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Helen (Mrs)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a caring and patient teacher . I develop good relationships with my pupils and care about their general well being. I adapt teaching aproaches to suit individual pupils to enable them to engage with the learning in a postive and supportive way ...
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Personal Description:
I am a caring and patient teacher . I develop good relationships with my pupils and care about their general well being. I adapt teaching aproaches to suit individual pupils to enable them to engage with the learning in a postive and supportive way. Children say they like my lessons and enjoy being tutored by me.
If you home school your child I can provide tutoring of a specific subject area fit around your timetable and the way your child prefers to learn.
I am also a parent of boys with SEN,(dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism and adhd) and have a good knowledge of special education needs and the impact of these on teaching, learning and home life.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching for 5 years in the primary age range and really enjoy it. I have been privately tutoring for 6 years covering both all literacy areas and maths. I have up-to-date training in the new grammar, spelling and punctuation KS2 SAT's paper. In the area of spelling, I have current experience in the synthetic phonics approach. I have used this from the beginning stages in year 1, and also adapted teaching with the support of practical materials to pupils in KS2.
I can provide references from parents of current pupils.

I am able to support your child through the transition into secondary school, providing practical ideas to get ready and support during the first term to enable them to remain positive about their potential as a learner. I can also help advise on issues arising from difficulties in personal organisation from moving around the school to coping with having the right things in their bag on a daily basis.

I can tutor pupils through secondary education in English and English literature. I can support those who are experiencing dyslexic issues and need some support with homework.

Tutoring Approach:

I treat each child as an individual taking into account both parents and the pupils views and needs. I provide suport to catch up on missed areas of basic skills, which is delaying learning, as well as being able to support targets set by school for the pupils individual progress. Through an initial consultation I seek to find out what the needs are and, with parents and pupil, plan suitable help to reach their goals. I share objectives with parents and pupils and give regular feed back to both to reach those goals. I belive it is important for all to see progress is being made. With parents and pupils permission, I like to make contact with their teacher to work with class teacher in identifing areas of difficulty and planning appropriate support. I find that this approach give the maximum benefit for all concerned.
The greatest difference I make to my pupils is to increase their confidence which in turn enables them to be more willing to take part in whole class sessions at school. Teachers of at least 2 of my pupils have remarked on the difference in attitude of the pupils who I have tutored.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (27.5 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (26.5 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (26.5 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (26.5 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)


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Alan (Mr)
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Subjects: Photography  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Alan began exhibiting his photography back in 1995 and won various awards through the Australian photography industry bodies: the A.I.P.P. and A.C.M.P. In 1997, he was awarded the 'Nikon/Panorama Showcase Photographer of the Year' for his portfolio o ...
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Personal Description:
Alan began exhibiting his photography back in 1995 and won various awards through the Australian photography industry bodies: the A.I.P.P. and A.C.M.P. In 1997, he was awarded the 'Nikon/Panorama Showcase Photographer of the Year' for his portfolio of ten images. The judges included the late David Moore. In 2006 he received two nominations in the international Black and White Spider Awards for fine art and sport. In 2008 Alan took part in a weeks long photo workshop in London, taught by two Magnum Agency photographers. He was one of 14 chosen from 130 photographers that supplied portfolios.

Teaching Experience:

Studio and location photography at Gallery Xposure to adult classes.

Tutoring Approach:

Very much a hands on approach to photography- we get out there are take photos and use the equipment. It' the best way to learn.

Subjects
  • Photography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Natalia (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I love teaching, it has been my life's work. For me it's more than just a profession, it's a state of mind and soul, when you as a teacher and a person want to constantly grow and develop, open new doors and look into new cultures. It isn't just for ...
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Personal Description:
I love teaching, it has been my life's work. For me it's more than just a profession, it's a state of mind and soul, when you as a teacher and a person want to constantly grow and develop, open new doors and look into new cultures. It isn't just for self-development but for sharing with students and carrying them with you. I can help you to learn Russian with confidence, step by step, at your own pace. I'd like to share the knowledge of Russian with you and to open the door to this huge world of Russia.

Teaching Experience:

Certified language teacher with more than 25 years of teaching experience both in-person and online (have taught at schools, institutes and universities). I've worked as a senior teacher at Kazan State University, one of the oldest and biggest universities in Russia.

For a few years I've been teaching spoken and business Russian to executives at blue chip companies among which is Johnson & Johnson.

Tutoring Approach:

I have mastered a wide range of methods which affords me to be quite flexible in teaching and to make each lesson a tailored one where the main principal is to simplify things, not to complicate them. I will help you to learn, step by step, at your own pace.

