A Cookham-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Cookham 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 Cookham

Miss Pembe M

I am a responsible, reliable and trustworthy person with Qualified Teacher Status. I have an up to date DBS check and was the UK born. I am available as a private tutor for children of primary school age, as well as being TEFL qualified. I have experience in running 11+ booster classes and went to a grammar school myself, so have knowledge and familiarity with that process. As well as this, I have taught in a specialist autism provision and encountered children with ADHD, dyslexia and other difficulties in mainstream settings. My personal interests include reading, creative writing, cooking and singing along awfully and passionately to music. I hope I sound like the sort of person you would feel comfortable having in your home.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, EFL or ESL, 11+, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Level 5 TEFL (2020). BA (Hons) Primary Education (2018), Canterbury Christ Church University.

Mrs Jeanette H

Qualified and experienced English teacher with experience teaching within State, Grammar and Independent Schools, currently teaching at a small Independent secondary school. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE, A Level and IB; across all the major exam boards. Supports preparations for Scholarship and School Entrance Examinations. Support GCSE and IGCSE resits; also literacy and Functional Skills tuition for adult learners. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, 13+, 11+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE English with Drama, Institute of Education, University of London (2002). BA (Hons) English Literature, Royal Holloway College (2000).

Mr Robert J

Qualified and experienced Humanities Teacher, with a wealth of experience teaching across all ages in Key Stages 1 to 4. Teaches all core subjects and humanities from Primary and Prep through to GCSE and IGCSE. Teaches English Language, English Literature, Maths, History, Geography, Science and French through to Key Stage 4. Supports home schooling. Provides preparations for 11+, 13+, Common Entrance, Scholarship and Independent School Entrance Examinations. Significant SEN experience having taught for a number of years at a Special Needs School.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Science, Geography, History, French, Homeschool, 13+, English Language, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, Study Skills, Common Entrance, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE Oxford Brookes University. BA (Hons) University of Exeter.

Mr Dan W

Qualified English Teacher with 8 years experience teaching in London Secondary Schools. I have consistently been judged an 'outstanding' teacher by Senior Leaders at my school as well as external organisations. Currently available to tutor during the day as well as evenings and Saturday. I have extensive experience of teaching GCSE and A Level with a track record of strong results, particularly for high achieving and students with Special Educational Needs. I have in depth knowledge of: AQA and Edexcel for GCSE Language and Literature; OCR for A Level Literature. In last school role at Finchley Catholic High School (ended July 2020) was responsible for Key Stage 3 English curriculum and intervention, so am experienced in creating sequences of lessons which cater for individual students, especially those who have specific learning needs. Since March 2020 I have done an increasing amount of my teaching via Zoom, but look forward to more face to face tutoring when lockdown ends.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 11+, English Language, School Entrance Exams, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English Brighton University (2012), BA Hon English Nottingham Trent University (2001).

Ms Jennie C

I am a qualified teacher of English teaching and tutoring for the last six years. I teach secondary students 11-18 and tutor the same range, as well as tutoring in preparation for 11+ exams. I am an AQA examiner so I have plenty of knowledge with regards to what examiners are looking for, but I can also tutor to build confidence in the subject. I am approachable and supportive, with the ability to adapt work to suit all abilities.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, School Entrance Exams, 11+, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English, University College London (2015). BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies and American Studies, University of Nottingham (2014).

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How are Cookham schools performing?

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

Cookham primary school performance:

The Cookham area has 84 primary schools (one of the top being Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, Cookham with 53% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils enjoy school and love learning. They stick to their tasks, enjoy reading and always present their work well. They develop good study habits and are well p”

The Cookham 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 15% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Cookham secondary school performance:

The Cookham area has 38 secondary schools (one of the top being Eden Girls' School, Slough with 69% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ impeccable conduct and thirst for learning contribute to their excellent outcomes. Pupils are determined to achieve highly and work together very well.”

The Cookham local authority has an average of 47% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 94% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Cookham Ofsted ratings:

72% of Cookham schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 28 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website