A Kidlington-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Kidlington 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 Kidlington

Mrs Jeanette H

Qualified and experienced English teacher with experience teaching within State, Grammar and Independent Schools, currently teaching at a small Independent secondary school. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE, A Level and IB; across all the major exam boards. Supports preparations for Scholarship and School Entrance Examinations. Support GCSE and IGCSE resits; also literacy and Functional Skills tuition for adult learners. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 11+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE English with Drama, Institute of Education, University of London (2002). BA (Hons) English Literature, Royal Holloway College (2000).

Mrs Ruth D

Qualified and experienced Teacher, currently teaching at Cranbury College. Teaches all core subjects with the new Primary National Curriculum. Previously SENCO with significant experience in supporting children with SEN. Provides preparations for SATs and School Entrance Examinations. Can support Maths through to Key Stage 3 and English through to GCSE and IGCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, English Literature, Study Skills, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool, 11+, English Language, SATs
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) University of Hull, (1979).

Miss Bethan H

Qualified and experienced English Language and Literature teacher, with over five years teaching experience. Taught in both the state and private sector as well as Special School experience. Currently, an examiner with EDUQAS/WJEC and has also taught EDEXCEL, OCR and AQA exam boards. 'My resources are often used by my colleagues and my Drama background means that I am able to deliver lessons in an engaging and supportive manner. I am more than happy to support students at Key Stage 2, 3, 4 and 5. My background also means that I can support essay writing skills and literacy. I can also empathise with students who struggle with SPLD as my younger sister is dyslexic and dyspraxic.' An experienced online tutor; who is confident using a range of platforms and has been tutoring throughout the pandemic. Happy to provide face to face tuition if circumstances allow it.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, English Language, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE with Masters, University of Gloucester, 2012. BA Drama, University of East Anglia, 2009.

Mr Gary J

Qualified and experienced teacher of English with leadership responsibility for Key Stage 3, currently teaching English from Key Stage 2 through to Key Stage 3 and GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature. Extensive experience across all year groups in a variety of primary settings with responsibility for Key Stage 2 SATs. SEN experience and is responsible for the planning and delivery of interventions for disadvantaged students.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary, Brunel University (2010). BA (Hons) English and Linguistics, University of Hertfordshire (2006).

Mrs Heidi J

Having seen my own children through their GCSE and A-level exams, I have personal experience of the anxieties these difficult years can cause both students and their parents. I am patient and motivated to see students achieve success as a result of hard work. I am happy to travel to students or the welcome them to my home in Wantage. During the pandemic I have successfully delivered tutoring online via Zoom, Facetime and Microsoft Teams. I am a qualified teacher with 24 years' experience of teaching Maths, tutoring primary and secondary school aged children and students taking GCSE exams. I currently teach maths and tutor students from Key Stage 1 through to GCSE and IGCSE; Functional Skills English and Maths for adult students and support GCSE and IGCSE resits. I tutor both in person and online. I am familiar with a variety of exam boards including AQA and Edexcel. My most recent GCSE students achieved grade 5, grade 7 and grade 8 respectively (Summer 2020) and grade 5 and 7 respectively (Summer 2021).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, English, Study Skills, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE Oxford Brookes University (2006).

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How are Kidlington schools performing?

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

Kidlington primary school performance:

The Kidlington area has 11 primary schools (one of the top being St Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Kidlington with 21% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Progress for pupils at the end of key stage 1 and key stage 2 is strong. Pupils including disadvantaged pupils and pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities, make good progress in reading, writing, mathematics and science.”

The Kidlington local authority has an average of 65% 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%).

 

Kidlington secondary school performance:

The Kidlington area has 4 secondary schools (one of the top being Gosford Hill School with 34% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is not consistently effective across the school. Activities in lessons do not challenge pupils sufficiently, particularly those with low or middle prior attainment. As a result, pupils do not routinely achieve as well as they should by the end of Year 11. ”

The Kidlington 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%).

Kidlington Ofsted ratings:

78% of Kidlington schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 0 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website