Nottingham Trent University
PGCE Secondary, primary training included
Nottingham Trent University
Environment Studies and Business Administration
BSc Hons 2.1 (1999)
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Information about Susan F.
Please register and email, phone or message for tuition help if you are homeschooling or have exams or need catchup tuition...or to boost grades.
Arrangements are only after registration with Tutorhunt.
Current Tuition rates are discounted for ongoing tuition at £12 primary half hour.. Secondary £17.50 mthly £20 weekly ... see min hours.
Single lessons see below.
Student workbooks/Text books are loaned and delivered...the easiest system during the pandemic is the best...no tech hassle. Video phone tuition is possible. See below...
Rate includes 1 hr lesson & 1 weekly task commented on/marked.
Additional essay marking is on a scale according to hourly tutor input
Hours 4pm-10pm mostly, but other hours e.g. before school or daytime are possible.
Please pay if possible by bank transfer or paypal invoice.
Cancellation refunds are by discretion, if payment is monthly but additional hours are input to the lesson time (lesson and 1 email answer marked) then total hours are calculated if no notice is given.
There is an `on call continuous support 7 days` rate at £50 for examination students.
Maths, Science, Business - please have a Scientific Calculator
Health is important. If you choose Lesson delivery it is dropped at your door weekly. Textbook loan delivery is subject to area Tier levels.
Video phone tuition plus textbook exercises and/or subject website workpages and fun activities are planned to each individual tutee.
Tuition here is available with a forward looking helpful tutor.
Planning for exams 2021: A set of tuition lessons are individually made for each student after discussing current progress...see Feedback for recommendations.
Tutoring Key Stages
Key Stage 2 English & Maths
KS3 in English Lang. & Lit. Maths, Geography and History, Combined Science
Year 10 & 11 GCSE in English Lang. English Lit. Maths, Geography, History, Business Studies, Economics, Combined Science
A Level English Lang, English Lit, Business, Economics, Geog, History, Politics.
All exam boards (including iGCSE)
I am a qualified teacher (QTS PGCE Secondary BSc Hons) i.e. I am qualified to teach any subject (excepting MFL/Music) to GCSE & my own subjects to Undergraduate level.
I have taught for a number of years in Nottm/Notts/Derbys schools.
I have Secondary School, Junior School and College teaching experience and have been tutoring for over 10 years.
These minimum booking & ongoing tuition fees are usual for all One to One or phone, Skype email lessons with all agencies
I tutor groups via email and phone.
Lessons can be delivered ..Four lessons minimum in 4 weeks and then renewed monthly ongoing through the term (the usual agreement). Phone/Skype/email tuition is a minimum 8 weeks.
Cancellation ..1 week minimum.
Single Lessons discount rates do not apply.
Single lessons = the hourly rate plus £15 ie a single 2hr lesson at secondary is £65.00, thats £25 x 2 plus £15.00...
I offer Family discounts and shared tuition for different age groups available on the same day,
I can offer 2 subjects in one 1.30hr lesson GCSE and A Level.
SATs and Catchup/Grade Improvements
For younger students I tutor catch up and improvement Literacy and Numeracy at Key Stage 2.
I tutor boosting grades from Key Stage 2 and 3, 4 and A Level.
Fees & Terms
Fees are as stated in the specific area of this profile
Ordinary delivered tuition:- The minimum number of hourly lessons is 4 (equivalent to 4 weeks).
Phone/Skype/Online tuition is min 8 lessons.
Planning & Admin included.
Travel may be charged over 20 miles round trip
Single lessons include a premium above the hours tuition lesson fee
Only taking two lessons attracts a cancellation fee. Late notification of cessation of monthly continuation (which should be in the 3rd week, 7th phone/Skype/email) will attract a weeks fee while another student is engaged.
Non availability for lessons:- fees are waived if lessons are rescheduled with 24hr notice for the same week. Moving on a week is by discretion. There are no refunds if the tutor has to advise non availability but rescheduling will be arranged.
Full Cancellation of tuition requires a weeks notice. Lesson planning time may also be charged if no cancellation period. Group tuition cancellation costs are the hours for one week.
All single lessons for Key Stage or GCSE GCE for analysis of tests for example are the ordinary rate plus £15.00.
In revision weeks new single lessons must be weekends and £80 for 2 hours to avoid inconveniencing existing students.
A Level tuition single lesson for retake planning are the fees plus £15 min 2 hours.
All additional A Level essay assessments are £15.
Cancellation notice for any single lessons:- an additional £10 fee for preparation and/or travel, (unless there is an unforseen problem).
Any communication with the tutor should be by email (+ text or phone message as an addition).
It is the responsibility of the Tutee or Tutee`s representative to determine & advise the tutees examination board details.
Fees are by cash (receipted) paypal invoice or bank transfer.
A copy of this agreement is available.
