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

Mr Mark B

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently teaching at a local Secondary School. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. AQA Examiner. Provides support for School Entrance Examinations; GCSE and IGCSE resits; also literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills
Qualifications:
MA Creative Writing, Brunel University. MBA, Greenwich University. PGCE English with QTS, Institute of Education (2013). BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Open University. BA (Hons) Philosophy and Literature, University of Warwick.

Mr Harley H

I have been a full-time tutor now since 2011. Currently specialising in SEN in an online capacity, I have designed modules and curricula for Maths, Music, English & Science to both support and stretch my pupils’ capabilities within the wider world through the engagement of soft skills. Despite studying Professional Musicianship at university, my true calling led me to gain my Qualified Teaching Status in Secondary Mathematics and focus on an individual’s understanding of academia. Throughout university I was tutoring face-to-face and even teaching fellow peers the likes of GCSE retakes (Maths), essay/research/note/academic skills, and Music theory. Since gaining pedagogic training, I have expanded my repertoire, including experiences with SEN, such as ASD, ADD, ADHD, ODD, OCD, dyslexia, dyscalculia and many more spanning across Primary, Tertiary (FE) and Higher Education. Including tutoring experience with home-schooling, EAL, LAC and adult learners studying for QTS, curriculum reform and creating new syllabu

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, Science, English Language, 11+, English Literature, 13+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE in Secondary Mathematics from University of Sussex SKE in Higher Mathematics from University of Sussex BAHons In Professional Musicianship from Brighton Institute of Modern Music

Mrs Jenny V

I am a highly qualified specialist teacher with over 25 years of teaching experience. I have taught in Singapore, Australia, and the United Kingdom. I am a specialist in Reading Recovery and SpLD dyslexia. Whilst teaching in independent and state schools I have developed a passion for supporting learners to achieve their potential regardless of any barriers to learning they may experience. I am a fully qualified assessor, tutor, mentor, and I have the desire to help those with additional learning needs.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia) Edge Hill University (2020). Reading Recovery trained (2009) PGCE Primary, Bristol University (1993). Applied Consumer Science Manchester Metropolitan University (1992)

Ms Heather Frances G

I’m an experienced, caring and reflective practitioner with a strong history of raising GCSE attainment in a short space of time. I’ve been teaching English Literature and Language in both state and private schools, over the last 12 years. I’ve also taught GCSE Media and A Level Literature, along with a few years of teaching KS2 English (along with a few other Humanities based subjects). I’ve also taught Dance and Drama at Key Stage 3, I’m a qualified journalist and I’ve been Key Stage 3 English Lead on three occasions in my career! I write for pleasure still, and of course actively read for pleasure! Currently I’m reading Bill Bryson’s ‘The Body’ as I love his journalistic style, having just finished ‘Notes from a Small Island’. I possess strong experience of teaching to most exam boards - WJEC, IGCSE (I’m an accredited moderator), AQA and some Edexcel (though not Literature). I’ve privately tutored throughout my career, Year 7 to GCSE students - mainly Y10s and Y11s with achieved grades double than predicted.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English with Drama, St Lukes Exeter University (2010). BA (Hons) Journalism, University of Sheffield (2005).

Mrs Clare T

Qualified and experienced Primary (KS1 and KS2) teacher, now a full-time tutor with experience of tutoring Year R to Year 6 children online and face to face. Teaches all core subjects within the Primary National Curriculum, from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, across all ages and abilities. Provides preparation for SATs. SEN experience. Working in the state sector for over 20 years.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, SATs, Homeschool
Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Education and Humanities, Exeter University (1996).

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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