Welcome! Thank you for your interest in my tutoring page. Tutoring can be a daunting prospect for your child, so I hope the information below will reassure both of you. I will always do my best to make learning fun, and to tailor activities to your child's needs and level. I will help them to achieve in a safe and nurtured environment without pressure and expectation, so that they can begin to truly love learning. I look forward to hearing from you and hope I will be able to support your child. Many thanks, Sarah.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Key Stage 1 - Literacy (English), Numeracy (Mathematics), Science, ICT, RE, History, Geography, Art and Design, PE.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BSc English and Psychology - achieved 2:1 at Keele University
PGCE Primary Education (Key Stage 1 and 2) - achieved at Middlesex University
- How much do you charge?
I begin with a free induction session for you and your child, where we can discuss your child's needs and areas for development. There is no obligation to go ahead with the tuition following this.
Prices for consequent learning sessions are £20 per hour.
- Where do you teach?
I offer 1 hour sessions at your home or mine, in all subject areas covered in Key Stage 1.
The geographical areas I can cover are based around Hertfordshire, including: St. Albans, Dunstable, Luton, Markyate, Kensworth, Caddington, Harpenden, Redbourn, Radlett, Elstree and Borehamwood. I may be able to travel further afield so please email me with your location.
- When are you available?
I am available for tuition during term-time and holidays: Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings and some weekends.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
Mainly Key Stage 1.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Does new learning sometimes make you feel uncomfortable or that you need more help?
Do you want to enjoy your learning more and have a confident attitude towards your tasks?
I can help you to find a love for learning!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I am a fully-qualified Key Stage 1 teacher who is passionate about making learning fun and creative.
I have been teaching for nearly four years so have lots of energy, enthusiasm and motivation.
I taught Year 1 at an Infant School in Hillingdon LA for two years, and currently teach Year 1 at a Catholic Primary School in Hertfordshire LA.
I have also had some experience of teaching older children (13-18 years old) as a qualified member of staff within the Air Training Corps, and younger children when I worked in a creche for children aged 6 months - 5 years.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes - last updated September 2009.
- Where and with whom did you train?
Middlesex University, School of Arts and Education - Trent Park Campus
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
General Teaching Council (GTC)
National Union of Teachers (NUT)
- Tell me about some of your current students.
My current students tell me I am a fun and caring teacher who helps them to learn lots and become more confident.
I currently tutor four children:
Two girls - One in Year 1, one in Year 2
Two boys - One in Year 2, one in Year 4
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