I am a qualified Chartered science teacher with 12 years experience teaching KS3, 4 and 5. I have also worked as a Teaching and Learning Advisor for The University of Wolverhampton supporting teachers develop their practice.
My passion and interest in biological sciences started at primary school when I found a human biology book in the class library and became captivated by every page! Im still just as fascinated by the natural world as I was then.
I tutor KS3 science, GCSE Biology, iGCSE Biology, Core Physics and Chemistry, Additional Chemistry and A level Biology.
I have taught both OCR and AQA GCSE science, OCR Biology and Edexcel iGCSE Biology.
I am an evidence based practitioner and use strategies that encourage a holistic understanding rather than just remembering for exams. I discuss each pupils preferred learning style and areas for development I then use this information to prepare appropriate sessions focusing on developing the skills required for both exam preparation and a continued understanding of science.
I have experience of exam marking which has given me a good insight into supporting pupils with exam preparation.
I have kept abreast of recent curriculum changes at all levels and the implications, particularly to pupils currently in year 9.
Availability: Weekdays during and after school. Please contact to discuss.
I like to meet pupils and parent/s to discuss your requirements prior to starting tuition.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: Fully qualified secondary science teacher with Chartered Science Teacher status and experience of primary science.
BSc Environmental Biology (Swansea), MSc Environmental Science (Wolverhampton) and PGCE (OU).
I have taught for 10 years in schools and spent 2 years as a Teaching and Learning Advisor for The University of Wolverhampton.
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Wendy has made a great start to A level Biology tuition for my daughter. She has a methodical approach and a very friendly and encouraging demeanour. We are already seeing my daughter`s confidence build. Wendy has also been very flexible with tuition times over the summer holidays. Very pleased with our choice!
Wendy is brilliant very knowledgable and friendly would recommend anytime.
Wendy has been flexible, good with communicating and very accommodating
Wendy has been a great help, she is very professional and approachable and made a great start - thank you Wendy