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Newcastle-under-lyme, Staffordshire
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Member Since: 10/07/2012
Last Login: 6 hours ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 2 hours

My Qualifications

The University of Manchester
English Literature
2:2  (1991)

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Information about Sue

Approachable, efficient and successful personal tutor! I am described as dynamic, enthusiastic and patient.

The range of my experience means that your child can be guaranteed work which will match their actual needs, not be constrained within the limit for their year group, allowing confidence to develop and progress to made. Whether the learner needs assistance in maths, English, preparation for entrance exams or EFL, I can help.

I have had enormous success with coaching pupils to pass entrance examinations to a large number of Selective Schools in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Shropshire and further afield.

Marking Key Stage Two Tests (and the Key stage three tests when they were used) and GCSE exams over the years, helps in giving children a boost in their preparation for these important assessments. I`m frequently employed by schools to boost pupils` performance in English and Maths, with excellent results.

With extensive experience and training in Reading Recovery and Dyslexia strategies, children I`ve been fortunate enough to work with have made significant progress, frequently beyond school expectations. Intensive training and extensive experience has also enabled me to improve pupils` confidence and ability in maths and English.

Availability: Evenings and all day on Saturdays. Weekdays and Saturdays during school holidays. I generally don`t tutor on Sundays - needing time for my family and to prepare for the coming week,

During the current situation, my schools have closed and I am now available to teach via Skype. Each lesson will only involve one child, so it will be very similar to face-to-face sessions.

Willing to travel: 2 miles

Experience: Working as a teacher for over 20 years, throughout all four Key Stages, teaching Maths and English and as a tutor for pupils of all ages, I can help your child to reach their full potential.

I`ve designed and delivered programmes for gifted and talented pupils as well as those struggling in mainstream education. Both these groups have one thing in common: their needs are not being met in school.

Marker for Key Stage Two and Three SATs and GSCE English for a number of years. I`ve also marked maths examinations.

EFL tutor for children and adults for over 10 years.

DBS Check: Yes

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Feedback For Sue (7)

We have a total of 7 review(s) for Sue.

Jade (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My daughter has had a few sessions with Sue now and I am extremely pleased with her enthusiasm and style of tutoring.

Thelma (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

She has been great working with my daughter. Always giving feedback on next steps and this has helped us as parents.

naheda (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Really friendly and helpful teacher. Sue has been turoring my son in maths and english.

Tutors Response :

Thank you. It’s a pleasure working with him and I wish him every success in his exams.

Annette (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

I am happy with the progress my child is making and would be happy to recommend Sue.

Vicky (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Only had one session so far, Sue was great. Very welcoming, quickly assessed what was needed, and was very reassuring. As an adult needing `refresher` help, I`d highly recommend her.

Tutors Response :

Thank you very much!
You underestimate yourself - you are fabulous at maths and deserve to do well.

Jasveen (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

She is fantastic lady with wonderful teaching skill , my boy really get along very well and guess what in two sitting , he already writing his name !! So I will definitely going to recommend her :-)

Tutors Response :

Thank you very much! I`m sure I don`t deserve it.
He focuses well and tries hard to please - which is why he will continue to blossom.
It`s always a pleasure to work with children and see the rapid progression they can make.

Alison (Mrs)

4/5 Rating

My son has only had one session so can`t really provide the excellent rating at this stage but have to say he has already gained valuable knowledge in this very short period of time!
Sue is extremely flexible with times and very encouraging/ motivating. She has already set additional work which she has discussed first so this should lead to more practise and an increase in confidence when approaching papers.This is definitely money well worth spent.

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