Willington Quay Tutors & Willington Quay Tuition


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Stefania (Dr)
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Subjects: French  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Highly professional. Passionate about her job. Likes to make her students achieve the best results. ...
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Personal Description:
Highly professional. Passionate about her job. Likes to make her students achieve the best results.

Teaching Experience:

Qualified Italian Ph.D tutor with extensive teaching experience ranging from nursery schools to university. Qualified as a teacher of Italian as a second language. Currently working as an Italian tutor at Stranmillis University College, Belfast.

Tutoring Approach:

Clear and simple lessons based on essential grammar and communication checks. All material provided. The aim is that of making the student feel at ease and confident whatever the level.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 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.)
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 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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Christine (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I live in Bangor On Dee, near Wrexham. I have been married for nearly 35 years and have 2 adult sons. I work as a supply teacher. ...
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Personal Description:
I live in Bangor On Dee, near Wrexham. I have been married for nearly 35 years and have 2 adult sons. I work as a supply teacher.

Teaching Experience:

I qualified as a teacher in 1972, and have worked for the Wigan, Warrington, Cheshire and Wrexham authorities, with children aged from 4-11 years. I have experience with children with special needs.

Tutoring Approach:

I enjoy working on a one-to one basis, because the work can be tailored exactly to the child's needs, often in a more relaxed manner than is possible in school.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)

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

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Natalie (Dr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: With me as your tutor, not only do you receive a first-class education in a supportive environment, but you also get the benefit of my extensive experience and ongoing research. Last year, I completed my funded PhD on Samuel Beckett and Theodor W ...
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Personal Description:
With me as your tutor, not only do you receive a first-class education in a supportive environment, but you also get the benefit of my extensive experience and ongoing research.

Last year, I completed my funded PhD on Samuel Beckett and Theodor W. Adorno at Royal Holloway, University of London. I completed my Masters study in Literature and Philosophy in September 2012, graduating with Distinction, and received a First Class Honours BA in English from Royal Holloway in 2010. Between my Undergraduate and Masters study I worked for a year as an Editorial Assistant in the Health Sciences division of Hachette UK.

I also offer a proofreading service and online tuition.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a Visiting Lecturer at Royal Holloway since September 2014 and have taught on the courses 'Modernist Literature'; 'Reorienting the Novel'; 'Inventing the Novel'; 'Fundamental Questions in Philosophy'; and 'Special Author: Samuel Beckett'. I have received excellent student feedback, with over 95% of my students agreeing that the seminars significantly furthered their knowledge. A number of the students last year identified seminars as the aspect of the course that helped them increase their knowledge and skills, with comments including 'engaging and approachable' and 'very helpful essay feedback'.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that each student requires entirely different strategies for the optimum level of learning. It is important for them to be taught in a positive and open environment, where they are encouraged not only to develop academically, but also to enjoy the experience of learning.

Whilst I recognise the need to cram for exams in our education system, I still believe that excellent grades can be achieved without compromising original thought and extra-curricular study.

I also offer proof-reading services if you do not require face to face tuition but only some help on a particular piece of work.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)


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Yong (Mr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm an Optometry graduate from University of Manchester. As a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese, I was educated in English at school in Malaysia and I learnt my mother tongue since when I was little. In addition, I have acquired Malay language as my ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an Optometry graduate from University of Manchester. As a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese, I was educated in English at school in Malaysia and I learnt my mother tongue since when I was little. In addition, I have acquired Malay language as my third language throughout my academic life. In my past A Levels examination, I gained A* in Mathematics, and A in both Biology and Chemistry. I believe my academic achievement makes me a good fit in tutoring the subjects above.

Teaching Experience:

Tutored in Chemistry and Biology A Level in the past three years. Actively involved in peer to peer tutoring programme in A Levels as a Chemistry tutor in college for 1 year.

