GCSE English Past Papers and Tutors

GCSE English Past Papers for AQA, CCEA, Edexcel, OCR, SQA and WJEC.

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Jeff H
£40.20 to £59.00 ph

GCSE English Tutor

I love literature and am fascinated by languages. I have been teaching for 24 years across various age groups and abilities in the public and private sectors. I was Head of English at two independent colleges in London and have worked abroad teaching Business English to adults and EFL to foreign students. I have been an examiner for the AQA, and an OCR A-level moderator; I am also familiar with the requirements of the other exam boards such as EDEXCEL. Ofsted graded my lessons "outstanding" for instilling in my pupils a love of the written word. I have worked in a Special School and was trained in how to deal with autism, Asperger's, dyslexia, and dyspraxia. Recently I have been tutoring for the Common Entrance exams and helped a young man gain entry to the prestigious Stowe School.
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Qualifications:
MA (Cert) Media in Education & MA Module Digital Video Production. BA (Hons) English & Literary Studies with Writing and Publishing. PGCE English (Chichester). TESOL Certificate (Trinity).
Neil C
£53.60 to £67.00 ph

GCSE English Tutor

I was a Home Tutor for both Maths and English GCSE at a local SEN school, having previously taught in both mainstream and private institutions across all ages.The role demanded innovation and understanding given the students faced challenges including, but not limited to, anxiety, dyslexia, ASD and ADHD. I now work in conjunction with families whose children attend a vast range of schools but needing tutoring specifically tailored to their child's needs. A large concentration is given to reviving a flagging interest in the subjects and boosting self-belief and confidence. I also delight in teaching adults returning to studying.
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Qualifications:
PhD History and Philosophy of Science, University of Kent (2014). MSc (Distinction) Science, Communication and Society, University of Kent (2010). BA (First Class Honours) History, University of Kent (2009).
Anastasia B
£40.20 to £48.20 ph

GCSE English Tutor

Experienced Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 teacher, now full-time tutor. Teaches English, Drama, Film and Media; a specialist in Language and Literature within the Secondary National Curriculum, across all ages and abilities. Provides positive, engaging and nurturing support for GCSE and A-Level preparation, as well as home schooling. Having worked as assistant head of year ten and eleven, I have an inclusive and holistic approach to learning. Constructively creating lessons that are captivating to help my students achieve; with over five years of SEN experience. Great insight into successful navigation of GCSE's and A-Levels, having worked as an examiner for major exam boards.
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Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status PGCE Secondary English, University of Hertfordshire (2018). BA (Hons) English Literature and Film, Southampton Solent University (2015).
Hayley P
£198.30 to £198.30 ph

GCSE English Tutor

PREMIUM High-End Online **SUPER TUTOR**. Tutored for celebrities, aristocrats, UHNW families, UK and international students. 1525+ 5 STAR Reviews - thoroughly recommended amongst families. Taught 5,700+ students and trained 250+ teachers. Highly experienced, friendly and qualified Cambridge-educated Teacher of English, History, 11+/13+. I boast a 100% Pass Rate at Level 7-9 for GCSE, 98% at Grade A*-B for A Level, and 95% Pass Rate for 11+ in 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24. Teaching + tutoring 12+ years in outstanding grammar and top public schools in Cambridge and London, experienced Examiner for GCSE and A-Level/IB, and a professional copyeditor for coursework, personal statements and essay writing. Highly experienced in teaching IB to HL, A-level, I/GCSE and 11+/13+. FULLY BOOKED 22-23 + 23-24. **PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR 24-25 AVAILABILITY - 87% booked**
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Qualifications:
University College London - Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Distinction; University of Cambridge - Masters in Education Research (MEd) Distinction; International Baccalaureate Trainer
Ben M
£46.90 to £50.20 ph

GCSE English Tutor

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language, Literature and Media Studies, with 15 years of experience teaching (including Head of Department) in local state schools. I teach English from primary and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all the major Exam Boards. Successfully tutored pupils through 11+ for Eton, Tonbridge, Wellington etc. Examiner for A level (AQA), GCSE (AQA). Supports preparations for 13+ and School Entrance Examinations. Provides support for GCSE resits and literacy skills for adult learners. Shine Media Awards\' Most Inspirational Teacher 2017. I worked for 12 years as a print journalist, including five years at BBC Worldwide.
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Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary English, Hull University. BA (Hons) History with History of Art (1992).
James G
£53.60 to £53.60 ph

