A Kingston upon Thames-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Kingston upon Thames 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 Kingston upon Thames

Dr Debbi C

Experienced teacher and ex-Director of Studies. I have 19 years' experience of preparing pupils for 11+ & Day School Entrance exams (English, Maths, VR & NVR) and Common Entrance (History & Latin up to and including Lev 3 plus Scholarship in both subjects). My students work hard but I am very approachable and we have fun as we learn. I have previously prepared pupils for successful entry to lots of the major public schools, including Eton, Harrow, Charterhouse, St Paul's, King's College (Wimbledon) and so on. I particularly enjoy teaching the 8 - 13 age range and have had excellent results both with the very able and with those who need more support and the boost to their self-confidence that one-to-one tuition can give. I hold a PhD in History from University of London.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, English, History, Latin, 13+, Homeschool, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
PhD The Kingly Style of Henry IV, Personality, Politics & Culture, University of London (2002). MA Medieval Studies, University of London (1999). BA (Hons) History, Medieval & Modern, University of London (1998).

Mr Dan W

Qualified English Teacher with 8 years experience teaching in London Secondary Schools. I have consistently been judged an 'outstanding' teacher by Senior Leaders at my school as well as external organisations. Currently available to tutor during the day as well as evenings and Saturday. I have extensive experience of teaching GCSE and A Level with a track record of strong results, particularly for high achieving and students with Special Educational Needs. I have in depth knowledge of: AQA and Edexcel for GCSE Language and Literature; OCR for A Level Literature. In last school role at Finchley Catholic High School (ended July 2020) was responsible for Key Stage 3 English curriculum and intervention, so am experienced in creating sequences of lessons which cater for individual students, especially those who have specific learning needs. Since March 2020 I have done an increasing amount of my teaching via Zoom, but look forward to more face to face tutoring when lockdown ends.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, 11+, English Language, School Entrance Exams, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English Brighton University (2012), BA Hon English Nottingham Trent University (2001).

Mr Justin R

Qualified and experienced Prep School teacher, currently Director of Studies at Tower House School. Experience teaching core subjects across the Key Stages 2, and specialising in Humanities and English at 13+ Common Entrance & GCSE. Supports preparations for 11+, 13+, Common Entrance and other School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Maths, Geography, History, Religious Studies, Study Skills, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, 11+, 13+, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
GTP with QTS, Kent Education Advisory Services (1995). BA (Hons) History, Chichester University (1992).

Miss Helen C

Qualified English Teacher (PGCE Oxford University) and Examiner with 14 years’ experience of working in education. Currently working online with schools across North London, Children’s Services and on a private basis, facilitating home schooling and after school tuition to exam level students (GCSE, Functional Skills and A Level). Teaches English Language, Literature and Drama up to A Level. Experience of all major exam boards and working with SEND students, supporting with school entrance exams and written English.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Oxford University (2009); BA (Hons) Drama and Comparative Literature, University of Kent (2008).

Mrs Claire A

Qualified SEN English teacher, currently teaching at Hurstpierpoint College, Hassocks. Diploma in speech, language and communication needs. Dyselxia teaching certificate. Vast experience of working with pupils with range of SPLDs (dyslexia, autism, ADHD, dyspraxia), emotional and behavourial needs. Track record of high GCSE results.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Sussex University (2000). TESOL Woking College (1998)

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How are Kingston-upon-Thames schools performing?

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

Kingston-upon-Thames primary school performance:

The Kingston-upon-Thames area has 88 primary schools (one of the top being St Alban's Catholic Primary School with 30% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils have extremely positive attitudes to learning. They work very hard and are proud of their achievements. Pupils are resilient and enjoy the challenges that teachers plan for them.”

The Kingston-upon-Thames local authority has an average of 70% 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 14% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Kingston-upon-Thames secondary school performance:

The Kingston-upon-Thames area has 37 secondary schools (one of the top being The Tiffin Girls' School with 100% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The quality of teaching and learning is outstanding. Teachers have excellentsubject knowledge. They have established very positive learning atmospheres in classrooms and provide ample opportunities for students to contribute to lessons.”

The Kingston-upon-Thames local authority has an average of 62% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 97% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Kingston-upon-Thames Ofsted ratings:

74% of Kingston-upon-Thames schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 35 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website