My priorities are my students' confidence and convenience while studying, and their satisfaction with the final results. That's why I'm so very proud to say that my students have achieved many of their goals, whether it's just a simple trip to Russia or passing their exams, living in bilingual families, helping their companies to strengthen relations with Russia and even working and living in Russia.

I provide my students with all the necessary materials as well as offer free interactive games that they can play after lessons to increase their vocabulary.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Russian
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Catherine (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I graduated from Bradford University with a degree in modern languages (French and Spanish) in 1985. ...
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Personal Description:
I graduated from Bradford University with a degree in modern languages (French and Spanish) in 1985.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching French to groups and individuals for 20 years to children, students and adults.

Tutoring Approach:

Prepared to taylor lessons to your needs.

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


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Haq (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Chemistry  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have done My M.sc. Physics & M.Sc. Mobile and Satellite Communications. I studies Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics as major subjects in B.Sc. I am a passionate teacher and well aware of the teacher student relationship.I understand students diff ...
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Personal Description:
I have done My M.sc. Physics & M.Sc. Mobile and Satellite Communications. I studies Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics as major subjects in B.Sc. I am a passionate teacher and well aware of the teacher student relationship.I understand students difficulties in understanding difficult concepts and know how to help them understand.

Teaching Experience:

I am teaching GCSE/A Level students from previous seven years. I have prepared my own exam based helping material for students which proves really helpful for them. Most of my students get A/A* grades.

Tutoring Approach:

Well the purpose of hiring a tutor is to understand concepts which a student neither can understand in a class nor himself/herself.Only tutoring gives a student one to one attention of the teacher and thus better understanding.
My approach is to both, develop concepts and help the students to get good grades as well, as both are important.Teaching students how to attempt the questions in exams.I am quite a friendly person and never get irritated.I am ready to teach a difficult concept 10 times to a student until he understands

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

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 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.)


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Lauren (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Spanish  |  Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an Oxford graduate with a degree in English Literature and Spanish and I have been giving private tuition for the past five years. I am now working as an English teacher at an academy in South London. I have read an enormous range of literature ...
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Personal Description:
I am an Oxford graduate with a degree in English Literature and Spanish and I have been giving private tuition for the past five years. I am now working as an English teacher at an academy in South London. I have read an enormous range of literature and am familiar with the UK secondary curriculum.

I have lived in Madrid, Spain and Guadalajara, Mexico, as well as having spent time travelling in both countries. I love to share my passion of the Spanish language and explore the rich cultural and literary heritage of the Spanish-speaking world. I also pride myself on a fair knowledge of a variety of subjects, but am particularly interested in the arts, religion, languages and biological sciences.

Teaching Experience:

I have extensive experience working with children of all ages, both in a pastoral and academic capacity. Aside from having worked as a private tutor and, latterly, a classroom teacher, I have worked variously - at home and abroad - as an au pair, a Teaching Assistant, a home-school teacher/governess, and a nanny. I have prepared students of all ages for examinations, specialising in English Language and Literature at GCSE, AS and A level and English as a Second/Foreign Language (IELTS).

Tutoring Approach:

I am a very hands-on person and I like to get my students to think and act for themselves. If they are unsure of how to do something I like to take them through it slowly, prompting them to ask the right questions rather than just giving them the answers. I try to be as creative as I can and to make the subject I am teaching interesting and applicable. I always seem to make my students laugh, but I do expect them to take learning seriously - I am quick to praise and reward but I make them work for it!

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

  • Spanish
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)

  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

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Fiona (Mrs)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I consider myself to be a friendly and approachable teacher. I get on well with the children I teach gaining their respect through being firm, fair and fun. ...
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Personal Description:
I consider myself to be a friendly and approachable teacher. I get on well with the children I teach gaining their respect through being firm, fair and fun.

Teaching Experience:

I have 16 years teaching experience within a primary school setting. I have taught all primary age groups from 4-11 years. During this time I have planned and assessed children and used current SAT's materials.r

Tutoring Approach:

I treat every student as an individual and asses their needs accordingly. I plan my lessons to suit their needs using my up to date knowledge of the curriculum and assessment criteria. My lessons are fun and interactive wherever possible using both written and practical techniques. I have found that children gain confidence in their ability and begin to move forward and keep up with the work in class.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)


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Gethin (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Chemistry  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Drama  |  Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am an actor. I studied Modern Languages (French and Spanish) at the University of Durham which included time living and studying in Vigo (Spain) and Clermont-Ferrand (France) and then Acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. ...
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Personal Description:
I am an actor. I studied Modern Languages (French and Spanish) at the University of Durham which included time living and studying in Vigo (Spain) and Clermont-Ferrand (France) and then Acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

Teaching Experience:

Following completion of my CELTA qualification in Spain in 2007 (which involved teaching adult learners of English), I have variety of experience in teaching from helping fellow students at University, teaching English in a French Lyce and at summer school in the UK.

