Rish Chowdhry - Private Tutor in North West London
Rish graduated from University College London with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Economics and teaches a variety of subjects to students from aged 7 to 18 years old in both one to one and group settings. He has extensive experience in helping children achieve their potential through simple yet productive methods, primarily focusing on 7+, 11+, GCSE & A Level examinations. He works closely with the parents or guardians of the student to create accessible and efficient plans of action, giving the student the greatest opportunity to succeed. Aside from tuition, his passions lie in sports, including Football and Mountaineering, as well as volunteering for organisations aiming to improve Educational opportunities in rural Africa.
Subjects I Teach
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
2016 - Present Private Tutor, Freelance
Worked with clients aged 7 to 25, helping them unlock and achieve their potential as a Maths, Economics, English, Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning tutor.
Have accumulated over 500 hours of one-to-one tuition and over 200 hours of online tuition to students in India, Nigeria and the UK. Tutoring young learners, aged 6-11 preparing for highly coveted places in top London Prep Schools including Highgate, UCS, St Paul’s, Westminster, NLCS, Latymer, Henrietta Barnet etc.
Combining past-paper centred lessons with accelerator-driven intense sessions on Maths, English, Verbal & Non-Verbal reasoning. Providing both in-person lessons and online tutoring for struggling or aspiring students.
Online tuition has been to clients in India and Nigeria prepping for CBSE & Edexcel Board for GCSE & A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics. Tutoring students aged 15-25.
Working with students from Year 9 onwards to prepare thoroughly for upcoming GCSE exams as well as A Level students studying Edexcel Economics.
2015 - 2016 Teaching Assistant, Bright Young Things
Taught Maths and English at North West London tuition centre, helping children aged 5 to 12 in both Maths and English entrance examinations.
Planned extensive revision lessons and exam help preparation for students.
Taught both group and one-to-one classes.
Developed my interpersonal skills through building relationships with my pupils and helped them progress into their desired secondary schools.
Improved the confidence of the students I worked with through consistent one-to-one lessons aside from their main curriculum at the centre.
2012 - 2014 Academic Tutor, The John Lyon School
Volunteered to help younger children in Maths, English and Art & Design.
Worked with each student, one-to-one, for 6 months minimum to improve confidence and output in preparation for end of year examinations.
Taught artistic techniques and mathematical methodology that was accessible to students, given their experience.
My Approach to Tutoring
My teaching style is simplicity above all, and I take a lot of inspiration from the quote “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough”. My primary focus is to foster a love of learning in the pupils I support and arm them with the learning tools and strategies to flourish independently, without creating a dependence on myself. I am a passionate educator who can transmit information in an engaging and creative way, bespoke to a child’s learning style and interests. Building confidence, resilience and a ‘can-do attitude’ is at the heart of my tutoring philosophy.
Fun Facts About Me
Aside from tuition, my passions lie in sports, including Football and Mountaineering. To date I have climbed 17 peaks in total in the UK, Swiss Alps and Greenland. I was also part of the UCL football team at University and various teams outside of school. I also devote a sizeable amount of time to volunteering for organisations aiming to improve Educational opportunities in rural Africa. The current charity I work for is called Give Opportunity Global, helping to raise money to build schools in Rwanda and also provide micro-finance to help women start businesses.
My Client Testimonials
11+ Common Entrance into Highgate, Latymer & Dame Alice Owens
"We have been very pleased with Rish’s tutoring of our daughter, Martha. He clearly plans carefully for each lesson and will stick with a particular subject until he feels that Martha has really grasped it. He has also helped her develop exam technique and strategies for dealing with tricky questions. Martha herself says that Rish is great and she never has to worry about giving a wrong answer because he gives her so much encouragement. She already feels more confident in her maths lessons at school."
A Level Maths & Statistics - went from a B to an A*
"Before I began tuition, I felt much less confident in GCSE maths and statistics but after 2 months with Rish as my tutor my confidence has grown massively, and I’ve seen the difference in my grades. Rish is always reliable, punctual and flexible to accommodate the times I am available. The lessons are well structured, and I’m always challenged further on areas that I’m struggling with. In such a short time I’ve seen the positive effect tuition with Rish has had."
8+ Maths, English, Verbal & Non-Verbal
"Hi Rish, I just wanted to thank you so much for the work you have been doing with my daughter, Jemima. Her written English has improved so much, and her teacher sent her home with a certificate for being “Most Improved” with a gold star. She was so proud of herself and didn’t stop smiling all night. I can’t thank you enough and am so excited for her future!"
"It went very well. Layomi said he taught better than her teacher at school! Thanks so much. "
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