Recommended Tutors

Finding it hard to find a local face-to-face tutor that is available in your area? With our busy lifestyles, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find a suitable tutor near your home address that is available when your children are. Travelling to and from a tutoring location can be time-consuming, inconvenient and at times expensive.

An online tutor remedies these problems. It is easier to find mutually convenient times. As you are not bound by geography you can choose from a multitude of tutors from all around the country. You can ensure that the tutor has specific experience in the subjects and exam boards required.

Here is a list of tutors with a lot of experience and successful track records:


Nigel Straney is a qualified Chemistry Teacher (19 years in schools), highly experienced Chemistry Tutor (over 18,000 hours of private tuition delivered, 6,000 of those as an Online Chemistry Tutor) and a current A-level Examiner.
He is an extremely successful and highly prepared teacher/tutor, currently offering Syllabus Specific tuition for the following exam boards:  AQA, CIE, Edexcel, OCR A and IB He also offers an A-level Chemistry video course for each exam board. 
Please see his website for further details by clicking on the picture.  


Christoph Boes is a very experienced Tutor with a Masters Degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Biochemistry, he offers private Chemistry tuition at your home in the Leicester, Northampton area and is willing to travel to Rugby, Lutterworth, Daventry, Kettering, Northampton and Leicester. He also offers one-to-one online tuition to any location in the world. Click on the photo to go to Christoph’s website.


Dr Ezi Williams provides private chemistry tuition for A-level, international equivalents, Pre-U, GCSE and IGCSE University preparation and extension for chemistry and related courses. She is a qualified chemistry teacher, DBS checked and has over 20 years of teaching experience. She was formerly at St. Paul’s Girls’ School in London for 12 years before becoming a full-time tutor. Ezi is an award-winning chemistry teacher and is also A level Chemistry examiner. Click on the picture to go to her website.


Dr Kate Nickson – a Cambridge educated former Head of Chemistry. Specialises in academically rigorous small group Chemistry Classes and Video Courses. Courses available for KS3 and IGCSE. I couldn’t recommend Kate highly enough. Please click on the picture to go to Kate’s website.


Dr Carl Thirsk is An online chemistry tutor, with over Over 4,000 hours of online tuition experience who has supported students in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Cyprus, Switzerland, Turkey, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Jamaica, Ghana, UAE, Kuwait, Canada and the USA. Carl is extremely well qualified and has the following strings to his bow: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), 6+ years teaching experience, Master’s Degree (MChem) in Medicinal Chemistry (University of Manchester), Examiner for A Level, GCSE and IB Diploma chemistry, Doctorate (PhD) in Organic Chemistry (Durham University), PGCE in Secondary Chemistry (Newcastle University). Click on the picture to go to Carl’s website.


Nicky Tweedle BSc Microbiology; PGCE Biology with Science
Nicky is a fully qualified Biology teacher with over 20 years’ experience teaching and examining, including over 9 years of full time tutoring for individuals and groups, specifically for A-level Biology. Over 7,000hrs of tuition have been delivered to over 500 tutees. She offers online one to one tuition, as well as weekly group A-level Biology Masterclasses designed to support a students’ learning in school. Click on the picture to go to Nicky’s website.


Matthew Barnes has degrees in zoology, entomology and tropical agriculture from Oxford, London and Reading Universities. A private biology tutor in Oxford since 1989, and now a biology tutor online worldwide. Matthew’s experience of tutoring for the A-levels and GCSEs set by all the UK examination boards has given him an unparalleled range of experience of the problems likely to be encountered by students preparing for British public examinations anywhere in the world. Click on the picture to go to Matthew’s website.


Rebekah Elliott has a degree in History, a PGCE and qualified teacher status. She also has a Cambridge Assessment certificate in examining. She is a principal examiner for History A- level, a senior examiner for History GCSE and works as an examiner on several other qualifications, including IGCSE, IAS level and Singapore O and A level qualifications. She is also a published writer, writing blogs, articles and resources for various organisations. Whilst Rebekah is based in North Lincolnshire, she provides online tuition worldwide in History, English (including as an additional language), Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning and Religious Education. Please click on her picture to go to her website.


