Chris Perkins

Chemistry Tutor

BSc.(Hons) Lon, PGCE Oxon, DipRSL, QTS

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University Of London… 1988-1991   

BSc.(Hons) Chemistry – Queen Mary College.

Sun Valley, Hereford… 1991 – 1993

Graduate Management Training Scheme for the multi-national Cargill Corporation.

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University Of Oxford… 1994-1995

PGCE (Secondary Science). Graduate student membership of New College MCR.

  Plymouth… 1995 –

Plymstock School, 1995 to 1998 – Teacher Of Science.

Mount Kelly Independent School, 1998 to 2001 – Chemistry Teacher and Head Of Lower School Science.

Plymstock School, 2001 to 2011 – Head Of Chemistry.

  Tuition & Lecturing… 2011 – 

Professional tutor; each year privately tutoring large numbers of A-Level students. The majority of students attend the three grammar schools in Plymouth.

Peninsula Allied Health Centre, University Of Plymouth – annual lecture course, visiting specialist.

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Chemistry Tuition

Chris Perkins is a vastly experienced teacher, tutor and ex-Head of Chemistry. In fact, he has has worked in both state schools and private schools and has taught and tutored A-level chemistry since 1995. Chris has therefore helped countless students to achieve the high grades they often need for university entrance.

There is a specially designed classroom for tuition where he uses a projector, Dropbox resources and the internet. Chris is therefore able to clearly explain important ideas and concepts. All of these resources provide the perfect environment for extremely effective tuition. Remote sessions using Zoom and Skype are also possible.

Scanned, handwritten answers to past exam papers are made available using Dropbox or Google Drive and hence materials are easily shared. For instance, he can share revision guides, PowerPoints, past papers and Quizlet flashcards. Furthermore, Chris knows where students are likely to struggle and can often fix problems quickly. In summary, Chris can answer all of your questions and give you the resources you need to improve your grade.

Reasons why Chris can help

  • Firstly, Chris knows the OCR, AQA and Edexcel specifications inside out.
  • Secondly, he has memorised all of the definitions.
  • Thirdly, he can clearly explain all of the more difficult concepts.
  • Fourthly, he can help you to structure your answers.
  • Fifthly, he can help you learn how to problem solve.
  • Moreover, he has answered all of the past papers.
  • In addition, he knows exactly where students are likely to to be struggling.
  • As a result he can quickly fix your problems and grow your confidence.

Many of his ex-students have gone on to vet school, medical school, Oxbridge and other top universities. As a result, many of his students have written great reviews. In fact, you can find lots of testimonials by clicking the link to the website above.

Additionally, he is listed with various agencies including www.uktutors.com, www.tutorhunt.com and www.firsttutors.com. Furthermore, you can find him on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Click the link below to the UCAS website to see how and why you should study biology after leaving school…

Price of Sessions

A-Level (individual rate) @ £33 p/hr

A-Level (shared session) @ £27 p/hr

GCSE (individual rate) @ £33 p/hr

Payment is monthly in advance and preferably by bank transfer.

I offer individual tuition and also small tutorials of between 2 to 3 students, who are in the same year group and following the same specification… often friends.

I am happy to use Zoom to teach remotely, although lessons in my home studio in Plymouth are preferable. (PL54ND)

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