Tutor profile - Raj


11 Plus, 13 Plus, Other School Entrance & Maths

Like all our tutors, Raj is a qualified teacher Like all our tutors, Raj holds a degree from a top University Like all our tutors, Raj holds a full, clean criminal records checkRaj holds a degree from OxbridgeRaj either works or has worked as an examiner for an exam boardRaj holds a degree from a Russell Group University
Easy to understand tutor, simplifies complicated concepts well. Would recommend for any maths tutoring.

Student of IB Higher Level Maths

Raj's biography

Raj has a very strong Mathematical background having studied for degrees in Mathematics at Keele University (BA Hons) and Oxford University (MSc), and has over 35 years teaching experience in Private Schools, Grammar Schools and Colleges.

He has provided private tuition also for about 35 years now, and has had literally hundreds of successful students credited to his record over that time. This includes helping many students get into Oxbridge, Private Schools and Grammar Schools (including his own daughter). He has also taught Christian Bale - the actor who played Batman!

He has a tremendous passion for Maths and likes to make Maths fun and accessible to all. Students find him very approachable, patient and easy to learn from. He prides himself in providing first class tuition through his years of experience and excellent subject knowledge. Having set many exams over the years he also teaches students precisely how to answer exam questions to maximise their marks.

Many of his students have gone on to Oxbridge or Russell Group and other top universities. The vast majority of his younger pupils have gained entry to top Independent Schools.

He caters for all levels and all ages : Basic Maths, Entrance Exams, 11+, 13+, SATs, GCSE, AS/A Level, Further Maths, IB, etc. He taught for 5 Years at Sherborne (Boys) School, 20 Years at Bournemouth Grammar School and 9 years at an Independent College in Bournemouth as a Maths Teacher and Head of Statistics.

School entrance experience

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

I've lost count how many successes I've had over the years but it's probably six or seven each year. This includes entry into Oxbridge, private schools (such as Canford and Bryanston) and local Grammar Schools - including my own daughter!

Raj's qualifications

Raj qualified to teach Maths in 1988, and holds a QTS from . Dorset County Council.

University name Name of degree Year of graduation
Keele BA Hons 1982

Subjects tutored:

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

13 Plus (Maths, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning)

Other School Entrance (9+, 10+ English, 10+ Maths, 10+ Verbal Reasoning, 10+ Non-Verbal Reasoning, 12+ Maths, 12+ Verbal Reasoning and 12+ Non-Verbal Reasoning)

Maths (KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE AQA, GCSE Edexcel, GCSE OCR, IGCSE, IGCSE additional, A Level AQA, A Level Edexcel, A Level OCR, A Level Further Maths, Pre-U, IB Studies, IB Standard Level, IB Higher Level, IB Further Maths Higher Level and IB MYP)