Freshwater Tutors and Freshwater Tuition


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



Our simple search will display private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. We offer subjects that include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and Biology from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level plus 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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Helen (Ms)
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Subjects: Italian  |  German  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Experienced language tutor with excellent proficiency (oral/ written) in 3 languages. I am an experienced tutor in teaching French (up to GCSE and IGCSE, A'Level and International Baccalaureate and beyond). I also teach German and Italian up ...
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Personal Description:
Experienced language tutor with excellent proficiency (oral/ written) in 3 languages.

I am an experienced tutor in teaching French (up to GCSE and IGCSE, A'Level and International Baccalaureate and beyond). I also teach German and Italian up to GCSE/IGCSE level.

I also teach conversation and practical French for adults looking to use the language for holidays/buying/maintaining properties in France as well as business French or just for general use

Have valid CRB disclosure

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching for the last 10 years at all levels and have consistantly produced good results in my students at A' Level/IB as well as GCSE/IGCSE.

I am fully conversant with all Exam Boards and GCSE/IGCSE/A'LEVEL/IB etc. syllabuses

I have also taught French to adults at all levels for example who have just wanted to be able to converse comfortably while on holiday, also to those who want to learn from scratch as well as those who are already at a reasonable level and want to improve their oral and writing skills for business or pleasure

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is firstly to assess closely where the gaps in my pupil's knowledge are and then build on closing them through grammar and vocabulary. I therefore give my students the building blocks to construct their own sentences in writing and speech.

I will work with them sometimes using their own text books but also I provide my own material to make the lessons more interesting. I will use games/quizzes as well as focussing on past papers and oral exams to help them gain confidence in the language.

I engage well with all my pupils and they always enjoy their lessons with me so that their time with me does not feel like just another extension of school

My conversation lessons with adults are always fast-paced and fun and my pupils widen their vocabulary and gain confidence in the new language very quickly

Subjects
  • Italian
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (42 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (42 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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Ritesh (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a Investment Modeller for an Enery Firm.I develop financial models to help the firm to make major investment decisions in the UK. I am Msc, Finance from LSE and consider myself as a person who makes complex formulae simple. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Investment Modeller for an Enery Firm.I develop financial models to help the firm to make major investment decisions in the UK.

I am Msc, Finance from LSE and consider myself as a person who makes complex formulae simple.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught mathematics to the University, A Level & GCSE students. Most of them have done well and are thorough professionals in their respective fields. Most of them are software engineers.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in making complex formulae simple. I do that by linking a problem to commonsense or everyday life.

So, there is no need of memorising formulae. Even if you forget it, just remember the story I told you to remember the formulae !

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (40 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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Personal Description:
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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Ishtiaq (Dr)
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Subjects: Urdu  |  English  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have completed PhD in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Manchester. I offer assistance to degree students in assignments and dissertations. I also offer home tuitions for GCSE and A level students. Currently I am teaching at the Universi ...
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Personal Description:
I have completed PhD in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Manchester. I offer assistance to degree students in assignments and dissertations. I also offer home tuitions for GCSE and A level students. Currently I am teaching at the University of Manchester to engineering students.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught as Lecturer at under-grad level in the department of mechanical engineering, UET Lahore for almost three years. In January 2007, I joined the department, as Lab Engineer and then promoted to the position of Lecturer after completing Master's degree in 2009. The university and the department claim top position in national ranking and also enjoy the honour of being the biggest and oldest ones in the country. My career of about two years here was full of struggle and effort for excellence in teaching and research.
In addition to that I have have given tuitions as Home Tutor to GCSE and O/A level individuals and small groups.

Tutoring Approach:

I always have the highest expectations of pupils and always have had, even when it was fashionable for learning to be more "child centred"; this is an approach I have found to pay rich dividends in terms of a pupil's academic and personal development. I have always managed to maintain friendly and relaxed environment tailored exactly to what the students requires. Above all I can offer general education and career advice when it matters the most and have observed that my students usually make fast progress towards their goals and good outputs.

Subjects
  • Urdu
  • 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.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

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

  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)


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Asif (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am in my fifth year of teaching. At the present time I am teaching sixth form college. I have successfully completed my PGCE course (Secondary Mathematics) at Canterbury Christ Church University in 2011. Prior to this, I hold a combined degree in P ...
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Personal Description:
I am in my fifth year of teaching. At the present time I am teaching sixth form college. I have successfully completed my PGCE course (Secondary Mathematics) at Canterbury Christ Church University in 2011. Prior to this, I hold a combined degree in Pure Mathematics and Statistics. I have also been on a number of courses covering behaviour management, AFL, pace in teaching/learning and differentiation.

