Battlesden Tutors & Battlesden Tuition


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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Media / Communication Studies  |  English  |  Sociology  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I gained a PGCE in secondary science (physics specialism), after studying biomedical sciences. I then worked for two years teaching secondary science. I then became a private tutor while studying for an MA in sociolinguistics, and have continued tuto ...
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I gained a PGCE in secondary science (physics specialism), after studying biomedical sciences. I then worked for two years teaching secondary science. I then became a private tutor while studying for an MA in sociolinguistics, and have continued tutoring while researching for a PhD in linguistics. This year I am studying for a graduate diploma in mathematics.

I am fascinated by all areas of science, mathematics and philosophy, from quantum mechanics, chaos and cosmology to sociobiology, cognitive science and psycholinguistics. I have a passion for acquiring knowledge and educating others, and have an ever-expanding range of strategies to suit individual needs.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience as a classroom teacher of Science with year 7 up to year 13 across the ability range, and have successfully tutored students privately in all three sciences at GCSE and A level, including improving grades for re-sits.

Tutoring Approach:

I make extensive use of past exam questions; the best way to do well in exams is to practise doing exams! This also allows realistic monitoring of performance as tutoring continues. I normally email exam questions for students to attempt before the tutoring session.

Students should have time to explore their interests in the subject by asking questions of their own. This is an important part of reflective learning and will help build and maintain enthusiasm.

I am happy to teach up to 3 students in a single session. Multiple bookings have a reduced fee per student due to the moderate reduction in individual attention.

Subjects
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (45 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)

  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (45 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)


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Martyna (Miss)
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Subjects: Russian  |  Polish  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: A trilingual professional and qualified teacher with 2 MA's degrees in languages and long tutoring and instructing experience. I will help you to understand your work better and expand your knowledge in the subject. My language lessons are carefully ...
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A trilingual professional and qualified teacher with 2 MA's degrees in languages and long tutoring and instructing experience. I will help you to understand your work better and expand your knowledge in the subject. My language lessons are carefully planned and tailored especially for individual students according to their level and needs. My students practice the main 4 language skills - reading, speaking, listening and writing. My main objective is to develop skills in order to improve fluency and confidence in dealing with native colleagues and clients.

Teaching Experience:

My skills are based on solid academic experience. I have got around 6 years of tutoring experience and worked with adults, children and professionals.
- Worked alongside leading academics in the field of methodology as an assistant
- Conducted research and analysis
- Organised conferences and assisted in consecutive and liaison interpreting
- Assisted in translation of articles and legislations eg. Polish Labour Code
- Worked internationally as Russian/English and Polish tutor in Poland, UK and Holland therefore I am culturally sensitive and adaptable
- 2 years' experience in working with students and professionals in China (Fujian International Business & Economic College) as TEFL teacher & Foreign Language Expert

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that one of my best qualities as a teacher is my ability to inspire confidence in my students so that they feel comfortable expressing themselves regardless their level of ability. Central to my philosophy of teaching is to create stimulating yet non-competitive environment in the classroom. I always feel it is my responsibility to inspire my students to want to achieve their maximum potential. I have strong confidence that a learner can utilise his or her ability to the fullest if he or she has the utmost willingness to do so. As for me, I was fortunate to be introduced to my second languages at a very young age. I discovered that there were several factors that contributed to the level of effectiveness of learning the second language back then.
Having a strong intrinsic motivation to learn the language is crucial, you always need to find ways to develop your language vocabulary, practice correct pronunciation, listening speaking, reading and writing skills. You have to be resourceful -find ways to improve yourself. Spend some time reading foreign newspapers during weekends and make foreign language dictionary your new life partner!

First introductory lesson is FREE!

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Polish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Mickey (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Mandarin  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: 2016 Results: All 11+ students received at least two offers, including City of London Boys, Bancroft's School, Chigwell School and Forest School. One of my clients won scholarship from Bancroft's, one got scholarship from Forest. I am pleased that th ...
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2016 Results: All 11+ students received at least two offers, including City of London Boys, Bancroft's School, Chigwell School and Forest School. One of my clients won scholarship from Bancroft's, one got scholarship from Forest. I am pleased that this is the third consecutive year for 100% pass rate.

