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Sofia (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Maths  |  English  |  Combined Science  |  History  |  Business Related  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently experienced in Science, English and History predominantly, and am fluent in 3 languages, with a basic knowledge of some European languages. I have also been involved in setting up a Limited Company which aims to provide academic res ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently experienced in Science, English and History predominantly, and am fluent in 3 languages, with a basic knowledge of some European languages.

I have also been involved in setting up a Limited Company which aims to provide academic resources to students in Higher Education (at University level).

My work experience in the healthcare, higher education and training business sectors over the last 13 years has also given me the opportunity to develop a range of teaching / training styles that will suit most learners very well.

Teaching Experience:

Over 8 years experience, delivering 1-2-1 tuition to students aged predominantly 6-18.

Most common subjects taught - English / Maths / Science (up to GCSE). Also worked extensively with adults in the local community, training people in basic computing skills relevant to their specific needs.

For those interested in Business Studies, or how to set up your own business, I can offer lessons on these topics as well, including topics on where to go to get your funding, and how to market yourself effectively (including networking) etc.

Below is a more complete and comprehensive list of subjects which I am able to teach. All subjects can be taught from primary level, up to the level specified, and can also be taught as Adult Learning classes - unless otherwise stated.

Biology - GCSE
Business Related - All
Chemistry - GCSE
Citizenship - All
Combined Science - GCSE
Computer Studies/ICT - A Level
Craft and Design - 11-14
Drama - GCSE
Earth Science - GCSE
English - A Level
English (Foreign Language) - All
Entrance Exams - KS3
Film Studies - KS3
French - 11-14
Geography - GCSE
German - 11-14
History - A Level
Life Science - All
Maths - 11-14
Physics - GCSE
Politics - All
Psychology - GCSE
Reading and Writing Skills - All
Religious Studies - A Level
Sociology - GCSE
Urdu - 11-14
Web Design - GCSE

Tutoring Approach:

I follow the National Curriculum, with set lesson plans for each tutor session.

We will follow a learning plan that will run alongside school teaching. I do not help with school homework on a regular basis. Instead, I use the time I spend with each student, to improve their areas of weakness, so that they can do their homework and coursework / assignments with confidence themselves.

Lesson 1 is always a discussion of what the student / parents wish to achieve, along with an assessment of the students current capabilities. If you would like the first lesson to be more productive, I can send the assessment to be completed before the first class. The assessment will need to be returned 24hrs before the first planned lesson so I can look it over and plan my teaching approach for the student.

Teaching styles / tools:
- Each lesson will have a starter discussion about any areas of concern in school - I will make notes and plan to work on those areas in the next lesson.

- We will then work on a mini-project together, which will help the student to learn and develop a range of skills that he/she can then use in their own coursework / homework assignments.

- For subjects which involve reading, the student will be given homework to read a chapter / section for discussion at the next class.

- For Maths / Science, there will be worksheets which the student will need to complete on his/her own after lesson.

- If at any time there are any questions / concerns from the students or parents, I am more than happy to spend part of the lesson in discussion about these with you.

- All lessons are taught in an informal and positive / open-discussion style. But in order to make lessons successful and get the most out of your learning plan, please ensure that there is somewhere quiet to work, and that you have all of the required equipment / stationery beforehand (i.e. pens / pencils / eraser / ruler / calculator / notebook or note paper etc).

- It would also be useful to have internet / wifi set up, to use either with your own computer, or with mine to access online resources.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
All student details are kept confidential and you can be assured that no personal information will be shared with anybody else. However, I may ask permission to use student's work as an example of how to achieve highly in assignments / homework, with other student. Again, all personal details would be removed.

The minimum time per lesson is 1 hour per week for regular bookings.

Semi-Intensive courses can be booked at 2+ hours per week with prior agreement.

Intensive 2-4 week courses can be booked with daily lessons close to exam times. These have very limited spaces available and would include longer classes if need be, depending on how the student performs during our initial assessment.