GCSE English Tutor

Formerly Senior Master at a top London Prep School. Qualified and very experienced teacher, currently teaching English Literature and Language from early years to GCSE at a Brighton Prep School. Also teaches Classics, Latin, Chinese (Mandarin); supports preparations for 11+, 13+, Common Entrance, Scholarship and School Entrance Examinations. SEN experience. Teaches English Language, English Literature and History through to GCSE and IGCSE; also English as a Foreign Language.
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BA (Hons) Modern Chinese Studies, Leeds University (1985). Certificate TEFL, Northbrook College (2003). Diploma in Professional Practice, Leadership & Management.
Karen R
£40.00 to £48.00 ph

GCSE English Tutor

With over 20 years in teaching, I combine teaching and tutoring with being a commercial writer. This creates a successful balance of understanding school expectations whilst being able to use a fresh, appropriate (and unique!) approach. I work with pupils from Years 3 to 11 and offer preparation for Kent Test, SATs, 11+ and 13+ examinations. I have worked successfully with both SEN and gifted and talented students and offer Eng Lang up to *GCSE, Maths up to KS3 and TEFL. Organised and encouraging, I adapt sessions to the learning style and level of each student. Whilst pressing for progress, lessons are fun and interactive. It is common to discover gaps in understanding that can be filled. This builds a firm foundation for future progress. Students progress with 1:1 because success and confidence is natural when work matches needs. *Students struggling to pass, not top grades
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MA Creative Writing (Distinction) Canterbury Christ Church University (2011). PGCE Primary Education, Bedford College (1990). TEFL, Cambridge (1992). MSc Accountancy 2:1 Hull University (1988).
Susan W
£42.90 to £53.60 ph

GCSE English Tutor

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently working as a tutor, as well as teaching with Educational Support Services and also providing literature and drama workshops for schools. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major exam boards. Provides support for home schooling. Experienced in strategies and approaches for vulnerable or anxious students and pupils with special needs, particularly ADHD. Provides preparation for School Entrance Exams and Scholarship. Supports and delivers literacy tuition for adult learners.
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PGCE English with Drama (1989). MA English Language and Literature, University of Oxford (1988).
Shade D
£42.90 to £53.60 ph

GCSE English Tutor

I am an experienced teacher of English Literature and Language, with expertise in creative writing, Shakespearean tragedy and a passion for social, political protest writing. I have years of experience in exam preparation and marking for both GCSE and A Level, across various exam boards. As Head of KS3 English at Fort Pitt Grammar School, I developed the Year 7/8/9 curriculum, focusing on raising reading age, offering breadth and variety in literature and transitioning to GCSE . At GCSE, working predominantly in a grammar setting, I specialised in stretch and challenge for high achievers as well as structured and tailored support for students struggling with English. Each year, I have gained highly successful GCSE results, with 100% 4-9 and over 65% achieving 7-9. I strive to support students in reaching their potential by creating an open, personal environment. Students are encouraged to actively engage with and lead their sessions and assess and reflect regularly, to build on and secure their skills.
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Qualifications:
QTS Kent Medway Training (2016). BA (Hons) English, First Class, University of Glamorgan (2013). Certificate in TESOL, University of Glamorgan (2013).
Maisie D
£43.60 to £48.20 ph

GCSE English Tutor

Qualified and experienced English Teacher and KS3 lead currently teaching at Culcheth High School. Previous SEND T.A so a wealth of knowledge surrounding individual needs and a full and comprehensive understanding of different strategies to aid the understanding of English as a topic. Skilled in Teaching, Higher Education, Tutoring and Curriculum Development. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, and IGCSE across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for GCSE, Re-sits and School Entrance Exams. Experienced GCSE Language and Literature examiner.
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PGCE English, Nottingham Trent University (2016). BA (Hons) English Literature, Bishop Grosseteste University (2015).
Shelley E
£42.90 to £53.60 ph