Teaching Experience:

My teaching experiences began at Woodlands School and Seven Kings High School, as part of my PGCE training and I had the opportunity to teach across the full ability range of year 7 to 11. I also fully participated in helping pupils in the Statistics and pure Mathematics AS Level classes. I finished my most recently teaching practice at Woodlands School where I taught maths across range and the use of ICT interactive board for maths lessons. My teaching practice was encouraging because I enjoyed interacting with students at various levels. During my teaching practice, I planned my lessons to very good standard and appropriate and challenging learning objectives which include a variety of activities and assessment techniques. I have gained a lot of experience from especially the one to one and that modified my teaching of low ability classes, concentrating on breaking tasks and making lessons interesting enough to lengthen student's concentration.
In my most recently employment as a Maths teacher at Woodlands School, Basildon, I have been mostly entrusted with foundation GCSE classes, KS3 mixed ability sets and numeracy classes.

Tutoring Approach:

Having had the opportunity to teach across board for this while had provided me with a wide knowledge base for my professional conduct as a teacher. I constantly upgrade my teaching methods through evaluations and feedbacks I get from pupils and sometimes through learning walks by SLTs. I am confident I have acquired a lot strategies and methodologies for teaching all topics to all years and sets. I thoroughly prepared each lesson taking into consideration previous knowledge and suitability of the time it's taught. I recorded all homework and some important class exercise which are used to monitor children's progress and to find ways of how to address any inconsistencies. I have often liaised with parents if I needed parental support. For bottom sets, I learned the importance of the use of pictures and visual stimulus to meet pupils' learning needs. I have mastered the art of breaking up lessons into chunks to make it simpler for pupils to follow and finding straight steps pupils can easily grasp with complex topics. This has been one of my enviable achievements as it has always interested my maths colleagues. Concerning year sevens and lower forms, I learnt a lot about the importance of giving rewards in the form of stamps, commendations and stickers as motivation. Every learning has been thoroughly planned using Maths Framework Standards with levels and differentiation. For bottom sets working in partnership with support staff for SEN and EAL pupils has been very enjoyable and rewarding.
The opportunity to be a year 10 and during my last term a year 7 form tutor as well as the homework club tutor at Woodlands School had also given me a strong knowledge base on the pastoral care of students and participations in extracurricular duties.
Commitment
I am committed to developing my professional skills in all aspects of the art of teaching. I look upon my students not merely as students in the strict sense of the word, but also as an extension of myself. I want them to succeed, because when they do I also succeed.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

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Anita (Dr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: BA in English (Taiwan, 2003) MA in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (US, 2006) EdD in TESOL ( QUB, 2013) ...
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Personal Description:
BA in English (Taiwan, 2003)
MA in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (US, 2006)
EdD in TESOL ( QUB, 2013)

Teaching Experience:

2 years of teaching English to univeristy students in Taiwan.
1 year of teaching English to secondary school students in Taiwan.
1 year of teaching Manderin to primary school students in the US.

Tutoring Approach:

Online or travel to your place.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Tanya (Mrs)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a teacher by profession with BSc in Chemistry, Biology and English. I have been working at different educational establishments for more than 20 years. I consider myself as a positive, friendly, hard working and reflective teacher. I am a nati ...
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Personal Description:
I am a teacher by profession with BSc in Chemistry, Biology and English. I have been working at different educational establishments for more than 20 years. I consider myself as a positive, friendly, hard working and reflective teacher.
I am a native Russian speaker and I originate from the St. Petersburg region that is considered to be the cradle of the classical Russian language.
I have been a resident of the UK since 2006.

Teaching Experience:

Russian - all levels and all ages!
Chemistry - up to A-level.
Biology - GCSE.
I have more than 14 years of experience of private tuition of Russian to different nationalities.
I am a teacher of Chemistry and Biology with good practical skills as I have had an experience of working in a laboratory. I was teaching Chemistry and Biology in secondary schools for 9 years.
I am a teacher of English with experience of teaching the language in primary, secondary and high schools for 10 years.
On-line tutoring is also available.

