A Dorking-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Dorking 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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You may find it difficult to assess the quality of an unqualified tutor, that’s why all 18,000+ of our UK tutors are qualified teachers – so you know they are trained, safe, and experienced at teaching your required subject at a high-quality.

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With our service, you don’t need to scroll through endless pages of irrelevant tutors. You just fill in a simple form or call us with your requirements and, within 24 hours, we will send you a shortlist of available 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 find you another high-quality teacher.

Some of our English teachers in Dorking

Paul B

Certificate of Education, University of Reading (1971).

Member since 2015 Mr Paul B

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and English Literature. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level. Over 40 years of experience across the Independent and State Sectors. Provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Examinations; also support for GCSE and iGCSE resits; literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners. A level Examiner. WJEC Moderator. Ex-Head of English Department. I have since retirement done a few years adult teaching for the WEA.

Subjects: SEN, English, 13+, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams

Katy E

PGCE English, Goldsmiths, University of London (2017). BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing, University of East London (2015).

Member since 2019 Ms Katy E

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently Lead Practitioner and Head of Key Stage 3 English at Harris Academy Falconwood. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level, across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams and GCSE resit. Examiner for AQA GCSE English Literature. Good SEN experience.

Subjects: SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, 13+

Amanda B

PGCE English, Institute of Education, London (1993). BA (Hons) English and English Literature, Leeds University (1990).

Member since 2016 Mrs Amanda B

Qualified and experienced English teacher; teaching English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam boards. Can support preparations for 11+ and School Entrance Examinations. Provides tuition for GCSE resits and literacy and Functional Skills tuition for adult learners. SEN experience.

Subjects: SEN, English, EFL or ESL, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Harriet K

Post Graduate Diploma Educational Leadership, University of Manchester (2017). PGCE Secondary English, Sheffield Hallam University (2016). BA (Hons) Contemporary Chinese Studies with International Relations, University of Nottingham (2015).

Member since 2018 Ms Harriet K

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at Chertsey High School. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams.

Subjects: SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams

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How are Dorking schools performing?

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

Dorking primary school performance:

The Dorking area has 32 primary schools (one of the top being St Joseph's Catholic Primary School with 26% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils are polite and kind to each other and to the adults they work with. They work hard, with very positive attitudes, taking considerable pride and care in their work. Pupils respect each other’s ideas and collaborate very well together.”

The Dorking local authority has an average of 70% 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 14% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Dorking secondary school performance:

The Dorking area has 14 secondary schools (one of the top being St Andrew's Catholic School with 68% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The behaviour of pupils in and outside classrooms is often exemplary. Pupils are routinely polite and courteous to one another, to staff, and to visitors to the school. They say they feel extremely safe in school.”

The Dorking local authority has an average of 52% 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%).

Dorking Ofsted ratings:

56% of Dorking schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 6 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation: Fetcham Village Infant School, Polesden Lacey Infant School, St Andrew's Catholic School, St Paul's CofE (Aided) Primary School, St Peter's Catholic Primary School.

Source: Gov.UK Website