Where the learner really matters
Primary Maths, Primary English, 11+ & ESL tuition
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Five lessons for the price of four!!
All payable in advance
Feeling frustrated about the progress of your child?
Are they struggling to read?
Do they panic with numbers or forget 'how to do' something?
Is spelling or x tables a constant worry?
Do you feel they are overlooked at school?
I can't promise a miracle cure but when you book me you and your child will have my undivided attention.
Here to help
I loved my time teaching in Primary classrooms (well 90% of it!) but one of my biggest frustrations was not being able to give quality time to all the children who needed it.
Some children demanded more of your time than others - those with behavioural issues, some with particular learning difficulties and those who needed constant challenge.
Despite my skill as a teacher and the presence of Learning Assistants, there were always the 'middle ground' children who didn't get the attention they deserved or make the progress I felt they should.
Now it's PAY BACK time. I'm thrilled to be able to offer 1:1 learning just for your child
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others" - Japanese proverb
When I started teaching it was 'just a job.' I thought little of the impact I could have on the lives of others. Now, over thirty two years later, bringing the best out of people and a passion to see them learn are what motivate me the most.
Born and raised in Cardiff, a graduate of Portsmouth University with a Degree in Geography, I completed my PGCE at the University of Chichester before starting my teaching career in the same city. After that I taught in Montego Bay, Jamaica and in a few different schools back in the Chichester area before working and developing my craft in two excellent schools in W. Sussex & Hampshire - one state, one private.
In addition, I have a TEFL Certificate, have recently completed the CELTA course in Cardiff and am a member of IATEFL. In July 2020 I completed a short course on teaching English online. Since the summer of 2017 I have been tutoring 1:1 both Primary and ESOL students.
This face to face interaction has provoked me to start Sharpway Tutoring, a great platform to grow this most rewarding profession.