Thurlwood Tutors & Thurlwood Tuition


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Darren (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  English  |  Geography  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: APPOINTMENT SLOTS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE (as of May 2017): Friday 7pm onwards and holiday times. As a student, little came easy for me. I learned the hard way. Now, with over 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of institutions - f ...
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Personal Description:
APPOINTMENT SLOTS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE (as of May 2017):
Friday 7pm onwards and holiday times.

As a student, little came easy for me.

I learned the hard way.

Now, with over 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of institutions - from Oxbridge entrance to comprehensives on 'Special Measures' - I am young enough to remember my struggles and old enough to know better.

I know how to bridge that gap for my tutees.

Teaching Experience:

This is my eighth year as a full-time tutor, but I was a secondary school teacher for 19 years before that.

I have experienced many types of academic performance from high-performing grammar schools to comprehensives on 'special measures'. I have held a variety of positions of responsibility within schools, particularly in the pastoral system such as Head of Year. I have been a grade-A examiner for AQA GCSE Geography.

During the last eight years of 11 Plus entrance 15 out of my 25 students have passed. I have also successfully helped one parent and child through the appeals procedure for grammar selection. Furthermore, a 12 Plus tutee in 2011 was the only girl to pass and get a place at South Wilts. Three out of five 12+ and 13+ tutees I have taught have passed their exams.

I have taught numerous syllabi: in the last six years I have tutored AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC at A level Geography. Indeed, I taught the whole of the A2 Edexcel Geogaphy syllabus online to one a tutee in Moscow: he has now gained a place at Aston University. I have mainly tutored the AQA and Edexcel syllabi for GCSE Maths. It would be fair to say that the overwhelming majority of my A level tutees experience significant gains and regularly obtain A or B grades.

At the moment (March 2015) I have 20 tutees in total: this includes 4 home-school tutees doing a variety of subjects such as GCSE Maths and Geography as well as Key Stage 3 Maths, English, History, Geography, Citizenship and RE; three GCSE English tutees; one Key Stage 3 Maths tutee; two Key Stage 3 English tutees; three 12 Plus tutees; five Key Stage 2 Maths tutees; two GCSE Maths tutee; one KS5 numeracy tutee, one A Level Geography tutee and, finally, three GCSE Geography tutees.

I would say on average, across the year, I would have between 15 and 20 tutees each week. Nearer exam time, this can creep up to 25.

Tutoring Approach:

One size does not fit all . . .

Tutoring and learning should be natural and intuitive so that tutees can 'fly' by themselves.

To make the most of tuition, a tutee must be 'on-board'. If it's their idea - even better. A tutee that is in-charge of their own learning makes an excellent pupil.

As a tutor, I decide what is right for the tutee - not an institution. Parents often want someone who is familiar with the education system but independent enough to give an honest assessment. My main concern is the welfare of the tutee - not just their academic progress - nor the reputation of some teacher or institution. If something is not right for a tutee, no matter how forceful a parent might be or how much money I might lose, I simply will not do it. Each year there are a handful of tutees I turn away because of this.

In the first session I will try to identify what it is the tutee needs, and you may wish to quiz me in more detail. I will need access to school reports and examples of the tutee's work. Through discussion with my tutee and parental input it should become clear the reason for the tutoring.

From this 'snag' list, I will design a bespoke program to meet the educational needs of the tutee. It is flexible and, unlike a classroom situation, I can respond immediately to the needs of the tutee.

Homework will always be set, depending upon the demands placed upon the tutee by the normal school week. The tutee will be far more involved with learning than in a normal school class where they can 'hide', so prospective tutees need to expect plenty of chat and discussion, reviewing work and giving feedback.

For learning to be 'on the wing', to be natural and instinctive, tutees need to work hard without feeling the burden. This can only happen through enjoyment and a lot of laughter. That's my part: helping tutees to work really hard without realising it.

