Westmeston Tutors & Westmeston Tuition


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



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Moira (Ms)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced, friendly and approachable lady working on a freelance basis and am still involved with High School teaching in the Leeds area. I worked in industry before deciding to fulfil my ambition to become a teacher. My experience as ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced, friendly and approachable lady working on a freelance basis and am still involved with High School teaching in the Leeds area. I worked in industry before deciding to fulfil my ambition to become a teacher.


My experience as a private tutor has been extremely rewarding over the years and I have seen every one of my students go from strength to strength, and am proud to say that they have all enjoyed the one to one experience.

Teaching Experience:

I have twenty years' experience of teaching English in High Schools -class teaching and one to one tuition. My expertise also incorporates teaching English as a second language having gained a Trinity qualification in Barcelona.
Over the years I have had considerable success with a variety of students, improving achievement levels and GCSE grades.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a very friendly person who tries to make learning fun. I understand the frustrations of young people who are demotivated and struggling to make sense of the English curriculum. My view is that there has to be a two way process and I will encourage the student to develop independent learning skills.

Practising a holistic approach allows young people to achieve their full potential through an appropriate tailor-made study plan. This will support their individual needs and requirements for personal and educational development.

I am happy to teach students in my home or the student's-depending on distance. Travel expenses would be charged if not in my local area-LS17 (North Leeds).

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

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Lorraine (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Study Skills  |  Sociology  |  English  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am an experienced tutor and have been tutoring for the past 12 years. I am friendly and supportive and tailor learning according to the pupil's individual needs. My specialism is 19th & 20th century history and I am especially knowledgeable about B ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced tutor and have been tutoring for the past 12 years. I am friendly and supportive and tailor learning according to the pupil's individual needs. My specialism is 19th & 20th century history and I am especially knowledgeable about British and American history. I teach pupils essential research and study skills including effective exam techniques. I have also tutored English language at secondary and GCSE level with good results. I aim to inspire confidence in my pupils and promote enthusiasm for learning in a supportive environment.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a tutor for over 12 years. I have also helped out in primary schools on a voluntary basis and I have part completed a PGCE in Upper Primary (1999). I am have completed a PGDE at Bury College so I am qualified to teach in further and higher education.

Tutoring Approach:

I am supportive and caring and I encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own learning. I aim to inspire confidence by teaching them essential study skills and exam techniques. I teach pupils to break down learning into manageable chunks and teach them to analyse and revise their work. I make my lessons interesting and I am warm and friendly which puts pupils at ease. I also have a good sense of humour and aim to build up a strong rapport with pupils. I ask pupils to contact me between sessions if there are any concerns and I fully update parents on their child's progress.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (17 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (17 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (17 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Laura (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am 33 years old and have been teaching for the last 11 years. I live in the centre of Winchester and work in a local school. I live with my husband, 2 year old son and 2 cats. ...
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Personal Description:
I am 33 years old and have been teaching for the last 11 years. I live in the centre of Winchester and work in a local school. I live with my husband, 2 year old son and 2 cats.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught in London for the past 10 years, whilst there I worked in Year 1, 3 and 6. I now work in a school in Winchester and am in Year 6. I lead English across the school and help to prepare the Year 6 pupils for the new and challenging in SATs for reading, grammar and maths. Working in London i had a lot of experience of working with EAL children and SEN children.

Tutoring Approach:

When tutoring I try to make it practical and fun. I look at what the pupil struggles with and why they are struggling with it and then I try to overcome their issues. I try to make the learning as personal as possible. For preparation for SATs, I make sure they have access to a lot of past papers so that there are no questions that will throw them.

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


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Gavin (Mr)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an English teacher, currently working at a Further Education college. I have taught there now for 8 years and, prior to that, I taught at a secondary school for 8 years. I am an Advanced Skills Teacher for English, so have advanced knowledge and ...
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Personal Description:
I am an English teacher, currently working at a Further Education college. I have taught there now for 8 years and, prior to that, I taught at a secondary school for 8 years. I am an Advanced Skills Teacher for English, so have advanced knowledge and skills in the subject. I have a B.A and an M.A in English Literature, as well as a PGCE in English teaching, so my subject knowledge is extremely advanced. I am also an A grade A Level English and GCSE English examiner, so have developed knowledge of exam criteria and working to the assessment objectives. I have taught AQA and OCR GCSE English, AQA English Literature, AQA English Language and AQA English Lang & Lit.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught English for 16 years in total, across the secondary sector and in Further Education. I have taught across all levels in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5; teaching English to years 7-9, GCSE English, Functional Skills English, A Level English Language (AS and A2), A Level English Literature (AS and A2) and A Level English Language & Literature (AS and A2). I am currently an Advanced Skills Teacher in English and an A Level English Language and GCSE English examiner. My students get good grades in their courses, with 100% pass rate (A*-C) in GCSE English and 100% pass rate (A*-C) in all A Level English courses. I have advanced knowledge and understanding of all areas within English, including: linguistics, literary analysis, creative writing, analysis of non-fiction/media texts, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Tutoring Approach:

