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Portia ensures that all children achieve their absolute best with a kind-hearted, calm and patient approach to her teaching. She tailors her lessons to suit the needs of all abilities offers friendly tuition to build up her students' self-esteem and confidence in their English and maths abilities.

"Portia has been an absolute 'find'!

"She has a unique ability to put my son at ease, building his confidence and ultimately getting results!"

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KS1 and KS2 English and Maths

English and maths support to consolidate learning or challenge the more able. 

Year 6 SATs Support

Lessons designed for Year 6 children, supporting them to meet end of Key Stage 2 expectations.

11+ Preparation

11+ exam question familiarisation and support for children in Year 4 and Year 5.

KS3 and GCSE Maths

1:1 and small group courses available.

More About Portia

Portia, the founder of Tutoring with Portia, is a qualified teacher and private tutor. She has 7 years of teaching experience and a First-Class Honours degree in Primary Education from the University of Plymouth. Portia has spent the majority of her career working as  Year 6 class teacher and English subject leader and therefore has extensive knowledge of the end of Key Stage 2 assessment procedure, including 11 Plus preparation.

Portia now works as a full time, self-employed private tutor. She offers personalised 1:1 and small group tuition to suit children of all needs and abilities in reading, writing, maths, spelling and 11+ preparation. Portia teaches all of her lessons online, using a variety of engaging and interactive activities to suit all ages and abilities. Therefore, lessons can take place in your own home, no matter where you live!

Portia is a kind-hearted and fun tutor who uses a calm and patient approach in all her lessons, making certain that they are well supported, have good pace, and engage and challenge all children.


What Lessons Look Like

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