Alpington Tutors & Alpington Tuition


UK Tutors helps you to discover Alpington tutors in your local area and across the UK. Our Alpington private tutors cover popular subjects such as English, Maths and History plus other niche subjects like Russian. Our private Alpington private tutors also cater for Entrance exams, SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels home tuition all around Alpington.



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Lynn (Ms)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I'm an educational professional with over 20 years of teaching experience. I love teaching and learning and very much enjoy working with students. I'm an avid reader and whilst I enjoy contemporary fiction, I have a real love of the classics and ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an educational professional with over 20 years of teaching experience. I love teaching and learning and very much enjoy working with students.

I'm an avid reader and whilst I enjoy contemporary fiction, I have a real love of the classics and return to them again and again for both solace and inspiration.

My spare time is taken up with dancing and DJ'ing which I do on a semi-professional basis, organising classes, workshops and social dance events in the UK and continental Europe.

Teaching Experience:

I spent nine years co-owning and running a private language school in which I taught English both one-to-one and in small groups. I then continued to teach English freelance for two years, in the UK and in Italy. From 2002 to 2009, I worked on continued professional development for GPs and Primary Care team members, organising and delivering educational programmes and workshops. I currently tutor students and am also training in a new methodology to deliver fast-track intensive literacy programmes in secondary schools.

Tutoring Approach:

My main concern is that your confidence and belief in your own ability increases, so that what seemed difficult becomes easy and what seemed impossible becomes achievable. I like to work at your pace, in your preferred style and to build on your existing strengths. Of course the outcome is important, but my aim is that the process of working together will provide you with skills which you will be able to apply to all your future studies.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing 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)
  • 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
  • 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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Karen (Mrs)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am an enthusiastic and committed teacher and enjoy teaching all subjects, in particular maths and literacy. I strive to make learning interactive and fun for children and get a lot of satisfaction from helping children to achieve their potential. ...
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Personal Description:
I am an enthusiastic and committed teacher and enjoy teaching all subjects, in particular maths and literacy. I strive to make learning interactive and fun for children and get a lot of satisfaction from helping children to achieve their potential.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified primary school teacher and work mainly with 7-11 year olds. Prior to qualifying I worked for several years as a teaching assistant, often working on a one-to-one basis with children. I have a good range of teaching methods which I use to help children develop their knowledge and learning skills. I am able to build strong relationships with children, encouraging and leading them to become confident, independent learners. In addition to primary teaching I also have experience of teaching GCSE maths and level 2 adult maths.

Tutoring Approach:

All children are individuals and learn in different ways. I would undertake an initial assessment for your child and tailor lessons accordingly. I will always look at what children can do and work with them to discover the gaps in their knowledge and any misconceptions they may have. I feel it is important to set achievable targets and build up children's confidence in their own abilities. Linking the teaching of literacy and maths to other subjects and real life situations makes learning more meaningful to children.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (23 p.h.)

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Yifen (Dr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am Yifen. I have gained excellent teaching experience in Chinese at all levels and in Maths(From KS1 upto GCSE). I received positive feedback from my previous students and gained credits to my patience, explicit express and responsibility. I have g ...
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Personal Description:
I am Yifen. I have gained excellent teaching experience in Chinese at all levels and in Maths(From KS1 upto GCSE). I received positive feedback from my previous students and gained credits to my patience, explicit express and responsibility. I have got a degree of PhD at the School of Education in the University of Manchester. I have been appointed as a governor in a primary school in York.
Regarding my personality, I am a very easygoing person, kindly and also with a high sense of responsibility. I have been living in UK more than six years. I have stayed in places covered students of all creeds and ethnic backgrounds, and I am being socialised with course mates, tutors and other friends, so I gained significant experience of working in the international culture and quite appreciate living in a place with multi-culture background people and have been benefited from such diversities.

I like travelling and experiencing different things, and have visited a few places, such as European countries(England, Scotland, Welsh, Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain), Africa(Cameroon), South Korea, Honking and Marcao. I love sports, especially, swimming, yoga, horse riding, cycling and hiking.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught Mandarin to non-native English speakers (aged from 9-60 year-old) at different levels both in China and in the UK for about 10 years. This deeply developed my valuable knowledge of teaching students by meeting their individual needs. I gained valuable teaching experience from helping in the primary school including the Nursery in York. I have been supporting the adult with a learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia) in York Learning since January 2015.

