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Martyn (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have an excellent rapport with young people, with 30 years experience as a Scout Leader. ...
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I have an excellent rapport with young people, with 30 years experience as a Scout Leader.

Teaching Experience:

The last 8 years I have been girls and boys in Maths, Physics, Biology and Chemistry with exam achievements far exceeding expectations.
I previously worked for BT and was involved in training engineers and managers in utilisation of management information.

Tutoring Approach:

I have the ability to be able to explain complex things in a simple way.
Tutoring sessions are customised to the individual student's needs, with revision strategies to maximise exam performance.
I am very good at motivating students, being enthusiastic and making the subject fun and exciting.
The pace is customised to stretch the young people while keeping within their comprehension zone.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)

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


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Craig (Mr)
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Subjects: Politics  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Business Related  |  Economics  |  English  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi, everyone,The academic year is now a term old and things are ticking along nicely for almost all my students of 2016-17. Sadly two have had to drop out of school/college studies because of personal issues which is sad, when the time is right, thes ...
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Hi, everyone,The academic year is now a term old and things are ticking along nicely for almost all my students of 2016-17. Sadly two have had to drop out of school/college studies because of personal issues which is sad, when the time is right, these two very bright individuals will come back to studying, I'm sure.

I am more busy than ever this year but do have perhaps one or two spaces for students keen to just improve or to transform themselves and their fortunes. However bad things seem, I can show you how make the best of your talents.

Craig

TWO EXAM PAPER NOTICES

A couple of examination paper notices.

1. I am now OCR trained for the new AS level source/essay paper. Obviously this has given me a clear insight into how it's marked and how students need to approach it to be successful.
2. Secondly, the ED Excel Y13 A2 sources & essay paper (three secondary sources): I worked with four students on this last year and achieved spectacular results (these pupils can be contacted; some won't be able to put referees up here because I found all 4 of them via word of mouth and the UK's other major tutoring site). I'm very happy to report that I worked hard and thought hard on refining my advice on the paper and it has clearly paid off handsomely. Do contact me for details; I can pass these on to you prior to your making a decision on whether to engage me (or not as the case may be). Naturally anyone re-taking the A2 paper in 2017 can benefit from this. The new EdExcel History exam has a similar paper so this year's cohort of Y13 students should be able to benefit too.

Note. Because I'm away for the next 3 weeks carrying out research in London and Reading for my PhD I will not be able to begin lessons this year until the last week of September.

Plus:

Important policy change! If your young one or you, the student, is/are one who is not prepared to be coached and trained as our Olympic athletes are - and by this I mean that the performer puts themselves in the hands of the coach and doesn't try to tell them how to do the job - then please do not get in touch: simply pass on to another tutor somewhere else on this site.


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And now, The Pitch!

So, my name is Craig, a very dedicated one-to-one tutor of History, Politics and English. I offer an exceptionally high level of expertise as a history, politics (and English) teacher, teacher of essay writing, exam writing and exam taking. This is based on well over two decades of experience in schools and in homes. Though I have been teaching a long time, I am continually striving to improve the quality of my work, constantly analyzing the effect of my advice on performance and trying to perfect the art and craft of the job.

When not tutoring, most of my time is spent working (hard!) as a student too! I am just about to begin the third year of my PhD, supervised by Professor Tony Collins of De Montfort University, Leicester, undertaking research in 20th century British history. (Rugby fans might like to note at this point that Tony is the number one rugby historian - of all codes - in the world. All his books are very well worth reading.)


I am exceptionally well qualified. I have an MA (2011) in History and am now two years into my doctoral studies. I have written fiction and non-fiction. I have had experience in being an A level marker with an exam board. I have had long experience in teaching and preparing whole History & Govnt. & Politics year groups for A level, producing outstanding results.

I take on all types of students. Some need a lot of training, some need to be dragged away from a collision-course with failure, some need finessing, some need waking up, some need inspiring, some need a boost in confidence; some need more intellectual stimulation; all can and do improve their writing.

My chief strengths are: 1. I know how to teach students to write. 2. I know how to prepare them for exams. 3. My methods are clear, simple and work beautifully. 4. I care very much about the progression of my students. 5. I treat my work with them with the utmost seriousness. 6. But I'm a human being with a sense of humour! 7. I am very, very experienced. 8. As a parent of three children who have gone through the school and university experience, I understand what both the student and the parent is going through.