Tutoring Approach:

All my lessons are individually planned bearing in mind the student's progress. I try to make every lesson interesting, useful and productive.
For Russian Language lessons I have plenty of up-to-date study resources (a variety of textbooks, workbooks and tests for adults; colourful books and dictionaries with pictures for young children; and study books/workbooks designed for schoolchildren according to their level and interests). I also have collected a lot of interesting books for an enjoyable home reading.
For Chemistry lessons I set up a target of the lesson and will work hard with a student to achieve it. I will use different learning styles that fit the students the best, identify and work on previous knowledge gaps in order to grow more knowledge and confidence in success through various engaging tasks including practical ones for better understanding of theoretical subject and its application.
I provide all my students with all the necessary materials.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • Russian
  • 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.)


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Paul (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a returning ex-pat having lived and worked in Spain for 13 years. I learned Spanish naturally and have a similar approach to teaching. I use the similarities between the languages to lower barriers and make learning fun and easy. I teach natural ...
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Personal Description:
I am a returning ex-pat having lived and worked in Spain for 13 years. I learned Spanish naturally and have a similar approach to teaching. I use the similarities between the languages to lower barriers and make learning fun and easy. I teach natural Spanish not endless grammar or lists of nouns or verbs. I have been in a face to face environment all my working life and put people at their ease quickly. I have used the language in both a casual and business environment.

Teaching Experience:

As a private tutor I have been helping students for over 3 years now. I have developed a method of making the language accessible and easy to speak. There are no verb lists. Here's the challenge: I can teach present tense verb endings in 10 minutes, past tense in 5 minutes and future in one minute. How long have you been trying? Make learning fun!

Tutoring Approach:

I learned Spanish naturally and have a similar approach to teaching. I use the similarities between the languages to lower barriers and make learning fun and easy. I teach natural Spanish not endless grammar or lists of nouns or verbs. Students find my methods fun and relevant. I can offer support to academic learning within a curriculum or help people to get by on holiday. If required I can take a student through to fluency in a manner more suited to everyday use.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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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Maria (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: An experienced and creative teacher specialising in Art and Russian. Recently studied pedagogy at Hadlow College. Extensive experience and employment within the educational, creative and media sectors, including organising events and workshops for re ...
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Personal Description:
An experienced and creative teacher specialising in Art and Russian. Recently studied pedagogy at Hadlow College. Extensive experience and employment within the educational, creative and media sectors, including organising events and workshops for renowned companies.

Teaching Experience:

2013 - Present Tonbridge Russian School
Teacher of Russian and ART
Teaching Russian through art work to children aged 3 - 14 years
Devising and planning lessons

2009-2013 - Art Studio, Moscow, Russia
lead tutor

Working as a teacher
Specialising in watercolour painting and basic drawing skills
Working with both children and adults (beginners)

Started business in 2009 and now a well-known brand with 2 locations and a large team of professional art tutors
Consulting on and featuring in various magazines, TV and radio programmes in Russia
Organised art camps abroad, including in Greece, the Netherlands and Spain
Involved in many charity projects, festivals and craft fairs
Organised events and workshops for well-known brands such as Total, Shell, Quicksilver and Nickelodeon

2005 - 2007 Children's Centre, Moscow
Art Teacher
I was working with children aged 3 to 5 years old teaching different art techniques and showing them the basics of modeling, drawing, painting and sculpture.

2003 - 2005 Broadcasting Company - Moscow Region
Presenter and News Editor
My role here involved live, on-air experience including interviews and reading the news as well as choosing the stories and journalistic reporting.

2001 - 2003 Infant School
Art Teacher

Tutoring Approach:

I use my teaching skills, experience and my strong knowledge of Russian language. I also recently completed a ptlls course in college to further my teaching ability.

Working with students in a group and individually. Use my experience to help the students to learn Russian language and improve their speech and vocabulary.

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


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Ahmed (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: - Graduated in 2011 from The University of Manchester (Russell Group) with a BSc (Hons) (1:1) in Mathematics. - Studied Mathematics A level (Grade A), Mathematics/Statistics GCSE (Grade A* for both). - Currently work as a senior analyst for a glo ...
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Personal Description:
- Graduated in 2011 from The University of Manchester (Russell Group) with a BSc (Hons) (1:1) in Mathematics.
- Studied Mathematics A level (Grade A), Mathematics/Statistics GCSE (Grade A* for both).
- Currently work as a senior analyst for a global risk management consultancy.

Teaching Experience:

- 6 years of tutoring experience, across all age groups.
- Trusted member of several top tutoring agencies.
- Track record of success (with all students achieving/exceeding target grades).

