A Kingsbridge-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Kingsbridge 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 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 Kingsbridge

Mr Idris Y

I am a qualified and experienced teacher with five years university teaching experience and two years college teaching experience. I am currently teaching, part-time, at the University of Exeter's English and Film Department. I am a Cambridge International Assessment Specialist. I taught in primary school and high school. I am currently a doctoral researcher.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
LTHE, University of Exeter (2019), MA in English (Literature) (2015), B A (Ed) English (2008).

Mrs Andrea H

I am a fully qualified English, maths, ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) and SEN teacher who works for a bespoke college for students with complex and multiple special educational needs, delivering Functional Skills and GCSEs in both English and maths. The majority of these students have an EHCP plan so all my lessons are differentiated and individualised for teaching methods, styles and learning aims to help them learn and progress in all aspects of college life. Before this I was a Work Based Learning Tutor at Cornwall College teaching both Functional Skills and GCSE in both English and maths. I also privately teach English Language, English Literature and maths from Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE across all major exam boards. I have several years experience in providing preparation for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams; support for GCSE, IGCSE resits; also literacy, numeracy and Functional Skills for primary through to adult learners to include. SEN Diploma - Plymouth Uni

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, 11+, English Language, English Literature, 13+
Qualifications:
QTLS, Institute for Learning (2009). PGCE, Plymouth University (2006). Level 5 Diplomas in English, Maths and Special Educational Needs (2007-2009) TESOL Certificate (Trinity) - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (2010) Enhancement Certificate in Understanding Autism (2017) Enhancement Certificate in Understanding Dyslexia (2017) Creative Writing Diploma (2020)

Mr Anthony P

I have a passion for education and learning, and for English and History. I am very self-motivated, well organised, excellent at timekeeping, driven to achieve my goals and ambitions, support students to achieve theirs and engage with my own CPD. I have experience of teaching and supporting a diverse range of students, and experience of teaching in different educational settings. As part of my PGCE, I worked at City College Plymouth teaching Functional Skills and GCSE English to young adults and mature learners. Since then I have taught KS3 and KS4 English as a Supply Teacher, have worked as a Personal Tutor to a GCSE student and have taught EAL students at the Europa Summer School, the Meridian School and at Mercator. Since January 2020 I have been employed by Cornwall College to teach GCSE and Functional Skills English at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. I firmly believe that everyone should have an equal opportunity to succede and that all educational environments be a safe place.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, History, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills
Qualifications:
PGCE (incorporating the Diploma in Education and Training) Plymouth University (2018). MRes History, Plymouth University (2016). BA (Hons) History, Plymouth University (2013).

Mrs Sarah W

Qualified and experienced English teacher, now full-time tutor. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all Exam Boards. AQA Examiner. Significant SEN experience. Supports home schooling. Provides preparation for School Entrance Exams, Scholarship and GCSE resits; also support for literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, English Language, Study Skills, English Literature, Homeschool, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Cornwall College Group (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature and ICT, College of St Mark and St John (2005).

Miss Jennifer L

Qualified teacher offering tuition from KS2 to GCSE level, including Special Educational Needs (SpLD/SLCN/ASD/SEMH). Originally trained in Primary/Secondary Modern Foreign Languages. Progressed career by gaining varied experience. Now specialises in Literacy Skills, English and Learning Support. Currently employed by educational intervention service; freelance tutor since 2018. Previously taught in mainstream state and independent schools for eight years; former GCSE examiner.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, French, German, EFL or ESL, SATs, Homeschool, Study Skills, 11+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: PGCE Secondary MFL with Primary Specialism (QTS), University of Exeter (2010). BA Joint Hons French and German (2.1), University of Bristol (2009). PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Autism and Anxiety, Autism Education Trust (2022). Good Autism Practice, Autism Education Trust (2022). Teaching Mathematics, The Open University (2021). The Tutor Toolkit, Best Practice Network (2021). The SEND Code of Practice, Educare (2020). Literacy, Social Justice and Inclusive Practice, The Open University (2020). Dyslexia and Additional Academic Language Learning, Bristish Dyslexia Association (2017).

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How are Kingsbridge schools performing?

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

Kingsbridge primary school performance:

The Kingsbridge area has 23 primary schools (one of the top being Ugborough Primary School with 38% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“ Pupils’ achievement is good. After a decline in attainment since the previous inspection, progress has accelerated over the past year. Pupils now reach standards of attainment above the national averages in English and mathematics.”

The Kingsbridge local authority has an average of 64% 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%).

 

Kingsbridge secondary school performance:

The Kingsbridge area has 4 secondary schools (one of the top being Kingsbridge Academy with 58% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Students make exceptional progress and achieve outstanding examination results at GCSE and in the sixth form. Although progress between Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 is not as strong as between Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4, students in Years 7, 8 and 9 are learning critical skills for later success.”

The Kingsbridge local authority has an average of 42% 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%).

Kingsbridge Ofsted ratings:

92% of Kingsbridge schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 5 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website