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Elizabeth (Miss)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Law  |  Politics  |  Geography  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently undertaking a funded History PhD at King's College London. I hold a Masters in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies for which I was awarded a distinction and full funding as well as a BA Hons (First Class) in history and politics f ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently undertaking a funded History PhD at King's College London.

I hold a Masters in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies for which I was awarded a distinction and full funding as well as a BA Hons (First Class) in history and politics from the University of York. Given this, and my A Level subjects, I can offer private tuition in history, politics, geography and law, in preparation for GCSE, AS and A level exams. I am an organised, committed, reliable and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working with children and young adults, helping them to develop their understanding and interest in a variety of subjects.

I have tutored for a number of years, and have helped those I tutor to significantly improve their exam results and grades, often taking them from C and D level grades up to high As and Bs. My most recent tutee, who I tutored in GCSE Geography and History, acheived an A* in both subjects and came top of his year at school for his GCSE grades.

I am also happy to offer any help I can with university applications.

In the lead up to the exam period I can provide intensive revision sessions and/ or revision guides for any of the subjects listed below.

References can be provided upon request.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored since 2007, and have helped those I tutor to significantly improve their exam results and grades, often taking them from C and D level grades up to high As and Bs.

For several years I have undertaken a variety of volunteer projects, working within schools/ educational environments and with children :- this has included working at the University of York, Barley Hall (York), Westminster Palace and the Tower of London. Whilst working in these environments, I conducted a range of independent historical research projects. I then planned educational sessions based on these materials, which I then delivered to school children of various ages and abilities. It was necessary to ensure that the material collected was not only historically accurate but also easy to understand and enjoyable to learn about, helping the children to develop an interest in different periods of history.

Tutoring Approach:

Whilst tutoring I would pay particular attention to the needs of each student, and tailor their study courses to best meet their needs and wishes. My approach to tutoring emphasises clarity, flexibility, and an enthusiasm for learning, within an informal and relaxed yet structured and interactive environment. I would encourage students to think imaginatively and challenge themselves academically, encouraging debate and broadening their horizons. This would not only help to improve a child's examination technique but also their academic development.

In the lead up to the exam period I can provide intensive revision sessions and/ or revision guides for any of the subjects listed below.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Law
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)

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Katherine (Ms)
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Subjects: Psychology  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: A highly effective teacher; experienced, well organised, motivated, enthusiastic, with good sense of humour. I establish rapport with my students. In my long career in teaching, I have learned how to make the most complex concepts in science 'dig ...
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Personal Description:
A highly effective teacher; experienced, well organised, motivated, enthusiastic, with good sense of humour.

I establish rapport with my students. In my long career in teaching, I have learned how to make the most complex concepts in science 'digestible'. My motto is: 'Excellence in Education'.

I am a member of Pi Lambda Theta (International Honour Society for Educators).

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified Teacher / Lecturer, and have taught Biology and Chemistry for over thirty years in Secondary, and Further/Higher Education in the US, the EU, and the UK. I have taught the AQA, Edexcel, OCR, and the International Baccalaureate specifications.

In addition to teaching students, I have trained teachers, as well.

Tutoring Approach:

While my Bachelor's Degree is in Biology and Chemistry, my Master's Degree is in Education with emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction, which means I have trained in designing and delivering effective lesson plans, as well as a complete curriculum. I design my instruction taking into account the student's learning style. The 'one size fits all' type of teaching is responsible for the failure of many students. Every student can learn and can do well, provided the teaching style accommodates the student's learning style, and there are no 'gaps' in what is prerequisite knowledge for taking a certain course.

Knowledge builds on pre-existing knowledge. I make certain that my students really understand and appreciate that. I diagnose any 'gaps' in content knowledge that my students may have, and I 'fill' them, providing a solid foundation for my students to build on.

Study skills, which figure prominently in my teaching, and exam technique, along with a well-rounded, in-depth knowledge of content, provide the key to success.

At the end of the course, my students not only do they have what they need to tackle the Biology or Chemistry Exam, but also a wealth of learning skills which they can apply to other subjects as well, and which they will find essential in all their future academic studies.

