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Laila (Miss)
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Subjects: Greek  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I studied Korean studies at the University of Sheffield and lived in Korea for one year. I am half Greek and half British (Welsh) and am fluent in both languages and very advanced in Korean language. I can help you with any of those 3 languages if ne ...
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Personal Description:
I studied Korean studies at the University of Sheffield and lived in Korea for one year. I am half Greek and half British (Welsh) and am fluent in both languages and very advanced in Korean language. I can help you with any of those 3 languages if needed and if its not possible to visit me I may be willing to travel to you depending on the location or have a lesson via Skype. Please contact me for further details :)

Teaching Experience:

I was a teacher on an online school called Barons English for a year, teaching English as a foreign language to mainly Korean students and I also had a few private students while I was at university to help them pass the IELTS examination.

Tutoring Approach:

First of all according to the level of the student and what they need, we shall work on their progress through a text book or whatever they have been using thus far. For beginners in Greek or Korean I have some appropriate text books we could use.

Subjects
  • Greek
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£18 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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Peter (Mr)
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Subjects: Photography  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Film Studies  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a highly trained, experienced, self motivated and flexible individual with excellent organisational/interpersonal and communication skills, able to operate at all levels, with students from all backgrounds and nationalities. I began my Photogra ...
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I am a highly trained, experienced, self motivated and flexible individual with excellent organisational/interpersonal and communication skills, able to operate at all levels, with students from all backgrounds and nationalities.
I began my Photographic career over twenty years ago, then slowly slipped into Film making as a natural progression.
I have shot photographic projects and films all over the world, and have been an ambassador representing several schools, colleges and universities whilst involved in this work.

Teaching Experience:

I have over twenty years of Photography and Film making experience, working abroad to shoot several short films in Prague, Paris, Africa and China. I have worked with both African and Chinese students in their countries, shooting a variety of Photographic and Film projects, having spent three months, and one month in these respective countries.

I have over twenty years of teaching/training experience in various establishments, Schools, Colleges, Universities, and with various council's throughout the Midlands. I have over twenty years of experience of dealing with a wide variety of students , from various backgrounds. I have worked with students of all ages, from primary school, to adult students in their eighties!
I have worked with people from mental health units, drug rehabilitation centres, and the probation services, using the creative media and arts as a form of therapy to bring about positive change.

Over twenty years of writing and delivering bespoke re-engagement training courses in a wide variety of areas (including photography, film making, digital imaging, film and media studies, literacy, numeracy, preparation for work training, CV writing, personal motivation and decision making), to disenfranchised, marginalised students.

Excellent computer/I.T. skills using a wide range of high end/professional software for video editing, image manipulation and audio visual presentations/performances.
Extensive experience of curriculum development, development of schemes of work, child protection policies, professional practices, and internal verification of work using assessment criteria from a multitude of awarding bodies.
I have been associated with UK Tutors since 2005.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching is a very relaxed, informal one, giving the student ample opportunity to attempt things for themselves, and to allow them to flex their own creative and mental muscles with support and guidance where necessary.
Students are allowed to be themselves, feel relaxed , comfortable, to be able to make mistakes, without the pressure of being surrounded by or judged by their peers.
I often use projects to reinforce creative ideas or techniques, so that students begin to create their own portfolio's of their photographic work or video clips that they can use to create a show reel.

Subjects
  • Photography
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Film Studies
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)


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Tony (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Business Related  |  Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello there, my name is Tony, an accounting tutor. Here's the secret... Most students imagine accounting to be a subject riddled with daunting calculations and demanding a higher form of intelligence. This is not so. In my years of teaching studen ...
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Hello there, my name is Tony, an accounting tutor. Here's the secret...

Most students imagine accounting to be a subject riddled with daunting calculations and demanding a higher form of intelligence. This is not so. In my years of teaching students I have discovered that most students fail because they study the wrong thing. Look at it this way. To understand the working of a balance sheet [statement of financial position] most students memorise the order in which elements are applied. This is the cardinal sin.

To be a successful student you must understand why we need a balance sheet and what information users of this particular financial statement are looking for. When you look at it from a users perspective [understanding who those users are and what they want] your mind no longer tries to remember what was after what but your mind starts to actually determine what needs to be there to satisfy the users questions regarding a companies affairs.

This way you can forget the specific format but you can always recreate it because you actually understand what is going on and why it is going on. Give me a call, I'll help you see the better side of accounting.

Teaching Experience:

I have 3 years of tutoring students in the UK. I am passionate in what I do and I enjoy helping students.

For online students I promise you an experience you never thought was possible. You will be able to see my white board/note pad on your computer screen. Every stroke or letter I write will appear on your screen instantly. It will be like we are in the same room. Please give it a try and if you do not like it I will give you a full refund.

Tutoring Approach:

I focus mainly on two aspects; Understanding of the subject and Examination techniques. To achieve this I encourage one to one tutoring although in rare cases I accept groups.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Karishma (Ms)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have degrees from both the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and I have several years of tutoring experience. JOB: Role: Data Scientist Company: Cyance Time: May 2017 - Present Role: Data Scientist Company: Zurich Ins ...
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Personal Description:
I have degrees from both the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and I have several years of tutoring experience.