Intensive courses are also very useful for students wanting to pass grammar school entrance examinations or prepare for other specific exams and assessments.

Lessons can also be taught online, via Skype or Google Hangouts. All prices are reduced for online tutoring - please contact me for further information.

Subjects
  • 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 (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)

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

  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)


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Iain (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Iain was born in 1986 in Dundee, Scotland into a large musical family, so unsurprisingly making music was all that he wanted to do from an early age. He first began to learn the trumpet in school aged seven, before joining his local brass band Dundee ...
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Personal Description:
Iain was born in 1986 in Dundee, Scotland into a large musical family, so unsurprisingly making music was all that he wanted to do from an early age. He first began to learn the trumpet in school aged seven, before joining his local brass band Dundee Instrumental on cornet at the age of ten. By the age of twelve, Iain had been promoted to principal cornet, a position he later went on to hold with several of Scotland's top bands, also including the National Youth Brass Band of Scotland. Many solo competitions were won along the way - including the junior section at the British Open Solo Championships at age eleven. Having gained two Trinity College diplomas before the age of eighteen, Iain took the advice of teacher David James and moved south to study music at the University of Salford, where his playing really began to blossom. Since then Iain has held positions as principal cornet with many of the UK's leading brass bands including his current seat with the world renowned Leyland Band. He has enjoyed many successful contest and concert performances, and is fast establishing a reputation as one of the finest cornet soloists of his generation, performing, adjudicating and giving master-classes as far afield as the USA, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Japan. In 2009 Iain was the recipient of a prestigious Dewar Arts award, awarded for performance in trumpet. This award allowed him to complete his postgraduate studies at Salford, graduating with an MA in Music (performance) in 2010. Iain is now a cornet tutor at the University of Salford where he is also undertaking researchinto focal dystonia in musicians, working towards a PhD. Iain recorded and released his first solo CD entitled "Vanguard" in August 2012, a release which has been met with great critical acclaim and has fast proven popular.

Iain is also an experienced guitarist and teacher of electric and acoustic guitar as well as the bass guitar.

Teaching Experience:

Salford University, Sefton Music Service, Love Music Trust, numerous private students, masterclasses and private teaching all over the UK as well as in the Netherlands, Denmark, USA, Japan, to name but a few.

Tutoring Approach:

Specialise in advanced students, performance, performance psychology, embochure related problems, and treatment of focal dystonia as well as other performance related problems.

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

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Lindsay (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am a friendly, approachable person with many years of language learning experience so I know myself how hard it can feel at times when learning a language! I hold a BA in Modern Language Studies (French & Spanish) and a Certificate in Italian wit ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly, approachable person with many years of language learning experience so I know myself how hard it can feel at times when learning a language!
I hold a BA in Modern Language Studies (French & Spanish) and a Certificate in Italian with the Open University.
I have A levels in both French [B] and Spanish [B] as well as GCSEs.

Teaching Experience:

I have spent 3 months living and voluntarily teaching English in Costa Rica.

I spent close to a year weekly voluntarily teaching local immigrants to communicate in English.

I spent 2 years working in a secondary school as a Learning Support Assistant for children with Special Educational Needs.

Since 2012, I have been working for Lindsay Does Languages, my own language tuition business. I now tutor online.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that rows and rows of vocab are not only monotonous but also repetitive, and dare I say it, boring!
There are many more fun and varied ways to teach and learn a language. It's important to remember that everyone has different learning styles and what works with one brilliantly, may go straight over an other's head! However, a positive and energetic approach is always necessary.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

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Jasmine (Ms)
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Subjects: Russian  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am 51 years old and I have more than 21 years of teaching experience in Maths. I have Post Graduate Degree in Maths. I speak 4 languages and I am also a qualified translator. ...
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Personal Description:
I am 51 years old and I have more than 21 years of teaching experience in Maths. I have Post Graduate Degree in Maths. I speak 4 languages and I am also a qualified translator.

Teaching Experience:

I have 17 years experience of teaching Maths in my country and 4 years in UK. I have taught KS3 and GCSE Maths.

