A Canterbury-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Canterbury 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 Canterbury

Mr Paul W

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently teaching English Language and English Literature at Folkestone Academy. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; across all major Exam Boards. Provides support for Scholarship, School Entrance Exams and GCSE resits; also provides literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language
Qualifications:
MA English Linguistics, Birmingham City University (2012). PGDIP English Linguistics (2011). PGCE English Linguistics, Birmingham City University (2010). BA (Hons) Education. Manchester Metropolitan University (2009). Certificate in Education, University of Manchester (2001).

Ms Elisabeth O

Qualified and experienced English Teacher currently teaching at a local secondary school. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE, A Level and IB; across all the major Exam Boards. Provides preparations for School Entrance Examinations, 11+ and Scholarships. Supports GCSE, IGCSE resits; home schooling; Literacy and Functional Skills tuition for adult learners. Grammar School experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, Study Skills, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool, 11+, 13+
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status (2004). BA (Hons) Cultural Studies, East London University (1997).

Miss Reem E

Qualified and experienced English Language & Literature Teacher, experience with Primary, KS3, KS4, KS5 & IB Curriculum. 10 years private English Tutoring experience, 8 Years professional teaching experience. Fully qualified in both England and Jordan and have extensive experience in English as a Foreign Language Teaching.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Qualified Teaching Status (2020). PYP Primary Years Programme Certification (2019). BA (Hons) Foreign Languages and English Literature, University of Jordan (2010).

Ms Jess H

Qualified and experienced English Language and Literature Teacher with over 5 years experience, currently Subject Leader at a local Grammar School. Key Stage 3 Exam Coordinator, creating exams, marking schemes and grade boundaries, and leads KS3 exam marking and moderation. Created in-house feedback sheets used to mark students' books on a fortnightly basis. AQA examiner for English Literature GCSE. Teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE, and experienced in teaching A level.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE English (Outstanding), Canterbury Christ Church University (2016); BSc Psychology, Royal Holloway University (2015).

Mr Dominic B

Qualified and experienced English, History and Classics Teacher, currently teaching at Turner Free School. Taches English from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also Teaches History and Classics from Key Stage 3 up to GCSE. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, History, Latin, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, Classical Civilisation, 13+
Qualifications:
MA Transformational Leadership, Canterbury Christ Church University (2017). PGCE Secondary English, Canterbury Christ Church University (2015). MA Ancient History, University of Oxford (2014). BA (Hons) Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Oxford (2013).

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How are Canterbury schools performing?

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

Canterbury primary school performance:

The Canterbury area has 19 primary schools (one of the top being Blean Primary School with 28% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils achieve very highly in English and mathematics across the school. They make excellent progress. Their writing is of a particularly high standard. They read confidently and accurately.”

The Canterbury local authority has an average of 68% 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 12% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Canterbury secondary school performance:

The Canterbury area has 14 secondary schools (one of the top being Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School with 93% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Provision for students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is outstanding. Students value their personal and social education lessons highly. ”

The Canterbury local authority has an average of 46% 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%).

Canterbury Ofsted ratings:

62% of Canterbury schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 4 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website