A Hook-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Hook 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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Why do parents choose us?

Only qualified teachers

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.

We do the work for you

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 Hook

Mr Michael H

Qualified and experienced, popular teacher of English Language and Literature with over 20 years' experience across the state and independent sectors. Previously Head of English and a freelance Literacy Consultant. Currently, a full-time tutor, teacher at the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, and Examiner for IGCSE English Language and English Literature papers. Teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE/IGCSE and A level; also offers EAL, functional skills for adult learners, and 11+/13+ preparation for grammar and independent school entrance examinations.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, 13+, Common Entrance, 11+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
BA with first class honours in English with History: The Gompertz Prize for Literature - Brunel University (1996) PGCE - Brunel University (1997). TEFL (Class A) 1999

Miss Penny S

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently working part time as an English Tutor. Teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE across all the major exam boards. Offers support for GCSE re-sits and also offers Functional Skills Tuition for Adult Learners. SEN experience. Can support homeschooling. Fluent in spoken and written French.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE French Language and English Literature, University of Exeter (1996). PG Diploma in Translation, French to English, The Chartered Institute of Linguists, University of Southampton (2001). Licence es Lettres Modernes, French Literature, Spanish Linguistics, L'Universite de Provence (1981).

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.

Mrs Leanna G

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently located in Stockholm teaching at an IB International school. Teaches English Language, English Language Acquisition and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; across all major Exam Boards. Provides support for GCSE and IGCSE resits; preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams; also literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, 13+, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Basingstoke Alliance SCITT, Initial Teacher Training (2016).

Mrs Kate G

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature, teaching in a local grammar school for 10 years. SENCO for 5 years, with experience in teaching dyslexic and autistic students. Teaches English Language and Literature from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. Offers preparations for SATs, 11+, 13+ and scholarship. Supports literacy, general study skills, GCSE resits and Functional Skills for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, School Entrance Exams, English Language, Study Skills, English Literature, Homeschool, 13+, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Roehampton University (2000). BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, Royal Holloway College, University of London (1997).

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How are Hook schools performing?

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

Hook primary school performance:

The Hook area has 21 primary schools (one of the top being All Saints Church of England Aided Junior School with 22% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Together with senior leaders, you have placed a sharp focus on raising expectations of what pupils can achieve and making sure that they feel safe and valued. Parents and pupils appreciate the way that everyone knows pupils individually and listens to their views and ideas. Leaders have instilled a strong set of values that all understand and embrace, creating a cohesive, purposeful school community.”

The Hook local authority has an average of 68% 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%).

 

Hook secondary school performance:

The Hook area has 6 secondary schools (one of the top being Calthorpe Park School with 66% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils appreciate the strong set of values and clear expectations on which your school is based. The ‘Calthorpe Way’, explained articulately and confidently by pupils, underpins the school’s work. There is a strong emphasis on the development of personal and social skills which many parents commented on. One stated that the school ‘gives opportunities to extend my child’s growth as a person as well as academically’.”

The Hook local authority has an average of 46% 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%).

Hook Ofsted ratings:

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

Source: Gov.UK Website