A Gerrards Cross-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Gerrards Cross 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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Just a few of our English teachers in Gerrards Cross

Mrs Wendy L

Fully qualified and experienced Primary (generalist), F. E. practitioner (Cache Level 3) and Maths Tutor currently working at Ruskin College. Teaching across the primary age range, Key Stages 1 and 2. Maths specialist offering Maths to GCSE and Functional Skills support for children and adult learners. Offers support for SATs, SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, English Language, Philosophy, 13+, Religious Studies, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool, 11+, SATs, Study Skills
Qualifications:
MA by Research (2018). Postgraduate studies Mathematics Learning, The Open University (2015). SCITT QTS (2002). Cert HE Mathematics and Computer Studies, The Open University (2001). BTh (Hons) Theology, Religion and Philosophy, University of Oxford (1998). Cert HE Theological Studies, University of Birmingham (1990).

Mr Martin R

I am a full time English tutor and have 5 years experience teaching, including roles of KS4 Assistant College Principal, KS4 English co-ordinator, as well as being a GCSE Examiner for AQA English Literature. I`m an enthusiastic, passionate, and experienced English teacher, with experience of being in charge of over 200 students in their GCSE English. I also have experience as an examiner for the latest specifications, so can give specific, targeted and helpful guidance. I have taught English Literature and Language to the entire age and ability range and will personalise any programme to suit the individual needs of the student. I have been tutoring for years and have extensive experience with students from a range of backgrounds. Students have gone from being predicted Grade 3s to achieving Grade 7s. 100% of the students I tutor pass with flying colours, and over 70% have achieved Grade 7 or higher. I am friendly and very patient, and hope to make tuition an enjoyable experience for all my students.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English Nottingham University (2014), Merit. BA (Hons) History, first class, Durham University (2012).

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

Mr James C

A wealth of experience in education. Over the last 30 years he has worked with all ages/all levels from Early Years to undergraduate level. A Primary-trained Infant teacher (B.Ed Hons), James has an MA in Children's Literature (Distinction) and has lectured in English/Creative Writing at the University of Reading, taught English as a Foreign Language, worked as an English tutor/teacher at Secondary level - and as a private tutor from Early Years to A level. An award-winning poet, James is an Ambassador for National Poetry Day and has written numerous critically-acclaimed poetry/non-fiction books for children as well as resource manuals for Primary/Secondary teachers. In the last 18 years, James has visited over 1400 Primary/Prep/Special schools to run poetry workshop days. His greatest passion is that of encouraging children to write - to nurture, develop and extend their literary skills as well as their powers of expression and communication. James lives with his family in South Oxfordshire.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Primary Education. MA in Children's Literature (Distinction).

Mrs Sarah S

Qualified and experienced English Literature and Language Teacher. Currently teaching in a mainstream secondary school as well as having experience teaching in Grammar Schools. Teaches English Language from KS3 through to GCSE/IGCSE. In addition, English Literature from KS3 through to GCSE/IGCSE and A Level. Experience with OCR and AQA exam boards. SEN experience. A pragmatic and forward thinking individual with a wealth of professional experience in the legal field, and a passion for reading and the spoken word.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Institute of Education, University College London (2019). BA (Hons), English Literature (2008).

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How are Gerrards Cross schools performing?

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

Gerrards Cross primary school performance:

The Gerrards Cross area has 60 primary schools (one of the top being The Russell School with 47% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils learn about the benefits of a ‘growth mindset’ and this allows them to demonstrate positive attitudes to their learning. Pupils are respectful and polite and they enjoy coming to school.”

The Gerrards Cross local authority has an average of 67% 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 13% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Gerrards Cross secondary school performance:

The Gerrards Cross area has 22 secondary schools (one of the top being Beaconsfield High School with 98% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils know that they are expected to work hard and think for themselves in class. They relish lively debate and solving tricky problems. Pupils feel a huge sense of satisfaction when they master a new concept or topic. They are fiercely proud of their school and of their own achievements.”

The Gerrards Cross local authority has an average of 60% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 97% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Gerrards Cross Ofsted ratings:

74% of Gerrards Cross schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 16 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website