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Amy (Miss)
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Subjects: English  |  Psychology  |  Sociology  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Drama  |  Reading & Writing skills  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently a freelance writer and researcher working from home on a variety of subjects, including English Literature, Theatre/Film/Media Studies, Sociology, Psychology, as well as other Humanities. I am flexible about when I can tutor, to work r ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently a freelance writer and researcher working from home on a variety of subjects, including English Literature, Theatre/Film/Media Studies, Sociology, Psychology, as well as other Humanities. I am flexible about when I can tutor, to work round the schedule of others.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored GCSE, A-level, Degree and Doctorate-level students on a range of subjects, although my main focus has been English Literature and Psychology, and, increasingly, Sociology. At Cambridge I spent a few weeks working in a primary school, as I did when I was younger, and I used to teach primary school children at home as my mum was a childminder. I have run drama clubs and workshops, and worked with a host of young people, including those with learning difficulties. I have written model essays for exam boards, proofread and edited work to be published, and worked on many dissertations and PhDs with University students.

My students generally gain their desired grades at A-Level, if they apply themselves and take my advice on tips and tricks to help with revision - little and often is the key, as well as putting random words or theorists where you can see them everyday - like your mirror! - so they can become familiar and memorable.

Tutoring Approach:

I have access to previous papers and model exam answers, and ensure that I am clued up on exam specifications and changes. For English, I will of course always read the set texts that my tutees are studying prior to the first session. I like to mind-map various themes and ideas with the student, and think outside the box as it were, and always make sure that the ideas stem from the student's own work and thinking - so that they can remember it more fully and develop it in future (often students have more knowledge, ideas and insight than they realise, it just needs coaxing out of them!). I often tutor on coursework as well as examination preparation.

For Psychology and Sociology, a more systematic approach is required; I generally like to go over the material thoroughly, testing the student throughout, and spend time on previous exam papers and questions, planning essay answers, discussing how theories relate to real-life situations, and generally helping the student grasp what is required of them in the exam.

Subjects
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

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


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Karina (Ms)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Economics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: My name is Karina, and I am a qualified teacher having completed the graduate scheme Teach First, and passed with Outstanding. My experience within the classroom has helped me adapt my teaching style to each individual. I understand that each student ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Karina, and I am a qualified teacher having completed the graduate scheme Teach First, and passed with Outstanding. My experience within the classroom has helped me adapt my teaching style to each individual. I understand that each student has their own needs and struggles, and may benefit especially from private one-to-one tutoring.

I now work in management consultancy specialising in Education and Health & Public Service. Even though I no longer work in the classroom, I am keen to continue to support students in their studies for their GCSEs and A Levels.

My own education has shown me excellent tutoring and teaching methods, and has compelled me to provide a similar, excellent tutoring experience. I was first educated at The Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton (a top 10 Independent School), which allowed me to experience a variety of different teaching methods from all disciplines. From this, I have been able to study at a top 10 university, specialising in the subject that most appealed to me at school.

Academic Qualifications:
Teach First PGCE with Distinction (Outstanding level)
BA (Hons) Economics and Business with East European Studies (Upper Second) from University College London
4 A Levels: Economics (A), Geography (A), Mathematics (A), Russian (A)
11 GCSEs: 5A*s, 3As, 3Bs

Teaching Experience:

Qualified Teacher with Teach First for two full academic years
-- Teaching Key Stage 3 and 4

Pre GCSE Mentor at an Inner London school.
-- Included tutoring in several subjects.

GCSE tutor at an Inner London school.
-- Specialised mainly in Mathematics.

Chess tutor at national chess tournaments
-- Having trained with International master

Tutoring Approach:

It's difficult to establish one certain approach to tutoring, as I believe every tutoring method must be unique to the pupil. Having said that, I strive to achieve a relaxed and informal way to teaching, making the pupil feel relaxed and calm about the lesson.

During the first lesson, I will establish what the pupil does not understand in the subject and I will understand better how I can explain the problem. Drawing on my own education experience, I will work through the problem together with the pupil, and letting the pupil come to his own solution. I believe that only this way, will the pupil understand that he has truly achieved this, rather than the tutor explaining it from A to B,

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


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Jas (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have been tutoring academic subjects for the last 6 years, whilst coaching/mentoring from the age of 18. I have a long-standing interest in helping young people beyond just the curriculum and passing exams. I have a Masters in Positive Psycholog ...
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Personal Description:
I have been tutoring academic subjects for the last 6 years, whilst coaching/mentoring from the age of 18.

