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

All of our private tutors in Durham 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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Why do parents choose us?

Only qualified teachers

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.

We do the work for you

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 Durham

Dr Girolama N

Experienced teacher of Maths and Further Maths, with 12years of experience teaching in universities and secondary schools. Provides Maths tuition from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and A level, across all the major Exam Boards.  Provides Maths support for GCSE resits students, adult learners and undergraduate students. Very patient and empathetic towards the varied needs of each student. Focused on building confidence and providing regular support to improve grades.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, Maths, Further Maths, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Mathematics, Sunderland University (2019). PhD in Mathematics, University of Ferrara (2011). BA (Hons) Mathematics, University of Bari (2006).

Miss Catherine M

I am a 25 year old qualified Primary School with three years teaching experience. I am currently teaching a Year 1 class within Middlesbrough but also have experience within KS2. In addition to this I have experience working with both SEN and EAL children alongside working with greater depth children. I am available to tutor any weekday after 4pm, including most school holidays.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, York University. BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education, York University.

Mrs Tracey W

Qualified and experienced Science and Geography Teacher, currently teaching at Greenfield Community College. Teaches Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography from prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams. Good SEN experience having taught in PRUs. Also a qualified swimming coach.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science, Teesside University (2014). BSc (Hons) Education and Psychology, Teesside University (2014). PTLLS level 3, City and Guilds (2008). BSc (Hons) Bio-Medical Science, Durham University (2004).

Ms Diane M

I am an experienced teacher specialising in English at secondary school level with a track record of achieving excellent outcomes. I tailor bespoke packages to ensure students enjoy their learning and make swift progress. My experience covers teaching in a variety of settings, leading English departments and advising on high-quality provision through advisor and consultant roles at Local Authority levels. My passion is helping individual students succeed whatever their barriers.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
BEd (Hons) English and Education, Durham University (1988). MA English Language Teaching and Linguistics, Leeds University (1992).

Mrs Michele F

Qualified and experienced teacher of Science, Chemistry, Physics and Biology with 20 years' experience teaching and 15 years as Head of Department in local secondary schools. Now teaching Biology A level at a local Sixth Form College. Teaches Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE; Biology and Physics to A Level, across all the major Exam Boards. Edexcel , OCR and AQA Examiner. Currently working at a Sixth Form College teaching A level Biology and Applied Science. I also work for Pearson Ltd as an online tutor for GCSE Science.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
MSc Assessment, Measurement and Testing, Durham University (2011). MEd Newcastle University (2004). BSc (Hons) Secondary Science , Biology and Physics, Sunderland University (2000).

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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

Find a Tutor in Durham

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