Barnstaple Tutors & Barnstaple Tuition


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



Our search will display home teachers in your region ordered by their distance from you. We offer subjects that include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and History from primary level up to GCSE, A-Level plus 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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Jane (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced Lecturer in English Language and English Literature including the new specifications. I have been an examiner for OCR 'A' level English and AQA 'A' Level English for many years and have also moderated GCSE English examination pap ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced Lecturer in English Language and English Literature including the new specifications. I have been an examiner for OCR 'A' level English and AQA 'A' Level English for many years and have also moderated GCSE English examination papers. I tutor at all levels, from basic literacy, through to dissertations for under graduates including subjects not associated with the subject of English. I run a Creative Writing class and assist people to write novels and poetry and a variety of other genres. I have had outstanding examination successes in GCSE and 'A' Level and can provide references from former tutees.I am a member of the Institute for Learning - MIfL

Teaching Experience:

I have lectured English at both 'A' level and GCSE levels at a further education college. I teach a Creative Writing class, assisting people to write novels, poetry and a variety of other genres. I have also taught basic literacy (reading and writing) and have taught English to students of other languages (TESOL).

Tutoring Approach:

I am a patient and friendly tutor and my aim is to motivate students and ensure they achieve to the best of their potential. I tutor on a one-to-one basis, in small groups and also on-line or Skype. All my tutees have improved their grades and excelled in exams to a consistently high standard and I can provide references from former tutees.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£26 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£36 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£26 p.h.)

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Judith (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: UK qualified teacher of Spanish and French (GCSE and A'level) and English as a foreign language (general and IELTS) Knowledge of criteria needed for exam success Patient, caring, knowledgeable Always enjoyed working closely with people Extensivel ...
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Personal Description:
UK qualified teacher of Spanish and French (GCSE and A'level) and English as a foreign language (general and IELTS)
Knowledge of criteria needed for exam success
Patient, caring, knowledgeable
Always enjoyed working closely with people
Extensively travelled
Spanish language learnt while living & working in South America for 5 years
Lived and worked in France for one and a half years

Teaching Experience:

14 years as teacher and private tutor of English as a foreign language in the UK and around the globe.
Qualified teacher of Spanish and French for GCSE & A' Level. Experience teaching IELTS exam to foreign students.
Worked in both secondary modern and grammar schools as a teacher and as a learning support assistant.
Excellent approach to teaching children with special educational needs including gifted and talented young people.
I've recently been tutoring more and more via Skype and find it is still possible to achieve a personal interaction and the connection has been surprisingly clear both inside and outside the UK.

Tutoring Approach:

The needs of each student will be assessed and a programme of study will be devised.
Creative and inspiring in use of materials that builds confidence and deepens understanding.
NB a supplement will be required for petrol costs for travel to the student.
Tuition via Skype can work well - I can discuss various cases where I have used this.

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

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

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Michèle (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a native French speaker, born and educated in Paris, but I have been living in England for over 30 years and married an Englishman. I graduated from the Sorbonne University with a view to teaching English there but when I came to England as a Fr ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native French speaker, born and educated in Paris, but I have been living in England for over 30 years and married an Englishman. I graduated from the Sorbonne University with a view to teaching English there but when I came to England as a French assistante. A year later, having completed my Master's degree I cam back to settle in England and soon qualified as a French teacher. I have been working in that capacity until 2012 when I retired from full-time teaching to dedicated myself to private tuition. I am thus very experienced at all levels consider myself an extremely dedicated teacher, eager to see the students progress and enjoy learning about French culture at the same time as they improve their command of the language. I believe that the most efficient way of learning other than total immersion is the one to one approach which has often allowed me to enable the students willing to invest the extra time to progress exponentially, get motivated and achieve their potential.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught French and English to adults (managerial staff and trainees) in the private sector, in small groups and individually.
Subsequently, I have taught French from KS3 to KS5, full-time on permanent contracts for nearly 30 years in total. At the same time I have tutored my own son to passing his French G.C.S.E. with the top mark in the country, and his French A Level with flying colours. As a result he is now reading French at Oxford University and he continues to call on my expertise whenever needed. A few years ago, one of my A Level students whom I tutored privately obtained the top marks in the country in every module of the Edexcel exam. I am extremely experienced in coaching students to success in their G.C.S.E. and A Level French exams and the overwhelming majority of my students systematically achieved their potential or better. For over 10 years I took on virtually all the A Level French teaching at my last school and have always acted as teacher-examiner for both G.C.S.E. and A Level..

Tutoring Approach:

First, I assess what each student is aiming to gain from the private tuition, whether it be coaching for written and/or oral examinations, building confidence in communicating within a given context, improving pronunciation,mastering the finer points of grammar, studying French literature etc. I also quickly evaluate the level and ability of individual student through gentle probing and questioning. I go on to prepare an appropriate programme of study and gather material such as PowerPoint presentations, tailor made practice exercises, Past Papers, relevant websites, use visual and aural aids to add interest. I set homework and can give feedback on line between lessons to maximise efficiency of personal contact time. Basically it all depends on what the student wishes to achieve.Because I know the subject so well I can be extremely flexible and can instantly fine tune my approach according to the need of my student at any given moment. Thanks to my long experience I have become extremely responsive to the all-important feedback

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)

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Ahmad (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: ** MONEY BACK GUARANTEE** If you are not satisfied with me as tutor after the free first lesson, I will personally compensate you in full for the fee charged on this website to get my contact details. Hi, I've been studying on an undergraduate Bio ...
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** MONEY BACK GUARANTEE** If you are not satisfied with me as tutor after the free first lesson, I will personally compensate you in full for the fee charged on this website to get my contact details.

Hi, I've been studying on an undergraduate Biomedical Science BSc degree at the University of Leeds. I first started tuition in 2012.

Teaching is my specialty, and I love teaching Biology. I`ve had experience teaching A-Level Biology including AQA and OCR) to many students and I thoroughly enjoyed it. To date, I have had experience teaching 15 A-level Biology students and 4 GCSE Biology students. I'm determined to help other students successfully study this brilliant subject. I have also been voluntarily teaching students other Subjects, mainly between the ages of 12-18 at an established educational Institute in Bradford for nineteen months.

With each student, I made sure my lessons are focused and very efficient, making sure the student thoroughly understands the topic area. After this, I move on to practicing exam style questions with each student (which is critical for a strong exam performance).

I currently offer GCSE/A-Level Biology tuition to students in the Bradford district for £10 per hour (with the first lesson free).

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Kind regards,
Ahmad.

Teaching Experience:

I`ve had experience teaching A-Level Biology including AQA and OCR) to many students and I thoroughly enjoyed it. To date, I have had experience teaching 15 A-level Biology students and 4 GCSE Biology students. I have also been voluntarily teaching students other Subjects, mainly between the ages of 12-18 at an established educational Institute in Bradford for nineteen months.

Tutoring Approach:

With each student, I made sure my lessons are focused and very efficient, making sure the student thoroughly understands the topic area. After this, I move on to practicing exam style questions with each student (which is critical for a strong exam performance).

Subjects
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£10 p.h.)

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Alex (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London. ...
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Personal Description:
Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Teaching Experience:

Retired Lecturer with many years of experience tutoring mathematics.

Tutoring Approach:

My main focus is to consider past examination papers as soon as possible.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Jack (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a second year student at Reading University studying Mathematics, who is active, organised and reliable. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a second year student at Reading University studying Mathematics, who is active, organised and reliable.

Teaching Experience:

During my two years of sixth form, I was the sole student studying Further Mathematics AS. As such, I had to help my peers from different years with their studies.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is that I must first recognise where the student is having problems, and then to tackle these gaps in their knowledge with my help.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)


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Richard (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Originally from Leeds, where I have a decade of teaching and tutoring experience, I like to keep things positive, upbeat, friendly and fun whenever possible.I am currently working for Sustrans delivering safe cycling training in schools and community ...
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Personal Description:
Originally from Leeds, where I have a decade of teaching and tutoring experience, I like to keep things positive, upbeat, friendly and fun whenever possible.I am currently working for Sustrans delivering safe cycling training in schools and community groups all around the region. I enjoy sport, reading and music, I play a bit of guitar and love to cycle, so much so, I may well turn up to our session on my bike!