Tutoring Approach:

The important part of tutoring is creating a more individual approach to learning and the subject or subjects. I feel it is important to discover what about the subject interests the tutee or how we can hook the topic to the individual so that you feel the desire to learn more about the subject of your own accord. It is important that learning is fun and not a chore and so, as well as thoroughly working towards any coming assessments, I like to work around the subject to find what it is about the subject is important to you so that the learning becomes grounded in the individual which gives a deeper knowledge and understanding of the subject.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

  • Spanish
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)


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Derya (Miss)
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Subjects: Turkish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a native speaker of Turkish. I've been living in England since 1997 and completed my Computer Science degree in 2006 at Aston University / Birmingham. For my final year project I developed computer program to translate between Turkish and Englis ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native speaker of Turkish. I've been living in England since 1997 and completed my Computer Science degree in 2006 at Aston University / Birmingham. For my final year project I developed computer program to translate between Turkish and English. The program was build using a dictionary, set of rules listed in a pattern and a logic to extract meaning using the dictionary and the pattern. Turkish is morphologically a complex language. However complexity can be simplified by learning the patterns, and then enjoy making sentences using logic. I find learning a language exciting myself and after my degree started to learn German. Through listening to cd's of Michael Thomas. It was fascinating to see that he was using the same technique to teach couple of his students. During the learning process it was their logic that was being challenged more than their memory of words and phrases. I think it is ok to 'cheat' and look up words that you don't remember. Once you start making sentences using particular words and you are comfortable with the sentence you will also remember the word due to the pattern you have built in your mind. Regardless of our individual learning styles, I think building patterns is a more permanent and easy way of learning than trying to memorise everything.

Teaching Experience:

I ve been giving private tuition in Birmingham, and now I would like to continue this in Bournemouth. I am currently doing a research about effective ways of teaching Turkish. I am interested in teaching Turkish because I enjoy teaching, also the experience will support my project. My ultimate aim is to write and record my own teaching materials for learning Turkish

Tutoring Approach:

I developed my interest in languages through my degree. I am competent in teaching, and I will adopt my technique based on the individual's learning style. Most native English speaking people in the UK finds agglutinative languages difficult to comprehend, as they attempt to 'understand' by comparing them with their own or some other European language. I believe that I can provide techniques that will overcome this difficulty. I enjoy teaching Turkish because I believe that I can understand how different individuals perceive and learn. I find it challenging and rewarding to be able to connect with people, deliver information the way they will appreciate, and see people enjoying the experience of learning.

Subjects
  • Turkish
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Frank (Prof)
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Subjects: Law  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am competent, methodical, flexible and efficient. At the same time I am sensitive and patient in my approach. ...
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Personal Description:
I am competent, methodical, flexible and efficient. At the same time I am sensitive and patient in my approach.

Teaching Experience:

Extensive teaching experience as both a University law professor and lecturer/tutor. Chair of Examination Boards; Examiner; External Examiner; Internal Examiner; Lecturer and Tutor. All legal subjects at A level, first degree and higher degree levels.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach encompasses a range of strategies but above all my aim is to provide the student with a tailored programme that is best suited to the individual need. In each case my approach to tutoring is determined by an assessment of the student's needs and the establishment of realistic targets for achievement.

Subjects
  • Law
  • A-Level or Highers (33 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (33 p.h.)


Heidi (Miss)
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Subjects: Psychology  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a 22 year old student at the University of Liverpool, studying French and Psychology, graduating in June 2015. I have studied Psychology at A-level and I have been able to speak fluent French from the age of 5, as I was in the French school syst ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 22 year old student at the University of Liverpool, studying French and Psychology, graduating in June 2015. I have studied Psychology at A-level and I have been able to speak fluent French from the age of 5, as I was in the French school system up until the age of 15.
I have lived in a number of different countries and have a lot of experience with getting to know new people in new environments. I am told that I am a friendly and approachable person, and I enjoy being able to help others whether this involves academic/school help or just being someone to talk to.
I am the eldest of 3 children and I am very responsible and organised.

Teaching Experience:

I have had some teaching experience, as my mother is a teacher I have been lucky enough to be able to have done some work experience with her in the various schools she has worked at over the years. I also have experience with homework tutoring for people in my own schools, as well as helping my own siblings with their homework/coursework.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a very friendly and approachable person, making people feel welcome and that they can ask any questions they like in regards to subjects they do not fully understand. When tutoring, I make sure that every subject is covered thoroughly before moving on to the next level/topic.
I ensure that all tutees feel that they can take as much time and ask me as many questions as they like, as I believe that a friendly, non-pressured approach to tutoring is the approach which will produce much more efficient, beneficial results.

