A Devizes-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Devizes 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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Just a few of our English teachers in Devizes

Mr Marcus D

I am currently a Senior Lecturer at BIMM Bristol. I teach a course named 'Analytical Perspectives' which examines culture, literature and music from key analytical perspectives such as philosophy, sociology, history and economics. I have a PhD in Shakespearean Attribution Studies, which is the study of canonical literature utilising linguistic, textual and historical features in order to determine chronology and authorship. My undergraduate degree was in English and Philosophy and I have always maintained a strong interest in English literature (particularly Shakespeare, but also Modernist Poetry, the Novel and poetry in general) as well as philosophy. I am currently writing an extended series of articles on issues of ontology and being which combine an existentialist approach to questions of identity, combining contemporary takes by Christakis, Pinker and Harari (among others). I have experience teaching English literature, music, history, politics, philosophy etc and previously have taught ages 15-21.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, History, English Language, English Literature, Politics, Sociology, Philosophy
Qualifications:
PGCE University of Sussex (2020). PhD Authorship and Attribution Studies Univ. Bristol (2005). MA Shakespeare Univ. Bristol, (2003). BA (Hons) English and Philosophy University of Bristol, (1999).

Mrs Beth L

Qualified and experienced English teacher, with SEN specialism, with 30 years' experience teaching in Secondary schools. Teaches English from Primary and Prep through to English Language and Literature at GCSE, IGCSE and A Level; across all major Exam Boards. Can provide specialised support for dyslexic learners. Provides literacy and functional skills for adult learners; also support for GCSE and IGCSE resits. British Dyslexia Association recognised

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, Homeschool, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Post-Graduate Diploma, University of Gloucester (2007). PGCE Secondary English, Edge Hill College (1986). BA (Hons) Literary Studies (English with French), University of Portsmouth (1985).

Mr Dean T

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher with 8 years of teaching experience from teaching abroad, in London and locally. I have taught across the Primary Curriculum, including EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. I offer 11+, booster and bespoke sessions to meet your child's needs as well as homework support. I have lots of experience teaching children with SEN and EAL. I am a Maths Mastery Specialist (NCETM 2019). I have tutored dozens of children and I am able to support them to make as much progress in their learning as possible.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Homeschool, IT Skills, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Studies, Northumbria University (2014). BA (Hons) History, University of Sunderland (2011).

Mrs Fiona C

Qualified and experienced PE, SEN, English and Biology Secondary school Teacher with over 45 years' teaching experience in Scotland and England, recently retired and now focusing on home tuition and long distance walking. Most recent post as PE, English and Biology Teacher at St Mark's Episcopal Secondary School for 20 years, and registered SENCO since 2001, also 6 years as a GCSE PE Assessor for OCR. Offers support for a wide variety of SEN requirements including Dyslexia, ASD and ADHD, Key Stage 3 Biology, and English Language from Key Stage 3 to GCSE/IGCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Biology, English Language, Study Skills
Qualifications:
CAPSE (certificate of advanced professional studies in Education)(SENCO), Bath Spa University (2001); Scottish Diploma in PE , Anatomy, Physiology & Health (1974).

Mr Duncan T

Qualified and experienced English and Modern Foreign Language Teacher currently working as a freelance tutor and educational consultant. Teaches English Language, English Literature, French and Spanish from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; German, Portuguese and Latin up to Key Stage 3. Provides language tuition for adult learners and businesses, from beginner to advanced levels. Specialisms in 11+, 13+ Common Entrance and Scholarship, EAL, GCSE and A Level Language. Has worked with several homeschooling students.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, French, Spanish, German, Latin, EFL or ESL, 11+, 13+, Homeschool, Portuguese, Study Skills, English Language, Common Entrance, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Modern Languages, University of Bath (1993). BA (Hons) Modern Languages, University of Sheffield (1991).

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How are Devizes schools performing?

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

Devizes primary school performance:

The Devizes area has 12 primary schools (one of the top being Nursteed Community Primary School with 16% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“A striking feature of the ethos of Nursteed Community Primary School is the drive for improvement that pervades the school in an atmosphere of enjoyment and positive relationships. Parents and carers are overwhelmingly positive about their children’s experiences in school and rightly consider their children, who are also very positive about school, to be making good progress and achieving well.”

The Devizes 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%).

 

Devizes secondary school performance:

The Devizes area has 4 secondary schools (one of the top being Devizes School with 44% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The school’s curriculum provides opportunities for students to study subjects which are well suited to their needs, aspirations and talents. Students are well prepared for the next steps in their education, training or employment.”

The Devizes local authority has an average of 47% 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%).

Devizes Ofsted ratings:

78% of Devizes schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 0 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website