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Gary thomson - Maths/ Numeracy/ Computer Skills Tutor in Edinburgh

gary thomson Higher Maths Tutor (Edinburgh)

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  • Bonnyrigg (EH19) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 29 Mar 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Can Travel To: East Lothian, West Lothian
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  • Professional Qualification B Sc
  • Professional Qualification PGCE
  • Professional Membership Mathematical Association
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I am a professionally qualified teacher, and experienced tutor, offering tuition in mathematics. My method is to instill a positive attitude in my tutees towards their maths studies. This combined with hard work on basics should see them through.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Mathematics to SQA Advanced Higher, plus GCSE Maths and A level.
Tell me about your qualifications.
B Sc Mathematics
PGCE in Secondary Maths
IEE Certificate in Software Engineering
What kind of experience do you have?
4 years teaching in schools in Scotland. 5 years as a private tutor.
How much do you charge?
£30 per hour.
Where do you teach?
I travel to the student's home.
When are you available?
Monday to Friday 4PM to 7PM. Saturday AM if that suits some people better.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
14 to 18 in Maths.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
National 5
Advanced Higher
A level including Further Maths -- all exam boards
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a PVG registration from Disclosure Scotland last updated on 11/10/2016
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am available to be contacted via email and my blog at and also via Skype.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of The Mathematical Association.
Where and with whom did you train?
My PGCE is from Durham University.
Tell me about some of your current students.
In 2016/2017 my tutees obtained 3 A passes, 2 B passes, and 3 C passes.

In 2015/2016 my tutees obtained 3 A passes, and a B, plus 6 C passes.

I am looking forward to even better levels of success in 2017/2018.

I am seeing an increase in the number of enhanced grades obtained by my tutees year on year since I started in 2012. I'd like to help you get an A in 2018.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Try to revise as you go along. This should build your understanding and enable you to more confidently learn new topics.