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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
QTS: QTS (2012)
helping students to improve planning and structure.We look at examples and styles, past papers and learn strategies. All resources from all the exam boards are provided… TUTORING AREAS: Tend to be in areas surrounding Chellaston, Alvaston, Stenson, Borrowash, Shardlow, Castle Donnington, Melbourne, Spondon, Oakwood- but please ask. If you live further out and can take the student to me, finding a space is much easier and quicker. A lot of my parents wait for their...
Stephen

Stephen

Derby
PGCE: PGCE (2004)
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 evenings and weekends. I am well versed in & regularly teach the "A" level maths syllabus for the 4 major "A" level exam boards.  I enjoy maths and always feel satisfied when a student grasps an idea or learns a new...

Melissa

Derby
PGCE: Post Graduate Certificate in Education (2016)
Level 3 Games Development. Whether you're looking to improve your A level Media exam grade, gain guidance with your critical investigation coursework or improve your practical production, I'm here to help you gain the grades you deserve. I am also offering support and guidance with BTEC assignments, practical assessments as well as level 2 exam revision. I am currently also tutoring 6-14 years English also for Secondary level learners to improve English and Literacy skills...
Reza

Reza

Derby
PGCE: PGCE (2015)
to help students achieve their fullest potential which has been reflected in the excellent grades my students at my school achieved in the summer 2016 exams at all levels with 40% scoring 100% in their A-Level Further Maths papers to illustrate. During the same time, I have pushed the grades of my private tutees to A/A* from their former levels of C/D. Following my PGCE in Maths, I was snapped-up by a Maths and Science...
Kiran

Kiran

Derby
QTS: BA Hons Primary Education + QTS (2005)
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 addition, I am qualified to teach KS3 Maths and GCSE. I have been recommended multiple times by parents for my approach and subject knowledge of Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning when preparing pupils for their 11+ examinations. Whether you're looking for...
Lorna

Lorna

Derby
PGCE: Post Graduate Diploma for Teaching in the Lifelong Sector (PGCE FE) (2008)
I always try to plan teaching sessions that students will enjoy- even when teaching the boring bits! I have a degree in English and several qualifications in teaching in Further and Higher Education. Since becoming a qualified teacher, I have worked in colleges and schools with children, young people and adults. Before becoming a qualified teacher, I worked as a Teaching Assistant, a Youth Worker and a Children's Play Worker. My most recent teaching post...
Ray

Ray

Derby
Doctorate: PhD Physics (1987)
retired from working at Rolls-Royce in Derby. Enjoy music and sports. Support Chelsea (since aged 8). Have lived in England, Wales and Canada. 2 yrs as a Maths Teacher, across the ability range, including A-level (Pure, Applied and Stats). 2 Yrs as a Physics and General Science teacher (A-level Physics, to GCSE combined Sciences). PGCE in Maths & Science (1-yr course) from Homerton, Cambridge. Stress on basic skills and accuracy. The broader your skills, the...
Charlotte

Charlotte

Derby
Masters: English Literary Research (2018)
in September 2018. English is a core, significant and enriching subject and one in which I am completely immersed in. I have studied practically all of Shakespeare's plays at university-level, many of the classics and also numerous contemporary pieces of literature. I can also help with literary theory, elements of philosophy and American literature. To see a student comprehend a term, book or device that was previously very confusing to them, provides me with a...

Shafkat

Derby
Masters: MSc in Applied and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics (2004)
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 friendly learning environment. Majority of my students far exceed their predicted grades and many of my students obtain A/B grades. The subjects I am able to teach include, English, Maths and Science. I have been teaching...
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 experience. Spanish Native in the field of education: Professional, committed, enthusiastic, friendly, approachable, organized, hard-working, flexible and responsive,...

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

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Lowest Price Derby Tutors

  • Philip

    Philip, Derby
    Joined: 04/05/2018 | Av. Price: £12.32 p.h.
    English, Psychology, Law, Citizenship, Sociology
    Bachelors: LL.B. (Hons) in Law PENDING (2018)

  • Ashish

    Ashish, Derby
    Joined: 11/12/2016 | Av. Price: £15.00 p.h.
    Maths, Physics
    Bachelors: BENG Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2015)

  • Zafran

    Zafran, Derby
    Joined: 11/05/2010 | Av. Price: £15.00 p.h.
    Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
    Bachelors: Mechanical Engineering Degree (2008)

Fastest Responding Derby Tutors

Highest Rated Derby Tutors

Newest Derby Tutors

  • Paloma

    Paloma, Derby
    Joined: 13/05/2018 | Av. Price: £22.55 p.h.
    Spanish
    Other: Business (1995)

  • Philip

    Philip, Derby
    Joined: 04/05/2018 | Av. Price: £12.32 p.h.
    English, Psychology, Law, Citizenship, Sociology
    Bachelors: LL.B. (Hons) in Law PENDING (2018)

  • Tharaka, Derby
    Joined: 16/02/2018 | Av. Price: £17.20 p.h.
    Maths, Italian
    Masters: Aerospace propulsion (2016)

Featured Derby Tutors

  • Anna

    Anna, Derby
    Joined: 08/04/2014 | Av. Price: £20.00 p.h.
    Spanish
    College: A-Levels (2013)

  • Paloma

    Paloma, Derby
    Joined: 13/05/2018 | Av. Price: £22.55 p.h.
    Spanish
    Other: Business (1995)

  • James

    James, Derby
    Joined: 18/03/2014 | Av. Price: £25.00 p.h.
    Maths
    Doctorate: To be completed (2018)

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.