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Susan F. (Tutor in Nottingham)

Susan F.
Susan F.
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Nottingham Trent University
PGCE Secondary, primary training i...
Accredited  (2000)
Nottingham Trent University
Environment Studies and Business Ad...
BSc Hons 2.1  (1999)
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All rates listed here go directly to the tutor - we don't charge commission for this tutor.
Rates summary: 20.00 to 40.00 per hour
PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelDegreeAdult Learner
Business Studies--£25.00£25.00--
Career Development-----£40.00
Leisure Studies--£25.00£25.00--
Personal Statements£30.00£30.00£40.00£40.00--
Special Needs£25.00£27.50£27.50£27.50--
Information about Susan F.

Please message for individual needs. 1hr £25 1hr15mins £30

January tuition ... A Level double lesson discounts

Online at 3 agencies see https://tutorhuntqaawyrd.wordpress

Hours 2pm-10pm

Personal & Agreement Info.

Tuition available with a forward looking helpful tutor! All in your own home.

Discounts are 2 Hour 20% discount, 1hr30mins 8% discount with a minimum of 4 in 4 weeks and ongoing monthly bookings.

Two weekly lessons available if you are more than 20 miles round trip!

A Level

Business Studies, Economics, English Lang. & English Lit. also Geography, History & Politics. Plus the Extended Project Qual. All subjects available in hourly or 1.5 or 2 hour lessons

Key Stages & GCSE

Key Stage 2 English & Maths KS3 in English Lang. & Lit. Maths, Geography and History

Key Stage 4 ie GCSE, in English Lang. English Lit. Maths, Geography, History, Business Studies, Economics.

These subjects are for all exam boards (including IGCSE)

ESL/ESOL and Functional Skills are available too.

Please message for availability. KS2 for SATs or 11+ tuition is available early evening or Saturdays.

I am a qualified teacher (QTS PGCE Secondary BSc Hons) this means qualified to teach any subject (excepting MFL/Music) to GCSE and my own subjects to Undergraduate level. The fulltime QTS PGCE training includes Junior & Secondary and assisting Dyslexic and Dyscalculia students.

I have Secondary School, Junior School and College teaching experience and have been tutoring for over 10years. I am a Private Self Employed (t/a) Tutor.


I tutor group of up to 10 in a library if friends would like shared extra tuition in the format of workshops for revision.

Usual Arrangement

Four lessons are the minimum in 4 weeks and then ongoing through the term is the usual agreement, renewed in the 3rd week for 4 lessons monthly.

The 4 weeks minimum booking & ongoing 4 weekly is usual for all tuition one to one lessons with all Tutors or Tuition organisations. Cancellation notice is 1 week minimum, late equals the balance to the current month ie 4 lessons.

Single Lessons

Please state when enquiring if you only require a one-off advice lesson, most tuition is ongoing and booked 4 weeks at a time. Single lessons are the hourly rate plus £15 ie a single 2hr lesson at secondary is £80.00

Holiday Time Tuition is 4 hours minimum per subject.

Family Discounts

I offer Family discounts and shared tuition for different age groups available on the same day, e.g. £5 extra may be charged per subject and for each additional tutee, the most usual is 35 mins each Eng and Maths togetherfor primary making a 1hr 10min lesson at £25.

Two subjects at A Level for one student would be £35 for 1 hr 15 mins.

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 tuition:- The minimum number of hourly lessons is 4 (equivalent to 4 weeks). Online tuition min 8 lessons.

Planning & Admin & travel may be charged on early cancellation without the minimum 4 hours tuition lessons (This decision is after some tutees have not considered that they are taking time periods for long term more dedicated students). This also applies to online tuition (8 lessons).

Only taking two lessons attracts a cancellation fee. Smilarly late notification of cessation of monthly continuation (which should be in the 3rd week) will attract a weeks fee while another student books

Single Lesson non availability fees are waived if lessons 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 can be arranged.

Full Cancellation of tuition requires a weeks notice. Group tuition cancellation costs are the hours for one week.

Additional Info

All single lessons for Key stage or GCSE for analysis of tests for example are the ordinary rate plus £15.00.

In revision weeks single lessons must be weekends and £60 for 2 hours to avoid inconveniencing students who require 4 tuition sessions.

A Level tuition assessments on a one-off basis for retake planning are £60.00 for 2 hours. Similarly groups can be taught for £65 per hour for groups of 3 students or a rate to be discussed for a larger number of students.

Cancellation notice for any single lesson with less than 24hrs notice will incur a £10 fee for preparation and/or travel, unless there is an unforseen problem.

Any communication should be by email with a 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, an 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.

Teaching organisations recommend tutors charge 2.5 x the basic teaching salary converted to hours this equals £42.50 per hour, therefore the rate charged (including an hours work before the lesson time, & travel time), represents truly excellent value and is competitive.

I also write resources & make web-blog subject `intranets` for tutees. The resources are provided for the students ongoing 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 improvements to work set.

For short bookings, extra preparation time may be charged . Tuition lesson payments are not refundable.

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Availability: Please contact for availability - most days and evenings depending on the current students.

Basic rates are £20hr Primary and Junior, £25 Secondary and A Level. 2019/2020 £30 for 1hr15mins

There are 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 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.

After School

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 also took contract teaching roles and then started my own tuition business in 2007 to look after my elderly mum. - I had a break in 2011-2015 when the Government stopped students Educational Maintenance Payments of £30 weekly to parents and I restarted my small tuition business in 2015.

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

"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

National Strategies

Every Child Matters

Improving the Climate for Learning

Classroom/ Behaviour and School Management

Learning Styles



Designing and Planning Lessons

SEN code of Practice

Reading Assessment


Writing Assessment

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 working on similar programmes for Maths catchup and creating resources for A Level subjects particulatly Business Studies. I make subject `intranets` too.

Other Experience

I have 20 years experience in Admin in Finance and Industry.

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We have a total of 11 review(s) for Susan F..

Sharon (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Susan was always punctual and communicated well with us. She’s 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 don’t think he’d had at school. We are still waiting for his exam results so fingers crossed!

Laura (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

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.

Imesha (Miss)

5/5 Rating

excellent tutor!

Christine (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Very pleased with Susan

Gill (Ms)

4/5 Rating

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 :

Hi Gill
Thank you for your positive feedback.

Emma (Ms)

4/5 Rating

A lovely lady and a great tutor. Thank you for supporting my daughter

Joanne (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

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

Fiona (Ms)

5/5 Rating

very helpful and well prepared tutor

Ilze (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Lovely and perfect tutor.

Csilla (Ms)

5/5 Rating

I would highly recommend her to anyone, she is brilliant.

Simeon (Mr)

5/5 Rating

She`s very punctual and very polite and above all she`s excellent in teaching. I will recommend her to any serious students.

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