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Nicholas

Nicholas
Nicholas
Tutor
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Feedback Score:
+29
Member Since: 24/09/2012
Last Login: 3 hours ago
Response Rate: 60%
Expected Response: < 11 hours

My Qualifications

BSc
University of Bat
Economics
2:1  (1983)
A level
Springhead School
Economics
A  (1980)
A Level
Springhead School
Maths
C  (1980)
A Level
Springhead School
Biology
C  (1980)

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Information about Nicholas

I have a BSc Hons 2:1 in Economics from Bath University and a PGCE in Economics and Maths from Warwick University. I work exclusively as a private tutor after 25 years of teaching Economics at A level. My approach is to be supportive in helping the student to achieve their goals, no student should ever feel embarrassed about asking a question. I encourage the student to lead the session on the topics they want to cover and I try to find out what hobbies and interests they have so that they can relate Economics to the real world.
I set work for the student to complete so that we can progress check their knowledge and exam technique. MY STUDENTS CONSISTENTLY ACHIEVE EXCELLENT GRADES. MOST GAIN A OR A* IN A LEVEL BUSINESS/ECONOMICS. LEVEL 6-8 AT GCSE MATHS

I have written an article on current macro economic issues that can be accessed on this ite

I have also taught and tutored Business Studies for 29 years. Last year I had 7 A level students of 6 achieved an A grade. I have been an exam marker for AQA at A level so I am able to teach students the analytical and evaluative techniques that are required. I also have a wide range os source materials to draw on which is important for the longer case study questions at A2.

Many students study both Economics and Business Studies and I can offer split sessions if the student needs them

I have successfully tutored Maths for Common Entrance Examination, GCSE and IGCSE level for 5 years. I am very flexible in my approach and I use many of the visual techniques used in Singapore to help convey topics like fractions that many students find difficult.

Availability: I tutor weekdays, evenings and weekends

Willing to travel: 30 miles

Experience: 25 years of classroom teaching in 6th form education and one year as a private tutor in Economics for OCR,AQA, EDEXCEL and Pre- U exam boards. I help to organise and run intensive revision courses in London and Sussex.I also have a lot of experience in preparing students for exams through developing their understanding and their exam technique. I love the job that I do and I wouldn`t do anything else!

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Feedback For Nicholas (29)

We have a total of 29 review(s) for Nicholas.

Jane (Mrs)
31/08/2020

5/5 Rating

We received excellent economics tuition from Nicholas, my daughter lacked confidence in the subject and with guidance from Nicholas her grades started to rise rapidly. Nicholas was flexible with timings of tuition and managed to fit lessons in around her college timetable. My daughter scored a D in her first year exams and was awarded a B in her CAGS this year (no exam due to Covid). I would definitely recommend Nicholas as a tutor, he has a wealth of experience & knowledge!


Ros (Mrs)
12/03/2020

5/5 Rating

Very helpful for Economics A level and is very clear


Dimitris (Mr)
16/12/2019

5/5 Rating

Excellent Tutor, my daughter has already improved her Maths a lot and her tests are now almost all A. Very satisfied and definitely would recommend Nicholas.


Loretta (Mrs)
14/11/2019

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor.


Andrea (Mrs)
30/07/2019

5/5 Rating

NIck clearly enjoys helping his students fulfil their potential. He quickly identified which areas my son needed help in and set the appropriate tasks. His enthusiasm for his subject and engaging manner has really motivated my son.


Alex (Mr)
16/06/2019

5/5 Rating

Very good tutor, was able to adapt to my unique learning style very quickly and greatly helped me in my business A level.


Geoffrey (Mr)
04/05/2019

5/5 Rating

Nicholas has been a first class tutor for my daughter in A level business, a subject which she has started for the first time and had some reservations about taking. He has a real passion for the subject and has been very patient with her.


Karen (Mrs)
30/04/2019

5/5 Rating

Nicholas has prepared my son well for his GCSE.
He knows his subject very well.
My sons` grade has increased from a 5 (B) up to a 7/8(A/A*) in only 2 months.
I can only recommend him.


veerendra (Mr)
31/03/2019

5/5 Rating

Nicholas been very helpful to my son in preparing for his exam.
he has been very systematic in his teaching ,which has helped my son.


