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Private Online Physics and Chemistry Tuition

Dr Michelle Removed B.Sc.(Hons.), Ph.D., P.G.Cert.H.E., F.H.E.A
Professional specialist science tutor and academic mentor.

I am a full time, highly qualified and experienced professional specialist science tutor and academic mentor. With my strong educational background and dedication to tutoring, I provide comprehensive support to students in biology, chemistry, and physics at all levels.

I hold a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, and a postgraduate qualification in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (P.G.Cert.H.E.) from the University of Sheffield. With my expertise and in-depth knowledge of all mainstream science curriculums and entrance exams, I am well-equipped to guide students towards their academic goals.

I have a deep passion for science and a strong academic background. My goal is to empower students with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and enthusiasm necessary to excel in their academic pursuits.

As a specialist in working with students aiming for top independent schools and universities, I understand the rigorous demands and expectations placed upon them. I provide targeted support, helping them master complex concepts, enhance their problem-solving abilities, and achieve exceptional academic results. With my guidance, students gain the confidence and competitive edge needed to succeed in their school admissions and beyond.

I have extensive experience working with neurodiverse students who face barriers to learning. I currently teach science in specialist Autistic schools for the National Autistic Society. I employ customised teaching strategies, individualised pacing, and a nurturing approach to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment. By adapting to their unique learning styles, I help students overcome challenges, build self-esteem, and reach their full potential.

I have a patient and empathetic approach, tailored to meet each student's specific needs and learning goals. I foster a positive and engaging atmosphere where students feel comfortable asking questions, exploring concepts, and developing a deep understanding of the subject matter.

If you are a student aspiring to secure a place at a top independent school or a neurodiverse learner seeking dedicated support and mentoring, I am here to guide you on your educational journey. Let's work together to overcome obstacles, achieve outstanding results, and unlock your true potential.

Tutoring Experience

With 18 years of experience, I have been teaching and leading science curricula at the university level. Currently, I work as a specialist science tutor at the National Autistic School, where I provide personalized one-to-one tuition to autistic students with pathological demand avoidance. This experience has honed my ability to break down barriers for learners with special educational needs, ensuring their success and fostering a supportive learning environment.

Previous roles include: Head of Science and Academic Partnerships at LIC University of Leeds, Head of research, lecturer, science curriculum lead and developer.

I am passionate about breaking down barriers to learning and improving student outcomes for all. I am a committee member of the Special Educational Needs, Disability and Mental Health Working Group. I am committed to research-led education and actively engage in research collaborations. Currently, I am involved in a research collaboration with the University of Leeds, investigating international students' outcomes and motivations globally. This dedication to research ensures that I stay at the forefront of educational practices and continuously enhance my teaching methodologies.

My current and recent tutees include A- level students attending both private and state schools, international students and students with anxiety and special educational needs.

Online teaching experience:
Throughout my time as an online tutor I have honed my skills in delivering engaging and effective virtual lessons. I have successfully guided numerous students towards achieving their academic goals and fostering a deep understanding of complex scientific concepts. I believe in the power of personalised learning experiences. By assessing the strengths and areas for improvement of each student, I tailor my teaching methods and resources to match their unique learning style. I employ a variety of interactive tools, simulations, and multimedia resources to engage students in the learning process and make science come alive.

I have extensive experience in leveraging online platforms to create a seamless and immersive learning environment. Through virtual whiteboards, video conferencing, and screen sharing, I provide dynamic and interactive lessons that transcend the limitations of traditional classroom settings. Students can benefit from the convenience and flexibility of online tutoring without compromising on the quality of instruction.

Don't just take my word for it! The success of my students speaks for itself. Many of my past students have achieved remarkable improvements in their understanding of science, grades, and overall academic performance. Their testimonials attest to my ability to instill confidence, foster critical thinking, and ignite a genuine passion for scientific exploration.

Tutoring Approach

My approach is to work alongside learners with the aim of facilitating them to discover and develop their own most suitable strategies and techniques for achieving their goals. These goals can be very diverse: to feel more confident, to boost grades, to improve academic skills, to pass specific exams, to gain entry to Universities, to write better reports, or to master specific subjects or areas.

I am very down-to-earth, friendly, open, and approachable. I always take into account the learner's age, experience, starting-level and needs. I am very hard-working and adaptable in finding new and appropriate ways to get the required results for each individual.
Tailoring the sessions to each student is necessary to create an environment where students can enjoy the subject they may once have been struggling with. Developing confidence and enthusiasm in a subject makes a profound difference in academic performance.

In addition to science tuition, I provide assistance with writing university reports and dissertations, proofreading, and mentoring. I offer comprehensive support to students throughout their academic journey.

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LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File


Heriot-Watt University, ICBD, Edinburgh UK.2003BachelorsB.Sc. (upper second class honours) in Biological Sciences
Heriot-Watt University, ICBD, Edinburgh UK.2007DoctoratePh.D. in Biochemistry
University of Sheffield, UK2011OtherPost graduate certificate Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

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