If at any point I feel unable to help, I won't just prolong tuition, or if our work has met its aims then I will call a halt. The point of tuition is not to need me anymore, so they can 'fly' all by themselves.

I offer two types of 'remote' tuition options at the moment:

i/ ONLINE FACE-TO-FACE TUITION: face-to-face on Skype is very good in dealing with syllabus issues and reinforcing and filling in the holes the class teachers leave behind. Face-to-face tuition lends itself well to visual resources such as diagrams, maps and pictures. It is primarily discussion-based and the tutee needs to take notes as we go along. I regularly send tutees files to prepare them for the lesson and to discuss in the lesson. If a tutee comes to face-to-face tuition and expects to be spoon-fed or entertained, it just won't work. Extra work can be set to test their written understanding. Usually, it is enough to go through topics the student struggles with. Once they 'click' with the topic/issue, we move onto other areas. Payment for this type of tuition is a flat fee each week to cover lesson preparation and the lesson itself. The marking of substantial pieces of work outside of lesson time such as essays will incur a modest marking fee.

ii/ CORRESPONDENCE-STYLE WITH UNLIMITED EMAIL SUPPORT: work is set through powerpoints, pdf files and word documents for the student to do on their own in their own time. This should keep the tutee occupied for between 1-3 hours each week, unless more is required. It is then returned to me within the week. I mark it and provide feedback in the form of an audio file (up to 30 mins), talking them through the various issues. Any amounts of email conversations to help the student with this particular piece of work are allowed, after feedback has been given. This is very much an ongoing and open-ended commitment, once work has been set and feedback given, and the student is totally free to contact me with any issues. As a result, the payment structure is open-ended and depends on the amount of time used to prepare resources, mark and give audio feedback. This is added up at the end of each week, and the client is then billed. Follow-up emails and support are not timed but are considered as a 'free' part. Generally, this time will be from about 45-90 mins per week. I keep a track of the time minute to minute and endeavour to keep the time used as short as possible while setting about 1-3 hours of work. This is very much a trust system of working. I tailor the work individually to suit the student as opposed to an ordinary correspondence course that just covers syllabus content.

Please be aware that I do charge for travelling over 30 miles (roundtrip: 15 miles each way):
30-40 mile roundtrip - £5
41-50 mile roundtrip - £10
51-60 mile roundtrip - £15
61-70 mile roundtrip - £20

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£33 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£33 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£33 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)


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Adnan (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Study Skills  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a a self motivated person with a diverse range of academic and professional experience at various levels. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a a self motivated person with a diverse range of academic and professional experience at various levels.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than 8 years of teaching experience and currently lecturing at one of the leading university. I also provide guidance and feedback on the coursework assignments and dissertation prior to submission.

Tutoring Approach:

Edutainment, I believe in education while entertaining in order to keep the interest intact.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Study Skills
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)


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Marc (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: My name is Marc and I teach self defence moves/techniques that work under fear induced situations, are natural movements using body mechanics and can been taught in a short space of time. I teach the best tried and tested self defence methods that ca ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Marc and I teach self defence moves/techniques that work under fear induced situations, are natural movements using body mechanics and can been taught in a short space of time. I teach the best tried and tested self defence methods that can be incorporated into existing disciplines or used solely to enable individuals to successful defend themselves.
I was a boxer for 10 years with 2 of them being at a professional level.
As well as being a Self Defence Instructor, I am also a Service Delivery Manager, Parent Governor, recurve Archer, Records/Tournaments officer for Archery club, devoted Husband and Father or 2 beautiful daughters.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching Natural Self Defence for 6 years on a one to one basis or in groups of 2 to 20 people. I offer to train people, 1-2-1 or in small groups, in their own homes so traveling to my course is not a problem. I have been a Manager within I.T for 22 years where I have had to teach all levels of personnel (from engineers to senior executives). Training includes technical, managerial, financial, procedural and personal development e.g. confidence building, goal setting, assertiveness and career progression.

