I’ve been teaching in schools for 10 years, with very good experience with GCSE and A-level History and Politics. I’ve taught the OCR GCSE specification and am currently teaching the iGCSE CIE specification. At A-level I’ve taught the OCR specification and currently teach the Edexcel specification in History. For Government and Politics I’ve always taught the Edexcel specification. I’ve taught in Boys’ Grammar Schools, mixed independent schools in North London.
I’ve been tutoring for 4 years with good successes in History and Politics. I’m good at enthusing students and working on their exam technique and structure. I’ve tutored students from Wellington College, Mill Hill School, Stowe, Rugby, Frances Holland, St Paul’s, City of London Boys amongst others.
Nathan worked with my daughter to prepare her for A2 politics exam in 2015 and I am pleased to say that she achieved an A, much better than her A1 result. Nathan was patient, encouraging and clear, all of which helped to build her confidence in a subject she found difficult. It was great her confidence and self-belief grow. Many thanks for your hard work Nathan.
Parent of a Wellington College Student 2015
Subjects I teach
History up to A-Level
Government and Politics up to A-Level
Deakin University 2006-2009
Master of Arts specialising in International Relations
University of Western Australia 1998-2001
Bachelor of Arts specialising in History with a minor in Politics
Graduate Diploma of Education 2001
My Approach to Private Tuition
I think the one on one approach works well for many students. It’s better for the students to have that time to be able to work with someone in depth on a topic and be able to ask questions and or seek advice without the bustle of a classroom.
A focus on what the exam boards are looking for in terms of structure and knowledge is also important. How to write an essay and form an answer is half the key to success.
My video Introduction
In my spare time I enjoy outdoors; walking and sports and I row when I have the time!