A Bridgwater-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Bridgwater 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 Bridgwater

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 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

Ms Tessa D

Teaches English, Maths and Science to all GCSE students plus excluded and SEN children throughout North Somerset and Bristol. Preparing structured 1 to 2- hour lessons for children who need a little extra help. All GCSE students welcome across all abilities. NB, some of my work includes those who have been moved to care homes or foster care and cannot concentrate on mainstream education within the school environment. 11-18 year old age bracket. Even though I specialise in English, I also teach all curriculum subjects for KS2 and 3 students. I also teach home-based children with ADHD, Aspergers and severe mental health problems. A certain amount of pastoral care and psychological empathy is also required on a daily basis. I now run an independent education business affiliated with larger organisations to cover most of North Somerset and Bristol. During the past 4 years I have taught Key stages 1,2, 3 and 4 independently throughout the days and evenings. A level support in English Language also available.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, Study Skills
Qualifications:
MA Journalism, Cardiff University (1996). BA Modern English Language, Cardiff University (1994).

Ms Philippa H

Qualified and experienced primary teacher and SENDCo. I now tutor full-time pupils both in school settings and at home, including home-educated pupils. I offer to tutor KS1 & KS2 pupils and for some children, KS3 (depending on need). I have over 10 years SENDCo experience, working with children with a range of needs that span the SEND spectrum. I am a qualified specialist dyslexia teacher.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Homeschool, SATs
Qualifications:
Level 5 Certificate in Dyslexia-British Dyslexia Association (2022). NASENCO, University of Wolverhampton (2013). BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS, University of Central England (2005).

Mrs Jacqueline B

Qualified and experienced SEN teacher, specialising in supporting children with dyslexia. Currently SENCO at Hanham Abbots Junior School. Supports children in English and Maths across Key Stage 2. Up to date knowledge of the curriculum and teaching strategies to provide small steps in learning to ensure success and build confidence. Wide experience in teaching children with special educational needs such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia, general learning difficulties, dyspraxia, speech and language difficulties, social and emotional difficulties and low confidence with Maths and English. Can support home schooling. Also currently home tutoring yr 5 and yr6 children with Maths and English.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, English Language, SATs, English Literature, Homeschool, Study Skills
Qualifications:
Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association, AMBDA (2016). Post Graduate Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties (2012). Qualified Teachers Status, Bath Spa University (2005). BSc (Hon) Psychology and Sociology, University of Bath (1996).

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How are Bridgwater schools performing?

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

Bridgwater primary school performance:

The Bridgwater area has 17 primary schools (one of the top being St John and St Francis Church School with 13% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Assessment is not used consistently to plan teaching to help pupils catch up. As a result, many pupils have gaps in their skills and knowledge and too few pupils are working at the standards expected for their age.”

The Bridgwater 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 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Bridgwater secondary school performance:

The Bridgwater area has 7 secondary schools (one of the top being Haygrove School with 42% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is good overall and some is outstanding. Teachers have good subject knowledge and plan lessons which promote the development of students’ independent learning. Senior leaders have focused successfully on improving the consistency of teaching and learning across the academy, although features of the very best teaching are not established fully in all subjects. ”

The Bridgwater local authority has an average of 39% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Bridgwater Ofsted ratings:

68% of Bridgwater schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 0 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website