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Peter (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm currently in my first year studying Engineering at Durham university. Outside of my academic studies i am a very keen runner, training up to 6 times a week. I generally enjoy sport and am always willing to try something new, so therefore end up ...
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Personal Description:
I'm currently in my first year studying Engineering at Durham university. Outside of my academic studies i am a very keen runner, training up to 6 times a week. I generally enjoy sport and am always willing to try something new, so therefore end up trying out a whole range at University.

Teaching Experience:

I have helped younger children at my secondary school to improve their maths skills, through weekly sessions. My main experience is explaining topics to my fellow classmates at GCSE and A-level to help them on parts they are unsure of.

Tutoring Approach:

Im always wanting help other people to improve there knowledge in whatever way I can, this translates through my teaching style using techniques I found useful when being taught to teach others. Patience for me is key and I find it the best way to explain a topic.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£17.5 p.h.)

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Susan (Ms)
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Subjects: Craft and Design  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a professional artist with over 35 years experience of delivering workshops and art programmes to schools and adult settings. I run weekly art classes from my studio in Sunderland Bridge Durham for adults where students can paint draw sculpt and ...
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I am a professional artist with over 35 years experience of delivering workshops and art programmes to schools and adult settings. I run weekly art classes from my studio in Sunderland Bridge Durham for adults where students can paint draw sculpt and make mosaics. I also run art courses for adults in the Mental health services and for children and adults with learning disabilities.
My own practice is focused mainly on creating large oil paintings both portraiture and abstract. I also make glass mosaics.

Teaching Experience:

I have extensive experience of delivering art programmes to primary schools across the North East of England
I have been running adult art classes from my studio for the last three years
Recent experience of providing one to one tuition to adult students both from their homes and from my studio.
Experience of providing one to one tuition to primary school students in their homes.

Tutoring Approach:

Person centered approach to identify needs of student build on areas of weakness and develop strengths.

I have a Fun and flexible teaching style working at a students pace and developing their interests. I am passionate about the arts particularly painting and drawing and my greatest pleasure is seeing students grow and develop their skills and abilities. Students who prefer to come to my studio will have lots of space to create large scale work and have access to more art mediums and materials.

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


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Kristine (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a 23 year-old postgraduate student in Durham University, with a masters in mathematics. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 23 year-old postgraduate student in Durham University, with a masters in mathematics.

Teaching Experience:

In 2010-2012 I was the initiator of a volunteer project called 'Fairy tales in Pictures'. The project involved working, communicating and interacting with children with learning difficulties, playing games with them and teaching them to tackle different tasks. This was an opportunity to develop my communication and listening skills regarding various kinds of people, becoming extremely aware of the difficulties children can have with learning and understanding new things, and how these difficulties can be tackled.
I have helped my 11-year-old sister with her maths and English language-related lessons over the years. This has helped me understand children better and sense when they are in need for more training and explanation in particular areas. I have also helped friends' children with their problems, offering help, guidance and advice.

Tutoring Approach:

The key method to learning mathematics is by solving problems and dealing with examples. My approach is to give a clear explanation on the theory and then focus on different types of examples to help children understand things through practice. After several examples, I encourage children to attempt problems themselves at first, then ask questions and give small hints, guiding the child to obtain the correct answer as independently as possible. I give homework for children to practice their newly acquired knowledge, and I check if they've done the homework correctly on the next lesson.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)

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Elaine (Miss)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I'm an outgoing girl from China, and I'm really patient. I used to be the best debater in my faculty in China, and I also participated many kinds of Chinese speech contest. So I'm confident that I can be an effective Chinese tutor. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an outgoing girl from China, and I'm really patient. I used to be the best debater in my faculty in China, and I also participated many kinds of Chinese speech contest. So I'm confident that I can be an effective Chinese tutor.

Teaching Experience:

I have one student currently and he has improved a lot. And I believe you can also learned Mandarin quickly as long as you have the passion and practice very often.

Tutoring Approach:

Practice makes perfect, the best way to improve a language is to use it more often, and you can choose me as your learning partner!

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 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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Ana (Ms)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Semi-retired, experienced teacher who enjoys developing students as independent thinkers. Passionate about supporting people in reaching their goals. Patient and supportive. Current Enhanced DBS Certificate. ...
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Semi-retired, experienced teacher who enjoys developing students as independent thinkers. Passionate about supporting people in reaching their goals. Patient and supportive. Current Enhanced DBS Certificate.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 15 years experience teaching KS3 and KS4 Maths and Science in secondary schools; returning to teaching after working in industry where I extended my experience and skills in developing people to attain their personal and professional goals. Passionate about developing students to reach their maximum potential - I have experience in teaching, mentoring and supporting students across all abilities. Previous experience tutoring students in maths at both primary and secondary level.

