A Cambridge-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Cambridge 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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Why do parents choose us?

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 Cambridge

Mrs Glenda D

I am a qualified and very experienced teacher of English, currently teaching at St Albans Girls’ School. I have taught across all Key Stages over the last 20 years (KS3; KS4;KS5) and I have tutored across all major Exam Boards. I have also been an examiner at GCSE for AQA. I have taught students with a range of special needs. I am also experienced in preparing Year 5 and Year 6 students for school entrance exams. I have assisted students applying to Oxbridge with ELAT examination. Over the years and up to this present year, I have had glowing feedback from the students I have tutored and their parents.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, 13+, 11+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, University of Hertfordshire (1999). BA (Hons), Literary Studies, University of Portsmouth (1987).

Mr Ben W

I am a highly experienced English Literature and Language teacher. I have been teaching GCSE, IGCSE, AS level, A level and IB English for over 13 years in top UK independent and international schools, including St Peter's York, St Albans, Uppingham, Bablake and The British International School, Ho Chi Minh City. I have a proven long track record of superb results and can offer expert tuition in all aspects of the subject. My management roles have included Head of Department (Uppingham), 2nd in Department (Uppingham, Bablake and St Albans) and Head of Year (British International School, HCMC). I am currently taking a career break from teaching in order to care for my wife who has suffered recent illness and hospitalisation. I would like to to continue teaching from home, however, through online tutoring if possible. Many thanks for considering my application.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary, University of Bristol (2007). BA (Hons) English Literature (2-1), University of Sheffield (2004).

Mrs Sharon S

Qualified and experienced Primary teacher, now also supporting home-schooling. Currently teaching at Pinchmill Primary School, Bedford. Teaches all core subjects within the Primary National Curriculum, from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, across all ages and abilities. Can teach History and English through to Key Stage 3. Is experienced in supporting those with autism and ADHD. Provides support for home-schooling, preparation for SATs. Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. SEN experience

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, History, Spanish, EFL or ESL, Common Entrance, 13+, School Entrance Exams, SATs, 11+
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, University of Hertfordshire (2016). BSC(Hons) Psychology, The Open University (2014).

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, School Entrance Exams, 13+, SATs, 11+
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Oxford (1992).

Mr Daniel H

Qualified English/ Maths tutor. Former Head of an English department. I have been rated `outstanding` by OFSTED and have numerous qualifications within the education sector, including a PGCE and senior leadership qualifications. I regularly facilitate teacher training events and have over 10 years of experience in the education sector. I will tailor any tuition to your specific needs, I am happy to set homework and mark any work that is completed, and you can contact me between sessions if you have any questions that you need help with. I have worked in 4 schools across Essex, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. I have been KS3 coordinator and the Assistant Head of Sixth Form in my previous school, and have also held the position of the Head of English in a large secondary school for a number of years. I now do consultancy work in both primary and secondary schools, and tutor both online and in person.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Maths, English, English Language, English Literature, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE English. BA (Hons) English and English Literature.

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How are Cambridge schools performing?

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

Cambridge primary school performance:

The Cambridge area has 45 primary schools (one of the top being Kings Hedges Primary School with 11% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The vast majority of parents say that their children are happy at school. All parents are unanimous in the view that their children are safe and well looked after.”

The Cambridge local authority has an average of 63% 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%).

 

Cambridge secondary school performance:

The Cambridge area has 28 secondary schools (one of the top being Chesterton Community College with 73% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The most able pupils achieve excellent results. This is because, across the curriculum, teachers provide consistently well for them.”

The Cambridge local authority has an average of 48% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 95% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Cambridge Ofsted ratings:

56% of Cambridge schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 7 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website