History Tutoring

We offer private tutoring in history online and in Greater London. We can prepare for US and UK exams and university entrance. Whether your interest lies in the ancient, the medieval, the modern world or in up-to-the minute geopolitics, our history tutors are experts in enabling you to understand, analyse, debate and write about the staggering variety of humanity's past.

History Tutoring

We offer private tutoring in history online and in Greater London. We can prepare for US and UK exams and university entrance. Whether your interest lies in the ancient, the medieval, the modern world or in up-to-the minute geopolitics, our history tutors are experts in enabling you to understand, analyse, debate and write about the staggering variety of humanity's past.

History Tutoring

History Tutors

We have tutors on board who have taught all ages, at all levels, and to all abilities. That means that they will connect with you as an individual, with your particular learning style and needs. Our history tutors have all studied history at university; most in Oxford, Cambridge or one of the Ivy League Colleges. Some have done or are doing doctorates. They are passionate about communicating their interest in the past.

History Tutoring at Wentworth Education

History Tutoring

History tutoring at Wentworth Education takes many forms. You tell us your needs; we come up with a plan of action to meet those needs. If you struggle at essay-writing, for example, we focus on strategies to help you change a liability into an academic strength. We meet you, in short, where you are. Our aim is to bring you where you want to be and indeed, beyond.

We're In The Trenches With You

Don’t see the point of studying history but you need to, simply to meet requirements? Do see the point but don’t get the finer points? Like the stories but hate the sources? Love the subject but can’t write essays? Like your course but can’t understand why your work comes back scribbled over in red, and you can’t seem to get the results you want? Whatever your interest or need, we take this as our starting point. We go into the trenches together. We seek to enable you to meet any and all challenges.

History Exam Preparation

We know that exams can be stressful times. We know that history students often have difficulty in putting what they know onto paper. So many facts, so little time. We know that it’s hard to distinguish what is relevant from what is not. We know that it’s often easier to tell the story and forget the analysis. We know that under pressure, with the best will in the world, students don’t always answer questions as they should.

Our goal is to transform the exam experience for you. Yes, it is about better results; but it is also equally about giving you excellent transferable skills – like concentration under pressure, time management, revision note-taking, planning.

For revision, we recommend focused and intense sessions held regularly. We identify the types of questions involved and the particular challenges a student faces. We review homework, practice tests and mock exams to identify issues. And then begins the task of resolving difficulties, of making a student feel confident of their own knowledge and skills going into an exam. We believe that you’ll go into an exam, marching not quivering. History doesn’t have to repeat itself.

Selected History Testimonials

Please see below some example History Testimonials that we have received. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor guarantee or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more History Testimonials can be found on our dedicated testimonials page, where you can filter by subject.

Texas History | David Wilkinson

"Thank you Mr. Wilkinson for making Texas History so much fun. Me and [my friend] will really miss this class!" ... See David Wilkinson's tutoring profile.

History | Robert Belok

"Tutored me in history for 2 months; I found Robbie to be kind, friendly, approachable, knowledgeable and very patient with me! Left each session having felt that I'd come on in leaps and bounds through his precise, measured, and personally-tailored approach." ... See Robert Belok's tutoring profile.

Selected Profiles of our History Tutors

Please see below some example profiles of the History Tutors that we represent. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor selection criteria or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more profiles of our History Tutors can be found on our dedicated tutors page, where you can filter by subject.

A young tutor with a very strong academic background and significant tutoring experience.

Gained an academic and all-rounder scholarship to Wellington College, where he achieved 13 A*'s at GCSE (2013), and 3 A's at A level (2015). Following this, he gained a place at the University of Oxford, Wadham College, to study Classics. There he specialised in Ancient History in his final year, achieving a strong 2:1 overall.

During university holidays he tutored privately for 3 years in a range of subjects at a range of levels (nearly all subjects from 11+ up to GCSE level). For one year he also served as a volunteer reader in a local school to kids aged 8+.

