Maths Tuition from Numeracy to A2

I have twenty one years experience teaching mathematics at a range of levels, including five years teaching predominantly A-level (2007-2012). Since February 2013 I have offered a full-time professional maths tuition service. I am a supportive maths tutor, working with you in the way that works best for you. I am experienced in teaching students with specific learning differences including autistic spectrum conditions as well as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia. I am based in Quarry Bank in the West Midlands. I offer maths tuition at the student's home, or alternatively in a dedicated room in my house. I aim to make every lesson enjoyable as well as productive.

As well as individual tuition, I offer workshops and a taught course preparing students to take the QTS Numeracy Skills Test (for people entering initial teacher training). See below or for further details.

Maths Don't Panic tuition is tailored to the needs of the student, adapting teaching strategies to suit the individual:

  • building on strengths
  • developing confidence
  • deepening understanding
  • empowering independent learning
  • increasing success

Subjects covered include:

  • AS/A2 Mathematics
  • GCSE Mathematics
  • Key Stage 2 SATS
  • QTS Numeracy Skills Test
  • IGCSE Mathematics
  • OCR Additional Mathematics

as well as ongoing tuition for all ages and abilities.

Please contact me to discuss your tuition needs


QTS Numeracy Workshops

Two-hour workshops offering intensive test preparation, mental arithmetic strategies and shortcuts, and efficient ways to tackle the onscreen section of the test.

Workshops can be arranged on request for a group of 4-6 students.

For more information or contact me.


Adult Learners

  • QTS Numeracy Test preparation
  • Maths for other professional requirements
  • Help your children with their homework
    • Building your confidence and skills
    • New methods used in schools
  • Skills for Life (Numeracy)
  • Individual "Maths - Don't Panic!" course
    • Analysing how you learn best
    • Building on your strengths
    • Developing your skills
    • You can do maths!

Please contact me to discuss your tuition needs


Revision Workshops for up to five students

  • Exam revision for A-Level or GCSE
  • Bring the questions you need help with
  • Revision strategies and exam technique
  • Taught topics by request
  • Two hours or to suit your needs

Please let me know what you would like your revision workshop to include


I offer maths tuition in Stourbridge, Halesowen, Brierley Hill and surrounding areas in the West Midlands.

Please contact me to discuss your tuition needs

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Testimonials

Rachel knew my abilities and the way I learnt best, and adapted teaching to fit this... I could answer questions which I previously wouldn't have even attempted
Alex, GCSE student.

Rachel makes Year 6 maths enjoyable, fun and practical. Would recommend.
Kate, Mother of a Year 6 student.

Highly recommended!
Jonathan, A2 student.

Grades improved from F to D/low C in under 12 months.
Lois, GCSE student.

Extremely helpful... Thanks for everything.
Lara, GCSE student

Patient, calm, explains well.
Jayne, mother of two students.

I would strongly recommend Rachel...
Emily, Year 10 student.

"Clear explanations of many different methods... perfect for my learning styles."

"Great access to material... very good amount of homework..."

"...would recommend to anyone...a fantastic course."

Students on 'QTS Numeracy - Don't Panic!' taught course

Great amount of resources available...I feel I can smash this exam!
Sam, GCSE student.

Positive feedback helped with her confidence.
Mother of a GCSE student.

Well planned Lessons! Good use of a variety of teaching materials from computers to workbooks!
Nick, father of a GCSE student.

Rachel is a fantastic tutor... I would heartily recommend her.
Dawn, mother of a 14 year old student.

"Good explanations... excellent shortcuts and quick calculations."

"Attending your seminar did wonders!"

QTS Numeracy Workshop participants

Creative learning, she has really enjoyed it.
Jane, mother of a 7 year old student.

Very helpful and professional, great to work with!
Amy, GCSE student.

Rachel is an excellent lecturer. My son is Autistic and his progress is outstanding both in his Maths and his social awareness...
Jane, mother of an A2 student.

Rachel is the most patient and supportive tutor I have ever known....
Michaela, an adult learner.

Thank you for bringing energy and enthusiasm to maths...
Hannah, a GCSE maths student.

Rachel is a real asset to my studying...
Julie, an adult learner.
 

Location

I am based in Quarry Bank in the West Midlands (near Merry Hill shopping centre) and am happy to travel up to about ten miles depending on the time required. On Sundays I am often available to tutor in Worcester. (Locations further than ten miles may be possible, with travel costs charged as extra.)

Please contact me to discuss your needs.