I am an experienced tutor, having tutored for twelve years and I have a very good track record of success, all of my tutees have gained the grades that they needed- including 10 A grades in GCSE and 5 A grades in A Level English. I am extremely passionate about students achieving to their potential, gaining the grades that they need to succeed. I check the tutee's current level and then set targets for them, linked to their written work. I am supportive and encouraging towards my tutees and I am dedicated to their achievement and success.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 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.)

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Stuart (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have had a lifelong passion for all aspects of music creation and production, with enthusiasm to share my knowledge with others. I constantly endeavour to develop individual abilities and understanding of the subject and better myself. I am interes ...
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Personal Description:
I have had a lifelong passion for all aspects of music creation and production, with enthusiasm to share my knowledge with others. I constantly endeavour to develop individual abilities and understanding of the subject and better myself. I am interested in writing as part of an ensemble or solo artist; moreover not scared to explore new and unknown genres to widen my musical palate. My free time is enjoyed with home studio production and novel reading; writers such as Dostoevsky, Wilde and King are particularly respected. After University, travels across the world have opened my understanding and admiration for culture and produced a true thirst for these different lifestyles with desire to discover more.

Teaching Experience:

- Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status - IfL

- PGCE - (GDTLLS) Teaching qualification specialising in Music Technology, computer production and Music Performance. Also PTTLS qualification.

- High experience lecturing Edexcel Music Technology A-Level, and BTEC Music Level 2/3 - Assessment writing and Internal Verifier for Music/Music Technology.

- BA (Hons.) Degree - 2:1 Second Class Hons. (1st Division) 'Popular Music and Music Technology' at Derby University.

Tutoring Approach:

Three years full-time teaching experience in both Secondary and Further Education, more than five years Popular Music and Music Technology education, with knowledge of the industry and performance. Have excellent practice teaching Music Technology A-level, in addition taught BTEC Music Level 2/3. Have a high-quality comprehension of live sound reinforcement practices and international teaching experience.

Professional guitar tutor, with more than 10 years experience in both electric and acoustic styles.


Constantly enthused and have a true love for musical creation and production.

Subjects
  • Music
  • 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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Ishtiaq (Dr)
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Subjects: Urdu  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Currently I am working as Research Scholar at The University of Manchester and doing PhD in Aerospace Engineering.I have completed Master's degree in Thermal Power Engineering and B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Engineering a ...
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Personal Description:
Currently I am working as Research Scholar at The University of Manchester and doing PhD in Aerospace Engineering.I have completed Master's degree in Thermal Power Engineering and B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore Pakistan.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught as Lecturer at under-grad level in the department of mechanical engineering, UET Lahore for almost three years. In January 2007, I joined the department, as Lab Engineer and then promoted to the position of Lecturer after completing Master's degree in 2009. The university and the department claim top position in national ranking and also enjoy the honour of being the biggest and oldest ones in the country. My career of about two years here was full of struggle and effort for excellence in teaching and research.
In addition to that I have have given tuitions as Home Tutor to GCSE and O/A level individuals and small groups.

Tutoring Approach:

I always have the highest expectations of pupils and always have had, even when it was fashionable for learning to be more "child centred"; this is an approach I have found to pay rich dividends in terms of a pupil's academic and personal development. I have always managed to maintain friendly and relaxed environment tailored exactly to what the students requires. Above all I can offer general education and career advice when it matters the most and have observed that my students usually make fast progress towards their goals and good outputs.