Educational technology supplements my instruction. The content in every session is presented on PowerPoint with quality images. I clarify every point and make certain my student has 'grasped' the present concept before I proceed with the next. Where appropriate, the PPT presentation is followed by a brief video which makes the content 'come alive'. My PowerPoint presentations, as well as my notes on PDF or Word files are available for my students after the lesson.

I finish the lesson practicing exam - style questions. It goes without saying that regular revision is important, and I provide my students with lots of past exam papers.

Subjects
  • Psychology
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (55 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (55 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (55 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (55 p.h.)

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Lorna (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I enjoy all aspects of English Literature, the research process and critical analysis. My most recent teaching has concentrated on sixteenth century texts, including Shakespeare's 'King Lear', 'Hamlet', 'Romeo and Juliet' and Webster's 'The White Dev ...
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Personal Description:
I enjoy all aspects of English Literature, the research process and critical analysis. My most recent teaching has concentrated on sixteenth century texts, including Shakespeare's 'King Lear', 'Hamlet', 'Romeo and Juliet' and Webster's 'The White Devil.' I have also recently taught Oscar Wilde's novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' and Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby.'

Currently, I work as a note-taker for university undergraduates who have sight or hearing impairment or a specific learning disability. I enjoy this work immensely as I go along to support students in lectures and seminars in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Psychology, Law and Sports Development which I find very interesting and rewarding.

Teaching Experience:

At a Sixth Form College, I have taught GCSE English (AQA Board); English Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2 (OCR Board); a Government unit on Public Services Level 3 (Edexcel) and Public Service Skills Level 2 (Edexcel).
I have also been a Personal Tutor for 16-19 age group at a Sixth Form College.

Tutoring Approach:

I set objectives, plan targets and evaluate progress and achievement. Reflection plays a key part in the teaching and learning experience. I am flexible and can adapt the learning programme to suit the learners' needs. I will also bring a great deal of enthusiasm to make the learning experience interesting and enjoyable.

Last year, tutees achieved excellent results; this was a result of the high standards adopted and expected of the student matched with lots of hard work.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)

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Frank (Prof)
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Subjects: Law  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am competent, methodical, flexible and efficient. At the same time I am sensitive and patient in my approach. ...
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Personal Description:
I am competent, methodical, flexible and efficient. At the same time I am sensitive and patient in my approach.

Teaching Experience:

Extensive teaching experience as both a University law professor and lecturer/tutor. Chair of Examination Boards; Examiner; External Examiner; Internal Examiner; Lecturer and Tutor. All legal subjects at A level, first degree and higher degree levels.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach encompasses a range of strategies but above all my aim is to provide the student with a tailored programme that is best suited to the individual need. In each case my approach to tutoring is determined by an assessment of the student's needs and the establishment of realistic targets for achievement.

Subjects
  • Law
  • A-Level or Highers (33 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (33 p.h.)

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Richard (Mr)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Psychology  |  Politics  |  History  |  English  |  Business Related  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I provide excellent help with: - Business planning CV's Dissertations Essays Exam techniques Interview skills Letter writing I can offer face-to-face tuition in the Leeds-Bradford and central Wakefield areas of West Yorkshire. But my availa ...
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Personal Description:
I provide excellent help with: -
Business planning
CV's
Dissertations
Essays
Exam techniques
Interview skills
Letter writing

I can offer face-to-face tuition in the Leeds-Bradford and central Wakefield areas of West Yorkshire. But my availability can easily change. I prefer not to teach on weekday mornings.

To save time in making appointments and responding to inquiries will students and their parents/guardians please disclose their availability when they first contact me. Doing this does speed things up.

Will prospective students or their parents/guardians please DISCLOSE DETAILS OF THEIR AVAILABILITY when first contacting me. Doing this can greatly speed-up my response to inquiries and the making of arrangements.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a tutor since October 1990 and have experience of teaching privately in people's homes, in Further Education Colleges, Tuition Centres, Community groups like family History Societies and (since November 2005) for the Workers Education Association. This work has bought me into contact with people from a wide diversity of ethnic and social backgrounds. I have also done live performance poetry and am a published poet. I have participated in the Headingley and Ilkley Literary Festivals. I can also offer online tutoring.

