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Roisin O'Mahony - English/ Drama Tutor in Muswell Hill

Roisin O'Mahony GCSE English Tutor (North London)

Roisin O'Mahony Silver Member

  • East Finchley (N10) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 11 Oct 2016
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Camden, City of London, Haringey, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster

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  • Professional Qualification BA Drama and English University of Bristol
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS checked


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Personal Message
My lessons are designed to encourage the confidence and curiosity of the student. I believe a supportive and engaging learning environment can give every student the opportunity to be surprised by their own academic potential.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Common Entrance (11+ and 13+), English Literature and Language up to A-Level and Drama up to A-Level.

Essay writing technique, creative writing and proof reading for any level.
Tell me about your qualifications.
11 GCSEs (A*-A)
AS Level History (A)
A Level English (A), Drama (A), Art (A)
Advanced Extension Award English Literature (Merit), School Prize for English
Deputy Head Girl of UK's highest performing Catholic grammar school
BA Hons. English And Drama at the University of Bristol
What kind of experience do you have?
I have tutored adults and children for three years specialising in English Literature and Language. I have a variety of 7+, 11+ and 13+ experience, having tutored students for entry to The London Oratory, Laytmer, St Michael's, Henrietta Barnett and St Albans.

I am a secondary school teaching assistant and cover teacher.

I teach my own integrated literature and play course designed to engage teens with Shakespeare (most recently at St Paul's Girls' School and St Michael's Catholic Grammar School).

I am an assistant director and mentor at the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
How much do you charge?
I charge £40 per hour.
I can negotiate on price for lessons longer than one hour.
Where do you teach?
I teach at students' homes:

Highbury and Islington, Arsenal, Finsbury Park, Crouch End, Harringey, Hornsey, Muswell Hill, Bounds Green, Alexandra Palace, Palmers Green, Winchmore Hill
When are you available?
Monday Friday 10-8.30
Weekends 11-2
Which ages and levels do you teach?
5-105 years old.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
7+, 11+, 13+, GCSE, A-Level.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Happy to tutor over Skype.
Tell me about some of your current students.
Ali (7 years old)
Ali is dyslexic and struggling with numeracy and literacy. Kinesthetic learning and creative writing proved to be the best tools for getting Ali to enjoy his studies and grow in confidence. He is now top in his class for Maths and has been able to re-join his peers for English lessons.

Janey (15 years old)
Janey is now beginning year 11 and is aiming for an A* in her English GCSE. When we began in year 10 she was on a C but concluded the year with an A. She has discovered a flair for creative writing and poetry analysis.

Ozge (18 years old)
Ozge was wavering between B and C grades at the beginning of A2 and struggling with essay construction in particular. We soon boosted her coursework to an A* and Ozge was thrilled to gain an A grade in her English A level this summer.

Monica (35 years old)
Monica has lived in the UK for eight years but was struggling to communicate as fluidly as she would like in professional situations. We have spent the past year enjoying exploring the highly idiomatic nature of the English language, refining her writing style and broadening her vocabulary.
Do you have a personal message for students?
One to one tutoring is a wonderful way to gain confidence in your studies and make swift academic progress. I find that an informal and fun approach is the best way to get engaged with the work and find enjoyment in it.