Home and Online Philosophy Tuition in Leek

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

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

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

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

Leek primary school performance:

The Leek area has 21 primary schools (one of the top being St Mary's Catholic Academy with 22% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“There is some outstanding teaching in the academy which has led to outstanding outcomes for a number of pupils.”

The Leek local authority has an average of 65% 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%).

 

Leek secondary school performance:

The Leek area has 6 secondary schools (one of the top being Westwood College with 44% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is good overall, with some lessons being outstanding and others satisfactory. Teachers have strong subject knowledge and there is a purposeful atmosphere for learning. However, opportunities to develop speaking and listening are not always taken, teachers use a limited range of questioning styles and activities are not always matched to the needs of the most-able students. In some lessons opportunities to further students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding are missed.”

The Leek local authority has an average of 37% 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%).

Leek Ofsted ratings:

87% of Leek schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 1 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

A selection of Leek Philosophy Tutors

David P

Mr David P

Private Philosophy Tutor

Leek


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE University of East Anglia (2019). BA (Hons) Philosophy and History, University of East Anglia (2017).
Paul T

Mr Paul T

GCSE Philosophy Tutoring

Leek


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Religious Education, St. Marys University, Twickenham (2011). BSc Ergonomics, Human Factors Design, Loughborough University (2003).
Fiona K

Miss Fiona K

GCSE Philosophy Teacher

Leek


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
MSc International Business and Management, University of Kent (2023). PGCE Further Education, Canterbury Christ Church University (2019). BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre, University of Kent (2017).
Colin O

Mr Colin O

GCSE Philosophy Tutoring

Leek


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
MA PPE, Oxford University.
Xanthe H

Miss Xanthe H

A-Level Philosophy Lessons

Leek


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE 11-18 Religious Education, Canterbury Christ Church University (2013). BA (Hons) Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Kent (2012).
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