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Marialuisa (Ms)
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Subjects: Life Science  |  Italian  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am Italian but I lived in US for 6 years and an half while I was working in a microbiology lab. I graduated in Biology in Italy where I took several chemistry, genetic, molecular biology and physiology (including plants) classes. ...
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Personal Description:
I am Italian but I lived in US for 6 years and an half while I was working in a microbiology lab.
I graduated in Biology in Italy where I took several chemistry, genetic, molecular biology and physiology (including plants) classes.

Teaching Experience:

I tutored an a student working toward her A-level in chemistry. I also tired several adult learner in Italian.

Tutoring Approach:

Guide the student to find his/her own approached to the subject.
Find why the student find it difficult and try to solve that problem first.

Subjects
  • Life Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)
  • Italian
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)


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Omar (Dr)
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Subjects: Psychology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I have a BSc (First Class Honours) in Psychology from Brunel University (2007), and a PhD in Psychology from the University of Cambridge (2011). I am currently a Psychology lecturer at the University of Bath. My research is mainly in social, health a ...
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Personal Description:
I have a BSc (First Class Honours) in Psychology from Brunel University (2007), and a PhD in Psychology from the University of Cambridge (2011). I am currently a Psychology lecturer at the University of Bath. My research is mainly in social, health and cognitive psychology, but I also teach research methods (both quantitative and qualitative methodologies), statistics and SPSS, as well as effective academic writing, including dissertations and research projects. In addition, I have sufficient competence in personality (i.e., individual differences) and clinical psychology to be able to teach these at undergraduate level.

More specifically, my research interests are:

- The attitude-behaviour relationship
- Behavioural interventions
- Motivation, cognition, and emotion
- Dual-process models of cognition
- Cognitive dissonance, self-affirmation, and information processing
- Emotional intelligence
- Mindfulness meditation and its cognitive and emotional benefits
- Meta-cognition and self-knowledge
- Persuasion and social influence
- Intelligence and problem-solving
- Body language and communication
- Personal development

Teaching Experience:

I taught psychology to undergraduates at the University of Cambridge from 2008-2011. In addition, I have experience of supervising undergraduates from other universities, including Anglia Ruskin and King's College London. I also supervise BSc and MSc students in their undergraduate research projects, and act as a dissertation supervisor in my department.

Tutoring Approach:

I aim to use an interactive approach that encourages active involvement of the tutee. My main goal during tuition sessions is to stimulate an interest in the subject and facilitate independent and critical thinking. This, I believe, allows the tutee to become an independent thinker and to enjoy the learning process, which is rewarding for both parties.

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

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Stephen (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Politics  |  Law  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello, I am 30 years old from the Old Trafford/ Stretford area of Manchester, I graduated in Law from Lancaster university in 2008, I now work in Conveyancing/Property law having previously worked in the Banking/financial field. I am an individu ...
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Personal Description:
Hello,

I am 30 years old from the Old Trafford/ Stretford area of Manchester, I graduated in Law from Lancaster university in 2008, I now work in Conveyancing/Property law having previously worked in the Banking/financial field. I am an individual who is quite fond of reading, debating and discovering new things. I would say I am quite lively, not too difficult to get on with, very ambitious but also with an equal dash of a patience for I am a patient individual. Although I am admittedly not fantastic at sports I do play badminton and football from time to time I can play a range of sports but those tend to be the main two. I am a massive fan of education and self development. The colossal impact both areas can have upon our lives is incalculable, as such I tend to be never too far away from reading a book or learning something new to further myself.

Teaching Experience:

I have mainly gained a lot of my early teaching experience through tutoring younger siblings and assisting the junior year students either at college or University with areas which they either required either extra help in or further knowledge. I have further developed this over the last four years and I am confident that the contribution which I have made to those who I have helped has been substantial in helping them to progress onwards to the next stage and beyond. As such I would hope to extend this towards any student who desires to take me on board and to progress until they are ready for the task at hand.

As I have progressed over the years, teaching various and numerous tutees, my own personal & teaching experience has grown exponentially year on year. As such I believe I can approach any teaching scenario and offer the required angle to ensure success as a result of previous experience yet I still take each student on a case by case/ individual basis rather than a blanket approach.

