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.

First lesson guarantee

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

Mrs Jackie F

I am a qualified teacher and have been working in education, with students aged 5-18, for over 20 years in a variety of roles - as a class teacher, one to one intervention mentor, supply teacher and private tutor. I am experienced at teaching Maths and English to primary-aged students, with a variety of learning needs. I also teach 11 Plus, Functional Skills Maths/English and Key Stage 3 Maths. I am presently committed to and enjoy being a fulltime private tutor.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, 11+
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Teaching Degree 2:1 Bedford College, Bedfordshire. (1990).

Mrs Jane F

I have recently retired from full-time Primary teaching after a long enjoyable career. For the last ten years, I was Head of History and SENCO at the Cathedral School in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Speciality in Key Stage 2 Maths and English. I have extensive experience with teaching Special Needs children, including those with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia. I love one to one tuition.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, History, SATs
Qualifications:
City & Guilds, Certificate in Teaching Basic Skills (2002). Advanced Diploma in Special Needs Education, Open University (1990). PGCE Primary, St. Johns College York (1972). BSc Reading University (1972).

Mrs Julie P

I am currently teaching English from KS3 to GCSE at Perins School Alresford (secondary education). I am primary trained and therefore know the expectations of both primary and secondary education. I am qualified to teach up to GCSE English Language and Literature. Extensive knowledge of AQA exam board. Qualified SENCo experienced with students with SEN and intervention programmes. Skilled at finding and supporting students with gaps in their learning and also challenging students to build confidence and make progress.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
SENCo Accreditation University of Winchester. PGCE Primary, Southampton University. BA (Hons) Area Studies, University of Portsmouth.

Ms Alison B

Alison is an experienced teacher and tutor with over 20 years experience behind her. She studied Social Sciences at degree level at the University of Plymouth and qualified as a teacher in 1996. Since then she has spent the majority of her career working in secondary schools with students aged 11 - 18. She has used her degree to teach Sociology A level and has also taught Religious Studies to A level, after studying intensely during her PGCE training. Alison also teaches English and Maths to GCSE level through her own tuition business which she manages in her local area in Dorset. Alison manages a small team of tutors who teach face to face and online. She has been running the business for under a year and already has a wide collection of 5* reviews. Alison is a friendly and professional tutor with a passion for helping young people to achieve and grow in confidence. She has had experience in working with students who are autistic and have other additional needs. Her lessons are bespoke in nature.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Maths, English, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Sociology
Qualifications:
BSc Hons Social Science specialising in Social Policy PGCE Secondary Education (RE/History) A level English A level History

Mrs Lucy G

A qualified and experienced teacher of Classics, with ten years of experience in the Independent sector in roles including Head of Year, Gifted and Talented Coordinator and Head of Classics, during which time my students received 100% A*-A/ 9-7 at GCSE Latin and 100% A*-C at A Level Latin and Classical Civilisation. Now offering tutoring in Latin, Classical Civilisation and English Literature through KS3 up to A Level. Passionate about educating students of all ages in Classics and English Literature with a personalised approach tailored to the needs of the student.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Latin, Classical Civilisation, English Literature
Qualifications:
Independent PGCE Buckingham University (2012). BA (Hons) First Class, English and Latin Literature, University of Warwick (2010).

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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