Subjects
  • Urdu
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)


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Umar (Dr)
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Subjects: Urdu  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: A highly energetic and enthusiastic individual, specializing in teaching Biology,Chemistry,Physics, Mathematics and IELTs.I am a friendly person and a professional tutor. By qualification, I am a Doctor of Pharmacy and also hold an M Phil degree in P ...
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Personal Description:
A highly energetic and enthusiastic individual, specializing in teaching Biology,Chemistry,Physics, Mathematics and IELTs.I am a friendly person and a professional tutor. By qualification, I am a Doctor of Pharmacy and also hold an M Phil degree in Pharmaceutics. i have also got an overall score of 8 bands in IELTs which demonstrates my strong communication skills. My tutoring experience has made me patient and analytical, so, I always adapt the most suitable teaching approach which is individualized based on a student`s personality, mental caliber and his attitude towards learning. In addition to this, I have myself got distinctions throughout my academic career.

What makes me passionate about teaching is the fact that I have always been rejoiced by the thought of making a positive contribution to other people`s lives, and teaching young students, by far, is the most effective way of doing so. I am deeply inspired by my primary school math teacher whose incredible teaching skills transformed me into a bright and hardworking student from a very mediocre and average one. It was the time when I realized that incorporating social skills successfully into the routine methods of teaching can make learning far more interesting and easy.

I customize my teaching style according to the learning needs and mental caliber of the student. Generally, I start a new lesson by giving the student a detailed concept of the scientific topic. Later on, I elaborate the general and specific details of the topic with the help of examples. Afterwards, I put forth similar problems in front of the student to solve by himself, in order to assess his understanding of the topic. I also share with my students all the possible questions and different forms of a question that they might come across in the examination out of a selected topic. Moreover, I also give them examination techniques to solve such problems effectively.

Teaching Experience:

9 years of teaching experience of science subjects(Physics, Chemistry, Biology), English and Math to the students of KS2, KS3, GCSE and A levels.I started my teaching career in 2004 with A-Level and GCSE teaching. In 2008, when I completed my Pharmacy Degree, I joined professional bodies as a teacher. I have also been tutoring IELTs for the last two years.

Tutoring Approach:

I customize my teaching to learning needs and mental caliber of student. Generally, I start a new lesson by giving the student a detailed concept about the scientific topic. Later on, I elaborate the general and specific details of the topic with the help of examples. Afterwards, I put forth similar problems in front of the student to solve by himself, in order to assess his understanding of the topic. I also share with my students all the possible questions and different forms of a question that they might come across in the examination out of a selected topic. Moreover, I also give them examination techniques to solve such problems effectively.

Subjects
  • Urdu
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

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


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Paul (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a returning ex-pat having lived and worked in Spain for 13 years. I learned Spanish naturally and have a similar approach to teaching. I use the similarities between the languages to lower barriers and make learning fun and easy. I teach natural ...
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Personal Description:
I am a returning ex-pat having lived and worked in Spain for 13 years. I learned Spanish naturally and have a similar approach to teaching. I use the similarities between the languages to lower barriers and make learning fun and easy. I teach natural Spanish not endless grammar or lists of nouns or verbs. I have been in a face to face environment all my working life and put people at their ease quickly. I have used the language in both a casual and business environment.

Teaching Experience:

As a private tutor I have been helping students for over 3 years now. I have developed a method of making the language accessible and easy to speak. There are no verb lists. Here's the challenge: I can teach present tense verb endings in 10 minutes, past tense in 5 minutes and future in one minute. How long have you been trying? Make learning fun!

Tutoring Approach:

I learned Spanish naturally and have a similar approach to teaching. I use the similarities between the languages to lower barriers and make learning fun and easy. I teach natural Spanish not endless grammar or lists of nouns or verbs. Students find my methods fun and relevant. I can offer support to academic learning within a curriculum or help people to get by on holiday. If required I can take a student through to fluency in a manner more suited to everyday use.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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Benedict (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm Mark, a Trinity CertTESOL qualified English language teacher with over 8 years experience. I can help you learn or improve your English, for business or social purposes, from beginner to advanced level. In particular I can help you with: ...
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Personal Description:
I'm Mark, a Trinity CertTESOL qualified English language teacher with over 8 years experience.

I can help you learn or improve your English, for business or social purposes, from beginner to advanced level. In particular I can help you with:

* Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening
* Pronunciation
* Grammar
* Vocabulary
* English for specific areas (eg engineering, law, medicine)
* Academic writing (essays, theses etc)
* Seminar participation
* Note-taking skills (eg for lectures)
* IELTS
* Interview preparation

OTHER SERVICES OFFERED

Editing
Proofreading
Article/newsletter writing

MORE INFORMATION

I have taught group and 1-1 lessons at English language schools and at home.

