A Dorset-based History teacher to your home or online

Our History 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.

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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.

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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.

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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 Dorset

Mr Neil W

I have been teaching History and Politics for 33 years. I have been a Head of Department at 3 leading independent schools. I have been a principal examiner in both subjects for OCR and CIE and have written 3 History textbooks and various articles in the politics review on American politics. I am currently a Head of Year in the Sixth form at Millfield School and from September 2021, I will be acting Head of History and Politics at Millfield School.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
History, Politics
Qualifications:
PGCE History, UC Aberystwyth (1987). BA (2:1 Hons)History UC Swansea (1986).

Miss Kate S

I am a graduate of the Open University with a 2:1 BA (Hons) in History and QTS via SCITT from the University of Portsmouth. I currently teach upper key stage 2 (Year 5) but also have cover teaching and pastoral experience at secondary level. I am experienced in all aspects of safeguarding and promoting pupil wellbeing and have a particular interest in promoting child mental health. I am proficient in planning and delivering high-quality teaching and keep up to date with the latest pedagogies and practices. I like to ensure that I run an inclusive and calm classroom that promotes equality of opportunity for all. I am well versed in promoting literacy and numeracy and have gained significant experience in working with pupils with wide-ranging AEN including ASD, dyslexia, ODD and gifted children. As a person, I am calm and collected, approachable, personable and capable of dealing with difficult situations with a clear head and methodical approach.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, History
Qualifications:
PGCE QTS, University of Portsmouth SCITT PTSA (2020). BA (Hons) History 2:1, Open University (2016).

Mr Phillip W

I teach EAL Science, Middle School and iGCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics. I have also taught International Relations I have previously taught GCSE History and privately tutored History, Law and Government and Politics up to A Level. I previously worked in the Further Education sector where I taught BTEC Level 2 and 3 Public Services, Biology, Chemistry and Physics and HND Applied Biochemistry and Biology, which is the equivalent of the first 2 years of University. I have been an examiner and Team Leader for Edexcel in GCSE History since 2008 I have also previously been an examiner in GCE Anthropology for AQA. I was also an experienced moderator in coursework for Edexcel in GCSE History until it was abolished in the reforms. I was an examiner for AQA in GCSE Chemistry and I am currently also a GCE examiner in Biology with Edexcel.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Politics, Law
Qualifications:
PGCE Science with specialism in Chemistry, University of Portsmouth (2012). BSc (Hons) Archaeology, Bournemouth University (2001).

Mr Roger W

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Languages and former assistant headteacher, with 31 years of experience teaching in local State and Independent Schools, now currently working at The Gregg School in Southampton and tutoring part-time. Teaches French, German, Spanish, Italian, Classics and Latin from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE across all the major Exam Boards; teaches History, Geography, Russian, Japanese at KS3. Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and applicant to HYPIA (International Association of Hyperglots).

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Geography, History, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Latin, Russian, Classical Civilisation
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Modern Languages, University of Southampton (1992). BA (Hons) French & German and Contemporary Studies subsidiaries In Italian and Spanish. Oxford Brookes University (1990). Upper Second Class with Honours

Mr Philip H

Qualified and Experienced Teacher of Maths and Humanities Subjects, particularly A-Level Psychology (AQA). 15 years experience of tutoring in Somerset and Dorset. I've helped hundreds of students move up to the highest grades. I make the curriculum engaging and accessible. Available to tutor individuals or groups. All ages considered. CE expert. Friendly and versatile facilitator.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Maths, History, French, Psychology, 13+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Institute of Education. BSc (Hons) Psychology University of Manchester.

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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