A Ferndown-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Ferndown 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 Ferndown

Ms Sally R

A qualified and experienced SEN teacher, with over 25 years of experience in Independent and State Schools. Currently a Specialist Teacher at Bruton School for Girls, teaches learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties and English at both Primary and Secondary levels. Has worked for the local authority as an advisory teacher and more recently in her local secondary school as the Literacy Coordinator; now teaches and assesses in a variety of locations. As a parent of children with specific learning difficulties, understands how challenging it can sometimes be to identify problems and put in effective support. Provides specialist teaching and full diagnostic assessments up to 16. OCR Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties (2019).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English and French, Exeter University (1989). BA (Hons) English Literature and Anthropology, Oxford Brookes University (1987).

Mrs Roberta S

I trained in Scotland and taught in West Lothian for a number of years. I now live in Hampshire and have taught both in state and independent schools. More recently I have been teaching individual students aged up to 16 years. via the Skype platform. I have prepared a number of pupils for the 11 plus School Entrance Exams Schools include Portsmouth Grammar, King Edward's, Southampton, West Hill Court, Titchfield etc.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, Maths, English, Common Entrance, 11+, School Entrance Exams, 13+
Qualifications:
Associateship of College (1982). National Froebel Foundation Diploma (1982). PGCE Callendar Park, Falkirk (1981).

Mr Mark F

Qualified and experienced English and Drama Teacher with over 27 years' experience in the Private sector, including as a House Master, Head of English & Drama, Director of Drama, and Director of Digital Learning. Currently providing private tuition and working in technology-enhanced learning, and fascinated by the ways developments in neuroscience can be used to enhance teaching and learning. Teaches English Language and Literature, Drama and Film Studies from Key Stage 3 to GCSE / IGCSE and A level. Examiner experience with AQA: A level Theatre Studies for six years; GCSE English Literature for two years. Various qualifications in Educational Technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology online (MITx), and currently studying for a Masters in Instructional Design and Technology

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, English Language
Qualifications:
BA English and European Literature, University of Warwick (1990).

Miss Shiralee G

Qualified primary school teacher with over 25 years teaching experience, currently working as a supply teacher and tutor in the Salisbury area. Friendly, supportive and encouraging; has also worked abroad teaching English as a second language and has been the Head Teacher of a nursery school in London. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary age range - EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Also teaches English to GCSE and Maths to Key Stage 3. Can support preparations for SATs and School Entrance Exams. Coached many children in london in preparation for various different common entrance exams. More recently, successfully tutored son for 11 plus exam. He is now Y8 at the local grammar school. Good SEN experience recently with dyslexia and ADHD. Excellent references available.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Bath Spa Teacher Training College (1989). BA (Hons) English Literature, Anglia Ruskin University (1984).

Mrs Georgia H

Qualified and experienced teacher of English. Currently teaching part time in a local Secondary School. I teach both English (GCSE and A-Level) and Core Skills which is low level literacy and numeracy skills to SEND students. I offer GCSE English and Foundation GCSE maths, primary English and Maths and 11+ tutoring. I have been an exam marker for AQA for the previous three years therefore my subject knowledge of these exams is second to none. I also lead the GCSE Re-sit class annually at the school for which I work, therefore a lot of my time is spent delivering material for the English GCSE exams - this is definitely my speciality.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Business, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, Portsmouth University (2015). BA (Hons), Media Communications and Business and Management, Bath Spa University (2013).

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How are Ferndown schools performing?

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

Ferndown primary school performance:

The Ferndown area has 20 primary schools (one of the top being West Moors Middle School with 17% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The curriculum is broad and balanced and prepares students well for the next stage of their education, and their future adult lives.”

The Ferndown local authority has an average of 61% 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 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Ferndown secondary school performance:

The Ferndown area has 8 secondary schools (one of the top being Ferndown Upper School with 39% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ personal development and their pastoral care are real strengths. Staff know their pupils well and care about their well-being. As a result, pupils are very well supported. ”

The Ferndown local authority has an average of 41% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of % of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Ferndown Ofsted ratings:

79% of Ferndown schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 4 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website