I am a free lance mandarin teacher and have been working with some language organisations, ie., Cactus Language Training since 2012.

Achievement:
e.g.I have been currently helping one of my students with her preparation of GCSE Mandarin since October , 2014 and she achieve GCSE Mandarin A* in summer 2015! I am currently helping her with Chinese Mandarin AS level.

My students and me myself have enjoyed the lessons.

Tutoring Approach:

I take all efforts to prepare lessons to meet students' needs.I endeavor to create a free conversation, which I think a good atmosphere is very important to learn a language and to encourage learners' speaking. Lessons will be prepared. There will be some prepared funny stories or other material to make fun. So you can learn mandarin and have fun here!
My understanding is a good teacher is to be responsible for the students and to meet students' needs. My working experiences and my academic study have ascertained my belief that it is essential to teach the students in front of you rather than the test.
So I endeavor to be a best listener and observer to identify problems occurring during the lessons and to work out the solution and to develop your potential at maximum.

If you feel a bit struggling with or tired of learning Mandarin on your own, I would encourage you to come to me and work together to achieve your goal more efficiently.

There are some textbooks I have been using for the learners, such as:
Confidence Chinese Vol. Getting Started
Confidence Chinese Vol2. Living in China
Chinese Made Easy Book1, and Book2
Standard Course HSK and
Chinese Made Easy for Kids 1.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (23 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (23 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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Simon (Mr)
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Subjects: Politics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a senior manager working within the public sector based in central London. My academic qualifications in this field are supported by extensive professional experience working within local and central government. I provide that sought after combi ...
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Personal Description:
I am a senior manager working within the public sector based in central London. My academic qualifications in this field are supported by extensive professional experience working within local and central government. I provide that sought after combination of in depth academic political knowledge with 'on the ground' relevant and extensive practical experience. Many of my clients comment on this being a significant factor in why I was chosen above other tutors.

I am not a State Registered Teacher. I like to ensure that this is clear. However the vast majority of politics teachers are not qualified in politics and have little in depth understanding of the nuances of British or US political systems. Many of my students ask me why I don't teach. The simple answer is that I can pick the subject I want to teach and throw 100% of my time into one student at a time.

Teaching Experience:

I have extensive tutoring experience of A level Government and Politics and a proven track record. I am currently tutoring students for Edexcel and AQA A Level Government and Politics and essay writing. I can provide verifiable references from recent/current students.

The last round of exams (August 2016) all my students achieved a minimum two grade increase to their original grades (some going from E to B) and can provide details and personal references for any potential client to check. All of my students this year achieved a B or above.

A significant amount of my client base is built up through recommendations from previous clients. I also have extensive experience of teaching adults in an adult education environment and have an NVQ in Delivering Learning.

Tutoring Approach:

I provide tutoring on a 121 basis but am totally flexible depending on the tutees needs. I tutor to the subject syllabus, with the added value of my experience, expertise and contextual detail on current political and social events being included. I build confidence above all else.

It is always difficult inviting a new tutor into your house, but you will find I am relaxed, friendly, totally adaptable and totally reliable. My clients comment they can set their watch by my punctuality! I am available most evenings and all weekends but with sufficient notice I can also tutor during the day.

Included in the fee is full email and telephone support - no extra charges !! In addition the first consultation is free of charge for you to meet me and ensure that I am suitable for your needs. I will travel most places but if it is a substantial distance will add travel costs.

Many of my clients will support the fact that they actually realised they began to enjoy the subject following being tutored by me.