I also have a broad cultural experience based on visits to such countries as France, Belgium, Slovenia, Ireland, Spain, Morocco, Italy and Turkey. I am especially familiar with different aspects of European and Asian Culture.

Tutoring Approach:

As a Tutor I prefer to: -
Draw upon a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience
Relate to students from diverse cultural and social backgrounds
Teach an unusually broad range of subjects to a high level
Use a whole range of teaching methods, dating from Ancient times until the present day

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)

  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)

  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)


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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  History  |  Maths  |  Psychology  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a certified teacher working as an online tutor for students in Norfolk and Suffolk. In university I had the opportunity to study a variety of subjects, including English, psychology, history and statistics. I'm able to tutor children, adolescents ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a certified teacher working as an online tutor for students in Norfolk and Suffolk. In university I had the opportunity to study a variety of subjects, including English, psychology, history and statistics. I'm able to tutor children, adolescents and adults in the following subjects and levels:

English/Literacy for Key Stages 1-3, GCSE and A-Level.
Maths for Key Stages 1-3.

Psychology (GCSE, A-Level and undergraduate)
History (KS3 and GCSE)

IT/Computing (Primary, KS3 & adults)
English as a Second Language (for adults)

Currently I offer all of my tuition online, mainly via Skype. I also make use of an online whiteboard for maths lessons, and occasionally for English grammar.

See the "Subject Taught" section below for rates per subject and level. Computing/IT and English as a Second Language for adults are set at a discounted rate.

Don`t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Teaching Experience:

In the UK, I have experience tutoring for two years in London, Surrey and East Anglia. I've also tutored students for four years across a number of Canadian universities, such as the University of Toronto.

Tutoring Approach:

For younger students, I assess them on their first appointment to see where their strengths and weaknesses are. I then focus the lessons on the areas they need improvement in, using an individualized approach that is suitable for that particular student. I also help students prepare for examinations, such as the GCSE; in this case I mostly focus on giving them tasks and questions that resemble what they will face on their tests.

For A-level and degree students, I'm usually asked to provide assistance with a specific task. For example, I've helped my students construct outlines in order to structure their essays, answer typical questions that will come up on their exams, and proof read their essays to check content, clarity and grammar. I can also clarify theories that are difficult to understand and help students generate ideas for their thesis.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)

  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (24 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (24 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (24 p.h.)


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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Combined Science  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I'm 49 years old and I've worked with children and young people in various settings since I was a teenager myself. This includes youth camps/expeditions for children from deprived backgrounds and musical evenings in half-way houses for young people w ...
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Personal Description:
I'm 49 years old and I've worked with children and young people in various settings since I was a teenager myself. This includes youth camps/expeditions for children from deprived backgrounds and musical evenings in half-way houses for young people with emotional problems. I've also worked full-time for 17 years with children with learning difficulties, Autism, and challenging behaviour in both special schools and in a community outreach role.

I have recently graduated with first class honours in Geoscience, and I'm very interested in science in general, ever keen to learn more about the world/universe from a rational perspective. I love to travel, combining meeting people from different backgrounds and cultures, along with new environments, different animals and different rocks! I also love music and to play the piano, guitar and ukulele.

I am positive, calm, patient, adaptable and responsive to individual needs and enjoy supporting people to overcome their challenges.

Teaching Experience:

In addition to my youth work experience, I lived in Seville for nearly 3 years, teaching English as a foreign language, mainly to young adults in a language school and in 1:1 private tutoring. Within my experience in special schools I have taught pupils on a one to one basis and taken small groups.

