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Nicola (Tutor in Wiltshire)

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Wiltshire SP1
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Member Since: 11/01/2016
Last Login: 66 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 21 minutes

My Qualifications

The University of Birmingham
Postgraduate Certificate of Educati...
pass  (1976)
The University of Birmingham
Bachelor of Arts English Language a...
2:2  (1974)

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Rates summary: 50.00 to 65.00 per hour
KS3GCSEA-LevelAdult Learner

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This summer another one of my students achieved grade 9 at GCSE making a total of 5 grade 9s. The average grade is 7 plus high A* IGCSE grades. 37 years experience as English teacher mainly in independent and grammar schools plus comprehensives I set high standards and achieve excellent results. Since retiring I`ve taught over 50 students at local schools, adults for professional examinations, students with mild dyslexia, 12+ and 16+ Entrance Exams. 15 years experience as Examiner and Moderator published 2 York Notes GCSE study guides. I teach language and literature to GCSE, A Level plus IB, IELTS & HKDSE to international students.
Current DBS status, Safeguarding Certificate and testimonials. I really enjoy meeting young people and teaching literature. I read widely and go to the theatre often.

RECENT RESULTS: A Level Lit. A grade to secure Cambridge uni offer, HKDSE top grade 5* (Oral 5**)IGCSE 2 X A* & A Lit , A*+B English, NEW 9-1 GCSE syllabuses: 5 x 9 Grades plus Oral Distinction, 2 x 8 Grades , plus 7 x Grade 7, 2 x 6 Grades x

Availability: 5-6pm Thursdays , 5.15pm Wednesdays Wednesday morning

Willing to travel: Home Only

Experience: I have taught many syllabuses for IGCSE, GCSE, A Level Literature, IB Language and Literature IELTS & HKDSE. Since retiring tutored over 50 pupils: GCSE English and Literature, A Level, adults for professional examinations, Key Stage 3 pupils plus12+ grammar and independent school 6th form entry. I teach many pupils online across the world transferring past papers & my own resources. I require payment by BACS 2 days in advance of each lesson and a deposit of one week`s tuition which is refunded as the last lesson is free. 24 hours notice for cancellation is essential in which case I will try to arrange another lesson in that week. EXAM RESULTS home school A Level girl A grade for Cambridge uni place , HKDSE top grade 5* ( 5** Oral),IGCSE students2 X A* & A Lit.A*+ B English. NEW 9-1 AQA syllabuses: 5 x Grade 9 ( plus Oral Distinction for pupil no school lessons ) , 2 x 8 grades, plus 6 x 7 Grades and 2x 6 grades.


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We have a total of 3 review(s) for Nicola.

Paula (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Fantastic teacher.
Nicky Is very professional , enthusiastic and always at hand to help.Nicky strives to get the to get the very best out of her pupils.
A big thankyou . We couldn`t of done it without you !!!.

Trish (Dr)

4/5 Rating

Professional and comprehensive

Charlie (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Nicola has been fantastic and I can already see the improvements that the 1-2-1 sessions have made on my English.

Tutors Response :

Thank you , Charlie. I am enjoying working with you and am so pleased that you got such a high mark for your uni essay.