Tutoring Approach:

I am friendly, patient, able to explain difficult subjects in easy ways. I enjoy teaching Maths and I am very pleased that all my students improve greatly in a very short time.

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


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John (Mr)
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Subjects: French  |  German  |  Business Related  |  Geography  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am 54 years old, I am married with four children. I have a degree ( Joint Honours, 2.1 in Agriculture with Agricultural Economics) and a Cert Ed. I am a member of the Institute for Learning. I have taught a wide range of subjects over 28 years and ...
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Personal Description:
I am 54 years old, I am married with four children. I have a degree ( Joint Honours, 2.1 in Agriculture with Agricultural Economics) and a Cert Ed. I am a member of the Institute for Learning. I have taught a wide range of subjects over 28 years and am able to coach you to success whether you are looking for science, geography, Excel spreadsheets, English as a Foreign Language or even French and German ( I worked in both countries when I was younger)

Teaching Experience:

I can help you prepare for exams in Geography, Biology, Ecology, French and German. I have taught English as a Foreign Language over many years. I can also help you with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, particularly for Business. I am a patient, enthusiastic and committed teacher with 28 years experience particularly with post 16 and adult education. I have taught agriculture and related topics over that time, and very much enjoyed diversifying my teaching portfolio as new courses arose at the college. I have taught a range of biology and geography related topics, including plant and soil science, crop science, crop production, livestock production, environmental issues, ecology, woodland management. In business I have helped many people develop diverse enterprises, preparing carefully costed cash flow projections. I very much enjoy seeing people develop confidence with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, which are an invaluable tool.

Tutoring Approach:

I am convinced that one-to-one tuition is by far the most efficient way in which a person can progress and gain confidence. Often someone can grasp a topic in 5 minutes of one-to-one that would have taken 2 hours to cover with a larger group. Once you are confident with a topic, we move on rapidly to the next one. A current A level tutee of mine told his father "I learnt more in that 2 hour session than I have all term at school" and his headteacher wrote to congratulate him on his improved grades. (The reason for this is not that his teacher is bad, far from it, but a tutor can give you personal one-to-one attention, concentrating on the bits you need) I always ensure that the learners are confident with each step before progressing further.

Subjects
  • French
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • German
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)


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Benjamin (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I studied music at Hertford College, Oxford, where I sang as a choral scholar. I now work in music as a conductor, singer, pianist and teacher. I conduct the Harpenden-based Lea Singers and the Solis Ensemble, and sing with the choir of St Albans Cat ...
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Personal Description:
I studied music at Hertford College, Oxford, where I sang as a choral scholar. I now work in music as a conductor, singer, pianist and teacher. I conduct the Harpenden-based Lea Singers and the Solis Ensemble, and sing with the choir of St Albans Cathedral. I am employed as an accompanist by Portland Place School, London, and regularly accompany ABRSM and school music exams.

I am able to teach piano, theory and aural skills. I teach music GCSE and A' Level, either independently or as back-up to school classes.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught piano, theory and musicianship for many years. My experience at Portland Place School has taught me various approaches to working with younger students. My current range of teaching includes children and teenage piano students, GCSE and A' level tuition for various exam boards, and adult musicianship.

I have personal experience of dealing with children with ADHD and related concentration difficulties.

Tutoring Approach:

For piano students I make it a priority to identify what music excites and inspires the student to practise. This way there is always a balance between hard work, a challenge, and enjoyment. I try to be flexible and cater to each student's tastes and needs, always with the background aim of advancing his or her technical ability and musicianship.

Tutoring is especially useful if a student is finding classroom teaching insufficient or unfulfilling. In one-to-one sessions individual problems can be identified and addressed with a more personalized approach than is possible in a classroom environment. For those who are no longer enjoying the subject, I try to reach the source of the disinterest. For those who are wanting a greater challenge than they are currently being offered, I develop exercises to push beyond the constraints of the curriculum. My emphasis is always on developing holistically as a musician.