Tutoring Approach:

In my experience both as a teacher and from my varied learning experiences, self-esteem and confidence is the most important basis for successful learning, combined with actually enjoying the experience. I endeavour to enhance both. I adapt my approach and strategies to meet the needs of each individual.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Combined Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)


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Oxana (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a native speaker of Russian, currently living in Manchester, university educated with years of teaching experience of Russian and English as a foreign language. I offer high quality Russian language courses via Skype and in person for foreign st ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native speaker of Russian, currently living in Manchester, university educated with years of teaching experience of Russian and English as a foreign language. I offer high quality Russian language courses via Skype and in person for foreign students of all levels.
I will help you to choose an appropriate individual educational program, and the quantity of hours per week. Whether you are a beginner, or at an intermediate or advanced level, I can offer Russian language courses suitable to you.
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Besides, I can provide a reasonable discount if you pay by a block of 5 lessons (it will cost you only 15 pounds (that is 23 dollars) per one-hour lesson by Skype or in person) via paypal though they take some minimal fees it is yet the cheapest way of payment. Or by bank transfer.
I am looking forward to hearing from you.
Best regards,
Oxana

Teaching Experience:

I am passionate about teaching. I hold 6 years of experience in teaching pre-school English (for children aged 3 to 5), English as a subject for years one to nine students, General and Business English for employees of different companies and Russian as a foreign language privately

Tutoring Approach:

I use the communicative method. The main focus is on using the language. You start speaking Russian from the very first lesson, even if you`re a beginner.
Russian grammar will be introduced to you in a clear structured format - you will see that there is an understandable logic. You will not be overloaded with grammar tasks and will learn only as much grammar as you need in order to speak and understand Russian.
If you`d like to use a book during the course, together we can choose a book that will best address your needs.At the same time, most lessons are held without the use of a book. The book would mainly be used for reference, providing structure, and homework material.
I like the idea of total immersion because we all really learn by doing, and the more you practice Russian, the more you will learn.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 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.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Russian
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Jonathan (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: In October 2014 I graduated from Imperial College London, where I spent 4 years studying for my Masters Degree in MSci Mathematics. I have a big passion for learning and this is a trait I want to be able to pass on to other children. Currently, I am ...
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Personal Description:
In October 2014 I graduated from Imperial College London, where I spent 4 years studying for my Masters Degree in MSci Mathematics. I have a big passion for learning and this is a trait I want to be able to pass on to other children. Currently, I am working as an Analytic Consultant in Birmingham, which helps to demonstrate the strong analytical and communication skills that I possess.

Teaching Experience:

During Secondary School I ran a Maths Club once a week where I set problems and puzzles for all students. Furthermore, I was a Chess Coach teaching chess to primary school children and in Imperial College I held sessions with 1st Year students aiding their transition between school and university.

Thus, I have had experience teaching a wide range of ages and abilities, which will help me to adapt my approach based on the student.

Tutoring Approach:

As a tutor I aim to pass on my passion for Mathematics onto my students, developing their understanding and appreciation for the subject. In my opinion this is the best way to learn as ideas become easier to remember and concepts become quicker to grasp, which will transpose into better grades and examination performances.

Overall, I bring an enthusiastic and approachable atmosphere to my sessions, where students are not afraid to ask questions. This will enhance their learning experience and again improve exam results.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)

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Imaan (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Chemistry  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am 21 years old, calm, confident and friendly. I am very passionate about mathematics. I am very patient, especially because I know how much is expected of students nowadays. ...
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Personal Description:
I am 21 years old, calm, confident and friendly. I am very passionate about mathematics. I am very patient, especially because I know how much is expected of students nowadays.

Teaching Experience:

I studied GCSEs at Clitheroe Royal Grammar School for 5 years, and then I studied A Levels at Clitheroe Royal Grammar Sixth Form for 2 years.
I have tutored some of my relatives before, mostly for Maths at GCSE level, but I have also tutored them for Biology, Chemistry and Physics GCSEs on multiple occasions.
For Maths, I am familiar with the OCR specification for GCSE, and the Edexcel specification for A Level.
For Chemistry and Biology I am familiar with the AQA specification, both at GCSE and A Level.

Tutoring Approach:

Everyone is different and learns in their own way; my aim is to find a style of learning that best suits each student, and also to identify any topics they may be struggling with and work on them.
I aim to develop good relationships with my students in order to make them feel comfortable. From my personal experience, I know that anyone's ability to learn is improved when they are more relaxed. I want to ensure that the learning environment is suitable for the student to maximise their potential.
I like to ensure that the student has a fundamental understanding of a topic before moving on to exam technique, exam style questions and revision.

