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Salma - A-level Biology Tuition in Streatham/ South West London

Salma Siddiqui A-level Biology Tutor (South West London)

Salma Siddiqui

  • Streatham (SW16) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 13 Oct 2017
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Merton, Wandsworth
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Personal Message
Over 20 years teaching and tutoring experience. Passionate about biology. Teach all Examination Boards. Provide excellent notes, past papers/mark schemes. Specialize in revision, coursework and exam techniques; Examiner for OCR.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
A Level Biology
Tell me about your qualifications.
BSc Hons Biochemistry (London)
What kind of experience do you have?
I have over 10 years research experience as a biochemist at St Georges hospital Medical School and over 20 years teaching experience in prestigious private collages; Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) Brampton College, Landsdowne College and specialize in teaching exam techniques, coursework and revision courses.
How much do you charge?
40 pounds/hour online or if you come to me.
50 ponds/hour if I come to you.

I offer a FREE, without obligation session with the student/parents to evaluate the students requirements prior to commencing.

I am available via phone/email anytime.
Where do you teach?
At my home in Streatham/ at student's home or online.
When are you available?
Monday to Friday 10am-9.00pm, and Saturday mornings 11am-1.00 pm
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Anyone studying for A level biology.My students include those who are aiming for a high grade to get into top universities,still at school wanting extra help (an hour a week is the 'norm' although students can have as much or as little tuition as they want), students retaking examinations and students coming to me to do their complete A-level independently of any school.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I have taught A-level biology on the AQA, OCR, Edexcel, CIE and WJEC boards since 1993 and I provide excellent notes, past papers and mark schemes sorted by topics and by year. I can teach the syllabus to the point for each syllabus.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am happy teach via Skype and provide detailed precise notes geared to the syllabus and past paper questions and mark schemes via email.

Many of my online students prefer being taught via Skype since it saves travelling time and expense.
Where and with whom did you train?
England, London
Tell me about some of your current students.
My students include those who are aiming for a high grade to get into top universities,still at school wanting extra help (an hour a week is the 'norm' although students can have as much or as little tuition as they want), students retaking examinations and students studying A-level independently of any school.
My students have outstanding results. Most students have said I had helped them improve their grades.

Hi Salma, it is Adil here. My results were an A in biology. I was 2 marks away from an A*. I got full marks in biol5 - the hardest one. I have sent a remark for biol6 for which i got 42/60. a B
Fri, 08/16/2014 22:58
Sorry reception is really bad! Ill call you when i get better signal! Thanks so much for tutoring would never have gotten an A without your help!
Thu, 08/15/2013 10:00
Hey miss,
just wanted to let you know that I got an A in biology. Wanted to thank you first, it was because of all your hard work that I was able to achieve such a good grade. Wanted to let you know as soon as I found out. Thank you so much for everything
Safiyah panju

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Dear Antony Bray
Thank you very much for organising the Easter MPW AS Biology Edexcel revision course. Juliet found Salma Siddiqui an excellent teacher, explaining scientific details clearly and concisely. She feels that she was given a really good grounding in the key areas and coached in exam technique which has helped improve her confidence. She plans to take the A level biology revision week next year. Many thanks.

Being tutored by Miss Siddiqui was the best decision I made to help me improve my A level biology grade. She has a very positive attitude and was always determined to help me understand any topics I was not clear about. The persistent repetition of topics was most important in order to ingrain the knowledge that is sorely required in biology in order to do well. This consisted of: question and answer sessions, going through exam questions, discussing real life scenarios and most importantly going through Miss Siddiqui notes which were an invaluable resource to me.
The lessons were very concise and Miss Siddiqui ensured that my exam technique was spot on; her years of experience really helped when tackling questions I was not sure how to answer. Her lessons helped me feel more confident about biology and when by the time I sat the last exam I felt fully prepared than years of the past.
I would not hesitate to recommend Miss Siddiqui as she is a great tutor.

Dear Salma,
Just wanted to say a huge thank you for helping Feena achieve such a wonderful result in her Biology A Level. We have no doubt that it was down to your teaching that she pulled herself up from a predicted low grade C to a high B.
Take good care and many thanks again,
Aisling.
Do you have a personal message for students?
I have 10 years research and 20 years teaching experience. I am A level examiner for Cambridge Board and Author of 'Comprehensive Practical Biology for A Level' recommended text on Cambridge Board,and on sale internationally. I love teaching and get a real buzz when my students excel.