Oscar Burgess - Private Tutor in West London

Oscar Burgess Private Tutor in West London

Enthusiastic and experienced Oxford Economics and Management graduate, with 10 years of teaching experience and varying techniques I tailor my approach to each and every student.

Subjects I Teach

My Education & Qualifications

  • University of Oxford , 20132019
    Economics and Management (BA): 2.1
  • School: St Paul’s School
    I was a St Paul’s school scholar throughout my 5 years, and received 10A*s at GCSE, 5 As at AS (Maths, Further Maths, Economics, Latin, Greek) and 2A*s and 1A at A level (Economics, Latin, Maths)

My Tutoring & Teaching Experience

I begin teaching at the age of 14 whereby I taught children ages 7-13 how to sail during my summer holidays. I continued this until the age of 19, receiving promotion to a senior position and given responsibility over fourth children. During my years at University I tutored during my holidays, passing on my A level knowledge and helping student applications to Oxbridge. Since my graduation in June of 2019 I have been tutoring full time, ranging from year 4 maths, to degree level, and some students with additional needs.

My Approach to Tutoring

My approach is tailored to each student. Some students benefit from a didactic approach, others more discursive. In initials session I also gauge whether students are better suited to auditory or visual learning. I believe the key to academic success is underpinning enjoyment and confidence in learning. If I can bring that to my students, then the results follow.

Fun Facts About Me

I was taught how to hit my backhand my Serena and Venus Williams. I was the Chelsea mascot in a game against Arsenal. And I have a fascination of aviation.

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