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Professional Online Astronomy Tutors

All of our high quality online astronomy tutors are interviewed and background-checked before tutoring on Spires.

professional online Astronomy tutor Caroline
PhD in Astronomy, University College London

I am an enthusiastic and patient physics and astronomy tutor.

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889 hours taught
professional online Astronomy tutor Dr. Leonardo
Physics and Maths, Trinity College, University of Cambridge; ETH Zurich, Switzerland

I am an expert Oxbridge tutor with over 3000 hours of online teaching experience. I can help you improve your grades (IB, A levels, university) and get into Cambridge, Oxford and other prestigious universities.

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809 hours taught
professional online Astronomy tutor Adem
PhD, Queen Mary
549 hours taught
professional online Astronomy tutor John
Physics and Computer Science, Manchester University

Accomplished Classroom lecturer and teacher, 𝙚𝙭𝙖𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙧, with an engaging teaching style. Fully Qualified teacher with completed induction year. Specialism in Astrophysics. I'd love to help you improve your appreciation of physics and through a fun and thorough approach. I provide past papers and theory booklets for most topics.
I am a member of the Institute of Physics and a STEM Ambassador, I am also The Tutors' Association and the College of Teaching member

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professional online Astronomy tutor Benjamin
Aerospace and Aerothermal Engineering, University of Cambridge

Experienced and highly qualified tutor with a friendly and personalised approach tailored to each student. I specialise in Maths and Physics at A-level, engineering support including Matlab at undergraduate and graduate levels, and university admissions preparation.

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1005 hours taught
professional online Astronomy tutor Nick
PhD (Physics), London

After obtaining 12 O levels, 5 A levels and 2 S levels at School I obtained a first-class honours degree in Physics and Mathematics and a PhD in Physics from London University. I have taught in a University, numerous schools and currently tutor online to many students.

I am a very experienced tutor and examiner who has helped numerous students of all abilities in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering and Chemistry. I have been a lecturer and teacher for over 30 years and tutored students online for over 3000 hours and been awarded the best online tutor of a major tutoring company.

I am friendly, compassionate and approachable. I am passionate about education, always striving for the best in every student, allowing them to reach their maximum potential. I tutor 13+, 16+, GCSE, IGCSE, IB, A Level, STEP, NSAA, MAT, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

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professional online Astronomy tutor Gemma
BSc Oncology and Radiotherapy Technology, UEA

I am a fully qualified physics teacher with 10+ years’ experience working in both state and private sector schools.

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professional online Astronomy tutor Toby
Natural Sciences (Astrophysics), University of Cambridge

Cambridge Graduate with 6+ years tutoring experience across maths and physics. My passion is helping students see and understand the deeper connections within mathematics!

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professional online Astronomy tutor Yusuf
Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge

Enjoyed Master’s project (Antimicrobial applications of DNA Origami) but true passion lies in motivating, teaching and building the confidence of students so that they can reach their full potentials in maths and sciences.

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Recent Astronomy Tutor Class Reviews

Caroline - Tina - Astronomy - GCSE
2nd March 2023
Very helpful and constructive. Great lesson!
Caroline - jamie- Astronomy - Other
15th May 2022
great class today, loads of content.
Caroline - jamie- Astronomy - Other
1st May 2022
brilliant class
Caroline - jamie- Astronomy - Other
5th April 2022
fantastic lesson once again, clear and concise
Caroline - jamie- Astronomy - Other
3rd March 2022
Fantastic tutor, will be booking more lesson with Caroline
Caroline - Tina - Astronomy - GCSE
11th May 2021
Very clear and helpful. Helped a lot with further math's revision for upcoming exams.
Caroline - Tina - Astronomy - GCSE
14th April 2021
Very good and productive class. Helped a lot with revising for further math's exams.
Caroline - Tanveera- Astronomy - GCSE
1st December 2020
Superb. Fantastic teacher.
Caroline - Tanveera- Astronomy - GCSE
14th November 2020
Caroline - Tina - Astronomy - GCSE
8th November 2020
Very helpful with past papers and exam technique

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Online Astronomy Tutoring FAQs

Why study astronomy?