Subjects
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • French
  • 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.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)


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Mahrosh (Mrs)
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Subjects: Business Related  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am an enthusiastic and hard working individual. I am passionate about what I do and I have always ensured the best possible outcome from all my students. ...
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Personal Description:
I am an enthusiastic and hard working individual. I am passionate about what I do and I have always ensured the best possible outcome from all my students.

Teaching Experience:

I have 8 years of teaching experience and in this time I have successfully delivered the following subjects:

National 6/New Higher Business Management and National 6/New Higher Administration and IT
National 4 and National 5 Business Management and Administration and IT
Higher Business Management
Standard Grade Administration and Business Management
Intermediate 2 Administration and Business Management


I am familiar with all of the above courses, and my students are known to achieve excellent pass rates.

I am also a Marker at National 5 level - Business Management - for the SQA.

Tutoring Approach:

I would be willing to travel to the individuals house or to a public area suitable to the individual, e.g. Library or Coffee House. During the tutoring sessions, I will go over the key points of any/all topics which have been covered by your classroom teacher. I will be able to provide you with additional notes and tasks as well as working through exam past papers to improve your general exam technique. At National 5 level/Higher level I will be able to provide you with guidance on how to successfully answer exam questions using the command words which have been set out by the SQA.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

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Zarema (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: About me: Hi! I am Zara. I am kind and caring, considerate and patient. I have profound experience teaching languages (Russian and English) to various ages and learning backgrounds. Russian is my native language. I graduated from Russian Universit ...
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Personal Description:
About me:
Hi! I am Zara. I am kind and caring, considerate and patient. I have profound experience teaching languages (Russian and English) to various ages and learning backgrounds. Russian is my native language. I graduated from Russian University and have BA degree in languages.
I enjoy working with children, young people and adults helping them build confidence in their ability to achieve, both academically and socially. My students always get only GOOD RESULTS! Some of them are now students of English Universities studying Russian.
With my experience working at various educational institutions for 12 years (my previous position was senior Lecturer of the Russian University) I have a diverse background with much to offer. I teach the beginners and those who just want to improve their language skills, as well as Business and Legal Russian.
One to one or Skype lessons!

Apart from teaching I do prompt and professional translations from English into Russian and vise verse in such subjects as Business, Economy, Law, Mass Media, etc.

Teaching Experience:

With my experience working at various educational institutions for 12 years (my previous position was senior teacher of the University) I have a diverse background with much to offer. To me, the role of a Tutor is an important and interesting role to hold. It brings a lot of interesting challenges and the idea of working with individuals to develop their natural skills is really what I look forward to when at work. I graduated from Russian Pedagogical University and have BA Degree in languages.

Tutoring Approach:

The methods I teach foreign languages are unique and tailored to an individual' s needs. All students are different and it is very important to find their strengths, focus on them and use them right to develop their learning abilities.
I always seriously and thoroughly prepare myself for each lesson, think over every minute of it, provide my students with useful and interesting material which covers the aspects of the language that my students want to focus on and at the same time, I ensure that the lessons are fun - which means they look forward to them! I use a lot of playing techniques, every aspect of learning the language is involved; Reading, Speaking, Listening and Writing. I teach spoken Russian, Business Russian, do prepare for the Exams and so on....
I puts my clients at ease straight away making it the ideal learning environment to progress quickly and easily.

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
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Tom (Mr)
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Subjects: Citizenship  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an experienced ESL tutor having spent time teaching all levels and abilities. I am friendly, easy to work with and able to tailor my lessons to suit any needs. Beyond ESL I have a history of working with vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced ESL tutor having spent time teaching all levels and abilities. I am friendly, easy to work with and able to tailor my lessons to suit any needs. Beyond ESL I have a history of working with vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals throughout Sheffield.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught in Ukraine, Spain and summer schools in London and have been teaching for approximately three years. I graduated with the CELTA certificate from Sheffield University.

Tutoring Approach:

I am warm, friendly and informal. I base my teaching on the premise that for effective learning to take place, the environment must be one in which the student feels relaxed and not worried about making mistakes, allowing questions to asked freely and to encourage them to think for themselves.

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


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Punit (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Entrance Exams  |  Business Related  |  Economics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a BSc Honours in Mathematics. ...
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Personal Description:
I have graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a BSc Honours in Mathematics.

