Home and Online Biology Tuition in Bournemouth

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What is Biology?

Biology is the science of life and living organisms, derived from the Greek words "bios" meaning "life" and "logos" meaning "study". Biologists study living things, including their physical structures, chemical processes, physiological mechanisms, molecular interactions, life-cycle, adaptions and environment.

Biology Tuition at GCSE and IGCSE

At GCSE level, Biology is either studied as separate subject or makes up a third of Combined Science. As a separate subject, Biology can be studied as Single Science and receive a full GCSE grade. In Combined Science, the extension topics in Physics, Chemistry and Biology are not taken and the exams in all three subjects lead to two GCSE grades, so it is sometimes referred to as Dual Award Science. If a student intends to study Biology at A level then it is best, though not essential, that they take Biology as a Single Science. Assessment is through written exam papers, typically 2 x two hour papers or 3 x 90 minute papers. There is no separate practical assessment or coursework, but questions will be set based on the core practical activities the students will have carried out for themselves.

Biology Tuition at A-Level

For entry into A-Level Biology, many schools would want to see a grade 7 or higher at GCSE, otherwise a student may struggle to do well at A-Level. At A-Level the concepts and ideas studied for GCSE are built upon and taken further, along with some applications of Biology which may include ... A-Level Biology also involves a large amount of practical work. Assessment is typically three written papers, each around two hours long. A-Level Biology can give access to a wide range of University Courses and consequently related careers, such as Physics, Engineering, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Medicine, Biology, Chemistry, Sports Science and Pharmacy amongst others.

Tuition with a qualified Biology teacher at your home in Bournemouth costs from £46.00 ph. Online tuition with a qualified Biology teacher costs from £40.00 ph. Create your own small tuition group and Biology tuition costs from £17.50 ph.

Because we only ever work with qualified and experienced Biology teachers in Bournemouth, you will always get a highly experienced teacher who is safe, reliable and up to speed with the current curriculum and exam requirements. There is no excellent learning without excellent teaching, and our Biology teachers are expected to teach in a way that inspires and motivates. We have over 20,000 talented teachers providing tuition, chosen for their broad range of experience, professionalism, academic specialisms, passion, and dedication to their students. We only ever offer qualified teachers as tutors, as we believe professional teachers provide the highest quality of tuition.

Location
Home Tuition: Involves a Biology tutor coming to your home in Bournemouth to provide one-on-one instruction. This offers convenience as you don't need to travel. Online Tuition: This can take place anywhere with an internet connection. Small Group Tuition: Typically with between 2 to 4 children, and often occurs in a physical location such as your home, though it can also be online.

Individual Attention
Home Tuition: Offers the highest level of individual attention, as the Biology tutor focuses solely on one student. Online Tuition: Still allows for one-to-one attention, but it may be slightly less personal than home tuition due to potential distractions. Small Group Tuition: Offers less individual attention as the Biology tutor must divide their time and attention among multiple students.

Cost
Home Tuition: This tends to be more expensive because it involves one-on-one teaching, and the Biology tutor is required to travel to your home, in Bournemouth. Online Tuition: Often more affordable than home tuition as your Biology tutor does not need to travel but may still cost more than small group tuition. Small Group Tuition: Generally, this is the most cost-effective option, as the costs are shared among several families.

Flexibility
Home Tuition: Offers flexibility in terms of scheduling and curriculum, as your Biology tutor will only be working with your child. Online Tuition: Provides flexibility in terms of location and may offer a wider selection of Biology tutors. Small Group Tuition: Lessons will be more difficult to schedule as lesson times will have to fit in with other families.

Interaction
Home Tuition: Offers in-person interaction, which can be beneficial for students who learn better through face-to-face communication. Online Tuition: Provides interaction through video conferencing tools and chat, which can be engaging but may not suit everyone's learning style. Small Group Tuition: Allows for peer interaction, which can benefit collaborative learning and discussions.

The choice between home, online, or small group Biology tuition in Bournemouth depends on your preferences, budget, and the student's specific educational needs. Each option has advantages and disadvantages, so it's essential to consider these factors when deciding.

How are Bournemouth schools performing?

We connect you to the best teachers who work across several of the best primary and secondary schools in Bournemouth (some detailed below). This means we can reliably provide you with a local and experienced tutor that fits your needs.

Bournemouth primary school performance:

The Bournemouth area has 42 primary schools (one of the top being Queen's Park Academy with 27% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is outstanding. Pupils respond very well to teachers’ high expectations. Teachers use assessment particularly well to show pupils how well they are doing in their work and how they can improve it further.”

The Bournemouth local authority has an average of 67% of students meeting the expected standards in reading, writing, and maths at primary school age (vs England's average of 65%). And has an average of 12% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Bournemouth secondary school performance:

The Bournemouth area has 20 secondary schools (one of the top being Bournemouth School with 97% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Bournemouth School is outstanding. Students’ achievement is excellent; students make consistently good progress and attainment is high. Almost all aspects of students’ personal development are outstanding, particularly in the way they contribute to school life and to the wider community. Students regard their school very favourably and delight in opportunities such as participating in house activities. ”

The Bournemouth local authority has an average of 51% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of % of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Bournemouth Ofsted ratings:

71% of Bournemouth schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 10 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

A selection of Bournemouth Biology Tutors

Kerry J

Dr Kerry J

A-Level Biology Teacher

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
MSc Clinical Nutrition (Distinction), University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Applied Health Sciences (2021). PGCE Institute of Education, London (2006). PhD Microbiology, University of East London (2004). BSc (Hons) Microbiology (1st) University of East London (1998).
Salma G

Mrs Salma G

Home Tuition for Biology

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science, University of Manchester (1982). MSc Chemistry, Salford University (1981). BSc (Hons) Chemistry, Salford University (1979).
Marzuq P

Mr Marzuq P

GCSE Biology Lessons

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science and Biology, University of East London (2015). BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences, University of East London (2015).
Tilini A

Ms Tilini A

Private GCSE Biology Tutor

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE specialised in Physics from the University of East London (2015) Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition from Wayamba University of Sri Lanka (English medium) (Equivalent to a UK degree � approved by UK NARIC) Trainer of Online Tutors and Mentors: Having satisfied the requirement of training programs conducted by the National Online Distance Education Services (NODES) of the Distance Education Modernization Project (DEMP) of the Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka in collaboration with Canada - Designing Virtual Learning Environments and training students and teachers online.
Rob D

Mr Rob D

Private Biology Tuition

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
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