Tutoring Approach:

I begin my approach with an informal but analytical conversation with the student, parent or both in order to assess strengths and areas where we can develop a plan of action or just to establish face to face what it is we will be doing in the time we have. I will aim to take each stage step by step until both you and I are satisfied that we are confident in understanding and explaining coherently the relevant information. I will be professional but understanding as patience dictates, most importantly any work set during the session will be wholly relevant, comprehensible and creative in order to match your needs.

I do incorporate digital media, an interactive projector for lessons and presentations or a whiteboard depending on the subject if a visual element is required in teaching. Presentations can be sent via email at any time as well.


*For any LPC students I can also tutor and instruct in Solicitors accounts too.

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

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


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George (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Self Defense  |  Entrance Exams  |  Chemistry  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently a secondary school Chemistry teacher at an independent all girls' school. I teach ages 11-18. I completed an Msci Chemistry course at Imperial College London gaining a first class honors degree. I have also done a year of teacher train ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently a secondary school Chemistry teacher at an independent all girls' school. I teach ages 11-18. I completed an Msci Chemistry course at Imperial College London gaining a first class honors degree. I have also done a year of teacher training and gained a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) working in two schools along the way. I also did Physics and Maths as my ancillary subject. I am well organised and able to manage time effectively. My hobbies and interest includes shotokan karate which I have done for the past nine years and also football. I attended secondary school as a boarder in Reading School, where I did my GCSEs (8A*s,4As) and A-levels in maths, further maths, chemistry and history (4As).

Teaching Experience:

Teacher at independent girls' school in London for the past year.

PGCE and QTS teacher training year, taught in two schools in London.

I have been a tutor for 4 years. In this time i have tutored numerous students from the age of 8 up to 18. I have taught maths in particular to years 5-11 recently. In all cases I have improved their exam performances and been thanked by the parents.

I have worked in a primary school as a volunteer running a morning maths class every Tuesday during my A-levels. This helped me learn a lot on how to convey my message to children so they understand how to solve the problem using their own intuition.

Furthermore I have worked with children in the Bloomsbury Kumon centre for the past few years which has been beneficial in many ways. I have learnt how children can progress over time and what is required to help them. At school I have tutored younger children in maths and helped them with their GCSE and A-levels as a mentor.

I have also worked as a teacher assistant in Camden School for Girls and helped in class across all the year groups.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in going through problems with the children first and showing a clear example, then allowing them to practice until they understand and can do the problems on their own. Furthermore I sometimes guide them in the right direction without actually telling the answer so the child is able to figure it out for themselves. I would follow the syllabus provided and teach every topic in suitable order. Then I had work through past papers and leave them papers and homework on each topic to practice. I would try to create a spark and make the pupils interested in the subject so that they can pursue their further studies with more enthusiasm.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Self Defense
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Entrance Exams
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

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Mass (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a highly experienced Maths tutor, geared toward ensuring you get the best exam grades possible in your field. I will increase your understanding of maths, and my explanations are simple and straightforward. Alongside tutoring, I will guide you t ...
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Personal Description:
I am a highly experienced Maths tutor, geared toward ensuring you get the best exam grades possible in your field. I will increase your understanding of maths, and my explanations are simple and straightforward. Alongside tutoring, I will guide you through exam techniques, and common pitfalls.

Teaching Experience:

6 years private tutor. 4 years private tutor in Maths 1, Maths 2, and Mechanics of Materials of University's courses.
2 years experiences in GCSE and A Level Mathematics.

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching strategy usually involves engaging the student in critical thinking early on, as I believe this is the key to understanding, and I will never "tell" a student what he should do, or why this is like that, but to direct his thinking so that he/she understands why this is the way it is, and why should he/she act that way. I do not believe in memorisation being the main way of teaching in some countries, as this usually does not prepare people for university and life in general, specially in science and maths. Of course, there's always a degree of memorisation in every subject, but I try to keep it to a minimum. This also depends on every student, and I ultimately asses my strategy individually for each student.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Sara (Miss)
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Subjects: History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: History teacher resident in central Doncaster, with extensive teaching experience References can be provided- email addresses of recent pupils Qualifications: 1986: MA - EDINBURGH (Bachelors) 1991: PGCE HISTORY - DURHAM (PGCE) Native Langua ...
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Personal Description:
History teacher resident in central Doncaster, with extensive teaching experience
References can be provided- email addresses of recent pupils

Qualifications:
1986: MA - EDINBURGH (Bachelors)
1991: PGCE HISTORY - DURHAM (PGCE)

Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes
CRB Check: Yes

Teaching Experience:

History Teacher with 20 years experience and have marked papers for AQA

Tutoring Approach:

Dedicated, aim to get my students an A grade. Always provide extra notes and go through the last 3 years papers together
Relevant video clips and recent exam questions provided

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

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Louise (Miss)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a primary school teacher with thirteen years teaching experience. I have taught from Nursery right up to Year 6 and carried out private tuition for 6 years. I specialised in English at University but tutor in both English and Maths. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a primary school teacher with thirteen years teaching experience. I have taught from Nursery right up to Year 6 and carried out private tuition for 6 years. I specialised in English at University but tutor in both English and Maths.

Teaching Experience:

10 years teaching experience
6 years private tutoring experience

Tutoring Approach:

My tutorials are structured but I endeavour to make the sessions interesting and fun for the children. I like to combine quizzes, written and verbal exercise and ICT in my sessions.

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 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.)

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


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Elisa (Miss)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  German  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Degree: Bachelor of Science (Hons), 1st class. Main interests: Astronomy and Physics. Teaching: I enjoy explaining in a clear and precise manner all topics related to physics, math and astronomy. ...
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Personal Description:
Degree: Bachelor of Science (Hons), 1st class.
Main interests: Astronomy and Physics.
Teaching: I enjoy explaining in a clear and precise manner all topics related to physics, math and astronomy.

Teaching Experience:

Involved in practical physics, math, astrophysical and general science teaching for over eight years to a wide range of levels across the UK.

Tutoring Approach:

I strive to clearly guide the student to reach the level required in a pleasant manner. Working in a number of cognitive approaches to best match the students way of study.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)


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Anthony (Mr)
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Subjects: Greek  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I'm 27 years old, a graduate of the University of London (MA) and full-time tutor with around four years' experience. I received a distinction in Latin as part of my MA Classics degree, and continue to enjoy studying and teaching both Latin and an ...
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Personal Description:
I'm 27 years old, a graduate of the University of London (MA) and full-time tutor with around four years' experience.

I received a distinction in Latin as part of my MA Classics degree, and continue to enjoy studying and teaching both Latin and ancient Greek.

Teaching Experience:

Extensive experience in teaching prep-school, GCSE, A-level and degree-level Latin to ages ranging between 7 to 40+ yrs.

Select achievements of 2016:

Pupil i: A pupil of mine for c three years, he achieved a B in the Westminster School Latin Challenge 13+ examination (A-Level standard) and has earned himself a place at the school.

Pupil ii.: Came to me with almost no knowledge of Latin, having found it tedious during the year. Within 12 weeks she took the exam and recieved a B at Level 1 Latin.

Pupil iii.: A long-standing pupil, she received as average a First for the essays I provided tuition on (Year 1 of her BA Classical Studies).

Select achievements of 2015:

Pupil i. (Prep) Bright though receiving consistently low marks in his Latin and Greek mock papers, he achieved an A in the end-of-year examinations in both subjects after c six months tuition, and recieved a place at a top London school.

Pupil ii. (GCSE) Suffering from dyslexia and receiving low marks on her language papers, she eventually achieved an A after c six months of tuition. Now studying at a top London girls' school.

Tutoring Approach:

I use the first lesson to assess the extent of the pupil's grammatical knoweldge by asking for the recitation of tables and perhaps a translation of a small piece of prose or verse matched in difficulty to the pupil's level.

After this assessment, the following lessons are based around the needs of the pupil, with practice questions and passages forming the basis of our learning.

Imperative to my lessons are a sense of humour and frequent chats - this provides relief, which in turn stimulates concentration and allows for a rapport to to be built with the pupil.

Some previous references:

"He is patience, sympathetic, and good in tailoring his teaching method to suit the need and ability level of his student. He is currently helping my son to prepare for the 13 plus common entrance scholarship exams for Latin and English, of whom is aiming for the Westminster School in 2016, year 9 entry.

Anthony has a good sense of humour and a very relaxed manner, that makes my kid feeling easy and comfortable to work on the subjects. A wonderful kind tutor who encourage and motivate my child to achieve the best. My son is the top of his year in Latin since Year 6, 100 per cent creditability to Anthony.

I would have no hesitations to recommending Anthony."

