A Cottenham-based A level teacher to your home or online

Our A level Tutors in Cottenham 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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Just a few of our A level teachers in Cottenham

Mrs Wendy F

I am a very well-qualified specialist German teacher with over 30 years' teaching experience in schools and colleges of further education . I am currently specialising in teaching GCSE German online - with a great deal of success as several of my previous students have achieved top grades in their GCSE exams. I have also helped students who are struggling with German to improve their predicted grades by at least two bands. I prepare students for AQA, Edexcel and IGCSE exams and also work part-time as an IGCSE German tutor with a well-known home-schooling organisation.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, German, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, A level, GCSE, Homeschool
Qualifications:
MEd Applied Linguistics (2015) University of Southern Queensland, Australia PGCE (1983) Warwick University BA (Hons) German and Sociology (1980) University of Salford

Miss Sarah W

Experienced, enthusiastic teacher/tutor of French, German, English, English Literature and ESOL. I have taught GCSE German to sixth formers with my best student gaining an A*. I lectured in German for a year at Anglia Ruskin in Cambridge and received excellent feedback across all levels - from beginners through to intermediate. I have successfully coached German at GCSE with my student gaining a prize for the most improved and at beginners level where I was complimented on my varied material and warm, friendly manner. I have tutored German as part of the NTP with great success this year, tutoring across all levels of ability. This involved building confidence with my encouragement to the students, preparing them for their exams with grammar exercises and essay practice. I was top student at university in German, gaining a First in both my translation and speaking assessments. I am currently coaching an A level student in German conversation which is going very well.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, German, EFL or ESL, GCSE, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, A level
Qualifications:
Cert TESOL 1997 Trinity College London RSA Level IV Higher Diploma in Administrative Procedures with German 1991 BA(Hons) Degree in European Studies with French and German 1990 University of Kent, First in German

Miss Louise S

Currently in my 20th year of teaching. I hold a management position within my science department at school . I teach Chemistry from Years 9-13 and all 3 sciences at KS3. Alongside teaching, I have been tutoring for 17 years. I was an A Level examiner for AQA to help understand mark schemes in order to aid my teaching back when I first qualified. I teach the AQA specification, but have also taught IB. I am a form tutor for year 12 & 13 so I have good knowledge of the UCAS application process.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Science, Chemistry, Key Stage 4, A level, GCSE, Key Stage 3
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science, University of Nottingham (2002). MChem 2:1 (Hons) Chemistry, University of Salford (2001).

Ms Liz G

Passionate and enthusiastic Educationalist. Teacher of GCSE & A-level Geography. Extensive experience of writing and producing curriculum content/resources (via a range of rich, interactive multi-media, for example digital video, games, infographics & assessments), Online course design, curriculum mapping and content analysis. Development of digital teaching strategies and lesson plans. Warm and supportive teaching approach. Carefully work to establish a positive connection with my pupils and their families. Masters swimmer competing at international level. Keen open water swimmer and coach. ASA Level 1 Certificate for Teaching Swimming ASA Level 2 Certificate for Teaching Swimming. Currently studying for my professional Open Water coach exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Geography, A level, GCSE, Philosophy
Qualifications:
Master of Education, University of Cambridge (2012). Postgraduate Certificate in Online and Distance Education (2011). PGCE Geography, University of London (1996). BA (Hons) Combined Studies; Geography and Sports Science, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1994).

Mr Simon A

I am an experienced and enthusiastic Business Studies teacher at both GCSE and A Level having taught for over 20 years. I appreciate the importance of subject knowledge and also exam technique in order to produce clear, coherent high value responses. I am familiar with a range of Business Studies specifications including OCR, AQA and Edexcel (including BTEC). I have also been an examiner for OCR. I enjoy teaching business and economics due to the opportunities to bring real world current affairs in to the lesson. I have held various positions in schools from classroom teacher, Head of Department/Faculty to Assistant Head Teacher. I have a PGCE in Business & Economics Education - University of Hull (1997) and a BA (Hons) 2:1 in Economics from Sunderland University (1995).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Economics, Business, GCSE, Key Stage 4, A level
Qualifications:
PGCE Business & Economics Education

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How are Cottenham schools performing?

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

Cottenham primary school performance:

The Cottenham area has 31 primary schools (one of the top being Girton Glebe Primary School with 19% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Outcomes in reading, writing and mathematics have all improved since the previous inspection and are now securely good. Progress in reading is particularly strong and a high proportion of pupils reach the highest level in this subject by the end of key stage 2.”

The Cottenham local authority has an average of 63% 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%).

 

Cottenham secondary school performance:

The Cottenham area has 12 secondary schools (one of the top being Impington Village College with 65% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Achievement is good with groups of students, including disabled students and those with special educational needs, making better progress than similar groups of students nationally. Standards at age 16 are significantly above average and the proportion of students securing five higher grade GCSE passes, including English and mathematics, was significantly above average in 2009-2011. In 2011, 35% of students gained five or more A* or A grades; a notable achivement.”

The Cottenham local authority has an average of 48% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 95% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Cottenham Ofsted ratings:

70% of Cottenham schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 3 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website