Information About John - Prescot tutor - (3 reviews)
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Computer Studies / I.T.
I am a PhD-qualified biologist and mathematician offering friendly one-to-one tutoring in science and mathematics. I have hundreds of hours tutoring and coaching experience, at all ages from GCSE through to adult learners.
Some examples of my one-to-one tutoring services at a rate of £40 per hour:
* Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics to GCSE and equivalent
* Biology and Mathematics to A-level and equivalent
* Undergraduate and postgraduate life sciences mentoring (also help with data analysis and dissertation/thesis planning)
* Preparation for aptitude tests such as 11+, 13+, QTS, BMAT, GMAT, employer's psychometric tests, and drug calculations for NHS and NMPs.
* I specialise in confidence building for adult learners
I offer a fresh perspective on maths and science thanks to my background as a research scientist. I am also a published, award-winning science writer with a wealth of experience in bringing cutting-edge science to life - I have been told by my students that I help them to see tricky concepts in new and exciting ways.
I have hundreds of hours tutoring and coaching experience, at all ages from GCSE through to adult learners.
I firmly believe that boosting your self-confidence and reducing stress is the first step towards tackling any tricky concept. I have been told I have a gift for putting people at ease. For adult learners the decision to tackle maths and numeracy later in life is a brave one and I want to be there to help. Needless to say, my sessions are discrete, friendly and relaxed.
I like to try to make troubling topics as accessible as possible. I often challenge my students to visualize exam questions as if they were real situations – sometimes as if they were actually standing in a lab watching a scientific process happening! Aside from engaging the imagination and memory in a way that goes beyond textbook learning, this also encourages my students to think like scientists – a current priority of exam board specifications and one which I am uniquely qualified to prepare them for.
My sessions last one hour, with full email contact in between sessions. If you are preparing for an exam or aptitude test I provide all the relevant past papers which we can work through together at a pace to suit you.
I work from my home in Woolton village (L25), where I live with my young family. I have a full CRB (DBS) check available to view on request. I normally invite new students/families for an initial meeting lasting about half an hour (this is free) prior to the first session. I also offer Skype sessions and reduced-rate sessions for groups.
Please feel free to get in touch with any questions you may have – I look forward to working with you!
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- University of Liverpool (2009) - achieved (Biology and Mathematics) (Doctorate) (✔ On File)
- University of Liverpool (2002) - 1st (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
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Thank you very much for the help you have given to Alex. Your supportive teaching style has provided focus and depth to Alex's work. The time and effort you have given to setting and reviewing homework tasks has been particularly impressive.
We are really grateful for your efforts and couldn't be happier with how things are progressing.
Thank you for your kind comments. Alex is brilliant to work with. I look forward to our next sessions, and helping him to get the grades he needs.