An Essex-based Common Entrance teacher to your home or online

Our Common Entrance Tutors in Essex 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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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 Common Entrance teachers in Essex

Ms Bim O

I have been a qualified teacher (QTS) for over 12 years and have been a private tutor since 2007. I have taught both in the UK and internationally. I am currently a Deputy Head Teacher (Teaching and Learning) in a school in an independent Primary School. I specialise in Primary Education, English and EAL. I am qualified to teach all Primary subjects for Key Stages 1 and 2. I am also qualified to teach English up to KS4. I teach towards 7+ and 11+ exams as well as international Common Entrance exams to top schools both in the UK and abroad.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, 13+, 11+, SATs
Qualifications:
NPQML (2020). MA Language, Ethnicity and Education, King's College, London (2014). BA (Hons) Primary Teaching with QTS specialising in ICT, Roehampton University (2010).

Dr Polymnia T

Qualified and experienced Latin, Greek and Classics teacher, currently lecturer of Greek at Royal Holloway, University of London. Teaches Latin, Greek and Classic Civilisation at all levels; from Prep, GCSE, IGCSE through to A level and beyond. Porivdes preparations for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Latin, Classical Civilisation, Greek, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
PhD Ancient History, University College London (2005). MA History, University College London (1999). MA Classics, University College London (1998). BA Greek Literature, University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1987).

Mrs Tiffany R

Qualified and experienced primary and SEN teacher in state and private schools. I have twenty eight years of teaching experience mainly as the school's SENCO and learning support teacher. Teach SEN esp dyslexia, English, History, Maths. Preparation for 11 + and 13+ entrance exams. Currently studying an MA in Psychodynamic Counselling for Children and adolescents at Essex University. Lots of experience in private tuition.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Common Entrance, SATs, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
MA Psychodynamic Counselling for children and adolescents Essex University (ongoing). PG Dip SpLD (Dyslexia), Dyslexia Institute (1998). PGCE West London Institute of Higher Education (1991). BSc (Hons) Politics and International Studies, Southampton University.

Mrs Rosy B

Very experienced 11+, Year 3-Year 7 English and Mathematics Tutor for Grammar and Independent Schools and general school curriculum for all years. I teach based on the needs of the student for the year group and for preparation for the 11+ and/or specific syllabus for independent schools (including scholarship) providing plenty of practice and exam/assessment papers focusing on strengthening weak areas. Many success stories. Techniques in study skills, checking answers and proof-reading and checking SPAG. I also include Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning if required. I improve confidence resulting in improving written English and Mathematics grades. Individual needs carefully addressed with appropriate resources and planning. I have a BA Hons degree in English, a PGCE in Teaching and Education and a CELTA qualification in Teaching Foreigners . I am currently doing an MA in English. I put students at ease, have a friendly approach and work to fulfill their potential at school and in exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Common Entrance, English Language, English Literature, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Greenwich University Adult and Post 16 Education (2006). BA (Hons) English, Open University (1996). CELTA in TEFL at International House, London (1988).

Ms Nirmal R

Qualified and experienced Grammar School Teacher. Experience in teaching across all levels; KS3, 4 and 5. Teaches all core subjects within the Primary National Curriculum, from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, across all ages and abilities. Teaches Philosophy and Politics and RE at KS3, 4 and 5 (A level). In addition, can teach English up to and including KS3 and Mathematics up to KS4 (GCSE). SEN experience. Supports home schooling. Tutors for primary school, SATS exams, 11 + and other secondary School Entrance Examinations.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, History, Religious Studies, Common Entrance, 13+, School Entrance Exams, SATs, Sociology, Homeschool, Philosophy, 11+
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, University of Kent (2007). BSc (Hons), Social Sciences.

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How are Essex schools performing?

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

Essex primary school performance:

The Essex area has 541 primary schools (one of the top being Shenfield St. Mary's Church of England Primary School with 33% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“St Mary's is a happy, thriving and high-achieving school. Standards at the end of Year 6 are exceptionally high and pupils make excellent progress as they move through the school.”

The Essex local authority has an average of 66% 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 11% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Essex secondary school performance:

The Essex area has 134 secondary schools (one of the top being Colchester County High School for Girls with 100% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Colchester County High School for Girls is an outstanding school that continues to offer an exceptionally high quality of education. It continues to strive for, and achieves excellence in all that it does.”

The Essex local authority has an average of 41% 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%).

Essex Ofsted ratings:

77% of Essex schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 82 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website