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Maths

Hourly Rate
Primary £20.00
Secondary £22.00
GCSE £25.00

English

Hourly Rate
Primary £20.00
Secondary £22.00

Physics

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Primary £20.00
Secondary £22.00
GCSE £25.00

Chemistry

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Primary £20.00
Secondary £22.00
GCSE £25.00

Biology

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Primary £20.00
Secondary £22.00
GCSE £25.00

Entrance Exams

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11 Plus £25.00

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Personal Description:

I have been tutoring Maths in the local area for the past 12 months, helping students prepare for GCSE exams and the dreaded retakes! I have also helped a number of students with Science, in particular Chemistry, which can be a tricky subject if you don’t understand the basic principles!
Whatever you need, don’t despair… I’ll help get you there!
I am married to Jeremy and we have two wonderful children; Naomi who is 19 years old and studies Graphic Design; Liam who is 17 and studies Law, Economics, Politics and Business Studies at Worcester Sixth Form College. I also have several talented nieces including Sarah and Emma, who are both dancers and singers; Emily, Charlotte and Katie who are all canoeists.
I enjoy reading novels by a range of authors, including Michael Morpurgo, Sopie Kinsella and Jodie Picoult. I also love challenging cryptic crosswords!

Tutoring Experience:

I have been in the teaching profession for over 11 years - 8 years as a KS2 teacher and 3 years as a Teaching Assistant. I have been tutoring Maths in the local area for the past 12 months, helping students prepare for GCSE exams and retakes. I have also helped a number of students with Science subjects, in particular GCSE Chemistry.
Having worked within upper KS2 for many years, I believe in the importance of teaching children a range of strategies for calculating basic mathematical operations. This gives the pupil the opportunity to UNDERSTAND the mathematical process they are learning. They can then choose the method/strategy which best suits them and use this to help them solve more difficult problems. This is so important as it enables the children to enter high school with mathematical confidence to embark on their KS3, GCSE studies.

Tutoring Approach:

My aim is to create a friendly, non-pressured approach to learning. I realise that it is vital to build the self confidence of each of my students and to ensure a clear understanding of basic skills. I assess the children carefully through questioning and discussion to identify each child's misconceptions and weaknesses. I then use a range of strategies and explanations appropriate to that child's abilities. I ensure that the student works at his/her own pace This structured approach leads to growing understanding and confidence enabling the student to make good and sometimes rapid progress. References are available on request.
Tutor sessions are available in the student's own home or mine, wherever your child feels most comfortable and at ease.

Qualifications:

  • University of Worcester (2003) - Qualified Teacher Status (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • University of Trent, Nottingham (1984) - 2:1 BSc (Hons) Chemistry (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
  • University of Trent, Nottingham (1982) - HND Applied Chemistry (Other) (✘ Not On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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