Tutoring Approach:

- Initial consultation with student/parent to discuss individual requirements/barriers to success.
- Tailored tutoring style to suit the unique needs of each student.
- Build up confidence, using constant feedback and praise, ensuring they feel completely at ease with me and comfortable to ask absolutely any questions.
- I produce bespoke homework assignments to complement tuition for all of my students and pride myself on going above and beyond to ensure all of my students succeed.
- I pay particular attention to practicing exam style questions, as through my experience, it is through the rigorous practice of attempting exam style questions, that students are able to achieve the top grades in standardised mathematics exams.
- It is imperative to me that learning continues away from our tutoring sessions, so I provide all students with a mobile phone number and email address to contact me on, with any questions or help they may require away from our tutoring sessions, with a guarantee that all questions will be responded to on the same day.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

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Chris (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Film Studies  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Drama  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My work history is unwaveringly intertwined with education, teaching a range of subjects, in a range of different settings, with students of all ages and abilities. I have over 15 years experience, the majority of my work has been at secondary level, ...
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Personal Description:
My work history is unwaveringly intertwined with education, teaching a range of subjects, in a range of different settings, with students of all ages and abilities. I have over 15 years experience, the majority of my work has been at secondary level, where my specialisms are English and English Literature, Film studies and Drama. However, I also have extensive experience in primary education where I have taught across the breadth of the curriculum.

My preoccupation with academia was nurtured at a competitive Grammar School, RGS Worcester, a top school with high expectations. I excelled in this environment, always achieving the best academic results. I went on to acquire a first class degree. I remain now, as I have always been, a high achiever.

I also work in the creative arts, as actor, tutor and director, inspired by performance art in all its forms. My current artistic interests include revising classics, puppetry, theatre in non-traditional spaces, and working as a freelance drama consultant to help smaller scale theatre companies realise their artistic aims and consolidate their working practices.

Recreationally I enjoy martial arts, exercise and the outdoors. As an avid reader I am particularly drawn to epic literature and sprawling worlds, beguiling first person narratives, comparative religious and spiritual studies, psychology, philosophy and history.

Teaching Experience:

My teaching experience includes:

Secondary Level Education:
- I worked for 6 years as a secondary school teacher, delivering Drama and English lessons, including GCSE and 'A' level, from year 7- year 13.
-I devised and delivered a formal curriculum to teach Year 9 Drama (in line with Key Stage Guidelines).
-Extensive experience in coursework, marking, moderation and exam preparation.
-On 2 separate occasions, following Ofsted observations, I was given an 'Outstanding' classification (the highest classification).
-Quantitative end of term reports always placed my classes amongst the highest in terms of achievement and student retention.
-I also assumed responsibility for cross-curricular teaching, for instance, devising lessons about The Industrial Revolution which spanned History, English, Art and Psychology.

'A' level Education:
-I taught for 6 years at 2 different Further Education Colleges. I taught English Literature, Drama and Film Studies 'A' level.
-Students were offered extra-curricular tutorials to help them achieve their desired results according to their own set of educational needs.
-I emboldened students for university entrance with interview techniques, UCAS procedures and university level preparation.
-The coursework I devised with students for their final A2 Drama and Theatre Studies was picked up as an exemplar of excellent practice, and is still used to this day by Edexcel examination board as a standard to which other schools should aim.

Primary:
-Following my successes at Secondary Education the Local Education Authority sought my services to teach in 'special-measures' primary schools across the West Midlands region.
-I devised a range of workshops, and delivered these to selected primary schools. These workshops raised literacy levels, written and oral communication. They were delivered to year 4, year 5 and year 6 students.
-My work with Redditch Borough Council as Literacy and Outreach Officer earned me an 'Outstanding personal Achievement Award'.
- I have worked as a Supply Teacher in numerous London Primary Schools, teaching all subjects, cross-curricular.

Adult Education:
-I've worked with young people trying to get back into education following exclusion, this involved working with charities like CentrePoint.
-I often work with adult learners re-taking their GCSE English.
-Postgraduate students have sought my help in the past, particularly International Students looking to improve the precision of their essays.

Complex Educational Needs:
-I am trained in Advanced Behaviour Management.
-I have experience working with SEN and PMLD students.

University Level:
-Delivering Theatre and Drama lectures, seminars and workshops to students at university level, including The University of Birmingham, University of Worcester, University of Bristol, and University of Warwick.

