Biggar Tutors and Biggar Tuition


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



Our simple search will show private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. Our subjects include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and French from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level and even undergraduate level tuition. Also before making final arrangements with a tutor you can check they cover your syllabus (such as AQA, EdExcel or OCR exam boards) before releasing their contact details and commencing tuition.

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Richard (Mr)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I'm a 46-year old graduate of the excellent University of Sussex languages course with a First Class Honours degree in French and Russian. I lived for four years in Paris where I mastered the language and the accent! As well as language studies, m ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a 46-year old graduate of the excellent University of Sussex languages course with a First Class Honours degree in French and Russian. I lived for four years in Paris where I mastered the language and the accent!

As well as language studies, my course encompassed literature from the 16th to the 20th centuries and history, society and politics since the French Revolution - subjects I am therefore qualified to talk about with some authority.

I like to stay abreast of French culture and society and am catching up with some novels I didn't get to read at university (most recently Georges Perec's wonderful <i>La Vie, mode d'emploi</i>)

Teaching Experience:

I have now been privately tutoring students at all levels for 6 years covering most UK exam boards at GCSE KS3 and KS4, AS and A2-level, and I have also helped prepare older students for the DELF.

Recent successes include steering a young lady through her DELF B1 exam with a 92.5% mark and an 11-year old girl passing her selective school entrance exam.

Here are some comments from a couple of clients - originals available on request.

<i>"Thank you so much for all your patient hard work - you taught her exactly the right stuff and there is no way she could have done it without you! I really didn't think it was possible to teach the whole year 7 curriculum in a week but somehow you managed it.

"Tiffin Girls is one of the top state schools in the country and rather competitive. Chatting to the other parents outside the exam, most of the competitors went to good independents or had been tutored over a long period of time. <b>You really knew not only what to teach but how to teach it, which shows you have exceptional skills.</b>"</i> - Anoushka (pupil's mother)

<i>"Just thought I should let you know I got an A! Thanks for all your help"</i> - Helena (A-level student)

Tutoring Approach:

It is important to tailor lessons specifically to a student's needs, but my general method is to engage him or her at a level just above their 'comfort zone'. Learning is about challenging yourself to do better, and it is crucial for a tutor to be supportive and encouraging, and also to keep the bar high.

Lessons can be conducted entirely in French, or in a mixture of English and French. I can work alongside a student's existing course (that is, from a textbook a student is already following), or we can use course books that I recommend.

Where the level allows, I like to draw upon material from contemporary sources such as French news magazines.

For "conversation classes", I find it is useful to base the discussion on an article or a book to help build vocabulary, and also think that incorporating grammar instruction (where appropriate) can be a good idea.

Note that hourly rates are based on the student travelling to my home. If you require tutoring at your own home or office, there is an extra charge per lesson, dependent on distance travelled. Please contact me for more details!

Subjects
  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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Gaynor (Mrs)
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Subjects: History  |  Citizenship  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Author, teacher, playwright, poet. ...
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Personal Description:
Author, teacher, playwright, poet.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching all years. (17 years)

Tutoring Approach:

Creative, inspirational.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Citizenship
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)


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Virginie (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello my name is Virginie, I am French and i would like to share my language with anyone that wish to learn. I also teach English as a foreign language. I have a master in law (from the University Paris II) so i am able to teach from basic to more te ...
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Hello my name is Virginie, I am French and i would like to share my language with anyone that wish to learn. I also teach English as a foreign language. I have a master in law (from the University Paris II) so i am able to teach from basic to more technical vocabulary.
I can teach tutee from primary school, mid-school, high-school, University or adult.

Teaching Experience:

I have being a tutor for the French agency Acadomia for nearly a year before moving in the UK. I have teached French and English as a foreign language to students from mid-school to high-school.
I have done one to one tuition in England since i arrived in 2009.
I helped my students to reach their personal goals.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that everybody has his own way to learn so I always adapt the lessons to the tutee. As i am teaching languages i try to find subjects the tutee would show an interest to.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (18 p.h.)


