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Nigel Straney - Chemistry Tutor in Evesham, Worcester & Online

Nigel Straney A-level Chemistry Tutor (Worcester)

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  • Evesham (WR11)
  • Last Logged In: 15 Jan 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Can Travel To: South Gloucestershire, Stratford-on-Avon, Stroud, Swindon, Tewkesbury, Vale of White Horse, West Oxfordshire, Wiltshire
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  • Professional Qualification BSc Hons in Biochemistry from Queens University Belfast
  • Professional Qualification PGCE from University of Hull. Teaching for 19 years
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS (enhanced) yes
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I am a leading Online Chemistry Tutor with 19 years teaching experience, 20 years tutoring experience and I am an examiner. I use self produced syllabus specific notes and powerpoints to teach CIE, Edexcel, AQA,OCR A and IB syllabus.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Chemistry IGCSE (CIE / Edexcel)
Chemistry AS and A2 Level (CIE / Edexcel / AQA / OCR A / IB) (1-to-1 tuition)

Now offering recorded video lessons as an alternative to 1-to-1 lessons. Get complete access to the CIE IGCSE Chemistry for £29.99 per month. Edexcel IAL Unit 4 Chemistry for £19.99 per month
Tell me about your qualifications.
Hons. degree in Biochemistry from Queens University Belfast and PGCE from the University of Hull
What kind of experience do you have?
I have 19 years teaching experience in schools and 20 years of tuition experience. I have worked both in a state school in the UK and in a top international school in the Middle East. Our Chemistry department was extremely successful and 65% of students received a top grade (A star) in the Cambridge IGCSE examinations. As a tutor, I have taught many students from different schools and have a reputation for helping students achieve a top grade.

I have now been tutoring online 'face to face' for 4 year and I am extremely pleased at how successful it has been. By choosing online tuition, students have automatically opened the doors to an enormous range of tutors and therefore can choose someone, like myself, who is highly experienced and has thoroughly prepared lessons which are tailored to their exam board.
How much do you charge?
0ne-to-one lessons will be at the rate of 55 GBP per hour for IGCSE / AS / A2 / IB Level.
Where do you teach?
I tutor online. I have both UK and International students (from Germany, Kuwait, Egypt, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, New Zealand, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Singapore).
When are you available?
I am available 5 days a week, day times and early evenings.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach students who are studying for their IGCSE (CIE / Edexcel) and AS / A2 / IB level in Chemistry (CIE / Edexcel / AQA / OCR A / IB) and have prepared all my resources which are tailor-made to the syllabus. These have been used to teach and tutor hundreds of students over the years, with extremely good results, and have earned me my reputation as an excellent tutor who can get students top grades.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I teach students who are studying for their IGCSE (CIE / Edexcel) and AS / A2 / IB level Chemistry (CIE / Edexcel / AQA / OCR A / IB).
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
(enhanced) yes
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I use Zoom (like Skype) meeting platform for all students which has audio, video and screen share facilities to view my PowerPoints. Try it, I'm sure you will be impressed.
Tell me about some of your current students.
My students are preparing for Oct/ Nov 2017, Jan 2018 and June 2018 entry. We are currently going through the theory.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Don't be afraid to try online 'face to face' tuition! It is as interactive as any physical classroom.