Thorn Tutors and Thorn Tuition


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



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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Blaine (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a 31 year-old prize-winning Masters graduate in Mathematics from Oxford University, and I also hold Top Candidate Notifications for my performances in A-level maths and further maths, and another such notification for my performance in GCSE Stat ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 31 year-old prize-winning Masters graduate in Mathematics from Oxford University, and I also hold Top Candidate Notifications for my performances in A-level maths and further maths, and another such notification for my performance in GCSE Statistics. I am in my eighth year of tutoring full-time.

I offer tuition in mathematics at each of the following levels: KS3/GCSE/AS/A2/AEA/MAT/Oxbridge Interview Practice/STEP. I have a CRB Enhanced Disclosure.

Teaching Experience:

I have seven full years experience as a full-time private tutor. My role addresses the pitfalls of a mainstream education by truly individualising it, and is perfected through thousands of hours of experience of striving to achieve precisely that. My thirst for knowledge has allowed me to develop a true understanding of mathematical concepts: I have frequently played the role of the consultant throughout my mathematical career, have been able to help my peers and students avoid the pitfalls usually associated with difficult ideas and am able to explain things from numerous angles.

Tutoring Approach:

Traversing the mathematical landscape is an art; it can be a very uncomfortable environment for some. I find it so important to make my students feel at ease and to find confidence in their maths and so important to be friendly and patient. I am not a suited, booted assessor, nor old-school, to be frank! The feedback I've received indicates that I am very successful in creating a supportive atmosphere that encourages discussion, openness and good effort.

As well as engaging with students in this manner, my aim as a maths tutor is to get my students to 'think mathematically'; to uncover the inherent simplicity in methods and concepts and to truly understand what is being worked with. It is my business to focus thought, prevent confusion and stimulate the development of good ideas. I employ illuminating explanations and navigate sticking points, and as a result maths should be considerably easier to handle under my guidance.

As well as offering support for those with difficulties or specific grade aspirations at standard levels, I can also challenge the very able as intensely as they could hope for, introducing them to the mindset, rigour and practise required for the more challenging AEA and STEP papers. At university I was lucky enough to find myself one to whom others turned with maths troubles: I have been depended on to explain advanced maths effectively for years. I am sure this accounts for two more areas of particularly positive feedback I've received as a tutor: in explaining concepts and in effectively dealing with problems as they arise.

I provide tuition either at my home in central Cheltenham, or at the homes of students within a 30-mile radius of it (dependent on particular location).

I am here to provide a complete teaching experience that in addition to ironing out difficulties and providing excellent exam preparation as matter of course, at no extra effort on the part of the student introduces them to the thought processes and insights of the professional mathematician. I have the STRONGEST sense of duty of care to my students and want every one who I work with to exceed their own expectations and the expectations of others and to walk away feeling truly proud of their achievements.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Further/Higher (university) (85 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)


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Andreas (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Andreas and I am 36 years old. I have university degrees in Engineering and Computing and I have worked as an engineer for 8 years. I am now a full-time tutor whilst studying psychotherapy. I enjoy working with children and adults, helping ...
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My name is Andreas and I am 36 years old. I have university degrees in Engineering and Computing and I have worked as an engineer for 8 years. I am now a full-time tutor whilst studying psychotherapy. I enjoy working with children and adults, helping them to achieve better grades and improve their confidence.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring full-time for the last 3 years. I teach Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at Key Stage 3, GCSE and IGCSE level.

Tutoring Approach:

As each person has a unique way of understanding, my tutoring methods adapt for each student. I believe learning should always be a fun experience, using real-life examples to create a better appreciation of the subject.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)


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Simon (Dr)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Russian  |  Japanese  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Simon and I am a graduate from the University of Leeds with a strong 1st class degree in Japanese, Russian and Ukrainian languages. I have completed my MA in Japanese cultural studies and now I have recently finished a PhD in Japanese focu ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Simon and I am a graduate from the University of Leeds with a strong 1st class degree in Japanese, Russian and Ukrainian languages. I have completed my MA in Japanese cultural studies and now I have recently finished a PhD in Japanese focussing on the international reception of modern Japanese popular culture.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught all three languages, Japanese, Russian and Ukrainian to all levels to various age groups in preparation for exams and or general study for the students own pleasure. I am able to advise on proper essay style for assignments for all levels ranging from primary to university education.

Whilst studying abroad in Japan and Russia as part of my formal studies I taught English as a foreign language in Konan University situated in Kobe, Japan and in Moscow state university in Moscow, thus I am more than prepared and understand the requirements of language learning both from a native speaker level and as a student.

