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Tutor Details

Brian d'Arcy

Brian d'Arcy

After graduating in Classics from Oxford University, where I was awarded an academic scholarship, I began my career teaching Classics (GCSE and A-Level) at Winchester College.

I completed a PGCE in Classics at Cambridge University, and then I taught Classics and Modern History (GCSE and A-Level) at Ampleforth College.

After four years, I moved to take up a teaching position at Whitgift School where I taught Classics (GCSE and A-Level). During this time, I also held the position of Assistant Head of Sixth Form, where, amongst my duties, I offered specific guidance to students on study skills, UCAS personal statements and interview technique.

I spent some time teaching Classics at Forest School in London, before I took up my current position teaching Classics at Eltham College in London (GCSE and A-Level), where I am also Head of Upper Sixth/Lower Sixth. In my present role, amongst other duties, I offered specific guidance to students on UCAS personal statements, applying to Oxbridge and interview technique.

I have a proven track record of delivering high quality Latin and Greek teaching. Over 90% of the students whom I have tutored have achieved the highest grade available to them.

Qualifications

  • MA (Hons) in Classics - The Queen's College, Oxford
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) - St John’s College, Cambridge
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • National Assistant Examiner in GCSE Latin for the Oxford and Cambridge Examinations Board (2007 - 2008)
  • Full and current CRB check

Tutoring Profile

I have tutored in Latin and Greek across England since 2003. My wide experience includes preparing students for Common Entrance, for GCSE/A-Level and undertaking specialist work with prospective Oxbridge applicants.

I have also worked with students on UCAS personal statements and interview technique and I have undertaken language tuition with university undergraduates (including King’s College, London and Bristol University).

Fees

The fee rate is always discussed and agreed in advance by the parties prior to commencement of tuition lessons. Fees are agreed on an individual basis and charged at an hourly rate.

The exact rate will depend on the level of work which is required, the number of lessons undertaken, and the amount of preparation time needed. The hourly rate is all-inclusive.

If additional travel costs apply, these will be agreed in advance; there are no hidden costs.