A Dartford-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Dartford 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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Why do parents choose us?

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 Dartford

Mrs Philippa H

Experienced Head of English for over 20 years. Ofsted rated outstanding. Experience of teaching in state and private schools. GCSE and A-Level. Up to date knowledge of syllabuses, currently in charge of whole-school teaching and learning.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English, University of Greenwich. BA (Hons) English, Goldsmiths College.

Miss Katherine S

Qualified and experienced teacher currently teaching at a primary school. Holding an English degree. Teaches across all primary ages and Key Stages; across all core subjects within the primary National Curriculum. Provides support for SATs. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Brunel University (2015). BA (Hons) English and History, Leicester University (2011).

Ms Caroline M

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, with an extensive background in teaching, coaching and tutoring students in mainstream, college and home school settings, currently offering Home Tuition. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level, across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, History, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, English Language
Qualifications:
MA History of Political Thought, Queen Mary University of London (2016). PGCE English, Institute of Education, University of London (2011). BA (Hons) English and Philosophy, Middlesex University (2000).

Miss Eleanor F

I am a qualified and experienced Secondary Teacher of English. I have taught in Plymouth and an outstanding academy in London. I have conducted research in English pedagogy and now deliver training to new English teachers. In September I will be undertaking an MSc at Brunel University in the Anthropology of Childhood, Youth and Education whilst tutoring. I teach English across KS3, KS4 and KS5 and also offer preparation for SATs, 11+, Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. I have experience in supervising the IB reflective project and extended essay. I have been an exam marker for language and literature Edexcel GCSE and taught both the AQA and Edexcel syllabus. I also have SEN experience. I am passionate about engaging students in the English curriculum by tailoring my approach to take into account the whole person. I thoroughly enjoy working with young people to help them grow and develop.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, University Entrance, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance, English Language, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, Study Skills
Qualifications:
MSc Anthropology of Childhood, Youth and Education, Brunel University (ongoing). PGDE Teach First at Bath Spa University (2018). BA (Hons) Anthropology with modules in Medieval, Middle Eastern and Modern History, University of St Andrews (2017).

Ms Fiona D

Qualified and experienced teacher of English from Year 7 through to A-Level. I have been teaching for 20 years and have a highly successful track record. I have worked as an Assistant Head, Head of Department and Advanced Skills teacher and am an examiner for AQA each year. I enjoy 121 teaching as it enables me to really tailor my lessons to the needs of the individual, giving them the best experience possible and enabling them to shine. My tutees tell me they enjoy my lessons because I listen to them and they flourish because I give feedback that is meaningful and productive.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English, University of Hertfordshire. BA (Hons 2:1) English Literature, University of Hertfordshire.

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How are Dartford schools performing?

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

Dartford primary school performance:

The Dartford area has 40 primary schools (one of the top being The Gateway Primary Academy with 42% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The rate at which pupils make progress in their learning has improved well since the previous inspection. Pupils make good progress in writing and mathematics, and particularly strong progress in reading. As a result, the proportion of pupils who reach Level 4, or above, is higher than the national average.”

The Dartford local authority has an average of 68% 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%).

 

Dartford secondary school performance:

The Dartford area has 17 secondary schools (one of the top being Dartford Grammar School for Girls with 98% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“All pupils benefit from exceptionally strong teaching in most areas. This leads to outstanding outcomes for nearly all pupils.”

The Dartford local authority has an average of 46% 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%).

Dartford Ofsted ratings:

82% of Dartford schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 7 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website