Hotwells Tutors and Hotwells Tuition


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



Our simple search will list private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. The subjects we offer include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and Physics from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level as well as 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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Ian (Mr)
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Subjects: Medicine  |  Earth Science  |  Combined Science  |  Maths  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a qualified working teacher as well as an examiner for both Chemistry and Biology. Furthermore, I'm Head of Maths and Science at Hackney Community College in Shoreditch. I live in Stockwell Park about 5 minutes walk from the tube. With regard ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a qualified working teacher as well as an examiner for both Chemistry and Biology. Furthermore, I'm Head of Maths and Science at Hackney Community College in Shoreditch. I live in Stockwell Park about 5 minutes walk from the tube. With regard to be a tutor/teacher, I describe myself as approachable, patient and outgoing person. Furthermore, I'm highly reliable and a well resourced. I have extensive experience in both private and state teaching. I am able to engage well with people and have a genuine interest in science as well as really enjoy teaching. I charge £49 per hour. I am a professionally trained and therefore fully qualified teacher with 12 years teaching and examining experience. I know the the A2, AS and GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences and GCSE Math's syllabi's thoroughly. I also have experience of preparing students for Medicine UCAS applications as well as the BMAT and UKCAT aptitude assessments. I also know how to maximize students' potential in exams and coursework as well being able to communicate knowledge and understanding well on all levels.

Teaching Experience:

I have 17 years experience of teaching (and am still teaching) Chemistry and Biology at all levels to A level and GCSE Maths, 7 of which as Head of Department as well as 6 years as an examiner (OCR, Edexcel and AQA) in both chemistry and biology disciplines at A level and GCSE science. I am familiar with all boards in Chemistry,Biology and Environmental Science. I have also been a personal tutor for the past 10 years. In all areas, I have had excellent success and can supply references if asked. Furthermore I have a CRB. I am considered to be patient and understanding, but can be a motivator when required to obtain maximum potential from students.

Tutoring Approach:

Every student has different needs. and therefore I tailor my tutoring towards the student particular needs. Initially I encourage students to highlight their strengths and weaknesses. I have a non-judgemental approach and attempt to build confidence through encouragement, motivation and rigorous practise. I am well resourced and am familiar with specification of all the main exam boards in both chemistry's and biology. I am able to communicate simple to difficult scientific concepts well to student through a range of teaching strategies. I encourage feedback and engage well with students. I will also consider teaching groups of students.

Subjects
  • Medicine
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
  • Earth Science
  • GCSE or Standards (£50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)

  • Combined Science
  • 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.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£50 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)


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Catherine (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I graduated from Bradford University with a degree in modern languages (French and Spanish) in 1985. ...
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Personal Description:
I graduated from Bradford University with a degree in modern languages (French and Spanish) in 1985.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching French to groups and individuals for 20 years to children, students and adults.

Tutoring Approach:

Prepared to taylor lessons to your needs.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)


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Liam (Mr)
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Subjects: History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have a thorough knowledge of UK NC requirements and continue to work closely with CIE and Edexcel. I am very well organized and try and structure learning so that every student is clear and comfortable as to what is needed to swiftly progress betw ...
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Personal Description:
I have a thorough knowledge of UK NC requirements and continue to work closely with CIE and Edexcel. I am very well organized and try and structure learning so that every student is clear and comfortable as to what is needed to swiftly progress between levels and am quick to intervene where this is not the case. I am a strong believer in making teaching and learning fun, meaningful and thought provoking - encouraging collaboration, presentation, debate and discussion as much as possible. I am an advocate of inquiry based and active learning where appropriate and in making the learning process as memorable and enjoyable as possible. At the same time I remain conscious of the need to constantly maintain the high expectations, pitch, pace and rigour which are needed for exam success in years 10-13. I pride myself on the fact that pupils of all levels and abilities enjoy coming to my classes even though they know they will have to work hard and apply themselves to the best of their ability. I am student centred, approachable and patient.