Having lived in both Japan and Russia I am also very aware of, and competent with, colloquial Japanese and Russian language and am prepared to teach both formal language and once a grasp of the language has been achieved I can move onto more colloquial language skills to speak like a true native speaker

Tutoring Approach:

I tutor in a relaxed environment tailored to each individual student's needs and wishes.I will then help the tutee create a work plan, and work through all areas that need attention.

I feel it is important to target the areas in which a student needs and or wishes to improve in so as to boost confidence. Regarding language study, I firmly believe that self confidence is one of the most important aspects to understand so that steps towards fluency can be achieved.

I am friendly, patient and understanding, and appreciate that everyone works at a different pace.

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

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


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Janaka (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a lecturer/teacher by profession with BSc Engineering (Honours)(SL), MPhil(UK) and CIMA(UK) qualifications. Currently I read for my PhD in Mechanical Engineering and teach engineering undergraduates on part time basis in the Glasgow Caledonia ...
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Personal Description:
I am a lecturer/teacher by profession with BSc Engineering (Honours)(SL), MPhil(UK) and CIMA(UK) qualifications.
Currently I read for my PhD in Mechanical Engineering and teach engineering undergraduates on part time basis in the Glasgow Caledonian University.

Teaching Experience:

I have 3.5 years of lecturing/teaching experience and over 3 years of tutoring experience teaching Scottish qualification with outstanding feedback from my pupils.
I have taught, N5, Higher, Advanced higher, HND and degree level students.

I am competent in teaching Physics and Maths (National 5, higher and advanced higher, diploma and degree levels) which I enjoy a lot. I am teaching for Scottish qualification exams since 2012.

Tutoring Approach:

I follow a friendly and interactive way of delivery customized to the pupil's requirements.

Please note:
I'm visiting homes for 1.30 hrs classes only as I believe quantitative subjects like maths and physics need reasonable time for theory and practice.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Helena Nora (Miss)
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Subjects: Craft and Design  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Art and design has been the love of my life since early childhood. Being able to express oneself creatively and with imagination has always been my primary source of independence and happiness. Apart from that, i am also attentive to creative sparks ...
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Personal Description:
Art and design has been the love of my life since early childhood. Being able to express oneself creatively and with imagination has always been my primary source of independence and happiness. Apart from that, i am also attentive to creative sparks and fires in the people around me, enjoying when the potential is given the chance to be fulfilled. Plus, i am thoughtful and hard working, with a light-hearted and empathic attitude towards people i work with. I am a bit of a connector, a bit of a maven, a bit of a geek and i always wear a sunscreen. I have studied Art and Design in Latvia and in London, have an Interior Design diploma and a degree in Product Design, strong drawing skills, sane knowledge of a range of arts materials, software skills and a spirit for safe experiments.

Teaching Experience:

Sustainable Opportunities Workshop 2011, in collaboration with British Council - designing the workshop and facilitating it.
Private arts tutor for life drawing and modeling, 2007-currently.
Learning Resources Assistant in University of Arts London, advising on materials and software (Adobe CS; Rhino; Solidworks for beginners) 2009-currently.
Arts tutor and group supervisor in Children Summer Camp, ages 6-16. 2007.

Tutoring Approach:

The best tutors in my life have been the strictest ones, with high demands and set standards. I have learned from them well and would aim for the same level of aspiration they have given me. But in addition, my strongest belief is that the best teacher is the one who understands the way his student works and learns and acts accordingly, being an inspirational teacher. Ages 6-99 can all benefit from expression through the different forms of art. First of all I would discuss the needs and desires of stakeholders and form a brief, which would include:
Desired outcomes
Program to reach them
Sourcing materials - what materials are needed
Timetable
Location

Then, we would be set for starting the learning and revealing the wonders of life and ourselves.

Subjects
  • Craft and Design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Anastasia (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am passionate about education, both theory and practical implementation, I have extensive experience working with adults and children specializing in teaching English as a foreign language. I have attended numerous courses and conferences to improv ...
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Personal Description:
I am passionate about education, both theory and practical implementation, I have extensive experience working with adults and children specializing in teaching English as a foreign language. I have attended numerous courses and conferences to improve and develop my skills. I enjoy languages and have travelled extensively in Europe to improve my skills, I am competent in English and German, and I am currently learning Chinese and Italian.