My name is Yang and I am a fully qualified Maths and Mandarin teacher (Qualified Teacher Register no. **Telephone Number Removed** working in an Outstanding rated school.I have finished my master degree from University of Southampton with distinction, PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Mathematics)) from King's College London. I was working as trader assistant ( yellow jacket ) in a top bank before changing to become a maths teacher. I have over six years experience in primary, entrance exam, GCSE and A-Level maths tutoring. I am always passionate for tutoring and I know how to make students' learning process enjoyable. My strong reputation has been built on my ability to improve my students' varying skills, ability and exam skills. I have unrivaled patience and understanding and I am able to bring the best maths tutoring experience to my students. I also have set up my own website with helpful maths resources for my students.

I am also a member of British Mathematical Association (BMA), London Mathematical Society (LMS), Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) and British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM).

For your peace of mind, I am Enhanced DBS checked. I will bring my school staff ID at the first lesson.

Teaching Experience:

Currently I am working as a Maths and Mandarin teacher in an Outstanding rated school. I am also working with many Tutoring Agencies as five star rated executive tutor like **Contact Detail Removed**,**Removed By Admin**. Unlike other tutors, I only teach limited number of students to ensure quality. My A-Level students successfully entered top universities like LSE, Warwick University, Imperial College and other elite Russell Group universities. Other students successfully got through entrance examination to top independent schools like City of London School, North London Collegiate School, Bancroft School, Chigwell School and Forest School.

Education:

King's College London
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Mathematics) (PGCE)

University of Southampton
MSc. in Accounting and Finance (Distinction)

Tutoring Approach:

Quality is everything for me. Recent International Student Assessment (ISA) shows that Chinese students ranked best in the world at maths ( UK is ranked 28th for maths, Source: google "Shanghai students ranked best in the world at maths and science", The Telegraph).

As a British Chinese, I can tell you the secret of Chinese learning maths. I have a unique method of tutoring which can be adapted whatever the skill level and also unique exam techniques. But my first objective is to target my students' enthusiasm for the subject so they will be passionate to learn mathematics. Practice is also essential for learning maths, but a good tutor knows how to design different questions for effective practice. Finally,I usually believe that learning is a continuing process and if I am honored to be your tutor, I can not only help you learn the knowledge, but also master the art of learning until one day, you will be able to help others like I do.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (100 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (100 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (100 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

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Andree (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Bonjour, my name is Andree, I am a French lady and I would like to help anyone who wishes to learn my language. I have live in UK for more than 30 years; I have mainly worked in Market Research as an International Director, I have learnt to make peo ...
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Bonjour, my name is Andree, I am a French lady and I would like to help anyone who wishes to learn my language. I have live in UK for more than 30 years; I have mainly worked in Market Research as an International Director, I have learnt to make people at ease when using a foreign language and most of all to adapt to their level to make it pleasant and to want to go further in learning to write or/and speak French.

Teaching Experience:

I help GCSE students get ready for their final French exam as well as adults who need to get confident in their fluency when travelling to France or to socialise but also when translation is needed for personal purposes.
I have 4 grandchildren in pre-school and school to whom I teach French using traditional methods such as books, games, songs.

Tutoring Approach:

Whatever, you are looking for yourself or your children, I will make my upmost for the tutee to enjoy learning in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere .

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

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Rachel (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a fairly recent (but mature) graduate who is hugely enthusiastic about learning. For fun I like to dress up as a Tudor and take part in Living History events. I also very much like to take my slightly dopey dog to the beach where I regularly nee ...
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I am a fairly recent (but mature) graduate who is hugely enthusiastic about learning. For fun I like to dress up as a Tudor and take part in Living History events. I also very much like to take my slightly dopey dog to the beach where I regularly need to prevent her swimming to France!

Teaching Experience:

My first experience of teaching was through home-educating my daughter from when she was 6 through to GSCE-level. I then went on to do a PGCE in Lifelong Learning (post-16 education) during which time I taught a range of business and tourism modules. Since completing my PGCE I have completed short-term contracts teaching English as a Foreign Language. Presently, I work part-time as an enabler for physically and/ or mentally disabled students in higher education and part-time as a private tutor.I have experience tutoring adult learners, home-educated students (i.e. delivery of full syllabus) and students who are at school but need additional subject help, for example with exam preparation.

Tutoring Approach:

I understand how important it is to have a supportive and patient teacher who is willing to answer any question any number of times until the student 'gets it' and that's what I am always prepared to do. I think learning should be fun and relevant to our lives and endeavour to carry this over into lessons. The exact approach would always depend on the needs and wishes of the student.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (17.5 p.h.)