I aim to make my lessons fun, challenging and interactive, so my students leave each lesson feeling that they have achieved something. The content of the lessons comes mainly from the student and is always based on the student's needs. As a result, there is always a wide range of topics which we can look at in each lesson.

Lessons can be either 1-1 or groups, at my home or at the student's office / home.

If you are not able to do lessons face-to-face, I also offer online lessons via Skype.

My lesson prices are competitive and are given below:

15 per hour (on Skype)
20 per hour (in person)

Lesson times and length are flexible and suit the student's requirements.

References, proof of ID and other relevant documents can be provided if required.

Teaching Experience:

LSI Portsmouth May 2014 - June 2016
Business and general English teaching, covering:
Meetings
Presentations
Email/report/technical document writing
Negotiations
Telephoning and videoconferencing

Professional Language Solutions Mar 2013 - May 2014
In-house corporate business English training.

Surrey Language Centre Oct 2012 - May 2014
Business and general English:
General English teacher, young adults.
One-to-one tutoring with private clients - general and business English.

London Languages Mar 2012 - May 2014
One-to-one tutoring - general and business English.

Improve your English International Feb 2013 - Oct 2013
Helped to launch a language school by:
researching / designing course materials
drafting lesson plans
creating / editing publicity material
advising on school marketing strategy

Anglo European School of English July 2012 - Aug 2012
Summer school general English teacher, young adults.

VUS (Vietnam US Society) Sept 2009 - Jan 2012
General English teacher, 5-18 year olds / adults.

ILA Vietnam Jan 2008 - July 2009
General English teacher, 6-18 year olds.

Lawrence Ting School, Vietnam June 2008 - July 2008
Summer school general English teacher, 13-18 year olds.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching is to ensure that each lesson is an enjoyable, creative and challenging experience for the student(s), and that different skills are practised. A wide variety of activities are used to ensure that the students remain engaged with and focused on the lesson aims. Where possible I let the students give me the language rather than 'feed' the language to them. The aim is always to give the students the space they need to learn, and to help them make the most of the learning opportunities presented in each lesson.

Here are some of the things my students have said:

1. Benoit
Date of feedback: 26 October 2014
Company: ArcelorMittal
"Hi Mark. First of all, I would like to thank you again for that great week spent in Portsmouth. I really enjoyed that way of working, that way of teaching.
I came back to France on Friday and I'm convinced that my English improved during that stay. Even if one week remains too short to realize huge improvement.
Anyway, I'm trying to follow your advice and I've podcasted many '6 minutes' on BBC. Iread a lot of English texts as well.
Hope to keep that motivation.
Thanks and have a nice week, Benoit (Ben)

2. Geraldine
Date of feedback: 12 June 2015
Company: Renault Trucks (Volvo)
"Thanks a lot for my teachers. And a particularly thank to Mark B [myself], because it's the first time I understand present, future, past."

3. Pavel
Date of feedback: 19 June 2015
Company: Coal mining company based in Czech Republic.
"Very good teachers, Mark W especially."

4. Patrick
Date of feedback: 14 August 2015
Company: Bayer AG
"It was a pleasure to learn and practice my English. It was a very good mixture of all teaching part and equipment Mark have chosen."

5. Thomas
Date of feedback: 31 July 2015
Company: Bayer AG
"Mark is a wonderful teacher; he is well-experienced and trained and I like the way of teaching. Books and materials better than the year before!"

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Peter David (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a recently retired Clinical Scientists (registered). I am married with a son and I am a youthful 67 year old with an 8 years old son! We are a non smoking family. My involvement with "mathematics", at various levels, dates back to when I left se ...
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Personal Description:
I am a recently retired Clinical Scientists (registered). I am married with a son and I am a youthful 67 year old with an 8 years old son! We are a non smoking family. My involvement with "mathematics", at various levels, dates back to when I left secondary school (Blackpool) in 1964 and worked for the Civil Service for 5 years. I was in an accounts division and passed two additional maths (and eventually English!) O'Levels via evening classes as well as enjoying the 60s and playing bass guitar in local groups. I took a 1 year full time A''Level course (Maths, Further Maths and Physics) and subsequently read for a Mathematics degree (Physics subsid.) at the University of Nottingham (1970-73). During this time, I had 3 vacation studentships with different departments of the Scientific Civil Service. After graduating, I worked for around 15 years as a computer programmer / analyst during which time I passed an HND in Computer Studies (University of the South Bank, London). Although I was 40 years old when I was made redundant from a communications company, I decide to make a significant career change and return to my "roots" and look for scientific work where my mathematical skills would be better used. After 2 years as a Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer in the lung function laboratory at the Royal Brompton, I had the tools and experience to apply for a research post in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Post Graduate Medical School (RPGMS, Hammersmith Hospital).

