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Stanford-le-hope, Essex
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My Qualifications

Royal Holloway, University of London
Pass  (2018)
Royal Holloway, University of London
Distinction  (2011)
Royal Holloway, University of London
1st  (2010)
A Level
Townley Grammar School for Girls
A  (2007)
A Level
Townley Grammar School for Girls
A  (2007)
A Level
Townley Grammar School for Girls
A  (2007)
A Level
Townley Grammar School for Girls
A  (2007)

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Information about Krissie

If you need Science, Maths, History or Politics help I am the tutor for you!

I have nine years experience tutoring students from toddlers to adult learners. I teach Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Physics up to GCSE as well as A-Level History and Politics. I also teach adult learners re-siting exams for professional qualifications including equivalency tests and functional skills.

I am or have tutored students from the following schools allowing me to tailor my sessions to the students more effectively as I have prior knowledge of their curriculums: Harris Academy (Rainham and Chafford), Campion, Coopers, Hall Mead, Ockendon, Brentwood County High, William Edwards, Ormiston Academy, Havering College, Drapers, Palmer`s, Westcliff Grammar School, Sacred Heart, Sanders, Dartford Grammar School, Havering Sixth Form, St Thomas More High School and Gaynes. If your school is not on this list do not worry as I cover most exam boards and always looking for a new challenge!

I am often employed to teach students more than one subject which I have found works very well as the student only has to adapt to one tutoring style rather than several and I can pick up on general working habits that are not subject specific. I believe in creating an atmosphere where students are not afraid to be wrong and ask questions. Moreover I personalise each session with revision packs, subject specific worksheets and document each session so you can see what we have covered and when. I make home visits but I also teach small groups in schools if and when required. I am also experienced with students with specific learning difficulties acting as a mentor at university level.

I have 3 degrees in History from the University of London: a first class bachelors degree with honours, a masters (with distinction) in Modern History and a MPhil. Although my degrees are focused on History I have A grade A-levels in Biology, Chemistry and Politics as well as A in As Physics. In addition I am a qualified higher education teacher. I have also taught several modules at both under and postgraduate level at Royal Holloway, University of London and originally began tutoring to supplement my studies but it is now my full time job.

More importantly I am a friendly, warm, approachable person with a love for working with young people. I strongly believe in the benefits of working one-to-one with students to get the best out of them and aim to foster a good working relationship. I love sports and current affairs something I often bring into my sessions to help the students relate to the topics at hand and give them a more rounded education.

I supply all my own worksheets/past papers so all you need is a pen and a willingness to learn. I also give my students free access to all my resources online so they can access work when they need it not just when I am free.

I have the most recent GCSE and A-Level results for my students available on request. I can also provide references if required.

Please do feel free to contact me with any queries or questions.

Availability: My timetable for the 2021/22 academic year is almost full but I always try to accommodate new students so please do get in touch and I will see how I can help you.

Please note I do offer both online and face-to-face sessions due to COVID and am happy to be flexible to suit the needs of each individual family.

Willing to travel: 10 miles

Experience: Nine years tutoring GCSE Maths, Science and History.
Nine years tutoring A-Level History and Politics.
Tutor at Hall Mead School, Upminster.
University Lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Academic Mentor
Sports Coach

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We have a total of 16 review(s) for Krissie.

Sarah (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Krissie has been a great help for my daughter, she helped to expand her knowledge and give her more confidence in all area of her work. A very helpful and approachable teacher

Laraine (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Krissie is an amazing tutor. My daughter was in a terrible state with A level History. Having studied GCSE History and doing really well her A Level History course was with a different exam board and my daughter had no idea or understanding of the module and her teacher was really not much help. My daughter was predicted a B grade for A level but sitting at a D with only 8 months till the exam and everyone including school were very concerned. Krissie`s tutoring was exceptional and gave my daughter the confidence that everything would be ok. Her methods of teaching are just great and Krissie even helped my daughter on occasions with her A level Politics too! My daughter achieved an A* in her History coursework and an overall Grade A in her A level History exam securing her first university choice. To say we are grateful for Krissie`s help is an understatement. Krissie is a star!!!

Katrina (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My daughter loves Krissie! She has a friendly manner and has a great way of communicating with children. I feel confident that she understands the area where my daughter needs extra support and is concentrating on that to help her achieve good GCSE results. I would highly recommend Krissie.

Emma (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Absolutely brilliant tutor.

Richard (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Helped my daughter gain confidence in maths and improve her grade.

Toni (Ms)

4/5 Rating

Krissie is teaching my daughter Politics and has been very engaging with my daughter so far. She has bonded really quickly and is so personable.

Donna (Mrs)

4/5 Rating

I am not so happy being chased continuously by tutor hunt for feedback when I have already submitted feedback but we are very pleased with Krissie so far. Krissie has only been tutoring our daughter for a couple of months but my daughter feels very comfortable with her and her confidence in maths is really starting to grow.

Kishor (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Miss Krissie`s been excellent tutor to my children. They`re enjoying her teaching which is rare for a teenagers. She`s been approachable and very knowledgeable not only math and science but very helpful on other gcse subjects as well. Overall she`s a fantastic tutor and a very good mentor. Thank you.

Daniela (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Krissie is very knowledgeable, so well prepared and she makes the subject matter so interesting. We are so happy to have found her.

Johanna (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Krissie is proving to be a fantastic tutor for my daughter. Her love of history shines through and I am confident she will be a great help in my daughter’s GCSE.

Lisa (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My son said he found her teaching extremely engaging. She is able to deliver her material in an excellent manner. I am now looking for her to assist my other son!!

Lesley (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor my daughter has only had one session but said it has already helped.

Fatou (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

She is helping a lot with my girl`s maths which was a struggle

Bininder (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

After only 4 lessons my son has really benefited from Krissie`s expertise. Krissie works in a concise manner ensuring that each session focuses on exactly what is needed to succeed in an exam situation she sets relevant homework and provides helpful, pertinent feedback. Krissie has also provided excellent advice on revision techniques and exam strategies.

Richard (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Excellent site and excellent tutor found for my sons A level history.

Tina (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Krissie has just started tutoring our 14 year old daughter. I am already impressed by Krissies calm attitude and her ability to relate to my daughter both socially and as she was teaching her. Would definitely recommend Krissie for any other parents looking to have their teenager tutored.

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