East Lothian Tutors and East Lothian Tuition


UK Tutors allows you to find East Lothian teachers in your local area and across the UK. Our East Lothian home tutors offer popular subjects like English, Maths and French as well as other niche subjects such as Polish. Our private East Lothian home tutors also cater for Entrance exams, SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels home tuition all around East Lothian.



Our simple search will show private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. Our subjects include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and French from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level and even undergraduate level tuition. Also before making final arrangements with a tutor you can check they cover your syllabus (such as AQA, EdExcel or OCR exam boards) before releasing their contact details and commencing tuition.

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Jane (Dr)
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Subjects: History  |  French  |  Art  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Hello, I have just completed my PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA. I also have an MA (Distinction) in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, and a First Class Honours Degree in English Literature. I gained straight Firsts in every module I ...
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Personal Description:
Hello,
I have just completed my PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA. I also have an MA (Distinction) in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, and a First Class Honours Degree in English Literature. I gained straight Firsts in every module I studied. I also have a good Fine Art degree from Chelsea College of Art and Design. I have been a private tutor for twelve years, and have taught many children in that time.

I am currently tutoring in the North London area, including Tottenham and Enfield. I am also offering Creative Writing courses for children in the Sutton area during the school holidays.

I'm a 41 year old lady, and am an aunt, godmother and childminder to several children.

I would also like to offer the tutoring services of my colleague, who will also be working in the Tottenham area. His specialist area is history, that is, 15th century history onwards, with special knowledge of 17th, 19th and 20th century British history. He is fully able to provide support with GCSE, A-Level and undergraduate syllabuses, with a BA Hons and an MA in Political History.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught at undergraduate level at university as well as writing skills in an academic skills centre. I have also taught SATs to thirteen year olds. I have a PTTLs degree level 4 qualification and taught on an Access Course to adult learners. For GCSE, I have a 75 per cent success rate of my students achieving As and A*s. My other students, whose first language may not be English, achieve Bs.

I have taught AQA, OCR and EDEXCEL syllabuses at GCSE and AQA at A-Level.

Please note that I do not teach any Eleven-Plus or verbal reasoning syllabuses and that I prefer to teach older children (13 plus)

Tutoring Approach:

I use creative writing exercises with my students to allow them to develop their writing skills, as well as their creativity and imagination. This approach has been very successful with my SATs pupils. I also use past exam papers, model essays, and devote time and attention to close reading of set texts at GCSE and A-Level. I have also recently branched out into giving art lessons and I helped out at an arts and crafts club at the local school.

I can also provide Skype lessons and find this has been successful with older and university level students.

I have a friendly, professional approach and find I develop a real rapport with my pupils, who find their results and confidence improving with my tutelage.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)

  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)


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Suzanne (Mrs)
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Subjects: Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am married with two young children. I enjoy all sports and travelling. ...
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Personal Description:
I am married with two young children. I enjoy all sports and travelling.

Teaching Experience:

I am Head of Chemistry at a large 14-18 Leicestershire Upper School. I have taught at this school for 24 years. I teach GCSE and A-Level Chemistry. I have about 18 years tutoring experience with much success. As well as teaching AQA A-level and GCSE Chemistry, I have tutored OCR, Salters and EDEXCEL. Indeed, one of my private students achieved 100% in an A-level Chemistry module last year and this year another student achieved 100% in an AQA GCSE Chemistry module. My students consistently achieve over 90% in examinations.
I do tutor all abilities and all my students reach their potential and beyond.
I am Principal Examiner for IGCSE Chemistry for Cambridge International Examinations. I also set GCSE Chemistry Questions and check question papers before they are sat.
Recently, I have been tutoring students in preparation for the Chemistry component of the GAMSAT Examination - used as a route into medicine by some students.
I also use Skype and email for online tutoring. I am tutoring many students by Skype from all over the country. It is very successful and means that I can now offer tuition to students without any travelling involved or who live just too far away from me to travel. If you would like to try this as an option please get in touch with me. I can definitely recommend tutoring by Skype - try it if you live too far to travel.

