Home and Online French Tuition in Plymouth

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

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Take your time to look at the profiles of relevant, safe, qualified and experienced teachers, who are currently available to provide tuition for you.

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2. Chat with tutors

Invite teachers to contact you. You are not committing to any lessons, just having an initial chat to see if they are a good fit for your needs. If you are unsure what to say or ask, use this guide to your introductory call

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3. Start & stop lessons any time

If ready, start tuition with a teacher. Fees are paid after each lesson by a secure online card payment. You are in control; you can check and approve lesson payments and stop tuition at any time.

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

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

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

Plymouth primary school performance:

The Plymouth area has 50 primary schools (one of the top being St George's CofE Primary Academy with 30% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils are appropriately challenged in their thinking. Teachers develop pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural awareness, and their appreciation of fundamental British values, very well. ”

The Plymouth local authority has an average of 64% 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%).

 

Plymouth secondary school performance:

The Plymouth area has 19 secondary schools (one of the top being Devonport High School for Girls with 98% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“The quality of teaching is good and improving. Recent initiatives have contributed to a rise in standards. ”

The Plymouth 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 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Plymouth Ofsted ratings:

64% of Plymouth schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 11 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

A selection of Plymouth French Tutors

Elizabeth W

Mrs Elizabeth W

GCSE French Teacher

Plymouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Modern Foreign Languages (2007). BA French and Music (2006).
Emily B

Miss Emily B

A-Level French Teacher

Plymouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education with MFL specialism, Warwick University (2013). BA (Hons) French Studies, Warwick University (2009).
Emily E

Miss Emily E

Private GCSE French Tutor

Plymouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary with French specialism, Kingston University. BA (Hons) English Literature, First Class. CELTA, Cambridge University.
Diambou K

Ms Diambou K

A-Level French Teacher

Plymouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE French and Spanish, University of Brighton (2021). Masters French as a Foreign Language, University of Rouen, France (2020). BA French as a Foreign Language, University of La Sorbonne, France (2018).
Anisah A

Mrs Anisah A

French Tutoring

Plymouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Primary Education. BSc (Hons) Psychology.
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