Home and Online German Tuition in Harpenden

We only offer qualified teachers for Primary tuition, SEN tution, GCSE tuition and A-Level tuition.

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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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Pair up and share the costs

Pair up with friends or other families to create a small tuition group of 2 or 3 or 4 children (no larger). Children should be of similar ages, abilities and ambitions. Easy set up for tuition fees to be shared automatically across your group. You can start and stop lessons, or change the size of your group, at any time. Learn more

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First lesson guaranteed

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 Harpenden German Tutors

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Ian R

Mr Ian R

German Tutor

Harpenden


Subjects taught:
French, German
Qualifications:
PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, University of York (1985). BA (Hons), German Language and Literature, Manchester University (1983).
Ana R

Miss Ana R

German Tutor

Harpenden


Subjects taught:
French, Spanish, German, Italian
Qualifications:
PGCE and QTS, London Metropolitan University. MA Tourism and Leisure, University of Salamanca. Degree in Tourism and Leisure, University of Salamanca.
Sandra B

Miss Sandra B

German Tutor

Harpenden


Subjects taught:
German
Qualifications:
Erste Staatspr�fung f�r das Lehramt an Gymnasien (First State Exam for Grammar School Teachers - modern foreign languages) from Martin-Luther-Universit�t Halle-Wittenberg (2000) Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache (Certificate German as foreign language) from Martin-Luther-Universit�t Halle-Wittenberg (2000) TEFL Certificates
Phyllis B

Mrs Phyllis B

German Tutor

Harpenden


Subjects taught:
French, Spanish, German
Qualifications:
MA German, Goldsmiths University, London (1997). French and German combined honours degree. Westminster University. Member of Institute of Linguists. Diploma French with distinction Diploma German
Kelsey S

Miss Kelsey S

German Tutor

Harpenden


Subjects taught:
Primary, SEN, French, Spanish, German, 11+, School Entrance Exams, SATs
Qualifications:
PGCE University of Huddersfield (2019). BA (Hons) Language Studies, Leeds Beckett University (2015)

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

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

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

Harpenden primary school performance:

The Harpenden area has 20 primary schools (one of the top being The Lea Primary School and Nursery with 26% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The Lea Primary School and Nursery is a fully inclusive school that promotes the ethos of ‘every child matters’. At the heart of your work sits the school’s vision, ‘learn, enjoy, achieve’, and this permeates the work of leaders, staff and governors. Consequently, children and pupils are very positive about all their learning experiences.”

The Harpenden 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 13% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Harpenden secondary school performance:

The Harpenden area has 8 secondary schools (one of the top being St George's School with 83% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The headteacher, extremely well supported by senior, subject and house leaders, has successfully ensured that all staff have high expectations of themselves and others. Many students also have high expectations of themselves. This contributes significantly to outstanding teaching, achievement, behaviour and safety and attitudes to learning. As a result, St George’s is a thriving and cohesive learning community.”

The Harpenden local authority has an average of 52% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Harpenden Ofsted ratings:

76% of Harpenden schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 11 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

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