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Subjects Taught


Hourly Rate
GCSE £35.00
A-Level £45.00
Casual Learner £40.00

Entrance Exams

Hourly Rate
11 Plus £35.00

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Personal Description:

Newly available at First Tutors! I have a very successful track record of examination success with my GCSE and A level classes at school but also enjoy the different challenges of one-to-one teaching, where I can work together with students towards a specific end. I am also a senior GCSE examiner and a long-standing examiner/coursework moderator at A level and Pre-U. As such I have an intimate understanding of students' needs and of what examiners are looking for at all levels.

Tutoring Experience:

I have taught English Language and Literature to 11-18 year olds for 21 years, most of them as head of department at a prominent independent school.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a great love of my subject and try to impart that to my students in a way that is fun and accessible but also rigorous. I always tailor my tuition to meet the needs of the individual, whether they be in terms of essay writing or in understanding of literary texts, and inform my teaching with close reference to examination criteria. I will mark essays and provide detailed feedback on how to improve.


  • University of Wales (1995) - Modern novel (Doctorate) (✔ On File)
  • University of Wales (1994) - Secondary English (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • University of Wales (1983) - BA (joint hons) English/History (Other) (✔ On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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