Ben S.

Ben S.

£20 - £25 /hr

Biological Sciences (Bachelors) - Alumni - Oxford University

8 completed lessons

About me

Hi, I’m Ben, a graduate from Oxford Uni where I achieved a 1st class degree in Biology. I’m passionate about the life sciences, and really enjoy sharing this passion with others wherever I can. Whether it’s the latest medical breakthrough or David Attenborough documentary, there’s always something interesting happening in the field which makes it such an interesting and exciting area.

 

I truly understand the point of view of a tutee, needing tuition myself to do well in my school...

Hi, I’m Ben, a graduate from Oxford Uni where I achieved a 1st class degree in Biology. I’m passionate about the life sciences, and really enjoy sharing this passion with others wherever I can. Whether it’s the latest medical breakthrough or David Attenborough documentary, there’s always something interesting happening in the field which makes it such an interesting and exciting area.

 

I truly understand the point of view of a tutee, needing tuition myself to do well in my school exams. In addition, I’m currently preparing for a set of exams of my own, hopefully making me a more empathetic and understanding tutor!

 

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like to chat about a tutorial- I look forward to meeting you!

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About my sessions

I think that a mixture of practice questions and open discussion is key to doing well in any subject, but particularly the life sciences. During my time at university, engaging with tutors by discussing concepts made me learn so much more than just reading a textbook.


Biology is

such a broad topic which no school syllabus can cover in its entirety, so

during my lessons I'll make sure to leave enough time for as much discussion of

biology in a wider con...

I think that a mixture of practice questions and open discussion is key to doing well in any subject, but particularly the life sciences. During my time at university, engaging with tutors by discussing concepts made me learn so much more than just reading a textbook.


Biology is

such a broad topic which no school syllabus can cover in its entirety, so

during my lessons I'll make sure to leave enough time for as much discussion of

biology in a wider context as you deem appropriate. I believe that wider discussion,

outside of just the core syllabus, is essential to improve biological

understanding. It can introduce interesting examples and angles which can set

candidates apart from those who learn the syllabus off by heart.


Likewise,

in my opinion, the life sciences are best learnt through engagement with

diagrams and other visual aids, so I hope to combine the content-heavy sections

with such techniques to make the learning process easier!


In order to

test understanding, I plan to use a mixture of practice questions to test

content knowledge, in conjunction with unseen data, which is an essential exam

skill combining knowledge application and data interpretation. Such

interpretation questions are often overlooked in a normal classroom, and plenty

of marks are available in exams, so this becomes a useful trained skill.

 

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Simon Parent from Milton Keynes

11 Oct

Very good

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Simon Parent from Milton Keynes

3 Oct

Very good session

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YingZi Parent from Shanghai

26 Sep

Made everything so easy to understand

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Simon Parent from Milton Keynes

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
BiologyA-levelA*
ChemistryA-levelA*
MathsA-levelA*
Honour School of Biological SciencesDegree (Bachelors)I.I

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
BiologyA Level£22 /hr
ZoologyA Level£22 /hr
BiologyGCSE£20 /hr
MathsGCSE£20 /hr
ZoologyGCSE£20 /hr
BiologyUniversity£25 /hr
Oxbridge PreparationMentoring£22 /hr
BiologyKS3£20 /hr
MathsKS3£20 /hr

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