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Sam (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello there! My name is Sam and I'm a full time private tutor who has moved back to London this year. I completed a master's degree in maths at Leeds University and have been teaching ever since. I'm still very passionate about maths and am applying ...
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Personal Description:
Hello there! My name is Sam and I'm a full time private tutor who has moved back to London this year. I completed a master's degree in maths at Leeds University and have been teaching ever since. I'm still very passionate about maths and am applying for a PhD to start in the next academic year. My personal time is taken up by studying the areas of maths I want to pursue (category theory and topos theory), learning more undergraduate maths courses so that I can tutor a wider number of areas, rock climbing, highlining and playing gigs. I also have a few maths related side projects such as co-writing a maths textbook aimed at those who have just finished their A levels, and error checking/giving feedback for a soon-to-be published book on topos theory by a researcher in Canada. I enjoy a productive life focussed around my passions of which teaching comes first, as I find nothing more satisfying than helping people and seeing their grades grow. I really appreciate you taking the time to see what I have to offer as a tutor, and hope to hear from you soon.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching in a variety of different areas and environments has been my primary source of work for nearly 8 years now. For the past year and a half since I finished my masters I have been a full time private tutor of maths, predominately working in Leeds. The variety of levels I've had the opportunity to teach has been exceptional. I have taught at GCSE, As, A and further maths level for school level maths along with teaching at every level of undergraduate mathematics, teaching both on a one to one basis and conducting group tutorials with groups of 20 second year students. In particular, it has been deeply gratifying to help foreign students secure undergraduate positions and students with health issues who have needed extra assistance due to being absent from school.
During my degree, I held weekly tutorials for the lower years and gave informal guitar lessons. During my gap year, I worked for six days a week as a climbing instructor for most of the year and taught guitar on my day off. It was over my A level years that I got my first teaching experience as a piano teacher.

Tutoring Approach:

One great difference and indeed benefit of being a private tutor over a teacher is the need to adapt to each individual student. I am in the great position of being able to focus on one student per lesson, and I wouldn't be doing the best work I can if I didn't take advantage of this. My style of teaching therefore revolves around learning from each lesson about the student's evolving strengths and weaknesses, so that I can focus my lesson planning around them for our next meeting. Along with this, I try to encourage students with positive reinforcement. Frankly speaking, maths is a scary subject for a lot of people and I have found that increasing a student's confidence in their ability does wonders for their grades, proving their confidence right. Patience and understanding are key to this form of encouragement. On top of all this, I have to take into account what level the student is studying at. Maths is a very different beast every single year, the challenge of understanding quadratic equations for the first time is very different in nature to understanding quotient groups for the first time, and so I change how I teach depending on the level and age of the student.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 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.)


Ben (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a Mathematics graduate from Cambridge University. After graduating, I worked in the IT industry, initially for a large corporation and then for an independent software house. I later formed my own company, specialising in developing applications ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Mathematics graduate from Cambridge University. After graduating, I worked in the IT industry, initially for a large corporation and then for an independent software house. I later formed my own company, specialising in developing applications for small- to medium-sized companies. I used the logical skills developed through studying Mathematics in my work as Business Analyst and Project Manager.
Since 2009, I have been tutoring Mathematics full-time. I also study extensively to keep up to date with the latest mathematical ideas and educational trends. I ensure that I am familiar with the most recent syllabuses.
Outside work, my main interest is music, particularly singing. I belong to two choirs.

Teaching Experience:

I teach exclusively one-to-one, as I believe that provides the best outcome for learning Mathematics. I am also available for home schooling: please contact me for rates.
In the six years that I have been tutoring Mathematics, I have taught the following topics to over 200 pupils on a one-to-one basis:
GCSE - Edexcel, AQA and iGCSE - legacy and 9-1

A-Levels (AS/A2) - Edexcel, AQA, OCR/OCR-MEI and Pre-U - legacy and new syllabus:
Core
Mechanics
Statistics
Further Pure
Decision
STEP
Oxford Maths Admissions Test
Advanced Extension Award

International Baccalaureate (IB) - Standard and Higher

Undergraduate topics including:
Bayesian statistics
Business and accounting Maths
Complex variable
Cryptography
Foundation requirements
Laplace & Fourier transforms
Linear algebra
Mechanics
Number theory
Optimisation
Ordinary and partial differential equations
Probability & Statistics
Quantitative methods
Real analysis
Vectors and matrices
Vector calculus

My GCSE and A level pupils have come from local schools including:
Tiffin School
Tiffin Girls
ACS Cobham
Teddington
Esher College
Kingston Grammar
Hinchley Wood
Hampton
Epsom College
Sutton Grammar
Coombe
Surbiton High
Kings College School Wimbledon
Richard Challoner
Southborough
Hollyfield
St John's Leatherhead
Lady Eleanor Holles
Reed's School
Claremont
Marymount
Latymer
Kingston College
Most of my university pupils attend Kingston University, Surrey University, or one of the University of London colleges, though many come for intensive lessons in the holidays from other universities to reinforce the topics they are learning, or to prepare for re-sits.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in tailoring the teaching approach to each student's needs and individual learning style. For school children and university students, I discuss their aims with them - and with their parents, if required - to determine what topics need additional tuition and then to work out the appropriate programme. I advocate continuous assessment to measure the student's progress. Closer to exams, the pupils will work through old papers. At this stage, strategic choices may be made to focus on the pupils strengths.
For adults, I work with them to develop a personalised programme to enable them to achieve their goals. This may mean working towards a specific qualification.
I have great passion for and a deep knowledge of Mathematics. My aim is always to get my students to enjoy the subject. Most importantly, they are encouraged to gain confidence in their own abilities by building on what they feel comfortable with. I believe that the right teacher can undo wrong learning very quickly.
Lessons take place at my students' homes, or at my home in Kingston, where I have a quiet study. Assignments and homework are an integral part of my teaching: there can be no improvement without practice.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)


Alka (Mrs)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a M.Sc(Biology) University topper and a qualified secondary school teacher. I have experience of teaching all three Science at KS3 and GCSE and A Level. I have experience of various exam boards and have even marked SATS and GCSE exam papers. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a M.Sc(Biology) University topper and a qualified secondary school teacher. I have experience of teaching all three Science at KS3 and GCSE and A Level. I have experience of various exam boards and have even marked SATS and GCSE exam papers.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of teaching in various 11-16 Comprehensive Schools, teaching across all three sciences and Biology(A Level)

Tutoring Approach:

I have a friendly and professional approach, ensuring that the student has a good understanding of the key concepts. I encourage questions from students and try to make learning easy by using examples from daily life. I am happy to offer help with homework,exam revision and solving past practice papers.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)


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Bianca (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a graduate of the University of St Andrews - MA (Hons) Italian & Spanish. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a graduate of the University of St Andrews - MA (Hons) Italian & Spanish.

Teaching Experience:

I taught English as a foreign language for 9 months in Spain through the British Council placement scheme. I have also taught Spanish at a local primary school as part of an language appreciation scheme by the Royal Borough of Kingston.

Tutoring Approach:

I aim to help students develop a genuine interest in the subject by achieving their full potential through active learning, with the use of enjoyable target language materials such as novels, magazines, poetry, music, short stories.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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

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Helen (Ms)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a professional Mandarin Chinese teacher. I was awarded best Chinese teacher by British city council. I have gone through a number of professional training, for example, the professional training on Mandarin Chinese teaching held by the Confucius ...
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Personal Description:
I am a professional Mandarin Chinese teacher. I was awarded best Chinese teacher by British city council. I have gone through a number of professional training, for example, the professional training on Mandarin Chinese teaching held by the Confucius Institute.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than 10 years' Chinese teaching and tuition experience. I gives Mandarin Chinese tuition to children and adults of various ages and levels. Please note I also have years of experience for online lessons (e.g., via Skype). No matter where you may live, I can always help on your Chinese study.