Tutoring Approach:

I'm willing to go through past exam papers and exercises as for Maths, Chemistry and Biology with students should they don't understand them and wouldn't mind to go extra mile to prepare notes and useful study skills for the students. I reckon that tutoring in a friendly manner would enhance learning process instead of forcing the student to do as said. Also, I believe that learning to speak Mandarin Chinese is easier when a student works with a native speaker as this allows the student to learn the correct pronunciation quickly. This would also be a good starting point if you want to learn basic Chinese language.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • 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.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)


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Louise (Ms)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Study Skills  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello, I am an experienced teacher (over twenty five years). . Previously I worked at the University of Southampton training new and in-service teachers and as a Curriculum Team Leader at a grade 1 sixth form college teaching A Level History and Crit ...
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Personal Description:
Hello, I am an experienced teacher (over twenty five years). . Previously I worked at the University of Southampton training new and in-service teachers and as a Curriculum Team Leader at a grade 1 sixth form college teaching A Level History and Critical Thinking . I offer coaching for A Level History and Critical Thinking and also tutor for GCSE and IGCSE History. In addition I offer tuition in English for Academic Purposes.

I have relevant examining experience with Edexcel, OCR and the International Baccalaureate and of supervising the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). I am also familiar and have current experience of teaching the AQA History syllabus. I can assist with structured help with Study Skills, University entrance tests and UCAS applications. For prospective teachers, I am experienced in coaching for the Professional Skills test for Literacy.

I am friendly, patient and easy to get along with and will tailor a programme to suit your needs.

Teaching Experience:

I am very experienced in tutoring students on a one to one basis. I am accustomed to working with students with varying needs and abilities and can offer strategies to support a variety of learning styles. For example, I am experienced in working with students who are gifted and talented and with those who have dyslexia. I can help with preparation for course work assessment and written exams.

I offer specific coaching in critical thinking skills for entrance tests (Oxbridge, LNAT, BMAT) and in Literacy for the Department for Education). I work on a regular basis teaching English for Academic Purposes at Surrey University ; this contributes to enable me to offer high quality support for helping students with essay writing and exam technique.

Tutoring Approach:

I will tailor an individual programme to meet your needs. To help you prepare for exams, I will focus on aspects such as thorough coverage of the syllabus, organisation of materials, memory strategies and essay writing technique for exam success. I will offer resources that complement the ones already offered by your school or college. I offer regular weekly sessions, half day / day workshops and intensive revision weeks, during holidays and during Study Leave periods. I am flexible - please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)


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Alexandra (Miss)
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Subjects: Law  |  Greek  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello, I obtained my law degree from Queen Mary University of London. Then I studied the Legal Practice Course as well as the MA (LPC with Business). Finally, I have completed my Bar Professional Training Course and I have been called to the Bar ...
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Personal Description:
Hello,

I obtained my law degree from Queen Mary University of London. Then I studied the Legal Practice Course as well as the MA (LPC with Business). Finally, I have completed my Bar Professional Training Course and I have been called to the Bar in July 2016 .

I am from Cyprus, thus I speak, write and read fluent Greek as well. Despite my country of origin, I have been living in UK for six years and I can confidently say that I am fluent in English. I have obtained 8 out of 9 in IELTS.

Despite my academic background, I always participate in various volunteering projects. I have worked in Ireland at Barretstown camp where I had to supervise children from all over the world. I have been a student adviser at the Legal Advice Clinic since 2014. I have been the student director in the call screening part of the Legal Advice Clinic since October 2015.

I am a really hard-working and organised person and this can be justified by the fact that while I was studying the BPTC and being a student adviser and student director, I have been working part time in a law firm.

I believe that there is always enough time if you use it wisely!!

Teaching Experience:

For the past five years, I have been tutoring students of various ages. I have worked with younger students up to the age of 18 by assisting them with their homework and their yearly exams. Furthermore, I have been teaching IELTS to people who either were interested in taking the particular exam or just improve their English.
I have helped students to learn Greek from scratch.
Finally, since I have been studying law for the past five years, I am extremely confident and I am helping a lot of law students with their assignments, final assessments and re-sits.

