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Isla (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am an enthusiastic, creative and highly experienced teacher of English language and literature. I retired In 2014 from the full-time secondary school teaching post I held for 23 years, at an independent girls' school in Lincolnshire. I taught throu ...
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I am an enthusiastic, creative and highly experienced teacher of English language and literature. I retired In 2014 from the full-time secondary school teaching post I held for 23 years, at an independent girls' school in Lincolnshire. I taught throughout the school, at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, and have a strong proven commitment to raising academic standards; my students have achieved consistently excellent GCSE and A Level grades. Although I have a particular passion for teaching literature, I am a rigorous teacher dedicated to raising standards of literacy through my teaching of English language, and to the educational and personal development of young people more widely, especially those in transition to higher education.

As well as teaching my academic subject, I was a sixth form personal tutor for 18 years, monitoring my students' academic progress, and guiding and mentoring those applying to university, assisting with UCAS applications and personal statements, or helping tutees plan for a gap year or for employment - a role which I found particularly fulfilling. I also have experience of teaching in further education and have been successful in teaching mature students from different cultural backgrounds.

For two years 2012-14 , I supervised sixth form students taking the AQA Extended Project Qualification. I greatly enjoy one - to-one tuition.

In a career spanning more than 40 years in all, I have built up extensive subject knowledge and teaching expertise, which I can adapt to students ranging from 11 years to adult.

Teaching Experience:

In my most recent post, which I held for 23 years until my recent retirement, I taught English Language and English Literature throughout the school: to pupils aged 11-14 at Key Stage 3, to pupils taking GCSE exams, and to sixth formers taking AS and A level English.
At GCSE and AS/A Level my pupils have obtained consistently excellent results. I have taught a very wide range of set texts for literature and have taught courses by different exam boards, such as Edexcel, and OCR, and the CIE IGCSE.

My teaching has often involved one-to-one sessions with pupils who need extra support and I have taught those whose attainment in the subject is modest, as well as higher achievers in English.

My teaching experience prior to this included teaching for a total of 7 years full and part-time in further education colleges, and I have also taught English as a foreign language for the British Council.

I have been tutoring privately since retiring from full time school teaching, and I currently tutor students ranging from 15 to 21, assisting with preparation for GCSE exams, A Levels, and at university level. I have been tutoring students following a range of different GCSE courses and examining boards, including Edexcel IGCSE, Cambridge IGCSE, and AQA GCSE courses, both language and literature qualifications, and also the Edexcel combined A Level Language and Literature. My tutoring role includes assisting my tutees with revision of a wide range of set texts, demonstrating my adaptability and expertise in quickly grasping what different exam techniques are required. My private tutees gained English language and literature grades that exceeded their school teachers' expectations in the summer 2015 round of GCSE exams, achieving grades ranging from C (D predicted) to A* (B predicted). In summer 2016, again, my private tutees achieved good grades at least one grade higher than predicted at school and have been able to continue to the next stage of their studies, including university entrance.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is a natural continuation of my approach as a classroom teacher. I am passionate about my subject and prepare lessons thoroughly and imaginatively. I begin by making sure I am fully in the picture with regard to the specific course being followed and the exam criteria, and use the exam boards' websites to source relevant materials such as past papers and teaching resources.

I always have a clear lesson plan and realistic aim of what I wish to achieve in the time available. I like people and I am a friendly, outgoing person who will communicate successfully with a tutee; I enjoy the company of young people and am experienced in putting my tutees at their ease and building their confidence, which I believe is very important. I form productive relationships with those I teach and am good at listening to them and assessing their needs, and adjusting my teaching strategy accordingly.

As well as preparing thoroughly, I mark work meticulously and give very detailed and helpful feedback, both in writing and orally. I set relevant work to be completed for the next tutorial, and monitor progress closely; I stay in regular contact with my students and/or their parents via email and phone.

I am a hardworking and sympathetic tutor with the interests of my tutees at heart; my aim is to help them achieve their full potential and gain exam success.

i prefer to tutor in my own home where I am set up to receive my tutees in a quiet environment designed to maximise academic concentration. I do not tutor on Fridays or at weekends. I am usually able to tutor in school holidays, when I can offer longer, more intensive revision sessions.


