Edinburgh Tutors and Edinburgh Tuition


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



Our simple search will display private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. We offer subjects that include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and Biology from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level plus 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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Victoria (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a qualified teacher with 2 children. I've been teaching for 16 years at a variety of schools within Hampshire and across the primary phase, although mainly infants. ...
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I am a qualified teacher with 2 children. I've been teaching for 16 years at a variety of schools within Hampshire and across the primary phase, although mainly infants.

Teaching Experience:

I have a B'Ed (Hons) specialising in Religious and Theological studies and through my teaching career I have specialised in DT, Music and RE. I have knowledge of current teaching methods including letters and sounds (early reading prog.)

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that each child has their own way of learning and once this is known they can go far. Learning should be fun and relevant.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)

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Craig (Mr)
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Subjects: Politics  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Business Related  |  Economics  |  English  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi, everyone,The academic year is now a term old and things are ticking along nicely for almost all my students of 2016-17. Sadly two have had to drop out of school/college studies because of personal issues which is sad, when the time is right, thes ...
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Hi, everyone,The academic year is now a term old and things are ticking along nicely for almost all my students of 2016-17. Sadly two have had to drop out of school/college studies because of personal issues which is sad, when the time is right, these two very bright individuals will come back to studying, I'm sure.

I am more busy than ever this year but do have perhaps one or two spaces for students keen to just improve or to transform themselves and their fortunes. However bad things seem, I can show you how make the best of your talents.

Craig

TWO EXAM PAPER NOTICES

A couple of examination paper notices.

1. I am now OCR trained for the new AS level source/essay paper. Obviously this has given me a clear insight into how it's marked and how students need to approach it to be successful.
2. Secondly, the ED Excel Y13 A2 sources & essay paper (three secondary sources): I worked with four students on this last year and achieved spectacular results (these pupils can be contacted; some won't be able to put referees up here because I found all 4 of them via word of mouth and the UK's other major tutoring site). I'm very happy to report that I worked hard and thought hard on refining my advice on the paper and it has clearly paid off handsomely. Do contact me for details; I can pass these on to you prior to your making a decision on whether to engage me (or not as the case may be). Naturally anyone re-taking the A2 paper in 2017 can benefit from this. The new EdExcel History exam has a similar paper so this year's cohort of Y13 students should be able to benefit too.

Note. Because I'm away for the next 3 weeks carrying out research in London and Reading for my PhD I will not be able to begin lessons this year until the last week of September.

Plus:

Important policy change! If your young one or you, the student, is/are one who is not prepared to be coached and trained as our Olympic athletes are - and by this I mean that the performer puts themselves in the hands of the coach and doesn't try to tell them how to do the job - then please do not get in touch: simply pass on to another tutor somewhere else on this site.


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And now, The Pitch!

So, my name is Craig, a very dedicated one-to-one tutor of History, Politics and English. I offer an exceptionally high level of expertise as a history, politics (and English) teacher, teacher of essay writing, exam writing and exam taking. This is based on well over two decades of experience in schools and in homes. Though I have been teaching a long time, I am continually striving to improve the quality of my work, constantly analyzing the effect of my advice on performance and trying to perfect the art and craft of the job.

When not tutoring, most of my time is spent working (hard!) as a student too! I am just about to begin the third year of my PhD, supervised by Professor Tony Collins of De Montfort University, Leicester, undertaking research in 20th century British history. (Rugby fans might like to note at this point that Tony is the number one rugby historian - of all codes - in the world. All his books are very well worth reading.)


I am exceptionally well qualified. I have an MA (2011) in History and am now two years into my doctoral studies. I have written fiction and non-fiction. I have had experience in being an A level marker with an exam board. I have had long experience in teaching and preparing whole History & Govnt. & Politics year groups for A level, producing outstanding results.

I take on all types of students. Some need a lot of training, some need to be dragged away from a collision-course with failure, some need finessing, some need waking up, some need inspiring, some need a boost in confidence; some need more intellectual stimulation; all can and do improve their writing.

My chief strengths are: 1. I know how to teach students to write. 2. I know how to prepare them for exams. 3. My methods are clear, simple and work beautifully. 4. I care very much about the progression of my students. 5. I treat my work with them with the utmost seriousness. 6. But I'm a human being with a sense of humour! 7. I am very, very experienced. 8. As a parent of three children who have gone through the school and university experience, I understand what both the student and the parent is going through.

