A Basingstoke-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Basingstoke 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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Only qualified teachers

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 Basingstoke

Mrs Kam B

I am a qualified teacher with over 20 years of teaching experience. Currently, I work as a Further Education teacher delivering lessons in computer science. Provides tutoring in English and Verbal Reasoning for 11+ subjects and support primary school subjects English and Maths.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Computer Science, EFL or ESL, IT Skills, 11+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
NCFE Level 5 SEND 2021. PGCE University of Greenwich (2011). CELTA (2010). MSc Computer Science (1993). BA (Hons) Public Administration and Management (1992).

Mrs Sara F

I am a Qualified Teacher of English KS3-5 with 30 years of experience (both Language and Literature) and was a senior teacher for 7 years. I am also an AQA examiner. Until July 2021 I worked at Ursuline High School, Wimbledon, a high achieving girls’ school with a Co-Ed 6th form. I have also tutored for 5 years including a homeschooled student for the last 3 years. Furthermore I taught on the PGCE course at Brunel University training English secondary school teachers. Over the last three years, as previously mentioned, I have tutored a student on the autistic spectrum with social anxiety alongside my other tutees. He went on to pass both GCSE English Language and Literature with good grades despite many setbacks and challenges. It’s very important to me to connect well with the students I teach and I feel the wealth of knowledge I possess helps me achieve this. I have been able to help my students attain excellent exams grade alongside promoting confidence in their own ability to reach their potential.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. PGCE English, Roehampton University (1988). BA (Joint Honours) English and Sociology, St Mary’s University (1986).

Mrs Philippa M

Qualified teacher of English Literature and English Language, currently Second in English at Guildford High School. Teaches KS3, GCSE and A level, with a history of outstanding exam results. Genuinely passionate about the subject and eager to share this passion and enthusiasm for English with others.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, King's College London (2016). BA (Hons) English (First Class) Royal Holloway University of London (2012).

Mr Jeff H

The 20th of August 2020 was a very good day; I had several emails, texts and phone calls from my students (and their parents) because they had achieved quite remarkable results at A-level, GCSE and Entrance Exams. It is such a joy to know that those young people are on a path to success in such turbulent times. I love literature and have been teaching for 24 years across the age groups and abilities in the public and private sectors. I was Head of English at two independent colleges and have worked abroad teaching Business English to adults and EFL to foreign students. I have been an examiner for the AQA, and an OCR A-level moderator. Ofsted graded me 'outstanding' for instilling my pupils with a love of the written word. I have worked in a special school and had training in how to deal with autism, Asperger's, dyslexia, dyspraxia, etc. Recently I have been tutoring for the Common Entrance exams and helped a boy get into the prestigious Stowe School.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 13+
Qualifications:
MA (Cert) Media in Education & MA Module Digital Video Production. BA (Hons) English & Literary Studies with Writing and Publishing. PGCE English (Chichester). TESOL Certificate (Trinity).

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).

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How are Basingstoke schools performing?

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

Basingstoke primary school performance:

The Basingstoke area has 42 primary schools (one of the top being St Bede's Catholic Primary School with 19% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ behaviour in lessons, assemblies and around the school is excellent. They show very positive and mature attitudes to learning.”

The Basingstoke 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%).

 

Basingstoke secondary school performance:

The Basingstoke area has 11 secondary schools (one of the top being Bishop Challoner Catholic Secondary School with 55% 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. Overall, lessons are planned effectively to meet pupils’ needs. As a result, most pupils make good progress. However, sometimes teaching does not stretch pupils enough, particularly when time is not well used.”

The Basingstoke 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%).

Basingstoke Ofsted ratings:

83% of Basingstoke schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 7 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website