A Chester-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Chester 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 Chester

Ms Alexandra S

I am a highly experienced teacher, who is consistently rated ‘Outstanding’ in observations. As an established, self-employed online tutor, I focus on forging strong relationships whilst creating a personalised learning experience. My student's needs are always prioritised, with all lessons adapted to suit target grades and any SEN requirements. I aim to increase confidence in all skills. As an AQA Team Leader and Exam Marker, I have a thorough knowledge of GCSE English Language and Literature. Over the years, I have held the positions of Deputy Head of Key Stage Four and Head of KS5 English Language. I therefore possess a thorough understanding of the exam years and specifications, including WJEC; iGCSE English Language; iGCSE English Literature; and Functional Skills. Finally, all my students have gained entry into private sixth forms having completed the entrance examinations.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, Manchester Metropolitan University (Distinction/Excellent Teacher Practice) (2009). BA [Hons] Linguistics and Phonetics (2.1) University of Leeds (2006),

Miss Hayley B

Qualified and experienced teacher of English and English Literature, with experience teaching in local Grammar Schools and 1:1 tuition. I currently teach in an alternative provision and I am a qualified SENDCO. I teach Engish from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and Functional Skills, across all the major Exam Boards; I teach English Literature at GCSE, including all set texts and poetry options. I am able to support all areas of special educational needs and provide differentiated work accordingly. I also can provide support for GCSE resits and literacy skills for adult learners. I have experience teaching Cambridge English as a Second Language.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
NPQSL, Outstanding Leaders (2016). National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination, Manchester Metropolitan University (2014). PGCE, Manchester Metropolitan University (2011). English Literature and Theatre, Manchester University (2008).

Ms Lorna P

Qualified English Teacher who has taught English in varied contexts since 2015. I have taught English Literature and Language from Y6 through to Y11 and also have experience tutoring A-Level English. I have taught all ages and abilities across KS3 and KS4. As a dyslexic teacher myself, I also have a specific interest in supporting SEN students to achieve their potential. I also teach Japanese recreationally.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, Homeschool
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. PGCE English, SCITT Manchester Metropolitan University and Cheadle Hulme High School (2019). MA Global Literature and Culture (Distinction, 2019) BA (Hons) English University of Cambridge (1st, 2012).

Ms Abigail F

I have been an English teacher for eighteen years, Head of English for eight of those years, and a Head of School for the past six years. As well as teaching English at KS3, 4 and 5, I am also a GCSE examiner and KS2 SATs examiner. I have also examined A-level Literature. I have taught all exam boards, either in my role as an English teacher or tutor, and my results at GCSE and A-Level are consistently excellent. At A-Level I tutor in the areas of genre, textual study, context, wider reading and extended coursework elements. Throughout lockdown, I taught via Zoom, and I am happy to offer tutoring via this medium to students as I have found it to be an excellent method of intervention. I graduated from the University of Durham in 1998 and worked as a Chartered Accountant for four years before completed my PGCE in English in 2003.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, Leeds University (2003). BA (Hons) English Literature, Durham University (1998).

Mrs Lubna A

Qualified primary teacher with over twenty years of experience in both teaching and tutoring Maths and English. I have specialised in mathematics and have a distinction in teaching phonics. My teaching qualifications also include a Certificate in Early Years Practice, TESOL, Niveau Bleu MFL, Cache 3 Teaching Assistant, and one-to-one tutor training.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary, Manchester Metropolitan University (2014). MA English, The Open University (2012). BA (Hons) English Literature, The Open University (2009).

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How are Chester schools performing?

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

Chester primary school performance:

The Chester area has 36 primary schools (one of the top being Boughton Heath Academy with 25% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Boughton Heath is an outstanding school. Pupils achieve extremely well. They reach high standards in their work and make exceptionally good progress in their personal development. They are very caring and considerate towards others and are confident and enthusiastic learners.”

The Chester local authority has an average of 64% 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 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Chester secondary school performance:

The Chester area has 14 secondary schools (one of the top being Christleton High School with 65% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Inspirational leadership and governance, extremely skilful and committed staff and the insatiable thirst for knowledge instilled in students, all ensure that the highest levels of teaching and achievement have been sustained.”

The Chester local authority has an average of 43% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 93% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Chester Ofsted ratings:

81% of Chester schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 9 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website