Knaphill Tutors and Knaphill Tuition


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



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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A random selection of our tutors can be seen below:
Juliet (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I have four young children of my own and enjoy working with children and helping them to become interested in and succeed in school work. I have helped students prepare for and succeed in gaining entry to Adams Grammar School, Newport Girls High S ...
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Personal Description:
I have four young children of my own and enjoy working with children and helping them to become interested in and succeed in school work.

I have helped students prepare for and succeed in gaining entry to Adams Grammar School, Newport Girls High School, Stafford Grammar School, St Dominic's Priory Stone, St Dominic's Brewood, Abbotsholme, Abbots Bromley, Denstone, Rugby and Wrekin College. I have also successfully helped students obtain full academic scholarships to several independent schools as well as helping those secure a place who find exams difficult.

I have helped students preparing for AS and A2 Level Biology and Human Biology and after tutoring they have improved up to 4 grades higher.

Teaching Experience:

Qualified from the University of Cambridge with a PGCE. Taught in prep schools in London and local schools in Staffordshire. Private tutoring in Staffordshire for primary English, Maths and Science. Further private tutoring for 11+ Grammar School Entrance, Common Entrance Exams, Scholarship Exams and Biology up to A-Level.

Tutoring Approach:

Tailor made approach for each individual suited to help students get the best grade possible in exams. Discounts for 2 or more students attending at the same time.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£60 p.h.)


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Rokhshid (Dr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Craft and Design  |  Art  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I enjoy teaching as well as learning. I have been a tutor/lecturer in schools of Art and Design/Architecture for over 10 years. I completed my MSc and PhD in Architecture and MA in Interior Design. I also completed a teaching course to get a PG certi ...
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I enjoy teaching as well as learning. I have been a tutor/lecturer in schools of Art and Design/Architecture for over 10 years. I completed my MSc and PhD in Architecture and MA in Interior Design. I also completed a teaching course to get a PG certificate in HE (PGcHE). I have publications (book and journal papers) related to my research.

I have tought different subjects including Architectural Design, Sustainable Design, Cultural context, Study Skills, Research Methods and Data Analysis. I am enthusiastic and passionate about education and hope that I will be given the opportunity to help.

Teaching Experience:

10 years teaching experience in four universities in the UK (including University of Sheffield, De Montfort, Portsmouth and Coventry University) as a tutor/lecturer.

Tutoring in the following areas:

-Academic Writing: essay, report, research proposal, literature review, thesis/dissertation, proof reading.
-Study skills: how to read critically and how to write, making presentations, etc.

-Design as a broad subject (design process, presentation/rendering, technical drawing, Design and Technology, Architecture and Interior Design)

-Art and Design/Architecture Portfolio (to help developing portfolios for university or job interview)

-Research Skills (methods, data collection, literature review and research proposal)
-Data analysis (qualitative and quantitative data), Use of Excel and SPSS

-Painting and Rendering (water colour, felt pen/markers, colour pencil)
-Drawings (Basic drawings and perspectives)
-Model Making (physical models with different materials, including cardboards, paper, wood; computer Models, and crafts)

-ICT Skills/Software (Photoshop, AutoCad, SketchUp, Power Point, Excel, SPSS, Publisher)
-English (academic and general reading and writing, listening and speaking, IELTS)

Tutoring Approach:

I am a patient, positive, constructive and flexible tutor who is able to explain concepts in a way which can be understood by different individuals.

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

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)
  • Craft and Design
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)

  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 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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Emmeline (Miss)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Emme offers private flute and music theory tuition. Emme began her musical studies at the age of nine, receiving music scholarships at both her Prep school and the prestigious Oxford High School for Girls up until she left. She made her Concert ...
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Emme offers private flute and music theory tuition.

Emme began her musical studies at the age of nine, receiving music scholarships at both her Prep school and the prestigious Oxford High School for Girls up until she left. She made her Concerto debut at the age of seventeen, playing Mouquet's La Flute de Pan Concerto, and successfully gained both the DipABRSM and LRSM in performance before moving to Manchester in 2005 to study at the Royal Northern College of Music. At the RNCM Emmeline studied with Richard Davis, Linda Verrier, Michael Cox, and Laura Jellicoe culminating in a final recital in 2009 that included works by Messiaen, Liebermann and George Crumb. Since graduating in 2009 she has continued to learn, play and teach the flute as well as the recorder and music theory.

