University College London (University of London)
Langley Grammar School
Langley Grammar School
Langley Grammar School
Information about Kiran
I graduated from University College London with an MSci in physics, achieving upper-second class honours (2:1) in 2016. I have since been pursuing my passion as a full-time tutor and have given thousands of hours of one-to-one teaching.
I attribute my progression so far with physics to patience and a deep desire for understanding. I hope to instill the same curiosity and passion for problem-solving that has allowed me to excel, whilst fostering a systematic approach to learning. I come equipped with four years` experience of studying the fundamentals of the subject, enabling me to provide students with a solid foundation for further study.
Mathematics is the language of physics. Through my education, I have found mathematics to both describe the physical phenomena that we can observe through experimentation and derive new relationships. I have studied this in-depth during my degree and will convey the necessary insights that the student requires during my teaching.
What I offer
FULLY PREPARED LESSONS
As a full-time tutor, I am committed to creating the best lesson plans and compiling the best exam questions for my students. The most important step to succeeding in physics and maths is to have good, regular question practice. I provide thousands of specification-appropriate exam questions for my students to work through in and out of the session. I also offer specification appropriate theory for my students, giving them a solid foundation of knowledge to build upon.
CREATION OF EFFECTIVE LEARNING HABITS
Learning is an acquired skill. I push students towards more effective methods of studying. This could include increasing the amount of cognitive effort exerted whilst learning, spacing and interleaving their practice or moving away from note-taking and reading towards more active forms of learning such as question practice and recall.
On top of doing extensive exam question practice in the sessions to build confidence, I try to remind students that intellectual ability is not wholly fixed and lies, to a good degree, in our own hands. With more cognitive effort we physically change the brain and its neural pathways. The mistakes we make are badges of effort, which offer useful corrective information and an invitation to double down on our efforts and try new approaches. I also express the importance of experimentation and reflection on the outcomes when studying a highly effective way of learning that certain students may find daunting.
I explain content through a variety of approaches, test my students understanding with question practice and revisit concepts/questions that students find difficult.
This is perhaps one of the most important aspects of one-to-one tutoring. The pace, structure and difficulty of lessons is tailored to the students ability and personality.
With frequent corrective feedback, students are continuously guided in the right direction. We are often poor judges of our own ability. I provide weekly feedback on what I believe my students can do to improve.
I constantly strive to learn new physics, maths, and approaches of teaching to help students achieve their full potential. I am very passionate about what I study and I look forward to helping you to the best of my ability!
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Please note, I only teach students doing A levels or university entrance exams, not GCSEs or lower years!
Willing to travel: Home Only
Experience: I have been teaching maths and physics for A-levels and university entrance exams full-time since 2016. I have given thousands of hours of one-to-one teaching.
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Feedback For Kiran (38)
As a mature student, Ive made a last minute decision to do Mathematics A-Level in roughly 6 months; without Kirans help, I wouldnt have managed to get into the course I wanted. He devised a strategy for the duration of my studies and shared his library of resources, both of which I found extremely useful. His calm and patient manner of explaining challenging concepts really did a lot to speed up the learning process, as Im not what you would call a mathematics wizard. 10/10
Fabulous tutor, really helped my sone during his A`Levels
Dedicated tutor who gives feedback after every lesson. Very thorough and approachable.
My son has recently started lessons with Kiran for both A level Maths & Physics. My son is extremely happy with Kirans teaching and has commented on how quickly each lesson has helped him to understand and apply the subjects. He has had other tutors in the past, and has told me that Kiran is an excellent tutor and far better than anyone he has had in the past!!
We have recently started tutoring sessions with Kiran and have been very impressed. He is very organised and efficient and his sessions so far are very well planned to give my daughter the help that she feels she needs.
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Very organised with notes and questions. Helps clear any doubts you may have and provides you with a good overall understanding of the concepts. Has lots of questions organised by topic and exam board. Overall, very helpful. My child received A* in A level Physics under his guidance.
He was supposed to work with my nephew who was overseas at the time. In the end my nephew found a tutor closer to home. I rated Kiran on our interaction, he seemed professional and understanding of our situation.
My son really benefited from working with Kiran and the confidence boost going into each Exam was worth every penny. would confidently recommend.
Kiran is a very good one-to-one tutor. He is currently helping my son with physics, after so many missed classes in school during the pandemic.
