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M Richards - Common Entrance, Maths, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Tuition in Wimbledon
Martin Richards Silver Member
- Wimbledon (SW19) View on map
- Last Logged In: 23 Oct 2013
- Sex: Male
- Can Travel To: CR SM
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- BA (hons) Physics/Computer Science - A-Levels Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Further Maths
- PGCE - University of Reading
- Current CRB held
- References are available upon request
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- Personal Message
- I have experience teaching maths to all ages and abilities (since graduating in 2005).
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
- GCSE - Maths, Physics
A Level - Maths, Physics, Further Maths (Modules - C1-4 FP1, FP2, M1-3, S1, S2)
Grammar school entrance exams.
11 plus (common entrance)
- Tell me about your qualifications.
- I hold A levels in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Further Maths (all at grade A). From this I know the best way to prepare for these exams and have the knowledge to help you succeed in them also.
I have a postgraduate teaching qualification from University of Reading.
I have a degree BA (Hons) from University of Cambridge in computer science.
- What kind of experience do you have?
- I have over two years working as a full time teacher.
I have tutored students since graduating in 2005.
- How much do you charge?
- £25 ph + additional travel charges if over 3 miles.
In general, I tailor my services for the tutee, please call me for a chat.
- Where do you teach?
- I can tutor from home (I live in a 3 bedroom house with living room), in Wimbledon (SW19). The closest tube is South Wimbledon which is a 10 minute walk.
Most tutees are based a maximum 10 minute drive from me.
- When are you available?
- regular sessions on Saturday or Sunday mornings.
School holiday revision sessions (fully available).
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
- Ages 11-18 years.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
- GCSEs, A Levels, Entrance exams - Oxbridge, 11 +, 11Plus.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Yes I have a full CRB certificate (which I always bring to the first session).
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
- I can tutor online over skype. I have webcam facilities and a microphone - I charge a reduced rate for this style of tuition, as I have no travelling costs.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
- Fully qualified teacher (GTCE).
- Where and with whom did you train?
- Postgraduate at University of Reading.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
- My current students are located in south west london, and are studying for GCSEs or A Levels. They are all aged 11-18 years. I am tutoring them Maths and Science.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
- I've been tutoring pupils for several years since graduating in 2005. This is one of the things that inspired me to take a PGCE course and become a fully qualified teacher. I am based in Wimbledon, but can travel to other areas within 10 miles (by car). I like to personalise my tuition sessions by finding out the details of what the student is working towards, before I come for my first session. I am happy to run an initial trial session, and payment is made on a per session basis, so if it's not beneficial for you then there are no commitments.
Although, I can tutor to a very advanced level, I have experience teaching all ages and abilities. For me it's clear that the people coming to me, need help and support with the subject....if everyone was a maths genius then tuition wouldn't exist!
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