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Subjects Taught


Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00£21.25
Secondary £25.00£21.25
GCSE £25.00£21.25


Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00£21.25
Secondary £25.00£21.25
GCSE £25.00£21.25
A-Level £25.00£21.25
University £25.00£21.25
Casual Learner £25.00£21.25


Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00£21.25
Secondary £25.00£21.25
GCSE £25.00£21.25
A-Level £25.00£21.25
University £25.00£21.25

Entrance Exams

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Hourly Rate
11 Plus £25.00£21.25
13 Plus £25.00£21.25

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Personal Description:

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At school I gained A levels in History and English with a 'distinction' in Geography.
I gained a teaching certificate at St. Luke’s College, Exeter with a P.E. as a first subject and English as a secondary subject.
Attended the University of Edmonton Alberta for a short Phys Ed. Course. (Merit.)
I gained a degree in History. (Exeter University)
At that time P.E. was not considered an academic subject in its own right, but, after completing a History degree at the same time, I was awarded a pass degree in P.E. in **Telephone Number Removed** I gained an (external) Post Graduate Diploma in Education. (London University.)

Teaching and lecturing.
1970 - 1971.
Second in the P.E. Department, Scale 2 at Leyton Grammar School.
1971 - 1974.
Head of History, Scale 2. Park House School, Newbury.
1974 - 1987.
Head of History, Bishop's Stortford College.
(I also taught English)
1985 - 1987. House Master (Day Boys)
1997 - present.
I have always worked in tandem and while working on 'European Studies' and ‘Varsity Travel,’ taught in the full range of schools on a supply basis.
o Primary Schools in Southend on Sea.
o A Special School in Southend. (Three separate termly contracts.)
o Southend High School for Boys.
o Longsand’s Community School Cambridgeshire. (History, Archaeology and Geography)
o I have also worked as Head of Travel and Tourism at Peterborough College (Cover.)
I have not been in a classroom for quite a while as I founded and ran a successful school travel company.
Founded 'European Studies.' Accompanied Educational Travel.
1987 - Present.
Ran 'European Studies' at one time a market leader.
1997 - Founded 'Varsity Travel.'
This has become a market leader and is run by my son Laurence .
Running a long running business has been a fantastic experience.
As far as teaching is concerned, as an organiser and guide to hundreds of groups and thousands of children one has to be highly organised, knowledgeable, lively and interesting or you would not last long. I brought this ability to teaching and apply it to tutor and supply teaching work.
Please see our website: **Web Address Removed**

What I can offer an employer.
I have:
I am fully qualified as a teacher and am very experienced.
A very strong background and knowledge in a range of subjects and levels.
o Entrance exams at 10/11. (Primary English, Maths and Science.)
o History,
o English.
o Geography.

I am first aid trained with the Red Cross and have a police security check in place.
I am:
Working as a mentor to young people, being qualified in educational psychology.
I am a great admirer of Vincent Van Gogh and his work and give talks to adult societies.
I also give talks to history societies on Harold Godwinson and the Bayeux Tapestry.
I have played rugby union at a very high level and now that I no longer play, I enjoy watching.
I enjoy practical work, gardening and house maintenance.
Best of all – I like my own family holidays and run one each summer.
My son is an expert paraglider and we have flown together in Annecy, Sicily and Grindalwald when we flew along the North Face of the Eiger. (It caused a stir on the internet. You can see this on line.)
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Tutoring Experience:

Please see CV above.
Please note.
I charge £25 per hour with a £2 surcharge if I am visiting the home.

Tutoring Approach:

Not boring.
Firm understanding of what needs to be covered.
Work linked to past papers.
Step by step coverage.
Checking that all is understaood.
Improve speed.
'In the exam' - planning. Choosing the right questions. How to impress the examiner.

I get students through exams successfully.

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


  • London University. (1974) - Advanced Post Graduate. (Education) (College) (✘ Not On File)
  • Exeter University. (1970) - Batchelor of Education (College) (✘ Not On File)
  • St Lukes College Exeter. (1969) - Certificate of Education (College) (✘ Not On File)

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