant to you on other websites. This information is collected based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet devices you use. If these cookies are turned off you will experience less targeted advertising.

How to set your preferences in relation to cookies

If you wish to set or change your preferences as to what cookies are turned on, please go to manage cookie consent.

You can also choose to not accept cookies but you should be aware that you may no longer be able to make use of the full functionality of our website and that you may not see certain parts of the website or have access to them.

You can prevent your browser storing cookies, and/or delete them from your device, by consulting the help sections of your browser and/or device.

How to contact us about this notice

If you have any questions about this notice please contact us by sending an email to For information about the National Tutoring Programme please refer to our FAQs.

This website contains information relating to academic year 2021 to 2022.

If you are an Academic Mentor looking for a new role for September 2022, continue on this website to complete your application.

For information regarding academic year 2022 to 2023, click the link below.