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Refunding tutees?

Discussion in 'Private tutors' started by dafm88, Aug 23, 2015.

  1. dafm88

    dafm88 New commenter

    Has anyone had the experience of their tutees not getting as good a grade as you'd hoped?

    I've been tutoring a brother and sister who got C and a B in their November GCSE who've just got the same results again in June. Their parents have forked out over £800 since November and I just feel bad that they didn't do any better.

    Should I refund them?
     
  2. maurice-r

    maurice-r Established commenter

    Don't be silly. You've a living to make. Should their teachers at school refund their salaries too? No way.
     
  3. charlotte.johnson06

    charlotte.johnson06 New commenter

    I agree with Maurice.. do not give them a refund!

    You tutored them but they will only get results based on what they put in.
     
  4. dafm88

    dafm88 New commenter

    Thanks guys. I got to emotionally involved and I feel bad but I did do my job. They need to not choke in exams!
     
  5. maurice-r

    maurice-r Established commenter

    That's better. Best wishes .
     
  6. langteacher

    langteacher Occasional commenter

    Paying for tuition s not a magic wand!

    No way!!!
     

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