JOB:

Role: Data Scientist
Company: Cyance
Time: May 2017 - Present

Role: Data Scientist
Company: Zurich Insurance
Time: Oct 2016 - May 2017

EDUCATION:

University of Oxford
Subject: MSc in Applied Statistics
Grade: Distinction (75%)

University of Warwick
Subject: BSc in Mathematics
Grade: First (81.4%)

A-Levels:
Mathematics: A*
Further Mathematics: A*
Physics: A*
Economics: A

AVAILABILITY:
Weekday evenings
Weekends

CHARGES:
GCSE: £25
A-level: £30

+ travel expenses if you wish me to travel to you

EXTRA BACKGROUND:
I have completed 15 A level Mathematics modules with AQA in total:
Core 1, Core 2, Core 3, Core 4, Further Pure 1, Further Pure 2, Further Pure 3, Further Pure 4, Mechanics 1, Mechanics 2, Mechanics 4, Statistics 1, Statistics 2, Decision 1 and Decision 2.

Teaching Experience:

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************** "Outstanding Contribution to Student Tutoring" Award ***************

I was 1 of 5 students to receive the Warwick Volunteers Award in 2015 out of over 2000 volunteers.
I received the following nomination from one of the teachers at The Westwood Academy:

"I would like to nominate Karishma as an outstanding volunteer. She has worked at the school over the last three years with our sixth form students. Karishma has worked in class as a support for the teacher, in small groups and one to one. Her mathematical ability is excellent but this does not stop her making it accessible to weaker students and inspires them to study mathematics at university. She has been an invaluable asset to our department over the periods of time that she has worked with us. The pupils find her approachable and are not afraid to ask her questions. Karishma makes all pupils feel they are able to achieve in mathematics at A level. The impact of Karishma's work with us has been enormous and students have not been able to achieve the grades they have without her support."

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1) Peer-Tutor at the Warwick Mathematics Institute: (Term 1 of the 2014/15 academic year)

I was hired as a peer-tutor for the analysis classes that run during term 1 for the first year Warwick maths students. This role helped me to lay out my mathematics in a presentable, easy to follow format and gained me a deeper understanding of the subject.


2) Maths Tutor at the Warwick Widening Participation Scheme: (October 2014 until June 2015)

I was hired as a maths tutor for two A-level students as part of a "widening participation" scheme by Warwick University, aimed at enabling students from disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed in higher education.


3) Maths Student Tutoring (Warwick Volunteers): (Jan 2013 until June 2015)

Throughout my degree at Warwick, I volunteered at The Westwood Academy school and its sixth form. I started out with helping the secondary school students and then I was given the opportunity to assist the sixth form students with their A-Level maths. I won an award for my work with the A-level students (see above).


4) Registered Maths tutor with "UK tutors": (December 2012 until Present)


5) Maths Mentor at Farnborough Sixth Form College: (September 2011 until May 2012)

During my second year at Farnborough Sixth Form College, I was appointed as a maths workshop mentor. My role involved mentoring A-Level students and assisting them with their difficulties in all mathematics modules.

Tutoring Approach:

In general students come up to me with a list of questions that they are stuck on and we work through them together. However, if a student is completely stuck on a topic, then I am also able to explain it from scratch. It would be helpful if the student could inform me which topics they are stuck on in advance so that I have time to prepare some material for it.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 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.)

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Nick (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hi, I'm 25 years old and full of enthusiasm and passion to ensure pupils do the best they can in Maths. I have been fortunate to tutor many tutees with success, particular at GCSE level. ...
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Personal Description:
Hi, I'm 25 years old and full of enthusiasm and passion to ensure pupils do the best they can in Maths. I have been fortunate to tutor many tutees with success, particular at GCSE level.

Teaching Experience:

I'm a fully qualified maths teacher with vast experience in tuition. I have tutored over 40 pupils, the large majority in GCSE years.
I have given personal tuition for the past 4 years.
I have marked many past exam papers and worked with a lot of GCSE groups. I have a very high understanding of the level that is needed to achieve each grade.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a friendly and enthusiastic approach, where I focus on relating to the pupil and inspiring them to do the best they can. I look to establish their strengths and weaknesses, build their confidence in the subject and push them to their maximum.
I have a very large collection of resources across all topics including many exam questions for all topics. These are used in lessons however I am also happy to offer extra work that will benefit the tutee if they wish to do it in their own time.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

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Max (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Drama  |  Film Studies  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  German  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a graduate in German and Drama and I work in theatre and film as a freelance set and costume designer and also as a freelance translator (English and German). I'm from London but lived in Germany for 4 years. I enjoy learning languages, cookin ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graduate in German and Drama and I work in theatre and film as a freelance set and costume designer and also as a freelance translator (English and German).
I'm from London but lived in Germany for 4 years. I enjoy learning languages, cooking, reading, cycling, and going to the theatre and cinema. I am currently based in Bristol where I am studying for an MA.