Hannah Ellis BSc (Hons), cECBX, IPGCSE, has worked as a full-time private tutor since 2009, teaching the UK and international students in one-one, classroom, and online lessons. She specialises in A-Level and university geography and biology covering the following exam boards: AQA, OCR, Edexcel EDUQAS / WJEC, and CIE. During the summer Hannah also prepares students for BMAT, UCAT and GAMSAT university admission tests and works as a university application advisor, helping students with their UCAS applications. Please click on her picture to go to her website.


Patricia Rodriguez Valenzuela is a law graduate that has been working as an independent Spanish tutor now for nearly 20 years. In this time she has worked with children from top independent schools like Rugby School, Uppingham, Oundle, Seven Oaks and Leicester Grammar School. She has helped students secure level 9 and A* in GCSE, IGCSE, As and A level. She works with children across the age range and also teaches adults. Patricia also works as a translator and has worked on projects for the British Council and the popular school’s KS3 and KS4 publication Mary Glasgow. She tutors face to face in the Market Harborough area and also offers online tuition. Please click on her picture to go to her website.


Rachel Jowett BA Hons, PGCSE is a Religious Studies & Philosophy Teacher who is passionate about making sure students not only enjoy but also achieve well. As well as having taught these subjects for 10 years, for the last 4 years, she has been an examiner and senior examiner with a leading exam board. She has a degree in Philosophy, is a qualified teacher and currently tutors and examines full-time. She has many positive reviews from students and parents and a track record of students improving by at least 2 grades after tuition. Tuition includes bespoke resources, example exam answers and marking of essays. Please click on her picture to go to her website.


Ana Martin is a Classicist with over 15 years of experience teaching languages and literature in the state and private sector. Before becoming a professional tutor, Ana was Head of Classics at Northwood College for Girls GDST. She is a graduate of the University of Barcelona, where she specialised in Latin and Ancient Greek Philology. She holds QTS and is an active member of the Association for Latin Teaching (ARLT). She offers Latin tuition both in London and online. Please click on her picture to go to her website.


 Vicki-Marie Piper Venn has been teaching and tutoring Psychology and Sociology for over 13 years and in this instance, I can personally vouch for her as she has taught children of a friend. She knows her subjects inside out and is infinitely patient. Click on the photo to go to her website.


Dr Sophie Breese A former English teacher at St Paul’s Girls’ School and lecturer at Oxford University, she now works as an independent English tutor. She offers online tutoring for all levels of English literature, including home-schooling; 11+ entrance, GCSE, IGCSE, A Level and university-level English; English language to GCSE; Oxbridge entrance; general enrichment for all ages; and creative writing lessons.


Martin Lee Meenagh teaches A Level and IB Economics, A Level History and also undergraduate level History and EU and Constitutional Law. With 25 years of experience and an excellent academic record, you are in safe hands. Click here to go to his website.


Neil Hawley is a highly skilled teacher and online tutor, who has previously worked as a Head of Year and Head of Maths Department in both the UK and later in several UK curriculum schools in Kuwait. He tutors all levels from year 7 to year 13 including AS/A2 modules (Pure Maths, Mechanics, Statistics and Further Maths). He has a BSc (Honours) in Mathematics and has a BSc (Honours) in Mathematics and Computing from Salford University and a P.G.C.E. from BIHE. I couldn’t recommend him highly enough. Click on his photo to go to his website.


Penny Chivers is an enthusiastic and experienced maths tutor, tutoring all age groups from primary school up to the GCSE standard.  With clear and concise explanations she aims to make maths more understandable and enjoyable. She covers all essential topics at Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 including preparing pupils for 11+, 13+ and GCSE exams. She also teaches adult learners, who may be struggling with a maths exam on a higher education course, wishing to retake a maths GCSE or grappling with numerical reasoning in the workplace or for a job interview.


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