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Lisa (Ms)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a qualified and experienced teacher and also a mother of 4 children. I have a degree in childhood studies, a foundation degree in Early Years and Education, a University certificate in Health and Social Care, a post graduate certificicate in ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified and experienced teacher and also a mother of 4 children.
I have a degree in childhood studies, a foundation degree in Early Years and Education, a University certificate in Health and Social Care, a post graduate certificicate in special educational needs co-ordination.
As part of my role I have an enhanced CRB check.

As a parent I have experienced helping my own children ( aged 14-22) with their homework, revision for SATs, and also revision for 11+ exams, I have also home educated two of my children.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualfied and experienced primary school teacher and throughout my career have taught all year groups.
I have worked in the education system, in mainstream and special schools, for over 14 years and have taught children of all abilities and needs. In addition to my teaching, I have been a private tutor for several years and have tutored children for 11+ exams,'to close gaps' in their knowledge and to boost confidence in certain subjects. I have also tutored children with special needs and disabilities using a variety of methods.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a calm and flexible approach to tutoring. I believe that a tutoring approach has to be child specific. Due to this I always take into account where the child is currently academically, what the child's preferred learning style is, the child's strengths and weaknesses, and also their personality before I make any decisions on my specific approach.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£22 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£22 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£22 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£22 p.h.)

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Simon (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  Entrance Exams  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have taught to all levels from reception class at primary school through to secondary school, sixth form college and university level. Being mixed British and French-Swiss, I am able to offer authentic French whilst still appreciating the difficul ...
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Personal Description:
I have taught to all levels from reception class at primary school through to secondary school, sixth form college and university level.
Being mixed British and French-Swiss, I am able to offer authentic French whilst still appreciating the difficulties from an English speaker's point of view. I am also qualified to teach Spanish to all levels and have years of experience in teaching the language.
I have a friendly approach and my lessons are very well organised with a sense of purpose. They are also individually tailored to meet the student's specific needs. I have worked as a GCSE examiner on numerous occasions and have coached and taught AS/A level groups.
Should you be interested in either extra exam tuition, starting a new language or brushing up on previous knowledge, please do not hesitate to contact me. If you are willing to put in the effort, I can guarantee results from my end!

Teaching Experience:

French, Spanish and English as a Second Language - 4 years at a sixth form college
English and History - 4 years at university level
French, Spanish, History and RE - 3 years in grammar schools
French and Spanish - 6 years in adult education
All subjects - 3 years in primary schools

Tutoring Approach:

Pleasant, friendly disposition with a great deal of understanding and patience!

Subjects
  • History
  • 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.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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


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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Combined Science  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Entrance Exams  |  English  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a highly experienced and enthusiastic private tutor and get excellent results. I tutor children from age 4 to age 16, including the 11+, SATs, Common Entrance, Scholarships and GCSE. In addition, I take a keen interest in tutoring pupi ...
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Personal Description:
I am a highly experienced and enthusiastic private tutor and get excellent results.

I tutor children from age 4 to age 16, including the 11+, SATs, Common Entrance, Scholarships and GCSE.

In addition, I take a keen interest in tutoring pupils who may fall behind.

I tutor children in Maths, English, Science, Verbal Reasoning and Non-verbal Reasoning and English as a Second Language.

I can provide the phone number of clients who will be happy to talk about what I have achieved for their child.

Pupils come to me from Beckenham, Bromley, Bexley, Bexleyheath, Dartford, Lewisham, Catford, Hither Green, Greenwich, Eltham, Sydenham, Keston, Orpington, Swanley and the surrounding areas.

Testimonials
"In the six months my son has been with Michael he has improved at such a fast rate it's been hard to keep up: 100% for Maths results, top of the class for long handwriting assignments, being moved to the top groups for both Maths and Literacy. Michael's manner and methods are both inspiring and effective."
Many thanks, Ms. Julia
"My daughter Annie had Maths tuition with Michael. It really boosted Annie's confidence. At the start of tutoring Annie regularly scored around 30% in her minute Maths tests at School. Within no time she was getting 100%. I would definitely recommend Michael."

Lisa.

Contact me now to discover how I can help your child!