Tutoring Approach:

I have developed novel and practicable methodology for children and adults of various ages to learn Mandarin Chinese language. With Ms 's tuition, children and adults' interest and desire of Chinese study is stimulated greatly, and her students have made significant improvement on their Chinese language learning. Please note I also offer online lessons (e.g., via Skype) at a discounted rate. No matter where you may live, I can always help on your Chinese study.

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


Julia (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: What makes my classes the best option to learn Russian? - You will acquire Russian naturally in a fun and stress-free learning atmosphere. - You will be learning with a native speaker. - You will make progress every single lesson without excepti ...
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Personal Description:
What makes my classes the best option to learn Russian?

- You will acquire Russian naturally in a fun and stress-free learning atmosphere.
- You will be learning with a native speaker.
- You will make progress every single lesson without exception! My lessons are result focussed and highly engaging.
- You will save time by learning from the most effective language acquisition techniques.
- You will have an online access to your individualised lessons materials via your personal Moodle account enabling you to learn anywhere anytime.
- You may choose to take classes according to your needs.
- No obligation initial consultation.

My classes are for

- Adults, Business and Travel
- Children of Russian heritage or working towards a qualification

My lessons for children are based around
- developing your child's speech, reading and writing,
- improving his comprehension
- building her Russian vocabulary to the "educated" standard,
- learning about Russian culture and history
- working on language intereferance and language code switching.
In my teaching children I use proven methods and stragegies developed in American and German schools specifically for biligual children, as well as materials created by a very talented Olga Soboleva.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching adults and children both at prep school and privately.

Tutoring Approach:

As Stephen Krashen puts it, "Simply being a native speaker of a language does not in of itself qualify one as a teacher of that language. Conscious and extensive knowledge of grammar does not make one a language teacher either. Rather, the defining characteristic of a good teacher is someone who can make input comprehensible to a non-native speaker, regardless of his or her level of competence in the target language."

Your primary goal as a student is to learn a language. In that regard my primary job as a tutor is to guarantee the effectiveness of your learning process in relation to your needs and expectations.

How do I achieve that? First and most importantly by combining the right set of tools in my teaching repertoire:

- TPRS - Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling - is at the core of my methodology.

Traditionally there has been a prejudiced view that only certain people can 'do' languages. That only smart students can become proficient and that only the really smart can move on to advanced study. TPRS has demonstrated that the vast majority of students can achieve high levels of success at all levels of foreign language study, and that acquiring a second language isn't nearly as difficult as we teachers sometimes make it. TPRS is making particular headway in language classrooms across the US and considerable research has been done and published on its efficacy.

TPRS works because it is brain-friendly and multi-sensory methodology, fitting the needs of various learning styles. Students develop a real "ear for the language," learning to listen and respond to what sounds right.

- Teaching grammar in meaningful context from day one
The focus is first and foremost on the message, with realistic expectations (level-appropriate) for grammatical accuracy. My philosophy is that of John DeMado: "Linguistic accuracy is a destination, not a point of departure." My way of teaching grammar is based on usefulness, frequency of use and level appropriateness.

- Tremendous amount of Comprehensible Input.

This approach supports the language acquisition theory by Stephen Krashen, who says: "We acquire language in only one way, when we understand messages, that is when we obtain comprehensible input."

- Reading as a major component of learning process.

In his book, The Power of Reading: Insights into the Research, 2nd edition, (p. 37) Stephen Krashen states, "Studies showing that reading enhances literacy development lead to what should be an uncontroversial conclusion: Reading is good for you. The research, however, supports a stronger conclusion: Reading is the only way we become good readers, develop good writing style, an adequate vocabulary, advanced grammatical competence, and the only way we become good spellers."

- Teaching Russian to heritage speakers as a language arts/social science.

