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Qualified Tutors

Our tutors are qualified teachers, examiners and graduates who are very familiar with the relevant Primary, GCSE and A Level syllabus

Special Support

We offer specialised tuition – such as home schooling support - for students who struggle with Dyslexia, ADHD or any learning difficulties.

Quality Education

We invest in providing training for our tutors to ensure they have up-to -date knowledge on any changes to the curriculum, syllabus and exam boards

Achieve Your Goals

We also have many tutors who are familiar with the International Baccalaureate, or IB; an internationally recognised course

Our Private Tutorials

Booking a private tutor with us is easy and we are here to help you at each step of the way:

Request a tutor online (via email) and request a time and date you would like an initial tuition session. You can also call us directly and speak to one of our agents about your needs.

Once you submit your request, we will contact you within two hours – either by phone or email (depending on your preference) to confirm the name and background of the tutor who would most suit your needs.

Once you are satisfied and you wish to proceed with a booking, we will charge a fully refundable fee to secure your booking.

If after the lesson you are not happy with the tutor – we guarantee your money back within 24 hours. Should you wish to continue lessons with our tutors, all subsequent lesson bookings must be made through us. 

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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Barbara Njau

Hello, my name is Barbara and I am an English tutor. I am extremely passionate about teaching English in a way that’s fun and inspirational.

I have been a private tutor for six years. Prior to this, I taught in schools and I had a three year stint working as a journalist for the Financial Times. In addition to being a fully qualified teacher, I have a valid DBS Certificate which qualifies me to work with young students.

Education AND FAQ

2013 - 2014

King's College

Master's degree, Field Of Study: Business Administration and Management, General Dates attended or expected graduation 2013 – 2014
2008 - 2011

University of Nottingham

Bachelor's Degree, Field Of Study: Politics, Dates attended or expected graduation 2008 – 2011

About my qualifications

I achieved 11 A*s GCSE (including A* in English and French). I got an A in English Language, English Literature and French in my A Levels. I hold a First Class Honours Degree in Politics from the University of Nottingham and spent a year studying in France (Sciences Po, Paris Univeristy / Institut d'études Politiques de Paris). I have a Masters in International Management and Business from King's College London and I also have a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) which means that I am a fully qualified teacher with experience in teaching in both private and grammar schools in London.

What qualifications do I prepare my students for?

I prepare students to sit their 11+ and 13+ examinations, as well as their GCSEs, AS Levels and A-Levels examinations. I also help mature students who wish to take IELTS classes for those examinations.

What ages and levels are the students I teach?

I teach all ages: children at Primary School, teenagers at Secondary School and College, and mature students who are 20+.

My availability

I am available between 9:00am and 10:00pm throughout the week. I am available for one-to-one lessons at students' homes and I am currently running online lessons via skype.

What subjects do I teach?

I teach English Language and English Literature at Primary School, Secondary School and Sixth Form College Level, as well as mature student level (for professional or personal self-improvement reasons). In addition, I have a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) which means that I am a fully qualified teacher with experience in teaching in both private and grammar schools in London. I am qualified to teach English on all the major examination boards therefore you are in safe hands working with me!

Experience AND CREDITS

2014 - Present

English Teacher

I have over 5,000 hours of teaching experience, tutoring students in London of all age-groups. I usually provide all the material students need to work from and revise for their lessons and I ensure that the workbooks and revision plans I create for my students are tailored to meet their specific needs and areas of weakness. The age groups I tutor are:

  • Young students in Pre-School and Nursery
  • Students in Primary and Secondary School
  • A Level students in Sixth Form and College
  • University Students
  • Mature Students studying English to pass IELTS exams or further their careers in London

I am extremely proud to say that over 90% of my students have achieved high pass rates ranging from A* – C (Level 9 – 6 in the GCSE syllabus), and they walk away with renewed confidence in their English skills!

Interested in working with me? Here are the teaching services that I provide:

One-to-One Tuition

I work with students on a one-to-one basis, offering support in the following areas:

  • Pre-School and Nursery English tuition

  • Primary School, 11+ and 13+ Common Entrance exam preparation

  • Secondary School and GCSE exam preparation

  • A Level and Univeristy English exam preparation

Adult learners

I am experienced in working with adult and mature students to help them in:

  • IELTS exams

  • General English improvement skills

  • Workplace assignments

Corporate support

I have worked with a range of corporate clients – both for-profit businesses and not-for-profit charities, to assist in staff and personnel training (English reading and writing skills as well as public speaking and communication).

In-School and Group Lessons

I am experienced in teaching large classes of up to thirty students English in schools and well as academies.

 

TAUGHT SUBJECTS

View our student’s mean results in various subjects 

IELTS 90%
Vocabulary 96%
Oral Expression 99%
Written Comprehension 92%
Oral Comprehension 98%
Written Expression 94%

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Get In touch

Interested in booking a lesson with me? Contact me via email or phone. Alternatively, fill in the form below and I will be in touch within 24 hours:

41 Whitcomb St, West End, London

WC2H 7DT, United Kingdom

(+44) 7411 854 543

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