Francesca Ward - Private Tutor in North London

Francesca Ward Private Tutor in North London

I graduated from Cambridge University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law. I first started tutoring when I was 17 as a peer mentor for students who required further help in preparing for their GCSEs. Since then, I have continued to tutor privately as well as working for well regarded organisations such as, the Oxford & Cambridge Summer School and Save the Children Int'l. The majority of my experience is working with children 14 years and above, however, I am equally confident teaching younger ages. I find tutoring incredibly rewarding and enjoy seeing the development and success of my tutees.

Subjects I Teach

My Education & Qualifications

  • University of Cambridge, 20122015
    Law (BA Hons): 2:1

My Approach to Tutoring

Empathy and understanding is incredibly important in my approach to tutoring. Understanding and assessing the specific needs of an individual is fundamental to a successful tutor relationship. I have experience working with individuals who underperform or who just sometimes need that extra bit of help in their subjects. I work with lesson objectives and summaries to help improve structure of lessons and to provide clear ‘take-aways’ from sessions.

Fun Facts About Me

Music plays a significant role in my life! I am a vocalist/musician. I write my own music as well as perform work for other songwriters. Between ages of 12 and 18 years, I travelled internationally competing in singing and choir competitions with the Farnham Youth Choir. During my time at Cambridge, I was a member of Magdalene Choir which involved 3x evensong a week and tours in UK and Europe.

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