A Bury-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Bury 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.

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 Bury

Ms Andrea G

I am an English Teacher with 17 years experience of teaching from 11-19. The bulk of my career has been spent teaching and writing curriculum for A level English Language and English Literature. I have also taught a range of exam boards and texts at GCSE level. I have spent time as an examiner for both GCSE and A level English Literature and have led Key Stages in these qualifications. I have experience teaching high ability and SEN students and I like to encourage learning and progression through a range of pedagogical techniques like scaffolds, quizzes and visual aids. In my own professional development, I am currently working on developing links between English Language and Literature through my teaching; this is to help students improve their working memory.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
QTS (2005). BSocSci (Hons) International Politics with French, University of Birmingham (2000).

Mrs Judith G

Qualified and experienced teacher, both in mainstream and Special Educational Needs settings. Qualified as a dyslexia specialist. Experience in supporting learners with a wide range of physical and cognitive needs, including dyslexia, autism, speech and language difficulties and emotional and behavioural difficulties. Supports preparations for 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Also supports home schooling from Primary through to Secondary Stages.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, 11+, 13+, English Language, English Literature, Study Skills, Homeschool
Qualifications:
Postgraduate Certificate in the SpLD Dyslexia, Edge Hill University (2018); Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (SENCO), Edge Hill University (2013); PGCE, University of Leicester (1995); BA (Hons) Psychology, University of Nottingham (1994).

Mrs Lisa F

As an experienced class teacher and Deputy Head across the Primary Key Stages, I firmly believe that good quality teaching and assessment leads to progress for all children. I am a strong teacher with excellent behaviour management skills, and most of my teaching career has been working in a school with high deprivation factors, high levels of Pupil Premium and high numbers of children with EAL. I have led and managed several curriculum areas including all areas of Literacy, Computing and Assessment. I am a child protection officer and am team teach trained. I am highly organised and flexible, able to plan effective sequences of lessons, yet also be creative and “think on the spot” when needed. I am experienced in delivering all areas of the Primary Curriculum, English and Maths Functional Skills, and a range of other education related skills.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Graduate Teacher Programme, University of Bradford (2010). BA (Hons) Accountancy Studies 2:1, University of Huddersfield (1997)

Miss Gabrielle D

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, teaching all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, across Key Stage 1 and 1 and 2. Specialism is in teaching English. Teaches English from Primary and Prep through to Key Stage 3, GCSE and IGCSE. SEN experience. Can support home schooling. Provides support for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, English Literature, SATs, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, 11+, 13+, English Language
Qualifications:
Teach First PGCE Primary Education, Sheffield Hallam University (2016). BA (Hons) English Studies, University of Nottingham (2011).

Miss Talitha H

I am a qualified teacher with three years of experience teaching in outstanding schools in London. I have experience teaching Geography, History, English, Maths and Health and Social Care. I have worked as an examiner for AQA, Edexcel and Cambridge IGCSE exam boards. My students continuously achieve excellent grades by ensuring that I continuously support and challenge them. I have extensive experience in tutoring students with special educational needs and providing easily accessible learning resources. I thoroughly enjoy inspiring my students in their learning and helping them to develop a healthy curiosity and love for education. About me: I am a keen traveller and have travelled extensively across South and Central America, South East Asia and Europe. I grew up in South Africa but moved to the UK during my teens. I enjoy playing sports - I am a keen netballer, cyclist and cricketer!

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Maths, Science, Geography, History, EFL or ESL, English Literature, 13+, Law, 11+, Sociology, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, IT Skills, Study Skills, Common Entrance, English Language
Qualifications:
Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP University (2021). PGCE Geography with English, University of Southampton (2018). BA (Hons) Geography, University of Southampton (2017).

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How are Bury schools performing?

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

Bury primary school performance:

The Bury area has 50 primary schools (one of the top being Summerseat Methodist Primary School with 27% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The above average standards attained by pupils at the end of Key Stage 1 in reading, writing and mathematics are reflective of their good achievement, as is their continually improving attainment at the end of Key Stage 2.”

The Bury 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 8% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Bury secondary school performance:

The Bury area has 17 secondary schools (one of the top being The Elton High School with 38% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Most teachers plan their lessons well to ensure that pupils make good progress. However, in some lessons, teachers do not use questioning effectively to check and probe pupils’ understanding.”

The Bury local authority has an average of 37% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 94% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Bury Ofsted ratings:

70% of Bury schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 8 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website