Tutoring Approach:

Whether pre-GSCE and wanting to increase skills and confidence in maths, or working towards a GCSE and wanting to secure a higher grade - my approach is to understand the student as a learner to identify potential barriers to their understanding, and then building skills through practice to embed learning. I focus this within the context of what the student wants to achieve - the reason why they have sought-out help from a maths tutor.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£22 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Betsie (Ms)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: A graduate of Cambridge and Durham I have specialised in ancient languages and literature. While based in Durham I am currently completing a PhD in Old Norse literature at the Birkbeck College, University of London. ...
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Personal Description:
A graduate of Cambridge and Durham I have specialised in ancient languages and literature. While based in Durham I am currently completing a PhD in Old Norse literature at the Birkbeck College, University of London.

Teaching Experience:

As well as current private tutoring in English lit, Lang and Classics at all levels I am an undergraduate tutor at Durham University. I have strong experience helping students reach their full potential and gain the grades they need or higher. I have taught both online and in person, both at GCSE-adult. I was selected as an open day lecturer for Newnham college Cambridge in 2008 and I have attended several courses on lecturing in secondary and higher education both at Birkbeck and Oxford.

Tutoring Approach:

I seek to inspire my students with the same passion and interest I feel for language and literature, texts and contexts. I tailor my approach to the need of each student, but in general teach not by lecturing but by posing questions which lead the student to a greater understanding of text and context. I aim to show students how to enjoy the subject as well as teach them the means and methods to make their studying and writing easier. I have a great deal of experience helping students with exam and essay technique.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)


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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have been involved in martial arts for over 14 years now and enjoy the process of teaching others how to better protect themselves. In my current main job, I teach and train members of staff and provide workforce development for over 1000 staff mem ...
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Personal Description:
I have been involved in martial arts for over 14 years now and enjoy the process of teaching others how to better protect themselves. In my current main job, I teach and train members of staff and provide workforce development for over 1000 staff members on a variety of topics. My second job is as a Kickboxing and Self Defence Instructor at the University of Sunderland, where I have worked for over 7 years.

My peers and tutors have told me that my mannerisms and personality lend itself well to instructing and teaching. I am patient, understanding and explain subjects in an accessible way. I genuinely get enjoyment out of teaching, especially that moment where a student suddenly 'gets it' and then starts to take leaps and bounds in the training.

I sincerely look forward to hearing from you and training you or your class to better protect themselves.

Weekday's would have to be organised at least 2 weeks in advance so I can secure a leave day to accommodate this training.

Teaching Experience:

- 1st Dan Black belt for ASMAA Freestyle
- 1st Dan Black belt for Kickboxing
- Level 1 Coaching qualification in Kickboxing and Self Defence
- Phase 3 in Jeet Kune Do, Kali and Silat
- Over 14 years in martial arts, 6 years teaching
- Trained Gold, Silver and Bronze winning Kickboxers at a national and local level
- Part of ASMAA (All-Styles Martial Arts Association)

Tutoring Approach:

A personalised, considerate and professional approach. I would speak to you to find out what needs that you have, for example if you encounter situations at work or in your personal life, and then train you in a bespoke, specific way to deal with those issues. If there are no specific issues you are looking to cover, then a general overview would be covered that is useful for all walks of life.

Every step of the way I will explain concepts, reinforce them with real-life examples and ensure that, in your mind, you have confidence in the techniques I will be teaching. You will then have the opportunity to train these techniques at your own pace, with detailed feedback and giving you opportunities to improve and praising good form.

All techniques can be 'pressure tested' to ensure that they will work under stress or imminent attack.

For those students that are younger, I have delivered sessions that gently guide students into the world of martial arts and about respect for one another. Fitness, games and good solid technique would be the backbone of any sessions delivered.

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

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Udoka (Mr)
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Subjects: Electronics  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: An experienced, intelligent, enthusiastic and focused teacher who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the education and well-being of students at all times. I am passionate about giving students the best and easier methods of tackling basic pr ...
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Personal Description:
An experienced, intelligent, enthusiastic and focused teacher who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the education and well-being of students at all times. I am passionate about giving students the best and easier methods of tackling basic problems in Maths, Physics and Electronics, and enjoys mentoring students to achieve their career goals. I am able to establish a supportive relationship with not only students but also their parents with the aim of enhancing and reinforcing a student's independence and self-worth. I am someone who is fundamentally committed to good practise and giving back to the society through effective teaching and mentoring methods.