Teaching Experience:

I enjoy teaching and have mentored students at various levels, mainly in German or English as a foreign language. I worked as an English teacher in Germany, teaching English as a foreign language to children and teenagers of all levels from 7-17 years old. I have up to date knowledge of the curriculum for GCSE German.

Tutoring Approach:

I take an open and student-based approach to tutoring - you decide what and how you want to learn. I provide guidance, advice and subject knowledge and offer feedback on how you can improve what you already know, as well as the way you learn, to help you learn more independently. I only teach subjects I'm passionate about and believe in enjoying yourself while learning.

Feel free to contact me for further information!

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 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.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 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.)

  • Film Studies
  • 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) (£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.)

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


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Natalie (Miss)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Drama  |  English  |  Art  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello! I have been told that I am an inspirational and motivating teacher. I love people and am passionate about my work which I manage to incorporate into an exciting yet balanced life. When not teaching I spend my time painting, singing, swim ...
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Personal Description:
Hello!

I have been told that I am an inspirational and motivating teacher. I love people and am passionate about my work which I manage to incorporate into an exciting yet balanced life. When not teaching I spend my time painting, singing, swimming, reading and travelling. My fourteen year old son, Charlie, attends our nearest Steiner school in Garlinge Green where he is very happy, I am delighted to say!

Teaching Experience:

I have been to Art College and also studied the four year BA in education at Christchurch in Canterbury, qualifying in 1994. I am therefore a qualified primary school teacher. I taught in several different primary schools before taking on a position as a drama teacher in a local secondary school. ( I have always been excited about all subjects and thus very happy to teach anything and everything!)

I was Head of Art at a local prep school for seven years, a super job, which I thoroughly enjoyed. I have spent a few years teaching children with special needs which also gave me tremendous satisfaction, especially with regards to the social development of the children.

I am now working as a supply teacher as the flexibility suits my lifestyle perfectly.

Tutoring Approach:

Working with a person on a one to one basis is a luxury that has so many advantages. Unless, it has to be said, you are learning hockey skills, or something similar! Time is valuable and expensive, so, although relaxed, I am keenly aware that there is a lot of work that can be accomplished in one hour... the sense of satisfaction gained from work done, progression and obvious good results lead to a huge surge in confidence. It is my belief that it doesn't matter what area/field this is, only that it takes place, again, age is irrelevant too, five or fifty five, success is success and it makes us happy!

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • Art
  • 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.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)


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Agnieszka (Mrs)
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Subjects: Polish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I'm opened person with a lot of enthusiasm and patience in teaching Polish in a very effective way:) Having lessons with me you can get to know many interesting facts about Poland itself including politics, history, culture and try some delicious po ...
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Personal Description:
I'm opened person with a lot of enthusiasm and patience in teaching Polish in a very effective way:)
Having lessons with me you can get to know many interesting facts about Poland itself including politics, history, culture and try some delicious polish food too:)


I'M GOING TO CREATE GROUP LESSONS TOO (max. 4 persons) DURING WEEKDAYS EVENINGS! ALL WELCOME:)

Teaching Experience:

I have 5 years experience in teaching Polish as a foreign language.
First I have been exercising teaching Polish at my university where I learned how to do it correctly. I was supervised by many polish famous teachers for foreigners from my university.(It's not so simple to do it in excellent way, believe me, but I succeeded).
After Postgraduate Studies I was working for polish language school, where I was teaching persons from Spain and Germany.
Later I decided to work in Warsaw in Poland in great Foreign Language Foundation. I was working with refugees from Afghanistan, Chechnya and other countries.
Later I was working in Polish Language school in London.
Now I'm still in London and I'm waiting for you to be my student:)

Tutoring Approach:

I am a patient person who use many ways to teach you Polish language. I think that everyone can speak Polish:)
I assure you that you will be speaking a little Polish after first lesson with me. I teach using very good book which guarantee you speaking Polish very soon.
I have many interesting ideas about creating language exercises and language games which facilitate your learning and will eliminate boredom.
I'm sure you will love it:)

Having lessons with me you can get to know many interesting facts about Poland itself including politics, history, culture and try some delicious polish food too:)

Subjects
  • Polish
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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María (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: My name is María. I´m a enthusiastic and motivated teacher willing to help you to learn everything you want to know about Spanish language and culture. I believe in a practice-based learning. I think every language is alive and we shouldn't learn it ...
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Personal Description:
My name is María. I´m a enthusiastic and motivated teacher willing to help you to learn everything you want to know about Spanish language and culture. I believe in a practice-based learning. I think every language is alive and we shouldn't learn it as a dead theory.

Teaching Experience:

I'm a qualified teacher with a Spanish-teaching title recognized by University of Barcelona and International House World Organization. I also have a Masters in teaching secondary and languages education (PGCE) and a Bachelors in Fine Arts. I have experience working in secondary schools and adult education in the UK.

I think Art and Language are very close to each other, both of them play an important roll in the world's communication system and in the development of society. Art&Language are pure culture and a very important thing in the development of children too.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that teaching Spanish is much more than teaching a bunch of grammar rules, it's teaching our art, gastronomy, our understanding of life… in short, our culture.

