A Ramsbottom-based business is celebrating after scooping the top accolade in a prestigious award. A Star Tuition Group, founded by Helen Wilson (BSc, PGCE), has been crowned ‘Tuition Group of The Year’ for Greater Manchester in The Corporate Livewire Manchester Prestige Awards, beating off stiff competition from across the region.
A Star Tuition Group is a child-centred service that enables five to sixteen-year olds to gain results that truly reflect their academic abilities. The business offers tailored learning programmes that suit every child’s unique requirements in a fun, welcoming and highly motivational environment. With an impressive pass rate for SATs and GCSE exams, the group boasts outstanding pass rate for the entrance exams to Bury and Rawtenstall Grammar School, Bury Grammar and Bolton School.
The Corporate Livewire Manchester Prestige Awards celebrate small and medium-sized enterprises consisting of localised businesses and sole traders that have thrived in their highly competitive community and have proven their success. A Star Tuition group impressed the judges unanimously with their “personal approach and high levels of experience which ensures that every child benefits from a solid platform for academic success”.
Helen Wilson said:
“We’re absolutely delighted to win this award and are thrilled with our achievement. Over the past ten years we’ve helped hundreds of children achieve their true academic potential, coaching them to gain excellent marks in SATs and GCSEs or secure places at our outstanding, local grammar and independent schools.”
Over the past year, 2145 nominations were sent to the awards team at Corporate Livewire by industry experts, readers and satisfied customers. Winners were selected based on a range of criteria including marketing and branding, business growth methods, customer experience and approach to new ideas.
Awards Director, Benjamin Pugh, commented, “All winners in the Manchester Prestige Guide have shown an exemplary commitment towards their business with personal commitment to expanding the horizons of the private sector side by side with the image of the city.”