Physics Tutoring

Whether explaining rotational momentum using the movement of an ice skater or coming up with visual representations to help students grasp vectors, our tutors are experts at breaking down concepts for students. Wentworth Education has an unrivalled network of the smartest and most enthusiastic physics tutors. All studied maths or physics at university. Wentworth specialises in physics tutoring.

Physics Tutoring

Whether explaining rotational momentum using the movement of an ice skater or coming up with visual representations to help students grasp vectors, our tutors are experts at breaking down concepts for students. Wentworth Education has an unrivalled network of the smartest and most enthusiastic physics tutors. All studied maths or physics at university. Wentworth specialises in physics tutoring.

Physics Tutoring

Physics Tutors

We have tutors with experience teaching all ages at all levels and abilities. However we pride ourselves, and differentiate ourselves, in being able to connect you with a network of bright, passionate, and enthusiastic physics tutors across the world. Our physics tutors have all studied physics or mathematics at university; most studied in Cambridge, Oxford or one of the Ivy League colleges. Many are currently working on their PhDs or are physics teachers in some of Britain's top schools.

Physics Tutoring

The study of how the physical world works can be a rewarding academic pursuit full of creativity. Whether explaining rotational momentum using the movement of an ice skater or coming up with visual representations to help students grasp vectors, our tutors are experts at breaking down concepts for students. We pride ourselves on being able to both help struggling students but also to push the most enthusiastic and brightest young minds. Along with maths, physics is the subject we are most experienced at teaching.

Physics Tutoring at Wentworth Education
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Physics Exam Preparation

More often than not, however, we find ourselves helping prepare students for exams. We have helped students prepare for UK exams: 11+ and 13+ Science, GCSE Physics, A Level and Pre-U Physics; and for US courses: AP Physics B, AP Physics C (Mechanics and Electricty and magnetism).

For exam preparation programmes we recommend intense and focused revision sessions where we immediately drill down to identify the exam question types and topics the student is having most trouble with. We start by reviewing student homework, practice tests and mock exams (we can help set these if needed) and identifying question types where the student is struggling most. We then work through these question types and topics one by one, solving multiple variations of the same question with the student, until they are comfortable and confident to answer them on their own, in exam conditions. We prioritise confidence building, exam technique and teaching the ability to break down questions and answer exam questions efficiently and effectively. In the final few sessions before a big test we discuss exam day tactics and what questions a student should leave until last and which ones they should tackle first.

Selected Physics Testimonials

Please see below some example Physics 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 Physics Testimonials can be found on our dedicated testimonials page, where you can filter by subject.

SAT II [Physics] | Dr Katherine Wiles

"Katherine is very focused and identifies my problems very quickly, and therefore is able to help me with exactly what I need. I have learned a lot from her despite the fact that I only had four days of tuition." ... See Dr Katherine Wiles's tutoring profile.

Math & Physics | Wentworth Education Private Tutoring

"Tests have been a challenge for [my son] who has had many tutors before you (until now you and the math tutor are the only tutors who have actually made his score go up!). He got his best test score to date."

GCSE Biology, Chemistry, Physics | Ilya Levantis

"I just wanted to say a big thank you to you for tutoring Nile. He achieved an A* in Chemistry, Biology and Physics. In Chemistry which was his weakest subject he achieved substantially above the A* grade boundary which I think is largely down to [Ilya's] excellent teaching!" ... See Ilya Levantis's tutoring profile.

2nd Year Undergraduate Maths/Physics: Quantum Mechanics, Advanced Classical Mechanics, and Mathematical Methods | Nicolas Pimpare

"Nicolas was extremely helpful. He was able to walk me through problems very diligently providing thorough explanations to his answers, where I would not have understood otherwise." ... See Nicolas Pimpare's tutoring profile.

Physics and Interview Preparation | Adam Barker

"Adam has been a truly inspirational physics tutor. My son was keen to extend his Physics knowledge and Adam was quick to challenge him with interesting topics and problems. He has a structured approach to teaching topics and is very effective on remote teaching using internet based tools too. <br><br> His knowledge and experience in Physics is very evident in his overall approach to teaching: he was able to take on any topic and explain it in a very interesting and easy way. My son benefitted from his teaching in every way possible. From my perspective, he would periodically catch up with me and gave me honest feedback on how things were progressing, including positives and negatives, which is not very common. <br><br> Parent" ... See Adam Barker's tutoring profile.

Selected Profiles of our Physics Tutors

Please see below some example profiles of the Physics 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 Physics Tutors can be found on our dedicated tutors page, where you can filter by subject.

I recently graduated from Oxford University with a first class degree in chemistry and am currently in the process of taking a year out to pursue creative interests. After this year I will begin working towards a career as a teacher, starting by undertaking a postgraduate qualification known as a PGCE.