I have a long-standing interest in helping young people beyond just the curriculum and passing exams. I have a Masters in Positive Psychology from UEL, the 1st in Europe to offer the course and 2nd in the world. This new science focuses on building strengths, whilst promoting good well-being and helping to prevent mental ill health.

I have been lucky to have received some very kind references from tutees/parents I have worked with previously; you can take a look at these at the bottom of my profile if you wish.

Teaching Experience:

My core tutoring experience is focused around the individual Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics), English and Mathematics, for both secondary school (up to GCSE-level) and primary school.

Beyond this, previous experience has also extended to:

- GCSE German
- Primary school - English
- Entrance examinations - for primary and second schools (including verbal & non-verbal reasoning)
- UCAS application forms, personal statements, job applications, CV writing, etcetera

(I also provided Tennis coaching at Summer camps, through Tennis England, from 2005 - 2007; this included both 1-to-1 and group lessons for children aged 4-15).

I will always be completely honest as to my capabilities/limitations, and will be advise accordingly in certain instances where I do not think I am best placed to help.

Tutoring Approach:

Every student has a different personality, and will have specific ways of learning suited to them. Recognising this, my approach is personalised, friendly and supportive, with the focus on getting the best for the individual student.

My approach is take on the combined role of a tutor and mentor, relating their academic goals to their own day-to-day lives as a whole, and future aspirations of the students that I work with - my four years working in the recruitment field also helps here.

As previously mentioned, I have a deep interest in mental health and wellbeing of students; simply put, the happiest students perform at their best. I feel that there is much value to be added here.

Furthermore, effectively "bridging the gap" as a key point of contact between the student & their respective parents/guardians is crucial; I liaise regularly with parents and guardians of my students, keeping them up-to-date with the tutoring sessions, and how best to encourage positive development of their child.

REFERENCES:

"Jas tutored my son Nathan for his Chemistry and German GCSEs in 2013. I found him to be a reliable and conscientious young man and I was very happy with his services." - Dame Sally (Director of Academies South for United Learning)

"Hi Jas - Alfie got 3 B's for each of his sciences! He only just missed an A for Chemistry. He is absolutely delighted despite school's wish for A's. Thank you for all your help - there is no doubt it made a huge difference to him. You were a total star to him - and the summer has been good to him - his confidence is finally starting to improve & I think it's a lot down to your encouragement and believing in him. We went away just after getting the results - my biggest apologies for being so slow to get news to you. Very best wishes, Kris" - Kris (Head of Art Therapies, East London Foundation NHS Trust)

Jas has tutored our daughter for the last few months in Chemistry, Biology and Physics at GCSE level. Jas was very reliable, committed and enthusiastic in his role and we feel our daughter greatly benefitted from his tutoring. He was always encouraging and recognising her needs were beyond the academic, spent time developing her confidence in the academic subjects he was teaching her as well as also encouraging her self-belief. He appeared sensitive to her needs and adapted the work accordingly. Jas also demonstrated great insight in what motivated our daughter and went out of his way to make every session engaging and enjoyable.

Jas also developed a positive, professional relationship with both my husband and I, keeping us well informed about our daughter's progress and what support we could give her. I feel that this wider, more holistic approach, really helped our daughter feel better about herself, as well as develop a positive approach towards her exams which she has now entered with considerably more knowledge and confidence than had she not worked with him.

I also recommended Jas to a friend who's son was also doing his GCSE's and she told me how pleased they were with the help he had been able to give to him.

I would have no hesitation in recommending Jas to others who are looking for GCSE tutoring."

- Emma & Paul (Emma - Drama Therapist (HCPC Registered), Paul - Head of Maths Department, secondary school)

"Jas has helped Daniel enormously with his maths and science over the past few months in preparation for the upcoming GCSE's. He is a charming and good humored person who Daniel relates to quite well which made the two hours tuition every Saturday morning not such a chore! Both Daniel and I, as a parent, would certainly recommend Jas to any future students." - Denise

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)


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Ashy (Miss)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Journalism  |  English  |  Psychology  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello, I'm Ashy. I am a qualified overseas trained teacher. I am UK Naric (VCE advanced Subsidiary (AS) level and BTEC National Certificate/Scottish Higher standard) and CRB (Maldives and UK) cleared. ...
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Personal Description:
Hello, I'm Ashy. I am a qualified overseas trained teacher. I am UK Naric (VCE advanced Subsidiary (AS) level and BTEC National Certificate/Scottish Higher standard) and CRB (Maldives and UK) cleared.

