A Croydon-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Croydon 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 Croydon

Ms Zoe B

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently teaching at Varndean School in Brighton but relocating to Somerset this summer. Experience teaching all year groups from 7-13, including GCSE classes. I also have experience running creative writing workshops in a variety of settings including libraries and schools.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Bromley Schools' Collegiate. MA Creative Writing, UEA. BA (Hons) English Literature, Kingston University.

Mr Jon C

Qualified and experienced Geography Teacher, currently teaching at Oasis Academy. Teaches Geography from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE across all the major Exam Boards. Also teaches Business Studies at GCSE, English up to Key Stage 3 and English as a Second Language both in this country and overseas.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Geography, Business, EFL or ESL
Qualifications:
PGCE Geography, University of Sussex (2017). Trinity Cert TESO (2012). BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, Cardiff University (2009).

Ms Elisabeth O

Qualified and experienced English Teacher currently teaching at a local 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. Provides preparations for School Entrance Examinations, 11+ and Scholarships. Supports GCSE, IGCSE resits; home schooling; Literacy and Functional Skills tuition for adult learners. Grammar School experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool, 11+, 13+, English Language, Study Skills, English Literature
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status (2004). BA (Hons) Cultural Studies, East London University (1997).

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

Mrs Debbie W

I am an experienced Head of English with over 26 years of English Language and Literature teaching and tutoring experience and I have also been an English Language GCSE examiner for AQA although I am also experienced in teaching other boards too. The age range I teach on a day to day basis is Years 5- 13 but I am also experienced in teaching transitional English literacy skills with Year 6 students pending their start at secondary school and additionally I tutor KS2 English, Maths, 11+, 12+ and 13+ exam entrance. I have experience in tutoring towards entrance exams for independent schools. I have worked with a huge range of student groups over the years ranging from SEN students right the way through to setting up the gifted and talented register at another local secondary school and running that as a whole school incentive as well as within the English Department. I am currently working with a number of students with ASD and PDA and students who are out of school long term or permanently.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 13+, School Entrance Exams, SATs, English Language, English Literature, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE English and Drama, King’s College, Aberystwyth (1994). BA (Hons) English and Victorian Studies, St David’s University College, Lampeter (1992).

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How are Croydon schools performing?

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

Croydon primary school performance:

The Croydon area has 50 primary schools (one of the top being Regina Coeli Catholic Primary School with 34% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ attainment has improved and most pupils are working in line with or above national expectations in reading, writing and mathematics.”

The Croydon 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%).

 

Croydon secondary school performance:

The Croydon area has 49 secondary schools (one of the top being Wilson's School with 100% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The school has been successful in providing a teaching team of a high standard. With high levels of subject expertise, teachers provide students with lessons that are interesting, enjoyable and intellectually challenging. As a result, students make excellent gains in their learning, enjoy school and attend very well indeed.”

The Croydon local authority has an average of 64% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Croydon Ofsted ratings:

67% of Croydon schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 28 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website