English Tutoring in Hove

After 22 years teaching in schools and colleges, I still love teaching. I specialise especially in helping students to achieve that all important grade 4 or 5 (the new equivalent to grade C) in GCSE English, whether they are sitting the exam for the first time or as a re-sitter, as well as supporting A-level English students to reach their potential. When I am not teaching, I enjoy various sports (as a spectator) and the beautiful landscape of Sussex.

Tutoring Experience

I am currently teaching in an FE college, but have previously taught in a sixth form college and in schools. With 22 years under my belt, I have taught across a range of courses, including GCSE English, A-level English Literature and A-level English Language & Literature. I am also able to mentor students on a mixed programme, developing their study skills and commitment for learning. As well as teaching, my day job involves helping to train and develop other teachers, so I am up to date on the latest research on how students learn most effectively.

Tutoring Approach

I enjoy working with students to build their confidence and skills, making learning relevant to them, combining a down to earth approach with humour and rigour. I often use technology as part of my work in the classroom and will bring these skills to private tutoring when appropriate.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (evenings)
References Available On File


University of Leicester1994PGCEEnglish (secondary)
University of Leicester1992BachelorsEnglish Literature

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