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Parent of GCSE student.
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Parent of GCSE student.
« When I contacted Sue I asked her to do something that no other teacher since primary had managed to do, to encourage my daughter back into education. She did more than that. Sue was wonderful; she was extremely patient, encouraging & understanding As a result, my daughter was able to sit her GCSE English exams. I cannot thank Sue enough for not only being an excellent teacher, but more importantly for giving my child her confidence back, and giving her hope for the future. »
£38/h
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Lessons offered by Sue
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
Levels
  • All Levels

Online A-level English Tutor | Online GCSE English Tuition | Lit

Methodology

Welcome to my profile page. I am a qualified English teacher with twenty-three years' experience, and I love what I do.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I teach AQA English Literature - Aspects of Tragedy and AQA GCSE English Language & Literature.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I have a B.A. Honours Degree in English Literature & Language from The University of Reading. I gained my PGCE in 1993 and have Qualified Teacher Status.

- How much do you charge?

£38.00 an hour for all subjects and levels.

- Where do you teach?

I tutor online and am based in Chorlton, South Manchester.

- When are you available?

I teach weekdays and evenings and on Sundays. I offer revision sessions in school holidays.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

I teach 14 - 18 age group. GCSE & A Level.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

AQA GCSE English Literature and AQA English Literature - Aspects of Tragedy.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

I use Skype .

- Do you have a personal message for students?

My aim is to help students understand the texts and write about them with clarity and confidence. One to one tuition enables students to really explore not just the texts but their own learning styles. From there I can help them build the knowledge and skills they need to perform with confidence under the pressure of examination conditions.

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I taught English for twenty-three years in schools and sixth form colleges across South Manchester and Cheshire. I have examined for Edexcel and AQA on GCSE and A Level Specifications and am currently an Examiner for AQA.

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

Yes.

- Where and with whom did you train?

My degree is from the University of Reading. My PGCE is from Didsbury School of Education, Manchester.

- Tell me about some of your current students.

I currently tutor students from the UK and China.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £38/h
Lessons offered by Sue
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
Levels
  • All Levels

Sue's CV

• B.A. Hons Degree in English Literature and Language
• PGCE from Manchester Metropolitan University
• Enhanced DBS

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Parent of GCSE student.

When I contacted Sue I asked her to do something that no other teacher since primary had managed to do, to encourage my daughter back into education. She did more than that. Sue was wonderful; she was extremely patient, encouraging & understanding As a result, my daughter was able to sit her GCSE English exams.
I cannot thank Sue enough for not only being an excellent teacher, but more importantly for giving my child her confidence back, and giving her hope for the future.

P
Parent of A Level English student.

Sue tutored my daughter Ellie for her English Language A Level & English Literature A Level examinations. As a result Ellie gained a place to study English at Queen Mary's University of London, her first choice. Sue was wonderful. She was always very focussed on what Ellie needed to work on & provided resources to help her take her studies further. She was always punctual, friendly & polite as well as flexible when arranging tutorials especially leading up to exams. We are very grateful.

P
Parent of A Level English student.

Susan is fantastic! She is always prompt and prepared for lessons that are focussed to bring out the best in students. My daughter really gained confidence and exam technique with Susan and was delighted to achieve a grade A in her A Level. Thank you SO SO much Susan!

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