Here are some recent 2016 testimonials from former tutees and their parents:

A Level

We turned to a private tutor because our daughter received a disappointing result in her first year of A Level English, but she knew she could do better and wanted to go to a first class University to study English. Her coursework had been excellent and most of her homework was good, too, but her exam technique was less secure. Isla definitely made a difference. She is a nurturing teacher who interacts with the student really well. Isla gave good advice about preparing for the exam paper and gave support in revision of the various texts, which boosted our daughter's confidence. Having achieved the necessary entry grades, our daughter is now at Newcastle University starting her degree course and wants to keep in touch with Isla."
Sally S, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, parent of A Level student

"As someone who wanted to pursue English at university, my grade C at AS Level was not good enough, so during Year 13 we found a private tutor to help me with my A Level English Language and Literature course. Isla put lots of time into helping me come out with an overall high grade B. She gave me wonderful advice with my creative coursework and really enhanced my knowledge of the two plays I was studying for my written exam. I am so grateful and will continue to keep in touch with Isla as I enter my degree course at Newcastle University for English Literature and Creative Writing."
Emily S, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, A Level tutee

GCSE
"Isla provided excellent support during Year 10 and 11 to our daughter in relation to her GCSE studies in both English Literature and Language. This complemented her learning at school and enabled focus on those areas where extra support or explanation was needed. Isla was very flexible in her approach, tailoring her lessons to our daughter's needs and providing additional support on the run up to the exams themselves. Although our daughter isn't continuing her English studies at A Level, Isla is going continue to provide support in relation to essay structure and comprehension in the subjects she has chosen to study. We would highly recommend her. "
Rachel M, Leicestershire, parent of GCSE pupil




Please note:
Some tutees opt for longer sessions fortnightly , rather than one hour weekly. My fees for longer sessions for GCSE and A Level students are 60 for an hour and a half, and 75 for a two hour tutorial, representing a small reduction on the hourly fee of 45. My fees include preparation for the lesson, marking of set written homework, the actual contact time, and follow-up emails,

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

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Austin (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Austin made his debut as Vorsinger in Zaide in the Edinburgh International Festival conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras. Other EIF roles include Zweite Lehrbube in Die Meistersinger with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and 1st Tenor Soloist in Cur ...
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Personal Description:
Austin made his debut as Vorsinger in Zaide in the Edinburgh International Festival conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras. Other EIF roles include Zweite Lehrbube in Die Meistersinger with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and 1st Tenor Soloist in Curlew River directed by Olivier Py. Austin's Scottish Opera debut was covering Ottavio in Don Giovanni directed by Sir Thomas Allen and conducted by Speranza Scapucci.

Since his English National Opera debut he has worked for the company every season covering roles in new operas, performing roles in preproduction shows and for ENO's education and community departments.

Austin is a guest principal tenor for Impromptu Opera, Opera Anywhere, Black Cat Opera, and Opera Seria as well as appearing with his own company Rocket Opera where he is also artistic director.

In 2006 Austin Gunn accepted the post of director of Vocal Studies for OperaLabUK and gives workshops for OperaLab on Handel and British Vocal Music in France, Belgium and throughout the UK. He is an approved teacher of singing at Durham University and a visiting teacher of singing at Hull University.

Teaching Experience:

Private Singing Teacher - Newcastle & London

Singing Teacher - York University, Glasgow University, Hull University, Durham University, Newcastle Cathedral

Director of Vocal Studies - OperaLabUK
Artistic Director - Newcastle Area Chamber Opera, Rocket Opera

Masterclass leader - York University, Durham University, Hull University, OperaLab, Rocket Opera

Workshop Leader - Hull University, Newcastle Cathedral, 20,000 Voices, MidNag, New Deal for Communities, Choral groups, Rocket Opera

Tutoring Approach:

