Kieren M.

Kieren M.

£30 - £32 /hr

Physics with Astrophysics (Bachelors) - Glasgow University

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About me

I'm currently studying Physics with Astrophysics at the University of Glasgow with an Academic Excellence scholarship. I chose Physics because I love the emphasis on understanding & the simple logic behind the learning: essentially, once you've grasped the basic principles, you have all you need to understand everything else.

This comes through in my teaching: I aim to help my students to understand the core concepts of their subject & encourage them to build their knowl...

I'm currently studying Physics with Astrophysics at the University of Glasgow with an Academic Excellence scholarship. I chose Physics because I love the emphasis on understanding & the simple logic behind the learning: essentially, once you've grasped the basic principles, you have all you need to understand everything else.

This comes through in my teaching: I aim to help my students to understand the core concepts of their subject & encourage them to build their knowledge onto what will be a stable base of understanding. I also always try to give my students something interesting to think about within the subject, so that they remain engaged rather than working purely because they have to. Science does not have to be dry and factual! There is a wealth of interesting material to be learnt, discussed and applied, if it is taught and spoken about in an engaging way.

As well as my passion for Physics, I'm very involved in the arts: while living in London I was a member of the Barbican Youth Panel, I've participated in panels at the Almeida Theatre, & I write for the magazine 'i-D'. Theatre & Literature are my most-loved art forms, which of course comes in handy when tutoring English, & giving book recommendations (which I am very liable to do if the student seems interested.)

I am enthusiastic, experienced, & I'll get you to where you need to be!


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About my sessions

Ultimately my goal is to provide the student with the help they need to achieve the level of understanding that they want. I've worked with astronomers at the Royal Observatory Greenwich to deliver educational sessions and have tutored students in the Sciences, Maths, & English Lit/Lang before, so I am well versed in how to explain difficult ideas in an accessible manner, ensuring that the information is made clear. 

So long as I've covered any questions, I like to work with...

Ultimately my goal is to provide the student with the help they need to achieve the level of understanding that they want. I've worked with astronomers at the Royal Observatory Greenwich to deliver educational sessions and have tutored students in the Sciences, Maths, & English Lit/Lang before, so I am well versed in how to explain difficult ideas in an accessible manner, ensuring that the information is made clear. 

So long as I've covered any questions, I like to work with my students during our meetings. As well as running through theory, we work through exercises, & I give pointers on how the student could better their answers/method of working, rather than just supplying them with the correct answers. I always try to fit in at least one exercise, even if the student has lots of questions. 

I also set exercises to complete between our sessions, which we later go over. I'm happy for students to message me, be that about my work or homework (within reason.) I can also send my students extra resources such as articles/videos, to foster an interest in the subject.

I always ask my students if they are finding any area particularly difficult, or whether they have found any of my explanations unclear, and aim to resolve this as soon as I can.

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Opal Parent from Salisbury

24 Apr

Absolutely fantastic. My daughter was a bit worried at first, but within 5 minutes she was totally engaged. The best thing is, for her, Kieren is much closer in age to her, so she relates to him extremely well. She is already looking forward to her session next week.

26 Apr

Kieren's reply

Thanks for the feedback Opal - I'm looking forward to seeing her too!

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Sarah Parent from London

18 Apr

Kieren is very organised and plans the lessons well. He explains difficult concepts making them easy to understand and I have found his lessons very useful. I have found the revision course beneficial for my upcoming GCSE’s. Kieren is friendly and engaging. I would highly recommend him!

26 Apr

Kieren's reply

Thank you so much - really happy that you found that the lessons helped.

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Dilveen Student

23 Mar

Very good at explaining things he will give you practice questions to make sure you understand fully. i recommend you try him out! Fantastic!

25 Mar

Kieren's reply

Thanks! I'll never run out of questions to practise, I'll write them myself if I have to...

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Shrut Student

7 Mar

Kieren is a very interactive teacher. His way of teaching has proved itself (in my case ,anyway) by teaching what the student or the learner wants to learn. On the first introductory lesson he sort of analyzed what I had interest in and in what way I would like to learn it best. Since then he has used that same method and it surely has worked. I could do anything that Kieren taught from lesson 1 with ease. In a nutshell, I have found Kieren to be an excellent teacher with profound knowledge in what he teaches.

10 Mar

Kieren's reply

Thanks so much Shrut! You've proved yourself to be very eager to gain that knowledge, so it's a pleasure to be able to teach you.

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
PhysicsA-levelA
ChemistryA-levelA*
MathsA-levelA*
Further MathematicsA-levelB
EPQ DissertationOtherA*

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
ChemistryA Level£32 /hr
MathsA Level£32 /hr
PhysicsA Level£32 /hr
ChemistryGCSE£32 /hr
EnglishGCSE£32 /hr
Further MathematicsGCSE£32 /hr
MathsGCSE£32 /hr
PhysicsGCSE£32 /hr
PATUniversity£32 /hr
English11 Plus£30 /hr
Maths11 Plus£30 /hr
Maths13 Plus£30 /hr

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