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Andrew

Andrew
Andrew
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Feedback Score:
+8
Member Since: 04/05/2017
Last Login: 12 days ago
Response Rate: 80%
Expected Response: < 2 hours

My Qualifications

PGCE
Swansea University
Pgce secondary science with biology
2004
PGCert
University of Wales, Trinity College
Environmental Education
2003
BSc
Bangor University
Biochemistry
1997

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Information about Andrew

In my career as a teacher and a tutor I have worked with all abilities and pride myself in finding innovative and interesting ways to explain difficult concepts. I also make use of the full range of revision and learning styles to allow my tutees the best opportunity to develop their understanding.
For me building confidence and self belief in the students abilities is just as important as reviewing content. Most of my tutees have reached out to a tutor because they are lacking in confidence. Helping them to overcome this goes a long way to improving grades.
I have been teaching for the last 14 years across a wide range of exam boards and levels. I have been tutoring for the last 5 years typically to GCSE and A-level but also some KS3. Finally I am also an examiner, marking GCSE scri pts for both Biology and Chemistry. My specialisms are Chemistry and Biology to A-level and all sciences below that. I have also experience in tutoring Maths.

Availability: With the examination season now over and my role as a examiner for the GCSEs also complete I am now in a position to offer sessions to new tutees.
I have only 5 sessions available at the moment and spaces are filling up quickly.
Last 2 spaces left.

Willing to travel: 15 miles

Experience: I have been a Science teacher for the last 15 years teaching in various secondary schools in Warwickshire and Northamptonshire. During my career I have taught all year groups and a full range of abilities. My specialisms to A-level are Chemistry and Biology.
I am also an examiner for Pearson and this has provided me with an in depth insight to what the exam boards are looking for in terms of responses and content within responses and allows me to share this with my tutees giving them the benefits of my experience and understanding of mark schemes and required content.
My tutoring experience has again been across the full range of abilities and schooling from Secondary schools, Grammar schools and Private schools. Over the past 5 years I have tutored mainly year 13 A-level Biology and Chemistry and year 11 GCSE covering all Sciences. I have also tutored KS3 students in both Maths and Science.

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Feedback For Andrew (8)

We have a total of 9 review(s) for Andrew.

Nabil (Mr)
24/08/2023

5/5 Rating

Andrew is a magnificent teacher who not only provides a very high quality of teaching, he also has an amazing personality. He goes into great detail and has provided the utmost support for my son.


Emily (Ms)
21/12/2022

5/5 Rating

Andrew has been an excellent tutor to my son Samuel. He has enabled him to target any area of the Physics A level Curriculum he needs help with. Andrew has worked in a very student-centred and flexible way which has proved enormously valuable to Sam`s learning.


Pamela (Mrs)
28/05/2021

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor, finds different methods of explaining the subject to suit student. Patient and understanding.


Philip (Mr)
11/01/2021

5/5 Rating

Andrew is an excellent tutor. My son enjoyed his lessons . Over the weeks his confidence in subject grew massively . Andrew helped him to gain a sound understanding of the subject . He is a very organised , efficient and highly professional tutor


Denise (Mrs)
22/12/2020

5/5 Rating

Andrew is an excellent tutor, he has a great manner and teaching methods, my son is always very happy with what he has gained from each lesson, I have seen his confidence grow as he now has a greater understanding of his subject.


Marion (Mrs)
21/11/2019

5/5 Rating

Mr Attwell clearly knows his field of work and is a calming presence for a stressed A level student. He has quickly built rapport and so gained the confidence of my daughter, so enabling her to better work to her full potential. I recommend him as an exceptional tutor.


Carole (Mrs)
12/01/2019

5/5 Rating

Andrew has really helped my son with his Biology and Chemistry. He is patient and calm and of course, very knowledgeable


John (Mr)
09/01/2018

5/5 Rating

Andrew is a very effective, proficient and professional tutor.


rita (Mrs)
07/11/2017

3/5 Rating

Andrew explains concepts in a way my daughter understands. He will also help her in answering questions for the new style exams. Its only been about a month since we started the tuition, early days but so far all is good.


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