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Simon (Tutor in Surrey)

Simon
Simon
Tutor
Surrey
Feedback Score:
+8
Member Since: 18/02/2017
Last Login: 2 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 2 hours

My Qualifications

MEd
The University of Warwick
Master of Education
Pass  (1986)
PGCE
Oxford University
Post Graduate Certificate in Educat...
Pass  (1978)
BSc
The University of Birmingham
Biology
Hons (III)  (1975)

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Information about Simon

For each student, I establish their learning style and tailor a programme of teaching and testing that maximises their chances of exam success…and we have a lot of fun, too!

Availability: I`m a full-time online as well as face-to-face tutor, so I can usually find a time to suit you.

Willing to travel: 5 miles

Experience: 10 years classroom teaching in comprehensive and independent schools - all ages up to A-level
12 years tutoring science at GCSE, IGCSE and A-level.
15 years in educational publishing

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Feedback For Simon (8)

We have a total of 8 review(s) for Simon.

Charlotte (Miss)
01/08/2020

5/5 Rating

My granddaughter is commencing biology A level tuition with Simon in September . They have had an initial discussion by Zoom and Charlotte feels that completely happy after their conversation and is looking forward to her first tuition the first week in September.

Tutors Response :

Thank you for that feedback...I`m looking forward to seeing Charlotte again and getting on with some valuable revision!


Bijou (Miss)
15/02/2020

5/5 Rating

Very kind and good at explaining answers


Ceri (Mrs)
29/08/2019

5/5 Rating

Very passionate and astonishingly well prepared with a host of resources. He always helped exactly where needed but by talking it through rather than just telling daughter the answer.


Clair (Ms)
08/11/2018

5/5 Rating

Simon is an excellent tutor - currently helping with A level Biology. He is very thorough and prepares a lot of helpful supporting material.

Tutors Response :

Thank you for your kind comments, Clair. The important thing is for Katie to make use of the resources to improve her understanding. There is evidence that she`s doing that, but she must sustain that effort. Simon


Fiona (Mrs)
14/08/2018

5/5 Rating

Simon is excellent - material, resources, organisation & working with the individual.

Tutors Response :

Thank you, Fiona. I really appreciate your comment. Niamh seems keen to learn and I look forward to supporting her during her science studies in Year 11.


Dina (Mrs)
25/06/2018

5/5 Rating

We were lucky to have found Simon through the Tutor Hunt! Having received quite poor predicted A Level grades in AS we were looking for a tutor who will not only help prepare for the final exam in Biology but, most importantly, be able to make the change in the attitude towards the subject and make the revision process effective as well as interesting. My son had weekly classes with Simon for the entire final year at school (he just finished his A level exams this June). Since he started his lessons with Simon, we could immediately see the transformation not only in the grades but in his approach to the subject - he was so keen to learn and prepare for the next lesson! Our son`s school teachers (he is in one of the top 5 private schools in the UK) were also quick to notice the change and immediate improvement in the attitude towards and quality of homework. Simon has some fantastic learning resources: videos as well as printed materials. He is super organised, uses the lesson time efficiently and always assigns plenty of homework to do for the next lesson. We can`t wait for the Biology exam results to come through on 16 August! My son says he found the exams easy as he new exactly what he needed to do - he had lots of practice with Simon to prepare! I would thoroughly recommend Simon to any anxious parent like me who is going through the A level exam nightmare!


Priyani (Miss)
27/11/2017

5/5 Rating

Simon is a great Tutor. Simon`s question based approach to teaching is a very good strategy to make a student well prepared for the exams with thorough knowledge.


Eileen (Mrs)
13/07/2017

4/5 Rating

Simon is very patient and thorough. He is flexible to my son`s requirements and always reliable.

Tutors Response :

Thank you, Eileen. I appreciate your feedback and I aim to carry on supporting Sam as much as I can. It`s a team effort! Simon


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