We’re very proud to announce that Sian Goodspeed, the founder of Flying Start Tuition Ltd, was chosen as the winner in the category: Best Business Working with Families and Children in the Best Business Women Awards for 2016.

The national competition recognises the achievement of dedicated female entrepreneurs who juggle running their business with the needs of their families.

What’s more, Flying Start Tuition has also been chosen as a finalist in another national competition, The Education Investor Awards, which will be decided in November. 

“This achievement is a great recognition of our team’s dedication and hard work,” said Sian.

The judges commented that Flying Start Tuition is ‘A business that clearly puts the child at the centre of all activities. She has grown from a back room to a study centre employing staff. Sian’s determination and passion shines through and her positive results for her students was well evidenced.’ 

Sian, a former primary school teacher, started the company seven years ago from her kitchen table after becoming frustrated with the limitations of the education system. The company’s aim is to give children the individual attention and confidence they need to help them achieve their full potential in a relaxed, supportive environment.

The winners of the Education Award will be announced at a black-tie dinner at the Lancaster Hotel, London, on Wednesday November 16th

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