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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  |  English  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a retired scientist. I worked as a senior scientist for a major pharmaceutical company for more than 30 years. I hold a first class hons degree in chemistry, a degree in maths and a post graduate degree in organic chemistry. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a retired scientist. I worked as a senior scientist for a major pharmaceutical company for more than 30 years. I hold a first class hons degree in chemistry, a degree in maths and a post graduate degree in organic chemistry.

Teaching Experience:

I have successfully tutored students at GCSE and AS/A levels for many years. Currently I am coaching AS/A level students from AQA,OCR A / Salters, EDEXEL and IB boards.

Most of my students improve their grades at least by two levels.

Messages from past students:

15th June 2014:

It has been a pleasure to meet John, I was apprehensive about using a tutor from a website, but luckily for my daughter and I, when asking around both at the school and elsewhere no one knew of anyone they could recommend.

My daughters confidence in chemistry, and her faith in getting the grade she needed to achieve her aim, in doing bio chemistry at university, came on in leaps and bounds.

I would be only too happy to recommend John as a tutor, as he follows up on his pupils, rings them in his own time to check how they did in their tests and exams, his pupils and their results are his top priority.

Thank you so much John, carry on the good work, I know you will.

Valerie, Stevenage.


13-03-2014

John has been my daughter's Chemistry tutor for the last 6 months. We have found him to be very knowledgeable and helped her to understand concepts better. He also is very good in explaining difficult topics and also navigating through revision papers and explaining what needs to be done to improve grades. He is very patient and kind which sets him apart. My daughter is an AS student and this has reflected in her grades and confidence. He is an outstanding teacher and I have no hesitation recommending him.

Murali, Letchworth Garden City



28/01/2014

Comments: John has been great for the few weeks he has been helping me out, his knowledge of all the main syllabuses is extremely detailed, which comes into play very well when linking knowledge between each of the modules, perfect for the exam questions posed on A level Chemistry. Very professional and approachable, John insists you make use of his guidance and knowledge whenever need be and that he is always available to assist you in your studies. I feel extremely confident thus far that I can achieve the grade I need with John's help.

Lewis, Luton,Beds.

01/12/2013


Rating: 5/5

Comments: The A level chemistry tuition that John has given our son Josh over the last 8 weeks has been invaluable; Josh has grown in confidence, is now starting to enjoy this challenging subject and is making much better progress at school. Thanks John for all of your help.

Mary, Rushden, Herts.

16th August 2013:

Hope you and your family are well and you are all enjoying India! We had a wonderful time in India and returned on Saturday night. I tried to call you yesterday and my mum reminded me that you must still be in India.

I achieved A*AA! I got the A overall in Chemistry that I wanted. I am now accepted into St George's University of London and will be started from 23rd September.

A HUGE thank you for all your help over the past year in guiding me with my Chemistry A Level and I hope to see you on your return from India.

Many thanks,

Vishnavi, Letchworth, Herts

Feed Back Rating: 5/5. Date: 04/04/2013

John has now had six chemistry sessions with our son. He is very knowledgeable about the requirements of the chemistry syllabus, and how best to focus our sons revision efforts, as well as helping his understanding of some difficult topics. We are very pleased with with his ongoing support.

Andrew, Letchworth, Herts.

Feed Back Rating: 5/5. Date: 29/03/2013

I have currently had 4 hours of tutoring. John is an engaging tutor who is helping me greatly with the areas I find challenging. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking active, engaging sessions

Miles, Hitchin, Herts.

Fed Back Rating: 5/5. Date: 14/02/2013

John has been teaching my 16 year old son AS Chemistry over the past 3 weeks.My son is enjoying and benefiting from these Teaching. sessions .We are very pleased with my sons progress.

David, Royston


Feed Back Rating: 5/5. Date: 04/04/2012

John has helped my son with Chemistry A level since October last year in order to get his Grade from a C to a B. Since working with John, my son's grades have improved tremendously - even to a Grade A in one of his exams this January. John tailors his tutorials exactly to the needs of the student, taking time to ensure that each area is fully understood. My son's teachers noticed a difference in my son's classwork within weeks of seeing John, commenting that his confidence and understanding had improved even at that early stage. I have no hesitation recommending this tutor, and hope to continuing working with him leading up to this Summer.

