Wooler Tutors & Wooler Tuition


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



Our search will show home teachers in your region ordered by their distance from you. Our subjects include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and German from primary level up to GCSE, A-Level and even degree level tuition. Also before making final arrangements with a tutor you can check they cover your syllabus (such as AQA, EdExcel or OCR exam boards) before releasing their contact details and starting tuition.

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Miruna (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  French  |  Latin  |  German  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have a Bachelor degree in Modern Languages and did my PGDE at Aberdeen University. I am currently doing my Masters in Education at Aberdeen University. ...
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Personal Description:
I have a Bachelor degree in Modern Languages and did my PGDE at Aberdeen University. I am currently doing my Masters in Education at Aberdeen University.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught in Romania and England and since July 2009 I have been working as a German and French teacher in various schools. I am also teaching German evening classes at the University of Dundee.

Tutoring Approach:

A lot of conversation and building up knowledge on the information that has been acquired until then.

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

  • Latin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Cyrille (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am French, living in Manchester since 2006. I love languages and sharing my knowledge of different languages. I believe that anyone can learn a foreign language as long as they put enough work into it. ...
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Personal Description:
I am French, living in Manchester since 2006.
I love languages and sharing my knowledge of different languages.
I believe that anyone can learn a foreign language as long as they put enough work into it.

Teaching Experience:

Qualified teacher since June 2002.
Self employed in France, specializing in home tutoring from 2002 to 2006.
Teacher for the alliance francaise in Manchester since 2006, teaching small groups as well as one to one lessons.
Language assistant and part time teacher in a secondary school in Tameside between 2007 and 2012.
French primary school teacher on a part time basis between 2007 and 2012.
Language assistant and part-time teacher in a sixth form college in Bury from 2012 to 2015.
Part-time teacher at the University of Lancaster since 2013.
Language assistant in a secondary school in Manchester since october 2015.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that a good relationship between the tutor and the student is essential to achieve improvement.
As a native speaker, I can also give extra information which will create a deeper interest in languages for the students.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • French
  • 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.)


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Sandra (Mrs)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Website design  |  Maths  |  Music  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I've lived in the UK, US and the Netherlands. I relocated to Gloucestershire in 2008 with my husband, two children and dog (very used to children). ...
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Personal Description:
I've lived in the UK, US and the Netherlands. I relocated to Gloucestershire in 2008 with my husband, two children and dog (very used to children).

Teaching Experience:

Subjects:
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Maths (KS3 to A level)
Music (Flute, Saxophone, Recorder, Theory, and curriculum (to A-Level))
English as a Foreign Language (EFL) - General and Business English including IELTS
English for Academic Purposes (EAP)


Qualifications
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BA, CELTA, DipABRSM, PTLLS

Availability
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Monday to Saturday

Tutoring Approach:

All students receive a free consultation. This gives the student the opportunity to assess me. It also allows me to assess the student's level of ability, confidence, enthusiasm, commitment and learning style.

I like to provide friendly lessons tailored for the individual or group.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Website design
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (32 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (32 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (32 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (32 p.h.)
  • Music
  • 11+ (secondary) (32 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (32 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (32 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (32 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • A-Level or Highers (32 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (32 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (32 p.h.)

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Ananda (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a fully qualified Spanish native teacher (QTS) with 15 years of experience. I consider myself patient, honest, friendly, creative ,loving and responsible at work. I enjoy teaching Spanish and English -EFL language and at the same time my student ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fully qualified Spanish native teacher (QTS) with 15 years of experience. I consider myself patient, honest, friendly, creative ,loving and responsible at work. I enjoy teaching Spanish and English -EFL language and at the same time my students enjoy learning the language.


Try a free lesson and see how i work.

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Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching Spanish-EFL as an (online -Skype-one to one) private tutor, at home and at schools for 15 years so i have experience in the role.
I have worked as a translator-interpreter for 8 years.
Currently,i am living in UK and i work as an (online-Skype-one to one private Spanish teacher, at home and as a translator-interpreter.

I uually help students to prepare GCSE, A-Level. They usually get very good marks.

I also help students to prepare their trips or enjoy their favourite hobby: learning languages. They can speak and travel with confidence to Spain or South America in a short time!

It is a real pleasure to help them to make their dreams come true.


My students are really happy with my services!
I also can provide references-reviews from students.

Try a free lesson and see how i work.

Tutoring Approach:

My method is easy, direct, creative and fast. I focus on conversation and grammar-( how to create sentences to be able to speak and write faster and correctly -oral, listening, comprehension and repetition).

