My name is John Whitaker BA (Hons) PGCE

I am a highly experienced teacher, offering one-to-one tuition in English GCSE and AS and A2 History and Government & Politics. I am based in Kelbrook, near Barnoldswick, Lancashire and can provide tuition in my own home or yours. I am prepared to travel up to 18 miles including Nelson, Colne, Burnley, Clitheroe, Skipton.

For further details, please call me on 01282 843113 for a no obligation, friendly chat about your needs.

Qualifications & Experience

I have a 2:1 Honours Degree in American Studies, a Post-graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and a diploma in journalism. I have worked as a sixth form teacher for 14 years teaching AS and A2 History, Government & Politics and Media Studies and currently work part-time in this role. I have also taught students resitting their English GCSE.

Teaching Style

I work with my students to determine their exact personal needs and will tailor sessions accordingly, for example:

  • essay structure and content
  • assistance with homework and/or coursework
  • help with understanding of students own school or college notes
  • revision planning
  • guidance on exam preparation and examination technique
  • practice at past exam questions
  • I can cater provision to any exam board specification

Prices & Availability

My charges do vary depending upon whether tuition takes place in my home or yours but will be £25 per hour plus travel costs. Please feel free to contact me for exact costs. I am available to provide private tuition during the day (Tuesdays and Fridays) and weekday evenings.

For further information