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Cardiff Tutors

Are you searching for the best private tutors in Cardiff? With First Tutors you can find a local teacher in Cardiff and across Wales. Local lessons are an excellent way to boost confidence as well as improving grades.

First Tutors is the number one place to find the top Cardiff tutors for your needs, helping you find a home Cardiff tutor for any subject ranging from primary through to university level.

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  1. Amira

    Cardiff Tutor
    My name is Amira and I am originally from Egypt. I have an MA and PhD in comparative Literature from Egypt, I also have a second MA in translation and interpreting from UK. I studies teaching Arabic for non-speakers in Cairo University and in the American University in Cairo. Now, I am resident in U...
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  3. Edward

    Tuition in Cardiff
    I am able to teach science, mathematics and languages. I also offer proofreading services and tuition for academic work. I am friendly and positive and can teach a wide range of age groups and abilities. Preparation for studies involves plenty of discussion about what topics the student would like t...
  4. Beatrice

    Tuition in Cardiff
    I am an experienced French native speaker and offer individual French tuition for leisure, business or exam purposes to students of all academic levels. I am very approachable and offer friendly, relaxed lessons tailored exactly to each tutee's need whether it is to prepare students for exams, help ...
  5. Gladys

    Private Tutor in Cardiff
    I am a Maths teacher passionate about the subject and my pupils. I love to watch my pupils grow from struggling to success in Maths. I am very organized and pay attention to details. I emphasize that my pupils show me how they got their answers to ensure that they are not missing out on the much nee...
  6. Richard

    Home Tuition in Cardiff
    I am the author of eleven books, including John Donne (2007), Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires (2011; 2nd edn 2015); A Century of Supernatural Stories (2015), A Singing Mouse at Buckingham Palace (2017), and Fairies: A Dangerous History (Reaktion, 2018). As someone whose work has featured extensively...
  7. Vivienne

    Lessons in Cardiff
    At the moment, I am offering online tutoring sessions via Skype or FaceTime. I am available to assist students with their homework in particular, GCSE students. I specialise in tutoring A level and GCSE English ensuring that my students maximise their potential. Also, I teach English to non-native l...
  8. Jack

    Private Tuition in Cardiff
    Hi my name is Jack, I have been experienced in teaching and tutoring since I started university (2013). Completed both my Mathematics degree & PGCE in Swansea University but now live in Cardiff. I have been teaching since 2016 and have been tutoring during the same time. I will speak to both parents...
  9. Owen

    Lessons in Cardiff
    I'm 58 years old, married with two boys and live in Cardiff. I'm a qualified Costs Lawyer and PGCE Tutor and have taught at all levels for 15 years. I enjoy all sports, especially surfed . represented my country (a few years ago) I am a keen reader and film fanatic and could talk about this all da...
  10. Robert Leslie

    Teacher in Cardiff
    I am now retired, apart from teaching volunteer ESOL classes at the local refugee centre in Cardiff. I speak and write Spanish fluently, have reasonable French, can understand beginners Italian and know a little Arabic. I am currently learning Portuguese. I am computer literate and have my own car....
  11. Kieron

    Tutoring in Cardiff
    I'm a fully qualified, passionate English teacher with nearly 20 years' experience of teaching in schools, colleges and with private providers. After leaving school in 1994, I completed a TEFL qualification and spent some time teaching abroad as a GAP student; I then graduated from Birmingham Unive...
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The government of Wales judges the performance of their primary and secondary schools slightly differently from those in England. While they do still measure progress and mastery levels with GCSE results, schools are also evaluated according to wider criteria, which includes the quality of learning and teaching, as well as wellbeing. There are four colour-coded categories that indicate the level of support the government believes each school needs. Schools that are ranked Green are considered to be the best performing. Specifically, the colours indicate:

  • Green - Highly effective
  • Yellow - Effective and aware of areas that need improvement
  • Amber - In need of improvement and assistance identifying how to improve
  • Red - In need of significant improvement

