Professional Online

A-Level Biology Tutor

Fully qualified Biology teacher with over 20 years’ experience teaching and examining, including over 8 years full time tutoring for individuals and groups, specifically for A-level Biology.

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Weekly group A-level Biology Masterclasses to support a students’
learning in school.

Sessions will include me delivering theory in a lecture based format, ending the session with Q&A. No homework will be set. Minimum of 3 students required.

 

£30/hour paid in advance,

as a block per half term via PayPal.

One to one tuition

These sessions can be adapted to the needs of each individual.

 

£60/hour paid in advance,

as a block per half term via PayPal.
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Fully qualified Biology teacher with over 20 years' experience teaching and examining, including over 8 years full time tutoring for individuals and groups, specifically for A-level Biology.

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Latest Blog Posts

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26.03.2020 / by ntweedle

GCSE to A Level Biology – Bridging the Gap

You don’t need me to tell you that things are a little different this year! The usual anticipation of exam season and…

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26.02.2020 / by ntweedle

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What can we do to support and nurture student motivation until June?   -Firstly with UCAS applications having been submitted, the receiving…

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14.02.2020 / by ntweedle

Vlog – Standard Deviation in Maths and Biology

In this video Nicky is joined by Michael Olagunju from Air Maths Tuition to discuss Standard Deviation and how it relates to…

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07.02.2020 / by ntweedle

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  Optimal performance in any aspect of life is never guaranteed. This is as as true in sport as it is in…

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04.02.2020 / by ntweedle

2020 – What challenges are you facing?

New year-new you?    Have you started 2020 in the way you would like it to continue? What challenges are you facing…

Online A-level Biology Tutor
31.01.2020 / by ntweedle

My journey to becoming an Online A-level Biology Tutor

Hi, I’m Nicky Tweedle and I would like to share my experiences which led to me becoming an Online A-level Biology Tutor….

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23.12.2019 / by ntweedle

A Day in the Life of an Online Biology Tutor

My days as an online Biology tutor rarely have the usual 9-5pm work pattern due to demands for tutoring in the evenings,…

mocks and revision tips
03.12.2019 / by ntweedle

A day in the life of an online A-level Biology tutor – Mocks and Revision Tips

In this article I share some useful mocks and revision tips.   Let me know if you have any questions or comments…

Testimonials

I would highly recommend Nicky as a tutor. My son had been struggling with the transition from GCSE to A level biology. After a couple of lessons he was enjoying his course and had improved his attainment grades in assessments. Nicky is extremely organised, efficient & methodical. My son looks forward to his weekly sessions.

AQA AS Biology, Caterham School

Nicky has helped me re-discover my love for Biology, something that I really struggled with at school. She is very patient and really helps build my confidence within the subject. Nicky is a perfect example of a tutor who not only helps teach Biology but also really cares about her students too.

Nora, OCR AS Biology, private candidate

Nicky is one of the best biology tutors that I have had. She has helped me strengthen my exam technique to push myself further in achieving a top grade. She also explains topics in an easy to follow manner and will ensure that I completely understand a topic before moving on. With the help of Nicky my confidence in biology has increased and has made me feel well prepared for my a level exams.

Iman, OCR A2, private candidate, 2020

Nicky has been tutoring my daughter in Biology AS level for the past 4 months. My daughter reports a marked improvement in her confidence in tacking Biology past papers, particularly the more complex longer 6 mark questions. She has found both the 1 to 1 and the group sessions on the AQA curriculum extremely helpful in maintaining her knowledge and interest in the subject during the lockdown due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Nicky is very knowledgeable about the subject and the minutiae of the curriculum. This is reflected in her ability to coach my daughter to maximise her marks when answering papers. Nicky is very reliable and my daughter enjoys her biology lessons with her’.