Tutoring Approach:

I use handouts to enable people to take notes at particular sections of the training and also encourage open discussions on techniques, moves and legal implications of our actions. Each move is explained in detail and reasons why particular approaches are recommended.
Each week the previous weeks instructions are gone through and discussed in case a question has been thought of between sessions.
I encourage note taking whilst training to ensure the moves are not only phyiscally carried out/remembered but also mentally committed to memory.
I offer to train people, 1-2-1 or in small groups, in their own homes so traveling to my course is not a problem.

Subjects
  • Self Defense
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)

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Clare (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  French  |  Spanish  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a 31-year old female languages graduate with a BA(Hons) 2:1 in Modern European Languages from Durham University and a Trinity CertTESOL certificate.. I am approachable and friendly. I believe everyone has the capacity to learn a language and my ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 31-year old female languages graduate with a BA(Hons) 2:1 in Modern European Languages from Durham University and a Trinity CertTESOL certificate.. I am approachable and friendly. I believe everyone has the capacity to learn a language and my job as a tutor is to help unlock that potential so you enjoy the learning experience.

Teaching Experience:

I've previously tutored French up to GCSE level and Spanish and Italian up to A-Level standard. I am a TESOL qualified English teacher with experience working abroad and have also tutored primary school children in languages.

Tutoring Approach:

I prefer to tailor my approach to the student, depending on their age, level and what they hope to get out of the sessions, as well as their preferred learning style.For younger children I would tend to include more activities, whereas for students studying for exams I would focus more on helping with coursework, revising topics covered in class, and exercises.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£14 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£14 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)

  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£14 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£14 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)


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Nichola (Miss)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am currently studying for a Biological Sciences PhD. I have an MSc in Applied Marine Science and a first class honours BSc in Marine Biology. I love my subject and want to share this with the next generation while helping them achieve the best tha ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently studying for a Biological Sciences PhD. I have an MSc in Applied Marine Science and a first class honours BSc in Marine Biology.
I love my subject and want to share this with the next generation while helping them achieve the best that they can.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience in secondary level education in England, having completed the Student Associate Scheme at the end of my Bachelors Degree. In doing so I had experience working as a classroom assistant and running my own Biology lessons.
I have also worked as a demonstrator within the university.

Tutoring Approach:

I don't believe in giving the answers, it does not help anybody. My approach is to explore the question/problem/topic. If a question can be explored from a different angle then the answer is always reachable. Learning shouldn't be just memorising facts, but really understanding a topic. I love that moment when it just clicks!

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)


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Brian (Dr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Combined Science  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have a PhD in chemistry from a university in the United States. Personally I'm friendly and supportive and easy to get along with. ...
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I have a PhD in chemistry from a university in the United States. Personally I'm friendly and supportive and easy to get along with.

Teaching Experience:

I have lived and worked in 4 different countries and have almost 18 years experience of teaching chemistry and biochemistry at university level. I have been working as a private tutor for almost 4 years. I have taught at different levels including Private Schools entrance exams; GCSE Science; A level Biology and Chemistry; and University level Medicinal Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Tutoring Approach:

It is vital for students to have confidence in their ability. I try to help students to study in the most efficient way in order to achieve the best results and to realize their true potential. I like to use problem sets and former exams as much as possible. I have a range of textbooks and teaching resources that I can use. I am happy to have an initial informal meeting to discuss the students requirements before lessons begin.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)


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Alan (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a family man with three young children. I've been helping students from all over the world to learn for over ten years. I have a degree in English Literature and a Cambridge DELTA. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a family man with three young children. I've been helping students from all over the world to learn for over ten years. I have a degree in English Literature and a Cambridge DELTA.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught English at four different universities. I have been a tutor of Creative writing, English EFL and study skills, both in schools colleges and in my home.

