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Ritchard O
Tutor in Manor House, North London

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Encouraging, experienced, enthusiastic tutor

With proper guidance, there are no good or bad students.
My tutees receive genuine encouragement, and guidance
which allows them to build the confidence to succeed.

About me

Hello my name is Ritchard Ouma and my main speciality and reason for being a successful tutor is in helping students to achieve high grades in upcoming exams. In the past, I have tutored a number of students before their important GCSE, A level, IB exams and their parents and guardians contacting me to help boost their results. I start by getting to know the student, reason for their performance and organise a revision plan for the coming weeks or days. In my experience a majority of students require guidance in exam technique and an in depth look at core concepts. I have also found that students in competitive environment under pressure can end up feeling demoralised and loss faith in their own ability. However, I believe with the right kind of encouragement and teaching, students show remarkable progress and go on to achieve A*s, As.***, or 7s.

My Experience

I have been tutoring for over 2 months and have experience of teaching in both classrooms and on one-to-one basis. I have taught a variety of subjects to a variety of age groups, clocking up 200+ hours of tuition I've also acted as a mentor to students who have successfully applied to top independent schools and Russell Group universities, including Imperial College London. I am currently a top tutor for a prestigious London tutoring company (Bright Young Things). I have experience of teaching students attending a variety of schools from prestigious private schools Beneden School, to grammar schools, Bexleyheath grammar school. These experiences have allowed me to identify where students require help and which learning style to adopt. I am extremely organised and plan each lesson meticulously. I have excellent track record of helping students achieving high grades in a very short amount of time. I have worked with a number of elite clients, with a very positive response.

My approach

One of the main reasons for my excellent track record is that I pay close attention to my clients and provide excellent guidance. Through high level lesson plans, offer flexibility and a good understanding of my students, I help students achieve their potential. As a tutor, it is my role not just to teach but also provide students with emotional support and guidance, which in turn is seen through an improvement in their learning. My focus is always on each individual’s needs and in this way I have helped numerous students make sense of subjects that were previously a mystery to them. Both parents and pupils alike have described me as ‘enthusiastic, ‘passionate’ and ‘inspiring’ – a reflection of the energy and professionalism I endeavour to bring to all of my sessions.

Tutoring experience

I started tutoring while at high school in Budapest, Hungary. I have lived all over the world in exotic countries like Kenya, Pakistan, Hungary, and Switzerland but I had the good fortune to attend a private international school in Budapest, Hungary where I first began tutoring. While studying towards 7s in my International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, I began by tutoring my younger classmates. Now after moving to London to study as an engineer at Imperial College London, one of the top ten universities in the world, I began sharing my hard-won expertise in exam technique through part-time tutoring.

I started working with a number of high profile clients after getting good reviews and recommendations as well as through working with elite tutoring companies such as Bright Young Things. I regularly teach students attending London’s top private schools, with excellent results.

My achievements

I am a second year undergraduate studying Materials Science and Engineering from the prestigious Imperial College London. I have also taken part in research for my university as part of course. While still at university, I was able to research and submit a scientific paper exploring the thermodynamic properties of alloys through use of Monte Carlo simulation.

I hope this short self-exposition has demonstrated to you that I am qualified and eager to help your child to succeed in the education and life.

Thank you for your consideration I hope to hear from you soon.
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Reviews and References

There are 21 reviews or references for Ritchard.

Written by Memona T

Maths Tutoring

Richard and my son got on well and has great teaching techniques. Patient as well as thorough, he ensured he understood subjects well before moving on to the next.

I wish him well.
Subject:
Maths
Outcome:
Progress
Written by Annie P

Subject:
Biology (GCSE)
Written by Pa N

A real aptitude for teaching

Richard has been tutoring my daughter in English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. I find him a well competent and reliable tutor. I first chose Richard because he is at university studying, so his brain is still fresh. My daughter has learnt a lot from Richard and I am truly grateful to have him tutor my daughter and would definitely recommend him to others.
Subject:
Physics
Outcome:
I am happy with Richard, hence my continuation
Written by Aurore D

Tutoring our church youth group

We booked Richard to help with a revision week we were running for our young people at church. He was great at tutoring in a range of science subjects and levels, from year 9 up to AS Chemistry and Biology. It was a massive help having Richard being able to swap between subjects and levels so easily and each of the young people all benefitted from his tutoring.
Subject:
Science
Outcome:
Their exams are still to come, but they certainly had breakthroughs in their understanding of certain concepts and also in their confidence of facing their upcoming exams.
Written by Elham J

understandable

He was an understanding tutour and he made sure to explain things properly. He also made sure you understood everything before moving on. Lastly he took notes so he could understand your weak points in maths and so that he can plan your next lesson
Subject:
Maths (GCSE)
Outcome:
I fund better ways to answer exam questions
Written by Stella L

