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Sally Gaye

Sally Gaye

11+ Exams - Cambridge University English Tutor for Grammars and Independents
* Don’t delay! Get Ahead Now to Achieve Top 11+ Results*
Tutor for St Paul’s, Hampton, Kings, Kingston Grammar, Surrey and Tiffin
COMMON ENTRANCE & VERBAL REASONING FOR 7, 9, 10, 11 + ENTRANCE EXAMS:
* 11+ MAY SUMMER STARTS
Exams Training Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Creative & Discursive Writing for Grammar and Independent schools

2019 GCSE / A level - English Language & Literature Essay Writing & Exam Practice

University Entrance Applications Personal Statements

I am a Cambridge University fully Qualified English Language, Literature & Writing Tutor. My lessons are academically challenging, interactive, dynamic and communicative, enabling the student to develop their cursive reading, reasoning and writing skills to grow in confidence

*NEW GCSEs in 2018 - 2 STUDENTS ACHIEVED LEVEL 8 FROM LEVEL 4 in INTENSIVE WEEKLY STUDY PROGRAMME
*AS/ A LEVEL GRADE A & B FROM C /D in INTENSIVE CRITICAL WRITING SKILL

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I am patient, calm and at ease helping students to methodically grasp new concepts and ideas.
Students grow and develop as they gain confidence to experiment with new concepts, both in discourse and sophistication of vocabulary and writing structures.

Tutoring Experience

Cambridge University English teaching qualification with 12 years experience.

7+ to 11+ English NVR VR entrance exam preparation for the independent, Surrey and Tiffin grammar schools.
2019 1 10+ & 11+ Place gained at Kingston Grammar
13+ Academic scholarship gained to Trinity & Reigate, Surrey and Brighton College
Academic Focus up to the exams - on problem solving, English narrative techniques, social communications and interview practice. Practice Test papers in writing and reading comprehension. Verbal and non-verbal reasoning.

Reception and Primary School English focus on imaginative writing, Artistic development through drawing storyboards, character creation and narrative techniques.

An overview of my career as a teacher:
I have taught English Literature and Language with the Creative Arts for 11 years including overseas, and in Steiner Waldorf reception and primary level schools. All approaches lead to successful preparation for English assessment and exams.

I am a specialist in English as an Additional Language; tutor English to Second Language learners from overseas as a Teacher at University, Schools and at The Royal College of Art in Creative Thinking, Writing and Academic study skills,
I tutor for the Cambridge and Oxbridge University English and Entrance Exams,

I have taught Academic English on Pre Sessional intense programmes as a lecturer and tutor for, The University of London, The RCA, Royal Holloway and Anglia Ruskin University In Business Management.

My particular focus is on confidence building, succeeding in exams, by studying academic registers, formal and the spoken informal forms of English
I recommend reading lists from the Classical English Cannon

All skills are trained in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Offer Training for entrance to the OFSTED excellent academies

University Academic IELTS Grade 7 to 8 Training for University Entrance Conditional Offers at the Russell Group Universities.
- Students achieve uplift from fail to A* if required
- Students with specific learning needs, such as dyslexia, ADJD, ADD particularly welcome, as well as on line
- Specific academic materials developed for different learning styles and preferences

I am conducting independent research in Women in Literature, am a writer and painter.

I have BA (HONS) in Humanities with English literature, language and politics majors, as well as child psychology, adult learning and development
- Steiner Waldorf teacher trained in the Arts, Creativity and Early Childhood at Emerson College, East Sussex
- Postgraduate Diploma (LEVEL 7) in adult learning and development with psychology Westminster University, London
- Cambridge University certificate LEVEL 4 in teaching English to adults and young people
- 12 years experience in English language and literature teaching and tutoring
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Tutoring Approach

Fully comprehensive, Academic Training Programme - Study Timetable of tasks and time management to ensure success.
Action and discovery learning approach with dynamic exercises, on-line 11+ Bond assessments research, accelerated study techniques for memory and homework support.
Available on WattsApp, and email to answer student questions and queries. Ongoing support for parents with timetabling and revision planning.
A particular focus on succeeding in exams by studying formal and informal forms of English in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Training for entrance to the grammar /academies as well as Cambridge and Oxbridge university interviews and exams.
Tutorials follow the Cambridge academic protocols, therefore focus on critical thinking, debate, and structuring essays into a cogent and coherent argument .
- Students achieve from a fail up to a B and usually A* or 8/9
- Students with specific learning needs, such as dyslexia, particularly welcome
- Specific academic materials developed for different learning styles and preferences

LanguagesEnglish (British), Portuguese, Spanish
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (evenings)
References Available On File

Qualifications

Nottingham Trent University1984BachelorsHons English Lit, Lang, Pyschology, Politics
Westminster University1993MastersLearning amd Development , Business amd Human Resources Management
Cambridge University2007ProfessionalCertificate in Teaching English Language

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EnglishIn-personOnline
Primary£59£56.05
Secondary£60£57
GCSE£60£57
A-Level£89£84.55
University£99£94.05
Entrance ExamsIn-personOnline
Primary£59£56.05
Secondary£60£57
GCSE£60£57
A-Level£89£84.55
University£99£94.05
Study SkillsIn-personOnline
Primary£59£56.05
Secondary£60£57
GCSE£60£57
A-Level£89£84.55
University£99£94.05