Hi, I am Nicola, a mum to three grown up children and two step daughters. We moved down to Woking from Wimbledon four and a half years ago and are loving the much more relaxed lifestyle. I spent the last academic year (2020/21) working as a 1:1 LSA in a local Woking prep school, and from September 2021 I have been working as a KS2 TA (years 5&6) in a local independent girls' prep school. Prior to this I spent seven years as a TA in an independent girls' prep school in South Kensington. I have over 23 years experience working in state, independent and international schools.
I have been tutoring from home for the past 9 years, first in Wimbledon and in Woking for the past four years. I specialise in helping build confidence in children who find maths a challenge and use a variety of strategies. I am very happy to liaise with your child's class teacher if this is appropriate. I take children from Y1 to Y6 but I don't prepare them for the 11+. I have a dedicated work space and include all maths books in the lesson cost.
I also specialise in helping children learn to read using the Toe by Toe method. This is a phonics based scheme which is wonderful if your child needs extra work in this area. I am not a dyslexia specialist but am happy to help those with mild dyslexia. I will let you know whether I feel your child needs a specialist tutor after an initial assessment.
I have worked in a variety of schools for over 23 years and specialise in supporting children from Years 1-6. I have the safeguarding, first aid, DBS and other checks and training. I am also a qualified Learning Support Assistant and have undertaken training in Unicorn Maths, Toe by Toe, Read Write Inc and Acceleread Accelewrite.
I have many references from past pupils and can give you details of current pupils should you wish to chat to them. Unfortunately, when a member closes their account on this site, they aren't able to put up a review without paying again. This is why there aren't any reviews from my pupils up here.
BA from Exeter University
City & Guilds Certificate in Learning Support
Introduction to Family & Childcare Understanding Children 2
Child Protection Safeguarding
Paediatric First Aid
From November 1st I will have either a Monday or Thursday 5.30pm lesson time become available.
I teach from my home office, where I have a dedicated room with all the necessary resources.
I charge £40 per hour, which includes all books and resources, apart from the Toe by Toe.
I am available for evening babysitting should you require it. The chart below doesn't reflect my babysitting availability, so please message me if you need help.
Please do contact me if you would like any further information or have any questions.
|Last Updated: 19/10/2021|
- Babysitting from £12.00 per hour
- Tutoring from £40.00 per hour
I charge £40 per hour to tutor from home.
Day time babysitting is £15ph for one child and £20ph for 2+. Evening babysitting is £12ph (after 7pm).
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- DBS Check (added 21/07/2020)
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