A Durham-based History teacher to your home or online

Our History 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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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 Durham

Mrs Jessica L

Fully qualified English teacher and examiner with over 8 year' experience. I have an extremely in depth knowledge of the AQA exam and I am offering GCSE tuition as well as KS3 SAT tuition and tuition for entrance exams both on line and in person. I can also offer ks3 tuition in Drama and History and GCSE tuition in Media Studies.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, History, English Language, English Literature, Religious Studies
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. PGCE English, Bolton University (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature 2.1, University of Central Lancashire (2013).

Mr Thomas P

Qualified Secondary School Mathematics Teacher who also holds a Masters in History. Taught across the Secondary Curriculum and happy to teach Mathematics from KS3 to A-level and History from GCSE through to university.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, History
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Teaching, University of Suffolk (2018), MA Modern British History, University of East Anglia (2015), BA (Hons) Modern History, University of East Anglia (2014).

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 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, Sociology, Law, Careers Guidance, Greek, Religious Studies, Homeschool, Study Skills, Politics
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