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A selection of teachers in Durham

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Clive M

Mr Clive M

Subjects taught:
Latin, Classical Civilisation, Greek, 13+, School Entrance Exams
PGCE Classics and Classical Languages, Kings College London (1980). BA (Hons) Classics and Classical Languages, Royal Holloway, University of London (1979).
Melanie G

Mrs Melanie G

Subjects taught:
Primary, SEN, EFL or ESL, SATs
PGCE Primary with distinction, London Metropolitan University (2019). TEFL certified Teacher, Madrid (2017). BA (Hons) Art and Design BA, Leeds University (2013).
Nicola B

Mrs Nicola B

Subjects taught:
Primary, SEN, SATs
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education, Leeds Metropolitan University (2006). Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Chichester College of Arts, Science and Technology.
Rebecca P

Miss Rebecca P

Subjects taught:
Primary, SEN, SATs
PGCE (QTS) Primary, Forest Independent Primary Collegiate. BSc (Hons) Politics.
Philippa C

Mrs Philippa C

Subjects taught:
Primary, Maths, Biology, SATs, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance Exams, School Entrance Exams
PGCE Biology and Games, University of Leeds. (1995). BSc (Hons) Animal Science, 2.1, University of Leeds (1993).

What families

  • 1st June 2023
    A big thank you to our lovely teacher. Mrs D has made my son smile and love his school again.

    Mr and Mrs Hayes

    Year 6 son, Primary and SATs Tuition in Melton Mowbray
  • 1st June 2023
    Delighted with the quality of SEN support our son (and us) are now receiving. Thank goodness we found Mrs S.

    Dr Wright

    Year 8 son, SEN Tuition in Ely
  • 31st May 2023
    A professional, experienced teacher.

    Mrs Williamson

    Year 13 son, A-Level Maths Tuition in Kingswood
  • 31st May 2023
    We want to thank Mrs S for all her support for our son through this testing time. His progress over the last few months has been remarkable in his confidence and ability. We appreciated having a proper teacher do this.

    Mr and Mrs Day

    Year 11 son, GCSE Maths (AQA) Tuition in Solihull
  • 31st May 2023
    Mrs L is a very good 11+ teacher, and the tuition is much better than expected. Our son looks forward to the weekly lessons and works very hard for her.

    Mrs Ashgar

    Year 4 son, 11+ Tuition in Thame
  • 30th May 2023
    I would highly recommend Teachers To Your Home. I have found my children’s tutors to be of a high calibre, very conscientious, caring and kind and they have made a significant contribution to my children’s learning. Teachers To Your Home is a well run service and I have felt it has provided a safe platform in securing excellent tutoring.

    Mrs Phillips

    Year 10 son, GCSE Computer Science Tuition in Worthing
  • 26th May 2023
    From the moment we met out tutor, it was evident that they possessed a genuine passion for teaching and a remarkable ability to connect with our son. He has made massive progress in the last month.

    Mr Howell

    Year 4 son, Primary tuition in Thame
  • 26th May 2023
    I am immensely grateful for their expertise and the positive impact that Mrs D has had on our daughter in preparing for her SATs. I wholeheartedly recommend this tutor to any parent seeking an excellent tutor for their child.

    Mr and Mrs Kelsall

    Year 6 daughter, Primary SATs Tuition in Basingstoke
  • 26th May 2023
    Our tutor's greatest strength was their ability to explain complex mathematical concepts clearly and concisely. She had a knack for breaking difficult topics into manageable components, ensuring my daughter could grasp the fundamental ideas before moving on. This approach has been instrumental in building her confidence and helping her develop a solid understanding to prepare for these GCSEs. We hope that her results will reflect this.

    Mrs Watson

    Year 11 daughter, GCSE Maths (AQA) Tuition in Yarm
  • 25th May 2023
    This is excellent. Our tutor is skilled and experienced and the small group tuition is working well for all of the children.

    Mrs Rashid and others

    Group of 4 Year 4 children, 11+ Tuition in Cheshire
  • 24th May 2023
    Excellent service and tutor - thank you.

