Porlock Tutors & Porlock Tuition


UK Tutors helps you to discover Porlock tutors in your local area and across the UK. Our Porlock private tutors cover popular subjects such as English, Maths and Chemistry plus other niche subjects like Urdu. Our private Porlock private tutors also cater for Entrance exams, SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels home tuition all around Porlock.



Our search will list home teachers in your region ordered by their distance from you. The subjects we offer include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and Chemistry from primary level up to GCSE, A-Level as well as degree 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 starting tuition.

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Mackenzie (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  Maths  |  Drama  |  Art  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have a BVA in Fine Art and a Masters in Acting. I am an approachable, creative, skilled and patient tutor able to work with special needs and gifted and talented students. ...
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Personal Description:
I have a BVA in Fine Art and a Masters in Acting. I am an approachable, creative, skilled and patient tutor able to work with special needs and gifted and talented students.

Teaching Experience:

School curriculum delivery through more creative and artistic methods in order to re-engage excluded, marginalized and special needs young people with education. Tutoring (English, Maths, Drama, Art, History to GCSE/A Level and University level), planning and assessment, report writing and liaising with local and school authorities and social workers. 7+, 11+ and Common Entrance preparation experience. Success with entry to schools such as Dulwich, Ibstock, Kew House, Northbridge House, Rokeby, Broomwood Hall, Whitgift, City of London, Port Regis and Worth.

One to one general learning and technical support, SAT preparation and extensive work with special needs children in a special school environment - SEN Carer for Brookfield House School, drama workshops and literacy support. Success with lifting National Curriculum levels.Experience with one to one support for Autistic children. More recently I worked with 5 and 15 year olds on the spectrum, in a one to one roles which included planning a day, implementing a Visual Timetable and introducing PECS. Trained in using Visual Timetable and Stage 1 MAKATON.

CRB/DBS cleared

Tutoring Approach:

I am very interested in using creative areas of interest for young people as a way into learning and delivering curriculum requirements. I am strongly goal focused and motivating; using realistic, mutually agreed benchmarks and reward to move forward and achieve positive results.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Art
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 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.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (23 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am married and have six year old twin girls. I am a graduate from the University of Sunderland - BSc hons Information Technology and Education - 2:1. I have been teaching for sixteen successful years. I'm currently Acting Head of Mathematics, te ...
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Personal Description:
I am married and have six year old twin girls. I am a graduate from the University of Sunderland - BSc hons Information Technology and Education - 2:1. I have been teaching for sixteen successful years. I'm currently Acting Head of Mathematics, teaching GCSE Mathematics and GCSE ICT at a school in Cramlington. I have excellent experience teaching Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Access. My personal teaching philosophy is to ensure each tutee achieves his/her best with my support. This is achieved by developing strategies to meet their needs, so that they are able to enjoy each lesson and achieve their full potential. I also gained a Master of Education from the University of Newcastle in 2006.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught GCSE ICT in secondary schools for the past sixteen years and GCSE Mathematics for three years. In our recent Ofsted I was graded Good with Outstanding elements in my Mathematics lesson. I have an outstanding success record at grade C and above in Maths & ICT. I have been a private tutor for seven years. I have taught Computers for Absolute Beginners and CLAIT for 5 years. I can also set up personal/business websites.

Tutoring Approach:

I plan and prepare my lessons to the need of the individual and re-enforce any uncertainty until the appropriate targets/level have been met.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)


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Tim (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: My name is Tim and I'm based in the Caerphilly area. I am happy to work anywhere in Caerphilly, Cardiff, Newport or the Valleys. I am a primary school teacher and have 24 years experience working with children within the age range 6-11. I have work ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Tim and I'm based in the Caerphilly area. I am happy to work anywhere in Caerphilly, Cardiff, Newport or the Valleys. I am a primary school teacher and have 24 years experience working with children within the age range 6-11.
I have worked in London and in South Wales and have taught in a range of primary schools, teaching children from many different types of background. I have a current CRB check and can provide excellent references.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a primary school teacher since 1986 and have worked across the age range from 6 to 11. I have a good deal of experience teaching children in Year 6 and preparing them for the step up to secondary school. I am able to give tuition in any primary subject but have a specialism in maths as I have been maths co-ordinator in more than one school and have an in depth knowledge of how children learn in this subject and how they can be helped to enjoy their work here and achieve good results. I also have experience of tutoring children in individual sessions and have always been able to help them to improve their standards and become more confident across the curriculum.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a very friendly tutor who has always been able to establish a good rapport with children of primary age. I am extremely patient and calm in my approach as a teacher and believe in using humour to help children relax and enjoy learning. I take into account the preferred learning style of the child and tailor all lessons to their needs. I will try to include an element of challenge in all sessions to help children build up their confidence through success on progressively more difficult tasks. I have a huge range of resources I can use to help make sessions interesting and am prepared to be flexible in terms of rates, location of sessions and times.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)