As an orchestral flute player, Emme has performed in orchestras conducted by Hansjorg Schellenbeger, Sir Mark Elder, Gianndrea Noseda and Jacques Van Steen, just to name a few. She has performed across England as well as travelling to Italy to work under Noseda in his Stresa Festival and to Spain as part of the Word Orchestra. During 2008 and 2009, Emme successfully competed to become the only chosen flute player to take part in The BBC Philharmonics Professional Experience Scheme, and since then she regularly performs and records with the Orchestra in and around Manchester. She has also played with the Bampton Classical Opera, the London-Irish Symphony Orchestra, the Oxford Concerto Orchestra, and Stockport Symphony Orchestra and has featured as principal flautist on a number of recordings, notably for the soundtrack to the film Tortoise in Love, and on recordings for Polyphonic Records. She is currently performing in the touring hit musical Phantom of the Opera, as well as taking part in sessions for shows and TV in the UK.

Outside of orchestral playing Emme also performs chamber music and solo works. She is one of the founding members of Northern Quarter Ensemble, a flexible chamber group providing bespoke musicians for special events; most recently performing for royality at the Paris Opera Garnier. She often gives solo recitals and performs at weddings in Manchester, Oxford and Cheltenham. Her last concerto performance was just last year where she performed the Ibert Concerto with Oxford Studio Orchestra.

Outside of playing Emme enjoys teaching. During her time in Manchester she has taught privately, as well as for Lancashire, the Wirral and Bolton Music Services. She is also involved the BBC Philharmonic's outreach schemes, most recently being appointed the wind coach for the Family Orchestra projects in the North-West of England.

She has now moved to Oxfordshire and London and teaches at Preparatory Schools in both areas.

Teaching Experience:

Emme has over 10 years teaching experience, teaching both privately and for Lancashire and Bolton Music Services. She currently teaches at Rendcomb College, St Hughs, Ferndale Prep and Bruern Abbey. Over this time she has acquired a 100% pass rate for pupils taking exams.

If you would be interested in learning with Emme, then please get in contact to enquire about lessons!

Tutoring Approach:

She is happy to teach those who want to learn purely for enjoyment but is also experienced in preparing students for ABRSM Graded exams. She teaches all abilities; from complete beginner to advanced players.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£38 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£38 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£38 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£38 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£38 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£38 p.h.)

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Salman (Mr)
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Subjects: Website design  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Electronics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: Hello. My Name is: SALMAN. I am a hard working person and I like teaching students. ...
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Personal Description:
Hello. My Name is: SALMAN. I am a hard working person and I like teaching students.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked as a Post Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Southampton. My duties were to help the Foundation year students with the Laboratory experiments and Problem sheets.

I can also write PROJECTS, LAB REPORTS, ASSIGNMENTS and PRESENTATIONS for students

Tutoring Approach:

I have been teaching students as a private tutor as well as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Southampton, therefore I have a very good knowledge of the problems that students face in the different subjects that they study. Due to my experience I know what type of questions are asked in the exams and therefore while teaching my students, I emphasize particularly on the areas which can enable them to pass their exams easily. I can also write PROJECTS, LAB REPORTS, ASSIGNMENTS and PRESENTATIONS for students

Subjects
  • Website design
  • 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.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 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.)

  • Chemistry
  • 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.)
  • Physics
  • 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.)

  • Maths
  • 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.)
  • Electronics
  • 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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Julio (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello, My name is Julio. I am a full stack developer living in Turnford. with over 5 years of experience, confident and articulate programmer used to solving complex problems in small deadlines. On my experience I been working with a small startups ...
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Personal Description:
Hello, My name is Julio. I am a full stack developer living in Turnford. with over 5 years of experience, confident and articulate programmer used to solving complex problems in small deadlines.
On my experience I been working with a small startups and large companies. Currently working for one of the biggest companies in UK.
If you want to learn how to program in languages like Android, Java or C#, create your own web pages with the latest frameworks, create your own Android apps, learn to use professional tools for software developers, learn to be agile using SCRUM, do not heritage to contact me.

Teaching Experience:

I been leading a team of junior developers and training them into the best practices of software and who use the rigth tools.

Tutoring Approach:

Learn from senior developers

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Asim (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Hi, my name is Asim and have a degree in football studies. I enjoyed my education as i have grown up and am willing to share what i have learnt with others. I enjoy helping people in different topics but mostly basic maths or any lessons on the basic ...
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Hi, my name is Asim and have a degree in football studies. I enjoyed my education as i have grown up and am willing to share what i have learnt with others. I enjoy helping people in different topics but mostly basic maths or any lessons on the basics of using a computer.

Teaching Experience:

I mostly have learnt a lot during my time as a child in school, mostly with maths which i enjoyed such as adding subtraction. i also have knowledge in how to use the internet and also helping anyone who needs documents to be re-written or what to write etc...