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

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Kate (Miss)
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Subjects: Drama  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English  |  Study Skills  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a 1st Class Honours graduate from UCLAN, Preston, having studied Dance Performance and Teaching. The course combined dance technique, physical training and a strong focus on facilitating and tutoring. I gained a highly acclaimed PGCE Secondary ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 1st Class Honours graduate from UCLAN, Preston, having studied Dance Performance and Teaching. The course combined dance technique, physical training and a strong focus on facilitating and tutoring.
I gained a highly acclaimed PGCE Secondary teacher training qualificaton specialising in Performing Arts (dance and drama) at Liverpool Hope University and professionally lectured HND Dance at Mid Cheshire college.
I enjoy academic work and feel confident in my own abilities regarding writing skills, basic computer skills and organisational skills. I personally have worked on these attributes through all my A Level studies and during University (both under-graduate and post-graduate) to reach a stage where I am competent and comfortable enough to pass what I have learnt onto others. My A Level subjects included English Language, Psychology and Performing Arts.
I now teach Dance, Drama, Music and English at a London secondary school and am the whole school Literacy Lead as well as Head of Performing Arts (Music, Dance and Drama).
I am an approachable, empathetic and dedicated tutor that has knowledge of the current education system and styles first hand.

Teaching Experience:

To date, my experience varies from both formal educational settings to those in the community. I have experience with all ages and all abilities; including disadvantaged groups and disabled students.
Dance is my specialism so I often teach in Physical Education settings, combining techniques from both typical classroom management and also general facilitation.
I am continually working in the community to broaden my experience base and as a result have worked with all types of learners therefore building up a good amount of tools and skills that I apply to individual cases.
I assisted in the running and facilitating of Preston Youth Dance Company and, until moving to London, ran my own community classes as well as teach professionally at further and higher education levels.
In my professional environment I am subject to regular observations and monitoring to maintain my high practice.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is often a more physical 'learn by doing' approach. Visualising and trying each avenue out is what I find works best in order to understand what does and does not work. I take care in addressing the type of learner I deal with and prefer not to force or expect knowledge but encourage and develop it.
I believe that it is important to firstly understand each other as tutor and tutee and then agree on preferred structure and goals, both short and long term. I also firmly believe in praise where due and do not hesitate to create the correct relationship boundaries.

Subjects
  • Drama
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)

  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)
  • Study Skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)


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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I'm an experienced professional maths tutor with a Cambridge maths degree, an abiding love for maths and a passion to help students discover and master maths for themselves! I teach secondary school students at A-level (including IB and Cambridge ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an experienced professional maths tutor with a Cambridge maths degree, an abiding love for maths and a passion to help students discover and master maths for themselves!

I teach secondary school students at A-level (including IB and Cambridge Pre-U), GCSE (including IGCSE), Common Entrance and KS3. I also teach mature students, and university students requiring maths to support other degree subjects. I have prepared students for exams from all the major exam boards, including Edexcel, AQA, OCR and OCR-MEI. I also prepare students for STEP and for numeracy or numerical reasoning tests, including the numeracy skills test for prospective teachers.

Two of my three children have been through school and university and one is still at secondary school, so I have been engaged closely with the education system at all levels and understand what both students and parents are looking for to achieve academic success.

My family and I have lived in Cranleigh for over 20 years and I have connections with a number of local schools.

Teaching Experience:

I have thousands of hours of experience of providing 1-1 maths tuition. At peak times in the year I have more than 40 active students on my books, spread across all secondary school levels up to A-level Further Maths.

Tutoring Approach:

More than almost any other subject, maths needs confidence to be built, and a patient, individually tailored approach. Able students may need practice to strengthen problem-solving and eliminate errors, a more joined-up view of maths to deepen their understanding, and challenge to stretch their capabilities. Others struggle to understand at a more basic level, and an imaginative and pictorial approach with plenty of real world examples is needed to achieve that "penny drops" moment!

