Itchen Valley Tutors and Itchen Valley Tuition


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



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.

We're constantly looking for new local tutors that are able to provide private tutoring services in or in any of the other regions we cover. You can click here to register with UK Tutors and create your own personal tutoring profile and begin receiving tuition requests all year round.



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Yaz (Mr)
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Subjects: German  |  French  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: 52 years old,Chiswick born/bred/resident, successfully tutored my nephews to Oxford graduation in French(now Phds). Calm, patient, lucid style;i will adapt to your speed and try to teach you effective study methods to help you gain the top grades.Ien ...
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Personal Description:
52 years old,Chiswick born/bred/resident, successfully tutored my nephews to Oxford graduation in French(now Phds). Calm, patient, lucid style;i will adapt to your speed and try to teach you effective study methods to help you gain the top grades.Ienjoy making you see the enjoyable side of productive study so that you ahve have time to enjoy a full and satiisfying exam experience and, hopefully, career beyond using the knowledge you have gained. My elder brothers are Doctors/Uni professors/Olympic team GB Medical Consultants.

A graduate of the Chartered Institute of Linguists @Westminster Uni to Distinction Standard in French and English
I also hold the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry Higher Business French and the London Chamber of Commerce Company Interpreters Certificate with Distinction. Chartered Institute of Bankers International Bankers Diploma Stages 1 and 2 since 1984

I worked for 20 years in International Banking as Staff Translator to HSBC/Midland Bank International
in the City of London Intl HQ whilst part timing as a Tutor to KS/11+/GCSE/A levels with great success.


Hobbies:Distinction Standard Diploma Piano/Singing LCM ;Rower for some 40 years;qualified Sports/rRemedial
massage therapist;cricket umpire;Member of the London Society of Magicians.



I treasure my family and family values.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked as an independent school languages master (englidh,french,german) for the last 10 years
And am aqa examiner trained. I coached 100s of students to exam success in 11+, gcse, as/a2 levels
With many testimonials from satisfied clients and school/college heads where I have had the pleasue of working
All over london.

I am a course tutor and have had great success and tutored commercial languages to the management and international secretariat at GSK WEST LONDON WORLD HQ

Many of my charges have gained prized university places and most recently two have gined oxford undergrad berths and public school scholarships. I will always aim to get you an A grade or as close as your comfort zone/diligence will allow.

SUMMER GCSE/A LEVEL RESULTS 2010: 11 A* Grades for French,German,English/Lit ;2 Uni degree Entrants under my guidance.(A Level Grades A A B X 2).

Tutoring Approach:

Ihave been told that I am calm, very focussed, keeping the study sessions organized with regular feedback of homework set/completed. I will listen and help you to the best of my ability and make regular practice of past exam papers the bedrock of your time with me so that you can hopefully actually enjoy your exam. I will also give you advice on keeping yourself calm and relaxed for your studies/exams.

I will keep on encouraging you to succeed.

Subjects
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£26 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£21 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£26 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£21 p.h.)

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Silvina (Mrs)
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Subjects: Italian  |  French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a Spanish native experienced tutor - I have prepared students from many schools and they have successfully achieved top marks ! I enjoy teaching and I am patient, flexible and I try to make the lessons interesting so the students not only learn ...
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I am a Spanish native experienced tutor - I have prepared students from many schools and they have successfully achieved top marks ! I enjoy teaching and I am patient, flexible and I try to make the lessons interesting so the students not only learn but also enjoy their time learning a foreign language. I am fluent in Italian and Portuguese and have A-level in French and GCSE level in German. My degree from university was a BSC in Economics so I also love maths !
I can provide references from many students in West Sussex , Forest Row, Oxted, Lingfield, Tunbridge Wells, Uckfield, Horsham. Please ask as I am happy to provide names and number of current or past students.

Teaching Experience:

Over 20 years teaching Spanish - mostly giving support for Gcse and A level exams - but have also prepared students from different universities and have helped English native teachers to prepare themselves to teach Spanish at different secondary schools !
I can offer support all year on a regular basis and can also help with intensive or crash courses near the time of exams. I have some availability during the week and also offer weekend lessons. I live in East Grinstead, West Sussex.
I have taught groups as well and have worked in the past for agencies that have clients that needed Spanish for business (Like British Airways before merging with Iberia).

