An Alnwick-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Alnwick 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 English teachers in Alnwick

Mr Phil G

I have been a former headteacher at two private and two state schools and was a founding director of a Free School in Newcastle upon Tyne. I have experience teaching across the age ranges [KS2-5] and have particular expertise in Biology & Chemistry. I have been teaching two home-educated students in preparation for their GCSE's and working with a number of Y5 & 6 students as they prepare for SAT Tests and/ or 11+ examinations for selective secondary schools. I use a variety of teaching styles and teaching materials and make my learning personalised to the needs of the students. I am a founding member of the Chartered College of Teaching and a member of the American School Counsellors Association.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, School Entrance Exams, 13+, Common Entrance, Philosophy, English Language, 11+
Qualifications:
MEd, University of Bristol. BEd, University of Winchester. Certificate in Education, University of Birmingham.

Mrs Sondos B

Current Curriculum Lead for English in a 9-13 middle school. Previously teacher of English and Latin (Secondary including A level). 5 years of teaching experience as well as 12 years of professional tutoring in London and the North East. 2 years of lecturing experience at Northumbria University, mentoring and teaching first-year undergraduate students in English Language and Linguistics.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Latin, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, School Direct, Newcastle University (2018). MA English Linguistics, University College London (2014). BA (Hons) English, University College London (2013).

Miss Claire S

I have been a teacher since 2003 working in a variety of educational establishments with middle leadership experience. I have taught KS3-5 English Literature and English Language. In addition to this, I have also taught KS4/5 Media Studies and KS5 Film Studies. I am also an examiner for various boards and have taught an array of exam boards. Additionally I am a team leader for English Language Paper 1. My examiner experience is invaluable in assessing the needs of students and looking on how to approach exam questions. I have taught students of varying academic abilities and have been praised in observations on my ability to endure my teaching ensures all learners are engaged.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Newcastle University (2003). BA (Hons) English Literature (2001).

Mr Lee M

I am currently working in the Gateshead area as a Head of Year and Teacher of English and I am approaching my tenth year in secondary education. I have a wide range of experiences, working alongside pupils with Special Educational Needs. In particular, I have a thorough understanding of AQA GCSE and A Level English Language and English Literature specifications - working as an examiner for GCSE English Language in particular. I pride myself on the resources I create and the relationships that I establish with students. I have already dedicated time to tutoring, working closely after school with students who are struggling with their confidence in the subject. I have achieved outstanding results throughout my career and would be fully dedicated to the tutoring programme. Alongside teaching English, I also have thorough experience in teaching Film and Media Studies.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. BA (Hons) English Education (11-18 Years): First Class Honours (2011).

Mrs Joanne E

I am a qualified English Language and Literature Teacher, with experience of teaching Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, and adults. I also work as a GCSE and IGCSE examiner for English Language and Literature. My focus is on building up and developing students' confidence in the subject and helping them to become successful communicators.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, 13+, Study Skills
Qualifications:
PGCE English Education with QTS, University of Sunderland (2015). MA (with Distinction) Northumbria University (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature (First Class), Northumbria University (2012).

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How are Alnwick schools performing?

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

Alnwick primary school performance:

The Alnwick area has 21 primary schools (one of the top being Swansfield Park Primary School with 17% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Children enter the Nursery or Reception Year with skills that are typical for their age. They make outstanding progress during their time in school and attain high standards by the end of Year 4. Although their progress in mathematics has lagged behind that in reading and writing, the school has tackled this recently and standards are now high in all these subjects. ”

The Alnwick 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%).

 

Alnwick secondary school performance:

The Alnwick area has 3 secondary schools (one of the top being James Calvert Spence College with 38% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“In the past, pupils’ outcomes in key stage 2 have not been good enough. Weak teaching meant that pupils were not well prepared for key stage 3.”

The Alnwick local authority has an average of 43% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 93% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Alnwick Ofsted ratings:

86% of Alnwick schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 2 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website