Depending on the student, tuition may include any or all of: coaching to consolidate (or anticipate) teaching at school; revision for examinations; working through past examination papers; teaching and testing of specific sections of the curriculum; or more free-wheeling exploration of mathematical topics. By agreement with students and parents, homework may be set and marked.

I'm available to teach at any time in the week, either on weekdays (daytime or evenings) or at weekends. I'm happy to teach in my own home, or in students' homes in Cranleigh or up to 10 miles away in the surrounding area in Surrey and West Sussex, including Guildford, Horsham and Godalming. If teaching in students' homes I may agree an additional charge for travel if this exceeds 10 minutes each way.

I offer engaging and effective mathematics tuition at all secondary levels including A-level and GCSE. If you want to succeed in your exams and also to deepen your appreciation of mathematics and have fun, then get in touch!

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

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Colin (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  PE / Sport Science  |  Sociology  |  Combined Science  |  Business Related  |  Psychology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I enjoy teaching and helping students gain confidence and better results. I have a proven history of achieving success. I am passionate about the importance of good education and offer a highly professional specialized tuition service. My current re ...
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Personal Description:
I enjoy teaching and helping students gain confidence and better results. I have a proven history of achieving success. I am passionate about the importance of good education and offer a highly professional specialized tuition service. My current research interests include applied psychology, psychometrics and policing practice.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught for many years both on an individual and an organizational training basis. I am an approved OCR marker in psychology. I also specialize in entrance and selection processes particularly those for senior management, the armed forces and the police.
I lecture on an international basis.

Tutoring Approach:

I strive to tailor my tuition to the aims, aspirations and needs of the student. I use real world examples to make the subjects relevant and interesting. Learning though hard work can and should be fun. I aim to help all my students, achieve the best results possible.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • PE / Sport Science
  • 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.)

  • Sociology
  • 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.)
  • Combined Science
  • 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.)

  • Business Related
  • 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.)
  • Psychology
  • 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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Taslimah (Mrs)
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Subjects: Art  |  French  |  Craft and Design  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I came to London in 2005 and I live in Walthamstow,London. I have always liked Art and Foreign Languages. I am passionate about Art and Crafts, and I have discovered my enthusiasm for French language when I started tutoring French a few years back. I ...
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I came to London in 2005 and I live in Walthamstow,London. I have always liked Art and Foreign Languages. I am passionate about Art and Crafts, and I have discovered my enthusiasm for French language when I started tutoring French a few years back. I work in a secondary school teaching Art and French and my colleagues and students would describe me as friendly, approachable with a good sense of humour.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught Art and Design for four years prior to working as a learning support for 6 years. I have been working as a learning support, with Lead role in Literacy and I have worked as a Cover Supervisor for two years .I believe that teaching is not only about passing on the knowledge of a subject, it is also about connecting with the students to try and make them work to the best of their abilities. I have also tutored French in a private tutoring centre to students who have never learnt French before and within 2 and a half years, I have put them through their GCSE exams and they have got amazing results from A* - B. I have also been tutoring French at home for a few years and again my students came out with great results. I am fully aware of the curriculum and have experience in Writing, Speaking , Listening and the criteria for Controlled Assessment. References can be available on request.
I also run Art and Crafts workshop online and at home. I can teach a range of crafts such as stamping, cardmaking, scrapbooking including various techniques. A sample of my crafts tutoring can be available on requests.
I am currently working as a full time Art and French teacher in a secondary school. With all the changes in the curriculum, it is fundamental that tutoring Art or French, are tailored to each individual to enable them to progress in each lesson so each pupil can reach their full potential.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor my lesson plans according to each individual as I believe that every student's learning is different. It is important for me to be able to communicate with my students, to understand their needs and to plan an Individual Educational Plan (IEP)to accommodate the requirements of each pupil. Resources are provided to reinforce learner's knowledge and homework is set weekly. Tests are held regularly to assess student's progress. Furthermore, I believe that regular contact with parents help ensure that student's targets are met accordingly.
PS: I have a CRB as I work in a Mainstream Secondary School. Reference from my current school or previous school can be available on request.