Tutoring Approach:

I think the key to excellent examination results is confidence in being able to tackle the questions set. I, therefore, focus on passed papers alongside the teaching of the theory. I expect the students to ask about parts they do not understand and build on this whilst building up their understanding and knowledge.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (28 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

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Anthony (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I offer tuition in maths for all ages, up to and including Maths and Further Maths A-levels. I also offer coaching for Numeracy and Numerical Reasoning tests such as SHL recruitment selection tests. If you need a bit of extra help for an upcoming e ...
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Personal Description:
I offer tuition in maths for all ages, up to and including Maths and Further Maths A-levels. I also offer coaching for Numeracy and Numerical Reasoning tests such as SHL recruitment selection tests. If you need a bit of extra help for an upcoming exam, or even if you are just keen to widen your skills base with some general functional mathematics coaching, I would be keen to help.

Teaching Experience:

I am a full-time maths teacher in the Nottinghamshire area with a number of years' experience both tutoring and teaching, and currently teaching all ages and abilities from year 7 to A-level Maths and Further Maths, including the new Further Maths Level 2 qualification which is an excellent bridge between top-end GCSE and the start of A-level Maths. I am a Maths graduate from the University of Warwick, and I hold a PGCE from Warwick Institute of Education. I have a full Enhanced Disclosure CRB.

Tutoring Approach:

I appreciate how difficult and disheartening it can be to struggle with maths, but I also believe that, when presented in the right way, it can be both interesting and enjoyable (as well as extremely useful!) I favour a student-driven style of tutoring, with an emphasis on finding the root causes of any difficulties in order to strengthen a base of understanding before jumping forward to new topics.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

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Kailing (Miss)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Mandarin  |  Business Related  |  Religious Studies  |  Study Skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced language teacher(English/Chinese), tutor, education consultant and mentor for students across cultural backgrounds and age groups. I have been working with students for more than 4 years in different countries and organizations. ...
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I am an experienced language teacher(English/Chinese), tutor, education consultant and mentor for students across cultural backgrounds and age groups. I have been working with students for more than 4 years in different countries and organizations.
Excellent in Chinese writing and has experience working as an editor in China. Before I came to the UK for my master, I have IELTS overall scores 7.5 in 2010. I was teaching IELTS and TOFEL in China in 2009-2010.
My tutoring style is friendly but professional.
I have traveled widely around the globe and enjoy painting, swimming, dancing, hiking, reading and cooking.
My expertises are in cross-cultural study, Chinese history and literature, language training, interpretation, business management and Christian theology.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring for more than 4 years both in the UK and China, subjects including IELTS, TOFEL, and Chinese(Mandarin).
I have trained inter-cultural ambassadors for the University of Leeds 2012
I am mentoring undergraduate student in the Leeds University Business School since Sept 2012
I taught Theology in the International Student Network in St George's Church Leeds from Sept 2012- Aug 2013
I was a full time English teacher in METEN English (national-wide Language Institute), Chengdu, China from spring 2009 to summer 2010, and I have trained teachers in our department.
I taught English and Mandarin in Tibet in 2006

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is always determined by an assessment of the student's needs and establishing realistic targets for achievement.
Tuition may take place at the home of either student or tutor depending on the individual circumstances and at mutually agreed times.

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Religious Studies
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Rebecca (Ms)
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Subjects: Music  |  French  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a voracious reader, and was therefore tempted to choose English as my main subject in university, but eventually decided on French. I studied at Stanford University for four years, including one year through its study abroad programme in Paris. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a voracious reader, and was therefore tempted to choose English as my main subject in university, but eventually decided on French. I studied at Stanford University for four years, including one year through its study abroad programme in Paris. I have also worked many years as a professional musician, touring in the UK, Europe, USA and Mexico.

Teaching Experience:

I taught English to high school students for one year in France.
In a night school in Utah (USA) I taught English as a second language to adults.
I have taught music (guitar, ukulele and piano) for nearly 10 years.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in student-centred teaching, so rather than impose strict rules I approach each student as an individual in order to find the best approach for gaining skills and confidence in the subject. Structure is also important, however, and it's important to use exercises and repetition to really come to terms with a subject. Games and songs have their place, too; let's have fun while we're learning!