Keiran, Baldock.


Feed Back Rating: 4/5. Date: 02/12/2011
John has been helping my son with his A levels in chemistry and since then my son's confidence has grown and we have better hopes of my son achieving an A or B grade in chemistry. John works well with my son when teaching and he takes time to explain difficult tasks . i am pleased with John's teaching skills so far and i would gladly recommend him to any one looking for a chemistry tutor and i think his price is fare too.

Tayo, Stevenage.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to work on areas where the students need specific attention rather than systematically going through the whole syllabus. I encourage students to work out past papers giving special attention to appropriate mark schemes. So it is very much hands-on, ensuring that the students have fully understood the fundamentals so that they have full confidence in handling the questions.

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

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)

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Laura (Miss)
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Subjects: History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a History graduate from the University of Reading. I studied a wide range of topics and time periods during my degree, including late medieval and modern history. My specialist subject is the Tudors. I am very enthusiastic about my subject and t ...
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Personal Description:
I am a History graduate from the University of Reading. I studied a wide range of topics and time periods during my degree, including late medieval and modern history. My specialist subject is the Tudors. I am very enthusiastic about my subject and teaching it to others.

Teaching Experience:

I have a successful track record of tutoring A level history.

Tutoring Approach:

I recognise that every student has a different approach to learning and I feel it is important to build this into a tutoring plan. I would start by identifying areas which the student needs help on and find out how they like to learn. I would then use this information, and a variety of teaching techniques, to ensure they reach their full potential. I believe learning should be fun and stimulating in order for students to progress.

Subjects
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

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Kathleen (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  |  German  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  French  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I think i am able to inspire and make the lessons instructive but also fun. I think variety of pace and changes in activity ensure good progress and keep students attentive and motivated. Lots of positive encouragement and feedback on a regular basis ...
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Personal Description:
I think i am able to inspire and make the lessons instructive but also fun. I think variety of pace and changes in activity ensure good progress and keep students attentive and motivated. Lots of positive encouragement and feedback on a regular basis and students should also be encouraged to feedback on their own learning and any difficulties they may have. I think I have a good sense of humour and this helps me to keep the lesson dynamic and lively and make the lessons memorable.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught over the last 27 years and my teaching has included several subjects: English as a foreign language and English (including English as a foreign language) and I have also taught primary Maths and the piano up to grade 4 . I have taught History and French at all levels and Geography and Biology up to National 5 level ( lower level) I have also taught art and design up to university level and currently provide art classes for children in my home every week.

Tutoring Approach:

I think learning takes place when students feel free to give it a go and make mistakes without any fear of negative remarks from the teacher. Good teaching is about establishing a relationship of trust with the student and customising the lessons to the needs of the pupil. A sense of humour is essential to help overcome obstacles and keep a positive atmosphere. Students should be encouraged to give regular feedback about the lessons.They should be encouraged to teach back to the teacher to demonstrate understanding and proper grading of the work should increasingly develop the students' confidence. Lessons are well organised in advance but also allow for flexibility in approach to individual students

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • 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.)
  • French
  • 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.)

  • History
  • 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.)
  • English
  • 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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Rajeev (Dr)
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Subjects: Electronics  |  Combined Science  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Entrance Exams  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a Scientist by profession and a traveller by passion. I have good strong technical knowledge about subjects and i always try to make subject interesting and more productive by implementing illustrative and application based method. I have vast e ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Scientist by profession and a traveller by passion. I have good strong technical knowledge about subjects and i always try to make subject interesting and more productive by implementing illustrative and application based method. I have vast experience of giving private tuition to many students covering variety of subjects.

Teaching Experience:

Been teaching for past 10 years now.
Good record as a private tutor and in depth knowledge of subjects.
Have taught many school, college and University based students.

Tutoring Approach:

To me , teaching is something which keeps me in touch with the subject. My approach towards teaching is to make it more interactive so that i enjoy teaching and my students feels like digesting more and more. It should not be rigorous book based exercise, but application based to make it easily understandable.

