A Somerset-based 11+ teacher to your home or online

Our 11+ Tutors in Somerset are all fully-qualified teachers, who also offer their skills as high-quality home tutors. All are subject-specialists, professional, reliable, and are up-to-date with Examination Boards and the current demands of a changing curriculum. Lessons are taught at your home or online and are scheduled at your convenience; whether weekdays, evenings or weekends.

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Why do parents choose us?

Only qualified teachers

Many parents get frustrated by poor quality, unqualified tutors. That’s why all 18,000+ of our UK tutors are qualified schoolteachers – so you know they are trained to teach children, safe, and experienced at teaching the latest curriculum at a high-quality.

We do the work for you

You don’t need to scroll through pages of irrelevant and often unavailable tutors with our service. Just fill in our simple form or have a quick phone call and, within 24 hours, we will send you a shortlist of available, suitable teachers in your area.

First lesson guarantee

You can be safe in the knowledge that if you are unhappy with your first lesson (this is rare, but we understand that sometimes the fit isn’t quite right), we will not charge you for the lesson, and we will look to find you another high-quality teacher.

Just a few of our 11+ teachers in Somerset

Mrs Rosie W

Qualified and experienced (Year 2 to Year 8) teacher, with experience in the classroom, one to one tutoring and online tuition. Proven experience and success preparing children for KS2 SATs, 11+ , school entrance exams and scholarships. SEN & EFL qualifications and experience. Extensive experience with dyslexic children and those children needing extra support and confidence building. Book reviewer for children’s literature and educational reference publisher.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, 11+, Common Entrance, 13+, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
2020 - SEN Advanced course (Distinction) 2019 - Full circle online TEFL training (Distinction) B.Ed [Hons] 2.i in Primary Education specialising in English and Art Goldsmiths, London University 1983

Miss Clare L

Qualified and experienced Primary School Teacher with a calm, patient and encouraging teaching style. Has nine years teaching and tutoring experience within the Independent sector in South West London and is currently a full-time tutor, having recently relocated to Devon. Currently studying towards a Specialist Dyslexia Teacher qualification with Dyslexia Matters. Teaches English across the Primary Curriculum in Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers online Education only, general confidence building in English and Maths and preparation for SATs, 11+ School Entrance Exams. Limited weekday availability. No weekends.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
School Entrance Exams, SATs, 11+, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Plymouth University (2010). BA (Hons) Sociology & Anthropology, Durham University (2005).

Mrs Mary S

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently working as a tutor in the Bristol/Bath area. I have successfully tutored pupils both in school and in their own homes for over 20 years. I teach all areas of the primary curriculum from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 and 2. I have taught many pupils who need extra support with English and Maths, including those with a variety of SEN especially dyslexia. Also beginner learners of English and pupils with English as an Additional Language. I am able to build strong learning relationships with pupils, enabling them to grow in confidence and develop their educational skills. My aim is to make learning fun, with targeted games and hands-on activities to support this.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
SPLD Certification, Hertfordshire College of Education (1999). Cert.Ed. Kesteven College of Education (1976).

Ms Joanne P

An experienced full-time tutor since 2011 with six years teaching experience in the secondary private and state sector in London and Wiltshire, I have been described as a bit of a polymath. I tutor a wide range of subjects, though my specialisms include English and history at all levels and maths up to and including GCSE. I excel at shaping and creating the evidence of quality learning, sparking creativity, and helping students to see the logical steps and links between one concept and another. With this comes confidence, curiosity, and even enjoyment in subjects previously found daunting and difficult. I have also taught EFL overseas, prepped students for entrance exams, was an examiner for Edexcel for many years, and more recently engaged in editing university applications and dissertations. I've worked with students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, including SEN, primary, secondary and adult, and I genuinely love what I do.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Maths, Geography, History, English Literature, Religious Studies, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE University of Roehampton (2000). BA (Hons) History, Exeter University (1997).

Mr James W

An experienced and enthusiastic primary educator with experience all around the world. Most recently employed at Avanti Hall School, Exeter. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum - EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers preparation for SATs, 11+, Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. Also available for English and History tuition into KS3. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, History, School Entrance Exams, 11+, SATs
Qualifications:
BEd (with distinction), Brock University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (2009). BA (Hons) History and Anthropology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (2008).

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How are Somerset schools performing?

We connect you to the best teachers who work across several of the best primary and secondary schools in Somerset (some detailed below). This means we can reliably provide you with a local and experienced tutor that fits your needs.

Somerset primary school performance:

The Somerset area has 294 primary schools (one of the top being Preston CofE Primary School with 35% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ achievement is outstanding. Overall attainment, especially in mathematics and writing, has risen substantially since the previous inspection and is above average by the end of Year 6.”

The Somerset local authority has an average of 61% of students meeting the expected standards in reading, writing, and maths at primary school age (vs England's average of 65%). And has an average of 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Somerset secondary school performance:

The Somerset area has 88 secondary schools (one of the top being Brymore Academy with 12% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is consistently good across the range of practical and academic subjects. Teachers know the students well, ensuring that their planning includes the right level of challenge for all groups.”

The Somerset local authority has an average of 39% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Somerset Ofsted ratings:

72% of Somerset schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 41 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website