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Elli (Miss)
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Subjects: Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Before coming into teaching, I worked in the Music Industry as a professional session singer. The work was varied and diverse. I sang with many named artistes and toured on an international level. I also have extensive experience in the recording stu ...
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Before coming into teaching, I worked in the Music Industry as a professional session singer. The work was varied and diverse. I sang with many named artistes and toured on an international level. I also have extensive experience in the recording studio. In 2005, I deceided to 'change direction' and studied Performance Arts, gaining a BA Hons Degree in the subject in 2008.
I studied Shakespeare, Stanislavski and many other drama practioners and methods.
I feel that because of my life experience, I bring a very friendly approach to my teaching. Also, being a 'mature student' myself has added to my understanding of needing alittle 'help' at times.
My approach is a mixture of theory and practical. I like to make sure that my student understands where he/she is approaching the given subject - be it an acting method or a scripted reading.

Teaching Experience:

After graduating with honours, I went on to gain a Post Grad teaching degree (PGCE). I have been teaching singing privately for the past eight years and started teaching drama and performing arts since 2006. Whilst doing my PGCE, I was employed as a part-time lecturer for performance arts at Salford University teaching 2nd year degree students.
I have taught at a private performing schools whose ages range from 6 to 18 years old and at private acting academy that is attached to ITV studios in Leeds.
Because of all my experience, I am able to cover three subjects to any level - drama, singing and Musical Theatre.

Since 2013, I have been tutoring at my home. Please note: I have cats and dogs so be aware of this if you have any allergies.

Tutoring Approach:

On our first meeting, I like to find out just where the student is at in their given subject; what their past experiences are and what their expectations are of having extra tuition. An understanding of their strengths and weaknesses is also important to find out at an early stage so that together, we can plan a way forward.
I am a friendly, patient and easy-going person with a very good sense of humour but I take my teaching very seriously and remain quite passionate about drama and performing arts on the whole.
I always like to make sure that the student leaves my class with full understanding of the work we have done and will ensure that any questions or concerns are addressed before the end of the lesson.

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

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Elena (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced and talented tutor, willing and able to make every lesson interesting and productive. ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced and talented tutor, willing and able to make every lesson interesting and productive.

Teaching Experience:

Self-employed, Oxford, UK Tutor August 2011-present

English-Russian Translation, Interpretation, Tuition
Provider of Russian Language Training to Harley Davidson, John Wiley, Alfa Fellowship
Work with Greene's, Carfax tutorial establishment, Albion, Conversation piece, Babel
Successfully teach A Levels, GCSE, Pre-U, 13+
Significant improvement of grades in short period of time
Oxford interview preparation
Business Russian, literacy, English and Russian for kids (Saturday Russian school)
Legal, educational, business interpretation; website, media, medical translation


Oxford Hill School of English, Oxford, UK EFL Teacher (p/t) October 2013-December 2013

Teach students of different nationalities, creating relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere and using unconventional approach
Trace their progress and encourage their passion for learning
Develop their knowledge about local culture and traditions

Bellerbys College, Oxford, UK Examination Officer February 2013-August 2013

Successful organisation and management of public and foundation examinations


Russian Teacher (p/t) February 2012-present

Prepare international students to GCSE and A Levels, Russian
Successfully supervised GCSE and A Levels Oral exams
Invigilating
Supervising charity "Building Futures"



Education First, Oxford, UK Assistant Course Director March 2012-Novemeber 2012

Providing support to all Local Staff and assist the Course Director
Developing a good knowledge of EF workbooks in order to support Staff.
Assisting teachers when required to ensure tuition is kept to a high standard
Helping to plan, coordinate and attend arrivals and departures
Regular contact with Residential staff where applicable
Observing lessons on a regular basis
Achieved highest rating in student questionnaires in the history of the Oxford Homestay

EFL Teacher June 2011-March 2012

Teach teenage students of different nationalities, creating relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere and using unconventional approach
Trace their progress and encourage their passion for learning
Develop their knowledge about local culture and traditions
Encourage and manage their creativity in preparing final project
Participate in their extra curriculum activities


