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Lessons offered by Laura
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • History
  • General knowledge
  • Art history
  • Mythology
  • Archeology
  • Public Policy
Levels
  • All Levels

MA Medieval Studies student offering History tutoring up to A-level in York

Methodology

I am willing to tutor students from primary up to Sixth Form/College level. I find the best way to tutor is through using popular culture, art and media to support the learning, as well as make the lessons more interactive.

Background

I have a BA (Hons) degree in History, and I am currently studying to achieve a MA in Medieval Studies from the University of York. I enjoy learning as much as possible and hope that this may rub off on students. I recently completed the Children's University programme at university, as part of this I had to teach a class of primary school children about myths and legends. I tried to make the experience for the children as exciting as possible by including crafts and interactive activities in the lessons.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £45
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £85
Lessons offered by Laura
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • History
  • General knowledge
  • Art history
  • Mythology
  • Archeology
  • Public Policy
Levels
  • All Levels

Laura's CV

EDUCATION:

September 2017- still studying- University of York
MA Medieval Studies
Modules studies include: Approaches to an Interdisciplinary Methodology; Gender & Sexuality: 1300-1500; Fictions of Audacity; The Medieval Imagination; Latin; Palaeography
Skills Developed:
- High standard of written communication
- Research skills
- Ability to work both independently and in a group
- The ability to analyse sources and key texts
- Presentation skills
- Ability to undertake personal research


September 2014-2017 - York St John University
2:1 BA (HONS) History
Modules studied include: The Making of Britain; War & Society; Empires; The Flowering of the Middle Ages; The Wars of the Roses; The Atlantic World; Late Anglo-Saxon England; The First Crusade


September 2012-July 2014 Durham Sixth Form Centre (A Level)
A Level History C
A Level English Literature B
A Level Classical Civilisations B

Sept 2007-July 2012 Parkside Sports College (GCSE)
16 A* to C grades including:
GCSE English Literature A*
GCSE English Language A
GCSE Mathematics A
GCSE Science A

VOLUNTARY EXPERIENCE:
November 2016-Current Volunteer Tour Guide at the Bar Convent Living Heritage Museum
Responsibilities: -Greeting and guiding visitors around the Convent
-Providing visitor with the story of Mary Ward and the creation of the Bar
Convent

March 2016-May 2016 Work Placement at the Yorkshire Museum
-Researching objects and interpreting them for the public
-Working to the high standards set by the Yorkshire Museum
-Creating accessible information cards for public use

January 2016-May 2016 Mentor for The Children’s University Project
Responsibilities: -Creation of activities and resources for children aged 7 to 9
-Incorporate teaching into the national curriculum
-To keep children engaged throughout the lesson

September 2010-July 2014 Pack Helper at 3rd Crook Brownies
Responsibilities: -Supervising children aged 7 to 10
-Creation of engaging and fun activities
-To supervise during events, trips and on holidays

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS:
I have been a member of Girl Guiding since the age of five, and volunteered with the local Brownie troop for four years. I have achieved my Baden Powell Challenge Award (Guiding’s highest award) which has helped me to develop good organisational and communication skills. I am very interested in fashion, and often make my own clothes. In my spare time I enjoy painting, drawing and acting in the plays put on by the ‘Lords of Misrule’ (the Centre for Medieval Studies amateur dramatics group).

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION:
I have a full clean UK driving license and have recently had a DBS check. I currently work part-time as a key holder.

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