An East Grinstead-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in East Grinstead 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 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 East Grinstead

Mrs Vanessa G

Qualified and experienced English teacher. I teach English Key Stage 3, GCSE and English Literature A-level. I have taught in secondary schools and sixth-form colleges for 20 years and have also worked as a special needs teacher and learning mentor. One parent said of my online lessons "...she is patient, confident and encouraging and has a wonderful rapport with her students." I also have qualifications in Understanding Autism, Autism in Girls and Young People's Mental Health.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
MA English Literature, University of Sussex (1996). PGCE Secondary English, University of Sussex (1993). BA (Hons) English Literature (2:1), University of Sussex (1992).

Mrs Philippa M

Qualified teacher of English Literature and English Language, currently teaching at Guildford High School. Teaches KS3, GCSE and A level, with a history of outstanding exam results. Genuinely passionate about the subject and eager to share this passion and enthusiasm for English with others.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, King's College London (2016). BA (Hons) English (First Class) Royal Holloway University of London (2012).

Mrs Celia B

Qualified and experienced Teacher, currently teaching at Sutton Valence Prep School as well as offering home tuition. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2, as well as offering Functional Skills in Maths and English. Can support preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Wide ranging SEN experience. Currently studying for Specialist Teacher Status in Dyslexia with the British Dyslexia Association.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, French, German, Italian, English Language, Study Skills, SATs, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, English Literature
Qualifications:
Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning in the Early Years, Canterbury Christ Church University College (2002). PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, Canterbury Christ Church University College (1989). BA (Hons) French and Italian with Distinction in Oral Italian, University of Exeter and University of Urbino (1998).

Mrs Naomi S

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently teaching at Six Villages Academy in West Sussex. Teaches English from Key Stage 2, Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and English Literature to A Level; across all major Exam Boards. Examiner for AQA, WJEC and Cambridge IGCSE and English GCSE. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Masters in Education, Open University (2010). PGCE Secondary Education, London Institute of Education (2003). BA (Hons) English 2:1, University of Durham (2002).

Ms Kat S

I am a SEN/ASD/Dyslexia teacher with long experience in both primary and secondary, now focused on GCSE prep for English. I have a child-centred methodology and helped students develop their attention span, confidence and engagement. I hold a Bachelor’s degree coupled with a UK-awarded QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) certification. My personal attributes include honesty, self-motivation and a very dedicated work ethic. I have helped students across all key stages to get well organised and build their study skills. I take pride in making a positive change for my students - they become independent and proud for taking responsibility for their work.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, Department for Education (2017). BA (Hons) Psychology, Education and Philosophy, University of Athens (2006).

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How are East Grinstead schools performing?

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

East Grinstead primary school performance:

The East Grinstead area has 14 primary schools (one of the top being Halsford Park Primary School with 12% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is a good school. Under the strong leadership of the headteacher, improvements have been made in a number of areas since the previous inspection, including in mathematics and attendance. The curriculum, which inspires and motivates pupils, offers outstanding opportunities for them to develop spiritual, moral, social and cultural awareness. The school is not outstanding because while teaching is mainly good or better, it is not of consistently high quality to result in outstanding achievement for pupils. ”

The East Grinstead local authority has an average of 63% 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 7% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

East Grinstead secondary school performance:

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

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is good overall and improving. However, there are some inconsistencies in teaching. Teachers do not use assessment information consistently well to provide the right level of challenge and support to pupils.”

The East Grinstead local authority has an average of 43% 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%).

East Grinstead Ofsted ratings:

66% of East Grinstead schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 0 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website