Tutoring Approach:

Friendly, fun communicative approach. I find that this is the way to get the best results out of Adults and younger learners.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 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) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 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) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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

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Ayush (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Physics  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am Ayush. I am 18 years old and was born and brought up in India.I am currently doing my course of B.Sc Forensic Science at London Metropolitan University. As you may know that India is known for it's quantity and quality of education as it ranks ...
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I am Ayush. I am 18 years old and was born and brought up in India.I am currently doing my course of B.Sc Forensic Science at London Metropolitan University.
As you may know that India is known for it's quantity and quality of education as it ranks 3 worldwide for it's level of education.

Teaching Experience:

I used to give tutions when I was in India and grades of my students increased gradually.In the university I am a student mentor and help the students in better understanding of subjects.i occasionally do give them lectures if they have a problem on a particular topic.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe to share a give and take relationship with my students,if they are ready to take information I am always available to help them up.i have seen the level of education here and I am 100% sure your grades will for sure increase under my guidance.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 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.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 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.)

  • Biology
  • 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.)
  • Accounting
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)


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Ana (Miss)
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Subjects: Art  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: ¡Hola! My name is Ana. I am a native speaker of Spanish and a qualified teacher here in the UK. With over two years experience of teaching in schools and tutoring adults on a one-to-one basis, I will help you reach your goals, be they learning some ...
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Personal Description:
¡Hola! My name is Ana. I am a native speaker of Spanish and a qualified teacher here in the UK. With over two years experience of teaching in schools and tutoring adults on a one-to-one basis, I will help you reach your goals, be they learning some holiday basics or help with assignments for school or university. I am an enthusiastic, organised and friendly individual with a passion for teaching, especially Spanish, where I get to share my home language and culture.

Lessons will be tailored to your specific requirements and will be at a speed and level that suits your learning style. I always strive to make my lessons as enjoyable and practical as possible where you will learn real life skills and gain confidence. As a native speaker with a neutral accent, you will learn correct pronunciation that will be understood the world over.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 2 years experience of teaching adults Spanish and in this time I have taught a wide variety of abilities and levels. As well as adult tutoring, I currently teach Spanish in several Primary schools and have experience of teaching up to A-Levels.

I completed my teacher training in Spain and hold Qualified Teacher Status here in the UK. I have been working in UK schools for over 1 year now.

Tutoring Approach:

My interest in teaching and share my knowledge inspired me to start my career in the education sector. Although I have, so far, had little teaching experience I feel that I am confident enough in both subjects to tutor the ages I have specified. I adapt my lessons to student's needs and interests.

Subjects
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)


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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  History  |  Maths  |  Psychology  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a certified teacher working as tutor for students in Cambridge and across the UK. In university I had the opportunity to study a variety of subjects, including English, psychology, history and statistics. I'm able to tutor children, adolescents a ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a certified teacher working as tutor for students in Cambridge and across the UK. In university I had the opportunity to study a variety of subjects, including English, psychology, history and statistics. I'm able to tutor children, adolescents and adults in the following subjects and levels:

English for Key Stages 1-3, GCSE and A-Level.
Maths for Key Stages 1-3.

Psychology for GCSE, A-Level and undergraduates
History for KS3 and GCSE

IT/Computing for primary, KS3 & adults
English as a Second Language for adults

I am a calm a patient tutor, able to adapt my lessons for students with different needs. I'm able to accept home tuition requests, online tuition via Skype, and also tuition in agreed upon public locations, such as a local cafe. For online lessons, I sometimes make use of Idroo, which is an online whiteboard and a very useful tool for maths.

See the "Subject Taught" section below for rates per subject and level. Computing/IT and English as a Second Language for adults are set at a discounted rate.

Don`t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Teaching Experience:

In the UK, I have experience tutoring for two years in London, Surrey and East Anglia. I've also tutored students for four years across a number of Canadian universities, such as the University of Toronto.

Tutoring Approach:

For younger students, I assess them on their first appointment to see where their strengths and weaknesses are. I then focus the lessons on the areas they need improvement in, using an individualized approach that is suitable for that particular student. I also help students prepare for examinations, such as the GCSE; in this case I mostly focus on giving them tasks and questions that resemble what they will face on their tests.

