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Catherine

FORMER A LEVEL EXAMINER AND ENGLISH LECTURER with an experienced but down-to-earth approach to private tuition for the past ten years.

I specialise in preparing students for examinations, resits, and coursework guidance and have 100% success rate with achieving required grade results when working with students long term.

As a former A-Level examiner for one of the major examining boards, I am well-versed in current exam requirements and I have an excellent record of elevating grades with my tutees, working with students of all abilities to reach their full potential in their examinations.

I have a PhD, Masters, and BA in English from University College London (UCL) and am also a published academic author.

Although I have worked as a lecturer at the UK's top institutions, I enjoy working with students of all abilities and backgrounds and am a sympathetic and patient teacher who loves to share their passion for English, no matter the age of the student!

I hold a current Enhanced DBS certificate.

I am currently only offering tuition online but am able to offer daytime sessions, as well as evenings/after school sessions.

Tutoring Experience

I am a former specialist examiner for Edexcel for their English Literature A-level. I lectured at UCL for 4 years while completing my PhD, teaching across the English undergraduate syllabus and currently supervise students on their MA programme.

In my private tutoring work over the past ten years I have specialised in preparing students for GCSE & A Level English examination, as well as supervising students with university dissertations across a broad range of humanities subjects.

I now teach on a Masters course but am able to take on private students in my spare time and can be flexible on timetable to suit your needs.

Tutoring Approach

I teach online (or from my home, subject to discussion) to create a quiet, focused environment and usually work with students long-term to get the best results from our sessions. I offer regular Zoom sessions to fit in with your schedule, as well as intensive pre-exam sessions for those looking for last minute support or re-taking exams.

I tutor from A level upwards to postgraduate students, Masters dissertation supervision, proof reading etc. but am also happy to work with casual adult learners who want to cultivate their love of literature.

I am usually flexible in terms of my availability and can offer regular daytime sessions for home-schooled students, as well as the more traditional after school/evening slots. Please feel free to contact me to have an initial discussion about your needs and my current availability.

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

Qualifications

University College London2009DoctoratePhD
University College London2006MastersMA English
University College London2003BachelorsBA English

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