Subjects
  • Electronics
  • 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.)
  • Combined Science
  • 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.)

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

  • Entrance Exams
  • 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.)
  • Chemistry
  • 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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Louise (Miss)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English  |  Italian  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a 30 year old female graduate from the University of Strathclyde, in Glasgow. I have a joint Honours degree in French and Italian (language and studies) for which I gained a 2:1. I also have a Masters in Marketing which I also obtained from the ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 30 year old female graduate from the University of Strathclyde, in Glasgow. I have a joint Honours degree in French and Italian (language and studies) for which I gained a 2:1. I also have a Masters in Marketing which I also obtained from the University of Strathclyde. I am currently working in the Modern Languages department of St Ninian's High School in East arendreeshire. I spent a year abroad in Lyon, France, during my fourth year of university, where I worked as an English Language Assistant in two high schools. I am extremely patient and understanding and have a lot of experience tutoring both young children and teenagers, especially in French and Italian. I am passionate about working with and helping others and find it to be a most rewarding experience and I would love to pass on my knowledge and skills, in my specialist subjects, in order to help develop the skills of the tutees I will be working with. I am a very driven, confident and enthusiastic individual and I give 100% to everything I am involved with and I am passionate about achieving results and helping others to do so also.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified French & Italian teacher in secondary education and have acquired a great amount of experience throughout my different posts and have gained great confidence in teaching the new National 4 and 5 qualifications. I also have experience teaching the Higher Course in both languages. During my fourth year of University, I worked in two high schools in Lyon, France as an English language assistant, teaching children, teenagers and young adults, from the age of nine to twenty three. I was responsible for helping them with all aspects of the language, and developing their reading, writing, listening and verbal skills by preparing and working on a number of different activities. I also taught them about British culture, history and lifestyles so as to help develop their knowledge of Britain, particularly Scotland, in general. I ensured that I worked differently with different individuals, depending on their style of learning and I took a different approach accordingly. I aimed to make my style of teaching both informative and fun so that they enjoyed learning and I believe this is something I am always successful in as many tutees I have worked with have commented on my positive and helpful way of teaching.

In my final year of high school I was involved in the 'Peer Education' programme whereby I went into five different French and Italian classes and helped those who were experiencing difficulties with the subjects. I helped particularly with grammar issues as these seemed to pose the most problems for pupils and I also helped them prepare for upcoming speaking and writing tests. I also helped pupils to understand easier ways of making the most of their French or Italian dictionary and taught them creative and simple of ways of tackling listening and reading tests. Moreover, I worked on a one to one basis with a Higher grade pupil who was experiencing problems with French and we explored different ways of making difficult areas that much easier. I was also part of the 'Paired Reading' programme where I worked with pupils aged eleven to fifteen who experienced reading difficulties. I met with three pupils for one hour each week, on an individual basis, and we would work on techniques for improving their reading ability and they would read to me. These two programmes were very gratifying, especially when I witnessed a pupil's confidence grow as their reading skills improved.

I have also tutored two family friends, both in French and Italian, with a great focus on exam preparation and the skills that they needed to do well on class tests. I also help my niece and nephew with their French, focusing greatly on the areas they find the most difficult.

Tutoring Approach:

I take a different approach to my tutoring depending on the individual I am working with. On my first session with my tutee I will find out the areas that they are experiencing the most difficulty in, and what their strengths and weaknesses are, as this will help me to develop an effective and helpful way of teaching. I prepare various worksheets, practice tests and activities which are interactive and will allow for valuable learning. I will ask the tutee what their preferred way of learning is and look at ways in which they successfully learn in other subjects and try to incorporate this in to my way of teaching. I encourage tutees to ask questions wherever necessary and to state if they wish me to try a different approach. I believe communication is the key to successful learning and I pride myself on my friendly and approachable nature and my ability to achieve results in my tuition. On the whole, I am aware that my way of teaching has to be of benefit to the tutee so I will tailor my approach to suit their wants and needs.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)

  • Italian
  • 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 (30 p.h.)
  • French
  • 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 (30 p.h.)


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Alun (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Chief Instructor, 5th Dan. ...
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Personal Description:
Chief Instructor, 5th Dan.

