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Lily

Lily

Latin and Greek (Ancient) Lessons in Wimbledon

I am a fully qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Classics teacher living in Wimbledon, London. I graduated from Newnham College, Cambridge, in 2013 with a First Class honours degree in Classics. I spent a year working as a Graduate Assistant teacher at an international school in Malaysia and then returned to the UK in 2014 to teach classics at an independent boarding school where I achieved a distinction in my PGCE with QTS in Classics from the University of Buckingham. For the last 4 years I have worked as Head of Classics in a busy non-selective state school in Shepherd's Bush teaching Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation to pupils aged 11-18. My enthusiasm for guiding and supporting students at such crucial junctures in their education stems from my own excellent education, both at school and university, and a desire to share my knowledge and experience to ensure the greatest success for each of my students, whatever that might look like to them.

Tutoring Experience

I have tutored pupils in Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation for 11+, 13+, GCSE and A Level for 8 years. Given my job, I have also worked extensively with secondary school pupils across key stages 3-5, in international, state and private schools. I have taught the OCR syllabus towards all major public exams in all three subjects. I have also mentored many students applying to Cambridge and Oxford, and can provide in-depth advice and guidance for the application process.

Tutoring Approach

I understand the rigour, focus and skills required to educate and encourage. I ensure every lesson I deliver is expressive, engaging, entertaining and upbeat. A good tutor needs to be a first rate academic and an effective and astute subject leader, able to bring organisation, motivation, enjoyment and excitement to students. Above all, I will strive to ensure my lessons are both informative and enjoyable and foster a love of learning in each of my students.
I am happy to tutor both in person or on line using Skype or Zoom.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File

Qualifications

University of Buckingham2017QTSClassics teaching
University of Cambridge2013BachelorsClassics BA

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