Tutor profile - Claudia


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

Like all our tutors, Claudia is a qualified teacher Like all our tutors, Claudia holds a degree from a top University Like all our tutors, Claudia holds a full, clean criminal records checkClaudia holds a degree from a Russell Group University
Claudia is very good

Father of online 8 plus student

Claudia's biography

Claudia is an experienced school entrance tutor. She has over seven years teaching experience, completing the Teach First Leadership Development Programme and her Post Graduate Certificate in Education in 2012. Since then she has held responsibilities including Year Group Leader, Gifted and Talented lead and most recently Year 6 Grammar lead.

Claudia’s specialty is preparing students for 7 – 11+ entrance exams. She has successfully coached pupils to achieve their goals in Maths, English and Non-verbal reasoning, winning places at competitive London schools including City of London Girls’ School, Eaton House and St. Paul's Juniors. Claudia also has experience supporting successful progression to Berkshire Grammar schools such as Upton Court and Langley.

In her final year working with Year 6, the class achieved the school’s best ever SAT results in Reading and Grammar. Claudia is passionate about making subjects interesting and relatable to pupils. She carefully tailors her tuition to the needs and talents of each child. Using a mixture of real life examples and creativity to help pupils progress with their learning and grow in confidence.

In terms of her special interest, she enjoys using technology to improve learning outcomes. During her training Claudia pioneered the use of Skype in the Classroom at her first school. This led on to an internship developing educational coding projects at Google.

When not tutoring Claudia can be found trail running and sketching. She also runs a fiercely competitive crossword challenge with friends.

School entrance experience

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

Claudia has also successfully helped students win places at Dulwich College at both 11+ and 13+. She has also helped a student win a place at Cambridge University.

Claudia's qualifications

Claudia qualified to teach Primary education in 2012, and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from . Institute of Education.

University name Name of degree Year of graduation
Durham University BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences 2010

Subjects tutored:

7 Plus

8 Plus

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

13 Plus (English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Science and Classics)

English (General, KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE AQA and GCSE Edexcel)

Maths (KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE AQA and GCSE Edexcel)

Recent testimonials

The help that you gave our son has been so brilliant, and your enthusiasm and rapport have been amazing. I will continue to work on the resources/material you have provided.

Mother of online 7 Plus student based in Tanzania

Monday, 18th March 2019