Following university he trained to be an English teacher to adult professionals in Barcelona. After this, he trained to teach English to kids up to teenagers at a language school in Barcelona. On the side he continues to tutor a wide range of subjects at a wide range of levels. ...
I am an empathetic and enthusiastic tutor with over 1000 hours of experience and a member of the Tutor’s Association. Parents have consistently commented on my ability to inspire and build excellent rapport with their children. In all my tutorials, I endeavour to cultivate the untapped potential that is can be difficult to unlock in the very formal and hierarchical school environment. What is more, my experiences as a tutor and observations in schools have also given me a strong insight into how to develop a form of pedagogy that is congenial to tutorials but not irreconcilable with classroom teaching. ...
My name is Matthew and I have completed my History doctorate from Oxford, hold a first class History degree from Oxford, and received a masters degree (with distinction) in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science. As well as my experience teaching in academic settings in one to one tutorials, I have extensive experience teaching students between the ages of 8 to 30 in a number of different settings - all to the highest standard. Though I specialise in preparing students for examinations in History and English, I also teach a number of other subjects at various levels. I am a teacher because I believe in the power of education to change the lives of individuals and the world. I believe passionately in the ability of all students, no matter their abilities, to achieve their potential with the right level of encouragement and personalised guidance. ...
After finishing two degrees from Stanford and Kingston Universities (covering a range of topics from philosophy of religion and mathematics to critical theory) I am now preparing to teach philosophy in prisons and studying to become a psychoanalyst. ...
I have experience teaching a range of ages, both privately part-time and in full time employment as a teacher at Hurstpierpoint College, where I worked for a year before starting my degree at Oxford University. I have a particular interest in entrance into the UK's top schools and Universities, teaching 11 plus, Common Entrance, and preparing students for Oxbridge. I am aided by a detailed understanding of UK independent schools as well as experience preparing for the American education system at ISEE and SSAT level in particular. I have delivered private tuition to children between 5 and 20 years. I find tutoring immensely rewarding and particularly enjoy the focused nature of assisting an individual with their academic goals. ...
I grew up trilingual between the UK, France and Italy and went on to study at the University of Cambridge, where I was twice awarded a scholarship by my college. I took a 1st in Modern Languages at Part I (French, Italian and Ukrainian), and on my return from a year abroad spent working in Paris and Rome, took a 2:1 in Politics and International Relations at Part II. On achieving 13 A* at GCSE and an A* in French A Level aged 15, I was awarded an academic scholarship to Shrewsbury School for sixth form, where I became the first female Head of School. At Shrewsbury, I obtained 3 A*s at A Level (Latin, History, Spanish) and a D1 in Pre-U Principal Course French. My D1 was the highest mark in the country. I am currently doing an MA in International Security at Sciences Po Paris. I have always loved learning and seek to inspire an intellectual curiosity in my students. ...
Having studied in a boarding school in West Sussex, where I was a deputy-head of house and School prefect, I studied Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. At university, I encountered a wide variety of disciplines and ways of thinking; from politics, to psychology to history. I completed an MSc degree in Law and Anthropology at The London School of Economics (LSE), during which I worked as an administrator for a legal research network and organised conferences for a international think tank, most notably a conference at the European Union parliament in Brussels.

Following my studies, I worked for the Department for Education in Westminster, where I advised schools on how to progress and collaborate with each other. I also began volunteering with a grassroots educational charity that mentors children from underrepresented communities through organising sports coaching and workshops.

I then went on to teach History at Rugby School, a top-tier boarding school in the Midlands, where I taught students between the ages of 13 to 18 years. I was also a pastoral tutor in a boarding house, where I was responsible for helping the sixth form students with their university and UCAS applications.

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I am a Double First Cambridge University Historian with 45 points in the IB and an experienced tutor in History, English and Maths from Year 5 upwards.

As well as delivering strong subject knowledge I am particularly keen on developing students' learning and revising techniques, such as how to write essays that tick all the boxes in the markscheme and to structure revision notes so that they map exactly how the student's brain will access information in an exam. To an extent anyone can impart content to students, so learning techniques are where I feel I deliver the most value added.

I have taught and tutored students with a range of different abilities. As well as tutoring for nearly a decade, I have worked at a school in New Zealand where all the pupils were from lower income backgrounds, and for Lanterna IB revision classes where for many students, English was not a first language, and for others there were huge gaps in their understanding of the syllabus. I am confident in tailoring learning to students of all different backgrounds and levels of confidence. ...
I am a Cambridge University graduate, with experience tutoring a broad range of subjects. Before starting a career in Management Consulting, I studied Education with English and Drama (BA Hons, 1st Class), and am passionate about understanding how my students tick, finding ways of engaging them, and helping them achieve their goals.

I started tutoring at the age of 18, in Manchester where I grew up. I helped family friends through their 11+ exams, Spanish/English/Music GCSEs (As and A*s achieved). After University, I moved to Madrid for a year, where I tutored English, while studying to achieve the Instituto Cervantes DELE C1 qualification, giving me Undergraduate Degree level Spanish. ...
I am a Medieval and Renaissance literary historian. I have a BA in Philosophy (cum laude), a PhD in English Literature, a master's in Classics from the University of Oxford, for which I was awarded the top distinction in my year, and recently held an AHRC-funded postdoc on the History Faculty at the University of Cambridge (2019-2020) to explore how cultures remembered and forgot the European religious reformations in the early modern period. An American and British citizen, I have academic and cultural experience on both sides of the Atlantic. As a teenager I also lived a few years in Sofia, Bulgaria, attending an exceptional school in Eastern Europe that offered the IB Diploma. My interdisciplinary academic background and training means I am competent to teach at the crossroads of a number of disciplines. I am enthusiastic about motivating all kinds of people of all ages to pursue knowledge. My greatest piece of advice to students is to help them see that enjoying study is the best way to mature and flourish intellectually. ...