Teaching Experience:

I have ten years teaching experience in both primary and middle school with ages ranging from 5 to 12 years.

I have two teaching certificates (Primary teaching certificate and Middle School teaching certificate).

I have also taught psychology, journalism and media studies at colleges in the Maldives. I have also conducted workshops for the British council in Thailand on ways to teach young learners (EFL) using motivational methods such as songs, drama and mnemonics.

I have also conducted customer care workshops in resorts in the Maldives.

Tutoring Approach:

I wish to do one to one tutoring or small group tutoring (about 4 students).

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 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.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • 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.)

  • Journalism
  • 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
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 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.)

  • Psychology
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 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 (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 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: Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am 53, with a B.Sc. in theoretical physics and an M.Sc. in quantum field theory (with some astrophysics), both from Imperial College, London. I have spent some years working in IT, but maths and physics are the subjects I love, and I enjoy teachin ...
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Personal Description:
I am 53, with a B.Sc. in theoretical physics and an M.Sc. in quantum field theory (with some astrophysics), both from Imperial College, London. I have spent some years working in IT, but maths and physics are the subjects I love, and I enjoy teaching them. I'm familiar with all mathematics (including further maths) and physics to beyond A level standard and theoretical physics to university graduate level.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught chess at school.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is to teach the concepts clearly. Once the student has
the fundamental concepts straight then academic attainment follows naturally.

Many pupils struggle with maths and physics because of poor explanations
of the concepts involved. Schools often rely on rote memorisation and cramming, as
alternative to understanding. My approach is to explain the derivation of
material. A successful technique is to work through the pupil's choice of homework
or revision problem exercises or past exam papers, showing how each exercise can
be solved. This way the tutoring is targeted at exactly those areas that require
help and is also most directly relevant to achieving exam success.

All curricula and exam boards covered.

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


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Wendy (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I had been a qualified teacher of English in China for nearly four years before i came to the UK. I can speak good English and Madarin and Contonese. I have been working as a voluntary teacher teaching kids mandarin every Sunday in Humberside Chines ...
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Personal Description:
I had been a qualified teacher of English in China for nearly four years before i came to the UK. I can speak good English and Madarin and Contonese. I have been working as a voluntary teacher teaching kids mandarin every Sunday in Humberside Chinese Association. I have just got a master's degree in language learning and education at the university of york in November 2012. I am currently working as a Chinese tutor for cactus worldwide Ltd.

Teaching Experience:

April 2009-present, Humberside Chinese Association
Voluntary worker
Work as a voluntary teacher teaching kids who want to learn Chinese every Sunday
August 2005-March 2009, TAI SHAN NO.1 High School Guang Dong China
English teacher
Worked as a full-time English teacher teaching students aged 16-18 who are going to enter the universities. Gave two or three classes every day on English words, grammar and English cultures etc.

Tutoring Approach:

face-to-face tutoring. Flexible pedagogy is adopted according to students' needs.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£10 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)


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Edward (Mr)
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Subjects: Drama  |  English  |  Greek  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hi! My name's Ed. I read Classics at Cambridge before going on to train at the Bristol Old Vic. I'm now working as a professional actor in London. I tutor in English, and all areas of Latin and Ancient Greek. If it's of interest, I particularly ...
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Personal Description:
Hi! My name's Ed. I read Classics at Cambridge before going on to train at the Bristol Old Vic. I'm now working as a professional actor in London.

I tutor in English, and all areas of Latin and Ancient Greek. If it's of interest, I particularly specialized in my finals papers on Homer, Virgil, Horace, and the evolution of tragedy.

Though I read Classics, a large chunk of my finals actually ended up being part of the English course - specifically tracing the origins of tragedy through to the present day. As an actor, too, I'm continually having to familiarize myself with new areas of literature, be it poetry, drama, or prose, with the advantage, I hope, of an extremely practical approach.

Teaching Experience:

Overall, I've found it best to keep a balance between tutoring English and Classics. I like to be teaching a range of things.

When moving to Bristol I was lucky enough to be offered a part-time teaching post with the Classics department at Clifton College. Over the two years I primarily taught A level language work in Greek and Latin, as well as coaching their prospective candidates for Oxford and Cambridge.

I've also done a lot of free-lancing in all sorts of areas for both English and Classics, tutoring Oxbridge applicants as well as students at both school and university level.

