Monthly Archives: January 2016
The Lifelong Importance of Interview Skills (It’s Never Too Early to Start!)
A Life Skill School entrance interviews are often a child’s first experience of needing to present themselves well to adults, with a purpose. This can begin very early, with the school selection processes for entry at 4+; these sessions usually involve teachers observing children interacting in small groups rather than an interview as such, Read More >
How to Support your Child’s Learning – Even When They’re Teenagers!
As parents, we all want our children to learn effectively – and to enjoy learning. The ability to learn is a more important and fundamental consideration than specific exams such as school entrance exams, external exam results and even a university degree, because it is a lifelong asset. As it doesn’t come naturally to Read More >
GCSE and A Level Tutoring Works!
Preparing for GCSEs and A Levels is highly challenging, and has been made even harder for the current cohort by the pandemic, with interrupted schooling and prolonged periods of home learning. A timely intervention using some targeted professional tutoring can make the difference between disappointing results and outstanding outcomes. A good tutor can provide Read More >
Subjects tutored: English, Maths, non-verbal reasoning and verbal reasoning for 7+, 9+, 10+, 11+, 13+ entrance exams; KS1, KS2 and KS3 English; GCSE and A Level Sociology, Politics and English; English as a foreign language for all levels and ages, including IELTS for university applications and visa requirements. Qualifications: CELTA; Teaching Knowledge Test; Politics Read More >
Subjects tutored: KS3 and KS4 English Literature and English Language; 11+ and 13+ English. Qualifications: University of Hull – PGCE – Secondary English University of Lincoln BA (Hons) – English and History Relevant Experience: I am a UK Secondary English PGCE trained and qualified teacher, with 11 years’ experience teaching in the UK, and Read More >
Subjects tutored: KS4 and KS5 English Language and Literature Qualifications: BEd (Hons) in English Literature/P.E. in 1984; MSc in Coaching and Mentoring in 2010; Master Practitioner in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming). Relevant Experience: Incredibly, I have been teaching/tutoring for 35 years and I have taught in a variety of schools in myriad locations in Read More >
Subjects tutored: KS3, KS4, KS5 and Undergraduate Spanish; KS3 and KS4 Italian; KS3 French Qualifications: University of Bath BA (Hons) in Spanish and Italian with European Studies; PGCE – Institute of Education UCL in 2015. Currently studying for a Master’s in Translation and Interpreting at the University of Manchester. Relevant Experience: I am a Read More >
Subjects tutored: Primary age Special Needs such as Autism, ADHD, Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia and Dyscalculia) and General Learning Difficulties in Literacy and Numeracy. Qualifications: BA (Hons) with QTS, University of Warwick; Postgraduate Diploma in Multi-Sensory Impairment, Kingston University. Relevant Experience: I have been in the field of Special Needs and Disabilities for 24 Read More >
Subjects tutored: Maths, English and Science, for 11+, 13+, and up to GCSE and A Level Qualifications: First from Cambridge (Geography); studied for one year at Harvard University; Law conversion course at City University. Relevant Experience: I have tutored students for the last 5 years from ages 10-18. I am friendly, easy-going but also Read More >
Subjects tutored: GCSE Business Studies & Economics; A Level Business Studies & Economics; IB Diploma Programme Business Management & Economics Qualifications: Certificate in School Management & Leadership, Harvard Business School; MA International Education, University of Bath; PGCE Business Education, University of Lancaster; BA (Hons) Economics & Management Studies, University of Leeds Relevant Experience: 15 Read More >