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York Tutors

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First Tutors is the only place to search the most suitable North Yorkshire tutors for your requirements, enabling you to find a private York tutor for any subject ranging from primary through to university level.

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  1. Joseph

    York Tutor
    Based in York, I am a friendly, patient and dedicated tutor with a First Class Masters degree in Physics from the University of York. I really care about helping each student improve and succeed. I take great pride in any work I do, not just tutoring, so I will always be well prepared and hard-worki...
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  3. Sarah

    Tuition in York
    Enthusiastic and positive, I enjoy helping people attain their academic goals. I combine my knowledge of the subject with input from the Tutees to plan any sessions.
  4. Penny

    Tuition in York
    Hello! I am an enthusiastic English teacher based in York; I specialise in KS3 and GCSE Language and Literature. I have been tutoring English as a school subject (to ages 8-17) for over three years and also have experience in teaching English as a foreign language to adults working in York. I compl...
  5. Dilhara

    Private Tutor in York
    I am an experienced teacher/lecturer who has been teaching students at different levels. Currently, I am a Doctoral student in Counselling and working as a Learning mentor. I am also a Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society. Currently, I live in York (Heslington). I mainly teach Psycho...
  6. Ana

    Home Tuition in York
    I am qualified teacher of Piano, Music Theory, Harmony, Analysis and Composition. I hold a PhD in Composition by the University of York and I am a regular lecturer at universities and conservatoires in Europe and America. Music is the voice of the soul and my mission is to provide my students with ...
  7. Paul

    Lessons in York
    I am a professional tutor who will prepare work to meet your individual needs. I have 40 years experience teaching and working in Mathematics, Statistics and Information Technology. I am familiar with most of the current examination specifications including Edexcel, AQA, OCR, MEI, iGCSE and the In...
  8. Wai

    Private Tuition in York
    Having graduated from Durham University with a BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree, I am currently undergoing pilot training. I am a very patient tutor who enjoy helping young people to excel academically; with the understanding of tutoring is not simply a job, like many full-time teachers I care a...
  9. Lucy

    Lessons in York
    I am currently working as a PhD researcher at the University of Leeds, focussing on American poetry. I am a postgraduate with a distinguished M.Phil in American Literature from Trinity College Dublin. I also have a First Class Honours degree in English Literature from the University of Glasgow. I of...
  10. Carlos Andres

    Teacher in York
    I studied a Master in Physics with Philosophy for four years at the University of York (1st in Physics, 2.1 Overall). I Also studied for a PhD in Theoretical Physics for 2 years in the same institution. As well as being a native Spanish speaker, I am fluent in English and have lived in the UK for ov...
  11. Francesca

    Tutoring in York
    Having graduated in Music (2:1) a couple of years ago I now share my time between teaching and touring the country with the leading ELO tribute band. I take a fun and personalised approach to my lessons, tailoring each lesson to the pupils individuals needs and goals from their cello lessons.


First Tutors connects the parents of pupils in York with highly qualified private tutors. You or your child have the option of meeting with a personal tutor in a secure online environment or in person at your home or a nearby public space, such as a cafe, school campus, park, or library. Choosing the right venue for your private tutoring sessions is largely a matter of determining what fits best for your schedule and the pupil's learning needs.

Private tutoring sessions can be beneficial for students of all ages and academic levels. Most people intuitively understand the structure of modern academic settings is not conducive to learning for all pupils. After all, there is only one teacher who must instil competency, if not mastery, in an entire classroom of students. While this is certainly the best way to educate a large number of students at once, it is not necessarily the way to offer the best education to all students.

When teaching a class of pupils, the instructor is forced to constantly move forward regardless of how well individual students have integrated the new concepts. One of the most significant advantages of private tutoring is the individualised attention a pupil is able to receive from the tutor. Your child's professional tutor can take the time to discover where your child is struggling, where they are not being challenged enough, their unique learning style, and their interests. This makes it far easier for your child's tutor to create a unique plan of learning that will more effectively engage with and meet the needs of your child.

Primary School Tutors in York

First Tutors understands the importance of the earliest years of your child's education. Many parents try to give their children the best possible advantage by carefully selecting a primary school for them to attend. Some of the highly ranked primary schools in the York area include:

Primary School

Ranking

Percentage of Pupils Meeting Expected Standard

St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

1

93%

Ralph Butterfield Primary School

2

82%

Rufforth Primary School

3

82%

Stockton-on-the-Forest Primary School

4

82%

Hempland Primary Academy

5

79%

It's during the primary school years that your child will be introduced to the fundamental concepts that form the basis for all future numeracy and literacy studies. When children fail to master these concepts during primary school, they can often experience ongoing academic frustration and difficulties throughout the rest of their education and even into their years in the workforce.

As students near the end of their primary school years, it's a good time to have someone work with them on other key academic skills that can be difficult for children to master independently. For example, critical reading, independent study, time management, organisation, and testing strategies are all powerful tools that can benefit your child regardless of the subject area they are learning. Working with a personal tutor in these areas can help improve your child's academic performance throughout all coursework.

Secondary School and Further Education Tuition in York

York is home to many excellent secondary schools. Some of the highest ranked are:

Secondary School

Ranking

Grade 5 or Above in English & Maths GCSEs

The Mount School

1

67%

Fulford School

2

66%

Manor Church of England Academy

3

66%

Focus School, York Campus

4

57%

Archbishop Holgate's School A Church of England Academy

5

54%

As your child transitions into secondary school, they may experience a heightened level of anxiety. In part this is due to entering a new learning environment and having a greater level of expectations and personal responsibility. Working with an experienced personal tutor can make this transition easier for your child to navigate successfully.

Your child will begin preparing for their GCSEs and A levels almost as soon as they enter a secondary school. While this has been the case for years, the exams have recently undergone significant structural changes that have left many parents, teachers, and students feeling unsettled. Giving your child the opportunity to work with a personal tutor who has experience with the new exams can give them the confidence they need to achieve their best possible scores.

University-Level Tuition in York

The city of York and the surrounding regions provide an abundance of university options. Some of the highest-ranking universities in the area include:

University

UK Ranking

Global Ranking

University of Sheffield

13

104

University of York

17

137=

University of Leeds

18

139

University of Huddersfield

67=

Top 800

Leeds Beckett University

67=

Top 800

Not all students realise there are tremendous benefits to working with a professional tutor before their university classes ever begin. An experienced tutor can help you or your child work through the entire admissions process by helping with the revision process for written statements and helping to improve public speaking skills in preparation of an interview.

Once classes begin, First Tutors can help you connect with an experienced subject area expert. Home tuition is available in many fields, including:

  • Citizenship
  • Communication
  • Craft and Design
  • Critical Thinking
  • Dance
  • Databasing
  • Draft and Design
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Electronic Engineering
  • English
  • Finance: Planning
  • Foreign Languages
  • Government
  • History
  • Maths
  • Security: Forensics
  • Social Care

First Tutors understands the value of working with an experienced personal tutor. No matter what your area of study, working with a private tutor on any concepts that may be holding you back can make a tremendous difference in your ability to achieve your academic goals, but also in your level of enjoyment with the learning process. The centralised platform provided by First Tutors makes it easy for parents and students to connect with a highly qualified tutor in the York area. To connect with your new private tutor, enter your search criteria today.