Teaching Experience:

I have excellent tutoring experience and achieve top results.

Tutoring Approach:

I thrive on one to one tuition and am sensitive to the needs and achievements of the person I tutor.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£24.95 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24.95 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£24.95 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24.95 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£24.95 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£24.95 p.h.)


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Yaz (Mr)
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Subjects: German  |  French  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: 52 years old,Chiswick born/bred/resident, successfully tutored my nephews to Oxford graduation in French(now Phds). Calm, patient, lucid style;i will adapt to your speed and try to teach you effective study methods to help you gain the top grades.Ien ...
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Personal Description:
52 years old,Chiswick born/bred/resident, successfully tutored my nephews to Oxford graduation in French(now Phds). Calm, patient, lucid style;i will adapt to your speed and try to teach you effective study methods to help you gain the top grades.Ienjoy making you see the enjoyable side of productive study so that you ahve have time to enjoy a full and satiisfying exam experience and, hopefully, career beyond using the knowledge you have gained. My elder brothers are Doctors/Uni professors/Olympic team GB Medical Consultants.

A graduate of the Chartered Institute of Linguists @Westminster Uni to Distinction Standard in French and English
I also hold the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry Higher Business French and the London Chamber of Commerce Company Interpreters Certificate with Distinction. Chartered Institute of Bankers International Bankers Diploma Stages 1 and 2 since 1984

I worked for 20 years in International Banking as Staff Translator to HSBC/Midland Bank International
in the City of London Intl HQ whilst part timing as a Tutor to KS/11+/GCSE/A levels with great success.


Hobbies:Distinction Standard Diploma Piano/Singing LCM ;Rower for some 40 years;qualified Sports/rRemedial
massage therapist;cricket umpire;Member of the London Society of Magicians.



I treasure my family and family values.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked as an independent school languages master (englidh,french,german) for the last 10 years
And am aqa examiner trained. I coached 100s of students to exam success in 11+, gcse, as/a2 levels
With many testimonials from satisfied clients and school/college heads where I have had the pleasue of working
All over london.

I am a course tutor and have had great success and tutored commercial languages to the management and international secretariat at GSK WEST LONDON WORLD HQ

Many of my charges have gained prized university places and most recently two have gined oxford undergrad berths and public school scholarships. I will always aim to get you an A grade or as close as your comfort zone/diligence will allow.

SUMMER GCSE/A LEVEL RESULTS 2010: 11 A* Grades for French,German,English/Lit ;2 Uni degree Entrants under my guidance.(A Level Grades A A B X 2).

Tutoring Approach:

Ihave been told that I am calm, very focussed, keeping the study sessions organized with regular feedback of homework set/completed. I will listen and help you to the best of my ability and make regular practice of past exam papers the bedrock of your time with me so that you can hopefully actually enjoy your exam. I will also give you advice on keeping yourself calm and relaxed for your studies/exams.

I will keep on encouraging you to succeed.

Subjects
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£26 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£21 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£26 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£21 p.h.)

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Karina (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a French native teacher from Paris. I have been living in the UK for 12 years. I used to live in London and have just moved to Worthing with my family . ...
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Personal Description:
I am a French native teacher from Paris. I have been living in the UK for 12 years. I used to live in London and have just moved to Worthing with my family .

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching French in the UK for 12 years. I worked in a lot in companies when I first arrived in London so did a lot of Business French. I then started having private students who wanted either business or social French. I can also help students prepare for their GCSE or A level or any other exams.
I am also a La Jolie Ronde licensee and teach children from the age of 3 and work with primary schools and nurseries so I am CRB checked.

Tutoring Approach:

I am friendly, patient, reliable and will teach French to suit your individual needs (exam preparation, conversation, business, etc...)

Subjects
  • French
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)

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Graham (Mr)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have 20 years of experience in publishing as a writer and editor and am passionate about nurturing English language skills and a love of English literature. I graduated from the University of Stirling with an honours degree in English Literature an ...
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Personal Description:
I have 20 years of experience in publishing as a writer and editor and am passionate about nurturing English language skills and a love of English literature. I graduated from the University of Stirling with an honours degree in English Literature and have also taught English as a foreign language. My experience in publishing has trained me to write concisely and economically while retaining an imaginative grasp on a piece of work, a skill invaluable in writing essays and examination answers; and especially useful in assisting students with the new written assessments that, in Higher English, from 2016, comprise 30 per cent of the final examination mark.