Subjects
  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

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Helen (Miss)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  French  |  Combined Science  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a young, female primary school teacher in the Doncaster/Wakefield area. Aside from my enthusiasm for teaching and helping children to achieve, I am interested in academic areas including sociology and languages. I enjoy travel and reading. I hav ...
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Personal Description:
I am a young, female primary school teacher in the Doncaster/Wakefield area. Aside from my enthusiasm for teaching and helping children to achieve, I am interested in academic areas including sociology and languages. I enjoy travel and reading. I have worked voluntarily as a teaching assistant and completed a degree in Sociology before training to be a teacher. I now work as a supply teacher at primary level and as a personal tutor to primary and secondary level children. I hold an enhanced DBS check dated September 2015.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified primary school teacher who has taught classes of all ages at primary level. As a supply teacher, I have worked in many different schools and, as such, I develop positive relationships very quickly with both children and adults. I enjoy working with individuals and small groups in academic tasks and find that children are very responsive to this lower teacher-pupil ratio. I have found that working in these situations really helps to boost children's concentration and confidence in their work. They also feel more comfortable to ask questions in areas they find difficult. When tutoring, I am to create a positive, friendly and professional relationship where children feel comfortable with what they are learning, but also feel they can ask for help when required.

Tutoring Approach:

I recognise that children learn in many different ways - some by seeing and visualising, some by talking and discussing, and some by doing a physical or mental activity. I aim to tutor children using the learning style that best suits them. In a classroom, it is often difficult to meet the needs of every child. Personal tuition provides children with valuable one-to-one time, where the focus is on them and them alone. I believe that personal tuition does much to increase achievement in those weaker areas, but also serves to challenge and develop knowledge in stronger areas. Following a free initial consultation, I provide personalised programmes of study tailored exactly to meet the needs of the child involved. I am passionate about helping children to reach their full potential and will do all I can to make this happen. Sessions take place in the child's own home and are arranged on a flexible basis with parent or guardian. I can provide tuition from 30 minutes per week to more intensive programmes consisting of several hours per week in the school holidays.

I currently have slots available on weekday evenings and am available most Saturday mornings and early afternoon. I am not available on Sundays.

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)

  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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David (Mr)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Maths  |  English  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a London based lecturer, writer and free lance artist ...
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Personal Description:
I am a London based lecturer, writer and free lance artist

Teaching Experience:

I started lecturing in 1998

2009/10 London tutors agency
07- 08 Associate lecturer in creativity matters, Wimbledon school of art, University of London
98 - 2007 Sessonal lecturer teaching art and curating - Canterbury, TVU, Brighton, Wimbledon, Sunderland, Goldsmiths, Belfast, Sharjah school of art, Winchester University, Lancaster University, and St Martins school of art, Vienna School of applied arts.
06 - 07 Teaching agencies
0-07 Supply teacher, English as a foreign language

Tutoring Approach:

I am very professional at all times, and keen to establish a good productive environment that encourages the pupil to feel comfortable but happy to extend their skills. To compile a program that is developed with the pupil that progresses at their own pace, while instilling awareness of their own needs and capabilities, in other the capacity to learn how to think for themselves. I expect the best possible behaviour and complete commitment, which I hope is reflected in the love and care the students bring to their work.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (120 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Art
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (75 p.h.)


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Gemma (Miss)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Maths  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a current second year Maths student with the OU and I live with my daughter and our pet cat. Besides study and work, I enjoy walking, keeping fit and photography. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a current second year Maths student with the OU and I live with my daughter and our pet cat. Besides study and work, I enjoy walking, keeping fit and photography.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring, mostly maths, for over two years now, both online and traditional face to face tuition. I have worked in local primary schools and high schools assisting with activities, on a voluntary basis.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor tuition to suit the needs of the actual student as each student is different and will attain desired goals via their own learning style. I structure full lessons as well as exam practice and I do like to set homework, as a means of monitoring a students progress.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)

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Danielle (Miss)
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Subjects: Art  |  Maths  |  PE / Sport Science  |  English  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: My name's Danielle and I am 24 years old. I graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class Bsc Honors in Nutrition, Exercise & Health in July 2012. Since graduating I spent a year working at a Blackpool Primary School, assisti ...
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Personal Description:
My name's Danielle and I am 24 years old. I graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class Bsc Honors in Nutrition, Exercise & Health in July 2012. Since graduating I spent a year working at a Blackpool Primary School, assisting with teaching and after school club activities. I have lots of experience working with children age 4-11 years old. I spent 12 months between noc 2013-dec 2014 in Australia working for a private medical practice which was the second largest in Australia. I worked within the finance department and also shadowing the nutritionists as they treated their own clients. During my time there I gained valuable experience working within a clinical healthcare setting, also working with a variety of clients from different cultures and ethnicities. I have confidence in speaking to groups of people in presentation format, a skill i enhanced during my time in Australia. This i take into my approach to tutoring. During my time in Australia i tutored my younger family members throughout there final years at high school. I tutored Maths, Biology and English but have a vast knowledge of P.E and sports science in particular nutritional science.