Tutoring Approach:

As a fully organised individual, I am always well prepared for each lesson. I am ready to give the appropriate attention and time to each student in order to achieve the desired result. Apart from teaching the chosen module, I am assisting students to improve their study skills.
Everyone has their setbacks, I strongly believe that what matters is to give yourself an opportunity to learn the correct way how to overcome your obstacles, re-gain your confidence and not struggle on your own.

Subjects
  • Law
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Greek
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Accounting
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)


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Shoaib (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: An enthusiastic young teacher who is doing his doctorate degree in the Electronics Engineering with specialization in Radio Frequency and Antenna design and measurements. By profession I am an Engineer and currently studying. I have a bundle of exper ...
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Personal Description:
An enthusiastic young teacher who is doing his doctorate degree in the Electronics Engineering with specialization in Radio Frequency and Antenna design and measurements. By profession I am an Engineer and currently studying. I have a bundle of experience in teaching Primary/GCSE/A-LEVEL Subjects.

Teaching Experience:

More than 4 Years of experience in teaching GCSE and A-Level Mathematics including Core Mathematics, Statistics and Mechanics.

Currently teaching GCSE and A-Level Mathematics in Tudor BEC College Worcestor Park.

Boards Taught: Edexcel, OCR, MEI

Tutoring Approach:

My straight forward policy is to make concept clear to the student. Also my student is supposed to complete book, past papers and all practices before sitting in exam. I always focus on making the student learn rather than rush. I have a very impressive record of students' results and most of the students have already gone to major Universities in UK.

References and/or Testimonials can be provided upon request.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

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Emily (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am currently doing a PhD in Mathematics at the University of Reading. I finished my Masters in July 2015 and received a First Class. Have tutored several people throughout my time at university, ranging from KS2 to third year university Maths stude ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently doing a PhD in Mathematics at the University of Reading. I finished my Masters in July 2015 and received a First Class. Have tutored several people throughout my time at university, ranging from KS2 to third year university Maths students, including someone studying for their PGCE numeracy test.

Teaching Experience:

Have tutored several people throughout my time at university, ranging from KS2 to third year university maths students, including someone studying for their PGCE numeracy test.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a very comforting and relaxed approach to tutoring. Too many students are not reaching their full potential because they are intimidated by the subject, and so can't break it down into logical steps. Tutoring styles should be dynamic and flexible, and for students who are already excelling in subjects, you should push them past the level they are at currently at and make them strive for excellence.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

Suzanne (Dr)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Study Skills  |  Psychology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi, I'm Suzanne and I have over 10 years of experience studying and working in UK universities. I have undergraduate and masters degrees in Psychology, and completed my PhD in Biological Anthropology in 2014. I am interested in all aspects of human e ...
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Personal Description:
Hi, I'm Suzanne and I have over 10 years of experience studying and working in UK universities. I have undergraduate and masters degrees in Psychology, and completed my PhD in Biological Anthropology in 2014. I am interested in all aspects of human evolution ranging from cognition and biology to politics and philosophy. My academic research focuses on comparative cognition - using behavioural studies of other species of primate to gain insight into how modern humans evolved - and included two years of fieldwork with wild primates in Gashaka Gumti National Park in Nigeria.

While I love working with non-human primates, I am also interested in science communication and have worked on projects ranging from ongoing education work with UCL and ZSL London Zoo to stand up comedy to at Edinburgh Festival.

Teaching Experience:

I am an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and have taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses at University College London, including 'Approaches to Knowledge', a foundation module aimed at developing critical thinking and a range of study skills, and 'Evolution and the Human Condition'. The latter is a second year undergraduate course for which I co-wrote the syllabus and taught, covering various aspects of evolutionary theory in biology, chemistry and philosophy. I also have experience designing and grading assessments at degree level, and can offer insight into what examiners are looking for when grading essays.

Outside of the University environment, I have previously tutored masters students in Psychology and Anthropology, and worked as an outreach lecturer visiting schools and delivering workshops for children aged 12-17.