I can empathise with students who are tussling with English, relish improving a person's understanding and enjoyment of the subject and take satisfaction from helping to develop their abilities not only in the practical sense of improving their powers of analysis and understanding of texts but in helping them think imaginatively and creatively. As a personal tutor, I have a proven record of upgrading students' performances, especially at Higher level, and have, in several instances, improved so dramatically pupils who were on course to fail Higher English that they went on to achieve an 'A' grade in their Higher examination.

Teaching Experience:

I have five years' tutoring experience. In 2012, 65 per cent of my tutees for Higher English achieved an 'A' grade, with several Band 1s among them. In the 2013 Higher English examination, 75 per cent of my tutees obtained either an A or a B, with slightly more than half of those obtaining an A and several obtaining a distinction in doing so. In 2012 and 2013, all of my tutees at Standard Grade achieved either a band 1 or a Band 2. Similarly, in 2014, all National 5 students achieved an A or a B. At Higher, in 2014, 85 per cent of tutees achieved an A or a B, with the remainder, several of whom had been struggling severely, delighted to have achieved a pass. In 2015, 85 per cent of my tutees achieved an A in their Higher, Sixth Year Studies and National 5 examinations. The other 15 per cent achieved a B.

With my help, tutees have obtained the vital English qualification that was essential to them obtaining a place at such universities as: Cambridge, Oxford, Aberdeen, Dundee, St Andrews, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh, Stirling, Strathclyde, Glasgow and the Glasgow College of Art.

I also have experience teaching English as a Foreign Language, in Egypt, both in private schools and in tutoring young people on an individual basis.

In publishing, I was frequently chosen to tutor new entrants to the profession because of my precise use of language and empathetic nature on a one-to-one level.

I studied English Literature to honours level at the University of Stirling and aim to pass on my love of the subject to students through establishing a rapport with them and recommending to them the type of literature that would complement their learning and enable them to derive pleasure from studying English.

Tutoring Approach:

On first meeting, I will discuss with the student how they wish to improve and which aspects of their English studies they feel require greatest attention. I will adapt tutorials to suit the student's needs and course of study. Additional exercises and study guides will be developed together, so that the student can participate with enthusiasm and purpose in the tutorials. This allows me to work to the student's strengths, to help them manage their problem areas more effectively and to derive greater enjoyment from the subject. I will adopt a measured approach and will use my communication skills to ensure that the student understands and absorbs each aspect of the lesson before progressing to the next stage. I aim to make lessons pleasurable and fun as a means of making learning easier, enjoyable and more memorable.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)

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Liu (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I choose to study mathematics for my degree as an interests. (so is my interest for physics) After the studies, it is come to me I should share my enthusiasm to younger students as well. Private tutoring as a part time job is a good point to start, w ...
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Personal Description:
I choose to study mathematics for my degree as an interests. (so is my interest for physics) After the studies, it is come to me I should share my enthusiasm to younger students as well. Private tutoring as a part time job is a good point to start, with the help from me, I hope students to find the subjects more interesting rather than a dull subject to part in the school.

Teaching Experience:

Qualification-wise, I've got A for Mathematics & Physics at A-Level, obtained MA Mathematics (Hons) from Edinburgh University and MSc Mathematics from King's College London.
Experience-wise, I've become a private tutor for three years now and I had taught over 200 students. The subject include mathematics, physics and mandarin. Range from KS3 to degree level.
Dec 2012 - Feb 2013: Teaching Assistant at Lister Community School
Oct 2014 - Jun 2015: Maths & Mandarin Tutor at Greig City Academy

Tutoring Approach:

For the mathematics and physics teaching, I believe the conceptional understanding is much more important than memorize the method. Once the concept has been absorbed, the method of solving problem become rather trivial. Of course to maximize the efficiency of learning, an interests in the subject is essential. Hence I'd like to increase the students engagement by given information on more practical use of the knowledge or more news on advanced study.