I use a communicative approach to the language, so grammar is always in context and at the service of real communication skills.

I focus on the objectives and needs of each student or small group. In the first lesson I will give you a level test and a content negotiation where you can tell me what grammar and cultural topics you are more interested in and how you prefer to learn them. You are the protagonist of your own education!

To teach in the best possible way I use a wide range of activities that I prepare to fit you.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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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David (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Politics  |  Economics  |  Maths  |  Entrance Exams  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I have a background in senior industrial and commercial management, both in the UK and overseas; also senior experience in the public sector (local government and NHS). I took time out in my thirties to gain my PGCE. ...
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Personal Description:
I have a background in senior industrial and commercial management, both in the UK and overseas; also senior experience in the public sector (local government and NHS). I took time out in my thirties to gain my PGCE.

Teaching Experience:

I have never taught full-time (although I was once up to around two-thirds of a full timetable). I have worked in further education colleges and as a supply-teacher, mostly in secondary. In addition, I have long experience as a governor of my old private-sector school, so understand very well the requirements for successful 11+ and 13+ entrance. I have been tutoring since 2000, and have a multitude of "success-stories".

Tutoring Approach:

First and foremost: flexibility. Equally, I have a wealth of life-experience, across sectors, so can, as my students have often remarked, bring subjects to life: they are seldom bored, if ever. I also have a large stock of teaching resources and past examination-papers and tests. I combine light-heartedness and a level of informality with a focus on the need to meet objectives and achieve results(sometimes having set them).

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£24 p.h.)
  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£24 p.h.)

  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£24 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)

  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£22 p.h.)

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Florence (Miss)
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Subjects: Art  |  Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a fully qualified TEFL teacher for all ages, from toddlers to business adults and I am also a postgrad MA student at Christie's Education studying Modern and Contemporary Art History. I studied Art History at Manchester where I achieved a high ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fully qualified TEFL teacher for all ages, from toddlers to business adults and I am also a postgrad MA student at Christie's Education studying Modern and Contemporary Art History. I studied Art History at Manchester where I achieved a high 2.1 and gained a First in my dissertation and so understand fully what it takes to structure and compile a piece of writing comprehensively and eloquently.

I am London based and have a bright engaging personality and outlook on teaching in order to engage and interest my students as much as possible in their lessons and their work. I aim to encourage and ensure progression to all my students of all ages, as I myself understand it is never to late to learn, however old or young you are.

My TEFL qualification has certified me as capable of teaching English as a foreign language to young learners, teenagers, large groups, one on one, business language and social.
From my time at school and also at university I understand comprehensively the skills required to achieve optimum marks and I have an extensive knowledge for History of Art at both A Level and University Level.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching for the past three years and in those years I have predominantly taught younger children (6-14 year olds) as well as young adults (18-27 year olds). These have been in small groups or private tuition. I have taught students from a variety of countries including Russia, China, Italy and France to name a few.
I am more than capable of nurturing and handling the quietest and shyest of students to the very naughty and the very confident!
I was a peer mentor throughout University and helped settle new students into university life and assisted with any problems they may have. I gave talks on essay writing and study skills for both exams and essays at different points throughout the year.
If needed or more convenient I have also been trained to teach over the phone or through skype and have taught several people this way. If this sounds a more appealing means to take your lessons then feel free to ask me about this as an option.

Tutoring Approach:

I focus on building a trusting relationshipewith the student and aim to build their confidence in the subject they are struggling with.
I will assess the students standard of knowledge and ask what areas they most wish to cover and what areas they feel they struggle with the most. From this first assessment I will then build a suitable lesson plan and rough timetable of topics and activities for them to complete and work on. So that they feel they are gaining as much as they can from every lesson with me.
I am firm but kind! I have a very calm nature and do not think it is positive to aggressively force students into situations or topics that do not interest them or are of no use. However, I will push them as much as I feel necessary in order for them to progress as far as possible and achieve the highest results.

Subjects
  • Art
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
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  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
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  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
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  • English (Foreign Language)
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  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
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Pab (Mr)
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Subjects: Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: A resident of Edinburgh for the past twelve years I enjoy meeting new people and learning new things myself. I am fairly well travelled, enjoy the arts and have a passion for working alongside others to help them achieve their goals. I am a profes ...
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A resident of Edinburgh for the past twelve years I enjoy meeting new people and learning new things myself. I am fairly well travelled, enjoy the arts and have a passion for working alongside others to help them achieve their goals.

I am a professional actor with degree level qualifications in both Philosophy (Dundee University) and Acting (Queen Margaret University College).

Teaching Experience:

I have worked with adults in improving spoken and written English for UK degree entry level. I have also worked with college and university students in the Middle East (UAE) to train science and drama education in both Arabic and English.

For several years I have visited schools in both the public and private sectors delivering reading, drama and science communication classes.

I have regularly taught 5-15 years drama in private classes and enjoy working with pre-drama school entrants of all ages in working on giving the best entrance audition possible.