Teaching Experience:

25 years +
Level 3 Coaching

Tutoring Approach:

Open, friendly and professional tuition tailored for your needs

Subjects
  • Self Defense
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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Colette (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a university graduate of Drama and Education with a level 5 teaching qualification in teaching English to speakers of other languages. My Cert. is validated by Trinity College, London. Also, I am about to embark upon a post graduate certificate ...
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Personal Description:
I am a university graduate of Drama and Education with a level 5 teaching qualification in teaching English to speakers of other languages. My Cert. is validated by Trinity College, London.
Also, I am about to embark upon a post graduate certificate of Education in Adult Literacy.
If you can provide written proof (within one month) of entitlement to income support or disability benefits discount to 20 p/h available.

Teaching Experience:

I recently qualified in September 2011 and during my course I taught a variety of students, from lower intermediate to upper intermediate. My students came from a variety of countries including: German, Czech, Spainish, Italian and Brazilian.
My next contract is for a group of Italian children aged 11-17.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a highly communicative approach. I recognise the need for skills relating to the 4 areas of learning, namely, speaking, listening, writing and reading.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Rana (Mr)
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Subjects: Urdu  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am currently doing the phd in compuatational physics from the university of salford,UK.I always want to know to about the physics and urdu and that is why to discuss about these to others. ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently doing the phd in compuatational physics from the university of salford,UK.I always want to know to about the physics and urdu and that is why to discuss about these to others.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught the physics from school level to university level in different Govt.Institutes of Pakistan and has worked as lab demonstrator for international foundation at the university of Salford,UK.

Tutoring Approach:

I always use pen and note book to solve all the probelms in studies.Know the equations of Physics is very necessary in learning of physics.

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


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Bruce (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Study Skills  |  Entrance Exams  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I have degrees in three academic disciplines, and am a qualified teacher with 30 years of experience of teaching and tutoring at primary, secondary, university and adult levels. I have worked in state education and private tuition and am currently em ...
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Personal Description:
I have degrees in three academic disciplines, and am a qualified teacher with 30 years of experience of teaching and tutoring at primary, secondary, university and adult levels. I have worked in state education and private tuition and am currently employed as a specialist mentor and study coach with university students. For 17 years I also led small organisations in the voluntary sector, which involved teaching and training individuals, small groups and groups of up to 300.
I have some postgraduate training in psychotherapy and counselling psychology.
I am married with 5 children and 3 grandchildren.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored for several years at primary level in English, Maths and 11+ entrance. I home-educated my own 5 children for over 20 years.
I have taught in secondary schools, and currently support university students studying a wide variety of academic courses as a specialist mentor and study coach, especially students with mental ill-health or other specific learning needs. As a study coach I provide tuition in all kinds of study skills at all levels, and as a specialist mentor I support the learning process in more holistic ways, including motivation and life skills.

Tutoring Approach:

I treat each person as an individual, adopting approaches and styles appropriate to individual need, preference and circumstance. I aim to provide a supportive, enabling atmosphere, relaxed but focused, friendly but professional, built on good rapport, clear expectations and positive attitude.

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

  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)

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Colin (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  PE / Sport Science  |  Sociology  |  Combined Science  |  Business Related  |  Psychology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I enjoy teaching and helping students gain confidence and better results. I have a proven history of achieving success. I am passionate about the importance of good education and offer a highly professional specialized tuition service. My current re ...
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Personal Description:
I enjoy teaching and helping students gain confidence and better results. I have a proven history of achieving success. I am passionate about the importance of good education and offer a highly professional specialized tuition service. My current research interests include applied psychology, psychometrics and policing practice.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught for many years both on an individual and an organizational training basis. I am an approved OCR marker in psychology. I also specialize in entrance and selection processes particularly those for senior management, the armed forces and the police.
I lecture on an international basis.

Tutoring Approach:

I strive to tailor my tuition to the aims, aspirations and needs of the student. I use real world examples to make the subjects relevant and interesting. Learning though hard work can and should be fun. I aim to help all my students, achieve the best results possible.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • PE / Sport Science
  • 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.)