Great Tutor

Ritchard was brilliant. He tutored three of my kids ( 11 plus , GCSE) and was patient and attentive and very able to adapt to the different educational levels.
Subject:
Maths (GCSE)
Outcome:
All my kids enjoyed their lessons and asked for more. Exam results not available yet.
Written by Anna B

Son very engaged

Ritchard was fantastic at making the lesson interesting by focusing on my son's interest (science).
Subject:
English (11+)
Outcome:
Will be continuing
Written by Nachelle C

Home Tutoring

Richard made a great impression and was extremely patient with my daughter's first lesson.We are looking forward to working with Richard
Subject:
Maths and Science
Outcome:
We will be progressing with Richard
Written by Roberta H

Subject:
Economics (AS)
Written by School C

fantastic

Richard continually impressed us week after week. the children love his teaching method as they are learning new areas of science and engineering prinicpals in a fun way
Subject:
Chemistry
Outcome:
happy students and great sessions
Written by Roberta H

Ritchard Ouma

Ritchard has been tutoring my 16 year old son in Economics for the past few weeks and has worked well with him towards a (hopefully) successful outcome. They have hit the ground running and built a useful teaching relationship.
Subject:
Economics
Outcome:
not yet known
Written by Sandy F

IB Biology Internal Assesment

I would highly recommend Richard. He is extremely knowledgeable on the IB and the IB criteria. He has guided my daughter through her Internal Assessment with allot of heart, amazing knowledge and was there at any time she needed him even though he has his own busy schedule he put her forward in order for her to achieve excellence to get into some top universities in the uk. We cannot thank him enough for in a short time to achieve the best possible. We now await her final grade and we know she will do well. Thank you for hard work Ritchard and your passion for Biology and for the student to achieve the best possible. I must note we tried a couple of other tutors and they knowledge was not quite there.
Subject:
Biology
Outcome:
We await the outcome and we will get back to Ritchard!
Written by Beverley R

He is so professional, he knew actually who to give me the correct way to attempt the subject
Subject:
Science (Degree)
Outcome:
Excellent
Written by Elaine L

Subject:
English (GCSE)
Written by Beverley R

Richard Ouma

Richard is such an excellent tutor, he explains the subject in such a splendid way he makes the subject enjoyable. I will recommend him on a very high level. He is the best tutor l have ever had.

Kind regards

Beverley Richardson
Subject:
Academic
Outcome:
Excellent Tutor
Written by Megan M

Tutor with a very positive approach

I contacted Ritchard to take on the task of tutoring my son who is lacking motivation and has seen his predicted B in Economics (A-level) fall to below a D. Ritchard has been tutoring my son for four weeks now and so far has proved to be very punctual, professional, and enthusiastic. I intend to continue to book Ritchard in future.
Subject:
Economics
Outcome:
Tutoring is ongoing.
Written by Carolyn W

A great first lesson

Ritchard went straight into a very clear lesson plan without preparation and made me feel very confident he knows the subject in great depth.
Subject:
Physics (A-Level)
Outcome:
Will definitely book more lessons.
Written by Nora O

A Level Maths EdExcel

Found Ritchard to be an excellent tutor for my son. Very knowledgeable on EdExcel A-Level syllabus. Capable of explaining in a clear and concise manner. Excellent at explaining complex topics by breaking down into simpler steps.
Subject:
Maths (A-Level)
Outcome:
TBA
Written by Janet P

Great first lesson

My daughter had a great lesson with Ritchard on Saturday. It was her first session with him but she felt she made real progress. He explained important concepts to her, helped to contextualise her current knowledge and gave her some of her confidence back. We are really happy and looking forward to future lessons.
Subject:
Chemistry (IB)
Outcome:
We intend to book more lessons.
Written by Marie N

He is very clear concise and precise in his tutoring . Can he come again for a lesson on Monday 27 at 5.30?
Subject:
Economics (AS)
Outcome:
Great tutor
Written by Carolyn W

Very professional

Ritchard is very professional, arrives promptly and responds promptly to messages. My son looks forward to his sessions and has much more confidence since Ritchard starting tutoring him.
Subject:
Physics (A-Level)
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Education and Qualifications

Ritchard's education and qualifications are listed below.

University

Institution
Imperial College London
Degree
1 Year
Grade
First

School

Institution
IB
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  • - Physics
    7
  • - Chemistry
    7
  • - Maths
    6
  • - English
    7
  • - Economics
    6
  • - French
    6

Prizes and Scholarships

3rd Place Young Persons Lecture Competition
Imperial College Charity Insights Winner
Physics Award: Outstanding Growth
MUN: Best Delegate Award
MUN: Ambassador Award
MUN: Best Resolution Award

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