William Alderton - Professional Teacher in Berkshire

William Alderton Professional Teacher in Berkshire

I have taught at 3 major UK boarding schools: Eton College (current); Harrow School and St Edward's School, Oxford. I have also taught in the state sector, and therefore have experience working with students of all abilities. I have over 10 years of experience as a private tutor.

I have a degree in PPE for the University of Oxford, and a PGCE in Mathematics. I have 7 A Levels (all A grade) including Mathematics and Further Mathematics, which enables me to teach a broad range of subjects and give a balanced perspective.

My tutoring philosophy: It is essential for the student to spend as much time as possible thinking and answering questions during tutorials. A good tutor will ask the right questions at the right time to allow the student to make connections. I provide them with the necessary structure and careful prompts to guide them towards better understanding.

I am passionate about giving young people opportunities to improve. I love seeing students experience "lightbulb moments". I have taught all of my adult life in some of the best schools in the world.

I am a very keen sportsman. I have represented Wales at hockey and earned multiple Oxford Blues whilst at university. I also enjoy playing the piano to relax.

Subjects I Teach

My Education & Qualifications

  • University of Oxford, 20082011
    Politics, Philosophy and Economics (MA): 2.I
  • School: Hereford Sixth Form College
    7 full A Levels: Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, History, Computing, Critical Thinking, General Studies 1 A/S Level: English All A grades (the top grade available at the time)

My Tutoring & Teaching Experience

I have taught at 3 major UK boarding schools: Eton College (current); Harrow School and St Edward's School, Oxford. I have also taught in the state sector, and therefore have experience working with students of all abilities. I have over 10 years of experience as a private tutor.

My Approach to Tutoring

My tutoring philosophy: It is essential for the student to spend as much time as possible thinking and answering questions during tutorials. A good tutor will ask the right questions at the right time to allow the student to make connections. I provide them with the necessary structure and careful prompts to guide them towards better understanding.

I am passionate about giving young people opportunities to improve. I love seeing students experience "lightbulb moments". I have taught all of my adult life in some of the best schools in the world.

Fun Facts About Me

I love playing hockey. I have represented Wales as well as some of the best club sides in the country. I am also a qualified ski instructor. I play the piano regularly to relax, and can also play the viola and the trumpet.

My Client Testimonials

  • A Level Economics
    "Will is an experienced and talented teacher who possesses expert subject knowledge and a clear understanding of how to relate to students of different ages and to cater to their individual needs."

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