Tutors Torquay

High-quality tuition in Torquay, available face-to-face or online at your home. Our tutors are exclusively qualified teachers, ensuring they are experienced, reliable, and up-to-date. We provide safe and relevant education for children of all ages, covering all academic subjects for Primary, SEN, 11+, GCSE and A-Level.

Emma B
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

Qualified and experienced primary school teacher. I have taught in Early Years (Reception) and key stage 1. I am currently working as a Year 1 teacher and am able to offer tuition for phonics, Maths, English and SEND support. I currently work in a SEND school, specialising in teaching children with ASD and ADHD.
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Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education. BA (Hons) History. MA in inclusive education
Lucy S
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

As a passionate teacher of History, I have six years experience teaching KS3, GCSE and A-Level. I am proficient at planning and delivering a stimulating curriculum and thoroughly keep up to date with the latest teaching practices. Additionally, in order to fully support students in their approach to exams, each year I am an Edexcel examiner and therefore I have a strong knowledge of the expectations of this exam board. Furthermore, I have completed training in guiding students aspiring to A-A* at A-level, as well as helping students to develop their extended writing. I have taught the following at KS4/KS5: The Cold War, Elizabethan England 1558-1588, USA: conflict at home and abroad, Weimar and Nazi Germany, The reigns of King Richard and King John, The American West, Crime and Punishment c1000-present, Medicine through time 1250-present, A-Level British warfare and the Later Tudors.
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Qualifications:
PGCE BPD SCITT Southampton University (2017). MSc 2.1 Osteoarchaeology, Bournemouth University (2014). BA 2.1 Archaeology and Prehistory (2012).
Erica B
£53.60 to £60.30 ph

Tutor Torquay

I am a patient, friendly and knowledgeable maths and science tutor with 15 years of experience teaching and leading in schools. I am able to inspire and build confidence. My approach is adaptable, depending on the needs and aspirations of my student, with a focus on conceptual understanding over procedural fluency. I teach Maths, Physics and Science from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, A-Level and International Baccalaureate (IB) across all the major Exam boards.
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Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). MPHYS (Hons) Physics with Astrophysics, Leicester University (1997).

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David B
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

I am an experienced educator with over 23 years of experience in Modern Foreign Languages teaching. I am a native French speaker and teach French GCSE and A-Level in my current role, but can also tutor at University level and for entrance exams or interviews in French, as well as teaching Spanish at KS3 and GCSE levels.
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PGCE French and Spanish, University of Exeter (1999). BA English Philology, University Paris Nanterre (1994).
Hannah N
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

I am a qualified and experienced Primary School Teacher, currently teaching at Broadhempston Primary School but moving to tutoring exclusively from Easter. I have taught across the Primary Curriculum, including KS1 and KS2. Throughout my career, I have led subjects in English, Music, PSHE and Art, as well as being the Mental Health Champion for our school. I play the flute, piano and sing.
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Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status, Devon Primary SCITT (2015). BA (Hons) English Literature & Media Studies, University of Falmouth (2013).
Chilufya B
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

I am an accomplished Primary School teacher with experience teaching years 4, 5 and 6 in single and mixed-age classes while also leading key subjects and coaching colleagues in English and Religious Education. Weekly, I have created and evaluated engaging lessons that have enabled all children, including those with SEND, to access education in a main stream school. As a first-generation, African immigrant, I have experienced the challenges of navigating a new culture; I have found that to be an advantage when teaching students with different perspectives, which has allowed me to enjoy teaching. I believe we learn from diverse perspectives and ideas that we come across. In appreciating them, we can enrich our own lives.
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Qualified Teacher Status. PGCE Primary, 5-11 years with an English specialism, University of Exeter (2015). BA (Hons) Creative Writing with Media Studies, University College of Plymouth St Mark and St John (2012).
Martha W
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

I'm a Totnes-based educator specialising in well-being. I am experienced with supporting pupils to catch up academically while finding, strenghtening and celebrating their talents and interests. I also run dinosaur discos and an education charity called Mindful Music. While training as a teacher with Teach First in 2013, I successfully supported children who needed additional social, emotional, SEN and academic support. I did this through whole class teaching, as well as via smaller groups and one-to-one sessions. This was part of my role as a full-time primary school teacher. I then worked for home schooling and tutoring agencies, including The London Youth Conservatoire and The Golden Circle. I am experienced with supporting ages 4-15 in reading, writing, maths. music and humanities. In my free time, I love to make music, develop creative projects and to explore.
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MA Transformational Leadership, Teach First and Canterbury Christ Church University (2015). PGCE Primary, Teach First and Canterbury Christ Church University (2014). BA (Hons) Music, Durham University (2010).
Jake B
£40.20 to £51.60 ph

Tutor Torquay

I am a qualified History teacher and have tutored History and Politics online since 2016. I have been working in schools since 2019 in various roles across the mainstream, SEN and examining sectors. Having completed over 500 hours of tutoring, I have developed a confident teaching style rooted in a conversational relationship with the student, a structured teaching environment, and various resources. I have experience teaching students of a variety of abilities, from boosting a student's grade from an E to a C to working with one student over the course of 18 months to improve her confidence, allowing her to increase her grade from a C to an A. I am motivated by a love of my subjects and a genuine belief that all students can reach their potential in the right environment. I really take pride in my tutoring and will put in the hours to help students succeed.
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Qualifications:
PGCE History, University of Exeter (2023). BA History and Politics, University of Warwick (2019).

