About us

Mrs Balakrishnan, a UK graduate in Education, French and Third World Studies, set up the SBK Tuition Centre in 1986. She was the Headmistress of the SBK Independent School in Redbridge and was given an excellent report for her management skills by the Ofsted inspectors. Mrs Balakrishnan discontinued the SBK Independent School due to the high demand for her skills in her Tuition Centre. She has studied the education of children with special needs as well as Business Studies, French and Law and has been offering private tuition 30 years with outstanding results.

Mrs Collins, a Law Graduate from the London School of Economics, joined SBK in 1999. Mrs Collins completed her primary education at the Private Eastcourt Independent School before going onto City of London School for Girls for her secondary education.

Mr Balakrishnan who holds a BA in History and English as well as an MA in Modernism/ Writing for the Modern World from Queen Mary University, joined SBK in 2001. Mr Balakrishnan completed his primary schooling at Forest School before going onto The City of London School for secondary education. Mr Balakrishnan teaches English, History and Philosophy at the SBK Tuition Centre. Mr Balakrishnan also authenticates GCSE and A Level coursework.