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London, London SE12
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Member Since: 20/05/2013
Last Login: 17 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
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My Qualifications

Canterbury Christ Church University
Education Studies
Distinction  (2001)
University of Boulogne, France
MA in linguistics
Distinction  (2001)
Canterbury Christ Church University
PGCE (Secondary)
distinction.  (2001)
christ Church and University du Littoral
distinction  (2001)
English literature and civilisations
Distinction  (1997)

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How references rated Malika

PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelDegreeAdult Learner
Eleven Plus£56.25-----
Entrance Exams£56.25£56.25----
Seven Plus£56.25-----

Information about Malika

I am a successful 46-year-old qualified teacher offering you education in French, Spanish, German, English, Science and Maths. A former Head of Department, I have 19 years experience working in a grammar school, a convent school and in a comprehensive school in London. My Illustrious career in tutoring has included teaching pupils for independent schools as well as Entrance Exams, seven-plus, eleven plus, GCSE, IGCSE, A Level, and University courses. I am familiar with all exam boards and update my knowledge as a senior examiner for an examination board.
In ensuring students are provided with a tailored approach, I cover a wide range of topics and skills. I can offer a one- to- one lesson or a group lesson. Currently, I tutor pupils who are preparing for their 11 Plus, GCSE and IGCSE exams, and also adults. My pupils range from beginners to advanced students.
As for my qualifications: I have begun my PhD at the Institute of Education in London ( mentored by an inspiring researcher who conducted my PGCE interview at Canterbury Christ Church University 17 year ago:- I feel very privileged having such an intellectual connection with my PhD mentor), also have two Masters degrees (one in English literature and one in French Linguistics) with focus on Translation and Interpreting. As an experienced head of department, I am able to deliver lessons as well as assess pupils for their national qualifications.

Teaching from the basics right through intermediate to advanced grammar and conversation is available. It is also possible to help give a kick-start to your holiday preparation, help you wish revision for GCSE and A-Level courses, or brush up your language skills for work – whatever you need.
My approach to tutoring, in a nutshell, is to mix fun exercises with a detailed understanding of the fundamentals of the subject you wish to progress in.
I am available for lessons in Lee and cannot travel to the student`s home.
If you are keen on lessons online this is practical as you can do a lesson on the bus, after your lunch break, at times when attending for a face to face session is not feasible...Your progress is saved in the cloud and synced across all your devices.
I am a OFSTED registered childcare provider so you may wish to use childcare vouchers.

Availability: Weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays.
Please contact me to arrange suitable venue and days/ times.
Lessons are face to face, and take place in my home or in a hired venue in [contact detail removed].

Willing to travel: Home Only

Experience: I am an experienced senior teacher who worked in three schools: a boys grammar school in Kent, a girls school in a Ursuline convent school in London and a Church of England school in Blackheath.
I am a English GCSE expert examiner for Edexcel and work as a German GCSE moderator for the AQA exam board.I currently hold a part time position in a South East London School.

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Feedback For Malika (58)

We have a total of 64 review(s) for Malika.

Lizzamah (Miss)

5/5 Rating

She provided me with a great consultation and how to get the most of my son`s skills and talents.

Oksana (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My daughter started lessons with Malika just a few months ago and she has already made significant progress in her English. Malika is a very good teacher and a very nice person who is always very polite and cheerful and pleasant to speak to. I see my daughter’s confidence grown and also she’s become more persistent. I highly recommend Malika as a tutor.

Ieva (Mrs)

4/5 Rating

Lessons are not private. However we did well in the exam.

Monica (Mrs)

1/5 Rating

We haven’t tried her as a tutor as we felt we were not on the same direction. We only had a meeting to discuss what we want and she told us how she considers getting it there. But I found another tutor who seemed to be closer to our needs. I paid the money for her contact and lost it. I think there should be a different way to charge the money the moment a person will start tutoring with that tutor. That’s why I wouldn’t pay again and neither look for a tutor on this website.

Jasmin (Ms)

5/5 Rating

Very friendly, provides good materials.

Dorane (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Keep me updated on the process of my child

estee (Ms)

1/5 Rating

Didn’ use her need to collect refund of fee paide

Nim (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Malika is conscientious and incredibly telanted . She will help the student in a structured way as each one is different . Definitely recommend

Andrea ()

5/5 Rating

My daughter enjoys going to Malika for her weekly Spanish and English lessons

Svetlana (Ms)

4/5 Rating

Malika keeps my son busy and he enjoys working with her. Thank you Malika

Niransana (Mrs)

1/5 Rating

She was no good as she was more interested in the business that she made than the education of our children.

Fiona (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

I would recommend malika as a tutor. She tutored my daughter for her gcse German and improved her grade significantly in the 2 months we worked with her. She built a good relationship with my daughter and understood how to get the best out of her.

rachna (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My 8yr old is enjoying her lessons so far. Malika is kind and easy to warm to, yet firm enough in encouragin my daughter to push her own boundaries within Maths. Looking forward to see them bob develop over time.

