Balerno Tutors & Balerno Tuition


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



Our search will list home teachers in your region ordered by their distance from you. The subjects we offer include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and Chemistry from primary level up to GCSE, A-Level as well as degree 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 starting tuition.

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Darren (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  English  |  Geography  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: APPOINTMENT SLOTS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE (as of May 2017): Friday 7pm onwards and holiday times. As a student, little came easy for me. I learned the hard way. Now, with over 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of institutions - f ...
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Personal Description:
APPOINTMENT SLOTS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE (as of May 2017):
Friday 7pm onwards and holiday times.

As a student, little came easy for me.

I learned the hard way.

Now, with over 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of institutions - from Oxbridge entrance to comprehensives on 'Special Measures' - I am young enough to remember my struggles and old enough to know better.

I know how to bridge that gap for my tutees.

Teaching Experience:

This is my eighth year as a full-time tutor, but I was a secondary school teacher for 19 years before that.

I have experienced many types of academic performance from high-performing grammar schools to comprehensives on 'special measures'. I have held a variety of positions of responsibility within schools, particularly in the pastoral system such as Head of Year. I have been a grade-A examiner for AQA GCSE Geography.

During the last eight years of 11 Plus entrance 15 out of my 25 students have passed. I have also successfully helped one parent and child through the appeals procedure for grammar selection. Furthermore, a 12 Plus tutee in 2011 was the only girl to pass and get a place at South Wilts. Three out of five 12+ and 13+ tutees I have taught have passed their exams.

I have taught numerous syllabi: in the last six years I have tutored AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC at A level Geography. Indeed, I taught the whole of the A2 Edexcel Geogaphy syllabus online to one a tutee in Moscow: he has now gained a place at Aston University. I have mainly tutored the AQA and Edexcel syllabi for GCSE Maths. It would be fair to say that the overwhelming majority of my A level tutees experience significant gains and regularly obtain A or B grades.

At the moment (March 2015) I have 20 tutees in total: this includes 4 home-school tutees doing a variety of subjects such as GCSE Maths and Geography as well as Key Stage 3 Maths, English, History, Geography, Citizenship and RE; three GCSE English tutees; one Key Stage 3 Maths tutee; two Key Stage 3 English tutees; three 12 Plus tutees; five Key Stage 2 Maths tutees; two GCSE Maths tutee; one KS5 numeracy tutee, one A Level Geography tutee and, finally, three GCSE Geography tutees.

I would say on average, across the year, I would have between 15 and 20 tutees each week. Nearer exam time, this can creep up to 25.

Tutoring Approach:

One size does not fit all . . .

Tutoring and learning should be natural and intuitive so that tutees can 'fly' by themselves.

To make the most of tuition, a tutee must be 'on-board'. If it's their idea - even better. A tutee that is in-charge of their own learning makes an excellent pupil.

As a tutor, I decide what is right for the tutee - not an institution. Parents often want someone who is familiar with the education system but independent enough to give an honest assessment. My main concern is the welfare of the tutee - not just their academic progress - nor the reputation of some teacher or institution. If something is not right for a tutee, no matter how forceful a parent might be or how much money I might lose, I simply will not do it. Each year there are a handful of tutees I turn away because of this.

In the first session I will try to identify what it is the tutee needs, and you may wish to quiz me in more detail. I will need access to school reports and examples of the tutee's work. Through discussion with my tutee and parental input it should become clear the reason for the tutoring.

From this 'snag' list, I will design a bespoke program to meet the educational needs of the tutee. It is flexible and, unlike a classroom situation, I can respond immediately to the needs of the tutee.

Homework will always be set, depending upon the demands placed upon the tutee by the normal school week. The tutee will be far more involved with learning than in a normal school class where they can 'hide', so prospective tutees need to expect plenty of chat and discussion, reviewing work and giving feedback.

For learning to be 'on the wing', to be natural and instinctive, tutees need to work hard without feeling the burden. This can only happen through enjoyment and a lot of laughter. That's my part: helping tutees to work really hard without realising it.

If at any point I feel unable to help, I won't just prolong tuition, or if our work has met its aims then I will call a halt. The point of tuition is not to need me anymore, so they can 'fly' all by themselves.

I offer two types of 'remote' tuition options at the moment:

i/ ONLINE FACE-TO-FACE TUITION: face-to-face on Skype is very good in dealing with syllabus issues and reinforcing and filling in the holes the class teachers leave behind. Face-to-face tuition lends itself well to visual resources such as diagrams, maps and pictures. It is primarily discussion-based and the tutee needs to take notes as we go along. I regularly send tutees files to prepare them for the lesson and to discuss in the lesson. If a tutee comes to face-to-face tuition and expects to be spoon-fed or entertained, it just won't work. Extra work can be set to test their written understanding. Usually, it is enough to go through topics the student struggles with. Once they 'click' with the topic/issue, we move onto other areas. Payment for this type of tuition is a flat fee each week to cover lesson preparation and the lesson itself. The marking of substantial pieces of work outside of lesson time such as essays will incur a modest marking fee.

ii/ CORRESPONDENCE-STYLE WITH UNLIMITED EMAIL SUPPORT: work is set through powerpoints, pdf files and word documents for the student to do on their own in their own time. This should keep the tutee occupied for between 1-3 hours each week, unless more is required. It is then returned to me within the week. I mark it and provide feedback in the form of an audio file (up to 30 mins), talking them through the various issues. Any amounts of email conversations to help the student with this particular piece of work are allowed, after feedback has been given. This is very much an ongoing and open-ended commitment, once work has been set and feedback given, and the student is totally free to contact me with any issues. As a result, the payment structure is open-ended and depends on the amount of time used to prepare resources, mark and give audio feedback. This is added up at the end of each week, and the client is then billed. Follow-up emails and support are not timed but are considered as a 'free' part. Generally, this time will be from about 45-90 mins per week. I keep a track of the time minute to minute and endeavour to keep the time used as short as possible while setting about 1-3 hours of work. This is very much a trust system of working. I tailor the work individually to suit the student as opposed to an ordinary correspondence course that just covers syllabus content.

Please be aware that I do charge for travelling over 30 miles (roundtrip: 15 miles each way):
30-40 mile roundtrip - 5
41-50 mile roundtrip - 10
51-60 mile roundtrip - 15
61-70 mile roundtrip - 20

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (33 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (33 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (33 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)


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Imad (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I'm an easy going, empathetic, supportive and a very patient tutor who is dedicated to all my students and teaching Maths. I'm very thorough in my teaching and ensure no stone is left unturned in preparing for my student's maths exams/tests. I enjoy ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an easy going, empathetic, supportive and a very patient tutor who is dedicated to all my students and teaching Maths. I'm very thorough in my teaching and ensure no stone is left unturned in preparing for my student's maths exams/tests. I enjoy helping my students reach their full potential and achieve their aims. I encourage all my students to take a general interest in Mathematics as this helps them in doing well. I do 1 to 1 tuition and also tutor small groups of no more than 4 students. I teach all levels up to and including A-Level and for all exam boards (AQA, EDEXCEL and OCR). I have thus far been very successful as a Maths tutor and hope to continue this trend especially in light of the tremendous performance of my students in the 2016 academic year. I specialize in helping my students obtain grades A-A* in their exams. Every GCSE (Higher) and A-Level Student I have ever tutored has gained grades A* to C.

Teaching Experience:

I'm currently a Teacher of Mathematics at a local academy in Luton (11-19 year olds) and have had 6 years experience in private tuition, teaching Mathematics at all levels up to and including A-Level. Teach all abilities and ages.

Tutoring Approach:

The aim of my tuition lessons is 2 fold. Firstly it is to give my students a thorough understanding of the Mathematics modules/topics they are studying so that they are able to gain an excellent foundation in studying Mathematics or courses that have a substantial Mathematical content at a higher level. Secondly I give my students intensive and vigorous exam preparation so that they do extremely well in their examinations and achieve high grades. This is usually done by by doing many past papers under exam conditions. I also set my students difficult questions to complete (from many different sources and references). These questions are more difficult than what would normally appear in their actual exams. The purpose of making my students do these questions is so that they are totally prepared to tackle any questions that their exams or tests may throw at them.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 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.)

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Elena (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a Spanish native speaker from the south of Spain and have been living in the UK for eight years now. I studied for a degree in Translation and Interpretation and for a couple of postgraduate masters, one relating to education. I have always bee ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Spanish native speaker from the south of Spain and have been living in the UK for eight years now. I studied for a degree in Translation and Interpretation and for a couple of postgraduate masters, one relating to education.
I have always been interested in learning languages and the culture of the countries where they are spoken. Therefore you will have the chance to learn about Spanish daily habits, gastronomy, hobbies and important events that happen around the year.
It is key for me to know why you want to learn the language and which Spanish speaking country you are visiting, as the contents and language of the lessons will be oriented to these requirements. Your learning style and preferences are important to me as well. Some learners prefer to base their lessons around conversations only and others are happy to have a few grammar based lessons, then conversation, then enjoying reading a book passage or a poem. My extensive library of resources will always have something that interests you.

