A Cottenham-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Cottenham 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 Cottenham

Mr Paul B

Qualified and experienced Primary, Prep and Secondary School teacher, currently teaching at a local college. Teaches across a broad range of subjects; offering Key Stage 2 Primary, including SATs, 11+, 13+ and Common Entrance preparation; teaches English, Maths, Sciences, Humanities, French, German and Spanish from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE, across all major Exam Boards. Teaches ICT and Computer Science through to A level. Provides coaching in general study skills and supports GCSE retakes and Functional Skills for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History, Computer Science, French, Spanish, German, EFL or ESL, Common Entrance, English Literature, 13+, SATs, Study Skills, IT Skills, School Entrance Exams, 11+, English Language
Qualifications:
Advanced Skills Teacher. SEN experience. PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS (2012). National BTEC Diploma in Graphic Design, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire (1986).

Mr Terence K

Qualified and experienced teacher offering English Language, English Literature, History, Geography, German and Greek through from Key Stage 3, GCSE, IGCSE to IB and A level. OCR Examiner. Teacher and tutor for over 20 years in UK and overseas. Bilingual English-Greek speaker.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Geography, History, German, EFL or ESL, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, Greek
Qualifications:
PhD Prehistoric Archaeology, Goethe Institute (2005). BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, University of Cambridge (2000).

Miss Emma G

I am a qualified teacher with a First class BA Hons degree in primary education. I am currently a foundation stage teacher with several years experience across the primary age including EYFS, KS1 and KS2. I specialise in phonics and English and I am currently the lead in these areas within my school. I have several years experience of supporting children with both the year 2 and year 6 SATs as well as preparing for grammar school entry exams. I strongly believe that every child has the potential to achieve phenomenal outcomes and I adapt my teaching styles and approaches to each individual learner.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Early Years Education with QTS, Sheffield Hallam University.

Mrs Gaynor M

I am an experienced and qualified Primary Teacher and have worked in primary education for the majority of my professional life and have a huge wealth of skills and experiences. I am now looking for fresh challenges and opportunities. My strongest skill is developing excellent relationships. I am caring, flexible, honest and committed to ensuring the families. I love helping all children achieve their full potential especially children with special needs. I have worked with a great number of children with special needs, including supply at a specialist SEN school working with a class of 4 autistic children. I teach Early Years, KS1, KS2 and have some experience of Year 7 and 8 as I home schooled my own child for a while. As well as the core subjects, I also love History and Geography.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, 11+, SATs
Qualifications:
NCSL Leading From The Middle. BEd (Hons) Primary Education (1991).

Mrs Glenda D

I am a qualified and very experienced teacher of English, currently teaching at St Albans Girls’ School. I have taught across all Key Stages over the last 20 years (KS3; KS4;KS5) and I have tutored across all major Exam Boards. I have also been an examiner at GCSE for AQA. I have taught students with a range of special needs. I am also experienced in preparing Year 5 and Year 6 students for school entrance exams. I have assisted students applying to Oxbridge with ELAT examination. Over the years and up to this present year, I have had glowing feedback from the students I have tutored and their parents.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 13+, 11+, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, University of Hertfordshire (1999). BA (Hons), Literary Studies, University of Portsmouth (1987).

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How are Cottenham schools performing?

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

Cottenham primary school performance:

The Cottenham area has 31 primary schools (one of the top being Girton Glebe Primary School with 19% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Outcomes in reading, writing and mathematics have all improved since the previous inspection and are now securely good. Progress in reading is particularly strong and a high proportion of pupils reach the highest level in this subject by the end of key stage 2.”

The Cottenham local authority has an average of 63% 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%).

 

Cottenham secondary school performance:

The Cottenham area has 12 secondary schools (one of the top being Impington Village College with 65% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Achievement is good with groups of students, including disabled students and those with special educational needs, making better progress than similar groups of students nationally. Standards at age 16 are significantly above average and the proportion of students securing five higher grade GCSE passes, including English and mathematics, was significantly above average in 2009-2011. In 2011, 35% of students gained five or more A* or A grades; a notable achivement.”

The Cottenham local authority has an average of 48% 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%).

Cottenham Ofsted ratings:

70% of Cottenham schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 3 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website