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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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).

Mrs Charlotte M

Qualified and experienced teacher of English and Drama since 1994 and is currently Head of Drama, Teacher of English from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level; across all exam boards. Head of year 9 and 10 and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead. Is familiar with all of the major exam boards and has been an examiner for AQA for the last four years. I have tutored English A Level/GCSE on revision courses and at summer schools and have achieved some excellent results. I have also tutored a number of students to prepare for school entrance examinations. I currently teach GCSE/ A Level Drama and am very familiar with a number of exam boards. I am a very patient and caring teacher who can successfully get the best out of every student. I am experienced in working with students with a wide range of SEN learning needs.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, Study Skills, School Entrance Exams, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English and Drama, Middlesex University (1994). BA (Hons) English and Drama, Warwick University (1992).

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).

Mrs Marilyn L

Qualified Languages Teacher of French and Spanish, with over 10 years teaching experience. Currently teaching and working as a SENCO in a local secondary school.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, French, Spanish, EFL or ESL, Careers Guidance, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
NASEN (SENCO). MA. EAL. BSc (Hons),French and European Studies.

Mrs Praema S

I am a 37 year old mum to 2 young children. I am an enthusiastic person by nature and always put my everything thing into the things I do. I absolutely love teaching and love using stories, songs and plenty of resources to make learning fun. As a family with young children, my free time is often spent exploring the countryside, splashing in puddles or searching for bugs. I qualified with a first class degree in Primary Education (with QTS) in 2009 and have worked in 2 amazing schools since then as a classroom teacher. In 2014, I launched into tutoring and set up my own tutoring company with who support children online and face-to-face support (5-18 year olds). I strongly believe that our job as teachers is to modify our approach, style and focus to completely meet a child's needs. I believe in building confidence and a love of learning, not just simply 'chalk and talk'. I am creative, fun and love lessons to be full of laughter. Covering English, maths and science from 5 to 18 as well as experience with 11+.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Science, Geography, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Primary Education (with QTS) First class degree (2009).

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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