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Derby Tutors and Derby Tuition

Derby is a city in the East Midlands of England with a population of about 249,000. It is the home of a World Heritage Site, the Derwent Valley Mills, which supports its claim as one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution. During the 19th century, it became a pivotal part of the British rail industry. The modern city of Derby still pays homage to these traditions and remains a hub of transport manufacturing as the home of Derby Litchurch Lane Works and Rolls-Royce. The city is home to 110 schools serving nearly 44,000 students.

Meet some of our Derby Tutors

Ann

Ann

Derby
Maths, English, Entrance Exams, Special Needs, Health / Social Care
QTS: QTS (2012)
I teach English at Primary and GCSE. In the daytime I offer GCSE English, IELTS I also teach primary Maths. In 2018 I had 17 students all acheiving GCSE grades between levels 5-8 All got into sixth form or college I love my job. My rapport with my students and parents is very important. I th...
Kiran

Kiran

Derby
QTS: BA Hons Primary Education + QTS (2005)
I'm an experienced school teacher and have taught in London, Nottingham and Derby. I have a BA Hons in Education + QTS. I'm also CELTA qualified to teach children and adults English as a foreign Languge. Having been a school teacher for over eleven years, I know the Primary curriculum very well. In...
Stephen

Stephen

Derby
PGCE: PGCE (2004)
I am a fully qualified teacher and have been teaching at secondary school level since 2004. I am qualified for, and enjoy teaching, up to "A" level maths, mechanics, statistics, decision, further maths, and physcis. I am also an examiner in mathematics for OCR. Tutoring occurs face-to-face in the ev...

Melissa

Derby
PGCE: Post Graduate Certificate in Education (2016)
Hi parents and tutees! My name is Milly, lecturer at Derby College, Joseph Wright Centre where I teach A level Media Studies, BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 Creative Media Production and BTEC Level 3 Games Development. Whether you're looking to improve your A level Media exam grade, gain guidance with y...
Lorna

Lorna

Derby
PGCE: Post Graduate Diploma for Teaching in the Lifelong Sector (PGCE FE) (2008)
I am a vibrant and passionate teacher, who loves to see students succeed and fulfill their potential. I love my specialist subjects and really enjoy teaching them. I think learning is so much better when it is made to be fun and I always try to plan teaching sessions that students will enjoy- even w...

Shafkat

Derby
Masters: MSc in Applied and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics (2004)
I have passion for teaching and have been providing private tuition for nearly 13 years. In my spare time I enjoy reading, playing sports and socializing with friends amongst many other things. I find it easy to relate to students on many levels which helps build a special bond and create a frien...
Charlotte

Charlotte

Derby
Masters: English Literary Research (2018)
Last year, I graduated Nottingham Trent Univeristy with a first-class honours degree in English and I am currently studying a MRes qualification in English Literary research. My aim is to become a doctor in English by completing a PhD, which will start in September 2018. English is a core, signific...
John

John

Derby
PGCE: Post-14 Education (2017)
Recently graduated from the University of Nottingham, but I return from time to time to deliver lessons in Numeracy. I've also recently completed my Teacher Training in Mathematics. It's one of those subjects that is so useful, but also sometimes quite inaccessible to many and so I like to provide a...
Paloma

Paloma

Derby
Other: Business (1995)
I am Spanish from Madrid. I am business degree. I arrived 4 years ago to Derby. I am here with my husband and 3 children.Since, I arrived I have been teaching private lessons ones to one or adult groups. I love to build my lesson to encourage you to love my language. More than 1500 hour tutor exper...
Randeep

Randeep

Derby
PGCE: Science (2012)
I am a Lead Practitioner for Science at a secondary school, specialising in all science's at key stage 3, 4 and A-level Biology. I would describe my self as a very passionate teacher who came into teaching with the intention of making a difference in the lives of students . I enjoy what I do and tak...