Tutoring Approach:

I am flexible and patient. I like to see progress and be effective and also give my hundred percent to make it enjoyable - My previous students can give references and will be pleased to tell others of their top marks !
I have plenty of experience tutoring mainly Spanish, but also English as a foreign language.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)

  • Spanish
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Faye (Miss)
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Subjects: Drama  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am an energetic and enthusiastic individual with an interest in the Primary Education field. I qualified as a Primary School teacher after 4 years at Bath Spa University and have enjoyed working with a range of children from Reception to Year 6, as ...
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Personal Description:
I am an energetic and enthusiastic individual with an interest in the Primary Education field. I qualified as a Primary School teacher after 4 years at Bath Spa University and have enjoyed working with a range of children from Reception to Year 6, as a supply teacher. I am committed and give 100% to everything I do and have specialist subject knowledge and a keen interest in Drama, PE and English Literature and Language.

Teaching Experience:

I have previously taught in a range of Primary schools and currently work at Bath Spa University with international students.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a creative and innovative approach to teaching and believe in encouraging children to develop an engagement in their own learning journey. Whilst it is important for children to learn and achieve at a consistent rate, I believe it is as important that they enjoy the process and engage with their individual learning process. I have a BA/BSc degree in Education and Drama and hold a keen interest and specialist skills in English Literature/ English Language, Drama and PE. I also have a PGCE in Primary Education covering all National Primary Curriculum subjects. I am a committed individual and give 100% to all I do.

Subjects
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)


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Martine (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am French but have lived in Britain for years (both my children, who are in their 20's, were born here). I have also lived and worked in Spain and am fluent in the language. I then taught adults in a language school (Inlingua) in Germany, Italy ...
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Personal Description:
I am French but have lived in Britain for years (both my children, who are in their 20's, were born here). I have also lived and worked in Spain and am fluent in the language. I then taught adults in a language school (Inlingua) in Germany, Italy and London. I came back to this country and got a job in a private school where I was the teacher in charge of Spanish. After working in this school for 21 years, I have just retired but miss the excitement of teaching.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught languages all my life, first in a Welsh comprehensive school (for 8 years), then abroad. In Spain, I taught French and English in a primary school and I then taught adults French, Spanish and English as a foreign language for Inlingua. When I returned to Britain, I taught French and Spanish to GCSE and A level in a private school. I have just retired after 21 years there and I now help a private Open University student. I enjoy teaching and would like to do more tutoring.

Tutoring Approach:

As I have a wide experience of teaching languages, I am able to use different kinds of approach to language learning and can apply the best suited one for each student. I enjoy teaching linguistially minded student as well as those who find it a challenge to learn a foreign language. Through working for a long time in the Bristish educational system, I am aware of the requirements of different GCSE and A levels examination boards. From the student's point of view, I think that learning a foreign language should be fun but also challenging and rewarding.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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

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Lindsey (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Retired, deputy headteacher of a primary school in London. Aged 59. I have two children of my own, aged 12 and 14. ...
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Personal Description:
Retired, deputy headteacher of a primary school in London. Aged 59. I have two children of my own, aged 12 and 14.

Teaching Experience:

Taught in primary and secondary schools for 34 years. Over 20 years experience as a deputy headteacher. Have taught the full age range of primary school but mostly KS2 (age 7-11). My main role over the last 15 years has been a Year 6 SATS teacher so I have lots of experience for SATS preparation. I also did a lot of work in booster groups in Maths and English, moving children from level 3 to level 4. I have now been tutoring for a year with children aged between 7 and 14. For the last 3 years I have been a Key Stage 2 SATs marker.

Tutoring Approach:

My main aim is to improve the ability of the children in the subjects chosen. Most of my tutees find the one-to-one personal touch invaluable because it allows me to quickly identify the areas of difficulty and devise a learning programme to meet these at a pace which the tutee finds comfortable. Many of the parents have commented that one-to-one sessions have rapidly improved the tutee's confidence and has frequently resulted in them being moved up groups in the classroom. Other parents have asked me to prioritise my teaching time working with their children on school homework. I like to create a friendly but purposeful atmosphere. I always give time to the parents at the end of each session so they are kept completely informed about my aims and strategies. I have years of experience and all the relevant materials to support the children in these subjects.

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


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Imran (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a first year Physicist at Imperial College London. My clientele include students studying KS3, GCSE and A Level. Having recently finished secondary school, I have an extensive knowledge of the education system and what is expected of students ...
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Personal Description:
I am a first year Physicist at Imperial College London. My clientele include students studying KS3, GCSE and A Level.

Having recently finished secondary school, I have an extensive knowledge of the education system and what is expected of students with regards to content and examination technique etc.

I feel I can relate to young students as I am not much older and have and still am going through the stresses and strains of exams! I understand how daunting Maths can be, as it certainly was for me when I was younger. However, one-to-one tuition may just be the catalyst that helps students 'click', and suddenly they understand this topic or can do this question.

I am undoubtedly competent in Maths, as shown by my results, and hope to show my students that they can improve their grades.

With the run up to those all-important exams, I can help students gain those crucial marks. I believe that to excel in Maths it is imperative that students practice, something which I can assist in.

Teaching Experience:

Have tutored students from a number of year groups and a range of exam boards including Edexcel and AQA.

Tutoring Approach:

I am open to the student's preferred style of learning and revision. I welcome specific queries and offer most help with exam questions. I can also explain whole topics if it was not picked up by the student at school or need further assistance.
Early on, lesson content will be largely dictated by the student until I uncover particular areas of weakness. Nearer to the exam period, emphasis will be on exam technique and working through past papers.

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

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Victoria (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Hello, I'm Victoria, I have recently graduated from the University of Leicester and as part of my degree I have spent time living and teaching abroad in both Spain and Italy, as well as working with people from different native backgrounds. My main ...
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Personal Description:
Hello, I'm Victoria, I have recently graduated from the University of Leicester and as part of my degree I have spent time living and teaching abroad in both Spain and Italy, as well as working with people from different native backgrounds.
My main passions are learning and teaching languages, immersing myself in different cultures, travelling and cooking.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience in private tuition, teaching English to people of all ages and levels in Spain and Italy.
As part of my degree I also completed a TESOL module where I desgined various lesson plans and activities useful in teaching any langauge.
Being a language student myself, I have invaluable experience in different teaching methods and various ways in which to successfully learn a foreign language.

Tutoring Approach:

I am very flexible in my approach to tutoring. I am open to any suggestions or preferred ways of learning that my tutee's wish to put forward and I am focused on planning the lessons to meet each of my tutees needs and preferences.
I take a very practical and interactive approach to teaching languages, using various resources such as videos and other listening materials, powerpoints and appropriate written materials and activities. I will pay equal attention to writing, reading, speaking and listening as important components to learning a language, unless a tutee prefers to focus on one particular skill.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

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William (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: My interests include cycling and cooking. I am married and have three daughters. My students appreciate my approachable and relaxed style of teaching. I worked as an industrial chemist for GSK and Avecia but retrained to become a teacher, this gives ...
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Personal Description:
My interests include cycling and cooking. I am married and have three daughters. My students appreciate my approachable and relaxed style of teaching. I worked as an industrial chemist for GSK and Avecia but retrained to become a teacher, this gives me a more rounded picture of chemistry and its application in real life situations.

Teaching Experience:

4 years at University level
3 years secondary schools
2 years at FE colleges
4 years home/online tutoring
A-level, advanced higher, higher etc

Tutoring Approach:

Simple effective approach. Students need to succeed, I get students through exams as I have good subject knowledge and know how to teach. Students increase in confidence and gain a deeper understanding of chemistry. I teach using Skype and an online application called scribblar, this is really the future of home tutoring and is just as effective as if I am in the room with the student. I have a satisfaction guarentee ie if you are not happy with the service you don't pay.

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


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Amanda (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Currently a PhD Researcher, with a passionate for Music of all genre. With over twenty years experience of tutoring and mentoring, in the business industry as well as music. Have the ability to inspire, and to help achieve individuals dreams, al ...
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Personal Description:
Currently a PhD Researcher, with a passionate for Music of all genre. With over twenty years experience of tutoring and mentoring, in the business industry as well as music.

Have the ability to inspire, and to help achieve individuals dreams, allowing them to follow their dreams. Some of my students have become pop stars, musicians, Organ Masters, Choir Masters, songwriters and conductors.

Teaching Experience:

Whether your passion is in English Literature or Music, being an instrument (Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute or even down to the Keyboard, Piano or the King of the Instruments, The Organ), I have the knowledge and expertise to help you achieve that burning ambition.

My knowledge and experience will help you with examinations, ranging from basic Key Stage 3 to Degrees (BA/Masters) or even up to Fellowship, in the above-mentioned subjects and including Theory of Music, Harmony, Song Writing, Composition and Conducting, if that wasn't enough I also include English Language to Creative Writing.

I am a retired professional musician, a tutor and mentor, educated to Doctorate level in Music, and currently working on a PhD in Creative Writing.All ages are welcome. Learning is undertaken at your pace not mine. There is no right or wrong way to teach, it depends on the student, how quickly they grasp the subject matter. If one way doesn't work, then we try an alternative method.

