A Hove-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Hove 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 Hove

Mr Andrew M

Experienced learning professional with a proven track record of ensuring progress in a variety of contexts from secondary education to community learning, face-to-face and online. Teacher of English Language and Literature at KS3, GCSE and A-Level in state schools from 2001 - to 2017. Private tuition 2017 - present (GCSE English Language and Literature). Also EAL / EFL /ESOL. After a spell delivering training in the NHS, I am now delivering employability training in the community sector. My approach is interactive and learner-centred throughout.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English Language, Literature and Media Studies (Lancaster, 2001). RSA / Cambridge CTEFLA (1996), MA (Hons) English Literature(First Class), Edinburgh University (1996).

Mrs Philippa M

Qualified teacher of English Literature and English Language, currently Second in English at Guildford High School. Teaches KS3, GCSE and A level, with a history of outstanding exam results. Genuinely passionate about the subject and eager to share this passion and enthusiasm for English with others.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, King's College London (2016). BA (Hons) English (First Class) Royal Holloway University of London (2012).

Ms Helen H

Qualified and experienced Science, Maths and English teacher, with experience teaching in mainstream and SEN schools, currently also a tutor supporting home schooling. Teaches Science, Maths and English from Primary, Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; across all major Exam Boards. Significant SEN experience supporting learners with behavioural issues, emotional and mental health difficulties, autism, anxiety, depression, low self-confidence, and learning difficulties.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, EFL or ESL, English Literature, Study Skills, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, English Language
Qualifications:
MSc Radiation and Environmental Protection, University of Surrey (1986). BSc (Hons) Chemistry, University of Southampton (1978)

Mrs Lucienne S

Very experienced English teacher. I have been a Head of English in a Special school and named exemplary. Teach dyslexic students and currently teach Functional Skills to Adult learners with autism. French Speaker. Trainer for the British Institute of learning difficulties. teaching GCSE students. I teach mainly now through Zoom and have books from CGP for all ages and primary ages digital. I have taught many students of all ages and abilities, from primary age to adult. Previously Head of English and Head of Performing Arts and GCSE and exams such as Brighton College, as well as offering home tuition. Also English Language GCSE and Literature from Primary Key Stage 2 and Prep, through to Key Stage 3, GCSE and IGCSE. Also supports preparations for 11+ and 13+ Independent School Entrance. Exemplary Teacher Status. Extensive SEN experience. Focus on Shakespeare for GCSE Teach to Australia and New Zealand. My students gain top grades. Member of The Tutors Association and The Professional Speakers Association.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, 13+, 11+, SATs, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Advanced Diploma in Counselling, Southampton City College (1995). Professional Diploma in Child Centred Research, Cambridge University (1973). PGCE English, Sussex University (1968). BA (Hons) Dress Design and Textiles, University of the Arts, London (1966).

Ms Suzana D

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher with 5 years’ experience, now a TEFL (Teaching English as a foreign language) qualified English teacher online. Teaches all core subjects within the Primary National Curriculum, from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1, across all ages and abilities. SEN experienced.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Homeschool, SATs
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. BEd Early Childhood Development: Foundation Phase, University of South Africa, South Africa (2018). Higher Certificate in Adult Basic Education and Training, University of South Africa, South Africa (2012). TEFL/TESOL (2020).

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How are Hove schools performing?

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

Hove primary school performance:

The Hove area has 50 primary schools (one of the top being St Luke's Primary School with 20% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils demonstrate a substantial love of learning and enjoy challenging themselves. Their behaviour and attitudes to learning are exemplary, and they feel safe and happy in school.”

The Hove 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 11% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Hove secondary school performance:

The Hove area has 23 secondary schools (one of the top being Varndean School with 62% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Students’ attainment is improving over time. The school’s internal tracking, based on examinations already taken, indicates that students currently in Year 11 are set to exceed the national average.”

The Hove local authority has an average of 47% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 94% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Hove Ofsted ratings:

70% of Hove schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 9 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website