Teaching Experience:

10 years teaching experience in the UK. This includes over 4 year secondary school work (first as a language assistant, then as a qualified MFL teacher).
Set up as self-employed in 2011 as a freelance adult educator and translator in the Spanish and French languages. During this time I have delivered adult education for local education authorities as well as private courses, primary school education and one-to-one tuition. As part of my Professional Development Plan I completed a Teacher Training Course at the Instituto Cervantes in Leeds, a key reference institution for Spanish teachers around the world.
Testimonials of happy customers are available upon request.

Tutoring Approach:

Fun but professional!
Learning programme is tailored to your needs and additional materials for independent learning can be provided after lessons. Doing a bit of work at home helps making progress.
You can choose to either follow a text book or allow me to cherry pick materials designed to help you achieve your course aims.
Flexible lesson times, you can have your lessons at a different time or day as we all have work and family commitments happening throughout the year. Just let me know well in advance please.
(Note: since you'll be charged a fee to obtain my tutoring details, the first lesson will be half price, it involves an initial meeting and teaching, totalling 1hr).
Note: the tariffs shown are for one-to-one tuition only. I can only travel 4-5 miles from my postcode.
If you live further afield, you can come to my local area or have your lessons via Skype.
Also, and as you may understand, I have to make a living and people have messed me up in the past, therefore cancellations made within 24 hours before the lesson will be charged at 10 GBP unfortunately.
Please note I do not teach GCSE nor young children as I specialise in adult education and A-level at present.

Subjects
  • French
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Claudia (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  |  German  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a native speaker of German and fluent in English and French. I moved to Cambridge in 2014. I enjoy sport, travelling and cooking. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native speaker of German and fluent in English and French. I moved to Cambridge in 2014. I enjoy sport, travelling and cooking.

Teaching Experience:

I am an experienced and highly motivated language teacher from Switzerland. Before moving to Cambridge 3 years ago, I spent more than 13 years teaching secondary school level modern foreign languages in Switzerland, specialising in English, German and French and preparing the pupils for further and higher education. I have tutored students here in Cambridge up to A Level standard, teach at the Deutsche Samstagsschule on Saturday mornings (GCSE level) and also teach adult education classes.
I am keen to share my passion for languages.

Tutoring Approach:

I always look for the most appropriate teaching method to keep my students stimulated and motivated. I use songs, games, visualisations and multimedia to help simplify complex issues, often create my own supplementary course material and regularly revise topics to consolidate learning. Teaching English, German and French as foreign languages has enabled me to appreciate the challenges students face understanding the different grammar structures.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (27 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (27 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 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: English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a qualified native English teacher (English as a Second Language) teaching adults at all levels from beginner (A1 : Elementary) to advanced (C1). If you have come to the UK to live, work or study, I provide private lessons for individuals and ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified native English teacher (English as a Second Language) teaching adults at all levels from beginner (A1 : Elementary) to advanced (C1).

If you have come to the UK to live, work or study, I provide private lessons for individuals and small groups to help improve your use of English according to your particular needs.

I can provide lessons at your home or workplace.

Teaching Experience:

I have 11 years full time teaching experience in General & Business English for adults.
5 years teaching in Brazil and 5 years teaching in Northern Italy & Switzerland.

From 2005 to 2010 : Full time Teacher of General and Business English in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Individual and group lessons both privately and working with private language schools.

Language schools : Link Idiomas, Alt Idiomas, Bridge Lingua-Tec

From 2010 to June 2015 : Full time teacher of general and business English in Northern Italy and Switzerland.
Individual and group lessons with private language schools, companies and at University.

Language Schools : Linguapoint (Reggio Emilia) / Corsi di Lingue (Varese)
University : University of Parma : Teaching Business English for the Masters in Marketing Management (2011- 2013)

Principal Companies : Ermenegildo Zegna (Lugano, Switzerland),
IBSA Pharmaceuticals (Lugano, Switzerland),
Max Mara (Reggio Emilia, Italy),
Vodafone (Varese, Italy),
Carl Zeiss (Varese, Italy)

From September 2015 to Present : Teaching private English Lesson in the UK.