Technique
Application of Technique to Repertoire
Repertoire Coaching

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

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Talia (Miss)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  French  |  Music  |  Maths  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a TEFL teacher with a university degree (Music) and am from London. In my day job I work in a music company. I also teach English to foreign students in London, having worked for 2 years in British Council accredited language schools both in L ...
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Personal Description:
I am a TEFL teacher with a university degree (Music) and am from London. In my day job I work in a music company. I also teach English to foreign students in London, having worked for 2 years in British Council accredited language schools both in London and Portugal. I am a very friendly person and really enjoy teaching any age group.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught TEFL in language schools for two years, and have given private tuition in English and in Music for 9 years for all levels of learners. I have taught English at all levels from Beginner to Advanced, plus Business English and conversation classes. I have taught children as young as 6, all the way up to adults, and vary my teaching method according to the age group I am working with.

I have a Music degree and play and teach the Recorder, as well as giving lessons in music Theory. I used to work for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in the syllabus department, so have great insider knowledge about music exams. Additionally, I also used to mark Theory papers, so know what examiners are looking for.

Tutoring Approach:

I try to be as learner-centred as possible in my teaching. First I will conduct a needs analysis to assess a potential student's level and to identify the areas in which they would like to improve and their preferred learning methods. I encourage my students to actively participate in my lessons - it will not just be me talking. I aim to make lessons fun and engaging, as I believe that students learn more when they are interested in the material given.

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

  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)


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Anne (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a bilingual French national who has lived in the UK for thirty five years. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a bilingual French national who has lived in the UK for thirty five years.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than thirty years teaching experience and have taught French up to degree level, English and RS up to Common Entrance/GCSE and English as a Foreign Language in independent schools, state schools and as a home tutor. I have much experience with teaching students online.

Tutoring Approach:

I am committed to academic rigour whilst emphasising the joy of learning through stimulating activities such as games and drama.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (32 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (32 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)


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Rumbidzai (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a 45 year old lady residing in Ashford, Kent. I originally come from Africa and have been in England for 10 years now. I trained as a primary school teacher but resigned after 16 years mainly because I wanted to travel and broaden my experienc ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 45 year old lady residing in Ashford, Kent. I originally come from Africa and have been in England for 10 years now. I trained as a primary school teacher but resigned after 16 years mainly because I wanted to travel and broaden my experiences. My hobbies are reading and writing (for leisure), travelling and sightseeing, aerobics and swimming. I could however easily call teaching one of my hobbies because I always find myself teaching people wherever I go!

Teaching Experience:

I was a primary school teacher for 16 years but I also did private tutoring as a sideline. I taught English to the age group 9-10years and outside working hours I taught adult literacy classes. I think I did well because I always found myself with so many private students to teach that sometimes it was hard to cope . All the same I enjoyed every minute of it. I have also recently qualified as an EFL teacher and am hoping to start soon.

Tutoring Approach:

When I meet a student for the first time I always believe in taking time to know them. By this I mean their well being and /or state of mind. For example, if a student has come to class only because someone has insisted, then learning will be a chore. Or if they have personal problems, or they are hungry, tired or ill then we will not get very far. So I will take a few minutes to chat and get to know their state of mind as well as reassure them before we start and if there is anything I can do to settle them then that is what I will do first. I am saying this with a view to teaching adults because that is what I hope to do. I also believe in teaching in a very relaxed environment that is conducive to learning so I always try and get rid of all distractions before we start. I have been known to be a good teacher and I hope I will continue with my good style and reputation.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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Geoff (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have taught English and modern languages for many years. ...
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Personal Description:
I have taught English and modern languages for many years.

Teaching Experience:

I taught Russian and French in secondary schools in UK (1995-1999), Russian and Serbo-Croat for the Ministry of Defence (1980-2006), Basic Skills English at Bedford Prison (2007-2008) and English as a foreign language in Kishinev (Moldova,1993), Odessa (2008) and Moscow (2008-2010). Between 2006 and 2011 I taught Russian at the University of Essex and University of East Anglia summer schools and am currently teaching English as a foreign language on skype and Russian.

Tutoring Approach:

I favour a relaxed, communicative approach to language learning reinforced by a thorough understanding of all structures used.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Russian
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Robert (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I have a first class degree in mathematics. I am learning Russian. I am interested in astronomy. ...
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Personal Description:
I have a first class degree in mathematics. I am learning Russian. I am interested in astronomy.