  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
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  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
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Jake (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Greek  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am an Oxford graduate (Worcester College), with a degree in Literae Humaniores (Latin and Greek language and literature, as well as ancient and modern philosophy). I am also a highly experienced classical musician (a singer), having gained exper ...
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I am an Oxford graduate (Worcester College), with a degree in Literae Humaniores (Latin and Greek language and literature, as well as ancient and modern philosophy).

I am also a highly experienced classical musician (a singer), having gained experience in a number of world-class choral institutions in Oxford and beyond. I am trained as a choral singer and as a soloist.

I am able to tutor the following subjects:

Latin (beginner/Primary/KS3/GCSE/A-Level or equivalent/casual or Adult Learner)
Greek (beginner/KS3/GCSE/A-Level or equivalent/casual or Adult Learner)
Classics (beginner/Primary/KS3/GCSE/A-Level or equivalent/casual or Adult Learner)
Philosophy (beginner/KS3/GCSE/A-Level or equivalent/casual)
Religious Studies (KS3/GCSE)

Singing (beginner to advanced - up to Grade 8 and for Adult/Casual Learners)
Music Theory (beginner to intermediate - up to Grade 5/GCSE)

I am willing and able to teach pupils one-on-one or in groups.


My academic interests include:
Renaissance Humanism and Renaissance European Scholarship
Tudor England
The Tudor Reformation
Classical Reception Studies, particularly the manipulation of the Classics in 17th Century Musical Drama.

My musical interests include:
Vocal anatomy
Pharmacokinetics of the voice
The neurophysiology of singing
17th Century Opera
Renaissance Lute Songs
Sacred music of Europe in the Renaissance.

Teaching Experience:

My main experience of teaching one-on-one is in the form of vocal tuition.

I also have experience of teaching in the classroom, where I have worked with children aged 8-11 teaching a variety of subjects (including English Booster Classes, English Literature, Reading, Egyptology and Drama).

I have a lot of experience of working with young people, with extensive experience gained from working with the Admissions department of Worcester College (at the University of Oxford) as well as working as a Choral Scholar at the College (where I had to provide an example to the young choristers of one of the choirs).

In addition to this I was a Junior Foster Carer for 11 years (from ages 7-18), where I worked alongside various members of Social Services in order to provide a stable home for children in care.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is a traditional one, particularly when it comes to the teaching of Latin and Greek, which is taught by composition into the language from English and through the reading of original texts.

I ask for a tutee to try their hardest - as long as they do, they will be met with a tutor who will give their all in order to help them achieve their goal, a tutor dedicated to his teaching and his pupil.

I also incorporate modern methods into my teaching, including the use of ICT and the latest examples of Digital Humanities e.g. The Perseus Project.

Subjects
  • Music
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Greek
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Latin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Jane (Mrs)
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Subjects: Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am primarily an animal portrait artist who works on a commission basis but I also enjoy painting other subject matter. My favourite medium is pastels as I love the soft effects that can be achieved, especially when dealing with fur. I work privatel ...
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I am primarily an animal portrait artist who works on a commission basis but I also enjoy painting other subject matter. My favourite medium is pastels as I love the soft effects that can be achieved, especially when dealing with fur. I work privately from my studio facility, which is part of an artist's network in central Hadleigh as well as teaching in people's homes and I also deliver workshops to art groups around Essex.

I exhibit locally and have had work accepted at the Mall Gallery in London. My latest commission was to produce a mural in conjunction with a local primary school. I also have several years experience of working with children in all age groups.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching one-to-one sessions over the last three years from beginners to intermediate and teaching in groups within a workshop session. I have experience of teaching both children and adults in a wide range of mediums, with the ability to differentiate the work if needed.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching is very supportive and encouraging. I like to put people at their ease, with friendly surroundings, so that they can savour the lesson and gain experience. My goal is to teach my students techniques in both drawing and understanding colour so they can ultimately develop their own style. There is the opportunity to try a range of mediums and learn the skills associated with each.

