I am a secondary science and maths teacher with 25 years of experience. I have been involved in the development of new 9-1 GCSE's problem-solving strategies, spanning maths and all sciences.Â
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
- Chemistry, Biology to A level and IA level
- New spec GCSE Sciences and Maths.
- 11+ exams
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Bsc(hons) in Genetics from Manchester University.
PGCE Secondary Science route.
Multiple exam board training sessions on new GCSE and A levels.
- How much do you charge?
Please see above.
- Where do you teach?
I teach online, face to face and small classes. I am lucky to be almost always at capacity and therefore do not travel to students homes. I have a fully functional aqa spec science lab so prefer to reach there. I have some students who i teach from home.
- When are you available?
I teach midweek days and evenings. I also have a small number of slots on a weekend, however, most evening and holidays get booked pretty quickly.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach Key Stage 2-5, so GCSE and A-Level, and ages from 8-18.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I have been tutoring on Skype and google hangouts for over 10 years and a perfected system of tutoring online. I use BitPaper that runs on the student browser along with hundreds of pounds of investment in hardware such as writing tablets. Lessons are recorded so students can review as and when they need. Students gain instant access to a range of resources that I have purchased directly through exam boards such as Exampro and access to all restricted school resources. I also direct them to appropriate resources from outstanding authors. I have accounts with all major publishers of resources includingÂ Hodder CGP and many more.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
"Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students." - Solomon Ortiz
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have the following experience:
20 years of teaching in state schools
5 years of teaching in a private school.
27 years of tutoring (since 1990)
5 years as Director of Science and Maths.
Currently Head of an international school.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I am on the DBS update as I am currently working at a school.
- Where and with whom did you train?
1994 PGCSE at Bradford University
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of a number of organisations for qualified science teachers. I am also a member of the International Institute of Engineers.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I have students prepping for mcats and 11+ exams. Most of my students have been working well at school but have holes in there revision techniques.
Some of my other students study:
GCSE maths to 12 students preparing for exam in year 11.
A level chemistry and Biology to 6 Year 12 and 3 year 13 students.
IGCSE chemistry, physics and Biology tp 3 students
I have prepared 4 students for there entrance exams.
• PGCE secondary science route
• DBS update service
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recommended by a work collegue and i have to say they are flexible and work on the skills that my daughter needed to develop. I would book early as word of mouth means they are almost always busy! Thanks again for building my daughters confodence up!
Tutored my son and it was excellent as he sat his GCSE in maths and gained a grade A
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