Tutoring Approach:

depending on the age if i am teaching a child i will exactly pick out what they need help with and take my teaching approach step by step and also give them homework and tests each week to improve the way they think and answer questions.

with adults i would be more aware of what they need to know or how they will improve using the computer. i will show them different things on the computer to improve their knowledge of using a computer and also test them each week.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)


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Xiaoxue (Mrs)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi,I am a Chinese national married to a British national. I have adopted the western name of Anita. I have a BA Degree in Chinese literature and language and a mandarin certificate scores 90.8. My English is fluent and also have an international En ...
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Personal Description:
Hi,I am a Chinese national married to a British national. I have adopted the western name of Anita. I have a BA Degree in Chinese literature and language and a mandarin certificate scores 90.8. My English is fluent and also have an international English test with score 6. I am proud my Language and my culture . It will be my pleasure if you can give me a chance to help you improve your language skills and understand more Chinese culture .

Xiexie
Anita

Teaching Experience:

I used to assist my teacher in university with teaching Mandarin to foreign students . And also teaching students in senior school as an extra curriculum activity.
I have been teaching English family about 1 year plus.

Tutoring Approach:

I would like to teach in a relaxed atmosphere . And allow the students to explore their own ways of learning Mandarin .I want learning to be fun and i want the student to enjoy the class and set themselves realistic goals.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£10 p.h.)

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Adrian (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a friendly and enthusiastic Spanish tutor who studies English Literature at York St.John's University. I'll be gradutating next year and am willing to continue teaching whilst living in the UK. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly and enthusiastic Spanish tutor who studies English Literature at York St.John's University. I'll be gradutating next year and am willing to continue teaching whilst living in the UK.

Teaching Experience:

I've been an independant English teacher in Spain, and I have occasionally helped students with their A-Level subjects and with their reading and writing skills in English as well as in Spanish.

Tutoring Approach:

I'm a big fan of cinema, music and literature, therefore I usually make the tutoring engaging and participative. I am quite easygoing and I adapt to the person's learning pace.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£16 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£16 p.h.)

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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hello. I am a teacher with an MA in History, an MA in Creative Writing and a degree in Politics and History. I am also a published playwright and poet. I have been teaching part time in an English department at a University for the last four years as ...
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Personal Description:
Hello. I am a teacher with an MA in History, an MA in Creative Writing and a degree in Politics and History. I am also a published playwright and poet. I have been teaching part time in an English department at a University for the last four years as well as working as a private tutor. Prior to that I was a writer in residence in a young offenders institution using creative writing and drama to improve the literacy, thinking and behaviour of young prisoners. In 2014 I ran writing and drama workshops in a women's prison in New Zealand. I have worked widely in youth theatre and have written a popular text book on creative writing. My drama has been produced on stage and radio in the UK, Australia and most recently the US. I've also directed for theatre, most recently at Watford Palace Theatre. As well as a teacher, I have been a youth justice worker and a careers adviser. You can find out more about my work at website and blog.

Teaching Experience:

During the last academic year (2014 - 2015) I successfully tutored a local A level History student. This academic year (2015 -2016) I have tutored A level and GCSE English and am currently tutoring two GCSE History students. For the last two years I have taught creative writing (poetry, drama, short fiction) part time at Sheffield Hallam University; from 2012-2014, poetry at Edge Hill University. I have also guest lectured in History and Criminology.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is to initially assess my student's strengths and weaknesses. Then to break the learning curve down into key objectives or units. Then to set a realistic time frame to achieve set goals. Always in mind is the objective of achieving an eventual good pass in the subject. I tutor online using skype as well as in person.

Subjects
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)


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Joana (Mrs)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Biology  |  Maths  |  Portuguese  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I'm 38 years old Portuguese mother of two that loves teaching. My intention is to finish my medical degree in England and became a physician. Before restarting my life as a student, I was a classical ballet teacher. Reading and running are my ho ...
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I'm 38 years old Portuguese mother of two that loves teaching.
My intention is to finish my medical degree in England and became a physician.
Before restarting my life as a student, I was a classical ballet teacher.
Reading and running are my hobbies.

Teaching Experience:

I have 22 years of experience as a teacher and 17 as Head.
Porto, S. Joao da Madeira, Brussels and London are a few of the locations where I had the opportunity to teach children and adults from 2 to 99 years old.

Tutoring Approach:

Why do I need to know this?
Sometimes the hardest thing to understand is why we need to learn a topic.
I will help you to find this answer, as well as your learning style so you can reach your goals.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

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

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Natasha (Miss)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a passionate teacher of English who specialises in GCSE and A Level teaching. As 2nd in department at my current school, I have an excellent knowledge of new exam specifications and skills required. I am enthusiastic, caring and understand that ...
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Personal Description:
I am a passionate teacher of English who specialises in GCSE and A Level teaching. As 2nd in department at my current school, I have an excellent knowledge of new exam specifications and skills required. I am enthusiastic, caring and understand that no two students learn in the same way - you can rest assured that lessons will be written specifically for the student to address their current needs. I have built excellent relationships with students and I thoroughly enjoy seeing students grow in confidence and ability.

