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Southampton Tutors

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First Tutors is the only place to search the the best Hampshire tutors for your needs, helping you find a local Southampton tutor for any subject ranging from primary through to university level.

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  1. Paul
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    Southampton Tutor
    A qualified maths teacher, DBS checked, with a first class honours degree. I’ve worked successfully with over 300 students. I am approachable, developing positive working relationships with both students and parents and I offer tutoring bespoke to your needs.I can teach or recap topics from Primary ...
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    Varsity Tutors helps you or your student connect with the right tutor for your needs, right when you need them most. Our innovative live learning platform, personalised learning plans, and rigorous tutor screening process break down the barriers of traditional tutoring, so it’s easier for you to learn and grow.
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  3. Ben
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    Tuition in Southampton
    Hi, I am Ben, a Cambridge History Graduate and the most reviewed Tutor on First Tutors. You may recognise my face from a Sky TV documentary, "Who'd be a Billionaire". The documentary aired on Sky Living on 14th April 2015. Anyone who wants an extended look at how I do things should tune in! (Unfor...
  4. Ning
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    Tuition in Southampton
    Pioneering, Innovative and Unique Methodology Guaranteed to Support You to Master Chinese in the QUICKEST Possible Time! 1st Hour FREE Trial! I’m a highly imaginative and skilful native-Chinese speaking tutor with excellent teaching abilities demonstrated by 10 years of language teaching experien...
  5. Hazel

    Private Tutor in Southampton
    I have recently completed my time as a Headmistress, Maths teacher and Scout leader. I have worked in both the state and private sector for over 25 years and have tutored to GCSE level over this period enabling my pupils to make significant improvements on their predicted grades. I have three sons ...
  6. Wing

    Home Tuition in Southampton
    Being a part-time enthusiastic and professional Maths tutor, I have had many years of tutoring experience. Other than preparing pupils to sit their SATs, GCSE or A level Examinations, Common Entrance Exams, UK Maths Challenges, Oxford PAT Test and Cambridge MAT Test; I also provide one to one and gr...
  7. Xiaohan

    Lessons in Southampton
    I am a professional , competent qualified Chinese teacher who has 15 years of invaluable experience, And I am able to effectively communicate with students of all ages and abilities . My lessons depend on the individual needs of the students whether it is for preparation for an exam,for tourists ,fo...
  8. Hamid

    Private Tuition in Southampton
    Another amazing year with lots of A*s and As for my A-level students and lots of high marks (over 80%) for my university students! My A-level students are all going to top universities such as Imperial college (Chemistry), King's college (Dentistry), University of Birmingham (chemical engineering), ...
  9. Francois

    Lessons in Southampton
    Hello, Bonjour. I am a French Native Qualified teacher born and educated in France. I was a teacher for over 10 years in France, in schools and colleges; In 2010 we moved to England and I started teaching in schools and giving private tuition. I saw the need for, and began concentrating on, individu...
  10. Jennifer

    Teacher in Southampton
    My name is Jennifer and I moved over from Canada in 2008 to further advance my teaching career. I attended the University of Manitoba, achieving a BA with a major in History and a double minor in Science and Political Studies before completing a two-year study at Brandon University for my Bachelor o...
  11. Andrew

    Tutoring in Southampton
    I am a Research Scientist who works with Mathematics every day. I enjoy the challenge of tutoring students of different abilities and seeing them improve with your assistance. The key is to identify the student's weak areas and build their confidence. I provide detailed notes and set homeworks on th...


While the city itself has a relatively small population, it is part of the larger metropolitan area of South Hampshire, or Solent City, which has a population of more than 855,000. Fortunately for parents living in Southampton, the school system is quite navigable, with about 80 individual schools serving approximately 33,000 students. First Tutors provides parents and students with a central platform to connect with highly qualified private tutors in the Southampton area.