Teaching Experience:

Graduate Assistant, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (2016-Date):

As graduate assistant in the department of Electrical Engineering, University of Nigeria, I taught basic electrical/ electronic engineering modules to undergraduate students.

Part-Time Tutor (2008-2013, 2015-2016):

Taught secondary school students preparing for General Certificate Exam (Equivalent of GCSE), Physics, Mathematics, Electronics, and Statistics.
Also taught university students, mathematics and statistics.

Tutoring Approach:

My aim as a tutor is to create in my students a deep understanding and confidence in answering exam questions and tackling new and unfamiliar problems. I do this by teaching them the basic concepts using analogies and real world examples. I do not teach nor encourage students to memorise things rather I encourage them to write what they know in their own words in order to boost their confidence and to evaluate their level of understanding.

While tutoring, I usually solve a lot of exam-style examples and pose questions repeatedly in order to evaluate and perfect the student's understanding of basic concepts. I do not bark on students when they fail questions rather I politely correct them in order not to dampen their morale.

I believe passionately in the huge benefit that comes with personal tutoring to students and I am always excited seeing my students graduate with high grades and achieve their full potential in life.

Subjects
  • Electronics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)

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Fulvio (Mr)
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Subjects: Photography  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a postgraduate from the Documentary Photography course at Univeristy of Wales, Newport (graduated in 2000). I have worked as a professional freelance photographer since graduating giving photography classes, workshops and conferences to students ...
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Personal Description:
I am a postgraduate from the Documentary Photography course at Univeristy of Wales, Newport (graduated in 2000). I have worked as a professional freelance photographer since graduating giving photography classes, workshops and conferences to students of all levels and ages. I have extensive experience a reportage photographer, not only in undertaking magazine assignments but also wedding and portrait work. As a photographer and tutor I can offer an in-depth knowledge of darkroom practice as well as digital software editing(i.e. Photoshop, Capture One Pro, Lightroom), having worked both with film and digital media for the past 15 years.

Teaching Experience:

I have over ten years experience in giving photography classes and workshops to young learners (residential camps giving classes to children aged 11-16 years of age) and adults at all levels and abilities. I have taught an extensive range of photographic genres e.g Portraits, Studio Flash, Landscape, Creative Photography, Night Photography, Creating A Narrative(Reportage) and Wedding Photography.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching is contextual and task based. I plan and work to the individual needs of the pupil(s), making sure that the classes are fun, interesting and relaxed. I believe with these elements the student feels more stimulated and the information in the learning process is absorbed more easily. One important factor is to concentrate on the student's individual learning potential by giving them confidence and positive feedback throughout the lessons. I can also use such tools as Skype and a whiteboard to provide online distance learning, when travel is not possible for myself or the learner.

Subjects
  • Photography
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Adrian (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello, I am a private tutor available for one-to-one tuition in GCSE and A/AS-Level Maths and Physics I have a degree in Physics from Imperial College and a Masters in Astrophysics. I also have a passion for these subjects and I love teaching othe ...
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Personal Description:
Hello, I am a private tutor available for one-to-one tuition in GCSE and A/AS-Level Maths and Physics

I have a degree in Physics from Imperial College and a Masters in Astrophysics. I also have a passion for these subjects and I love teaching others. I am a young and friendly tutor with an approach that students find relaxing and rewarding.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored privately for over six years in Bath and London - a cumulative 8000 hours of one-to-one lessons. I also teach A-level Physics, Maths and Further Maths at a Bath tutorial college.

Tutoring Approach:

I aim to provide a friendly and enthusiastic environment for learning. A relaxed student is key to productive learning.

The lessons are focused on the needs of the student, which we set out in the first lesson and are continually adaptable. I like to be organised and keep the student fully aware of their bigger learning picture.

Everyone is welcome. I have very flexible hours and can travel to you if you're not too far or you to me.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • GCSE or Standards (£32 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (£32 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£32 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£32 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£32 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£32 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£32 p.h.)

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Victoria (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a qualified teacher with 2 children. I've been teaching for 16 years at a variety of schools within Hampshire and across the primary phase, although mainly infants. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified teacher with 2 children. I've been teaching for 16 years at a variety of schools within Hampshire and across the primary phase, although mainly infants.

Teaching Experience:

I have a B'Ed (Hons) specialising in Religious and Theological studies and through my teaching career I have specialised in DT, Music and RE. I have knowledge of current teaching methods including letters and sounds (early reading prog.)

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that each child has their own way of learning and once this is known they can go far. Learning should be fun and relevant.

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

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)

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Ana (Miss)
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Subjects: Music  |  Maths  |  Art  |  Biology  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hi! I am Ana, a 23 years old Spanish girl currently looking for job in London. I have a degree in human nutrition and dietetics, the Proficiency English Cambridge certificates and an 120 hours advance TEFL certificate. This summer I attended a co ...
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Personal Description:
Hi! I am Ana, a 23 years old Spanish girl currently looking for job in London.

I have a degree in human nutrition and dietetics, the Proficiency English Cambridge certificates and an 120 hours advance TEFL certificate. This summer I attended a course in the renown University of Nebrija to form people to teach Spanish as a second language and it was fascinating.

I love music, art, health science, English language, meeting people, reading, cycling and travelling.

My mother is a teacher and I have always liked helping my classmates with any doubts they had, so it would be my absolute pleasure to share my knowledge with who ever needs it.

Teaching Experience:

I taught English to children when I was in the university in Spain, and as an au pair I always try to teach my children anything I can, from art or music to reading, writing or helping with homework.

Tutoring Approach:

It depends a lot on the age as well as the subject. So basically we will talk it trough and try to work which ever way suits both of us the best.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)

  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • 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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Banji (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have achieved a first class degree in Accounting and Business Management. Since then, I have set up my own tutoring business. I am great with children and I find it easy to relate to struggles and problems that they may be facing in school. I aim t ...
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Personal Description:
I have achieved a first class degree in Accounting and Business Management. Since then, I have set up my own tutoring business. I am great with children and I find it easy to relate to struggles and problems that they may be facing in school. I aim to help improve student's ability in Maths and where applicable offer transferable skills that could be useful in other subjects.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of teaching in summer schools in East London to children aged 5-17. I have also had work experience in Shooter's Hill Sixth Form teaching GCSE Maths. For the last three years I have helped guide students to passing the 11+, achieving great results at their Year 6 SATs and building confidence in students that were not fond of Maths prior to meeting me. I am able to stay up to date with the national curriculum and show students a number of ways of how to arrive at the correct answer.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching Maths is locating areas of where there is lack of understanding and building foundation from there. The most common problem is that some concepts have not been understood and therefore the student cannot go further until it is understood. It is therefore pivotal that an initial assessment takes place.

Teaching is something that I enjoy doing. I believe in clarity and tend to teach people in methods which I wish I was taught. I break things down and offer plenty chances for the student to ask questions. My approach to tutoring is to equip the student with relevant knowledge first then immediate application. I want to create an environment where the student can inform me if they do not understand the topic. I like to give simple questions until they are confident enough to deal with an advanced question. I believe in encouraging students and making the learning process exciting and fun.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Jeremy (Mr)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Psychology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Specialist in intensive Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology tuition, revision and exam preparation/technique. ...
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Personal Description:
Specialist in intensive Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology tuition, revision and exam preparation/technique.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught A-level full-time for 18 years and am an examiner for both subjects for a number of boards.

Many of my tutees have gone on to score 100% in units and after a comparatively short period of time improved their A-level score by several grades.

I also tutor undergraduates in Psychology and Anthropology, can advise on university choices and UCAS applications, provide university interview practice, and tutor prospective medic students for reasoning and written tasks for BMAT and UKCAT tests.

Testimonials from past and present students can be provided.

I hold a BSc in Anthropology from UCL and a PGCE from the Institute of Education, London.

Tutoring Approach:

As a specialist in exam-focused, intensive tuition, I provide tutees with clear, concise class notes and revision materials specifically aimed at ensuring they understand exactly what is required in answers, how to address exam board assessment criteria, how to structure essays, how to manage time in exams, and strategies and tactics to maximise success. Homework will be provided to tutees between sessions and marked as it would be by official examiners in live exams - thus, strengths and weaknesses can be addressed.

I am an engaging, approachable tutor who enjoys teaching and makes learning interesting, rewarding and enjoyable. However, I will make demands on tutees in line with their aspirations and be entirely honest with parents and tutees about progress.

