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GCSE Tutors in London and Online

We introduce expert subject and exam board specific tutors for GCSE and IGCSE exams. In our experience, success in these exams requires a student to tackle areas of weakness, understand their strengths and to learn how to approach questions correctly in order to maximise their marks. By understanding your child’s learning style and specific requirements, we will introduce you to an expert GCSE tutor who will meet those demands with a carefully planned course of private tuition.

All of our GCSE and IGCSE tutors are available for in-person tuition in central London and online anywhere in the world.

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SLT’s GCSE Tutors

  • Ahmad


    Ahmad is a Master of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from the University of Oxford. He provides tuition in Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics and University applications.

  • Alex H

    Alex H

    Alex is a specialist Maths tutor who works with students from 11+ to Oxbridge level. Additionally, he works with students on their Oxbridge admissions.

  • Alex HM

    Alex HM

    Alex specialises in teaching Latin and can also tutor Greek and Russian. As well as this, he prepares students for university applications.

  • Alex S

    Alex S

    Alex specialises in English and Maths tuition and has taught many of our home schooled students.

  • Alexander S

    Alexander S

    Alexander specialises in varying entrance exams and core GCSE subjects. He also prepares students for Oxbridge applications.

  • Alice


    Alice is trilingual and supports with English, French and Spanish. She also specialises in Psychology tuition for A Level students, and teaches Maths at 7+, 11+ and 13+.

  • Amy HM

    Amy HM

    Amy is a qualified teacher and specialises in English tuition. She also tutors Maths and prepares students for the 7+ and 11+ entrance exams.

  • Andrea F

    Andrea F

    Andrea taught at one of London's top independent schools and is now a full-time tutor. She specialises in English tuition and has prepared students for many of the UK's most competitive entrance exams in English and Maths.

  • Andrew


    Andrew's specialist subject is Latin, aimed specifically at Common Entrance level, as well as towards Scholarships and GCSEs.

  • Anil


    Anil is an Oxford graduate who is highly multidisciplinary teaching a range of subjects including Maths, English, Music and Science.

  • Antonio


    Antonio is a Classics specialist, teaching Latin, Ancient Greek, Classical Civilisation and Archaeology. He also teaches English, History and Philosophy.

  • Ayokunle


    Ayokunle is a Chemistry and Physics specialist. Additionally, he tutors Maths, Economics, Biology, Geography and Business studies.

  • Beth


    Beth is a highly experienced tutor who has worked around the world, specialising in English tuition.

  • Callum


    Callum specialises in English and Maths tuition from 7+ up to GCSE, including 11+ and 13+ preparation. He is experienced in teaching children with special educational needs, particularly with English and creative writing.

  • Cameron


    Cameron specialises in Maths for the 11+ and 13+, as well as for GCSE students. He can also provide tuition for French, English and Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

  • Chloe S

    Chloe S

    Chloe specialising in English Literature and English Language GCSE tuition. She also teaches students in the years leading up to these exams.

  • Chris


    Chris specialises in Maths and Physics tuition and also has experience with Homeschooling.

  • Dalmeet


    Dalmeet specialises in tutoring Maths (I)GCSE and Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

  • Daniela


    Daniela is an experienced teacher who tutors English Language and English Literature GCSE. She has experience with SEN students.

  • Declan


    Declan specialises in Economics and English tuition. He also supports with Maths, Physics and Politics.

  • Dora


    Dora specialises in 11+ and 13+ preparation and interview practice. She also has extensive experience tutoring students with SEN.

  • Dween


    Dween is a multidisciplinary tutor and Entrance Examination specialist. Additionally, he has a wealth of SEN experience.

  • Ed


    Ed specialises in History, Politics and Geography exam preparation from 11+ up to and including A Level. He also prepares students for Oxbridge applications.

  • Edward


    Edward's specialist subject is English Literature. He also teaches History and Maths to GCSE and Science to Common Entrance.

