A Berkshire-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Berkshire 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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Why do parents choose us?

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.

We do the work for you

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 Berkshire

Miss Allicia B

Qualified and experienced teacher and private tutor with 5 years' experience in school settings. Teaches English, Maths and Science from Primary through to Prep and GCSE/IGCSE, across all exam boards. Now a full time tutor helping students from age 4 all the way to adult learners. Specialising in Key Stage 2 SATs and helping with confidence and rekindling love of learning. Also offers preparation for Scholarships, 11+, 13+ and other School Entrance Exams. Experienced in SEN and homeschooling.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, Science, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, 11+, SATs, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Oxford Brookes University (2015).

Mrs Lisa S

I am fully qualified teacher of Spanish and French with over 25 years’ experience in state and independent schools teaching from Primary and Prep through to GCSE French and A Level Spanish. I am also an experienced Primary Teacher offering support teaching within the Primary National Curriculum. I have tutored many private students of all ages and academic abilities, who have gone on to achieve outstanding results. I can provide ongoing and regular support to all abilities which helps to build confidence, improve skills in an encouraging way, and develop a love for languages. I can provide regular face to face lessons to support homeschooling as well as online lessons of high quality via a preferred platform (e.g. Zoom, Teams or Google Meet) and at any time of day to suit client availability.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, French, Spanish
Qualifications:
PGCE (Modern Foreign Languages) Anglia University (1994). RSA TEFL (Teacher of English as a Foreign Language) Certificate, St Giles' College (1993). BA (Hons) Spanish & Latin American Studies, University of Portsmouth (1992).

Ms Melissa J

Excellent and experienced English Teacher: Former Head of English at Collingham Independent GCSE and Sixth Form College, and Tower House Prep. Now tutoring full time. Published novelist and writer. A Level Specialist with a history of excellent results leading to places at chosen universities including Oxford. Also adept at GCSE Language and Literature (All Boards), Common Entrance Preparation, and 11+. AQA English Language GCSE Examiner, 2019.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, University Entrance, 13+, 11+, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
BA 2:1 Honour Moderations, English Language and Literature, Oxford University.

Mr Philip W

I have been a Head of Department of English and drama for 21 years. I have taught a range of subjects; consistently producing ‘outstanding lessons’ and excellent outcomes. I have taught students from key stage 2 to adult learners, and have extensive experience with a range of SEN, including with primary children, as well as designing schemes of work and individual education plans for SEN children. My expertise is in A level literature (poetry and Shakespeare) and have been an examiner at both GCSE and A level. I am able to evaluate key strengths and areas that require improvement for pupils that informs subsequent bespoke planning. For the past four years I have operated as a tutor of English, both face-to-face and on-line. I have helped over sixty students with immense success – over 80% per cent acquiring levels 8-9 at GCSE/A level and preparing many students to gain entrance into Independent and Grammar schools via the common entrance examination route. Alongside my independent work I have also worked as a consultant.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, English Language, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
Teacher Training Certificate, Goldsmiths’ College (2004). PGCE English Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (1997). BA (Hons) English Literature (Victorian, Post-Colonial, Renaissance Poetry, Shakespeare, American Theatre), Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (1996).

Mr Denis L

Qualified and experienced Teacher, University Lecturer and Training Consultant, currently a full time tutor. Teaches Law, English Literature, History and Politics at A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also teaches English as a Second Language

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, History, EFL or ESL, Law, Politics, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Law, Institute of Education, University of London (2012). LLB (Hons) University of Westminster (1992). RSA Diploma TEFL, Hammersmith College (1987). BA (Hons) French and Philosophy, National University of Ireland (1979).

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How are Berkshire schools performing?

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

Berkshire primary school performance:

The Berkshire area has 79 primary schools (one of the top being Enborne C.E. Primary School with 33% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is outstanding. This is because teachers have extremely high expectations of what pupils can achieve.”

The Berkshire 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 12% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Berkshire secondary school performance:

The Berkshire area has 27 secondary schools (one of the top being St Bartholomew's School with 60% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils recognise the very high expectations for their achievement. They strive to meet these , knowing that the school staff want the very best for them.”

The Berkshire 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 97% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Berkshire Ofsted ratings:

75% of Berkshire schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 9 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website