Qualified tutors throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Emily Ellen is our Area Advisor for Cornwall and will be delighted to help parents, students, adult learners and schools find the tutors they need for additional support and help with all aspects of learning. We have many experienced teachers and tutors on our register and look forward to providing you with a tutor who suits your individual needs.
We cover all of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, with tutors in Camborne, Camelford, Hayle, Helston, the Isles of Scilly, Liskeard, Penryn, Saltash, St Ives and Wadebridge.
Parents, carers, adult learners, schools and educators
Emily and our Cornwall tutors have received many glowing testimonials from adult learners and parents who’ve seen their children gain confidence and make fantastic progress. You can read some of our recent testimonials, and discover the difference our tuition has made to so many students, by clicking the Testimonials tab above or clicking the link below:
If you are considering having a tutor for any level or subject and would like to find out more, please complete the enquiry form below, providing as much information as you can.
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Home-School Tutoring is a trusted name in private tuition across the UK and is proud of its many success stories over the past 30 years. We are a full Member of The Tutors’ Association (TTA) and always aim to provide a high standard of service. You can read more about Home-School Tutoring here or apply to join our Cornwall tutors’ register using the form below.
We hope to hear from you!
Home-School Tutoring (Cornwall and the Scilly Isles)
BA (Hons) PGCE TEFL
T: 01736 755614 or 07403 866844
Extensive experience in the classroom
Emily is a dedicated and enthusiastic professional with extensive experience as a classroom teacher of French and Spanish and as a Head of Department in two secondary schools, which she combined with working as a Senior Examiner for a national examination board for many years. Emily also currently works as an Educational Consultant, Translator and TEFL teacher as well as a tutor and supply teacher.
Considerable tutoring experience online and face to face
She also has considerable face to face and online tutoring experience in the UK and France, tutoring from primary level through to degree level on a weekly basis, as well as being the Home-School Tutoring Area Advisor for this area.
Personable and patient with a good sense of humour!
In her own tutoring, she uses her personable and patient manner to ensure all students make progress, and she achieves this by delivering engaging and individually tailored lessons. Emily prides herself in her use of structured and flexible teaching methods combined with a good sense of humour to ensure all learners enjoy learning languages with her.
A love of the coast and the countryside
Emily has a great love of the coast, the countryside and the mountains and can often be found taking part in activities or visiting one of these places, either in the South West of England or further afield! A keen traveller, camper, yogi and baker, Emily gives 110% to whatever she does. She is also a passionate sportswoman and enjoys outdoor pursuits such as skiing, running, surfing and cycling.
A thorough knowledge of curriculum to aid your child's development
Emily is very happy to listen and advise on all aspects of tutoring and home education. She has a thorough knowledge of the national curriculum and will always work to support the school in aiding your child’s development.
Whether you're interested in finding a tutor or becoming a tutor, do get in touch with Emily today!
Tutoring in all subjects and for all levels
We aim to offer tutoring in as many subjects and levels as possible. For all ages and levels. Please ask!
Maths tutor Cornwall
For some children, Maths can feel 'scary' or seem boring and for others Maths is just plain difficult. We had a great testimonial recently about Maths tutoring in Cornwall ; a child was not only getting a better grip on their numbers but was even beginning to enjoy Maths! Our experienced Maths tutors in Cornwall are enthusiastic and dynamic as well as being patient and supportive. Get in touch with us today.
Adult learning tuition Bude
We have experienced tutors who are able to teach all ages in Bude and surrounding towns. Whether you're finally learning that foreign language you've always wanted to, or you are studying for an exam in mature study or need help with adult literacy or numeracy, we have skilled adult learning tutors ready to help you in your learning.
English tutoring Falmouth
English is fundamental to our lives and our learning. Our English tutors in Falmouth or anywhere in Cornwall can offer English tuition from KS2, KS3 to GSCE English Literature tuition, A-level English language tuition, literacy lessons , English grammar tuition and English as a foreign language/EFL tutoring.
Entrance exams tutor Newquay
The common entrance exams lead the way to a specific school. Our experienced entrance exam tutors in Newquay and the surrounding towns can help your child with their specific needs, enabling them to take the common entrance exams with confidence and without stress. Our trusted entrance exam tutors are here to help.
GCSE French tutor Penzance
Learning a foreign language can leave students tongue-tied. Our languages tutors in Penzance and Cornwall are passionate about communicating in different languages. A French tutor can help your child to speak in French with more confidence. Whether it be GCSE French, A-level German, A-level Spanish or GCSE Italian ; our experienced languages tutors Penzance are here to help. Emily has had many years experience teaching languages herself and looks forward to matching you with the right languages tutor.
Geography tutoring Redruth
Facts about changing cities and figures of growing populations, natural hazards and urbanisation : Geography is an interesting and challenging subject. Our qualified geography tutors in Redruth and other towns are equipped to help your child with with their GCSE Geography revision and/or A-level Geography. All our tutors are qualified and DBS qualified.
GCSE History tutor Truro
Let's time travel into History with our History and humanities tutors in Truro and Cornwall. We have patient and supportive GCSE History tutors and tutors for A-level History in Truro, who can work with your child at their own pace, focussing on specific topics that they need encouragement in.
Science tutor Bodmin
We have science tutors in Bodmin and the surrounding towns that teach all of the core sciences. We have Biology tutors, Chemistry tutors and Physics tutors. Our vetted tutors are great at solving those scientific problems. Your child might need a particular science for a University place or to take the path of their chosen career ; learn from our Science tutors Bodmin today.
Tutoring for Special Needs Cornwall
We have a team of experienced and qualified Special Needs tutors in Cornwall whom are passionate about helping students fulfil their own potential and find enjoyment in learning. They understand the challenges that are faced with special needs and aim to reduce these obstacles with patient and supportive tuition that is tailored to their needs.