Reviews for tutors in Torquay

5.0

Jake has been one of the most supportive and helpful individuals for my daughter's journey through A-levels. His determination and calm demeanour gave my daughter the confidence and motivation to improve her ability in a subject she didn't particularly like, History. I would highly recommend all parents to consider Jake in helping their own children through such a highly stressful and difficult time like A-levels. Mrs S Barden
Torquay

Such a great tutor and has helped build my confidence in politics, thanks Jake! Clara
Torquay

Sarah is an excellent teacher. She is very personable and responds admirably to the level of ability she has to cope with. She knows how to challenge me and I feel I have really made progress in the last few weeks. Thank you Mrs Davies

Our experience with Sarah has been first class from start to finish. She has helped my daughter to reignite her love of Spanish and to regain confidence she had lost. Sarah is friendly, down to earth and always really quick to respond to messages. I would definitely recommend. Mrs De Garis
Tim C
£60.30 to £60.30 ph

Tutor Torquay

I am an experienced (5 years +) tutor, offering high quality individualised tuition and specialist SEN provision. I teach all core subjects in the Primary National Curriculum, covering Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. I have tutored many children through 11+ with a very high success rate. In addition, I have considerable experience working with challenging children with complex needs. This experience includes working with ADHD, Autism, and Attachment Disorders. I understanding that every child learns in different ways. Before tutoring I worked as a Teacher, with over 10 years teaching in local primary schools. I am an experienced football coach and have a Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Education Sports Specialism, Sports Leaders (2018).
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Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education, University of East London (2008). BA Hons Sociology, Brunel University (2003).
Isabella H
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

I have a first-class degree from the University of Bristol and a Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Education with English Specialism from the University of Exeter. I am also an experienced private tutor. I offer one-hour lessons where I get to know your child and tailor the approach to maximise their learning and enjoyment. I offer tuition to KS1, KS2 & KS3 children; ages 4 - 13. I am experienced in teaching across this entire age range, both in the classroom and on a one-to-one basis. I teach in a creative way to keep the pupil engaged, as I believe deep learning comes when it feels interesting. I take a pupil-centred approach; therefore, they constantly interact with the learning material and reflect on their learning journey. I teach in a metacognitive manner, meaning that the child thinks about their own thinking and learning.
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Qualifications:
PGCE Primary with English Specialism, University of Exeter (2022). BA (Hons) Liberal Arts Anthropology, Philosophy, English & Modern Languages, University of Bristol (2018).
Gerry P
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

Highly experienced and enthusiastic teacher of History. I have taught A Level, Oxbridge and GCSE with notable success to students with a wide range of abilities and needs. My goal is build interest, confidence and performance with lessons that are interactive, creatively resourced and supportively structured. I am an A Level Examiner and Moderator of A Level Coursework. Lessons will always be engaging, sometimes challenging and above all carefully tailored to the student's specific needs. My academic interests are wide and I keep my scholarship fresh and up to date. In my spare time I study Italian so I know what it feels like to be s student.
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Qualifications:
MA (OXON) Modern History, Corpus `Christi College, Oxford. PGCE with Distinction, Professional PGCE Mentor, University of Buckingham.
Janice W
£53.60 to £53.60 ph

Tutor Torquay

I have been teaching for over 30 years, 26 years of which have been with children with Special Educational Needs. I have taught primary and secondary-aged children mainly diagnosed with autism but also ADHD, SEMH, PDA and dyslexia. I am versatile in the subjects I teach, but my speciality is maths to GCSE, in which I am also a moderator for an exam board. I have also taught various GCSE-level courses in ICT and computer science. My real love is outdoor education with children, as I believe it brings out the best in them. I am a Mountain Leader and Mountain Bike Instructor. I have trained children with SEN for the annual Ten Tors Jubilee Challenge event for ten years. I am also a Duke of Edinburgh trainer and assessor.
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Qualifications:
Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia), including AMBDA. Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (SENCO) University of Plymouth (2012). PGCE Primary Mathematics, University of Exeter (1990). BSc (Hons) Combined Studies, Plymouth Polytechnic (1985).
Emma C
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Torquay

