Philippa

Woodbridge Tutor

I have a degree in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering and spent several years in industry before becoming a teacher. I started teaching at an all boys comprehensive in Outer London before moving to Cambridgeshire where I was Head of Science at a school in Cambridge. I retired recently but missed the teaching so hence the tutoring and occasional teaching.

Tutoring Experience

I taught Physics for over 30 years, both in the independent and state sector. I was actively involved in introducing both the new A level and GCSE syllabuses. I took particular responsibility for the replacement practical work which features in the new exams.
I am an examiner for GCSE Physics with one of the main exam boards.
I have also been helping out at a local school who have no Physics specialist by teaching some of the more difficult GCSE topics as well as doing some intervention work with small groups.

Tutoring Approach

Having struggled with some subjects myself at school, I understand the 'i dont get it'. With Physics there is often a lack of confidence so I aim to build that up first. I am very experienced in knowing what the examiner is looking for.

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

Qualifications

Liverpool1976CollegeB.Eng 2.1 Hons

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Secondary£30
GCSE£30