I am very happy to work with students online. I have found it to work extremely well.

More on my current research project...
I am currently working on doctoral research into the BBC, sport and social class, 1922-64, with Tony Collins at De Montfort University, Leicester. He is the director of DMU's International Centre for Sports History & Culture, a department of world renown, and the leading British powerhouse of sports history. I am very proud to be working with Tony and within the department. Undergrad students should note that I am working under one of the world's best historians, a 3-time winner of the prestigious Aberdare Prize for Sports Books.

Becoming a student again, beginning with the masters degree course at De Montfort University in 2010 has really helped my teaching. As well as keeping on top of developments in academic history. I am much better read! I know more! It has also taken me right back in touch with what it feels like to be a student and all that follows from that. It has also enabled me to extend my tutoring potential to undergraduates and masters students.

I'm happily married with 3 children fully grown (it's only their father who's lagging behind).

Teaching Experience:

I taught for 24 years in secondary schools in Bromley, Kent and Derbyshire where I now live. History was my specialism but I was head of Politics for a number of years in the last part of my school career. I also taught Geography, Economics, English and R.E.

Since beginning to tutor students, I have taught history, Government & Politics and English (including basic literacy skills to a young person with dyslexia). Courses taught have mostly been those at GCSE and A level.

I have taught a wide range of topics within French, German, Russian and British history. The list includes the usual suspects: causes of World Wars 1 and 2, Hitler and the Third Reich, the French Revolution (and its causes) and Napoleon; also Tsarist Russia, the Russian revolution and Stalin as well as the European Reformation, France in the 16th century, Louis XIV and aspects of Irish and Chinese history and 19th century France, plus 20th century USA. politics (Boom and Bust, New Deal and Post-War Boom, and also the Witchcraft Persecution in Europe (1550-1680).

In terms of British history I am very much up to speed with all aspects of its 20th century political history (high politics, parties, electoral history, social history & economic history, right through to the 21st century, in fact); I have also taught most aspects of 19th history, social, economic and political. For the last decade and a half of my school-teaching career I taught the A level course in 16th and 17th century - The Tudors, James I, Charles I, Causes of the English Civil War, Charles II, James II & the Glorious Revolution, the reigns of William & Mary & Queen Anne.

I have recently added 19th century British politics (Reform Bill through Peel, Palmerston, Disraeli and Gladstone to Salisbury) and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe to my "roster" of topics.

Since becoming a PhD student my expertise level in terms of content knowledge has leaped forward in 20th century British history. However...

...it isn't the historical content of the course that matters so much: technique is the key; know-how; how to write; how to take an exam; how to prepare for the whole exam period; how to approach the whole thing mentally, psychologically; how to be the best you can be; how to be successful - end of story!

I have worked with students on exam preparation and revision, coursework planning and execution and essay writing techniques. It is here that the battle to improve and to reach a fulfillment of potential, often with the reward of high grades, is usually won.

Tutoring Approach:

I don't tinker around the margins of issues. I give students something all those who come for help require: a method to use to dispose of the problems posed by the issue of writing that dreaded thing: the essay! Not a tinkering round the edges of the thing, a tip here, a bit of advice there, but a comprehensive yet simple and absolutely clear set of actions and principles through which the student can fulfill their potential: show the examiner what they know and understand of the topic.

Following on from the above, my approach to tutoring begins and ends with the drive to be successful. If I did not unfailingly improve students, help them to achieve the grades they want and need I would not be writing this.

In between comes what we might describe as philosophy and methods. It's hard to write about methods without immediately mentioning what I suppose might be my strongest "offer" (I don't much like that word but there, I've used it). As a schoolteacher I developed a unique but simple method of essay planning and writing that achieved stunning results. So successful has it been over 20 years that I am astonished that no one else seems to have found it. But in my experience up to February 2013 no teacher has. Essay writing is still something that many, many students find difficult and confusing. It really does not need to be this way.

Obviously content issues are hugely important and here I rely on my communication skills which have yet to let me down! These, naturally, go hand in hand with a knowledge of British and European history across a variety of years which has grown over recent years particularly through my MA studies, my PhD research and through working with students on a range of historical periods, topics and people. I find myself to be adaptable to different types of students. I am able to adapt my language and my technique to fit the situation. I am also somewhat stubborn in that I never give up on solving a problem. If we have to go over time, so be it!

Finally, some more of my personal philosophies of teaching. I believe that students generally do not achieve their potential. With each student I aim to take them to standards (and grades) that they did not think were possible. Without exception I push, push and push until we run out of time as we inevitably do. I also do not believe in lost causes. Much can be achieved in a very short space of time. I have seen this happen over and over again.

There is much more to be said but that, I hope, will do for now.

Craig

Subjects
  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£27.5 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£27.5 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£28 p.h.)

  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£33 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)


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Henry (Mr)
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Subjects: Citizenship  |  Religious Studies  |  History  |  Geography  |  Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have a passion for the English language and its literature which is reflected in my work. I really enjoy tutoring, because I know the one-to-one learning situation gives students the attention and focus which they need to improve, and which they c ...
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I have a passion for the English language and its literature which is reflected in my work. I really enjoy tutoring, because I know the one-to-one learning situation gives students the attention and focus which they need to improve, and which they cannot get in school. I am a parent, a published poet and occasional actor. I only work in West Yorkshire, up to 12 miles' drive from my home, but I will offer discounts to students willing to travel to me..

Teaching Experience:

I have 30 years' experience of teaching English to kids of varying backgrounds and abilities (11 to 18 up to A level) so I have built up an extensive bank of resources over the years, which I use to carefully prepare for lessons. I am also an experienced examiner for AQA, which offers valuable insights into exactly how to achieve high GCSE grades . I have been tutoring successfully for five years now, and my knowledge and expertise would be very useful to students aiming at high marks in GCSE and A level exams. Recently, I have helped a pupil win a scholarship to high-achieving independent QEGS in Wakefield, and others to gain entrance to grammar schools

Tutoring Approach:

I am patient, friendly and easy to get on with. I have always tried to make my lessons interesting, relevant and inter-active. I tailor my teaching to the pupil and know that praise and encouragement are the keys to confidence and progress. A good sense of humour is vital,too.
I have helped to improve the grades of many pupils, some of whom have achieved the highest grade at GCSE, and have coached younger ones through entrance exams to sought-after schools. One student, whom I tutored for three years, progressed from a poor level 4 in year 8 to GCSE grade B, the minimum requirement for A levels in many good schools, while others have achieved the A* grades required for their chosen paths.
I have achieved high ratings from the parents of students I have tutored. A good tutor can make a difference with focused one-to-one attention, and I am a good, committed tutor.

Subjects
  • Citizenship
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Religious Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)

  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)

  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£22 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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Catherine (Ms)
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Subjects: History  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: A highly qualified and very versatile PA, forward thinking, highly organised and enthusiastic, with general and specialised experience of working at the highest level for senior management. ...
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A highly qualified and very versatile PA, forward thinking, highly organised and enthusiastic, with general and specialised experience of working at the highest level for senior management.

Teaching Experience:

- From October 2010 to date, ESOL and French Tutor at Kent Adult Education Services in Folkestone and Dover (Kent), Teaching English to foreign students of various levels and backgrounds and teaching French to English students
- from April 2010 to October 2010 - Teaching Assistant at The North School in Ashford (Kent), Providing support for foreign students during the lessons in the classroom
- From November 05 to February 2010 , ESOL Lecturer at South Kent College in Folkestone and Ashford, Teaching English to foreign students of various levels and backgrounds
- From July to August 2006 - Course Director at Concorde International School of English Language in Folkestone, Managing and administrating academic and social programmes
- From September 2000 to December 2005 - French Tutor at Kent Adult Education Service in Folkestone and Ashford, Teaching French to English students
- From September to October 2005 - EFL Teacher at Concorde International School of English Language in Canterbury, Teaching overseas students and taking part in the running of an activity programme
- From June to Sept 2005 - Assistant Course Director at Concorde International in Folkestone, Co-managing and administrating the academic and social programmes
- From September 1996 to July 1997 - English Teacher for Primary, High and Vocational School students in France
- From September 1993 to July 1995 - French Assistant at Pent Valley School in Folkestone.

Tutoring Approach:

I love teaching others as I think knowledge is extremely valuable. I am also available at the moment and would like to use my spare time helping others. I am very patient with a proven record of tutoring and teaching on a one to one basis.

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

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

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Sophie (Ms)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a very patient and dedicated French native speaker. I tailor my lessons to the students' needs and expectations. Tutoring is not just guiding students through their learning but also giving them confidence and enabling them to experience lessons ...
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I am a very patient and dedicated French native speaker. I tailor my lessons to the students' needs and expectations. Tutoring is not just guiding students through their learning but also giving them confidence and enabling them to experience lessons in a relaxed, friendly and yet serious way.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a teacher for over 9 years and have a very diverse experience as I have been working in an Alliance francaise in Mexico, in a language centre, two adult education centres and two tutoring agencies. My first teaching experience was a French Language Assistant in Preston, Lancashire. I have had students ranging from 7 years old to 70+, from absolute beginners to advanced levels. I've given private and group classes and intensive courses (up to 7h a day) in schools and companies. I have over 4500 teaching hours, including more than 3200 hours of private tuition (basically in French Literature, French and English as Foreign Languages; 2500 of which in the UK).

Coming from France where I taught French Literature to a student preparing a diploma in Accounting, I have now been in the UK for four and a half years. I am occasionally in charge of groups of beginner students in a language school and give private tuition (self-employed as well as with two tutoring agencies). At the moment, I give French private tuition for the preparation of GCSE and IGCSE, DALF C1, CNED CE1 and CM2 (French school curriculum, distance learning) and university essay writing. I also tutor other students looking to learn or improve their French communication skills for personal reasons.

Tutoring Approach:

I am very flexible and know how to adapt my teaching to the specificities and demands of the students.
Understand and be understood! That's the main thing when you learn a language, be able to communicate.

Whether you are a student taking GCSE or A levels in French and need confidence for your exam or you are a professional willing to have a proper conversation with your French colleagues or clients, or just want to enjoy your next holidays in a French-speaking country, whether on a daily basis or intensive classes, we will first talk about what YOU are looking for and how I will help you to achieve your language goals.

Subjects
  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 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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John (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Sociology  |  Business Related  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have lived in Colchester most of my life, and had an uncle who was a teacher; this inspiring me to become involved in education, after having worked in other occupations. My interests include drama, photography, salsa dancing, classic cars and tra ...
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I have lived in Colchester most of my life, and had an uncle who was a teacher; this inspiring me to become involved in education, after having worked in other occupations.
My interests include drama, photography, salsa dancing, classic cars and travel. I am also actively involved in a number of societies, including being a committee member.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring since 2003.
I am experienced in 1 to 1 tuition, and have also worked as a part time college lecturer. I currently work as a
training manager (in work based learning in transport), as well as a tutor.
I've also been involved in verifying learning material, and have worked with LAC/SEN students.
I aspire to eventually become a qualified (QTS) teacher.
I am a member of the Institute for Learning, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Tutoring Approach:

I encourage students to input their own ideas and opinions into tutorials, as I feel this can help their learning process, over merely having a tutor "talking", and them "listening".
Basically, my approach to tutoring is like a "two way street", with good communication and interaction between
both parties, which in turn can make the learning experience more fulfilling for the student.
I set homework for students, (where applicable).

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£24 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£24 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£26 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£24 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£26 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£28 p.h.)

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Daniel (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a second year undergraduate mathematics student at Imperial college. I completed my A levels in 2011 with full mark scores in some maths and physics modules and every module at an A grade . I also self studied and sat an additional 6 maths mo ...
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Personal Description:
I am a second year undergraduate mathematics student at Imperial college.

I completed my A levels in 2011 with full mark scores in some maths and physics modules and every module at an A grade . I also self studied and sat an additional 6 maths modules and obtained 2 grades in STEP II and III.

I achieved 3 A*s and an A in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Computing respectively at A level.
I achieved 5 A*s, 5 As and a B at GCSE.

I have a patient, helpful and calm nature and very easy to approach for any issues. I enjoy helping others and explaining maths topics so that they are easier to understand.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored a construction student at Surrey university so that she could understand the mathematics in her mechanics module this year.

I have helped friends understand complicated maths topics many times in sixth form and university.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach in tutoring starts with establishing goals then creating a structured plan so that these goals can be achieved.

My tutoring will emphasis on understanding the core concepts of the topic, then applying the core knowledge to practical examples, and lastly see how the topic is associated within exam questions.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)

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Kevin (Mr)
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Subjects: Psychology  |  Physics  |  Economics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have spent many years accumulating a wide range of academic qualifications, and my work has often primarily consisted of passing on my knowledge to others in a form they can understand. I get a lot of satisfaction from helping people to understand ...
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Personal Description:
I have spent many years accumulating a wide range of academic qualifications, and my work has often primarily consisted of passing on my knowledge to others in a form they can understand. I get a lot of satisfaction from helping people to understand something they thought was beyond them. By virtue of having studied several subjects at a high level, I empathise with the feeling of finding something difficult, and have the patience and technique to get past this. I am not a single-subject specialist who might find it difficult to understand why others struggle in their area of expertise.
For students who are preparing for exams, my knowledge of examination technique, and an empathy with the marker, should be invaluable. I always keep in mind the importance of the student's goals, but never take myself too seriously.

Teaching Experience:

My whole career has been geared towards some form of teaching. I have trained groups of adults and children, as well as individuals, in elements of mathematics, psychology, actuarial science, pensions, and even tennis! Recently I tutored my 14 year-old son (who attends a sports academy, not a mainstream school) in three IGCSEs, for which he obtained excellent grades.

Tutoring Approach:

I look at what is important for the student. I emphasise clear, logical ways of working, and clear presentation. I make sure that they realise that they not only need to understand why they are doing something, but they must also be able to explain it clearly. Explaining a difficult concept to someone else can often be the best way to make yourself remember it. I am calm and patient, and English is my first language, all of which can help when a student finds something tricky.

I am consistently available for tutoring during weekday daytimes. I will sometimes be available in the evenings and at weekends, but this will be by arrangement and should not be relied upon.

Subjects
  • Psychology
  • 11+ (secondary) (£16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)

  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)


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Alexander (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a confident, diligent and sociable person, with a wide knowledge of world history, and specialising in American and South-East Asian history and culture. I hold a double first class Bachelors degree in History and American Studies from Canterbur ...
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Personal Description:
I am a confident, diligent and sociable person, with a wide knowledge of world history, and specialising in American and South-East Asian history and culture. I hold a double first class Bachelors degree in History and American Studies from Canterbury Christ Church University, and have had many years experience leading youth projects such as youth councils, young persons' scrutiny forums (YPSF) and have acted as a liasion on several historical and cultural preservation projects such as the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE) and the Church House Preservation Committee.

Teaching Experience:

I have previous experience as a teaching assistant to KS3 and KS4 level history at a state secondary school.

Tutoring Approach:

I take a holistic approach to the teaching of history, ensuring that the student becomes engaged within a fuller understanding of the period being studied. As a former student and teach of history, I realise that the principal block to a tutee's understanding of historical concepts is a lack of immersion within the relevant time-frames and thus an inability to fully comprehend why certain actions were taken, and the wider effect this had.

Thus in my approach I am firm believer that it is as important for every student to understand to a higher level than that offered by the current state curriculum the context of the period they are studying. As a consequence I offer tailored introductions to said period's culture, economy, religious and political setting, and even physical geography.

Furthermore, I offer the necessary skills to craft this knowledge into well-reasoned, informed essays. My intimate knowledge of the state education system and beyond has imbued me with the ability to gauge how assignments will be assessed and thus I can work with students not only on improving their knowledge, but showcasing this in highly-marked, structured and coherent written forms.

I use a number of methods to achieve this, including homework assignments, but also using character adoption, audio-visual aids and a mixture of written and verbal questions of varying length and form.

Subjects
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)


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Rebecca (Ms)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Special Needs  |  Maths  |  English  |  Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an avid musician and educationalist, with a passion for sharing my interests in music and learning with children and young adults. As a parent and trained Teacher, I can see from different perspectives the different aspects of learning in life, ...
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I am an avid musician and educationalist, with a passion for sharing my interests in music and learning with children and young adults. As a parent and trained Teacher, I can see from different perspectives the different aspects of learning in life, and am keen to foster a love of learning whenever I am involved with a child or young person.

Teaching Experience:

I have 7 years experience working in a Special Needs school working across the 11-19 age range primarily, with much crossover into Primary and Early Years. When my children were at nursery I worked closely with the team to develop their behaviour management and early communication skills, giving me a different range of experiences to call upon. I have also taught private music lessons with great client satisfaction for over 10 years.

Tutoring Approach:

I am experienced in adapting my approach to delivery depending on context, having worked in classrooms, with learner orchestras, and in 1:1 settings. Fun and enjoyment should be central to a successful learning experience, and I try to ensure a relaxed approach in sessions facilitates this.

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

  • Special Needs
  • 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.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Music
  • 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) (£28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£28 p.h.)


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Sabine (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  German  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Sabine and I can teach you German and Spanish. A German native speaker with a passion for languages and teaching, I hold a Master´s Degree in Translation from the University of Heidelberg and currently teach at the School of Management and ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Sabine and I can teach you German and Spanish. A German native speaker with a passion for languages and teaching, I hold a Master´s Degree in Translation from the University of Heidelberg and currently teach at the School of Management and Languages at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. Having lived in many different countries and learned foreign languages myself I know about the joy and challenges of learning a new language - be it for school, work or your own individual goals or just for fun!

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching children, adults and university students for the last 10 years in various subjects - Latin, Italian, Maths, Spanish and German.

Tutoring Approach:

Classes are always tailored to the student in terms of content, level as well as teaching approach. I teach individuals as well as groups and make sure that you have fun and learn much more than just the language!

£25/hour or £32/1.5 hrs - discount for 2 or more students of similar level.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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.)


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Andreas (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Latin  |  History  |  Greek  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am currently studying Greek literature, Classical Studies and Linguistics. I have graduated college with distinction.My ambition is to deepen my knowledge in linguistics studies and archaeology. I am passionate about my job, patient and flexible to ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently studying Greek literature, Classical Studies and Linguistics. I have graduated college with distinction.My ambition is to deepen my knowledge in linguistics studies and archaeology. I am passionate about my job, patient and flexible to different ways of learning depending on the student.

Teaching Experience:

In addition,I have worked as a private teacher for teacher in elementary and high school who need help with their homework at home. Furthermore, I have been a private music teacher alongside my studies in college and in University afterwards.Finally, this year I teach Greek, Latin and history.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that every student is unique and that's way i try to be creative and find ways that fit the student best! Learning is fun and that is how i want both student and me to see and approach it. It more than one teaching the other. We discover together and learn from each other.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£12 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • Latin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£12 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£12 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • Greek
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£12 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£12 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

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Jaione (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: My name is Jaione and I'm a spanish girl living in England. I've been here the last 10 months so there's no problema with my english. Also, I finished university as a primary school teacher one year ago. ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Jaione and I'm a spanish girl living in England. I've been here the last 10 months so there's no problema with my english.
Also, I finished university as a primary school teacher one year ago.

Teaching Experience:

I look after two girls and I've been teaching them some Spanish so I have experience.
Also, I was a teacher in Spain, helping pupils with maths, english, science and Spanish.

Tutoring Approach:

This is up to the pupil but I have my own method that I'm using with the girls I look after

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 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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Louise (Ms)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Qualified, professional English teacher - 25 years experience at all levels and abilities. I have a personal, friendly approach, which is individualised to learners` needs, following initial/informal assessment and discussion with parents or with ...
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Personal Description:
Qualified, professional English teacher - 25 years experience at all levels and abilities.

I have a personal, friendly approach, which is individualised to learners` needs, following initial/informal assessment and discussion with parents or with learners themselves.

We can follow a negotiated programme of study or I can assist with planning and preparation for classwork assignments, revision and study for exams.

Thank you for reading my profile - I look forward to working with you.

Teaching Experience:

25 years as a teacher of English in the National Curriculum - up to A level and English as an Additional Language. I teach to all abilities.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe passionately in the huge value of tutoring to students and take great satisfaction in seeing my students achieve their full potential.

I usually focus on exam-style or past paper questions in order to check, practice and perfect the student's understanding and technique. I also give a lot of emphasis to some of the less obvious but vital skills such as essay structure and technique and logical thought.

My aim as a tutor is to create in my students a deep understanding and confidence in answering exam questions and being able to tackle new and unfamiliar problems. My philosophy is based on the idea that learning happens in an environment of mutual respect in which the student is encouraged to think and make new connections for themselves.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£45 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£60 p.h.)