Teaching Experience:

I have taught Maths at Leeds City College for 10 years, receiving consistently good annual lesson observation results. I delivered classes at all levels from Entry 1 to Level 2 Functional Skills Numeracy and Foundation and Higher Level GCSE. Along side this, I enjoyed tutoring many students at KS2, KS3, GCSE and A Level. I also worked with learners looking to improve their Maths for related areas of study such as Engineering and Accountancy.

Tutoring Approach:

The most important aspect of a tutoring relationship is communication. The freedom to ask questions, seek clarification and repeat examples and exercises until a topic or concept is fully consolidated is the primary benefit of a private tutoring arrangement. I am flexible to the needs of my students and enjoy the challenge of finding solutions to learners' problems.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£23 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£23 p.h.)

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Paul (Dr)
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Subjects: Politics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations. Hi there and thanks for viewing my profile. My ...
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Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations.

Hi there and thanks for viewing my profile. My name is Paul and I have been studying, researching and teaching politics since 1988 when I first started my undergraduate degree at Leeds. I gained my first degree with first class honours at Leeds, completed a PhD in Politics at Leeds in 1998 and subsequently lectured, tutored and researched in Politics / Political Economy / International Relations and European Studies at the University of Portsmouth from 1998-2015.

I took a career break from September 2015 to develop some personal projects but continue to offer tuition in politics.

My primary specialism is in the crossover between Politics and Economics (Political Economy) in a theoretical, international, global, European and policymaking context. Many students taking Politics or IR degrees struggle with the economic components of their degree, perceiving it to be a different and mathematical subject...Economic ideas and concepts are in fact central to any deep understanding of politics and IR but, happily, they are very much easier to understand than many students assume. One of my biggest strengths as a tutor is to be able to make economic ideas accessible, interesting, engaging and relevant to the non-specialist and to the student of Politics / IR. By connecting the economics very clearly to mainstream areas of politics such as political thought and public policy and by focusing on the non-mathematical aspects of economic thought, I have been able to help students overcome their initial fears about political economy and come to see it as both the fundamental - and fun - part of all social and political science .

In addition to my specialisms in PE/IPE, I have broad and deep subject knowledge having taught across the full range of Politics, Government, European Studies and International Relations subjects over the years so it is very unlikely that you would be studying something in this broad area of political and social sciences that I would not be able to cover.

And: I am very flexible and approachable: just ask if you have any queries at all!

Teaching Experience:

Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations.

I was Principal Lecturer in Politics/IR at Portsmouth University, Associate Head of the School of Social Historical and Literary Studies (2003-11) before moving up to a Faculty job. Overall I taught in HE at Portsmouth from 1998 until September 2015. I decided to take a voluntary career break in 2015 to develop a variety of my own pet projects but I continue to offer tuition on a private basis across the social sciences to undergraduate, postgraduate and A-level students.

I have been a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and previously the ILT since 2001, and am currently applying for Senior Fellowship status.

In addition, I am an experienced personal and study skills tutor, a role I always took seriously at University. I see the role of a tutor as partly that of a 'coach', facilitating as much as possible your own development as a student. I honed this approach over time as a lecturer and it was especially useful in dissertation supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Tutoring Approach:

During my time at Portsmouth I was nominated for and won several teaching awards including 'Most Innovative Lecturer' and 'Best Feedback'. A major strength of my teaching is that I give very positive, encouraging and constructive developmental feedback on your ideas, plans and writing combined with broad and deep subject knowledge.

As a lecturer I am highly engaging, dynamic and open and I have a gift to explaining complicated concepts in very clear and accessible ways using stories, metaphors and analogies. Indeed I am currently writing a book in which this approach is used to teach Economic concepts to non-specialists without any numbers at all - purely through stories, analogies and metaphors.

