An Ashbourne-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Ashbourne 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.

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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 Ashbourne

Dr Gail A

AQA Qualified and experienced teacher of English, currently teaching A Level and GCSE AQA English Language and English Literature in a reputable sixth form college. Course leader for AS English Language and experienced A Level examiner (AQA and OCR examining boards). Offers GCSE, AS and A Level English Language tuition, also available to support English undergraduates. Experienced personal tutor face-to-face and online.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English and SEN (distinction) Manchester Metropolitan University (2011). PhD English Manchester Metropolitan University (2009). BA (Hons) English (First Class) Manchester Metropolitan University (2001).

Mr Andrew G

Qualified and experienced KS2 teacher, currently working as a full-time tutor. Have taught 11+ entrance for 7 years, with many successful students gaining a place at Wolverhampton Girls’ High, Adam’s Grammar School, Queen Mary’s Grammar School In Walsall etc. I tutor English and Maths from Primary and Prep through to GCSE and IGCSE across all exam boards, German up to GCSE and IGCSE; Love of German Language and Culture, frequently commute to and from Germany. Support home schooling. SEN experience. Provide support for Scholarship, 11+, 13+ and Independent School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, German, EFL or ESL, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, SATs, 11+, Homeschool, 13+, Study Skills, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Junior and Middle, Bangor Normal College (1984). BA (Hons) German Language and Modern Germany, Bangor University (1982).

Ms Alexandra S

I am a highly experienced teacher, who is consistently rated ‘Outstanding’ in observations. As an established, self-employed online tutor, I focus on forging strong relationships whilst creating a personalised learning experience. My student's needs are always prioritised, with all lessons adapted to suit target grades and any SEN requirements. I aim to increase confidence in all skills. As an AQA Team Leader and Exam Marker, I have a thorough knowledge of GCSE English Language and Literature. Over the years, I have held the positions of Deputy Head of Key Stage Four and Head of KS5 English Language. I therefore possess a thorough understanding of the exam years and specifications, including WJEC; iGCSE English Language; iGCSE English Literature; and Functional Skills. Finally, all my students have gained entry into private sixth forms having completed the entrance examinations.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, Manchester Metropolitan University (Distinction/Excellent Teacher Practice) (2009). BA [Hons] Linguistics and Phonetics (2.1) University of Leeds (2006),

Mrs Catherine G

I am a Highly qualified Head of English, teacher, and Director of Teaching and Learning at Cheadle Hulme School. I teach across all key stages and have an excellent working knowledge of all major exam boards. I lead a department that successfully teaches the Edexcel A LEVEL Literature, IGCSE courses in both Literature and Language. We are the top performing department in the school and nationally, the added value scores repeatedly place my English Department in the top 4 departments in the country. I have 20 years experience of teaching KS3, GCSE, IGCSE, A Level English Literature and AQA A Level Language but I am always learning myself- keeping up to date with educational research and pedagogy. Experienced Oxbridge and ELAT tutor. I can support preparations for all external exams and School Entrance Exams. I am an enthusiastic and supportive teacher. I believe all students can achieve success in English with the right approach and the beauty of 1 to 1 tutorials mean that besoke approaches can be developed.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching. MA Educational Leadership and Research, Manchester Metropolitan University (2018). PGCE Secondary English, University of Manchester (2002). BA (Hons) English, University of Birmingham (2000).

Mrs Annmarie J

I am a professional teacher with a warm and enthusiastic personality. For the past 15 years, I have been tutoring GCSE English. I get fantastic results. Last year all of my students achieved their predicted grades and a large percentage achieved higher. I am extremely enthusiastic with an in-depth knowledge of every exam paper and a fun teaching style. I teach effective planning to optimise learning. I work as a tutor for GCSEs in AQA, OCR, WJEC and Edexcel. Additionally, I have students in China who are learning IGSE or are working towards ta place at the prestigious Wellington College. I have also taught psychology at A-level in secondary school. I feel that I understand mental health issues, in particular anxiety in my students and have a grown-up son with ASD. I ensure my students have enjoyable and inspiring lessons. Reviews can be seen at request. Customers are welcome to speak to my past students and parents.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL, English Language
Qualifications:
Certificate of Secondary Education. From Derby University. Qualified Teacher status. Oxford Brooks University Diploma .

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How are Ashbourne schools performing?

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

Ashbourne primary school performance:

The Ashbourne area has 50 primary schools (one of the top being Kniveton CofE Primary School with 38% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Leaders know how important it is that pupils learn to read. They have planned an ambitious reading curriculum. They know what they want pupils to be able to do and by when. Teachers in key stages 1 and 2 make sure that pupils read books that match well with their reading abilities. Staff work hard to build pupils’ vocabulary. We heard older pupils discussing the meaning of words, such as ‘optimistic’ and ‘anxious’. Teachers read stories to pupils every day.”

The Ashbourne local authority has an average of 64% 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 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Ashbourne secondary school performance:

The Ashbourne area has 12 secondary schools (one of the top being Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School with 55% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The curriculum students follow is very well matched to their particular needs and interests, providing a wealth of enrichment activities that promote students’ outstanding spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. ”

The Ashbourne local authority has an average of 44% 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%).

Ashbourne Ofsted ratings:

80% of Ashbourne schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 2 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website