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Dr Laura Brown tutors maths, biology and chemistry up to GCSE and holds the following qualifications/certificates:

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  • A-levels: Biology, Chemistry and Psychology (2007)

  • Bsc Biological Sciences (2010) - First Class with Honours Degree ,University of Leicester.

  • PhD in Neuroscience (2016) - University College London.

  • Four years private tutoring experience - face-to-face, online and within schools. 

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2019,2020)

  • Basic safeguarding and prevent training course (2019)

  • Strong scientific biological background - Laura has worked in a scientific and engineering technology company                                            and tailors the science contents she teaches to many of her own experiences in the lab.

 

  • Every child matters and is unique - Laura understands that not everyone is a natural learner and that everyone learns at different paces, and from her own experience of learning, has worked exceptionally hard to achieve the position of where she is today. 

  • Concepts explained from beginning to end - Laura and the other tutors often use interactive learning approaches to solidify concepts. In teaching, they very often avoid using large blocks of texts, rather diagrams and visual clips to help portray key concepts. They believe it is fundamental that foundation concepts are well understood before moving onto more complex concepts. 

  • Learning should be fun and interactive - Laura truly believes every child has the ability to achieve their fullest potential, given they are understood and learn in the correct environment. Learning should not be a chore, but enjoyable and interesting. Laura aims to strengthen confidence which often leads to more productive learning. 

Ms F Tamsin Howard specialises in English and tutors up to A-level English Literature and GCSE English Language, History and Music. She also tutors primary school Year 6 SATs prep and the 11 plus extrance exam prep. 

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  • University Degree: Durham University, English Literature (Q300) with First Class Honours.

  • A-levels: English Literature (A*), Art & Design (A*), Music (A)

  • GCSEs: 4A* and 6As

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (November 2020)

  • Specialism: English Literature

 

Tamsin has been tutoring privately for the past two years and understands the importance in having the continuity of regular 1:1 tutoring during such uncertain times. She graduated from Durham University this year with a First Class Honours in English Literature and aims to inspire, motivate and build confidence in her students. During her time at university, she was the recipient of the Vice Chancellor Scholarship for Music. In her spare time, Tamsin enjoys completing sudokus and taking long walks in the fens.

 

She prioritises the following things in her teaching.

 

To…

 

(1) To demystify what is expected of students in their exams.

(2) To build upon students' ability to talk about literature in a meaningful, nuanced and sophisticated way

(3) To equip students with tangible methods and tools for analysing literature

(4) To foster more confidence in students' abilities to analyse texts and make critical observations, whatever their level

(5) To offer a bespoke learning experience suited to the individual's needs

(6) To provide a structured, supportive and kind learning environment for students

Ms. GeorgieRobertson tutors up to A-level Maths and Chemistry and up to GCSE maths and triple science (biology, chemistry and physics) She holds the following qualifications/certificates:

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  • 2i Msc in Material Sciences

  • A-levels: Chemistry (A*) and Maths (A*), Physics (A*), Philosophy (A).

  • GCSEs: A* Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Religious Studies, Design & Technology, French, English Literature, Latin. A in English Language and Additional Maths. 

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2020)

  • Specialism: Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Georgie enjoys helping her students discover a passion for their scientific and mathematical studies, she has been tutoring privately over this past year. With modules in chemistry, maths and physics in her undergraduate degree, she has a practical and interdisciplinary approach to making sure the curriculum is well understood.  She is currently tutoring alongside studying for a PhD in Materials Science at Cambridge University. 

Mr James Desmet tutors up to A-level maths, biology and chemistry and up to GCSE maths, biology, chemistry and physics. He holds the following qualifications/certificates:

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  • A-levels: Biology (A*), Chemistry (A*) and Maths (A*)

  • GCSEs: 9 GCSEs A*-C

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2020)

  • Specialism: Maths and Chemistry

James has been privately tutoring for the past two years and has a passion for  sciences and maths. He is currently tutoring a year 6 SATs prep group as well as many GCSE and A-level students.

He enjoys helping young people learn and sharing his knowledge and techniques with others. James is also very good at giving exam advice and study techniques.  

James is studying Chemistry at Imperial University and tutoring alongside his degree. 

Miss Shamaila Hussain tutors up to A-level maths and triple science (biology, chemistry and physics) and up to GCSE English. She holds the following qualifications/certificates:

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  • A-levels: Biology (A), Chemistry (A*) and Maths (A*), Physics (A), further maths (B). 

  • GCSEs: 9As and 1 A*

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2020)

  • Specialism: Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Shamaila is a computer science graduate. She studied biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and further mathematics at A level. She has been tutoring for 6 years and specialises in tutoring English (up to GCSE), mathematics (up to A level), chemistry (up to A level), physics (up to A level), biology (up to A level) and computer science/programming (up to degree level). Shamaila tutors a wide range of children from primary, secondary and A-level. She is very good at communicating with all ages and presenting information at the appropriate level. She builds up from foundations, is patient and methodical in her approach.  

