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Sapcote, Leicestershire LE9
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Member Since: 07/02/2014
Last Login: 3 months ago
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My Qualifications

University of Warwick
Post-Compulsory Education and Training
Pass  (2005)
University of East Anglia (UEA)
Pass  (1972)

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How references rated Ian

Rates summary: 25.00 to 27.50 per hour
PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelAdult Learner

Information about Ian

I am a fully qualified, graduate maths tutor who has enabled many students to achieve and often exceed their goals in KS3 and KS4 as well as adult maths tests and qualifications. In many cases, students have passed or better when teachers doubted they would make it.
Besides those who find maths at school hard to understand, I have had bad experiences of maths at school/ college, I have also worked successfully with those who have learning differences such as autism, dyslexia etc.
I am constantly in touch with other teachers and tutors and regularly attend conferences and webinars to keep my knowledge of syllabuses and teaching methods up to date.

Availability: Currently, I am available at 1130, 230, 4pm, 530pm and 7pm on some weekdays.

Willing to travel: Home Only

Experience: I have been tutoring successfully for 20 years,
I aim to see maths as my student does and work from that base.
Many students find `difficulty interpreting maths questions, especially when it gets to algebra and word questions etc. I work successfully showing them how to overcome this.
I keeps things as relaxed as possible with some humour as this helps learning.
I am credited by students and parents with being very good at removing maths fear, increasing confidence and overcoming learning differences.
I use colour, diagrams, short cuts, stories and put -mathematical language into words that can be understood. Where it helps, I explain the origins of processes and point out connections between ideas, which can usually reduce sheer memory work.
I want each student to say `Wow I can do that now.`

DBS Check: Yes

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Feedback For Ian (6)

We have a total of 7 review(s) for Ian.

sitty (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Great tutor, my daughter’s confidence and grades in her maths have improved over the last few months thanks to Mr Swift.

Tutors Response :

Thank you for your very kind comments

Theresa (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Ian is a brilliant tutor to my son. Very knowledgeable and truly inspirational. Highly recommended!

Tutors Response :

Thanks very much Theresa

Paul (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Ian was fantastic with our daughter. Always reliable he brought a sense of fun to maths which is not always easy and made complex subjects easy to relate to. We were concerned about our daughters confidence and Ian managed to build hat up with his maturity, experience and exceptional communication

Suk (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Ian has been a fantastic Maths tutor for my son. He has been studying Maths GCSE and as a result of working with him he has now also taken GCSE Further Maths. He recently received his results and achieved an 9 in Maths and A* in Further Maths. This was as a result of working though examples and explaining the principles in an easy to understand way. Ian is a phenomenal Maths tutor and is definitely worth investing in.

Tutors Response :

Thanks very much for that, Suk. Much appreciated.

Lee (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Ian had been helping my son for a couple of months, his maths has improved massively.
School have also called us to let us know they have seen big improvements in his maths.

Richard (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Ian helped my daughter tremendously with her A level maths and we would definitely use him again should the need arise.

Julie (Mrs)

3/5 Rating

Ian arrived promptly and as arranged and sat for the entire hour discussing and tutoring my son. My son was very happy with Ians input.

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