Student Testimonials:

"I cannot express highly enough how supportive Suzanne has been. I employed her help for my final degree year after receiving very poor level of feedback from my own university and she has not disappointed. Quick to respond to any concern I have in a supportive and guiding way, Suzanne has been a lifeline for me. Suzanne explains difficult concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. Her feedback is fantastic, critical but in a supportive and guiding way that has enabled my development and improvement."
- Current undergraduate student

"The quality of staff on the course was far above the standard of many courses on offer, and size of classes conducive to their exuberance. Consequently, these were among the best if not the best I've had."
- Former undergraduate student

"I was very happy with my seminar as she listened to what we needed each week and stuck to a loose plan, rather than keeping a strict plan to cover each week"
- Former undergraduate student

Tutoring Approach:

I emphasise the critical thinking and writing skills that enable students not only to obtain higher grades, but also to continue to progress their studies outside of tutoring sessions.

While individual sessions are relaxed and discussion and debate around study topics is encouraged, I ask students to define a specific aim in their first session so that I can ensure that we are progressing towards that goal in subsequent meetings. If working towards an exam or assignment deadline, I request the course syllabus to ensure the best results, and have successfully helped students to obtain high grades using this approach in the past.

Once expectations have been established, there is a lot of room for flexibility such as the inclusion of field trips to exhibitions and public lectures that are relevant to the topic of study if students wish to broaden their approach to academic work.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)


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Tanuj (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I enjoy teaching and have tutored at various universities across Europe. My day job is at the Department of Oncology, University of Oxford, where our team of clinicians, physicists, mathematicians, biologists and bio-chemists together develop strateg ...
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Personal Description:
I enjoy teaching and have tutored at various universities across Europe. My day job is at the Department of Oncology, University of Oxford, where our team of clinicians, physicists, mathematicians, biologists and bio-chemists together develop strategies to fight cancer. I particularly enjoyed interacting with people at science festivals explaining them the potential benefits of medical imaging. I have presented scientific work at various international conferences and worked in over 5 clinical trials. In the past, I have also enjoyed working at the interface of business, science & technology while starting-up a boutique clinical research organisation.

Teaching Experience:

10/2011-04/2013: Co/supervised various student projects, Kings College London, UK

04/2008-04/2010: Senior Tutor and Invigilator, UCD, Ireland
School of medicine: Designed and delivered 'Applied Research and Statistics' for 4th year Radiology, School of mathematics: Differential and Multivariate Calculus, Statistics, Matrices & Vectors

09/2007-01/2008: Teaching Assistant, University of Strathclyde, UK
EEE department: Probability and stochastic process

Tutoring Approach:

The classes are individually tailored. The students tell me in advance which topic they want to learn. I prepare a few questions & solutions for the chosen topic to tutor during our joint session and encourage students to bring specific exercises to the table related to the chosen topic. At the end of the session, I try to point out the key points learned during our session.
Note: If you can form a group of 2-3 students (max), students share the cost of my hourly class. I offer 50% off on the first lesson.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (90 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (90 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (90 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (90 p.h.)


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Farooq (Mr)
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Subjects: Accounting  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Reliable and qualified Maths Teacher with 20+ years of experience of tutoring individuals and groups. I care deeply about teaching and learning in general and the teaching of mathematics is a particular passion for me. I am a secondary school math ...
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Personal Description:
Reliable and qualified Maths Teacher with 20+ years of experience of tutoring individuals and groups.

I care deeply about teaching and learning in general and the teaching of mathematics is a particular passion for me. I am a secondary school mathematics teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). I have completed a BSc in Accounting, an ACCA qualification and a PGCE course. I am currently studying for my MSc Education degree. I have 20+ years experience as a tutor and 10+ years as a teacher. I have also worked for an acounting firm for 5 years and worked as a company director for 7 years.

My first session is provided free of charge and I use this session to understand the needs of prospective pupils. At the end of the session, I have a frank and honest discussion with the pupil and/or their guardians. I use these conversations to listen to the concerns of the pupils and/or their guardians and present an outline of my assessment of the student's areas of strengths and weaknesses. I also suggest a course of action to help the pupil move forward.

