John has tutored privately for 11 years. After a bachelor's degree in biomedical science, he starting tutoring during his time as a classroom teacher of physics at Mascalls School in Kent, where he was also teacher in charge of physics, continuing throughout his master's and PhD studies in linguistics.
Claire graduated from Imperial College in 2011 with an Engineering degree and is currently in her eighth year of teaching, exam marking and tutoring Mathematics. Her experience as a teacher, examiner and a tutor over the last eight years has given Claire many of the skills necessary to successfully tutor students of all ages.
Alan holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Warwick and worked in experimental physics research for a number of years at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory's neutron source near Oxford. After teaching Mathematics and Physics in Zimbabwe for Voluntary Service Overseas, he qualified as a science teacher in 2000.
Sarah currently teaches Maths to pupils aged 11-18 in a small independent school in Scarborough, North Yorkshire and also tutors students privately as often as she can. She is a self-confessed “Maths Geek” and is well known at the College for singing memorable mathematical songs to help her students recall key facts.
Alan is an experienced tutor specialising in A-level GCSE and IB tuition in Mathematics and Physics Here he offers some suggestions on how to keep your teenager motivated and some specific advice in studying mathematics...
In this blog Sarah looks at the reasons for and implications of choosing to take either Mathematics Standard Level or Mathematical Studies for the IB These should help you decide which subject is the best...
"Alessio is a very kind and calm personality. He broke down and methodically went through the Maths syllabus. He made my son concentrate on the sections he found problematic and he built a quiet confidence, which I think made all the difference both during both the revision period and the exams themselves. I would highly recommend him. "