Subjects
  • Art
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

  • Craft and Design
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

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Rita (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am the Russian citizen living in the Scotland, have a qualification "The philologist, The School Teacher of Russian Language and Literature" and many years experience in modern as well business Russian (worked as the Journalist, Editor, Press Secre ...
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I am the Russian citizen living in the Scotland, have a qualification "The philologist, The School Teacher of Russian Language and Literature" and many years experience in modern as well business Russian (worked as the Journalist, Editor, Press Secretary and Official).

Teaching Experience:

Private lessons

Tutoring Approach:

I am enthusiastic, respectful for students.

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

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Kaushik (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an Engineer from an Elite Indian University called Jadavpur University, currently working in a Telecom company at Coventry. I have been an above average student scoring 98% in Maths and 97% in Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in ICSE wh ...
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I am an Engineer from an Elite Indian University called Jadavpur University, currently working in a Telecom company at Coventry.
I have been an above average student scoring 98% in Maths and 97% in Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in ICSE which is Indian Equivalent of GCSE.
I have scored 99% in Maths and 92% in Physics in ICSE which is the exam that Indian students take at 18 years of age.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught students from Year 6 till Year 12. I teach almost all science subjects till Year 10, and Physics till Year 12.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to teach student the basic principles first and then help them apply the principles to general stuff they see around. This helps the students to learn while they have fun and helps them to solve their text book problems with more confidence.
Once a chapter is finished, I take comprehension tests before moving to the next chapter.
I can offer lessons both online and I can also come over to the student's place. But I need the students to be disciplined, obedient and punctual.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)


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Leili (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I've been living in England for over 15 years, most of them in a tranquil town of Bradford on Avon. I'm a keen reader and chair a reading group. I have two extremely bright and boisterous boys, both of them completely bilingual, talking, reading and ...
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I've been living in England for over 15 years, most of them in a tranquil town of Bradford on Avon. I'm a keen reader and chair a reading group. I have two extremely bright and boisterous boys, both of them completely bilingual, talking, reading and writing in both languages from an early age. I find that teaching comes very natural to me however I use all the latest techniques recommended by teaching authorities.

Teaching Experience:

For the last three years I've been contracted to teach Russian Language for MoD, which means that sometimes I can be extremely busy but most of the time I still have sessions available.
I am working towards teaching qualification (Cert Ed leading to Diploma in Education)

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in using different ways of teaching and learning approaches (VAK). I recognize the necessity of inclusion, equality and diversity, to approach the learners differently according to their needs. During my PTLLS course I learnt how to plan my lessons using scheme of work and lesson plan. Writing lesson plan was particularly useful as it helped me to break it down into parts in order to monitor progress and plan the lesson better time-wise I also like to use different resources, including e-learning as well as textbooks, spreadsheets and printouts. I make sure that my lessons are interesting and relevant.
As a part of a course, I teach Russian Grammar and we do plenty of dialogues, free writing, read Russian literature and poetry, listen and watch Russian news.

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


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Khalia (Miss)
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Subjects: Music  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a young performer who also loves to teach. I have performed my original music on stages with over 1000 people in the audience and have been in musical UK tours. I can adapt to many different teaching styles and enjoy passing on knowledge. ...
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I am a young performer who also loves to teach. I have performed my original music on stages with over 1000 people in the audience and have been in musical UK tours. I can adapt to many different teaching styles and enjoy passing on knowledge.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored young people in a project to do with music before.