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Mark (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Hi! My name is Mark and I have lived in Belfast for 20 years. I have always loved mathematics, and loved learning more about it. I hope to pass on my enthusiasm for the subject to you and help you maximise your potential. If you're coming up to major ...
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Personal Description:
Hi! My name is Mark and I have lived in Belfast for 20 years. I have always loved mathematics, and loved learning more about it. I hope to pass on my enthusiasm for the subject to you and help you maximise your potential. If you're coming up to major exams, I can help you get the best grade possible for you!

Teaching Experience:

I have lectured in Queen's University for 10 years, and have been teaching others mathematics for longer. My private students have done well with my support, and I can bring the best out of you too.

Tutoring Approach:

For some people maths is easy and enjoyable - you just need help sharpening up your examination skills and revising in a new way to get a top grade.

For other people maths is a challenge - you get the general idea but need help understanding some principles, and certainly need to practice in order to get the grade you deserve.

I have worked with both types of people for years, and I can work with you! I offer one-to-one tutorial sessions, in my home or yours, backed up by email and telephone support where needed.

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

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Josephine (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Italian  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I live and work in Bristol, previously having lived in Spain, Italy, Brazil and the UAE. I have a passion for languages, and have studied French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and Beginner's Arabic. I gained a 2.1 from UCL in Modern Languages (Spanish ...
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Personal Description:
I live and work in Bristol, previously having lived in Spain, Italy, Brazil and the UAE. I have a passion for languages, and have studied French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and Beginner's Arabic. I gained a 2.1 from UCL in Modern Languages (Spanish and Italian).

Teaching Experience:

I have 3 years experience tutoring Spanish, French and Italian and teaching children with both Autism and Dyslexia. I am happy to offer support with writing, listening, reading or speaking. I tutor both one-on-one and groups of up to 3 people.

Tutoring Approach:

With the exception of grammar explanations, all tutoring will be conducted in the language we are studying. We will be using all types of media: written exercises and activities, songs and films to help improve listening, reading and writing skills. Grammar will be revised every session and homework will be set. Tutoring can be tailored to personal requirements (i.e. extra help with written work vs. grammar) and work will only be set in accordance with what the student is currently learning at school so as not to overburden the student.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (17.5 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (17.5 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)

  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (17.5 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)

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Monika (Mrs)
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Subjects: Polish  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  German  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a 28 year old mum and I have a Master's Degree in English Studies/ English Linguistics, History and Economic Sciences. I graduated in 2010 in Germany. Born in Poland and growing up in Germany I am bilingual in Polish and German and also fluent i ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 28 year old mum and I have a Master's Degree in English Studies/ English Linguistics, History and Economic Sciences. I graduated in 2010 in Germany. Born in Poland and growing up in Germany I am bilingual in Polish and German and also fluent in English since I have lived in Northern Ireland since 2007. I am very interested in languages and linguistics and would like to use this knowledge to help others, especially children.

Teaching Experience:

I used to give private English lessons to a student aged 11-12 in Germany when I was a student myself. Within weeks his grades started to improve and thus after a few months he did not need any more tutoring.
Apart from this one I do not have any teaching experience, however, I was an assistant manager in a restaurant in my previous job through which I gained a lot of confidence being in a leading/ teaching position.

Tutoring Approach:

Because of my own interest in languages and linguistics I would like to work as a language teacher and fascinate and inspire others to learn different languages or simply help them to improve their language skills. My personal background as well as my degree provide an excellent basis for this.

