A Somerset-based SEN teacher to your home or online

Our SEN Tutors in Somerset 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.

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 SEN teachers in Somerset

Ms Tessa D

Teaches English, Maths and Science to all GCSE students plus excluded and SEN children throughout North Somerset and Bristol. Preparing structured 1 to 2- hour lessons for children who need a little extra help. All GCSE students welcome across all abilities. NB, some of my work includes those who have been moved to care homes or foster care and cannot concentrate on mainstream education within the school environment. 11-18 year old age bracket. Even though I specialise in English, I also teach all curriculum subjects for KS2 and 3 students. I also teach home-based children with ADHD, Aspergers and severe mental health problems. A certain amount of pastoral care and psychological empathy is also required on a daily basis. I now run an independent education business affiliated with larger organisations to cover most of North Somerset and Bristol. During the past 4 years I have taught Key stages 1,2, 3 and 4 independently throughout the days and evenings. A level support in English Language also available.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature, Study Skills
Qualifications:
MA Journalism, Cardiff University (1996). BA Modern English Language, Cardiff University (1994).

Mr Hugo L

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher and current visiting Learning Support teacher at Badminton Junior School. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum, including Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers preparation for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams, English as a foreign language.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, SATs, 11+
Qualifications:
PGCE at University of West of England (2017) MA in Special Needs, University of Nottingham (2015). BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics, University of York (2014). CELTA Certificate of English Language teaching to Adults, University of Bristol (2013).

Mr Greg L

Qualified and experienced Maths Teacher, with experience across the Independent and State Sectors. Teaches Maths and Statistics from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all major exam boards. Teachers English up to Key Stage 2. Provides preparation for SATS, 11+, 13+, Scholarship and Common Entrance for Independent School entry.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, SATs, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, 11+, 13+
Qualifications:
PGCE Mathematics, Open University (1997). BA (Hons) Mathematics, Statistics and Computing, Open University (1990).

Mrs Helen W

I have had a varied and enjoyable career as a teacher in a wide variety of settings during which I have taught children from Reception to Year 11. positions. I have always taken a particular interest in working with students with anxiety , SEMH and SEND. I have experience in tutoring students both face to face and remotely from Year 4 to Year 11. I have a calm and humorous approach which helps put students at ease ; I like to work with the students interests and leaning styles. I have been working with students to develop confidence and enjoyment in their learning. A key interest of mine is plugging gaps in learning as well as exam preparation for example 11+, SATS preparation, common entrance and maths GCSE.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, Biology, 11+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, 13+, SATs
Qualifications:
Mastering Mathematics, Plymouth University TSST (2017). Masters Units, OU and Brunel University. BEd (Hons) Bristol Polytechnic, Upper Second.

Mr James W

An experienced and enthusiastic primary educator with experience all around the world. Most recently employed at Avanti Hall School, Exeter. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum - EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers preparation for SATs, 11+, Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. Also available for English and History tuition into KS3. SEN experience.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, History, School Entrance Exams, 11+, SATs
Qualifications:
BEd (with distinction), Brock University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (2009). BA (Hons) History and Anthropology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (2008).

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How are Somerset schools performing?

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

Somerset primary school performance:

The Somerset area has 294 primary schools (one of the top being Preston CofE Primary School with 35% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ achievement is outstanding. Overall attainment, especially in mathematics and writing, has risen substantially since the previous inspection and is above average by the end of Year 6.”

The Somerset 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 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Somerset secondary school performance:

The Somerset area has 88 secondary schools (one of the top being Brymore Academy with 12% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is consistently good across the range of practical and academic subjects. Teachers know the students well, ensuring that their planning includes the right level of challenge for all groups.”

The Somerset local authority has an average of 39% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Somerset Ofsted ratings:

72% of Somerset schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 41 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website