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I am an energetic and creative Masters-educated tutor with a passion for teaching. I started tutoring while I was in high school and focused specifically on CIE A-Levels as well as UCAS and Personal Statement advice. I successfully secured places in some of London's top universities and can help other students do so. I have 4 years experience tutoring and believe that my strength lies in forging personal connections with my tutees which helps me better understand their needs, not so long ago I was their peer meaning I can thoroughly emphasise with their concerns and struggles. To see the best results, I believe that study programmes must be tailored to each student, with realistic and achievable milestones and goals being outlined. So far, the students I tutored attained or surpassed their academic goals, achieving A's in the A-Level exams I tutored them for and securing places at top UK universities.
I graduated earlier this year with a high 2.i in Physical Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. I am an experienced Science and Maths tutor up to degree level, I have experience teaching children with Speech Language and Communication needs, and I tutor for Oxbridge Personal Statements and entrance exams. I therefore have a vast amount of experience teaching children of all ages and abilities, and in a wide range of subjects (Maths, Science, Music). I find teaching and educating incredibly rewarding, and believe every student has the potential to achieve. I had the privilege of being a member of the National Youth Orchestra for two years, with my second year being spent as the co-principal second violinist. During my time with the NYO I played in two BBC Proms performances, and worked with world-renowned conductors such as Sir Mark Elder, John Wilson, Ed Gardner, Ilan Volkov, Paul Daniels, and Francois Xavier-Roth. The repertoire ranged from immense symphonic works such as Mahler’s 5th and 9th Symphonies, to groundbreaking new works by Unsuk Chin and Anna Meredith. Teaching Experience I have been tutoring for Science and Maths since my second year of A-levels. I have found that my pupils achieve their best when they feel comfortable expressing themselves and asking questions about the subject. I see teaching as a two-way process and pride myself on ensuring my pupils are empowered to do this. My most recent GCSE Maths student managed to increase his grade from a level 5 to a level 8/9 in the period he was working with me. I am currently employed part time in a North London Secondary School and Sixth Form, where I work in the SEN department as a Science and Maths specialist. This has given me a great deal of experience in teaching children with ADHD, Autism, and Dyslexia. I also run the Science and Maths clubs at the school, where I take learning beyond the curriculum. For three years I have been working as an Oxbridge Interview Preparation and Personal Statement Advisor at my old Sixth Form College, BHASVIC. In this time I have built up a wealth of experience of the Oxbridge Application Process, including the newly introduced admissions tests for Natural Sciences (NSAA). In this time BHASVIC has maintained its status as having the highest Oxbridge application success rate of all state schools in the country. Having taught 20+ pupils over 4 years, I am an experienced Piano and Violin teacher, specialising in beginner-intermediate level. “My daughter often felt daunted by new or tricky pieces but Ollie’s kind and patient approach really helped her to grow in confidence. She got a distinction in her Grade 1 exam so it definitely worked!” – Lucy Foy, mother of Esme, Piano Pupil.
At present in my early 50s, I began teaching, in a London tutorial college, straight after coming down from Oxford. A few years after that, I interrupted my teaching career to return to university to pursue doctoral research, but I continued to see a small number of private students throughout my time as a post-graduate student. Accordingly, I have somewhere in the region of thirty years’ experience of helping students to realise their potential and, quite often, to exceed their expectations of themselves. My original specialisms were English Language and Literature, and these remain subjects I enjoy teaching immensely, but I have equal experience by now in History of Art, Philosophy and Religious Studies, each of which I have taught to A level students and undergraduates. I also specialise in Pre-U English. The following is a quotation from the reference supplied by the school from which I resigned last year, after twenty years as Head of English and de facto Head of Humanities, in order to focus on private tuition: ‘Bill’s main virtues as a teacher […] are his infectious enthusiasm for his subjects, his immense knowledge and erudition, his intimate familiarity with past papers and assessment criteria, his commitment to his pupils, his willingness to make supererogatory efforts on their behalf, his provision of extensive and meticulous course notes, and his generosity with his time.’
My name is Rebecca and I am currently studying towards a PhD in Medical Imaging at University College London. I am passionate about science and I hope to encourage the same enthusiasm in students at earlier stages in their education. I have always enjoyed learning, from GCSEs through to university level. In the first session I would like to focus on getting to know the student; what interests them about the subject as well as the areas they find the most challenging. This will enable me to design lessons which are both engaging and focused. I think it is important to make sure that the student can think for themselves, based on a solid understanding of a subject, therefore my teaching style is very interactive. I have a first class (hons) Masters in Chemistry from The University of Manchester, Maths and Further Maths A levels as well as a solid understanding in Biology and Physics. If you are looking for a passionate tutor in Science or Maths, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch and feel free to send me any questions.
