This is how 3 referees rated Margaret Alison:

## Maths |
Hourly Rate |

Primary | £22.00 |

Secondary | £23.00 |

GCSE | £25.00 |

A-Level | £27.00 |

Casual Learner | £30.00 |

## Physics |
Hourly Rate |

Secondary | £23.00 |

GCSE | £25.00 |

A-Level | £27.00 |

University | £30.00 |

Casual Learner | £30.00 |

## Chemistry |
Hourly Rate |

Secondary | £23.00 |

GCSE | £25.00 |

A-Level | £27.00 |

## Biology |
Hourly Rate |

Primary | £22.00 |

Secondary | £23.00 |

GCSE | £25.00 |

After twenty years teaching experience, latterly as Head of Department, I have now tutored over five-hundred private pupils in maths and physics, 95% of whom have gained the grades they needed. Recently I published two maths tuition books "Maths? Don't Panic!" covering the key stage 3 syllabus. I would like to help younger pupils to gain a good grounding in mathematics.

My experience includes: teaching maths to day-release apprentices, reading to slow learners, physics and chemistry in several comprehensive and private schools, and teaching a University Physics course. I was appointed as Head of Physics at 's Hospital, a girls' public school. I then became Head of Science, with a Department of five, in a comprehensive school, where the Headmaster hoped to start a sixth form. Later I returned to industry for a time as Head of Mathematical Modelling. Subsequently I formed my own company to write Educational Software.

I offer tuition in maths and sciences to primary, and secondary school pupils. My pupils appreciate that I am always careful to explain the logical connections between mathematical and scientific topics, something which is not always done in schools. Most of my ex-pupils have gained good University Places some at Oxford and Cambridge. One University Professor told me he was always glad to accept my pupils because they had a good grounding in mathematics and Physics.

**Royal Astronomical Society**(1994) - Fellow (Professional) (✔ On File)**Queen Mary College London**(1975) - Astrophysics (Masters) (✔ On File)**University of London**(1967) - Post Grad Cert in Education (Professional) (✔ On File)**Manchester**(1953) - Honours Physics (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

Tutees Providing Feedback: | 24 |

Tutees Providing Positive Feedback: | 22 Av. 4.50/5.00 |

Unpublished feedback: (usually negative) | 2 |

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Margaret Alison**From Hossein (4/5): ** *(A-Level Physics)* Alison is a wonderful and lovely teacher.

She is very kind and knowledgeable,

Distance and time schedule didn't work for my daughter unfortunately which is a shame.

Yhanks

She is very kind and knowledgeable,

Distance and time schedule didn't work for my daughter unfortunately which is a shame.

Yhanks

Margaret Alison**From Chris (5/5): ** *(GCSE Maths)* Excellent tutor who knows what is required to achieve high standards. Mrs.Margaret Alison is always encouraging and methodical. My son started lessons early September this year and has already gained confidence in Maths. He always looks forward to the lesson each week and we can only see him continue to make good progress in the foreseable future.

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Margaret Alison**From Sarah (3/5): ** *(Secondary Maths)* I am sorry but I really don't think you are the tutor for me. Could you refund me the £19.99 as I feel we do not match well.

Margaret Alison**From Daisy (4/5): ** *(A-Level Chemistry)* Alison is a good teacher, enjoyed working with her. She also asks questions which helps one to understand. Would recommend her to other students. Daisy

Margaret Alison**From Alison (5/5): ** *(GCSE Maths)* My daughter has really taken to Alison and she is getting to grips with her difficulties and lack of confidence with Maths. She always comes out smiling!

Margaret Alison**From Debbie (5/5): ** *(A-Level Physics)* Alison is helping Sam with A level Physics and is very happy with the quality of support.

Margaret Alison**From Mathew (5/5): ** *(A-Level Physics)* Mathew and Alison are getting on very well together. I think she is expanding his general concepts of physics whilst increasing his knowledge of the subject, as required for his curriculum.

Margaret Alison**From Christine (5/5): ** *(A-Level Physics)* Alison was a great tutor for my daughter and really helped her through her Physics and Maths AS Levels. My daughter now seems more confident with these subjects and was more prepared for her exams thanks to Alison. I would definitely recommend Alison as a tutor and we really appreciated her help!

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Margaret Alison**From Colum (5/5): ** *(GCSE Chemistry)*

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Margaret Alison**From Sarah (5/5): ** *(Primary Maths)* Alison has been brilliant. Amelia really looks forward to her tuition and is definitely more confident in herself regarding Maths.

Thank you.

Thank you.

Margaret Alison**From Lynn (5/5): ** *(A-Level Physics)* Alison kindly fitted Harry into her schedule at short notice. Alison ironed out a few areas of uncertainty and helped him to focus. He is now far more confident in his work.

Margaret Alison**From Joanna (5/5): ** *(GCSE Maths)* Got my daughter through her Maths GCSE with just a few months extra tutoring. Very pleasant lady who fills all her students with confidence.

Margaret Alison**From Catherine (5/5): ** *(University Physics)* I am so grateful to Alison! I'm bot used to failing exams, it hit me hard but Alison has helped so much that I have passed in my resits! I very much recommend her, she has much study skill knowledge to empart. Thank you so much Alison!

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Margaret Alison**From Jane (4/5): ** *(GCSE Maths)* My daughter gained confidence in some of her weaker areas, which I am sure helped greatly with the exams.

Margaret Alison**From Joanna (5/5): ** *(A-Level Maths)* We are absolutely delighted with Alison's input - to quote my AS level daughter:-

"I never knew that maths could be so straight forward - I have learned more than three lessons-worth in one hour with MrsMargaret Alison."

A delightful lady with a gift for teaching - many thanks for putting us in touch with her.

Paul and Joanna Nolan

"I never knew that maths could be so straight forward - I have learned more than three lessons-worth in one hour with MrsMargaret Alison."

A delightful lady with a gift for teaching - many thanks for putting us in touch with her.

Paul and Joanna Nolan

Margaret Alison**From Becky (5/5): ** *(Primary Maths)* Alison is great - Very supportive

Margaret Alison**From Amanda (5/5): ** *(A-Level Physics)* Although my son was a little shy and uncertain at first he quickly got to like Alison. She is very kind and has helped re-assure him with the areas of Physics he was uncertain of. I can happily say he is due to sit his AS Physics next week with much more confidence. He hopes to continue with Alison next year with his A2s.

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Margaret Alison**From Neil (5/5): ** *(Primary Maths)* Our daughter's confidence is increasing everytime she has a lesson with Alison. We've been really amazed to see her so enthused afterwards - and she is always keen to show us what she has learned. Alison is gentle, patient and full of praise for her efforts - and we are sure we couldn't have picked a better tutor.

Margaret Alison**From Edward (5/5): ** *(Secondary Maths)* A wonderful person that has helped our Daughters confidence considerably.

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Margaret Alison**From Kaye (5/5): ** *(GCSE Maths)* We have just started with Alison and already my son and I feel very comfortable and confident that she will be able to help him with his maths. Very warm and friendly environment whilst teaching.

Margaret Alison**From Sarah (5/5): ** *(GCSE Chemistry)* Rosie feels that she has learnt so much with Alison. She explains everything very clearly and make the lessons interesting.

She comes out of the lessons very happy and much more confident.

Thank you

She comes out of the lessons very happy and much more confident.

Thank you

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From Roz (5/5):(A-Level Chemistry)Fab tutor. Really helped my son. I hope we can pick up again after the holidays.