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Lionel (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Economics  |  Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Qualified Chartered Accountant(ACA) with 25 years tutoring experience in accountancy and business. ...
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Personal Description:
Qualified Chartered Accountant(ACA) with 25 years tutoring experience in accountancy and business.

Teaching Experience:

Chartered Accountancy (ACA) qualified teacher of 25 years' experience in private tutoring on a 1 to1 basis. The levels range from "A Levels" to degree and professional accountancy examinations. The subjects covered are accounting, economics and business studies. Professional examinations covered include ACA, ACCA, CIMA and AAT.

Tutoring Approach:

1 to 1 approach with a keen interest in passing examinations and acquiring knowledge.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)

  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (45 p.h.)

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Mo (Mrs)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Psychology  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: My name is Mo and I am an experienced teacher of Psychology and Sociology, based just off Bishopthorpe road in York. ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Mo and I am an experienced teacher of Psychology and Sociology, based just off Bishopthorpe road in York.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 15 years experience of teaching, have worked as a senior examiner for a major exam board for many years as well as leading successful departments of both Psychology and Sociology.

I also work as a freelance academic author and in recent moths have worked with the Oxford University press on it`s new GCSE Psychology textbook and A level Psychology resources. Prior to this I have produced several resources for ZigZag educational for the New A level Psychology specification.

Tutoring Approach:

I offer tailored private tuition for students doing GCSE, A Level, IFP and Access courses. I am passionate about my teaching and offer a student centred approach where each session is planned and moulded to fit the needs of the student. I focus on successful exam technique and marking skills, allowing the student to develop a deeper understanding of what is required of them to achieve excellent results. The students work is regularly marked and discussed giving the student feedback as to their progress and the knowledge of how to correct any errors and gain higher grades.

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)


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Peter David (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a recently retired Clinical Scientists (registered). I am married with a son and I am a youthful 67 year old with an 8 years old son! We are a non smoking family. My involvement with "mathematics", at various levels, dates back to when I left se ...
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I am a recently retired Clinical Scientists (registered). I am married with a son and I am a youthful 67 year old with an 8 years old son! We are a non smoking family. My involvement with "mathematics", at various levels, dates back to when I left secondary school (Blackpool) in 1964 and worked for the Civil Service for 5 years. I was in an accounts division and passed two additional maths (and eventually English!) O'Levels via evening classes as well as enjoying the 60s and playing bass guitar in local groups. I took a 1 year full time A''Level course (Maths, Further Maths and Physics) and subsequently read for a Mathematics degree (Physics subsid.) at the University of Nottingham (1970-73). During this time, I had 3 vacation studentships with different departments of the Scientific Civil Service. After graduating, I worked for around 15 years as a computer programmer / analyst during which time I passed an HND in Computer Studies (University of the South Bank, London). Although I was 40 years old when I was made redundant from a communications company, I decide to make a significant career change and return to my "roots" and look for scientific work where my mathematical skills would be better used. After 2 years as a Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer in the lung function laboratory at the Royal Brompton, I had the tools and experience to apply for a research post in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Post Graduate Medical School (RPGMS, Hammersmith Hospital).

I retired in 2014 after 25 years as a researcher / Clinical Scientist at the RPGMS and Royal London. A large part of my research involved mathematical analysis of breathing patterns and flow-volume curves. This involved developing techniques and algorithms for alternative methods of assessing "lung function". I published many papers in international medical journals and all included a significant maths / stats content. During this time, I took evening classes obtaining additional A' Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Statistics and then read for an M Sc in General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Kings College London. In 2005, my portfolio was reviewed by the Health Professions Council and I registered as Clinical Scientist, which is a protected title, The main reason for the additional qualifications was my passion for learning and the thrill of sitting examinations and testing myself. The addition A'Levels and M. Sc. were taken for the challenge and pleasure and were not directly relevant to my career. One important reason for offering private tuition is my love of teaching / learning and I miss my close involvement with the "sciences". I have been accepted as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) ambassador and I have an enhanced DBS check certificate.

Teaching Experience:

Although, I do not have formal teaching qualification and I only started offering private tuition at the beginning of 2015, I am a patient person who has tutored a range of tutees from Common Entrance Exam level to adult learner including CGSE students for both Mathematics and Statistics.

