What I Do

I am passionate about teaching English and love helping children pass exams!

My Philosophy

English is the love of my life. I believe that every child can be taught to write creatively and to enjoy reading. Learning English is not just about passing eleven plus exams.

My Methods

Children will prepare for all types of writing and reading comprehension as demanded by different schools for the eleven plus. Drawing on an extensive bank of materials, I tailor the tuition to suit your child’s strengths and weaknesses.

I place a strong emphasis on spelling, punctuation, grammar and vocabulary through a varied mix of games and activities. I focus on exam technique using past and practice 11+/pre-test papers and offer advice on interview preparation.

My Goals

My aim is to make what can sometimes be a challenging process an enjoyable one. All my students are well prepared and confident when they sit their entrance exams and are able to tackle all types of eleven plus exam format with ease. They gain places at their chosen schools. 
 
My deep hope is that I will have inspired a love of English language and literature that will last beyond the exams and into the future.

One-to-one Tuition

I offer one-to-one tuition to children taking 11+ exams and GCSE – and all the stages in between!

Private bespoke teaching is a fantastic option for children who need more individual approach. After an initial assessment, I create a tailored plan of tuition for you child so that we can focus on their particular needs.

11+ English Group Tuition

I teach small friendly classes of no more than four children. I can give each child individual attention where required. There is also a real sense of camaraderie as everyone is in the same boat, working towards the same goal – January exams!
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