Winnie (Mrs)

4/5 Rating

Very friendly and good with children

Susan (Miss)

5/5 Rating

My daughter since meeting Malika has been very complementary, she looks forward to her lessons and Malika has been very helpful and understanding she is looking forward to resuming after the summer break

Paulette (Ms)

5/5 Rating

Very good first session, very thorough and knowledgable with a great approach. Hope to book more classes.

Andrea (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Since my daughter has been seeing Malika her confidence has grown considerably. She looks forward to her two hour sessions each week and doesn`t even mind giving up her Saturdays. Highly recommend Malika, she also keeps us as parents well informed.

Victoria (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Really nice, helpful, encouraging and confidence building tutor. Shame we didn’t start classes sooner

Debbie (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor, helped my son feel welcome and relaxed, with positive feedback, and all questions answered. Currently still using Malika as she is helping with GCSE`s due this May.

Church hall is ok, but can be a little cold at times.

Would recommend.

Jessica ()

5/5 Rating

Malika is lovely - warm, encouraging and thorough. She’s already made a difference to my son and he feels a lot more confident in his French. I would thoroughly recommend her.

Hannah (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My child is learning GCSE German from Malika, she is very professional and caring person. We like her very much and definitely recommend her.

Victor (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Malika was extremely helpful for my daughters English Tuition I will definitely contact her again five stars!

Fatima (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My son is really happy with her and is always excited to the next lesson

Joanna (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Malika is lovely and made my daughter feel very comfortable. She is helping her massively with maths and French.

Rose (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Malika is very good in tutoring and flexible . She updates me as a parent about my son progress. I like her style of tutoring. We live far away from Malika but my son is quite happy to travel for his GCSE tutorial. I highly recommend her

Ali (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Good tutor and trustworthy

Angela (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Malika is an excellent tutor. My daughter attends her one to one tuition. She sets high standard of work for my daughter. She does corrections for my daughter when she gets questions wrong but she would first encourage her to try her second best. I like her style of teaching. She is always very flexible and willing to accommodate changes.Happy mum, happy daughter.

Olaoluwa (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor. Just what I was looking for in a tutor. My children love it and are greatly challenged.

Tina (Miss)

4/5 Rating

Although unable to arrange a tutor session was very helpful

Sukhi (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Malika is excellent. I’ve seen my child’s English improve significantly over the past six months.

Not only has his English improved but his school report shows improvement in all his written subjects.

His attitude to education has also changed and is more positive. And most importantly – he enjoys his tuition with Malika.

Annabel (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Malika was fantastic when she tutor my daughter. Malika has good first hand knowledge of the subject with tremendous inter- personal skills. Highly recommended.

Sin (Ms)

5/5 Rating

good teacher, will definitely recommend.

Hayley (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

I used Malika as I had a very important assessment coming up and I have always struggled with my maths, she was amazing and went above and beyond to help me. Without her help I would have not passed my assessment, I could not recommended her enough she is a wonderful woman. Thank you for all your help Malika xx

Jayshree (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Great tutor, extremely helpful in terms of targeting specific areas of weakness and exam technique. Would definitely recommend!

Inesa (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Currently studying English and Maths with Malika. A very relaxed environment and have already improved in the short time I have been seeing her! Would recommend to anyone if your just starting out or have been studying for some time.

Ian (Mr)

4/5 Rating

Malika is very patient and is an exceptional communicator
she has been a great help with my german lessons
i would reccomend her without hesitation

Ian Davis

Alshaymaa (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Very happy that Malika is tutoring my boys as she`s very organised and professional made us all feel welcome and she understood my concerns as a mum. They get homework and they had an assessment at the beginning. Therefore I am looking forward to see the positive impact of her work on their next school assessment.

Winsome (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Malika is a very good tutor,
She is tutoring my daughter GCSE English.She is very professional, my daughter like going to her.
I would recommend her ,if you need a good teacher .
Thanks you Malika,for helping,my daughter,it`s a pleasure.

Taufiq (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor who has helped improve my son`s French in a short space of time.

Thank you

Stewart (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Malika is excellent, nice engaging manner, good direct approach and she know her stuff. Unreservedly recommended.

Jay (Miss)

5/5 Rating

reliable, friendly, flexible adn relaxed helped my daughter just before her exams. wished i had found her sooner! recommend

Sharon (Mrs)

4/5 Rating

Malika has been tutoring my son on A level Decision and Statistics. Since he started tutorial his confidence and understanding improved significantly.She is reliable and my son enjoys the weekly sessions.
S Morris

Sascha (Mr)

5/5 Rating

A brilliant teacher by profession and by heart. Good preparation of tutoring sessions, good feedback on student`s progress. All in all a very well versed tutor.

