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Robert offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!

Maths

Hourly Rate
Secondary £35.00
GCSE £35.00
Casual Learner £35.00

Physics

Hourly Rate
Secondary £35.00
GCSE £35.00
A-Level £35.00
Casual Learner £35.00

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Personal Description:

Having not gone to university until the age of 37 I feel an affinity with those who regard Maths and Physics as "hard " disciplines. I then achieved a joint honours degree in Physics, Maths and Electronics, taught for 20 years ,and very much enjoy being able to share this understanding at all levels . Although semi retired now I am also active as a jazz musician and continue to stay in touch with developments in teaching though part time contracts, private tuition and marking contracts.

Tutoring Experience:

I have in all 20 years of full time teaching experience. In that time I have taught Physics, General Science, Maths, ICT and Electronics in schools and 6th form colleges. This experience has also embraced a huge age range from teaching year 6 in a primary school through all the levels of Secondary, GCSE and A level in 6th form colleges to even organizing and delivering training for my teaching colleagues as well as teaching adult evening classes in Astronomy

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is always to try and find ways in which the student can actively engage with the concepts being studied. I utilize real world analogies and always encourage a dialogue with my students so that they can manipulate, and gain familiarity with the concepts, through active problem solving. I see my role as enabling the student to learn and understand for themselves, as opposed to simply teaching learning by rote.

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

Qualifications:

  • Reading University (1992) - Physics -Maths (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • Reading University (1991) - BSc Physics /Maths/Electronics (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Southampton Technical college (1978) - ONC Cartography -Surveying (Professional) (✔ On File)

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