Note: for people asking for university level maths. I will ask lecture notes or at least syllabus. Though undergraduate maths is taught at similar level, there are variation for each modules due to each lecturers' style. Just list a module name hardly tells what topics are required to study. Lecture notes are used to see the way that particular lecture taught, otherwise give me a syllabus I shall use my own lecture notes.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)


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Weiling (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an inspiring, self-motivating and dynamic teacher with extensive experience in teaching at the UK academies, selective schools and a number of top boarding schools. As a result, I have acquired specialized knowledge of UK and Chinese educational ...
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Personal Description:
I am an inspiring, self-motivating and dynamic teacher with extensive experience in teaching at the UK academies, selective schools and a number of top boarding schools. As a result, I have acquired specialized knowledge of UK and Chinese educational systems and a flexible approach to teaching which is most relevant to the demands of the post.

Similarly, my strong academic record indicates that I am well-qualified for the job. In particular, I am currently studying Mandarin Chinese PGCE course at Institute of Education, which leads the UK for education training. The course has provided me with in-depth methodology skills, highly suited to the UK framework for teaching Mandarin Chinese. As part of this training, I have undergone intense observations across a wide range of school placements. This has provided me with practical experience of developing schemes of work in line with the National Curriculum of Mandarin Chinese.

Furthermore, during my school placements training, I have found this experience immensely rewarding and have developed an approach to teaching which aims to challenge and engage young minds. I have developed skills in teaching critical thinking and learnt how to nurture innovation and original thought. I instill high expectations in pupils and encourage self-efficacy as a tool for enabling achievement. Similarly, given the academic criteria of my school placements, I am expected to teach from basic to Oxbridge level. I have also developed insight into the value of inspiring pupils' intrinsic motivation and meta-knowledge. This involves emphasizing the importance of knowing individual strengths in order to capitalize on them and individual difficulties so as to identify enabling strategies. In addition, by fostering these facets of self-awareness, I find that pupils are often able to self-regulate aspects of their learning to excellent effect.

I will bring energy and enthusiasm to the school's extra-curricular activities. For example, I could offer Movie Clubs screening Chinese movies and Culture Clubs sharing Chinese Calligraphy and Tea Ceremonies. I am particularly skilled at cooking traditional Chinese food, which could be integrated into the school's Mandarin days and Festival celebrations. I am interested in Chinese music, singing and drama. I believe that integrating singing and drama into the Mandarin department would be a motivating tool for developing oral skills in the target language.

Finally, I believe teaching is one of the few vocations in life that can make a significant difference to people's lives, enabling children and young people to build a promising future. I also find teaching to be a very rewarding career, I am particularly happy and proud each time my students make progress in their study or advocate positive behavior. I also enjoy the challenge of teaching and developing new ways to make my lessons interesting and stimulating to a wide range of students.

Teaching Experience:

I have intensive teaching English and Mandarin Chinese experience in both top China secondary schools and UK academies and selective schools.

Tutoring Approach:

I will be teaching according to the students' age and different learning styles accordingly.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 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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Silvina (Mrs)
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Subjects: Italian  |  French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a Spanish native experienced tutor - I have prepared students from many schools and they have successfully achieved top marks ! I enjoy teaching and I am patient, flexible and I try to make the lessons interesting so the students not only learn ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Spanish native experienced tutor - I have prepared students from many schools and they have successfully achieved top marks ! I enjoy teaching and I am patient, flexible and I try to make the lessons interesting so the students not only learn but also enjoy their time learning a foreign language. I am fluent in Italian and Portuguese and have A-level in French and GCSE level in German. My degree from university was a BSC in Economics so I also love maths !
I can provide references from many students in West Sussex , Forest Row, Oxted, Lingfield, Tunbridge Wells, Uckfield, Horsham. Please ask as I am happy to provide names and number of current or past students.

Teaching Experience:

Over 20 years teaching Spanish - mostly giving support for Gcse and A level exams - but have also prepared students from different universities and have helped English native teachers to prepare themselves to teach Spanish at different secondary schools !
I can offer support all year on a regular basis and can also help with intensive or crash courses near the time of exams. I have some availability during the week and also offer weekend lessons. I live in East Grinstead, West Sussex.
I have taught groups as well and have worked in the past for agencies that have clients that needed Spanish for business (Like British Airways before merging with Iberia).

