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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You may find it difficult to assess the quality of an unqualified tutor, that’s why all 18,000+ of our UK tutors are qualified teachers – so you know they are trained, safe, and experienced at teaching your required subject at a high-quality.

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With our service, you don’t need to scroll through endless pages of irrelevant tutors. You just fill in a simple form or call us with your requirements and, within 24 hours, we will send you a shortlist of available 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 find you another high-quality teacher.

Some of our English teachers in Harpenden

Shetha Jabriel H

PGCE Secondary Science, University of Hertfordshire (1995). Certificate in Diagnosis of Children with Dyslexia (1996). TEFL (1998). MPhil, Westminster Medical School, University of London (1982). BSc Medical Microbiology, University of Baghdad (1974). Fluent in Arabic and has a good knowledge of French.

Member since 2016 Mrs Shetha Jabriel H

Qualified and experienced teacher of all Sciences and English to GCSE and IGCSE level; Maths to Key Stage 3. Supports 11+, 13+ and Common Entrance Preparation. Recently retired Grammar School teacher, current with latest curriculum changes.

Subjects: SEN, English, Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, French, EFL or ESL, Study Skills, Common Entrance, English Language, English Literature, SATs, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Emma S

MA in Education, Open University (2007). PGCE Secondary English with QTS, Anglia Ruskin University (1998). BA (Hons) English and Sociology with Geology, Keele University (1995).

Member since 2018 Mrs Emma S

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at Hockerill Anglo-European College where she is Director of English. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE, A Level and IB across all the major exam boards. Supports preparations for School Entrance Exams and GCSE re-sits.

Subjects: SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 13+

Grace H

PGCE Exeter University (2019). BA (Hons) Sport Science and Nutrition, St Mary’s College, University of Twickenham (2012).

Member since 2021 Ms Grace H

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching in a Year 5/6 classroom. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum, including Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers preparation for SATs and 11+, SEN experience.

Subjects: Primary, SEN, Maths, English, 11+, SATs, School Entrance Exams

Cheryl K

NASENCO Educational Administration and Supervision, UCL Institute of Education (2019). MA Cultural Policy and Management, City University (2010). IB Teaching Certification, History, Oxford University (2010). HQTL Multi-Age English and Integrated Social Sciences, John Carroll University 92006). BA History, John Carroll University (2005).

Member since 2019 Ms Cheryl K

Qualified and experienced teacher and qualified SENCO, currently teaching at Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School where she is the Inclusion Manager. Highly experienced in dealing with students with Special Educational Needs and those for whom English is a second language; including running a summer camp for 8 to 11 year old SEN students. Also teaches History from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE.

Subjects: SEN, English, History, EFL or ESL, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams

One-to-one tuition from £40ph

Phone us on 03300 580908 or fill in the form below to get a shortlist of suitable, available teachers

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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: Crabtree Infants' School, High Beeches Primary School, Roundwood Park School, Sir John Lawes School, Redbourn Primary Schoo.

Source: Gov.UK Website