Sarah is a friendly, approachable and talented tutor with a love of languages and literature, who creates a relaxed and fun learning atmosphere where students can grow in confidence and improve their skills. She has a proven track record of helping students of all ages reach grades beyond what they had hoped for, preparing students for successful GCSE and A-Level exams, tutoring primary age children and helping those preparing for scholarships and school entry exams. She has helped students secure part-scholarships for schools such as Kingsdale and helped build confidence, particularly with those with extra behavioural needs such as ADHD.
Sarah has helped adults improve their English and German, including those looking for assistance in business and medical English. She is an accredited IELTS marker from the British Council and has prepared students for Cambridge Certificates.
She has an MA in English and a BA English with German from the University of Southampton. She lived in Vienna for nearly 5 years, and during that time taught English to secondary students with the British Council, and is confident in teaching English grammar, literature, text, reading and writing at all levels. She is competent at working within the curriculum and making sure sessions are useful and interesting.
Sarah is passionate about all things German and is a fluent German speaker, having studied at degree level and lived in Austria. She has tutored KS3, GCSE and A-Level students in German with fantastic results. All students have surpassed expectations, reached the grades they had wished for, and enjoyed discovering more about the German language with her.