Tutoring Approach:

I am flexible and patient. I like to see progress and be effective and also give my hundred percent to make it enjoyable - My previous students can give references and will be pleased to tell others of their top marks !
I have plenty of experience tutoring mainly Spanish, but also English as a foreign language.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)

  • Spanish
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Harriet (Mrs)
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Subjects: Italian  |  French  |  Greek  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am an experienced teacher of both classics and modern languages, and have taught in a variety of secondary schools. I have stopped classroom teaching now because of the demands of a young family but I am keen to carry on teaching in a different cap ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced teacher of both classics and modern languages, and have taught in a variety of secondary schools. I have stopped classroom teaching now because of the demands of a young family but I am keen to carry on teaching in a different capacity. I am passionate about languages, words and communication and love to share this with others. I have lived abroad for prolonged periods in France and Italy, and travel to see friends there whenever possible.

Teaching Experience:

Since completing my PGCE in 1992 I have taught Latin, Greek, French and Italian, from beginners to A level and Oxbridge, in secondary schools, both private and state. More recently I have been giving private lessons to both adults and teenagers.
***PLEASE NOTE THAT I TEACH ANCIENT GREEK, NOT MODERN! The UK tutors website does not give Ancient Greek as an option in the drop down list. I am not able to teach modern Greek.

Tutoring Approach:

Successful language teaching should combine a fun approach using oral practice including song lyrics and games with a more structured approach to grammar; this gives the student confidence that they really understand the language used. The advantage of private lessons is that I can focus on what the individual learner wants, which might be lots of oral practice to become more proficient at speaking, or to pass a specific exam. I do like to set homework from week to week as this is an important part of progress; but it is not compulsory!

Subjects
  • Italian
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

  • Greek
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • Latin
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
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George (Mr)
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Subjects: French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is George, I am twenty-one years old and am currently a pre-final-year student of French and Spanish (BA) at the University of Southampton (I will begin final year in September 2014). My level of competence is higher in Spanish, due to my hav ...
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My name is George, I am twenty-one years old and am currently a pre-final-year student of French and Spanish (BA) at the University of Southampton (I will begin final year in September 2014). My level of competence is higher in Spanish, due to my having spent the last nine months living in Spain on the 3rd Year Erasmus Exchange, a compulsory part of my degree. My written and spoken competency in Spanish is high (firm C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference). In French it is slightly lower, but still of professional standard in writing - last semester I achieved a firm passing mark in a final-year medical, judicial and computational Spanish-to-French and French-to-Spanish translation module at the Universidad de Alicante, in which I was the only student who wasn't a native speaker of either of the languages. As for my Spanish, I have also spent the last six months living with my Spanish girlfriend, who doesn't speak English. She is very well-spoken and I have adopted her style of speech during my time here.

I have a total of ten GCSEs all with grades A*-B, one AS level grade B in Computer Science and three A-grade A levels in Spanish, French and Economics. All of these were achieved during my time at The King's School, Chester (2004-2011).

I enjoy relaxing with my friends, many kinds of music, videogaming and following the world of rowing - I am a competent coxswain for the University rowing club, a sport I took up while at King's. I am generally a relaxed kind of guy to be around, easy to get on with, and pride myself in my ability to "take things easy" and not get stressed.

While living at home with my parents this summer I will have my car and am willing to travel reasonable distances to tutor.

Teaching Experience:

I have no previous teaching experience as such, short of helping my younger brothers pass their GCSE maths. When I understand something well I have no difficulty explaining it to others in a clear manner. I don't know whether it counts in my favour, but I also managed to teach my middle-aged co-workers at my old job in retail how to use the new digital till system - a task far harder than it sounds!

Tutoring Approach:

I have a relaxed and non-pressuried style of teaching, and will be able to help the student feel at ease. I do not have access to any teaching material unavailable to the public online, so would need the student to have papers/worksheets/textbooks etc from school for us to work on/go through together, or any problems they may be encountering in their minds for us to resolve. I would not call myself an academic, but my methods have enabled me to get this far with my languages and I would be more than happy to help others find a way to overcome any issues they may have with language learning.