Mr Oliver Brown tutors up to AS level maths and physics and up to GCSE maths, biology, physics and chemistry & Key stage three maths and science for Cambridge Online Tuition. He holds the following qualifications:

  • A-levels: Maths, Further Maths, Physics and History. (Predicted A*).

  • GCSEs: 6 grade 9s in English, Maths and Triple Science, 2 grade 8s and 2 grade 7s. 

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2020)

  • Specialism: Maths and Physics 

Oliver has been tutoring over the last year face to face in his spare time whilst studying for his A-levels. In particular, he has a lot of experience with KS3 and GCSE. Oliver enjoys seeing students learn, especially in subjects he had a real passion for and has a great ability to motivate students, seeing them through any frustrations they may be having. Like Dr Brown, Oliver ensures he explains concepts from the beginning and believes laying the foundations is essential before building on the more challenging concepts. He is in the process of completing his A-level at Hill road sixth form college and so is up to date with current UK maths and science syllabus. In the future, Oliver is planning on applying for maths at a top university in the UK. In his spare time, Oliver enjoys playing drums in two bands, the Karma Violets and Influx of Insanity which makes for a nice break from his academic life. 

Ms Sara Morsi tutors up to GCSE maths and Science and up to primary level English for Cambridge Online Tuition. She holds the following qualifications:

  • A-levels: Biology (B), Chemistry (B) and English Literature (B)

  • GCSEs: 12A*-B grades

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2020)

  • Specialism: Maths, English and Science

Having completed a Masters degree in pharmacy and with A levels in Biology, Chemistry and English Literature. Sara has in-depth knowledge and skills in the core subjects; Science, English, and Maths which she is passionate about sharing with others through tutoring. She takes pride in preparing and delivering interesting and interactive sessions to students of various ages to empower them to learn and achieve their goals. She also enjoys advising and mentoring prospective and current pharmacy students who are at university in a variety of areas, such as clinical topics and pharmaceutical calculations to securing and preparing for pharmacy placements and the pre-registration trainee year. 

Mr James Tunnicliffe-Wilson tutors up to AS level maths and physics and GCSE double/triple chemistry/biology. He holds the following qualifications:

  • A-levels: Maths, further maths, physics and history (predicted A*).

  • GCSEs: 7 9s at GCSE including core sciences + maths. 8s in computer science and astronomy, with 13 GCSEs at level 7 and above. 

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2020)

  • Specialism: Maths & physics

James has a strong academic background, studying maths, further maths, physics and history A levels at Hills Road sixth form college. He also has experience tutoring family and close friends for their GCSEs. James uses his personal experience with the new GCSE and A level specifications to tutor in maths and science. He uses his understanding of, and passion for, these subjects to build a bedrock of core concepts which can then be expanded on to stretch tutees and help them move forward with their learning. He is planning to carry on tutoring while studying  economics at a Russell group university next year.

Mr Mahdi Khamedi tutors up to AS level maths and physics and GCSE double/triple chemistry/biology. He holds the following qualifications:

  • A-levels: Biology (A),  Chemistry (A) and Maths (A).

  • GCSEs: A* Chemistry & physics, A Biology & Maths - 10 in total A*-C.

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2020)

  • Specialism: Maths & Science

Mahdi enjoys learning about the sciences and maths and using his passion to teach them. He believes learning the theory of the subject is equally as important as doing exam practice and tries to incorporate that within his lessons. He is good at explaining complex concepts and at giving revision techniques. He has mentored A-Level chemistry students in the past and recently started privately tutoring. He is currently tutoring KS3 and KS4 students for Cambridge Online. Madhi plans to study chemical engineering at University in 2021. 

Ms Szilvia Rosental tutors up to AS level maths and English and GCSE double/triple science. She holds the following qualifications:

  • A-levels:  Maths, further maths, English Literature and Spanish (Predicted A*)

  • GCSEs: Straight set of 11 grade 9s and an A in additional maths

  • Valid enhanced DBS certificate (2020)

  • Specialism: Maths & Science

Szilvia understands from personal experience the importance of balancing theoretical knowledge with practice questions when preparing for exams. She incorporates this into her tutoring, helping tutees both further their learning and prepare for the format of the exams, introducing more complicated concepts and questions to stretch tutees where necessary. She tries to link concepts to real-life examples and point out strategies for remembering key pieces of information as much as possible. Her strong academic background and experience from tutoring peers and family for GCSEs help her approach the material from a learner’s perspective and structure sessions accordingly. Szilvia is planning to study economics at a Russell Group university from 2021.

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