Subjects
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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Maria (Miss)
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Subjects: Film Studies  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I've just finished a degree in Film and TV in one of the best Universities in Spain (University of Navarra). I've moved to the UK in July 2014 because I was offered to work as an intern in a modest production company in Marlow, in Buckinghamshire. Si ...
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I've just finished a degree in Film and TV in one of the best Universities in Spain (University of Navarra). I've moved to the UK in July 2014 because I was offered to work as an intern in a modest production company in Marlow, in Buckinghamshire. Since October, I've been living in London studying english so I can pass the exam that will allow me to go to an english University next September.

Teaching Experience:

This would be the first time that I'll be teaching spanish to a kid. Although I've been working for the past month with a little girl. But I can assure that the kids will learn as my classes will not be about studying but about having fun with craft, making recipes, playing games and more.

Tutoring Approach:

I'm a hard-working, trustworthy person that loves to play with kids. My teaching methods will be dynamic, practising essentially with the dialogue and not only with theory. The kids will be learning without even noticing. We'll play games, making recipes, etc.

Subjects
  • Film Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)


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Amanda (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Born in Edinburgh, I was raised in India and then Africa, before returning to the UK. Having lived in London and South East England since then, our family moved to the Scottish Highlands in 2012, primarily to raise our children in a less chaotic and ...
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Born in Edinburgh, I was raised in India and then Africa, before returning to the UK. Having lived in London and South East England since then, our family moved to the Scottish Highlands in 2012, primarily to raise our children in a less chaotic and more natural environment. We've had no regrets at all...and our various dogs and cats are similarly happy with the move!

I have always been passionate about English, from the weekly spelling tests and grammar exercises of primary school to the privilege of being taught at A Level by Tolkien's grandson. His vibrant, interactive approach shaped my ongoing learning and fired my imagination. After leaving Edinburgh University with a Masters in English Language and Literature, I went on to take a TEFL qualification and used this when travelling abroad in Turkey and throughout the Caribbean. I am delighted that I continue to work in the area of EAL with overseas students in British schools, and that technology has allowed me to work with individuals in their home countries, via Skype.

My love of English directed my career, working first at the Royal Shakespeare Company before becoming an independent theatre producer in London, and a theatre advertising executive on accounts such as Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Cats' and Cameron Mackintosh's 'Les Miserables'.

In 2008, my partner and I began the home education of our two children at primary stage. It was both challenging and inspirational and the experiences and knowledge I gained during those years - not purely academic, but also the different ways and methods of learning, the different developmental stages of children, the different learning styles of children - continue to inform my present day tutoring.

While home educating, and with my love of theatre, I founded an educational theatre group, Active Arts, with Margo Gunn, a teacher and director at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. We worked with a wide age range of home educated and mainstream school children, providing workshops on various Shakespeare plays including 'Midsummer Night's Dream', 'The Tempest' and 'Romeo & Juliet'. Workshops were also designed specifically in support of GCSE/IGCSE work. As passionate advocates of Shakespeare, our approach was active and energetic, lifting Shakespeare off the page and introducing his plays, his language and his theatricality in an engaging and tangible manner. I was thrilled to be able to resurrect this work in the Highlands, initially at a local primary school, conducting 4 workshops for Primary 4-Primary 7, resulting in workshop presentations of 'The Tempest' and 'Macbeth'.

Teaching Experience:

In addition to home educating my two children and running Active Arts, my personal and professional lives led me into private tutoring and I have been a private tutor in English Language and Literature since 2009, working alongside children and young people from age 5 upwards, whether on general literacy issues, EAL or focusing specifically on exam work, from SATS, Nationals and GCSEs, through to A Levels, Highers and beyond. Tutees have been those in mainstream state schools, leading UK private schools and home education, following the English and Scottish curriculums, as well as IGCSEs with providers including Cambridge, OOL and Edexcel.

A number of my tutees have challenges such as Autism, ADHD, Tourette's and dyslexia, and the combination of experience, research and support courses have built my knowledge and understanding in these areas.

While I am registered with tutoring agencies, many of my tutees come via personal recommendation and I was delighted that tutees I had worked with in England chose to continue working with me via Skype after our move to Scotland.

Critically, I am PVG checked, and would be happy to provide evidence of this, together with references and qualification documentation.