What students say:

"As a language teacher myself, I was very particular about the kind of Russian lessons I wanted: communicative, engaging, learning through interaction. I didn't want to get bogged down in grammar but instead to focus on useful vocabulary and phrases I could actually use in Moscow during my regular visits. Julia's lessons have fitted this brief perfectly. Even in our first lesson, I was using Russian to interact in a very simple way, which gave me a huge confidence boost. Julia got to know me well in the initial lesson and then tailored all our classes to my interests and daily activities, making the lessons really relevant and interesting. I initially explained to Julia that I could only do 20 minutes homework a day while commuting into work. She therefore provided vocabulary flashcards I could use on the train to maximise this time. The whole service is bespoke! Julia is a patient, encouraging and engaging teacher "
I would highly recommend her lessons." Sarah, Surbiton

"I took about 5 months of private lessons with Julia, in preparation for a long motorcycle trip around Northern and Central Asia. Although I had been learning a bit of Russian a few years back, I had forgotten everything. In 5 months I went from not speaking any Russian to be able to speak simple sentences, ask questions, explain situations, and feel confident that I can find my way round in any situation that may arise through the trip. Julia impressed me by her enthusiasm, by how much research, effort and preparation she put in, to design the lessons to fit my specific needs, for this journey. I definitely would recommend her to my friends and anyone who wants to learn Russian fast and efficiently." Maria, New Malden

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


Dan (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a qualified full time science teacher who enjoys teaching and working with young people! ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified full time science teacher who enjoys teaching and working with young people!

Teaching Experience:

I have eighteen years experience of teaching in private schools. I have been a Head of Department/Faculty and have run many revision courses. I have also written a number of revision guides/workbooks for a leading publisher.

Tutoring Approach:

I am calm, patient and have a number of proven techniques and strategies to enable students to 'get chemistry and science' and to optimise performance in exams. I enjoy teaching and will work hard to ensure you are able to do your best. I strongly believe that if you enjoy lessons then you are less likely to find it difficult so enjoyment is important to me.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)

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Anthony (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a highly experienced teacher of Music. I have been head of department in various independent schools and I am currently Director of Music in a leading independent girls senior school in Surrey. My experience, qualifications and experience mea ...
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Personal Description:
I am a highly experienced teacher of Music. I have been head of department in various independent schools and I am currently Director of Music in a leading independent girls senior school in Surrey.

My experience, qualifications and experience mean that people are prepared to pay that little bit extra for my services.

I tutor pupils for GCSE and A level, and have knowledge of Edexcel, AQA and iGCSE boards.

Teaching Experience:

Have taught in boys / girls and co-ed schools since 1997. I have taught privately for the last 5 years.

My pupils enjoy their tutor sessions very much and find my friendly and patient approach works for them.

Tutoring Approach:

Patience is the key.
I understand the difficulties faced by teenagers when approaching music GCSE, in particular composition.
I aim to build confidence step by step and I employ various strategies to achieve this.
I always maintain a great rapport with my pupils and tutees.

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


Wei (Dr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Dr Wei (a native and genuine Mandarin speaker from Beijing) is a professional Mandarin Chinese teacher. He has gone through a number of professional training and has more than ten years' Chinese teaching and tuition experiences in England, Singapore ...
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Personal Description:
Dr Wei (a native and genuine Mandarin speaker from Beijing) is a professional Mandarin Chinese teacher. He has gone through a number of professional training and has more than ten years' Chinese teaching and tuition experiences in England, Singapore and China. He can teach Mandarin Chinese for all levels of adult learners from beginner, intermediate to advanced. He is also specialized in GCSE Chinese tuition for teenagers, as well as all aspects of language skills including listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Teaching Experience:

More than ten years' Chinese teaching and tuition experiences in England, Singapore and China.

Tutoring Approach:

Dr. Wei is a reputable and passionate teacher. He has in-depth understanding on all aspects of Chinese language and culture. He developed novel and practical teaching methodology for adults and teenagers of various ages and background to learn Mandarin Chinese language, using well selected textbooks.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • 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.)


