A Bicester-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Bicester 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 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 Bicester

Ms Emma Y

Qualified teacher with over 20 years experience teaching chiefly English Language and Literature at Secondary Level through to A Level. Examiner for SATs, GCSE (AQA) and A Level (AQA). I have been tutoring since 2005 for students from Year 6 to A Level. Here is the feedback from my last role- Dear Emma I just wanted to say thank you so much for all the help you have given A over the past 4 months. She has always said that she enjoyed her sessions with you and found them extremely useful. You have really helped to restore her confidence as she recovered from Long Covid and she felt that her exam on Tuesday went well. Given that she is not prone to hyperbole, this is an incredibly enthusive response from A! I hope that you have an enjoyable summer and thank you once again for all your time and patience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
MEd Educational Management, Open University (2011). PGCE Secondary English, De Montfort University (2001). BA (Hons) English, Westminster University (2000).

Ms Marie J

Hi, I'm Marie, a qualified and experienced English (including 11+, 13+, IELTS), Business, Marketing and Media teacher and University lecturer, from primary education up to MA level. I'm a very supportive teacher and passionate about motivating students to reach their full potential. Most recently I've been preparing students for 11+ and 13+ English exams, delivering Primary Education homeschooling, as well as creating and teaching Business courses for Universities in Oxford and overseas. A fully qualified EFL teacher, I have taught English to foreign learners from around the world for 9 years, and I'm available for online tuition or overseas travel. Additional skills include: Accomplished writer of academic courses; highly skilled editor and proofreader; experienced professional trainer, delivering CPD training to teachers from different backgrounds and cultures, both in the UK and overseas. I love inspiring my students to enjoy learning by tailoring my teaching methods to each student's needs.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Science, Geography, History, Economics, Business, Psychology, EFL or ESL, Study Skills, Common Entrance, 13+, English Literature, Politics, English Language, University Entrance, Homeschool, 11+, Careers Guidance, Sociology
Qualifications:
MA Women's Studies, Ruskin University (2016). CELTA, City of Oxford College (2012). PTLLS, City of Oxford College, 2012. BA (Hons) Marketing Management, 1st-Class, Oxford Brookes University (2003).

Mr Alexander H

University of Oxford educated, qualified History and English teacher, with Head of Department experience, most recently teaching at Rugby School. I tutor History, English and study skills to 11-18 year olds from Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. I have extensive experience teaching students with additional needs such as dyslexia, autism and English as a second language. I can also offer bespoke, intensive tutoring to support preparations for School Entrance exams, GCSE re-sits and UCAS applications to Russell Group universities. I currently work full time as a teacher educator, training new teachers in person and over digital platforms, so I know what good teaching looks like. I am available to tutor weekday late afternoons and evenings as well as at weekends. I am based in Warwick so I am able to travel to tutor in Warwickshire and the West Midlands.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, History, English Language, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, English Literature
Qualifications:
MA Educational Leadership, University of Warwick (2018). PGCE with QTS, History, Birmingham City University (2015). BA (Hons) History, University of Oxford (2013).

Mrs Sylvia P

Qualified and experienced teacher of French, Spanish and English, having worked in both Primary and Secondary schools; Burford School for fifteen years and also in two private schools, Kingham Hill and Sibford School; currently a supply teacher at Marlborough School in Woodstock, also a tutor who can support homeschooling. Teaches French, Spanish and English, from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also teaches all core subjects across the Primary age range, Key Stages 1 and 2. Has also hosted foreign students, both young and old, seeking to improve their English skills, so is used to adapting teaching methods to suit individuals and helping them to enjoy and fulfil their potential in languages.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, French, Spanish, English Language, English Literature, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Modern Languages and English, Southampton University (1983). BA (Hons) Modern Languages, Leeds Metropolitan University (1978).

Mrs Wendy L

Fully qualified and experienced Primary (generalist), F. E. practitioner (Cache Level 3) and Maths Tutor currently working at Ruskin College. Teaching across the primary age range, Key Stages 1 and 2. Maths specialist offering Maths to GCSE and Functional Skills support for children and adult learners. Offers support for SATs, SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, English Language, Philosophy, 13+, Religious Studies, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool, 11+, SATs, Study Skills
Qualifications:
MA by Research (2018). Postgraduate studies Mathematics Learning, The Open University (2015). SCITT QTS (2002). Cert HE Mathematics and Computer Studies, The Open University (2001). BTh (Hons) Theology, Religion and Philosophy, University of Oxford (1998). Cert HE Theological Studies, University of Birmingham (1990).

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How are Bicester schools performing?

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

Bicester primary school performance:

The Bicester area has 16 primary schools (one of the top being Brookside Primary School with 22% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Significant improvement has been made to a number of areas of the school's provision since the last inspection including the quality of teaching and learning, the curriculum and leadership and management. This means the school is now dismantling the barriers to learning with skill and determination and pupils are achieving well. Together with the clear leadership of the headteacher and governing body and the enthusiasm and commitment of staff, this indicates that the school has good capacity to improve even further.”

The Bicester local authority has an average of 65% 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%).

 

Bicester secondary school performance:

The Bicester area has 7 secondary schools (one of the top being The Cooper School with 45% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The proportion of students gaining five or more GCSEs at grades A* to C, including English and mathematics, has increased and now exceeds the national average. Across the school, students’ progress is good.”

The Bicester 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%).

Bicester Ofsted ratings:

80% of Bicester schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 0 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website