I am an Oxford graduate who also runs youth and children’s work based at a local church. Tutoring provides a way for me both to encourage young people directly and also provides much needed funds for the project. Science has been a passion of mine since an early age and I hope I'm able to pass on some of that enthusiasm to my students.
In a job where experience is vital, I've been privileged to tutor students for over 15 years. It's enabled me to build up an excellent selection of resources, teaching materials and illustrations - as well as a very good working knowledge of the syllabus of all exam boards, including International Baccalaureate.
I have tutored almost every exam board/syllabus for Maths and Science. The exam boards I most commonly tutor are:
GCSE Maths - Edexcel
GCSE Science - AQA
A Level Chemistry - AQA
A Level Physics - AQA
A Level Maths - Edexcel
I also regularly tutor students for Common Entrance exams and have some experience with MAT, PAT and STEP for Oxbridge admissions. Some of my students have successfully gained places at Eton, Westminster and Oxford.
Most summers also include helping university students prepare for resits, mostly in Maths related units for Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Geography, Building Technology etc.
"He has been exceptional in his teaching of Maths and Sciences and his calm manner with inordinate patience has been instrumental in my son gaining confidence in his own abilities" [Ferrelyn] "Steve explains in a way that she understands, he praises, he keeps the lessons fun although keeping the lesson in a professional and learning level... I would recommend him to anyone." [Lisa] "From the very first session, the knowledge became so much clearer and I understood everything... Steve gave me confidence in myself and... has made a remarkable difference on achieving the grades I needed for a place at my chosen university." [Lynsey] (Copies of the original documents available on request)
great as always
Steve's Physics teaching is having a huge impact on my son's understanding and love of Physics. His previous worst topic, electricity, where is was guaranteed to lose marks previously, is now 'free marks', such is his new understanding of the topic, thanks to Steve's help. Steve is patient, thorough and extremely experienced as a teacher. He seems to teach with a love and passion for his subject which he passes on to his students. Cannot recommend highly enough.
Very enjoyable and informative
My son is really enjoying his lessons. He is upbeat and enthusiastic afterwards - all in all very positive - Good to see!
First Class Honours in Chemistry (Oxford)
Chemistry - A
Physics - A
Maths - A
Further Maths - B