I recently received my PhD in History at King’s College London. Whilst I would consider myself a historian of modern British, social and cultural history, during my studies at BA, MA and doctorate level I have also acquired expertise in an array of diverse historical eras and themes. I also taught history undergraduate seminars at KCL on various modules including Early Modern Europe, Modern Britain, and History and Memory. During my years teaching history at KCL, I taught hundreds of students of varying abilities and I really enjoyed helping develop their historical learning and sharing my passion for history whilst nurturing theirs. My tutoring sessions are tailored towards the specific needs and goals of my students. Whether these are improving grades, keeping on top of homework, preparation for coursework and exams, or simply needing an explanation of specific concepts, I’m here to provide a session that meets your requirements. I will identify both short and long term issues the student may have with their courses, and establish solutions and goals for solving them. History learning can often be typecast as a monotonous process of memorising dates, speeches and battles, and I want to encourage my students to adopt different ways of thinking about history that encourage critical analysis and varying interpretations of the past.
Christopher's last completed A Level History job with Alexander: 1-2 hrs/week - Looking for guidance on writing history exam essays. Board is AQA.
Christopher's last review in A Level History from Sarah: Free initial chat. Great initial chat. Looking forward to starting the lessons
I've worked successfully as a tutor for GCSE and A-Level students for a number of years now, helping them drastically improve their grades. I've also done considerable work as a university supervisor and mentor for undergraduate, master's, and first-year doctoral students at the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, and other institutions. My approach is mainly trust based, my students are often amazed by just how much they can do for themselves if they're in a learning environment that isn't adversarial, oppressive, or plain dull. Beyond A-Level, I also have teaching experience at the University of Oxford as a tutor and seminar leader for undergraduate history and sociology students, and I have degrees in both Archaeology and History. My background of experience is technological, and I work as a civilian consultant to the NASA Ames Human Factors laboratory in that capacity. Central to my approach is an understanding that my students are people, with their own unique strengths, weaknesses, and abilities, which need to be nurtured and supported in order to get the best possible results.
In this way, learning can, and should be of a reciprocal exchange of ideas, and by embracing this in a more relaxed and curiosity-driven approach, it becomes far easier for many to explore, absorb, and abstract their understanding of both the surface learning of school qualifications, and the deep learning of the concepts behind them crucial to getting the very highest grades.
Tobias's last completed A Level History job with Mateenah : 1-2 hrs/week - I am looking for an A in the end of my trials
Tobias's last review in A Level History from Mateenah : Practice Essay! Useful in going through extract questions and how to answer them
I have been tutoring Maths and Economics on the side of my studies for the past 7 years now. In addition to these subjects, I have a broad range of experience tutoring History - I got also national prize for my A-Level! I think that writing style is perhaps the most important thing you can develop during the GCSE/A-Level years, and I can help you make sure that you write in a clear, coherent and confident manner. Finally, I'm happy to help with those daunting UCAS applications, Oxbridge interviews, and any other aspect of university applications.
Charlie's last completed A Level History job with Matt: 1-2_HOURS - How to write history essays, especially questions on sources. Germany 1919-90. Fall and rise of Fascism in Italy. The gain and loss of an Empire (Britain) 1790-1918
Charlie's last review in A Level History from Siobhan: Hi Olivia, no worries. Here's the lesson scheduled for 2.30 UK time. Tell me if it comes through at the wrong time! See you then for the last session. Bring any questions along, and if you manage to do a US essay I will mark it before hand. Cheers :). Charlie It was a very informative lesson. I have learned a lot.
Hello! I have over seven years experience working with students at all levels of learning. My goal with tuition is to understand where a student is struggling - whether it is essay structure, exam anxiety, focusing in class, note-taking skills, or effective reading - and create strategies to work with each student that will target their unique problem. I am especially good at working with students who have learning disabilities or who find the traditional classroom setting to be an ineffective environment. I work with tutees to build strong and effective skills for good grade achievement, especially in essay-writing.
I am a patient and friendly person, and structure tuition sessions to keep my students engaged and interested in their subject. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you!
Paula's last completed A Level History job with Declan: 1-2 hrs/week - At the moment I am struggling with my a level AQA history. Currently I am having problems with exam technique and forming the basis for a good argument, current grade that I am working at is around a C/B however I hope to improve this to a grade A in order to get into my preferred university. Another additional thing would be help with my coursework topic, being advice for what books to read and how to structure the coursework.
Paula's last review in A Level History from Gemma: Essay Review Great suggestions
I am a friendly, experienced tutor who can help you improve your skills and your grades.
In History and English, essay-writing skills and exam techniques are crucially important, and that's what most students really need help with. I can help you learn and revise content, but more importantly I'll build your skills so you're not dependent on me.
I believe in a stress-free tutoring environment, so always feel free to ask me questions - that's what will help you learn!
I am also available to proofread coursework - having written roughly 75 essays and two theses in the last four years, I've had plenty of practice! I've also tutored students with coursework for several different exam boards in both History and English.
For friendly, effective help - I'm your girl!
