Information about Christopher
Described by a senior tutor colleague as having a "calm nature and approachable personality", I seek to motivate tutees by giving the subject context and relevance. Believe it or not, maths can be both interesting and fun!
In addition to working with individual tutees out-of-school with a view to enhancing both their confidence at tackling the particular challenges that maths presents and their enjoyment of the subject itself, my recent (and current) experience includes working in-school (a large secondary in Bristol) with pupils who are perceived to be borderline candidates and who are thought by their subject teacher as being likely to benefit from a year`s one-on-one focused tuition in Y11 in the run-up to GCSE. I take time to get to know my pupils, to understand their strengths and weaknesses, and to tailor a course of work best suited to their specific individual needs. This is kept under regular review, modified to reflect progress and tested periodically by reference to past papers.
Availability: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (and occasionally evenings by prior arrangement). I currently have (some) availability during the summer vacation and into the early part of the new school year.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: I act as a governor to two schools in the area, one in Bristol and the other in Stroud. As such, I am closely and directly involved in matters of oversight and curriculum and take a particular interest in the teaching of maths. Although I do not teach in either of these schools, I am a visiting tutor to a large secondary school in north Bristol where I focus on one-to-one tuition for Y10 and Y11 students in preparation for GCSE.
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Feedback For Christopher (4)
Feedback from my grandson is that Chris is very approachable and makes the subject fun. He is very patient and explains everything very clearly. Would recommend Chris to others.
A superb tutor who tutored and motivated my 16 year old son And gave him much needed confidence to resist a maths gcse, his help and professional yet approachable manner is much appreciated
Excellent tutor. I am so glad we booked him.
Excellent tutor always punctual .Our son likes him and enthusiastic for his sessions.