Berni

Berni

Bedford Tutor

I am an (early) retired head teacher with over 30 years experience teaching and tutoring in both the State and Independent sectors. I enjoy literature and drama, having played many parts in plays and pantomime over the years as well as enjoying sport, running regularly and trying to play Par 3 golf!

Tutoring Experience

I have a very wide range of experience - from Nursery, Primary, Secondary and Adult Education. I have taught almost all subjects in the Primary sector as well as the core subjects in Secondary schools, in addition to English and Classics at A Level and teaching English and Classical Studies to adults. I have consequently tutored in many of these areas also and have a particular strength in Independent Schools' entrance exam preparation and Study Skills - the latter enabling improved learning and understanding.

Tutoring Approach

I believe strongly in empowering students, discovering how they learn best and building strong relationships with them and their families. I am very patient and will often try a variety of ways to ensure learning and understanding are secure; my maxims would be 'Learn the Play Way' - so enjoying sessions is a key factor in making progress - and 'Work hard, Play Hard' - work comes first! I will always feed back to parents/adults at the end of sessions and advise when support materials or other changes would help.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File

Qualifications

De Montfort University1996MastersLiterary Studies
Carnegie Leeds1986OtherCertificate in Physical Education
University of Liverpool1985PGCECert Ed - English & Physical Education
University College Cardiff1982BachelorsEnglish & Classical Studies

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Subjects taught
Maths
Primary£35
English
Primary£35
Secondary£35
GCSE£35
A-Level£40
University£40
Casual Learner£40
Entrance Exams
Primary£35
Secondary£35
GCSE£35
A-Level£40
PE / Sport Science
Primary£35
Secondary£35
GCSE£35
Study Skills
Primary£35
Secondary£35
GCSE£35
A-Level£40
University£40
Casual Learner£40
Classical Civilisation
Primary£35
Secondary£35
GCSE£35
A-Level£40
University£40
Casual Learner£40