A Cornwall-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Cornwall 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 Cornwall

Mrs Melissa C

I qualified in 1984 with my PGCE from Cambridge University and since then I have taught in a variety of schools in both the private and state sector in London & the South East where I taught at The Judd School in Tonbridge teaching English GCSE and Latin A level. My most recent school post was teaching GCSE English AQA Board in Sussex. I have been tutoring for the last 20 years for the Kent 11 Plus examination including my own children, who all gained places at Kent Grammar schools, and also tutoring English Literature & Language at GCSE and A Level. I have recently moved from Kent to Cornwall but I am still in touch with my students and it is wonderful to see them progressing in their lives. I can supply email addresses of my clients in Sussex / Kent whose children I taught English Literature and Language to on a one to one basis. My own children have dyslexia and ADHD and I have helped them in their studies to secure places at Manchester and Bristol University.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, History, French, Latin, Common Entrance, English Literature, 11+, English Language, Religious Studies, 13+, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Cambridge University (1984). BA (Hons) Latin with Greek subsidiary Class 2:1, Bristol University (1983).

Mr Paul J

I am a long-time professional teacher. I have taught in Pupil Referral Units at secondary level and primary schools in and around London. I have run my own successful home tuition business for the last 16 years. Most of my pupils stay with me for a number of years as they enjoy their lessons. I teach English from KS2 to KS3 and Maths from KS1 to GCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, English, Maths, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education. BA (Hons) Photography, Film and TV

Mrs Sarah W

Qualified and experienced English teacher, now full-time tutor. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all Exam Boards. AQA Examiner. Significant SEN experience. Supports home schooling. Provides preparation for School Entrance Exams, Scholarship and GCSE resits; also support for literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, Study Skills, English Literature, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Cornwall College Group (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature and ICT, College of St Mark and St John (2005).

Miss Kimberley B

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at Duchy College as well as working as a tutor. Teaches English from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level; across all major Exam Boards. SEN experience. Offers literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners. Proves support for School Entrance Exams; also GCSE and IGCSE resits. Supports homeschooling.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, Study Skills, Homeschool, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE DTLLS, University of Plymouth (2012). BA (Hons) Media Arts, University of Plymouth (2010). English Literature and Language, Open University (2007).

Mrs harriet m

I currently work as the Head of English at a girls grammar school in Plymouth; I am also the acting Assistant Head Teacher. I teach all year groups including A level English Literature - AQA specifications for both GCSE and A level. I am also an examiner for AQA English Language. My classes achieve very high results; at least 70% at grades 7 to 9; with a progress score 1 grade higher than the National average. I love teaching and supporting students to achieve their potential. Harriet Morgan

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
NPQSL 2017 National College of Leadership PGCE Secondary English, College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth (2001) BA Hons English Literature at Nottingham Trent University (2000) A levels in English Literature, Business Studies and Geography (1997)

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How are Cornwall schools performing?

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

Cornwall primary school performance:

The Cornwall area has 260 primary schools (one of the top being St Germans Primary School with 20% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“All staff work closely together and have good subject knowledge. They develop excellent relationships with pupils, which is fundamental in encouraging positive attitudes to learning.”

The Cornwall local authority has an average of 61% 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%).

 

Cornwall secondary school performance:

The Cornwall area has 49 secondary schools (one of the top being The Roseland Academy with 52% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Throughout the school, pupils benefit from high-quality teaching, enabling them to make excellent progress. Teachers know their pupils exceptionally well and plan learning activities thoroughly so that all pupils are supported to progress in line with their capabilities.”

The Cornwall local authority has an average of 39% 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%).

Cornwall Ofsted ratings:

77% of Cornwall schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 33 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website