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Anthony

Anthony
Anthony
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Feedback Score:
+13
Member Since: 16/07/2013
Last Login: 33 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 18 hours

My Qualifications

BA
Lancaster University
English Literature
2.1  (1994)

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Information about Anthony

As an experienced online and one on one English Language and English Literature teacher, I have enjoyed teaching for over two decades in a high-achieving Swindon Academy and as a personal tutor. I was rated Outstanding in June 2008 and September 2012 by OFSTED.

I am very happy to tutor remotely via Skype, Zoom, What’s App or FaceTime. I simply email resources to the tutee beforehand (usually a detailed PowerPoint) and refer to these throughout the lesson. Parents and students then have their own copy for revision.

I have taught male and female students aged 11 - 18 and have achieved success with all abilities. My results have always been excellent, consistently adding value to predicted grades and levels in KS3, KS4 and A Level.

Since retiring from the classroom, I have enjoyed successfully tutoring individual students since 2014. I am always praised by parents for the intricate preparation of each lesson, the engaging delivery and for the detailed marking of homework, which I always reflect upon with the student to further enrich their learning.

In addition, I have always been a very popular teacher with all students, always able to quickly connect with each learner. I like to identify the learning needs of the student by firstly looking at examples of work then addressing areas that need intervention by short, enjoyable activities that enable me to give instant feedback to both the parent and the student.

I have a very detailed knowledge of the AQA, Eduqas, OCR, Cambridge and EdExcel/International Edexcel GCSE examination boards and have externally marked the AQA English Language Paper One for the past three years, so I have a very detailed knowledge of what the board are looking for in order to achieve full marks. I have also externally marked the AQA Paper 2.

I also externally mark the Cambridge O Level English Language exam for overseas students, as well as the International Edexcel GCSE for several students in UAE.

GCSE English results from my eight Year 11 tutees August 2022:

Predicted Level 5 Achieved Level 7

Predicted Level 6 Achieved Level 8

Predicted Level 5 Achieved Level 6

Predicted Level 7 Achieved Level 8

Predicted Level 8 Achieved Level 9

Predicted Level 5 Achieved Level 7

Predicted Level 6 Achieved Level 8

Predicted Level 4 Achieved Level 5



Availability: Anytime during the weekday/evening as I have recently retired from full-time teaching.

Willing to travel: 3 miles

Experience: 18 years 11 - 18

KS2 Year 6 (Mostly SATs preparation)

KS3 all National Curriculum Assessment Objectives

KS4 GCSE English and Literature: detailed knowledge and expertise in teaching the following boards:

AQA, Edexcel, OCR, Eduqas, Cambridge iGCSE, Cambridge O Level Language and International Edexcel

KS5 A Level

DBS Check: Yes

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Feedback For Anthony (13)

We have a total of 13 review(s) for Anthony.

Sarika (Ms)
25/05/2022

5/5 Rating

‘Virtuoso’ one word describes everything about you Anthony ”Thank you for your hard work in supporting my son. Your patience and commitment to supporting my son has mean a lot to my family” “I am so grateful to have you as my son’s teacher.It is clear that my son’s literacy skills have developed considerably while under your care”. Thank you so much


Georgina (Mrs)
13/10/2020

5/5 Rating

Anthony is a fantastic tutor. My son`s work has improved dramatically in a short time and he is really engaged in the lessons. I`m so pleased we found him and I would highly recommend.


Caroline (Mrs)
28/09/2020

5/5 Rating

I would highly recommend Anthony for English tutoring, my son is really enjoying his lessons and Anthony’s knowledge is second to none.


Kara (Mrs)
15/09/2020

5/5 Rating

Anthony is a fantastic tutor to my son who is studying for an English Language GCSE retake in the Autumn. Anthony is a very organised and engaging tutor and my son has definitely improved his English skills since studying with him. We appreciate Anthony`s specialist skills and he puts in so much effort when planning each lesson and providing feedback for my son afterwards. We are delighted to have found Anthony on the Tutor Hunt website over the Summer and would highly recommend him.


Rahima (Ms)
06/07/2020

5/5 Rating

Mr Anthony is an excellent, professional and very dedicated English tutor. He explains The material very well and makes learning engaging. Mr Anthony is a very knowledgable tutor and my son is very happy with the lessons he receives from Mr Anthony. He also listens to the student and adapts learning accordingly. So I would definitely highly recommend Mr Anthony. Hopefully My son will continue to take lessons from him till his final GCSE’s exams. 😇; Rahima Swindon.


Ruth (Mrs)
26/03/2020

5/5 Rating

Anthony was very accommodating to our needs and did lots of great prep and left us with some useful resources. Such a shame now that they can`t take their exams!


Fiona (Mrs)
25/03/2020

5/5 Rating

Anthony is a truly amazing teacher - my daughter`s words! He is very clear in making the information easy to understand and enjoyable. He is professional, friendly and has excellent communication as well as very knowledgeable on the subject. My daughter now feels very confident in English at GCSE and has helped her immensely. Highly recommended


Lindsay (Mr)
19/07/2018

5/5 Rating

Very supportive and understanding our son is enjoying working with Mr Anthony and seeing a difference already


Catherine (Ms)
26/05/2018

5/5 Rating

Very helpful and encouraging tutor.


Sophie (Miss)
18/08/2017

5/5 Rating

Anthony thoroughly helped me achieve a better grade in my A level English Literature. He explained and planned everything in fine detail as well as finding the correct assessment objectives. Overall, would highly recommend, he is easy to get on with and more importantly caters towards individual`s goals.


tara (Mrs)
25/08/2016

5/5 Rating

We are extremely pleased with our son`s English GCSE results. This is mainly due to all the hard work and effort put in by Anthony. He is a lovely, reliable tutor who has encouraged our son to do his best and we have seen the results. We would highly recommend Anthony to anyone seeking a wonderful tutor.

Thank you Anthony


Suzanne (Mrs)
05/05/2015

5/5 Rating

I would thoroughly recommend Anthony Wallace as an English tutor. He has prepared my son for his "GCSE English" exam and vastly improved his confidence, knowledge and prospects of getting a good grade. He is a friendly and pleasant person who makes the lesson an enjoyable experience. He fully utilities the time, providing the student with a good understanding of what is expected of them in the exam and how to approach questions to gain maximum marks. He has improved my son`s enjoyment of the subject, as well as his ability. Mr Wallace often goes beyond the call of duty, marking exams in his own time, for example, in preparation for the lesson.


Karen (Mrs)
02/10/2013

5/5 Rating

We are very impressed with Anthony who is tutoring our 13 year old son in English and Media.
He is very professional and enthusiastic.
We would have no hesitation in recommending Anthony.


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