"An extremely engaging and enthusiastic character; his ardour delicately forces the student to love the discipline for themselves, and he has greatly increased my personal interest in the subjects of Latin and Classics. Not much I can think to fault by ways of teaching, would highly recommend."

"Anthony helped my son over the holidays with some grammar he was finding difficult. He fitted us in at short notice and went out of his way to be helpful - running off sheets and practice questions in the target areas. Would thoroughly recommend Anthony, he's patient and gets his message across clearly and effectively."

"Has wonderful personality that makes it easier to listen to him and at the same time enjoy the lessons. He helped me a lot with my essays when it came to the structure which is essential in the Grade A criteria. Highly recommendable."

Please note that for pupils outside a three mile radius of my house and who require my travelling to them, there is an additional charge for travelling expenses/time taken in addition to my standard hourly rate. This is to be negotiated with the client before details are exchanged.

Subjects
  • Greek
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Latin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)


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Julian (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a 23-year-old Physics graduate from Cambridge University living in South London. I received a first in Natural Sciences (specialising in Physics in the final two years) in my finals in May 2014. I went to school at Alleyn's Independent School in ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a 23-year-old Physics graduate from Cambridge University living in South London. I received a first in Natural Sciences (specialising in Physics in the final two years) in my finals in May 2014. I went to school at Alleyn's Independent School in South London where I was School Captain and an academic scholar. I attained 10 A*s at GCSE, 4 A*s at A level (in Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Further Maths) and 5 As at AS level (in the above subjects and English). I taught myself the A2 Further Maths syllabus and got full marks in Chemistry.

Teaching Experience:

I've worked regularly as a tutor over the last five years and have approximately 800 hrs of one-to-one lesson experience with an age range of 5-19. I have taught over 30 students in total and at least 20 of those for longer than six months so can provide multiple references. I have tutored the following subjects:

A-Level: Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics
GCSE: Maths, Sciences (single, double and triple), English.
Public and Grammar school entrance examinations: 7+, 9+, 11+, 13+ (including Eton Scholarship exam)

Tutoring Approach:

The thing that makes one-on-one tutorials more effective than a group lesson is the potential for them to be student led. I try not to talk too much but instead favour practicing questions (particularly in mathematics) and getting the student to explain topics with a view to pin-pointing gaps in understanding. This way I add to what the student already knows rather than lecturing on what they may already understand.

I try and vary the sessions, particularly with younger students, in order to maintain concentration levels throughout. For example, in GCSE maths and science lessons I will try to work in a quiz mid-way through the lesson to avoid boredom. I like to conduct relaxed and informal lessons because I think a student is far more likely to learn when they are not stressed.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)


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Roberta (Miss)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a young lady fully committed to my professional career. I have a background in science and psychology and have been in the musical field for more than 13 years. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a young lady fully committed to my professional career. I have a background in science and psychology and have been in the musical field for more than 13 years.

Teaching Experience:

Summer school (Birzebbuga, Malta)
Stagecoach (Malta) Theatre Arts school
Inspire (Malta) Foundation for students with disabilities - integrating music into teaching

Tutoring Approach:

Humanistc approach where I focus on bringing out the full potential in every individual student- think positive!

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

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John (Mr)
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Subjects: German  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Let me introduce myself. My name is John. I graduated from Sheffield University in the 1970s where I studied French and German. It was while teaching in a lycee in South West France as part of my course that I really developed a love of language and ...
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Personal Description:
Let me introduce myself. My name is John. I graduated from Sheffield University in the 1970s where I studied French and German. It was while teaching in a lycee in South West France as part of my course that I really developed a love of language and foreign travel. I subsequently went on to Liverpool University where I obtained a postgraduate teaching qualification. My teaching career extended over a number of years in a variety of schools in the public and private sector, including a spell as head of languages. In 2002 I studied to teach English as a foreign language. I was surprised to discover that teaching my native language in all its complexities gave me a valuable insight into teaching other languages, not just my own.

Teaching Experience:

As previously mentioned the majority of my teaching lay in mainstream education, where exam preparation was of great importance. In addition, I have enjoyed teaching adults at evening and day classes. I currently teach English as a foreign language to home-stay visitors, but my main efforts are concentrated on private tuition to school children or adults.