Teaching Experience:

I worked for a year at a Blackpool Primary school where i enhanced dramatically my knowledge and skills working with young children. I gained one on one experience working with children aged 4-11 years old. I have the confidence and patience required in order to work on this basis with children of all educational levels. I have experience mentoring and tutoring young adults through their high school years.

Tutoring Approach:

I am an extremely patient and understanding young individual. I have a relaxed and gentle approach to teaching and mentoring as i feel you don't get very far adopting a strict approach, especially where young adults are concerned. In order to work as a team there has to be a level of respect no matter what the age difference, therefore i deem a soft friendly approach far more successful. I like to build a friendship with those i tutor/mentor as past experience has proven this the most effective method (regardless of age).

Subjects
  • Art
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)

  • PE / Sport Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)

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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Playing the Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo and Harmonica and creating traditional Fine Art have been and are a major part of my life. Much as I would have very much liked to do, I never had the opportunity to become a Professional Performing Music ...
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Personal Description:
Playing the Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo and Harmonica and creating traditional Fine Art have been and are a major part of my life. Much as I would have very much liked to do, I never had the opportunity to become a Professional Performing Musician or a fully Professional Fine Artist . I have performed in public of course, and held exhibitions, but very rarely on a professional/paid basis. I have been a guitarist for over 45 years and an artist for 23 years

I studied art at the Thanet Schools of Art & the Ravensbourne College of Art and Design (the same College David Bowie went to)
for two and a half years. After that I had a twenty two year absence from art.

A change came in 1992: It was during a period of Long Term Unemployment. Whilst signing on at my local Job Center, I volunteered to go on an "Employment Action Course. In a sense this was a form of working for your benefit and was paid an extra 10 per week on top of Job Seekers Allowance. Hopefully this would have lead to work prospects, ideally in Art or The Arts. I had to report to a work placement provider who asked me what skills I had, to which I said "Art" and was assigned to a local Community Arts Center based in Gillingham Kent and appointed as a publicity designer and resources worker.

Whilst in my publicity artist role I was introduced to the then K.C.C Arts Promotion Officer Jim Shean who took interest in my art work and arranged an exhibition hire space without charge at my local library, the event was covered on Radio Kent's "Scene & Heard" Program. I also contacted the local junior school where my children attended and made a proposition if I could exhibit there. In return the headmaster asked my to come into the School twice a week and teach the children art, this featured in a local press article.

Over the years from 1992 to date I have held numerous small one man exhibitions in the Medway Towns and a little further afield and have manged to sell some (just enough to pay a few bills). In the last year or so I have been a little inactive in my art but hope to resolve that soon.

Teaching Experience:

16 years freelance one to one teaching of Guitar - Mandolin - Banjo - Ukulele - Harmonica and Basic Keyboard
Currently a Children s reading assistant for the Beanstalk Charity Project

Tutoring Approach:

Being a music teacher has at least allowed me to put my love of music to a measure of professional application, perhaps to make up for the lost opportunity and time. Being paid is a motivation, but far more importantly teaching others to play and create music is much more enjoyable, I have often gone overtime on my lessons and never charged extra. Also to be considered is the experience gained over many decades of musical struggling, mistakes, embarrassing moments during performance and how to overcome them that I can impart to my pupils. I also look forward to the pupil making sufficient progress so that I can have the pleasure to "Jam" with them.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Cornelius (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I enjoy teaching maths in a way that makes it easy for students to understand. Have 10 years of one to one so I know the common misunderstandings students tend to have. ...
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Personal Description:
I enjoy teaching maths in a way that makes it easy for students to understand. Have 10 years of one to one so I know the common misunderstandings students tend to have.

Teaching Experience:

10 years of one to one and 20 years at schools.

Tutoring Approach:

Breaks things down to make it easy to understand.