I retired in 2014 after 25 years as a researcher / Clinical Scientist at the RPGMS and Royal London. A large part of my research involved mathematical analysis of breathing patterns and flow-volume curves. This involved developing techniques and algorithms for alternative methods of assessing "lung function". I published many papers in international medical journals and all included a significant maths / stats content. During this time, I took evening classes obtaining additional A' Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Statistics and then read for an M Sc in General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Kings College London. In 2005, my portfolio was reviewed by the Health Professions Council and I registered as Clinical Scientist, which is a protected title, The main reason for the additional qualifications was my passion for learning and the thrill of sitting examinations and testing myself. The addition A'Levels and M. Sc. were taken for the challenge and pleasure and were not directly relevant to my career. One important reason for offering private tuition is my love of teaching / learning and I miss my close involvement with the "sciences". I have been accepted as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) ambassador and I have an enhanced DBS check certificate.

Teaching Experience:

Although, I do not have formal teaching qualification and I only started offering private tuition at the beginning of 2015, I am a patient person who has tutored a range of tutees from Common Entrance Exam level to adult learner including CGSE students for both Mathematics and Statistics.

However, my "teaching" roles / experiences go back to the mid 60s helping friends struggling with the Civil Service maths entrance exams and later, post graduation, I taught maths, unpaid, to several children of friends as well as adult friends and colleagues who needed to obtain better qualification. My research positions included (i) formal teaching / lecturing roles at all levels e.g. work experience students, medical / nursing students, visiting medics, junior members of the lab staff as well as registrars and consultants; (ii) presenting the research at local, national and international meetings and (iii) giving guest lectures on B. Sc. and M Sc. courses.

In my research / technical support work, I found particular pleasure explaining to children and parents the purpose and science that underpinned the tests and the analysis and interpretation of the results. This was a unique experience for almost all of them. It gave them and me a lot of pleasure and improved the success problems. In my own time, I helped patients, some who missed a lot of school time due to their problems, with both school work in the sciences and others with projects related to the maths and biology of their respiratory problems. Invariably, they ended up knowing more than their teachers!

Tutoring Approach:

As George Orwell never said "All tutees are not the same but some are more different than others".

I have a variety of approaches, depending on factors such as (i) whether the tutee needs teaching or revision; (ii) the number of lessons the tutee can fit in before the exam; (iii) their strengths and weaknesses, as well as their interests; (iv) whether the tutee is struggling to keep up or a flyer needing to ensure an A* (v) the length of the sessions 45-90 mins and whether it is one or two session a week and (vi) the work they are able to do between sessions.

However, there are aspects that are common to all tutees: before starting the lessons, I am happy to meet for a chat (no charge) to spend as long as necessary clarifying important issue such as (i) which board, level and paper they will be sitting; (ii) the text book they use and which parts of the syllabus have been covered and whether any need revising or explaining and (iii) wherever possible, obtaining suggestions and feedback from their teachers including where marks had been lost in recent exams.

Other aspects of my approach include (i) the tutee attempting appropriate questions / papers from other boards to encourage and foster "thinking outside the box" and, thus, to be prepared for questions that do not fit the usual mode; (ii) e-mailing questions of papers in advance of session to allow adequate time for preparation; (iii) feeding back how sessions have gone and suggestions for changes and being available between session via e-mail; (iv) moving up and down the difficulty ladder depending on the progress; (v) working on exam technique and teaching how to not misinterpret questions, sometimes, badly written; (vi) preparing tutees for difficult topics about to be taught at school, to ensure they get the most out of upcoming lessons; (vii) using examples from everyday life to demonstrate the use and usefulness of maths and statistics outside of the classroom and (viii) building up confidence and aiming to engender a passion and love of the subject and learning, in general.

I make extensive use of marking schemes and examiners reports to discuss how the tutee may have obtained the correct answer but lost marks due to not showing their working or lost time providing irrelevant details and this has been very successful and interesting for the tutees.

