Thank you for all the help you have given T.  Thank goodness we found you! You have been fantastic and always so pleasant. I know that T has been very pleased with the tuition and extra help you have given her.

Parent of A-level biology student, East Molesey, Surrey.

‘Simon is a great teacher. He is very patient and makes great lesson plans each week that are very effective for revision. His material is original and very useful, and he also suggests helpful and interesting videos and websites. I feel like I am making great progress with him.’

A-level Biology student, Richmond, SW London.

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Science success with Simon

  • Science entrance exams at 11+ and 13+
  • Biology, Chemistry and Physics GCSE
  • Biology A-level
  • Home visits in SW London
  • DBS checked

For that A* feeling…

  • I have 20 years of primary and secondary classroom and tutoring experience
  • I will improve your child’s exam technique
  • I will build your child’s confidence with a variety of science exam styles
  • I will identify your child’s weaker areas in science and improve results with detailed answers and commentary

11+ Science

  • Has your child’s school failed to identify their natural ability in science?
  • Is your child bored or easily distracted in class due to being forced to work at a fixed pace?
  • Is your child unexcited by the dry teaching of science by a non-specialist?

13+ Science

  • Is your child losing marks in science tests and homeworks, but the teacher offers no clear advice on how to develop study skills or exam technique?
  • Is your child losing interest in science when they used to be very enthusiastic?

GCSE Sciences

  • Does your child need further explanation to become confident in certain topics?
  • Is your child becoming disillusioned by an unvarying teaching style?
  • Would your child benefit from additional time spent going through past exam papers?

A-level Biology

  • Do you feel your child is not being stretched intellectually?
  • Does your child need further explanation to become confident in certain topics?
  • Is your child struggling with the mathematical demands of the A-level syllabus?
  • Would your child benefit from additional time spent going through past exam papers?

Simon de Pinna

Tel: 0208 549 9181

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