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LHanna GCSE English Tutor (North London)

LHanna Gold Member

  • Finchley Central (N3) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 20 Jul 2015
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Camden
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Regardless of subject or level, I always have a personal approach to teaching, ascertaining the individual needs of my students and adapting to favoured learning strategies. Good communication is essential.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
English Language and Literature - ages 9 - 18, including 11+, GCSE and A-Level, as well as adult students
Maths - ages 9 - 16, including 11+ and GCSE
11+ Entrance Exams - English, Maths, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
Chemistry GCSE
Biology GCSE
Public Speaking and Presentation
Drama/LAMDA exams

My profession as an actress encourages me to teach adults looking for public speaking and presentational skills. I also have experience of copywriting, proof-reading and editing.
Tell me about your qualifications.
BA English Language and Literature - Oxford University, 2005-2008
Post-Graduate Acting - The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, 2009-2011
A-Levels - AAA in English, Maths and Latin
AS-Levels - AAAAA in English, Maths, Latin, Biology and Chemistry
GCSEs - A* x 10 in English Language, English Literature, Maths (taken one year early), Dual Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics), French, Spanish, Latin, History, Drama
What kind of experience do you have?
In 2003, I first begаn teаching mаths аnd English tо grоups оf students between the аges оf 8 – 17-yeаrs-оld аt The Educаtiоn Centre in Hendоn, а smаll institutiоn thаt оffers evening аnd weekend clаsses. Since then, аt vаrying levels оf intensity, I hаve cоntinued tо teаch in the fоrm оf privаte tuitiоn, with cоre subjects оf Maths аnd English, as well as Drama and Public Speaking.
I hаve extensive experience оf 11+ Cоmmоn Entrаnce exаminаtiоns, including Verbаl аnd Nоn-Verbаl Reаsоning, securing plаces аt bоth privаte and stаte schооls, including Chаnning, South Hampstead, Nоtting Hill аnd Eаling High Schооl аnd Highgаte.

Mоst recently my teаching hаs fоcused оn A Level English, GCSE and 13+ English, Maths and Science, аs well аs 11+. I hаve аlsо tаught Lаtin аt 13+ level.

Recent exam success includes: 11+ entry to South Hampstead, Channing, City of London schools 2015
English GCSE (Edexcel) A+ 2014

I аlsо аssist drаmа clаsses fоr The Yоung Actоrs Cоmpаny in Sоuth Kensingtоn аnd аs а LAMDA-trаined аnd prоfessiоnаl аctress, often teach drama and presentation and public speaking skills.
How much do you charge?
11+ - £45
Key Stage 3 - £45
GCSE -£50
A-Level - £50

All fees subject to an additional £5 depending on distance I need to travel. No travel costs if you come to me.

Other levels/subjects to be negotiated
Where do you teach?
I am based in north London, UK, and am willing to travel to students in London, within reason.
Student are also welcome to come to me as I also teach at home.
When are you available?
As an actress, my teaching times are very flexible, including all weekdays and weekends, day and evening.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Ages 9 - 18 depending on subject (see Subjects).

This includes 11+, 13+, GCSE and A-Level, as well as Drama/LAMDA Exams and public speaking skills.

I am always happy to teach adult students.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
11+
13+
GCSE
A-Level
LAMDA Exams
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I have an enhanced CRB certificate
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am happy to teach via Skype and have experience teaching GCSE English in this way. However, wherever possible, I would encourage face-to-face tutorials.
Tell me about some of your current students.
Current students include:

11+ Maths, English and Reasoning - focusing on the North London Consortium Schools, Henrietta Barnet and streaming tests for JFS
13+ and KS3 Maths support
A Level English (Edexcel) - Yeats, Frankenstein, Brave New World and Oryx and Crake
Presentation and Communication Skills - looking at general communication skills both inside and outside of the workplace for a non-native English speaker
LAMDA Exams
Do you have a personal message for students?
'I am always doing things I cannot do. That is how I get to do them' - Pablo Picasso. That's the spirit!

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