Private school "El-shkola", Krasnodar, Russia Office manager, teacher, translator, interpreter. 2007
Taught people of different ages and backgrounds by implementing a more personal yet diversified and tailored approach
Coordinated the work of the whole office, dealing with finances, responding to complaints, delegating duties and selecting staff.
&#61656; Managed international exchange project by organising itinerary, researching student immigration requirements, resulting in successful and punctual delivery of all student visas.
&#61656; Succeeded in creating a friendly and relaxed working atmosphere, resulting in repeated requests to take classes as a preferred tutor.

Private school "Geula" Pyatigorsk, Russia Teacher (p/t) 2006-2007
Built self-confidence of students, who were failing to integrate into school life
Wrote and directed theatrical reviews focusing on individual talents, which led to entire class wining first places in the subsequent talent shows.
&#61656; Got a proposal of full-time job for the next year
International students exchange program
AFS volunteer
Since 2007
Organised student camps and trips, solved psychological problems
Helped teenagers to integrate into the new environment
Financial, clerical and admin support
Organised presentations at schools and recruiting students for the next year
&#61656; Developed a strong AFS network in the local community

Tutoring Approach:

I prefer to creat relaxed atmosphere and to achieve learning goals through tailor made solutions. Every student is different and requires their own approach that I can provide.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Russian
  • 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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James (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Sociology  |  Study Skills  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Religious Studies  |  Politics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Cambridge graduate. Full time tutor since 2010. Thousands of hours of tuition experience. Dozens of letters of recommendation. One of London's most experienced super tutors in philosophy, RS, politics and sociology. I am also very happy to teach stud ...
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Personal Description:
Cambridge graduate. Full time tutor since 2010. Thousands of hours of tuition experience. Dozens of letters of recommendation. One of London's most experienced super tutors in philosophy, RS, politics and sociology. I am also very happy to teach students over Skype.

* 75% students taught last year received A or A*.
* Dozens of letters of recommendation available.
* Taught hundreds of students since 2010.

* Extensive digital archive of handouts for all subjects and all exam boards.
* Specialise in teaching Politics, Religious Studies, Philosophy and Sociology, Cambridge Pre-U Theology & Philosophy course and IB.


RATES

If a job requires lots of regular hours or there is a results-based bonus I am happy to negotiate the hourly fee.


APPROACH TO TUITION

Tailoring tuition to suit the student
The advantage of one-to-one tuition is that I can assess what specific needs a student has, and organise my lessons around those needs. Some students need essay technique help some have a specific set of topics they want to go over others might need an entire course taught to them as they have left school or are being home educated.

Knowing the syllabus
All GCSEs and A Levels follow a national syllabus, and I know them all very well. In my first lesson with any student I will make sure they are aware of the overall requirements of the syllabus, on a topic-by-topic basis. I will always stick to what the student needs to know to pass that particular syllabus I do not needlessly make students learn things they do not need to know.

Digital handouts
In my years of tuition, I have built up a cloud-based digital archive of hundreds of handouts. Say a student is learning about arguments for the existence of God for RS A Level - I have handouts very clearly outlining the Ontological, Teleological and Cosmological arguments and all relevant criticisms. These handouts are a great extra help alongside my teaching.

Teaching Experience:

I have thousands of hours of tuition experience, having taught hundreds of students. I have dozens of letters of recommendation. Some of the specific subjects I have taught include:

Government & Politics (Edexcel and OCR)
Cambridge Pre-U Theology & Philosophy
Philosophy A Level (AQA, OCR and Edexcel)
Religious Studies (OCR, AQA and Edexcel) GCSE, A Level
Sociology (AQA) AS and A2
Theology and Religious Studies at degree level (I have helped six different students receive good grades for third year RS dissertations)
Oxbridge applications and interview practice

I have a written reference from a doctor of Philosophy and college chaplain at Cambridge University, as well as an excellent reference from my full-time tutoring placement for the last year.

