An Ilkley-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Ilkley 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.

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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 look to find you another high-quality teacher.

Just a few of our English teachers in Ilkley

Mrs Lisa F

As an experienced class teacher and Deputy Head across the Primary Key Stages, I firmly believe that good quality teaching and assessment leads to progress for all children. I am a strong teacher with excellent behaviour management skills, and most of my teaching career has been working in a school with high deprivation factors, high levels of Pupil Premium and high numbers of children with EAL. I have led and managed several curriculum areas including all areas of Literacy, Computing and Assessment. I am a child protection officer and am team teach trained. I am highly organised and flexible, able to plan effective sequences of lessons, yet also be creative and “think on the spot” when needed. I am experienced in delivering all areas of the Primary Curriculum, English and Maths Functional Skills, and a range of other education related skills.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Graduate Teacher Programme, University of Bradford (2010). BA (Hons) Accountancy Studies 2:1, University of Huddersfield (1997)

Mrs Elizabeth P

I went into teaching because I love literature and I love working with young people! I have worked in independent schools since 2005 and as a private tutor since 2013 and have taught all the major exam boards at GCSE, iGCSE and A level as well as 11+, 13+, ACT and SAT prep, and Literature at undergraduate level. I specialise in preparing students for Ripon Grammar School and for Common Entrance. Additionally, I have taught many home educated students at KS3, GCSE and A level, which is a particular passion of mine. I have examined for OCR, AQA and CIE and have also taught Drama and Theatre Studies A level. I also have many years of experience tutoring students re-taking GCSE English. I believe that study and revision skills are incredibly important and always teach them alongside academic subjects, have QTS and a Boarding Schools Association certificate in pastoral care, and complete the statutory Keeping Children Safe in Education training yearly.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
MA English Literature, Open University (2010). PGCE Secondary English, University of York (2005). BA (Hons) English Literature, University of York (2004).

Mr Danny P

Teaching Economics has been my life time passion and I have been getting the very best out of my students for over 20 years. I have extensive Economics teaching experience across many schools, and many exam boards and have helped my students make exceptional progress over the years, as well as thoroughly enjoying their learning and having the joy and determination to succeed. I always go the extra mile for all my students and make sure that my lessons are well planned, enjoyable, and tailored to the specific needs of every individual student. I am an exam marker an therefore very familiar with exam specifications, with excellent knowledge of what the examiners are looking for and skills to apply to succeed in exams. I am an OFSTED recognised Outstanding Teacher with a proven track record of success.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Maths, English, History, Economics, Business, Careers Guidance, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE, University of Manchester. BA (Hons) University of Manchester.

Miss Rose M

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching in Manchester. Experience in KS1 and KS2 including phonics and early reading. Offers support for SATs and support throughout children’s educational. Experienced working with children with a vast range of needs. I am a friendly and enthusiastic teacher and I know children learn best when excited and engaged. This is reflected in all sessions.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, SATs, 11+, 13+
Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Mr Jason T

Qualified and experienced English and Maths Teacher, currently teaching Maths and English to a variety of pupils on home tuition as well as previously working as an education caseworker, SEMH teacher and headteacher of an SEMH school for 8 years and also a teacher trainer. I have a track record of teaching gifted and talented pupils as well those with social and emotional mental health issues (covering a wide range of cognitive abilities) I have a patient and creative style with a track record of success. I teach both Maths and English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level; across all the major exam boards as well as being an AQA GCSE English Literature examiner. Extensive experience of SEN particularly ADHD, autism spectrum, attachment and mental health issues.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Maths, 13+, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English (first subject) and Maths (second subject) Manchester Metropolitan University (1996). BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, Oxford University (1991).

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How are Ilkley schools performing?

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

Ilkley primary school performance:

The Ilkley area has 22 primary schools (one of the top being Burley and Woodhead CofE Primary School with 45% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils enjoy reading. Younger pupils read with confidence, and older readers are willing to tackle challenging texts, some of which they bring from home.”

The Ilkley local authority has an average of 63% 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 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Ilkley secondary school performance:

The Ilkley area has 5 secondary schools (one of the top being Ilkley Grammar School with 65% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The curriculum is a real strength of the school and demonstrates leaders’ strong moral compass. It combines academic excellence with a strong focus on pupils becoming effective and well-rounded individuals. ”

The Ilkley local authority has an average of 35% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 92% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Ilkley Ofsted ratings:

85% of Ilkley schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 7 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website