In addition to offering private tutoring I am also an accredited trainer and life coach, as well as a proof reader. So the skills sets I bring to private tuition are more diverse than just lecturing / teaching although of course I also do have that extensive classroom and tutoring experience you require (18 years!).

My main specialisms are: international and global political economy, economics for non-specialists and social scientists, public policy, British politics, comparative politics, political ideas and theory, political ideologies, international relations.

Subjects
  • Politics
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

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Maria (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am qualified tutor/teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TESOL//EFL) and will help you improve your level of English at your own pace. I can prepare you for exams like SATS, 11+, Cambridge IELTS, FCE, CAE and PET. Or if you simply want speakin ...
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Personal Description:
I am qualified tutor/teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TESOL//EFL) and will help you improve your level of English at your own pace. I can prepare you for exams like SATS, 11+, Cambridge IELTS, FCE, CAE and PET. Or if you simply want speaking experience or help with your CV and forms, I will support that too!

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching English to all ages for many years. I hold group lessons, private lessons and online (Skype) lessons. I do EXAM preparation for primary SATS, Cambridge FCE, PET, CAE and IELTS. I also teach Business English, do interview preparation and CV support.

Tutoring Approach:

My main aim is to improve your confidence as your ability grows. I am known as a relaxed, approachable teacher and I feel passionate about teaching English to every level. I have travelled and learned other languages, and understand that experiencing a new culture is difficult in many ways. So my lessons are about cultural experience as much as words and language.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)


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Andrea (Mr)
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Subjects: Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello my name is Andrea, I am a native Italian speaker with a first degree in Italian law. I speak English and would like to offer tuition to students either wishing to learn basic conversation or to assist people who already have a grasp of the ...
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Hello my name is Andrea,

I am a native Italian speaker with a first degree in Italian law. I speak English and would like to offer tuition to students either wishing to learn basic conversation or to assist people who already have a grasp of the language to enhance their skills to the next level.

With my legal background I am happy to assist in any advocacy situations to include all translation work as might be required.

Thank you for visiting my advertisement, I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards

Andrea

Teaching Experience:

Although I do not have any formal teaching qualifications I am well educated, achieving the equivalent of a Master's degree in Law with maximum honours. I have excellent communications skills and believe I have the ability required to teach Italian as a foreign language to a high level.

Tutoring Approach:

I align my approach to meet the needs of the tutee and will work at a pace that is comfortable for the individual. I can adapt my teaching style to achieve their desired potential, levels ranging from basic conversational to fluent Italian. I am very approachable and patient. My methodology is mainly based on listening and repetition, this enables the student to gain confidence and an understanding of how to communicate in both informal and formal situations.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • 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) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

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Daniel (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: A 1st class scholarship graduate, one of London's top specialist full-time Maths tutors with 700+ hours experience, I am consistently in high demand. I have a consistent record helping students gain acceptance into London's most prestigious schoo ...
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Personal Description:
A 1st class scholarship graduate, one of London's top specialist full-time Maths tutors with 700+ hours experience, I am consistently in high demand.

I have a consistent record helping students gain acceptance into London's most prestigious schools through the 7+, 8+, 9+, 10+, 11+ or 13+ entrance exams, as well as routinely exceeding expectations by unlocking students potential for A* grades from Primary to GCSE level.

I have earned a reputation not only for outstanding results, but also for inspiring a long-term love of learning in my students. These are reflected by an abundance of testimonials, available to read below, that validate results and a positive change in attitude towards Maths.

As a young dynamic tutor, I get along great with kids and offer a uniquely enthusiastic and imaginative approach that students respond to. My affable nature paired with my breadth of knowledge, allows me to offer the very best tuition to children of all ages and backgrounds.

My belief is that the key to long term academic success is in encouraging a genuine curiosity which expands well beyond the limitations of government syllabi, paving the way for study and understanding at the highest level.

I am kept very busy by referrals, as my tutoring families regularly recommend me to their colleagues and friends. As such, please accept my apologies if I'm a little slow to reply during busy periods. I always write back as soon as I can.

Education:
1st in Engineering from the University of Western Australia as a scholarship student
Also received academic scholarships for exchanges to New York University and University of Sydney.

