Be positive and believe in yourself at all times .
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
KS3/ GCSE/AS / A2 / Oxbridge Chemistry .
GCSE Maths and Physics .
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BSc . Hons Chemistry
PGCE (Chemistry) Secondary Specialism - Science .
- How much do you charge?
£30 per hour for any post-16 tuition .
£25 per hour for any other tuition .
- Where do you teach?
I live in Nottinghamshire , but I am willing to travel 25-30 miles and can reach Lincoln, Doncaster, Newark, Mansfield, Worksop and surrounding areas within thirty minutes .
At the moment I teach exclusively at students' homes.
- When are you available?
I am available through the week on some days, at weekends and in the holiday season.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
The vast majority of my current students are in Year 13 , but I am teaching GCSE too.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
AS / A2 Chemistry
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
- What kind of experience do you have?
Nineteen years experience in a Lincolnshire Grammar School in which I was employed as the Head of Chemistry and Assistant Head of Sixth Form (Academic) .
I was responsible for the delivery of the bulk of the A-level syllabus , the Chemistry Department , UKCAT , BMAT , (some LNAT) , Oxbridge Chemistry , mock interviews , overseeing UCAS personal statements , reference writing for all potential medical , dental , veterinarian and Oxbridge students . In addition to this , I also introduced and led an academic monitoring , mentoring , and regular review process for the entire Sixth Form .
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, certificate number 0(concealed information)3, issued 28/01/15.
- Where and with whom did you train?
PGCE - University of York, awarded June 1993.
• PGCE -University of York
• certificate-0(concealed information)3 issued 28/01/2015, clear.
John has provided a rich and in depth understanding of A level chemistry for two of my children.He understands his students ' capabilities and requirements to aid learning.His skills allow continual improvement to achieve the highest grades possible.He communicates swiftly and with efficiency and provides feedback to parents.We have all recommended him to friends.
John helped our son prepare for the 11 plus.Our son looked forward to the sessions and improved steadily.His feedback was structured and honest and included advice as to how to support our son's learning at home.He showed genuine interest in our son's development and was instrumental in helping to pass and attain a good score.I have no hesitation in recommending him.
I engaged John Sharpe in March 2015 as a private tutor for my son during his A level studies.I found him to be an excellent tutor with considerable teaching experience.His calm, reassuring manner put my son at ease and his teaching methods enabled my son to vastly improve his grade.I would have no hesitation in recommending him.
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