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


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Peter (Dr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have a PhD in Chemistry and have a passion for both chemistry (all sciences) and maths. I am a very understanding, empathetic person who can relate easily to the problems that some pupils have with these subjects. I am married with three teenag ...
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I have a PhD in Chemistry and have a passion for both chemistry (all sciences) and maths. I am a very understanding, empathetic person who can relate easily to the problems that some pupils have with these subjects.

I am married with three teenage children.

Teaching Experience:

I am a professional tutor (over 20 years experience) of Maths and Chemistry/ Science from Primary School(Key Stages 1 and 2) to Secondary School (Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level) and also the Eleven Plus examinations, offering a personal and focused approach to helping pupils achieve their exam potential.

I have consistently improved pupils' grades and have improved pupil's grades up to 2 levels (and in an exceptional case 3 levels).

I have also obtained good grades for students who were considering dropping a subject, or indeed were advised by their teachers to drop a subject.

I have worked with a wide variety and culture of students, helping them to develop excellent revision skills. As mentioned above, I have taught all age groups with varying skill levels.

My aim is to make pupils more enthusiastic about their subjects and use real life examples, so they can understand why they study certain topics.

Hard work together with fun gets the best out of pupils and I tailor the work to an individual. I have worked extensively with all syllabuses including AQA, OCR and Edexcel (GCSE and iGCSE)

Tutoring Approach:

As mentioned earlier I am very enthusiastic and passionate, and get a real buzz from pupils excelling in their education. I hope to get pupils enthused likewise, and encourage hard work with fun.

Every pupil is different and I am very adaptable, and very able to use different methods to get the message across to the individual.

Homework is strongly encouraged !!

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£50 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

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Mark (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: At Birmingham University I obtained a first class degree in mathematics and went on to qualify as a chartered accountant. It was my desire to learn Spanish that originally made me move to Andalucía in the south of Spain ten years ago. With full immer ...
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Personal Description:
At Birmingham University I obtained a first class degree in mathematics and went on to qualify as a chartered accountant. It was my desire to learn Spanish that originally made me move to Andalucía in the south of Spain ten years ago. With full immersion in the language, I soon became fluent in Spanish. In order to be with my wife, I moved to Guatemala, where I took the opportunity for a career change in the local village school. I realised that teaching gave a much higher job satisfaction and was much more suited to my lively, upbeat manner.

Teaching Experience:

After some teacher training I found a job as a maths teacher in an international bilingual school called Atitlán Multicultural Academy. I went on to become the headmaster of the school for three years. Monitoring and assessing other teachers gave me a great insight into different styles. After the birth of my daughter I wanted to travel less so I started giving Spanish and maths lessons via skype. This video conferencing tool means I can give classes face to face to students in the comfort of their own home.

Tutoring Approach:

My Spanish lesson plans are based completely on the student's objectives and learning styles. Most of my present students want to learn conversational Spanish, so I concentrate more on the oral skills of speaking and listening. However, I always try and cover the grammatical points in a clear systematic way, ensuring the student does not get demotivated with the more technical side. The most important for me is that learning is fun, and clear advancements are made in each class.

The maths lessons deal with the specific problems of the students to aid understanding in areas that they did not fully pick up in school. I specialise in exam preparation for GCSE, AS level and A level. The students are made to analyse the question, break down the requirements and give structure to their answers whilst making notes on the steps which they found difficult.

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


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Claire (Ms)
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Subjects: Craft and Design  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Creative Arts, comprising Textile Design and Fine Art, from Bath Spa University, and a Masters Degree in Fashion and Textiles Design from the same university. After completing my degree as a mature student i ...
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Personal Description:
I have a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Creative Arts, comprising Textile Design and Fine Art, from Bath Spa University, and a Masters Degree in Fashion and Textiles Design from the same university. After completing my degree as a mature student in 2006 I worked as a Textile Designer for a year before setting up a luxury lingerie business, which I closed in 2010 due to the financial situation. However, this experience taught me a great deal about setting up a business and manufacturing a product. Since then I have been self employed as a practising artist/designer and sell my work both online and through exhibitions and fairs.

