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My name is Ellie and I'm a first class history graduate from the University of Oxford. I love anything and everything to do with history, RS, psychology and Government and Politics! I am currently studying Psychology at MSc level and love to help students achieve their goals. When I'm not tutoring I'm usually watching Netflix!
I'm super flexible on topics however and also have a great deal of knowledge about historical theory and historiography so please do contact me! Keen to teach KS3, A Level and University students in particular. I also can tutor for Oxbridge admissions for History and related schools.
How I Teach:
GCSE/ A-Level students - I structure my lessons around a 'big question' that is similar to an exam question. We then work through it by examining sources (like 3D statues online) and constructing resources which can be used eventually for revision. At the end of the session we work together to plan the question set at the start of the lesson by drawing on the content that we have engaged with. In between sessions I set something to watch/listen to something relevant to their topic. I use educational psychological techniques like this to help students memorise, consolidate and evaluate the information in their long term memory. This helps students in the long term re-engage with material at revision time!
Admissions students (HAT, Oxbridge, UCAS, Postgraduate Masters and PhD proposals):
I give personalised feedback on Personal Statement, help you improve skills of historical insight and inference through setting an unseen source weekly. I also get students to engage with wider theoretical historical works and debate them in session. I also able to run mock interviews.
Extensive experience in teaching Cambridge Pre-U, OCR, Edexcel and AQA, exam boards for A-Level/IB/iGCSE for:
History, Psychology, RS, Government and Politics
I can cover any topic within these boards and also guide people in exam technique, note-taking skills and revision techniques
** Excellent Admissions Track Record - 100% of my students have successfully passed Oxbridge entrance exams (including the HAT) and interviews for History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Politics, Theology, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History , English. All of my postgraduate tutees have successfully been accepted at their preferred institutions**
Tutored Classics and History for two years on the University of Oxfords official summer schools
Worked alongside University of Oxford Admissions Department so I have a great insight and experience within the University application system
Published author in the prestigious Lancet Medical Journal - 'Mental Health Care for University Students; A Way forward?'
I specialise in:
Oxbridge and other University Admissions (and History Aptitude Test)
Ancient History and Classical Civilisation (46BC- 300AD)
Medieval History (1100-1600)
Modern History (1600- Present)
Psychology (A Level, GCSE)
Religious Studies, Theology , Philosophy and Ethics (A Level, GCSE)
Government and Politics (A Level, GCSE)
I can be flexible over exam boards
Excellent class, Ellie teaches in a way that makes it easy for me to learn
Brilliant, detailed feedback. Really helpful once again!
Feedback was brilliant, as always!
Ellie was very helpful and took time to understand my needs. Thank you
Very useful feedback!
very informative and helpful
Ellie was perhaps the best tutor I have had the pleasure of working with. Not only did she respond to all my questions with helpful answers, but she was supportive and accommodating in every way. From messaging on the site to video conferences, I can honestly say Ellie was a perfect tutor.
Ellie has been a fantastic tutor! Her lessons are thorough and engaging and she always finds ways to keep it interesting. She has helped me with content, analysing sources and exam technique - I would highly recommend her.
Ellie is a superb tutor. Her methods of teaching are so detailed and cleverly, gently nudge the pupil to their full potential. She also helped with a personal statement which the school loved and we are waiting to hear from our university choices. Thank Ellie x
University of Oxford - First Class (1:1) Ancient and Modern History
University of Edinburgh - MSc Psychology of Mental Health (TBD)
3 A*s at A Level (History, Religious Studies, Politics and Government)
1 A at AS Level (English Literature)
7 A*s and 2 As GCSE