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


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Jae Y (Mr)
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Subjects: German  |  Craft and Design  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: My name is Jae, an international student at University of Surrey studying Aerospace Engineering. I have also studied at Australian National University for two years. My major at Australian National University was Manufacturing and Management Engineer ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Jae, an international student at University of Surrey studying Aerospace Engineering. I have also studied at Australian National University for two years. My major at Australian National University was Manufacturing and Management Engineering. Although I am an international student, I have finished my junior and senior secondary education in English spoken country, thus I have good background of using English.

Teaching Experience:

I have no official teaching experiences in the UK. However, I am always willing to help my colleagues if they have any questions or problems regarding their subject as long as it is engineering related materials. On the other hand I was a volunteering Maths, Physics and English tutor in Korea for a year in total.

Tutoring Approach:

It is essential to understand the basic and fundamental concept in every academic subject and practice it. Thus, my approach for tutoring is to express the fundamental base as easy as possible then trying many examples to make a new understanding solid for later application.

Subjects
  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Craft and Design
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)


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Kristina (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a Spanish enthusiast. I lived and worked in Madrid, Spain and am able to enthuse and inform my pupils with regards to living in Spain, the Spanish people, what it's like to work in Spain and hope that my pupils go away from my lessons with a se ...
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I am a Spanish enthusiast. I lived and worked in Madrid, Spain and am able to enthuse and inform my pupils with regards to living in Spain, the Spanish people, what it's like to work in Spain and hope that my pupils go away from my lessons with a sense of the character of Spain.

I am Married, a Mother with 2 children (15 and 18), and have my own recruitment business. I also tutor because I enjoy passing on my knowledge and experience and gain satisfaction from seeing pupils progress.

Teaching Experience:

I am not a 'qualified' teacher but one through experience. I have qualifications as a Secretarial Linguist. I am a fluent Spanish speaker and my lessons have quite a strong discussion element to them. I have taught adults and GCSE students over the past 20 years, and my successes have been many, but particularly bringing GCSE students successfully through their revision stage and adults gaining more confidence in their spoken Spanish.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is a combination of fun and work. I expect commitment from my students, but also I like to pass on my enthusiasm for Spain and hope that my lessons are enjoyable, not just a hard slog! We speak in Spanish for the majority of the lesson, and I encourage students to 'immerse' themselves into Spain i.e. we have access these days to Spanish radio, Spanish TV. There is absolutely no reason not to use these to the full. I encourage socialising between students where possible also, i.e. Tapas visit/evening or introducing my Spanish friends to them so that they can practise their language skills.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 11+ (secondary) (£14 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)

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Iris (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I graduated from the University of Oviedo with a BA in Spanish and another in English. I obtained my qualified teacher status in Spain via a Posgraduate course and when coming to the UK I obtained the validation of QTS for overseas trained teachers. ...
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I graduated from the University of Oviedo with a BA in Spanish and another in English. I obtained my qualified teacher status in Spain via a Posgraduate course and when coming to the UK I obtained the validation of QTS for overseas trained teachers.

I am currently finishing a second master´s degree in the UK with a view to continuing to PhD in the near future.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked in Secondary Schools both in Spain and the UK.

I also have experience as a private tutor for adults and young adults in both countries.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to tailor the class to the specific needs and tastes of the student - specially the former is usually dismissed in class practices, but I believe in the importance of creating personal bonds with the area of study, which in the case of languages enables the student to digest and comprehend the new information in a different way. I personally vouch for after classes activities such as reading and watching films in the original language as a subtle but strong foundation for language proficiency.

Regarding classroom techniques, I believe in a combination of the Communicative Approach and more traditional techniques - I have access to abundant and varied resources for various levels. I am also keen on informal speaking classes for those willing to learn or improve their language away from the tiranny of grammar.

I have some experience preparing for various exams: GCSE, A-Levels and DELE.

I additionally offer specialised support for those studying Spanish at University level - which often implies a further understanding of the cultural and historical elements beyond the language. As a philologist, I can also offer support in more technical aspects such as linguistics (historical, biological and grammatical), phonetics and especially literature, my field of expertise. Contact me for details in that respect.

I offer assistance in writing essays in Spanish - correcting spelling and grammatical inaccuracies.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Cesare (Mr)
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Subjects: Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a graphic and translator. I did private tuition too (English language and literature in Italy). I am Italian mother tongue and proficient in Italian grammar and literature. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graphic and translator. I did private tuition too (English language and literature in Italy). I am Italian mother tongue and proficient in Italian grammar and literature.

Teaching Experience:

I did private tuion for students who needed extra-tuition at Simon's School, Sestu (CA) - Italy

Tutoring Approach:

Create harmony with the student and stimulate attention in him/her.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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