Teaching Experience:

 Sept 09 - Aug 12: English teacher at Moscow Secondary School - The centre of Education 'Marino' No 491'
 Oct 08 - Aug 09: A Pedagogue of additional Education at Moscow Secondary School - The centre of Education 'Marino' 491 (teaching English to children of various ages)
 July 08 - May 09: English teacher at Moscow Language School 'Franglais' (teaching adults)
 July 08: English teacher at Moscow Language School 'Big Ben' (teaching adults)
 March - May 08: English teacher at Cherepovets Language School 'Dialogue' (teaching adults)
 Jan - Jun 08: English teacher at Cherepovets Secondary School No. 21
 Sept 07 - Jan 08: English teacher & secretary at the Department of Foreign Languages at Cherepovets State University
 Sep 06 - April 07 English teacher at Cherepovets 'House of Knowledge' (teaching children aged 4 - 6)
 Jun 06 English teacher at Cherepovets Summer Camp (voluntary work)
LANGUAGES

Tutoring Approach:

I aim to provide you with a tailored programme that is best suited to your individual needs.

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Ravi (Dr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Economics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am looking forward to tutoring undergraduate Uni students in Economics Finance and Stats. I am also looking for motivated students who lack the know-how to get the A-Level grades required by a good University. I want to guide them to achieving t ...
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Personal Description:
I am looking forward to tutoring undergraduate Uni students in Economics Finance and Stats.

I am also looking for motivated students who lack the know-how to get the A-Level grades required by a good University. I want to guide them to achieving these grades.

I tutor from my home in the Filton area in Bristol, BS7

I have over twenty-five years of teaching experience at the University/A-Level/GCSE Level.

My success includes guiding my son to get an admission to Q.E. Boys School in High Barnet in Hertfordshire and some others to getting A* in. Maths and Further Maths and getting offers from Cambridge, Loughborough and Queen Mary's London.

I am in my 50's and have been also tutoring 11+ students for the last eight years.

I have taught as a lecturer of Economics at a well known University in London for over twenty years

Teaching Experience:

I have over twenty-five year's teaching experience, both in one-to -one and group tutoring.

Tutoring Approach:

I think the only way to succeed is hard work. Therefore, I am looking for motivated students who lack the know-how to get the grades required by a good University but are not afraid of work. I want to guide them to achieving these grades.


I tutor from my home in the Filton area in Bristol.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)


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Christina (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a qualified teacher of modern languages who combines bringing up a family with teaching French. I developed my love for languages from an early age. Coming from a bilingual home background I appreciate how language learning is an integral part ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified teacher of modern languages who combines bringing up a family with teaching French. I developed my love for languages from an early age. Coming from a bilingual home background I appreciate how language learning is an integral part of a child's development. My experience training in French Immersion education in Alberta, Canada has also added to my understanding of language acquisition and language learning.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified French teacher with over fifteen years teaching experience. I have taught MFL in both primary and secondary schools from Early Years/Foundation Stage to GCSE level and beyond. I have run after school French clubs for primary school children and have also taught French to adults in Adult-Ed evening classes.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a distinctive approach to language teaching which strives to develop the confidence and creative skills of language learners in the four key areas of language learning by employing a variety of teaching strategies depending on the age and preferred learning style of each student.
Firstly I try to get to know my students, and establish what they already know and can do in the target language.
Then we build on their strengths while at the same time identifying areas of weakness that need to be worked on.
Study is organised taking into consideration the aims of the student and the intended length of study. I provide homework at the end of each lesson with follow-up advice and guidance on each piece of work. Preparation for examinations is systematic, concentrating on topics and language tasks specific to examination requirements.
Above all I endeavour to impart to my students a life-long love for language learning.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (24 p.h.)

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Henry (Mr)
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Subjects: Politics  |  Law  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  German  |  Study Skills  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am lawyer and former assistant editor of one of the most widely-used practitioner's textbooks. I currently work in Birmingham, but commute in from Northamptonshire. I provide a tutoring service to suit each and every individual at whatever level an ...
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Personal Description:
I am lawyer and former assistant editor of one of the most widely-used practitioner's textbooks. I currently work in Birmingham, but commute in from Northamptonshire. I provide a tutoring service to suit each and every individual at whatever level and I draw upon both practical experience as well as my excellent academics to provide an impeccable tutoring experience.

Given my experience in editing and my methodical and exact approach to legal written work, I am also more than happy to proof read and provide guidance on essays and theses in any subject.

Teaching Experience:

I provided tutoring during my postgraduate studies to law students and those converting to law from other subjects.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring very much depends on the needs and requirements of my tutees - because everyone is different and so my approach is tailored.

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

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 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.)
  • German
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Kayleigh (Miss)
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Subjects: History  |  Law  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have just graduated from Cambridge with First Class Honours in Law. I have a good academic background and achieved A's in all of my A-Levels (Law, History, Politics). ...
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Personal Description:
I have just graduated from Cambridge with First Class Honours in Law. I have a good academic background and achieved A's in all of my A-Levels (Law, History, Politics).

Teaching Experience:

I have always helped friends and family out and tutored them on an informal basis. I also have experience helping in a primary school classroom.

