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Maths

Hourly Rate
Secondary £20.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00

Physics

Hourly Rate
Secondary £20.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00

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Personal Description:

I`m a Physics graduate from the University of Glasgow. I`m originally from London where I achieved an A* in Physics and an A in Mathematics at 18. Since then I`ve been an undergraduate at the University and consistently achieved 1st Class grades throughout all my classes and I graduated with a First Class Honours degree.

Tutoring Experience:

I have a 2 years experience of tutoring in London where my 3 students all achieved their desired grades. I also helped compile revision resources for the A-Level Physics class for my school which, to the best of my knowledge, are still in use. My course entails components centered around communication of concepts and peer assessment which I have done well in and would aid me in tutoring. I have also recently completed a summer internship with the university helping to develop teaching resources for some of the university courses.

Tutoring Approach:

I seek to initially understand the problem areas the student has and then build these areas up to a reasonable standard of competency through a combination of explanations including written and oral demonstrations, videos and, later, problems. Once the core theory understanding of the various areas of the subject are firm I work on building the student's problem solving skills which are key to passing exams. This is done mainly through solving problems and past exam questions. In my experience, I have found this method to be the most successful in allowing the student to pass and excel in their exams as well as enriching their understanding of the subject.

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

Qualifications:

  • University of Glasgow (2016) - 1st Class BSc in Physics (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
  • Chiselhurst and Sidcup Grammar School (2012) - A* Grade Physics A-Level (School) (✘ Not On File)
  • Chiselhurst and Sidcup Grammar School (2012) - A Grade Maths A-Level (School) (✘ Not On File)
  • Chiselhurst and Sidcup Grammar School (2012) - B Grade English A-Level (School) (✘ Not On File)

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