A Folkestone-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Folkestone 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 Folkestone

Ms June P

Qualified English, Drama, Film/Media and 11 plus teacher. QTLS, ATCL and CERT Ed. Currently Teaching at Brentwood County High School. Experienced English to GCSE. Drama, Film and Media studies A level and BTEC. An experienced, enthusiastic, and focused teacher who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the education and well-being of children and young people always. Passionate about giving young people the best possible education in life and enjoys working in a busy environment and relishes the challenge of managing a diverse workload. She can establish a supportive relationship with not only students but also their parents and fellow teachers all with the aim of promoting and reinforcing a student’s independence and self-esteem. She is fundamentally committed to good practise and innovation and who is very much a team player. Always engaged in continuous learning to broaden her knowledge and experience, she is confident, passionate, and enthusiastic about working with young people.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, Careers Guidance, English Language, English Literature, Study Skills, 11+
Qualifications:
Cert Ed, QTLS and ATL

Mr Gary R

Qualified and experienced teacher of Physical Education and English currently teaching at Valley Park School. Teaches GCSE PE and BTEC Sport but have taught GCSE English too across most major Exam Boards.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. BA (Hons) Physical Education with QTS University of Brighton (2002).

Mr Paul W

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently teaching English Language and English Literature at Folkestone Academy. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; across all major Exam Boards. Provides support for Scholarship, School Entrance Exams and GCSE resits; also provides literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language
Qualifications:
MA English Linguistics, Birmingham City University (2012). PGDIP English Linguistics (2011). PGCE English Linguistics, Birmingham City University (2010). BA (Hons) Education. Manchester Metropolitan University (2009). Certificate in Education, University of Manchester (2001).

Ms Karen R

I teach from Years 2 to 11, and adults. I offer English Language up to GCSE, and Maths up to KS3 (other subjects on request). Experienced in preparation for Kent Test, SATs, 11+ and 13+ examinations. I have worked with SEN, as well as gifted and talented students. I am also a freelance educational writer and copywriter with wide business experience (nutshellcopywriting.co.uk). Positive, encouraging, with a special interest in English. I adapt my sessions to the learning style and level of each student, whilst maintaining a high standard of progress. Lessons are fun and interactive, with learning and improving the key focus. Students really progress with 1:1 tutoring. Confidence and interest improves as work is tailored to their specific needs.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, SATs, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
MA Creative Writing (Distinction) Canterbury Christ Church University (2011). PGCE Primary Education, Bedford College (1990). TEFL, Cambridge (1992). MSc Accountancy 2:1 Hull University (1988).

Mr Dominic B

Qualified and experienced English, History and Classics Teacher, currently teaching at Turner Free School. Taches English from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also Teaches History and Classics from Key Stage 3 up to GCSE. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, History, Latin, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, Classical Civilisation, 13+
Qualifications:
MA Transformational Leadership, Canterbury Christ Church University (2017). PGCE Secondary English, Canterbury Christ Church University (2015). MA Ancient History, University of Oxford (2014). BA (Hons) Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Oxford (2013).

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How are Folkestone schools performing?

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

Folkestone primary school performance:

The Folkestone area has 24 primary schools (one of the top being Seabrook Church of England Primary School with 20% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Seabrook is an outstanding school, providing an exceptionally stimulating, enjoyable and well-rounded education for its pupils so that they develop into mature, thoughtful and responsible youngsters by the end of Year 6. The headteacher, very ably supported by the senior leadership team and governing body, has been highly effective in creating an excellent team with a strong commitment to ongoing improvement.”

The Folkestone local authority has an average of 68% 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 12% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Folkestone secondary school performance:

The Folkestone area has 7 secondary schools (one of the top being The Folkestone School for Girls with 82% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The school has sustained high levels of attainment. Students excel through personal development and academic study; all achieve very well.”

The Folkestone local authority has an average of 46% 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%).

Folkestone Ofsted ratings:

71% of Folkestone schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 8 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website