Tutor profile - Chrissie


11 Plus, Other School Entrance & Maths

Like all our tutors, Chrissie is a qualified teacher Like all our tutors, Chrissie holds a degree from a top University Like all our tutors, Chrissie holds a full, clean criminal records checkChrissie either works or has worked as an examiner for an exam boardChrissie holds a degree from a Russell Group University
Chrissie is able to identify levels in knowledge & gaps in knowledge in order to effectively plan how to fill know gaps, in a fun and enthusiastic way. Homework reinforcement of subjects learnt in session and positive feedback has really helped.

Parent of GCSE Maths student (online)

Chrissie's biography

Chrissie is an Online Maths Tutor with 10 years of experience tutoring students worldwide. She tutors ages 8 to Adult in Maths (GCSE/IGCSE/A Level/FM A Level and IB, including mechanics and statistics) and provides additional services in 11+ tuition for KS2 (English, Maths, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning).

Chrissie holds 3 years of teaching experience as a Secondary School Maths teacher (QTS), and has five years of experience as an Examiner for Edexcel.

During the Summer months, she teaches at an International Pre-University Summer school (Oxford Royale Academy). Here she works with students aged 16 - 18 who wish to expand on their knowledge in Maths beyond the school curriculum in order to prepare for University. In the summer, she also runs private 11+ Summer Group Sessions for students to sit past paper examinations and gain experience and personalised feedback for preparation for the selective school examinations.

Chrissie is passionate about tutoring and enjoys challenging her students to reach their full potential. Her main focus is transparency and relationships. She believes in creating a productive but friendly environment based on honesty where a tutee is both comfortable and confident and able to make mistakes without being judged.

Outside tutoring, Chrissie is an avid sportswoman. Chrissie is a passionate boulderer and enjoys challenging herself to formulate the best solution to climbing puzzles. Socially, Chrissie enjoys games inclusive of board games, video games and LARP (Live Action Role Play) where she attends a Harry Potter themed school twice a year. Chrissie also enjoys studying as she believes it is important to always be learning something in life. Currently, she is studying Japanese, Python and writing a course on Graphical Calculators.

IB Experience

Chrissie has three years of IB experience tutoring both Standard and Higher Maths.

Chrissie's availability

All times are displayed in UK time.

All Hourly spaces but can be made to 2 hours if required: Mondays: Between 7am and 12pm , 1:15pm and 2:45pm. Tuesdays: Between 7am and 12:30pm, 2:45pm and 7:45pm Wednesday: Between 7am and 12pm, 1:30pm, 2:45pm and 7:45pm Thursday: Between 7am and 12pm and 7:45pm Friday: Between 8:15am - 11am and between 12:15pm and 2:45pm Sat: None Sun: None.

School entrance experience

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

Over the past 10 years, I have tutored a wide range of students in selective exams with many achieving selective status at both Grammar school and Independent schools alike.
In the last academic year, 8 students gained selective places in local Grammar Schools and 2 students won a Scholarship to Independent Schools. Additionally 1 student (Year 11) won a Scholarship to Babington House.

Chrissie's qualifications

Chrissie qualified to teach Maths in 2015, and holds a PGCE (Age 11 - 18) from Kings College London.

University name Name of degree Year of graduation
Kings College London PGCE (11- 18) 2015
University of Kent Maths BSc 2013

Subjects tutored:

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

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

Maths (KS2, KS3, GCSE AQA, GCSE Edexcel, GCSE OCR, IGCSE, IGCSE additional, A Level AQA, A Level Cambridge International, A Level Edexcel, A Level OCR, A Level Further Maths, IB Studies, IB Standard Level, IB Higher Level, IB Further Maths Higher Level, IBDP analysis and approaches SL, IBDP analysis and approaches HL, IBDP applications and interpretation SL, IBDP applications and interpretation HL and Undergraduate)

Recent testimonials

Very pleased with my son progress, great value for money. I have no hesitation in recommending Chrissie; Chrissie is top professional. look no further. Olga

Parent of A-Level Maths student

Monday, 1st August 2022

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