Yvonne

Yvonne

Poulton-le-Fylde Tutor

I am a qualified teacher, specialising in Mathematics and Science, but with a background in engineering. I gained my degree in Aeronautical Engineering back in the late 70’s, having chosen the subject mainly to continue with my love of applied maths. I worked for some years as an aerodynamicist before studying for my PGCE in Cambridge.

Tutoring Experience

I started teaching in a Forces School in Germany and then for many years I worked as a supply teacher, which allowed me to continue to work whilst also taking a major role in the wider education of my own children. At various times I taught every age from rising 5’s to adults, but found teaching maths at high school level to be the most challenging and rewarding. For 2 years I successfully tutored pupils, in school, helping them to gain some very good results. More recently I was teaching GCSE and AS level maths in a 6th form College. Nowadays I am employed with a Teaching Advisory Service; tutoring young people, who for various reasons are not in mainstream school.

Tutoring Approach

I try to make lessons enjoyable, believing that learning happens more easily when you are having fun. I will tailor lessons to each individual’s needs, without compromising on curriculum or attainment. I firmly believe in the basic values that respect every individual and strive to help everyone achieve their potential.

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

Qualifications

Varndean grammar School, Brighton1974SchoolA'Levels in Pure Maths, Applied Maths and Physics
Imperial College, London1979BachelorsBSc Eng (Hons) II.2 in Aeronautical Engineering
Homerton College, Cambridge1986PGCEPGCE in Maths and Physics

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Secondary£25
GCSE£25
A-Level£25