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

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

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Borja (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello student, I am a young Spanish guy who work in the health sector (NHS), precisely in a microbiology laboratory. I am a cheerful, hard-working, dynamic and patient person. I would like to teach Spanish in my spare time. Like you I've also been ...
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Personal Description:
Hello student, I am a young Spanish guy who work in the health sector (NHS), precisely in a microbiology laboratory.
I am a cheerful, hard-working, dynamic and patient person. I would like to teach Spanish in my spare time. Like you I've also been and am still a student of a foreign language, so I understand how hard it can be. But in the same way I also appreciate how nice it is to communicate in that language which has devoted so much time.

Teaching Experience:

My experience as a tutor is as follows. Six years coaching swimming to kids about 8 years old and currently at work teaching my coworkers about different techniques in the lab.

Tutoring Approach:

As a tutor I can teach you to write, read, and talk. And all above that you are interested. Just ask me.

I'll show you the Spanish culture, its gastronomy (jamon iberico) and in which countries you can speak Spanish

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (22 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)

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Peter David (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a recently retired Clinical Scientists (registered). I am married with a son and I am a youthful 67 year old with an 8 years old son! We are a non smoking family. My involvement with "mathematics", at various levels, dates back to when I left se ...
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I am a recently retired Clinical Scientists (registered). I am married with a son and I am a youthful 67 year old with an 8 years old son! We are a non smoking family. My involvement with "mathematics", at various levels, dates back to when I left secondary school (Blackpool) in 1964 and worked for the Civil Service for 5 years. I was in an accounts division and passed two additional maths (and eventually English!) O'Levels via evening classes as well as enjoying the 60s and playing bass guitar in local groups. I took a 1 year full time A''Level course (Maths, Further Maths and Physics) and subsequently read for a Mathematics degree (Physics subsid.) at the University of Nottingham (1970-73). During this time, I had 3 vacation studentships with different departments of the Scientific Civil Service. After graduating, I worked for around 15 years as a computer programmer / analyst during which time I passed an HND in Computer Studies (University of the South Bank, London). Although I was 40 years old when I was made redundant from a communications company, I decide to make a significant career change and return to my "roots" and look for scientific work where my mathematical skills would be better used. After 2 years as a Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer in the lung function laboratory at the Royal Brompton, I had the tools and experience to apply for a research post in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Post Graduate Medical School (RPGMS, Hammersmith Hospital).

I retired in 2014 after 25 years as a researcher / Clinical Scientist at the RPGMS and Royal London. A large part of my research involved mathematical analysis of breathing patterns and flow-volume curves. This involved developing techniques and algorithms for alternative methods of assessing "lung function". I published many papers in international medical journals and all included a significant maths / stats content. During this time, I took evening classes obtaining additional A' Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Statistics and then read for an M Sc in General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Kings College London. In 2005, my portfolio was reviewed by the Health Professions Council and I registered as Clinical Scientist, which is a protected title, The main reason for the additional qualifications was my passion for learning and the thrill of sitting examinations and testing myself. The addition A'Levels and M. Sc. were taken for the challenge and pleasure and were not directly relevant to my career. One important reason for offering private tuition is my love of teaching / learning and I miss my close involvement with the "sciences". I have been accepted as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) ambassador and I have an enhanced DBS check certificate.

Teaching Experience:

Although, I do not have formal teaching qualification and I only started offering private tuition at the beginning of 2015, I am a patient person who has tutored a range of tutees from Common Entrance Exam level to adult learner including CGSE students for both Mathematics and Statistics.

However, my "teaching" roles / experiences go back to the mid 60s helping friends struggling with the Civil Service maths entrance exams and later, post graduation, I taught maths, unpaid, to several children of friends as well as adult friends and colleagues who needed to obtain better qualification. My research positions included (i) formal teaching / lecturing roles at all levels e.g. work experience students, medical / nursing students, visiting medics, junior members of the lab staff as well as registrars and consultants; (ii) presenting the research at local, national and international meetings and (iii) giving guest lectures on B. Sc. and M Sc. courses.