Subjects
  • Polish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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

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Richard (Mr)
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Subjects: Website design  |  Self Defense  |  Photography  |  Business Related  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: A computer science graduate and former software engineer that got out of the 'rat-race' in 2001 to develop my then hobby teaching martial arts into a professional career. I now run a very successful Academy teaching martial arts, self protection, and ...
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Personal Description:
A computer science graduate and former software engineer that got out of the 'rat-race' in 2001 to develop my then hobby teaching martial arts into a professional career. I now run a very successful Academy teaching martial arts, self protection, and personal development to students of all ages.

Having established the school I had the time to develop my photography to the point when in 2011 I gained a distinction from the Royal Photographic Society, and now I also spend some of my time as a professional photographer too, focussing mainly on teaching others, both individuals and group workshops.

Teaching Experience:

General:
In my former career as a software developer I was also responsible for writing technical documentation and running training courses worldwide. I'm very comfortable with planning, organising and delivering courses up to a very high standard.

Photography:
As a photographer I have been teaching now for about 5 years, I run workshops for all levels, and also individual one-to-one training tailored to students from complete novices up to those approaching Royal Society standard.

Martial Arts:
I'm a high-ranking martial arts instructor (6th degree black belt with 30 years experience) and have been teaching now for well over 20 years, with students of all ages from 5 up to those in their 60's. Alongside my own school I teach courses and seminars to groups of all sizes. I've taught in schools, worked with police and youth groups etc. I often teach private lessons to individuals, both from my own school and those with no prior experience.

Life Coaching:
Having successfully escaped the rat-race to pursue my own goals it's fair to say I've learned a lot about personal development. I've also completed a number of courses and seminars with world-class coaches such as Anthony Robbins. I now share this experience with a number of private clients for personal development and life coaching to help them with motivation, goals and productivity in their own careers.

I have a current DBS (CRB) check and can provide references relating to all aspects of my coaching.

Tutoring Approach:

Friendly, informal and always tailored to the specific needs of the individual.

Happy to chat about your individual requirements prior to booking so please get in touch with any questions :-)

If you're looking for photography, business or personal development coaching I'm happy to chat on the phone, skype or obviously to meet in person (I do charge travelling if you're not coming to me).

Self defence coaching obviously needs to be in person, and there are with minimum training requirements to ensure we can cover enough basic skills.

Subjects
  • Website design
  • 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.)
  • Self Defense
  • 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.)

  • Photography
  • 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.)
  • Business Related
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)


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Muksud (Mr)
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Subjects: Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: > Working as an accountant since 2007 > Studying CIMA ...
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Personal Description:
> Working as an accountant since 2007
> Studying CIMA

Teaching Experience:

> Used to provide tuition when i was at University and would like to do it again.

Tutoring Approach:

I am quite flexible with time and place. I am ok to go with all age of students and their understanding level. I am a quite friendly and outgoing guy but at the same time would like to deal with professionalism while i provide tuition.

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

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Adrian (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a professional musician with a 2:1 Grade BA in Music, with extensive Music Pedagogy certified studies.Started taking piano lesson at age 5 and developed my passion and skills for this wonderful instrument throughout the years, culmination with m ...
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Personal Description:
I am a professional musician with a 2:1 Grade BA in Music, with extensive Music Pedagogy certified studies.Started taking piano lesson at age 5 and developed my passion and skills for this wonderful instrument throughout the years, culmination with my degree in Musicology/Music Pedagogy at the University of Music U.S.H., Bucharest,Romania.
I have also studied Audio Production and sound engineering at SAE Institute -Full time Course and gained extensive knowledge of music production and music technology, with valuable experience in recording studio environments,working as a music producer and music supervisor for established media companies.
I deliver great passion in working with children ( age 6-17) and posess a strong,passionate approach to music teaching and personal development.

Teaching Experience:

Private tutoring: Piano+Music theory-2011-2014;
Music teacher: No2, Art School,Bucharest-2012-2013( part-time);
Keyboard and Music Production tutor: Rock School, Bucharest, Romania-2013.

