Home and Online Science Tuition in Chesterfield

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Because we only ever work with real UK teachers you will always get a highly experienced teacher who is safe, reliable and up to speed with the current curriculum and exam requirements. We vet all 20,000+ tutors, and they are all DBS checked.

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Invite your partner, grandparents or other family members to contiribute to the tuition costs ... or pair up with other families to create a small tuition group, automatically sharing the costs across your group. We provide a secure and easy set-up for you to invite others to your payment account. Find out more

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We're almost certain you will be happy with your choice of teacher, but if the first lesson is not a success, for whatever reason, you will not be charged for the lesson and we will immediately look to find you an alternative teacher.

A selection of Chesterfield Science Tutors

Melecia S

Mrs Melecia S

A-Level Science Teacher

Chesterfield


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
MSc Physics and Engineering in Medicine, UCL (ongoing). BEd Physics, University of West Indies (2016). Diploma in Teaching Mathematics and General Science, University of West Indies (2013).
Rachel D

Miss Rachel D

Private GCSE Science Tutor

Chesterfield


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
BSc Forensic Science, MSc by Research Chemistry, A Levels in Biology and Chemistry
Bert K

Dr Bert K

Private GCSE Science Tuition

Chesterfield


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Science with Chemistry, Swansea University (2005). PhD Chemistry, Cardiff University (1999). MSc Metal Mediated Organic Synthesis, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands (1996).
Theo C

Mr Theo C

Home Tuition for Science

Chesterfield


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Science, Institute of Education, London (2009). MSc Chemical Research, King's College London (1998). BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Business Administration, Kingston University (1994).
Stuart B

Mr Stuart B

A-Level Science Teacher

Chesterfield


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE with QTS Science Education, Northampton Teacher Training Partnership (2009). BSc (Hons) Physics, University of Warwick (2009).

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The Science Curriculum

Science is a core subject within the UK curriculum and is recognised as having increasing importance in preparing children for their futures lives, in an increasingly technological society. A high-quality science education, structured within the disciplines of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, provides the framework for understanding the world. All pupils throughout the Key Stages should be taught the essential knowledge, methods and processes of Science, so that they are equipped with the knowledge required to understand the uses and the implication of Science, today � and for the future.

Primary Science Tuition

The principal focus of Science teaching in Primary School is to enable pupils to observe and experience scientific phenomena, encouraging pupils to look more closely at the world around them: raising their own questions; performing simple tests; gathering and recording data; identifying and classifying.

At Primary and Junior level, the National Curriculum for Science aims to ensure that all pupils develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Year 7 to Year 9 Tuition (Key Stage 3)

The principal focus of Science teaching in Key Stage 3 is to develop a deeper understanding of the range of ideas in the separate disciplines of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, also being aware of the connections between these different subject areas. Some schools offer separate teaching across each of the three Sciences through Key Stage 3; others offer a Combined or Co-ordinated Science approach.

GCSE and IGCSE Science Tuition (Key Stage 4)

The principal focus of Science teaching in Key Stage 4 is to continue the process of deepening and building upon scientific knowledge. Many students may opt to take separate GCSE or IGCSEs in some or all of Physics, Chemistry and Biology; to provide them with a platform for more advanced studies, establishing the basis for a wide range of careers. Other students may opt for a dual-award or single GCSE in Combined Sciences; this being their last formal study in these subjects, providing them with a broad-based foundation for understanding the world around them.

A-Level or IB Science Tuition (Key Stage 5)

The principal focus Science teaching at Key Stage 5 is to provide higher level knowledge, skills and understanding for those students who wish to specialise in Physics, Chemistry or Biology; to provide them with a platform for university study; establishing the basis for a wide range of careers. These qualifications are recognised to be academically rigorous and demanding.

At A-Level, as well as the traditional three separate Sciences for those intending to study medical, engineering or other career specific degrees at university; Applied Science, Environmental Science and Science in Society specifications concentrate on the vocational aspects of Science as well as bridging the gap between Science, Arts and Humanities.

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

Because we only ever work with qualified and experienced Science teachers in Chesterfield, 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 Science 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 Science tutor coming to your home in Chesterfield 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 Science 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 Science 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 Science tutor is required to travel to your home, in Chesterfield. Online Tuition: Often more affordable than home tuition as your Science 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 Science tutor will only be working with your child. Online Tuition: Provides flexibility in terms of location and may offer a wider selection of Science 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 Science tuition in Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield schools performing?

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

Chesterfield primary school performance:

The Chesterfield area has 44 primary schools (one of the top being Deer Park Primary School with 23% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Standards in writing and mathematics are high, and standards in reading are typically above average. The large majority of pupils make good progress and achieve well in these subjects.”

The Chesterfield local authority has an average of 64% 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 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Chesterfield secondary school performance:

The Chesterfield area has 12 secondary schools (one of the top being St Mary's Catholic High School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy with 57% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Students in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 make outstanding progress during their time in the school, relative to their starting points. At the end of Key Stage 4, their attainment is high compared to national expectations and benchmarks.”

The Chesterfield local authority has an average of 44% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 95% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Chesterfield Ofsted ratings:

66% of Chesterfield schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 6 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

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