The work I've done with my tutees has varied widely. In Latin and Greek, I've assisted some specifically in translating set texts both at school and university level (I'm now very familiar with the OCR Latin syllabus); I've introduced others, who wished to explore beyond their prescribed syllabus, to new areas of literature; and with others I've worked on more wide-ranging ways to deepen literary analysis or approach translation.

I should probably add that my language work with school students has almost exclusively involved tackling the inadequacies of the confounded Cambridge Latin Course! This seems to be taught in virtually every school but seemingly never elects to teach grammar, which I find utterly bizarre. If you're a victim of this clueless course I'm more than happy to help!

In terms of English tuition, I've been fortunate enough to have a similarly broad range of tutees, at GCSE, A level, and university standard, though a high proportion have been Oxbridge candidates.

Some references from previous tutees below:

Naomi, A Level Latin and Greek (2013)

Ed,

Sorry it's so early but I just thought I'd let you know I got my Cambridge grades! Thank you so much for everything once again!

Neirin, Latin GCSE (2013)

Hello Ed. We are so delighted with Neirin's results, absolutely fabulous. And who would have thought - an A star in Latin! Thank you for all your effort and encouragement. He couldn't have done it without you. Enjoy the rest of the summer and good luck with the writing.

Katie, Oxbridge Ancient Greek (2013)

Ed's work with Katie has been completely outstanding. I think we were asking for something quite demanding, a combination of literature and language, with inspiration to boot, and he delivered it superbly. Katie was super-enthused by his approach. I think they both thoroughly enjoyed the classes (indeed from the sound of it I would have enjoyed them myself!) Ed has a combination of intellect, passion and (as far as I can judge) a real feel for the texts!

Zac, Scholarship Latin (2014)

Ed has been tutoring our 11 year old for Latin scholarship papers. In 5 sessions he has taken him to a new level and has totally inspired him! We can't recommend him highly enough!...

ADELAIS, APPLIED TO READ ENGLISH AT OXFORD

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Adelais
Date: 21 December 2010 15:11
Subject:
To: Ed <>


Hi Ed,

I got in! Unconditional offer from St John's, Oxford! Thank you for all your help; it was invaluable! And please thank Joan again for me.

Happy Xmas and all the best,

Adelais

EMILY, LATIN GCSE AND AS

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Louise
Date: 23 August 2011 12:15
Subject: Latin
To: Edward <>


To Ed,

Thank you so much for all your help and support over this past year it has been amazing and such a help to me. In my AS Latin I did get an A in the end which I am very pleased with but now I obviously have to work a little bit harder for my A2, once again thank you so much for your help and I hope you have an amazing time in London.

Thank you so much,

Emily


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Louise
Date: 24 August 2010 20:08
Subject: RE: GCSE Results
To: Edward <>


Hey Ed,

Only Emily here to tell you that apparently all the force-fed grammar worked because I got an A* in Latin J
Thank you very much for your help, it really was useful to me.
I go back to school on September 8th, so perhaps we can set up a regular session shortly after that please?

Byee

Em

JOANNA, ENGLISH IGCSE (via Facebook)

18 August

Hey Ed!

You probably don't remember me, but you tutored me for English IGCSE a year ago! We did Journey's End

Anyway I just found out my result, and i got A* for both English Language and Literature, and whats more is I got 100% for both of them! So that was really amazing! I was so surprised!

Thank you so much for teaching me!

Joanna

SOPHIE, LATIN A2

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Sophie
Date: 23 August 2010 21:48
Subject: Re: A Levels
To: Edward <>


Hiya Ed,

Thanks for the email ... got an A* in Philosophy and A's in Latin and English.

Thank you very much for all your help, couldn't have got the A without your tutoring.

Hope all goes well for you at theatre school and you're enjoying the summer.

Best wishes,

Sophie.


You're also welcome to get in touch with the Head of Classics at Clifton College, Mr Huntington, who employed me at the school between 2009 and 2011.

Tutoring Approach:

I think it's impossible to pin down a sure-fire method of effective tutoring for any given person. People are different, and different methods work with different people.

That said, I am a firm believer that you cannot simply speak at someone. Learning has to be an active process, and I think there has to be involvement from both sides for things to sink in. In this light, I do try to make things enjoyable, and also to limit shortcuts; I'm of the view that it's far better to invest the time in getting firmly to grips with a subject, be it an instance of grammar or literary concept. In the long run that is a shortcut in itself.

