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Home Tuition for Maths and English in Caerphilly

My name is Tim and I'm based in the Caerphilly area. I am happy to work anywhere in Caerphilly, Cardiff, Newport or the Valleys. I am a primary/middle school teacher and have 24 years experience working with children within the age range 6-15.
I have worked in London and in South Wales and have taught in a range of primary schools and middle schools, teaching children from many different types of background. I have a current CRB check and can provide excellent references.

Tutoring Experience

I have been a teacher since 1986 and have worked across the age range from 6 to 15. I have a good deal of experience teaching children in Year 6 and preparing them for the step up to secondary school. I am able to give tuition in any primary subject but have a specialism in maths as I have been maths co-ordinator in more than one school and have an in-depth knowledge of how children learn in this subject and how they can be helped to enjoy their work here and achieve good results. I also have experience of tutoring children in individual sessions and have always been able to help them to improve their standards and become more confident across the curriculum.

Tutoring Approach

I am a very friendly tutor who has always been able to establish a good rapport with children of any age. I am extremely patient and calm in my approach as a teacher and believe in using humour to help children relax and enjoy learning. I take into account the preferred learning style of the child and tailor all lessons to their needs. I will try to include an element of challenge in all sessions to help children build up their confidence through success on progressively more difficult tasks. I have a huge range of resources I can use to help make sessions interesting and am prepared to be flexible in terms of rates, location of sessions and times.

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


University of Leicester1987PGCEPGCE Primary Education
University of Birmingham1985BachelorsB Sc (Hons) Psychology

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