I have a strong understanding of what examiners expect and how one achieves the highest grades. My time at Oxford in particular gave me good insight into what university professors are looking for in the interview process. ...
I have always loved studying maths and physics and find tutoring in these subjects especially worthwhile. I tutor alongside studying; I am currently doing a PhD in aeronautics, working on simulation of wind turbines, at Imperial. I graduated with a first in Engineering Science from Oxford in 2019 where I came in the top 5% of my class and was awarded with the Head of Department's Prize for Excellent Performance. I have been tutoring in maths and sciences since I was at school and have been tutoring weekly for the past two years. I have experience helping students from ages 12+ to university level but am especially interested in helping with exam preparation and admissions tests for ages 16+. ...
I am currently studying for a Master's degree in Psychology at UCL, having already graduated with a 2:1 in Natural Sciences at Nottingham University where I specialised in Chemistry, Biology and Psychology. As part of my undergraduate degree I tutored GCSE and A-level students in Maths, Biology and Chemistry. I also conducted research examining the efficacy of psychotherapeutic medication and reviewed the literature on virtual reality therapy’s benefit as an intervention in weakness following a stroke. Between the ages of 11 and 18, I attended Manchester Grammar School where I achieved 7A* grades at GCSE and AAB at A-level. This experience has given me a very strong understanding, not only of the relevant exam specifications, but also what exactly is needed for students to achieve the top grades and go on to thrive at Russell Group universities. I am very grateful for the teachers and role models I have had, and I am very happy that I can contribute in a similar way. ...
I am a Mechanical Engineer turned teacher and outdoor instructor with a love of learning that I am keen to share. I hold an undergraduate masters in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London (1st class honours) and am qualifying this summer as a Science teacher with a Physics specialism. Following graduating, I worked as Sustainability Engineer in the construction industry and subsequently as a Development Engineer for a small scale start-up. In 2018 I decided that my passion lay in education rather than engineering and since then I have worked in outdoor education and qualified as a teacher. I have worked with a diverse mix of students: from age 10-18 with wide ranging ambitions, in the classroom, on a one-to-one basis, and outdoors. ...
I graduated from Durham University in 2012 with a degree in Natural Sciences, specialising in Biology and Psychology. Shortly after graduating, I moved to London to begin work as a Medical Writer. This involved writing a variety of medical papers for the pharmaceutical industry for new, or developing, medical drugs.

In 2015 I made the change into teaching. I undertook my teaching degree at Goldsmith's University and specialised in Secondary Science. I am now a professional Science teacher based in South East London, teaching pupils aged 11-18 Chemistry, Biology and Physics to GCSE and Biology A-level. I am an enthusiastic and committed teacher and am passionate about helping young people to understand and enjoy science. I encourage pupils to think on their own, scaffolding their learning and slowly taking away training wheels so they have the confidence and self-belief to make progress on their own. Tutoring allows me to have for the 1-1 teaching contact that young people so often need in order to reach their potential. ...
I'm originally from New York, and have been living in London for a bit over a year now. After graduating from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Creative Writing (Cum Laude), I received my Master's degree from the London Film School. I've been privately tutoring for years, as a peer tutor on Harvard's campus with the Bureau of Study Council, as well as with private agencies. I also have extensive experience as an Admissions Representative in the Harvard Admissions Office. I specialise in the American curriculum and US College Counselling, but know and work with the English curriculum as well. ...
I was brought up in Paris and moved to London to study at Imperial College, where I obtained a Bachelor’s and Master's degree in Theoretical Physics with High First Class honours. My research focused on the way in which alternative logic systems can help us bridge the gap between quantum mechanics and relativity. I was awarded Associateship of the Royal College of Science.

Although I am a science specialist, I also have a strong background in English and Verbal Reasoning. I sat the GRE in 2016 for entrance to US Grad School and got exceptionally good grades (Verbal Reasoning - 99th percentile, Analytical Writing - 93rd percentile).

Since 2011, I have offered private tuition for all major examination boards as well as working for the Imperial College summer schools. ...
I have been tutoring in London ever since I graduated from the University of Oxford in 2013 with an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. ...
I am currently studying engineering at Clare College, Cambridge University. Before this I studied at Eton for five years, where I learnt to refine my own techniques to learn new things quickly and consolidate knowledge through revision efficiently. Over summer I worked at a London start-up called Curve and I am now keen to pursue a career in software engineering and data science. ...
I am a fourth year Physics PhD student at UCL. My occupation relies on my ability to understand complex theoretical concepts and explain them to both technical and non-technical experts.

I am a high achiever, obtaining a First Class (Hons) MPhys Theoretical Physics from The University of Sheffield. In my final year I scored the highest grade in the University for "Analytical Dynamics and Classical Field Theory" (93%). Other final year results include 88% in "Advanced Quantum Mechanics" and 84% in "Aspects of Modern Physics". I currently work in theoretical/computational quantum physics looking at electron scattering in molecules. Therefore I have a good grounding in maths, physics and programming.

I studied all three sciences, maths and further maths at A-level. For G.C.S.E I took triple science, maths and electronics (in addition to 7 other subjects).

In addition to my academic experience I have over two years corporate experience. I successfully completed a highly competitive internship and graduate scheme at Barclays Bank PLC, where I worked predominantly in Credit Risk and Credit Risk Modelling. I left the Bank so that I could develop my technical skills, such as, quantitative analysis and programming. Due to my experience working in a professional environment I am also well equipped to advise students how to write CVs and apply themselves to industry or academia. ...