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Karim (Tutor in Pinner)

Pinner, London
Home Town: Pinner
Member Since: 21/05/2018
Last Login: 6 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 34 minutes

My Qualifications

Manchester University
2-2  (1989)

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 Enhanced DBS Verified
How references rated Karim

Rates summary: 31.25 to 37.50 per hour
Basic Skills£31.25£37.50--
Eleven Plus£31.25---
Entrance Exams£31.25---

Information about Karim

Hello, my name is Karim.

I am a highly experienced and well-qualified tutor helping students prepare for the 11 plus, private school exams and Mathematics Key Stage 2 SATs. Exam techniques is one of my specialist skills.

My 11+ tuition courses have been designed to prepare children for all aspects of the 11+ in Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools, South West Herts Schools, and QE Boys entrance exams. They are relevant for children preparing for independent school entrance.

Understanding my pupils and devising a personalised programme of study lies at the core of my teaching practice. I have very small class sizes, typically 3 to 5 children in each. This means your child will have valuable one to one attention when they need it.

I can offer `1 to 1` and `2 to 1` tuition, please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Your child will benefit from a modern and well-equipped classroom for optimal learning.

The working environment is friendly and stress-free. Pupils will have opportunities to build confidence as they interact with each other and socialise the learning of harder topics.

Availability: Weekdays, Saturday and summer holidays

I receive students from Northwood, Pinner, Eastcote, Ruislip, Rayners Lane, Harrow, Moor Park, Northwood Hills, Hatch End, Rickmansworth and Watford.

Tutoring from a modern and well-equipped classroom for optimal learning, the teaching venue is in Pinner.

Serving Harrow, North Hillingdon, Harrow, Ealing, South Herts, and surrounding areas.

Willing to travel: Home Only

Experience: I have helped students gain offers from one or more of these schools:

- Watford Grammar School for Girls
- Watford Grammar School for Boys
- St. Clement Danes
- Parmiters
- Merchant Taylors` Boys School
- Queen Elizabeth`s School
- St. Helens (Northwood)
- Northwood College for Girls
- Dr Challoner`s Grammar School
- Dr Challoner`s High School
- Rickmansworth
- St. Paul`s (Boys)

I would be happy to put you in touch with parents for references.

- up-to-date Enhanced DBS Certificate
- academic background in science. I hold a B.Sc (Hons) in Physics


Maths and VR 11+ prep for SW Herts Consortium includes:

- Basic and core skills in maths
- Mental arithmetic development
- Solving word based problems
- Enhancing problem-solving skills
- Extracting data from diagrams
- Verbal Reasoning and Nets

For Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools additional 11+ prep includes:

- English Comprehension
- Meaning of words
- Grammar and punctuation
- Creative Writing
- Tactics for multiple-choice questions
- Non-Verbal Reasoning

Each course is aligned towards GL Assessment benchmarking.

Exam techniques are integrated within the preparatory work and common issues such as these are dealt with:

- reading questions incorrectly
- failing to check answers
- rushing a test or paper
- forgetting to answer questions
- time management

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching style is calm and informal. Although class discipline is always maintained I strive to make learning a fun process.

As parents have come to realise, it`s essential for children to be able to successfully apply what they have learnt under the potentially stressful conditions of an exam or test. Additional support via exam techniques helps children take advantage of the knowledge they possess and have recently acquired.

DBS (CRB) Check: Yes

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