A Christchurch-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Christchurch 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 Christchurch

Ms Sharan K

Experienced and qualified teacher, lecturer and tutor offering private tuition around the Southampton area. Can assist with over 12 subjects with core topics of maths, English, science and entrance prep being a specialism. Over a decade of experience teaching professionally in schools and colleges, as well as tutoring afterschool and preparing students for sats, gcses, entrance exams, 11+, resits and even scholarships. I have worked with special educational needs for over 8 years too, so can help children fill in learning gaps with a variety of teaching styles and resources. Ages of 4-15. Academic and personal references shown at appointment.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Science, Psychology, German, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, Religious Studies, 11+, SATs, English Language, 13+, English Literature
Qualifications:
Masters in Education from Bath Spa University (2012). PGCE from Bath Spa University (2011). BA (Hons) First Class degree in Psychology and Criminology at University of the West of England (2010).

Mrs Roberta S

I trained in Scotland and taught in West Lothian for a number of years. I now live in Hampshire and have taught both in state and independent schools. More recently I have been teaching from home on a one to one basis to children aged 10-16 years. Subjects have included English up to KS3 and Maths K2 to GCSE levels. I have also prepared candidates for the 13 plus Common Entrance exams for the following schools: Portsmouth High School for Girls and Portsmouth Grammar; King Edwards School. Southampton.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, Maths, English, Common Entrance, 11+, School Entrance Exams, 13+
Qualifications:
Associateship of College (1982). National Froebel Foundation Diploma (1982). PGCE Callendar Park, Falkirk (1981).

Mrs Claire E

Qualified and experienced Teacher with particular experience in Special Needs. I have been working up until recently as a Specialist Advisory Teacher for a number of schools in the local area with individual children who are having difficulty with Literacy or Numeracy. I assess students at secondary age for Examinations Access Arrangements and suggest appropriate arrangements and am now employed part time at a Secondary school in Poole. I continue to provide In Service Training for Teaching Assistants/Teachers at whole school and small group level. Extensive and ongoing CPD. Structured Teaching Intervention for Dyslexia and Literacy, Level 7 (2019). Teacher Subject Specialism Training in Maths (2017).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Maths, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Post Graduate Certificate in Assessment for Dyslexia and Literacy, Level 7 (2013). Certificate of Psychometric Testing, Assessment and Access Arrangements, Level 7 (2013). PGCE Secondary Music and Remedial English, Greenwich University (1984). Associate Member of PATOSS and Dyslexia Guild.

Mr Joshua K

Experienced and qualified teacher of drama and science currently studying a master's degree working as a tutor part time. 6 years working in local authority secondary schools as a science teacher, head of year 11, head of drama and teacher of computing and business and have been a private tutor for 5 of these too. I have a very student-focused ideology of teaching and use my adaptability to ensure students are entirely supported in my sessions.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. SCITT Basingstoke Alliance SCITT (2016). BA (Hons) Primary Education with Science & Drama. MA Games Development (Design) (2022).

Mrs Jo M

Approachable, highly experienced English teacher with background in both the State and Independent sectors, including as Head of Department, currently offering home and online tuition. Solid track record with SEN and building confidence. I can support your child with English Literature and/or Language from Year 7 right through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also teaches Latin and Classical Civilisation to GCSE. English Language A-Level Examiner for Edexcel. Extensive experience as new teacher trainer and mentor. Currently working out of schools for fam8y reasons.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, English, Latin, EFL or ESL, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, Classical Civilisation, English Language
Qualifications:
QTS, Canterbury Christ Church University College (2008). BA (Hons) Classics and Classical Studies Newcastle University (2001).

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How are Christchurch schools performing?

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

Christchurch primary school performance:

The Christchurch area has 23 primary schools (one of the top being St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Christchurch with 23% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Children make outstanding progress in the early years, especially in reading, writing and mathematics. They reach high standards by the time they leave the Reception Year.”

The Christchurch local authority has an average of 67% 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%).

 

Christchurch secondary school performance:

The Christchurch area has 11 secondary schools (one of the top being St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School with 53% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The school successfully fosters high-quality spiritual, moral, social and cultural education. Performing arts, art and sport are among the several strengths in the curriculum. The school’s strong Catholic ethos underpins the successful curriculum.”

The Christchurch local authority has an average of 51% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of % of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Christchurch Ofsted ratings:

70% of Christchurch schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 6 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website