Astronomy is the oldest of all sciences. It deals with the study of stars, their energies, composition, positions, motions, and interactions. It also involves the study of individual stars within our Milky Way galaxy and galaxies outside the Milky Way. By studying astronomy, we can learn about physics that cannot be replicated on Earth and expand our understanding of the universe.

An astronomer understands how stars, planets, and other objects interact with each other. They can predict unusual events in the sky and provide critical information for research teams like NASA.

What university degrees is astronomy useful for?

If you have already taken GCSE astronomy and relevant subjects at A-level (or equivalent) and want to learn more, an undergraduate degree in astronomy or astrophysics might be right for you. The curriculum includes an in-depth study of physics, advanced math courses, and practical skills like using telescopes and state-of-the-art equipment.

Additionally, students interested in astronomy can choose courses such as astrobiology, igneous petrology, cosmology, optical physics, and electromagnetism.

What careers can studying astronomy lead to?

Studying astronomy opens up a variety of career opportunities. You can be involved in research to find new planets, explore the depths of our universe, or work in observatories giving tours to visitors. Other career paths include maintaining equipment like telescopes, leading workshops on scientific discoveries, and teaching others about space in planetariums and museums. There are also jobs available at government agencies like NASA.

How can expert tutoring help you?

Expert tutors assess your starting point and develop a personalized syllabus to help you achieve your goals. Lessons focus on your weaknesses and building confidence in the subject. Tutors also push you in areas where you are already comfortable, encouraging constant improvement and positive learning habits.

Why choose Spires’ tutoring?

Spires only hires professional and experienced school and university level educators. They have qualifications from top universities and institutions worldwide. Spires’ tutors offer competitive prices through an auction system and provide stable and interactive online classrooms with an interactive whiteboard. Recordings of classes are available for replay. Spires takes care of matching, scheduling, payments, and administration, making the learning experience hassle-free.

How does Spires’ online tutoring work?

You can find a private online tutor in four easy steps:

  1. Use the Find A Tutor feature to create a post outlining your needs and requirements. You can choose the subject, level, price, and expertise.
  2. Find your perfect tutor from a wide variety of skilled professors and educators. Filter your search results and view the profile of the best choices for your needs. Check reviews, star ratings, and prices per hour.
  3. Have face-to-face classes online at your convenience. No travel required.
  4. Replay the astronomy lessons afterward to review missed information at your own pace.

Private help made easy!

Does it matter if I have an astronomy tutor near me?

No, it doesn’t! It’s all done online wherever you are. All you have to do is pick your ideal private tutor and speak to them to arrange the best time for you to have video lessons. It doesn’t matter at all if they are miles and miles (or kilometres and kilometres) away from you!

Who will my tutor be?

This is all up to you. You have a huge choice. You can look through our member tutor profiles, check student reviews and bids, their qualifications and backgrounds, hourly rates, hours taught, other subjects they teach – and even check out if they have many repeat students.

Then, communicate with your favourites to see if they are right for your needs and learning style. You can have a free video call by webcam, usually over zoom. Then you pick the person you’d like to help with your studies and schedule your first webcam lesson!

How many tutors are available to give private lessons?

We currently have over 11 astronomy tutors with academic and professional experience specializing in a wide range of topics from GCSEs to postgraduate support, and everything in between.

What qualifications do tutors need?

All of our tutors must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree and have tutoring experience. Most have higher degrees on top of that, in specialized areas such as Master’s degrees or PhDs. All of our tutors are DBS checked or have had equivalent background checks.

Tuition is priced according to level:

1. School level: For Primary school, Secondary and Higher Education prices start at €25/hr

2. University level: For Undergraduate and Postgraduate tuition, prices start at €35/hr

3. Professional level: For Chartered Qualifications and Admissions Test tutoring, prices start at €45/hr.

The average price per hour ranges based on the tutors’ experience, expertise, and student’s level.