Every language is logic and as babies, the mechanism is to repeat sentences to understand them and memorize them . We can start speaking quick and without mistakes, once we understand the structure of the sentence: -verb tenses, how to create sentences, vocabulary, in writing and speaking , oral, listening and repetition-, in a funny way so the students ,enjoy learning the language and at the same time they learn it faster.
I offer a professional teaching service with good results.

Try a free lesson and see how i work.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 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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Daryl (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Business Related  |  Accounting  |  Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  Economics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an LSE graduate in BSc Accounting and Finance and have also obtained postgraduate qualifications in Statistics, I am currently a dedicated and passionate full-time tutor, I am passionate about my subjects and dedicated to seeing students do well ...
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Personal Description:
I am an LSE graduate in BSc Accounting and Finance and have also obtained postgraduate qualifications in Statistics, I am currently a dedicated and passionate full-time tutor, I am passionate about my subjects and dedicated to seeing students do well.

I was privileged enough to be afforded a very good private education and originally decided to take on tutoring as an opportunity to share my knowledge with others and allow them to realise their full potential and all the other benefits of a good education.

Five main factors have contributed to my success so far namely,
- I have high expectations of myself and my students, I believe every student can achieve the best grades with the right help

- I instil confidence and a "can do" attitude in students, regularly reminding them that nothing is "hard" if you have been shown how to do it properly

- I listen to students, this keeps lessons interactive and ensures I have constant update on their thought process and current understanding

- I am relatively young so students feel comfortable engaging with me and enjoy learning from me

- I ensure continuous support for students, I make myself available for questions via phone or e-mail throughout the day to ensure the support does not end at the end of the lesson!

Teaching Experience:

I have been a Mathematics and Economics tutor for 4 years in this time my reliability and skill has enabled me to develop a good reputation which has allowed me to have a consistent base of 12 - 16 students on a weekly basis.

Career Highlights!

- Academic Year 2011 - 2012 I helped a student who was predicted a C grade at GCSE to achieve a coveted place at Eltham College after passing a difficult 16+ exam

- Academic year 2012 - 2013 I helped a student who scored a D grade at AS Economics achieve an A grade at A2 level after 8 months of tuition. He was the only student to score an A grade in his school since 2007.

- Academic Year 2013 - 2014 I helped a student who scored a C grade at AS Economics achieve an A grade at A2 Economics with an impressive 97% in Unit 1, 99% in Unit 2 and 100% in Unit 3. He had also had three previous tutors who he was dissatisfied with before coming to me.

Further Teaching Experience

At degree level I have taught Macro and Micro Economics to students attending Russell Group Universities, this year I helped an international student from Ukraine achieve over 70% in both Macro and Micro Economics.

I have taught A-Level Economics across Edexcel, AQA and OCR syllabuses with equal success. I have never had a student score below a B grade and have had several students score over 90% in modules.

I have taught Mathematics at A-Level, GCSE, 16+ and 11+ common entrance levels and covered AQA, Edexcel and iGCSE exam boards. I have helped students gain coveted places at top independent schools such as Eltham College and Bromley High. I have also helped students improve from as low as C grades at GCSE to A grades, however my most notable success this year came when I helped an AS Maths student who scored a D grade in January achieve a B grade in May with an impressive 84% in C1.

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching approach embodies a long term approach to learning I teach students in a way which will allow them to be successful in higher study as well as their more short term exams. I also try to make students more confident in their abilities overall not just the material I teach.

I strongly believe that a solid understanding of basic principles is the foundation to success in academic study. I concentrate a lot of time and energy on instilling these basic principles in students.

I am also a strong believer in understanding over 'rope learning' I ensure that pupils understand what they are doing and why they are doing it, never encouraging them to simply regurgitate what they have seen previously.

I also encourage practical understanding of concepts frequently referencing real world examples and using objects to illustrate theory as I recognise that theory on its own given no relevance is harder to remember. Supplementary to this I also relate teaching material to potential job roles and tasks which I have knowledge of (mostly Banking or Business related) in order communicate usefulness to students and keep things interesting.

Finally I believe teaching successfully is ultimately about listening to your students I constantly encourage students to question things and express anything they don't understand or are not too sure of. If a student looks unsure or hesitant about something I will ask open questions or get them to explain concepts to me in order to fully grasp their understanding. This also helps build their confidence and ability to express themselves accurately.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (65 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (65 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (65 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (65 p.h.)

