Tutor profile - Tom


7 Plus, 8 Plus, 11 Plus, 13 Plus, Other School Entrance, Maths & Physics

Like all our tutors, Tom is a qualified teacher Like all our tutors, Tom holds a degree from a top University Like all our tutors, Tom holds a full, clean criminal records checkTom holds a degree from a Russell Group University

Tom's biography

Tom studied Physics at Imperial College, graduating in 2003 and going on to work as a Project Manager at Defra. In 2006 he took a job tutoring in order to better utilise the knowledge gained from his degree, and quickly found that he was enjoying this far more than his day job. This soon led to his enrolling onto a PGCE at the Institute of Education. After passing with top marks in all his modules, he taught in two challenging London comprehensive schools, before going on to work at a highly-rated grammar school in Kingston.

In addition to teaching, Tom ran the school's science club and termly gig nights, finding time to front the teachers' band along the way. Tom has been playing guitar since he was 11, playing in many bands and has toured with prestigious acts like Babyshambles and The Maccabees. He has also run a comedy club in East London, performed as a stand up at the Edinburgh Fringe and supported several famous comedians.

Tom is one of our most successful Common Entrance tutors. He has experience in preparing students for Alleyn's, Dulwich College, St Paul's, Eton, Harrow, Westminster, Winchester, Charterhouse, Trinity, Whitgift, King's College School, Wimbledon, Hampton. He has also successfully helped students pass the Eton King's Scholarship and the Westminster Challenge.

Tom's qualifications

Tom qualified to teach Physics in 2009, and holds a Post Graduate Certificate of Education ("PGCE") from . Institute of Education .

University name Name of degree Year of graduation
Imperial College London BSc (Hons) Physics 2003

Subjects tutored:

7 Plus

8 Plus

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

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

Other School Entrance (9+, 10+ Maths, 10+ Verbal Reasoning, 10+ Non-Verbal Reasoning, 10+ Science, 12+ Maths, 12+ Verbal Reasoning, 12+ Non-Verbal Reasoning, 12+ Science, 14+ and 16+)

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 and IB Higher Level)

Physics (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 and IB MYP)

Here's where Tom can teach

Kensington and Chelsea

  • Kensington, Holland Park (W8)
  • Chelsea, Brompton, Knightsbridge (SW3)
  • South Kensington, Knightsbridge (SW7)
  • West Brompton, Chelsea (SW10)
  • Lambeth

  • Brixton, Brixton Hill, Streatham Hill, Tulse Hill, Clapham Park, Balham (SW2)
  • Hammersmith and Fulham

  • Fulham, Parson’s Green (SW6)
  • Merton

  • Wimbledon, Colliers Wood, Southfields (SW19)
  • Merton Park, Raynes Park (SW20)
  • Camden

  • WC1
  • London

  • WC2
  • Westminster

  • Westminster (SW1)