Dare (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Malika combines her excellent level of competence with a like-able attitude. The kids love her tutoring and are always looking forward to her sessions. She is an excellent and well experienced tutor. We are really blessed to have her and we are now exploring her availability to start teaching our kids languages...she is highly recommended.

fareeha (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Malika has been a excellent tutor for my children. She is enthusiastic and fun which helps them to learn. Since she had started tutoring my son, he has improved tremendously in his French. She is a great tutor!

Laverne (Miss)

5/5 Rating

My daughter is very happy with tutor - says she is one of the nicest tutors she has had. Lessons are very well structured and my daughter enjoys her enthusiasm and interest in subject.

Cynthia (Ms)

5/5 Rating

Malika has been tutoring my daughters in Years 7 and 9. They have made great progress with their French studies and have found sessions varied and interesting. Malika is a highly effective tutor and I highly recommend her.

Elisabeth (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

So far,so good! She works along side what my son s doing in school,which is what I want! Very happy!

Rosie ()

4/5 Rating

My son enjoys going to Malika class once a week. He is 5 years old and he has shown a lot of improvement in his class at school with the help of having one to one tutor classes. He stays with Malika for an hour by himself and works well. The one to one session is very good for him. I would recommend Malika. She is flexible if I am early or late which is very helpful to me.

Rosie ()

4/5 Rating

My son is over 5 years old and enjoys going to his tutor classes once a week. I have notice improvement in his work. Malika is very patient with him. I would recommend her to anyone.

Ivan ()

5/5 Rating

Ms Malika is excellent. She relates very well to students and uses assessments very well to challenge my daughter to achieve at her potential.

Joy (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My son has now had a few lessons with Malika and has grown in confidence, improved his French and for the first time in a long time started enjoying his language lessons. Am really grateful for Malika`s supportive and encouraging style that will no doubt mean my son now goes back to school with motivation and continues his sessions with Malika for many more years! Very happy - thank you!

Christine (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Highly recommend Malika, she really pushed my daughter forward in her Spanish, giving her great confidence when sitting her GCSE.

Patrick (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Fantastic Spanish tutor. Would highly recommend. Will definitely be using again

Joanna (Ms)

5/5 Rating

She worked very competently with the student and was able to engage with him for a 2 hour session. The student seemed very focussed and calm with her and I am extremely pleased with her professional attitude.

Lawrence (Mr)

5/5 Rating

A very conscientious, well prepared and flexible tutor. Can meet your needs easily and is ready to help you work towards your goal. Would definitely recommend her to anyone needing personal tuition in a language to get you up to the next level, a few lessons with her makes all the difference.

Tash (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Malika has tutored my 8 year old son as he fell behind in Maths. My son loved having sessions with her. I find her to be very pleasant and approachable, truly amazing person. My son feels very comfortable around Her. My son is now in the Mathletics club and very comfortable where he is at this stage. Thank you Malika truly wonderful. Will definitely be back.

Prema (Dr)

5/5 Rating

Good structured teaching.
Friendly and approachable.
Flexible teaching hours.

Anya (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Malika is currently tutoring my ten year old daughter for her 11+ exams and SATS. Malika is a proactive and child centred and focused tutor, who creates personalised programmes to raise attainments and educational levels, build confidence and self esteem and address areas of further development. My child thoroughly enjoys her time spent with Malika and the varied range and mediums of learning that is used. I have noticed significant progress in both English and Maths and a marked positive rise in my child`s attitude to learning and confidence. Without hesitancy I would strongly recommend Malika as a tutor she is professional, caring and an excellent teacher and motivator who truely wants to bring out the best in a child. She is also very supportive and builds good relationships with parents, keeping us updated and assisting with home learning.

Melissa (Mrs)

4/5 Rating

Malika is engaging and a proactive tutor and focuses well on my daughter`s individual requirements. I would recommend.

Maria (Miss)

5/5 Rating

My 10 year old daughter has really enjoyed her time with Malika. She makes learning fun and interesting. Malika is also very flexible with her time! A great tutor and I would definitely recommend her.

Marcia (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

We have had several lesson with this teacher who is very skilled, with a wide knowledge of her subjects. She also demonstrates an excellent understanding of her languages. She also stretches her students, a very lucky find.

Tutors Response :

It is always an absolute pleasure teaching you both French and Spanish: well done for your high level of commitment!

Ade (Mr)

5/5 Rating

At short notice, I sought Malika`s to help my son with his French GCSE Controlled Assessment.She was quite patient,thorough and motivated in the sessions she had with him. I will recommend her any day.

Tutors Response :

Good luck! Thanks for being so positive!

Norman (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Truly wonderful, has made such a difference to our son.
Honestly we couldn`t recommend Malika highly enough!

Tutors Response :

I am so proud to be your German tutor!

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