A Greater Manchester-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Greater Manchester 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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Why do parents choose us?

Only qualified teachers

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.

We do the work for you

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 Greater Manchester

Ms Kate A

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature at KS3.KS4 and KS5. I have over 40 years of teaching experience at all levels, including Head of Department and have also been an examiner for AQA, Edexcel and WJEC. I have also taught in a variety of institutions such as secondary schools, Further Education and Adult Education. I am also a qualified counsellor and currently also tutor adults in this subject alongside my work as a Home Tutor. The skills are interconnected in that I understand the need to listen empathically to my students as well as motivate and teach them the necessary skills and knowledge to gain good grades.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Advanced Diploma in Education, University of Liverpool, Distinction (1990). PGCE Tile Hill Highschool, Coventry (1971). BA (Hons) 2:1 University of Hull (1969). Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling : 2012 (Chrysalis)

Mrs Tracy U

I am a qualified and experienced KS1 and KS2 teacher and am committed to raising the confidence and attainment of children of all abilities. I have spent the last 10 years tutoring Maths and English which is where my strengths lie. I strongly believe that children will only reach their full potential if they are relaxed and engaged in whatever they are learning.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, Maths, English, SATs, 11+
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Primary, Didsbury School of Education (1992). MEd Arts in Education, Liverpool University (1995).

Miss Beverley D

Qualified and experienced English Teacher with five years' experience in mainstream and independent secondary schools; currently teaching in the SEN sector. Friendly and intuitive. Teaches English Language and Literature across all ability ranges and ages, from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major exam boards, including Edexcel, Eduqas, Cambridge IGCSE, OCR and AQA. Examiner for GCSE English Literature and Language papers. Provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Examinations. Proven track record of increasing students' confidence and enabling them to make accelerated progress.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
MA Victorian Studies, Leeds Trinity University (2017). BA (Hons) English Literature, Open University (2012).

Mrs Sarah C

I am a qualified English teacher with significant experience in preparing children for 11+ and 13+ exams. I have taught in both the state and independent sectors and have been an exam marker for KS2 SATs and GCSE English Lit and Lang. I have additional qualifications in literary difficulties and have undertaken extensive training in supporting children with creative writing. I am currently working with an editor and my first middle grade book is out on submission. I am passionate about reading and enthusing children, particularly reluctant readers. Lessons are tailored to a children’s individual needs and I work hard to establish a supportive and nurturing relationship with a tutee.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, French, EFL or ESL, Homeschool, 13+, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
MA Education (Special Needs) University of Nottingham (2016). PGCE Primary Education, University of the West of England, Bristol (2005). BA (Hons) French and Russian, University of Manchester (2004).

Ms Jane H

Qualified and experienced English and Mathematics teacher. I have over 20 years teaching and leadership experience. My lessons both primary and secondary were graded by Ofsted as 'outstanding'. I have worked extensively on English and Mathematics curriculums in primary schools and received a national award for my work in this area. I am currently working with school leaders to create individualized learning pathways. Alongside this work, I provide home school tuition on a long term basis from KS1 to GCSE. My students have achieved high levels in SATS, 11+ exams and GCSE. One of my specialisms is English at GCSE Level. I was Assistant Headteacher at West Oaks SEN School with responsibility for curriculum. Also Assistant Vice Principal at Springwell Primary Academy and Assistant Principal at Boston Spa High School.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, English Literature, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams, SATs, English Language
Qualifications:
BEd (Secondary teaching) with BA Hons in English - 1985 Stirling University PGCE (primary) 1990 Charlotte Mason College, Cumbria M'Ed in Special Needs

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How are Manchester schools performing?

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

Manchester primary school performance:

The Manchester area has 160 primary schools (one of the top being St Wilfrid's RC Primary School with 14% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teachers use their good subject knowledge of reading, writing and mathematics to plan lessons which capture pupils’ interests and motivate them to learn.”

The Manchester 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 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Manchester secondary school performance:

The Manchester area has 62 secondary schools (one of the top being Levenshulme High School with 56% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teachers are highly qualified in their subjects and use their knowledge to plan interesting and motivating activities which build on each other to help the girls to progress.”

The Manchester local authority has an average of 36% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 91% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Manchester Ofsted ratings:

76% of Manchester schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 42 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website