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Surbiton, Surrey
Home Town: Surbiton
Member Since: 18/04/2017
Last Login: 8 months ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 1 year

My Qualifications

Kingston University
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Hi...
Pass  (2013)
Kingston College
Creative Writing
First  (2013)
Kingston University
Creative Writing and Journalism
First (Hons)  (2011)

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Information about Lucy

I have been a self-employed tutor, workshop facilitator and mentor for the last seven years. I have a First Class BA (Hons) in Creative Writing and Journalism and an MFA (Distinction) in Creative Writing, specialising in poetry. I also hold a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCLTHE). As part of this qualification I taught creative writing to undergraduates for the academic year 2012-2013, and have also supervised at postgraduate level.I am a widely published writer, poet and walking artist. My work has been featured in The Guardian and on BBC Radio 4, and is taught as part of the Open University MA in Creative Writing.

“I feel much more confident with my writing and language analysis. Lucy has helped me significantly throughout the years and I am very grateful for everything. I would definitely recommend her for everyone! Fantastic tutor.”
S, GCSE English student, 2019

“Thanks for helping me to enjoy creative writing and English in general more – I couldn’t have done it without you.”
G, GCSE English student, 2019

Availability: After school Mon/Wed/Thurs from 4-8pm and Saturday mornings from 9am - midday.
Other times may be possible - please contact me to discuss. All tutoring is currently offered online via Zoom due to Covid.

Willing to travel: Home Only

Experience: I have experience of tutoring for AS English Literature, GCSE English Language and Literature, SATs booster sessions for KS2 Year 6 pupils, and tutoring for KS3 literacy. I have experience of tutoring for 13+ Common Entrance English examinations. I supervised a postgraduate student’s MFA in Creative Writing dissertation at Kingston University. I tutor privately and in schools, on a one-to-one and small group basis.
I am patient and friendly and will tailor sessions to meet the individual needs and requirements of each student, at whatever level they are studying at. This could mean a focus on spelling, punctuation and grammar, essay writing or reading comprehension and text analysis. I am also aware of the importance of exam skills and the difference these can make in attaining grades, particularly for GCSE and A levels.

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