Tutoring Approach:

I strongly believe that music teaching has to focus on personal development as well as gaining and improving theory and instrumental skills , therefore all my sessions are custom built to meet every student's needs and personality. I am a highly versatile and confident music tutor and my experience has taught me that in order to gain acces to the inner musical personality of a student , first you must build a friendly,comfortable setting in order to achieve real progress. Sessions usually last for 1 hour and a half ,sometimes 2 hours.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Cecile (Miss)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hello, I am from Paris, I have a honour degree in Arts from the University of Edinburgh (2003), and have been making painting and ceramics then. I have also developed an interest in health, nutrition and complementary therapies so studied reflexol ...
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Personal Description:
Hello, I am from Paris, I have a honour degree in Arts from the University of Edinburgh (2003), and have been making painting and ceramics then.

I have also developed an interest in health, nutrition and complementary therapies so studied reflexology and qualified as a reflexologist in 2011.

I love culture: the arts, music and literature so I am currently learning German and improving my Spanish because I want to explore more European cities.

Teaching Experience:

I trained as a secondary school French teacher 10 years ago in Wales.

Since then I have been teaching French to undergraduate students, to adults in evening classes also at university and in private lessons, and to pupils in one to one after-school lessons.

I am currently a supply teacher in secondary schools in South Wales so I am familiar with GCSE and A-level requirements.

Tutoring Approach:

After approaching my student on her/his chosen areas of focus (GCSE pupils can expect to improve their writing skills as much as or even more than their speaking skills, while professional people may prefer to be more at ease first with their conversational skills) I try and devise lesson plans that are well-focused and engaging.

I use recent and stimulating resources such as French films, documentaries, online blogs and magazines.

Having done some acting in my early twenties I like to take inspiration from the feeling of acting and improvising. this does not mean that my students end up reciting impressive French speeches standing up in a cafe, but rather that I have a mind that naturally tries to create situations that lend themselves to role playing or improvising moods, etc.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Jhia Jiat (Mr)
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Subjects: Medicine  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Mandarin  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am about to enter my first year studying Medicine at the Imperial College London after finishing my A levels at a South London school. I have an excellent academic record with 7 A-stars and 3 As in my IGCSE's. I have also achieve the highest score ...
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Personal Description:
I am about to enter my first year studying Medicine at the Imperial College London after finishing my A levels at a South London school. I have an excellent academic record with 7 A-stars and 3 As in my IGCSE's. I have also achieve the highest score on IGCSE mathematics.

I gained 7 As at AS level. I received an average of 97.8% across the 5 science subjects (math, further math, biology, chemistry and physics). I have also achieved Gold awards at the British Biology Olympiad , Senior Math Challenge and the International Chemistry Olympiad. I self taught myself Further Math modules during AS year; I learned FP1 and D1 last year and achieve 98% on both modules. I enjoy the challenge of maths so I self taught two more A2 modules namely FP2 and S3 and I got 100% and 93% respectively. My A level results were 4A* and 1A. I gained 600/600 in A level Maths, 97% in A level Further Maths, 96.7% in Chemistry, 96% in Physics and 92.7% in Biology overall.

I am originally from Malaysia and I am fluent in both Chinese and English, and I can tailor the lessons to focus on whatever students want to learn about. I am keen to tutor students on sciences, math and mandarin. My main academic interests are medical statistics and applied biotechnology. In addition, I play two instruments and enjoy playing tennis and travelling.

Teaching Experience:

I began tutoring secondary students English and Maths during my time in China. When I first moved to London, I started tutoring students on GCSE sciences. I volunteer to teach English students Mandarin during my time in school. Having been through the stress of exams, I have also held numerous study groups and sessions in order to aid pupils further. I also received an opportunity to tutor two girls on As level Maths and Chemistry for two months or so before the summer 2015 exams.

During the summer, I successfully received a full time job teaching A level Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Toefl English in a tutorial institution in Zhuhai, China for 3 weeks. It was a challenge for me teaching full time and preparing lessons every day to meet the demand of the students. In the end, it was a rewarding experience for me.

Tutoring Approach:

Learning should be enjoyed, I believe the best way to learn is by finding what you are learning interesting so I will aim to make whatever I teach interesting for the student. My approach is tailored to the needs and preferences of the student. Lessons can include:
- Recapping material covered in class
- Going through homework
- Focussing on difficult concepts
- Past exam questions & exam technique
I am willing to answer any questions they have as long as they send me an-email so that I can reply.

