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B
Briony
« With Peter's help, my son passed GCSE maths. He had struggled for... More »
B
Briony
« With Peter's help, my son passed GCSE maths. He had struggled for three years and was unsuccessful prior to Peter giving him tuition. I highly recommend Peter to anyone looking for a tutor. Thanks to Peter my son is now starting university. »
£35/h
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Lessons offered by Peter
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer skills
  • Computing
  • Computer Science
Levels
  • All Levels

Peter - Holmfirth - Basic computer

Methodology

The most common reason pupils fail in mathematics is as a consequence of losing confidence. My earliest priority would be to remedy this by ensuring that lower order concepts had been fully understood.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I teach Mathematics and Information Technology.  I am qualified in Visual Basic, object oriented programming.  I am familiar with HTML programming and have a keen interest in developing further my knowledge of Java, object oriented programming. Algebra. Statistics. Core 1, Core 2. Core 3, Core 4. Decision mathematics. Facebook.. Twitter. Linkedin. GCSE mathematics. A level mathematics. I have recently attended course in social networking and can now offer tuition in Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics III(hons), Russian for Scientists II(i)). Postgraduate certificate of education. Postgraduate diploma in computing. Master in Education. City & Guilds 226 electronic servicing. Analogue electronics. Merit. City & Guilds Visual Basic Level two.

- How much do you charge?

£25- £35.

- Where do you teach?

Usually in the client's house. Could give tuition in own home (Holmfirth).  I  live up in the hills above the West Yorkshire Pennine village.  I am prepared to travel up to 20 miles from my house.  Barnsley, Huddersfield, Bradford, Leeds,, West Yorkshire, Manchester, Glossop, Oldham or Sheffield are within my radar!

- When are you available?

Any time.  Usually evenings but am often available during the day or weekends.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

GCSE and A level.  Ages 5 to 60!

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

GCSE. A level.  Degree level.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

Skype at a time convenient to client.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

Start revising early!!  A level students, please constantly check you have fully understood GCSE topics!

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

Two years teaching mathematics to A level in Jamaica. Eight years as mathematics teacher in charge of computer studies at a Bradford comprehensive school. Six months as GNVQ advanced co-ordinator in information technology at a further education college.

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

Yes

- Where and with whom did you train?

University of Leeds and Doncaster College of Education. University of Bradford.

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

British Computer Society.

- Tell me about some of your current students.

I have four GCSE mathematics students who are awaiting their results. (2014) Two of my students, studying at Greenhead College, have just finished the first year of the A level mathematics course.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £35/h
Lessons offered by Peter
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer skills
  • Computing
  • Computer Science
Levels
  • All Levels

Peter's CV

• Bachelor of science. III(hons) Mathematics. Russian for scientists II(i)
• Postgraduate certificate of education. Master in education. Postgraduate diploma in computing
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1 recommendation

B
Briony

With Peter's help, my son passed GCSE maths. He had struggled for three years and was unsuccessful prior to Peter giving him tuition. I highly recommend Peter to anyone looking for a tutor. Thanks to Peter my son is now starting university.

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