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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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

Mrs Meera B

Qualified and experienced Psychology graduate and teacher currently working as the Head of Psychology at a large comprehensive school. I have been leading the department for 5 years and every year, A level results have improved significantly. I have experience in successfully improving grades for borderline students (D/C and B/A). I have also helped a number of students achieve the A* grades they were striving towards (within my own classes and through private tutoring). My aim as a teacher and tutor is to increase students' confidence in the subject and help them to develop the key skills they need to be successful in their final exams. In addition to the above, I also hope to inspire and motivate my students through my passion for Psychology and love for teaching and learning.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Psychology, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE with QTS, Secondary English, Canterbury Christ Church University and Teach First (Outstanding) (2012). BSc (Hons) Psychology with Diploma in Professional Studies (DPS), Loughborough University (2009).

Mr Harley H

I have been a full-time tutor now since 2011. Currently specialising in SEN in an online capacity, I have designed modules and curricula for Maths, Music, English & Science to both support and stretch my pupils’ capabilities within the wider world through the engagement of soft skills. Despite studying Professional Musicianship at university, my true calling led me to gain my Qualified Teaching Status in Secondary Mathematics and focus on an individual’s understanding of academia. Throughout university I was tutoring face-to-face and even teaching fellow peers the likes of GCSE retakes (Maths), essay/research/note/academic skills, and Music theory. Since gaining pedagogic training, I have expanded my repertoire, including experiences with SEN, such as ASD, ADD, ADHD, ODD, OCD, dyslexia, dyscalculia and many more spanning across Primary, Tertiary (FE) and Higher Education. Including tutoring experience with home-schooling, EAL, LAC and adult learners studying for QTS, curriculum reform and creating new syllabu

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, Science, English Literature, 13+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, English Language, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE in Secondary Mathematics from University of Sussex SKE in Higher Mathematics from University of Sussex BAHons In Professional Musicianship from Brighton Institute of Modern Music

Mr William D

Secondary English Teacher in my fourth year of teaching, with most of my experience in ages 11-16 and currently at Hillview School, Tonbridge. I offer 11+ and 13+ preparation and tuition for KS3 and GCSEs. My dyspraxia has significantly helped with building strategies for SEN students. I previously mentored through a scheme, developing study skills such as organisation, motivation and self-esteem. I'm a film fanatic (1000+ films in my collection) and am presently converting my garage into a cinema. I have been very successful in igniting a love of storytelling for my students and hope to set up a creative writing magazine for them, as I did when I was a student myself at KCS Wimbledon. My epiphany to become a teacher came after coaching American football in Wembley for two years. I have lived in London for most of my life, but also lived in Louisiana for a year whilst completing my American Literature with Creative Writing degree at UEA and now call Tunbridge Wells home, where I live with my pregnant wife.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Study Skills, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, 11+, English Language, English Literature, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Harris ITT, Kingston University (2018). BA (Hons) American Literature with Creative Writing, University of East Anglia (2009).

Mr John B

Qualified and experienced Primary and Core Skills teacher with over 9 years' experience teaching and tutoring, currently working In a private school in Woking and tutoring after school. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum Key Stages 1 and 2. Supports preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Also teaches English and Maths at Key Stage 3 and 4 up to GCSE level. Significant success as a tutor and classroom teacher and the passion to facilitate students reaching their potential remains as strong as ever.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, English Literature, 11+, English Language, SATs, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, St Mary’s University College (2013). BSc (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University (2013).

Ms Ruth M

I am a secondary English teacher and a head of year in an outstanding inner London school. I have a BA in English Literature (University if Kent), PGDE (UCL), MA in Educational leadership (UCL). I can tutor up to A-level English. I have 10 years tutoring experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
BA in English & American literature (2016) PGDE (2020) MA in Educational Leadership (2021)

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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