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Tutors in YO postcode
|Charles Wordsworth||Whitby, YO22|
|Diane Kirk||York, YO31|
|Dr Charlotte Bates||Pocklington, York, YO42|
Tutors travelling to YO
|Sara Wein36||Leeds, LS17|
|Sanam Arora||Harrow, HA1|
|Victoria Grigg||Lambeth, London, SW9|
|Sowmya||Waterloo, London, SE1|
|Spanish Tutor MK||Milton Keynes, MK4|
|Emma Storey||Fulham, London, SW6|
|Natasha Tiwari||Kent, ME8|
|Tess Seddon||Stoke Newington, N16|
|Joseph Alexander Todd||London, SE14|
|Nicholas Parkinson||South East London, SE26|
|Dr Margaret Nwagwu||Nottingham, NG8|
|Jon Clark||Welwyn Garden City, AL7|
|Yvonne Mason||Powys, and Online, SY15|
|Teresa Chilton||Worcester, WR4|
|West's Coaching Service||Oxford, OX2|
|Julie Roberts||Plymouth, PL3|
|Helen Skarpari||NEW MALDEN, KT3|
|Lindsay Nova||Dartford, DA9|
|Gabrielle Jourdan||North London, NW1|
|Basit Kirmani, MA (Cambridge)||Baker Street, NW1|
|Jessica Whitehead||London, SW1|
|Tamara Galloway||Orpington, BR6|
|Tamsin Dundas||Highgate, N2|
|Mr.Kanesalingam||Ilford, Essex, IG3|
|Gabrielle Robinson||Worthing, BN11|
|Janette Sedgebeer||London, SE26|
|Helen Duff||North London, N16|
|Catherine Wright||London, SW16|
|Carla J||Dubai, fees in AED, D1|
|Gary Budden||Willesden Green, NW2|
|Monica Janssens||London, TN36|
|Stephen Leatherdale||Colchester, Essex, CM9|
|Edward Mason||Guildford, GU2|
|Suzanne Delves||New Malden, KT3|
|Ruth Farrell||Burton on Trent, DE15|
|Sarah Wiesendanger||Guildford, GU12|
|Bryan Dadson||London, SW18|
|Nicholas Prasad||London, N8|
|Emily Hale||Forest Hill, SE23|
|Gerard A Specialist 11+ Tutor||London, SE3|
|Kathryn Dalton||walsall, WS3|
|Kristina Symons||Eltham, SE9|
|James Heath||Birmingham, B1|
|Denise Byrne||Islington, N5|
|Viv||Victoria & Dorking, SW1|
|Natasha Chan||South Croydon, CR2|
|Mrs Thanvi||South Woodford, E18|
|Jeff Bragg||Sutton, SM1|
|Keith Wilmot||Birmingham, B31|
|Tina Hemphill||Banbury, OX16|
|Jill Dowling||Marlow, Bucks, SL7|
|Louisa Gray||West London, TW7|
|Mandy Lall||Gravesend, Kent, DA11|
|H Backley||Heathfield, TN21|
|Tiffani Vinyard||Hemel Hempstead, HP2|
|Edmund Lovatt||Oxford, OX1|
|B sharma||Chelmsford, CM1|
|Alice Marshall||Battersea, SW11|
|Mr Dalton||Bloxwich, WS3|
|Linda de Klerk||Herne Hill, SE24|
|Seval (Miss)||Battersea, SW8|
|Pete Goodland||Sheffield SYorks, S4|
|Pauline Midwinter||Ashford, TN23|
|Joanne Leach||Southgate, Enfield, N14|
|Ruth Mitchell||Bow, East London, E3|
|Mrs P||Enfield, EN3|
|Mrs Bhatia||Clayhall, Ilford, IG5|
|Mary Thompson||South London, SW16|
|Tim Strauss||Brighton, BN1|
|Miranda Wirz||Eccleshall, ST21|
|Estelle Makin||Beeston/ Nottingham, NG9|
|Dr Rajandra Shah||Northampton, NN1|
|Sara Wein36||Leeds, LS17|
|Claire Price||London, SW4|
|Mary Kidson||Ledbury, HR8|
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- Personal Message
- If you are worried about your child's progress at school, do something about it!. Come to meet me, with your child, talk about your concerns and I will explain how I can help.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
- I teach primary maths, literacy and science and I specialise in teaching dyslexic and dyscalculic pupils who are finding it difficult to progress in a class situation.
