A Barnstaple-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Barnstaple 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 Barnstaple

Mrs harriet m

I currently work as the Head of English at a girls grammar school in Plymouth; I am also the acting Assistant Head Teacher. I teach all year groups including A level English Literature - AQA specifications for both GCSE and A level. I am also an examiner for AQA English Language. My classes achieve very high results; at least 70% at grades 7 to 9; with a progress score 1 grade higher than the National average. I love teaching and supporting students to achieve their potential. Harriet Morgan

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
NPQSL 2017 National College of Leadership PGCE Secondary English, College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth (2001) BA Hons English Literature at Nottingham Trent University (2000) A levels in English Literature, Business Studies and Geography (1997)

Mr Paul J

I am a long-time professional teacher. I have taught in Pupil Referral Units at secondary level and primary schools in and around London. I have run my own successful home tuition business for the last 16 years. Most of my pupils stay with me for a number of years as they enjoy their lessons. I teach English from KS2 to KS3 and Maths from KS1 to GCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, Maths, English, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education. BA (Hons) Photography, Film and TV

Mr David V

Qualified and experienced Science, Maths and English teacher, currently a full time tutor. Teaches Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams and GCSE re-sits. Also teaches English Language and Literature up to GCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Maths, English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English Literature, Further Maths, 13+, English Language, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
MSc Chemical Engineering, University of Swansea (1990). Post Graduate Diploma, Chemical Engineering, University of London (1981). PGCE Chemistry and Science, King's College, University of London (1977). BSc (Hons) Chemistry, University of London (1976).

Mrs Lynne M

A dedicated, qualified and highly experienced Primary School Teacher of 20 years, Lynne has taught many children within schools and as a private tutor, having successfully supported and guided an extensive variety of pupils throughout their learning journeys. Enthusiastically teaching all subjects within the Primary Curriculum from Y1 to early Secondary, specialising in English (in particular writing, grammar and spelling) and Maths. Excellent 11+ guidance, support and techniques provided (including NVR and VR). Inspirational, intuitive, friendly and approachable, Lynne helps children soar and achieve their full potential. If lacking motivation or confidence, Lynne has the tools, techniques and personality to guide and encourage pupils securely and steadily towards their goals. Currently teaching online, she offers challenging, interesting lessons using Skype or Zoom. Lessons are delivered effectively and received well. Increases skills, techniques and confidence. Highly recommended. Excellent references.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, French, English Language, Homeschool, SATs, Study Skills, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE with QTS, University of Hull and Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln (2000); BA (Hons) 2.1 Humanities, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside (1999).

Ms Fieza J

Qualified and experienced English Literature and Language Teacher, currently teaching part-time at Whitmore High School. Experience in teaching in a variety of schools, including Primary. Teaches English Literature and Language from Key Stage 3, through to IGCSE/GCSE and A Level; across all major exam boards. SEN experience. Supports homeschooling.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, English Language
Qualifications:
MA English, The Open University (2008). BA (Hons), English PGCE, Cardiff Metropolitan University (2015). BA (Hons), English Literature and Language, The Open University (2014).

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How are Barnstaple schools performing?

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

Barnstaple primary school performance:

The Barnstaple area has 18 primary schools (one of the top being Landkey Community Primary Academy with 22% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The achievement of pupils is good. They make good progress and by the end of Year 6, their attainment is above average, especially in reading and writing.”

The Barnstaple 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 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Barnstaple secondary school performance:

The Barnstaple area has 6 secondary schools (one of the top being Pilton Community College with 33% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ progress in English and mathematics in 2017 and 2018 was below the national average. The school has recently begun to address this issue but there remains a legacy of underachievement.”

The Barnstaple local authority has an average of 42% 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%).

Barnstaple Ofsted ratings:

63% of Barnstaple schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 2 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website