Tutoring Approach:

I am confident at creating a structured approach that works with a pupil's own strengths and needs to provide a tailor-made package for learning.

Ideally I meet with each student to discuss their learning needs, current level and expected outcomes.

Although it is important to push the boundaries of learning, it should always be a workload that is both manageable and individually tailored.

People learn best when they are enjoying themselves, so I try my best to make learning fun and interactive.

Subjects
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)


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Anna (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a teacher of Russian and Ukraine Languages and Literature with 25 years of teaching experience. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a teacher of Russian and Ukraine Languages and Literature with 25 years of teaching experience.

Teaching Experience:

17 years in High School education as Teacher of Language and literature
Over 8 years in Private Tutoring to individuals or groups - from the basics to formal Scottish Higher Grades, GCSE Test Certification, A-level, Russian IBO.
I have experience in providing Interpretation and Translation services.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a proven method of teaching languages which is a mixture of communicative and a formal structural approach. Personally, I have been able to attain my high success rate by keeping lessons fun as well as educational.
I engage students in literature and creative writing which helps to develop a deeper understanding of the language.
I will take beginners through the basics to advanced levels for the purpose of general conversation or specialist business use.
I can help you with general conversation skills or specialist / business language.

Subjects
  • Russian
  • 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) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

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Sophie (Miss)
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Subjects: History  |  Geography  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi, my name is Sophie. I am a 2nd year student of Biochemistry at Edinburgh University, having just finished my gap year working at IBM. I love to spend my spare time either on the hockey pitch, in the kitchen or doing some art. ...
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Hi, my name is Sophie. I am a 2nd year student of Biochemistry at Edinburgh University, having just finished my gap year working at IBM. I love to spend my spare time either on the hockey pitch, in the kitchen or doing some art.

Teaching Experience:

Student science tutor for 2 years whilst at school
Summer Camp Leader for 3 years running, experience with international children.
Leader at Cubs, Brownies, Beavers and Rainbows
Work experience at an Adult Learning Centre

Tutoring Approach:

It has been my experience, both as a tutor and as a student, that the best way to engage with learning is to understand your working style. I personally have found certain aspects of school quite challenging but by finding the methods that most suited my needs, I was able to maximize my learning potential.

My tutoring style emphasizes collaboration and positive reinforcement in order to produce a friendly learning environment.

From my charity work abroad in Ghana to my role as Deputy Head Girl at my secondary school, I have gained the interpersonal skills necessary to develop productive and compassionate relationships with pupils. Students will find themselves excited for their lessons and eager to achieve new standards of excellence.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)


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Zain (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Urdu  |  Maths  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a fourth year medical student. As a dedicated tutor, I focus not only on the results but also on exam techniques and providing a thorough understanding of the subject matter through discussions and examples. Identifying any areas of diffic ...
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I am a fourth year medical student.

As a dedicated tutor, I focus not only on the results but also on exam techniques and providing a thorough understanding of the subject matter through discussions and examples.

Identifying any areas of difficulty within a topic, I devise tailored learning targets to maximise my clients' potential in order to achieve success.

With the following qualifications and my vast experience in private tutoring, I strongly believe that I will make a positive contribution to your learning progress.

● Degree (University of Bradford): BSc Clinical Sciences (Hons) - 2:1

● A levels (Crossley Heath Grammar) - Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Urdu

● O Levels (Cambridge certified) - including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English, Maths, Additional Maths , Urdu

Teaching Experience:

My experience and interest in tutoring developed during sixth form when I started mentoring key stage 3 students in science and maths. The feedback I received from the pupils and staff was very encouraging and this response gave me immense satisfaction. I have been a private tutor ever since.

My experience ranges from key stage 3 to GCSE, A Level and even degree level students, including tutoring international students online whose first language wasn't English. My biggest achievement to date has been working with a GCSE maths student who was struggling due to self-confidence issues and family problems. With hard work and persistence, not only was I able to help him with his lack of self-belief but he went on to achieve an A* in his exam.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that the key to success is a mixture of core learning, doing past papers, learning exam technique and revision to consolidate what has been learnt.

I utilise the following general approach:

● Identify preferred learning style
● Identify any topics/areas of difficulty
● Preparing a weekly timetable for students
● Devising a revision strategy for exams.
● Past papers, exam technique and revision
● Practice makes perfect!



I encourage clients to ask questions freely to create a comfortable but professional studying environment. After each lesson I invest a lot of time and effort planning the next scheduled session to ensure weekly set targets are being met.