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

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Ashraf (Mr)
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Subjects: Arabic  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a final year Ph.D. student in molecular biology and biotechnology. I already have a MMedSci in Human Nutrition and BSc in Public health and nutrition. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a final year Ph.D. student in molecular biology and biotechnology. I already have a MMedSci in Human Nutrition and BSc in Public health and nutrition.

Teaching Experience:

I have a 7 years of university teaching assistant
and two years of lab demonstration at a Life Science UTC

Tutoring Approach:

A comprehensive approach which starts with simplified facts and examples that leads to more detailed explanation up to the student's level of education

Subjects
  • Arabic
  • Further/Higher (university) (10 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Further/Higher (university) (10 p.h.)


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Peter (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Physics  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Highly experienced tutor, currently completing my PhD in chemistry at Imperial College London. With an enthusiastic approach to learning and a real passion for my subject I develop students into inquisitive, capable learners and consider mentoring ...
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Personal Description:
Highly experienced tutor, currently completing my PhD in chemistry at Imperial College London.

With an enthusiastic approach to learning and a real passion for my subject I develop students into inquisitive, capable learners and consider mentoring students in a love of science to be an important goal.

I achieved the highest grade possible in all science and maths subjects during my school education and having completed my Masters in Chemistry at Oxford in 2011 I have also worked in various roles in industry and academia, allowing me to convey the real significance of science to the students who study with me.

A & A/S-Levels : 4As (2007)
GCSEs : 9A*s, 2As (2005)

Teaching Experience:

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

I have over three years experience, teaching over 100 students from secondary up to undergraduate level. I am a professionally trained undergraduate tutor and laboratory demonstrator, recently awarded an Associate Fellowship of the HEA in recognition of my contribution to undergraduate learning and my continuing development as an educational practitioner.

As a result of my teaching programme at Imperial College, I was awarded a Student Academic Choice Award - chosen by the students - for excellence in chemistry tutoring and communication.

Alongside my direct tutoring experience I have also taken part in the assessment and development of teaching material in chemistry and in the interview process at Imperial College, allowing me to offer targeted advice for students who wish to excel. Having attended both Oxford and Imperial College I can offer highly relevant admissions advice for university entrance interviews at Oxbridge and London-based institutions.

Working with students from across the world, I have experience of tutoring students whose first language is not English and am familiar with dealing with any issues that arise from this.

Some reviews of my work:

"My teaching experience with Peter has been really positive, he really challenges me to achieve my best and I have particularly developed my critical thinking skills with him" (A-level student)

"Peter is really friendly and helpful, as an international student who has studied in several countries I can say his methods are very strong and he explains complicated topics very well" (A-level student)

"I struggled with several areas of my course before studying with Peter, but now things are so much easier! He can explain things in so many ways when I'm stuck, highly recommended" (GCSE student)

"Peter is one of the best tutors we have had and is always on time and prepared, he is obviously very knowledgeable about the subjects he teaches" (Parent of GCSE student)

"My daughter had lessons with Peter for several months and her confidence in the subject increased hugely over this time, I would strongly recommend his services, the improved exam results speak for themselves" (Parent of A-level student)

Tutoring Approach:

Having taught scientific subjects up to undergraduate level I have a keen understanding of the different learning styles of students and am able to adapt my teaching to suit the student.

Using various teaching methodologies to deepen understanding, wherever possible I like to employ additional techniques such as scientific software and interactive elements alongside theory in order to bring the subject to life.

Students who study with me are encouraged and supported in developing critical thinking skills, by analysing information more deeply, allowing them to become more efficient, resourceful learners in the future.

I have two main approaches for the students I teach:
For students struggling in a subject I aim to build up confidence in the area by ensuring lessons are relaxed and engaging rather than focused on specific topics. Once a student has become more comfortable in the subject, more targeted study can take place based on the syllabus.
For students who are competent in their subject but need additional support to excel, I take a more focused approach and work with the student on any weak points and advanced topics, supported by exam technique and practice questions.
In both cases I aim to broaden the knowledge of the student beyond specific subject guidelines, with the goal of developing a passion for their subject.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (80 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (80 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (80 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (80 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (80 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (80 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (80 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (80 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (80 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (80 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)


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