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Kieron (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: SAXOPHONE-I am an experienced saxophonist. Currently I play both alto and baritone saxophone. I have taught young pupils at my old school before for free, but now that i have gained enough experience, not just as a teacher but at a very high level in ...
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SAXOPHONE-I am an experienced saxophonist. Currently I play both alto and baritone saxophone. I have taught young pupils at my old school before for free, but now that i have gained enough experience, not just as a teacher but at a very high level in bands too, I am starting to tutor. I teach many different styles, have it be jazz, pop or classical. I offer tuition for students of all ages. Whether you are young and just starting out or older and wish to try something new/different for fun and want some guidance in the right direction, I am here to help. I teach for those at a amateur and beginner level. Music is a great passion of mine and I really enjoy teaching others something so great.

MATHS- I am a higher level maths student and i have an A grade at GCSE level maths. During my free periods i spend time helping lower school student who are struggling with their maths for free because i really enjoy teaching. I teach everything from key stage 1,2 and 3 maths to foundation GCSE students. Maths has always been a great ability of mine and I mainly teach it because I have a love for it and in my experience those who i have taught have found me very helpful.

Teaching Experience:

SAXOPHONE- I have taught young pupils at my old school before for free to gain some experience in teaching. I also play at a high level in the Hillingdon Music Service concert band and Sax Group, as well as in multiple Jazz and Big Bands.I have been on tour to France with the Music Service as well and have played for weddings too. I now have a good level of experience in both playing and teaching.

MATHS- I have been teaching GCSE and lower level maths for a few years now. I was part of a team who a few years ago went to the UK maths challenge representing my region of London. I enjoy teaching maths and in my experience those who i have taught have found me very useful.

Tutoring Approach:

I find that bringing out the passion in the student is what counts, so for music the genre they enjoy most and helping them fall in love with music that way. With maths i believe having a strategic plan of getting a topic or part of maths that the student is struggling with and keeping at it and doing questions and going through the solutions with them until they understand. I understand that many people struggle with maths or may not like it but i find that someone younger (such as myself) teaching them makes it a lot easier on them. Another good way i find with maths is going through questions and helping them understand how to get to the answer rather than just giving the answer and moving on with a simple tick or cross.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)


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Stephen (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have a BA History (2:1) degree from Plymouth University. In October 2014 I will be studying the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP University in Bristol. ...
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I have a BA History (2:1) degree from Plymouth University. In October 2014 I will be studying the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP University in Bristol.

Teaching Experience:

I am a confident new English teacher. I am CELTA qualified (May 2014). I am working this summer at the Language Study Center in Bristol with 11-18 year old`s.

Tutoring Approach:

*Available August 2014* Conversational/everyday English.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)

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Yvonne (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a qualified teacher, specialising in Mathematics and Science, but with a background in engineering. I gained my degree in Aeronautical Engineering back in the late 70's, having chosen the subject mainly to continue with my love of applied maths ...
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I am a qualified teacher, specialising in Mathematics and Science, but with a background in engineering. I gained my degree in Aeronautical Engineering back in the late 70's, having chosen the subject mainly to continue with my love of applied maths. I worked for some years as an aerodynamicist before studying for my PGCE in Cambridge.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught Mathematics in the capacity of a supply teacher and that of a 1 To 1 Tutor for some years now. This has allowed me to continue to work whilst also taking a major role in the wider education of my children who are now themselves studying at university. I was a Governor of 2 schools in Wiltshire, involved with PTFA here in Lancashire and help to run Preston Pride Basketball Club. For 2 years I successfully tutored pupils in school at Fleetwood High and more recently I taught Catch-up GCSE mathematics to students at Cardinal Newman College, helping them to gain some very good results.

Tutoring Approach:

I try to make lessons enjoyable, believing that learning happens more easily when you are having fun. For many students a few lessons 1-to-1 with a sympathetic teacher will help them to gain a surprising amount of confidence, allowing them to partake more fully in their class at school. I will tailor lessons to each individual's needs, without compromising on curriculum or attainment. I firmly believe in the basic values that respect every individual and strive to help everyone achieve their potential.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 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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Ash (Mr)
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Subjects: Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Politics  |  Study Skills  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hi, I'm Ash! I am an experienced and approachable tutor, a husband and father, CRB and DBS checked, specialising in English, History, Geography, RE, Theology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, Philosophy, Politics, and Citizenship and World Is ...
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Hi, I'm Ash! I am an experienced and approachable tutor, a husband and father, CRB and DBS checked, specialising in English, History, Geography, RE, Theology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, Philosophy, Politics, and Citizenship and World Issues.