Teaching Experience:

I have helped many students achieve much better results than they initially expected. Many people find that they can understand what they at first found difficult in a well managed one to one setting. I give the lessons at my home. I have been tutoring since 1987. I have a first class honours degree in mathematics. I work as a mathematics tutor in a state school, teaching A level maths to sixth-formers and able pupils in lower years. I have also helped students prepare for STEP. I get about half my students on recommendation

Tutoring Approach:

I do in the lesson what the student asks me to do, but I am prepared to structure a course for somebody not in school,

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

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Nadia (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Portuguese  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: My name is Nadia, I am a Spanish, Portuguese and English teacher from Argentina. I have been teaching languages for more than 14 years now. I love my profession, I really enjoy teaching and sharing my experiences with the students. I moved to London ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Nadia, I am a Spanish, Portuguese and English teacher from Argentina. I have been teaching languages for more than 14 years now. I love my profession, I really enjoy teaching and sharing my experiences with the students. I moved to London in December 2011 (I hold an unmarried partner VISA, this means I am eligible to work in the UK) I am hard working, responsible and I believe in fun, communicative and interactive lessons. I love new challenges. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you, so we can start having fun and learning together!

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching languages for more than 14 years. I studied English Language Teaching Training at Mar del Plata University, Buenos Aires, Argentina. I also hold the CELTA. I taught English and Portuguese in Argentina in schools and language institutes to all age groups and levels (for more than 10 years). I also taught English and Spanish in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to all levels and age groups, from children to adolescents and adults (for 5 years). I really love and enjoy teaching and sharing my experiences with the students.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in fun, communicative and interactive lessons. I assess students needs and motivation for learning the target language. Always recycling the language learnt and putting into practice what is learnt in each lesson. I use a wide variety of materials (course books, grammar reference books, newspaper articles, songs, internet articles,short stories and whatever the students are interested in learning). The four skills are practiced from the very first class. You will feel that you are actually learning while having fun!

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

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

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Elspeth (Ms)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I moved from Henley-on-Thames to Bampton in October 2011. In 2012, I worked three days a week in an independent girls' school in Exeter, providing one-to-one support for a girl in Year 9 and also taught English Literature to Year 7 & Year 13 classe ...
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Personal Description:
I moved from Henley-on-Thames to Bampton in October 2011. In 2012, I worked three days a week in an independent girls' school in Exeter, providing one-to-one support for a girl in Year 9 and also taught English Literature to Year 7 & Year 13 classes.

I have a passion for the written word and its performance in poetry and drama.

I am a mother with three grown-up children and a grandmother, and very interested in how young people view and contribute to the world in which they live.

I have an MA (with Merit) in Postcolonial Studies from SOAS, University of London (2015) and a First Class Honours BA degree in English and Classics from the University of Reading (1996).

I can offer lessons in my home in Bampton or online via email and Skype. Skype has proved to be a highly successful way of teaching and I now teach across the globe using this medium,

Teaching Experience:

In addition to working in a school in Exeter (outlined above), I have been a highly successful English tutor for many years, originally based in the South-East. Most of my client base is private but I also work for two top London tuition agencies. I am a highly experienced tutor and currently have students in English Language & Literature from KS1 to 'A' level/IB. I also work with undergraduates & postgraduates in various disciplines, providing guidance in the structure of their essays, particularly dissertations, and academic writing. Additionally, in 2014/15 I tutored the complete AQA GCSE Classical Civilisation syllabus to a Year 9 student via Skype, who obtained an A as her final grade.

I also have experience in helping adults with their business English and have written marketing copy for the commercial sector.

Tutoring Approach:

When I tutor a student, I search for a 'tailor-made' way to help increase their self-esteem and confidence. This enhances the learning they already receive in the classroom. The study of texts offers student and tutor alike not only an opportunity to develop communication one with another but also insight into the life experiences of others, both in past generations and the wider world today.