Jennifer's last completed A Level History job with Edouard: 1-2 hrs/week - A at A levels
Jennifer's last review in A Level History from Saoirse: Coursework comments! Really great constructive criticism and very helpful, detailed and clear feedback on how to improve
She finds that academic success is best achieved when students are really engaged with their subject. Georgie enables her tutees to get the grades they want but also teaches students to read deeply; skills which will benefit them throughout their education and later life. She finds that such a focus also helps students develop lateral thinking methods, important for Oxbridge interview.
She has wide experience teaching a range of subjects and syllabuses - from Primary to Undergraduate. She is experienced with a range of exam boards including Edexcel, AQA, Pre-U, OCR and WJEC.
Georgie's last completed
History job with Caroline:
1-2 hrs/week - OCR A level history England
Essay plan critique and support (teacher for this topic has left the school)
Georgie's last review in A Level History from James : History Very Good
My name is Andrew Laming an experienced teacher of Geography from the UK.
I have been a teacher of Geography since 2003 and have worked in many successful secondary schools. I have been a Head of Geography in two schools for a period of 7 years. I have taught in a range of different schools from state to girls grammar and an independent school.
I have been an online tutor since September 2016 and am also a face to face tutor as well. I have taught many students and do specialize in A Level. I have also tutored students from Marlborough College, Godolphin School and Mount Kelly School, all prestigious independent schools and have enabled the students to achieve very high grades.
I tutor GCSE Geography and History and A Level Geography and History, and have taught all the main examination boards in my sessions: AQA, Cambridge igcse, Edexcel, OCR & Wjec Eduqas.
I have been for several years an expert examiner for Edexcel for GCSE and A Level Geography. This has given me an inside knowledge as to what exam boards expect and look for in the answers of students.
Andrew's last completed
History job with Liam:
Occasional - I am struggling with half of my History A level, The English Civil war - Edexcel.
I would like some help on content knowledge and exam technique.
My secondary education was comprised of the IB Diploma, in which I received the full 3 bonus points and graduated with a commendation. I am familiar with IB Higher Level and Standard Level curricula, but also able to tutor A-Levels and GCSE.
I completed my undergraduate degree in History at King`s College London and graduated with a distinguished First, being awarded the Elizabeth Levett Memorial Prize in History for the highest mark on a BA or MA dissertation. My interests are far-ranging and cover 20th-century world affairs, Tudors, Stewarts, and the early modern period in England, and the medieval world. I wrote two extended theses in this period, both of which received marks over 70.
In 2016 I received a Masters in History from the University of Oxford, with an emphasis on medieval history and textual history including book production and medieval script, and produced an thesis of 25,000 words. I have had papers accepted at multiple conferences around the country and am available for proofreading and editing as well as subject tutoring.
Olivia's last completed
History job with Tilly:
1-2 hrs/week - My friend and I are studying AQA History A-level. We are learning Stuart Britain 1603-1702, and Cold War 1945-91. We would like to do group sessions if this would be possible. We are in the second year of our A-levels and need help on both the content (Cold War) and perfecting our essay writing techniques (Stuarts and Cold War).
We both want to achieve an A and would like to start as soon as possible.
Thank you for your help
Olivia's last review in A Level History from Sola: 20-minute trial lesson -I felt comfortable and in good hands -Olivia was encouraging and helpful in answering my questions
I am a dedicated and committed teacher of history with 10 years of experience. I completed a PGCE in History at the University of Cumbria in 2009, and spent four years working as an A Level History and Government & Politics teacher at Hartlepool Sixth Form College. I then spent four years at Braeburn International School Arusha as Head of Humanities before becoming Vice Principal. I moved on to spend a year at the British International School Moscow teaching IGCSE and IB History as well as IGCSE Sociology. I also have experience tutoring students for the ACT/SAT as well as IELTS. My students in the past have went on to universities such as Durham, Warwick, Edinburgh as well as Oxbridge. I am now pursuing an MA in History and working part-time in a secondary school in the North East of England.
My lessons are tailor-made personally for you and my average IGCSE and A Level score over the last 10 years has been 80+ A*-C. Every one of my IB History students achieved a Level 6 or above this year. I have a proven track record of excellence and I feel you will find in me the tutor who can make you excel.
Adam's last completed A Level History job with Hannah: 1-2 hrs/week - I am struggling with my History NEA on Martin Luther King. Mainly just help structuring it.
Adam's last review in A Level History from Mateenah : Final draft Useful in going through the essay with good feedback to help me improve
I have an Upper Second-Class Honours in History from Oxford University. A*A*A*A at A Level in History, German, Philosophy and Classical Civilisation. The experience that I have gained from observing lessons and teaching supervised classes in schools has taught me that interactive teaching is the gateway to academic achievement. I will use a variety of methods such as mind maps, acronyms, quizzes and diagrams to help you reach the next academic level. I want to help you get to grips with the subject material, while giving you the confidence to use the right exam and essay techniques to get the grades you deserve. Everyone learns differently so I will tailor my teaching to your learning style and exam board.
Sophia's last completed A Level History job with rajib: 1-2 hrs/week - I am hoping for a B in History