Susie (Mrs)
10/03/2019

5/5 Rating

Nick has been wonderful for my son. He is very approachable and knowledgeable.


Mary (Ms)
03/12/2018

5/5 Rating

An excellent tutor - he has managed to engage my son who has SEN which is great, and a real skill.


Maura (Mrs)
17/02/2018

5/5 Rating

My son enjoyed his lessons and found Nick’s explanations very clear and helpful. He looks forward to having more tutoring during the Easter break.


Afia (Mrs)
06/12/2017

5/5 Rating

My son is currently taking lesson with Nichlolas, very professional and well organised. He is experienced, hopefully my son will benefit from his knowledge and gain his confidence.


Rupi (Mrs)
30/11/2017

5/5 Rating

Right from the start Nick gets students working on exam style questions which helps them to develop their answering techniques. He is thorough in this explanations and uses real life business scenarios to get them thinking about the wider context. My daughter looks forward to her weekly sessions with him.


Ryan ()
20/11/2017

5/5 Rating

Nick is a really engaging tutor. He is clear and makes sure you understand what you need to before moving on. He has a vast knowledge of his subject and with my business course he has really helped me by relating everything to real world examples. Very helpful and would definitely recommend!


Camilla (Dr)
19/11/2017

5/5 Rating

Great! Always makes what we`re doing relevant by linking ideas to current affairs and my personal interests which really improves my understanding of difficult topics. Nick doesn`t go too quickly, yet we still manage to cover a great deal in a short amount of time. Would highly recommend.


Beverley (Mrs)
03/09/2016

5/5 Rating

Very good, patient and explains things clearly. Good rapport with student. Wish we had found him earlier.


Kam (Mrs)
11/07/2016

4/5 Rating

Great communicator, managed to gain interest and trust in a short space of time.


david (Mr)
28/06/2016

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor. Great communicator and greatly improved daughter`s exam technique.


suzie (Mrs)
06/05/2016

5/5 Rating

My son is studying AS level Economics and finds working with Nick extremely helpful. Due to Nick`s experience in tutoring he is very good at working out how to get the best results from the pupil he is working with by finding out what makes them tick. He is also very patient and thorough - we are both very pleased to have found Nick!


Carrie (Ms)
24/02/2016

5/5 Rating

My son has found Nick to be a fabulous economics tutor. He has an understanding of A level students that really helps them to achieve their potential. Very, very pleased to have discovered him!


Sumal (Mr)
26/01/2016

5/5 Rating

Nick is incredibly supportive and helpful. We cover content very quickly but also in great depth. We consistently recap core topics to reinforce my understanding in the subject. He is clearly passionate about his subject and profession. Pleasure to be taught by him


Joe (Mr)
23/01/2016

5/5 Rating

Nick is an excellent tutor. He has a great grasp of subject matter, but more importantly, the ability to distil this into an easily understandable format. He is patient and willing to flex his style to meet an individual’s needs. With Nick’s help I feel confident that I will succeed in my exams.


Shaun (Mr)
31/10/2015

5/5 Rating

Nick has been tutoring my son for a couple of months now and we are really really happy with him. He is giving my son more confidence in economics and business studies and am sure will improve his grades


Abbie (Miss)
27/03/2015

5/5 Rating

Nick is very good at tailoring your tutoring to suit you. He is able to find gaps in your knowledge. I have found the his approach and guidance to exam technique invaluable. I would not hesitate to recommend him.
Abbie


Kevin (Mr)
10/05/2014

5/5 Rating

It is difficult to match up what you are after without talking and meeting the individual - it many ways it is a leap of faith that you have it "right"
If you are looking for an economics tutor this is someone who you should have no hesitation about - he is good


James (Mr)
21/03/2014

5/5 Rating

Early days but excellent teacher. Picks up learning style very quickly.


Joanne (Mrs)
15/09/2013

5/5 Rating

Nick is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable interesting tutor. He has managed to help Alex regain his thirst for learning economics. He teaches in a way that engages and helps the student work things out for themselves.


Hayley (Miss)
14/05/2013

4/5 Rating

My daughter has found Nick t be a great tutor who takes time to explain details and is very patient. He has a professional approach but easy manner to get along with. Lessons have been well structured and he always offers extra support via email questions etc.


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