However, my "teaching" roles / experiences go back to the mid 60s helping friends struggling with the Civil Service maths entrance exams and later, post graduation, I taught maths, unpaid, to several children of friends as well as adult friends and colleagues who needed to obtain better qualification. My research positions included (i) formal teaching / lecturing roles at all levels e.g. work experience students, medical / nursing students, visiting medics, junior members of the lab staff as well as registrars and consultants; (ii) presenting the research at local, national and international meetings and (iii) giving guest lectures on B. Sc. and M Sc. courses.

In my research / technical support work, I found particular pleasure explaining to children and parents the purpose and science that underpinned the tests and the analysis and interpretation of the results. This was a unique experience for almost all of them. It gave them and me a lot of pleasure and improved the success problems. In my own time, I helped patients, some who missed a lot of school time due to their problems, with both school work in the sciences and others with projects related to the maths and biology of their respiratory problems. Invariably, they ended up knowing more than their teachers!

Tutoring Approach:

As George Orwell never said "All tutees are not the same but some are more different than others".

I have a variety of approaches, depending on factors such as (i) whether the tutee needs teaching or revision; (ii) the number of lessons the tutee can fit in before the exam; (iii) their strengths and weaknesses, as well as their interests; (iv) whether the tutee is struggling to keep up or a flyer needing to ensure an A* (v) the length of the sessions 45-90 mins and whether it is one or two session a week and (vi) the work they are able to do between sessions.

However, there are aspects that are common to all tutees: before starting the lessons, I am happy to meet for a chat (no charge) to spend as long as necessary clarifying important issue such as (i) which board, level and paper they will be sitting; (ii) the text book they use and which parts of the syllabus have been covered and whether any need revising or explaining and (iii) wherever possible, obtaining suggestions and feedback from their teachers including where marks had been lost in recent exams.

Other aspects of my approach include (i) the tutee attempting appropriate questions / papers from other boards to encourage and foster "thinking outside the box" and, thus, to be prepared for questions that do not fit the usual mode; (ii) e-mailing questions of papers in advance of session to allow adequate time for preparation; (iii) feeding back how sessions have gone and suggestions for changes and being available between session via e-mail; (iv) moving up and down the difficulty ladder depending on the progress; (v) working on exam technique and teaching how to not misinterpret questions, sometimes, badly written; (vi) preparing tutees for difficult topics about to be taught at school, to ensure they get the most out of upcoming lessons; (vii) using examples from everyday life to demonstrate the use and usefulness of maths and statistics outside of the classroom and (viii) building up confidence and aiming to engender a passion and love of the subject and learning, in general.

I make extensive use of marking schemes and examiners reports to discuss how the tutee may have obtained the correct answer but lost marks due to not showing their working or lost time providing irrelevant details and this has been very successful and interesting for the tutees.

Some of my feedback:
(i) As a Year 11 student, Peter has been providing me with extra mathematics tuition during the final months before my GCSE examinations, offering distinct, concise teaching within a relaxed but highly enjoyable and yet professional environment. As a mathematician, Peter has aided me in approaching mathematics from a somewhat more lateral perspective, exploring multiple methods that could be employed to solve a challenging question; a form of thinking that is seldom used within a typical school environment. Peter's abundant, infectious passion for both his tuition and mathematics manifests itself within his unswerving support and guidance during our sessions together, delivering a uniquely engaging teaching environment within which to learn, but most importantly, to enjoy learning mathematics!"

(ii) Parent of a Year 11 school girl: Hello Peter, thank you for your follow up, your emails always have an interesting flair about them. We also enjoyed our meeting and Ebony particularly liked your relaxed approach to the subject, for that reason alone I think she would benefit from being able to ask questions without feeling awkward about what she doesn't understand, most importantly I agree with your 'spades a spade' philosophy in how to interpret the syllabus into the real world.

(iii) Teacher's reply to an e-mail from the mother of a Common Entrance school boy: Thank you for your email. I am pleased Edward has a good tutor and is happy doing extra Maths. The best paper to prepare Edward for our end of year test would be a practice SATs test as they follow a similar format to ours.