  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (65 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (65 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (65 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (65 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (65 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (65 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (65 p.h.)


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Sylvia (Ms)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Journalism  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I work with my students to increase their confidence and help them improve their communication skills, in speaking and writing. I have an English Degree from Bristol University, and I speak fluent French. I have a Trinity TEFL (Teaching Englis ...
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Personal Description:
I work with my students to increase their confidence and help them improve their communication skills, in speaking and writing.

I have an English Degree from Bristol University, and I speak fluent French. I have a Trinity TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) qualification.

I have worked as a writer, journalist and editor in this country and abroad, for magazines, newspapers and the BBC World Service.
I have worked for the UN and the EU, as well as many private clients and international aid agencies.

I came to tutoring in Africa, where it was clear that my services and experience could be very useful to students at all levels: I have taught one to one and in small groups, privately and most recently for a comprehensive school in Surrey.

I have also edited an MA thesis in History of Art for the Courtauld and some theses for Sotheby's History of Art students (we normally do very well!).

I have an Assessor's and Verifier's Award for CITY and Guilds NVQ courses. I am also teaching English and other subjects in Prisons in London, Kent and Sussex.

I am a mother of two boys, both now at university. My husband works in conservation which is why the family has travelled extensively. We are now back in England for the foreseeable future.

Teaching Experience:

Private students (A level and GCSE) and also teach GCSE English on a 1:1 basis to the lower sets of students at Jubilee International High School in Surrey. They have all raised their grades significantly and are much more confident with their work.
EFL at Guildford College to young Spanish students - Summer 2013.
I speak fluent French; I was a governor at Cranbrook School in Kent, and stood in for a term for the French assistante when she had to go home early. My A level students did well, and two continued their classes with me privately.
Tutor at Make the Grade tuition in Tunbridge Wells and also at summer English revision courses at Tonbridge School.
I devised and delivered a course for women journalists in Sierra Leone and taught creative writing and English at Foura Bay University.
Creative writing privately to groups, and at the University of Kent. I have helped students with presentation and interview skills, their CVs and Drama and Performing Arts GCSE.
Assessed NVQ Level 2 students in Customer Service with a 100% pass record.

Tutoring Approach:

I understand communication at all levels - verbal, written and on the web - and I am passionate about making people understand each other. I care very much about the basics - grammar, punctuation, spelling, and I have devised effective study skills tools which make a real difference.

My sessions are fun and inspiring. I am patient, and approachable, and work hard with my pupils to help them reach their full potential. I cannot do magic, but even the least able have contacted me after their exams to tell me they felt more confident about them. Some even told me they enjoyed them!

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • 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.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 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.)

  • Journalism
  • 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.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • English
  • 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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Xirong (Miss)
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Subjects: Cantonese  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: A friendly, patient, enthusiastic Chinese native teacher / speaker and registered interpreter for courts, hospitals, GPs, dentists, solicitors and other public sectors. Professional and experienced, your lessons will be tailored to meet your individ ...
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Personal Description:
A friendly, patient, enthusiastic Chinese native teacher / speaker and registered interpreter for courts, hospitals, GPs, dentists, solicitors and other public sectors.
Professional and experienced, your lessons will be tailored to meet your individual needs.
Flexible times.

Teaching Experience:

6 years private teaching experience for children and adults (1-1 and groups).
A Chinese Mandarin teacher at an excellent independent school in Sussex, Chinese Society School, CEDP Chinese Centre and St. Giles International Language School in Brighton.

Tutoring Approach:

Creative one to one Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese lessons for the fastest possible progress.
Quality tailor made lessons for any purpose (work, travelling, education, business, interests etc.), all levels both adults and children welcome.
Lessons are fun, challenging, enjoyable and achievable, all your needs catered for: conversation, grammar, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, writing, Common Entrance, GCSE / HSK / YCT, Business Chinese and Chinese culture.
Various approaches to meet different learning styles.

Subjects
  • Cantonese
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • 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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Rebecca (Miss)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I graduated in July 2012 with a high 2:1 in BA French from the University of Southampton. During this time I also started learning Spanish from scratch. I spent 9 months living in France as part of my degree, and after graduating I lived and worked i ...
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Personal Description:
I graduated in July 2012 with a high 2:1 in BA French from the University of Southampton. During this time I also started learning Spanish from scratch. I spent 9 months living in France as part of my degree, and after graduating I lived and worked in Spain for 3 months in order to improve my knowledge of the Spanish language. After living in Spain, I came back to the UK and worked at a translation company as a project manager and then line manager, where I was able to use my languages. Whilst working in this job, I also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Translation in my spare time, studying via distance learning with the University of Bristol. I am now working for the University of London, providing support and development to institutions worldwide.