Teaching Experience:

I have been part of a number of very strong and well organised Humanities departments in the UK, Spain, Asia and the Middle East each of which has enjoyed high take up rates and excellent exam results and from which I have learnt a great deal when it comes to effective teaching and learning. I value collaborative working and the sharing of best practice and am proud of the network of solid contacts I have built up over time as well as the relationships I have built and maintained among staff and students, in the UK and abroad. I take care to keep up to date with the latest pedagogical practice and regularly attend events at the Institute of Ideas and the Historical Association. I am also currently working towards my Masters and am genuinely interested in reflecting on how young people best learn and how to best achieve a balance between exam success and love of subject

Tutoring Approach:

I am always looking to take on board ways in which I can improve what others and I are doing in order to raise pupil engagement and thus attainment and firmly believe that if something is worth doing it is worth doing well - and then improved upon second time round. A portfolio of pupil work, results and student/parent feedback is available. I am aware of the need for stimulating tutoring coming as it does at the end of a long day of study and have a proven track record of engaging students and getting them the top grades at every level.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)
  • 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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Gemma (Dr)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  History  |  Photography  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a fully qualified secondary school art teacher, and university lecturer in History of Art. I completed my PhD in History of Art at University College London (UCL) in 2013. I have published my research in a number of academic journals and edited ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fully qualified secondary school art teacher, and university lecturer in History of Art. I completed my PhD in History of Art at University College London (UCL) in 2013. I have published my research in a number of academic journals and edited book collections, and I am currently a Research Fellow at Cornell University Society for the Humanities, USA.

I'm currently based in the United States until December 12th 2016, and I'm presently offering Skype tutorials only until this time. As of December 12th - January 13th I will be based in Hulme, Manchester and can travel up to 20 miles from the city centre, or meet students at my central Manchester art studio. I'm available for Skype appointments at any time, taking into account the time difference.

Teaching Experience:

I am a fully trained secondary school teacher, specialising in Art & Design and Photography at KS3, KS4 & KS5. I have 10 years teaching experience, including working as a specialist Learning Support Teacher, and in Special Needs schools catering for children and young adults with a range of special educational needs, from moderate learning difficulties to profound and multiple disabilities.

I have particular expertise in studio practice (art and design), digital and darkroom photography (theory, history and practice), literacy, social and vocational skills, as well as History of Art, Anthropology and History of Medicine at undergraduate level.

I am also experienced in teaching at undergraduate level, having taught gallery-based first year History of Art courses, for University College London's History of Art Department, and on the History of Art degree programme at the University of Manchester.

Tutoring Approach:

I take a one-to-one, flexible approach to learning and teaching, which first establishes the needs and goals of the student, and then sets out clearly structured strategies for achieving these goals. These may be results-focused when preparing for exams, or aimed at developing a broader understanding of a subject area, depending upon the student's own priorities. I am happy to work with any course materials the student may provide, and I am familiar with all current GCSE and A Level syllabuses. I am able to guide both GCSE and A Level students through their studies, offering consistent, dedicated 1-2-1 tuition for the full term of the course. I can also provide practical tuition for students who are preparing their art portfolios for University submission, and can offer assistance with UCAS forms and references for students who undertake long-term A Level tuition with me.

Tutoring may take place at the student's home, or at my art studio in central Manchester, where I can provide a range of art materials and resources by prior arrangement, for more intensive practical art sessions. Please note that I can travel within 20 miles of central Manchester based on the fee structure quoted below, travelling further will incur a small additional fuel fee.

I have had recent successes with my private students, one of whom attended one-to-one sessions at my Manchester studio for 8 weeks and improved her predicted GCSE Art result of a B by two grades, achieving an A* in her final art exam. My most recent undergraduate students have also attained First class results in their undergraduate degrees. One student achieved a high score of 78 on her History of Art dissertation project with intensive tutorial support conducted via Skype; and another progressed from a fail during the first year of his Visual Communication degree, to a First class final result in his third year, following 2 years of regular commitment to one-to-one tutoring.

*Please note that due to the time-intensive nature of undergraduate level tutoring, I am only able to take on a maximum of three undergraduate tutees at any given time. Please see below for my current availability for tutoring at this level.*

I am currently tutoring ONE undergraduate student.