Teaching Experience:

5 years at a secondary school in East Riding of Yorkshire. I have done private tutoring before and will cater to the individual student's needs.

Tutoring Approach:

On the first meeting I like to sit down with the student and get an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses in the subject, outlining how they like to learn and what strategies they have found work for them in the classroom. From here I will plan bespoke lessons to suit the exam board and the student's needs. I understand that some students will be reluctant to learn, so I try to make lessons as engaging as possible (linking topics to their individual interests wherever possible!) Marked work will be returned promptly to both students and guardians, with further opportunities to make improvements. When working towards examinations, I will provide exam practice material, which will be marked and reviewed.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)

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Larissa (Mrs)
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Subjects: Photography  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a Brazilian freelance photographer and film-maker based in London. Specialized in making ethnographic videos and documentaries, I also film and photograph live events, including talks, workshops and performances. I have worked in the UK and inter ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a Brazilian freelance photographer and film-maker based in London. Specialized in making ethnographic videos and documentaries, I also film and photograph live events, including talks, workshops and performances. I have worked in the UK and internationally creating content for research agencies, charities, schools, universities, individuals and businesses.

I hold an MA in Visual Anthropology from Goldsmiths, University of London. I also have ten years professional experience as an image-maker, stretching back to my time as a photojournalist for Jornal do Commércio, a regional newspaper in my hometown of Recife. My academic training and extensive practical experience allow me to work with understanding and sensitivity whilst representing people's habits, cultures and environments. I am attuned to capturing the details of people's everyday lives and the ways they communicate, eat, dance, work, pray, interact and shape their homes.

My approach to photography and film-making relies on building an empathetic, personal and respectful relationship with people, applying methods of anthropology, and documentary, alongside poetic imagery and engaging storytelling.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of tutoring and classroom assistance, and working with children, young people and adults in the UK and Brazil.

My previous experience includes:

Teaching Assistant: Video production for Anthropologists (May 2017)
Spectacle - London, UK.
- Assisting teachers and students on training Course.
- Helping students utilizing video cameras and sound equipment.
- Assisting students using video editing software.
- Assisting students doing practical video exercise in location.

Teaching Assistant: Film (Nov 2013 - Jul 2014)
Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School - London, UK.
- Assisting teachers with classes of young people aged between 9 and 19 years old.
- Providing classroom support during film and drama lessons.
- Assisting individuals and groups with workshop and classroom activities.

Teaching one-to-one classes (Jun 2012 - Jan 2013)
- Planning, preparing and teaching one-to-one Photography and Portuguese courses for young people and adults.
- Responsible for adapting existing material or designing new material to suit individual learning needs.
- Planning and running photographic workshops and day trips for students.
- Marking and providing formative feedback on work.

Teaching and Laboratory Assistant: Photography (Sept 2010 - Sept 2011)
Universidade Católica de Pernambuco - Recife, Brazil.

- Technical, teaching and laboratory assistant for undergraduate courses in Photography and Photojournalism.
- Introducing photographic and darkroom techniques to students.
- Classroom and teaching assistance.
- Responsibility for maintenance and organization of photographic studios and darkroom.

Tutoring Approach:

When tutoring I like to combine theory and hands on practice encouraging people to become independent learners, creative and critical thinkers. I have an empathetic, relaxed and joyful approach to tutoring and like to develop a good relationship with people to ensure that they feel comfortable to learn and to feedback on lessons. I like to work in collaboration with people to tailor lessons according to their needs, interests and levels.

With years of experience practising image making and studding the subject, I believe that theory and practice go hand in hand. With photography and film I think it's important to develop our 'ways of seeing' both by looking at things that have been made and by studding the thinking and mechanics behind these medias. It is also important to reflect on our own practice to develop our abilities and discover our potential.

A hand on experience is key when learning how to photograph and film. It is by practising that we familiarize ourselves and learn how to handle confidently our instrument of work. It's also by practising that we expose ourselves and learn how to deal with the unforeseen events that confront us when we are photographing and filming - be it the instability of light, decisions regarding compositions, interaction with a diversity of people, a great range of emotions that are presented to us while we hold the camera, etc.

I can facilitate photography and film making from camera work to editing for children, young people and adults. Please do get in touch to discuss - I'm always happy to help!

Subjects
  • Photography
  • 11+ (secondary) (£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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