Extracts from letters of recommendation (all available in full on request):

"Incredibly reliable and professional...James' superior knowledge and passion for his subject resulted in my son gaining both in confidence and ability and led him to succeed in achieving a Distinction grade when his school had predicted a Merit."
Mother of Pre-U student, 2013.

"James's enthusiasm, attention to detail and ability to make the lessons interesting and absorbing has paid off...I cannot recommend James highly enough. He is punctual and thoughtful and I would not hesitate to hire him again in the future."
Mother of homeschooled A2 candidate taught full time for a year in History (Edexcel), Sociology (AQA) and Religious Studies (Edexcel), 2011/12.

"A great source of help to my daughter over the past two years; making smooth preparations for her to retake her AS level, alongside her continuing work towards her A level. He contributed invaluably towards her outstanding AS level pass mark of 100% . For her A2, Olivia received an A."
Mother of Philosophy A Level (AQA) Candidate, 2012/13.

"James was an excellent tutor. He explained complex ideas clearly and tailored his tutoring to suit my son. Importantly, he acted as a strong motivator and made sure rigourous revision notes were made... humourous, friendly and a good natured motivator. My son received an A*".
Mother of GCSE Religious Studies student (OCR), 2012/13.

"He immediately established a very good working relationship with my daughter which encouraged her to really engage with the subject and plan and think about the topics in depth. He helped her with the structure of her essays and how to build up a coherent and well thought out argument...I would highly recommend James as a Philosophy tutor."
Mother of Religious Studies (OCR) student, 2012/13.

"Jame's enthusiasm, attention to detail and ability to make the lessons interesting and absorbing has paid off...I cannot recommend Jame's highly enough. He is punctual and thoughtful and I would not hesitate to hire him again in the future."
Mother of homeschooled A2 candidate taught full time for a year in History (Edexcel), Sociology (AQA) and Religious Studies (Edexcel), 2011/12.

"James was very familiar with the curriculum and both his discussions with my son and the work set were of an appropriate and challenging level, set work was always marked and discussed at the following tutorial. My son received a good Distinction in his exams."
Mother of Pre-U Philosophy & Theology student (Cambridge), 2013.

"My daughter was unable to attend school due to illness, and so James was entirely responsible for her preparation. She received a Distinction in her exams. James was a diligent tutor, who managed to convey this difficult subject with a lightness of touch. I know that my daughter enjoyed her lessons enormously, and that she found it easy to learn from James. He not only imparted the necessary knowledge but also inspired her with confidence."
Mother of homeschooled Pre-U Philosophy & Theology student (Cambridge), who I taught the entire syllabus to in 2012/13.

"James was brilliant. Despite tutoring my two twin daughters at the same time, he adapted his teaching style to suit both of them differently. He made the whole course much easier for them to understand than they had found at school. Beyond this, he boosted their confidence and increased their essay writing skills. He provided a large amount of digital handouts which they also found useful. Both girls ended up with very high As in all the topics he taught them in."
Mother of twin daughters taught in Religious Studies (OCR) and Philosophy (AQA), 2012/13.

"...James covered far more content than the school had taught in a whole year and to a greater depth and understanding. His knowledge of the syllabus and ability to explain complex philosophical arguments and content, in a way that my daughter could understand, was second to none... put back a confidence in my daughter that had been partly destroyed in this subject due to poor teaching at school. I have never seen my daughter so relaxed and happy after taking an exam than she was after re-taking these two."
Mother of homeschooled candidate in Religious Studies (Edexcel), 2012/13.

Tutoring Approach:

Tailoring tuition to suit the student
The advantage of one-to-one tuition is that I can assess what specific needs a student has, and organise my lessons around those needs. Some students need essay technique help some have a specific set of topics they want to go over others might need an entire course taught to them as they have left school or are being home educated.

Knowing the syllabus
All GCSEs and A Levels follow a national syllabus, and I know them all very well. In my first lesson with any student I will make sure they are aware of the overall requirements of the syllabus, on a topic-by-topic basis. I will always stick to what the student needs to know to pass that particular syllabus I do not needlessly make students learn things they do not need to know.