In my research / technical support work, I found particular pleasure explaining to children and parents the purpose and science that underpinned the tests and the analysis and interpretation of the results. This was a unique experience for almost all of them. It gave them and me a lot of pleasure and improved the success problems. In my own time, I helped patients, some who missed a lot of school time due to their problems, with both school work in the sciences and others with projects related to the maths and biology of their respiratory problems. Invariably, they ended up knowing more than their teachers!

Tutoring Approach:

As George Orwell never said "All tutees are not the same but some are more different than others".

I have a variety of approaches, depending on factors such as (i) whether the tutee needs teaching or revision; (ii) the number of lessons the tutee can fit in before the exam; (iii) their strengths and weaknesses, as well as their interests; (iv) whether the tutee is struggling to keep up or a flyer needing to ensure an A* (v) the length of the sessions 45-90 mins and whether it is one or two session a week and (vi) the work they are able to do between sessions.

However, there are aspects that are common to all tutees: before starting the lessons, I am happy to meet for a chat (no charge) to spend as long as necessary clarifying important issue such as (i) which board, level and paper they will be sitting; (ii) the text book they use and which parts of the syllabus have been covered and whether any need revising or explaining and (iii) wherever possible, obtaining suggestions and feedback from their teachers including where marks had been lost in recent exams.

Other aspects of my approach include (i) the tutee attempting appropriate questions / papers from other boards to encourage and foster "thinking outside the box" and, thus, to be prepared for questions that do not fit the usual mode; (ii) e-mailing questions of papers in advance of session to allow adequate time for preparation; (iii) feeding back how sessions have gone and suggestions for changes and being available between session via e-mail; (iv) moving up and down the difficulty ladder depending on the progress; (v) working on exam technique and teaching how to not misinterpret questions, sometimes, badly written; (vi) preparing tutees for difficult topics about to be taught at school, to ensure they get the most out of upcoming lessons; (vii) using examples from everyday life to demonstrate the use and usefulness of maths and statistics outside of the classroom and (viii) building up confidence and aiming to engender a passion and love of the subject and learning, in general.

I make extensive use of marking schemes and examiners reports to discuss how the tutee may have obtained the correct answer but lost marks due to not showing their working or lost time providing irrelevant details and this has been very successful and interesting for the tutees.

Some of my feedback:
(i) As a Year 11 student, Peter has been providing me with extra mathematics tuition during the final months before my GCSE examinations, offering distinct, concise teaching within a relaxed but highly enjoyable and yet professional environment. As a mathematician, Peter has aided me in approaching mathematics from a somewhat more lateral perspective, exploring multiple methods that could be employed to solve a challenging question; a form of thinking that is seldom used within a typical school environment. Peter's abundant, infectious passion for both his tuition and mathematics manifests itself within his unswerving support and guidance during our sessions together, delivering a uniquely engaging teaching environment within which to learn, but most importantly, to enjoy learning mathematics!"

(ii) Parent of a Year 11 school girl: Hello Peter, thank you for your follow up, your emails always have an interesting flair about them. We also enjoyed our meeting and Ebony particularly liked your relaxed approach to the subject, for that reason alone I think she would benefit from being able to ask questions without feeling awkward about what she doesn't understand, most importantly I agree with your 'spades a spade' philosophy in how to interpret the syllabus into the real world.

(iii) Teacher's reply to an e-mail from the mother of a Common Entrance school boy: Thank you for your email. I am pleased Edward has a good tutor and is happy doing extra Maths. The best paper to prepare Edward for our end of year test would be a practice SATs test as they follow a similar format to ours.

(iv) A recent GCSE student, EDEXCEL Higher, via his mother: Peter, I obtained and A in my Stats paper and B in my maths paper and I was told by my teacher that it might be worth remarking, as I was only several marks away from the A Grade)

Consulting the 'breakdown' of my overall Mathematics grade, it appears as though I (thanks to your support) did exceptionally well within the non-calculator paper (the equivalent of a very high A/ very low A* in terms of marks), but it was simply a few questions at the end of the calculator paper (that seemed to baffle everyone, regardless of ability) that partially pushed my overall grade down.