I have been a qualified teacher for nine years and have been a SENDCo for two years. I have taught the UK curriculum from EYFS through to Year 6, and I have also tutored some higher level pupils for the 11+. I have a wealth of knowledge in teaching students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) and love to adapt my teaching to the individual. I believe teaching should always be fun and memorable. I love making a difference and creating a safe, productive and happy learning environment! I also enjoy continuing my own learning, I have recently completed an MA in Education, specialising in dyslexia and learning.
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Qualifications:
National Award for SEND Co-ordination. MA Education. BA (Hons) Primary Education.
Andrew S
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

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Currently working as a full-time tutor, teaching students GCSE Maths and Science and A level Chemistry. I have many years of experience working in industrial chemistry R&D before I retrained as a Science Teacher. Whilst employed in industry, I worked closely with Universities and Schools, supervising postgraduate and undergraduate students, and mentoring school pupils on attachment.
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Qualifications:
PGCE Bath Spa University (2020). PhD (Chemistry), University of Exeter (1990). BSc (Hons) Chemistry, University of Exeter (1986).
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

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Qualified and experienced History Teacher, currently teaching at South Dartmoor College, soon to be Head of History at Ivybridge College. Teaches History from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level, across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams. Personal Subject Tutor for trainee History Teachers from the University of Exeter. RFU Level 2 Rugby Coach.
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Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary History, University of Exeter (2015). MA Social History, University of Plymouth (2013). BA (Hons) History, University of Plymouth (2011).
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

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Qualified and experienced Spanish Teacher, currently teaching at a secondary school with Sixth Form in Devon. Teaches Spanish to children and adult learners, from beginners and Primary, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Speaking examiner for the Spanish GCSE exam. Can support preparations for school entrance exams. Also a French teacher and speaker who can teach conversational French, and English as a Foreign Language. Can prepare students for both Cambridge and Trinity English exams from A2-C2.
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Qualifications:
MA Translation (Spanish), Open University (2020). PGCE Secondary Spanish and French, University of Exeter (2016). BA (Hons) Spanish with Italian, University of Exeter (2013).
James W
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

Tutor Online

I am an experienced and enthusiastic primary educator with experience all around the world. I teach across the Primary Curriculum - EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. I offer preparation for SATs, 11+, and School Entrance Exams. I also tutor Maths, English and History tuition into secondary. SEN experience. I have a year of tutoring experience and find it a wonderful process. First I ensure that I know the strengths and needs of the children I work with. From there my top priority is creating a learning environment where students feel comfortable and heard, where they are not worried to have a go or make mistakes. I have had high satisfaction from parents and students alike.
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Qualifications:
BEd (with distinction), Brock University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (2009). BA (Hons) History and Anthropology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (2008).
Lynne M
£46.20 to £50.20 ph

Tutor Online

A dedicated, qualified and highly experienced Primary School Teacher of over 20 years, Lynne has taught many children within schools and as a private tutor,having successfully supported and guided a variety of pupils throughout their learning journeys. Enthusiastically teaching all subjects within the Primary Curriculum from Y1 to early Secondary, specialising in English (in particular writing, grammar and spelling), Maths and French. Excellent 11+ guidance, support and techniques provided (including NVR and VR). Inspirational, intuitive, friendly and approachable, Lynne helps children soar and achieve their full potential. If lacking motivation or confidence, Lynne has the tools, techniques and personality to guide and encourage pupils securely and steadily towards their goals.Lynne offers challenging, interesting lessons online and is returning to face-to-face teaching. Lessons are delivered effectively and received well. Increases skills, techniques and confidence. Highly recommended. Excellent references.
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Qualifications:
PGCE with QTS, University of Hull and Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln (2000); BA (Hons) 2.1 Humanities, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside (1999).

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

How are Torquay schools performing?

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

Torquay primary school performance:

The Torquay area has 26 primary schools (one of the top being Ilsham Church of England Academy with 20% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Children get off to a good start in Reception and this progress is maintained in Year 1. Throughout the school pupils make good progress in reading, writing and mathematics. The high quality teaching in Years 5 and 6 ensures that pupils are well equipped for the next stage of their education.”

The Torquay 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 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Torquay secondary school performance:

The Torquay area has 11 secondary schools (one of the top being Torquay Girls Grammar School with 98% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is an outstanding school. It is not complacent and continues to improve. The headteacher, ably supported by the senior leadership team and other leaders and managers, is successful in inspiring the school community to raise attainment further and to equip the students with extensive skills to support their transition into higher education.”

The Torquay local authority has an average of 47% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 94% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Torquay Ofsted ratings:

78% of Torquay schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 4 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

Tuition with a qualified teacher at your home in Torquay costs £46ph. Online tuition with a qualified teacher costs from £40ph. Create your own small tuition group in Torquay and tuition costs from £17.50 ph.

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