A Didcot-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Didcot 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.

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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 Didcot

Miss Vicky R

Experienced and qualified teacher and educational professional with degrees in both Science (Chemistry) and Languages (French and Italian). Able to teach all three sciences, English, Maths, French and Italian up to GCSE; and A level Chemistry, Maths, and French. Also considerable experience preparing younger students for entrance exams at 11+ and 13+; IELTS preparation for University entry; and EAL students.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Italian, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, English Language, Common Entrance, University Entrance, English Literature, 11+, Homeschool, 13+
Qualifications:
PGDE, Strathclyde University (2007); CELTA (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), Randolph School of English, Edinburgh (2002); BSc (Hons) Chemistry, St Andrews University, (1996); MA in French & Italian, Edinburgh University (1991).

Mrs Kate G

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature, teaching in a local grammar school for 10 years. SENCO for 5 years, with experience in teaching dyslexic and autistic students. Teaches English Language and Literature from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. Offers preparations for SATs, 11+, 13+ and scholarship. Supports literacy, general study skills, GCSE resits and Functional Skills for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Study Skills, English Literature, Homeschool, 13+, 11+, School Entrance Exams, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Roehampton University (2000). BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, Royal Holloway College, University of London (1997).

Ms Heather Frances G

I’m an experienced, caring and reflective practitioner with a strong history of raising GCSE attainment in a short space of time. I’ve been teaching English Literature and Language in both state and private schools, over the last 12 years. I’ve also taught GCSE Media and A Level Literature, along with a few years of teaching KS2 English (along with a few other Humanities based subjects). I’ve also taught Dance and Drama at Key Stage 3, I’m a qualified journalist and I’ve been Key Stage 3 English Lead on three occasions in my career! I write for pleasure still, and of course actively read for pleasure! Currently I’m reading Bill Bryson’s ‘The Body’ as I love his journalistic style, having just finished ‘Notes from a Small Island’. I possess strong experience of teaching to most exam boards - WJEC, IGCSE (I’m an accredited moderator), AQA and some Edexcel (though not Literature). I’ve privately tutored throughout my career, Year 7 to GCSE students - mainly Y10s and Y11s with achieved grades double than predicted.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English with Drama, St Lukes Exeter University (2010). BA (Hons) Journalism, University of Sheffield (2005).

Mrs Charlotte A

Qualified and experienced Primary and Prep school Teacher, with over 29 years of teaching experience across various school settings, including Independent and State Schools; Day and Prep. Experienced teaching across all ages and core subjects including Early Years Foundation Stage, and Key Stages 1 and 2; and English and Maths to Key Stage 3. Supports preparations for SATs, 11+, 13+ and Independent School Entrance Examinations, including Common Entrance, Interview Practice and Scholarship Preparation. Significant SEN experience. Can support homeschooling. Also TEFL trained.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, 11+, SATs, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, Common Entrance, Study Skills, English Literature, Homeschool
Qualifications:
Mont. Dip, SpLD.

Miss Melissa-Rose M

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at a local Secondary School. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. Provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Examinations. Has marked for AQA for three years and is currently Key Stage 4 coordinator, English.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, Study Skills, English Language
Qualifications:
MA Museums and Galleries in Eduction, University College London, 2020 PGCE English, University College London. BA (Hons) English and American Literature, University of Birmingham (2014)

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How are Didcot schools performing?

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

Didcot primary school performance:

The Didcot area has 18 primary schools (one of the top being Long Wittenham (Church of England) Primary School with 14% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils, particularly the most able, do not always receive work that is sufficiently challenging. As a result, pupils’ progress is hampered and too few pupils reach the higher standards of attainment.”

The Didcot local authority has an average of 65% 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 11% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Didcot secondary school performance:

The Didcot area has 4 secondary schools (one of the top being St Birinus School with 53% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Students’ punctuality to school and to lessons is good and they behave very well around the school site. Most students feel safe. Students’ behaviour is good in the large majority of lessons. Students’ attendance, however, has not shown a trend of improvement and has been broadly average since the last inspection. In the very small minority of students with poor attendance records, the achievement of some is weak.”

The Didcot 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%).

Didcot Ofsted ratings:

59% of Didcot schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 3 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website