I have helped numerous students to achieve higher than their predicted grades at both GCSE, IB and 'A' level and have many excellent references available. My students have come from the public, private and state school sectors and with varying levels of academic ability.

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


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Betsie (Ms)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: A graduate of Cambridge and Durham I have specialised in ancient languages and literature. While based in Durham I am currently completing a PhD in Old Norse literature at the Birkbeck College, University of London. ...
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Personal Description:
A graduate of Cambridge and Durham I have specialised in ancient languages and literature. While based in Durham I am currently completing a PhD in Old Norse literature at the Birkbeck College, University of London.

Teaching Experience:

As well as current private tutoring in English lit, Lang and Classics at all levels I am an undergraduate tutor at Durham University. I have strong experience helping students reach their full potential and gain the grades they need or higher. I have taught both online and in person, both at GCSE-adult. I was selected as an open day lecturer for Newnham college Cambridge in 2008 and I have attended several courses on lecturing in secondary and higher education both at Birkbeck and Oxford.

Tutoring Approach:

I seek to inspire my students with the same passion and interest I feel for language and literature, texts and contexts. I tailor my approach to the need of each student, but in general teach not by lecturing but by posing questions which lead the student to a greater understanding of text and context. I aim to show students how to enjoy the subject as well as teach them the means and methods to make their studying and writing easier. I have a great deal of experience helping students with exam and essay technique.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • English
  • 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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Edward (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Entrance Exams  |  Combined Science  |  Mandarin  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Ed. I graduated from Durham University with 1st class honours in Maths and Physics. I achieved straight A result with six A-levels including Maths, Further Maths, German, Physics, Chemistry and Chinese. I am an experienced tutor and have ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Ed. I graduated from Durham University with 1st class honours in Maths and Physics. I achieved straight A result with six A-levels including Maths, Further Maths, German, Physics, Chemistry and Chinese. I am an experienced tutor and have previously tutored students from a variety of schools and universities. I am very patient and my primary focus is to help you achieve your goals and objectives.

I currently work in the finance industry. I also work as a private tutor for three leading well known tutoring agencies in London.

I am flexible and can travel to you as well as Skype tuition. I am available in the evenings on weekdays and anytime on the weekends.

Please contact me for further enquiries. I can provide you references upon request.

Teaching Experience:

Private Tutor at Bonas Macfarlane, London, July 2010 - Present
I tutor a variety of subjects at different levels from primary schools to A-levels. I teach Maths, Physics, Chemistry, German and Chinese. I also offer service on giving academic advice as well as interview techniques for entering into top schools and universities in the UK.

Private Tutor at Bright Young Things, London, September 2012 - Present
Bright Young Things is the second largest tutoring agency after Bonas Macfarlane whom I also work for. With Bright Young Things my focus had been Maths at A-level and GCSE.

University Marker, Department of Mathematics, Durham University, October 2009 - May 2010
I mentored second year Maths undergraduates at Durham University. I have learned to work through the arguments and thought processes of others and give constructive feedback.

Sixth Form Tutor, Framwellgate Sixth Form College, Durham, October 2006 - June 2009
I tutored Maths (GCSE, A-Level), Chemistry (GCSE, A-level), German (GCSE, A-Level) and Chinese (GCSE, A-Level) at Durham Framwellgate Sixth Form College for three years. I helped all of my tutees achieve more than what they were initially targeting to achieve. I also learned to prepare teaching materials and adopt various teaching methods.

Teaching Assistant, Student Associate Scheme, Middlesbrough, June to July 2008
Co-operated between the Training and Developing Agency (TDA) and the target schools in the Northeast, I worked alongside experienced teachers to gain classroom teaching experience.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is simple and effective. The general framework is to go through general concepts that are fundamental to student's understanding on the subject through the use of simple examples. I will then reinforce the message and encourage students to work on more specific and challenging problems. Confidence is key and it is vital that my tutees are constantly motivated and encouraged in order to self-develop both at an academic and personal level.

I also strive to make lessons as interactive as I can. I understand the different learning needs of different students. I will always be flexible and will do my best to help you succeed.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (80 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (80 p.h.)

  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (80 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (80 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (80 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (80 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (80 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (80 p.h.)