The client is my priority and their success is my aim. I will go that extra mile to help so please do not hesitate to contact me.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Urdu
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)


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Jon (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Tutor-references Comments from 2016-2017 academic year (all names and contact details have been removed for client confidentiality From: Samantha Thomas (2015-2016 student) Sent: 29 June 2017 10:23 To: Dr Jon P Harris <> Subject: First year ...
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Comments from 2016-2017 academic year (all names and contact details have been removed for client confidentiality

From: Samantha Thomas (2015-2016 student)
Sent: 29 June 2017 10:23
To: Dr Jon P Harris <>
Subject: First year results

Hi Jon,
As I've just gotten my results today I thought I would let you know I got a 1st in my first year!
I'm absolutely thrilled to bits with myself.
The technique you taught me of answering the questions I liked first really helped me keep a level head during my exams!
I had a wonderful first year and really look forward to the same in second year!
I hope you are well.
Samantha

Please find below (4) references from student taught this past academic year (all from an agency) sent independently to the website

FEEDBACK REPORT FOR JON (DR) Sharon King-Joseph

Published 09 June 2017
Verified order
I chose dr.Jon Harris an A level …
Rating: 5*
I chose dr.Jon Harris an A level Physics tutor for my son what a top class teacher he has gave my son the confidence back to tackle the A levels ahead.
I would fully reccommend Jon what a lovely friendly man his knowledge is outstanding i totally admire him.
Thank you Jon so much we will miss you
Best wishes
Sharon and Joseph x

FEEDBACK REPORT FOR JON (DR) (Julie Helsby - Matthew)
From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 18/07/2017
Rating: 5*
Report: Jon was an excellent tutor who guided my son through his A level Physics course. My son found Jon to be an excellent tutor who helped him gain in confidence and made the lessons interesting and easy to understand.

FEEDBACK REPORT FOR JON (DR) (Catherine Wall-Daniel)
From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 19/07/2017
Rating: 5*
Report: Jon has been tutoring my son Daniel for the last year in physics. He has found it very helpful and has given him much more confidence with his exams. Jon has been very professional and reliable. Jon keeps the parents involved in his pupils progress and sends emails to us every week detailing the work he is doing with Daniel which we find very useful.
I would encourage you to choose Jon to tutor your child, it is money well spent.

FEEDBACK REPORT FOR JON (DR) (Jane Devaney-Matthew)
From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 19/07/2017
Rating: 5*
Report: Jon has been tutoring my son this year for his physics A-level.
I can honestly say that he is the best tutor I have encountered.
He is dedicated to his work, has always arrived when expected and is thoroughly prepared both for the individual lesson but also with a scheme of work for the months ahead to ensure that the syllabus is covered.
His communication is excellent and he keeps in regular contact providing information each week on the lesson ahead but also feedback after each lesson.
My son found Jon interesting, knowledgeable and able to explain even the most difficult concepts he even requested an extra lesson prior to the exam as he found the sessions so helpful.
I can recommend him without hesitation.

From: Julie Helsby
Sent: 14 June 2017 19:28
To: Jon Harris
Subject: Re: AQA 2016-2015 passed papers - my workings
Thank you jon for your kind words. Lewis has grown in confidence in the past year with your help and he as always said that he enjoys and understands your way of teaching. I would not hesitate to recommend you as a physics tutor to anyone I know. We also are going to miss you and William (Pet dog) off course even though you sometimes disturbed him from watching his favourite programs. Take care to you and your family and your little doggy. I will keep in touch and let you know how Lewis got on. Thanks again

From: Lynda Cunliffe
Sent: 27 June 2017 11:07
To: Jon Harris
Subject: Re: Henry's final lesson
Hi Jon
Thank you for your email.
It is great to hear that Henry is good at physics, fingers crossed his exam results reflect this!
We will be in touch to let you know about the final exam on Thursday.
Thanks again for all your hard work, you really have made a difference.
Best wishes, we hope you have a lovely summer.
Lynda.

From: david roberts
Sent: 19 June 2017 14:10
To: Jon Harris < >
Subject: Re: Jacob - a first class student and a great person to know
Hi jon
Thank you so much for your email we are both very proud of the comments you have made about Jacob.
Over the past months you have enabled Jacob to see that he has the capabilities to acheive . Thanks to your tuition he is going into his exams with his head held high.
We shall let you know how he gets on with his results .
Thanks once again
Joanne and Dave

From: jane devaney
Sent: 28 June 2017 08:32
To: Jon Harris < >
Subject: Re: Matthew's final lesson
Hi Jon
Thank you very much. It's always lovely when people say nice things about your children!
I have to say that both myself and Matthew have been incredibly impressed by you and your enthusiasm, preparation and encouragement. The fact that Matthew arranged the extra lesson this week is testament to this!
I know he can be a bit uncommunicative at times but he has told me how helpful the sessions have been.
I don't know if he told you but he has decided to have a gap year and personally I think he probably needs it to really work out what he wants to do. I think this has taken the pressure off him and I can honestly say he has been happier and worked harder since he made this decision.
If anything it has made him more focused about getting the best grades he can.
Thank you once again for all your efforts, we shall keep you informed!
Jane x

From: sharon.king031
Sent: 08 June 2017 14:58
To: Jon Harris
Subject: Re: Joseph - last lesson
Hi Jon.
Thank you so much that was a moving and heartfelt descriptiion of Joseph who i am immensly so proud of he is a wonderfull son wish i had ten of him. p.s they wudnt all be blue though haha.
We both felt a little sad yesdterday knowing it was the last lesson with you
I can only say i picked THE BEST when i chose you as Josephs tutor am so pleased we got you.
You have helped him so much and gave him back the confidence he lost witg his D grade last year that really shook him up as he has always had top marks in all his subjects Thank you.
I will be in touch with his exam results exciting times ahead.
It was our pleasure to meet you too you are top class .
Best wishes
Sharon x

Comments from 2015-2016 academic year (all names and contact details have been removed for client confidentiality

From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 18/10/2016
Rating: 5/5 Rating
Report: Regarding mr Jon.
Jon has been teaching my son Joseph extra tuition for his physics A level
Jon is an excellent tutor hes made Joseph feel comfortable during his lessons and Joseph has gained confidence as well as knowledge with Jon i am so pleased with Jon as a tutor i fully recommend him for extra lessons hes a lovely pleasant man.