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

GCSE Level:

A Level:

University Undergraduate Level:

"I wanted a tutor to give me help and advice on my undergraduate history of art dissertation. I needed reassurance that what I was writing was okay and some one to proof read and give me their opinion on my arguments. Gemma was brilliant, she gave me the confidence that I needed to keep going with my dissertation by reassuring me that I was on the right track. She discussed my ideas with me in detail, proof read all of my work and suggested and sourced articles that I might want to have a look at. I have recently graduated from Newcastle University with a First in History of Art and Media and I know that I owe Gemma a huge thank you for the support she gave me on the way to achieving this."

- Celandine, Newcastle.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • 11+ (secondary) (£50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
  • History
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)

  • Photography
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Art
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)


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Caroline (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a degree qualified French national from provence, now teaching French language, writing and reading in Chesterfield Derbyshire. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a degree qualified French national from provence, now teaching French language, writing and reading in Chesterfield Derbyshire.

Teaching Experience:

I have achieved by PTLLS teaching qualification at Derby college. I have taught pupils from Primary school level, secondary school level (GCSE support) and adults who feel they need to improve slightly before holidaying in France.

Tutoring Approach:

I am friendly, approachable and professional. I appreciate concerns students have when learning French and offer all the support needed. I don't deliver "school" sessions or "Death by Powerpoint" I'd rather promote a discussion - in French over a coffee.

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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Roberto (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  Greek  |  Latin  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I graduated in Classics (5 years) in Italy. I made extensive studies in Ancient Greek and Latin languages and literatures. The final thesis dealt with the historical fragments of Cato the Censor. I am now leading a research doctorate in Roman history ...
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Personal Description:
I graduated in Classics (5 years) in Italy. I made extensive studies in Ancient Greek and Latin languages and literatures. The final thesis dealt with the historical fragments of Cato the Censor. I am now leading a research doctorate in Roman history at the University of Newcastle. The research concerns the tribunes of the plebs within the Mid-Republican period (218-134 BC), especially focused on the political role of the tribunate in shaping the Roman politics through their legislative action. My first language being Italian, lessons are available both in English and in my mother tongue. As for the Italian literature I can cover all the centuries of its great history, from the pre humanistic time (Dante, Petrarca, Boccaccio), until the twentieth century.

Teaching Experience:

I have had experience of teaching in the italian school as a substitute teacher of Latin, Italian and Ancient Greek at the Liceo Classico. I also taught at Universities, most notably Latin and Ancient Greek, in quality of private tutor.

I run seminars in Roman History during the first academic term (2015-2016) at Newcastle University, focusing particularly on the works of the Greek historian Polybius, Sallust's historiographical view concerning the role of the common Roman people in order to determine the events described within the Bellum Iugurthinum, and the political issues of the last period of the Roman Republic that emerge from Cicero's speech Pro lege Manilia.

Tutoring Approach:

Lectures, with particular attention to the requests of the student. Translation exercises (focused on the morphology and syntax of both Ancient Greek and Latin), which are essential to strengthen and, if necessary, to deepen their knowledge of the classical languages​​. Additional readings compared to the tasks assigned by the school.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • Greek
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

  • Latin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)


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Sarah (Mrs)
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Subjects: Law  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Having gained plenty of experience both through my own studies and tutoring other students I am able to help tutees look at their subject matter from a different perspective. Given my previous studies and my Masters that I have just recently finishe ...
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Personal Description:
Having gained plenty of experience both through my own studies and tutoring other students I am able to help tutees look at their subject matter from a different perspective. Given my previous studies and my Masters that I have just recently finished studying for I can relate to students study problems easily and help them with areas they are struggling to tackle. This includes from a study perspective but also the challenges of balancing life with study. Having an outsider take a look at their problems can often help.

I have obtained a 2:1 LLB Law Degree, completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice Course and a Masters in Real Estate. My previous jobs have included residential conveyancing and contract law / management within a recruitment company. Currently I work in the Property Department at DP World regularly dealing with commercial and property legal issues.

I hope that my own passion and determination for studying, learning and self-development is passed on to the tutees to help them with their own studies and future careers.

Teaching Experience:

My teaching experience in personal tutoring has covered a range of legal modules contained within A-Levels and Degrees. These have included Equity & Trust, Land Law, Contract Law, Family Law and European Law. This has been a combination of one-to-one teaching through the duration of a course or helping students with their assignments by reviewing their questions and giving them my initial thoughts on the subject matter and providing guidance on how to approach the issue at hand or proof reading their drafts and providing comments.

