11 Plus (English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning and Science)
English (General, KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE AQA, GCSE Edexcel, GCSE OCR, IGCSE, A Level AQA, A Level Edexcel, A Level OCR, Pre-U, IB Standard Level, IB Higher Level, IB MYP, Advanced Placement and Undergraduate)
Nina is an experienced, enthusiastic and highly qualified tutor, teacher and writer. She gained her BA and MA at the University of Cambridge in 2011, and was awarded her teaching qualifications (both QTS and PGCE) from the Institute of Education in 2015 and 2016. She also recently completed an MA at University College London, in English and American Literature, for which she achieved the highest Distinction in her cohort and was nominated to the 2018 UCL Dean’s List. Nina taught English Literature and Language in a London secondary school (graded "Outstanding" by OFSTED) for five years, from 2014 to 2019, where her students achieved consistently excellent results. Alongside her teaching and studies, Nina has worked as a tutor for over ten years.
Nina is currently completing her PhD in American Literature at the University of Cambridge, while also working on her first novel. Her short stories and essays have been published in Ambit, Granta, Litro, 3:AM and other literary magazines.
Nina offers high-quality tuition for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, GCSE, A-Level and university students, as well as for adults. In terms of entrance exam tuition, she has worked with children aiming to attend the following schools: Saint Paul's, Saint Paul's Girls, City, Alleyn’s and North London Collegiate. Nina is knowledgeable in all areas of English and American Language and Literature, with specialisms in Shakespeare, Victorian Literature, Contemporary Literature, Academic English, University Applications and Job Applications. Nina is also an education consultant who specialises in helping students with applications to British and American universities. As a graduate of both Cambridge and UCL, Nina is highly qualified to help students succeed in all stages of their university applications. Finally, Nina is available for Creative Writing tuition, and for assistance in completing submissions to literary agencies, editors and literary magazines.
Nina qualified to teach English in 2016, and holds a PGCE from UCL Institute of Education.
|University Name||Name of degree||Year of graduation|
|University College London||MA in English and American Literature||2018|
|UCL Institute of Education||PGCE in Secondary School Education (English Language and Literature)||2016|
|UCL Institute of Education||QTS in Secondary School Education (English Language and Literature)||2015|
|University of Cambridge||BA (MA Cantab) in Archaeology and Anthropology||2011|
|University of Cambridge||PhD in English and American Literature||2023|
"Nina was fantastic with our son. He is quite shy but she engaged with him so well and was able to get the very best out of him!"
Tuesday, 10th December 2019
Parent in Dulwich
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Nina's nurturing and caring nature was admired by all, she took it in her stride to support students with all needs and abilities. Her relentless desire to ensure pupils were guided appropriately at all times meant successful outcomes were achieved. Pupils and staff respected Nina’s contribution and were sad to see her go.
Thursday, 21st March 2019
Nina can teach in the following locations:
CamdenKings Cross, Finsbury (west) (WC1X)High Holborn (WC1V)Gray’s Inn (WC1R)Great Ormond Street Hospital (WC1N)St Pancras (WC1H)University College London (WC1E)Bloomsbury, British Museum (WC1B)New Oxford Street (WC1A)Drury Lane, Aldwych (WC2B)Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Royal Courts of Justice (WC2A)Hatton Garden (EC1N)Fitzrovia, Tottenham Court Road (W1T)Highgate, Hampstead Heath (N6)Euston, Camden Town, Somers Town, Primrose Hill, Gospel Oak, Lisson Grove (NW1)Hampstead, Chalk Farm, Primrose Hill, Swiss Cottage, Belsize Park, Gospel Oak, Frognal, Childs Hill (NW3)Kentish Town, Tufnell Park, Dartmouth Park, Gospel Oak (NW5)St John’s Wood, Primrose Hill, Lisson Grove (NW8)
WestminsterSomerset House (WC2R)Charing Cross (WC2N)Leicester Square (WC2H)Covent Garden (WC2E)Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia (W1W)Marylebone (W1U)Hanover Square, Savile Row (W1S)Mayfair (north), Grosvenor Square (W1K)Mayfair (south), Piccadilly, Royal Academy (W1J)Marylebone (W1H)Harley Street (W1G)Soho (north west) (W1F)Soho (south east), Chinatown, Soho Square (W1D)Oxford Street (west) (W1C)Portland Street, Regent Street (W1B)Paddington, Bayswater, Hyde Park, Westbourne Green, Little Venice, Westbourne Green, Notting Hill (W2)Maida Vale, Little Venice (W9)St. James’s (SW1Y)Belgravia, Knightsbridge (SW1X)Belgravia (SW1W)Vauxhall Bridge, Chelsea Bridge, Victoria Station, Pimlico (SW1V)Victoria Station, the Houses of Parliament, Vauxhall Bridge, Pimlico (SW1P)Buckingham Gate, Victoria St, Birdcage Walk (SW1H)Buckingham Gate, Victoria Station (SW1E)Whitehall, Buckingham Palace (SW1A)
IslingtonSt Luke’s, Bunhill Fields (EC1Y)Finsbury, Moorfields Eye Hospital (EC1V)Finsbury, Finsbury Estate (EC1R)Clerkenwell, Farringdon (EC1M)Highbury, Highbury Fields (N5)Holloway, Barnsbury, Islington, Tufnell Park (N7)
City of LondonSt Bartholomew’s Hospital (EC1A)Barbican (EC2Y)Guildhall (EC2V)Bank of England (EC2R)Old Broad Street, Tower 42 (EC2N)Broadgate, Liverpool Street (EC2M)Royal Exchange, Lombard Street (EC3V)Monument, Billingsgate (EC3R)Leadenhall, Lloyd’s of London, Fenchurch Street (EC3M)St Mary Axe, Aldgate (EC3A)Temple (EC4Y)Blackfriars (EC4V)Cannon Street (EC4R)Mansion House (EC4N)St Paul’s (EC4M)Fetter Lane (EC4A)
HackneyShoreditch (EC2A)Upper Clapton, Lower Clapton, Leyton, Stoke Newington (E5)Hackney Central, Dalston, London Fields (E8)Homerton, Hackney Wick, South Hackney, Hackney Marshes, Victoria Park (E9)Leyton, Temple Mills, Hackney Marshes, Upper Clapton, Walthamstow Marshes (E10)Barnsbury, Canonbury, Kings Cross, Islington, Pentonville, De Beauvoir Town, Hoxton (N1)
Tower HamletsTower Hill, Tower of London (EC3N)Aldgate, Bishopsgate, Whitechapel, Shoreditch, Spitalfields, Shadwell, Stepney, Mile End, Portsoken (E1)Bethnal Green, Haggerston, Shoreditch, Cambridge Heath (E2)Bow, Bromley-by-Bow, Old Ford, Mile End, Three Mills, London Gas Museum (E3)Poplar, Isle of Dogs, Limehouse, Canary Wharf, Blackwall, Cubitt Town (E14)
LondonCity of London (EC3B)Mayfair (W1Y)Mayfair (W1X)Soho, Piccadilly (W1V)Oxford Street, Regent Street (W1R)Goodge Street, Warren Street (W1P)Regents Park, Oxford Circus (W1N)Marylebone (W1M)
EalingActon, East Acton, Park Royal, West Acton (W3)Ealing, Park Royal (W5)Hanwell, Boston Manor (W7)West Ealing, Northfields (W13)
HounslowChiswick, Gunnersbury, Turnham Green, Bedford Park (W4)
Hammersmith and FulhamHammersmith, Ravenscourt Park (W6)Shepherds Bush, White City (W12)Fulham, Parson’s Green (SW6)