AQA AS student, 2020

I find the online sessions to be really helpful as they are super interactive and they cover all the content in a well organised way. We also go over past paper questions in the sessions which I find to be the most useful way of learning. As for Nicky herself she is kind, funny and a really good teacher, who is able to answer any questions I have on any of the work.

Yousaf, AQA AS, Beckfoot School, 2020

Nicky is a brilliant tutor. She is very supportive and has helped me improve my question technique. She has an excellent bank of resources for each topic. Nicky has also really helped me with my application to university and my personal statement. I would highly recommend Tweedle's Biology Tuition.

Olivia, AQA A-level, Greenhead College, 2020

Nicky has been a great A level tutor, she is highly skilled and is very patient, encouraging and flexible in her approach. I am very pleased with the level of progress I have made as a result of these sessions, I would highly recommend.

Saafa Mahdi, OCR A-level, Saint Dominic's Sixth Form College, Harrow 2020

When I started tutoring with Nicky I was on D's and after 2 months of teaching with all the extra advice and extra exam questions for A level, I was able to gain an A which was a huge improvement. This was recognised by my biology teachers and now I am always in the range of A's and B's. 🙂

Usman Akhtar, AQA AS, Greenhead College, 2020

My weekly sessions with Nicky were some of the most valuable hours spent learning my A-level biology course content. Not only did our sessions allow me to grasp a full understanding of the content, and with that a confidence to pursue higher grades, but allowed me to improve my exam technique and an ability to approach questions that would have previously left me stuck. Nicky has the ability to adapt her teaching style in order for her students to learn at their own rate to the best of their ability, and I can confidently say she boosted my grades up from C’s to A’s. Nicky had hundreds of past paper questions we worked through together and individual knowledge of my exam board which allowed me to gain insight into the most effective ways to improve my grades, I can’t recommend her highly enough.

Izzy Austin, AQA A-level Notre Dame Sixth Form College

I started my learning journey with Nicky alongside my A-Levels as I felt that this would be a great way of consolidating my knowledge in my lessons at school. Nicky has been amazing in providing online tuition and I don’t feel at all that I’ve missed out on a face to face interaction with her. Her attention to detail in lesson plans and exam preparation has really helped me fill gaps in my knowledge within my A-Level syllabus. Aside from Biology, Nicky has helped and advised me with key decision making within my UCAS application. During the Covid-19 lockdown, Nicky has been my rock, ensuring that I could continue my lessons with her so I could be in a strong position moving forwards in my learning journey. Thankyou for being so dependable Nicky!

Ayesha Yaqub, AQA A-level, The Grammar School at Leeds, 2020

"I have found my sessions with Nicky over the last year extremely helpful. Nicky was very flexible and sessions were tailored to my specific needs when required. I found the sessions very engaging as Nicky always linked topics to real world examples to help further my understanding and was always enthusiastic and upbeat when dealing with all areas of the syllabus. I also found Nicky’s extensive knowledge of exam questions very useful as I became familiar with the common themes within questions and felt much more confident when answering them. Through a combination of teaching and assessment Nicky has greatly increased my enjoyment and knowledge of biology."

Josh W - private candidate OCR A-level Biology, 2020

''Nicky has been wonderful these past two years, and right from the start, she encouraged me to aim for those higher marks. She has definitely helped me improve my exam technique - something I really struggled with at the start of Year 12 - and it has paid off in my schoolwork. Nicky is also really good fun to talk to: she is very patient with answering all of my questions, and her genuine passion for biology comes through. She has so much knowledge of her subject beyond the syllabus, and the stories of things she's read in the news/ did in university help me engage better with the work. Thank you!''

Y13 OCR Biology student, Bradford Grammar School, 2020

Nicky’s tuition really helped me with biology over the past year, since starting online sessions with Nicky I saw an increase in both my confidence and my grades. The face to face online sessions are really easy and being able to revise from the comfort of your own home makes the sessions really nice (plus no travel time needed, meaning more time for work at home). Thanks for everything!