Some of my feedback:
(i) As a Year 11 student, Peter has been providing me with extra mathematics tuition during the final months before my GCSE examinations, offering distinct, concise teaching within a relaxed but highly enjoyable and yet professional environment. As a mathematician, Peter has aided me in approaching mathematics from a somewhat more lateral perspective, exploring multiple methods that could be employed to solve a challenging question; a form of thinking that is seldom used within a typical school environment. Peter's abundant, infectious passion for both his tuition and mathematics manifests itself within his unswerving support and guidance during our sessions together, delivering a uniquely engaging teaching environment within which to learn, but most importantly, to enjoy learning mathematics!"

(ii) Parent of a Year 11 school girl: Hello Peter, thank you for your follow up, your emails always have an interesting flair about them. We also enjoyed our meeting and Ebony particularly liked your relaxed approach to the subject, for that reason alone I think she would benefit from being able to ask questions without feeling awkward about what she doesn't understand, most importantly I agree with your 'spades a spade' philosophy in how to interpret the syllabus into the real world.

(iii) Teacher's reply to an e-mail from the mother of a Common Entrance school boy: Thank you for your email. I am pleased Edward has a good tutor and is happy doing extra Maths. The best paper to prepare Edward for our end of year test would be a practice SATs test as they follow a similar format to ours.

(iv) A recent GCSE student, EDEXCEL Higher, via his mother: Peter, I obtained and A in my Stats paper and B in my maths paper and I was told by my teacher that it might be worth remarking, as I was only several marks away from the A Grade)

Consulting the 'breakdown' of my overall Mathematics grade, it appears as though I (thanks to your support) did exceptionally well within the non-calculator paper (the equivalent of a very high A/ very low A* in terms of marks), but it was simply a few questions at the end of the calculator paper (that seemed to baffle everyone, regardless of ability) that partially pushed my overall grade down.

Once again, thank you for all of your support and guidance; I certainly would not have been able to achieve my result within the NON-calculator paper, the paper that I claimed was more intimidating, without our sessions within the Library. You have improved not only my proficiency, but also my confidence in Maths enormously and for that I cannot thank you enough.

(v) Father of a schoolgirl (EDEXCEL Higher): "E" did very well overall and passed all 13 ! In Maths she was one point off a B so of course that's a C. I think we will request a remark for the maths paper. Many thanks again for your help in the past, best wishes.

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Amy (Miss)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Sociology  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an experienced part time tutor in the Lewisham/Southwark area. I have tutored English for over 5 years at a range of different levels. I have just returned from teaching abroad in India for 6 months where I specialized in English language te ...
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I am an experienced part time tutor in the Lewisham/Southwark area.

I have tutored English for over 5 years at a range of different levels. I have just returned from teaching abroad in India for 6 months where I specialized in English language teaching for students aged 6 to 13.

In my full time job I am Head of Events at a think tank in Westminster and therefore I am only available on weekends or evenings.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored English for over 5 years. I specialise in primary age students or students who do not have English as a mother tongue.

I worked as a teaching assistant in primary school in Deptford, South East London for one year.

Tutoring Approach:

I offer a bespoke tutoring experience. I believe that each student has different needs and therefore we should tailor the learning experience to them.

I try and make learning fun by using games and interactive exercises.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
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  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
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Stewart (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Combined Science  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am the Head of Physics at an outstanding school. I have been in teaching since 2003 and have a BSc Honours with distinction in physics. I have taught science and maths at outstanding schools in Essex and my particular emphasis is on developing stud ...
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I am the Head of Physics at an outstanding school. I have been in teaching since 2003 and have a BSc Honours with distinction in physics. I have taught science and maths at outstanding schools in Essex and my particular emphasis is on developing students learning skills. I have a keen interest in the use of ICT in teaching and make all my classroom resources available to my tutees.

Teaching Experience:

I have completed my PGCE with QTS and my NQT year and am qualified to teach in English Schools.
I have taught in many Essex schools three of which currently have outstanding status.

Tutoring Approach:

Familiar with recent A level Physics and Maths specs and am developing new schemes of work and websites for the new syllabuses also. I enjoy the one to one interaction with students and develop their confidence in the subject whether this is knowledge or skills. I emphasise problem solving and enable students to develop their own learning skills.

I also believe in appropriate use of modern technology to enhance and organise my study groups and I am currently developing my websites that tutees will be able to use to assess and develop their skills.

Subjects
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  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)

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  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (32 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (32 p.h.)

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