An Alton-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Alton 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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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.

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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.

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 English teachers in Alton

Mr Edward M

I am a qualified teacher and journalist with 27 years' tutoring and teaching experience in the private and state sector. I am also an experienced examiner of GCSE English Language and Literature. As a supportive and friendly tutor, with a flexible approach to lessons my students have achieved excellent results. All tuition is carefully tailored to meet the needs of the individual. I am a family man with three children of my own and understand the expectations of parents that their children reach their full potential.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, History, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE University of London, Institute of Education (1993). BA (Hons) History University of Leicester (1989).

Mrs Charlotte H

Highly experienced English teacher (six years across UK private, state and international. Ex-Teach First) currently teaching English Language and Literature at International School Seychelles. Previous experience includes three years at Cheltenham Ladies' College and three years in a UK state school Academy and all girls’ state secondary. I offer English Language and Literature across all Secondary ages and stages, from Key Stage 3, through GCSE/IGCSE and to A level, plus entrance examinations to UK private and international schools. Able to teach across exam boards (especially AQA, OCR, Cambridge IGCSE and A level).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE University of Bristol (2016); BA First Class English, University of Exeter (2015); TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) University of Exeter (2015).

Mrs Noura M

Qualified and experienced English Teacher since 2011. Currently Assistant Headteacher and English teacher in a school in Buckinghamshire. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and A Level, across all the major Exam Boards. Can offer support for 11+. Can support homeschooling. I have been an AQA English Literature Examiner for over 7 years

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, Institute of Education, University College London (2011). MA English Contemporary Culture and Literature, Brunel University (2009). BA (Hons) History, Royal Holloway, University of London (2007).

Mrs Penny M

A highly experienced, positive and encouraging teacher currently with 25 years of experience. Having taught all subjects to children from Year 2 up to Year 8 (13+ CE and scholarship), I have a strong grasp of children's needs and expected progress at every step of their formative years. I have been a Head of English (my specialism), and teach Maths and Reasoning (verbal and non verbal) to primary age children, as well as preparation for 11+ exams. My pupils have gained places at a range of independent schools near Guildford and across the South East. I am also experienced working with children who have Specific Learning difficulties. I look forward to instilling children with skills and a sense of confidence, inspiring them with engaging, targeted, effective teaching so that they take pleasure in learning and experience enjoyment and success.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, English, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Education and English Literature, Oxford Brookes University. Place2Be Mental Health Foundation course.

Mr Steven P

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, previously Deputy Head/Senior Teacher at Bishop Tufnell Junior and West Wittering School. Currently a tutor supporting home schooling and additional support outside of school. Teaches all core subjects within the Primary National Curriculum, across Key Stage 1 and 2. Teaches Maths and English through to Prep and Year 8. Significant SEN experience. Provides support for SATs and preparations for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, 11+, SATs, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University (1994).

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How are Alton schools performing?

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

Alton primary school performance:

The Alton area has 16 primary schools (one of the top being The Butts Primary School with 26% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The Butts is a good school where pupils get a good start to their education. It provides a happy and welcoming environment in which pupils thrive and try to do their best. They make good progress and achieve well throughout the school. Parents and carers are overwhelmingly supportive and are happy with what the school offers their children.”

The Alton local authority has an average of 68% 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%).

 

Alton secondary school performance:

The Alton area has 7 secondary schools (one of the top being Amery Hill School with 49% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“ Attainment is high. GCSE results in 2012 improved much more strongly than those nationally to further widen the gap between the school’s results and those of others.”

The Alton local authority has an average of 46% 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%).

Alton Ofsted ratings:

76% of Alton schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 2 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website