A Gravesend-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Gravesend 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 Gravesend

Mrs Liz B

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature, with over 17 years' experience in academies and grammar schools. Head of English for 8 years. Specialist Leader of Education for the South Essex Teaching School Alliance. Teaches English Literature and Language from Key Stage 3 to GCSE and A level across all major exam boards. Examiner for AQA English Language A Level. Previously Director at an Advertising agency in London.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 13+, 11+
Qualifications:
NPQSL (2018). PGCE English, (2004). BA English Literature and Language, University of Liverpool (1999).

Mrs Sarah M

Qualified and experienced English and SEN, Key Stage 2, 3, 4 and 5 Teacher, both mainstream and special needs, also experienced in reviewing and supporting the implementation of EHC plans with 30 years' teaching experience. Now working as a tutor. Can support home schooling and students with wider issues of anxiety and school phobia. Teaches literacy based subjects focusing on English Language and Literature; also History and essays/projects, from Key Stage 2 to post-16, across all ability ranges including pupils with learning and social and emotional difficulties. Examination subjects taught include English at Entry Level, Functional Skills, GCSE and A Level. Experienced in teaching in schools ranging from KS2, secondary selective and non-selective and a range of special needs schools, particularly working with children with Autism and SEMH.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Loughborough University (1988); BA English, Loughborough University (1983).

Miss Rachel M

Qualified and experienced English, Spanish and French teacher, currently teaching English at John Ruskin College. Teaches Spanish and French from Primary and Prep through to GCSE and IGCSE; teaches Functional Skills English at levels 1 and 2.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, French, Spanish, English Language, English Literature, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Spanish, Goldsmiths, University of London (2015). BA (Hons) French and Spanish, University of Southampton (2013).

Ms Jennie C

I am a qualified teacher of English teaching and tutoring for the last six years. I teach secondary students 11-18 and tutor the same range, as well as tutoring in preparation for 11+ exams. I am an AQA examiner so I have plenty of knowledge with regards to what examiners are looking for, but I can also tutor to build confidence in the subject. I am approachable and supportive, with the ability to adapt work to suit all abilities.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, 11+, English Literature, English Language, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE English, University College London (2015). BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies and American Studies, University of Nottingham (2014).

Miss Ellie F

I am a qualified and experienced Secondary Teacher of English. I have taught in Plymouth and an outstanding academy in London. I have conducted research in English pedagogy and deliver training to new English teachers. I am now undertaking an MSc at Brunel University in the Anthropology of Childhood, Youth and Education whilst tutoring. I have a first class undergraduate degree from the University of St Andrews in Anthropology with modules in History and English. I teach English across KS3, KS4 and KS5 and also offer preparation for scholarship, school entrance exams and interviews. I have experience in supervising the IB reflective project and extended essay. I have been an exam marker for language and literature Edexcel GCSE and taught both the AQA and Edexcel syllabus. I also have SEN experience. I am passionate about engaging students in their learning by tailoring my approach to take into account the whole person. I thoroughly enjoy working with young people to help them grow and develop.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 13+, Common Entrance, English Language, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, Study Skills, University Entrance, 11+
Qualifications:
MSc Anthropology of Childhood, Youth and Education, Brunel University (ongoing). PGDE Teach First at Bath Spa University (2018). BA 1st Class Degree (Hons) Anthropology with modules in Medieval, Middle Eastern and Modern History and comparative literature, University of St Andrews (2017).

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How are Gravesend schools performing?

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

Gravesend primary school performance:

The Gravesend area has 38 primary schools (one of the top being St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Northfleet with 23% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is an outstanding school. It has maintained the 'outstanding' judgement obtained at the previous inspection because pupils continue to reach high standards year-on-year and achieve extremely well. Pupils make excellent progress. Despite a significant number who experience difficulties learning the basic skills, standards in Year 6 are on course to maintain the exceptionally high levels of previous years. Pupils thoroughly enjoy school and are rightly very proud of it. Excellent results are not obtained at the expense of a limiting curriculum because the pupils experience a full range of opportunities in different subjects.”

The Gravesend 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%).

 

Gravesend secondary school performance:

The Gravesend area has 11 secondary schools (one of the top being Gravesend Grammar School with 95% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“ Students’ behaviour is exceptional in and outside the classroom. Relationships are a particular strength of the school. They are marked by respect and care for everyone with the result that students thrive academically and personally.”

The Gravesend 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%).

Gravesend Ofsted ratings:

85% of Gravesend schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 4 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website