Subjects
  • Drama
  • GCSE or Standards (£50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (£50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)

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


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Catherine (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am BA (Hon) graduate and Professional Freelance Translator, Interpreter and Private Tutor. I am married with a 15-year old son. ...
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Personal Description:
I am BA (Hon) graduate and Professional Freelance Translator, Interpreter and Private Tutor.
I am married with a 15-year old son.

Teaching Experience:

Following my degree, I returned to Spain to teach English for a year.
During the past three years I have taught French and Spanish on a one-to-one basis.

Tutoring Approach:

Based very much on what the learner wants to cover. Once we have agreed the initial starting point, I would advise that they purchase a suitable language course book with CD/DVD so that they will be able to consolidate what they learn in the relaxed but structured lesson with me, and also continue to listen, and speak in the chosen target language between lessons.
Although the lessons with me will be structured, I will go at the learners' own pace and ability, consolidating as we go along, and introducing fun exercises and games by way of revision, and also give constructive advice about what other resources can assist them.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • French
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)


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Marius (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: My name is Marius and I am a qualified teacher of Mathematics. I am passionate about teaching, especially Mathematics, because I think teaching is one of the most rewarding jobs. I have been teaching Math since 1997. Currently I am a maths teache ...
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My name is Marius and I am a qualified teacher of Mathematics. I am passionate about teaching, especially Mathematics, because I think teaching is one of the most rewarding jobs.

I have been teaching Math since 1997. Currently I am a maths teacher at Hasmonean High School.

I am also a tutor at a learning centre since 2011.

I have tutored children at KS2 11+, KS3 and GCSE level, A-level.

Teaching Experience:

I have extensive experience as a Teacher of Mathematics as I taught 11 to 19 years old children in different schools, with different levels of performance.
I also have experience in teaching various maths topics, from basic numeracy and geometry to calculus and superior algebra, analytic geometry, trigonometry, probabilities and statistics.

Tutoring Approach:

I possess the ability to relate effectively to students of diverse cultural backgrounds and with different levels of knowledge, and to tailor teaching methods to suit their individual needs.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£65 p.h.)

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Andrew (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  English  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: My name is Andrew, I am 44 years old, married with two children at secondary school. I am a fully qualified science teacher. I currently work as a home tutor for Kent County Council, teaching Maths, English and science up to GCSE level. ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Andrew, I am 44 years old, married with two children at secondary school. I am a fully qualified science teacher. I currently work as a home tutor for Kent County Council, teaching Maths, English and science up to GCSE level.

Teaching Experience:

I am a fully qualified teacher. I have taught in both primary and secondary schools ~ mainly science but also maths, English and I.T.

Tutoring Approach:

First of all I find out what the needs of my tutees are, and then I begin to structure a program to meet those needs. I like to work to national standards, using the National Curriculum, but I have a flexible approach to suit each individual. I am always happy to give feedback, discuss progress and to make any necessary changes in order to reach the tutees' targets.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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


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Liwen (Mrs)
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Subjects: Mandarin  |  Cantonese  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a tutor of both Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese. I am an enthusiastic, dedicated and focused professional with exceptional organisational skills. I am from China, but have lived in England for 11 years. I am fluent in English and have English lan ...
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Personal Description:
I am a tutor of both Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese. I am an enthusiastic, dedicated and focused professional with exceptional organisational skills. I am from China, but have lived in England for 11 years. I am fluent in English and have English language qualifications.

I worked for Barclays in UK for six year but I much prefer teaching. I find it very rewarding when I see my students learn and grow with my help. This is why I now work full-time as a private tutor.

I am currently teaching several students. They give me great feedback and are very satisfied with the service I offer.

I have worked as an interpreter and translator. I have a UK masters degree in International Business Communication. While working at Barclays I worked in Correspondence and often interpreted

Teaching Experience:

I have taught both grown-ups and kids, one-to-one and in a group.

If you are going to or doing business with Chinese:
I have experience of teaching groups of senior business people in the office. I have been giving great feedback. For example, "I have gained lots of confidence to speak Chinese when I travel to China for business. Liwen is a really encouraging tutor and I have made great progress in a short space of time."

I also have one-to-one lessons with students who are doing business with Chinese or travelling to China frequently.

If you are planning to travel to China for a holiday:
Few of my students learned Chinese before they went to China for holiday. They were very satisfied after my lessons. "Liwen is professional, organised, and patient. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who would like to learn or improve their Chinese. "

If you are parents and wanted your children to learn Chinese:
I have students between 3-7 years old. They really enjoy my lessons. As a mum myself, I understand the need of children.
I am also teaching in the secondary school. There are many enthusiastic students in the class.