Jessica W, 2019

I would highly recommend Nicky! She is a fantastic biology tutor who really helped me to understand the topics in a way that I wouldn’t have been able to in school with a full class. She is very patient and enthusiastic, I feel our sessions will have significantly improved my A level result. Nicky has also been more than happy to help with my personal statement and any questions I have about uni applications. I’m very grateful for all her help and advice throughout the last year, thank you!

Jasmine O, 2019

Nicky provides generally excellent sessions. Over the last two years she has helped greatly with my exam technique through exam questions, as well as this she has been a huge help in covering the content in meticulous detail. The positive impact she has had on my A level is genuinely massive, and I couldn’t recommend her highly enough to anyone else considering her as a tutor.

Owen T, 2019

Nicky is amazing! Her exceptional knowledge of the A level course and all the different exam questions meant that she was able to not only help me with areas I didn’t understand but also work on exam technique which is so important. She is so friendly and approachable and I would recommend her to anyone looking for an A level biology tutor. Thank you Nicky!

Harriet W-M, 2018

Nicky is probably one of the most amazing tutors you could wish for. Throughout my A-levels I've had Nicky for two years and her help has pushed me to achieve an A in A-level biology and I can't thank her enough. Her informative sessions full of exam tips, revision practice, essay techniques and most importantly what the examiner wants from you to get the top marks! She has helped me build my confidence and given me tools of lots of exam question practice and has incredible teaching methods for when you don't quite understand the topics. I would definitely recommend Nicky as without her I would have never achieved such great results. Thank you.

I approached Tweedle's Biology Tuition for private tutoring to fit around my full time job. I wanted to get a Biology A-level to help me secure a place at University to study Midwifery. Being 25yrs old I had been out of education for a few years, but with Nicky's excellent tutoring I managed to achieve my Biology A-level and get a place at Uni!

Jo I, 2016

Outstanding tutor! Helped me do the impossible and learn biology AS and A2 from scratch in one year to get the A I needed! Nicky's excellent organisation and lesson structure was key in getting me prepared and confident for my exams.

Taneel C, 2017

NI could not recommend Nicky enough if you need help with biology. She explains everything in a very clear and precise way, and makes sure you understand the content as well as giving great tips for revision and exam questions! The sessions are really enjoyable as she is very passionate about her subject, which helped make me excited and want to learn. Thank you so much!

Jess F, 2017

Nicky is a fab biology tutor. Helped simplify the hardest of the A-Level topics and gives invaluable support with her expertise in mark schemes due to her role as a previous examiner. Nicky is more than willing to give advice on UCAS applications and on results day. Thankyou for your help Nicky!

Kate H, 2018

Nicky is an exceptional tutor; as well as the planned lessons she also gives you a textbook and exam question/answer packs for each topic. She is also an AQA Biology examiner which I felt was a huge bonus because she taught me exactly how to read and understand an exam-style question and the mark scheme; it is common for people to misread the exam questions and get it wrong.

Because Nicky is passionate about Biology she makes sessions enjoyable, and although on the whole I found learning the subject difficult, I always came away from a session having found what I had been taught interesting and feeling empowered that I could go away and revise it.

Nicky is an amazing biology tutor. I found she was able to explain things in a way the teachers at my school couldn't. She helped me move from a D grade at A/S to an A at A2!

Dom G, 2017

I can honestly say that Nikki has been the best and most supportive tutor to help me gain both confidence and knowledge in my Biology A level. Her understanding of what examiners are looking for and the key terminology required in answers has been instrumental to me achieving success. I cannot recommend Nikki enough, she is committed to her tutees and supports them in achieving to the best of their abilities every step of the way.