Tutoring Approach:

Real life communication is central to the lessons and I always aim to make lessons as interesting, useful and relevant to the individual student as possible.

Subjects
  • English
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Jon (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Tutor-references I have come back to A level tutoring and have attached details of my qualifications plus my current DBS certificate obtained for me by Deyes High School, Maghull, Merseyside where I undertook classroom experience training earlier ...
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Personal Description:
Tutor-references

I have come back to A level tutoring and have attached details of my qualifications plus my current DBS certificate obtained for me by Deyes High School, Maghull, Merseyside where I undertook classroom experience training earlier this year

I have a BSc: 2: (Hons) Pure and Applied Physics
PhD: Low Temperature Physics
MBA: Finance and International Business
Current DBS certificate obtained for me by Deyes High School, Maghull, Merseyside where I undertook classroom experience training earlier this year

I have previously:

Taught A level physics part-time for 2 years at a Grammar School and College of Further Education

Also - tutored A level students while performing my research and over the last academic year

Comments from 2016-2017 academic year (all names and contact details have been removed for client confidentiality

From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 18/10/2016
Rating: 5/5 Rating
Report: Regarding mr Jon.
Jon has been teaching my son Joseph extra tuition for his physics A level
Jon is an excellent tutor hes made Joseph feel comfortable during his lessons and Joseph has gained confidence as well as knowledge with Jon i am so pleased with Jon as a tutor i fully recommend him for extra lessons hes a lovely pleasant man.

From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 03/10/2016
Rating: 5/5 Rating
Report: My daughter absolutely loves her lessons with Jon. He is very professional and engages his pupil fully.
Very well planned lessons and a pleasure to have met.


From:
Sent: 06 October 2016 18:46
To: Jon
Subject: Re: - Atkinson
Hi Jon
Yes I also thoroughly enjoyed the session and found it very useful, I particularly like the pre-printed notes I have to keep refreshing the material.
No negatives to report back and I look forward to next week's session.
Thank you.


From:
Sent: 05 October 2016 16:23
To: Jon
Subject: RE: A level physics

Hi Jon.
*** is enjoying the lessons and gaining confidence with this subject thanks. I will forward your attachments to *** email address to he can look over it.
Thanks again
***

From:
Sent: 04 October 2016 20:13
To: Jon
Subject: Re: *'s A2 sessions
Hi Jon
Thanks for your email, it is really good to hear that * has made a good start and we are looking forward to your next visit.
* definitely thinks that your lessons will help him and that you are a good tutor. He likes your technique of using a laptop and whiteboard - he thinks this is a good way to remember and learn the physics.
* and * feel more confident that with your help, * can achieve a better grade at A2 and are really pleased that he seems prepared to put in the effort needed.
See you next time.
Regards *

From:
Sent: 23 September 2016 20:31
To: Jon
Subject: Re: * - A level physics tutoring
Hi Jon,
The feeling is mutual, thank you for taking up the "challenge" of tutoring *
* could not stop taking about her lesson, so I think you have made an impact there.
I am sure with your help we can get her the grades I know she deserves.
Her school have released her predictive grades...A A A.
Look forward to seeing you again next week.
Regards
*

From:
Sent: 23 September 2016 13:57
To: Jon
Subject: RE: * - A2 physics tutoring
Hi Jon,
I'm delighted you're tutoring * already he seems to be far happier with the idea of studying and really enjoyed the session.
I will find out *s email address so your able to message him. I'm not very good forwarding things on but I will have a go!!
Regards
*

Tutored 5 A level students over the last academic year (2015-2016)

Please find below references from student taught this past academic year (all from an agency) sent independently to the website

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 06/05/2016
Rating:
Report: My 17 year old son has had 4 sessions with Jon so far and has found them very beneficial. His understanding of one area of the A level physics course in particular has improved as has his confidence.

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 27/04/2016
Rating:
Report: Fantastic tutor, easy to communicate. I would recommend.


Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 28/03/2016
Rating:
Report: Jon is helping my son with AS physics. He is punctual, friendly and always prepared for the lesson. He is also flexible with his times to accommodate any changes to my son`s timetable. His approach to teaching is relaxed but thorough and my son is benefitting from the extra tuition. I would recommend Jon to anyone who needs the extra help

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 02/03/2016
Rating:
Report: I think Jon is an excellent tutor. He is very helpful and has given me a lot confidence and has already greatly improved my knowledge. He is always on time, and comes very well prepared, I would recommend him to anyone without hesitation.