Edward (Mr)
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Subjects: Economics  |  Business Related  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have been teaching for over ten years now and have many years experience in industry as well. I currently Director of Learning for Business & Economics, and for eight years I taught at Roundwood Park School in Harpenden as well as teaching in at Ca ...
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Personal Description:
I have been teaching for over ten years now and have many years experience in industry as well. I currently Director of Learning for Business & Economics, and for eight years I taught at Roundwood Park School in Harpenden as well as teaching in at Caddington Village gaining me an experience of how students learn from 3-13 years old. I have tutored all levels and every exam board and the students I have taught have all gone on to university with some of them going on to Oxbridge Universities to study economics. I have references if you wish.

Teaching Experience:

I ran the A-Level business course and most of the GCSE course I also taught the majority of economics. In recent years our Economics results were in the top 2% of the UK for AQA. I trained at STAGS and Dame Alice Owens but predominately in Roundwood Park.

Tutoring Approach:

I am happy to have it fairly structured or pupil lead depending on what you prefer. I will provide the student with hundreds of additional files to continue and aid their learning. At A-Level I often find that the focus is on the writing style, therefore, I tend to focus on that whereas at GCSE I tend to go through the theory as well as key exam tips.

Subjects
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)



Suzanne (Mrs)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Combined Science  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am married with two young children. I enjoy all sports and travelling. ...
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Personal Description:
I am married with two young children. I enjoy all sports and travelling.

Teaching Experience:

I am Head of Chemistry at a large 14-18 Leicestershire Upper School. I have taught at this school for 20 years. I teach GCSE and A-Level Chemistry. I have about 18 years tutoring experience with much success. As well as teaching AQA A-level and GCSE Chemistry, I have tutored OCR, Salters and EDEXCEL. Indeed, one of my private students achieved 100% in an A-level Chemistry module last year and this year another student achieved 100% in an AQA GCSE Chemistry module. My students consistently achieve over 90% in examinations.
I do tutor all abilities and all my students reach their potential and beyond.
I am Principal Examiner for IGCSE Chemistry (Foundation) for Cambridge International Examinations. I also set GCSE Chemistry Questions and check question papers before they are sat.
Recently, I have been tutoring students in preparation for the Chemistry component of the GAMSAT Examination - used as a route into medicine by some students.
I also use Skype and email for online tutoring. Recently I have been tutoring a student using Skype. This has proved very successful and means that I can now offer tuition to students without any travelling involved or who live just too far away from me to travel. If you would like to try this as an option please get in touch with me. I can definitely recommend tutoring by Skype - try it if you live too far to travel.

Tutoring Approach:

I think the key to excellent examination results is confidence in being able to tackle the questions set. I, therefore, focus on passed papers alongside the teaching of the theory. I expect the students to ask about parts they do not understand and build on this whilst building up their understanding and knowledge.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (28 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (28 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (28 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (33 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (33 p.h.)



Andy (Dr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm an Associate of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Institute for Learning. I work as an A-level tutor, examiner and AQA adviser to schools. I have a PhD in Biochemistry and have published several scientific research papers. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an Associate of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Institute for Learning. I work as an A-level tutor, examiner and AQA adviser to schools. I have a PhD in Biochemistry and have published several scientific research papers.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching and tutoring A-level chemistry for 11 years. I specialise in the AQA exam board and work as an examiner and adviser to schools. I have also been teaching online for 5 years using the EvoTuition tutoring platform and have new digital teaching resources for 2016. I previously taught at Durham University and received the Durham University Teaching and Learning Award in 2011. I now tutor exclusively for AQA due to my work for this exam board (since 2013 I no longer offer tuition for OCR, Edexcel or CIE boards).

Over the years I have tutored hundreds of A-level chemistry students. My lessons are based around developing exam technique as well as improving understanding. Last year, I produced a full set of new teaching resources and practise questions for the new AQA specification, which I share with all my students (the new specification started in September 2015). I am happy to offer a free 30 minute trial lesson and answer any questions.

Tutoring Approach:

My tuition is based around developing exam technique as well as improving understanding. I am happy to offer a free 30 minute trial lesson and answer any questions.

55 for 60 mins.
45 for 45 mins.
35 for 30 mins.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • A-Level or Highers (55 p.h.)