(iv) A recent GCSE student, EDEXCEL Higher, via his mother: Peter, I obtained and A in my Stats paper and B in my maths paper and I was told by my teacher that it might be worth remarking, as I was only several marks away from the A Grade)

Consulting the 'breakdown' of my overall Mathematics grade, it appears as though I (thanks to your support) did exceptionally well within the non-calculator paper (the equivalent of a very high A/ very low A* in terms of marks), but it was simply a few questions at the end of the calculator paper (that seemed to baffle everyone, regardless of ability) that partially pushed my overall grade down.

Once again, thank you for all of your support and guidance; I certainly would not have been able to achieve my result within the NON-calculator paper, the paper that I claimed was more intimidating, without our sessions within the Library. You have improved not only my proficiency, but also my confidence in Maths enormously and for that I cannot thank you enough.

(v) Father of a schoolgirl (EDEXCEL Higher): "E" did very well overall and passed all 13 ! In Maths she was one point off a B so of course that's a C. I think we will request a remark for the maths paper. Many thanks again for your help in the past, best wishes.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Youssef (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  French  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Arabic  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Currently, I am a Lecturer at London Metropolitan University in Chemistry (Bachelor level) and Visitor research scientist follow at The Open University. I am a PhD degree (Full-time study) holder in Chemistry from The Open University and Master's and ...
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Personal Description:
Currently, I am a Lecturer at London Metropolitan University in Chemistry (Bachelor level) and Visitor research scientist follow at The Open University. I am a PhD degree (Full-time study) holder in Chemistry from The Open University and Master's and Bachelor degrees in Chemistry from Bordeaux 1 University, France. I have been a tutor in Chemistry, Maths, Physics, French and Arabic with different agencies in London.
I am able to teach Chemistry for all level and Maths, Physics, French and Arabic for GCSE or National 3-5 and Secondary (11 to 14 years) students.

Teaching Experience:

I have taken every opportunity to develop my teaching skills while working at London Metropolitan University and The Open University. These include chemistry laboratory teaching, mentoring and training of both undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have also participated in various educational projects in other universities. For example, at the University of Bordeaux I, Science and Technology in France,

I strive to vary my teaching style to meet the learning needs of individual students. I have received high performance reviews for my ability to creatively make complex topics manageable. I am patient creative organized and
energetic.
Schools and universities focus on conveying a large amount of information to their students. But for most people that is not enough to create genuine understanding and an ability to answer exam questions. That is why many students, regardless of their ability, seek to get extra help from a private tutor.

My aim as a tutor is to create in my students a deep understanding and confidence in answering exam questions and being able to tackle new and unfamiliar problems. My philosophy is based on the idea that learning happens in an environment of mutual respect in which the student is encouraged to think and make new connections for themselves. My experience has been that one-to-one personal tuition has a unique value to students because of the ability to resolve the students' personal barriers to learning in a way that lays the foundations for a deep and lasting understanding of the subject.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach varies depending on the student's needs and learning style. However my teaching philosophy is based on encouraging students to think for themselves, using real-world examples wherever possible. I start from topics the students are comfortable with and move gradually towards more complex areas as their confidence builds. I use questions and examples to check understanding continually. I don't lecture to students or ask them to memorise things. Nor do I do the students' homework for them!

I usually focus on exam-style or past paper questions in order to check, practice and perfect the student's understanding and technique. I also give a lot of emphasis to some of the less obvious but vital skills such as essay structure and technique, logical thought, and the effective use of numbers and graphs.

