A Devon-based French teacher to your home or online

Our French Tutors in Devon 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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Why do parents choose us?

Only qualified teachers

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 French teachers in Devon

Mrs Wendy F

I am a very well-qualified specialist German teacher with over 30 years' teaching experience in schools and colleges of further education . I am currently specialising in teaching GCSE German online - with a great deal of success as several of my previous students have achieved top grades in their GCSE exams. I have also helped students who are struggling with German to improve their predicted grades by at least two bands. I prepare students for AQA, Edexcel and IGCSE exams and also work part-time as an IGCSE German tutor with a well-known home-schooling organisation.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, German, Key Stage 4, A level, GCSE, Homeschool, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Qualifications:
MEd Applied Linguistics (2015) University of Southern Queensland, Australia PGCE (1983) Warwick University BA (Hons) German and Sociology (1980) University of Salford

Miss Jascinta S

Qualified Primary Teacher, teaching across all ages and Key Stage, including Early Years Foundation Stage. Provides tuition across all core subjects within the Primary Curriculum, also French from Primary to Prep. Provides support for SATs. Lots of intervention and SEN experience. Can support homeschooling.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, French, 11+, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool, SATs
Qualifications:
EYTS and PGCert Early Years, Marjon University, Plymouth (2014). Qualified Teacher Status, School Direct, The Learning Institute, Cornwall (2017).

Mrs Helen F

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, with experience teaching in selective day, boarding, mixed, single-sex, Independent Schools, as Head of Modern Languages and Head of Spanish. Recently retired but current with curriculum changes and exam requirements. Teaches French and Spanish from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. Examiner for OCR, AQA and Edexcel. Provides language tuition for adults, small groups and businesses.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, Spanish
Qualifications:
MA Contemporary French Studies, Sheffield University (1994). PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, University of Exeter (1976). BA (Hons) French and Spanish, University of Exeter (1975).

Mrs Lynne M

A dedicated, qualified and highly experienced Primary School Teacher of over 20 years, Lynne has taught many children within schools and as a private tutor,having successfully supported and guided a variety of pupils throughout their learning journeys. Enthusiastically teaching all subjects within the Primary Curriculum from Y1 to early Secondary, specialising in English (in particular writing, grammar and spelling), Maths and French. Excellent 11+ guidance, support and techniques provided (including NVR and VR). Inspirational, intuitive, friendly and approachable, Lynne helps children soar and achieve their full potential. If lacking motivation or confidence, Lynne has the tools, techniques and personality to guide and encourage pupils securely and steadily towards their goals.Lynne offers challenging, interesting lessons online and is returning to face-to-face teaching. Lessons are delivered effectively and received well. Increases skills, techniques and confidence. Highly recommended. Excellent references.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, French, SATs, Study Skills, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, English Language, Homeschool
Qualifications:
PGCE with QTS, University of Hull and Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln (2000); BA (Hons) 2.1 Humanities, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside (1999).

Miss Mairi S

I am passionate about languages, intercultural communication and building bridges between non-English speakers both at home and abroad. I have an Honours degree in German and Arabic, A level French and Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 3 (equivalent to GCSE). I taught myself Italian in 2009, achieving A* at GCSE, and have basic Spanish. I have taught Modern Foreign Languages for over 20 years at both primary and secondary levels. My main subject is German which I teach to A level. I also teach French and Arabic to KS3. I believe that language learning should be fun! I create a secure learning environment where my students feel confident to be creative and take risks. I am committed to supporting my students to achieve their personal goals. I am patient, supportive and encouraging, helping my students to build on strengths as well as identifying and areas for development.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, German
Qualifications:
PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, University of Manchester (1998). BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages (German and Arabic) (1992). Enhanced DBS.

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How are Devon schools performing?

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

Devon primary school performance:

The Devon area has 388 primary schools (one of the top being Thurlestone All Saints Church of England Academy with 20% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The school has rightly recognised that higher ability pupils have not always been stretched fully with their work. They have ensured all higher ability pupils receive additional challenge in lessons.”

The Devon 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%).

 

Devon secondary school performance:

The Devon area has 101 secondary schools (one of the top being Colyton Grammar School with 100% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Excellent and often inspiring teaching ensures that students make exceptional progress. A strong work ethic pervades.”

The Devon 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%).

Devon Ofsted ratings:

73% of Devon schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 53 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website