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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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 Dorking

Mrs Lily F

Qualified and experienced English Language and Literature Teacher, and Reading Specialist, with over 7 years' experience, mainly in American schools, both state and independent, most recently at a school for students with Dyslexia. Also experienced with Primary students, and in providing private English tuition in the US and the UK, including GCSE Language and Literature. Passionate about English literature, reading and writing, and committed to helping all students, especially those with learning differences, succeed in school and beyond. Teaches English Language and Literature from Primary Key Stage 2, through Key Stage 3 to GCSE and A level, also able to support undergraduates.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
UK Qualified Teacher Status, London (2019); Orton Gillingham Certification, (Key Stage 1-4) Garside Institute for Teacher Training, Lincoln, USA (2018); MEd Learning and Teaching, Harvard University, USA (2016); Reading Specialist Certificate, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston USA (2014); BA (equivalent) English Education, Boston University, USA (2012); BA (part) English Literature and Dance, Connecticut College, USA (2009).

Ms Ruth M

I am a secondary English teacher and a head of year in an outstanding inner London school. I have a BA in English Literature (University if Kent), PGDE (UCL), MA in Educational leadership (UCL). I can tutor up to A-level English. I have 10 years tutoring experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
BA in English & American literature (2016) PGDE (2020) MA in Educational Leadership (2021)

Miss Lorna B

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at Falcon's Preparatory School. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary age range, Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers support for preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Also teaches English to Prep and Key Stage 4, GCSE and IGCSE across all the major exam boards. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, English Literature, Study Skills, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary with English, University of East London (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature, University of Surrey (2013).

Miss Brickley S

I am a young and dynamic teacher, I try to make learning fun, memorable and relatable by getting to know my students and shaping the learning based on their interests and needs. Currently teaching English Language and English Literature in a private international school, prior to this I taught in a secondary school in South London. I am also employed by the AQA exam board as an examiner, marking exam scripts and so I receive up to date insight on exam techniques and how to secure top marks. I have 4 years of secondary school teaching experience and 9 years of private tutoring experience. I am currently tutoring a broad range of students, including primary curriculum, 11+ entrance exams for grammar and independent schools (in all 4 components: English, Mathematics, verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning), GCSE and IGCSE (Cambridge, AQA and Edexcel specifications) and A-level. In 2011, I achieved 2 grade As in English Language and Literature GCSE. In 2013, I achieved a 100% A* in A-level English Literature.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Law, 11+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGDE, University College London (2019). LLB Law, Durham University (2016).

Ms Aileen H

Qualified and experienced SEN teacher, currently working as a full time SEN tutor, tutoring students with specific learning difficulties including students who are dyslexic, dyspraxic and ADHD: accessed through and regulated by the Quality Assurance Guarantee registration of Disabled Students Allowance funding body. Teaches students study skills, academic writing for learning and trains students to use assistive technology.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English
Qualifications:
Master of Literature Linguistics- Research Degree in Ethnography, University College Dublin (2019). Postgraduate Certificate in Multisensory eLearning and Dyslexia Support, London Southbank University (2007). Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Students with Specific Learning Difficulties/Dyslexia, Hornsby International Centre for Dyslexia (2003). Masters in Cognitive Science, University College Dublin (2001). BSc (Hons) Sociology, University of North London (1987).

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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.

Source: Gov.UK Website