I believe passionately in the huge value of tutoring to students and take great satisfaction in seeing my students achieve their full potential.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
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  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
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  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (37 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Arabic
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (37 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Robert (Mr)
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Subjects: PE / Sport Science  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a local lecturer who lives in the North Yorkshire/Teesside area, I have passion for sport and exercise have a wealth of experience in terms of my professional and vocational qualifications. In 2007 after graduating from Teeside University (BSC S ...
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Personal Description:
I am a local lecturer who lives in the North Yorkshire/Teesside area, I have passion for sport and exercise have a wealth of experience in terms of my professional and vocational qualifications. In 2007 after graduating from Teeside University (BSC Sports Science 1:1) I worked as a Health and Fitness Consultant before embarking on my PGCE in secondary PE, upon completion I took up a lecturing role at Middlesbrough College and currently teach across a range of academic programmes from levels 3-5 in the area of sports science. I have significant vocational experience working abroad as a soccer coach and also currently work for a local Grassroots football academy (Premier Player). I love to work with groups or individuals and can offer my skills knowledge and understanding to any leaner who wants that extra support to help develop their own aspirations, I am a people's person and someone who wants to make a difference.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught across a range of levels since 2010, primarily operating as a tutor in level 3 Btec Sport Science programmes of study, I have comprehensive experience in the delivery of all core related modules including nutrition, sports coaching and sports development with my specialism being in the delivery of anatomy and physiology related modules. I have an extensive range of resources and teaching skills to call upon and which can help facilitate the academic development of all learners I engage with. I have outstanding lecturer status and have recently being part of a formal government inspection (OFSTED).

Tutoring Approach:

I have vast experience in offering 1:1 support and working with a diverse range of learners, I understand that learning is about is about making the connection with subject content in a strategic and relevant manner,from my experiences in education and subject expertise I can specifically tailor my tuition strategies to cater for a range of learning needs. I can travel within a 25/30 mile radius within the Teeside Area.

Subjects
  • PE / Sport Science
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Chris (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: After spending some time working in the IT industry, including a spell being practically a one-man IT department for a small business, I discovered a love of - and I like to think a knack for - guiding and supporting the learning of others through te ...
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Personal Description:
After spending some time working in the IT industry, including a spell being practically a one-man IT department for a small business, I discovered a love of - and I like to think a knack for - guiding and supporting the learning of others through teaching and training. Initially this was in the IT/Computer Science fields, but more recently I have diversified into Maths. Seeing the "lightbulb moment", when a learner finally conquers a problem, is an undoubted highlight of my job. Away from teaching, I am a music buff, and I also love to discover new places and meet new people.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching professionally as a college lecturer since 2007 and privately since 2014, teaching Maths at KS3 and GCSE level, and IT from KS3 to BTEC Level 3. While I love the 'cut and thrust' of a classroom, I find private tuition to be particularly rewarding - being able to devote more time to each learner can make a real difference to those who might otherwise get overlooked in a large class, and only serves to increase yet further the satisfaction in seeing them succeed.

Tutoring Approach:

I can readily adapt teaching styles to fit the needs of individual learners. I recognise the importance of having a Plan B and trying different approaches to suit different learning styles. Learner input is more than welcome on this. If you know what techniques work well for you, feel free to let me know!

I am also a firm believer that successful learning depends on four main factors - hard work, willingness, perseverance and self-belief. Students often have plenty of the first three, but may lack a little of the latter. I see my role as being about encouragement as well as teaching, so as well as offering support and guidance, I will also encourage you to have confidence in your ability. Believe that you CAN succeed, and it becomes much more likely that you WILL.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Philip (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  German  |  Business Related  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Profile: I have been working independently, as a Marketing / Business Consultant and English Language Trainer, since gaining full Chartered Marketer status from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2002. I hold a first-class, Masters [Research de ...
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Personal Description:
Profile: I have been working independently, as a Marketing / Business Consultant and English Language Trainer, since gaining full Chartered Marketer status from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2002.
I hold a first-class, Masters [Research degree (MA)] from the Hull Business School (University of Lincoln and Humberside), and am fully licensed to teach a wide variety of English language courses, AND to teach people to teach English, by the London Teacher Training College.

Teaching Experience:

Many years of teaching business and marketing, and a little over 7 years of teaching General and Business English.

Tutoring Approach:

Helping tutees to help themselves!

Also:

RESIDENTIAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES are also available.
From 499 per week. Staying with my family in a comfortable Victorian house, 4 minutes from the centre of town, 15 minutes from Canterbury, 15 minutes from the Kent coast, and 75 minutes from London.
All meals, single room, private bathroom, with 15-25 hours per week of private 1:1 language tuition and practise, and a full-day excursion, plus 2 half-day excursions per week included in the cost.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (16 p.h.)
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (16 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (16 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (16 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (16 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (16 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (16 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (16 p.h.)


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