A High Wycombe-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in High Wycombe 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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Just a few of our English teachers in High Wycombe

Miss Allicia B

Qualified and experienced teacher and private tutor with 5 years' experience in school settings. Teaches English, Maths and Science from Primary through to Prep and GCSE/IGCSE, across all exam boards. Now a full time tutor helping students from age 4 all the way to adult learners. Specialising in Key Stage 2 SATs and helping with confidence and rekindling love of learning. Also offers preparation for Scholarships, 11+, 13+ and other School Entrance Exams. Experienced in SEN and homeschooling.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, Science, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, 11+, SATs, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, Oxford Brookes University (2015).

Ms Ginnie R

Qualified and experienced English teacher, who taught at Oxford High School for girls for many years and who is still occasionally called in by them to help out at busy times. Previously taught at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in outer London for five years. Also an Examiner for the Cambridge Board and currently marks for the International A level English paper. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE, A Level and University Entrance standard. Have considerable experience teaching mature students EFL on summer courses in Cambridge and at University College, London. Has also taught Theatre Studies and Speech and Drama, having directed productions for the Shakespeare School Festival in the past. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams. A Level Examiner for Cambridge International. MA Shakespeare and Theatre, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham (2013).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English Language and Literature and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (1976). BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, Royal Holloway, University of London (1974). MA in Shakespeare and the Theatre, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham (2013)

Mr Philip W

I have been a Head of Department of English and drama for 21 years. I have taught a range of subjects; consistently producing ‘outstanding lessons’ and excellent outcomes. I have taught students from key stage 2 to adult learners, and have extensive experience with a range of SEN, including with primary children, as well as designing schemes of work and individual education plans for SEN children. My expertise is in A level literature (poetry and Shakespeare) and have been an examiner at both GCSE and A level. I am able to evaluate key strengths and areas that require improvement for pupils that informs subsequent bespoke planning. For the past four years I have operated as a tutor of English, both face-to-face and on-line. I have helped over sixty students with immense success – over 80% per cent acquiring levels 8-9 at GCSE/A level and preparing many students to gain entrance into Independent and Grammar schools via the common entrance examination route. Alongside my independent work I have also worked as a consultant.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, English Language, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
Teacher Training Certificate, Goldsmiths’ College (2004). PGCE English Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (1997). BA (Hons) English Literature (Victorian, Post-Colonial, Renaissance Poetry, Shakespeare, American Theatre), Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (1996).

Mrs Penny M

A highly experienced, positive and encouraging teacher currently with 25 years of experience. Having taught all subjects to children from Year 2 up to Year 8 (13+ CE and scholarship), I have a strong grasp of children's needs and expected progress at every step of their formative years. I have been a Head of English (my specialism), and teach Maths and Reasoning (verbal and non verbal) to primary age children, as well as preparation for 11+ exams. My pupils have gained places at a range of independent schools near Guildford and across the South East. I am also experienced working with children who have Specific Learning difficulties. I look forward to instilling children with skills and a sense of confidence, inspiring them with engaging, targeted, effective teaching so that they take pleasure in learning and experience enjoyment and success.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, English, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Education and English Literature, Oxford Brookes University. Place2Be Mental Health Foundation course.

Ms Jenni S

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher now offering home tuition and able to support home schooling. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers preparation for SATs and School entrance Exams. Also offers support for KS3 Maths and Foundation Maths GCSE. When teaching, always aims to build confidence and enjoyment in learning.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, 11+, Homeschool, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Primary Education, University of Greenwich (2010).

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How are High Wycombe schools performing?

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

High Wycombe primary school performance:

The High Wycombe area has 36 primary schools (one of the top being Tylers Green Middle School with 22% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is a good school that has made some important improvements since the previous inspection. Attainment has risen and the results of the national tests show that the performance of Year 6 pupils in English and mathematics is high in comparison with national averages. This is because teaching has improved and pupils are being more consistently challenged, especially in these subjects.”

The High Wycombe local authority has an average of 66% 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 12% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

High Wycombe secondary school performance:

The High Wycombe area has 15 secondary schools (one of the top being Wycombe High School with 98% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is an outstanding school. Students make outstanding progress across all key stages and attainment is well above national averages. ”

The High Wycombe local authority has an average of 60% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 97% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

High Wycombe Ofsted ratings:

63% of High Wycombe schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 4 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website