Relaxed, fun and inspiring lessons held online (via skype) or in the comfort of your own home.
From a base in South West London, I cover English, History and Philosophy for Primary, GCSE, A Level and Adult learners – helping either yourself or your child develop confidence and key skills.
“Amelia is lovely – very bright and capable, but really puts our daughter at ease. She immediately grasped where to focus for maximum gain and is already building our daughter`s confidence and enjoyment in the subject.”
“Amelia is a wonderful tutor. She is really enthusiastic about her subjects and makes lessons really fun. She also comes well prepared with original ideas to bring the subjects to life. Our daughter also adores her company.”
A Level Philosophy
“Amelia has a great manner, she is very patient and very clear in explaining complex philosophical theories. We are very happy with her and would definitely recommend her.”
“I am so glad that I’ve found Amelia. She is so helpful! Really recommend her as a tutor!”
“Amelia is a great, highly professional and lively tutor. Our daughter is always happy to see her.”
A Level history
“Amelia really helped my daughter with her History A level. Amelia often prepared material outside of the tutoring sessions. I would highly recommend.”
I am an experienced professional tutor, with a First Class MA and M.Phil. from St Andrews and Bristol Universities respectively. I have enjoyed a career in communications and publishing for prestigious organisations such as Oxford University Press and the Society of Antiquaries of London.
I`m a friendly, calm and kind teacher who will personalise lessons to meet your individual requirements and interests – believing every learner is different. I am always open to new challenges, so please get in touch if you think I might be able to help. Take a look at my CV for further information.
What do I charge?
I charge £30-40 per lesson (depending on the student’s requirements), and can provide online learning via skype or travel up to 3 miles from my base in Chiswick. This means that I cover the areas of Chiswick, Mortlake, Sheen, Kew Gardens, Brentford, Barnes and Richmond.
The support does not end with our face-to-face lessons! I provide all students with my personal contact details for any questions, resources, proofreading… etc.etc., and am here to help with just about anything learning-related throughout the week. Do contact me to discuss any requirements, I would love to hear from you.
When learning English as a Foreign Language, reported speech (the subject of a previous blog) and reported questions can often be a tricky topic. It is such an important part of social and professional speech however, to be able to correctly talk about what others have been saying. Think of any chitter-chatter in pubs, coffee-shops… Read more
They said what!!?? Being able to say what he said about what she said in reply to what they said (you get the gist) is a crucial skill not only for everyday speech, but very important for professional communications at work too. It is something that native-speakers (and many learners) will pick-up naturally, however it… Read more
Interactive family space shows with Explorer Dome South East – taking place in Chiswick, Hammersmith and Kingston upon Thames.
This two-part blog series analyses the influence of Pyrrhonian Scepticism on Montaigne’s writings. For the first part of this article, take a look at my previous blog. In order to comprehend Montaigne’s use of Pyrrhonism, the Apology for Raymond Sebond (the longest and most debated individual essay), provides a fascinating insight into the implicit epistemological… Read more
Poetry is one of those subjects that students either love or hate to begin with. Anthologies such as AQA’s Love and Relationships do tend towards the saccharine, although there is definite humour in there too! As an English tutor, I find that poetry is one of the most useful ways to experiment and improve pupil’s… Read more