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
Geography job with Teresa:
1-2 hrs/week - GCSE. Daughter due to take exams in summer 2019.
Mocks failed recently.
With regret she has lost confidence. As the geography Teacher has only time and attention to the students who grasp topics and have grades 7 +
My daughter has 15 minutes exam extra time in each subject.
Andrew's last review in Geography from Uma: Hazardous Earth 33 markers, advice on answering 33 markers in general, Very good, covered exactly what I wanted to cover, overall very helpful.
I am a recent Geography graduate from Cambridge University, Gonville and Caius College. I tutored throughout my time studying at Cambridge and intend to continue doing so as I love spreading my passion for the subject and helping others to achieve the grades they deserve! I also helped out at a teaching assistant whilst I studied for my A-levels at my local high school. I have experience with all specifications and as I achieved 100% in my Geography exams at A-level and GCSE, I can offer sound advice in terms of both exam technique and content! I have also helped undergrads with coursework and dissertations, as well as EPQ projects for A-level. My previous students have obtained A*s, with one going on to study Geography at Oxford and another achieving 100% and going on to study Medicine.
Hannah's last completed Geography job with hamza: Over 2 hrs/week - I am unsure about the rest of the sylibus and need to got through it and learn it but i have done 3/4 of the sylibus already
Hannah's last review in Geography from Elizabeth: Coasts Clear explanations made it easy!
I am a qualified Geography teacher and have been teaching since 2011 and head of department for two of those years. I have experience teaching various exam boards including CIE, AQA, Edexcel, Educas and SQA both in the UK and internationally.
Testimonial from an A level Geography student tutored on Spires.co, March 2019.
"I was extremely lucky to come across Brian. He is an incredible, all in one teacher. Every lesson is well prepared and extra resources are provided. He is up to date with all changes to syllabus and exam requirements. Brian is very friendly and patient, he always finds time to answer my questions even besides lessons time. He has lots of geographical knowledge and experience from all over the world. I am always looking forward to having a lesson with him, it is worth every penny"
I have had hundreds of pupils pass through my classroom and I have an excellent track record with both GCSE and A levels.
Online, I prepare tutoring sessions to the ability and needs of each of my students. I am available between tutoring sessions to answer questions or clarify some points for the lesson. I also set homework tasks and exam papers questions when it is needed.
I am available for a quick chat if you have any questions and would like to know how I can help.
Brian's last completed Geography job with Linda: Intensive - Daughter doing edexcel geography A gcse struggling with revision for exams this year. Needs some help. Need tutor flexible.
I am currently a PhD candidate in Geography, at the University of Sheffield, researching into the role of partnerships in delivering environmental benefits in UK farming. Prior to this, I was a Masters student at the University of Sheffield, where I studied MSc Environmental Change and International Development, obtaining a merit. I completed my Undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge, where I studied MA (Cantab) Geography, and obtained a 2.1.
I am presently a postgraduate fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and a student member of the British Ecological Society (BES). I am also the current chair for the Postgraduate Forum (PGF) at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), where I help the RGS support postgraduate students nationally.
I have previously been a Geography Ambassador for the RGS and visited schools around the area giving talks on the relevance of the subject to society, giving topic relevant talks and trying to promote the study of the subject further.
I have experience of privately tutoring a variety of students from KS3 up to University Level and have prepared students for a number of different exam board examinations as well as having some examiner experience.
I am now also a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Sheffield. I have taught at both undergraduate level (as a workshop demonstrator, seminar tutor and examiner) to masters level (on an international development fieldclass). As part of this role I have also undergone Sheffield Teaching Assistant Training (studying different educational philosophies and practices) and have achieved Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).
I aim to provide a fresh approach to tutoring. This involves trying to bring the subject alive and always relating the subject matter to the real world, I believe that this makes content much easier to understand and more exciting.
For each session, I shall prepare a series of notes, which may be accompanied with a powerpoint which I will supply to the student. I aim to relate all material covered to the exam, as ultimately exam technique will be key to success at these levels. Wherever possible, I will make sure the student understands the work covered through setting a series of tasks and then marking these and providing feedback , if required.
I aim to be easily available to be contacted by phone and e-mail if extra help or advice is ever needed. I am very flexible and will try to accommodate most student's needs.
Daniel's last completed Geography job with Bob: Intensive - AQA Geography A Level exam papers
University of Cambridge graduate and experienced tutor specialising in Geography (Highest mark in the country, GCSE Geography 2004, silver AQA medal, honorary member of the National Geographic Society). Experience tutoring primarily OCR GCSE.
