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Gillian (Tutor in London)

Gillian
Gillian
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London
Feedback Score:
+8
Member Since: 07/12/2012
Last Login: 19 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 5 hours

My Qualifications

PGCE
Brunel University
English
Distinction  (2006)
BA
Royal Holloway, University of Londo...
English
2:2  (1978)

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Rates summary: 45.00 to 55.00 per hour
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Information about Gillian

I am an enthusiastic and experienced teacher of English. A fully qualified secondary school teacher I enjoy helping students develop confidence and expertise in the subject.

I believe that in order to progress students need to enjoy learning so I try to promote a friendly and relaxed atmosphere from the beginning. As well as ensuring students have a good knowledge and understanding of the set texts I focus on the key skills required to write essays and analyse language.

I particularly relish helping students move from an `average` grade to achieve a higher grade. Many of my GCSE students have achieved As or A*s (or level 8 or 9 now!) I aim to help them understand exactly what is required to achieve the top band, with studying mark schemes and lots of timed exam practise.


Off duty I enjoy history of art, history, theatre and walking.

Availability: Weekdays and evenings, Saturdays

I can travel to students homes but if preferred they can come to my house.

I mainly work in Chiswick, Ealing, Acton, Kew, Barons Court and Kensington.

Willing to travel: 5 miles

Experience: A fully qualified English teacher at secondary level, I have taught at a variety of schools from special needs to prep schools and large comprehensives.
My experience includes teaching English up to A level both in secondary schools and as a tutor. This has involved teaching many different set texts and achieving knowledge of a variety of exam boards, including AQA, Edexcel, OCR and IGCSE.

I specialise in teaching GCSE English Language and Literature.

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Feedback For Gillian (8)

We have a total of 8 review(s) for Gillian.

Elizabeth (Mrs)
01/10/2019

5/5 Rating

Gillian is a very knowledgeable, helpful and professional tutor, very committed to her subject and great at boosting my daughter`s confidence. I am happy to recommend her.


Isabelle (Miss)
31/05/2019

5/5 Rating

Gillian has been brilliant in helping my son prepare for his GCSE English. She always came prepared with a tailored session to him specifically and has given him lots of tips for the exams. I would highly recommend her. He has felt a lot more confident after the sessions with her.


Stella (Mrs)
21/05/2019

5/5 Rating

Gillian has been fantastic tutoring my daughter for her English literature GCSE.
She has gone into the exam confident that she has covered and understood everything. Brilliant.


Monika (Mrs)
19/02/2019

5/5 Rating

What a gift!!!! Truly amazing!
Highly recommended!


Maria (Mrs)
28/01/2019

5/5 Rating

Great tutor! Gillian helped my daughter to get 9 for English and 9 for Literature in her GCSEs.


Ken (Mr)
15/06/2018

5/5 Rating

Gillian taught my daughter in the lead up to GCSE exams and i must say she made all the difference in her attitude and confidence in the exams. The lessons were focused and fun and my daughter developed a good rapport with Gillian. She accurately predicted the topics which she thought would come up in the exam. I have no hesitation in recommending Gillian as a first class tutor.


Natarsha (Ms)
12/07/2017

5/5 Rating

Fantastic patient tutor. Works very well with our daughter. Well organised lesson plans and we can see progress just after a few sessions.


Tanya (Ms)
03/02/2016

5/5 Rating

Gillian is very experienced teacher. Lessons strict but interesting, so my daughter enjoying the lesson and showing good progress at school.


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