Hobbies & Interests:
Music (Singing, Guitar, Piano), Sports (Gymnastics, Football, Surfing), Drawing, Cooking, Reading.

Teaching Experience:

"My son connected with him from day one. Our son was at a very low ebb with his Maths, and Daniel stepped in and made real progress. From the first lesson, Daniel helped him to find the gaps in his knowledge and was able to get him to feel that he really understood. They worked together on anything that was challenging, and Daniel made such a difference. I think Daniel is an excellent teacher and we feel that our son has benefited enormously." - S D, mother (GCSE)

"The kids are very happy with your tutoring and so am I. They tell me that your lessons are excellent, and really building their confidence. We have put our faith in you Daniel. For the first time, our daughter has started to achieve top grades. We've also noticed other positive changes; she's a lot more sociable now too." - T K, father (GCSE and KS3)

"You've got a real talent: I can see that the you communicate with my son is really special; you get down to his level, you make friends, and you really connect." L H, father (Year 3)

"I can see that you've already made immense progress in the areas where our son is struggling. I'm really impressed with how much more easily he's working things out now. I tried and couldn't help him like you have!" - S W, father (11+)

"Daniel had a broad brief of inspiring my daughter to get excited by maths. He achieved this brilliantly with charm and enthusiasm. Daniel is inspiring, cool and effective." - T S, mother (Year 8)

"You've made it so much clearer; I thought I was never going to get this. I actually understand it all now!" - B S, student (8+)

"Daniel is full of energy and full of life. It is infectious! He can explain some very complex maths by chopping the material down into much more concise ideas. Entire double page spreads are condensed into an equation and a couple of bullet points. My daughter tells me that concepts that seemed complicated now seem easy, and that working with Daniel has saved her hours of struggling with revision. And if she's interested in a particular idea, he is fully able to expand beyond the syllabus too! He is a real genius, and the house brightens up each time with his presence!" - V N, mother (GCSE)

"I wish I could live with you so that we could have a lesson every day" - T A, student (Year 3)

"I got an offer for Westminster! I'm super happy. Thank you!" - A H, student (8+)

"Daniel has been a great tutor and a distinguished role model for my son. He has been talking about his 'smart teacher' ever since. He has the gift of teaching with fun and games. Thank you Daniel" - A O, mother (Year 1)

"You are by far our favourite tutor - and there have been many! I am so grateful to you for turning our son's maths around and giving him a true understanding of what he is doing - fantastic that you were able to achieve this." - C S, mother (Year 3)

"I can see a dramatic improvement. She's so much more focused, and her work is so much better." - K M, mother (Year 4)

"C got 3A*s so she was delighted, as were we. She did particularly well in statistics. Thank you very much for your contribution to that which boosted her confidence. Very positive feedback from us. C enjoyed her sessions with you and could quite see why you are so acclaimed." - J F, mother (GCSE)

"I showed E's teacher what she's been learning with you. She was really impressed; she says they're nowhere near that in school. E is way ahead of the class. She's doing so much better this year thanks to you Daniel." - A B, mother (11+)

"The results have been excellent. Both girls got straight As. G got a spectacular 100% in the exam! She was shocked because she didn't even think she was that good at it. Thank you for all your help." - C H, mother (7+)

"My son can't stop talking about you. He tells us all about the games you played, we can't believe he likes maths games!" - A O, mother (Year 2)

"Our son is very motivated and it's the first time I've seen him 'wanting' to do well. Very much due to your lessons!" - N W, mother (13+)

"My daughter tells me that you're a super genius - brilliant at maths, music, everything. I know that she will do well with you looking after her." - S A, father (GCSE)

"Daniel scored quite a coup when he had our son teaching his own maths class a method that the school teacher hadn't been able to teach them. Now A's whole class understands thanks to Daniel's method!" - W M, father (Year 5)

"C has come out top of the set in the majority of our assessments this term. I think her confidence is now far higher." - A A, C's school maths teacher (11+)

"We had been through countless tutors with my nephew and none of them could build up the relationship. But Daniel was different it's not easy to find a tutor of such high standard and character." - A S, uncle (Year 4)