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Temi (Miss)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: *HALF PRICE FIRST LESSON!!* I am currently studying for a MBBS in Medicine at Imperial College London and this year I gained a 1st class degree in Reproductive Sciences BSc. I've also gained 3 A*s at A level in maths, chemistry and physics. ...
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*HALF PRICE FIRST LESSON!!* I am currently studying for a MBBS in Medicine at Imperial College London and this year I gained a 1st class degree in Reproductive Sciences BSc. I've also gained 3 A*s at A level in maths, chemistry and physics.

Teaching Experience:

From 2013-2015 I taught children at a local tutoring school. The majority of them were working towards their GCSEs.
I worked with a student over 2 years during his GCSE and he has now gone on to college.
For the past year I have been tutoring younger medical students in preparation for their practical exams

Tutoring Approach:

I understand that every child learns differently and i try to tailor my teaching to that student's needs. I usually start by discovering which topics the student finds challenging and work from there.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

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

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

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Anna (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a teacher of Russian and Ukraine Languages and Literature with 25 years of teaching experience. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a teacher of Russian and Ukraine Languages and Literature with 25 years of teaching experience.

Teaching Experience:

17 years in High School education as Teacher of Language and literature
Over 8 years in Private Tutoring to individuals or groups - from the basics to formal Scottish Higher Grades, GCSE Test Certification, A-level, Russian IBO.
I have experience in providing Interpretation and Translation services.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a proven method of teaching languages which is a mixture of communicative and a formal structural approach. Personally, I have been able to attain my high success rate by keeping lessons fun as well as educational.
I engage students in literature and creative writing which helps to develop a deeper understanding of the language.
I will take beginners through the basics to advanced levels for the purpose of general conversation or specialist business use.
I can help you with general conversation skills or specialist / business language.

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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David (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hi, I have many years teaching experience at every level from Key Stage 3 to post graduate. During these years I have become acutely aware of how valuable it is for young learners to progress to secondary education with a good grasp of key skil ...
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Personal Description:
Hi,

I have many years teaching experience at every level from Key Stage 3 to post graduate.

During these years I have become acutely aware of how valuable it is for young learners to progress to secondary education with a good grasp of key skills, particularly in Maths. Since retiring from full time teaching I am focusing on working with primary age students to help them develop these skills.

Teaching Experience:

Maths teaching in a number of secondary schools at GCSE level + Key/Core Skill Numeracy at college level.

Tutoring Approach:

I see Maths as a language. In simple terms the language of numbers (let's not get too bogged down in the tricky stuff like algebra at this stage). As with all languages, if it's one you're familiar with it's pretty straightforward. If it's a 'foreign' language it can be a complete mystery.

Unfortunately all too many young people progress to secondary school feeling uneasy about their understanding of Maths and therefore develop a mistrust or even fear of the subject. The longer such reservations are held the more deeply ingrained they become. A fear of Maths developed while in primary school can hold learners back at all subsequent levels.

My aim is to help young learners develop a positive and confident relationship with the subject at the earliest possible age.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)

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Jing (Ms)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: My name is Jing, I was born in a city close to Beijing. I have lived in the UK since 2001 and I have British citizenship. I attended a UK based university where I attained a "Master Degree" in Business Administration. Whilst living and working in mai ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Jing, I was born in a city close to Beijing. I have lived in the UK since 2001 and I have British citizenship. I attended a UK based university where I attained a "Master Degree" in Business Administration. Whilst living and working in mainland China, I also attended a university where I attained a first degree in Chinese medicien. I am a middle aged lady with a wealth of experience. I have held senior management positions in a diverse and wide range of businesses and health, wellbeing industries. If you are wanting to learn Mandarin or may be need some help with English / Mandarin translations or consultant to help you with your negotiations when dealing with Chinese business people, I would be pleased to be of service.

Teaching Experience:

I have been very successful working as a "Fee Lance" tutor and operating as a management consultant, where my services have been used in Chinese/English translations and also representing companies on a consultancy basis, when senior English speaking executives were dealing with Chinese business people around the negotiating table. In China I was employed by Health center as a manager, dealing with communication and exchanging information on a daily basis. In the past I was also privileged to be chosen to teach English Students about China and Chinese culture.

