Grace H.

Grace H.

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Ancient History (Bachelors) - Durham University

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About me

Hello everyone! I'm Grace, and I'm currently studying Ancient History at Durham University :)

Having never studied Classics before university, I appreciate the importance of developing transferable academic skills, in order to become resilient to anything a humanities subject may throw at you. At Sixth Form, I studied English Language, French, Spanish and History (which I again hadn't studied before) through to A2 Level, and an EPQ. From essay writing, revision, analysing te...

Hello everyone! I'm Grace, and I'm currently studying Ancient History at Durham University :)

Having never studied Classics before university, I appreciate the importance of developing transferable academic skills, in order to become resilient to anything a humanities subject may throw at you. At Sixth Form, I studied English Language, French, Spanish and History (which I again hadn't studied before) through to A2 Level, and an EPQ. From essay writing, revision, analysing texts and interpreting scholarship, I struggled to learn how to do these things at Sixth Form, yet still gained top grades with a lot of perseverance. I know how contradicting and frustrating being examined on a humanities subject can be, for which reason, I am very keen to help!

I love history and languages - both ancient and modern - as I firmly believe that they help us to understand better the world in which we live today. I hope to impart my passion for these subjects on to my tutees, by ensuring that I am tutoring them in a way to which they respond best. Being heavily involved in student welfare, I am open-minded and non-judgemental: it doesn't matter how long it takes a student to understand a topic, as long as I can build their confidence along the way.

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About my sessions

As a tutor and a student, I value flexibility in teaching methods. The student will always be in control of what I am tutoring them on, and have input into how I can improve the sessions for them. I keep track of what we worked on each session, testing areas of weakness regularly to ensure that we are working towards the student's goals.

For languages, we will work through exercises in areas that the student wants to work on (reading, writing, speaking, listening and translating). O...

As a tutor and a student, I value flexibility in teaching methods. The student will always be in control of what I am tutoring them on, and have input into how I can improve the sessions for them. I keep track of what we worked on each session, testing areas of weakness regularly to ensure that we are working towards the student's goals.

For languages, we will work through exercises in areas that the student wants to work on (reading, writing, speaking, listening and translating). Occasionally there may be a small amount of preparation to do before each session (e.g. reading an article as a comprehension exercise), however I would aim to make this related to their other homework and work in class.

For english language, we will work through example questions in topics that the student wants to work on. In particular, I will focus on ensuring that the student can analyse, argue and show understanding of the content. All of which are needed to succeed in their exams.

Finally, when mentoring students for their personal statement, I am eager to help a student at whatever stage of the writing process they are at! From drafting what they should include, to refining a penultimate draft, I would love to share my experience at writing and editing personal statements and job applications.

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Dylan Student

4 Nov, 2018

Grace is always on time for lessons and is great at explaining things. She is really helpful and I feel a lot more confident with my English since Grace has been helping me.

5 Nov, 2018

Grace's reply

Thank you Dylan! You were a joy to teach :)

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Eva Parent from Weston-super-Mare

10 Jun

Grace has been a huge help with my english! we went through every question of both of the papers, giving me more confidence and improving on my language skills. I came entered and came out of my exams with great confidence on my exam. It was worth every penny!

12 Jun

Grace's reply

Thank you!! It was a pleasure teaching you and I'm thrilled you felt confident with your exams :D

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
English LanguageA-level (A2)A
Extended Project QualificationA-level (A2)A*
HistoryA-level (A2)A
SpanishA-level (A2)A*
FrenchA-level (A2)A

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
Extended Project QualificationA Level£24 /hr
EnglishGCSE£20 /hr
English LanguageGCSE£20 /hr
FrenchGCSE£20 /hr
SpanishGCSE£20 /hr
Personal StatementsMentoring£24 /hr
EnglishKS3£20 /hr
FrenchKS3£20 /hr
SpanishKS3£20 /hr

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