A Basildon-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Basildon 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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Just a few of our English teachers in Basildon

Mrs Caroline M

Qualified and experienced English Language and Literature Teacher, with 34 years teaching experience. Currently an Assistant Principal Examiner for English Literature (AQA exam board). Retired from St Albans Girls' School in 2017 but has also taught in various other schools. Teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 (GCSE) through to Key Stage 5 (AS/A level). 'Enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking professional teacher, with an on-going love of my subject. During my 34 years of teaching English in secondary schools in Hertfordshire, I have built up an impressive record of experience across the age and ability range'. SEN experience. Specific Learning Difficulties, OCR Certificate (2002).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, English Language, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) (Cantab) English and Education, Homerton College, University of Cambridge (1983).

Mrs Miriam A

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently Lead teacher of English at West Hatch High School. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Skilled in Coaching, Leading, Communication, Lecturing, and Lesson Planning. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams, as well as Functional Skills for adult learners. Lead Practitioner Accreditation, SSAT (2016).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE English, UCL Institute of Education (2013). CELTA, University of Cambridge (2010). BA/BSc (Hons) English Studies with Sociology (2010).

Miss Lorna B

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at Falcon's Preparatory School. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary age range, Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers support for preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Also teaches English to Prep and Key Stage 4, GCSE and IGCSE across all the major exam boards. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, SATs, English Literature, Study Skills
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary with English, University of East London (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature, University of Surrey (2013).

Ms Ekeoma A

Hello I have worked in Education for over a decade specialising in teaching English literature and language to students in KS2 to KS5. Prior to this, I worked in the publishing sector as a freelance writer and proof-reader. I am passionate about helping young people progress in a subject that is so vital to everyday success.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCert Middlesex University (2019). BA (Hons) Media and Publishing Degree. 2:1, University of Middlesex (2002).

Mr William D

Secondary English Teacher in my fourth year of teaching, with most of my experience in ages 11-16 and currently at Hillview School, Tonbridge. I offer 11+ and 13+ preparation and tuition for KS3 and GCSEs. My dyspraxia has significantly helped with building strategies for SEN students. I previously mentored through a scheme, developing study skills such as organisation, motivation and self-esteem. I'm a film fanatic (1000+ films in my collection) and am presently converting my garage into a cinema. I have been very successful in igniting a love of storytelling for my students and hope to set up a creative writing magazine for them, as I did when I was a student myself at KCS Wimbledon. My epiphany to become a teacher came after coaching American football in Wembley for two years. I have lived in London for most of my life, but also lived in Louisiana for a year whilst completing my American Literature with Creative Writing degree at UEA and now call Tunbridge Wells home, where I live with my pregnant wife.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 13+, Study Skills, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, 11+, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Harris ITT, Kingston University (2018). BA (Hons) American Literature with Creative Writing, University of East Anglia (2009).

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How are Basildon schools performing?

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

Basildon primary school performance:

The Basildon area has 36 primary schools (one of the top being Lee Chapel Primary School with 33% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Excellent care, guidance and support, combined with a rich curriculum, promote very high standards in pupils' personal development and well-being. Pupils thoroughly enjoy school. Their overall spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is of a high standard. Their behaviour is exemplary because of clear expectations and consistent advice from staff.”

The Basildon 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%).

 

Basildon secondary school performance:

The Basildon area has 8 secondary schools (one of the top being De La Salle School with 37% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is good. Consequently, most pupils, including disadvantaged pupils, make strong progress in a range of subjects, including English and mathematics.”

The Basildon local authority has an average of 41% 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%).

Basildon Ofsted ratings:

86% of Basildon schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 7 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website