Experienced English teacher (MA, BA HONS, PGCE)
My aim is to engender an enthusiasm for studying literature and fostering self – expression through a lively approach to the written, spoken and acted word.
I have an infectious passion for my subject as well as long experience inspiring others to share my love for language.
I work hard to make learning relevant and accessible, maintaining my proven track record of improving predicted grades and varying my approach to suit the individual’s needs.
Literature: poetry, plays and novels
Language: grammar and punctuation
Writing skills: creative, non-fiction and essay skills
Remote lessons offered by Skype, FaceTime, or Zoom
11+ sports scholarship Reigate Grammar School 11+ Academic scholarship Box Hill
11+ Duntottar School
13+ Academic scholarship Reigate Grammar School
2020 11+ places offered at: Hampton, King’s, Kingston Grammar, Reigate Grammar School, St Paul’s and Tiffin.
Fantastic 2109 GCSE results in: 6 pupils achieved grade 8, 5 piped achieved grade 9, 2 pupils were writing in a second language, i pupil went up 6 grades from their mock!
2019 11+ offers:
Brighton College (scholarship), Caterham, Cranleigh, Duntottar, Epsom, Hampton (scholarship), Kings College Wimbledon, Reeds, Reigate Grammar School (scholarship), Royal Grammar School Guildford, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Barnet ( 100% score plus scholarship), St Johns, Tiffin (scholarship), Portsmouth Grammar (scholarship)
2018 11+ Academic Scholarships awarded by: Reigate Grammar School,Guildford, Hampton (100%), St Paul’s, Whitgift and Wilson’s.
GCSE and A Level revision classes
Creative Writing, Non-Fiction, Writing Format, Excellent Essay Skills,
Poetry Analysis, Unseen Poetry / Prose Preparation…
( If you don’t see what you need, just ask!)
NEW: GCSE writing guides for information texts ( non-fiction ) now available to purchase as a bundle
- 11+ and independent schools’ exams
- Common Entrance preparation
- GCSE & IGSCE
- A Level
- UKCAT practice
- Tuition for home-school pupils
- Dissertation support
- Adult education
- Individual and small group classes
- Revision classes with exam technique & practice questions
- A personalised learning plan
- Current knowledge of the curriculum and exam boards (eg IGSCE, AQA, Edexcel, OCR, WJEP …)
- Experience examining at 11+, GCSE & A Level
- Creative Writing Workshops
- Scholarship guidance
- E-mail support outside lessons
- CRB checked
- References available
Value for money
The lesson fee includes personalised notes, thorough marking of written work, e-mail support and regular feedback to parents. Prices vary according to age group.
Discounted prices are available for group lessons and revision classes.
Quotes from students:
Skype & Facetime Lessons
SKYPE & FACETIME
available for international and domestic clients alike:
no matter where you are in the world, I am able to tutor you!