Teaching Experience:

I spent school holidays working with disadvantaged youngsters on playgroups in Salford, Manchester. After leaving school I spent a year as a Community Service Volunteer in a school for blind children in Newcastle upon Tyne. This involved working with children from the age of three to eleven. I have also helped children with their reading skills at my local primary school when my own children were young. During my degree I mentored students, and completed a work placement at a sixth form college in Birmingham where I tutored students in drawing skills.

Tutoring Approach:

I want to support each individual to realise their potential to the best of their abilities. I aim to help students develop their confidence and creativity using sketchbook work, research and critical analysis, and can assist students with portfolio presentation and with report and essay writing. I have an extensive background in fashion, textiles and painting, with specific knowledge of dye processes, surface design, free embroidery, drawing, Adobe Photoshop and painting, and enjoy helping students progress and excel in these areas.

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


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Pierre (Mr)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Hi, I'm Pierre, a native English speaking teacher from Canada and I'm available to assist international students or professionals in London who need help improving their English skills to take the IELTS exam or to complete their undergraduate or grad ...
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Personal Description:
Hi, I'm Pierre, a native English speaking teacher from Canada and I'm available to assist international students or professionals in London who need help improving their English skills to take the IELTS exam or to complete their undergraduate or graduate studies with a focus on:

- Speaking: expressing opinions, seminar skills & giving presentations
- Reading: strategies for IELTS, reading academic literature from your subject area
- Writing: formal, academic style and vocabulary; IELTS task 1 & 2
- Listening: understanding lectures and note-taking
- Confidence: strategies to become more self-assured in the language

I am a very patient, motivating, and caring teacher who can help you (or someone you know) become a confident and successful student in the UK.

Rates: from £17-25 per hour.

Teaching Experience:

EAP & IELTS experience: I have worked on 6 summer pre-sessional EAP programmes, including ones at Imperial College London, University of Manchester, University of Sheffield (2012, 2013), and most recently the University of Warwick (2014). This is in addition to many private classes I have given in London and elsewhere.

I have worked with students from a variety of backgrounds including China, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, Russia, Latin America and Europe, and who study on a large range of academic programmes.

Over 10 years of teaching experience in schools, universities, companies and giving private classes.

Tutoring Approach:

Friendly, patient and flexible, tailored to student's needs. I have my own materials, but often design new materials for students. The student is always my guide in designing a class that is best suited for them.

Subjects
  • English
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Hasan (Mr)
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Subjects: Arabic  |  Maths  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a PhD Candidate (Lebanese/Brazilian) at the University of Edinburgh, speaking 4 languages and having worked as a professional private tutor in sciences/math abroad, and within the UK, for more than 8 years. I had the chance to tutor over 120 stu ...
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I am a PhD Candidate (Lebanese/Brazilian) at the University of Edinburgh, speaking 4 languages and having worked as a professional private tutor in sciences/math abroad, and within the UK, for more than 8 years. I had the chance to tutor over 120 students in levels equivalent to GCSEs and A levels, as well as higher-degree university students. I hold two masters degrees with Distinctions in natural sciences (Oceanography) and Carbon Finance (renewable energy and climate change studies).

Teaching Experience:

Because the vast majority of my research is conducted off campus, I am available to take on flexible tutoring sessions throughout the entire week, at almost anytime of the day, as I coordinate my research time around tuition sessions. With an extensive experience with students of different academic backgrounds, I have grown a firm grasp of what tutees of various classes, ages, and intellectual levels need and what approach is to be best adopted during progressive sessions, in accordance with how fast a tutee can learn.

Tutoring Approach:

I will generally take the first meeting to get to know the learner and talk with them one on one about their needs and their perception of their needs. If the learner is a child I will then talk to their parents separately about their child`s needs and behavior toward learning and general attitude toward an academic environment. I take personalized care of each student of mine, tailoring each experience depending on the need. I will generally find supplementary material to work with the student in tutor time. Again, I will do this depending on the particular situation of the tutee. I will be there to help complete homework, provide additional less or more rigorous material, provide study skills, help study, provide writing skills and practice, language immersion, progress reports for parents and teachers for child tutees, and most importantly a constant helping and supportive contact for those in need of help at any time. I take great care of my students as a tutor and my unwavering goal is to help students grow and learn academically and personally and give them the tools to maintain these skills, be it through their next exam or their life. Tutoring and helping is my passion and my utilitarian approach to tutoring is varying based on each individual`s needs but is based upon unwavering and constant support.

