A West Sussex-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in West Sussex 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.

We do the work for you

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.

First lesson guarantee

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 West Sussex

Mr Steven P

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, previously Deputy Head/Senior Teacher at Bishop Tufnell Junior and West Wittering School. Currently a tutor supporting home schooling and additional support outside of school. Teaches all core subjects within the Primary National Curriculum, across Key Stage 1 and 2. Teaches Maths and English through to Prep and Year 8. Significant SEN experience. Provides support for SATs and preparations for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, SATs, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University (1994).

Mrs Eloyse V

Qualified and experienced teacher, currently a French and Spanish teacher at an Independent School in Esher. Teaches Maths and English from Primary and prep through to key Stage 3 and GCSE; teaches French, Portuguese and Spanish from beginners to A Level across all the major Exam Boards for children and adults. Also teaches English as a foreign language.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, French, Spanish, School Entrance Exams, English Language, Homeschool, Portuguese, 13+
Qualifications:
LLB (Hons) English and French Law, University of Kent (2002).TOEFL (1993). D. E.L.F (diplôme educative de la langue francaise) levels 1 to 3 (1993).

Ms Mary M

I am a full time professional tutor who specialises in GCSE English Language and Literature. My experience has been 25 years of tuition and 15 years of classroom teaching. I specialise in assessment as well as teaching all relevant exam techniques, terminology and can improve your Grade in GCSE English Language and Literature as well in English Entrance Exams. I have been a SATS examiner and a GCSE examiner and have knowledge of a number of boards. I am highly experienced with a professional attitude, yet I am patient, kind and methodical. I also hold TEFL Prep Cert,and have tutored for over 25 years. I tutor English at Key Stage 2,3, SATS, GCSE, for 11 plus and Common Entrance,as well as School Entrance Exams.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, 13+, Homeschool, 11+
Qualifications:
MA ESFL (UCNW) (1989). RSA Prep Cert TEFL (ITTC, Bournemouth (1985). PGCE English, University of Leicester (1984). MA English Literature , Oxford University (1983).

Mr Michael H

Qualified and experienced, popular teacher of English Language and Literature with over 20 years' experience across the state and independent sectors. Previously Head of English and a freelance Literacy Consultant. Currently, a full-time tutor, teacher at the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, and Examiner for IGCSE English Language and English Literature papers. Teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE/IGCSE and A level; also offers EAL, functional skills for adult learners, and 11+/13+ preparation for grammar and independent school entrance examinations.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, EFL or ESL, Common Entrance, 11+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 13+
Qualifications:
BA with first class honours in English with History: The Gompertz Prize for Literature - Brunel University (1996) PGCE - Brunel University (1997). TEFL (Class A) 1999

Miss Shirley S

I'm a qualified and experienced teacher with 16 years teaching experience of teaching full time for Art and Music and have gained excellent GCSE results with my pupils often exceeding beyond their target grades. I'm happy to help pupils prepare for their GCSE Art coursework and exam or to prepare for their GCSE Music. Previously I worked at Tanbridge House School, Horsham teaching both Art and Music, before that I worked in South London in Glenthorne High School teaching Music to 11 - 18 year olds. Due to my teaching experience, I am happy to help with English or History up to GCSE level, study skills with tips and advice on how to revise effectively. I'm very patient and happy to help with general school work at both secondary and primary level. Since leaving my full time secondary teaching post due to the birth of my daughter I have been doing supply, mainly in primary schools, and run a baby and toddler music group called Bambino Beatz.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, History, Homeschool, Study Skills
Qualifications:
PGCE University of Sussex, Brighton (2000). BA (2:1 Hons) Art, Music and Psychology, Liverpool Hope University (1998).

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How are West Sussex schools performing?

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

West Sussex primary school performance:

The West Sussex area has 289 primary schools (one of the top being Ashurst CofE Primary School with 44% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Leaders provide a good education for all pupils. Pupils’ writing skills are well developed. Teaching is personalised well to pupils’ individual learning needs.”

The West Sussex 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 7% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

West Sussex secondary school performance:

The West Sussex area has 93 secondary schools (one of the top being St Paul's Catholic College with 56% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The most impressive thing about St Paul's is its atmosphere: when you enter the school you are struck by something indefinable which, coupled with its ethos, makes it a unique caring place where children flourish.”

The West Sussex local authority has an average of 43% 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%).

West Sussex Ofsted ratings:

73% of West Sussex schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 28 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website