Pupils of all ages and abilities can benefit from the experienced academic guidance and support of a personal tutor. As anyone who has ever been in a classroom can attest, schools are not always designed to provide individualised learning environments. It is nearly impossible for a classroom teacher to give each student the individual attention necessary to allow them to reach their full academic potential. In contrast, a professional tutor only works with one pupil at a time, which ensures your child will have their undivided attention throughout their tutoring sessions. This gives the tutor and pupil an opportunity to get to know one another, allowing the tutor to discover your child's academic strengths, areas that need focus, and preferred learning style. This information can then be put together to create a programme of study as unique as the student the tutor will be working with.

Primary School Tutors in Southampton

Far too often, parents only consider retaining the services of a personal tutor when their child begins struggling in school. However, your child can benefit from working with a professional tutor from the very first day of primary school regardless of the school they attend.

Some of the highest ranking primary schools in Southampton include:

Primary School

Ranking

Percentage of Pupils Meeting Expected Standard

Springhill Catholic Primary School

1

90%

Beechwood Junior School

2

89%

Portswood Primary School

3

88%

Bitterne Park Primary School

4

86%

Holy Family Catholic Primary School

5

84%

Even pupils attending the very best primary schools can benefit from one-to-one instructional time. First Tutors understands just how crucial the first years of primary school are for the development of numeracy and literacy skills. These are the fundamental building blocks on which the rest of your child's academic career will be based. If students fail to truly integrate these concepts during their primary school years, they may struggle significantly when they enter secondary school.

Private tuition provides your child with a substantial advantage in the level of academic support and guidance they will receive during this time. Working independently with a private tutor can also help them during the later years of primary school when they need to begin preparing for the transition into a secondary school setting. It is during Year 6 that a student can most benefit from working with a personal tutor to refine and elevate personal study skills, time management strategies, testing confidence, and organisational skills. The gap that occurs just before Year 7 can be utilised to enhance these skills, which can be applied in all subject areas going forward.

Secondary School and Further Education Tuition in Southampton

Choosing the right secondary school for your child in Southampton is a big decision. It can be helpful for parents to know how the different schools in the area compare to one another. Below are some of the highly ranked schools in Southampton.

Secondary School

Ranking

Grade 5 or Above in English & Maths GCSEs

St Mary's Independent School

1

73%

St Anne's Catholic School

2

53%

Saint George Catholic Voluntary Aided College Southampton

3

52%

Bitterne Park School

4

40%

Upper Shirley High School

5

34%

Regardless of which secondary school your child attends, they will begin to notice an increase in the amount of material they are expected to learn as they progress through their studies. This is due in large part to the GCSEs and A levels that students must eventually face. While the exams have been in use for some time, they have recently undergone drastic changes that have rippled across the curriculum and instructional methodologies of most secondary schools. Working with a private tutor can give your child an advantage in navigating the new system and achieving their best possible results.

Although the tests themselves have changed, the importance placed upon the scores have not, and it is essential that your child prepare for them adequately. First Tutors can help you locate a Southampton tutor who can help your child reach their academic goals.

University-Level Tuition in Southampton

Even before graduation, many students are already thinking about which university they want to attend. The area of South East England is home to the most prestigious university in the world: the University of Oxford. However, it is also home to many other notable academic institutions. Here are a few of the top universities within the region:

University

UK Ranking

Global Ranking

University of Oxford

1

1

University of Southampton

15

126=

University of Reading

32=

Top 250

University of Surrey

35=

Top 300

Brighton and Sussex Medical School

39=

Top 350

No matter which university you or your child chooses to attend, home tuition can be beneficial in a variety of subject areas, including:

  • Cantonese
  • Combined Science
  • Computer Languages
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • Finance: Banking
  • Geology
  • German
  • History
  • Latin
  • Marketing: Strategy
  • Maths
  • Medicine
  • Public Speaking
  • Security: Encryptions/Decryptions
  • Welsh
  • Writing

Students of all ages, from the first day of primary school through graduation at university, can benefit from the assistance of professional tutoring. First Tutors offers parents and students a centralised location to connect with highly qualified tutors in the Southampton area. Find a personal tutor who can help you reach your academic goals by entering your search criteria now.