I am very happy to work with students online. I have found it to work extremely well.

More on my current research project...
I am currently working on doctoral research into the BBC, sport and social class, 1922-64, with Tony Collins at De Montfort University, Leicester. He is the director of DMU's International Centre for Sports History & Culture, a department of world renown, and the leading British powerhouse of sports history. I am very proud to be working with Tony and within the department. Undergrad students should note that I am working under one of the world's best historians, a 3-time winner of the prestigious Aberdare Prize for Sports Books.

Becoming a student again, beginning with the masters degree course at De Montfort University in 2010 has really helped my teaching. As well as keeping on top of developments in academic history. I am much better read! I know more! It has also taken me right back in touch with what it feels like to be a student and all that follows from that. It has also enabled me to extend my tutoring potential to undergraduates and masters students.

I'm happily married with 3 children fully grown (it's only their father who's lagging behind).

Teaching Experience:

I taught for 24 years in secondary schools in Bromley, Kent and Derbyshire where I now live. History was my specialism but I was head of Politics for a number of years in the last part of my school career. I also taught Geography, Economics, English and R.E.

Since beginning to tutor students, I have taught history, Government & Politics and English (including basic literacy skills to a young person with dyslexia). Courses taught have mostly been those at GCSE and A level.

I have taught a wide range of topics within French, German, Russian and British history. The list includes the usual suspects: causes of World Wars 1 and 2, Hitler and the Third Reich, the French Revolution (and its causes) and Napoleon; also Tsarist Russia, the Russian revolution and Stalin as well as the European Reformation, France in the 16th century, Louis XIV and aspects of Irish and Chinese history and 19th century France, plus 20th century USA. politics (Boom and Bust, New Deal and Post-War Boom, and also the Witchcraft Persecution in Europe (1550-1680).

In terms of British history I am very much up to speed with all aspects of its 20th century political history (high politics, parties, electoral history, social history & economic history, right through to the 21st century, in fact); I have also taught most aspects of 19th history, social, economic and political. For the last decade and a half of my school-teaching career I taught the A level course in 16th and 17th century - The Tudors, James I, Charles I, Causes of the English Civil War, Charles II, James II & the Glorious Revolution, the reigns of William & Mary & Queen Anne.

I have recently added 19th century British politics (Reform Bill through Peel, Palmerston, Disraeli and Gladstone to Salisbury) and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe to my "roster" of topics.

Since becoming a PhD student my expertise level in terms of content knowledge has leaped forward in 20th century British history. However...

...it isn't the historical content of the course that matters so much: technique is the key; know-how; how to write; how to take an exam; how to prepare for the whole exam period; how to approach the whole thing mentally, psychologically; how to be the best you can be; how to be successful - end of story!

I have worked with students on exam preparation and revision, coursework planning and execution and essay writing techniques. It is here that the battle to improve and to reach a fulfillment of potential, often with the reward of high grades, is usually won.

Tutoring Approach:

I don't tinker around the margins of issues. I give students something all those who come for help require: a method to use to dispose of the problems posed by the issue of writing that dreaded thing: the essay! Not a tinkering round the edges of the thing, a tip here, a bit of advice there, but a comprehensive yet simple and absolutely clear set of actions and principles through which the student can fulfill their potential: show the examiner what they know and understand of the topic.

Following on from the above, my approach to tutoring begins and ends with the drive to be successful. If I did not unfailingly improve students, help them to achieve the grades they want and need I would not be writing this.

In between comes what we might describe as philosophy and methods. It's hard to write about methods without immediately mentioning what I suppose might be my strongest "offer" (I don't much like that word but there, I've used it). As a schoolteacher I developed a unique but simple method of essay planning and writing that achieved stunning results. So successful has it been over 20 years that I am astonished that no one else seems to have found it. But in my experience up to February 2013 no teacher has. Essay writing is still something that many, many students find difficult and confusing. It really does not need to be this way.

Obviously content issues are hugely important and here I rely on my communication skills which have yet to let me down! These, naturally, go hand in hand with a knowledge of British and European history across a variety of years which has grown over recent years particularly through my MA studies, my PhD research and through working with students on a range of historical periods, topics and people. I find myself to be adaptable to different types of students. I am able to adapt my language and my technique to fit the situation. I am also somewhat stubborn in that I never give up on solving a problem. If we have to go over time, so be it!

