A Bury St Edmunds-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Bury St Edmunds 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 Bury St Edmunds

Mr Tom W

I am currently a supply teacher, teaching in the Hertfordshire area. I have been a primary teacher for over 26 years in schools in Lincolnshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. I have taught all subjects in the primary curriculum, specialising in English, Higher ability Mathematics, Science, Art, Design Technology and P.E. I have tutored children for private school entry and run booster classes for children before sitting SAT's. I have had experience in a wide range of special educational needs provision to enable students to achieve academic success.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, SATs, 11+, School Entrance Exams, 13+
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Oxford (1992).

Mrs Hayley B

I taught English for 14 years in one of the top schools in Essex and have an excellent track record of results up to A-Level. I am also the internationally published author of two young adult fiction novels. I have tutored all of my students on a long term basis and believe I have a warm and accessible approach which makes the subject fun and interesting. I have considerable SEN tutoring experience, including preparing a homeschooled SEN student for GCSE. References available on request.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Anglia Ruskin University. BA (Hons) English Language and Literature 2:1, University of Birmingham.

Mrs Caroline A

Qualified and experienced Geography Secondary Teacher. Teaches Geography Key Stage 1-3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. AQA GCSE Geography Examiner. Current AQA, OCR and Edexcel A Level tuition experience. Experienced tutor both Primary and Secondary level. Experienced tutor in English and Maths across Key Stages 2 and 3. Supports preparations for SATS and School Entrance Exams. SEND experience: One Plan Mentor working 1:1 with students without an EHCP who require extra support. Additional experience in working with A primary children on the SEND register with ADHD and Dyslexia.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Geography, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Geography, Liverpool Hope University (1996). BA (Hons) Geography, Liverpool Hope University College (1992).

Miss Sophie O

I am a qualified and experienced English and Drama teacher, teaching English Language, English Literature and Drama from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE; across all major Exam Boards. I was previously a teacher of English and Drama at Hadleigh High School and at Langham Oaks (SEMH); I Support learners with special educational needs and with home school education. I can provide preparation for KS2 SATs, support for GCSEs and GCSE resits and Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. I also provide literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners. In recent years, I have worked with a number of pupils on a home-school basis, successfully supporting them in developing positive attitudes towards their education. I support my pupils in fulfilling their potential by creating a positive and encouraging environment in which they feel able to participate in learning with confidence. *day time and evening slots available

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, Study Skills, Homeschool
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status (qualified with Outstanding and special commendation) in Teaching English with Drama at Colchester Teacher Training Consortium (2015). BA (Hons) Musical Theatre, Colchester Institute (2010). I am currently studying for a BSc (Hons) in Integrative Counselling.

Miss Hope N

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, teaching English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; across all major Exam Boards. Examiner for AQA GCSE English Language. Provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams; support for GCSE and IGCSE resits; also literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, University of East Anglia (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature and Philosophy, University of East Anglia (2013).

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How are Bury St Edmunds schools performing?

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

Bury St Edmunds primary school performance:

The Bury St Edmunds area has 19 primary schools (one of the top being Horringer Court Middle School with 16% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ progress is improving in English, and has risen greatly in mathematics. It is now good, and sometimes outstanding, as they move through the school.”

The Bury St Edmunds local authority has an average of 62% 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%).

 

Bury St Edmunds secondary school performance:

The Bury St Edmunds area has 11 secondary schools (one of the top being St Benedict's Catholic School with 54% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Achievement has risen annually since the previous inspection. In 2016, levels of attainment continued to improve. Pupils made good progress in English and mathematics and in a range of other subjects.”

The Bury St Edmunds 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%).

Bury St Edmunds Ofsted ratings:

72% of Bury St Edmunds schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 2 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website