Hertfordshire Tutors (St Albans, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City)

Louise Collinge
M Phil., B.A. (Hons) PGCE

My name is Louise Collinge and I am the Home-School Tutoring Advisor for Hertfordshire. I am based in St Albans and have a dedicated group of experienced tutors throughout the county covering Hemel Hempstead, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Harpenden, Watford, Luton and Stevenage.

With a range of subject specialisms at Primary and Secondary School level, our tutors can offer targeted support through all Key Stages, GCSE, A2 and AS level.  In addition to core subject coaching in English, Maths and Science, we offer tuition in a range of languages and other academic areas. We also have tutors who specialise in SATs, entrance exam and 11+ preparation.

As I am a practising teacher who has taught in several outstanding schools in the area, I am at the forefront of teaching practice in the county.  I am passionate about helping every student to enjoy their learning and dedicated to developing their confidence so they can achieve their full potential. 


If you’re looking for a tutor either for yourself or for someone who needs tuition, please tell me about your tutoring requirements using the Tutoring Enquiry form. Please let me know the subjects for which you wish to have tuition, the level (Key Stage, GCSE, A2, AS) and any supplementary information such as special educational needs  It helps to give as much detail as you can, so that I can assess your needs and your specific tutoring requirements and preferences. I will then do my best to personally recommend the most suitable tutor to you from my team of local tutors.


If you are a qualified teacher, tutor or graduate living in this Area, I invite you to register with us. Please get in touch by clicking on the Become a Tutor tab and filling out the short screening form online.  I will then send you the full registration form and further details.  It’s easy to do and I look forward to speaking to you soon.

Best wishes,

Louise Collinge M.Phil., B.A. (Hons.) PGCE

Herts Area Advisor

PS Find out more about me on the Area Advisor Details tab. The Areas I cover are shown on the Areas Covered tab.

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Louise is our Home-School Tutoring Area Advisor for Hertfordshire. She is a qualified primary school teacher who has a masters degree in English Literature from Oxford University and experience in children’s book publishing.

Currently working as a classroom teacher, Louise is passionate about helping her pupils to enjoy their learning and is dedicated to building their confidence to ensure they progress in their education.

Having taught at some outstanding schools in St Albans and Hemel Hempstead, Louise is at the forefront of teaching practice. She has also worked successfully as a tutor (covering primary and examination entrance) for Home-School Tutoring for several years before becoming their Area Advisor for Hertfordshire.

Based in St Albans with Simon and their two children, Louise has experience as Vice Chair of Governors at a local school and is actively involved with both the primary and secondary schools her children attend.

Louise knows the Hertfordshire area well, has many excellent tutors on her register, and is always keen to welcome new tutors too. She is happy to help and will always do her best to fulfil your tutoring requests and educational needs. Do make contact and she will be pleased to help.

Each Home-School Tutoring Area seeks experienced, qualified teachers and graduates who can be available as tutors. Enjoy seeing your pupils develop confidence and make progress.

We aim for high standards

As a self-employed tutor you are rewarded well for your tuition both in terms of remuneration and in satisfaction. You are valued by our organisation and by your clients.

We particularly need more primary school teachers for special educational needs and basic numeracy and literacy and more teachers of Mathematics, English and Sciences at GCSE and Advanced Level but ALL tutors are welcome. Do join us!

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Subjects Offered

We aim to offer tutoring in as many subjects and levels as possible. If the subject / level that you need isn't included in the list below, please ask!

Adult Numeracy / Adult Literacy /Art / Biology / Basic Skills / Business Studies / CDT / Chemistry / Citizenship / Computing / Computer Literacy / Computing Skills / Dyslexia Support / Economics / Educational Assessment / Eleven Plus 11+ / English / English as a Foreign Language EFL / English Language / English for Academic Study (IELTS) / English Literature / Entrance Exams / Ethics / Exam Practice / Exam Technique / Foreign Language Studies for Business Use / Languages for Pleasure / French / Geography / German / History / ICT / Italian / Learning Difficulties / Learning Skills / Learning Support / Literacy / Maths / Mathematics / Mechanics / Numeracy / Physics / Politics / Psychology / R.E. / Religious Education / Revision Skills / Science / Sociology / Spanish / Special Educational Needs / Statistics / Study Skills /

Most of the above subjects are offered in each Area at all Key Stages: Primary level / Entrance Exams / SATs / Common Entrance / GCSE / A level / and Pre-University or Undergraduate level.


Due to a high demand for maths and English GCSE and AS/A2 tutoring in the Herts area, we are now looking to recruit tutors with QTS in these subjects. We can offer a range of local assignments and competitive hourly rates of pay.

Are you considering selective state, grammar or independent secondary school entrance? Our comprehensive 11+ assessments (maths, verbal reasoning and non verbal reasoning) provide a clear indication of your child’s potential and an informative overview of their strengths and target areas for improvement. Assessments can be tailored to the entrance requirements of your preferred school.

Due to a high demand for 11+ tutoring in the Herts area, we are now looking to recruit teachers with experience in 11+ and secondary entrance exam preparation. We can offer a range of local assignments and competitive hourly rates of pay.

Louise is keen to hear from any new tutors who would like to join the register of available tutors throughout Hertfordshire. She would also be pleased to hear from any parents or students in the area who would like to consider having some tutoring help. Do make contact with her and Louise will do her best to help and advise you.