Kiran has been assisting this year my son with A level physics (Y13) .My son is extremely pleased with the way the topics are covered and the lessons have helped him massively. Kiran provides powerpoints and goes through the theory and exercises in detail. He thoroughly deals with anything challenging and prioritises his teaching according to the individual needs, ensuring there are no gaps. He will go the extra mile and share with the student additional material to work on if it is needed or when he is asked . He does not waste any time during the lesson and the communication is excellent . I would highly recommend Kiran as he is proven to be a very well organised, knowledgeable and proactive tutor with excellent teaching skills .He is also very responsive to messages and keeps parents informed. Five stars from me
Kiran is a knowledgeable and patient tutor who has helped my daughter with her ALevel Physics.
Kiran has been an excellent tutor for my son, supporting him for his A level maths. He listened to my sons areas of concern and focused lessons around them. I definitely recommend Kiran.
Helpful and a good tutor
Kiran is really knowledgeable and very friendly and easy to work with. He can source useful questions for the sessions to help with understanding. Review done by daughter.
Kiran is teaching my Son and he is the best we are delighted we are with Kiran.
An excellent Tutor.
Kiran is very thorough in explaining and is very professional
Kiran has been helping my son with his A level. Kiran is great at teaching and my son has really benefitted so far. Thank you.
He is Tutre for my Son My son very happy with his tuition He start to understand his physics very well and I am sure my son will gradually improve and get good results . Thank you very much Mr.Kiran
Very constructive sessions that improved my understanding.
Kiran was a great tutor and I would highly recommend him !
He was always punctual, polite and friendly.
My son really liked the fact that he could answer any Physics question that he asked him.
He has excellent knowledge of both Maths and Physics A level and was happy to switch between the two.
My son got 3A* and an A in his A Levels.
Thanks for your all your help Kiran throughout the last 2 years !
Kiran was extremely helpful as a tutor, especially knowing all the content inside out and being aware of multiple ways to explain and apply context to questions. So very helpful overall and definitely recommend.
excellent tutor ....my daughter found Kiran really helpful and very well organised....would definitely recommend
Kiran is undoubtedly helping our son who seems more confident and settled with his exam preparations for A level Physics.
Was helped massively in maths GCSE and have continued for a-levels. I am predicted an A for maths a-level largely due to the help from Kiran.
Kiran has tutored my son for GCSE Maths. I would highly recommend Kiran as he is very knowledgeable and adaptable. My son has found his lessons extremely useful as he has a clearer understanding of the topics taught in school.
Kiran is an Excellent tutor who is passionate about the subject (Physics) and provides tuition in a dedicated learning environment.
Kiran is a great tutor with incredible knowledge of his subjects, he teaches logically and at a pace suited to his student. Kiran has been very accommodating when scheduling our lessons, and knowledge of the curriculum and which textbooks are the most effective has been incredibly helpful.
Kiran has just started tutoring my son and it`s going well. Kiran updates me with extra availability of lessons as and when they become available if my son is interested. He is happy to provide & mark H/W as well for the topics covered in the tutorials. Thanks Kiran
I`ve been really impressed with Kiran - he`s excellent at responding to any contact and very professional yet approachable. My son is having extra A-level physics tuition with him and says it`s very helpful. He`s also very willing to spend his Saturday evenings having the tuition and never complains about having to go - a sure sign that Kiran runs a really positive session for him! I`m really pleased we found Kiran and would highly recommend him!
Kiran has been teaching my daughter GCSE maths for 7 months. She has excelled so much and has become more confident in the subject. Kiran is a very patient and friendly person
Who is punctual and very professional.
I would most definitely recommend Kiran to anyone seeking a first class tutor.
Amazing tutor! Helped with everything you`ll be stuck with. Very kind and respectful. Highly recommend getting tutored by Kiran!
My son is in year9. Kiran has been helpinghim lot with his maths, providing him with work sheets and encouraging him. My son has progressed a lot in class and in his exams.
Kiran is a very good tutor, who`s style of teaching is very easily understood and is very knowledgeable and always on time. He is very patient and ensures that everything is understood before moving on to the next. Homework is also given between sessions which is also a benefit !
A very sincere and dedicated person with the required knowledge, skills and experience in teaching maths. Highly recommended.
Very helpful, in Maths and Physics especially problem solving areas, who prepared in advance of tutorials
My son had few revision lessons from Kiran very close to his exam. He is punctual, well prepared and has excellent knowledge in physics.He is friendly and quickly build an excellent rapport with us. A resourceful and talented young man highly recommended.