Dominic is an experienced Science tutor with a PhD in Chemistry. He has tutored for many years, teaching over 3,800 hours through Keystone. He aims to make his lessons interesting and fun and he also recognises the importance of exam technique.
Jon is a former Head of Science with over 10 years' experience in teaching GCSE Science and A-level Physics. He joined Keystone in 2012 and has helped 260 Keystone families over this period, teaching more than 10,200 hours.
Shirin is an experienced tutor with a PhD in Nanotechnology (Physics/Chemistry). She is patient and calm and loves to see her students improve and grow in understanding and passion for their subjects. Shirin has taught over 3,700 hours through Keystone.
Rory started tutoring whilst at Oxford and has worked with students of all ages. He teaches Maths, Science and English across the board. He is enthusiastic and encouraging and gets great feedback from his students. He has worked over 5,700 hours with Keystone.
Sean is a Science and Maths tutor with years of experience. When he isn't tutoring he works for his own film company and produces dramatic British film and Science for television.
Neil is a highly experienced Chemistry teacher, with many years of classroom experience. Neil has been a Head of Science and Head of Studies and now tutors alongside his teaching. His approach is exam-oriented and skills-based in order to help students gain maximum marks in exams.
Daniele is a highly experienced tutor who has been teaching for over a decade. He is a qualified teacher and has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham. Daniele aims to make Chemistry more accessible and engaging.
Having completed a PhD in Molecular Neuroscience, Linda has an extensive knowledge of Science and Maths. Linda's lessons are highly interactive and bring learning to life.
Eleanor is a confident and passionate Maths and Science tutor. Her ability to make the subjects she teaches fun makes her a real hit with her students.
Claire is a qualified Science Teacher with a passion for her subject. She has recently returned from teaching at a school in China where she was Head of Department.
Stefan is a personable Biology and Chemistry tutor who taught throughout university. He has subsequently assisted students alongside his scientific research. His efficient teaching style helps students progress, at all levels.
Pegin is an engaging and inspiring tutor who specialises in Science and Maths. He also prepares students for the medical school admissions process. He has a tailored and patient approach with all his students.
Sarah is an extremely experienced educator and academic. Sarah studied in Canada and the UK and can help with Science and Maths across the board as well as oxbridge admissions.
Josh studied Neuroscience at Cambridge and tutored during this time. Since graduating in 2017 Josh has been teaching Maths and Science up to A Level. He aims to teach his students how to learn and prepares them for future studies as well as exams.
Florine has a Masters in Nanomaterials from Imperial and is completing her PhD at Oxford. She has been tutoring alongside her studies for over 5 years. Her approach is clear and thorough. Florine enjoys igniting her students' passion for Chemistry and helping them find enjoyment in the subject.
Cameron is an experienced tutor with a Masters in Green Chemistry, Sustainability and the Environment from Imperial College London. He is passionate about Science and loves to encourage and motivate his tutees. When he isn’t tutoring, he is leading sustainability initiatives within the pharmaceutical sector.
Jack is an Oxford graduate who is passionate about Maths and Science. He aims to inspire his students and help them to become independent learners.
Seona is a qualified teacher with over 10 years experience. She teaches all 3 Sciences up to GCSE (IGCSE Edexcel) and specialises in Chemistry for A Level and IB. Seona has a passion for Science and enjoys sharing this with her students and helping them learn to love the subject.
After completing her undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, Keerti went on to qualify as a teacher through the Teach First Programme. She has since completed multiple postgraduate degrees in Psychology and Education and has billed over 3,000 hours through Keystone alone.
Shahid is an experienced tutor with a BSc in Cardiovascular Science from Imperial College. He teaches Biology, Chemistry and Physics at both GCSE and A Level, as well as supporting students with their university applications in these subjects.
Cheryl is a qualified Science teacher who has experience in both the classroom and a 1:1 setting. Cheryl teaches Physics up to GCSE and Chemistry all the way up to A Level. She enjoys helping students breakdown difficult concepts by using real life examples in her lessons.
Mirza is a patient and inspiring tutor. He teaches Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Maths and has experience preparing students for the BMAT and UCAT.
Colette is a qualified Science teacher and teaches all Sciences up to GCSE and Biology and Chemistry up to A Level. Her approach is logical and thorough.
William is a friendly and patient Maths and Chemistry tutor. He has a Master's in Chemistry from the University of Durham and has been tutoring since he was a student himself.
"Hani has been tutoring our daughter in chemistry and, in a space of three short months, Hani has turned our daughter from a grade C student to a predicted A* in her GCSE. She has wonderful intuition and knows when to push forward and when to pull back resulting in our daughter’s growing confidence in chemistry. Hani gives 150 per cent of herself and it is obvious to see she really enjoys tutoring and is totally invested in your child’s success."Mother of GCSE Chemistry student
"I’m really pleased to say that I got an 8 in my chemistry GCSE. I’m so happy and wouldn’t have imagined such a good result. Thank you for everything, you helped so much it’s unbelievable and I wouldn’t have gotten that result if it wasn’t for your help."GCSE Chemistry student
How to Get a 9 in GCSE Chemistry
How hard is it to get a 9 in GCSE Chemistry? GCSE Chemistry can be a nerve-wracking subject as it not only involves learning the content, but being able to apply it to experiments and the use of equations. But, getting a 9 is definitely not impossible! Around 15% of students get awarded a 9 at GCSE, with grade boundaries varying each year, fluctuating between requiring around 70-80%. In papers you should be aiming for at least 80%.
A Guide to GCSE Double Award and Triple Award Science
Deciding whether to study Double Award (Combined Science) or Triple Award GCSE Science can be a difficult decision and one which might influence future A Level and degree choices.In this article we discuss the differences between Double Award and Triple Award Science, the pros and cons of each and how to decide between these two GCSE qualifications.