A Dorset-based French teacher to your home or online

Our French Tutors in Dorset 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.

See how it works Get your list of teachers

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 Dorset

Mr Hugo G

Highly-qualified and experienced Secondary teacher of French and Spanish, teaching both languages from KS2 to A Level. Currently Head of Languages at St Mary’s Shaftesbury in Dorset, having also held this lead role in 2 previous schools. Hugely experienced examiner for both languages, being the lead oral examiner for GCSE, iGCSE and both Edexcel and AQA Specifications of the A Level Curriculum. Impressive experience and success in coaching A Level students through Oxbridge exams, with a track record of impressive results at all levels, particularly L8/9 (GCSE) and A/A* (A Level). Able to offer teaching and specific exam preparation in French or Spanish from Primary / Prep, through to Secondary and A Level, up to Oxbridge and even adult tuition for adults and businesses.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, Spanish
Qualifications:
PGCE in French and Spanish from King’s College London (2004). BA (Joint Hons) in Modern Foreign Languages from the University of Bristol (First Class, 1998).

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

Mrs Jill K

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, teaching English, German, French and Russian from Primary, Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; teaching German through to A level; across all major Exam Boards. AQA examiner experience (German GCSE). Provides language tuition for adult learners and business. Supports preparations for Scholarship, School Entrance Exams, also GCSE and IGCSE resits. Provides tuition in EAL.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, French, German, EFL or ESL, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, 13+, Homeschool, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
PGCE German and French, Westminster College, University of Oxford (1998). BA (Hons) Applied Language Studies, Ealing College of Higher Education (1988).

Miss Rachel A

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Languages-French and Spanish. Ex lead teacher and Head of Department 10 years plus. Currently teaching French and Spanish up to GCSE at Lytchett Minster school. Available for exam prep and/or conversation.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, Spanish
Qualifications:
BEd Modern Foreign Languages - French and Spanish, Anglia Ruskin University (1994).

Mrs Amy G

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Languages, currently teaching French and Spanish at Oldfield School. Teaching French to Key Stage 3 and AQA Spanish through to GCSE (with experience in previous years of teaching AS and A level Spanish, including the new specification). 8 years' experience as a GCSE Spanish examiner for Edexcel (including one year on the new specification) and one year working as a GCSE Spanish examiner for AQA.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, Spanish
Qualifications:
MTeach (Masters in Teaching), Institute of Education - University College London (2013). PGCE Modern Languages (French and Spanish), Institute of Education - University College London, (2011). BSc (Hons) International Management and a Modern Language (Spanish), University of Bath (2007).

Get your shortlist of qualified teachers

Phone us on 03300 580908 or fill in the form below to get a shortlist of suitable, available teachers

Your tuition fees will be:

How are Dorset schools performing?

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

Dorset primary school performance:

The Dorset area has 173 primary schools (one of the top being St Ives Primary & Nursery School with 19% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“St Ives is an outstanding school in all aspects of its work. This is the result of excellent leadership and management and the high quality provision, which ensure that pupils do especially well in both their academic and personal development.”

The Dorset local authority has an average of 61% 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 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Dorset secondary school performance:

The Dorset area has 65 secondary schools (one of the top being Ferndown Upper School with 39% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The quality of teaching, learning and assessment has improved considerably since the previous inspection. Improvements in teaching across a wide range of subjects are securing higher achievement and helping pupils to learn well.”

The Dorset local authority has an average of 41% 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%).

Dorset Ofsted ratings:

61% of Dorset schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 30 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website