I'm Richard Fanthome. I tutor children in the Croydon area, just south of London, U.K.
I am a British trained teacher with Qualified Teaching Status and I have been teaching for over 20 years. I have taught mostly in London schools but also abroad (4 years in El Salvador). I now manage the tuition company Teaching is the Key, providing high quality, one-to-one tuition to students of all ages in the Croydon and surrounding areas.
I love to see my students learn and most of all - enjoy their learning! I care about their feelings towards their own learning and I care about how their parents and teachers feel too. It's incredibly important that the teaching "fits" the student - so each lesson must be tailored for that student.
Successful learning involves many factors. At school, learning, testing and time pressures can be stressful and whereas a little stress is good - DISTRESS is definitely bad!
My tuition here in Croydon aims to change the stress into a positive, motivated "push". I excel at increasing student confidence - and that always leads to success! Students feel happier about their abilities, they produce work of higher quality, exam grades improve and teachers and peers notice the difference.
Why should you hire me?
Because I will change and improve the way that you or your child learns; I will improve those test results; motivation and success will naturally follow.
Good teaching really is the key.
What do other students and children say about me?
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