A Blandford Forum-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Blandford Forum 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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Just a few of our English teachers in Blandford Forum

Mrs Helen W

I have had a varied and enjoyable career as a teacher in a wide variety of settings during which I have taught children from Reception to Year 11. positions. I have always taken a particular interest in working with students with anxiety , SEMH and SEND. I have experience in tutoring students both face to face and remotely from Year 4 to Year 11. I have a calm and humorous approach which helps put students at ease ; I like to work with the students interests and leaning styles. I have been working with students to develop confidence and enjoyment in their learning. A key interest of mine is plugging gaps in learning as well as exam preparation for example 11+, SATS preparation, common entrance and maths GCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, Biology, SATs, 11+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, 13+
Qualifications:
Mastering Mathematics, Plymouth University TSST (2017). Masters Units, OU and Brunel University. BEd (Hons) Bristol Polytechnic, Upper Second.

Mrs Susan G

I am an experienced primary teacher able to provide tailor-made online lessons to meet the individual needs of the child. I am particularly able to support children with key literacy and numeracy skills. I have worked for the past 14 years as a supply teacher in a variety of primary schools throughout Dorset, teaching across the whole primary age range. Prior to that I was a class-based teacher in Bournemouth again teaching across the whole age range. I have high but realistic expectations of the children I teach which allows them to produce their best work. A literacy I taught was rated 'Outstanding' by OFSTED

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Manchester University (1987). BA (Hons) Architecture, Manchester University (1985).

Ms Arabella B

I have been a qualified teacher for 12 years. During my time teaching, I have taught EYFS, KS4 and KS5. My subject specialisms are Drama and Theatre Studies and English. I have a lot of experience teaching SEND students and spent time working in a Pupil Referral Unit with Children who were struggling with mainstream education. I am a visiting examiner and moderator for GCSE Drama and BTEC Performing Arts with AQA and Edexcel exam boards.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, Homeschool
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, Mid Essex ITT. PTTLS & CTTLS. BA (Hons) Theatre Studies 2:1, De Montfort University.

Miss Janet R

I am a highly experienced Primary teacher who has worked across the Primary age range and curriculum. I am particularly passionate about English, Maths and STEM subjects; I love to ask questions and find out more. I have a lot of SEN experience particularly with ASD and dyslexia and love to help each child fulfill their potential.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, Computer Science, French, IT Skills, SATs, Study Skills
Qualifications:
PGCE (QTS) University of Worcester (2006). BA (Hons) Drama and Educational Studies, University of Hull (1993). STEM Facillitator (2019)

Mrs Rosie W

Qualified and experienced (Year 2 to Year 8) teacher, with experience in the classroom, one to one tutoring and online tuition. Proven experience and success preparing children for KS2 SATs, 11+ , school entrance exams and scholarships. SEN & EFL qualifications and experience. Extensive experience with dyslexic children and those children needing extra support and confidence building. Book reviewer for children’s literature and educational reference publisher.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Common Entrance, 13+, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
2020 - SEN Advanced course (Distinction) 2019 - Full circle online TEFL training (Distinction) B.Ed [Hons] 2.i in Primary Education specialising in English and Art Goldsmiths, London University 1983

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How are Blandford Forum schools performing?

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

Blandford Forum primary school performance:

The Blandford Forum area has 13 primary schools (one of the top being Shillingstone Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School with 17% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is because teaching has improved and is now consistently good with some that is outstanding, especially in Years 5 and 6. However, in Years 1 to 4, progress in writing is not as rapid as in reading and mathematics.”

The Blandford Forum local authority has an average of 61% 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 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Blandford Forum secondary school performance:

The Blandford Forum area has 6 secondary schools (one of the top being The Blandford School with 45% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“ Pupils’ progress in mathematics, in 2016 and 2017, was below the national average. While the school is now addressing this issue, there remains a legacy of underachievement in mathematics. ”

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

Blandford Forum Ofsted ratings:

50% of Blandford Forum schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 0 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website