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

Our 13+ 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 13+ teachers in Somerset

Mrs Polly G

Qualified, flexible and experienced Primary and Maths Teacher, teaching across the ages and Key Stages. Teaches English within the Primary age range supporting Curriculum for Wales; also Maths from Reception through to GCSEs with success for students. Provides support for home schooling. SEN experience, especially dyscalculia. Provides preparation for national tests. Lots of practical opportunities for application of learning, including games, problem solving, activities included in lessons. Focus on well-being throughout.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, 11+, SATs, 13+, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary, Cardiff Metropolitan University (2014). Best Practioner Award. BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology, Cardiff University (2010).

Miss Françoise F

• Fully qualified Teacher with QTS, DBS checked, advanced child safeguarding certificate (UCL London) • Experienced in Entrance exams for English 11+ 13+ for Bristol and Bath independent schools. Subject specialisms: French Spanish and English (Native English and French Speaker) plus Primary teacher of all subjects. • Experience in top London private schools, including Highgate where I taught Boris Johnson’s daughter at secondary. • Creative Writing support in English. • Deputy Head of a bilingual primary school in Kensington, London. • Lecturer of English Linguistics at the Bordeaux Montaigne University, France • Pearson Young Learners Examiner • TEFL Qualification to teach English to Adults and Children • Columnist for Bath Life Magazine

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, Spanish, English Literature, 13+, 11+, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Modern Languages, French and Spanish, UCL, London (2014). BA Joint Honours in French and Spanish, The Royal Holloway University of London (2009), including ERASMUS year of Study exchange at La Sorbonne Université 3, Paris (2008). Advanced Child Safeguarding Certificate. Cambridge TESOL (Certificate of Teaching English as a Foreign Language) to young learners International House, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (2009). Pearson examiner young learners exams, Kensington Council (2017). Gifted and talented young learners, Bordeaux International School (2019)

Mr Michael T

Qualified and experienced Maths and Primary Teacher. Currently head of department as a large secondary school. Teaches Maths at Primary and Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level, including Further Mathematics, across all the major exam boards. Can support preparations for GCSEand A-Level. Also have taught across the primary age and subject range, Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers support for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, School Entrance Exams, Further Maths, SATs, Study Skills, 11+, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Exeter University (2015). BSc (Hons) Mathematics, Swansea University (2013).

Mr Kevin W

Qualified (QTS) and experienced Science and Maths Teacher, currently a full time tutor. DBS is current. Teaches Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE. Teaches Chemistry and Biology up to A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Home schooling a speciality in the key subjects Science, Maths and English. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, 13+, University Entrance, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science, University of East Anglia (1992). BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, University College of Wales (1982).

Mrs Simone A

Qualified and experienced Science and Chemistry Teacher. Qualified in 2002 and worked in large secondary schools in South Wales since. Teaches Science at Key Stage 3; Level 2 & 3 BTEC Applied Science; Biology and Chemistry through to GCSE; teaches Chemistry up to A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Course tutor for level 3 BTEC Applied Science Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams. Experience of online tuition. Experience as Medical Coordinator for a large secondary school. Excellent pastoral skills - supporting vulnerable learners to fulfil their potential whilst looking after wellbeing. Lots of CPD completed to aid teaching and learning.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Science, Biology, Chemistry, School Entrance Exams, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (2002). BSc (Hons) Chemistry, Cardiff University (2001).

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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