Subjects Taught: Maths, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Combined Science, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Religious Studies, Russian, Psychology, Computer Studies / I.T., Economics, Entrance Exams, Special Needs, Music, English (Foreign Language), Urdu, Philosophy / Critical Thinking, Media / Communication Studies, Study Skills, Mechanical Engineering

Fastest Responding Derby Tutors

Highest Rated Derby Tutors

Newest Derby Tutors

  • Alasdair

    Alasdair, Derby
    Joined: 29/09/2018 | Av. Price: £22.22 p.h.
    Maths, Physics
    Masters: MSci Physics (2018)

  • Hong

    Hong, Derby
    Joined: 13/09/2018 | Av. Price: £26.25 p.h.
    Maths
    Doctorate: PhD in Optical Engineering (1996)

  • Peter

    Peter, Derby
    Joined: 29/08/2018 | Av. Price: £35.00 p.h.
    Religious Studies
    Masters: Religious Education (2001)

First Tutors offers a centralised platform to connect parents and pupils with private tutors in and around the city of Derby. Pupils can work with a personal tutor in a secure online learning environment or in person. Sessions can be held in the comfort of your own home or in a nearby public area, such as a cafe or library. If scheduling a personal tutoring session seems incompatible with your hectic schedule, you may want to consider online tutoring sessions, which can provide a greater degree of flexibility.

Private tuition offers a wide range of benefits for students of all ages and abilities. One of the challenges of learning in a traditional classroom setting is the one-size-fits-all approach that is so common in modern education. Classroom teachers are faced with a large group of children who have a diverse set of interests and ability levels. These children are then taught the same material, at the same rate, in the same way. Unfortunately, this approach isn't effective for all children. Enrolling the services of a personal tutor can provide students with the attention they need for improvement in key academic areas.

Primary School Tutors in Derby

First Tutors is well aware of how important it is to ensure your child has the best possible academic foundation from the very first day of primary school. Fortunately, there are many excellent schools in Derby that help set your child up for academic success, including:

Primary School

Ranking

Percentage of Pupils Meeting Expected Standard

Griffe Field Primary School

1

85%

Beaufort Community Primary School

2

84%

Brookfield Primary School

3

83%

Lawn Primary School

4

81%

Walter Evans Church of England Aided Primary School

5

80%

No matter how highly regarded the school your child attends, it's still possible students may struggle with core concepts in numeracy and literacy during the first years. Without a solid foundation in these areas, many children will find their subsequent academic endeavours are far more challenging than they need to be.

A private tutor can take the time to work directly with your child to discover exactly where he or she is struggling the most. By identifying your child's unique academic strengths and areas of focus, along with their personal interests and learning style, your child's tutor can create a learning programme designed specifically to help them reach their academic potential as efficiently as possible.

As your child nears the end of their primary school years, it is important to set them up for success in their secondary studies. Many parents do not realise that independent study skills, time management strategies, organisational skills, and testing confidence are all areas which can be improved upon with the supervision and assistance of a personal tutor. During your child's more advanced studies, these are precisely the kinds of educational skills they need to succeed and even thrive.

Secondary School and Further Education Tuition in Derby

Entering secondary school is a significant adjustment for your child, no matter how prestigious or accomplished the institution. Some of the most highly ranked secondary schools in Derby include:

Secondary School

Ranking

Grade 5 or Above in English & Maths GCSEs

Derby High School

1

92%

Derby Grammar School

2

88%

Littleover Community School

3

61%

Chellaston Academy

4

59%

Allestree Woodlands School

5

51%

Beginning with Year 7, your child will likely find they have an increased level of freedom and responsibility in regards to their academic future. While they will have access to a greater number of subjects, they will also be responsible for more work and independent study. This can be especially challenging for students who are more comfortable with the level of guidance and structure provided in most primary schools. Working with a personal tutor can help your child ease into this transition without suffering academic losses.

As your child moves into the later years of secondary school, they will no doubt begin to feel the pressure associated with the upcoming GCSEs and A levels. These exams are well established and play a significant role in determining the academic futures of students. However, both exams recently underwent structural changes that have fundamentally altered the nature of the material covered and the way in which the tests are scored. An experienced personal tutor can work with your child to help them successfully navigate the new exams and perform to their full academic capabilities.

University-Level Tuition in Derby

There are many excellent university choices in the Derby area, including:

University

UK Ranking

Global Ranking

University of Nottingham

21=

147=

University of Leicester

24

159=

Loughborough University

39=

Top 350

De Montfort University

67=

Top 800

University of Lincoln

67=

Top 800

First Tutors can help you connect with a highly qualified subject area expert in a wide variety of fields. Home tuition is available in many areas, including:

  • Arabic
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Civilisations
  • Communication
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing: Research
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Security: Data/Information
  • Spanish

By working with a private tutor, students of all ages and academic abilities can receive the support and guidance they need to reach their academic potential. First Tutors offers parents and students an easy way to locate a personal tutor in Derby. Let First Tutors help you connect with a great tutor by entering your search criteria today.