Tutoring Approach:

Language learning can be easy, as long as it is varied and well structured. My basic method involves firstly presenting to the student the required vocabulary and grammatical structures, and then familiarizing him or her with them; this can be achieved through verbal drills, short exercises, word games etc. Once they are reasonably well acquired, they are put into a more practical context, imitating as far as possible real life situations e.g. 'asking directions in the street'.For this I use role play, sometimes involving what is called 'information gap', where the student must find out some practical piece of information solely by using the foreign language involved. Many students come to me because, simply put, they have lost the plot! Either they have experienced poor teaching or, for whatever reason, they have become de-motivated. In this case I would spend additional time practising verb formations etc - it is often grammatical structures which have fallen by the wayside.
My overall approach is friendly, but with high expectations. New tutees receive the first lesson free of charge, so that an assessment can be made as to the teaching required.

Subjects
  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)


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Mohammed (Mr)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Politics  |  Sociology  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Business Related  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I teach a number of different subjects including English, Business Management, Philosophy, Government & Politics and Sociology (plus other social sciences). All levels from GCSE - University. I provide specialist essay/dissertation writing course tha ...
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Personal Description:
I teach a number of different subjects including English, Business Management, Philosophy, Government & Politics and Sociology (plus other social sciences). All levels from GCSE - University. I provide specialist essay/dissertation writing course that has helped many students deal with their academic work to achieve high grades. I have total commitment to excellence. Tuition is delivered in a challenging but supportive environment. The chosen approach in each case reflects individual circumstances of my students: as each student is unique and different, so is my approach to tuition and learning. I place great value on understanding students needs before we start.

Success is guaranteed through an incisive, enabling and friendly approach.

Teaching Experience:

I have extensive experience of teaching both at the college and university levels. I have previously lectured at the University of Liverpool and the University of Manchester (Law and Humanities). Alongside this, I also teach (Criminology and Social Sciences) at the University Centre, Blackburn College. I have further served as an External Examiner (Criminology) in the past. I have built extensive knowledge and experience of private tuition over the years with students from a wide range of backgrounds and academic subjects.

I have successfully helped students from state schools, universities as well as grammar schools.

Specialist Services Provided:

1. Tutorials - Essay/dissertation writing
2. University Personal Statements
3. Exam Preparation/Techniques

This experience helps me to provide a unique teaching experience to enable my students to achieve excellence in their work.

Tutoring Approach:

I firmly believe learning needs to be fun, relaxed and enjoyable but seriously focused on the key outcomes that the learner needs to achieve to make progress with his/her studies. This is the foundation of my approach. It brings the best out of learners. Success is guaranteed. Tuition is delivered in a challenging but supportive environment to drive students towards realizing their full potential

My approach to teaching is relaxed yet suitably focused on the needs of the student and thus student-centred. It's personalised and is not only backed up by extreme dedication and commitment, but designed to bring out the best in the student. The time spent on understanding the student, their learning style and how they perceive their academic challenges is critical to my success. My experience both of the academic and the business worlds has served to support this imaginative approach.

WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS, GET IN TOUCH

Whether you need an essay plan or model essay/essay writing techniques or long-term tuition to support learning, I offer that. Just contact for a no-obligation exploratory discussion to map out your needs.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (29 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.)
  • Politics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (29 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.)

  • Sociology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (29 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.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (29 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 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.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (29 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 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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Giacomo (Mr)
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Subjects: Greek  |  Latin  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello! My name is Giacomo, I come from Italy and I am a third year PhD student in Roman Archaeology at the University of Leicester.I have a strong experience in tutoring and teaching at high school and university level and I'm happy to help with Lati ...
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Hello! My name is Giacomo, I come from Italy and I am a third year PhD student in Roman Archaeology at the University of Leicester.I have a strong experience in tutoring and teaching at high school and university level and I'm happy to help with Latin, Ancient Greek and Italian.

Teaching Experience:

During the last two years I have been teaching different courses at the University of Leicester, acquiring a strong experience in dealing with students. In particular during this and last year I have been teaching Latin and Ancient Greek to first year students. In the last two months I also have been teaching Latin to the children of the Overdale Infant and Jr. School, as part of the Outreach Program of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History. Furthermore, since last year I have been working as one to one study mentor in The AccessAbility Centre of the University where I support students with learning disabilities. Finally, when I was still in Italy I have been giving private lessons of Latin, Ancient Greek and Italian literature to high school and university students for three years.

