Physics and Maths Tutor


Having achieved three A grades at A level in Maths, Physics and Chemistry, I read Physics at University of Bristol. I graduated top of my year with a first class degree. I then undertook research on superconductivity as part of a PhD, also at the University of Bristol. Having taught undergraduate laboratory skills at the University of Bristol, I turned my attention to teaching full time.


After completing a PGCE at Imperial College in London and teaching Physics at an independent school in Bristol, in 2013 I became Head of Physics at an independent school in Bath. In 2018 I moved to Poole, Dorset and now teach at a grammar school. I am an expert examiner and team leader for GCSE/A level Physics for the exam board Pearson/Edexcel and I am principal examiner for an A level paper. I am an experiences tutor and also teach on the Easter revision course at an independent school in Bristol.


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Physics and Maths Tutoring

I tutor pupils of secondary school age (11-18 years / school years 7-13) in all aspects of Maths and Physics.

I currently teach AQA iGCSE Physics and OCR A Level Physics. However I am familiar with the content of all courses including the new A Levels from 2017.


Oxford PAT Tutoring

In addition to the model answers I provide for the Oxford PAT, I offer tutoring to help prepare students for this test. I can fill in any gaps in knowledge as well as provide help and guidance on the style of questions and go through the past papers. In the past I have offered this to a number of international pupils and those around the UK online via Skype and an online whiteboard.



I am currently only offering tutoring via Skype and in the Poole area.

I am fully DBS checked (the new name for CRB).

I charge £30 per hour.

Unlike some other tutors or tutoring agencies I do not arrange a fixed number of sessions which you have to pay for upfront or in advance. The number and length of sessions can be arranged to suit and paid for individually.

If you would like to discuss your requirements with me please contact me by email initially at (to reduce spam this is an image, you can't click on it: you will need to type the address out!).


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