History tutors and Home Tuition in Maidenhead
Our History Tutors in Maidenhead are all fully-qualified History 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 History Home Tutor in Maidenhead
"Teachers To Your Home" provides high quality History Tuition in Maidenhead, 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 History 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
"We have met Mr H and he seems to be very good and organised. Our first lesson is planned for Saturday morning."
23 January 2019; review received from Mr Chetty, Year 11 son, Triple Science, Letchworth
"We are relieved to have a proper teacher supporting our son. Dr D-S knows the exam board and is an examiner. After a couple of lessons we can already see that our son has a bit more confidence. He needs to get a top grade for his university place. "
23 January 2019; review received from Mr Clarke, Year 13 son, A level Chemistry (OCR) in Twickenham
"Our daughter is making good progress now and her tutor is also liaising directly with her school, so that her support is joined up. We are very relieved to have found Mrs HG, who is also giving us the advice and support we need, as parents."
23 January 2019; review received from Mr Hill, Year 3 daughter, SEN Primary, Richmond
A selection of our teachers who provide History tuition in and around Maidenhead
"History will be kind to me ... for I intend to write it."– Winston Churchill
History is the study of the past, specifically how it relates to humans. It relates to past events as well as to the memory, discovery, collection, organisation, presentation and interpretation of information about these events. Whether you are learning about the eqyptians in primary school or attempting to analyse the human rights movement in the USA, we can provide a History Tutor who can help you.
A little more about Maidenhead
Maidenhead is a large town on Berkshire, next to the River Thames. The name Maidenhead probably comes from Maiden Hythe meaning New Wharf, dating from Saxon times; although it is recorded in the Domesday Book as Ellington. The turning point in Maidenhead’s History was in 1280 when a bridge was built across the River Thames, to replace the ferry that had existed previously. This meant it was the major crossing point for the road linking London to the West of England, and saw the growth of the town of Maidenhead. It became a popular stopping point for stage coaches making the journey between Bath and London, which saw the emergence of many Inns and Lodges, including the Greyhound Inn where Charles 1st saw his children for the last time. The current road bridge was built in 1777 but it was the arrival of Great Western Railway which foresaw a rapid expansion of the town. The new brick railway bridge designed and built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the setting for Turner’s “Rain, Steam and Speed” was finished in 1838 and is still in use today.
The nearby airfield at White Waltham was the Second World War base for the Air Transport Auxiliary, who used pilots deemed unsuitable for the RAF. As a result it had large numbers of women pilots who became the first British Government workers to be granted equal pay for equal work.
Another claim to fame for Maidenhead is that the football team Maidenhead United have played at the same ground continuously since 1871, the longest for any senior club in world football, and were in the first ever FA Cup competition.
Current industries in Maidenhead are telecommunications, software design, printing and pharmaceuticals, in keeping with its position in the M4 silicon corridor.
Our teachers come from the local schools in and around Maidenhead;
from Primary, Junior and Secondary Schools; from across the State, Academy, Grammar and Independent School Sectors; including Larchfield, Cox Green
School, Furze Platt Junior and Senior Schools, Claires Court and Highfield Schools. Nearby Higher Education establishments include Thames Valley
University in Slough and the University of Reading.