Eloise is currently a PhD student in Educational Research at Lancaster University, with a fully funded scholarship from the Economic and Science Research Council. She has a First-Class BA in English with honours from the University of Leicester and a MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature from Birkbeck, University of London. Eloise has had a lot of tutoring experience over the years. She was a tutor for a year whilst studying for her MA. Recently, two of her students who were in their final year of their GCSEs, moved from expecting a predicted grade ‘D’ to achieving an actual grade of ‘A/A*’ in both their English Language and English Literature GCSEs. Eloise has tutored a variety of students in the Kent area over the past three years from 11+ to GCSE. She helped one student pass the 11+ examinations with one of the highest scores in his year. She tutored one GCSE student before his exams and he went from a predicted grade of 2 to a grade 5 in just six weeks of tuition. She has helped all of her students achieve a better understanding of English, as well as achieve significant grade improvements in their exams.
Eloise’s lessons cover teaching techniques to improve both comprehension and writing within the subject of English; focusing specifically on structure, grammar and argument, before moving on to explore and practice specific techniques for achieving high grades in assignments and examinations. She also works on improving the employment of sophisticated terminology and general vocabulary to enhance both comprehension and writing style. Eloise is very flexible, relaxed and friendly. She works at the individual student’s pace and caters to their learning preferences, whenever possible.
Eloise is an avid reader; She spends her leisure time reading literature from a variety of genres. She also enjoys being active and spends time running and weight training. She loves to learn and considers herself a lifelong learner. So, at the moment she is enjoying spending her spare time learning French. She is also very passionate about education. Eloise gives up some of her spare time working as a governor for a local primary school, helping to improve the school’s quality of education, as well as offering support for SEN students. Eloise is currently learning French and she has a basic understanding of German, having achieved A* grade at GCSE.