Qualified teacher John Howes offers one-to-one private tuition in 11-plus, Mathematics and English. Individual lessons are available from Mr Howes, 56, of Hillmorton, Rugby.
He has been tutoring for eight years. Many of his former pupils are now in Years 7 to 11 at either Lawrence Sheriff, Rugby High or Ashlawn (Grammar) Schools.
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Mr Howes also offers piano lessons to beginners and intermediate players. Tuition is on a lovely Kawai digital piano and support can be given for piano exams. So far, his students have a 100 per cent success rate in piano exams!
“I think a great deal can be achieved in one-to-one lessons. I hope to give students greater confidence in their chosen subject,” said Mr Howes, a former pupil of Lawrence Sheriff Grammar School, Rugby.
One parent wrote: ‘We are very grateful for your help which I am sure was hugely valuable in our son’s preparation for the 11-plus.’
Another said: ‘My daughter is very much looking forward to resuming her sessions in September – she’s progressed so well since she started with you and really enjoys attending; to the point that maths is now one of her favourite subjects!’
Mr Howes has a First Class honours degree in education from the University of Northampton. He has studied Children’s Literature at Master’s level. John has also worked as an administrator for Key Stage One SATs, and as an approved marker for Key Stage Two SATs. Recently, he has been administering school trials for new primary school testing in times tables knowledge. John is Editor of a website promoting poetry in the classroom. He is a composer of musicals for schools and works as a part-time musician. He has recently been appointed as a judge for the BBC’s 500 Words competition for young story-writers. He helps to run the Rugby Cafe Writers group which encourages new writers and supports published writers in the town. He runs a weekly book, The Thirteen Bells Book Club, which meets at St Andrew’s Church, Rugby.
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John Howes Tuition can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07753 357251.