Our school entrance experts have a deep knowledge of the syllabus and latest exam formats.
Experienced in getting children into schools including Alleynâ€™s, Dulwich College and Woldingham at 7 plus, Flora has a wide range of invaluable tutoring experience. She has a BA (Hons) in German and English Literature from the University of Durham, and an MA in History of Art. She is a bright, dynamic tutor, who has a track record of success.
As a real expert in the London school entrance exams, she teaches the full syllabus.
Floraâ€™s approach is to consider her pupils current attainment and confidence and to map where they need to get to. She combines this with a great deal of positive energy and good lesson planning. Quickly building a rapport with her tutees, Flora is warm and friendly. She encourages pupils to develop confidence and focus on their studies.
In addition to her school admission experience, Flora also has several years of German tutoring under her belt, having spent her University Erasmus year in Freiburg where she gave lessons to pupils up to 17 years of age in English Language and Mathematics, all conducted in German.
Flora has had continuous success in guiding pupils into highly selective schools such as Alleynâ€™s, Dulwich College, Emanuel, Woldingham, Streatham & Clapham Girlsâ€™ School and Francis Holland
As well as this, she has prepared children for their interviews at Dulwich College and Wimbledon High School.
â€œWe have found Flora to be a fantastic tutor. She challenges my son at the top level and is very knowledgable about the 7+. She advises on right exam strategies which is very useful. She is also very friendly and knows how to talk to children.â€
â€œI asked Mentor to help me find someone to prepare my 6 year old for his 7+. As a teacher myself I recognise how hard it can be to ensure genuine engagement after a long day at school and attending after school clubs. Flora has been simply wonderful. She is punctual and good at communicating with me as well as being flexible regarding holidays. Most importantly, she is just lovely with my son. Flora thinks of creative and authentic ways to explain concepts and maintains a good balance between proving support and challenge to keep him interested and enjoying the learning process. She is both intelligent and professional. What particularly suits our family is that Flora is also kind and appropriately gentle with my boy. I would wholeheartedly recommend her as a tutor for this age-group. Thank you for helping me find the right person for the role so quickly.â€
â€œFlora is an outstanding and empathetic tutor. Our son, seems to be rather talented at maths but struggles with literacy and reading and she deals with him spectacularly well. She is very flexible about the format and creative at dealing with his attempts to avoid specific tasks. She has mastered pedagogy and knows all the tricks for wrangling 6 year olds.â€
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