A Durham-based Geography teacher to your home or online

Our Geography Tutors in Durham 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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Just a few of our Geography teachers in Durham

Mrs Tracey W

Qualified and experienced Science and Geography Teacher, currently teaching at Greenfield Community College. Teaches Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography from prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams. Good SEN experience having taught in PRUs. Also a qualified swimming coach.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science, Teesside University (2014). BSc (Hons) Education and Psychology, Teesside University (2014). PTLLS level 3, City and Guilds (2008). BSc (Hons) Bio-Medical Science, Durham University (2004).

Miss Talitha H

I am a qualified teacher with three years of experience teaching in outstanding schools in London. I have experience teaching Geography, History, English, Maths and Health and Social Care. I have worked as an examiner for AQA, Edexcel and Cambridge IGCSE exam boards. My students continuously achieve excellent grades by ensuring that I continuously support and challenge them. I have extensive experience in tutoring students with special educational needs and providing easily accessible learning resources. I thoroughly enjoy inspiring my students in their learning and helping them to develop a healthy curiosity and love for education. About me: I am a keen traveller and have travelled extensively across South and Central America, South East Asia and Europe. I grew up in South Africa but moved to the UK during my teens. I enjoy playing sports - I am a keen netballer, cyclist and cricketer!

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Maths, Science, Geography, History, EFL or ESL, English Literature, 13+, Law, 11+, Sociology, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams, IT Skills, Study Skills, Common Entrance, English Language
Qualifications:
Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP University (2021). PGCE Geography with English, University of Southampton (2018). BA (Hons) Geography, University of Southampton (2017).

Miss Victoria N

I am a current Secondary History & Geography in a large Academies Trust. I am a young, ambitious teacher and my favourite part of my role is seeing my pupils enjoy their studies. I am known for my positive approach to pupils with their studies, and my nature seems to encourage further engagement and concentration within the subject. In my previous role to this, I taught up to AS Level also, at an Independent School, therefore meaning I have experience in different educational settings. I teach Y7-11 and have taught Y12. The exam board at my current school is Edexcel. Key GCSE topics I am familiar with include the American West, Medicine Through Time, Elizabeth I, Weimar and Nazi Germany, as well as the Early Stuarts AS course. I also teach KS3 Geography.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Geography, History
Qualifications:
MA History, University of Birmingham (ongoing). PGCE History, Sheffield Hallam University (2020). BA (Hons) History, University of Hull (2019).

Mr Philip M

Qualified and experienced Geography and English teacher. Previously Head of Geography with experience teaching in UK schools and overseas. Teaches Geography, English Language, English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; also teaches History from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE' across all major exam boards. Supports Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, Geography, History, Spanish, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
MA Theatre and Film Studies, York University (2011). TEFL, Aston University (1998). PGCE English, Cambridge University (1992). BA (Hons) Geography (1990), Newcastle University.

Mrs Vasiliki H

Highly qualified teacher with PGCE, native Greek speaker 12 years' experience of teaching Greek and Humanities subjects at KS3, 4 and 5, with significant specialism teaching GCSE and A-Level Psychology and GCSE and A-Level Sociology. I am currently working for Holy Cross college, a 'top 20' performing sixth form, in Bury, teaching Social Sciences, including Psychology and Criminology at KS5. Team leader examiner for AQA Sociology (A-Level) and examining experience for A-Level Psychology. In addition, I have extensive experience of successful teaching of a variety of subjects in Humanities, from Yr 7 to GCSE level, including Religious studies, History and Geography. I ve experience of all major exam boards, including AQA, Edexcel, WJEC and OCR. SEN experience. UCAS and Personal statement (with specialism in Russell Group university entrance) experience. I take a student centred approach to learning and am an approachable, enthusiastic and committed teacher and thoroughly enjoy teaching my subject specialisms.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Geography, History, Psychology, Religious Studies, Homeschool, Study Skills, Politics, Sociology, Law, Careers Guidance, Greek
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status (ITT) B-Nett Bradford College (2011). PGCE Huddersfield University (2007). BA Hons (2:1) Sociology, Middlesex University (2004).

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How are Durham schools performing?

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

Durham primary school performance:

The Durham area has 29 primary schools (one of the top being St Oswald's Church of England Aided Primary and Nursery School with 38% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Current pupils make good progress across Years 3 to 6, although their outcomes have yet to be formally tested at the end of key stage 2.”

The Durham local authority has an average of 65% 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%).

 

Durham secondary school performance:

The Durham area has 9 secondary schools (one of the top being Durham Johnston Comprehensive School with 64% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“ Students make accelerated progress in Key Stages 3 and 4. This means that they reach standards in their GCSE examinations which are significantly higher than the national average in a wide range of subjects.”

The Durham local authority has an average of 38% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 92% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Durham Ofsted ratings:

77% of Durham schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 8 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website