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Mr. Barney Tutor


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Mr. Barney

Member Since: 04/07/2014
Last Login: 04/05/2021
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
Post Code: BH8
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Rates range from: £36.00 to £45.00 per hour

  • A-Level: £45.00 per hour
  • Adult Learner: £36.00 per hour
  • Adviser: £45.00 per hour
  • Consultant: £45.00 per hour
  • Degree: £45.00 per hour
  • Enthusiast: £36.00 per hour
  • Expert: £45.00 per hour
  • GCSE: £40.00 per hour

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About Barney

I have a double first in maths from Oxford University and am a previous Champion of Countdown. I tutor maths at GCSE, A-level and beyond and, as a former full-time children's entertainer, hope the sessions will also be very enjoyable!

Availability: Appointments Monday to Friday (not weekends) during the day and at 4pm, 6pm and 7.15pm.

Willing to travel: 4 miles

Tutoring Experience:

10 years' experience as a full-time tutor, and 5 years as a Mathematical Entertainer (as Barney's House Of Maths).

  • Oxford University (1992)- Mathematics (3 or 4 years) BA Single Honours from the Oxford University. (Grade: 1st) Verified

My Testimonials
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Niki
After speaking to Barney we have never looked back! He has a great method of teaching, with a kind nature and positive approach. Charlotte's confidence has increased dramatically thanks to Barney and she has now gone on to study 'A' level Maths at sixth Form. N. ALCOCK (daughter's predicted grade: 'B', achieved: 'A') 2010-11
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Celia
Hello Barney, We just want to thank you for all the help and support you have given our son Mark. You have helped him tremendously - your tutoring excellent. Mark had excellent marks, more than any other subject he has taken and what a relief it is for him and for us too. He can now continue his course and with a lot more confidence. Thank you very much, you have certainly made a difference. Regards, Rob ( Marks parents)
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Milka
"I cannot even begin to express my gratitude for Barney. I am a postgraduate student who had been a first-time SPSS user and someone absolutely terrified of statistics and maths of any kind. Prior to starting my tutorials with Barney, I knew nothing about statistics and was clueless as to how to use SPSS. Thanks to Barney’s excellent quality of tuition and professionalism I gained statistical knowledge, theoretical grounding and plenty of hands-on experience of SPSS. Barney is an extremely knowledgeable tutor and his methods of teaching maths and statistics are fantastic. Barney explained difficult issues in a simple and easy-to-understand way, illustrating complex stats by providing plenty of examples relevant to my subject area – something that most of the statistics and SPSS books and manuals recommended by my university failed to do. But perhaps most importantly of all – Barney is a really friendly tutor who made me feel relaxed and comfortable despite my repeatedly silly questions and limited mathematical abilities. After just a couple of tutorials with Barney I found myself actually enjoying the subject which I had previously been dreading and having nightmares about. The results: I achieved top-marks in my statistics assignments. Barney is very accommodating and flexible, prepared to help out with last-minute panic moments - something that as a disorganised student on a tight schedule I really appreciate. I can honestly say that Barney has greatly helped me to overcome my statistics-SPSS phobia. I now have the confidence to utilise all aspects of quantitative methods in my current research and to look forward to using stats in my future academic projects. Thank you so much Barney!"
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