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 21/11/2015
Rating:
Report: My son is finding Jon`s lessons really useful. He explains things clearly, is extremely knowledgeable in his subject and is friendly. My son feels at ease with Jon. He is most accommodating when arranging tuition. A good choice of tutor and I would certainly recommend him.

Teaching Experience:

I am currently tutoring A level Physics
During my research I worked as a Private A level tutor for the children of a number of overseas Professors - teaching A level Physics and (through one of those students) was invited to teach Physics to A level students at a Ladies Grammar school in Manchester when their teacher became ill. I also taught A level Physics at the Trafford Park College of Further Education in Stretford, Manchester for 2 years

Tutoring Approach:

One to One - focussing on parts of the curriculum where the student is having difficulty in understanding
Create a deep understanding and confidence in answering exam questions and being able to tackle new and unfamiliar problems. The student is encouraged to think and make new connections for themselves. 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.

Depending on the student's needs and learning style I encourage 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!

Subjects
  • Physics
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Aysegul (Ms)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Journalism  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Turkish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: 16 years of experience as turkish teacher and anchorwoman ...
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Personal Description:
16 years of experience as turkish teacher and anchorwoman

Teaching Experience:

Turkish GCSE - A Level
Turkish elocution education
Teaching Turkish

Newspaper, magazine editorial services
Tv / Radio news and event presentation in Turkish

Tutoring Approach:

I support teaching through fun and experience.

I make the student apply what they have learned to real life situations.

The aim here is for the knowledge to be retained

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Journalism
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)

  • Media / Communication Studies
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)

  • Turkish
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)

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Joseph (Mr)
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Subjects: Art  |  Music  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Im 18 Years old and have had over 11 years art experience, always drawing, being creative musically, achieiving an A* at art GCSE, scoring the highest possible mark out of the year. Whether your wanting to draw black and white (my forte), colouring, ...
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Personal Description:
Im 18 Years old and have had over 11 years art experience, always drawing, being creative musically, achieiving an A* at art GCSE, scoring the highest possible mark out of the year. Whether your wanting to draw black and white (my forte), colouring, realism, to surrealism style, sketching, painting, inking, etc. I have done it all but as an artist you have to be quite versatile, and through this you'll find one style or way of drawing or expressing the you. As I have a passion for the Arts, I also took interest in Music Technology, which has allowed my visualistic skills to combine with audio and music. So I also teach music grades Abrsm (grade 3 below), and (drumming grades up to grade 5).

Teaching Experience:

My teaching experience for arts comes from teaching friends for the past 2 years, helping with concepts and ideas, people doing GCSE's, A-level's, having many friends come to me for help and tips for A-level work. I have had enough experience to know what works and what doesn't, or is preferred. I hope to help you like I have with many of my friends and tutees.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to learning will be asking you what you want /need to do, whether this is for GCSEs, A-level, or for other qualifications/hobbies. I will see what your strengths and weakness's are, and help you develop the areas your interested in. I will take a kind, but demanding approach so you get the best of out of each lesson/session. For qualifications I will help you also relate research ideas more methodically, and help you grow independently, and will promise to improve grades to high standard for your educational interests and reach qualification standards. I hope to help as much as possible. I will provide basic equipment, but you will need to bring own equipment, as you might have an idea what your more interested in more.

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


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Claudia (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I hold a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and have been a teacher for more than eight years, ever since I graduated from University. I have a Bachelor's degree in English and Spanish, as well as a Master's degree in translation studies (English). I lo ...
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Personal Description:
I hold a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and have been a teacher for more than eight years, ever since I graduated from University. I have a Bachelor's degree in English and Spanish, as well as a Master's degree in translation studies (English). I love being a teacher, as I believe that this is a profession that teaches all the professions in the world. I would go the extra mile for my students, always ready to do research, use innovative approaches and high-quality materials to help them achieve and make learning an enjoyable experience.
My students regard me as a positive, open-minded and creative teacher, who is always friendly, helpful and well-prepared.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked with a wide variety of learners, including primary, secondary students and adults. I mainly taught English as a second language and I have occasionally taught Spanish. I have a keen eye for detail and I enjoy teaching grammar, vocabulary and essay writing.
I have prepared students to pass their Cambridge exams (FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS) and have attended numerous training courses and conferences to develop my teaching skills and liaise with other professionals in the field.
I currently teach trainers and teachers, helping them become qualified and complete their Diploma in Education and Training (Level 5). I have designed the course from scratch, using a variety of techniques and resources.