Tutoring Approach:

When teaching mandarin, I prefer a "One on One" tuition basis.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (29.99 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (29.99 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (29.99 p.h.)

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Ana (Dr)
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Subjects: History  |  Art  |  Film Studies  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have over six years of teaching experience across a broad range of subjects in literature, film and media studies, art and history. I am friendly, professional and passionate about my subjects and I believe in encouraging my students to access thei ...
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Personal Description:
I have over six years of teaching experience across a broad range of subjects in literature, film and media studies, art and history. I am friendly, professional and passionate about my subjects and I believe in encouraging my students to access their enthusiasm about these subjects in order to unlock their potential. I have experience writing and coordinating my own courses in the areas of film studies and art history. I also have a record of academic excellence: I have a first class BA honours in English literature, an MA in literature and philosophy (Distinction) and a PhD in literature and history. I have published my own research into literature and film. I am a practicing artist.

Teaching Experience:

I have over six years experience teaching at university across a wide range of subjects in English literature, critical theory/philosophy and film and media studies. I have written and taught an Art History course on the relationship between Art and Revolution at the Cornerhouse (Home). I also have substantial experience tutoring at GCSE and A level. I have experience helping students with their reading practices, assignment preparation and preparing for exams. I have substantial experience offering proof-reading and assignment and dissertation support to undergraduate and postgraduate degree students.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in an active and student-centred approach to learning whereby I provide the support and expertise that enables my students to play a central role in their own learning and development. My approach is to draw out my students' interest in their subject in order to develop their confidence and ability to engage academically in the most effective way.

It is important when teaching to develop this enthusiasm within the structure of the particular syllabus or course outline - I encourage my students to understand and respond to what is being asked of them, whether it be for an assignment, presentation or exam. I also aim to develop my students' ability to respond to and structure ideas and arguments in a logical and clear way. I endeavour to make my teaching engaging and interactive, incorporating diverse and innovative approaches to ensure active and enthusiastic student participation.

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

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


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Joseph (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Website design  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have studied BSc Mathematics with the Open University. I have A-Levels in Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics. I am interested in philosophy, learning, games, mathematics and business. I am skilled in Office packages, especially Excel. ...
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Personal Description:
I have studied BSc Mathematics with the Open University. I have A-Levels in Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics.

I am interested in philosophy, learning, games, mathematics and business. I am skilled in Office packages, especially Excel. I am highly motivated and organised. I am very calm and optimistic, I welcome challenges and like solving problems.

Teaching Experience:

I help explain problems and advised other students during my study and at tutorials with the OU.

I coach colleagues on their work skills frequently, advising on database usage, data protection and Microsoft Office.

I am a skilled gamer and have a lot of experience explaining complex strategy games in depth even to beginners.

Tutoring Approach:

I am eager to share a love for deeply understanding a subject and being able to relate it to life. I think anyone can understand any subject they want with perseverance. Everyone has different difficulties to face and problems which need to be taken seriously and understood in order to surpass them, which I am happy to support with.

I will seek to understand your situation, the problems you have with your subject material, and work with you to help you understand the material in a way you can apply. I will use diagrams, examples and explanations to help you understand. I am also eager to help plan and organise your study, set SMART goals.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Website design
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)

  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)


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Graham (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Having taught English abroad for 10 years in China, i understand the problems that students encounter when learning to speak English. I'm an easy going person aged 66. I have two sons. i enjoy meeting new students who are eager to learn conversationa ...
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Having taught English abroad for 10 years in China, i understand the problems that students encounter when learning to speak English. I'm an easy going person aged 66. I have two sons. i enjoy meeting new students who are eager to learn conversational English. I taught Chinese students C.E.T 4 & 6 and IELTS.

Teaching Experience:

Private schools / Institutes / Universities / Private students. In a city called Nanchang in Jiangxi Province in China

Tutoring Approach:

Making students feel comfortable. Explaining things clearly and slowly until they understand. Getting the students to understand what they are reading and how to reply to questions.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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