All subjects can be offered in each area at all key stages, including for: primary level, entrance exams, SATs, the Common Entrance, GCSE, A level and pre-university or undergraduate level.
Tutoring can also be given for home-schooled children or those having home education for a short period.
We look forward to hearing from you!
None of the teachers complained about his handwriting! ( KS3 English tutoring)
"Thanks for finding us Claire, she is a great KS3 English tutor for our son. We recently had parents’ evening at school and none of the teachers complained about his handwriting!" (Parent in Newquay, Cornwall)
IT tuition was exceptional
"Thank you for finding Gavin for me, I completed my lessons with him in November and I am now able to do what I need to do with my computer. Gavin's IT tutoring has been quite exceptional and I would recommend him to other learners." (Mr Bennetts, Redruth, Cornwall)
Sally is a fantastic Maths tutor!
"Everything is going great with Martha and Sally. Martha appears to be improving and having Sally to go through things Martha can’t remember or struggles to understand is helping her greatly. I’ve told Sally she is not allowed to go anywhere!!" (Parents of Martha, St Austell, Cornwall)
Bryony is developing her skills and confidence
"Bryony is engaging really well and it's great to see her enjoying the sessions, as well as developing her skills/confidence. Many thanks." (Mother of Bryony, Par, Cornwall)
Spanish lessons with Julie are great!
"Julie, the Spanish tutor, is wonderful and Star is very comfortable and confident with Julie!! She has been wonderful! Many thanks for finding her." (Mrs Helston, Cornwall)
Tutoring twice a week with an exceptionally good Maths tutor
"I just wanted to let you know that we have arranged to have two Maths tutoring sessions every week with Xuxin. She is an exceptionally good teacher and Dan is really pleased. She has inspired him, which I think is almost 75% of being a great teacher. In addition, she is also very clever and competent."
(Parent in praise of one of our Maths Tutors - Cornwall )
French is making far more sense
"My daughter and her friend are finding Michelle really helpful, they are loving the lessons and the French is making far more sense to them! She has provided them with worksheets which supports what they are learning in her lessons. She is making it fun and informative – thank you so much, I am very grateful!" (Mrs Pointer, Cornwall)
Growing confidence in Maths
"The tutoring with Xuxin is excellent and is really giving my daughter her confidence to believe that she can really do it!! My daughter now actually looks forward to her maths lessons! There is a long way to go but I do feel Xuxin has helped my daughter turn a corner!" (Mrs Cooper, Cornwall)
11 + preparation is really helping
"All is going well with Tamsin thanks, she is a really lovely and helpful lady, her support with 11+ preparation is really helping. Demelza really likes her as well. Thanks for the introduction." (Mother of Tamsin, Cornwall)
Doing amazingly in her Maths - thank you!
"Debbie is doing amazingly with her maths! Thank you so much for your help. Xuxin is brilliant." (Mother of Debbie, Cornwall)
Really happy with our tutor
"The first maths session went really well with Siobhan, and Finlay was really happy afterwards. He seemed to actually enjoy it! Many thanks." (Mother of Finlay, Cornwall)
Engaged in Biology and Maths
"Things are going really well with Sarah and Sally. Sarah has only been twice so far but she is getting used to Jack and his ways. Sally is superb and really has got Jack engaged in his Biology and Maths. He has been looking at cells, construction of flowers, dissecting them and today they were looking inside seeds. He's loving it. It's so nice to see him working and enjoying it." (Parent of Jack, Cornwall)
A 'thank you' to Tutor Teddy!
"My son Ed met with Teddy before Christmas as a get together session. That went very well. We have already seen progress after just one paid tutoring session. The school teacher asked in class this week if anyone knew the formula for something and Ed was able to answer above everyone else (he'd covered this specific topic with Teddy this week!). The teacher gave a knowing smile apparently! So, in answer to your question about how things are going - fab, thank you." (Mother of Ed, Cornwall)
Seen a big improvement
"One of the Home-School Tutoring Cornwall Tutors, Penny, has been helping our 7 year old son with his reading and writing for the last few months. He had fallen behind because of undiagnosed sight problems and was not enjoying English lessons at school. Since Penny has been coming, we have seen a big improvement in William's ability and also his enthusiasm for reading and writing. Penny is very patient, encouraging and puts a lot of effort into making William's lessons fun. Thank you!" Susi, mother of William
"Andrew is a very conscientious and enthusiastic teacher, I am very pleased with his attention to detail and in how he talks to my daughter. He is very clear in what he needs her to do and she really gets on well with him. Thank you for recommending him." Mrs Girling, Cornwall
Language learning with Home-School Tutoring
"So far, the Arabic verbal lessons are going really well, Worood has a teaching style that suits my style of learning. I am currently doing an hour every other week due to my work commitments in London, I would be in interested in learning French with Home School Tutoring in the future also." Mr Thomas, CornwallRead more testimonials for Home-School Tutoring Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly here!
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Register to tutor with us!
MORE TEACHERS AND TUTORS are needed for all towns and villages in Cornwall and the Scilly Isles.
We particularly welcome teachers and tutors who can offer maths, English, science, modern languages or special educational needs (SEN) as their specialist subject, for any age or level.
Throughout the county we have young children and older students needing help with school and college learning. This includes numeracy and literacy, special needs and help with learning difficulties. We also have older pupils and adults in need of supportive tuition as they work through their school and college curriculum and prepare for exams.
Besides the main core subject tutors, we welcome tutors in all subjects as we receive many requests for different levels and subjects.
We would also like to hear from you if you can provide tutoring to students whose first language is not English (EFL tutoring).
To find out more about joining Home-School Tutoring as a tutor, please contact us via the form below.
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