A Cumbria-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Cumbria 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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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 Cumbria

Mrs Helen L

Qualified and experienced teacher of English, with 6 years of experience teaching in local School and colleges, now tutoring full time. Teaches English from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all the major Exam Boards; AQA Examiner. Provides support for GCSE resits and literacy skills for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Study Skills, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, University of central Lancashire (2014). BA (Hons) English, University of Manchester (2001).

Ms Fiona S

I am a History graduate and Literacy teacher with 26 years of experience. I am a full member of PATOSS (Professional Association of Teachers Of Students with Specific learning difficulties). I have extensive experience and training in teaching students with dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism, ADHD and moderate learning difficulties. I specialise in teaching reluctant readers and students with spelling difficulties. I can offer tuition in Primary English, I can create a curriculum bespoke to the student’s interests and enthusiasms so that they are motivated to learn. I also provide support to GCSE, ‘A’ level and university students who may have a very good knowledge of their subject area but require support with the skills required for academic writing such as word choice, sentence construction and organisation of essays.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, SATs
Qualifications:
CP3TA, REAL Training (2022). Postgraduate NASENCO Award, Manchester Metropolitan University (2017). Postgraduate Diploma in ASD, Manchester Metropolitan University (2009). Postgraduate Diploma in Dyslexia/SpLD, Hornsby International Dyslexia Centre (1999). PGCE, University of Wales Bangor (1995). BA (Hons) History and Welsh History, University of Wales Bangor (1993).

Mrs Patricia O

Qualified and experienced Teacher of English Language and English Literature. Provides preparation for 11+, Scholarship and School Entrance Examinations. (Student success with entrance to SGGS, Ermysted's, Ripon, Heckmondwike, North Halifax) SEN experience particularly in the teaching of reading. Led school initiative to raise levels of literacy. Provides literacy and functional skills tuition for adults, and EAL.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, EFL or ESL, Homeschool, Study Skills, School Entrance Exams, SATs, 13+, English Language, English Literature, 11+
Qualifications:
MA Linguistics for English Language Teaching, Lancaster University (1989). PGCE English, Birmingham University (1975). BA (Hons) English, Leeds University (1968).

Mrs Kathryn Anne W

Qualified English specialist with thirty years teaching experience, including several years as an online tutor. An experienced GCSE examiner for Language and Lit with several exam boards and a Language intervention specialist in Primary and Secondary schools. I offer support for GCSE and Igcse Language and Lit, KS3, KS2 I regularly work with students preparing for 11+.( BothCEM&GL) and for scholarship and other entrance exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, Common Entrance, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English. BA (Hons )English, Loughborough University (1982).

Miss Kelly B

Qualified and experienced college lecturer currently employed within the science industry in the Kendal area. Teaches Biology, English Language and Literature through to GCSE and IGCSE; across all major Exam Boards. Extensive knowledge of L3 BTEC in Science subjects. Supports university applications and provides industry guidance.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Study Skills, University Entrance, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science, University of Central Lancashire (2015). BSc (Hons) 1st Class in Biomedical Science, specialising in Microbiology, Leeds Metropolitan University (2014).

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How are Cumbria schools performing?

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

Cumbria primary school performance:

The Cumbria area has 303 primary schools (one of the top being Bassenthwaite Primary School with 13% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Bassenthwaite is a good school. Pupils are well taught and achieve well in their academic work. Outcomes for pupils are outstanding.”

The Cumbria local authority has an average of 66% 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%).

 

Cumbria secondary school performance:

The Cumbria area has 70 secondary schools (one of the top being Cockermouth School with 63% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is good with some that is outstanding. Relationships between staff and students are positive and supportive. Teachers have good subject knowledge. In most lessons, the pace of learning is rapid.”

The Cumbria local authority has an average of 41% 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%).

Cumbria Ofsted ratings:

81% of Cumbria schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 33 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website