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Maths/ English/ Dyslexia Tutor in Stroud - Kirsty Duffy

Kirsty Duffy Dyslexia Tutor (Gloucester)

Kirsty Duffy

  • Stonehouse (GL10)
  • Last Logged In: 10 Jun 2018
  • Sex: Female
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As a fully qualified and experienced dyslexic specialist I have a proven track record both with struggling pupils and those needing a skills boost. I deliver carefully planned lessons to target specific skills, using up to date resources.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Following the purchase of Units of Sound version 6 - the most up to date (online) version of this literacy program for dyslexics - I am a certified Units of Sound Practitioner. I also teach reading, spelling, handwriting and Maths - both for a general skills boost and in preparation for KS2 SATs.
Tell me about your qualifications.
BEd (Hons) Notts.
Post Graduate Diploma SpLD - Kingston University/Dyslexia Institute
What kind of experience do you have?
Currently tutoring for the Gloucestershire Dyslexia Association. Over 20 years full-time specialist teaching - independent and state school pupils in the Stroud area. Private tuition ongoing.
How much do you charge?
£30/hour working from home.
Where do you teach?
I teach at home in Stonehouse near Stroud.
When are you available?
Weekdays (not Friday am) and holidays. I can be flexible.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Age 7 years to 13 years.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Up-to-date DBS certificate - January 2017
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Associate of the Dyslexia Guild (Guild Members Directory)
Where and with whom did you train?
Dyslexia Institute, Bath
Tell me about some of your current students.
My current pupils are aged 7 to 14 years. Most have a dyslexia or dysgraphia diagnosis from a formal assessment. Some have associated Maths difficulties. Subjects being taught are reading, spelling, and writing - the latter includes structured creative writing tasks as well as handwriting. Study skills are included as needed.
Experience with tutoring for SATs KS2.