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

Maths

Hourly Rate
Primary £35.00

English

Hourly Rate
Primary £35.00
Secondary £35.00

Entrance Exams

Hourly Rate
11 Plus £35.00
13 Plus £35.00

Drama

Hourly Rate
Primary £35.00
Secondary £35.00
GCSE £35.00
Casual Learner £35.00

English (Foreign Language)

Hourly Rate
Primary £35.00
Secondary £35.00
GCSE £35.00
A-Level £35.00
University £35.00
Casual Learner £35.00

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Personal Description:

I have 20 years teaching experience and left teaching in order to tutor and run my yoga studio FarnhamLoveYoga in 2016. I specialise in motivating students who are suffering from stress and losing faith in their own abilities due to the pressures at school or home. I incorporate mindfulness into teaching core subjects to reduce anxiety and build self esteem.

Tutoring Experience:

I taught at Waverley Abbey CofE School, Tilford and was Reading Co-ordinator. I taught in Year 4 and 5 there for 8 years. Previously I worked in a bilingual school in Brazil and before that as a tutor in London with Harrison Allen and as a teacher of English as a Foreign Language for Professional Language Services. I have tutored throughout my career and also, from teaching in school, I have knowledge and understanding of all the recent curriculum changes.

Tutoring Approach:

The key for me is to encourage the student to be curious and to learn to ask the right questions to move forward. In a 1:1 teaching and learning situation, all the learner's needs can be fully considered and catered for. I encourage learners to relax and take risks as there is no reason to fear failure with no peers around. I help them to be reflective and to notice how good effort and progress feel. I help them deal with frustrations so that these don't impact negatively on their learning.

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

Qualifications:

  • Independent Yoga Network (2011) - Diploma in Yoga Teaching (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • Roehampton University (2008) - Graduate Teacher Programme (QTS) (✘ Not On File)
  • Royal Society of the Arts (1989) - Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • Exeter University (1988) - BA Hons in English and Drama (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

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