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Thomas (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  Drama  |  English  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a friendly and approachable teacher with heaps of tutoring experience. I have an English Degree from Oxford University and and an Acting Degree from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. So I specialise in teaching English and Drama students. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly and approachable teacher with heaps of tutoring experience. I have an English Degree from Oxford University and and an Acting Degree from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. So I specialise in teaching English and Drama students.

Teaching Experience:

I tutored for four years before becoming a teacher. I now teach 11-18 year olds full time.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is simple. I tailor tutorials to each student's needs in a relaxed and focused environment. Together we will formulate a structured and effective learning plan. Once that is in place we will set about shoring up any areas of knowledge or technique that the student is concerned about.

Subjects
  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)

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


Christine (Ms)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a French national who has lived 30+ years in England and after a 25 year career in the secondary and Sixth form sector, I have become self employed as a language trainer and examiner. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a French national who has lived 30+ years in England and after a 25 year career in the secondary and Sixth form sector, I have become self employed as a language trainer and examiner.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught in Sixth form colleges for 25 years , tutored evening adult classes at the local College of further Education, I have been a teacher at the Alliance Francaise in Manchester from 2000 to 2010, I am an Advanced Level examiner and have marked the GCSE OCR French exam too. I teach business French in a number of companies.

Tutoring Approach:

Teaching one to one, in small or larger groups.
Teaching 16-19 year olds , adults at every level of language learning, preparing University students for their oral / written examinations,in intensive, semi-intensive, regular weekly packages, etc...
I believe in the communicative approach, developing the speaking and listening skills, reading and finally writing, but all depends on the way the learner wishes to use the language. Obviously, in the case of pupils and students, the syllabus has to dictate the format of the preparation..
The important thing is that the learning experience should be pleasant, positive and empowering

Subjects
  • French
  • GCSE or Standards (32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (32 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (32 p.h.)


Balendran (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I currently work as a lecturer at a Private College. I have double degrees; BEng (Hons) from City University and MSc (Oxon) from the University of Oxford. I have several years private tutoring experience to school children, especially for GCSE and 11 ...
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I currently work as a lecturer at a Private College. I have double degrees; BEng (Hons) from City University and MSc (Oxon) from the University of Oxford. I have several years private tutoring experience to school children, especially for GCSE and 11+. I have helped prepare pupils for the maths part of 11+ entrance test for grammar and private schools.

Teaching Experience:

I have several years experience in teaching Maths and Physics for GCSE 11+ students.
I currently teach tuition classes for 11+ and GCSE.

Tutoring Approach:

I adapt various teaching methods tailored to each individual pupil. I am a very a passionate and enthusiastic teacher.

I believe that exam practice is fundamental for success, thus I provide practice in answering past paper and mock exam questions to boost pupils knowledge and confidence.

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



Verity (Miss)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  History  |  Maths  |  English  |  Special Needs  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I graduated in 2006 from Queen Mary University of London after achieving a 2:1 in English and History. It took me a couple of years before I found my passion for teaching, a passion that was made even more acute, by having worked in more conventional ...
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I graduated in 2006 from Queen Mary University of London after achieving a 2:1 in English and History. It took me a couple of years before I found my passion for teaching, a passion that was made even more acute, by having worked in more conventional jobs, which I didn't enjoy after leaving university. I have a passion for horses and horse riding and have a young horse, I love writing, reading, cooking and walking my dogs as well as teaching. I love living in the country and taking part in all aspects of country life.

Teaching Experience:

