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Home Tuition for Classical Civilisation in Buxton

I tutor Archaeology, Ancient History and Classical Civilisation. I have a First Class degree in Ancient History and Archaeology from the University of St Andrews, and an MA (Distinction) in Greek Archaeology and a PhD in Ancient History and Archaeology from the University of Birmingham. I am also a qualified teacher in Primary Education (University of Cumbria).
Apart from tutoring, I run my own business, Enrichment Through Archaeology, developing and delivering archaeology workshops for schools, and working with community groups on community archaeology projects. I also work for Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust, again developing and delivering workshops for schools.
I am married, have four children, and live in the beautiful Peak District.

Tutoring Experience

I have experience of teaching all ages, from 5 years to 80 years! I have taught over the past 18 years with Derbyshire County Council, Birmingham City Council and the University of Derby in schools, FE colleges and Adult Education settings. I am now expanding my offer of 1-1 tutoring. My latest 1-1 student is now starting his undergraduate degree after achieving A levels in Classical Civilisation and Ancient History.

Tutoring Approach

I teach through a variety of methods - reading, listening, watching, talking and doing - with lessons geared to the individual, to enable students with a range of learning styles to reach their full potential. If studying archaeology, I will as far as possible arrange for practical fieldwork experience and for all subjects will arrange museum visits, including where possible a look behind the scenes. I am friendly and approachable and very enthusiastic about my subjects!

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


University of St Andrews1997MastersMA (Hons) Ancient History and Archaeology (1st Class)
University of Birmingham2000MastersMA Greek Archaeology (Distinction)
University of Birmingham2008DoctoratePhD Ancient History and Archaeology
University of Cumbria2010PGCEPGCE Primary Education with QTS
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