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Alan Woods A-level Chemistry Tutor (Derby)

Alan Woods

  • Central Derby (DE1)
  • Last Logged In: 14 Dec 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Amber Valley, Chesterfield, Erewash, Nottingham, South Derbyshire
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Personal Message
I was a very successful Head of Department and since retirement I have been giving private tuition. I am familiar with all the major syllabi including Edexcel, OCR and AQA.
The feedback from students I have taught has always been great .
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach A Level Chemistry and GCSE Science.
Tell me about your qualifications.
Chemistry Degree. A.R.I.C. Teaching certificate
What kind of experience do you have?
30 years teaching. 12 years successful tutoring
How much do you charge?
£24 an hour for A level, £24 an hour for GCSE. I charge a small amount extra if I have to travel. I usually do 2 hour sessions with a break half way if necessary but there is no fixed timetable so sessions can be when they are required. I also cover a huge amount of ground quickly but with full understanding of the concepts.
Where do you teach?
At home or students' homes. Derby, Nottingham, Mansfield, Chesterfield areas.
When are you available?
Daytime and evenings.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
GCSE and A-Level (10 years upwards including adults)
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Anything up to A level. For instance I have taught basic Physics to a deep sea diver who had to pass some technical exams.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Registered in 2017
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
No online tutoring
Where and with whom did you train?
Derby University, Salford University. Nottingham Teaching College (now a University)
Tell me about some of your current students.
One of my past students at the Nottingham High School for Girls obtained 100% in her A Level final exam. The first student at the High School to achieve this.
One of my students from Duffield also obtained 100% in his final examination. I have also had other students at GCSE and AS level obtaining 100%.
I usually am given 5/5 for my tutoring.
Do you have a personal message for students?
I was a very successful Head of Department and since retirement I have been giving private tuition. I am familiar with all the major syllabi including Edexcel, OCR and AQA. I like to make sessions relaxed, interesting and enjoyable but challenging. Exam. technique is always strongly emphasized.