A Berkhamsted-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Berkhamsted 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 Berkhamsted

Mrs Heidi J

Having seen my own children through their GCSE and A-level exams, I have personal experience of the anxieties these difficult years can cause both students and their parents. I am patient and motivated to see students achieve success as a result of hard work. I am happy to travel to students or the welcome them to my home in Wantage. During the pandemic I have successfully delivered tutoring online via Zoom, Facetime and Microsoft Teams. I am a qualified teacher with 24 years' experience of teaching Maths, tutoring primary and secondary school aged children and students taking GCSE exams. I currently teach maths and tutor students from Key Stage 1 through to GCSE and IGCSE; Functional Skills English and Maths for adult students and support GCSE and IGCSE resits. I tutor both in person and online. I am familiar with a variety of exam boards including AQA and Pearson. My most recent GCSE students achieved grade 5, grade 7 and grade 8 respectively (Summer 2020) and grade 5 and 7 respectively (Summer 2021).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, English, Study Skills, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Oxford Brookes University (2006).

Mrs Caroline A

Qualified and experienced Geography Teacher, currently joint Head of Geography at Helena Romans School. Teaches Geography from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. AQA GCSE Geography Examiner. Also teaches English and Maths and Key Stages 2 and 3 and supports preparations for SATS and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Maths, Geography, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Geography, Liverpool Hope University (1996). BA (Hons) Geography, Liverpool Hope University College (1992).

Ms Sumen S

Dedicated, enthusiastic and highly successful teacher and school leader, with over 20 years of a proven track record in raising standards and improving teaching and learning within the classroom, schools, across the curriculum and across all Key Stages. Currently teaching and Head of Secondary at Marjory Kinnon Special School. Teaches all subjects in the Primary National Curriculum. In addition, teaches English from Primary through to IGCSE/GCSE and A Level across all major exam boards. Supports preparations for 11+ and School entrance exams. 'As a senior Leader I have had the responsibility of leading English, curriculum, Teaching and Learning across the school. As a teacher/tutor I have an outstanding track record where pupils, fully engaged in their learning have met targets and excelled across the curriculum.'

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs, 13+, University Entrance, Study Skills, 11+, English Literature, Common Entrance, English Language, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Humanities and Psychology, Goldsmiths University of London (1990). PGCE English and SEN, St Mary's University (1991).

Mr Michael H

Qualified and experienced, popular teacher of English Language and Literature with over 20 years' experience across the state and independent sectors. Previously Head of English and a freelance Literacy Consultant. Currently, a full-time tutor, teacher at the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, and Examiner for IGCSE English Language and English Literature papers. Teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE/IGCSE and A level; also offers EAL, functional skills for adult learners, and 11+/13+ preparation for grammar and independent school entrance examinations.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL, 11+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 13+, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
BA with first class honours in English with History: The Gompertz Prize for Literature - Brunel University (1996) PGCE - Brunel University (1997). TEFL (Class A) 1999

Mrs Andrea S

I am a qualified teacher with experience in teaching all Primary School year groups in all subjects. I have a good knowledge of schools’ expectations for different age groups of children and I know how to access a wide range of up-to-date resources. I have been tutoring full time for four years, as I really enjoy 1:1 teaching, being able to tailor lessons to the children’s needs and interests, seeing the huge progress that the children make. I am a friendly, organised and patient teacher. I provide professional, personalised learning, using carefully selected resources. I quickly develop rapport with my students and firmly believe in the importance of children's enjoyment of learning. I can help whether children are struggling with basic concepts or working to achieve top grades.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, Maths, English, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary, University of Winchester (2013). BSc (Hons) Biology with European Studies, Sussex University (1991).

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How are Berkhamsted schools performing?

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

Berkhamsted primary school performance:

The Berkhamsted area has 56 primary schools (one of the top being Little Gaddesden Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School with 31% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“High quality teaching is the key to pupils’ success. It is enthusiastic, engaging, stimulating and promotes rapid learning. Teachers expect all pupils to do their very best and pupils rise to the challenge.”

The Berkhamsted local authority has an average of 67% 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%).

 

Berkhamsted secondary school performance:

The Berkhamsted area has 16 secondary schools (one of the top being Chesham Grammar School with 96% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is outstanding because it is typically good and is often outstanding. Teachers are good role models for their students, set high expectations, match the work closely to students’ needs, and motivate them well.”

The Berkhamsted local authority has an average of 60% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 97% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Berkhamsted Ofsted ratings:

77% of Berkhamsted schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 9 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website