I hope I can help you out!

Ash
MA BA (1st Class Hons)

Teaching Experience:

I currently support a number of Primary, Secondary, GCSE and A Level students, teach a number of courses for regional leaders in learning and skills development such as the WEA and have taught undergraduate and postgraduate students through face to face and e-learning pedagogy.

Tutoring Approach:

I teach students of all ages and all levels including GCSE, A Level, and adult education, supporting learning and achievement with a thorough, helpful, client-centred approach, at home or in other learning environments.

Please contact me to talk about your learning needs.

Subjects
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Politics
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (28 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • A-Level or Highers (22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • History
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)

  • English
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (28 p.h.)

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Gabriella (Miss)
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Subjects: Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Highly experienced lecturer in the Arts, Fashion, Design History. Degree from world number 1 Central Saint Martins, Masters in Education from Greenwich University. Have lectured in the arts for 20 years. Identify and assess students skills for develo ...
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Highly experienced lecturer in the Arts, Fashion, Design History. Degree from world number 1 Central Saint Martins, Masters in Education from Greenwich University. Have lectured in the arts for 20 years. Identify and assess students skills for developing. My success in 1-1 lectures is complete generosity in my accumulative knowledge, and sharing it with client. My clients are catapulted ahead. Have worked for various governments, ". Learning does definitely take place'
Have supported prepping clients portfolio for foundation for several years.

Teaching Experience:

20 years
I was called over by the government of India in 1996, after graduating from Central Saint Martins, as troubleshooter for their new Art/Fashion College to encountering 'teething issues'. Then worked at Auckland Insitute of Technology , Art& Fadhion dept. Did my Masters in 2000, worked in New Forest with A level Art & Fadhion ( highest grades they had ever had) introduced foundation, 7 out of 10 students awarded Distictions in first year. Head hunted by Shoreditch Fashion department in 2004. Left in 2012. Wrote up my own curriculum and have set up my own summer school in Beijing.

Tutoring Approach:

Identify students level swiftly, then put in place a learning plan / platform to succeed.

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

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Louisa (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Sociology  |  Mandarin  |  Maths  |  English  |  Entrance Exams  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: ***11+ Subject: Having successfully tutored my son 11 Plus exams for Tiffin School, I decided to teach other students in preparation for Grammar School/Independent Schools entrance exams and have great success since. I coach specific techniques, shor ...
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***11+ Subject: Having successfully tutored my son 11 Plus exams for Tiffin School, I decided to teach other students in preparation for Grammar School/Independent Schools entrance exams and have great success since. I coach specific techniques, short cuts and tips which enable students to gain competitive advantages, to be "ahead of the games".

I cover 11+ VR, 11+ NVR, 11+ English and 11+ Maths subjects.

***11+ Verbal Reasoning (VR) is problem solving using vocabulary, language and mathematical skills. I coach students how to complete sequence, work out numerical codes, logical reasoning, mathematical reasoning, alphabet reasoning, word codes, patterns, anagram and coded sequences etc. My tuition helps developing students' word power, vocabulary range and reasoning skills.

***11+ Non Verbal Reasoning (NVR) is solving problems by patterns and shapes. I emphasize tackling questions on analogies, codes, similarities, series, components, patters, layering, movements, manipulations, odd one out, matrices, elements and logic etc. There are about 21 types of question set by GL Assessment, e.g. identifying or rotating the missing coded shapes etc. Strategies of ensuring students to master techniques thoroughly to a high level are implemented. My students will be able to "think on feet" and to solve problems in logic ways.


***11+ English: I prepare students for their Comprehension and Creative Writing skills, including story ideas, structure, dialogues, endings, character development, literary knowledge, vocabulary, sentence structure, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

***11+ Maths: Apart from training mental arithmetic and core maths skills, I ensure students not to get bored with numbers and formulas by introducing an element of fun into lessons, e.g. playing maths games, puzzles at the end of the session.


****Maths subjects(KS2, KS3, GCSE, A Level): Familiar with the National Curriculum, I stretch students' abilities and potentials. GCSE and A level Maths students have improved their grades and confidence following my tuition. I have proven records of raising Grade E to C, Grade D to B and Grade C to A Star.

