Tutor profile: Gary (11 Plus, 13 Plus & English) | Gary is an Eng...


11 Plus, 13 Plus and English

School entrance experience

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

Extensively involved in setting and marking English Composition and Comprehension entrance examto Bablake School, an independent, Co-ed, selective school in Coventry, UK. The exam is similar to Common Entrance.

Gary's biography:

Gary is an English teacher of more than 25 years experience who has taught at a selective, independent, co-ed senior school in England for the last 18 of those, several as Head of Department. He is the author of study guides on A Level texts and has worked as an examiner for most of his teaching career, including nearly 10 years examining International English Literature A Level. He is also a registered IB examiner and has considerable experience working with students with dyslexia and other moderate learning difficulties. He is looking to extend his tutoring portfolio over the next few years as he reduces his school teaching commitments.

Gary's qualifications:

Gary qualified to teach English in 1993, and holds a PGCE from University of West of England.

University NameName of degreeYear of graduation
University of HertfordshireBA Hons English and History1992

Recent testimonials:


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Gary is a superb teacher. His subject knowledge is exemplary and he cares about the progress made by his pupils. His pupils therefore go on to achieve highly.

Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

Gary is a real expert in his subject. Not only that, he has an ability to really get to the centre of what is needed in an exam essay, so will be an ideal person to guide students in the run up to exams.

Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

Gary is an outstanding teacher/tutor. He is highly experienced (many years in the UK state and independent sectors along with several years as a Cambridge (CIE) A-level examiner). I recommend him absolutely and without reservation.

Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

Gary is available for online tuition

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