In my free time I enjoy baking, cycling and travelling.

Teaching Experience:

Whilst on my university year abroad, I taught English at two primary schools in France. This involved lesson planning and teaching classes of up to 28 children. I have also tutored French to a few students in the UK, at both primary and secondary level. Most recently, I tutored French to a secondary school pupil, ahead of his GCSE exams, helping him to significantly improve on his predicted grade. I therefore have experience in teaching a range of subjects through different activities - I thoroughly enjoy giving private face-to-face tuition and watching students learn and increase their confidence in the language.

Tutoring Approach:

I have experience teaching all ages and am therefore able to adapt my teaching method to the student. I believe that it is really important to talk to students in order to gauge exactly what they want to gain out of each session, as well as to determine how best they learn. I have a good knowledge of French grammar and believe it is important to improve all aspects of language: reading, writing, speaking and listening.

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

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Luke (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a PhD student at UCL, currently studying towards a doctorate in Mathematics. I have a BSc Financial Mathematics (2:1) from University of Surrey and a MSc Mathematics (distinction) from University of Sussex. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a PhD student at UCL, currently studying towards a doctorate in Mathematics. I have a BSc Financial Mathematics (2:1) from University of Surrey and a MSc Mathematics (distinction) from University of Sussex.

Teaching Experience:

I undertook tutoring roles at University of Sussex and I am currently tutoring a degree student in London. In addition to this I used to run a homework club at my secondary school.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that understanding is key. I will use visual representation and justification as much as possible to provide a clear understanding of why and how we use techniques. I will tailor my tutoring to the specific needs of my tutee, and my time will include a FREE consultation to see where the student is in their studies and attempt to highlight any areas where they may feel less comfortable. I hope to inspire my tutees to see maths as a useful tool as apposed to a chore.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Barbara (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I lived and worked in France and am keen to pass on my love for the language and culture of this fascinating country. ...
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Personal Description:
I lived and worked in France and am keen to pass on my love for the language and culture of this fascinating country.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught all level of learners from little ones to GCSE students through to adult learners.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is very much to ensure that you are comfortable with the learning environment.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 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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Gemma (Dr)
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Subjects: History  |  Special Needs  |  Photography  |  Art  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I completed my PhD in History of Art at University College London (UCL) in 2013. I have published my research in a number of academic journals and edited book collections, and I am a practicing artist, permently based in Hulme, Manchester. I am cu ...
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Personal Description:
I completed my PhD in History of Art at University College London (UCL) in 2013. I have published my research in a number of academic journals and edited book collections, and I am a practicing artist, permently based in Hulme, Manchester.

I am currently a Society Research Fellow at Cornell University Society for the Humanities (USA) for the academic year 2016-17, and will therefore only be available for Skype appointments until the end of July 2017.

Teaching Experience:

I am a fully trained secondary school teacher, specialising in Art & Design and Photography at KS3, KS4 & KS5. I have 9 years teaching experience, including working as a specialist Learning Support Teacher, and in Special Needs schools catering for children and young adults with a range of special educational needs, from moderate learning difficulties to profound and multiple disabilities.

I have particular expertise in studio practice (art and design), digital and darkroom photography (theory, history and practice), literacy, social and vocational skills, as well as History of Art, Anthropology and History of Medicine at undergraduate level.

I am also experienced in teaching at undergraduate level, having taught gallery-based first year History of Art courses, for University College London's History of Art Department, and on the History of Art degree programme at the University of Manchester.

Tutoring Approach:

I take a one-to-one, flexible approach to learning and teaching, which first establishes the needs and goals of the student, and then sets out clearly structured strategies for achieving these goals. These may be results-focused when preparing for exams, or aimed at developing a broader understanding of a subject area, depending upon the student's own priorities. I am happy to work with any course materials the student may provide, and I am familiar with all current GCSE and A Level syllabuses. I am able to guide both GCSE and A Level students through their studies, offering consistent, dedicated 1-2-1 tuition for the full term of the course. I can also provide practical tuition for students who are preparing their art portfolios for University submission, and can offer assistance with UCAS forms and references for students who undertake long-term A Level tuition with me.

Tutoring may take place at the student's home, or at my art studio in central Manchester, where I can provide a range of art materials and resources by prior arrangement, for more intensive practical art sessions. Please note that I can travel within 20 miles of central Manchester based on the fee structure quoted below, travelling further will incur a small additional fuel fee.

