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Hourly Rate
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00

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Personal Description:

Hi, I am a retired maths teacher living in the Brixham area. My educational background is Civil Engineering, (Bsc from Manchester University) and GTP in Mathematics through Exeter University. I have now retired from full time teaching and focus on private tuition.
I am married and have two sons, one currently at Plymouth University studying Occupational Therapy and the other is an IT specialist working in Torquay.
I am a keen sailor but also enjoy walking, running and fixing everything that breaks except computers!

Tutoring Experience:

I have taught mathematics in secondary schools since 2005 and privately since 2007. I am now semi-retired and focus on private tuition at both lower school (Key Stage 3) and GCSE from Foundation to Higher levels.

Tutoring Approach:

My students all enjoy my informal style of teaching and really get a big boost in confidence from my lessons, particularly if they are preparing for examinations. Examination technique and practice is a key area of focus. I encourage pupils to use mental maths whilst answering exam questions and get them to check that their answers are realistic. I will also show them for example, where it is possible, how to answer questions without a calculator even if the question is from a calculator paper.
The feedback I get from my students (and their parents) is that they have greatly improved confidence and enjoy their maths lessons more.
I teach from my home or at the students home depending on their preference and distance away.

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Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Exeter University (2005) - Grad. Teacher Prog. Maths (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • GTC (2005) - QTS (QTS) (✔ On File)
  • Manchester University (1981) - Bsc Civil Engineering (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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