Geography tutors and Home Tuition in Reading
Our Geography Tutors in Reading are all fully-qualified Geography Teachers, who also offer their skills as high quality home tutors. All are subject-specialists, professional, reliable, up-to-date with Examination Boards and the current demands of a changing curriculum. Lessons are taught at your home and are scheduled at your convenience; whether weekdays, evenings or weekends.
Find a Geography Home Tutor in Reading
"Teachers To Your Home" provides high quality Geography Tuition in Reading, at your home and convenience. We work with over 18,000 qualified teachers across the UK, who also choose to offer their professional skills as high quality home tutors.
We can support Geography at all levels and can provide high quality tuition for Primary and Junior levels, as well as prepare children towards 11+, 13+, Common Entrance or for GCSE, IGCSE, IB and A level Examinations, across all the major Examination Boards including OCR, AQA, Edexcel, CIE, WJEC.
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What families are saying about our tutors this week
"Mrs H is a very good high quality 11+ teacher. This is a much better arranagement than the 11+ tuition centre, which L has attended for the last six months. "
17 December 2018; review received from Mrs Boothroyd, Year 5 daughter, 11+ tuition in Cheshire
"JB has been tutoring my son. We are absolutely thrilled with his progress and as such feel happy to continue his tutoring ourselves. Please thank JB for all of her help to make him thrive in his studies."
17 December 2018; review received from Mrs Charlotte B, Year 4 son, Primary Tuition in Tamworth
"What a difference this is making to our son. Thank you for Mrs H who is an excellent teacher."
13 December 2018; review received from Mrs Hartley, Year 4 son, Primary Tuition in Leamington Spa
A selection of our teachers who provide Geography tuition in and around Reading
"Everywhere's been where it is ever since it was first put there. It's called geography." – Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters
Geography is a field of science dedicated to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of the Earth. The literal translation is "to describe or write about the Earth".
Whether you are learning the basics of volcanoes or you are developing complex Environmental Case Studies, we can provide a Geography Tutor who can help you.
A little more about Reading
Reading is positioned near two rivers, the Thames and the Kennet, which made it a logical place to establish a settlement. The name Reading derives from Reada Ingas, meaning the people of Reada (The Red One), who was a Saxon Leader in the 6th Century. Reading was captured by the Danes in the 9th Century, who built a fort between the two rivers and it is mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086.
The Normans built a wooden and then a stone castle, later demolished and given Reading’s position on the main road from London to the West Country, the town flourished in Medieval Times. Henry I built an abbey, completed in 1125 which also drew pilgrims and visitors to the town. He is buried within the grounds of the abbey. Cloth making was the main industry at this time, wool being brought in by boat and then woven and fulled (cleaned and thickened by pounding with water and clay) using wooden hammers powered by water mills. Hence Reading became a home for Fullers, Weavers, Dyers and Tailors. Leather, Gold and boatbuilding were also important industries in the town.The King had transferred his power to the Abbot, but the increasing influence of the merchants saw them appointing the mayor who effectively took charge of the town. This was finalized when Henry VIII closed the abbey and hanged the Abbot for refusing to recognize him as the head of the church.
By the 1600s wool was in decline but other industries such as pin, wire and nail manufacture, brick making and gun making grew in its place. Reading changed hands a number of times during the civil war, often without a fight. The 17th and 18th Centuries saw the opening of Blue Coat and Green Schools, new buildings and markets, the start of a major iron works and a new range of craft industries established. The Kennet Navigation opened and this, along with the river traffic and the location on the coaching route to Oxford, Bath and Bristol all benefitted the town.
In the 19th Century Reading became known for brewing, bulbs and seeds (Suttons) and biscuits (Huntley and Palmer). It grew rapidly in size and civic amenities such as sewers, gardens and libraries established.
In recent years, the city centre has been renewed, the railway station rebuilt and many high-tech industries established. It is one of the largest urban areas in Britain not to hold city status, despite three recent bids.
Our teachers come from the local schools in and around Reading ; from Primary, Junior and Secondary Schools; from across the State, Academy, Grammar and Independent School Sectors; including Reading and Kendrick Schools as well as Caversham Prep School and The Oratory. Reading University and Reading College provide the opportunity for Higher Education.