Once again, thank you for all of your support and guidance; I certainly would not have been able to achieve my result within the NON-calculator paper, the paper that I claimed was more intimidating, without our sessions within the Library. You have improved not only my proficiency, but also my confidence in Maths enormously and for that I cannot thank you enough.

(v) Father of a schoolgirl (EDEXCEL Higher): "E" did very well overall and passed all 13 ! In Maths she was one point off a B so of course that's a C. I think we will request a remark for the maths paper. Many thanks again for your help in the past, best wishes.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Nurlan (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Maths  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: My name is Nurlan. I am from Azerbaijan. I am a friendly final year student at the University of Manchester studying Accounting and Finance. Previously, I have also studied in my home country Azerbaijan for two years and was awarded with full Azerbai ...
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My name is Nurlan. I am from Azerbaijan. I am a friendly final year student at the University of Manchester studying Accounting and Finance. Previously, I have also studied in my home country Azerbaijan for two years and was awarded with full Azerbaijan Government Scholarship to study at the University of Manchester. The award was given for high academic achievements in my country. I speak Russian, Turkish, English.

Teaching Experience:

Although, my native language is Azeri, I studied in Russian school and university for overall 13 years, lived in Russia 6 years and Russian is also native for me. In my home country, I worked as a private tutor of Russian language for 3 years. I teached Russian 2 years in Manchester as well.

Being exceptional in math, I was also giving math classes to pupils when I studied at the University in Azerbaijan and also in Manchester. Overall, I have 5 years of experience teaching math.

Tutoring Approach:

I love face-to-face teaching approach, as it was the method I mostly used. In last 2 years I also started to teach from online, which is also a good option for me and hopefully for you.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)

  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)

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Gobiraj (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a recent Imperial College, London graduate with 8 years of tutoring experience. I have helped many students prosper in terms of education and personal development, and I appreciate the immeasurable impact tutoring has on the performance and deve ...
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I am a recent Imperial College, London graduate with 8 years of tutoring experience. I have helped many students prosper in terms of education and personal development, and I appreciate the immeasurable impact tutoring has on the performance and development of their school lives.


Tutoring was initially just a rewarding experience for me however, it has now evolved into a passion. My main subject is Maths (up to A Level, incl Further Maths :C1-C4, M1-M3,S1,S2, FP1-3)

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Teaching Experience:

I have more than 8 years experience in teaching Mathematics for Secondary to University level.

Tutoring Approach:

I offer discounted introductory sessions to new students, where we have the opportunity to introduce ourselves and become familiar with one another. This allows my students to open up to me and share their strengths and weaknesses. Once I have observed their level and pace, I plan my lessons entirely based upon the individual's personal progress. My methodology during the sessions consists of an interactive whiteboard, which I believe is very engaging for me and my students

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)

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Donna (Mrs)
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Subjects: Biology  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: If you need a tutor with a proven track record for Biology and Science, please contact me. As a current GCSE and A level senior examiner, I can help with exam technique, homework and coursework. I have an up to date DBS and a full range of textb ...
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If you need a tutor with a proven track record for Biology and Science, please contact me. As a current GCSE and A level senior examiner, I can help with exam technique, homework and coursework.

I have an up to date DBS and a full range of textbooks, animations and up to date teaching resources.

Most importantly, I have 25 years of science teaching experience, having worked at two local sixth form colleges so I understand the needs of students preparing for these crucial examinations in an increasingly competitive world.

Teaching Experience:

25 years of A level Biology teaching and a senior examiner

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring involves using past papers and focusing on exam technique. My methods are traditional, using past exam papers and worked examples. For many years, I have successfully tutored students privately and you can be assured that I will provide the very best standards of one to one tuition.

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

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Natalie (Miss)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently studying my second year of A-Levels at The Liverpool Blue Coat School. I thoroughly enjoy working with children and believe I have a friendly, approaching personality which makes me able to communicate with children of all ages. In my ...
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I am currently studying my second year of A-Levels at The Liverpool Blue Coat School. I thoroughly enjoy working with children and believe I have a friendly, approaching personality which makes me able to communicate with children of all ages. In my free time I enjoy playing hockey and attend Ancient Greek lessons. In the future I aim to study maths at university.

