Emma - English Emma – 290

Emma's biography:

Emma is currently researching a PhD at the University of York, while teaching undergraduate seminars in the English department, and masters skills classes at the Centre for Medieval Studies. She is available for online tutoring.

Emma is a qualified secondary school teacher, with four years' experience. She taught at Notting Hill and Ealing High School (GDST) from 2016-18, teaching Year 7 to Year 13, including Cambridge IGCSE, as well as both English Literature and English Language A Levels. She prepared students for English degrees and Oxbridge entrance (including the ELAT) through enrichment sessions and mock interviews. She was also an examiner for AQA English Literature in the June 2018 and 2019 series. She also taught a wide range of learners at Oasis Academy John Williams, South Bristol, between 2013 and 2015, and so is well-place to help across the ability spectrum.


Emma is a first-class graduate of Cambridge University, having studied Part 1 Philosophy and Part II English Literature. Before this, attending City of London School for Girls, Emma achieved straight A* in her GCSEs and A Levels (English Literature, Art, Mathematics, and Physics), as well as gaining scores in the 99th percentile in her SAT American College entrance tests.

Emma is a tutor who insists on high standards from her students. She focuses on detailed feedback on students’ work, and setting tasks to improve the work, leading students to achieve more. Being friendly and efficient, Emma ensures that students get the most out of their time with her, and leave feeling more confident because they know what they do well, and what they need to improve. She has experience tutoring students from 11 plus exams to undergraduate degrees.

Emma's qualifications:

Emma qualified to teach English in 2014, and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education ("PGCE") from University of Bristol.

University NameName of degreeYear of graduation
University of Cambridge, Downing CollegeBA (Hons) English2013
King's College LondonMA2016

Emma is available for online tuition

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