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Christine T
Tutor in Leyland, Lancashire

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£45.00 / hour

Professional online tutor. Experienced teacher and examiner

I am a fully qualified and experienced teacher of Physics, Science and GCSE/IGCSE Maths. I have a Research Masters in Surface and Interface Science and a PhD in Physics, both from the University of Liverpool.

I have been teaching since 2007 and have worked in both the UK system and British International Schools teaching KS3 and GCSE/IGCSE Combined Science, Physics and Maths as well as A Level (and IAL) Physics. Prior to becoming a full time online tutor I was Head of Science in a British International school in Spain.

In addition to my teaching background I also have five years experience as an examiner of both A Level and International A Level Physics for two exam boards. Over the last two years I have also been an examiner of GCSE Physics.
I have an in depth knowledge of, and resources for all UK exam boards including WJEC, CCEA and the SQA Nationals. I have also tutored a number of IB students at both SL and HL/AHL.

I have been working as an online tutor for a number of years and have experience of teaching Primary maths and science as well preparation for Common Entrance exams and 11+.

I have also supported international students through non-UK examinations.

In the past I have also worked as an associate lecturer for the Open University, teaching introductory maths courses, and have presented at events all over the UK as a science communicator, so I am skilled at explaining complex ideas in a straightforward and engaging way.

I am easy to talk to and very understanding. Quite often I find it is a lack of confidence that holds students back, and once this is overcome they improve rapidly. With my wide range of resources I can help you both understand the underlying principles and give you lots of that, all important, practice in tackling exam questions.

I work in an on-line classroom where we can share a whiteboard and resources. You do need a stable internet connection plus some headphones if possible.

Long term private tuition may not be suitable in every case. I can offer a range of options to suit your needs and budget. These are particularly useful for students who need help with applying what they have learned in class to exam questions.

Please contact me to discuss how I can help, or to request a time slot not showing as available and I will do my best to accommodate you.
If you have any questions at all please ask and I will get back to you as soon as possible.



Reviews and References

There are 10 reviews or references for Christine.

Written by Anthony M

Reference for Dr. Christine T

I have worked with Christine for several years now and have always been impresses by her great flexibility and use of interesting ways of teaching often complicated Science and Physics ( to A-Level). She is approachable, extremely knowledgeable and always willing to "go the extra mile". A fantastic teacher!!
Subject:
Physics
Outcome:
Excellent examination results from professional yet interesting teaching style and content.
Written by Radha M

First lesson with Christine

I had my first lesson with Christine today for KS3 Physics and Biology. She is such a great teacher, as she teaches me, reviews any queries, then goes through questions with me. Her interactive whiteboard is very useful, (as well as Skype) because I can write or say what I think and she can also correct it or write notes. I can review this interactive lesson anytime after the lesson.
Christine is a very good teacher.
-Abi KS3
Outcome:
I am very happy to have Christine as my teacher and I look forward to future lessons.
Written by James M

Good first lesson

first lesson all went well.
Subject:
Physics (GCSE)
Outcome:
Good
Written by Berta D

Subject:
Physics (AS)
Written by Sian L

Expert tutor, very reasonably priced, highly recommended

Christine is everything I was looking for in a tutor: a very experienced teacher; an expert in physics; an expert in the specific exam in question, and the system including University admission; an examiner with a wide range of relevant resources; who is always well prepared; professional; a kind person who cares and you get much more than just that hour's worth of tuition. Having a tutor like Christine is frankly an unfair advantage.
Subject:
Physics (A-Level)
Outcome:
My son is starting to feel excited by the challenge of the approaching exam season instead of overwhelming dread.
Written by Berta D

Subject:
Physics (AS)
Written by Yacoba D

13+ Science

My son had his first lesson with Christine today and found her very good and thorough. An excellent experience especially as it was his first online tutoring session. Looking forward to many more great sessions.
Written by Elysia H

Amazing tutor!!!

Christine is an amazing tutor who taught me just before my physics AS exams and helped me jump up grades. She is patient, very flexible and wants to help and challenge you and is also excellent at explaining hard concepts.I am looking forward to continuing lessons with her for A levels!
Subject:
Physics (AS)
Outcome:
A in Physics AS
Written by Tara D

Friendly, helpful tutor that I would highly recommend

Christine helped me understand and come to enjoy physics throughout the two year GCSE period and eventually helped me achieve an A* in my final exams. She helped me understand all the content, as well as taught me how to answer exam questions, which proved very useful as it drew closer to exam season! I would definitely recommend Christine to anyone who wants any help with physics as she is a helpful, professional and kind teacher who makes learning physics much easier and enjoyable. Cannot thank her enough!!
Subject:
Physics (GCSE)
Outcome:
A* grade at GCSE
Written by Sally R

Amazing physics tutor

My daughter was struggling with year 10 physics and scraping a grade C but thanks to Christine she very quickly started achieving high marks and A* grades. Christine is a fantastic tutor (if only all teachers were so good). She is patient, encouraging, has a good sense of humour, has great resources, is able to explain difficult topics in a straightforward manner and makes lessons fun/interesting. I was sceptical about on line tutoring to start with - thank goodness we gave it a go - it works brilliantly. We have been most impressed.
Subject:
Physics (GCSE)
Outcome:
End of year 10 summer exam A*, GCSE next summer
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Education and Qualifications

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University

Institution
University of Liverpool
Degree
PhD Physics
Institution
University of Liverpool
Degree
M.Res Surface and Interface Science
Grade
Pass
Institution
University of Central Lancashire
Degree
BSc(Hons) Applied Physics with Philosophy
Grade
2.1

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