I am currently studying Biochemistry at University of Oxford having finished schooling at North London Collegiate School where I gained 45/45 in the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. I have had previous experience tutoring IB biology, chemistry, English, maths and economics as well as GCSE French, English, maths, biology and chemistry. I believe in altering my teaching style according to the student and have had experience in tutoring a variety of different academic abilities and ages. I am extremely organised and am happy to go above and beyond in regards to preparation and gathering resources to help the student. My experience in tutoring for IB and GCSE means that I am good at ensuring that all parts of the syllabus are covered and that the student is well informed of what’s expected in the exam. One of my IB students was recently admitted to Tufts University in Massachusetts while other students that I am currently tutoring for SAT are currently applying for numerous highly ranked American Universities.
I am a trained professional physicist, having studied at both undergraduate and graduate levels at two of the worlds leading universities, and currently working as a radiotherapy physicist in an NHS hospital cancer treatment centre. I have 6 years experience in tutoring in physics and mathematics one-to-one and in small groups, with students of primary school age through to university undergraduates. I also have one year of experience working as a TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language) instructor to Japanese students. As a professional physicist I am highly skilled and knowledgeable not only in physics, but also mathematics, statistics, computer programming and IT systems. I take a keen interest in all areas of science, and can confidently tutor in all of these subjects up to A-level. I have always been fascinated by science, and as a high school student was initially interested in studying medicine. Unfortunately, I found myself feeling faint at the sight of blood and guts, and doubts as to my suitability for the profession began to creep into my mind. I had an amazing physics teacher at A-level, who inspired me to instead pursue physics at university. I excelled in my undergraduate studies and then progressed on to PhD level overseas, where I undertook fundamental research in experimental nuclear physics. This involved smashing atoms together using a particle accelerator in order to understand the properties of nuclear matter, reactions such as nuclear fusion and nuclear fission, as well as to synthesise new 'superheavy' chemical elements that do not exist in nature! Funnily enough, my experience working with particle accelerators, electronics, and radiation detector technology lends itself very handily to working in the healthcare sector, both in the treatment of cancer using high energy X-rays, and in various diagnostic imaging techniques using both ionising and non-ionising radiation. So I have now come more or less full circle from my high school ambitions to work in medicine, except now I get to avoid the blood and guts! During my GCSE years, in fact I really didn't enjoy physics due to poor teaching at school, and strongly considered not taking the subject at A-level- I only did so reluctantly in the belief that it would aid my application for medicine. Without the excellent teaching that was provided by my A-level teacher, I am sure I would have followed a very different and perhaps less satisfying path. When I tell people I am a physicist, I often receive replies of 'Oh wow! You must be so smart!' Many people struggle with physics and maths in school, and are highly intimidated by the subject. What if I told you that physics, based upon the fundamental rules of nature, is in fact the easiest subject in science? It is my goal as a tutor to transform their perception of physics from an intimidating subject that must be endured throughout school and then never thought of again, to a way of thinking and a toolbox of skills that will be useful for their future in many aspects of life. In tutoring in my subject I hope that I can instill a curious interest in the fundamental aspects of nature such as my favourite teacher did for me, as well as keeping my own understanding of physical principles and teaching skills sharp for use in my science career.
I graduated from the University of Oxford with a BA in Classics. My degree focussed on Ancient Greek and Latin Literature, and included papers in ancient history and philosophy. Before going to university, I gained a Distinction at Art Foundation at the Royal Drawing School. I completed my A levels at Westminster School, gaining 3 A*s in French, Latin and Philosophy, and one A** in English Literature; the pre-U courses offered at Westminster allowed us to achieve a grade higher than possible in the A level. I am currently living in Hackney and looking to split my time between creative projects and academic pursuits such as research and tutoring. I have had various jobs tutoring during the last few years. While on foundation, I tutored three young children (8-13) beginners Latin. In Oxford, I taught one student in French and Latin for Common Entrance and sometimes travelled back to London to teach another student for his Latin A-Level. I also have experience tutoring English Literature GCSE and A Level, and Classical Civilisation GCSE and A level. In terms of approach to teaching, I believe that it's important to inspire an independent passion for the subject in question, whether this is Latin language, English literature, Fine Art or French. This is achieved through engaging with the more routine aspects (for example, grammar rules, vocabulary), while helping the student understand how these essential aspects will prove important to the grander project of reading, understanding and interpreting. I learned Latin in my own time with a tutor, because my school did not offer it as a subject; at Oxford I had to learn Ancient Greek to sufficient standard in about a year, so that I understand the manifold difficulties of engaging with an ancient language and its complicated grammar. I hope to use the skills I have gained through this experience when teaching students, helping them to overcome challenges with creativity and care.