Teaching Experience:

Maths and Science at all age groups from Primary School up until A Levels.
Business Studies and Economics at GCSE and A Levels.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring varies between age groups.
With younger children, I prefer the use of examples, starting with easier questions and building up to more difficult questions.
I feel that this provides a strong foundation and the confidence to expand their knowledge of the subject.
With older students, I believe that they should dictate the method of teaching and I adapt to their style.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

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Heather (Dr)
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Subjects: Medicine  |  Physics  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have 10 years experience of teaching and tutoring at all levels up to university (lecturer for 5 years) and have all 5 star feedback. My tutees get great results (93% As and A*s this year) and most importantly, show outstanding improvements in both ...
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Personal Description:
I have 10 years experience of teaching and tutoring at all levels up to university (lecturer for 5 years) and have all 5 star feedback. My tutees get great results (93% As and A*s this year) and most importantly, show outstanding improvements in both understanding and confidence.

I am really passionate about science and teaching: during my academic career, I have been fortunate enough to have plenty of opportunities to combine the two at a variety of levels. I come from a very large family and have been involved in work with children from a young age - from riding instructor to homework 'buddy' and in the last 10 years tutoring and teaching. I love the moment that you see the light of understanding come on in the person that you are working with - I got into science for these moments myself and to be honest, it's almost as rewarding to see them in someone else! It is particularly exciting when you see someone go from frustration to 'getting it'.

I'm extremely patient, calm and focused. I work best with individuals or small groups of 2-3 students.

Teaching Experience:

All exam boards plus IB
GSCE: This year's students achieved cracking results in biology, chemistry, maths, physics and geography. Almost all As and A*s - I was very proud of them!
A-level:
Again, almost all As in biology and chemistry. Most came to me with predicted Ds so we were all delighted with the results.
Primary level:
My own children were partially home-schooled so I have copious experience there!
11-14:
I currently tutor in maths and science, I used to run a weekend biology group for adolescents and have taught English as a secondary language at this level
University level:
Range of subjects including biology, biochemistry, nutrition, aquaculture, fisheries economics, thermodynamic engineering

Tutoring Approach:

The foundation of my approach is to building confidence and enthusiasm in my pupils. I use a combination of exam questions and structured sessions. This allows the student to become familiar and comfortable with the format of questions, and to more easily identify what the examiner is asking. It also allows me to focus the effort on where there are gaps in the knowledge or understanding.
I am extremely patient & able to come up with new and innovative ways to help my students overcome whatever problems they experience in the subjects I teach. I like to see the students put in some effort because I think the best results are achieved that way but I am always supportive.

Subjects
  • Medicine
  • Adult/Casual learner (55 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (55 p.h.)


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Aatif (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am First Class Mathematical Sciences Graduate ...
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Personal Description:
I am First Class Mathematical Sciences Graduate

Teaching Experience:

I have four years of teaching experience of
1-1 and class based from school to university level and currently doing PGCE Maths 2015/2016

Tutoring Approach:

Friendly, firm and passion

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Thomas (Mr)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Combined Science  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: A first class Medical Sciences graduate and qualified teacher, I have over 5 years` experience in teaching/tuition. Well-versed in most major exam boards, I am able to work successfully with students across all levels of attainment in order to fu ...
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Personal Description:
A first class Medical Sciences graduate and qualified teacher, I have over 5 years` experience in teaching/tuition.

Well-versed in most major exam boards, I am able to work successfully with students across all levels of attainment in order to further their understanding of core scientific principles and enhance their exam technique. My position as an assessment specialist with two of the major exam boards has enhanced further my understanding of how credit is awarded in exams - enabling me to not only improve students' subject knowledge, but to improve their approach to exam questions as well.

I take a positive and friendly approach to tuition, and am happy to be flexible in using the methods that best suit the student.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a private tutor since attending university in Exeter, and have helped students to improve on their grade by up to 3 grade boundaries over time.

I taught professionally for two and a half years, training through the prestigious Teach First programme. My progress was judged as outstanding. I was consistently judged good/outstanding, both internally and by Ofsted, and I was a lead teacher in my last role.

Tutoring Approach:

Largely, this will depend on what the student is hoping to achieve. I appreciate that, most often, a student's aim is to achieve a certain grade in an exam. In these cases, I will spend a lot of time working with the student to familiarise them not only with the material for the exam, but with the format of the exam paper, exploring how to approach different types of question and working directly with mark schemes to best understand how credit is awarded.

I am, however, passionate about my subject, and aim to uncover some enthusiasm for the sciences with all my students, through engaging sessions in which we can explore topics in perhaps more detail than is often possible within schools.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

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