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Subjects Taught

Despoina offers a discount of 50% on their first / introductory lesson!


Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00
Secondary £30.00
GCSE £35.00


Hourly Rate
GCSE £35.00
A-Level £40.00


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Secondary £30.00
GCSE £35.00
A-Level £40.00

Greek (Ancient)

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Secondary £40.00
GCSE £50.00

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Personal Description:

I am a Doctoral candidate pursuing a BBSRC- funded PhD in Tissue Engineering and Nanomaterials. I am 24 years old and have a science/ engineering background, having completed a Biomedical Engineering degree at Imperial College London. I have been living in London for the past 6 years and I am a West London resident.

Tutoring Experience:

I am currently tutoring KS3 Mathematics. I have previous experience with engaging children with science and engineering. During my undergrad I worked closely with the Public Engagement office of my home department (Bioengineering) and worked with children of all ages in public engagement activities. Most prominently, I worked during the summer of 2015 for the Imperial Engineering Summer School as a mentor. There, I was mentoring girls aged 12-15 interested in the field.

Tutoring Approach:

My current approach is trying to first discuss with the parents the needs of the children that themselves and/ or the school have identified. Then, I try to understand the level of the student and their needs by a series of escalating exercises. From there, I identify the needs of the student and they way I need to tailor the lesson to them.

On a day to day basis, I begin the lesson with a couple of revision exercises and then continue the lesson after ensuring that the student has understood the material.

Homework is given when deemed necessary.


  • University College London (2019) - Expected (Doctorate) (in progress)
  • Imperial College London (2015) - 2:1 MEng Biomedical Engineering (Masters) (✔ On File)
Native Language: Greek
Additional Languages: English (British), German
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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