Digital handouts
In my years of tuition, I have built up a cloud-based digital archive of hundreds of handouts. Say a student is learning about arguments for the existence of God for RS A Level - I have handouts very clearly outlining the Ontological, Teleological and Cosmological arguments and all relevant criticisms. These handouts are a great extra help alongside my teaching.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • A-Level or Highers (70 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • A-Level or Highers (70 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • A-Level or Highers (70 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (70 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • A-Level or Highers (70 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (70 p.h.)

  • Religious Studies
  • A-Level or Highers (70 p.h.)
  • Politics
  • A-Level or Highers (70 p.h.)


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Brian (Dr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Combined Science  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have a PhD in chemistry from a university in the United States. Personally I'm friendly and supportive and easy to get along with. ...
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Personal Description:
I have a PhD in chemistry from a university in the United States. Personally I'm friendly and supportive and easy to get along with.

Teaching Experience:

I have lived and worked in 4 different countries and have almost 18 years experience of teaching chemistry and biochemistry at university level. I have been working as a private tutor for almost 4 years. I have taught at different levels including Private Schools entrance exams; GCSE Science; A level Biology and Chemistry; and University level Medicinal Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Tutoring Approach:

It is vital for students to have confidence in their ability. I try to help students to study in the most efficient way in order to achieve the best results and to realize their true potential. I like to use problem sets and former exams as much as possible. I have a range of textbooks and teaching resources that I can use. I am happy to have an initial informal meeting to discuss the students requirements before lessons begin.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)


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

Teaching Experience:

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

Tutoring Approach:

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

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

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Hess (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Music  |  Maths  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Website design  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have a valid CRB/DBS and also I possess a Qualified Teacher Status. I can tutors students in English, Maths (from primary to GCSE) and IT (from primary to university level). Though by profession, I am also a computer programmer, I have successfully ...
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Personal Description:
I have a valid CRB/DBS and also I possess a Qualified Teacher Status. I can tutors students in English, Maths (from primary to GCSE) and IT (from primary to university level). Though by profession, I am also a computer programmer, I have successfully assisted Common Entrance plus English and Maths GCSE students to make progress towards reaching their individual educational goals. Furthermore, I have a Masters, BSc (Hons), Masters Certificate in TEFL plus other programming and business related qualifications and certificates. I am willing to travel up to 5 miles and can provide online tutoring too.

Teaching Experience:

I have been successfully teaching since 1999. Indeed, I have experience of working in both primary and secondary schools, as well as university students. I have experience of Common Entrance Exam preparation and in working with young people with a range of abilities. I make the work accessible to all the students, so they are able to optimise their learning and fulfill their educational outcomes.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a friendly approach to tutoring. Students unique learning styles are accommodated and they are treated with respect and courtesy. The learning is undertaken in a positive manner, so the students are able to learn and make progress with their studying.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (24 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (26 p.h.)
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)

  • Website design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (27 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (27 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)


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Sam (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello there! My name is Sam and I'm a full time private tutor who has moved back to London this year. I completed a master's degree in maths at Leeds University and have been teaching ever since. I'm still very passionate about maths and am applying ...
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Hello there! My name is Sam and I'm a full time private tutor who has moved back to London this year. I completed a master's degree in maths at Leeds University and have been teaching ever since. I'm still very passionate about maths and am applying for a PhD to start in the next academic year. My personal time is taken up by studying the areas of maths I want to pursue (category theory and topos theory), learning more undergraduate maths courses so that I can tutor a wider number of areas, rock climbing, highlining and playing gigs. I also have a few maths related side projects such as co-writing a maths textbook aimed at those who have just finished their A levels, and error checking/giving feedback for a soon-to-be published book on topos theory by a researcher in Canada. I enjoy a productive life focussed around my passions of which teaching comes first, as I find nothing more satisfying than helping people and seeing their grades grow. I really appreciate you taking the time to see what I have to offer as a tutor, and hope to hear from you soon.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching in a variety of different areas and environments has been my primary source of work for nearly 8 years now. For the past year and a half since I finished my masters I have been a full time private tutor of maths, predominately working in Leeds. The variety of levels I've had the opportunity to teach has been exceptional. I have taught at GCSE, As, A and further maths level for school level maths along with teaching at every level of undergraduate mathematics, teaching both on a one to one basis and conducting group tutorials with groups of 20 second year students. In particular, it has been deeply gratifying to help foreign students secure undergraduate positions and students with health issues who have needed extra assistance due to being absent from school.
During my degree, I held weekly tutorials for the lower years and gave informal guitar lessons. During my gap year, I worked for six days a week as a climbing instructor for most of the year and taught guitar on my day off. It was over my A level years that I got my first teaching experience as a piano teacher.