GCSE English Tutor

I have six years of experience as Head of Department for English and Media, examined for AQA and Pearson, and am a published author (creative writing). I am currently reading Master level Literature at Nottingham University and will be continuing on my PHD shortly after. I have incredibly strong subject knowledge and have developed strategies per exam question (Literature and Language GCSE and A-Level) to ensure success in the exams. Teaching and Tutoring: KS3, KS4, KS5 English Literature, English Language and Media Studies - any exam board. BA Lit/Lang.
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Masters in Literature (current). PGCE Secondary English. BA (Hons) English Literature.
Francis G
£44.20 to £48.20 ph

GCSE English Tutor

Qualified and experienced Language Teacher with 30 years of experience teaching in Independent Schools, now working full-time as a tutor. Previously, I was Head of Modern Foreign Languages and Deputy Head at a local school for many years. Teacher of English Language, English Literature, French, German and Latin from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; teacher of Russian and Italian through to GCSE and IGCSE. I offer preparation for 11+, 13+ and Independent School Entrance and Scholarship Examinations, alongside interview practice. Bilingual from birth in English and French and former Examiner for OCR and AQA Exam Boards. With an ability to engage with all ages, my key philosophy is to offer fun and interactive lessons to promote a love of English or foreign languages alongside an enjoyment for learning and studying and a deep satisfaction from the progress achieved.
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MA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages (French, German and Russian) Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge with subsidiary Classics.
Julie W
£53.60 to £67.00 ph

GCSE English Tutor

I am a highly skilled, approachable teacher of English, with 29 years + experience of teaching and one to one tutoring, across all abilities in Years 7-13. I am skilled in building confidence and helping students to prepare for exams and achieve their best. I have experience of teaching in both comprehensive and grammar schools and cam equally boost lower grades and help students achieve the highest levels; I am equipped with the skills to support and to develop. I can provide personalised support to help students who are struggling with writing and developing answers. I aim to boost skills and confidence and make lessons creative and engaging, providing the tools needed to succeed in exams and beyond. I am also an experienced examiner in GCSE Language and Literature and A Level Literature. I tutor full-time, so am available for day-time lessons.
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Qualifications:
PGCE English with Drama (secondary), Westminster College, Oxford University (1993). BA (Hons) English and History, The University of Kent at Canterbury (1992).
Ian R
£46.90 to £60.30 ph

GCSE English Tutor

Professional teacher and tutor with over 25 years of experience in teaching in state, grammar, private and private British international schools overseas. Have extensive experience of delivering A level and IB Diploma History. 25 years experience of delivering GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English with an outstanding pass rate. Furthermore, I have been an examiner for Cambridge and team leader in IB Diploma exams for over 20 years. I have a proven record of improving grades for public examinations, facilitating scholarships for entrance exams and helping students gain grades for university admission in the UK, Europe, US and Asia.
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Qualifications:
BA Honours Economic History. University of Sheffield. Postgraduate Certificate of Education History and English. University of Sheffield. Postgraduate Certificate Research Methods. University of Nottingham. Currently working on a doctoral thesis in History. Brunel University.
Charlotte M
£43.60 to £61.60 ph

GCSE English Tutor

Qualified and experienced teacher of English and Drama since 1994 and is currently Head of Drama, Teacher of English from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level; across all exam boards. Head of year 9 and 10 and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead. Is familiar with all of the major exam boards and has been an examiner for AQA for the last four years. I have tutored English A Level/GCSE on revision courses and at summer schools and have achieved some excellent results. I have also tutored a number of students to prepare for school entrance examinations. I currently teach GCSE/ A Level Drama and am very familiar with a number of exam boards. I am a very patient and caring teacher who can successfully get the best out of every student. I am experienced in working with students with a wide range of SEN learning needs.
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Qualifications:
PGCE English and Drama, Middlesex University (1994). BA (Hons) English and Drama, Warwick University (1992).

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

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Location
Home Tuition: Involves a GCSE English tutor coming to your home 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 GCSE English 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 GCSE English 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 GCSE English tutor is required to travel to your home. Online Tuition: Often more affordable than home tuition as your GCSE English 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 GCSE English tutor will only be working with your child. Online Tuition: Provides flexibility in terms of location and may offer a wider selection of GCSE English 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 GCSE English tuition 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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