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David offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!

English

Hourly Rate
Primary £80.00
Secondary £80.00
GCSE £80.00
A-Level £80.00

Entrance Exams

Hourly Rate
11 Plus £120.00
13 Plus £120.00

Drama

Hourly Rate
A-Level £80.00

English (Foreign Language)

Hourly Rate
Primary £49.00
Secondary £49.00
GCSE £49.00
A-Level £49.00
University £49.00
Casual Learner £49.00

Study Skills

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Primary £50.00

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Personal Description:

Hi, my name is David. My role as tutor is to help students achieve their unique potential as independent learners through acknowledgement, encouragement, understanding, and personalised attention.

I excel at working with the brightest children (many from leading independent schools) who need to ensure they achieve the very highest grades. I have an excellent track record preparing children for 11+ and Common Entrance Examinations.

Formally a professional theatre director, I'm particularly effective tutoring creative writing. I directed. The 39 Steps in the West End and Tokyo…

Tutoring Experience:

For the last six years, I have been employed full time as a 1-1 tutor and consultant in London primary and secondary schools.

I provide:

-Expert 'New Curriculum' knowledge.
- KS2 English Test tuition in Reading, Grammar and Writing.
-KS2 Maths Test tuition.
- 1-1 tuition for GSCE English coursework and exam preparation
1-1 tuition for GCSE History coursework and exam preparation.
- A' Level English and History examination preparation
- 11+ and Common Entrance exam tuition (with an excellent track record of getting children into grammar and independent schools). I teach the specific skills needed and tailor them to the requirements of individual schools.
-Home-schooling.

I have a full Enhanced DBS certificate.

ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
(Fully CELTA qualified and tutor of EAL at Oxford University.
I provide:
- Vast experience teaching English as a Foreign Language.
- Preparation for PET, FIRST CERTIFICATE and ADVANCED.
-Conversation classes.
-Writing and Editing Skills.
-Business Studies specific EAL tuition.
SPECIAL REDUCED RATES APPLY FOR EAL).

Formally a professional Theatre Director ( The 39 Steps/ Tracy Beaker/Midsummer Night's Dream), I also offer Drama tuition and oratory skills. I can prepare you or your child for interview… Please don't hesitate to message me if you have any questions or wish to book a trial lesson. I look forward to helping your child reach their full potential.

Tutoring Approach:

Communication and regular feedback with parents is essential. Tutoring is personal and your child is unique. This is so important for one-to-one tuition. (You can call me outside of lessons for advice and support).

One-to-one tutoring can truly accelerate learning and I have witnessed first hand the positive effects it can have not only in terms of academic improvement but also in confidence and self-esteem.

I am passionate about the importance of education and believe there is a 'key' to unlocking every child's potential. I build excellent rapport with students; I find that key.

Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • Royal National Theatre (2012) - Theatre Directing (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • Stanton School (2000) - CELTA TEFL B GRADE (College) (✘ Not On File)
  • University of Warwick (1997) - English/ History (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

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