"I just wanted to say thank you for your tutoring for my A level exams. I ended up achieving an A* in maths" "I am going to Warwick university as I had hoped. ... S2 was one of my best exams, I got a high A up from a C last year. Thank you very much for all your help, I don't think I'd be going to the Uni I wanted without you!" The foregoing statements are taken from emails which I received from students or their parents this year. I have found that because I am very patient I can create an atmosphere in which people feel free to ask when they do not understand, both in a group and in an individual setting. There have been a few cases over the years when some people have only needed a few sessions because just one or two things were getting in their way and they had not felt able to ask about them when in a class. I started out teaching GCSE mathematics in a private tutorial college in Wales 1987-1988. After that I returned to my home town and started giving tuition here in September 1988. I get about half of my students on recommendation. Every student who has come to me to resit the GCSE has obtained at least a grade C or the new equivalent. Many of my students have obtained grade A* at GCSE or A level. In 1997 I graduated with first class honours in mathematics from Goldsmiths College London where I won the Stanley Hails Prize. From 2009-2017 I taught maths from GCSE to Further Mathematics A Level AEA and STEP at an academy in Essex. I will always answer queries between lessons by email. I do not cover Decision Mathematics or Modelling With Algorithms at A level.
Hello, I’m a graduate of Brunel University with a BSc in International Business. I teach Maths, Economics and Business studies and have taught over 100 students of ages 11-21. I’ve been teaching for the last five years throughout my studies and am now a full time tutor. I am young, fun and friendly, keeping my lessons relatable and engaging for my students. I focus on applying knowledge to exam technique as this can sometimes be the most challenging part of the course! I make sure to spend plenty of time showing students how to plan answers to achieve maximum marks - I have a brilliant structure which students can easily use for any essay based questions. I tailor my tuition to suit the student, maintaining a comfortable pace whilst challenging the student to reach their full potential and build confidence in the subject. It's important to keep lessons fun so I use a range of activities and "real life" examples relating to the course to make sure the student can enjoy learning the subject as much as possible.
Hi, I'm Jacob, a graduate with a first class degree in History and a strong background in Maths with an A* at A-Level and a prize in Further Mathematics. My History experience focuses on modern imperial history and I have a strong foundation of many of the GCSE and A-Level History topics. At heart I'm a very curious person with a strong interest in all of the subjects I tutor. I’ve always found it rewarding to be able to help others; over the years I’ve gravitated towards teaching roles, whether it be tuition in school or coaching on the sports field. During my GCSE years, I offered one-to-one Maths mentoring to struggling students aged between 12 and 14. One a weekly basis I spent fifty minute periods working through problem questions and explaining core concepts with pupils. Whilst at University, I also spent time tutoring and providing university admissions assistance. I am proud to say that many of the students that I tutored achieved their subject and university admissions goals. It’s inspiring to be able to help someone else achieve their goals, so when I tutor I aim to take pupils through what they have accomplished, and what could be improved. This way, students become more aware of how they have developed over the course of the lessons, hopefully adding to confidence in their abilities.
Cambridge-trained polyglot and linguist, I am an experienced tutor and examiner. I revel in sharing my passion for language learning and guiding my tutees towards making progress and achieving results beyond their expectations, supporting them towards fulfilling their potential. Academic and cheerful, I am fully appreciative of the importance of providing each and every tutee with personalised learning experiences to make learning as enjoyable and impactful as possible as well as sustaining progress and motivation in the long-run. Working as an active committee member of the ALL London, I strive to keep my teaching skills and resources up-to date to provide my tutees with the best learning experiences possible. Currently tutoring at Westminster School, St Paul's Girls School as well as The Lady Eleanor Holles School, I deliver individually-tailored and personalised learning plans with guaranteed results for IGCSE French, German, Italian and Spanish. Preparing candidates for the IELTS, Fit auf Deutsch and CNED French and Italian is also an area I have developped expertise in. Formerly delivering the IB French at the best IB school in the world, my recent positions as an examiner for the IB and Cambridge International Examinations enable me to equip my candidates with solid exam skills boost their confidence with valuable insights.
I have three years’ experience teaching in one-to-one and group settings. I am a Cambridge university graduate with a degree in Classics, and prior to starting my own business, I spent two years teaching English as a foreign language in the French Caribbean and France. Passionate about the French language I am an advanced French speaker and am equally excited by Latin and all things relating to the ancient world. Working as a Latin summer school teacher, I was commended for my ability to pass on my enthusiasm for the subject to my students. I also have experience teaching performing arts, having run my own dance school when I was 16 years’ old. As a mentor, I enjoy developing individuals and set out to help people achieve their best. Having successfully been through 11+, 13+ and 16+ entrance exams, with an excellent academic record, and listed as one of Elle’s top female entrepreneurs under 30, I understand that success first begins with your state of mind. Alongside coaching students through their subjects, I work with them to develop their confidence and instil a belief that “they can”. Subjects I cover: • Latin: all levels to A-level • Classics: all levels to A-level • French: all levels to A-level • Government & Politics: all levels to A-level **** About Me I am a performing arts enthusiast and my debut play has been shortlisted for multiple awards. I train regular to help develop a winner’s mindset and recently completed my first half-marathon. In my free time, I can be found curled up with an ancient philosophy book, eating cake or travelling abroad.