Tutoring Approach:

Very informal and relaxed, I don't want anyone to feel uncomfortable. No question is too stupid and I'll never make anyone feel bad for not knowing the answers. Everyone learns differently and finding out the best way for you to learn is key. Everyone wants to pass their exams so obviously a key focus will be on exam technique and helping to perfect this by going over past papers together.

Subjects
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Law
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)


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Isabella (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm well prepared to teach Fine Art at GCSE, A-level and causal learning. From taking my GCSE, and A-LEVEL Art a year early, to achieving the Highest Joint International grade in GCSE ART and Design: Fine Art I have a thorough understanding of of a ...
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Personal Description:
I'm well prepared to teach Fine Art at GCSE, A-level and causal learning.
From taking my GCSE, and A-LEVEL Art a year early, to achieving the Highest Joint International grade in GCSE ART and Design: Fine Art I have a thorough understanding of of all three exams and work books, and what the examiners are looking for.

I have previously studied at and had several pieces of work displayed in Marbella Art Gallery, and also sold various pieces.


I'm a friendly, open-minded 19 years old student currently studying a BA Russian and politics degree at University College London (UCL)
I lived in Southern Spain for 3 years, and have a high level of conversational Spanish, and a good understanding of basic grammar and usage. From my personal experience, no matter how much you're taught at school, the best way to UNDERSTAND and learn any language is to use it !

Teaching Experience:

During GCSE ART I played a key role in helping fellow students develop their artistic eye, and see the development of their work book as a 'tick box' exercise; which proved very effective, especially for those who struggled with mandatory teaching

For both ART and SPANISH I've gained a lot of experience through helping, understanding and listening to younger children and adolescents, simple from having a large family and teaching family friends.

Tutoring Approach:

My aim is to show my students how experimentation, development of ideas and evidence of inspiration are the keys to not only a rich, varied work book, but also an exam piece that ticks all the examiners boxes.
I can help my students see Art at these levels as an examiner 'tick box' exercise, yet still retaining high levels of artistic skill and development. At the same time If any of my students require greater focus on technical drawing/painting guidance i'm more than prepared and experienced.
I'm also happy to use my own work books and pieces as examples of my style.

For SPANISH, I have good conversational skills, and believe the best way to learn any language is to submerse yourself in it - so conversation is a great place to start! From doing all 3 levels of exams at school, I can say that this is the one thing that lacked the most. My style is flexible and I am great with younger children (I also have a young sister who I also helped with Spanish). I'm ready to adjust myself to which ever level is needed

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)


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Kate (Miss)
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Subjects: Music  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a mature, bubbly and reliable individual; I have a passion for learning and thrive in passing my knowledge onto others. I am currently completing my Biology MPhil (Master of Philosophy) degree at Newcastle University; I am also a keen musician a ...
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Personal Description:
I am a mature, bubbly and reliable individual; I have a passion for learning and thrive in passing my knowledge onto others. I am currently completing my Biology MPhil (Master of Philosophy) degree at Newcastle University; I am also a keen musician and have previously worked as a Music Teacher. I possess experience of successfully tutoring pupils of all ages; I take a flexible approach to teaching by playing to pupils' strengths, improving their weaknesses and exploring the best, most enjoyable way of getting new and difficult material across.

Teaching Experience:

Past Experience:
~Biology Demonstrator (Newcastle University)
~Biology Tutor (Self-Employed)
~Junior Music Teacher (Peterhead Music and Rock School)

I have extensive experience of working in educational settings. I was employed as a Junior Music Teacher at Peterhead Music and Rock school. There I taught from the ages of 4 - 40 keyboard, piano and musical theory. I learnt to adopt a patient, confident and professional approach and to build an instant rapport with pupils of all ages. I adapted my teaching style for the needs of each pupil and individually planned all lessons within good time. I prepped many of my students for exams (The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, ABRSM, accredited), for example one student achieved a Distinction Grade 1 piano whilst another obtained a Merit for her Grade 5 theory. I carried this experience on to my role as a Biology Tutor where I followed the curriculum and successfully aided a pupil in improving their grade from a D to a B.

While completing my Masters degree I worked at Newcastle University as a School of Biology Demonstrator. Through the role of Demonstrator I have gained valuable experience of helping to run undergraduate laboratory practical classes alongside experienced technicians and academics. My main tasks were to supervise the students; I would ensure they adhered to safety protocols and promote their understanding of the practical by assisting with any queries they may have. I developed a good rapport with both staff and students by adopting a friendly, hard-working and patient approach.

Tutoring Approach:

As mentioned in sections above; I am a very patient and friendly individual. My approach to tutoring depends entirely on the student I am working with. I very much like to tailor sessions to every individuals' needs and abilities, ensuring that the learner dictates the pace we work at.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
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