Tutoring Approach:

I will first figure out what kind of learner my student is and build lessons around them. No person learns the same so that is the first and most important step. I will not allow my student to feel as if they are worthless and they will build confidence while learning the subject.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)


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Sam (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello there! My name is Sam and I'm a full time private tutor who has moved back to London this year. I completed a master's degree in maths at Leeds University and have been teaching ever since. I'm still very passionate about maths and am applying ...
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Hello there! My name is Sam and I'm a full time private tutor who has moved back to London this year. I completed a master's degree in maths at Leeds University and have been teaching ever since. I'm still very passionate about maths and am applying for a PhD to start in the next academic year. My personal time is taken up by studying the areas of maths I want to pursue (category theory and topos theory), learning more undergraduate maths courses so that I can tutor a wider number of areas, rock climbing, highlining and playing gigs. I also have a few maths related side projects such as co-writing a maths textbook aimed at those who have just finished their A levels, and error checking/giving feedback for a soon-to-be published book on topos theory by a researcher in Canada. I enjoy a productive life focussed around my passions of which teaching comes first, as I find nothing more satisfying than helping people and seeing their grades grow. I really appreciate you taking the time to see what I have to offer as a tutor, and hope to hear from you soon.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching in a variety of different areas and environments has been my primary source of work for nearly 8 years now. For the past year and a half since I finished my masters I have been a full time private tutor of maths, predominately working in Leeds. The variety of levels I've had the opportunity to teach has been exceptional. I have taught at GCSE, As, A and further maths level for school level maths along with teaching at every level of undergraduate mathematics, teaching both on a one to one basis and conducting group tutorials with groups of 20 second year students. In particular, it has been deeply gratifying to help foreign students secure undergraduate positions and students with health issues who have needed extra assistance due to being absent from school.
During my degree, I held weekly tutorials for the lower years and gave informal guitar lessons. During my gap year, I worked for six days a week as a climbing instructor for most of the year and taught guitar on my day off. It was over my A level years that I got my first teaching experience as a piano teacher.

Tutoring Approach:

One great difference and indeed benefit of being a private tutor over a teacher is the need to adapt to each individual student. I am in the great position of being able to focus on one student per lesson, and I wouldn't be doing the best work I can if I didn't take advantage of this. My style of teaching therefore revolves around learning from each lesson about the student's evolving strengths and weaknesses, so that I can focus my lesson planning around them for our next meeting. Along with this, I try to encourage students with positive reinforcement. Frankly speaking, maths is a scary subject for a lot of people and I have found that increasing a student's confidence in their ability does wonders for their grades, proving their confidence right. Patience and understanding are key to this form of encouragement. On top of all this, I have to take into account what level the student is studying at. Maths is a very different beast every single year, the challenge of understanding quadratic equations for the first time is very different in nature to understanding quotient groups for the first time, and so I change how I teach depending on the level and age of the student.

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

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Ian (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Biology  |  Maths  |  Study Skills  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: My name is Ian and I would be a female tutor. I was born in Malaysia and I have travelled to New Zealand and Australia for academic and research purposes. I have recently passed my PhD Viva and currently preparing for a major move to Orkney Islands. ...
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My name is Ian and I would be a female tutor. I was born in Malaysia and I have travelled to New Zealand and Australia for academic and research purposes. I have recently passed my PhD Viva and currently preparing for a major move to Orkney Islands. Even though English is not my first language, I have a great understanding in the subject of Organic Chemistry, I have ample tips for studying chemistry along side with basic knowledge in Math.

Teaching Experience:

I was a Campus Coach during my academic years in New Zealand. I would help 1st and 2nd year university students from our science department with their studies. This include giving them motivation to learn, tips for note-taking, managing time meeting all kind of assignments, giving advice on who they should approach for more academic and social help.

Recently, I was a lab demonstrator and Chemistry tutor during my academic year at University of Glasgow. I assisted students in the safe execution of the experiment, safe and proper operation and handling of lab equipment, chemicals and glassware. I was actively engaged with the students in discussions about the experiment. I also collected and grade pre-lab assignments in a timely manner, enter grades in record book, and circulate to give individual feedback to students. In addition, I was responsible for reporting any problems/incidents/inconsistencies immediately to the instructor and replenish/prepare any chemicals or supplies if asked upon with help from the technicians. I had the first-hand experience as a marker of assignments and lab reports, so I will know what to expect from a good to excellent answers to given questions.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach varies depending on the student's needs and learning style. However my teaching philosophy is based on encouraging students to think for themselves, using real-world examples wherever possible. I start from topics the students are comfortable with and move gradually towards more complex areas as their confidence builds. I use questions and examples to check understanding continually.

