A Barnstaple-based teacher to your home or online from £40 per hour

All of our private tutors in Barnstaple are qualified and experienced teachers offering their skills as high-quality tutors. This means we cover every academic subject and year group - and that our tutors have the most up-to-date knowledge of the curriculum and exam boards. Lessons can be taught face-to-face in your home or delivered online, at a time that works for you.

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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.

First lesson guarantee

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 teachers in Barnstaple

Miss Mairi S

I am passionate about languages, intercultural communication and building bridges between non-English speakers both at home and abroad. I have an Honours degree in German and Arabic, A level French and Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 3 (equivalent to GCSE). I taught myself Italian in 2009, achieving A* at GCSE, and have basic Spanish. I have taught Modern Foreign Languages for over 20 years at both primary and secondary levels. My main subject is German which I teach to A level. I also teach French and Arabic to KS3. I believe that language learning should be fun! I create a secure learning environment where my students feel confident to be creative and take risks. I am committed to supporting my students to achieve their personal goals. I am patient, supportive and encouraging, helping my students to build on strengths as well as identifying and areas for development.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
French, German
Qualifications:
PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, University of Manchester (1998). BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages (German and Arabic) (1992). Enhanced DBS.

Miss Sarah W

I am a qualified and experienced secondary English teacher and have been working in education for 5 years. I have experience of teaching students in KS2 to KS5 English literature and language and have helped students of all abilities as well as SEN. At the moment, I am a full time private 1:1 and group tutor with 5 star feedback from all the families I work with. I tutor online through Zoom as I feel this is the best platform to deliver effective and fun lessons. My style is to find gaps in students knowledge and fill them in order to help them reach their full potential. But I don't teach to exam (unless it's asked for). Lessons with me are relevant, engaging and bespoke.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
SCITT, Thamesmead School (2018) Outstanding teacher status. PGCE Secondary English, Roehampton University (2018). BA (Hons) English literature and language 2:1 (69%) (2014).

Mrs Amy G

My name is Amy and I am a fully qualified Primary School Teacher (QTS) with a particular interest and vast experience in the Early Years Foundation Stage. I have strong personal skills which I believe are of key importance when working as a tutor; I am enthusiastic, hard-working, flexible, reliable, creative, caring and dedicated to my role and feel passionate about helping children achieve. With extensive experience working within Early Years settings, I have a strong knowledge of the foundations of how children learn. Learning should be exciting, engaging and fun to encourage children to work hard and progress their skills. Throughout my teaching career, I have also worked within Key Stage 1, helping children prepare for SATs examinations. In school, I regularly deliver interventions to help children in all areas of their learning and understand the importance of tailoring sessions to meet the child's academic needs and individual interests.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, with Early Years 3-7 (English Subject Enhancement) Grade: Outstanding, University of Derby (2016). BA (Hons) Musical Theatre, Grade: First Class Honours (1:1), University of Chichester (2014).

Mr Andrew H

Qualified Secondary Maths teacher with over 20 years' experience teaching Maths. Teaches Maths from KS1 -3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level (and some Further Maths modules), across all the major Exam Boards. Calm, friendly and very experienced teacher of maths with expertise in explaining topics using clear, simple methods to overcome maths anxiety and build confidence. Offering mainly online tuition (but will make exceptions if necessary). Also experienced at GCSE mentoring and professional exam marking. SEN experience across a wide range of needs, including mentoring an autistic student for six years.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, Further Maths, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Dip Ed.Mathematics Education, Exeter University (2007). PGCE Secondary Maths, Exeter University (2005). BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science, University of Kent (1993).

Mr Tyrone J

I have been teaching A-Level Biology for over 18 years and have thousands of hours of experience in helping and supporting students through there A-level biology studies. I am a friendly, patient and approachable person who can tutor online or in the students home. I am currently a full-time biology teacher at an FE college where I have taught for 13 years. I have examined A-Level Biology for the WJEC/Eduqas and Edexcel examination boards. I am a member of the following professional bodies: Chartered Biologist and member of the Royal Society of Biology (CBiol, MRSB); Member of the Chartered College Of Teaching (MCCT). I am, also, registered as a qualified teacher with the Education Workforce Council, Wales. Prior to entering the teaching profession, I have: Undertaken research into anti-cancer drugs at the University Of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Worked in the NHS as a phlebotomist and medical Laboratory scientist and Worked for L’Oréal as an industrial microbiologist.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Biology
Qualifications:
PGCE Biology, University Of Wales, Newport (2010). BSc, (Hons) Immunology Kings College London (2000). Chartered Biologist, Royal Society of Biology (2012).

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How are Barnstaple schools performing?

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

Barnstaple primary school performance:

The Barnstaple area has 18 primary schools (one of the top being Landkey Community Primary Academy with 22% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The achievement of pupils is good. They make good progress and by the end of Year 6, their attainment is above average, especially in reading and writing.”

The Barnstaple local authority has an average of 64% 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%).

 

Barnstaple secondary school performance:

The Barnstaple area has 6 secondary schools (one of the top being Pilton Community College with 33% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ progress in English and mathematics in 2017 and 2018 was below the national average. The school has recently begun to address this issue but there remains a legacy of underachievement.”

The Barnstaple local authority has an average of 42% 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%).

Barnstaple Ofsted ratings:

63% of Barnstaple schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 2 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

Find a Tutor in Barnstaple

Teachers To Your Home specialises in connecting you to local Barnstaple-based teachers. We provide tutoring for all subjects and ages, but have the most experience and teachers in the following subject areas: