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Subjects Taught

Ruth offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!


Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £30.00
University £30.00
Casual Learner £25.00

English (Foreign Language)

Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £30.00
University £30.00
Casual Learner £25.00

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Personal Description:

I possess a first class honours in English and a Masters in History and Politics, as well as a PGCE and TEFL qualification. In addition, I recently won a prize as an aspiring first time novelist for Young Adults. I am passionate about language and literature.

Tutoring Experience:

I enjoy teaching, adapting my methods to suit different kinds of students. I have a wide range of experience as an English secondary school teacher (ages 11-18). I worked for a number of years abroad in an international school before moving to an independent school in the UK. More recently, I have been teaching KS3 through A-level in a state school and have just moved to London where I am taking on responsibility for KS4. Besides being an examiner for both AQA and the Cambridge Board, I also teach classes through a revision consultancy (Justin Craig) for GCSE and A-level English Literature/Language (all boards). I have extensive experience tutoring in the UK and abroad. On a personal level, I taught both my own children and others in a home school cooperative from primary school through to A-levels.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that tutoring should be structured and focused whilst seeking to inspire. Students need to be given both the tools and motivation to move forward. I am patient, enthusiastic and passionate about what I teach. I believe in challenging my students.

Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: French, Thai, Lao, Karen (rudimentary), Vietnamese (academic
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • ABTDEC (1999) - TESOL Certificate (Other) (✔ On File)
  • Institute of Education, University of London (1995) - English Secondary (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • SOAS, Univeristy of London (1993) - History/Politics (Asia) (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • QMW, University of London (1991) - English (Prize for Top First in University of London) (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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