Physics

Whether explaining rotational momentum using the movement of an ice skater or coming up with visual representations to help students grasp vectors, our tutors are experts at breaking down concepts for students.

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Physics Tutoring

Physics Tutors

We have tutors with experience teaching all ages at all levels and abilities. However we pride ourselves, and differentiate ourselves, in being able to connect you with a network of bright, passionate, and enthusiastic physics tutors across the world. Our physics tutors have all studied physics or mathematics at university; most studied in Cambridge, Oxford or one of the Ivy League colleges. Many are currently working on their PhDs or are physics teachers in some of Britain's top schools.

Physics Tutoring

The study of how the physical world works can be a rewarding academic pursuit full of creativity. Whether explaining rotational momentum using the movement of an ice skater or coming up with visual representations to help students grasp vectors, our tutors are experts at breaking down concepts for students. We pride ourselves on being able to both help struggling students but also to push the most enthusiastic and brightest young minds. Along with maths, physics is the subject we are most experienced at teaching.

Physics Tutoring at Wentworth Tutors
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Physics Exam Preparation

More often than not, however, we find ourselves helping prepare students for exams. We have helped students prepare for UK exams: 11+ and 13+ Science, GCSE Physics, A Level and Pre-U Physics; and for US courses: AP Physics B, AP Physics C (Mechanics and Electricty and magnetism).

For exam preparation programmes we recommend intense and focused revision sessions where we immediately drill down to identify the exam question types and topics the student is having most trouble with. We start by reviewing student homework, practice tests and mock exams (we can help set these if needed) and identifying question types where the student is struggling most. We then work through these question types and topics one by one, solving multiple variations of the same question with the student, until they are comfortable and confident to answer them on their own, in exam conditions. We prioritise confidence building, exam technique and teaching the ability to break down questions and answer exam questions efficiently and effectively. In the final few sessions before a big test we discuss exam day tactics and what questions a student should leave until last and which ones they should tackle first.

Selected Physics Testimonials

Please see below some example Physics Testimonials that we have received. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor guarantee or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more Physics Testimonials can be found on our dedicated testimonials page, where you can filter by subject.

SAT II [Physics] | Dr Katherine Wiles

"Tests have been a challenge for [my son] who has had many tutors before you (until now you and the math tutor are the only tutors who have actually made his score go up!). He got his best test score to date." ... See Dr Katherine Wiles's tutoring profile.

GCSE Biology, Chemistry, Physics | Ilya Levantis

"Pearl got an A for science. I think [Ilya] can take a great deal of credit for that. Thanks so much for your help, you were fantastic and I think she almost enjoyed science in the end thanks to your tutoring!" ... See Ilya Levantis's tutoring profile.

Math & Physics | Wentworth Tutors Private Tutoring

"Tests have been a challenge for [my son] who has had many tutors before you (until now you and the math tutor are the only tutors who have actually made his score go up!). He got his best test score to date."

13+ Common Entrance - Physics, Chemistry, Biology | Oliver Jackson

"I've spoken with my daughter and she loves having you tutor her and is much more confident with the sciences. Thank you so much for all you've done. We'll be getting in touch again next year to help her brother too!" ... See Oliver Jackson's tutoring profile.

AS and A Level Physics | Nicolas Pimpare

"We found Nicolas to be engaging and our son found that the subject was addressed in a methodical way that was easy to follow and he felt he benefitted considerably from the tuition he received. He feels that the experience has been a considerable boost to his confidence. I would also mention that it has been a pleasure to have Nicolas staying in our house during the period of tuition. " ... See Nicolas Pimpare's tutoring profile.

Selected Profiles of our Physics Tutors

Please see below some example profiles of the Physics Tutors that we represent. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor selection criteria or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more Physics Tutor profiles can be found on our dedicated tutors page, where you can filter by subject.

I graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge in June 2017 with an MSc (1st class) and BA (1st class) in Natural Sciences. I was awarded the Natural Sciences Prize from Magdalene College in 2016 and 2017 for achieving outstanding results, as well as the Macfarlane-Grieve Prize and Garrett Prize for music. I have been tutoring since 2011 both privately and as a volunteer, specialising mostly in Mathematics and Music. Whilst my tutoring approach is results focused and I have a successful track record for raising students' attainment grades, I enjoy the scope private tuition offers for tailored teaching that helps students learn effectively and think beyond a mark scheme. ...
I grew up in Devon and went to a local Grammar School, where I first started tutoring whilst studying for my A-levels. I went on to study Mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating in 2013 with an MA (1st-class) and MMATH (Merit). I was offered a place at Warwick University to study for my PhD, but ended up changing fields. I am now studying Medicine on an accelerated graduate entry program at Barts and the London School of Medicine, graduating in 2018.

