Kim H. Catling BA (Hons) PGCE
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Hello, my name is Kim Catling. I have been working within the education system for the last 12 years; 8 of which were spent as a teacher of English at Huxlow Science College in Irthlingborough and for the last 5 years I have been the Northamptonshire Area Advisor of Home-School Tutoring. I actually worked with the Staffordshire branch of Home-School Tutoring in 2001 after I graduated from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. I tutored a number of students and caught the teaching bug, so I then went on to do my Post Graduate Certificate in Education at Keele University in Staffordshire and the rest, as they say, is history.
My own personal teaching experience is within Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 but GCSE is the bit I enjoy the most, whether as an intervention tutor in a school or as a home tutor. I am incredibly proud of my students year on year because when they realise that English is nothing to be feared, you start to see them shine.
I am always looking to register the best tutors who will deliver tailored tuition in their own specialist level or subject. We need tutors for ages, levels and subjects; tutors who aim for a consistently high standard and will support students with enthusiasm and encouragement. Maths, English and Science are always very popular subjects and I need good people to coax the most reluctant of students into achieving and succeeding – this is by far the most rewarding aspect of teaching and tutoring.
I look forward to hearing from tutors who would like to join our register in the area and also look forward to helping pupils and students in this region, in whatever subject or level you need help. I am a mum myself to a 5 year old and a 2 year old, and as a parents we all want the best for our children.
Please complete the enquiry form on this page, providing as much detail as possible, or call or email me.
Kim H. Catling
Well, here we are again , well into this year’s tutoring and so many pupils worried about their progress . We can help you ! Enquiries are coming in thick and fast from both potential new tutors and tutees alike. The success stories that I would like to share with you is what makes tutoring all worthwhile.
Tutoring in all subjects for all levels
The spectrum of subjects covered by our Northamptonshire tutors includes: French, Child Psychology, History, Politics, Humanities, Sociology, EAL, BTEC ICT Levels 1,2 and 3, BTEC Business Levels 1,2 and 3, Job Search and Interview Skills as well as:
- Curriculum subjects including Maths, English and Sciences
- Special Needs / Learning Difficulties / Dyslexia
- Entrance Exams ( inc. 11 +)
- A/AS Subjects
- Advanced Higher Levels
- Adult Learning
All of the above subjects are 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. We also have a wide range of other subjects – so whichever the subject – please get in touch!
We are currently supporting students from various educational establishments, including Bishop Stopford School, Brooke Weston Academy, The Ferrers School, Abington Vale Primary School and Northampton College among others.
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Thank you for all your time and patience with my daughter
“I’m so proud of her, she’s standing taller ,conversing more and contributing in the lessons so I think your job is done! Thank you for all your time & patience with my daughter – Holly is an amazing lady!” ( parent, Northampton – GCSE English)
Kim is able to articulate things in a way I understand
Tutor has a lovely teaching method
” Dear Kim, I am glad to report that the session is in progress and that both children seem to be taking well to the content and delivery. Christine has a lovely teaching method. Many thanks. Mr Paul.” ( GCSE Science)
My confidence has really improved
“Thank you so much for your help with English. My confidence has really improved and without you I don’t know where I’d be.” ( GCSE English student)
Such a lovely helpful tutor
“Hi Kim, I just wanted to send this email letting you know how extremely happy Lewis and myself were with Vicki. Lewis seemed to settle with her straight away and he thought she was great. Such a lovely helpful person. Many thanks, Simone” ( KS3 English tuition)