I am a qualified teacher with ten years of successful classroom experience in leading London Secondary Schools ranging from Key Stage 3 to A levels. I am a Maths and Science tutor for a local authority.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Levels KS3, Common Entrance, GCSE, A Level
For home schooled/international students I offer full courses in IGCSE Maths, IGCSE Further Maths, IGCSE Chemistry, IGCSE Physics, IGCSE Biology. 90% of these students achieve an A or an A*.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)
PGCE Secondary Teaching
BSc(Hons) Warwick University
- How much do you charge?
Circa 30 pounds per hour.
- Where do you teach?
Mainly at my home in Thames Ditton or local to me.
I also offer distance learning courses IGCSE Maths and Sciences over Skype.
- When are you available?
Monday to Friday daytime and evenings
Saturday All day
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
9 to 18 years and Adults
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Key Stage 3/GCSE/IGCSE and A level.
11+ , Common Entrance
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I offer on-line tuition using Skpe.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Aim for top grades and be prepared to work hard for them.
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- What kind of experience do you have?
Tutoring Experience: Ten years of teaching experience in leading London Secondary Schools. Three years of 1 to 1 tutoring experience ranging from A* pupils to pupils with learning difficulties, in both Schools and at home. Maths and Science tutor for a local authority. Currently I also offer full courses for home schooled or international students in IGCSE Maths. Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
Tuition can run in parallel with school work to improve weaker areas. In the lead up to exams and key tests it is important that you gain plenty of exam practice which can be thoroughly marked in accordance with board mark schemes to identify key areas for improvement. On an ongoing basis it is crucial that you acquire good study skills regularly consolidating and revising existing knowledge rather than leaving a build up prior to exams. I achieve excellent results with my students and can quickly boost levels of attainment.
I have tutored students from many local schools including Hinchley Wood, Tiffin, Hollyfied, Tolworth Girls, Claremont, Reeds, Surbiton High, Wimbledon College. Additionally I offer distance learning courses for home schooled/international students in IGCSE Maths, IGCSE Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes as I teach in schools.
- Where and with whom did you train?
QTS (Trained in local schools)
PGCE Secondary Teaching
BSc (hons) Warwick University
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Registered teacher (GTC General Teaching Council).
- Tell me about some of your current students.
Twenty plus tutored GCSE/A level and Key Stage 3 students in maths and sciences. Some 11+/KS2, Common Entrance students.
Recently I solely taught an autistic student and he achieved straight A*s in GCSE Maths IGCSE Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
In the 5 months Doug has been teaching him, his grades and his understanding at both Physics and Chemistry have improved dramatically. He is regularly scoring A stars for Physics papers, and last year he was getting Ds. Doug is a very nice, conscientious and reliable teacher and my son now has the confidence to take Chemistry at A level. I have no hesitation in recommending Doug to others
Since she started with Doug at the beginning of 2011, her grades have improved immensely, she has received excellent tuition which has enabled her to develop confidence and improve drastically in areas where previously she was weak.
Doug definitely has what it takes to get the best out of the children, he is very dedicated and experienced and I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending him to other parents.
Just a note to let you know that Thomas has moved up a set for Maths.
Darren and I are really pleased !
Thank you for assisting him.
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