  • Ewan


    Ewan is a qualified teacher who specialises in Maths and Physics tuition up to A-Level. He also tutors Biology and Chemistry up to GCSE and prepares students for 13+ Exams.

  • Freddie


    Freddie specialises in English Literature and Language. He also teaches Theology, Ancient Greek and Latin, as well as preparing students for 11+, 13+ and 16+ entry examinations.

  • Gavin


    Gavin has an MPhil from the University of Cambridge in Modern European History and specialises in History tuition up to A Level. He also supports with English and Maths for the 11+ and 13+.

  • George


    George tutors History, English and German. He is also a Common Entrance specialist.

  • Georgia


    Georgia is currently completing a PhD and specialises in Sociology, Geography, Anthropology and general study skills.

  • Greg


    Greg specialises in Maths tuition up to Undergraduate level and Physics up to A-level and both the IB Standard Level and Higher Level.

  • Gregory


    Gregory has a PhD in Biochemistry, and specialises in Chemistry and Biology tuition up to Undergraduate level.

  • Guillermo


    Guillermo specialises in Economics tuition and works exclusively online. He can also support with Spanish and Oxbridge applications.

  • Hajr


    Hajr specialises in the Sciences and is a qualified teacher.

  • Hannah


    Hannah specialises in Biology, Chemistry and Maths for GCSE and IB. She also prepares students for university interviews.

  • Imran


    Imran is a Maths specialist, supporting students from Key Stage 3 up to A Level.

  • Inga


    Inga specialises in Chemistry, Maths and Physics. She students from GCSE to A Level and IB.

  • Iona


    Iona specialises in Classics and English Literature but can also teach English as a foreign language, History, Greek, Latin, French and German.

  • Isaac


    Isaac specialises in English, Philosophy and Maths tuition, while also supporting with History, Drama and Science.

  • Isabella


    Issy specialises in English Literature and tutors the subject from 11+ up to A Level. She is also experienced in teaching English as an additional language.

  • Jack C

    Jack C

    Jack specialises in Science and Maths Tuition from Key Stage 3 to A Level. Additionally, he supports with University and Medical school applications.

  • James C

    James C

    James is a Maths specialist who also has experience tutoring Physics, Economics, 11+ Entrance Exams and Scholarship Exams.

  • James J

    James J

    James specialises in Chemistry, Maths and Physics GCSE. As well as this he prepares students for Chemistry University interviews.

  • James M

    James M

    James specialises in tutoring towards entrance examinations, in particular 7+, 11+ and 13+. He also supports Oxbridge applications.

  • James S

    James S

    James is a highly experienced English teacher and entrance exam specialist, from 11+ to university applications.

  • Jessica G

    Jessica G

    Jessica specialises in Psychology tuition and is an AQA Examiner. She also has a strong track record of preparing students for competitive Entrance Exams in English and Maths.

  • Joanne


    Joanne specialises in Biology tuition, all Sciences up to GCSE and Mathematics. She also prepares students for entrance exams from 8+ to 16+.

  • Joe B

    Joe B

    Joe specialises in Geography tuition up to Undergraduate level and also supports with Biology and English up to A Level.

  • Joe E

    Joe E

    Joe prepares students for 11+ and 13+ entrance exams. He also tutors English and Drama at all levels.

  • Joel


    Joel tutors history, philosophy and politics from GSCE up to and including undergraduate level. He also prepares students for university applications.

  • John D

    John D

    John is an English specialist, who also Biology and French Tuition. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford and supports students with Oxbridge applications.

  • John N

    John N

    John is a highly multidisciplinary tutor, who specialises particularly in Biology and History tuition. He also teaches Psychology, Chemistry, Physics Philosophy, UCAS, Geography, Maths and English.

  • Kate


    Kate specialises in English GCSE and A Level. She can also support students in preparation for Oxbridge entrance.

  • Kathryn


    Kathryn specialises in English and Maths tuition, along with supporting students to organise their ideas and teaching study skills.

  • Kieran L

    Kieran L

    Kieran specialises in teaching French and Spanish, as well as English as a foreign language.

  • Kieron


    Kieron is a Cambridge Classics graduate, who is highly multidisciplinary. He is also very experienced at supporting students for entry to schools such as Eton College, in both English, Maths and Latin papers.

  • Lauren


    Lauren specialises in History and Politics up to A level. She also supports with Oxbridge applications, having attended both Oxford and Cambridge herself.

  • Leena


    Leena specialises in teaching Maths and Science. She also teaches BMAT, UCAT and entrance examinations.

  • Leia


    Leia specialises in Maths, Science and Geography from 11+ up to A Level. She also tutors students in essay writing for University entry.

  • Leon


    Leon specialises in English tuition and is an Entrance Exam specialist, teaching from 7+ through to 13+. Leon also teaches essay-based subjects such as History, Geography and Social Sciences.

  • Luke H

    Luke H

    Luke specialises in Economics at GCSE level and above.

  • Manfred


    Manfred specialises in Maths and Physics tuition, as well as teaching Music, German and Spanish.

  • Matt


    Matt tutors English, History and Philosophy GCSE and A Level. He also tutors undergraduates and supports students with university applications.

  • Matthew S

    Matthew S

    Matthew is a highly multidisciplinary tutor, with a particular specialism in Science, English, Maths and competitive Exam preparation, including the 13+, TSA, PAT, MAT and STEP exams.

  • Maxim


    Maxim specialises in Politics and History tuition, along with application and interview preparation for Oxford and Cambridge.

  • Michael


    Michael is a highly experienced maths teacher, who also supports with English for 11+ exams.

  • Mustafa


    Mustafa is Mathematics and Entrance Examination tutor who specialises in online teaching. He has worked with Simply Learning Tuition for over three years.

  • Natasha La F

    Natasha La F

    Natasha is a multidisciplinary tutor who specialises in Exam Preparation, English and Art. Additionally she tutors Maths, Chemistry and Classics.

  • Nicola


    Nicola is a University Lecturer who is highly multidisciplinary, specialising in English, Maths, History and Art History, as well as 11+ and 13+ exams.

  • Omari


    Omari is a highly multidisciplinary tutor, specialising particularly in English and Maths for Entrance Exams from 7+ to 13+.

  • Oscar


    Having specialised in Shakespeare at the University of Cambridge, Oscar tutors English Literature from 11+ to A Level.

  • Phineas


    Phineas has been tutoring since 2007. He specialises in Humanities and Languages - French and German. He tutors from 7+ age up to A-level.

  • Rajiv


    Rajiv is an Entrance Exams specialist, specifically English, Maths and Science for the 11+ and 13+ exams. He also teaches Science and Latin up to GCSE level.

  • Richard


    Richard is a qualified teacher, with over ten years of experience working in schools. He specialises in History tuition, as well as Government and Politics.

  • Ritchard


    Ritchard is a highly experienced tutor who prepares students from 11+ to A-Levels and IB, in a range of subjects.

  • Rory M

    Rory M

    Rory specialises in Maths and Physics, preparing students for GCSE and A level exams.

  • Rupert P

    Rupert P

    Rupert is a qualified teacher, who tutors a wide range of subjects including English and Maths. He has considerable SEN experience.

  • Sally


    Sally specialises in exam preparation, with her students receiving offers from top London Day schools. She tutors from 7+ up to GCSE.

  • Samuel


    Samuel is a qualified teacher and highly experienced tutor who specialises in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Study Skills and 11+ preparation.

  • Sara O

    Sara O

    Sara specialises in tutoring GCSE and A-Level Science. She also helps students prepare for Maths 11+ exams and sixth form entrance exams.

  • Sarah B

    Sarah B

    Sarah specialises in English and Philosophy tuition and is one of our specialist Home schooling tutors.