Teaching Experience:

I have been providing tuition in mathematics for over 20 years and have been a secondary school Mathematics Teacher for over 10 years. I have tutored A Level, university, AAT, CAT, ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA students in accounting for over 10 years and have 5 years experience teaching professioanl accounting courses in private colleges. I have experience teaching to individual students, to small groups and to classes of up to 35 students. I have helped four year old pupils take their first steps in arithmetic and forty plus year old students finally understand how algebra works. In accounting I have worked with 16 year olds studying accounting for the first time for A Levels or CAT or AAT and 40+ year olds who have working in accounting for a long time and are studying for their professional exams.

I have helped students gain confidence in their own mathematical ability when they have been convinced by the academic system that they are incapable of doing well in the subject. I have also helped higher attaining students to challenge themselves and aspire to become even better. Most recently my Year 7 students were the only gold medallists in the UKMT Junior Mathematics Challenge in my secondary school. They did considerably better than all the other Year 7 students and even all the Year 8 students in the school who sat the same exam.

Tutoring Approach:

During the last two decades I have worked with many hundreds of students and have read research studies from academics around the world on the subject of attainment in mathematics. My own experience is in keeping with all the studies I have read about this topic. The overwhelming majority of students can do well in mathematics provided they have the confidence, the techniques and willingness to work hard. Even after only six to eight weeks of tuition, all the students I have tutored have improved by at least one grade or one level.

I tell all prospective pupils there is no magic bullet or shortcut. To achieve success in mathematics a few things are key: understanding the concept well; understanding when and how to apply it in different situations; lots of practice in applying it in different scenarios and short, regular revision sessions. So my only pre-conditions before I agree to work with any student are: a positive attitude; a commitment to put in the time and effort required to bring about the improvement in their grades; and at least one ninety minute session every week.

It is important to me that students should enjoy mathematics and look forward to their sessions with me. To ensure this I use a variety of different resources to explain concepts to students and am a firm believer in using physical and computer based study tools and aides to complement the standard oral and written tools used to teach mathematics. I also believe in linking the mathematics that we study to the real world to increase students' engagement with the topic and their understanding of its relevance. I am very patient and empathetic to my student's needs and once they develop in confidence I encourage all my students to challenge themselves regularly. Depending on the amount of time available, I usually help students cement their mastery of the foundations of arithmetic and algebra before moving on to establish fluency in statistics, geometry and problem solving.

Subjects
  • Accounting
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Diane (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I find teaching very interesting and exciting particularly because there is always something fresh to be added when opening up the world of the subject to a new person who inevitably has their own challenges as regards to their goals and current or p ...
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Personal Description:
I find teaching very interesting and exciting particularly because there is always something fresh to be added when opening up the world of the subject to a new person who inevitably has their own challenges as regards to their goals and current or past attainment. I like to see the connections between the language or literature being studied and the daily life of the student - to me this is the way to transmit the true importance of their studies to the student. I love to mix fun and creativity with more formal tests and drills, using variation in order that the learning does not stagnate.

After Scottish Highers and A Levels, I got into Cambridge and I graduated with a BA in English. Afterwards I did a Masters in Twentieth Century Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London before doing part of a PhD at Leeds University. Immediately folowing my academic studies I started working and volunteering in the charity sector, eventually helping to establish a new homelessness charity in Cambridge.I have been tutoring and teaching since I left university and now it is my career. I do believe tutoring is my vocation.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a tutor and teacher for about 7 years in total. My Masters specialism was in literature, and I have wealth of English literature and language teaching experience. I have worked with children from age 4 upwards and adults of all ages and ability levels. I have worked as a self-employed tutor and also in state-funded and private educational establishments.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor my approach to the individual depending on their learning style and their areas of interest. I spend time getting to know the student and developing a rapport before preparing lessons which make the learning material appealing to that individual. I like to set timelines, goals and homework so that students have a tangible sense of their progress and achievements. I work with a reward system where students set their own reward for results or outcomes they will work towards. I have experience of students achieving excellent results, but for me it is important that the student progresses and achieves what is appropriate to them and their long term goals

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Media / Communication Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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