More:
I have both Cantonese and Mandarin adult students.

I am very warm, patient, understanding and a great listener.

I have invested in my teaching materials and have some great stuff to help you learn.

I am flexible and can offer lessons on subject matters of interest to the student.

I have taught students who have very different reasons for wanting to learn Mandarin or Cantonese. Some because they have Chinese relations, some because they have a general interest in China. In all cases I have been able to meet my student's needs and they have been very satisfied with what my lessons.

Tutoring Approach:

I think everyone has different learning styles. My aim is to understand the different needs of my students and provide the best teaching methods for them, so they will get the most from my lessons. As I have been in England for over 11 years, I have a deep understanding of the cultural differences between west and east.

I like to share my own personal experiences with my students in order to illuminate a subject.

I make lessons enjoyable and have designed some games and exercises.

I am very passionate about teaching Chinese and love to see my students progress.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 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.)
  • Cantonese
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)


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Alice (Ms)
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Subjects: Cantonese  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I was born in mainland China where we speak standard Mandarin, after graduated from university I moved to Shenzhen, the first city applied Open Policy in China. During 6 years living and working there, I learnt very fluent Cantonese. At the end o ...
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Personal Description:
I was born in mainland China where we speak standard Mandarin, after graduated from university I moved to Shenzhen, the first city applied Open Policy in China. During 6 years living and working there, I learnt very fluent Cantonese.

At the end of 1999, I came to UK in pursuing further education. I achieved my MBA degree and Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language in UK. During the break between these two studies, I also gained Interpreting certificate which enables me to do the interpreting jobs between English and Chinese language.

Maybe I have a little bit gift in learning language myself? My English pronunciation is rather good so that some of my English friends even said it can hardly tell I am not English from talking with me through the phone.

Hopefully I've reassured you that there is no barrier in me communicating with your child if you are worried that, as a Mandarin native speaker, I might have strange accent in English speaking.

I firmly believe that, language learning, is not just about to learn the language itself, but also the culture. The better perception of culture will certainly enhance the language learning. Therefore, I will integrate rich Chinese culture into my teaching, of course in various passionate ways to make the class full of the fun!

Teaching Experience:

I have being teaching Mandarin for many years, such rich experience has directed me into setting up the Mandarin teaching business in Croydon. As a specialist in teaching Mandarin, I never limited my role as a business founder only, but with more contribution as a chief tutor.

After School Clubs (Mandarin) in local schools;
Taught adults students for SOAS London University in 2010;
5 years private tuition in Mandarin;
3 years interpreting and translation experience.

Tutoring Approach:

For the learners whose mother language is totally different to Mandarin, particularly for those at very young ages, a fun, exciting and interesting learning environment is crucial to avoid boredom. I will tailor lessons to help individuals to overcome their difficulties; at the very beginning, prior to learning speed, I will make effort to ensure students to grasp the basic of Chinese, in which way, students will be much easier to keep up in the future learning.

FYR: All my GCSE students' results are above grade A, 98% of which got A*.

Subjects
  • Cantonese
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • 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 (£40 p.h.)


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Sara (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am friendly and caring mother and teacher, and I love working with children of all ages. I am extravert, bright and bubbly in character. I am passionate about teaching science and maths in creative and fun ways to stimulate and inspire my student ...
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Personal Description:
I am friendly and caring mother and teacher, and I love working with children of all ages. I am extravert, bright and bubbly in character. I am passionate about teaching science and maths in creative and fun ways to stimulate and inspire my students. I have a first class honours degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University and have excellent subject knowledge.

At present I run a tutoring business called Rutland Genie for ages 5 to 16+, teaching science, maths, violin and recorder.

I love walking, running, cycling and being outdoors. I am happiest up a mountain! I enjoy music and play the violin. I love going to the cinema, theatre and really enjoy the west end musicals. I am a keen photographer and enjoy making photo books.

Teaching Experience:

I have a PGCE from Oxford University, specialising in science. I have taught in both primary and secondary schools, and did quite a bit of tutoring when my children were small. I have tutored both in the daytime and the evenings covering 2 home-education situations, preparation for SATs and entrance exams, and help with GCSE Maths and Science. I have an excellent track record of success.

