A Derby-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Derby 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.

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 Derby

Mrs Sarah C

I am a qualified English teacher with significant experience in preparing children for 11+ and 13+ exams. I have taught in both the state and independent sectors and have been an exam marker for KS2 SATs and GCSE English Lit and Lang. I have additional qualifications in literary difficulties and have undertaken extensive training in supporting children with creative writing. I am currently working with an editor and my first middle grade book is out on submission. I am passionate about reading and enthusing children, particularly reluctant readers. Lessons are tailored to a children’s individual needs and I work hard to establish a supportive and nurturing relationship with a tutee.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, French, EFL or ESL, 11+, Homeschool, 13+, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
MA Education (Special Needs) University of Nottingham (2016). PGCE Primary Education, University of the West of England, Bristol (2005). BA (Hons) French and Russian, University of Manchester (2004).

Mr Andrew G

Qualified and experienced KS2 teacher, currently working as a full-time tutor. Have taught 11+ entrance for 7 years, with many successful students gaining a place at Wolverhampton Girls’ High, Adam’s Grammar School, Queen Mary’s Grammar School In Walsall etc. I tutor English and Maths from Primary and Prep through to GCSE and IGCSE across all exam boards, German up to GCSE and IGCSE; Love of German Language and Culture, frequently commute to and from Germany. Support home schooling. SEN experience. Provide support for Scholarship, 11+, 13+ and Independent School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, German, EFL or ESL, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, SATs, 11+, Homeschool, 13+, Study Skills, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Junior and Middle, Bangor Normal College (1984). BA (Hons) German Language and Modern Germany, Bangor University (1982).

Miss Nasim S

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching at various educational settings in local academies. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum, including EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers preparation for SATs, 7+, 11+, Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, SATs
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. Part MA Educational Studies. BA (Hons) Bretton Hall University.

Miss Louisa S

Looking for a positive and inspiring tutor? I'm currently a primary school teaching in Narborough, Leicestershire and I've been teaching for 20 years. At Christmas I will be leaving to become a freelance educator. Although I specialise in Years 3-6, I have had experience across all phases, including EYFS. I believe that it is crucial to support mental health and wellbeing as well and educating as we need to be in the right frame of mind to learn.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, Homeschool, SATs
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. BA (Hons) QTS with Music, University of Leeds (2002).

Ms Sophie H

Highly qualified and experienced teacher of KS3 - KS5 English Language and Literature, currently teaching at The West Bridgford School, Nottingham. Director of Training leading Teaching and Learning across the school and Trust, and training and supporting teachers through every career stage. AQA GCSE examination marker for English Language and Literature. Provides support for all ages from Year 7 upwards, particularly specialising in GCSE and A level preparation at the highest levels. Experienced in supporting dyslexia, SEN, hearing and visual impairment

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, University of Nottingham (2010). BA (Hons) English Literature, University of Aberystwyth (2008). Member of the Chartered College of Teaching.

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How are Derby schools performing?

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

Derby primary school performance:

The Derby area has 50 primary schools (one of the top being Griffe Field Primary School with 32% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ achievement is outstanding and by the end of Key Stage 2, their attainment is well above average in both English and mathematics. Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage make good progress from starting points that are usually average. Although the content of pupils’ writing is exceptionally good, their handwriting and presentation are not up to the high standard expected by the school.”

The Derby local authority has an average of 61% 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 8% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Derby secondary school performance:

The Derby area has 28 secondary schools (one of the top being Landau Forte College with 59% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Attainment is high across the college, including in the outstanding sixth form. Students make rapid and sustained progress from their various starting points. Students’ academic and personal achievements prepare them exceptionally well for the next stage of their education and their future lives.”

The Derby local authority has an average of 38% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 91% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Derby Ofsted ratings:

63% of Derby schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 15 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website