Finally, some more of my personal philosophies of teaching. I believe that students generally do not achieve their potential. With each student I aim to take them to standards (and grades) that they did not think were possible. Without exception I push, push and push until we run out of time as we inevitably do. I also do not believe in lost causes. Much can be achieved in a very short space of time. I have seen this happen over and over again.

There is much more to be said but that, I hope, will do for now.

Craig

Subjects
  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (27.5 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (27.5 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)

  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (33 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Professional Drummer teaching one on one private tuition at a studio in Liverpool. I came to Liverpool from Israel, where i was a professional drummer, playing with some of the top artists over there. Also been a teacher in one of the biggest ...
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Professional Drummer teaching one on one private tuition at a studio in Liverpool.

I came to Liverpool from Israel, where i was a professional drummer, playing with some of the top artists
over there.

Also been a teacher in one of the biggest music schools in Israel.

Studied and Graduated from the LA Music Academy in the US.

Can play and teach all styles of music: Jazz, Funk, Fusion, Latin, Rock and Pop.

Mostly teaching intermediate/advanced drummers and mainly focuses on Jazz/Funk/Fusion/Latin,
as well as hands/foot technique, Rudiments, Polyrhythms and everything you need to know in order to get to
the next level as a drummer and as a musician.

Also accepts beginners who wants to see what drums are all about.

First lesson free!

Teaching Experience:

Been a teacher in one of the biggest music schools in Israel

Tutoring Approach:

Mostly teaching intermediate/advanced drummers and mainly focuses on Jazz/Funk/Fusion/Latin,
as well as hands/foot technique, Rudiments, Polyrhythms and everything you need to know in order to get to the next level as a drummer and as a musician.

Subjects
  • Music
  • 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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Andy (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I've had a passion for Maths from as far back as I can remember and my philosophy is that if you enjoy a subject, then you will become good at it. I came to live in Poole after spending most of my early life in the Portsmouth area. I love travelling ...
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I've had a passion for Maths from as far back as I can remember and my philosophy is that if you enjoy a subject, then you will become good at it. I came to live in Poole after spending most of my early life in the Portsmouth area. I love travelling and walking as well as most sports. My qualifications include a degree in Mathematics and a PGCE in secondary education. I am willing to come to your home or Skype - whatever is the more convenient or appropriate to suit the needs of the tutee. In terms of travelling to you, I am prepared to drive to your home free of charge, up to 7.5 miles away.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught in numerous secondary schools in both the independent and state sectors during the past sixteen years. I currently teach at Poole Grammar School where one of my roles has been Manager of the Dorset Further Maths Centre. A significant part of this role involved teaching a range of students many A level modules in their own schools where they had limited A Level/ Further Maths provision. As a result, I am very familiar with teaching all board specifications at both A Level (including Further Maths) and GCSE. I can provide tuition for C1-4, FP1, S1&2, D1&2 and M1 plus any aspect of GCSE. I have an excellent record for gaining outstanding grades for my students at both A Level and GCSE.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in building a good relationship with my students so as to understand their needs and aspirations. I am patient and approachable and always encouraging. I love my job as a teacher and hope to enthuse my tutees as much as possible. I hope to impart my knowledge and passion of maths to whoever wants to learn and improve. I will always endeavour to give good value for money.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (45 p.h.)

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Ali (Mr)
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Subjects: Japanese  |  Mandarin  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I grew up in Japan, and have lived and worked in Japan and Taiwan, so I have a good command of Japanese and Mandarin. I have the advantage over native speakers of having mastered them as a foreign language for myself, so I know from experience how to ...
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I grew up in Japan, and have lived and worked in Japan and Taiwan, so I have a good command of Japanese and Mandarin. I have the advantage over native speakers of having mastered them as a foreign language for myself, so I know from experience how to teach it.

I am passionate about teaching, and passing on whatever knowledge I have, helping others improve their potential.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching A level and GCSE Japanese at an independent school.
2 years teaching A level and GCSE Japanese for a highly recognized specialist language school.
4 years teaching Japanese and Chinese to students one-to-one, and in small groups, from 5 years old to adult. In person and online.
Group lessons for the Japan Foundation in London.
1 year teaching in a Senior High School in Japan
2 years teaching in a Language school in Taiwan.
2 months teaching in Brighton.
2 years teaching one to one English.
Over 10 years as a language learner, so I have been in your shoes, and can share the innovative techniques and memorization methods I've used.