"You were amazingly helpful to my son when you were tutoring him - you transformed his confidence in the subject and himself." - E A, mother (GCSE)

"It's so much clearer with Daniel than when we cover it in school" - A H, student (Year 7)

"My son was so excited after the lesson, telling me about your discussions with him which he found amazing." - C C, mother (Year 8)

"I was over the moon with my results. Thank you, thank you, thank you for all of your help" - M R, student (7+)

"Thanks to you (somehow!) my daughter managed to get A* A* in her maths, so you were right." and "Your explanations are absolutely worth it. You have rescued my daughter's confidence." - R V, mother (GCSE)

"Our son did fantastically in the maths paper that Daniel helped him with, and a high A overall. Daniel's help was marvellous. J had missed so much revision time having had flu at Easter, he would never have fitted it all in, but Daniel made everything so simple." - R M, mother (Year 6)

"Thank you again - I doubt you will get a clearer `before and after` demonstration of the impact you can have! In our view it is not just the quality of the teaching you delivered, but it is also the success in motivating our son to engage!" - M T, father (GCSE)

"Daniel was an enthusiastic and lively tutor professional in all respects. I enjoyed his sessions and, importantly, I got my A!" - R K, student (Year 8)

"We just heard yesterday that H got into Latymer! We are so delighted." - C M, mother (7+)

"Great news! G got the A! As you taught her the paper, we want to say a big thank you!" - C W, mother (GCSE)

"M got her A* in Maths so will be doing Maths A level next year. We're both thrilled and wanted to thank you again for all the help you gave her." - A D, mother (GCSE)

"Thank you for all your hard work. Our daughter set off for her penultimate A Level this morning saying she had never felt better prepared for a Maths exam and hoping that she would get the chance to show off her understanding of the subject. Going into an exam as well prepared and confident as that is certainly a great achievement!" - S H, mother (GCSE)

"I got an A in maths!" - T F, student predicted a C grade at GCSE (GCSE)

"We've had several other tutors and we just cannot find anyone as good as Daniel" - A B, mother (11+)

"May I take this opportunity to say how much G is enjoying your lessons (a real first, in terms of her Maths!) " - C P, mother (GCSE)

"My daughter moved up a maths group thanks to you you've achieved amazing results! And the best thing of all is that our daughter is enjoying her sessions with you! You've obviously formed a really strong link with her. When we were on holiday, she would keep seeing interesting things and saying "oh, Daniel would like to see this"." - C B, mother (11+)

"Well it would seem that you have been vested with some sort of guru status. Our daughter did so well on her Maths that she exceeded average and banked an A*. All of us couldn't be happier" - A M, father (GCSE)

"I actually got an A in Maths! I can't believe it! Thank you for all your help." - F C, student predicted a D grade at GCSE (GCSE)

"I like the trick you taught me for my times tables Daniel it's made me the best in my class." - C S, student (Year 2)

"Daniel has been the most understanding and considerate tutor imaginable. Our daughter has been trying to get back to school after being very unwell, and he has shown great sympathy but also positive encouragement when she has been able to study. He has worked her hard when she has been well enough but has given her easier sessions when necessary. He has been punctual, with excellent communication and well prepared to the sessions. I am hoping to use him more in the future and wouldn't hesitate to recommend him." - C W, mother (GCSE)

"What's important is that my son really likes you, and it's great that he has a mentor that he can look up to, and who he can talk to about what he's interested in." - A O, mother (Year 9)

"Many thanks for all your help Daniel. Our son has thrived under your tuition and we are very grateful." - A V, father (Year 3)

"My son says that if only he'd had you before, it would all have been so much easier. He says you're a very good teacher." - K C, mother (GCSE)

"Thank you so much for all your help building up to the exams. Your tutorial sessions exceeded my expectations and were very helpful!" - I C, student (GCSE)

"I got the top mark in my class in Maths. I beat loads of people in the set above me too!" - T A, student (GCSE)

"Hey, Daniel we learnt about magnets in school today my teacher couldn't believe how much I knew. Some of the things I told him, he didn't even know about!" and "Hey Daniel, I got the highest mark in my class this year!" - C B, student (11+)