Tutoring Approach:

All ages are welcome. Learning is undertaken at your pace not mine. There is no right or wrong way to teach, it depends on the student, how quickly they grasp the subject matter. If one way doesn't work, then we try an alternative method.

Subjects
  • English
  • 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.)
  • Music
  • 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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Jayshree (Miss)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: A warm welcome to students and parents, Teaching has always been my passion and now I am very delighted that I can use my teaching ability to help children achieve their full potential on an everyday basis. I have been tutoring children over t ...
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Personal Description:
A warm welcome to students and parents,

Teaching has always been my passion and now I am very delighted that I can use my teaching ability to help children achieve their full potential on an everyday basis.

I have been tutoring children over the last four years from Nursery to GCSE level within the Coventry area. I have also worked in a number of schools as a full time qualified teacher. I always receive positive feedback from clients with my most memorable being "Miss J always goes that extra mile to help bridge the gaps in one's academic learning journey". Having moved from secondary school, straight to completing my A-levels and then onto university, I have developed a wide range of knowledge in helping children tackle their weaknesses, embrace their strengths and take pride in their learning achievements.

Teaching Experience:

Tutoring children is my full time profession, which has enabled me through time to develop carefully chosen activities to maximise every child's learning potential. After graduating with a teaching degree from university, I decided to go straight into teaching in schools. I really enjoyed this and developed many skills within the teaching world. After sometime, I decided I wanted to help children on a 1:1 basis as this method was so effective for those children that would not show their potential in school, or for those who were shy… or where teachers would not be able to pay attention to specific children because of the thirty in the class. Now, I teach children at diverse levels and I really enjoy it.

Within this four year period, I have taught and excelled over 200 students at different times. This has been really rewarding for me, as I am a natural teacher at heart and I really do take my work seriously.

Consequently, I have also had 3 years of university experience in the world of teaching, covering all aspects of the national curriculum, assessments and independent learning strategies to challenge children.

Every term, I give children mock term assessments as integral preparation to help consolidate their learning. This enables me to know how much they have learnt from my sessions and what areas they still need to improve on. This method is also the key for exam success.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is very systematic, however at the same time I adapt to the specific child's needs. Every child I have tutored so far, I have built a bond with. I hold a fair, firm and fun attitude towards learning.

The key services I offer on a regular basis within the tuition fee: block spelling tests, reading books every week depending on ability, phonics practice for the younger children to prepare for their year 1 phonics tests and finally, previous exam practice materials in all core subjects for KS1, KS2, KS3 and GCSE.

In addition, children are rewarded for their hard work through different motivational techniques and prizes through a tally chart system.

Every session entails 2-3 pieces of homework and I also give full written or verbal feedback to parents depending on their requirements.

I usually travel to clients residence or sometimes they come to my residence.

My aim is to not only teach children but to also help them enjoy their learning - by creating a safe, fun and secure learning environment.

Thank you for taking out the time to read my profile.

Kind regards,

Jay

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£26 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£26 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£26 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£23 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£26 p.h.)


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Stephen (Mr)
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Subjects: Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a friendly and enthusiastic coach, and I believe everyone has the ability to achieve their personal best in their chosen subject. One to one tutoring can be an enormous help, because it provides the key to identify and unlock the students poten ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly and enthusiastic coach, and I believe everyone has the ability to achieve their personal best in their chosen subject. One to one tutoring can be an enormous help, because it provides the key to identify and unlock the students potential in a supportive and positive environment.

Teaching Experience:

After graduating with a Diploma in Art & Design from Bourneville Art School, I then studied Philosophy &Theology, lived in Paris and Vienna and spent some time working as an independent artist. Later I went into business and was a successful Operations Manager, Trainer and Coach in a number of sectors.

Recently I have concentrated on my artistic career and currently have over 8,000 followers on social media.

I am currently available and welcome enquiries from individuals seeking to develop their skills.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in working with each individual, getting to know them and identifying their potential. Together we can then agree on a a development pathway that enables them to realise their journey and reach their goals.

Subjects
  • Art
  • 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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Worood (Mrs)
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Subjects: Arabic  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a native Arabic language tutor with over 20 years' experience teaching Arabic from absolute beginners to GCSE level in UK Colleges. I teach adults and children in person and through Skype. I teach Arabic (Modern / Classical) from complete beg ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Arabic language tutor with over 20 years' experience teaching Arabic from absolute beginners to GCSE level in UK Colleges. I teach adults and children in person and through Skype.