  • Sean GT

    Sean GT

    Sean is a mentor and tutor who also supports with Personal Statements and Oxbridge applications.

  • Shuang


    Shuang specialises in Maths and Science tuition up to GSCE level. Additionally she tutors English, Mandarin Chinese and Drama. She has extensive home schooling experience.

  • Thomas H

    Thomas H

    Thomas is a highly multidisciplinary tutor who specialises in Business, Geography and Maths tuition. He also provides academic assessments and teaches English, Economics, and Science.

  • Tristan


    Tristan specialises in tutoring GCSE and A-Level geography. He also prepares students for 13+ and the TSA for Oxbridge applications.

  • Vishal


    Vishal specialises in Entrance Exam Admissions at 7+, 8+, 10+, 11+, 13+ and 16+. He also supports English, Maths and Science up to GCSE level.

  • Wiebke


    Wiebke specialises in French, English, German, home schooling and 11+.

  • William B

    William B

    William is a Cambridge graduate and highly experienced tutor. He teaches English, Maths, German and Science and has worked with SLT for over 10 years.

  • Yanan


    Yanan specialises in Biology, Maths, Chemistry and Mandarin Chinese tuition. She also teaches all Sciences up to GCSE level.

  • Zoe F

    Zoe F

    Zoe specialises in the Humanities, English, History and Geography up to year 7, while also teaching Maths up to 11+.

  • Zoe L

    Zoe L

    Zoe specialises in teaching English Language and Literature as well as History and Drama.

Which GCSE subjects can SLT provide tuition for?

We can provide tuition for every major subject at GCSE, including:

If you don’t see the subject you’re looking for above, please contact us and one of our client managers will be able to assist you.

The tutors we introduce are highly experienced at preparing students for their GCSEs in these subjects and more, with exceptional track records of success. Every tutor is hand-picked, highly vetted and qualified, and personally matched to your child.

How does GCSE tutoring work?

At Simply Learning Tuition, we believe that the best tuition is delivered one-to-one by only the highest calibre of GCSE tutors. The tutors we introduce are all subject experts, passionate teachers, and have extensive experience with the relevant GCSE exam boards. This means they all have outstanding track records of success at GCSE, with students typically improving by 1-3 grades.

All tuition is different, as a good tutor will always adapt their approach to the requirements and preferred learning style of the student. However, the fundamental principles of sound tuition remain the same. Our tuition begins with a gentle assessment as the tutor identifies your child’s areas of strength and areas for improvement. Then they target those weaknesses, explaining challenging concepts and difficult topics so that there are no gaps in your child’s knowledge. Finally, as the exams draw nearer, tutors integrate more focused revision and exam practice to ensure that your child meets their potential on the day of their final exams.

Our tuition is available in-person in central London or online anywhere in the world. We can also arrange for residential and international tutors to live and travel with you, wherever you are.

What to look for in a GCSE tutor

No two great GCSE tutors are identical, but as a guide, tutors should have the following:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a leading university
  • Hundreds or thousands of hours of experience tutoring this subject at GCSE
  • An outstanding track record of success with previous students
  • Knowledge and experience of the specific exam board your child is studying
  • A great personality fit with your child – the best academic is not necessarily the best teacher if they and your child don’t ‘click’

At SLT, all of the tutors we introduce are highly qualified, hand-picked, and personally matched to your child. Get in touch if you would like to book in a GCSE tutor or to find out more.

Does my child need a GCSE tutor?

GCSEs are a vital staging post on your child’s academic journey. University may seem a distant prospect for a 14- or 15-year-old , but GCSEs are the only confirmed exam grades your child will have when they make their university applications. With many leading universities, including Oxbridge and some of the Russell Group in the UK, requiring grade 7s or above before they will consider an applicant, performing well in their GCSEs can have significant long-term benefits. And before we even get that far, many schools will only allow students to take a certain subject at A Level or IB if they have performed well in it at GCSE.