Tutoring Approach:

One great difference and indeed benefit of being a private tutor over a teacher is the need to adapt to each individual student. I am in the great position of being able to focus on one student per lesson, and I wouldn't be doing the best work I can if I didn't take advantage of this. My style of teaching therefore revolves around learning from each lesson about the student's evolving strengths and weaknesses, so that I can focus my lesson planning around them for our next meeting. Along with this, I try to encourage students with positive reinforcement. Frankly speaking, maths is a scary subject for a lot of people and I have found that increasing a student's confidence in their ability does wonders for their grades, proving their confidence right. Patience and understanding are key to this form of encouragement. On top of all this, I have to take into account what level the student is studying at. Maths is a very different beast every single year, the challenge of understanding quadratic equations for the first time is very different in nature to understanding quotient groups for the first time, and so I change how I teach depending on the level and age of the student.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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Tony (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Chief Instructor of AR Krav Maga is Tony. Tony started instructing Krav Maga in 2014 after completing his General Instructors Course (GIC) with Krav Maga Global (KMG) renowned for being the most comprehensive self defence instructors training course ...
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Chief Instructor of AR Krav Maga is Tony. Tony started instructing Krav Maga in 2014 after completing his General Instructors Course (GIC) with Krav Maga Global (KMG) renowned for being the most comprehensive self defence instructors training course in the world.

Teaching Experience:

Tony served in the British Army for over 30 years reaching the rank of Captain, most of which was in the elite Royal Army Physical Training Corps, before deciding to leave the Forces to focus on teaching Self Defence. Tony has served in Iraq, the Balkans and Afghanistan so understands the reality of Krav Maga Self Defence like no other civilian instructor. Tony is an active Bodyguard and has a BSc (Hons) in Sports Rehabilitation, so you will be in safe hands, and an MSc in Strength & Conditioning so with his coaching you will soon be Safer, Fitter, Smarter and Always Ready.

Tutoring Approach:

AR Krav Maga is taught by a certified Krav Maga Global (KMG) Instructor so expect a fun and ego free Krav Maga self defence lesson where you are sure to achieve your fitness and personal training goals.

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As well as being a fully qualified and insured Krav Maga Self Defence instructor Tony also has the new Level 3 Award in Education & Training (formally known as PTLLS) teaching award (QCF).

Subjects
  • Self Defense
  • Adult/Casual learner (65 p.h.)

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Khaled (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Arabic  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a postgraduate degree holder in engineering and a PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering. I am looking forward to teach mathematics as as I am specialized in numerical modelling. I am also willing to teach Arabic as it is my first language and ...
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I am a postgraduate degree holder in engineering and a PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering. I am looking forward to teach mathematics as as I am specialized in numerical modelling. I am also willing to teach Arabic as it is my first language and English for foreign students.

Teaching Experience:

I am currently teaching calculus to university students mostly: Differentiation, Integration, Numerical skills...etc, In addition to computer associated Maths using basic programming languages like C and Matlab.

Tutoring Approach:

The most important thing I care about is first to understand the theory behind the problem, why and how would it be implemented in real life applications and finally problem solving after approaching the previous points. I start explaining from the very beginning, go through every certain points even the very trivial ones.

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

  • Maths
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)

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