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Physics

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Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00

Chemistry

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Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00

Biology

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Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00
University £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

Entrance Exams

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11 Plus £25.00
13 Plus £25.00
14 Plus £25.00
College £25.00
University £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

Study Skills

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Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00
University £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

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Personal Description:

Hi, I'm Oli :) I graduated with a medical sciences degree from Leeds University and have worked on a post-graduate research Master's in neuroscience. I am now studying postgraduate medicine at Swansea University. Though my studies are biologically centered, I have a broad and detailed range of academic understanding, and have always pursued topics outside of my taught area. For example, I reviewed and edited a book titled Chaotic Harmony (**Web Address Removed**) exploring concepts of chaos theory and chemical evolution.

Tutoring Experience:

I spent my GAP year teaching Metal and Woodwork, Climbing, Kayaking, Sailing and other outdoor activities to secondary school kids in Adelaide, Australia. I was also employed as a personal tutor for the boarders at the school. My undergraduate dissertation focused on teaching secondary school students about tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. As part of my research master's I did a lot of teaching and demonstrating in lab classes, and had a group of undergraduate students whom I guided, assessed and mentored. I started personal tutoring during my research master's and have continued to do so since because i enjoy teaching and learning from the students I have.

Tutoring Approach:

Everyone is different; private, individual tutoring allows the opportunity to really understand how another person learns, what drives them and what mental barriers they might have that stop them reaching their full potential. I work with people in a way that motivates them to want to learn, encourages understanding of the topic, and allows them to explore it in whichever way works best for them. So my teaching style will differ for every person, depending on how they see the world, their inherent learning mechanisms and what exactly it is they wish to learn. This will tend to develop over time as we progress through the material and benefits may be seen in other unrelated areas also.

A message from the mother of one of my tutees:

"Hi Oli hope you are enjoying summer. [Student] is delighted with her results. She has achieved a B in all three sciences! Thank you. She had a great 3 weeks with Actionquest and has now booked a Rescue Diver training course and is very keen to do a transatlantic trip when she is 18! Her confidence and sense of adventure has grown tremendously! Thanks again [mother]."

Qualifications:

  • University of Leeds (2014) - High 2:1 BSc in Medical Sciences (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
  • Bristol Grammar School (2011) - A* at A-Level in Design & Technology (Electronic Systems) (School) (✘ Not On File)
  • Bristol Grammar School (2011) - B's & a C at A- Level in Biology, Physics and AS Maths (School) (✘ Not On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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