It is the students responsibility to work hard towards & take the examinations, Tutors do all they can to help boost grades, refunds are not made if the examination results are not improved.
Please note:- teaching organisations recommend tutors charge 2.5 x the basic teaching salary converted to hours this equals £42.50 per hour, so the rate charged (including an hours work before the lesson time, & travel time), represents excellent value and is competitive. Especially with discounts
I write resources & make web-blog subject `intranets` for tutees. These resources are provided for the students reference and study help for their subject and are free to use.
I check all subject specifications & find suitable textbook & online resources. I prepare individualised lesson plans and resources tailored to Students. (Preparation and Admin takes another 2-3 hours daily reflected in the rate). Marking is in the form of comments returned with improvements suggested to the set work.
Data Protection update
Information held by the Tutor is the same as the Electoral Roll for the duration of tuition.
People requesting tutoring can request to see their Data information from Tutorhunt.
Availability: See the availabity list.
Alternatively, please contact for availability - most days and evenings are available depending on current students.
There are further discounts for 1.30 minute 2 hour and full half day tuition sessions on the 2018/9 and 2019/20 academic year rates.
Group tuition is possible for revision.
Full half days are bookable at £75.00 for just one half day 9am-1.00pm to check there are no gaps in school or college teaching, to help sort notes and to revise. (Representing 25% discount).
The half day is also available for ESL. It is possible to book a library room or zoom and hold a shared tuition half day for 5+ students - payment to be discussed.
Single lessons (no ongoing weekly lessons) are the hourly rate plus £15 and it is preferable for these to be in the daytime so ongoing student times are not used for single lessons.
Willing to travel: 20 miles
Experience: I qualified in 2000 as a mature student seeking a second career and taught in Local Education Authority Schools.
I tutor all subjects other than Music and MFL at all levels. My business is recognised as self employment by the Inland Revenue. I also give advice on small business setups and basic accounts.
I have Teaching Experience in Notts, Derbys and Leics schools.
I passed a Return To Teaching Course in 2007-8, teaching Maths with the Literacy Matters Company the course is Referenced and Certificated and the Certificate states the following:-
This is to certify that
Mrs Susan F
QTS PGCE BSc Hons
"Has successfully completed a TDA funded, Secondary, Return to Teaching Course"
The Qualification is in addition to and updates QTS and PGCE Secondary, it Covers and Certificates the following elements:
National Strategy Professional Standards for Teachers
Ofsted National Curriculum & 14 19 Curriculum
Every Child Matters
Improving the Climate for Learning
Classroom/ Behaviour and School Management
Designing and Planning Lessons
SEN code of Practice
Cross Curricular Links
It also includes the successful completion of a ten day school placement, including modern methods of teaching (Maths and ICT)
Self evaluation and career progression.
I have taught in LEA schools and briefly on supply in a Private School.
Currently as well as tutoring, I am researching Synthetic and Analytic Phonics for primary students and catchup readers to make them more accessible at all levels from Keystage 1 to Secondary School (Key Stage 4 catchup and ESOL) plus I am working on similar programmes for Maths catchup and creating resources for A Level subjects particularly Business Studies. I make subject `intranets` too.
I have 20 years experience in Admin in Finance and Industry.
Feedback For Susan F. (14)
Great tutor my daughter really enjoyed her hours lesson, very informative and would highly recommend
Needed a tutor for son due to do a`levels this year,site gave me plenty of choice. Due was good choice,she is punctual and reliable,she is experienced and has very useful knowledge to share on the examiners process . She has also given our son practice questions and been flexible as to what they do each session .
She is really a good teacher. She comes little bit early and spends time with the tutee and explains nice and clearly. Hope my daughter gets good marks and should move to higher grade.
Susan was always punctual and communicated well with us. Shes very friendly and approachable and my son got on well with her and I feel he was receptive to the techniques she gave him for his exams. She taught him what the examiners are looking tor which I dont think hed had at school. We are still waiting for his exam results so fingers crossed!
Susan has always been easy to talk to and understand my sons needs. She has always arrived a couple of minutes early and has been happy to use her own time to share information at the end of session. I am happy to give positive feedback as it is deserved.
Very pleased with Susan
Susan is extremely helpful and has developed a positive relationship with our son. Early days, 3 week in. Her communication is excellent and she links in with school to enable learning. No results from exams yet, and that is the only reason we have not given a 5.
Tutors Response :
Thank you for your positive feedback.
A lovely lady and a great tutor. Thank you for supporting my daughter
Really happy with our new tutor, she`s friendly and approachable and knowledgeable in her subject making learning fun.
Tutors Response :
Hi Joanne, Thanks for a super view. Sue, Tutor
very helpful and well prepared tutor
Lovely and perfect tutor.
I would highly recommend her to anyone, she is brilliant.
She`s very punctual and very polite and above all she`s excellent in teaching. I will recommend her to any serious students.