Teaching Experience:

In recent years, I have delivered a maths lesson to a year 8 class, which proved to be very enjoyable for both the students and I. I deliver weekly lessons to year 7s at Blue Coat and I am currently tutoring year 11 latin students in preparation for their latin GCSE. As well as this, I have a younger sister who I regularly help with homework. I am also currently tutoring several students.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe the key to success for anything in life is
1) to have the necessary knowledge
2) to know your own personal weaknesses and also knowing how to go about fixing them
3) to have self-belief and confidence about whether you can succeed
I am here to provide a positive environment for students so that no question is a stupid question and to help students achieve their very best potential. Unfortunately in schools nowadays, teachers may not have the time to check that every single individual student understands everything they have been taught so I am able to teach and revise 'fuzzy' areas so that students feel both confident walking into an exam and knowing they have tried their very best to reach their potential. The most rewarding thing about being a tutor is seeing students' self-satisfaction and personal development.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)

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


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Isabella (Mrs)
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Subjects: German  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: My name is Isabella and I was born and raised in Germany before relocating to England in 2008 to pursue full-time studies at University.I completed my studies in Media and Communication with a Masters Degree and started working in the events and hosp ...
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My name is Isabella and I was born and raised in Germany before relocating to England in 2008 to pursue full-time studies at University.I completed my studies in Media and Communication with a Masters Degree and started working in the events and hospitality industry.
Following four years within the busy London events industry I have now relocated to Folkestone with my husband where i work full time as an Assistant Manager of a Serviced Office Complex.

I would now like to spend some of my spare time to pass on my German language skills helping students with the right pronunciation and grammar to enhance their performance and confidence.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored during my time at school.

Tutoring Approach:

Casual teaching sessions with an emphasis on grammar and pronunciation.

Subjects
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (10 p.h.)

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Lee (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have been playing guitar from the age of 14, firstly teaching myself and then learning from teachers such as Gypie Mayo (Dr Feelgood). I formed my first band at 15 and have been teaching, playing and song-writing in bands ever since, playing in ven ...
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I have been playing guitar from the age of 14, firstly teaching myself and then learning from teachers such as Gypie Mayo (Dr Feelgood). I formed my first band at 15 and have been teaching, playing and song-writing in bands ever since, playing in venues such as Ronnie Scott's, Dingwalls, The Marquee, Chinnery's, 100 club, playing alongside artists such as Finley Quaye, Boy George and the Brand New Heavies. My band Sentivo was on Long Lost Brother Records (Jamiroquai, SIA) making recordings for producers such as Mickey Most, Joey Negro and Mark Knight. I studied Music/Guitar Theory at a college in London where I gained my Music Diploma. I am now currently teaching guitar part time at a college in Southend and teaching private and one to one guitar lessons whilst playing, singing and writing music & lyrics for my new band

Teaching Experience:

I am an experienced and qualified Guitar tutor having achieved a Diploma in Music/Music Technology and have also completed a level 4 PTLLS teaching qualification. I am currently working at a college as a Guitar Tutor which I thoroughly enjoy and has given me great teaching experience and teacher training especially in teaching in groups and also one to one. In the last 17 years I have been tutoring and teaching privately which has given me great confidence and experience in teaching on a one to one basis. I also hold a current DBS certificate. I teach a number of different styles ranging from blues, rock'n'roll to rock, funk, jazz and soul Please give me a call or email to book a lesson whether you are an absolute beginner or want to improve or build on the level you already are.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to keep teaching relaxed and fun and like to get the student up and playing straight away, especially if you're a beginner as it's important to come away with something gained to boost the confidence and enthusiasm so you feel like you have achieved something solid and want to carry on playing. If you're already playing then I like to build on your skills and strengths and also focus on any weak areas to make you the best player you can possibly be. It is your lesson so you choose what you want to learn whether it is chords/progressions, melodies, scales/modes or songs or maybe tools to improve your own compositions and song writing. I can teach from my home and have a dedicated music room which is specially set up in a relaxed and musical environment to inspire the creative musician.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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