A number of students have also asked for assistance in re-sits of their exams. This can either lead to complete reviews of a module or looking at key aspects which a student has struggled with. In all cases it is important to identify what the issues have been which have led to the re-sit.

Whether a student requires assistance from a distance through online tutoring or a one-to-one approach, I will give 100% to help them achieve their full capability.

Tutoring Approach:

At no point do I write the assignment for students or simply provide them with the answers. This will not assist the student in progressing on their course or make me feel that tutoring is worthwhile. Through my own experiences I find that relating the principles / subject matter to real life situations works best. Depending on the student it may also be a case of repetition on a certain subject matter which they are unable to obtain from their existing teaching format. The most important part is finding what works best for the student and then progressing from there.

Some students prefer to interface in person, others through emails, phone calls, Skype or a combination of these formats. Should a student be close enough in location then one-to-one tutoring is available.

Subjects
  • Law
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)

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Caroline (Miss)
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Subjects: English  |  Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I'm a graduate-entry third year medical student at Imperial College London. I graduated from the University of Sheffield with an upper second class honours degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2012. In between my two degrees I worked as a Medical Assista ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a graduate-entry third year medical student at Imperial College London. I graduated from the University of Sheffield with an upper second class honours degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2012. In between my two degrees I worked as a Medical Assistant in Paediatrics A&E at St George's Hospital, I admire the energy that young people have and found working with children so rewarding. My education and work life has equipped me with solid communication skills, and the ability to work with a vast range of people. Pursuing a path in science has required a lot of motivation, whilst studying for my degrees I consider that my organisational and time-keeping skills have been vital. Despite my background in science I have always maintained a creative side too, and have a keen interest in literature and the arts.

Teaching Experience:

Taking part in numerous voluntary projects has given me a lot of opportunity to teach, both one-to-one and in group scenarios. Whilst volunteering at my local hospital I helped on the children's ward to ensure the patients were not missing out on their education. This included helping children of all ages with their coursework and school syllabus'. I took part in a project based in South Africa teaching at an orphanage, this was a challenge due to the limited resources available, and a language barrier. However, using innovative ways as a team we were able to conduct lessons teaching English, Numeracy and Music that were accessible and enjoyable for the children. During my university career I have completed assignments presenting my own research or ideas to groups of students and tutors, this required explaining concepts in a clear and concise manner. Over the past two years I have tutored several students privately. I have found this experience rewarding and am very proud of their achievements.

Tutoring Approach:

I am always keen to share my enthusiasm in the subject that I am teaching. I am aware of the importance of maintaining a student's interest in the subject. In order to do this, I believe it is vital to assess each student's style and tailor my teaching towards their individual needs. I am very patient, and am happy to explain concepts in numerous different ways to ensure that a student is comfortable. I approach work in a professional manner, and appreciate the importance of time-keeping and dependability.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

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Amanda (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Born in Edinburgh, I was raised in India and then Africa, before returning to the UK. Having lived in London and South East England since then, our family moved to the Scottish Highlands in 2012, primarily to raise our children in a less chaotic and ...
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Personal Description:
Born in Edinburgh, I was raised in India and then Africa, before returning to the UK. Having lived in London and South East England since then, our family moved to the Scottish Highlands in 2012, primarily to raise our children in a less chaotic and more natural environment. We've had no regrets at all...and our various dogs and cats are similarly happy with the move!

I have always been passionate about English, from the weekly spelling tests and grammar exercises of primary school to the privilege of being taught at A Level by Tolkien's grandson. His vibrant, interactive approach shaped my ongoing learning and fired my imagination. After leaving Edinburgh University with a Masters in English Language and Literature, I went on to take a TEFL qualification and used this when travelling abroad in Turkey and throughout the Caribbean. I am delighted that I continue to work in the area of EAL with overseas students in British schools, and that technology has allowed me to work with individuals in their home countries, via Skype.

My love of English directed my career, working first at the Royal Shakespeare Company before becoming an independent theatre producer in London, and a theatre advertising executive on accounts such as Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Cats' and Cameron Mackintosh's 'Les Miserables'.

