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Kate

Kate
Kate
Tutor
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Feedback Score:
+6
Member Since: 17/09/2014
Last Login: 16 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 3 hours

My Qualifications

Other
Place2Be
Level 1 Award in Counselling Skills for Children
Pass  (2018)
Professional
British School of Coaching
Wellbeing Coaching
Pass  (2017)
MSc
Oxford University
Learning and Teaching
Pass  (2015)
Other
University of Oxford
Level 1 Counselling Skills for Adults
Pass  (2014)
PGCE
Oxford University
French and German
Pass  (2008)
BA
University of Cambridge
Modern and Medieval Languages
1st  (2003)

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Rates summary: 45.00 to 55.00 per hour
PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelDegreeAdult Learner
French£45£45£50£50£55£55
German£45£45£45---
Spanish£45£45----

Information about Kate

I am a highly experienced tutor with a First Class degree in French and German from the University of Cambridge as well as an MSc in Learning and Teaching from the University of Oxford. I am friendly, patient and understanding, with a real passion for seeing individuals thrive when they receive 1:1, personalised support. I have a proven track record in raising attainment with my students frequently to A and A* grades A Level exams and 7//8/9 at GCSE. Finally, I am deeply committed to helping students meet their learning goals and have a flexible approach which is always closely matched to individual needs. I have extensive experience in teaching the whole range from primary to secondary students, onto university and adult learners. In addition to my teaching expertise, I am a certified wellbeing coach so I can also offer wellbeing sessions looking at exam anxiety, confidence and motivation.

Availability: Weekly or fortnightly sessions. Evenings and/or weekends. Zoom or in person. I can also offer intensive sessions in blocks of 2 or 3 hours for things such as exam technique, essay writing workshops, mock oral exam practice, role plays for specific situations e.g. meetings, socializing, ordering in a café and general holiday language. This summer I will be offering intensive sessions for students to help them address gaps in their learning due to the Covid pandemic. Students have had a very disrupted time and can really benefit from 1:1 input outside a busier classroom environment. I can tailor a package to suit your child’s needs.

Willing to travel: 10 miles

Experience: First class honours from the University of Cambridge in French and German. PGCE from the University of Oxford and an MSc in Learning and Teaching from the University of Oxford. Accredited Wellbeing Coach with the British School of Coaching. 15 years teaching experience, 4 years teaching English to adults, 11 years working in a secondary school teaching French, Spanish and German. 6 years as a teacher trainer. I can tutor French to degree level, German to GCSE level and conversational Spanish. I also have foundation qualifications in counselling skills for children, am a qualified mental health first aider and mental health champion with the children’s charity Place2Be. .

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Feedback For Kate (6)

We have a total of 6 review(s) for Kate.

Philip (Mr)
22/02/2020

5/5 Rating

We were delighted with Kate. She was very responsive and efficiently reliable in arranging sessions over the holidays. Work in French helped boost our son`s confidence in oral; Kate provided constructive feedback and worksheet notes.


Emma (Ms)
23/10/2019

5/5 Rating

Kate has given my son one lesson so far, which was really constructive. She was clear and positive and identified areas to focus on quickly and confidently. She has been a pleasure to be in contact with so far.


Carmel (Dr)
04/07/2019

5/5 Rating

Although we had a short interaction with Kate, it was very professional and helpful.


Sam (Miss)
21/03/2017

5/5 Rating

Kate has been really helpful for someone who wants to understand what they are learning. I very much like her competent and thorough approach, where she explains the grammar and other rules of language really well. I expect my German will improve greatly as a result!


Justine (Mrs)
26/10/2016

5/5 Rating

Kate is tutoring our daughter Abbie whilst Abbie is in her final year of A level French. Kate has been reliable and thorough and is really helping Abbie with her spoken French, which is the area Abbie finds most challenging. Kate clearly identifies what Abbie needs additional help with, has a clear understanding of her curriculum and is able to point us towards additional resources. Abbie is really valuing Kate`s expertise and support and we would have no hesitation recommending her.


Zara (Miss)
27/02/2016

5/5 Rating

Kate`s help in preparing for A level was invaluable to my daughter. She really knows the course content and what is required for the exam. She is always thoroughly prepared and gives excellent guidance in exam technique. My daughter`s confidence was significantly boosted by her teaching. I highly recommend Kate.


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