Sign Up
Tutor Hunt on twitter Tutor Hunt on facebook

Tutor HuntSubjects

Jane (Tutor in Cerne Abbas)

Cerne Abbas, Dorset
Feedback Score:
Member Since: 10/05/2016
Last Login: 2 days ago
Response Rate: 90%
Expected Response: < 6 hours


University of Cambridge
Teacher training
Distinction  (1983)
University of Exeter
First Class  (1982)
Verification Status
This user has been ID checked
How references rated Jane

All rates listed here go directly to the tutor - unlike most other tuition websites Tutor Hunt takes zero commission
KS3GCSEA-LevelAdult Learner
General Science30.0030.00--
Information about Jane

I have been teaching for over 30 years, and have worked as an examiner in a variety of roles for most of that time. My experiences in both writing exams and marking them have convinced me that exam technique is key to doing well: my experiences as a private tutor have convinced me that most teachers do not realise quite how crucial it can be!

My focus when I tutor is to build confidence by isolating problems and then helping the tutee to connect all the various facts (which they usually know) into a meaningful story. We work on building cross-connections between topics to deepen understanding. And I show them how to use past papers and markschemes online in order to consolidate their understanding and also learn how to focus in on the points that the examiner is looking for in an answer to a question.

Availability: Any time is currently possible and negotiable.

After School

Willing to travel: 5 miles

Experience: I have taught in a wide variety of schools and colleges in both the state and private sector. I have also been a voluntary youth worker and children`s worker.
University of Exeter: BSc (Hons) Biology, First Class
University of Cambridge: PGCE, Distinction

Feedback For Jane (6)
We have a total of 6 review(s) for Jane.

Vanessa (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

I found Jane through Tutorhunt, while looking for additional support in Biology for my daughter, Sophie, who was studying A level Biology. Following an AS Level at grade E, Sophie was tutored by Jane every two weeks, for a two hour session. She found the way that Jane explained things very clear, and it was apparent there were gaps in Sophie`s knowledge from GCSE level. Jane took the teaching right back to the basics, to give a good solid understanding of different areas of Biology. Her teaching methods of linking subject areas together, along with her vast knowledge, and experience of writing and marking exam papers was invaluable. Sophie gained confidence in answering questions, as Jane worked on the understanding of what the question was really asking for, and gave her many questions and essays to work on following the session.
Sophie enjoyed getting to know Jane, and the excellent learning that she provided enabled Sophie to achieve a C at A level, allowing her to study her chosen course at university.

Kinga (Ms)

5/5 Rating

Excellent tuition

Haseeb (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Jane is very helpful, considerate and excellent tutor. Our son is happy with her tuition.
Strongly recommend.

Monty (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Very knowledgable about Biology and the course. Jane explains the relevant concepts well and in plenty of detail and I am confident that I can come to Jane with any Biology problem and she will be able to help me out.

Maria (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Jane is an attentive and responsive tutor. She has been incredibly helpful in supporting our daughters understanding and revision of A level biology. I would highly recommend her.

Karen (Ms)

5/5 Rating

Jane is very knowledgeable and my son`s first lesson was very positive.

Nearby Locations

BookhamDorchesterDorsetSherborneBookham Biology TutorsDorchester Biology TutorsDorset Biology TutorsSherborne Biology Tutors
© 2005-2018 Tutor Hunt - All Rights Reserved

Privacy Policy | Copyright | Terms of Service
loaded in 0.156 seconds
twitter    facebook