Many of my pupils experience difficulties in learning because they have poor working memories, so from the end of October I will be offering "Cogmed" working memory training to help pupils develop the tools they need for learning. Cogmed is a programme, based on strong scientific research, that improves attention and the ability to focus and follow instructions, as well as improving reading comprehension and listening skills. Research shows that it works with 8 of 10 people with poor working memories.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
- I have a basic teaching certificate, a Certificate in Early Childhood Education, an Advanced Diploma in Applied Educational Studies, a Master of Education Degree and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia and Literacy. I was awarded Approved Teacher of the British Dyslexia Association status in 2006.
I believe continual professional development is important and I attend courses and Dyslexia Guild conferences to keep me updated with current research findings and good practice. I am currently completing a course for the Certificate in Competence in Educational Testing, Accredited by the British Psychological Society.
- What kind of experience do you have?
- I originally taught science and maths in secondary schools and then converted to teaching in primary schools. I taught in both state and independent schools. The last school I taught in (for five years), was Chapter House, Queen Ethelburga's College. I then trained to teach dyslexic pupils individually and in 2006 was awarded British Dyslexia Association Approved Teacher Status.
Since then I have taught numerous pupils on the dyslexia spectrum - some with severe difficulties and some with only minor problems. Frequently I find that pupils that come to me for help, have poor working memory which affects their ability to learn, so I have trained as a Cogmed coach and offer online working memory training.
- How much do you charge?
- £34 per hour for individual tuition - initial interview with trial lesson free
£320 for a 5 week Cogmed working memory course and coaching - consisting of 25 days training.
- Where do you teach?
- I teach at my house. There is good parking and a room adjacent to the teaching room, where parents may wait during the lesson if they wish. Some parents choose to leave their child and go to nearby Monk's Cross.
- When are you available?
- I teach Monday to Saturday. Fees are only paid for lessons taken and if a child is absent through illness or holidays there is no charge.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
- I usually teach from ages six to sixteen, but I also teach adults.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
- Many parents come to me when their children are nearing the end of their time at primary school, as they are aware that once they are at secondary school children have less time to spend on the basics of literacy. If the foundations of literacy are not securely in place by then, pupils will find it very difficult to work and progress in other subject areas. I encourage parents to start tuition with me early, by Year 3 or 4 if possible, and not to wait until Year 6.
I prepare children for Key Stage 2 maths SATS., and I have tutored children to enable them to pass entrance examinations into private schools.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- I have an up to date (January, 2012),Enhanced Disclosure which is available for parents to see.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
- For the Cogmed working memory training courses, pupils work on their own computer at home for all or most of the training. I follow their training online and communicate with them either by email, Skype, telephone or they can visit me for face to face help.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
- I am a member of the Dyslexia Guild.
- Where and with whom did you train?
- My dyslexia training was with the Dyslexia Institute which has now merged with Dyslexia Action.
My Master of Education degree was with The University of Leeds.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
- I currently teach some pupils with moderate dyslexia, some who are only mildly dyslexic but who have been working below their potential at school and just need a bit of extra support to boost their confidence. I teach one child who is home taught because he has Asperger's Syndrome and could not learn in a classroom situation. In the spring and summer term 2012, I visited a private school three times a week to give an intensive course of reading and spelling to a bright, but dyslexic 13 year old boarder. I have one adult pupil who is determined to finally overcome his difficulties. I have one dyspraxic boy, who I am helping with his handwriting.
I teach maths to quite a few children. Some have maths difficulties connected to dyslexia, some have poor working memories and some have dyscalculia. I work with the dyscalculic pupils to build up the basic concepts of numbers - initially so they can add and subtract numbers without thinking in ones and without counting on their fingers.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
- Dyslexia affects people irrespective of their general intelligence. In a classroom situation dyslexic children inevitably fall behind or, if very bright, perform adequately but fail to achieve their potential. With one to one tuition, where they can be taught in the way research psychologists have found is best, dyslexic pupils can reach a level of literacy that will allow them to be successful in whatever area they choose. On a personal level, my nephew was assessed as dyslexic by a psychologist when he was a child and yet went to Oxford University and is now part of the management team of Proctor and Gamble in Geneva; my niece is also dyslexic but went to Cambridge University and is now a lawyer with a major law firm in London and my youngest son is dyslexic but gained a degree in digital music at Brighton university and is now a musician.