I usually focus on exam-style or past paper questions in order to check, practice and perfect the student's understanding and technique.

Feel free to drop me a line if you need help with your homework. If there is any single topic of Chemistry you need some clarification and understanding, don't delay!

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£9 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • 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.)
  • Chemistry
  • 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.)


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Jamie (Mr)
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Subjects: Economics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hello! If you're looking for intensive revision before an important exam, or long-term assistance throughout the academic year, then look no further. I graduated with first class honours in 2014 having studied Business Economics for 3 years at Nottin ...
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Hello! If you're looking for intensive revision before an important exam, or long-term assistance throughout the academic year, then look no further. I graduated with first class honours in 2014 having studied Business Economics for 3 years at Nottingham Trent University. Since leaving University I have pursued a career in financial services, which has given me the perfect opportunity to apply many of the skills I developed throughout education to real-world situations. I have had a keen interest in maths and statistics since a young age, demonstrating my ability by achieving an A at GCSE in Maths and an A in Statistics. This was a contributing factor towards my study of economics given how the two subjects interlink, achieving a B at Economics at A level. All of these skills were brought together at University, with my degree heavily reliant on the use of statistics as well as algebra and other important maths concepts. I am keen to help you/your child achieve their maths goals, and I hope that I can use my use of maths in my every day work to show how important maths and economics skills are both academically and for the real world.

Teaching Experience:

Throughout my time at school, sixth form and university I was always keen to teach peers both as part of large groups in class and on an individual basis, something I enjoyed because it helped me to develop my own skills and also because of the reward of seeing someone else do well as a result of my help. This has included me teaching a fellow GCSE student at the time of my own studying, as well as more recently helping a colleague with her entrance exams for her PGCE teaching exams. I also completed a week of work experience at my local primary school, which was an opportunity for me to develop my coaching skills in the best environment.

Tutoring Approach:

Having personally varied my own learning techniques throughout education dependent on the subject and the learning environment, I understand that every individual learns in a different way; I will use the early stages of tutoring to gauge the needs and learning styles of the tutee, and alter my teaching to these needs. Whilst I am keen believer that each individual has their own learning style, I also believe it is important that everyone tries new styles to work out which is most effective for them. Personally I like the use of extensive notes when first learning to understand a concept or theory, and then more concise notes that can I can use to prompt myself later on. Finally, I think that encouraging someone to regularly sit previous exam papers can develop the skills in a more applied environment whilst also helping a student to be more relaxed when it comes to the real exam situation.

Subjects
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£12.5 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£13.5 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)


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Virginia (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Psychology  |  Portuguese  |  History  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am Portuguese (although I am proficient in English) and have been living in the UK since 2010, where I have developed my career as a Languages and Education consultant. I have an enthusiastic approach to teaching as I feel the best way to teach is ...
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I am Portuguese (although I am proficient in English) and have been living in the UK since 2010, where I have developed my career as a Languages and Education consultant.
I have an enthusiastic approach to teaching as I feel the best way to teach is to adapt to the students' needs and skills and whenever possible will adjust my resources to better suit the pace of the student.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching 1-2-1 since 2006 mostly in languages (Portuguese and EFL) but also Social Sciences, as I have a Master degree in Psychology. When relocating to the UK I completed a level 5 course on TEFL as well as other training courses to better equip me to provide better academic support to students from GCSE to University level. I also have experience teaching groups up to 15 students and regularly promote courses run by my local council to adult learners.

Tutoring Approach:

I have an enthusiastic approach to teaching as I feel the best way to teach is to adapt to the students' needs and skills and whenever possible will adjust my resources to better suit the pace of the student.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

  • Portuguese
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • History
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)

  • English
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)


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