    Dr Raj

    Year 12 daughter, A-Level Chemistry (OCR) Tuition in Birmingham
  • 23rd May 2023
    Mr L is a fantastic Science teacher, and our daughter has progressed so quickly over this term. We are really pleased with the quality of everything.

    Mrs Matthews

    Year 10 daughter, GCSE Triple Science (AQA) Tuition in Twickenham
  • 23rd May 2023
    The impact of this extra tuition is now very clear to us. Luca is more confident at school and at home. He is reading more fluently, and his writing is slowly improving. Our new teacher Mrs L is just perfect for him. She makes him work hard, but there is always laughter coming out from the study room. Thank you.

    Mrs Wilson

    Year 4 son, Primary and SEN Tuition in Norwich
  • 22nd May 2023
    Jan helped my daughter overcome the gaps in her knowledge of maths after the lockdown. She also really helped boost her confidence and got her ready for her SATS. Highly recommend Jan.

    Miss ODonoghue

    Year 6 daughter, Primary Tuition in Runwell
  • 20th May 2023
    Teachers To Your Home was a great way for us to organise shared tuition between our daughter and her two friends for their Computer Science GCSE. PB was able to assess their prior knowledge and plan, in agreement with the girls, a focus for each session. He was really clear about exactly what they needed to know. We would definitely recommend.

    Mrs Wild

    Group of 2 Year 11 girls, GCSE Computer Science Tuition in North Newington
  • 18th May 2023
    After a couple of nervous weeks, our daughter is now really enjoying this tuition. Our English teacher/tutor is excellent - very organised, encouraging and patient.

    Mr and Mrs Cowan

    Year 10 daughter, GCSE English Language and Literature (AQA) Tuition in Exeter
  • 17th May 2023
    Mrs L is an excellent Key Stage 2 teacher, and the difference in my daughter is remarkable. Thank you :)

    Mrs Lewin

    Year 5 daughter, Primary Tuition in Sutton Bonnington
  • 16th May 2023
    We really want to thank Dr LF for all of the support that he has given our son over this last year. From a once nervous boy who hated this subject, we have seen a transformation into a young man confident in his abilities and who now enjoys the subject and plans to continue into A-Level next year. Thank you again.

    Mr and Mrs Lorenzo

    Year 11 son, GCSE Maths (AQA) Tuition in Derby
  • 16th May 2023
    Our daughter adores our teacher (Mrs SS), and the weekly lesson is one of the highlights of each week. Macy has become a more confident reader and a more fluent writer, and her maths is much more accurate. What a difference in only 4 months!

    Mrs Mutenda

    Year 6 daughter, Primary Tuition in Cornwall
  • 16th May 2023
    This group tuition is working well and we are very impressed with our new teacher Sarah, who is clearly very knowledgeable and experienced with this 11+ exam.

    Mr Martin and Mrs Lambourne

    Group of 2 Year 4 children, 11+ Tuition in Sevenoaks
  • 15th May 2023
    This extra tuition working well for both our young children and Mrs B is a delight.

    Mr and Mrs Brightman

    Year 5 son and Year 3 daughter, Primary Tuition in Bedford
  • 15th May 2023
    These weekly lessons are having a positive impact on Hanni. She is becoming more confident about Maths and beginning to progress. We enjoy our new Maths tutor, who is organised, punctual and professional.

    Mrs Ali

    Year 10 daughter, GCSE Maths (Edexcel) Tuition in Uppingham
  • 13th May 2023
    Forming a small tuition group to support our children has been a good idea. It is working extremely well, and their progress is easy to see. Mrs L is excellent!

    Mrs Hawkins Mrs Russell and Mrs Archer

    Group of 3 Year 5 children, Primary Tuition in Thame
  • 12th May 2023
    Samantha has been fantastic in supporting our daughter with Spanish through Year 8 and Year 9. She is now fully ready to embark on her GCSE study over the next two years with her peers at school. Samantha is a very positive tutor and engaged well with our daughter delivering thoughtful and balanced sessions and really moving her forward and giving her confidence in her work. Thank you!

    Mrs Dossetter

    Year 8 daughter, Spanish Tuition in Bromley
  • 12th May 2023
    Mrs ST provides regular feedback on our son's progress, highlighting areas that need improvement and acknowledging areas where he excels. She is an excellent teacher and tutor.

