Gus Neate - Private Tutor in South West London
I am a professional tutor with 3 years’ experience. I am confident teaching all subjects up to 13+ level. I have extensive experience in tutoring Maths and Sciences from Common Entrance through to A- Level and university admissions advice. I am passionate about my subjects, know the curriculum in detail and make sure lessons are interesting and productive. Each student is different, and I like to take an approach which helps to boost marks through helping with confidence and exam technique for any level or ability.
Subjects I Teach
- 11+ All Subjects
- 13+ All Subjects
- Further Maths A-Level
- Maths A-Level
- Maths GCSE
- Oxbridge Entrance
- Physics A-Level
- Science GCSE
My Education & Qualifications
University of Oxford, 2014 – 2018
Engineering Science (mEng): 2:1
School: Radley College
A-Levels: Maths A*, Further Maths A*, Additional Further Maths A*, Physics A*, Politics A, Extended Project A GCSEs: 10 A*s in Maths, English Literature and Language, Dual Science, History, French, Spanish, German, Latin
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
I have offered tuition services over the last three years, and have experience in the following areas:
i. 7 / 8+: All Subjects
ii. Pre-Tests / 11+ / 13+: All Subjects
Case Study (2017): Work as residential tutor in Maths and Latin for a 12 year boy looking to attend top independent school. I built a strong relationship and provided structure, inspiration and understanding throughout the application process to boost the pupil’s marks over the entrance threshold.
iii. GCSE level: Maths and Sciences
Case Study (2016 - 2017): Ongoing support in the form of two hours weekly tuition in order to boost a reluctant student from a C to A in GCSE: Dual Award Science.
iv. A level: Maths and Physics
Case Study (2017): Work as residential tutor for pupil from top UK boarding school structuring revision timetable and providing wide ranging support boost to Maths A-Level grade to an A*.
v. University level: Engineering Application Advice
Case Study (2016): Provided prospective student with full tour of Oxford and provided insight into correct college application decision. Prepared student with practise interview questions and discussion culminating in offer from New College for Engineering Science.
My Approach to Tutoring
I take a highly professional attitude to tuition. The early steps include gaining an understanding of a pupils existing strengths and weaknesses as well as building a strong relationship with the student. Based upon areas identified for work, I can help to structure a study timetable and plan lessons that will plug gaps in knowledge.
I know the content and curriculum well for all major exam boards including pre-tests, GCSE or iGCSE as well as Edexcel, AQA, OCR, CIE, WJEC for A-Level. Due to this, I am able to structure lessons to exhaustively cover examination content as well as maximize time spent covering areas which are worth the most marks.
I believe that exam technique and confidence are particularly important to help students to fulfill their potential in the short time frame of exams. By allowing students to practice in realistic conditions, it reduces the stress and risk associated with final exams or interviews.
Fun Facts About Me
I am a keen skier, golfer, rugby, tennis and squash player.
I enjoy travel and have independently travelled across South America, India, China and South East Asia
I am an art history enthusiast and was lucky to spend two weeks studying Renaissance art in Venice, Florence and Rome.
My Client Testimonials
"Gus provided excellent support over the course of two year to our rather reluctant son!"
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