A Carlisle-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Carlisle 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 Carlisle

Miss Claire S

I have been a teacher since 2003 working in a variety of educational establishments with middle leadership experience. I have taught KS3-5 English Literature and English Language. In addition to this, I have also taught KS4/5 Media Studies and KS5 Film Studies. I am also an examiner for various boards and have taught an array of exam boards. Additionally I am a team leader for English Language Paper 1. My examiner experience is invaluable in assessing the needs of students and looking on how to approach exam questions. I have taught students of varying academic abilities and have been praised in observations on my ability to endure my teaching ensures all learners are engaged.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Newcastle University (2003). BA (Hons) English Literature (2001).

Mr Jonathan K

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature, currently working as Head of Department in a North East college. Teaches GCSE English Language, GCSE English Literature, IGCSE and A level, across all major exam boards, also currently working as an examiner, as well as holding the role of Lead English Expert for AQA (offering training to practitioners in schools and colleges across the country on their behalf). Also holds a DfE recognised leadership qualification and has had work published on a range of educational websites.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE English, University of Newcastle (2011). BA (Hons) English, University of Teesside (2008).

Ms Stephanie M

Qualified and experienced ESOL, EFL, ESL, Functional English and literacy teacher. Currently teaching at Darlington College. Offers English as a second or foreign language tuition for adults (pre-entry to Level 2) and preparation for Functional English exams (E1 to L2). Specialises in teaching and supporting adults with low-level literacy skills who wish to improve their reading and writing.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL
Qualifications:
BA (Hons) University of Sunderland (2002), CELTA Teesside University (2016). PGCE Teesside University (2018). MA TESOL, University of Sunderland (2020).

Ms Kate H

Qualified and experienced English Teacher with over 25 years teaching experience. Head of English at two new special schools (SEMH), experience in teaching students with high functioning ASD. In addition, have taught English locally in local grammar/secondary schools and am now a tutor in Lancaster. I privately teach students in the daytime (ASD, anxiety and other mental/physical health issues etc.) Recent experience preparing students for new exam specifications for GCSE English Language and Literature. (EDUQAS/AQA) Strong track record in making great connections and relationships with young people. Sessions designed to suit individual needs and interests of students. Experience of working with adults.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Drama and Media Studies, Lancaster University (1994). BA (Hons), English and Linguistics, Lancaster University (1992).

Mrs Sondos B

Current Curriculum Lead for English in a 9-13 middle school. Previously teacher of English and Latin (Secondary including A level). 5 years of teaching experience as well as 12 years of professional tutoring in London and the North East. 2 years of lecturing experience at Northumbria University, mentoring and teaching first-year undergraduate students in English Language and Linguistics.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Latin, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, School Direct, Newcastle University (2018). MA English Linguistics, University College London (2014). BA (Hons) English, University College London (2013).

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How are Carlisle schools performing?

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

Carlisle primary school performance:

The Carlisle area has 30 primary schools (one of the top being Pennine Way Primary School with 16% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The overwhelming majority of parents who spoke to me, or responded to Parent View, Ofsted’s online questionnaire, are extremely positive about the school and would recommend it to others without hesitation.”

The Carlisle local authority has an average of 66% 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%).

 

Carlisle secondary school performance:

The Carlisle area has 14 secondary schools (one of the top being Trinity School with 42% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Parents and carers say that their children are safe and happy at the school. They feel that their children learn well and make good progress.”

The Carlisle local authority has an average of 41% 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%).

Carlisle Ofsted ratings:

61% of Carlisle schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 2 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website