Hi! If you're looking at my profile, you're probably finding Biology a bit tricky and just need a hand understanding some of the (admittedly complicated!) parts of the course. You'll be relieved to hear that I was once in your shoes - but with some hard work and patient teachers, anyone can get to grips with the incredible intricacies of biological sciences.
I'm studying at Durham University, and before my degree I took part in helping peers in college drop-in sessions, so I'm aware of the different ways that people choose to learn.
At A level, understanding + exam technique = success. As tempting as it is to skip the understanding and go straight for past papers, the first stage is vital for the best grades (and part of the enjoyment too!). In our sessions I will ensure that your conceptual understanding is secure, making life easier for you in the long run, and the application of your knowledge to exam questions will become much simpler to work through. I’ll also give lots of handy tips for revision and practise, (eg. try to teach it to someone else!).
My goal for our sessions is that you leave a) understanding the topic and (arguably more important) b) feel confident applying the concepts to other areas of biology. I have found that the best way to learn is to discuss the topic; I can help explain (or in some cases, simply reword!) a part of the course which is giving you confusion. Finally, through our sessions, I hope I can pass on some of my love for the biosciences; after all, enjoyment of a subject is the only sure way to rocket grades! All aspects of biology are interlinked, from protein structure to giant ecosystems: and this diversity of interactions is what makes up all life!
If you have any questions or want to know more, book a 'Meet the Tutor Session' or send me a quick message via this website.
I look forward to helping you master Biology!
|Biology||A Level||£20 /hr|
|English Language and Literature||A-Level||A*|
|Extended Project Qualification||A-Level||A*|
|Before 12pm||12pm - 5pm||After 5pm|
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