If you discover your child's school has received a score lower than green, you may want to have them work with a professional tutor until the school is able to regain its footing. First Tutors offers parents a centralised location to locate highly qualified personal tutors in the Cardiff area. Your child's personal tutor has a significant advantage over their classroom teacher because a tutor is able to spend more individual time with your child. This is important because no two children learn in the same way. When a teacher is confronted by a classroom of learners, they must do their best to deliver the information that will make it most readily accessible to the greatest number of students. While this can work well, students who do not learn well with the delivery method chosen by the teacher may begin to fall behind. Instead of being stuck in a one-size-fits-all teaching methodology, your child's personal tutor can work with your child to discover their unique learning style, academic opportunities and strengths, and even their personal interests in order to create the most effective learning strategy possible for them.

Primary School Tutors in Cardiff

Parents of children entering primary school in Cardiff have many excellent options. The primary schools listed below are all in the Green Support Category and achieved high marks in key areas.

Primary School

Pupils who have reached the expected level - Core subject indicator (Key Stage 2)

Pupils achieving the expected outcome in the Foundation Phase areas

Birchgrove Primary School

98.2%

94.8%

Millbank Primary School

96.3%

83.3%

Gabalfa Primary

87.5%

86.7%

Kitchener Primary School

82.1%

80.8%

Lansdowne Primary School

85.1%

92%

No matter which primary school your child attends in the Cardiff area, First Tutors understands exactly how important these formative years are. Even if your child is enrolled in one of the best schools in the city, they may still find themselves struggling with the abundance of new material they are presented with.

These formative years are when the fundamental concepts of numeracy and literacy are introduced. It is upon these skills that all of your child's future school work will be built. If they are unable to read on level and incrementally improve their numeracy skills, they will likely struggle throughout their secondary years and even into university or the workforce.

Working with a primary tutor can help give your child the educational support and guidance they need to achieve their academic potential and to be fully prepared for the rigours of secondary school.

Secondary School and Further Education Tuition in Cardiff

There are many great secondary school options in the Cardiff area. The schools listed below all achieved a Green Support Category ranking and are some of the best in the area.

Secondary School

Pupils who have reached the expected level - Core subject indicator (Key Stage 3)

Pupils achieving the level 2 threshold including English/Welsh and Maths (Key Stage 4)

Cardiff High School

98.3%

83.9%

Fitzalan High School

81.1%

54.2%

Cathays High School

81.1%

47.8%

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Edern

96.3%

56%

Mary Immaculate High School

87.2%

44.9%

Once your child enters secondary school, their focus will begin to shift towards the upcoming GCSEs. While these will be a few years down the road, your child should begin preparing right away. The importance of these exams cannot be overstated, as the scores your child receives will directly impact their academic choices going forward.

In addition to working with your child on subject areas that need more focus, a personal tutor can also work with students to develop key educational skills that are applicable across all subjects. Some of these include independent study strategies, essay writing and revision, time management, organisation, and testing techniques. Many of these skills are not intuitive for all students, but having a professional tutor show your child how to improve them can be invaluable.

University-Level Tuition in Cardiff

Wales has numerous highly ranked universities. Some of the best include:

University

UK Ranking

Global Ranking

Cardiff University

25

162

Swansea University

35=

Top 300

University of South Wales

67=

Top 800

Home tuition is available in a wide number of subject areas, no matter which Cardiff-area university you or your child chooses to attend. Some of the subjects for which personal tutoring sessions can be scheduled include:

  • Arabic
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Civilisation
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Dance
  • Electronic Engineering
  • English
  • Finance: Planning
  • History
  • Italian
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Mandarin
  • Marketing: Communication
  • Maths
  • Psychology
  • Public Speaking
  • Welsh

First Tutors makes it easy for parents and students of all ages to connect with a highly qualified tutor in Cardiff. To connect with your own personal tutor today, simply enter your search criteria now.