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If you're looking for a tutor in Herts, then we're here to help. This directory covers tutors specialising in SATs, the SW Herts Consortium test, school entrance exams, GCSEs, A Levels and music lessons.

Academic tuition

TutorWise | One to one home tutoring | All subjects including 11+, Common Entrance, Maths, English and Science | St Albans, Harpenden, Hemel Hempstead, Radlett and surrounding areas

Level: primary, 11+, Common Entrance, secondary, GCSE, A Level and University students
Contact: William Larkin | Tel: 01727 881 800 | Email:

TutorWise is a leading provider of one to one home tuition based in St Albans, providing tutoring for students of all ages, all abilities, and across all subjects. They match students to tutors based on personality, to ensure that the student can get on/relate to the tutor and therefore build a strong working relationship. The TutorWise team understand that finding the right tutor can be difficult, time consuming - and even stressful - but it really doesn't have to be that way. From their pool of screened and profiled tutors, TutorWise match students to the most appropriate professional, based on subject, learning style and personality.

If you are looking for additional assistance to help your child achieve their academic goals and fulfil their potential, then TutorWise can help.

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Bright Young Things | Classroom based tuition in the core subjects: 11+, GCSE, A level revision classes and Oxbridge preparation, private tuition, home schooling | All subjects including English, Maths and Science | St Albans, High Wycombe, London, Tunbridge Wells, Rochester

Level: Primary, SATS, entrance exams such as the 11+ and 13+, secondary, GCSE, A level, IB and other international examinations, university, Oxbridge preparation, medical exams, adult learners
Tel: 01727 260239 (St Albans). 01494 911655 (High Wycombe). 020 7723 0506 (London) | Email:

Bright Young Things provides academic tuition to students across the country, including St Albans and surrounding areas in Herts. Their tuition centre in St Albans offers small group lessons in the core subjects, English, Maths and Reasoning, with a focus on 11+ preparation for local independent and selective schools, as well as GCSE and A level revision courses and Oxbridge preparation. They only recruit experienced tutors from top universities who have a passion for their chosen subjects. There is a rigorous application process to ensure that all the tutors are competent, academically capable and inspiring teachers.

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Elisa's Tutorial School | English and maths | Edgeware & online

Level: Up to GCSE | Age: 4-16
Contact: Elisa Gianoncelli| Tel: 020 8958 1192 | Email:

Elisa has grammar school teaching experience and tutors children across the ability spectrum, developing self esteem and confidence to help them reach their full potential. The teaching programme includes maths, mental arithmetic, reasoning, history, science and English. Lessons are available in Edgeware (North London) or you can enrol for online tutorial programmes.

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Ginette Pywell | English | Harpenden

Level: KS2 - KS5 | Age: 9+
Contact: Ginette Pywell | Tel: 07854 493562 | Email:

Ginette is an accomplished English teacher offering home tuition, supporting students at KS2 to KS5. She has received excellent feedback from pupils and parents and can provide references.

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Sarah Szenkier | Verbal reasoning, sociology and philosophy | Bushey

Level: 11+ and A Level | Age: 9+
Contact: Sarah Szenkier | Tel: 07711 825974 | Email:

Sarah is a well qualified tutor with 15 years teaching experience. She offers 11+ and entrance exam tuition as well as one-to-one and small group tuition for summer exams and January re-sits. References are available.

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Music tuition

ABC Music | Piano, cello and music theory | Watford

Level: Beginners to grade 8, music theory to grade 5 | Age: All ages
Contact: David Degen | Tel: 07902 891892 | Email:

David is an accomplished musician who believes that making music fun is the key to encourage pupils to want to learn and enable them to progress rapidly. Tuition is available on a one-to-one basis at your home. David's styles include classical, jazz, contemporary and pop. Exams can be taken on request and he can be your accompanist for instrument and dance examinations.

Amy Lazzerini Music Tuition | Flute, saxaphone, clarinet and piano | Watford

Level: Beginner upwards | Age 5+ (depending on instrument)
Contact: Amy Lazzerini | Tel: 01923 441043 | Email:

Amy is an experienced and friendly music teacher based in Watford. Exams and performances are available but optional.

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