A Hertfordshire-based Common Entrance teacher to your home or online

Our Common Entrance Tutors in Hertfordshire 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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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.

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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 Hertfordshire

Mr Konrad S

Qualified and experienced Classics teacher whose passion for education and modern methodology anchored in psychology and pedagogical neuroscience make his lessons effective student centred and student-led. Educated in Classics with Italian and Modern Greek (BA and MA), qualified PGCE (King's College London, London, UK 2017), further expanding possible lenses Classics can be taught by having completed an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development (SOAS, London, UK 2021). Teaching from scratch even private candidates. Taught Classics KS3-5 in top UK grammar and private schools (Aylesbury Grammar School, City of London, Downe House School), experienced in teaching towards AQA and OCR GCSE, AS as well as A-Level qualifications (Latin, Greek, Ancient History and Classical Civilisation). I enjoy supporting adults with various academic projects (ranging from taking their classical languages skills from zero to an advanced level to supporting translation exercises for their university, and anything in between).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Latin, Greek, University Entrance, School Entrance Exams, Classical Civilisation, Common Entrance, 11+, 13+
Qualifications:
MSc Violence, Conflict, Development, SOAS, University of London (2021). PGCE Latin with Classics, King's College London, KCL, London, University of London (2017). Academic Researcher Visit to Jesus College, Oxford University (2011). MA Classics, UCL, London, UK, Erasmus Exchange (2012). BA Classics, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (2010).

Mr Philip W

I have been a Head of Department of English and drama for 21 years. I have taught a range of subjects; consistently producing ‘outstanding lessons’ and excellent outcomes. I have taught students from key stage 2 to adult learners, and have extensive experience with a range of SEN, including with primary children, as well as designing schemes of work and individual education plans for SEN children. My expertise is in A level literature (poetry and Shakespeare) and have been an examiner at both GCSE and A level. I am able to evaluate key strengths and areas that require improvement for pupils that informs subsequent bespoke planning. For the past four years I have operated as a tutor of English, both face-to-face and on-line. I have helped over sixty students with immense success – over 80% per cent acquiring levels 8-9 at GCSE/A level and preparing many students to gain entrance into Independent and Grammar schools via the common entrance examination route. Alongside my independent work I have also worked as a consultant.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Teacher Training Certificate, Goldsmiths’ College (2004). PGCE English Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (1997). BA (Hons) English Literature (Victorian, Post-Colonial, Renaissance Poetry, Shakespeare, American Theatre), Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (1996).

Mrs Bernadene M

Qualified and experienced Physics and Science Teacher, currently teaching at The Grange School in Aylesbury, where she is subject leader for Science. Teaches Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE across all the major exam boards. Teaches Physics to IB and A Level.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
MSc Medical Physics, Open University (2014). BSc Science, Open University (2006). PGCE University of Natal (2003). National Diploma Chemical Engineering, Natal Technikon (1995).

Mr Joseph B

I am an experienced education professional currently working as a project manager in the Strategy Dept of a large multi-academy trust. My responsibilities include: improving the quality of remote lessons; increasing access to Oxbridge; and converting the trust into a carbon neutral organisation by 2030. I taught Maths (Foundation and Higher) and Latin to GCSE level in an East London Academy for 3 years. In addition I have 7 years experience of private tuition for entrance exams, 11+, Common Entrance, GCSE, and A-Level.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Maths, Latin, Common Entrance, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
QTS Teach First (2015). University of Oxford (2014).

Mrs Lara C

Qualified and experienced teacher of Italian, French, Classical Greek and Latin. Offers all subjects from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE, IB and A level, across all the major Exam Boards, notably AQA, Edexcel and OCR for Latin and Classical Greek. Offers tuition for adults and businesses. Native Italian speaker and bilingual in French. Started her successfull and fruitful teaching and tutoring career in 1999, in France, where she lived until 2011 , taught in French Secondary schools, both independent and state schools, collaborated with tutoring agencies and languages schools. Translation act Tutoring in Italy and in UK, where,since 2014, she has been helped both adults and students. Successfull preparing students to sit exams. Tailor made sessions for both adult and teeneager learners, very good knowledge of UK scholar system, exams techniques and specifications . Liaising with families for constant update. Strongly advised = CV for further information

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, Italian, Latin, Classical Civilisation, Greek, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
D PTLLS, Level 4, Edexcel , Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, Further Education - Interlink College, London , 2014. Capes Externe d'Italien, (equivalent to PGCE) France (2003). Laurea in Lettere, (equivalent to BA (Hons) Humanities) Peruga University, Italy (1999). NARIC, UK qualifications recognition CV for Further information

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How are Hertfordshire schools performing?

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

Hertfordshire primary school performance:

The Hertfordshire area has 497 primary schools (one of the top being Nascot Wood Junior School with 45% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Excellent leadership and management, and in particular the very clear vision of the headteacher, ably supported by the deputy headteacher, have resulted in pupils exceeding their expected targets and sustaining improvement year on year.”

The Hertfordshire local authority has an average of 67% 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 13% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Hertfordshire secondary school performance:

The Hertfordshire area has 152 secondary schools (one of the top being Watford Grammar School for Girls with 89% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“What makes Watford Grammar School for Girls outstanding is the focus on each girl as an individual and an almost relentless drive to ensure that everyone achieves their very best.”

The Hertfordshire local authority has an average of 52% 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%).

Hertfordshire Ofsted ratings:

78% of Hertfordshire schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 122 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website