A Bovingdon-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Bovingdon 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 Bovingdon

Mrs Debbie W

I am an experienced Head of English with over 26 years of English Language and Literature teaching and tutoring experience and I have also been an English Language GCSE examiner for AQA although I am also experienced in teaching other boards too. The age range I teach on a day to day basis is Years 5- 13 but I am also experienced in teaching transitional English literacy skills with Year 6 students pending their start at secondary school and additionally I tutor KS2 English, Maths, 11+, 12+ and 13+ exam entrance. I have experience in tutoring towards entrance exams for independent schools. I have worked with a huge range of student groups over the years ranging from SEN students right the way through to setting up the gifted and talented register at another local secondary school and running that as a whole school incentive as well as within the English Department. I am currently working with a number of students with ASD and PDA and students who are out of school long term or permanently.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 13+, School Entrance Exams, SATs, English Language, English Literature, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE English and Drama, King’s College, Aberystwyth (1994). BA (Hons) English and Victorian Studies, St David’s University College, Lampeter (1992).

Mr Stuart F

I am a recently retired, competent teacher and I have been keen to share my knowledge with others when working in the role of Head of English and Curriculum Coordinator. My ability to listen and respond to the need of others have helped me fulfil these roles successfully. I have experience working with a variety of age groups from nursery age up to twelve years. I embrace fresh challenges with boundless energy. I am very popular with parents and pupils because of my kind and considerate nature and my ability to make lessons interesting and fun. Pupils feel a sense of achievement because lessons are suited to individual needs, and where possible, show an interest and respect for different cultures and backgrounds.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, SATs, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) University of London

Miss Sonia B

I am an experienced Primary School Teacher of 16 years. I am patient and approachable and can quickly build a good working relationship with children of all ages. I have an enhanced DBS which is in the update service. I am experienced at teaching remotely via online platforms (Zoom, Bramble, Google Meet). I can teach any subject in the Primary Curriculum, including phonics and I have recently been trained in Red Write Inc, Talk4Writing and The Write Stuff. I am passionate about education and I believe every child can reach their potential. I hope to be able to help your child do this. I live in Northampton with my family, although I am originally from London. My hobbies are decorating my home, renovating furniture, gardening, crafts, walking and reading.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary, University of Northampton (2004). BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies - University of Northampton (2003). I also have business qualifications as I worked for telecommunications companies before becoming a teacher.

Miss Brickley S

I am a young and dynamic teacher, I try to make learning fun, memorable and relatable by getting to know my students and shaping the learning based on their interests and needs. Currently teaching English Language and English Literature in a private international school, prior to this I taught in a secondary school in South London. I am also employed by the AQA exam board as an examiner, marking exam scripts and so I receive up to date insight on exam techniques and how to secure top marks. I have 4 years of secondary school teaching experience and 9 years of private tutoring experience. I am currently tutoring a broad range of students, including primary curriculum, 11+ entrance exams for grammar and independent schools (in all 4 components: English, Mathematics, verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning), GCSE and IGCSE (Cambridge, AQA and Edexcel specifications) and A-level. In 2011, I achieved 2 grade As in English Language and Literature GCSE. In 2013, I achieved a 100% A* in A-level English Literature.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature, Law, 11+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGDE, University College London (2019). LLB Law, Durham University (2016).

Mrs Linda S

I am a qualified and experienced teacher with many years' experience in both the state and private sectors, currently working as a private tutor, face-to-face and/or via Zoom. I teach English from Primary through Prep and up to GCSE and A Level; also Maths from Primary through to GCSE; and Sociology at GCSE and A Level. All my previous GCSE students have improved their grades by at least one band from school predictions; many have improved by two bands and several have increased by three. I have tutored numerous, successful 11+ and 13+ candidates and can also offer help with school entrance interview skills. I am patient and encouraging and my students grow in knowledge, skills and self-belief. I also have SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, 11+, SATs, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Careers Guidance, Sociology, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
MA Educational Evaluation, University of Sussex (2010). PGCE University of Greenwich (2000). BA (Hons) University of Reading.

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