I teach Arabic (Modern / Classical) from complete beginners level, all the way to an advanced level, for both adults and children. Students learn all aspects of the language: reading, writing and speaking (general communication). I apply modern teaching techniques, which make the learning process appealing and enjoyable at each lesson.

Teaching Experience:

I have a huge wealth of experience in teaching Arabic to Adults and Children in the UK over a period of nearly 25 years. I started teaching Arabic to children privately (individually and in small groups) in the UK since 1992. I then extended my offering, by teaching adults in one of the Adult Community Colleges in the North of England. I then moved to London, and taught two courses of Arabic at Brent Adult Education Services from 1999 to 2001. During that period, I also completed my basic teaching training at Stanmore College in1999.
I then moved to Sussex and restarted in 2008 my Arabic teaching at Sussex Adult Education Services. I continue to teach there until now, as I am the only Arabic Language Tutor at college. Besides that, I kept my private teaching to adults and children, either in person or through Skype.
My wealth of experience in teaching Arabic is manifested by the following:
1) I use a wide range and varied teaching materials: books; dialogues; MP3 sound files; card games; CDs; computer games; videos; and worksheets. All of these are at different levels - from absolute beginners to advanced learners. I have created and developed some of these materials, while I have carefully selected the others to suit my teaching at different levels.
2) I plan and develop suitable materials to teach individual students, according to their abilities and understanding. I don't just follow one or two text books, or a computer program to teach the language. I create a session plan for each individual lesson, and when I teach a small group of students, I use suitable differentiation methods to cover the different needs of the students. For example, I currently teach two young children (brothers) at different ages and one of them has a disability, so my teaching materials are different to suit each of them, in order to keep both of them enjoy and benefit from the lessons.
3) Teaching students with different abilities and backgrounds, as well as disabled students. For example, I taught a partially blind adult student, as part of a large group, and then individually. She enjoyed the lessons and continued learning Arabic. My students are at different ages; different professions; different backgrounds; and with different objectives to learn Arabic. I currently teach young children under 10 years old; a teenager at GCSE level; several male and female adults (different professions); and a retired lady. This is in addition to my teaching at college.
4) I also teach at different levels. For beginners, I teach them the Arabic letters (pronunciation and writing) and communication skills in different day-to-day topics such as buying food and asking for directions. For the more advanced adult learners, I prepare them to be able to read, listen and understand the news in Arabic as well as reading stories, and debating topics. This gives them a good foundation if they want to work in Arabic speaking countries; work with NGOs where Arabic is required; and conducting business in the Arab world.
5) As a College Tutor, I have gone through several inspections / observations of my teaching. I used the feedback from these inspections to improve my teaching methods, style and materials. The feedback from my last observation session (in October 2016) was excellent, and I got the highest grade for a teaching session. The inspection report was full of positive feedback statements, such as:

"The tutor has a very high level of subject knowledge and communicated this in a calm and reassuring manner throughout. There was good rapport between the tutor and students which created a very supportive environment";

"Delivery methods were varied and included tutor presentation, use of sound files, handouts, speaking practice with the tutor, pair-work and some students using ICT resources. Tutor spoke clearly and utilised facial expression to good effect to demonstrate subtle differences in long and short vowel sounds. The pace appeared to be appropriate to all and differentiated learning activities enabled students to progress at their own pace. There were frequent opportunities for repetition. Handouts were either dual language (English / Arabic) or dual script (Arabic script / Latin alphabet script)";

"A range of assessment methods were in evidence including Q&A, quiz sheets and individual conversation between student and tutor in target language. Positive verbal feedback was given by the tutor throughout the session.
The tutor was well aware of the differing starting points of the students and the tutor had devised an excellent range of individual activities concerning Arabic to meet the needs of each learner. (One had matching cards, 2 played snakes and ladders, one had activity on iPad and one an activity on the computer.)";

"All learners were confident to speak in target language during Q and A sessions";

"Very clear differentiation was evident as the range of students was quite wide including absolute beginners alongside at least one student who had some previous knowledge to the extent that he could read/recognise written Arabic".

Tutoring Approach:

I teach at my home in Haywards heath but can also travel to the student's home in Sussex and London (travel expenses to be discussed). I also teach via Skype, and have a good experience with this method (I taught last year an IGCSE student in the Middle East, and currently teach GCSE to two young persons, all via Skype). I usually offer a free initial 10 to 15 minute trial session for assessment purposes and to make sure the student is happy with teaching via Skype.

Subjects
  • Arabic
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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