Latin tutor online, offering high-quality bespoke tuition accessible from your home.
Specialist in the ISEB Common Entrance, Scholarship and GCSE examinations.
Qualified Latin teacher with 21 years' experience in the classroom and one-to-one tuition.
As a self-employed, independent online Latin tutor, I offer high-quality tuition that you can access directly from your home. I have an outstanding track record in terms of progress, results and student engagement. With over 20 years' experience as a qualified teacher of Latin to students at all levels, I began my first full time job at The Latymer School, North London in 2000 and moved to Woking High School in 2008, before focusing on my own business from 2022 onwards. My career started with teaching Undergraduates at Royal Holloway, University of London, from where I went on to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Education at St John's College, Cambridge. I have held Qualified Teacher Status since the year 2000.
TESTIMONIALS FROM CLIENTS:
"Selecting you was one of the best decisions I have ever made." Parent of an independent GCSE candidate, Grade 7 2018.
"She said she learnt so much more in your hour than she did in her many years studying Latin in school." Nanny of a new client after her first session in September 2019.
"Latin was such a chore for her before she started with you. The change in attitude is fantastic." Parent of a Level 2 CE candidate, Grade A* 2019.
"Your lessons were transformational. He got an A* in Latin. Thank you SO much for all your efforts with him. " Parent of a Level 1 CE candidate, Grade A* 2019.
"He was so pleased with his result, having gone from only 29% just before he was tutored by you. We can't thank you enough." Parent of a Level 2 CE candidate, Grade B 2021.
"I just wanted to let you know that [she] got an A* for her Latin GCSE yesterday. Thank you so much for helping her get over a rather big bump in the road last summer - it made such a difference to her attitude and enjoyment of the subject afterwards. Huge thanks." Parent of a GCSE candidate, Grade A* 2021.
"You have turned dislike and dismay into enjoyment and enthusiasm." Parent of a Level 2 CE candidate, Grade A* 2018.
"It's a miracle, he got an A and a top third position overall! Thank you so much for all your help." Parent of a Level 3 candidate, Grade A 2019.
"Thank you so much for your continued support of him and also the fantastic results you have always got from him - down to you being an amazing teacher". Parent of a current tutee.
"We have received his latest report and he jumped from a 4 to a 6 in Latin!!! Very pleased. It confirms what an excellent teacher can achieve." Parent of a current tutee.
"We've just heard today that [she] has been awarded the academic scholarship. Thank you for all our help." Parent of a Scholarship candidate, May 2020.
"You nurtured our son's love of Latin and honed his skills. ... The school told us that he had distinguished himself in Latin! All thanks to your guidance and support." Parent of a Scholarship candidate, February 2020.
"I can see the progress you're making with her - many thanks!" Classroom teacher of a current Level 1 client.
"He felt his Latin scholarship went well! I am sure the extra papers he did with you in the holidays boosted his confidence." Classroom teacher of a Scholarship candidate, 2019.
"He was awarded an A for his Latin exam and the comments noted "an excellent paper - well done." Thank you so much for all your help. He was awarded an academic scholarship." Parent of a Scholarship candidate, Grade A 2019.
"Thank you so much for your amazing help, he has been awarded an academic scholarship! We are very happy for him and grateful to you!" Parent of a Scholarship candidate, Grade A* 2016.
"He got an A in Latin. He is over the moon!! Thanks so much for all your help! I only wish I had found you earlier!" Parent of a Level 3 CE candidate, Grade A 2016.
"He got an A!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for all your help - never expected a turn-around like that! How can this be the same boy who got low 40s a couple of months ago?" Parent of a Level 2 CE student, Grade A 2016.
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