I began my career teaching in Andover as a full time primary school teacher. I started off in Year 5 and progressed into Year 3. I have tutored a variety of different children:
Child 1: 2010- present, 16 year old (Autistic), GCSE Geography, English Literature, Science, Maths and Environmental Science. B-Tec in Countryside management.
Child 2: April 2011-November 2011, 10 year old, Year 6 Maths, 11+ preparation.
Child 3: January 2011- September 2011, 10 year old, 11+ preparation.
Child 4: January 2011- Present, 8 year old, Year 3/4 Maths tuition, horse riding.
Child 5: April 2011-Present, 7 year old (Dyslexic/Dysnumerate), Maths tuition.
Child 6: January 2012 - present, 11+ preparation.
I have been a freelance educational journalist for three years now writing for `Primary teacher Update` magazine which is a very reflective exercise and I thoroughly enjoy it.
In September 2012 I moved to a school in Ringwood and was the Year 3 Year Leader covering a maternity position.
(September 2013) As I`ve moved into my fifth year as a qualified teacher, I have now settled into a different school in Ringwood and am back in Year 5 enjoying supporting a wide variety of different abilities of children.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a very individualised style and approach to tutoring. I believe that each child is completely unique and that if you find the right key, whether its jumping on a trampoline whilst reciting their times tables or making a colourful mind map to understand how the bodies immune system works, you can unlock their understanding. I enjoy tutoring because you see children really blossom and the progress they make with one on one support is truely astounding and lovely to be a part of. I believe communication between parent and tutor as well as tutor and tutee is key to success. If you would like to discuss my methods further please don`t hesitate to call for an informal chat.
References available from Primary aged Literacy and Numeracy support, 11+ and GCSE pupils

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

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Christopher (Mr)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Maths  |  Law  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Of my 50 A-Level Law students 25% attained an A*and 35% attained an A grade last year. I have extensive experience delivering the year 7 to 9 math curriculum to both children and adults. I hold a Law degree, a PGCE, a teaching qualification for the d ...
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Personal Description:
Of my 50 A-Level Law students 25% attained an A*and 35% attained an A grade last year. I have extensive experience delivering the year 7 to 9 math curriculum to both children and adults. I hold a Law degree, a PGCE, a teaching qualification for the delivery of Maths, a Masters degree in Education and am currently studying for a PhD in the Sociology of Education. Very friendly and able to identify the individual learning needs of my students.

Teaching Experience:

During my five years of employment in colleges, I have taught AS/A2 Law and Sociology to students aged 16 - 19 and legal elements of Level 3 BTEC Nationals in Applied Forensic Science. Students have consistently attained grades that rival private sector provision. Of my 23 A2 students that left in May 2014, 25% attained an A*and 35% attained an A grade. All but one learner attained a minimum of a C grade and no learner failed their course of study. This degree of outcome has been replicated with my current cohort of students, 50% of which attained an A grade at AS. These learners achieved significantly higher grades than predictions that were based on their performance in other A-Level choices and prior GCSE assessments. Attendance and retention rates of my learners are outstanding and the vast majority of learners continue into the second year. In my role I hope to improve the prospects of students who desire places at university. Further to this I have tutored Law and Sociology at undergraduate level, ensuring students attain 2.1 outcomes.

I utilise direct questioning at a suitable level for the individual learner and adopt appropriate teaching methods for the learning of more complex legal and sociological concepts.

My specialist areas of interest are international law, European un ion law, human rights, discrimination policy, religious freedoms/speech, reform and sociology.

Tutoring Approach:

I have received three consecutive `excellent` reports on my practice in the classroom.

I deliver lessons that are prepared with up to date knowledge of developments in the law and case studies often contain a Welsh dimension. Hand-outs and PowerPoint resources will always accompany lessons.

Prefer to keep things informal and friendly. Prefer to deliver in 2-3 hour teaching blocks.

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

  • Law
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


Monika (Mrs)
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Subjects: Italian  |  Craft and Design  |  Art  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: i am a fine artist with a passion for Japanese art snd philosophy. i have a Ba, Pg, Ma and a Qts and a long experience teaching art and italian at various levels ...
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Personal Description:
i am a fine artist with a passion for Japanese art snd philosophy. i have a Ba, Pg, Ma and a Qts and a long experience teaching art and italian at various levels

Teaching Experience:

i have been teaching fir more than 10 years privately, in schools, colleges, universuty and galleries. i am qualified to teach any age and level

Tutoring Approach:

i use a friendly and creative approach supporting my students individually condidering their skills and aims. i often provide resources such as hand outs, images and charts to help the students understanding and finding inspiration.

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

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

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