Tutoring Approach:

MAKING ENGLISH ACCESSIBLE
My approach is not one of 'dip in and out' for an hour, or 'one size fits all', but of creating a relaxed, enjoyable, constructive atmosphere and building a relationship within which the young person's potential can be maximised, against a tailored, individual approach. While texts and challenges might be shared by various tutees, learning styles, atmospheres for learning, methods for learning, will always be different.
As importantly, my approach places great value on the parents, their involvement and their right and need for clear, ongoing and comprehensive communication. As such, I am often in regular contact with both my tutees and their parents, should they require it, outside of tutorials.

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited."
Plutarch

If you're looking for a desk-based tutor, one who does all the talking and expects your child to just sit and listen, I am not the right person for you.

If you're looking for someone to ignite a love of English, to build confidence, to be energetic, to make learning enjoyable, active, off the page, accessible, then, here I am!

MAKING ENGLISH ACCESSIBLE
For many young people with whom I work, English and everything to do with it - their texts, their homework, punctuation, close reading, writing an essay - is a minefield. Often, what holds them back is a mixture of low confidence, fear of getting it wrong, and simply not having grasped the 'map' of how to 'do it'.

One of my main motivations, is to make English accessible; to take away the fear factor, to provide clear and simple structures, to grasp some key exam techniques, to demystify the exam paper, to clarify what the heck the exam paper is testing them on; to remind tutees that they have, naturally, learned one of the most difficult languages in the world and are fully capable of expressing themselves on paper, under pressure and against time.

However whimsical it may sound, as with many things in life, self-belief and understanding are powerful tools for success.


MAKING ENGLISH ACCESSIBLE
The demand for private tutoring is growing exponentially. As The Telegraph reported in 2012, "more than a quarter of parents use private tutoring to supplement their children's education", spending "6bn a year in the UK." A double page spread in Femail, February 2015, states research that almost 1 in 4 children are now privately tutored, with pupils at private schools almost twice as likely to have private tutoring than those from state schools. Whatever explanation there is for this rise, cost to parents remains an obvious barrier to its provision.

I am, of course, a 'business', but I also firmly believe that access to tutoring should be made as wide as possible; education is a right and not a privilege. As such, while I have a standard rate for 1-1 tutoring, I am also very happy to discuss your requirements with you and to look at options available, such as small group tutoring where the cost per head can be significantly reduced.

Please do take the opportunity of discussing your requirements with me, rather than potentially losing the opportunity of providing tutorial support for your child.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (32 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (32 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (32 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (32 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (32 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (32 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (32 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (32 p.h.)


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Callum (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hi, I am 19 and currently studying engineering at The University of Sheffield. My interests lie very much in academia, majorly, in mathematics and physics. However I also spend my spare time swimming, cycling, socialising and travelling. I have been ...
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Hi, I am 19 and currently studying engineering at The University of Sheffield. My interests lie very much in academia, majorly, in mathematics and physics. However I also spend my spare time swimming, cycling, socialising and travelling. I have been described as being approachable, easy to talk to and 'good at explaining things'. I offer my first hour of tutoring free of charge.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring for over a year now and I had 8 regular students last academic session whom all gave positive feedback after sitting their exams. I also have tutored GCSE and lower school pupils in the capacity of a teachers assistant in my spare hours during my time in 6th form (a level studies). In terms of A-level maths, I teach C1, C2, C3, C4, M1, M2, FP1, D1.

Tutoring Approach:

I very much believe that the best way to teach is through clear explanation and, where possible, an explanation of the root of things. For example, where particular formulas or ideas are derived from. I also believe every student is different and may require different methods of teaching, perhaps not available in the classroom. I feel am suited towards students who may feel they learn better if they are tutored by someone who is more of a peer than a teacher. I currently only tutor online, as this allows me to offer more time slots to students.

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


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Tracey (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an enthusiastic, patient teacher, with a love of the English language, I teach English as a Foreign Language as well as English. I have travelled extensively and have had a varied career. ...
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I am an enthusiastic, patient teacher, with a love of the English language, I teach English as a Foreign Language as well as English. I have travelled extensively and have had a varied career.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught around other Jobs for over five years until I concentrated on teaching full time in 2014. I have taught all ages from 7 to 70 and lots of different nationalities including French, Spanish, Russian Arabic and Indian. I teach all levels from beginner to advanced including business English. I have taught exam preparation for GCSE, IELTS, TOIEC and Cambridge exams amongst others.

