A Derbyshire-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Ms Debbie C

Qualified and experienced teacher of English. I have over 20 years of experience teaching KS3 and KS4 students at Lutterworth High School. Experience of working closely with the AQA exam board in GCSE English language and literature. Lots of experience teaching all levels of ability and excellent record of exam success. Now working part time with a view to retirement and becoming self employed.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English, University of Leicester (2000).

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).

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

Ms Joanne W

I am a fully qualified English Teacher currently working in a school as the Head of the English Department. I have thirteen years experience of teaching English in secondary schools including extensive experience of GCSE exam preparation and closing the learning gaps of KS3 and KS4 learners that need extra support to catch up. I also have three years experience of being an AQA GCSE English Language Examiner as well as tutoring students from primary age up to A level for the last ten years. Additionally, for many years, I taught in an SEN school where I worked with young people with a number of additional needs including Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and a number of mental health issues including PTSD and anxiety. I am also currently the Lead Internal Verifier for EDEXCEL Functional Skills Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, SATs, 11+, 13+, English Language, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
I am currently studying part time for a Masters degree in Education with an SEND Specialism at Oxford Brookes University. I also have a PGCE in Secondary English and QTS from The University of Nottingham (2008) as well as a BA (Hons) degree in English from Nottingham Trent University (2007).

Ms Deborah P

Qualified and experienced teacher of English with 32 years of experience teaching in local schools and colleges and over ten years of tutoring experience. Teaches English from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, across all the major Exam Boards. Offers preparation for SATs, 11+, Scholarship and School Entrance Exams, and Key Stage 3 English support through to GCSE English Language and Literature. GCSE English Language and Literature examiner for AQA for 20 years.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, 11+, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English, University of Leeds (1988). BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, University of Hull (1987).

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How are Derbyshire schools performing?

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

Derbyshire primary school performance:

The Derbyshire area has 427 primary schools (one of the top being Carsington and Hopton Primary School with 17% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Good quality teaching encourages pupils’ enthusiasm for learning and their accelerating progress. Good relationships between staff and pupils and vibrant displays all over the school promote a very positive environment for learning.”

The Derbyshire local authority has an average of 64% 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 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Derbyshire secondary school performance:

The Derbyshire area has 88 secondary schools (one of the top being Parkside Community School with 39% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teachers generally understand what pupils are able to do and use this knowledge to plan activities which meet their needs. This means that pupils are effectively supported and appropriately challenged.”

The Derbyshire local authority has an average of 44% 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%).

Derbyshire Ofsted ratings:

71% of Derbyshire schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 45 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website