A Guildford-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Guildford 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 Guildford

Mr Michael H

Qualified and experienced English teacher currently teaching in an outstanding institute. An Advanced Practitioner who mentors, trains and observes teachers in his current place of work. Specialises in GCSE English Language with 12 years of classroom experience as well as experience as an AQA Examiner.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language
Qualifications:
TESOL, International Open Academy (2021). Additional Teaching Diploma, Literacy, University of Greenwich (2012). PGCE University of West London (2010). BA (Hons) African Studies, English Language, The University of Birmingham (2006).

Miss Lauren G

A qualified, creative and engaging primary school teacher who believes that children learn best when they are having fun. Currently teaching part time and tutoring while training to be a counsellor. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. Also teaches Maths and English up to Key Stage 3. Also experienced with the 11+ in the North-West London and Hertfordshire areas. Lauren says: My lessons are always focused and active - we don't just sit and go through a worksheet. I will work with the interests and needs of your child to tailor a curriculum that will both engage them and help them to make progress. I have been teaching for 7 years and began my career in an inner-city London school. I have been tutoring ever since I was in sixth form and worked as teaching assistant in the Science department of a secondary while studying for my degree.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs, Homeschool, 11+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Teach First, University College, London (2015). BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Nottingham (2013).

Mrs Phoebe R

I am a passionate teacher with experience teaching English, History and Humanities in UK Independent School and International School settings. I qualified as an outstanding teacher with a PGCE from Buckingham University. Prior to this, I read Modern History at Exeter University. I have a kind, patient and fun approach to education and I pride myself on providing engaging and personalised lessons. I have taught English and Humanities to various primary and prep school year groups including 11+ and 13+. I am also an experienced GCSE and A-Level History teacher with a strong track record of results. I am most familiar with the Cambridge, Edexcel and OCR exam boards, however, I would be comfortable tutoring to other exam board specifications. I am trained in teaching students with special needs as well as those for whom English is an additional language. I have also run several enrichment programmes developing skills such as public speaking, debating and persuasive writing.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Geography, History, EFL or ESL, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary History, Buckingham University (2016). BA (Hons) Modern History, Exeter University (2013).

Ms Ekeoma A

Hello I have worked in Education for over a decade specialising in teaching English literature and language to students in KS2 to KS5. Prior to this, I worked in the publishing sector as a freelance writer and proof-reader. I am passionate about helping young people progress in a subject that is so vital to everyday success.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCert Middlesex University (2019). BA (Hons) Media and Publishing Degree. 2:1, University of Middlesex (2002).

Mr David B

Hi there. I'm David, a friendly, supportive and kind specialist English tutor who loves helping children who need a confidence boost or some extra preparation for their examinations. I have been a Primary Teacher for 13 years, worked in education for 20 and am currently Deputy Head of a Prep School in Woking, Surrey.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, 11+, SATs
Qualifications:
MEd Educational Leadership, University of Buckingham (2017).Qualified Teacher Status, Graduate Teacher Programme (2007).

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How are Guildford schools performing?

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

Guildford primary school performance:

The Guildford area has 59 primary schools (one of the top being Wonersh and Shamley Green CofE Aided Primary School with 50% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is effective. Learning routines are well established. Lesson activities build well on pupils’ existing experiences and understanding, capturing pupils’ interest and supporting good progress.”

The Guildford local authority has an average of 70% 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 14% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Guildford secondary school performance:

The Guildford area has 22 secondary schools (one of the top being St Peter's Catholic School with 69% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Good, often outstanding, teaching allows students to make exceptional progress. GCSE results are consistently well above the national average, including in English and mathematics. The proportion of students achieving the top grades is high, and rising.”

The Guildford local authority has an average of 52% 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%).

Guildford Ofsted ratings:

70% of Guildford schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 24 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website