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

Mrs Una B

I gained my teaching qualification in maths and science while living in Dublin. Working in the UK I have considerable experience teaching and tutoring students from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 4, particularly with EAL and SEN needs. I have a great deal of experience working with students to build their confidence in their learning skills particularly in the core subject areas which is so important for students with dyslexia or dyscalculia. My key areas for tuition have included Maths to all levels, English and Science to GCSE, and many successful years with 11+ assessments. My experience has been particularly successful with children demonstrating some anxiety with learning and asking for support in a classroom environment.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, EFL or ESL, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
NASENCO Middlesex University (ongoing). Higher Diploma in Education from University College Dublin (1984). BSc (Hons) Maths/Chemistry from University College Dublin (1983).

Miss Tilly W

I am a creative tutor with experience teaching English and Maths to all ages and abilities. Having gained my PGCE in English, 1-1 work became my clear focus. I have worked in several schools across the South London/North Kent area, gaining Excellent in observations consistently. I have great feedback from parents, fellow tutors, and schools I have worked in.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Maths, History, Homeschool, Philosophy, Religious Studies, SATs, School Entrance Exams, English Language, 11+, English Literature, Study Skills, Common Entrance, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Goldsmiths University (2017). BA (Hons) English and History, University of Leicester (2014)

Miss Lauren S

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, recently teaching at St. Clere's School, currently offering English Tuition. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE and English Literature to A Level across all the major exam boards. AQA Examiner for GCSE English Language and English Literature. Supports preparations for School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
MA Education, Edge Hill University (2017). PGCE English, Edge Hill University (2016). BA (Hons) English Literature, University of East Anglia (2013).

Dr Howard S

Qualified and experienced tutor of English and Maths from Key Stage 2 through to GCSE and IGCSE across all major exam boards. Supports preparations for school entrance examinations. Howard has been a tutor since 2003 and so has built up an enormous wealth of experience. Pupils and their parents really appreciate his calm and understanding manner and his knack of explaining things with great patience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Maths, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature, 11+
Qualifications:
Certificate of Education, Thames Polytechnic (1990). MSc Computer Studies, Essex University (1989). PhD Philosophy, McMaster University, Canada (1986). MA Philosophy, McMaster University, Canada (1983). BA (Hons) Philosophy and French, The Queen's College, Oxford (1981).

Mrs Sarah M

Qualified and experienced English and SEN, Key Stage 2, 3, 4 and 5 Teacher, both mainstream and special needs, also experienced in reviewing and supporting the implementation of EHC plans with 30 years' teaching experience. Now working as a tutor. Can support home schooling and students with wider issues of anxiety and school phobia. Teaches literacy based subjects focusing on English Language and Literature; also History and essays/projects, from Key Stage 2 to post-16, across all ability ranges including pupils with learning and social and emotional difficulties. Examination subjects taught include English at Entry Level, Functional Skills, GCSE and A Level. Experienced in teaching in schools ranging from KS2, secondary selective and non-selective and a range of special needs schools, particularly working with children with Autism and SEMH.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Loughborough University (1988); BA English, Loughborough University (1983).

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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