Subjects
  • Medicine
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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


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Yvie (Miss)
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Subjects: Psychology  |  Politics  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hi there, I'm a fully qualified, Cambridge educated teacher, specialising in English, History, Psychology & Politics. I am a trained English & History teacher & my degree background in Social & Political Sciences enables me to tutor in Politics & Psy ...
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Personal Description:
Hi there, I'm a fully qualified, Cambridge educated teacher, specialising in English, History, Psychology & Politics. I am a trained English & History teacher & my degree background in Social & Political Sciences enables me to tutor in Politics & Psychology, alongside my classroom teaching and tutoring experience in these areas. I pride myself on being a fully-qualified teacher who is passionate about learning, transferring my skills and sharing my passion and love for my subjects with others. It is not everyone who is simply good at a subject or who has an impressive qualification in that discipline, who can actually teach it. Teaching itself is an art and a skill and I am proud to be able to use my personal success, pedagogical training and ability to support and inspire students.

I enjoy what I do and I love inspiring and encouraging my students to perform well and to maximise their potential. I have a high success rate and strong track record with my students & I currently teach up to A-level.

My own academic background includes A-level English (for which I obtained one of the top five marks across the country for my cohort of 2004), a 2:1 Bachelors degree from Cambridge University before completing my teacher training on the competitive 'Teach First' fast-track teacher training programme through which, I became a fully qualified English teacher.

I am now a full-time tutor whilst I establish my own business but in my most recent, long-term teaching role (3 1/2 years, full-time up to Dec 2016), I taught both English & history to GCSE level alongside 'Government & Politics' to A-level. I am also confident in the tutoring of Psychology, having studied Psychology (specifically Social Psychology) as part of my Social Science degree from Cambridge, obtaining an A grade at A-level, alongside private tuition success in this area.

Feel free to get in touch if you have any further questions, I look forward to working with you...! : )

Teaching Experience:

I have over six years' teaching experience as an English teacher, four years' experience teaching GCSE history & A-level Government & Politics and two years' experience tutoring A-level Psychology (which I studied as part of Social Science degree from Cambridge, obtaining a 2.1 and an A grade - full marks, at A-level).

I have taught, in full-time positions at high performing secondary schools across teaching English, history & politics full-time and serving as Head of Department in previous roles.

My previous experience also includes two-years of coordinating the whole-school's English & literacy programme for a secondary school in south London. This role included me ensuring that key facets and skills related to English, literacy and academic writing were embedded across the curriculum within each department, across the school (no easy feat!). I have also ran and coordinated English booster sessions for KS3 and GCSE retake students, helping struggling students at C/D borderline or lower achieve their English Language & Literature GCSE grades.

I have a strong track record of success with students, on average achieving 80 - 90% success rate with classes, with private tutoring students commonly improving by *at least* one grade or more. One of my proudest achievements was with a GCSE student who improved from an E grade to a B grade within seven months of tutoring and an A-level student, improving from a C grade at the end of AS to an A* by the end of A2.

Tutoring Approach:

I strive to be rigorous and professional in my approach and fully believe that marking and assessment are key to success, so students must expect homework each session (for which parental support is essential) and I will spend time marking and giving detailed assessment feedback of student work, including marking tutorials with students so they can clearly see where and how they need to improve.

Whilst, I do have quite a driven approach, I am very personable and get a buzz out of making lessons fun, relevant and engaging with a focus on skills and application, as opposed to pure knowledge. I will often use reading materials and stimuli linked to the student's own personal interests, alongside any set texts needed for English literature, as teaching resources for my lessons so that students can build on their skills, whilst using material that motivates them. Furthermore, I apply this same approach to tutoring in history, politics and psychology, focusing on current affairs and contemporary developments in each subject to make the content interesting and relevant.

As a former literacy coordinator, I am also aware that poor grammar, spelling and punctuation are some of the main hindrances to students' success across all subjects and year groups (adults included!), so I put GREAT emphasis on this in ALL my subjects.

On a whole, it is important to me to teach students not only to pass their exams but to actually help them develop the reading, writing, critical thinking and analysis skills that will help them for life. This is the goal I have for my students and for myself.

Subjects
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)


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