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


Hourly Rate
Primary £60.00
Secondary £60.00
GCSE £60.00
A-Level £85.00
University £90.00

Entrance Exams

Hourly Rate
11 Plus £60.00
13 Plus £60.00
University £120.00

Study Skills

Hourly Rate
Primary £60.00
Secondary £60.00
University £80.00

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Personal Description:

Committed Tutor for Cambridge & Oxbridge Entrance Exam & Interview Training - Academic Writing, Critcal Thinking and Reasoning

Dynamic & Challenging lessons 11 years experience in teaching English Language & Literature: Reading, Creative Writing & Critical Thinking for the 11 +, GCSE & A level

Get Ahead Start Now to Achieve Top Results.
Exam Excellence - Cambridge University Qualified English Language, Literature & Writing Tutor

Cambridge Entrance Law Placement & 11+ Scholarships achieved -



Entrance exams preparation, bespoke face to face and online, for the independent schools.
3 academic scholarships gained this year for Whitgift, Kingston and Hampton schools at 10 & 11 +. Places also offered at Harodian.

Training also for Tiffin, Surrey, Kings, Latymer, Westminster, Wellington, Dulwich College, London.

I am patient, calm and at ease helping students to grasp concepts and new ideas.

Students grow and develop as they gain confidence to experiment with new concepts, both in discourse and sophistication of vocabulary and structure.

Tutoring Experience:

Cambridge University English teaching qualification with 11 years experience.

7+ to 11+ English NVR VR entrance exam preparation for the independent and Surrey and Tiffin grammar schools.
13+ Academic scholarships gained to Reigate 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 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,
The University of London, Holloway and Anglia Ruskin University In Business Management.

My particular focus on confidence building, succeeding in exams, by studying academic formal and the differences between informal forms of English
- in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Training for entrance to the OFSTED excellent academies as well as Group Universities.

University Academic IELTS Grade 7 to 8 Training for University Entrance Conditional Offers
- 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 a Reaearch Masters at Exeter University in Education and Creative Learning methodologies

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
- Diploma in one-to-one tuition via Cambridge University now currently studying
- 12 years experience in English language and literature teaching and tutoring
- Reserve your trial space now under no obligation

Tutoring Approach:

Full comprehensive academic training programme with 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, SMS 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

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


  • Cambridge University (2007) - Certificate in Teaching English Language (Professional) (✔ On File)
  • Westminster University (1993) - Learning amd Development , Business amd Human Resources Management (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Nottingham Trent University (1984) - Hons English Lit, Lang, Pyschology, Politics (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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