GCSEs represent a significant step-up from children’s prep school or Year 9 work, however. Your child may be studying new subjects, more subjects than they ever have before, and at a higher level of difficulty. Furthermore, these are the first public exams most children will have taken, which brings an added layer of pressure.

Working with a private tutor for GCSEs can make a world of difference. An experienced tutor can guide your child through the GCSE curriculum, unlocking concepts they have been struggling with and reinforcing their areas of strength. This is all backed up by extensive familiarity with the leading exam boards and expert advice on revision and exam technique. The effect is often transformative. Children’s confidence and performance grow in tandem. The subject they dreaded becomes one they can handle. And the fantastic results at the end make all the hard work more than worth it.

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GCSE Retake Tutors

GCSEs are fundamental to your child’s future academic and career prospects. If their results were not what you had hoped for, a GCSE retake tutor will provide them with the support they need to improve second time around. The expert GCSE retake tutors we introduce will help your child tackle subjects they found difficult and will share their tried and tested advice on exam technique, coursework and revision. If you have requested your child’s exam scripts, tutors can provide a detailed review and analysis of these to identify areas for improvement. Drawing upon their experience and informed by their detailed knowledge of Edexcel, AQA, OCR and all other leading exam boards, the tutor we introduce will prepare your child for future success.

  • Why choose a Simply Learning Tuition GCSE tutor?

    The GSCE private tutors we introduce are highly sought after professional tutors. Each one has an excellent academic track record and has been carefully vetted by our tuition team. At GCSE level, it is important that you work with a tutor who as well as having excellent subject knowledge also knows exactly what is required for the syllabus that your child is being examined in. We know each tutor personally and will be able to ensure that your son or daughter is working with someone they will bond quickly with and who will be able to teach to their individual learning style. When we send you details of the tutor we recommend, you will be able to see full details of their qualifications, previous students, results and testimonials.

  • How does GCSE and IGCSE private tutoring work?

    GCSE tuition is available online, in person in London or live in. We can also introduce tutors for GCSE level home schooling, including registering your child for their exams. If your child is moving schools at sixth form, we can help them prepare for 16+ assessments too.

  • When should my child start preparing for their GCSEs?

    GCSE and IGCSE tuition can be delivered weekly over a longer term, or as a short-term intensive course to help with exam revision. After an initial assessment, the tutor will build knowledge of the subject and provide valuable assistance with time management and exam skills. By using a joined-up, holistic approach to homework, coursework and revision, the GCSE tutor will help the student achieve their desired goals.

  • What should I look for in a GCSE tutor?

    It is important that the tutor you choose is familiar with the appropriate exam board(s) your son or daughter is following. We introduce tutors who are exam board specific, and cover GCSE or IGCSE exam criteria for AQA, OCR (including Salters) and Edexcel. Additionally, these GCSE tutors are able to provide assistance with all the key subjects, including Maths, English and The Sciences.

  • Does my child need to do anything specific for IGCSE preparation?

    Before the reform of GCSEs to include less coursework, the IGCSE was considered more difficult. There is now very little difference between the rigor of GCSEs and IGCSEs, however there are some practical considerations. GCSE exams are typically sat in May and June and some resits in November. IGCSE exams (for some subjects) can be taken in November and January and May and June. The IGCSE is generally available in more countries due to the international (i) nature of the qualification.

  • "He was really patient and explained things so that I understood them, even when I'd found them impossible before".

    Miss. B, GCSE Maths Tuition

  • "I just got my grades and I got an A* for English. Thank you so much for all your help. I couldn’t have done it without you".

    Miss. H, IGCSE English Literature Tuition

  • "I would have no hesitation in recommending Ms Ackland, she is extremely professional, trustworthy and talented".

    Mr. G, GCSE Latin Tuition

  • "Adam's an excellent tutor and my son has been inspired to study diligently and excel in his Classics & History GCSEs".

    Mr. F, GCSE Tuition

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