The average tutor rate per hour for online astronomy tutoring in London ranges from €30/hr to €40/hr. However, the actual price may vary depending on the tutor’s qualifications, experience, and the level of study. It’s always best to check individual tutor profiles for their specific rates.

What if I need to cancel or reschedule a lesson?

If you need to cancel or reschedule a lesson, it’s important to communicate with your astronomy tutor as soon as possible. They will understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise. Many tutors have their own cancellation and rescheduling policies, so make sure to discuss this with them beforehand.

By notifying your tutor in advance, you can often avoid any penalties or additional charges. Keep in mind that last-minute cancellations or frequent rescheduling may have an impact on the tutor’s availability and willingness to continue tutoring you.

What if I’m not satisfied with the tutoring experience?

We strive to provide a positive and rewarding tutoring experience for all our students. If you’re not satisfied with the tutoring experience, we encourage you to first discuss your concerns with your astronomy tutor.

Many tutors are open to feedback and willing to address any issues or areas of improvement. By communicating your concerns, you give them an opportunity to make necessary adjustments and ensure a better experience for you.

In case you are unable to resolve the issue with your tutor, please reach out to our support team. We will be happy to assist you and help find a suitable solution.

What happens when I send a message?

Once you’ve used the Find A Tutor feature to find your perfect astronomy tutor online, you can contact them with any questions you might have or even meet in advance. A tutor should respond to you within 24 hours with an answer and their available hours. If your selected tutor isn’t able to fit you into their schedule, we will recommend others that fit your specifications. After a tutor replies, you can then schedule a free webcam meeting, and if you are satisfied, you can go ahead and schedule your first astronomy tutoring lesson!

Can I book GCSE astronomy tutors?

Yes, you can! We have a huge selection of professionals with GCSE astronomy tutoring experience and a background in AQA, CCEA, OCR, Edexcel, and other awarding bodies. Our tutors can deliver astronomy tuition online at all levels – they all have primary school, secondary school, and/or university teaching experience. All you need to do is log in and send a message, and arrange your first video call with an online astronomy tutor. If they fit all your specifications and needs, go ahead and book your first lesson.

Do your tutors use GCSE astronomy past papers?

Yes, they do! All our tutors prepare a bespoke astronomy tuition syllabus tailored to the needs of the student. Using published past papers will allow you to perfect your exam technique and ensure that you give yourself a better chance of performing well when taking the exam.

Do tutors use course books for GCSE astronomy tutoring lessons?

Yes, they can do! Our online astronomy tutors can help you with any published coursebook your school is using. They will also provide you with any extra materials you may need to focus on in your weaker areas.

Do your tutors offer A-level tutoring?

Yes, they do! We have a huge selection of tutors with A-level experience and a background in AQA, CCEA, OCR, Edexcel, and other awarding bodies. Just use the filter to look for A-Level tutors and feel free to message the ones you like to ask if they are available to provide the help that you need before scheduling a lesson. Popular subjects with those planning on studying astronomy at university include physics, maths, science, engineering, history, and chemistry.

Can I book an A-level tutor?

Yes, you can! We have a huge selection of professional tutors with A-level teaching experience as well as other further education courses such as BTECs and HNDs. All you need to do is pick your preferred educator, send them a message, and arrange your first Zoom meeting. If they fit all your specifications and needs, go ahead and book your first lesson.

Do you offer astronomy admissions help?

Yes, we do! You will get all the admissions support you need from an astronomy tutor online. You can get astronomy tutoring for UCAS, Oxbridge Entrance, and even IELTS and TOEFL preparation for non-native English speakers.

Can I get astronomy dissertation help at the university level?

Yes, you can! We have a huge selection of University level astronomy tutors online who can provide dissertation and thesis support, as well as admissions help and exam preparation. Just communicate with a tutor of your choice and tell them your specific needs.

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