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Claire Wilkinson - Private Tutor in London
I'm a graduate medical student at King's College London, having previously studied Biomedical Science as an undergraduate at Imperial College London.
I have experience in teaching maths, biology and the ISEE. In addition, I've spent time working with children as a nanny, and volunteering at youth and children's groups, both in the UK and abroad. I am passionate about releasing the potential in every student, with a particular focus on building confidence and nurturing a love of learning.
Subjects I Teach
My Education & Qualifications
King's College London, 2016 – Current
Graduate Entry Medicine (MBBS): Ongoing
Imperial College London, 2012 – 2015
Biomedical Science (BSc): 1st
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
I have taught A level Biology revision classes in a high school, and as a private tutor. I help students overcome the challenges of a new curriculum, and am able to provide real-world additional knowledge from my experience in Biomedical Science.
I have taught maths to children aged 8-13 both in a group setting and as a private tutor. I encourage students to put computational, mathematical and problem-solving skills into practice through examples, exercises and games.
I taught tap dancing at university, and in all-age workshops during my gap year. A very different type of teaching, but one that encourages persistence, discipline and passion - all important for academic subjects too.
My Approach to Tutoring
For me, the most important part of tutoring is building confidence, wherever the student is starting from. I like to get a good understanding of a student's strengths, and where there is room for improvement, encouraging the strengths whilst addressing the aspects that need working on. Sometimes that can be about going over a topic afresh, or other times just practising a skill, such as solving an equation. Where students are preparing for exams, I include some exam questions, to maintain technique. Lastly, I like to find out what a student finds stimulating about a subject, and give some time to nurturing that interest, as enjoyment makes hard work easier.
Fun Facts About Me
I love to dance and have danced for almost 20 years. A keen singer, I have previously sung in classical choirs and performed in musicals. Having taken a year away from London during my gap year, I have enjoyed returning to all that London has to offer in the way of culture and the arts.
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