For A-level and degree students, I'm usually asked to provide assistance with a specific task. For example, I've helped my students construct outlines in order to structure their essays, answer typical questions that will come up on their exams, and proof read their essays to check content, clarity and grammar. I can also clarify theories that are difficult to understand and help students generate ideas for their thesis.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£18 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£18 p.h.)

  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)

  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£24 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£24 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£24 p.h.)


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Sabine (Mrs)
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Subjects: German  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Teaching is something I enjoy passionately. I believe that with the right support and increased confidence, students can achieve their goals in their given language. My style is relaxed and friendly. My aim is to focus on the student's needs and to m ...
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Personal Description:
Teaching is something I enjoy passionately. I believe that with the right support and increased confidence, students can achieve their goals in their given language. My style is relaxed and friendly. My aim is to focus on the student's needs and to make language learning an enjoyable experience. I am also a qualified NLP Master and am trained to help people set and achieve their goals. Learn German in your own office! One-to-one tuition tailored to your individual needs and learning style. Dedicated and efficient language teaching one-to-one and groups for German that works and is fun.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching many students with different needs in German over the last few years with great results, helping students preparing with language and culture before relocating to Germany, GCSE and A-level pupils to revise for exams and many business professionals wanting to communicate better with German associates and learn about business etiquette and German business culture. I also understand business needs as I am a Training and Marketing professional with 16 years national and international experience in global blue chip, national top brand and local authority sectors. Please see my website for further info.

Tutoring Approach:

Informal and relaxed with clear goals that will be discussed at the start of the course. Focused on individual needs and learning styles with Neuro Linguistic Programming techniques incorporated to ensure best learning outcomes.

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

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Joe (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I hold a BSc (Hons) Mathematics, 1st class from the University of Manchester as well as an MA Music, Distinction from the Royal Academy of Music. I grew up in Watford, studying at Watford Grammar School for Boys. I achieved 4 A Levels grade A incl ...
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Personal Description:
I hold a BSc (Hons) Mathematics, 1st class from the University of Manchester as well as an MA Music, Distinction from the Royal Academy of Music.

I grew up in Watford, studying at Watford Grammar School for Boys. I achieved 4 A Levels grade A including Maths and Further Maths, 1 AS Level grade A, and 11 GCSEs, 9 grade A* and 2 grade A.

I am a mathematics tutor and freelance classical musician (viola), with my work featuring performance with top UK orchestras, chamber music and outreach work as well as a teaching portfolio working with children and adults.

In my spare time, I enjoy astronomy, cycling and playing the euphonium with the Army Reserve Band of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

Teaching Experience:

I have recently relocated to Liverpool and am looking to build up a tutoring profile here. In previous academic years I have had the following distribution of students:

2015-16: 7 A Level, 5 GCSE
2014-15: 3 A Level, 5 GCSE

All of my students have achieved over and above their expected grades.

In addition, I teach the violin and viola to children and adults, from beginner to diploma level. I should clarify that I don't teach academic music, rather am happy teaching instrumental music to the age groups listed. I am able to combine mathematics tuition and music teaching for individuals who would be interested.

Tutoring Approach:

For those studying A Level and GCSE Mathematics, it is very important to be able to identify areas which require work and bring these to the attention of a tutor; my approach to mathematics tutoring is a student lead approach. I also like to instigate discussions about general study and revision technique which can be transferred to other subjects as well. Given the appropriate contact time with me, students are always prepared for exams well in advance.

I offer an introductory session at no fee. This is for myself, the student and parent(s) to get to know each other, and also to discuss where the student would like help.

My music teaching approach is focused on general musicianship and encouraging the enjoyment of playing. I do work on grades with my students but prefer to allow them to develop to a point that I know they will be able to pass their exams easily. Many students who are taught with too much of a focus on grades give up and stop playing altogether, and this is the reason for my approach.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

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