Tutoring Approach:

I begin with a test and needs assessment, identifying areas of focus ensuring lessons are specific and appropriate. I cover all elements of the English language ensuring ability in all areas.

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


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Timothy (Mr)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  French  |  Mandarin  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Recent graduate of St. John's College, Oxford University, where I read French and Spanish. Native English and Chinese speaker. Currently an English tutor to Spanish speaker. Interested in all aspects of language and literature. Outside the curri ...
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Personal Description:
Recent graduate of St. John's College, Oxford University, where I read French and Spanish.
Native English and Chinese speaker.
Currently an English tutor to Spanish speaker.
Interested in all aspects of language and literature.
Outside the curricula I enjoy researching the natural world, and playing the classical guitar.

Teaching Experience:

5 years tutoring in French, Spanish (general).
3 years tutoring introductory guitar technique.
Undergraduate science outreach volunteer for Natural History Museum, Oxford, where I designed and implemented life science workshops for high school students.

Tutoring Approach:

Very personalised, I will begin with the way that I found most useful to learn whilst studying for the student's relevant exam, and quickly adapt this to how they retain information.
I believe in the importance of telling a story whilst you teach, and always aim to give historical backgrounds and etymologies of vocabulary.
My skills lie in knowing how to beat the exam system at school in the most efficient way, and how to simplify complicated concepts into real-world analogies for students to digest and remember.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • French
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)

  • Mandarin
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)


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Martin (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am an experienced tutor and current A level and GCSE teacher with over 22 years experience. I have had a lot of success with my private tutoring, having helped many students achieve the grades they need to gain entry to the university courses of ...
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I am an experienced tutor and current A level and GCSE teacher with over 22 years experience.
I have had a lot of success with my private tutoring, having helped many students achieve the grades they need to gain entry to the university courses of their choice - including medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry.
I have helped students in all the main exam boards including AQA, OCR and Edexcel

I have excellent communication skills and a very approachable manner which quickly puts students at ease.

I am married and have four children, three of which have passed through A levels so I know what it is like as a parent and teacher.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught in a secondary and sixth form for 24 yrs and am currently a GCSE and A level Biology and Psychology teacher as well as a sixth form tutor.

I have been tutoring Biology and Psychology for over 20 yrs with great success with students from both the state and private sector. I have helped students from Collyer's; The Weald School; Steyning Grammer; Seaford College; Worth School; Farlington and Reigate Grammer to name a few.

My subject knowledge is very good being educated to BSc (Hons) in Biology and MSc in Psychology

I am very flexible and will either tutuor in my own home or am happy to travel to you.

Tutoring Approach:

My main focus has been tutoring and teaching A level Biology and more recently Psychology.and have been very successful in helping students of all abilities to improve their grades to allow them to make their next step in their education.

My strengths are that I have very good communication skills and put students at ease allowing for the greatest progress to be made.

I focus on two main areas. Firstly in breaking down theory areas to make it understandable. I get students to learn key words and use revision spider diagrams to see the overview of difficult topics so they don't get lost in the theory. Then I use these spider diagrams to help them select accurately the correct theory areas to answer exam based questions.

Secondly I focus on exam technique, deconstructing questions to focus on how to structure an answer and then to select the correct theory to use in the answer.

I can offer a selection of services.

A) simple tuition: focusing of understanding specific areas as the student needs

B). Tutoring programme: setting up and organising a tutoring programme for several lessons that will cover, systematically, a larger area of the subject.

C). Revision programme: creating a revision programme with the student and managing the students revision programme in the subject (s). This will take the student up to the exam.

I Include setting and marking exam based H/W's.

I also include revision material and workbooks as well as past paper packs with mark schemes.

I have been very successful with students from those wanting to take up Medicine, Veterinary or Dentistry courses, to those who just want a pass to everyone in between.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

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