Amy A.

Amy A.

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Neuroscience (Bachelors) - Edinburgh University

12 completed lessons

About me

Hello! My name is Amy and I am currently finishing up my 2nd year of neuroscience at The University of Edinburgh. Neuroscience is the study of the brain and nervous system. I believe the human brain is one of the world's most complex and scientifically challenging mysteries, and day by day scientists are developing our understanding. Neuroscience is a subject that hugely intrigues me and that I thoroughly enjoy studying. I am passionate for the biological field as a whole and am keen to h...

Hello! My name is Amy and I am currently finishing up my 2nd year of neuroscience at The University of Edinburgh. Neuroscience is the study of the brain and nervous system. I believe the human brain is one of the world's most complex and scientifically challenging mysteries, and day by day scientists are developing our understanding. Neuroscience is a subject that hugely intrigues me and that I thoroughly enjoy studying. I am passionate for the biological field as a whole and am keen to help inspire younger students to gain a similar passion through developing their understanding for the subject.


Alongside my studies I am part of the university shinty club. I am both the treasurer and fitness captain for the team and absolutely love the sport!


I also play the clarsach in the university ceilidh band. I am a keen musician and have gained lots of experience by performing at art exhibitions, competitions, corporate dinners, weddings and other public events. Through this, time management has become an important skill for me, a skill that I am able to transpose into tutoring.

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About my sessions

I am available to tutor National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher students in biology. I have a huge passion for these two subjects and I am keen to engage students while also developing knowledge and understanding with an individualised approach. After studying these subjects first hand, I am extremely familiar with the course content and what preparation is required. I am a dedicated and reliable individual with an enthusiastic personality who is adaptable to different learning styles.

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I am available to tutor National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher students in biology. I have a huge passion for these two subjects and I am keen to engage students while also developing knowledge and understanding with an individualised approach. After studying these subjects first hand, I am extremely familiar with the course content and what preparation is required. I am a dedicated and reliable individual with an enthusiastic personality who is adaptable to different learning styles.


As a strong advocate for studying with a clear plan in mind, I take the same approach to teaching. I establish learning styles early on so that I am able to personalise how I deliver lessons to each student. Personally, I have learn best through visual aids including colourful diagrams and mind maps. I then like to consolidate my content by testing myself through flashcards. I have tested countless studying methods and am able to utilise these in lessons to enhance students learning and understanding.


I have plenty of relevant resources available and the knowledge required in order to aid with exam preparation and building of confidence.

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
BiologyScottish Highers / Advanced HighersA
ChemistryScottish Highers / Advanced HighersA
PhysicsScottish Highers / Advanced HighersB
EnglishScottish Highers / Advanced HighersA
MathsScottish Highers / Advanced HighersA
GermanScottish Highers / Advanced HighersA
PsychologyScottish Highers / Advanced HighersA
BiologyScottish Highers / Advanced HighersC
ChemistryScottish Highers / Advanced HighersB

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
BiologyScottish Highers£24 /hr
BiologyGCSE£22 /hr

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