A Cumbria-based History teacher to your home or online

Our History Tutors in Cumbria 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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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 History teachers in Cumbria

Mr Gerard B

I am a qualified Teacher of English Language and Literature to Advanced Level and a graduate of Bristol University’s Honours degree in “Religion with Literature”. My degree has allowed me to also offer Humanities and Philosophy and Ethics courses to Advanced level. I am an ex BBC employee trained in Sound and Video production and have used this in the teaching of Media Studies. I have QTS from 1990 and a current DBS on the update service. I have taught since 1990. In addition to working in mainstream comprehensive, I have worked with Adult Learners as well as running a PRU and an in-school Inclusion unit which has had demonstrable success in school progress levels over time. I am a firm candidate for this position with a clear vision as to how it would develop in the school community. I am sure of this with reference to the wide experience I have developed to date particularly in enthusing and motivating students through organisation, reliability, and consistency.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, Maths, Geography, History, Religious Studies, English Language, English Literature, Philosophy
Qualifications:
PGCE English and Religious Studies, Hull University (1990). BA (Hons) English and Religious Studies, Bristol University (1986).

Mr Max K

Qualified and experienced History Teacher for the past 3 years, recently completing a Maternity cover at Rastrick High School. Teaches across all exam boards from KS3 up to A-Level, providing support in improving exam technique as well as revising and helping to understand historical concepts. I'm keen to get you excited about History and the discipline, and will make sure the subject is fun for you!

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Geography, History, Religious Studies
Qualifications:
MA Leadership in Learning, Sheffield Hallam University (ongoing). PGDE (Teach First) Sheffield Hallam University (2020). Qualified Teacher Status, Sheffield Hallam University (2019). BA (Hons) Ancient History and History, University of Leeds (2018).

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

Mr Mark S

I am the Head of Humanities and Personal Development at Byrchall High School in Wigan. I have been teaching for over 20 years now in a variety of educational settings. I currently teach both History and Religious Studies to GCSE level. I am passionate about helping young people develop a thirst for learning in both History and RE, and achieve their potential. As Head of Personal Development I also seek to engender a positive mind set in students and encourage resilience, a growth mind set and a lifelong love of learning. I have also been a Team Leader for AQA GCSE History for the last 6 years and can teach across a range of exam boards.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
History, 13+, Common Entrance, Religious Studies, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE History, St Martin’s College, Lancaster. BA (Hons) American History and Politics, University of East Anglia (1997).

Miss Suman S

Qualified and experienced Primary and Secondary teacher/tutor, in addition to adult learning. Teaches all core subjects within the Primary National Curriculum, from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, across all ages and abilities. Teaches History and English through to Key Stage 5 and adult learning. Provides support for home-schooling, preparation for SATs, Scholarship and School Entrance Exams, GCSEs, A-Levels and TEFL exams; including ILETS. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, History, SATs, 11+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, Bradford College (2021). TEFL Certificate, The TEFL Academy (2015). BA (Hons) History, Brunel University, London (2013).

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How are Cumbria schools performing?

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

Cumbria primary school performance:

The Cumbria area has 303 primary schools (one of the top being Bassenthwaite Primary School with 13% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Bassenthwaite is a good school. Pupils are well taught and achieve well in their academic work. Outcomes for pupils are outstanding.”

The Cumbria local authority has an average of 66% 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%).

 

Cumbria secondary school performance:

The Cumbria area has 70 secondary schools (one of the top being Cockermouth School with 63% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is good with some that is outstanding. Relationships between staff and students are positive and supportive. Teachers have good subject knowledge. In most lessons, the pace of learning is rapid.”

The Cumbria 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 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Cumbria Ofsted ratings:

81% of Cumbria schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 33 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website