Henry D - tutor
 

Henry D
Tutor in Bermondsey, South East London

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£40.00 / hour

Offering Enthusiastic Effective Tutoring.

In 2015-16 I tutored 2 students through their A-level Biology course, 1 student through their AS biology, as well as GCSE Maths to a 4th student. I have really enjoyed these experiences. It is brilliant to be able to help the students learn both the syllabuses as well as gain increased confidence about their subjects. Also I have been able to learn a lot as well, and am very confident in my own abilities as a tutor, and my understanding of GCSE and A-level syllabuses for all the sciences and maths. (It was only 4years ago I sat them myself).

I am an enthusiastic 22 year old. After studying preclinical medicine at Oxford University, where I obtained a first class degree, I have transferred to complete my medical training at Kings College London. I enjoy working with students, and am a great teacher. I enjoy explaining simple and complex processes and find it rewarding. I have developed these skills through presenting research to my peers, tutors and other academics during my time in Oxford, as well as in a school setting teaching GCSE students Mathematics and Spanish during my A-level studies.



I will put in a lot of work to ensure lessons are relevant, useful and memorable.

Tutoring experience:
2015-2016 - I was member of the Shine charity mentoring group, mentoring primary school children in south London.
I helped in GCSE Spanish and Mathematics classes as an A-level student at St Benedict’s Upper School.
I have given online tutoring (via skype) to a student in A level biology from Nov - June 2015/16.
I have taught 2 other A-level biology students in person from Nov - June 2015/16


Academic Background:
BM BCh. University of Oxford. First Class Honours in Preclinical Medical Sciences.
1st year results: Passed with Merit.
2nd year results: Passed with Distinction.
3rd year results: First Class honours.
Continuing to study clinical medicine at King’s College University London.
Notable prizes: I received the ‘Helen Taylor Prize’ for academic success in my 1st year. I received the ‘Emery Prize’ for physiological sciences in my 2nd and 3rd year, as well as the ‘Fitzgerald prize’ in my 3rd year.

A levels: Biology A*, Maths (with statistics) A*, Spanish A, Chemistry A, General studies A.
GCSEs: 13A*

Research posts: I spent 10 weeks in Helen McShane’s laboratory (Jenner Institute Oxford). Working alongside a research team that has the ultimate aim to develop a new TB vaccine

Past Employment and Volunteering:
Waiter: As a part time waiter for catering company ‘Moveable Feast’.
Handyman: Over the summers of 2011 - 2013 I was employed by engineering firm ‘Griffith-Elder’ to do odd jobs at their business site: including painting, concreting, patio laying and concrete block work.
Carer: at Fornham House care residence I volunteered once a week.

Interests and Activities:
Sport: I played hockey for the Oxford University second team. I also played for my College football team as well as College tennis, table tennis and netball teams.
Others: Knitting.

Reviews and References

There are 4 reviews or references for Henry.

Written by Natasha W

Great tutor

Henry is a really friendly guy who can take a complex topic and explain it in a simple, logical way. His kind, caring nature, and patience, are some of the qualities that make him a great tutor, in addition to his stong knowledge base.
Subject:
Biology
Outcome:
Greater confidence in knowledge of subject
Written by David E

Good Employee

Henry worked for my company for six years over summer holidays, from the age of 16 to 21. He is clearly very capable, interested and dilligent and, although not working as a tutor for my company, from his character I imagine he would be an extremely effective teacher and is very approachable. His ability to relate to others is very professional and he clearly has an afinity with learning and so mentoring students will come naturally to him. He has a wide range of talents from the most academic to the absolutely practical (he cuts an excellent hedge) so is likely to get on with just about everyone.
Subject:
Mentoring
Outcome:
Henry has the aptitude to be able to mentor students and has a natural ability to make others at ease, so the outcome is that he should be a very useful addition to your team.
Written by Kevin M

Henry Dunne

Henry was able to explain to me some really difficult areas which I just didn't really understand. He went at my pace and also helped me with my essay on the organelles of the cell.

He was a nice man who I could ask questions comfortably to.
Subject:
Biology
Outcome:
Really good tutor lesion and I got an A for that essay. Thanks Henry!
Written by Haris E

My learning experience with Henry

Henry has been an excellent asset to my studies. He is tremendously knowledgeable on: the subject, exam technique and how the common difficult questions are set up and consequently, he knows what you need to know to tackle them. When I inquired for his help, he was open to buying the textbook and tutoring me through skype sessions, which despite being very unconventional for Biology, went very well and it showcased his: fantastic ability to explain concepts and keenness to ensure one truly gets the idea and ensures that you don’t have trouble memorising anything. He has been flexible with time; kindly accommodating to delays and being open to starting early. My only criticism would be an occasional lack of availability, however I inquired in extenuating circumstances and had several periods of urgent need for help and Henry was excellent in making himself available despite his own schedule. I would recommend him without hesitation.
Subject:
Biology
Outcome:
Exams have just finished

Education and Qualifications

Henry's education and qualifications are listed below.

University

Institution
University of Oxford
Degree
Preclinical Medicine
Grade
1st class

School

Institution
St Benedict's Upper School.
A Levels
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  • - Maths
    A*
  • - Biology
    A*
  • - Chemistry
    A
  • - Spanish
    A
  • - General Studies
    A
Institution
St Benedict's Upper School
GCSEs
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  • - Maths
    A*
  • - Statistics
    A*
  • - Biology
    A*
  • - Chemistry
    A*
  • - Physics
    A*
  • - English Language
    A*
  • - English Literature
    A*
  • - Religious Studies
    A*
  • - ICT
    A*
  • - History
    A*
  • - Geography
    A*
  • - Spanish
    A*
  • - Physical Education
    A*

Prizes and Scholarships

‘Helen Taylor Prize’ for academic success in my 1st year at Oxford university.
‘Emery Prize’ for physiological sciences in my 2nd and 3rd year
‘Fitzgerald prize’ in my 3rd year

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