The University of Bradford
History / Politics
Information about Alison
I am an experienced examiner for GCSE and A-Level History. I have developed considerable and extensive knowledge of the GCSEs, especially with AQA and particularly the iGCSE papers and Edexcel. For A-Level I mark the international papers and summer exam papers for AQA and CIE. I am familiar with the rigours of exams, timing and techniques in order for student`s to achieve their full potential.
In my current position, I have developed the teaching of the 11+ Reasoning and Non-Verbal reasoning to complement the demands of the GDST. As a result, my students have been offered places (and scholar-ships) at Wycombe Abbey, Godolphin and Latymer, City of London School for Girls and Francis Holland. The boys have also been offered places at Latymer, Dulwich College and Mill Hill.
Availability: After 6pm Monday-Thursday.
Willing to travel: 5 miles
Experience: I have been teaching for 20 years and taught GCSE History to different cohorts and abilities during that time. I currently teach AQA but have taught WJEC, Edexcel and OCR in the past.
I am an examiner for AQA and am familiar with the exam technique and subject knowledge across all topics.
I also teach and mark Common Entrance History and Geography.
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Great teacher who has given structure and revision help to my daughter
It was important for my daughter to like her tutor. Alison is warm and engaging with her so much so that she looks forward to their weekly lessons. I have noticed an improvement in my daughters comprehension and confidence after just a few sessions
This year has brought many challenges, but Im glad that online tutoring gave us a chance to meet Alison. She is bright, cheerful and very friendly, ready to accommodate our needs for rescheduling. It was not easy to convince my teenage son, that tutor could be something to look forward to and not consider a weekly burden. From the first meet I could tell that my son was in good hands. After a couple of lessons, he confirmed that he was enjoying the process and felt quite confident about the covered syllabus. From a reluctant student that is the highest praise! Alison offered us an exam-tailored approach and correct guidance for the upcoming mock-exams to keep my son engaged with a topic he generally doesnt love. I`m so relieved and pleased. We would highly recommend her!
Alison is an experienced and qualified History tutor, with an excellent academic and professional background and brilliant communicative skills To engage and motivate her students. I have really appreciated her support to my daughter preparing her A Level exam.
My daughter enjoys her lessons with Alison. Alison plays educational games with my daughter and they are made fun. At the end of the session my daughter is smiling!
My daughter has just had 2 sessions with Alison, but shes been very pleased with how they have gone.
After buying her contact messaged her but she never replied so had to ask for a refund
Tutors Response :
I am a professional teacher and respond to messages.
Please revisit our messages and youll see we had several interactions that concluded with you sending through some papers when you had purchased my details. I never received the papers.
Alison has been helping my daughter with history. She is excellent and has a lot of study and exam answerings techniques to share. Very experienced seems to enjoy teaching and being in pupils company. Highly recommend!
She`s on time, responsible and very personable. She`s also very knowledgeable about the actual exam.
Alison is an excellent Tutor who I would happily recommend
Alison is a very pleasant and experienced teacher who has been prompt , friendly and utterly reliable. We have only recently started the sessions, but Alison has already helped our son organise his work and begun structuring his revision and coursework. He is far more confident and optimistic about the subject and I am sure he will do far better with her input.
just the right thing before the exam!