A Devon-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Devon 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 Devon

Miss Francesca T

I am a qualified teacher of performing arts within education with eleven years of experience in both state and international secondary schools in the UK and Asia. I am skilled in curriculum design and delivery for GCSE, BTEC, A-Level and IB dance courses, as well as drama and music education at KS3 and 4, including GCSE and BTEC. I also have four years of experience in teaching Maths and English from KS1 - 4 as part of my regular supply teaching work at both primary and secondary levels.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Maths
Qualifications:
Post Graduate Certificate, Secondary Dance Education, University of Exeter. BA (Hons) Dance Studies, Middlesex University. RAD, ISTD and ABRSM qualifications in dance and music, including music theory.

Mrs Kate A

Qualified and experienced English teacher, teaching English Language from Primary and Prep through to GCSE and IGCSE ( including homeschooling experience). A Dyslexia and ESL specialist, Pre- pandemic work included F2F individual and small group work in school with years 5/6 on reading and SPaG. Currently working online with primary school children requiring special or extra support and pre-GCSE secondary school pupils needing extra assistance, study skills and exam techniques. Supports GCSE resits, literacy and functional skills for older teens and adult learners at college. Currently also working with foreign students on conversation skills, and until recently engaged extensively in IELTS preparation for medical staff.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, EFL or ESL, 11+, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Language, SATs, English Literature, Study Skills
Qualifications:
Certificate of Education, MEd. Literacy Specialist, ESOL Specialist, CELTA. Post Graduate Certificate In SpLD (dyslexia). Post Graduate level 7 qualification in Assessing for Access Arrangements (GCSE) Currently completing Level 7 post-graduate qualification in Diagnostic Assessment ((SpLD).

Mr Paul J

I am a long-time professional teacher. I have taught in Pupil Referral Units at secondary level and primary schools in and around London. I have run my own successful home tuition business for the last 16 years. Most of my pupils stay with me for a number of years as they enjoy their lessons. I teach English from KS2 to KS3 and Maths from KS1 to GCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, Maths, English, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education. BA (Hons) Photography, Film and TV

Mr Idris Y

I am a qualified and experienced teacher with five years university teaching experience and two years college teaching experience. I am currently teaching, part-time, at the University of Exeter's English and Film Department. I am a Cambridge International Assessment Specialist. I taught in primary school and high school. I am currently a doctoral researcher.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
LTHE, University of Exeter (2019), MA in English (Literature) (2015), B A (Ed) English (2008).

Mrs Olivia D

I am currently a Teacher of English, Head of PSHE and Pastoral School Consultant at an Independent School in Nottinghamshire. I have been in role here since 2014. I currently teach both English Language and Literature to GCSE level and English Literature at A-Level (AQA specification). I am an experienced English Language and Literature teacher, as well as an AQA examiner. My current school has a range of pupils from diverse backgrounds and with different levels of ability. As an examiner, I am able to 'teach to the top' and deliver the skills that help pupils to achieve Grade 8s and 9s.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English, University of Nottingham (2012). BA (Hons) 2:1, University of Warwick (2010).

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How are Devon schools performing?

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

Devon primary school performance:

The Devon area has 388 primary schools (one of the top being Thurlestone All Saints Church of England Academy with 20% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The school has rightly recognised that higher ability pupils have not always been stretched fully with their work. They have ensured all higher ability pupils receive additional challenge in lessons.”

The Devon 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 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Devon secondary school performance:

The Devon area has 101 secondary schools (one of the top being Colyton Grammar School with 100% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Excellent and often inspiring teaching ensures that students make exceptional progress. A strong work ethic pervades.”

The Devon local authority has an average of 42% 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%).

Devon Ofsted ratings:

73% of Devon schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 53 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website