A Cornwall-based 13+ teacher to your home or online

Our 13+ Tutors in Cornwall 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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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 13+ teachers in Cornwall

Mrs Sarah W

Qualified and experienced English teacher, now full-time tutor. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all Exam Boards. AQA Examiner. Significant SEN experience. Supports home schooling. Provides preparation for School Entrance Exams, Scholarship and GCSE resits; also support for literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, Study Skills, English Literature, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Cornwall College Group (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature and ICT, College of St Mark and St John (2005).

Miss Caroline L

Qualified and experienced English teacher, previously Lead Teacher and Second in Department at a local Academy. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all major Exam Boards. AQA Examiner. Provides English as a Foreign Language tuition. Supports preparations for School Entrance Examinations and Scholarship; GCSE, IGCSE retakes; also literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners. Experienced with home educated students. I provide personalised lessons for all my students and teach with passion. As an academic coach I also tend to include skills to cope with exam stress and help with organisation of revision timetables.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language
Qualifications:
MA Education, Leadership and Management, Open University (2010). TEFL (2007), BA (Hons) English Literature, University of York (2007).

Mrs Melissa C

I qualified in 1984 with my PGCE from Cambridge University and since then I have taught in a variety of schools in both the private and state sector in London & the South East where I taught at The Judd School in Tonbridge teaching English GCSE and Latin A level. My most recent school post was teaching GCSE English AQA Board in Sussex. I have been tutoring for the last 20 years for the Kent 11 Plus examination including my own children, who all gained places at Kent Grammar schools, and also tutoring English Literature & Language at GCSE and A Level. I have recently moved from Kent to Cornwall but I am still in touch with my students and it is wonderful to see them progressing in their lives. I can supply email addresses of my clients in Sussex / Kent whose children I taught English Literature and Language to on a one to one basis. My own children have dyslexia and ADHD and I have helped them in their studies to secure places at Manchester and Bristol University.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, History, French, Latin, Religious Studies, 13+, SATs, Common Entrance, English Literature, 11+, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Cambridge University (1984). BA (Hons) Latin with Greek subsidiary Class 2:1, Bristol University (1983).

Mrs Andrea H

I am a fully qualified English, maths, ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) and SEN teacher who works for a bespoke college for students with complex and multiple special educational needs, delivering Functional Skills and GCSEs in both English and maths. The majority of these students have an EHCP plan so all my lessons are differentiated and individualised for teaching methods, styles and learning aims to help them learn and progress in all aspects of college life. Before this I was a Work Based Learning Tutor at Cornwall College teaching both Functional Skills and GCSE in both English and maths. I also privately teach English Language, English Literature and maths from Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE across all major exam boards. I have several years experience in providing preparation for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams; support for GCSE, IGCSE resits; also literacy, numeracy and Functional Skills for primary through to adult learners to include. SEN Diploma - Plymouth Uni

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, 11+, English Language, English Literature, 13+
Qualifications:
QTLS, Institute for Learning (2009). PGCE, Plymouth University (2006). Level 5 Diplomas in English, Maths and Special Educational Needs (2007-2009) TESOL Certificate (Trinity) - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (2010) Enhancement Certificate in Understanding Autism (2017) Enhancement Certificate in Understanding Dyslexia (2017) Creative Writing Diploma (2020)

Mr Anthony J

I am a teacher of 16 years' experience and thoroughly enjoy my job. I taught for 10 years in London in a range of schools before moving to a Grammar School in Buckinghamshire. I teach English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. I pride myself in teaching stimulating lessons of rich academic pedigree. I have a record of achieving high examination results across the Key Stages. I am moving to Truro in September 2022 and am looking to take on tutees from this date and am also available to tutor online prior to this date.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Common Entrance, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, University of Bath (2005). MA International Studies, University of Leeds (2003). BA (Hons) English, University of Leeds (2002).

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How are Cornwall schools performing?

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

Cornwall primary school performance:

The Cornwall area has 260 primary schools (one of the top being St Germans Primary School with 20% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“All staff work closely together and have good subject knowledge. They develop excellent relationships with pupils, which is fundamental in encouraging positive attitudes to learning.”

The Cornwall 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%).

 

Cornwall secondary school performance:

The Cornwall area has 49 secondary schools (one of the top being The Roseland Academy with 52% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Throughout the school, pupils benefit from high-quality teaching, enabling them to make excellent progress. Teachers know their pupils exceptionally well and plan learning activities thoroughly so that all pupils are supported to progress in line with their capabilities.”

The Cornwall 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 94% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Cornwall Ofsted ratings:

77% of Cornwall schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 33 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website