Tutoring Approach:

Have you been teaching yourself Japanese or Chinese for years, and just don't understand why progress is so slow?
Do you want to start making real progress?
Or do you want to learn a few key phrases for a holiday or business trip?
I have over four years experience teaching Japanese and Chinese to children and adults in an interesting, fun, flexible and effective way. In schools, in person, and video call or on the phone.
I will design your lessons exactly to suit you.
I will help you with pronunciation, reading, writing, memorization, and conversation.
I will show you the best way to memorise the characters.
I will encourage you to practice in between our lessons.
I will share my experience and resources with you.
There will be so much variety you will never get bored.
We will use games, role plays, online games.
I will cover any specific requests, so just let me know.
I am very patient, and love teaching.
I take great pride in providing the best service, and helping you enjoy learning.

Three quarters of British adults can't speak another language... Don't be one of them.

Subjects
  • Japanese
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

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Rhea (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Art  |  English  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Hello! My name is Rhea and I love to teach. I am most excited about Art as this is my passion (I am currently working as a Graphic Designer). I also really enjoy learning about science (in particular neuroscience and psychology). I find astrology fas ...
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Hello! My name is Rhea and I love to teach. I am most excited about Art as this is my passion (I am currently working as a Graphic Designer). I also really enjoy learning about science (in particular neuroscience and psychology). I find astrology fascinating and so am both creative and a bit nerdy.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked in both primary and secondary schools as a teaching assistant. This was primarily in art in the secondary school, teaching children how to draw and use various materials to create great artwork. In primary school, I have helped teach literacy, numeracy, phonics, reading, science and art. During these experiences I have found ways of explaining new information to children so they can apply it without supervision. I also have worked in various school holiday clubs, so I relate very well to children.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is individualistic - each person has their own learning style and it is important to understand which way a student learns best. Some people are kinaesthetic learners, others are verbal and some have an amazing ability to memorize information. I am personally a hands on learner, but I am able to adapt to various techniques for students. I am friendly and personable and think it is important to develop a good relationship with tutees.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)

  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)


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Ami (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am currently teaching in Japan for one year until September. I have experience with all ages, and am a very approachable and friendly teacher! I enjoy keeping lessons fun and engaging, so you enjoy the lesson as well as learn a lot. I am a very act ...
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I am currently teaching in Japan for one year until September. I have experience with all ages, and am a very approachable and friendly teacher! I enjoy keeping lessons fun and engaging, so you enjoy the lesson as well as learn a lot. I am a very active person and Chester is such a nice place to explore!

Teaching Experience:

I have taught for a total of 4 years. I am currently teaching in Japan at an English Eikaiwa. I teach conversation classes to adults to improve their English greatly. I also teach all levels of younger students. I have taught at international schools in England, to students from all over the world.

Tutoring Approach:

I have experience with many nationalities, and really enjoy conversing and finding out more about different cultures as lessons progress. I hope to teach you a lot about England!!

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Waseem (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I spent two years studying physics at Oxford University then transferred to Lancaster University where I achieved first class results in my first year. I am aspiring to attend graduate school for mathematics or a mathematically related field. ...
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Personal Description:
I spent two years studying physics at Oxford University then transferred to Lancaster University where I achieved first class results in my first year.

I am aspiring to attend graduate school for mathematics or a mathematically related field.

Having excelled at mathematics in school, achieving several perfect scores in my A-Levels and achieving a Top Gold Award in the British Physics Olympiad, I am confident in my knowledge up to A-Level mathematics and physics and am well equipped to help struggling students.

For students looking to apply to Oxbridge/Imperial/UCL/Warwick (etc.), I am happy to help with STEP/PAT preparation.

Teaching Experience:

I was a mentor for several students during my A-Levels and would also take part in PAT revision classes for Oxford Physics applicants. This involved explaining solutions so that others may learn from them (and also having solutions explained to me).

One of my mentees obtained an A grade in their physics A-level, improving from a C grade, allowing them to pursue a degree in medicine.

Tutoring Approach:

My focus starts with making sure the student has a strong understanding of the underlying theory and how it was discovered/derived. Then we may move onto a variety of problems to solve, gradually moving upwards in complexity and making sure to sample all problem types to ensure we have covered all potential exam questions.

Once the student has covered a topic, we will revisit it and summarise it 2-3 times in the coming months to ensure long term understanding and memorisation. This is in addition to having moved on to the next topic.