From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 03/10/2016
Rating: 5/5 Rating
Report: My daughter absolutely loves her lessons with Jon. He is very professional and engages his pupil fully.
Very well planned lessons and a pleasure to have met.

From:
Sent: 06 October 2016 18:46
To: Jon
Subject: Re: - Atkinson
Hi Jon
Yes I also thoroughly enjoyed the session and found it very useful, I particularly like the pre-printed notes I have to keep refreshing the material.
No negatives to report back and I look forward to next week's session.
Thank you.

From:
Sent: 05 October 2016 16:23
To: Jon
Subject: RE: A level physics
Hi Jon.
*** is enjoying the lessons and gaining confidence with this subject thanks. I will forward your attachments to *** email address to he can look over it.
Thanks again
***

From:
Sent: 04 October 2016 20:13
To: Jon
Subject: Re: *'s A2 sessions
Hi Jon
Thanks for your email, it is really good to hear that * has made a good start and we are looking forward to your next visit.
* definitely thinks that your lessons will help him and that you are a good tutor. He likes your technique of using a laptop and whiteboard - he thinks this is a good way to remember and learn the physics.
* and * feel more confident that with your help, * can achieve a better grade at A2 and are really pleased that he seems prepared to put in the effort needed.
See you next time.
Regards *

From:
Sent: 23 September 2016 20:31
To: Jon
Subject: Re: * - A level physics tutoring
Hi Jon,
The feeling is mutual, thank you for taking up the "challenge" of tutoring *
* could not stop taking about her lesson, so I think you have made an impact there.
I am sure with your help we can get her the grades I know she deserves.
Her school have released her predictive grades...A A A.
Look forward to seeing you again next week.
Regards
*

From:
Sent: 23 September 2016 13:57
To: Jon
Subject: RE: * - A2 physics tutoring
Hi Jon,
I'm delighted you're tutoring * already he seems to be far happier with the idea of studying and really enjoyed the session.
I will find out *s email address so your able to message him. I'm not very good forwarding things on but I will have a go!!
Regards
*

Tutored 5 A level students over the last academic year (2015-2016)

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Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 06/05/2016
Rating: 5*
Report: My 17 year old son has had 4 sessions with Jon so far and has found them very beneficial. His understanding of one area of the A level physics course in particular has improved as has his confidence.

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 27/04/2016
Rating: 5*
Report: Fantastic tutor, easy to communicate. I would recommend.

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 28/03/2016
Rating: 5*
Report: Jon is helping my son with AS physics. He is punctual, friendly and always prepared for the lesson. He is also flexible with his times to accommodate any changes to my son`s timetable. His approach to teaching is relaxed but thorough and my son is benefitting from the extra tuition. I would recommend Jon to anyone who needs the extra help

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 02/03/2016
Rating: 5*
Report: I think Jon is an excellent tutor. He is very helpful and has given me a lot confidence and has already greatly improved my knowledge. He is always on time, and comes very well prepared, I would recommend him to anyone without hesitation.

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 21/11/2015
Rating: 5*
Report: My son is finding Jon`s lessons really useful. He explains things clearly, is extremely knowledgeable in his subject and is friendly. My son feels at ease with Jon. He is most accommodating when arranging tuition. A good choice of tutor and I would certainly recommend him.

Teaching Experience:

Currently tutoring A Level AQA Physics

Over 20 students tutored in the past 2 years

2 years working as a Private tutor for A level Physics students (1977-79)

1 year teaching Physics to A level students at a Ladies Grammar school in Manchester (1979)

2 years teaching A level Physics at the Trafford Park College of Further Education - Stretford, Manchester (1977-79)

4 years at Sheffield Hallam University (2000 - 2004) working with Graduates and Post Graduate Students in Entrepreneurship and Business Enterprise

Tutoring Approach:

Dr Jon P Harris BSc (2:1) Hons. Pure and Applied Physics; PhD: Low Temperature Physics; MBA: Finance and International Business

2017-2018 academic year: My program will provide the basis of all student with ability in "the Sciences and Mathematics" subjects (A's at GCSE level) to provide the opportunity to obtain the top grade in AS/A2 physics

The 'timetable' and order by which each part of the syllabus will be approached will follow the AQA examination board's timetable. For students joining after the commencement of the academic year, those parts of the syllabus already covered will be 'returned to' during the 'revision period' after Easter