In 2008, my partner and I began the home education of our two children at primary stage. It was both challenging and inspirational and the experiences and knowledge I gained during those years - not purely academic, but also the different ways and methods of learning, the different developmental stages of children, the different learning styles of children - continue to inform my present day tutoring.

While home educating, and with my love of theatre, I founded an educational theatre group, Active Arts, with Margo Gunn, a teacher and director at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. We worked with a wide age range of home educated and mainstream school children, providing workshops on various Shakespeare plays including 'Midsummer Night's Dream', 'The Tempest' and 'Romeo & Juliet'. Workshops were also designed specifically in support of GCSE/IGCSE work. As passionate advocates of Shakespeare, our approach was active and energetic, lifting Shakespeare off the page and introducing his plays, his language and his theatricality in an engaging and tangible manner. I was thrilled to be able to resurrect this work in the Highlands, initially at a local primary school, conducting 4 workshops for Primary 4-Primary 7, resulting in workshop presentations of 'The Tempest' and 'Macbeth'.

Teaching Experience:

In addition to home educating my two children and running Active Arts, my personal and professional lives led me into private tutoring and I have been a private tutor in English Language and Literature since 2009, working alongside children and young people from age 5 upwards, whether on general literacy issues, EAL or focusing specifically on exam work, from SATS, Nationals and GCSEs, through to A Levels, Highers and beyond. Tutees have been those in mainstream state schools, leading UK private schools and home education, following the English and Scottish curriculums, as well as IGCSEs with providers including Cambridge, OOL and Edexcel.

A number of my tutees have challenges such as Autism, ADHD, Tourette's and dyslexia, and the combination of experience, research and support courses have built my knowledge and understanding in these areas.

While I am registered with tutoring agencies, many of my tutees come via personal recommendation and I was delighted that tutees I had worked with in England chose to continue working with me via Skype after our move to Scotland.

Critically, I am PVG checked, and would be happy to provide evidence of this, together with references and qualification documentation.

Tutoring Approach:

MAKING ENGLISH ACCESSIBLE
My approach is not one of 'dip in and out' for an hour, or 'one size fits all', but of creating a relaxed, enjoyable, constructive atmosphere and building a relationship within which the young person's potential can be maximised, against a tailored, individual approach. While texts and challenges might be shared by various tutees, learning styles, atmospheres for learning, methods for learning, will always be different.
As importantly, my approach places great value on the parents, their involvement and their right and need for clear, ongoing and comprehensive communication. As such, I am often in regular contact with both my tutees and their parents, should they require it, outside of tutorials.

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited."
Plutarch

If you're looking for a desk-based tutor, one who does all the talking and expects your child to just sit and listen, I am not the right person for you.

If you're looking for someone to ignite a love of English, to build confidence, to be energetic, to make learning enjoyable, active, off the page, accessible, then, here I am!

MAKING ENGLISH ACCESSIBLE
For many young people with whom I work, English and everything to do with it - their texts, their homework, punctuation, close reading, writing an essay - is a minefield. Often, what holds them back is a mixture of low confidence, fear of getting it wrong, and simply not having grasped the 'map' of how to 'do it'.

One of my main motivations, is to make English accessible; to take away the fear factor, to provide clear and simple structures, to grasp some key exam techniques, to demystify the exam paper, to clarify what the heck the exam paper is testing them on; to remind tutees that they have, naturally, learned one of the most difficult languages in the world and are fully capable of expressing themselves on paper, under pressure and against time.

However whimsical it may sound, as with many things in life, self-belief and understanding are powerful tools for success.


MAKING ENGLISH ACCESSIBLE
The demand for private tutoring is growing exponentially. As The Telegraph reported in 2012, "more than a quarter of parents use private tutoring to supplement their children's education", spending "£6bn a year in the UK." A double page spread in Femail, February 2015, states research that almost 1 in 4 children are now privately tutored, with pupils at private schools almost twice as likely to have private tutoring than those from state schools. Whatever explanation there is for this rise, cost to parents remains an obvious barrier to its provision.

I am, of course, a 'business', but I also firmly believe that access to tutoring should be made as wide as possible; education is a right and not a privilege. As such, while I have a standard rate for 1-1 tutoring, I am also very happy to discuss your requirements with you and to look at options available, such as small group tutoring where the cost per head can be significantly reduced.