Kensington and ChelseaKensington, Holland Park (W8)North Kensington, Queens Park (W10)Notting Hill, Holland Park (W11)West Kensington, Kensington Olympia, Holland Park (W14)Chelsea, Brompton, Knightsbridge (SW3)Earl’s Court (SW5)South Kensington, Knightsbridge (SW7)West Brompton, Chelsea (SW10)
LambethBrixton, Brixton Hill, Streatham Hill, Tulse Hill, Clapham Park, Balham (SW2)Clapham, Stockwell (SW4)South Lambeth, Vauxhall, Battersea, Clapham, Stockwell (SW8)Stockwell, Brixton, Clapham (SW9)Streatham, Norbury, Thornton Heath, Streatham Park, Furzedown, Streatham Vale, Pollards Hill (SW16)Camberwell, Denmark Hill, Southampton Way Estate, Peckham (SE5)Kennington, Vauxhall (SE11)Dulwich, Dulwich Village, West Dulwich, Tulse Hill, Sydenham Hill (SE21)Herne Hill, Tulse Hill (SE24)West Norwood, Gipsy Hill, Norwood (SE27)
WandsworthBattersea, Clapham Junction (SW11)Balham, Clapham South, Hyde Farm (SW12)Putney, Roehampton University (SW15)Tooting, Mitcham (SW17)Wandsworth, Southfields, Earlsfield (SW18)
Richmond upon ThamesBarnes, Castelnau (SW13)Mortlake, East Sheen (SW14)
MertonWimbledon, Colliers Wood, Southfields (SW19)Merton Park, Raynes Park (SW20)
SouthwarkBankside, South Bank, Southwark, Bermondsey, Vauxhall (SE1)Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, Surrey Quays (SE16)Walworth, Newington (SE17)East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, Loughborough Junction, Herne Hill (SE22)
GreenwichAbbey Wood, West Heath, Crossness, Thamesmead (SE2)Blackheath, Kidbrooke, Westcombe Park (SE3)Charlton (SE7)Eltham, Mottingham, New Eltham, Falconwood, Chinbrook, Longlands, Kidbrooke (SE9)Greenwich, Maze Hill, Greenwich Peninsula (SE10)Plumstead, Woolwich (SE18)Thamesmead (SE28)
LewishamBrockley, Crofton Park, Western Ladywell, Honor Oak (SE4)Bellingham, Catford, Hither Green (SE6)Deptford, Evelyn (SE8)Lee, Grove Park, Chinbrook, Hither Green, Eltham, Horn Park, Blackheath (SE12)Lewisham, Hither Green, Ladywell (SE13)New Cross, New Cross Gate (SE14)Nunhead, Peckham (SE15)Forest Hill, Honor Oak, Crofton Park (SE23)
CroydonUpper Norwood, Crystal Palace, Crown Point, Norwood (SE19)South Norwood, Selhurst (SE25)
BromleyAnerley, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham (SE20)Sydenham, Crystal Palace (SE26)
Waltham ForestChingford, Sewardstone, Highams Park (E4)Leytonstone, Wanstead, Aldersbrook, Snaresbrook, Cann Hall (E11)Walthamstow, Upper Walthamstow (E17)
NewhamEast Ham, Beckton, Upton Park, Barking (E6)Forest Gate, Stratford (E7)Manor Park, Little Ilford, Aldersbrook (E12)Plaistow, West Ham, Upton Park (E13)Stratford, West Ham, Maryland, Leyton, Leytonstone, Temple Mills, Hackney Wick, Bow (E15)Silvertown, North Woolwich, Canning Town, Custom House, London City Airport (E16)Olympic Park, Stratford (E20)
RedbridgeWoodford, South Woodford (E18)
BarnetEast Finchley, Fortis Green, Hampstead Garden Suburb (N2)Finchley, Church End, Finchley Central (N3)North Finchley, Woodside Park (N12)Cricklewood, Willesden, Neasden, Dollis Hill, Childs Hill (NW2)Brent Cross, Hendon (NW4)Mill Hill, Arkley (NW7)
HaringeyFinsbury Park, Manor House, Harringay, Stroud Green (N4)Hornsey, Crouch End, Harringay (N8)Muswell Hill (N10)
EnfieldLower Edmonton, Edmonton (N9)New Southgate, Friern Barnet, Bounds Green, Arnos Grove (N11)
BrentKilburn, Brondesbury, West Hampstead, Queen’s Park (NW6)
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Nina, like all of our tutors, is a qualified teacher and has been interviewed by us personally. All of our tutors have at least two years of classroom teaching experience and come with fantastic references and criminal records checks.