Tutor profile - Sophie


7 Plus, 8 Plus, 11 Plus, 13 Plus, English & Maths

Like all our tutors, Sophie is a qualified teacher Like all our tutors, Sophie holds a degree from a top University Like all our tutors, Sophie holds a full, clean criminal records checkSophie either works or has worked as an examiner for an exam board

Sophie's biography

Sophie qualified as a teacher in 2009 after graduating from St Mary's University College, London. She has 12 years full time experience working across all key stages in the classroom, teaching 3-13 years. In her teaching roles, she has been part of the senior leadership team having responsibility for the attainment and progress of children in her key stage. In addition to this, she has been a senior leader in literacy across the school and has worked externally as a literacy adviser to other schools within the local authority.

Currently, Sophie works part-time in a school supporting learners who are working below the expected standard for their age group.
Sophie has been privately tutoring since January 2010 and has a wealth of knowledge and experience in supporting learners in attaining success at the end of key stage examinations and in entrance exams for first choice schools.

Sophie has experience tutoring students with special educational needs including Autism, Dyslexia and EAL.

Sophie has worked extensively as a Common Entrance tutor and has helped many students to pass entrance exams for top schools in London. Additionally, she is experienced in preparing pupils for top boarding schools. Three of her students were recently accepted to Wycombe Abbey School and four to Cheltenham Ladies College. She has helped many students gain entry (including two with scholarships) to Chigwell School and Bancroft’s School. In the past 10 years, she has had multiple students accepted to City of London Girls and Boys, St Paul’s, Westminster, Dulwich College and Godolphin & Latymer Schools. She is confident preparing students at the 7, 11 and 13+ entry points to schools and is familiar with both the ISEB and school-specific examination papers.

School entrance experience

Sophie has worked with children aiming to attend the following schools:

Sophie has an excellent track record supporting pupils to succeed in gaining a place at their chosen schools for both 7+ and 11+.

100% of her pupils have secured a place at one of their chosen schools. Her students who sat their exam for September 2022 intake have so far been offered places at Royal Grammar School, Sir William Perkins, Notre Dame, The Marist and Farnborough High. Last year three boys she tutored received places at Hampton Boys.

Sophie's qualifications

Sophie qualified to teach Primary education in 2009, and holds a BA ITT Primary Education with QTS from . BA.

University name Name of degree Year of graduation
St Mary's University BA ITT Primary Education with QTS 2009

Subjects tutored:

7 Plus

8 Plus

11 Plus (English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning)

13 Plus (English and Maths)

English (General, KS1, KS2 and KS3)

Maths (KS1, KS2 and KS3)

Here's where Sophie can teach


  • Addlestone, New Haw (KT15)
  • Chertsey, Lyne (KT16)
  • Virginia Water, Wentworth (GU25)
  • Elmbridge

  • Weybridge (KT13)
  • Byfleet, West Byfleet (KT14)
  • Walton-on-Thames, Hersham (KT12)
  • Esher, Claygate, Hinchley Wood (KT10)
  • Woking

  • Woking, Knaphill, St. John’s, Horsell, Goldsworth Park (GU21)
  • Bisley, Pirbright, Chobham, Knaphill, Brookwood, West End (GU24)
  • Bracknell Forest

  • Boveney, Clewer, Cranbourne, Dorney, Eton, Eton Wick, Fifield, Oakley Green, Old Windsor, Spital, Windsor, Berkshire, Winkfield, Woodside (SL4)