Subjects
  • Arabic
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Katie (Miss)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: MA in English Language, PGCE, experienced examiner of GCSE English Language for AQA exam board (5 years). I have been teaching for six years and have been awarded outstanding by Ofsted in school inspections. I can tutor GCSE English Language and/or L ...
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Personal Description:
MA in English Language, PGCE, experienced examiner of GCSE English Language for AQA exam board (5 years). I have been teaching for six years and have been awarded outstanding by Ofsted in school inspections. I can tutor GCSE English Language and/or Literature, English Grammar, and entrance exams. I am passionate about my subject and I also like to use it as a vehicle for students to explore morals, ethics and identity; I am most happy when I feel I am teaching students core skills, as well as broadening their knowledge of our rich history or important current affairs.

Teaching Experience:

I am a graduate of the Teach First programme. Teach First is a charity that tackles educational disadvantage by placing graduates in schools which are in challenging circumstances. As a result of this, I had to learn how to plan and deliver lessons that were fun and engaging, as well as educational. Many of the students in my classes were behind because the school hadn't been able secure permanent staff, so I also had to learn how to accelerate their progress quickly, if they were to have any hope of reaching their true potential. I signed up to examine English Language at GCSE for AQA and this was certainly helpful, as I was able to give my students a big insight into the skills that were required and the mistakes that were often made. I have been an examiner for the last five years, so my knowledge and experience here would certainly benefit someone about to start in year 11. I am passionate about making English as a subject relevant and I am lucky that English provides a lot of opportunities for that; I can teach the core skills using texts from contexts that students will relate too, which really helps to build confidence and maintain engagement. I am currently teaching in a prep school in Sevenoaks because I wanted to see a different side of the education system.

Tutoring Approach:

I will always aim choose engaging texts for my tutees to work with because I want the sessions to be engaging as well has educational, especially if this is an extra session on top of all the lessons in school.

I think it is important to break down core skills like 'analysis' and 'evaluation', so that students actually understand what is required of them. Often, students are asked to 'explain' and analyse and their students have no idea what this actually means or how to do it. I have tried and tested resources, which will support my tutee and help them to do this.

I think it is important to encourage independence in any tutee, but we can't just expect it to happen, just because we have asked. I feel that modelling good outcomes and the writing process, as well as asking students to critique their own work and the work of others is key in helping students to be more independent. This is something I have achieved in a classroom setting and so, I am confident that I can help a tutee to do the same.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

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

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PJ (Mr)
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Subjects: Economics  |  Maths  |  Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Born and educated in the UK, I am a qualified chartered accountant with 15 years post qualification experience in Industry and Commerce. I am a trained auditor and have worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers. I have worked in London and the Middle East. M ...
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Born and educated in the UK, I am a qualified chartered accountant with 15 years post qualification experience in Industry and Commerce. I am a trained auditor and have worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers. I have worked in London and the Middle East. My academic background is GCSE, A Levels and the 2.1 Degree in Economics at The London School of Economics.

I have strong technical skills and coaching skills. I have proven techniques for planning, organising for work and course streams.

I am a strong advocater of success management and passing this ability to others, at all levels.

I am a family man, with both a 13 and 15 year old in UK schools, with a program to enter into further and higher education.

Teaching Experience:

I have supported my children throughout their schooling, and extra curricular learning.

I have tutored over 10 children from the ages of 8 to 18, from 2006 to 2015.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach more towards is getting the basics and concepts rights and building out from theory. This is the most sustainable learning method compared to regurgitation and memory based techniques.

I also have extremely good success in helping students with study planning and organisation, to ensure they have the best possible chances of success in their examinations.

I have a pastoral approach and a patient and calm demeanor, ensuring the student is perfectly comfortable and not under pressure when learning with me.

I am also very experienced in the Industry and Commerce and corporate education, training and career advice.

Subjects
  • Economics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)

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

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