A Helsby-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Helsby 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.

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 Helsby

Miss Victoria H

Qualified and experienced teacher of English holding the post of Lead Teacher. Currently teaching English Language and English Literature from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE with significant knowledge of the AQA exam board where I have marked English Literature and Language papers for the past 6 consecutive years. BA Hons in English Language and PGCE from Edge Hill University 2008.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English 2008

Miss Emma D

Qualified and experienced teacher of English. Able to teach across secondary ages, including GCSE and A-Level. Having taught in state schools for over 15 years, now undertaking a consultancy role across various schools. Senior examiner in GCSE English Language, marking and leading a team of examiners for both summer series and November resits. Extensive knowledge of current English Language mark schemes.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Lancaster University (2002). BA (Hons) English Literature with Psychology, Chester University (2001)

Mr Rahul R

Rahul is a fully qualified teacher, with over 7 years of experience in private tutoring and homeschooling. He has recently completed the prestigious TeachFirst program, from which he qualified as an ‘Outstanding Teacher’. In 2021, he graduated with Distinction from his Postgraduate Diploma in Education. Rahul’s approach to planning and delivering bespoke tuition programs is therefore informed by the latest research on pedagogical best practice, as well as his wealth of experience. During his career, he has successfully prepared students for 7+, 11+ and 13+ entrance exams at top London schools such as Dulwich College, City of London, Bute House, JAGs and Alleyn's. He also works as a specialist subject tutor across a wide range of (I)GCSE, A-Level, and IB exam boards. In particular, he has a wealth of experience offering Maths and English support up to GCSE level, French to IB/A level, as well as History up to undergraduate level.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Maths, History, French, 13+, Common Entrance, 11+
Qualifications:
PGDE, Distinction, Sheffield Hallam (2021). MPhil Political Thought and Intellectual History, University of Cambridge (2018). BA (Hons) History, First Class, Durham University (2017).

Miss Hayley B

Qualified and experienced teacher of English and English Literature, with experience teaching in local Grammar Schools and 1:1 tuition. I currently teach in an alternative provision and I am a qualified SENDCO. I teach Engish from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and Functional Skills, across all the major Exam Boards; I teach English Literature at GCSE, including all set texts and poetry options. I am able to support all areas of special educational needs and provide differentiated work accordingly. I also can provide support for GCSE resits and literacy skills for adult learners. I have experience teaching Cambridge English as a Second Language.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
NPQSL, Outstanding Leaders (2016). National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination, Manchester Metropolitan University (2014). PGCE, Manchester Metropolitan University (2011). English Literature and Theatre, Manchester University (2008).

Mr Simon W

Qualified and experienced teacher of English and Drama, currently teaching English and Drama at Sir William Stanier School. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE; across all major exam boards. SEN experience. Can provide tuition for GCSE and IGCSE resits, functional skills and literacy tuition for adult learners, from beginner to advanced levels. Provides preparation for School Entrance Examinations and Scholarships.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, Homeschool, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Drama, Manchester Metropolitan University (1993). Professional Actor (1987-1991). Theatre and Film Acting, Mountview Theatre School, London (1987).

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How are Helsby schools performing?

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

Helsby primary school performance:

The Helsby area has 35 primary schools (one of the top being Ashton Hayes Primary School with 36% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils make good progress from their starting points. By the time they leave school at the end of Year 6 their standards of attainment in English and mathematics are well above average.”

The Helsby local authority has an average of 64% 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 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Helsby secondary school performance:

The Helsby area has 9 secondary schools (one of the top being Helsby High School with 50% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Students’ attainment is high. The most-able students do very well. They gain a significantly higher proportion of GCSE A* and A grades than nationally in a wide range of subjects.”

The Helsby local authority has an average of 43% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 93% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Helsby Ofsted ratings:

75% of Helsby schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 6 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website