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19 years' experience as an English tutor up to A level. I am also an 11+ tutor and consultant - all subjects.
I am available during the day for English and 11+.
95% success rate with independent school entry, (so far). 75% success rate with 11+. GCSE marker for GCSE English (AQA). Also experienced with Edexcel.
I have over 19 years' experience as a tutor and am well-qualified. I have worked as a journalist, a books editor, and a novelist, as well as a tutor.
I am available during the day.

Tutoring Experience

95% success rate with students entering top independent schools including Wycombe Abbey, North London Collegiate, Merchant Taylor's, St Albans, HABS, City of London, Highgate, Berkhamstead.
I also teach non-verbal reasoning, Maths, X-skills
Adult literacy at entry levels 1,2,3 and levels 1 and 2
My special needs pupils are very dear to me: I have experience with dyslexic, dyspraxic, attention deficit, and mildly autistic students of all ages.

Tutoring Approach

I aim to make my sessions interesting and enjoyable as well as educational. I use a wide variety of resources: appropriate coursework books, CDs, interactive internet sites, educational games, and videos.
I teach one-to-one, in carefully matched pairs,or in threes at less cost to you.
The £30 an hour price for 11+ is for sharing in a group of 2 or 3.
Individual rate is £60.
I also teach GCSE English in pairs at £30 each, or £55 individually.

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


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City University, London1990ProfessionalPost-Graduate in Journalism
Warwick University1988BachelorsB.A. in Sociology
Kirkby College of Further Education, Merseyside1984College4 A levels, inc English and Sociology
Brookfield Comp, Liverpool1979School5 O levels inc Maths and English

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