I am a caring and motivational teacher and tutor with over 35 years teaching experience. My lessons are fun and specifically tailored to the individual's needs and learning styles.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Key stage 1 and 2 English and Mathematics
11+ and independent school exam entry preparation including practice interviews.
I have had 11 years of 100% success of pupils gaining acceptance to Kings ,Queens , Abbeygate and Kingsmead.
I can offer weekly/ fortnightly lessons, of an hour ,hour and a half or 2 .
I can also offer support/ booster sessions in the school holidays when either you or I cannot commit to a weekly session and /or just a week of a daily hour or 2 would be appreciated, these are usually in the day time.
Mini 11+ schools in the holidays with the focus on timed papers and support where needed .
- Tell me about your qualifications.
B Ed hons
Enhancing pupil progress in Mathematics
- How much do you charge?
£45 per 1 hour lesson- key stage 2 /11+ /selective school exam entry preparation.
£45 key stage 1
Mock interviews please ask for price.
- Where do you teach?
I teach in my home .
- When are you available?
I am available Monday to Wednesday 4-7pm and Saturdays and part Sundays .
School holidays .
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach key stage 1 and 2- 5- 11 year olds.
Key stage 3 Years 7 and 8
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Entry to Kings, Queens, Abbeygate and Wirral Grammar school.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Are you tired of struggling at school and would love some help? - I am here to assist build your confidence , detect the obstacle to your learning and help you progress.
Do you find Mathematics /English easy but long to achieve more?- I can challenge you.
Do you have any gaps in your understanding? - I aim to fill them.
Would you like to consider a grammar school/ independent school but need help with knowing how to prepare? -I can guide you and show you what and how to prepare.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have a vast experience of teaching within the public and private sector. Within the state system I have empathy and solutions for pupils who either find English or Mathematics challenging or who are achieving and want to succeed at a higher level. I have taught English and Mathematics to every year group. I have assisted SATS preparation for either key stage and have done booster classes.
I have taught at leading independent schools in Chester and Birmingham. I have prepared numerous pupils for selective schools entry with an outstanding pass rate( see above 100% success to all local independent schools) and many scholarships being awarded including my own children who have 4 between them!
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
I trained in Leeds.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
My current pupils include a high flier who wishes to achieve more and a brother and sister who needs support one with Mathematics and the other with English .I have 2 pupils going for 11 plus ,and 4 going to independent schools.
Sally engaged with our children and we saw an immediate improvement in their ability, performance and confidence. Both of our children are performing in the top of their class and our daughter recently tested and was accepted to Queens School! Sally is a fantastic teacher and is engaging and compassionate in leading your children to do their best.
Sally is a brilliant tutor, she has managed to raise my daughter's confidence and ability levels in both English and Maths (Year 6) which has resulted in her moving up a set in both subjects at school. My daughter continues to improve week on week. I will continue to use Sally's services in preparation for my daughter's SAT's next year. My daughter enjoy's being taught by Sally and looks forward to her lessons.
Sally's lessons are challenging and fun, and we cover lots of different topics, which makes me feel more confident in maths lessons at school"
Archie - aged 10
We've noticed a real difference in Archie's approach to Maths. Sally's lessons have inspired a keeness to learn, and by making lessons fun and rewarding him for his efforts, she has helped him to grow in confidence."
Archie's Mum- Katie Roebuck
We asked Mrs Pemberton to help our daughter with her English. She has done a wonderful job with massive improvements in story writing and comprehension. She has been very flexible and provided lots of encouragement and support making a big difference to the level of self confidence.
I highly recommend her.
Melanie the pupil shared, 'She is a joy to have teaching me,always explaining everything so clearly and this was a big help in my entrance exams .
Queens scholar achievement was gained.
Melanie Paul aged 10 says "She is a joy to have teaching me, explained things clearly and she was a big help in my entrance exams".
Sally tutors our 6 year old daughter Edie and has quite simply transformed her Maths and English comprehension/grammar. How did this happen? Edie' says that 'Mrs Pemberton explains things in a fun way'. Without doubt Sally is the most caring and empathatic teacher we have ever known. She clearly loves children and loves teaching and is very good at it. In short every child should be taught by Sally and we are very grateful we found her. Too good to be true? She almost is.
Sally is a very nice teacher We work hard and have great fun!. I feel very much at home when I go there,.
Sally has really helped me in Maths and English. She has really boosted my confidence I have just had a big set of exams and before I had Sally I was very nervous about them but now I am much more confident.
Sally is a great teacher and I highly recommend to all children
Sally is an excellent teacher who is consistent , keeping a familiar lesson plan .She provide challenging tasks to stretch my son,yet she re-enforces the basics until problems areas are solidified. What I love most about Sally, is the happy safe environment,she provides, where she will make the house cosy and welcoming by lighting the fire on those cold days and sitting in her conservatory on hot days. My son loves going to Sally, I have noticed he always comes back with a happy smile on his face.
Sally is very easy to understand and is very patient.I would certainly
recommend her to others who want help.I am truly grateful for what she has done for me I'm certainly much more confident and happy in maths.
Sally is a great tutor.she is concerned ,experienced and patient not to mention her rewards! She has all sorts of handy tips and techniques to pass on to learners My son's improvement in Maths has been noted by his teacher , by his very pleased parents but most importantly my son who is now confident when faced with maths challenges. Sally also spent some time with my 6 year old daughter in preparation for her Queen's assessment (which she was successful in)
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