Tutoring Approach:

I will have a different approach according to the language I will be teaching. For Italian, I will use a communicative approach. This means that I will deliver just a minimum of grammar and I will use the target language as much as possible so that the student will learn the grammar implicitly. On the other side, since Latin and Ancient Greek are extinct languages I will use a more traditional approach. Nevertheless, also in this case I will try to alternate grammar with literature in order to help the student to get a broader perception of the ancient world.

Subjects
  • Greek
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Latin
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Italian
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Physics  |  Medicine  |  Entrance Exams  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I have master in Pharmacy from Kent University Greenwich and currently studying Medicine. I provide excellent online tuition. I use a special program to present you with a whiteboard so I am able to incorporate diagrams and animation in my tuition. ...
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I have master in Pharmacy from Kent University Greenwich and currently studying Medicine.
I provide excellent online tuition. I use a special program to present you with a whiteboard so I am able to incorporate diagrams and animation in my tuition. You can have a free trial to find out about the quality of my tuition.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching for the past 10 years teaching nurses, medical students, pharmacy students at all levels.

Tutoring Approach:

Online tuition
I use diagrams and animation in most of my lessons.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • 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.)
  • Physics
  • 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.)

  • Medicine
  • 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.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • 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.)

  • Chemistry
  • 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.)
  • Biology
  • 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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Sudeep (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Website design  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently pursuing my PhD on topic "CRM for Small businesses in service sector in UK". I have obtained Masters degree in Computational Molecular Biology from University of Manchester. I like to share my knowledge and my learning to different peo ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently pursuing my PhD on topic "CRM for Small businesses in service sector in UK". I have obtained Masters degree in Computational Molecular Biology from University of Manchester. I like to share my knowledge and my learning to different people.

Teaching Experience:

Tutored Kids at BCS App-a-thon - Guinness World Records Challenge
Senior Software Developer (UK Whitegoods)
- Training colleagues for the mobile app development
- Training colleagues for software development on PHP, HTML, JAVASCRIPT and other technologies
- Teaching experience of more than a year in computing

Tutoring Approach:

Learning should be fun and interactive. I believe that to learn something is best by doing it. Problems comes in every field and best way to solve is by doing it. But, I always act a guide to show you the path for your solution but its your efforts that leads to results. I believe in teaching in a such a way that you are ready to face the challenge out in the real world.
And I always try to build a bond so that my students have relationship with me not only for now, but for future as well.

Also, if you have a project from university or college, I am happy to teach you in groups at discounted rate.

I am happy to teach in groups at discounted rate

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • Website design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 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.)

  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 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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Wen Ting (Miss)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: My BA was Education, have had three years experiences in tutoring and teaching. I have an excellent command of the English language with an IELTS score of 7.5, as well as being a Mandarin and Taiwanese native speaker . I can teach both traditional an ...
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Personal Description:
My BA was Education, have had three years experiences in tutoring and teaching. I have an excellent command of the English language with an IELTS score of 7.5, as well as being a Mandarin and Taiwanese native speaker . I can teach both traditional and simplified characters. I finished master in International Marketing Management in University of Leeds. I currently employed as a career coaching consultant in Manchester.

Teaching Experience:

Three years' personal tutor experiences and two years experience in teaching 16 students in a class. The subjects I taught were English, Maths, Sciences and Art.

Tutoring Approach:

I will communicate with students about their needs cater to their requirements give some tasks after every session and track their progress.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Andrew (Mr)
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Subjects: Law  |  German  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced and enthusiastic tutor who has taught French, German, law and English to all ages and abilities. I am a graduate in these subjects from the universities of Oxford, Leeds, Paris, and Lyon and have both tutored and lectured in Franc ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced and enthusiastic tutor who has taught French, German, law and English to all ages and abilities. I am a graduate in these subjects from the universities of Oxford, Leeds, Paris, and Lyon and have both tutored and lectured in France and England.

Teaching Experience:

My experience is in teaching individuals and large groups and have taught students aged 6 to 85 years old. My students are often those wishing to have extra assistance before exams or before going on holiday. Others just wish to begin a new language and I am happy to cater for all needs.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is an interactive one, which necessitates an equal input from both teacher and student. I aim to lead the student to apply his/her recently-acquired knowledge in a practical way and I find a balance between role plays, written, speaking, and reading assignments enable the student to engage with the material in the most efficient way.

Subjects
  • Law
  • 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.)
  • German
  • 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.)

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

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