My tutoring sessions are always: 2 hours. They can be taken either:

1. Once per week: full coverage of the syllabus (AS/A2: including Options) plus significant time, each week, devoted to answering questions based on past papers

2. Once per two weeks: full coverage of the syllabus (AS/A2: including Options) plus time, each week, devoted to answering questions based on past papers

In addition to having the 'physics abilities', students will need to understand how to approach examinations and examination questions. There are different variations, each year, but with detailed subject knowledge and significant practice on exam style and past paper questions there should be no type of exam question that should cause any concerns to any student

To ensure a top grade (A/A*) the student will need to commit to additional study, over and above these two hour sessions:

Subject notes will be provided each week, in advance of the lesson, covering the topic to be covered during the lesson - the student will be expected to have already gained an "overview" of the subject area prior to the lesson commencing and take additional notes during the lesson

Each week, following the lesson, each student should complete sufficient exam style and past paper questions to ensure that they have obtained a comprehensive understanding of the subject area and detailed knowledge of 'typical' exam questions

Additional background reading will also be provided that will reach beyond the syllabus giving a deeper understanding of the "concepts" and "background" of the area of physics being studied - this will ensure clarity on the "physics concepts" that are examined in the final year papers each year

Following each lesson (excluding revision and examination question and answering sessions) the diagrams and other material used during each lesson will be provided, so that the student can compare the information with the notes provided and taken during each lesson - building up a complete 'library' of detailed knowledge on each subject area in the syllabus

It is expected that the student will spend (at least) two hours each week, in addition, to the two hour lesson and all school/college work

NOTE: The work program detailed above should not be at the exclusion of the students 'other subjects' - however much time is allocated to physics each week should be replicated with the student's other subjects

Essential planning:

To be prepared for the end year (A2/AS) examinations it will be important to start preparing early

By Christmas time (2017) each student should have produced an 'outline' revision timetable, covering all subjects - without going into detail here, the plan should include all 'known activities' (school/college/personal holidays, mock exam dates, field trips etc.) and periods allocated to revision of each of your subjects, so that a balanced and comprehensive plan for all subjects will attained

Note - 'downtime' should also be included - students should have a practical and balanced approach to secure the best results possible. Peaking too early or 'brain overload' are recipes for underperformance in examinations

I will assist, as required, throughout the period up to when the end year exams commence - this revision timetable will change over the period until the exams start, with the final months becoming more detailed - it will assist in allocating your 'known' resources

Tutoring style:

My lessons are highly interactive

In addition to the printed notes, the student will be expected to add additional notes of their own during each session

My students are fully engaged in all of the lessons and are expected to interact within the lesson

Worked examples and opportunities for students to complete typical exam questions will be part of every lesson

The lessons are delivered from my widescreen laptop making use of theory, pictures/diagrams, interactive GIFs, short videos to help introduce topics and emphasis on specific core material

On approaching (mock and final year) examinations periods:

1. I provide one session on "examination technique" (following AQA best practice) and adopt a rigorous question answering method to ensure that:

(a) Maximise the marks obtained for all mathematical and comprehensive style questions and

(b) In the event that any of my students fall into a "grade boundary" this question answering methodology will ensure the examiner will recognise the 'knowledge of physics' of my students and should ensure an upward grade where required and

2. Take the students through past examination papers to ensure that each 'style' of AQA question solving is well practiced

Flexibility will always be part of the process - if there are specific areas or concepts the student wishes to spend more time on, this time will be allocated

Subjects
  • Physics
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Na (Mrs)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I come from Beijing, China, settled down in Bristol. I am professional, friendly and interested in languages as well as cultures. I graduated from Peking University and studied Language Education. This has enabled me to explore various teaching metho ...
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Personal Description:
I come from Beijing, China, settled down in Bristol. I am professional, friendly and interested in languages as well as cultures. I graduated from Peking University and studied Language Education. This has enabled me to explore various teaching methods make my lessons more vivid and interesting.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught mostly private students since leaving University. They all vary in level from beginner to highly advanced. I teach speaking, writing, comprehensive reading, business etc. While I was in China, I taught Chinese to foreigners who came to China for work or study for more than 5 years. Currently, I also teach children Chinese in a Chinese Language school in Bradley Stoke.

Tutoring Approach:

We will be learning from Books, short videos, or even online material. You can provide your own book for us to follow or I'll recommend the right level of books for us to study.

For the moment I have 'Experiencing Chinese' from foundation level to advanced level, ' Mandarin Chinese for beginners', I will introduce Chinese culture and customs as well, If you are looking forward to some fun and succeeding in Chinese, then I am your perfect tutor to call and meet!!!

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

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Jade (Miss)
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Subjects: Photography  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Special Needs  |  Electronics  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: 21 year old photographer and theatre technician. ...
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Personal Description:
21 year old photographer and theatre technician.

Teaching Experience:

a bit of tutoring in the past

Tutoring Approach:

my approach is just how I learnt, not necessarily the standard school way but simple and easy to understand.

Subjects
  • Photography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£9 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£9 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)

  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)
  • Electronics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)

  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)


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