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Maths

Hourly Rate
Primary £35.00
Secondary £45.00
GCSE £45.00
A-Level £50.00
Casual Learner £50.00

Physics

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GCSE £45.00
A-Level £50.00
Casual Learner £50.00

Entrance Exams

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11 Plus £45.00
13 Plus £45.00

Philosophy / Critical Thinking

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A-Level £50.00
University £50.00
Casual Learner £50.00

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Personal Description:

I am a highly experienced and engaging tutor of Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy. During nearly a decade of teaching I have helped hundreds of pupils realise their potential, from those who struggled and so needed a boost in confidence, to the very brightest students who needed extra stimulus or to achieve the very highest grades. I have during that time worked for the prestigious King`s College London university as a teaching tutor, where I was nominated for teaching excellence by students for each of my three years there. I have also been a private tutor for three of London`s top agencies (where they charge clients for my services roughly double the fees I charge here). In addition to my teaching pursuits, my intellectual and cultural interests are very diverse- from writing, history, and the arts, to cycling, hiking and travel. I hope to continue to be able to bring to bear my considerable teaching knowledge and expertise to a range of students, but also to utilise my wide range of interests and experiences to try and spark a broader interest in students, helping them to flourish beyond the prescribed syllabus.

Tutoring Experience:

I have over nine years teaching experience in the following subjects at the following levels:

Mathematics (primary, secondary, GCSE, AS and A-level)
- During the last nine years I have taught hundreds of students with three of the most prestigious tutoring agencies in London. These have ranged from helping students looking to secure themselves the very best grades, to those who required extra support and a confidence boost in mathematics.
- I have also organised and taught revision classes at KS3, GCSE and A-level at The Ravensbourne School, Bromley

Philosophy (AS, A-level and undergraduate)
- Three years teaching experience, teaching tutorials and seminars to undergraduates (first to third years) at King's College London. I have been awarded a certificate for teaching excellence based on student nominations for each of my three years teaching.
- I have also been a university examiner at formative and summarative level.

Physics (GCSE, AS- and A-level)
- Three years experience teaching tutorials for three different prestigious tutoring agencies.
- I have also organised and taught revision classes at GCSE, AS and A-level, at The Ravensbourne School, Bromley

Tutoring Approach:

- My approach to teaching mathematics and physics is a discursive, interactive method. The aim is not merely to drill set methods into students, soon to be forgotten, but by guiding them through stimulating questions with intuitive, visual support tools, I aim to bring them to the point where they can approach mathematical problems in a logical and dextrous fashion, both in their examinations and beyond.

- My method in teaching Philosophy is again discursive, focussing on a Socratic method of questioning designed to get students to think independently and critically in their engagement with ideas; fostering a passion for the critical-thinking and discussion that they can carry into whatever field they go on to apply themselves.

Qualifications:

  • University College London (2008) - Master of Arts in Philosophy (Awarded Distinction) (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • University of Durham (2005) - Master of Mathematics, including Physics Modules (awarded First Class Degree with honours) (Masters) (✔ On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: German
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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