I am also well read around maths and physics and have some experience with the current career climate and internship opportunities.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)


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Julie (Mrs)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  |  Entrance Exams  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a retired primary school teacher who has been a private tutor for fifteen years. I am an experienced and highly qualified counsellor too so my teaching style is supportive and validating. ...
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I am a retired primary school teacher who has been a private tutor for fifteen years. I am an experienced and highly qualified counsellor too so my teaching style is supportive and validating.

Teaching Experience:

I was a primary school teacher for 27 years and have been a tutor for 15 years.

Tutoring Approach:

My main approach is to build confidence in a child so that they believe in their own ability to succeed and have skills to solve problems. A child does not need to know the answers but needs to have strategies to work through problems and solve them. This involves accuracy, perseverence, patience and creativity. There is always more than one method and children are encouraged to find their own way to solve solutions using known methods in addition to learning new methods.

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)

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Francesco (Mr)
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Subjects: Politics  |  Economics  |  Geography  |  History  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello everyone, I am Francesco, a PhD Student in Politics and International Relations. I offer lessons of Italian language, my mother tongue and other subjects related to my studies: Politics, Geography, Economics and History. I used to study these ...
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Personal Description:
Hello everyone,
I am Francesco, a PhD Student in Politics and International Relations. I offer lessons of Italian language, my mother tongue and other subjects related to my studies: Politics, Geography, Economics and History. I used to study these subjects over the last years and I can teach them with professionality and patience to all kind of students, from beginners to advanced users, from primary school to adult/casual learners.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored many kids and course fellows when I was in Italy. It is my first experience as teacher of Italian, but I have more experience in Politics, Economics, History and Geography. I used to teach German for beginners and intermediate learners.

Tutoring Approach:

I can be flexible, depending on my lessons and my research activity. I can tutor from my home or move wherever you want in Cantebury area. I am available for lessons via skype too.

Subjects
  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Geography
  • 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) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • History
  • 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) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Italian
  • 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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Patrick (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a 29 year old CELTA qualified native English teacher with over 7 years teaching experience. I'm currently working at a British council accredited school near where I live in the city centre. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 29 year old CELTA qualified native English teacher with over 7 years teaching experience. I'm currently working at a British council accredited school near where I live in the city centre.

Teaching Experience:

The majority of my experience was at International House (IH), Sevilla, Spain. IH is an internationally recognised organisation for the teaching of English as a foreign langauge. During 5 years there, I specialised in preparing students for the Cambridge exams (KET, PET, First and Advanced).

Aside from that, I have worked in 5 different countries and so I am familiar with the difficulties faced by learners from many different language groups. My experience includes all levels, ages, one to one and groups.

In my present job, I am preparing a group for the IELTs exam.

I have also had a great deal of experience focusing on specific areas such as writing, checking CVs, proof-reading and business.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that learning comes from the student and that the role of the teacher is to support the student in this process. So, I always look to provide a context and environment in which a learner can develop. The context must be real and relevant to the students needs.

As a teacher, I have developed an in-depth knowledge of the language and learning resources which I can use to help students achieve their goals. I also believe that the learning experience does not start and finish at the beginning and the end of a class. Part of my role as a teacher is to plan and evaluate how learning objectives can be reached outside of class. For example, students should review and try to apply what they've learnt as much as possible and spend time practicing skills which they need to improve on a regular basis.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Akylina (Miss)
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Subjects: Japanese  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Greek  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a native Greek speaker, having been born and raised in Greece. I had an inclination and passion towards foreign languages from a young age, which resulted into my learning English and French as a primary and secondary school student and Japanese ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Greek speaker, having been born and raised in Greece. I had an inclination and passion towards foreign languages from a young age, which resulted into my learning English and French as a primary and secondary school student and Japanese and a little Korean as a high school and university student. I have a BA in English Language and Literature from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and I am currently studying for my MSc in Comparative Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I also hold several foreign language certificates.

Teaching Experience:

I have previously worked as a tutor of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), teaching mostly primary and secondary school children as well as preparing adults for English language exams and certificates. I have also taught Greek to foreigners and elementary Japanese.

Tutoring Approach:

I always tailor my lessons according to my students' needs, strengths and weaknesses. I like using textbooks as a base for my teaching but multimedia and extra material is an integral part of my lessons, since they not only enhance the learning experience but they also keep the learners' interest intact and help them attain some original contact with their target language.

Subjects
  • Japanese
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 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 (30 p.h.)

  • Greek
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 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 (30 p.h.)

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