Other Achievements:
- Community arts and education provision. Following successful Arts Council grants I set up 2 new community arts and education groups in the West Midlands. The aim here was to build permanent organisations to provide access to education, through the arts, for all, regardless of prior educational achievement. These 2 organisations, both of which are still running to this day, are now self-sustaining businesses, now staffed by people who were once students of the organisation.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring involves the mutual balance of 2 equally important intentions: a sensitive awareness of what a student needs, and establishing a conducive rapport.

I have a flexible communication style, informed by exposure to hosts of different students, I am adaptable and responsive, a necessity built on the recognition that effective learning can only happen when tutor and student understand each other, and are mutually inspired.

At first, my focus with a new student is to provide gentle provocations on different aspects of the subject matter- a process which allows me to see where their strengths and weaknesses lie, also allowing the student to start seeing the subject matter from varying perspectives, and to extend their range of problem-solving and communication strategies.

My approach always depends on the specific needs of the student, most commonly students ask for:
-Information building and comprehension
-Essay writing technique
-Filling in historical/ social/ political or cultural context to areas of study (particularly at 'A' level)
-Response to examination questions
-Improving literacy level, reading and comprehension, grammar (particularly at primary level)
-Extending and developing powers of expression
-Drawing links and developing argument
-Understanding what a question is asking
-The application of knowledge to argument

I pride myself, above all else, on my ability to engage my students. The subjects I teach I find instantly inspiring, and this love of the raw material is compounded by the fact that I genuinely care about the targets my students set for themselves. Each student is a project, and watching them improve over a programme of study is exceptionally gratifying.

You will find me a generous tutor, I am not a clock watcher, it doesn't matter, for instance, if a class runs over. I will work hard for you between lessons, marking, researching, and developing new lessons and academic exercises. I am always well prepared, focused upon specific needs of student, and always an authority on what I'm teaching.

My tutoring style is tempered by profound understanding and experience of examination board and national curriculum requirements. Moreover, my many years working as an educator entailed the need to develop a flexible range of teaching strategies correspondent to the varying learning preferences of my students.

Some recent feedback:
'I wish you had been my tutor before, I feel a lot more confident'
(Chitra, GCSE English, Adult Learner)
'Great attitude and rapport with my son very engaging'
(Sarah, mother of 'A' level; Film and Studies student)
'We are delighted to have Chris helping my daughter and her friend with the written exam In the last few weeks of their Drama and Theatre `A ` level. Inspiring, flexible, fun -knowledgable about the plays, their history and context- he is a fantastic tutor.'
(Felicity, mother of 'A' level Drama and Theatre Studies student)

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

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 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.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 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.)

  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 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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Shenn (Miss)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  |  Cantonese  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a bilingual (fluent in both English and Chinese), motivating and experienced teacher looking for part-time teaching in school or home-tutoring position. I am an enthusiastic and bubbly teacher with a very strong work ethic who is patient and ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a bilingual (fluent in both English and Chinese), motivating and experienced teacher looking for part-time teaching in school or home-tutoring position.

I am an enthusiastic and bubbly teacher with a very strong work ethic who is patient and encouraging with tutees. I have 6 years experience of teaching kids and adults (age 5-65) . Please note I also have years of experience for online lessons at a discounted rate.

Besides, I am a qualified pharmacist and graduate of the University of Nottingham with a 1st Class Honors in Masters of Pharmacy. I have great passion towards languages, Mathematics and Science subjects. Being in the top Pharmacy School in the UK has made me a better carer, communicator and scientist.

Having achieved 8A*'s at SPM (equivalent to GCSE) in 2009, and 5A* at A Level in 2011, I have a great understanding of academic syllabuses and how to achieve the best results.

Teaching Experience:

Private Tutor (6 years)
I have about 6 years' teaching and tuition experience in different places such as Malaysia, China and London. I give tuition to children and adults of various ages and levels. Please note I also have years of experience for online lessons (e.g., via Skype).

Teacher in International Tuition Centre (Korean, Japanese) (2 years)
- Delivered advanced Mandarin lectures to adults.
- Coached children from Japan and South Korea who had only minimum knowledge of Mandarin.
- Learnt how to be systematic, creative and patient whilst teaching kids and improved their communication
skills.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a very passionate and enthusiastic person full of energy and charisma. I love teaching and find it really enjoyable to give children and adults new information and allow them to use it within their every day life.

I am very organised and have great time management skills. I plan each lesson according to the individual student's needs and ensure each student learn effectively at every session. I have been described by my students as a kind and thoughtful teacher.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • Cantonese
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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