  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£65 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£70 p.h.)

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Joy (Mrs)
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Subjects: Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have been teaching for over 10 years and am a specialist in A level chemistry. I am currently working as a teacher. I am very passionate about chemistry and recognise that it how important it is to get the grades at GCSE and A level to get into the ...
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I have been teaching for over 10 years and am a specialist in A level chemistry. I am currently working as a teacher. I am very passionate about chemistry and recognise that it how important it is to get the grades at GCSE and A level to get into the course at university that you really really want.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified teacher currently teaching A level chemistry. I have over 10 years experience.

Tutoring Approach:

It is really important to understand the basics for all the complicated bits of chemistry to make sense. The language of chemistry is difficult so it is important to get this right. Teaching is a two way street so I can lead the direction of the sessions but I think it is most important to assess your weaknesses and to really work on those. Lots of practice and analysis of how you are answering questions. Plus lots of nifty ways of remembering stuff! I am not going to claim that I will deliver all singing and dancing lessons but if you want to understand chemistry I will get you to do that!

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

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Nicholas Chanon (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am currently pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering at the University College London (UCL). A result orientated, highly motivated individual, passionate in delivering the best of my abilities in achieving my goals. ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering at the University College London (UCL). A result orientated, highly motivated individual, passionate in delivering the best of my abilities in achieving my goals.

Teaching Experience:

Taught lower secondary school students in relief classes when teachers were away on leave as a senior prefect. Also mentored fellow peers before A-Level examinations and conducted group study sessions to create a sense of equal level while leading the group study session with topics they did not understand.

Tutoring Approach:

In my GCSE Equivalent examinations (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia), I have been tutored over Skype for my personal tutor left for a different state. Among peers, relatives and friends, this was a new thing and wondered how it would have worked. I had the experience of learning Physics and Additional Mathematics through voice and video call conducted twice a week where my tutor shared questions and solutions while intently listening to my thought processes as I attempted to carry out solving the problems. Before finally seeking tutoring, I was averaging a C for Additional Maths and a B for Physics. I found this method very helpful and managed to score As in Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Physics in the final paper. This is a way I hope to implement when teaching over the internet.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)

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Rebecca (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Becky and I'm 22 years old. I was born in Spain and speak fluent Spanish and English. I moved to England 3 years ago to pursue a career in teaching Spanish. I am a very good listener,have a lot of patience and I'm passionate about the lang ...
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My name is Becky and I'm 22 years old. I was born in Spain and speak fluent Spanish and English. I moved to England 3 years ago to pursue a career in teaching Spanish. I am a very good listener,have a lot of patience and I'm passionate about the language.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught English and Spanish to young children between the ages of 7-15 as a hobby but want to expand my horizons more in this industry. I am confident working at any level requieres to primary to A levels.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a friendly and approachable individual and I'm able to cover oral and grammar with high confidence.

I believe it's important to build a positive environment and for me to understand what requirements are needed. You're first 1 hour session would be free!

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£18 p.h.)

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Joanna (Miss)
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Subjects: Polish  |  Portuguese  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am graduated in Spanish Philology from Warsaw University and I am graduated from College for Spanish teachers. I completed many courses of Teaching Spanish as Foreign Language (E/LE) and I completed communicative methodology teaching course. I work ...
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Personal Description:
I am graduated in Spanish Philology from Warsaw University and I am graduated from College for Spanish teachers. I completed many courses of Teaching Spanish as Foreign Language (E/LE) and I completed communicative methodology teaching course. I worked in University and many Primary and Secondary Schools. As well I have broad experience in tutoring.

My hobby is travelleing and I am in love with Latin America. I travelled for many countries in Latin America and I lived for a while in Miami, US where I worked with cuban and mexican people so apart of spanish culture I know very well latin one. I am also interested in cuban human rights and politic and I published 2 books about human rights in Cuba.

Teaching Experience:

I have 6 years of experience in teaching Spanish both pupils and adults. I teach 1 to 1 or in groups. As well I provide language lessons via skype. In my classes I use communicative method as my students after some lessons are able to speak foreing languages without stress and problems. I have QTS and DBS.

Tutoring Approach:

I use communicative method in my classes and I am focused especially in speaking. However if my students have some other help like eg. preparing for exams or practice grammar I adapt my program to them.

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

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

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