A Chinnor-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Chinnor 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.

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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 Chinnor

Mr Peter G

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching in a local school. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. Can support preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Also teaches Maths and English to Key Stage 3. Very good SEN experience. Believes it is essential to build a good working relationship with pupils quickly, understanding that students learn in different ways and adapting teaching accordingly to support them.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Computer Science, School Entrance Exams, SATs, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Reading University (1989). BA (Hons) Music, Kingston University (1988).

Dr Wendy S

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently tutoring full time. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum, including Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. Also a qualified English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher. Experienced in academic writing and functional English, as well as Business English.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, English, EFL or ESL, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PhD (Drama and Theatre Arts), University of the Free State, South Africa (2011). Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), University of the Free State, South Africa (2019). Higher Education Diploma (PGCE equivalent), University of the Free State, South Africa (2002).Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), The TEFL Academy, Ireland (2020).

Mr John B

Qualified and experienced Primary and Core Skills teacher with over 9 years' experience teaching and tutoring, currently working In a private school in Woking and tutoring after school. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum Key Stages 1 and 2. Supports preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Also teaches English and Maths at Key Stage 3 and 4 up to GCSE level. Significant success as a tutor and classroom teacher and the passion to facilitate students reaching their potential remains as strong as ever.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, 11+, English Language, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, St Mary’s University College (2013). BSc (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University (2013).

Mr Philip W

I have been a Head of Department of English and drama for 21 years. I have taught a range of subjects; consistently producing ‘outstanding lessons’ and excellent outcomes. I have taught students from key stage 2 to adult learners, and have extensive experience with a range of SEN, including with primary children, as well as designing schemes of work and individual education plans for SEN children. My expertise is in A level literature (poetry and Shakespeare) and have been an examiner at both GCSE and A level. I am able to evaluate key strengths and areas that require improvement for pupils that informs subsequent bespoke planning. For the past four years I have operated as a tutor of English, both face-to-face and on-line. I have helped over sixty students with immense success – over 80% per cent acquiring levels 8-9 at GCSE/A level and preparing many students to gain entrance into Independent and Grammar schools via the common entrance examination route. Alongside my independent work I have also worked as a consultant.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
Teacher Training Certificate, Goldsmiths’ College (2004). PGCE English Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (1997). BA (Hons) English Literature (Victorian, Post-Colonial, Renaissance Poetry, Shakespeare, American Theatre), Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (1996).

Mr Kim B

Qualified and experienced Modern Foreign Languages tutor, teacher and teacher trainer. Seven years experience as Curriculum Leader and Head of Modern Foreign Languages. Six years experience as a Visiting Examiner for French A level with AQA. Six years experience in Initial Teacher Training. Several years experience of preparing pupils for KS2 SATs and 11+ tests.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Maths, English, French, Spanish, German, 11+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE in French with German at Oxford Brookes (2001); LLM in European Law at Exeter (1979). BA (Hons) French and Law at Keele (1978).

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How are Chinnor schools performing?

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

Chinnor primary school performance:

The Chinnor area has 20 primary schools (one of the top being Bledlow Ridge School with 27% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The really special feature of the school is that it has sustained its high expectations of the pupils and staff over many years.”

The Chinnor 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 12% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Chinnor secondary school performance:

The Chinnor area has 2 secondary schools (one of the top being Lord Williams's School with 49% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Students make good progress so that by Year 11 their attainment is high. A large majority continue their studies in the school’s good sixth form provision, from which a high proportion go to their chosen university, and others successfully enter employment or training. ”

The Chinnor 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%).

Chinnor Ofsted ratings:

81% of Chinnor schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 6 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website