****QTS Numeracy Skills Test: Focusing on practices of Mental Arithmetic and interpreting statistical information, I am experienced in helping candidates to pass their QTS Numeracy Skills Tests. My "Speed Methods" of calculation enable candidates to solve Mental Maths questions against limited time; "accuracy and speed" coming hand in hand. In addition, I teach Interpretation of Graphs and Data, helping candidates to identify trends and patterns; interpret statistical information; make comparison and draw conclusions when answering multi-stage questions.

I help students to make notes; look out for key phrases; draw on the graphs; identify students' common mistakes.

A basic "spoon feeding" style makes my tutees understand the techniques easily and quickly. They soon become competent and pass their QTS Numeracy Skills Tests easily after my effective coaching.




****Mandarin Chinese: HSK Exams. I am a native Mandarin Chinese speaker, very experienced in tutoring for children and adults at all levels whether it is for business, exams, travel or leisure. Familiar with the required syllabus and criteria, I'm efficient to prepare GCSE, IGCSE, IB, A Level and University Degree Chinese exams. HSK.YCT.

For the Pre-Modern Chinese Literature exam, translation, interpretation, comparison and comment on Chinese Classical Poems are taught, focusing on essay writing skills for Chinese History and Thought Exams.

I helped university student's Mandarin Grade from "Fail" to "2:1", tackling four areas of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening skills improvement.

****A Level Sociology and Psychology: Lots of practices of exam style questions and exam techniques are the keys to gain that top mark. I aim to improve student's exam performances by going through examples and activities to develop their abilities of self-assessment or peer-assessment, thus focus on teaching essay writing skills in the format, styles used by major exam boards' Mark Schemes following the syllabus and specifications.

Students will be asked to practise past papers questions under timed condition. After weak areas are highlighted, a checklist of comments and marking will be provided.

I teach how to have most focused way to approach exam questions in order to gain maximum marks in a variety of ways:

-write balanced essays as close as to the "Model Answers".

- "read questions" (to understand what is exactly being asked), to select relevant materials, to plan and construct essays with a sharp opening, main content and closing paragraphs, using link sentences, attention on grammar and punctuation.

- using "key phrases/words" throughout an answer,link data item to the questions,giving more focused responses rather than a "knowledge list".

-develop students' abilities of evaluation, analysis, interpretation and application integrate knowledge and understanding with context and testing claims, leaving a "critical edged flavour" to the essays.

-provide alternative claims and refer them in the answer.

My teaching methods for A level Sociology and Psychology enable students to be active learners, not just sit and absorb knowledge passively. Students gained Grade A in their re-sits after my tuition defeating their original Grade D taught by their own school teachers.

Teaching Experience:

My teaching methods have enabled many pupils to successfully get into a variety of Grammar Schools (including Tiffin Girls, Langley. Slough Grammar etc). I am able to assist students in building their confidence, reaching their full potentials and stretching their abilities whilst maintaining high academic performances.

In addition, my teaching style is geared towards building problem solving skills, improving accuracy and speed, providing remedial work for those struggling as well as making study interesting and engaging.

Tutoring Approach:

Flexible approach to suit the students' needs, my methods include using past paper practice, taking direct questions from the student, explaining new topics, reviewing old concepts as well as teaching tricks and shortcuts.

If the distance is far, there will be a travel fee.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)

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

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)


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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a friendly and patient mathematician looking to help students achieve their potential. I enjoy helping people to understand a difficult concept with which they have been struggling, and also, as appropriate, taking them a little outside the syll ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly and patient mathematician looking to help students achieve their potential. I enjoy helping people to understand a difficult concept with which they have been struggling, and also, as appropriate, taking them a little outside the syllabus to show them what their subject can do.

I recently graduated with a master's degree from Oxford (I was placed top of my year for my fourth year). Currently, I am taking a year out of formal education before going on to study for a PhD next year.

Teaching Experience:

I am currently working part-time as a teaching assistant for the Mathematics Department at the University of Oxford for a fourth year course.

While studying for my A Levels I collected my notes and built a website for them, so that others could benefit from what I'd written. This website has become quite popular, and now receives almost a million unique visitors per year.

Tutoring Approach:

One-on-one tutoring is an excellent complement to traditional schooling, because it allows the tutor to respond directly to the student's needs and to their learning style. Everyone learns in a different way, and I strive to discover the teaching method which works best for my students.

My tutorials are structured around the needs and aims of the student. We will decide on short-term and long-term goals, and work together to achieve them.

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