Tutoring Approach:

I use a variety of teaching methods and take into account learners' preferences when I design my lessons. I always go for a differentiated approach when I teach groups of learners and I am always eager to be as inclusive as possible in my approach. This entails using a wide range of resources - technology, games, projects and assessment types - initial, formative, summative, ipsative.
I Iove one-to-one sessions - focusing my attention on one learner will help me detect the gaps in his/her knowledge better and facilitate overcoming any barriers.
I like to design my own handouts. However, when I use books, I try to select the best and most up-to-date materials possible.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (26 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)

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Jingjin (Ms)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Native Chinese speaker. A friendly and supportive language teacher who has over four years of teaching experiences and has a postgraduate degree from Anglia Ruskin University, also holds a valid advanced DBS(CRB) certificate. Currently I am teachi ...
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Personal Description:
Native Chinese speaker. A friendly and supportive language teacher who has over four years of teaching experiences and has a postgraduate degree from Anglia Ruskin University, also holds a valid advanced DBS(CRB) certificate.

Currently I am teaching Mandarin in Cambridge Chinese School and act as a Chinese mentor in Linton Village College. I have strong ability to build rapport with my students, creating a positive learning environment full of interesting experiences. Able to plan, organise and deliver teaching effectively.

I am certain that learning Chinese with me will be a fantastic experience for you.

Teaching Experience:

09/2016- present Chinese Teacher
Cambridge Chinese School, Cambridge.
Teaching Chinese lessons to 6-8 years old. Building strong relationships with learners and encouraging them to work hard.

10/2016-02/2017 Chinese Mentor of Language Futures Project
Linton Village College, Cambridge.

Support Language Futures Mandarin lessons for year-9 students; Teach theme lessons, interact with learners and guide them to solve problems independently.

12/2009 - 06/2014 English Teacher & Team leader
Fujian, China.
Extensive experience in teaching English to pupils aged 6-13, organizing stimulating activities.

Tutoring Approach:

Planning and designing lessons based on learners' characteristic and requirements, using various teaching materials, delivering knowledge through different methods to increase engagement and learning efficiency.

If you are interested in Chinese culture and Classics, I will share some idiom story, Chinese customs, traditional food and teach Chinese Calligraphy as well, to make our tutoring fun and effective.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • 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.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Tatiana (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have got an extensive experience in Russian language tutoring. Also an outgoing and sociable personality. ...
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Personal Description:
I have got an extensive experience in Russian language tutoring. Also an outgoing and sociable personality.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than 7 years experience in teaching Russian Language both to children and adults.

I have worked in Russian Language School in London for 3 years, teaching Russian as a foreign language to classes of 10-15 pupils of mixed parentage, aged 5 to 17 years.

I have got experience in GCSE and A-Level exams preparation.

Tutoring Approach:

My lessons are individually tailored to student's level and demand.

Subjects
  • Russian
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Natasha (Miss)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a passionate teacher of English who specialises in GCSE and A Level teaching. As 2nd in department at my current school, I have an excellent knowledge of new exam specifications and skills required. I am enthusiastic, caring and understand that ...
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Personal Description:
I am a passionate teacher of English who specialises in GCSE and A Level teaching. As 2nd in department at my current school, I have an excellent knowledge of new exam specifications and skills required. I am enthusiastic, caring and understand that no two students learn in the same way - you can rest assured that lessons will be written specifically for the student to address their current needs. I have built excellent relationships with students and I thoroughly enjoy seeing students grow in confidence and ability.

Teaching Experience:

5 years at a secondary school in East Riding of Yorkshire. I have done private tutoring before and will cater to the individual student's needs.

Tutoring Approach:

On the first meeting I like to sit down with the student and get an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses in the subject, outlining how they like to learn and what strategies they have found work for them in the classroom. From here I will plan bespoke lessons to suit the exam board and the student's needs. I understand that some students will be reluctant to learn, so I try to make lessons as engaging as possible (linking topics to their individual interests wherever possible!) Marked work will be returned promptly to both students and guardians, with further opportunities to make improvements. When working towards examinations, I will provide exam practice material, which will be marked and reviewed.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

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