Please do take the opportunity of discussing your requirements with me, rather than potentially losing the opportunity of providing tutorial support for your child.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£32 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£32 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£32 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£32 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£32 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£32 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£32 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£32 p.h.)


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Lara (Miss)
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Subjects: English  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a warm, engaging person with a great enthusiasm for teaching. I gained a Class 1 BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre Arts Degree from the University of Birmingham and I have a Masters in Acting from Guildford School of Acting. English has been an enor ...
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Personal Description:
I am a warm, engaging person with a great enthusiasm for teaching. I gained a Class 1 BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre Arts Degree from the University of Birmingham and I have a Masters in Acting from Guildford School of Acting. English has been an enormous part of my higher education as Drama is so heavily rooted in English Literature.
Drama and English has always been such a source of inspiration for me and I love sharing my passion through teaching.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught Drama and the study of English text for over six years, mainly at Step on Stage Academy in Twickenham and on a self employed basis. I have taught little ones up to young adults and I enjoy teaching the entire range!

Tutoring Approach:

I teach how I like to be taught. If I am passionate about what I'm teaching then this will translate to the student. Simple!
I know this because of my own experience as a pupil/tutee/student. I like to encourage my students - to not only educate them and provide the tool kit they need but to also instil confidence in what they do. Enjoyment is such an integral part of learning.

Subjects
  • 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.)
  • 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) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£45 p.h.)


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Chantelle (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello. My name is Chantelle and I am a fully qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language. I teach General English and Business English at all levels. I am also a Law graduate (2:1 LLB Hons University of Liverpool) with a strong academic reco ...
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Personal Description:
Hello. My name is Chantelle and I am a fully qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language. I teach General English and Business English at all levels. I am also a Law graduate (2:1 LLB Hons University of Liverpool) with a strong academic record. I am 32 and am engaged to my lovely fiancé. In my free time I love to cook, read, watch motorsport and walk my dog. I also love to travel and have travelled extensively around Europe, the USA and north Africa. I am interested in history and love to learn about different cultures.

Teaching Experience:

Although I am new to teaching English as a Foreign Language I have teaching experience gained from teaching World War 1 history to primary school children and Law as a private tutor to university undergraduates. I have also provided English language support to a number of European companies. For the past nine years I worked in a university as a note taker for disabled students, presenting lecture materials in ways tailored to their individual needs.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that English language learning should be practical and interactive. I understand that everyone has their own individual learning style and learning needs. Your classes with me will focus on this to ensure your learning needs are met. I always conduct both a needs analysis and assessment of your language skills to understand what you need from your English classes. I use a variety of materials and exercises in my classes to provide real life examples of English and also keep classes interesting.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£10 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£10 p.h.)

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Joanne (Mrs)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a teacher of science and chemistry. I have been a teacher since 2003 and I have taught all the exam syllabus, even with the most recent changes. I have tutored successfully for the past three year and I have been an exam marker for the past 5 ye ...
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Personal Description:
I am a teacher of science and chemistry. I have been a teacher since 2003 and I have taught all the exam syllabus, even with the most recent changes. I have tutored successfully for the past three year and I have been an exam marker for the past 5 year and still do mark now. I have a good idea of exactly what is required for the exam boards and I cater for all styles of learning.

I provide all resources and travel costs are included in my hourly fee. The reason for the increased charge for a level is the extra time it takes to prepare and also more printing and resources are usually required.

I have a Dbs from Nov 2015 and can provide tutoring references on request.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching 2003 to present
Tutoring from 2010 to present
exam marking 2008 to present
University tutor 2015 to present

Tutoring Approach:

varied depending on the needs of the tutee. I find that learning and practicing in the session works well. I will then leave similar questions for the tutee to complete before the next session. this helps me see if the student is making progress in the sessions and they can see the progress themselves. Other styles that work are going through exam questions, identifying key points and using revision techniques that can be taught in the sessions.

I do believe that tutoring is not a substitute for revision but in addition and it is important that tutees are committed to revision if they wish tutoring to be sucessful.

I would like to point out that I cannot garentee any grade but will always go above and beyond to help students achieve their best.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

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