I have had recent successes with my private students, one of whom attended one-to-one sessions at my Manchester studio for 8 weeks and improved her predicted GCSE Art result of a B by two grades, achieving an A* in her final art exam. My most recent undergraduate student also attained a First overall in her History of Art degree, achieving a high score of 78 on her dissertation project, with intensive tutorial support conducted via Skype.

*Please note that due to the time-intensive nature of undergraduate level tutoring, I am only able to take on a maximum of three undergraduate tutees at any given time. Please see below for my current availability for tutoring at this level.*

I am currently tutoring ONE undergraduate student.

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

GCSE Level:

A Level:

University Undergraduate Level:

"I wanted a tutor to give me help and advice on my undergraduate history of art dissertation. I needed reassurance that what I was writing was okay and some one to proof read and give me their opinion on my arguments. Gemma was brilliant, she gave me the confidence that I needed to keep going with my dissertation by reassuring me that I was on the right track. She discussed my ideas with me in detail, proof read all of my work and suggested and sourced articles that I might want to have a look at. I have recently graduated from Newcastle University with a First in History of Art and Media and I know that I owe Gemma a huge thank you for the support she gave me on the way to achieving this."

- Celandine, Newcastle.

Subjects
  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Special Needs
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)

  • Photography
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Art
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)


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Stuart (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Accounting  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Academic Background A-levels in Maths (A plus S1), Further Maths (B), Physics (A plus S2), and Chemistry (B), taken in 1984. MA in Computer Science with Mathematics from Cambridge University in 1987. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant (with the ...
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Personal Description:
Academic Background

A-levels in Maths (A plus S1), Further Maths (B), Physics (A plus S2), and Chemistry (B), taken in 1984.
MA in Computer Science with Mathematics from Cambridge University in 1987.
Qualified as a Chartered Accountant (with the ICAEW) in 1990.

Career Summary

I worked as an accountant for 30 years, culminating in a role as Chief Financial Officer of Ireland's largest insurance company. I have worked with UK and European regulators, and was responsible for managing a multi-billion pound investment portfolio. I worked as a freelance senior finance manager for two years, in the City of London.

Recently I decided to have a career change, and become a secondary school (GCSE and A-Level) teacher, in the Science Department, specialising in Physics. Before starting my teacher training in September 2017 I am spending a term working as a cover teacher, across all subjects and covering Year 7 (11-year olds) through Year 13 (18-year olds).

Personal Details

I live in rural Northamptonshire, and am very excited about my new career. I have a DBS (criminal records check) allowing me to work unsupervised with children. I enjoy travelling, cultural tourism and cooking. I am a non-smoker.

Teaching Experience:

While working as an accountant, I set up and ran the company's trainee accounting scheme and have always enjoyed teaching and coaching, from basic levels to delivering training for Boards of Directors.

I enjoy teaching and coaching my 14-year old daughter, and have some experience coaching primary school Maths (in preparation for Year 6 SATs). I felt called to teaching and have changed careers to enable this. I have recent experience teaching secondary school classes, but enjoy 1:1 coaching very much. I am easy to get on with and can establish good rapport with my students very quickly.

My formal teacher training starts in September 2017, but my life experience and subject matter knowledge make me well suited to the role of tutor. I am largely skewed towards numerical subjects, but am also fastidious in my use of English grammar and writing, due to having spent thirty years providing high quality reports to senior and junior colleagues.

Tutoring Approach:

I very much prefer to work using the syllabus and textbooks with which the student is already familiar, as it can be very confusing to be taught different approaches by a school and by a tutor. If textbooks are unavailable (many schools do not allow textbooks to be taken home), I can probably source them, but at the student/parent's expense.

My style is very engaging, and I seek to understand how my students view the subject, and work with them to fill in any gaps and increase student confidence. I don't like giving rote lessons, which I think are dry and little better than reading the textbook. I really enjoy bringing a subject alive by relating the topic to the real world, and by including interesting facts and information.

Tutoring has to work both for the tutor and the student, and I will always try to make the lessons fun and stimulating. If I don't think the student is benefitting from my tuition, I will discuss this at an early stage. It makes no sense to press on with continued lessons if my approach or the student response is unsatisfactory.

I don't think that every student can become A* grade in every subject, but tuition can increase confidence, improve performance, reduce anxiety, and give a student the best possible chance of fulfilling their potential.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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