Although I've ended my own career in Maths for now I have never lost my passion for the subject, and enjoy continuing this through tutoring. I've worked with students of all abilities, with the bulk of my experience tutoring Maths and Physics at A-level and GCSE standard. I also tutor Biology and Chemistry, drawing on the past two years I have spent studying Medicine. Studying Medicine has enhanced my tutoring ability, as we spend a considerable amount of time developing our communication skills. ...
I'm originally from New York, and have been living in London for a bit over a year now. After graduating from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Creative Writing (Cum Laude), I received my Master's degree from the London Film School. I've been privately tutoring for years, as a peer tutor on Harvard's campus with the Bureau of Study Council, as well as with private agencies. I also have extensive experience as an Admissions Representative in the Harvard Admissions Office. I specialise in the American curriculum and US College Counselling, but know and work with the English curriculum as well. ...
My name is Sasha and I'm a graduate student of medicine at King's College London. I completed an undergraduate degree, and Masters, in chemistry (with chemical biology). I have been tutoring for the past 6 years, across a range of subjects and levels; my aim is always to broaden and develop my students' understanding of their subject, before going on to develop exam technique and build confidence. ...
I am entering my fifth year studying Medicine at King's College London, a subject that constantly provides its scholars with evolving learning opportunities and requires a dynamic problem solving ability. My study in Medicine has two sides; I have a large interest in the innermost workings of the human body and find its intricacies fascinating, from hard numbers in physiology and biochemistry to the art of anatomy. On the other hand, I also enjoy the patient-doctor interaction and its cultivation through effective communication and problem resolving skills. I organise a London-wide society interested in the specialty of Sports Medicine with the aim of narrowing the gap between the professional and undergraduate worlds. This aim relies heavily on recruiting valuable speakers and opportunities, whilst coordinating the activities of my society and those of university-based societies. I also sit on the committee of the UK's undergraduate Sports Medicine society. My success through my medical career insofar has been built on utilisation of different learning techniques to understand and confidently apply information. I also embrace techniques such as goal-setting to formulate long term plans for personal and organisational development. I was educated at a state comprehensive in Garston, Watford. Throughout secondary school, I did not enjoy the teaching as I was unable to engage with the material or teachers. I missed out on valuable opportunities and my grades foundered. At GCSE level, however, I had great benefit after I started extra-curricular tuition, an experience that made my learning more accessible and enjoyable. Since then, I have embraced 'learning' as a process to be developed, understood and enjoyed. Throughout medical school I have aided colleagues with their own learning and last year, formally tutored for medical practical exams. Outside of Medicine, I like to do many things! I am a keen sportsman, representing King's College London Cycling team. I play a variety of different sports, and am still keen to throw a rugby ball around. I have an extensive reading list that I am working through, and I like to paint when I have a spare weekend. ...
I studied mathematics at Trinity College Cambridge; I graduated with a MA (1st) and a MMATH (Distinction); and was a Senior Scholar. Before Cambridge I went to school in Aiglon College, a premium boarding school in Switzerland. I grew up in England and Switzerland, but also lived in Asia and Africa as a child.

I started tutoring and helping other students learn in school and have been tutoring for around 15 years. I have mostly tutored maths and physics from 13+ and Common Entrance all the way up to University degree level. With Wentworth Tutors, I have also helped several students prepare for interviews with Strategy Consultancy firms: for internships, in the graduate milkround and for experienced hire positions. However, when I worked as a strategy consultancy, I also ran general business and technical skills training for groups and in 1-on-1 teaching. As a consultant I regularly helped train colleagues in Excel, programming, and SQL; and even wrote some of the courses.

Prior to co-founding Wentworth Tutors, I worked at OC&C Strategy Consultants, a top tier strategy consultancy, based in London. I am Wentworth Tutors’ business manager – setting the business strategy as well as managing the day to day operation and administration of the business. ...
My passion for tutoring stems from my own personal experience with understanding the impact that excellent teachers can have on our lives. At Winchester College, the leadership and inspiration of my teachers motivated me to succeed, and is reflected in my consistently strong academic record. Having now graduated with a First Class BA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge and successfully completed an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London, I am keen to share my understanding and passion of the sciences and mathematics with new students. ...
I am currently medical student in St George's London, and I studied Natural Sciences in Cambridge. I have over 3 years experience teaching a broad range of subjects up to and including A level mathematics and science. I take a personal approach to tutoring, adapting my teaching style to each individual student to help them reach their full potential. ...
I was brought up in Paris and moved to London to study at Imperial College, where I obtained a Bachelor’s and Master's degree in Theoretical Physics with High First Class honours. My research focused on the way in which alternative logic systems can help us bridge the gap between quantum mechanics and relativity. I was awarded Associateship of the Royal College of Science.

Although I am a science specialist, I also have a strong background in English and Verbal Reasoning. I sat the GRE in 2016 for entrance to US Grad School and got exceptionally good grades (Verbal Reasoning - 99th percentile, Analytical Writing - 93rd percentile).

Since 2011, I have offered private tuition for all major examination boards as well as working for the Imperial College summer schools. ...
I have been tutoring in the private sector since 2007. Whilst completing my studies I had experience tutoring mathematics for ages 12-16 (including GCSE). During my gap year I worked as a cover supervisor at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar school where I had experience teaching mathematics to Year 8 (12-13 years old) and to a GCSE class. I also had experience teaching Core 1 (AS mathematics model) to a group of highly able students who were taking the exam a year early. Whilst completing my degree I had further experience tutoring GCSE mathematics.

I attended Girton College at the University of Cambridge and studied on the Natural Science Tripos. She took modules in mathematics, chemistry, material science, biochemistry, psychology, neurobiology and physiology. My specialist interest was in physiology and my final year project explored the development of the human middle ear bones. I recently completed a Masters in Clinical Neuroscience at King's College London in which I achieved a distinction and was awarded the Gold Medal for achieving the highest mark in the year. I have since returned to King's to undertake their four year graduate medicine course. I took A-Levels in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics as well as a AS Level in Ancient Greek.

I am passionate about tutoring mathematics as believe the analytical and problem solving skills it develops are crucial for a whole range of academic disciplines or careers. In my spare time I am a keen cyclist and I race for King's College London Cycling Club of which I was also the 2015-2016 President. ...