Tutoring Approach:

I love tutoring as it enables me to both build a positive relationship with my tutee and watch them gain in confidence and subject knowledge. I have a huge amount of home resources and can offer a practical element to each lesson.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Juan (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Juan is a rare artist with a great deal of intellect and an in depth understanding of piano, composition and music technology. He has been linked to what he describes as a "marvelous instrument: the piano" since the tender age of three. Eight years l ...
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Personal Description:
Juan is a rare artist with a great deal of intellect and an in depth understanding of piano, composition and music technology. He has been linked to what he describes as a "marvelous instrument: the piano" since the tender age of three. Eight years later, he made his fist concert appearance in his hometown Estancia Santa María de La Armonía. Ever since, he has been a regular performer throughout the theater halls of Argentina, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom.
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Teaching Experience:

8 years of one to one tutoring.
I have prepared students for all ABRSM and Trinity College exams including GRADES and DIPLOMAS with 100% success rate.
I also train other teachers entering for Masters at RCM and RAM. I believe in a modern approach to music learning that's why I encourage my students to develop a their own taste for music. I also give my students the option of start making their own videos here in my studio where I have all the necessary equipment.

Tutoring Approach:

Juan believes that people connect to music at different times of their lives. As you watch him work, it is stunning to observe how he can be involved in the details and never lose sight of the big picture. His approach to piano pedagogy is very unique, one which simultaneously combines music technology, playing, reading and writing.
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As a piano tutor, his greatest challenge is to instigate a hidden and deep rooted spark within each of his protégés. He believes that everyone should learn at their own pace, and accommodates this by providing tailored programmes. He has been very successful in preparing students for the ABRSM and Guildhall Trinity Exams.
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Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£33 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£38 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

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Samantha (Ms)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I'm a friendly, approachable person who enjoys supporting students to learn and develop their skills and confidence. Students tell me that I'm encouraging, patient, fun, supportive, organised and explain things well. I enjoy supporting overseas stu ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a friendly, approachable person who enjoys supporting students to learn and develop their skills and confidence. Students tell me that I'm encouraging, patient, fun, supportive, organised and explain things well.
I enjoy supporting overseas students who are studying at university in the UK and can help you to develop your academic English skills, confidence and help with proof reading and preparation of university coursework, essays and assignments.
I also work with adults who live in the UK who want to improve their reading and writing skills. These may be native English speakers or people who have English as a second or additional language.

Teaching Experience:

I have a PGCE in Adult, Higher and Further Education with a subject specialism in Adult Literacy. I've taught literacy in FE colleges and in community education and have tutored adults privately. I've taught in London, Hertford, Bolton and Stockport and have over 6 years' literacy teaching experience. My students do well in their exams and build confidence in a secure and supportive environment. I have been rated Grade 1 'Outstanding' in all my teaching inspections.
I have a RSA/Cambridge CELTA (Grade B) Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults. I have over taught academic English at Manchester Metropolitan University and ESOL in further education colleges in the UK. In addition, I've taught EFL at language schools in London and Manchester in the UK, and in Poland, China and Japan. I have over 6 years' experience teaching EFL.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to get to know students and understand how they like to learn and what learning styles don't work for them. I spend time finding out what students find easy and difficult and what their goals for learning are. We can set targets together and really focus on what you need to achieve. It's important to me that students feel comfortable and supported in their learning in order to make good progress. I will plan for our sessions based on your learning goals and mark work and go through it with you.
I am organised, experienced and have been graded 'Outstanding' in all my workplace teaching inspections.
If you're an overseas university student I can develop your academic English skills and help with course work, proofreading essays and projects etc.
If you're an English speaker but want to improve your reading and writing to get promotion at work, help your kids with their learning, or to brush up your skills before studying again or for any other reason, I can help with all of this, too.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)


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Raheal (Mr)
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Subjects: Media / Communication Studies  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Film Studies  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am very passionate about films, theatre, the media industry. I am currently in my second year of a BA Hons in Film Studies at Edge Hill University, living away from home during the week but always available on weekends. I am hardworking, dedicated ...
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Personal Description:
I am very passionate about films, theatre, the media industry. I am currently in my second year of a BA Hons in Film Studies at Edge Hill University, living away from home during the week but always available on weekends. I am hardworking, dedicated to my studies and after my undergraduate degree I am hoping to continue my studies with a Masters degree.

I also love to learn languages, currently able to speak 4 fluently (English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi) and also learning Spanish in my free time.

Teaching Experience:

I have a younger sister who is following my path into Film Studies, not knowing a thing before starting her A Level in it she is now predicted an A*. I have held short after school lessons for her and other family members in this particular field and the outcome has always been satisfying.

I have also started my TEFL course (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) which helps me gain a qualification in teaching the English language.

Tutoring Approach:

The lessons will be about the student, and not the teacher. Therefore everything will be tailored to areas you wish to improve (spoken communication, written skills, reading, accent, listening)

I have a calm and relaxed approach to tutoring, understanding the problems and weaknesses in people and using those to bring out the best in them. If I can see passion within the student then I will do my personal best to bring out the potential in my students.

Subjects
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)

  • Film Studies
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£12 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£10 p.h.)


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Yvette (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I graduated from Imperial College in Mathematics and stayed on to carry out research in Applied Mathematics to Diploma Level. I have always had a keen interest and enthusiasm for the subject. I have had a very varied career and have worked as a techn ...
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Personal Description:
I graduated from Imperial College in Mathematics and stayed on to carry out research in Applied Mathematics to Diploma Level. I have always had a keen interest and enthusiasm for the subject. I have had a very varied career and have worked as a technical computer programmer as well as in Maths teaching in this country and abroad.
I have recently returned from the Middle East to my home in Tunbridge Wells and have four grown-up children.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught Mathematics in schools and F.E. colleges in the UK and in the United Arab Emirates up to G.C.S.E. and A Level.
I also tutored students both in this country and in Dubai with great success. In fact I was selected by my Dubai school to tutor the children of the Royal Family. This consistently resulted in excellent results for my students.
My own four children studied Maths to A level and I tutored them throughout their education.

Tutoring Approach:

I thoroughly enjoy private tuition and tailor each lesson to suit the requirements of the individual student. I find it best if the student brings me their difficulties / problem topics to be worked on. I can also discover where help is needed by working through questions with the student. I have often been told that I give extremely clear explanations and that I have great reserves of patience.

I teach at my home in Tunbridge Wells. I can offer tuition in secondary Mathematics up to and including GCSE.

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

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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Playing the Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo and Harmonica and creating traditional Fine Art have been and are a major part of my life. Much as I would have very much liked to do, I never had the opportunity to become a Professional Performing Music ...
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Personal Description:
Playing the Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo and Harmonica and creating traditional Fine Art have been and are a major part of my life. Much as I would have very much liked to do, I never had the opportunity to become a Professional Performing Musician or a fully Professional Fine Artist . I have performed in public of course, and held exhibitions, but very rarely on a professional/paid basis. I have been a guitarist for over 45 years and an artist for 23 years

I studied art at the Thanet Schools of Art & the Ravensbourne College of Art and Design (the same College David Bowie went to)
for two and a half years. After that I had a twenty two year absence from art.

A change came in 1992: It was during a period of Long Term Unemployment. Whilst signing on at my local Job Center, I volunteered to go on an "Employment Action Course. In a sense this was a form of working for your benefit and was paid an extra £10 per week on top of Job Seekers Allowance. Hopefully this would have lead to work prospects, ideally in Art or The Arts. I had to report to a work placement provider who asked me what skills I had, to which I said "Art" and was assigned to a local Community Arts Center based in Gillingham Kent and appointed as a publicity designer and resources worker.

Whilst in my publicity artist role I was introduced to the then K.C.C Arts Promotion Officer Jim Shean who took interest in my art work and arranged an exhibition hire space without charge at my local library, the event was covered on Radio Kent's "Scene & Heard" Program. I also contacted the local junior school where my children attended and made a proposition if I could exhibit there. In return the headmaster asked my to come into the School twice a week and teach the children art, this featured in a local press article.

Over the years from 1992 to date I have held numerous small one man exhibitions in the Medway Towns and a little further afield and have manged to sell some (just enough to pay a few bills). In the last year or so I have been a little inactive in my art but hope to resolve that soon.

Teaching Experience:

16 years freelance one to one teaching of Guitar - Mandolin - Banjo - Ukulele - Harmonica and Basic Keyboard
Currently a Children s reading assistant for the Beanstalk Charity Project

Tutoring Approach:

Being a music teacher has at least allowed me to put my love of music to a measure of professional application, perhaps to make up for the lost opportunity and time. Being paid is a motivation, but far more importantly teaching others to play and create music is much more enjoyable, I have often gone overtime on my lessons and never charged extra. Also to be considered is the experience gained over many decades of musical struggling, mistakes, embarrassing moments during performance and how to overcome them that I can impart to my pupils. I also look forward to the pupil making sufficient progress so that I can have the pleasure to "Jam" with them.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£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 (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)


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