Home and Online Chemistry Tuition in Great Missenden

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A selection of Great Missenden Chemistry Tutors

Samantha S

Miss Samantha S

A-Level Chemistry Lessons

Great Missenden


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Science, Cardiff Metropolitan University (2020). BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, Cardiff University (2019).
Salma G

Mrs Salma G

Home Tuition for Chemistry

Great Missenden


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

Mr Bilal H

Chemistry Tutoring

Great Missenden


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE, NQT. MSc Pharmaceutical Science with Management. MSc Zoology, BSc (Biology and Chemistry)
Bert K

Dr Bert K

A-Level Chemistry Teacher

Great Missenden


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).
Andy B

Mr Andy B

Home Tuition for Chemistry

Great Missenden


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
QTS Schools Direct, King�s College London (2017). MSc Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, The Open University (2016). BSc (Hons) Chemistry, Loughborough University (2011).

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What is Chemistry?

Chemistry is the study of matter, the particles they are made of, and how these particles interact with each other. This covers how the atoms make up molecules, what happens when they react - the energy absorbed or released and the new substances formed during these chemical reactions. Everything in the world we can see or touch or smell is a chemical meaning Chemistry is a part of everything we do in our lives. Matter made up of atoms; pure substances with one type of atom only are called elements; those made from molecules, more than one type of atom bound together are called compounds. This means that chemistry is at the heart of everything in the world, from naturally occurring structures such as rivers and mountains, to the materials used to build the tallest skyscrapers or make up the most complex medicines.

Chemistry Tuition at GCSE and IGCSE

At GCSE level students usually take Chemistry as a single science, resulting in one stand alone GCSE, usually with Physics and Biology also taken as separate sciences alongside, resulting in three GCSEs in total; or as part of Dual or Combined Science, where a reduced syllabus of all three Sciences are taken resulting in two or one GCSE.

The exam format is typically two written papers, each 1 hour and forty five minutes long. Topics studied can include Atomic Structure, the Periodic Table, Chemical Bonds and the Structure of Matter, Physical and Chemical Changes, Energy Changes in Reactions, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Analysis, The Atmosphere, Industrial Processes. There will also be questions set based on the practical activities students have carried out throughout the course.

Chemistry Tuition at A-Level

At A-Level the assessment is linear, with examinations taken at the end of two years for A-Level. Typically this will involve three papers each two hours long for A-Level. Students will also have practical skills assessed throughout the course and also have to answer questions based on practical activities. The three main area of study are Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, but with significantly more analysis and use of mathematics than at GCSE level.

A-Level Chemistry can lead on to a wide variety of University Courses and careers including Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Dentistry, Geology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science amongst many others.

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

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

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

Great Missenden primary school performance:

The Great Missenden area has 48 primary schools (one of the top being Our Lady's Catholic Primary School with 28% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils work hard in a safe, stimulating environment. Relationships between pupils and adults are extremely positive. Pupils told me that they enjoy school and feel happy and safe. One pupil said that ‘teachers teach us in a fun way’. Teachers plan interesting learning activities and offer pupils a good level of challenge. ”

The Great Missenden local authority has an average of 66% 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%).

 

Great Missenden secondary school performance:

The Great Missenden area has 12 secondary schools (one of the top being Dr Challoner's Grammar School with 99% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils flourish at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School. They enjoy a first-class, bespoke curriculum and an exceptional range of enrichment experiences. The values of aspiration, kindness and resilience underpin school life. As a result, pupils become intellectually curious, compassionate and responsible in equal measure. Pupils are proud of their school. They eagerly take part in the wealth of extra-curricular opportunities available. ”

The Great Missenden local authority has an average of 60% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 97% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Great Missenden Ofsted ratings:

86% of Great Missenden schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 10 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

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