Experienced ESL (TEFL certified tutor), practised at preparing students for the IELTS exam.
Over the past few months I have been working with Madeline on my geography a level and she has both helped me to prepare for exams with revisions session as well as aiding my on the write up of my NEA. She has been incredibly helpful in both helping me to understand the curriculum as well as teaching me new methods of writing notes and laying out my work. I have found that since working with Madeline the layout of my work both In geography and other subjects as improved massively and it is all thanks to her. I am incredibly pleased with the progress I have made and I will continue to work with her until my A level exam later on this year. (Current Geography A level Pupil)
Madeline Claire's last completed Geography job with Anmol: 1-2 hrs/week - The new specification for Edexcel Geography is difficult for me. I understand content but not exam techniques as much.
I have extensive experience tutoring, both online and face-to-face. I have 6 years tutoring experience, covering a wide range of subjects including maths, geography, physics, Spanish and oxbridge entrance. Further, I an have excellent academic background, with 11A* grades at GCSE and 4A-Level grades (A*AAA), and a First Class degree from Oxford University. With my experience and knowledge combined, I am able to provide interesting and engaging lessons, which will enable you to reach your full potential in higher education.
Carlota's last completed Geography job with David: Occasional - I am looking to get an A in my geography gcse exam.
First and foremost, I am a Geography teacher and tutor in the North West. In addition, I have intensively tutored several pupils in Cambridge, in a range of qualifications from GCSE English to A2 Geography. I`ve also provided free tutoring to disadvantaged students in the County Durham area, and have further teaching experience with local schools and a language college in Cambridge, and with overseeing degree dissertations and university applications.
I believe that no one method is suitable for every student, and that getting to know who I`m teaching and working out the best way to pass on relevant knowledge are very important aspects of my work.
I`m also very keen on exam technique- knowing the stuff is only half the struggle. Working out how the paper works and highlighting mark schemes is also a crucial element of revision, and historically students have thanked me for taking the time to teach them to think `like the examiner would`.
I look forward to any enquiries.
Isaac's last completed Geography job with Nick: 1-2 hrs/week - I study at the University of Edinburgh and I am currently writing my geography dissertation. I have written it up but I am looking for a tutor to go over it with a different pair of eyes, who could comment on structure and check it it makes sense etc. My deadline is the 4th of April. It involves non-representational theory and phenomenology. It is effectively a sensory investigation of spectating non-league football, with a focus on on the atmosphere that exist there and the influence of the weather on how we perceive body-landscape relations. It is 12000 words long. Any help much appreciated.
Isaac's last review in Geography from Kally: GCSE - Session 2 amazing
I have 2 years of experience tutoring primary and secondary students in English and Maths. I have also provided informal tutoring and Oxford admissions coaching more recently to A-level geography students. I seek to break down and re-frame difficult content to aid understanding, facilitate students to hit their grade targets by helping them understand the key skills and techniques sought by examiners, whilst also broadening knowledge bases and encouraging students to take an interest in their subject. I take a personal and flexible approach, willing to work with students in a way that best suits them and is (hopefully) enjoyable!
Francesca 's last completed Geography job with Charlotte: -
During my PhD studies I taught a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses pertaining to the broad fields of Government and Politics, including among others, International Relations, Foreign Policy, Politics, Politics and Society in Central and Eastern Europe, Institutions and Policies of the European Union, Emerging Market Economies, European Security, Sociology, and Qualitative Methods. Based on the excellent feedback I have received from students, both inside and outside the university, and their request to help them with other modules I have also taught courses on History (e.g. History of the Soviet Union, Cold War, etc.) and Culture (e.g. Russian Cinema, European Literature, etc.) thus broadening my teaching area expertise.
Yannis's last completed
Geography job with Madeleine:
Occasional - Hi Yannis,
I have just finished my second year of studying geography at the university of Exeter. I am currently in the process of starting my dissertation. I have a general idea which lies in the field of geopolitics, specifically that of disinformation campaigns surrounding Russia and the Ukraine. However, I am struggling to tie my ideas together and make them pragmatic for an undergraduate project. I wish to start my textual research over the summer but need to refine my ideas first. Any help and guidance would be greatly appreciated.
I have extensive tutoring experience, combining my love for the humanities and social sciences with my passion to help other students succeed. My lessons are engaging and interactive, whilst highly tailored to the student's direct needs. Online tutoring provides a dynamic platform that enables me to develop a unique and productive relationship with my students, helping them to achieve their potential.
Evie 's last completed Geography job with Yusra: Intensive - I need a tutor for AS geography as it is not offered by my school