    Mrs Russell

    Year 2 son, Primary Tuition in Chinnor
  • 10th May 2023
    Gary has been excellent. He has really helped our son gain confidence in maths and English. He feels well prepared for his SATS.

    Dr Ahmed

    Year 6 son, Primary SATs Tuition in Sheffield
  • 9th May 2023
    RS is a brilliant teacher and just what we were hoping for, for our daughter. Thank you.

    Mr and Mrs Watson

    Year 5 daughter, Primary and SEN Tuition in Southampton
  • 8th May 2023
    I am pleased to write a review of the excellent Primary tutor who has recently started teaching my Year 3 daughter. From the very first session, it was clear that the tutor was highly skilled, knowledgeable, and passionate about teaching. My daughter is enjoying learning again.

    Mr and Mrs Woodward

    Year 3 daughter, Primary and SEN Tuition in Romford
  • 8th May 2023
    Our new tutor has a deep understanding of the scientific principles and concepts covered in the Year 10 curriculum, and he has a great ability to explain complex ideas in a way my son can understand. He uses various teaching techniques, including visual aids, diagrams, and real-world examples, to illustrate the concepts being taught, which has made the learning process engaging and enjoyable for my son.

    Mrs Munir

    Year 10 son, GCSE Triple Science (Edexcel) Tuition in Rotherham
  • 8th May 2023
    SS has a wealth of experience and knowledge in teaching students with special needs, and it shows in the way she interacts with my daughter. She is patient, compassionate, and understanding, always taking the time to explain concepts in a way that makes sense to my daughter.

    Mrs Botha

    Year 9 daughter, SEN Tuition in Mottram
  • 5th May 2023
    Our children are enjoying doing this 11+ tuition together in a group. Their new 11+ tutor is excellent and she is motivating them to work, while still enjoying it too. This is a good arrangement for us parents also, making the costs more affordable. Thank you.

    Mrs Khan plus 2 other families

    Group of 3 Year 4 children, 11+ Tuition in Edgbsaton
  • 4th May 2023
    We are pleased with our introduction to GH, who is a first-class Science teacher and tutor for our daughter.

    Mr Patel

    Year 10 daughter, GCSE Dual Science (AQA) Tuition in Sheffield
  • 4th May 2023
    An excellent service. Very good choice of teachers and easy to organise.

    Mrs Roche

    Year 12 daughter, A-Level Chemistry (OCR) Tuition in Thornbury
  • 2nd May 2023
    From the very first lesson, my son has been engaged and motivated to learn, and his understanding of Maths has improved significantly.

    Mr Perrin

    Year 10 son, GCSE Maths (AQA) Tuition in Chelmsford
  • 2nd May 2023
    Our daughter can sometimes be quite shy and hesitant to ask questions, but our new teacher has been able to create a safe and welcoming environment that encouraged her to speak up and share her thoughts. Really pleased with it so far!

    Dr Rodwell

    Year 5 daughter, Primary Tuition in Lewisham
  • 2nd May 2023
    Our Maths teacher is excellent and we value having this extra support for our children, particularly with the ongoing disruption to their school.

    Mrs Miah Mrs Choudhury Mrs Garrett

    Group of 3 Year 12 students, A-Level Maths (OCR) Tuition in Northwich

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How are Durham schools performing?

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

Durham primary school performance:

The Durham area has 29 primary schools (one of the top being St Oswald's Church of England Aided Primary and Nursery School with 38% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Current pupils make good progress across Years 3 to 6, although their outcomes have yet to be formally tested at the end of key stage 2.”

The Durham 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%).


Durham secondary school performance:

The Durham area has 9 secondary schools (one of the top being Durham Johnston Comprehensive School with 64% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“ Students make accelerated progress in Key Stages 3 and 4. This means that they reach standards in their GCSE examinations which are significantly higher than the national average in a wide range of subjects.”

The Durham local authority has an average of 38% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 92% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Durham Ofsted ratings:

77% of Durham schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 8 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

Find a Tutor in Durham

Teachers To Your Home specialises in connecting you to local Durham-based teachers. We provide tutoring for all subjects and ages, but have the most experience and teachers in the following subject areas: