A Harpenden-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Harpenden 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 Harpenden

Miss Charlotte H

Highly experienced English teacher with eight years across UK private schools (Cheltenham Ladies' College), state and international schools. Ex-Teach First. Currently teaching English Language and Literature (Cambridge IGCSE) at International School Seychelles. Able to tutor English Language and Literature at Key Stage 3, GCSE/IGCSE and A level, plus entrance examinations to UK private and international schools. Exam boards offered for Literature and Language: AQA, OCR, Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge A level English language, OCR A Level Literature.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE University of Bristol (2016); BA (Hons) First Class English, University of Exeter (2015); TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) University of Exeter (2015).

Miss Anisa M

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching in a Tower Hamlet's secondary school. Third-year teaching English, and experience teaching mixed ability groups as well as SEN and EAL. Teach First trained. Teaches across the English Curriculum, including GCSE and KS3.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature, Politics
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Univerity College London (2019). BA (Hons) Politics, Queen Mary College, University of London (2018).

Mrs Glenda D

I am a qualified and very experienced teacher of English, currently teaching at St Albans Girls’ School. I have taught across all Key Stages over the last 20 years (KS3; KS4;KS5) and I have tutored across all major Exam Boards. I have also been an examiner at GCSE for AQA. I have taught students with a range of special needs. I am also experienced in preparing Year 5 and Year 6 students for school entrance exams. I have assisted students applying to Oxbridge with ELAT examination. Over the years and up to this present year, I have had glowing feedback from the students I have tutored and their parents.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, 13+, 11+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, University of Hertfordshire (1999). BA (Hons), Literary Studies, University of Portsmouth (1987).

Ms Lilypa B

I am an outstanding classroom practitioner with 7 years experience of teaching KS1 and KS2. I am currently working as a class teacher/head of year and lead practitioner. I have been successful in meeting the needs of all children including SEN and EAL where children have made significant progress. I am confident in addressing specific needs by catering towards different learning styles. I am successful in tracking and monitoring progress where I use it to identify children’s needs and employ necessary interventions so that each child can achieve. All of these strategies have helped me become a successful tutor. I have the commitment and drive to support each child and ensure that they make the relevant progress in their learning.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary, University of Greenwich (2013). LLB Law City University (2011)

Mrs Rosie G

Qualified and experienced teacher of Primary KS1 and 2, as well as English at KS3 and 4. I have a specialism in SEN, specifically children who have ASD, ADHD, EBD and SEMH. I have taught across the Primary curriculum, including EYFS. I have delivered training to other teachers on the Letters and Sounds Phonics programme. QTS achieved June 2017 from the University of East London. I have tutored before for a KS1 pupil, as well as for an AS Level pupil. I am also a SPELL trainer; SPELL is an autism framework by the National Autistic Society.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, SATs
Qualifications:
QTS University of East London (2017). BA (Hons) Media Arts, Royal Holloway, University of London (2010).

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How are Harpenden schools performing?

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

Harpenden primary school performance:

The Harpenden area has 20 primary schools (one of the top being The Lea Primary School and Nursery with 26% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The Lea Primary School and Nursery is a fully inclusive school that promotes the ethos of ‘every child matters’. At the heart of your work sits the school’s vision, ‘learn, enjoy, achieve’, and this permeates the work of leaders, staff and governors. Consequently, children and pupils are very positive about all their learning experiences.”

The Harpenden 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%).

 

Harpenden secondary school performance:

The Harpenden area has 8 secondary schools (one of the top being St George's School with 83% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The headteacher, extremely well supported by senior, subject and house leaders, has successfully ensured that all staff have high expectations of themselves and others. Many students also have high expectations of themselves. This contributes significantly to outstanding teaching, achievement, behaviour and safety and attitudes to learning. As a result, St George’s is a thriving and cohesive learning community.”

The Harpenden 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 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Harpenden Ofsted ratings:

76% of Harpenden schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 11 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website