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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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

Dr Callum M

Qualified and experienced History and Humanities Teacher, currently teaching humanities subjects at a local Secondary School. Experience teaching across Grammar and State School Sectors. Teaches History, Geography and Religious Studies from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; teaches History through to A level, across all major Exam Boards. Also offers English through to Key Stage 3; Philosophy and Sociology at GCSE and IGCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Geography, History, Study Skills, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Philosophy, English Language, Religious Studies, English Literature, Sociology
Qualifications:
PhD History, Strathclyde University (2004). PGCE Secondary History, Open University (1996). MPhil Social History, Manchester University (1993). (BA (Hons) History, Manchester University (1982)

Mrs Vicki G

I am a fully qualified teacher with 20 years experience of working in schools. I am currently a KS2 teacher in a primary school, but I also have experience of teaching in KS1 and have 15 years of experience as a secondary MFL teacher in an outstanding high school. I feel it is important for learning to be fun and engaging, and a positive experience. I love to see children having their lightbulb moment as they realise that they can do it! I can tailor lessons according to the individual’s needs. I have a proven track record of ensuring that my pupils make good progress and achieve their full potential. I can teach all subjects covered in the National Curriculum at Primary level, and I can also offer Spanish from KS2 to A level and French at KS2 and KS3. I also hold a TEFL qualification, so am able to teach English as an additional language.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, French, Spanish, EFL or ESL, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Bradford University 2001. BA (Hons) International Management and Spanish 2:1 (1999). Level 3 Teaching Phonics (2019). TEFL Certificate (2016).

Mrs Michelle M

Qualified and experienced English teacher with over 11 years' experience teaching at Bingley Grammar School and Parkside School. Ex - Head of Key Stage 5 English with particular experience and passion for A level English Literature. Now a full-time tutor offering Primary English, and English Literature and Language from Key Stage 2, through Key Stage 3, GCSE / IGCSE and on to A level, across the major exam boards. Please note that I am not teaching English Language A level at present due to having a tight schedule. Also experienced as a GCSE examiner. Eager to support home schooled children of 8 years of age and above. Can support 11+ candidates with their English skills.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, University of Roehampton (2008); BA Hons English Literature, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (2004).

Mrs Mabrouka Y

Qualified and experienced Secondary English teacher, with experience in local state and independent schools. Mrs Hassan has worked with gifted and talented students and supported SEND pupils throughout KS2 - KS3. Mrs. Hassan has also provided tailored resources specifically adapted to the needs of SEND/EAL pupils. Furthermore, she has previously worked as an English Intervention Coordinator and an English and SEND Teaching Assistant prior to qualifying as a teacher. Currently, Mrs Hassan teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3, through to GCSE level.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, Manchester Metropolitan University (2019); Cambridge CELTA, Manchester Academy of English (2017); BA (Hons) English Language, University of Manchester (2011).

Mr Luke D

Education professional with a background in Primary School teaching. Over a decade's worth of experience working in Devon and Greater Manchester working across KS2 primarily- working as a classroom teacher, French specialist teacher, PPA teacher and Art specialist teacher. I have also supported groups of children and individuals with their 11+ examinations for entry to grammar school. These have been local to Manchester as well as nationally. I aim a Fine Art, French and English Language specialist having both tutored these subjects to both children and adults. I acknowledge different learning styles and ways of interpreting different ideas. I am to tailor make sessions to suit their abilities and interests. I believe in a question based led approach to tutoring which sparks curiosity for the learner where they can take on an active role in their learning- promoting independence always . Extensive experience of supporting children with a variety of needs, including Dyslexia and Autism.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, English, Geography, French, English Language, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, University of Exeter, St Lukes College (2012). BA (Hons) University of Chester (2008)

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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