A Bristol-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Bristol 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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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 Bristol

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

Ms Joanne L

I have been a teacher for 24 years and 7 of those as a head. I am highly experienced in teaching primary age children across all subjects and in addition, students up to GCSE level in English. I particularly specialise in those students with additional needs.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, SATs
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. National Professional Qualification for Headship (2009). BA (Hons) Linguistics, University College of Ripon and St York (1997).

Ms Hannah C

I have recently returned from Sydney after teaching English in an independent high school in Sydney, Australia, where I worked for 9 years. I taught Years 7 to 12 (the oldest year) English HSC. Whilst there I was a Tutor, taking a group through from Year 7 to Year 12 and also an Academic Mentor, helping Year 12 students navigate the stresses of the HSC, being a shoulder to cry on and supporting them in their decisions about their future. Before that I worked in primary school in Weston-super-Mare in the UK for 5 years. I taught Years 3 & 4 and 5 & 6 in composite classes. I really enjoyed the flexibility to teach a variety of different subjects at primary level. I am also an English Examiner for the International Baccalaureate and really enjoy the breadth of study this curriculum allows.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology of Education, University of Bristol (2005). PGCE English, University of the West of England (2001). BA (Hons) English and Philosophy, Southampton University (1999).

Mrs Bernadette W

Qualified and experienced English Literature and Language Teacher, with over 30 years teaching experience. Currently teaching at The Crypt Grammar School as an English, Drama and Religious Studies teacher. Taught in a range of different schools. Teaches English Literature and Language from Key Stage 3, through to IGCSE/GCSE and A Level; across all major exam boards. Tailors English teaching methods to suit the needs of individual students. SEN Experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE, English and Drama, Liverpool Hope University (1984). BA (Hons), English and Education, University of Kent at Canterbury (1983).

Mrs Carole-Anne D

Qualified and experienced teacher with over 25 years' experience working in Bristol, currently offering home tuition in both English and Maths, up to key stage 4. I am also supporting students in a range of additional subjects including humanities, psychology, sociology and public services. Previously Head of Department for Health and Social Care, Childcare and Religious Education. Can teach all these subjects up to A Level/BTEC Level 3. Also experienced working in a local Children’s Centre and Primary School supporting students with literacy. Supports English up to GSCE level, helping students of all ages from those who are struggling with reading to those who are preparing for SATs or English GCSEs. Has also worked with students with a range of different special educational needs and can help them build confidence and develop an enjoyment of English.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, English Literature, Religious Studies, 13+, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Religious Education, Bath Spa University (1995). BTh (Hons) Theology, Southampton University (1993).

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How are Bristol schools performing?

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

Bristol primary school performance:

The Bristol area has 143 primary schools (one of the top being St Teresa's Catholic Primary School with 23% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The curriculum is well designed to give pupils educational opportunities and experiences across a range of subjects. As a result, pupils learn to apply their core skills of literacy and numeracy in a variety of different contexts.”

The Bristol 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%).

 

Bristol secondary school performance:

The Bristol area has 52 secondary schools (one of the top being Redland Green School with 74% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teachers’ expectations and aspirations for pupils, regardless of background or starting point, are fundamental to their successes in every aspect of school life.”

The Bristol 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 92% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Bristol Ofsted ratings:

64% of Bristol schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 28 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website