"I find it all really easy now, since Daniel explained it to me!" A P, student (GCSE)

"J scored third highest in the year. ALL down to you!" - C A, mother (GCSE)

"I started out very confused, and now I'm not confused at all. Thank you so much Daniel." - N H, student (13+)

"My son is always showing off about all the interesting things that you've taught him." - C S, mother (Year 8)

"We are very pleased with your professional, approachable and accommodating teaching style. There is no doubt in my mind that you have an infectious enthusiasm for your subject, which you are able to share with my daughter." - M L, mother (Year 9 Maths)

"It's been a lot of fun being taught by such a genius." - N V, student (Year 5)

"Daniel is a very popular man!" "Daniel is our prize maths tutor." "We haven't managed to make any clones of Daniel yet!" "Daniel is an exceptional tutor!" - various London tutoring agencies.

Tutoring Approach:

As a maths tutor, I animate and energise every area of study, especially those areas that a student has previously considered dull and disinteresting. I always promote the most thorough understanding and spirit of inquiry, and through the unique interests of the individual, I build long-lasting connections with the most fascinating areas of each subject, forming a firm foundation to ensure that my students are able to excel well beyond my time with them.

My goal with tutoring is to catalyse independence, not dependence as most tutors do, by showing students their own potential. I know from experience that every individual has the potential to achieve great things, and I love to help my students to strengthen their sense of self worth, and travel on a trajectory towards leaving a positive mark on the world.

I'm a young, dynamic, relatable and enthusiastic tutor that loves to teach and gets a great sense of pride from my students success. I am intuitive, patient and affable with every student, regardless of background. I always endeavour to be the best tutor I can be and provide the best results for my students.

I ONLY TEACH 1.5 HOUR SESSIONS OR LONGER:
You may think this is too long for younger students, but 75% of my students are primary school students all enjoying 1.5 hour sessions because of the 15 minute fun time at the end (see below). Hour long lessons seem to end just as you are really getting into a topic and for that reason I only teach 1.5 hour sessions or longer. From my extensive experience it is clear that 1.5+ hour sessions are much more productive, comprehensive and effective at achieving results.

15 MINUTE FUN TIME AT THE END (FOR YOUNGER STUDENTS):
With all my younger students we have 15 minutes at the end for fun time where we do together whatever they want - like drawing or a game. At a young age tutoring is seen as boring and something really not looked forward to, but the 1.5 hour session with the 15 mins at the end completely changes that as they see it as I get to make a drawing with Daniel again today etc. If the session was an hour there would no time for games as you can't teach much in 45 mins. My references say I'm great with kids and prove how these 15 minutes make all the difference by making the lessons more fun, productive and effective at achieving results.

FREE FIRST LESSON/CONSULTATION:
The relationship between the tutor and student strongly affects the effectiveness of tuition so I like to give a free introduction lesson to see if we 'click' and you like the way I teach. It's also a consultation where we discuss where your child is at and where they would like to be. The length of the free first session indicates the length of following regular paid lessons.

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Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£45 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)

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Tess (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a Trinity CertTESOL qualified English teacher based in Farnham. I enjoy travel and have worked with students of all ages and levels in both England and Spain. My hobbies include tennis, swimming, cycling and learning languages. I speak both F ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Trinity CertTESOL qualified English teacher based in Farnham. I enjoy travel and have worked with students of all ages and levels in both England and Spain. My hobbies include tennis, swimming, cycling and learning languages. I speak both French and Spanish.

Teaching Experience:

I teach English as a foreign language to adults, children and students and tutor KS1/KS2 pupils in English and Maths.

I have taught English as a foreign language to students from beginner to advanced level. I prepare students for exams (IELTS, CAE, FCE), give conversation lessons, help with written work and practice for job interviews.

Tutoring Approach:

Having studied languages myself, I understand the difficulties faced by students learning a new language, preparing for exams and practising for job interviews. Primarily, I like to assess students and tailor lessons to their needs whether it be academic, professional or general language practice.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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