Charlotte W-P, 2018

I started my learning journey with Nicky alongside my A-Levels as I felt that this would be a great way of consolidating my knowledge in my lessons at school. Nicky has been amazing in providing online tuition and I don’t feel at all that I’ve missed out on a face to face interaction with her. Her attention to detail in lesson plans and exam preparation has really helped me fill gaps in my knowledge within my A-Level syllabus. Aside from Biology, Nicky has helped and advised me with key decision making within my UCAS application. During the Covid-19 lockdown, Nicky has been my rock, ensuring that I could continue my lessons with her so I could be in a strong position moving forwards in my learning journey. Thankyou for being so dependable Nicky! Ayesha Yaqub, AQA A-level, The Grammar School at Leeds, 2020
"I have found my sessions with Nicky over the last year extremely helpful. Nicky was very flexible and sessions were tailored to my specific needs when required. I found the sessions very engaging as Nicky always linked topics to real world examples to help further my understanding and was always enthusiastic and upbeat when dealing with all areas of the syllabus. I also found Nicky’s extensive knowledge of exam questions very useful as I became familiar with the common themes within questions and felt much more confident when answering them. Through a combination of teaching and assessment Nicky has greatly increased my enjoyment and knowledge of biology."

Josh W - private candidate OCR A-level Biology, 2020

''Nicky has been wonderful these past two years, and right from the start, she encouraged me to aim for those higher marks. She has definitely helped me improve my exam technique - something I really struggled with at the start of Year 12 - and it has paid off in my schoolwork. Nicky is also really good fun to talk to: she is very patient with answering all of my questions, and her genuine passion for biology comes through. She has so much knowledge of her subject beyond the syllabus, and the stories of things she's read in the news/ did in university help me engage better with the work. Thank you!''

Y13 OCR Biology student, Bradford Grammar School, 2020

Nicky’s tuition really helped me with biology over the past year, since starting online sessions with Nicky I saw an increase in both my confidence and my grades. The face to face online sessions are really easy and being able to revise from the comfort of your own home makes the sessions really nice (plus no travel time needed, meaning more time for work at home). Thanks for everything!

Jessica W, 2019

I would highly recommend Nicky! She is a fantastic biology tutor who really helped me to understand the topics in a way that I wouldn’t have been able to in school with a full class. She is very patient and enthusiastic, I feel our sessions will have significantly improved my A level result. Nicky has also been more than happy to help with my personal statement and any questions I have about uni applications. I’m very grateful for all her help and advice throughout the last year, thank you!

Jasmine O, 2019

Nicky provides generally excellent sessions. Over the last two years she has helped greatly with my exam technique through exam questions, as well as this she has been a huge help in covering the content in meticulous detail. The positive impact she has had on my A level is genuinely massive, and I couldn’t recommend her highly enough to anyone else considering her as a tutor.

Owen T, 2019

Nicky is amazing! Her exceptional knowledge of the A level course and all the different exam questions meant that she was able to not only help me with areas I didn’t understand but also work on exam technique which is so important. She is so friendly and approachable and I would recommend her to anyone looking for an A level biology tutor. Thank you Nicky!

Harriet W-M, 2018

Nicky is probably one of the most amazing tutors you could wish for. Throughout my A-levels I've had Nicky for two years and her help has pushed me to achieve an A in A-level biology and I can't thank her enough. Her informative sessions full of exam tips, revision practice, essay techniques and most importantly what the examiner wants from you to get the top marks! She has helped me build my confidence and given me tools of lots of exam question practice and has incredible teaching methods for when you don't quite understand the topics. I would definitely recommend Nicky as without her I would have never achieved such great results. Thank you.

I approached Tweedle's Biology Tuition for private tutoring to fit around my full time job. I wanted to get a Biology A-level to help me secure a place at University to study Midwifery. Being 25yrs old I had been out of education for a few years, but with Nicky's excellent tutoring I managed to achieve my Biology A-level and get a place at Uni!

Jo I, 2016

Outstanding tutor! Helped me do the impossible and learn biology AS and A2 from scratch in one year to get the A I needed! Nicky's excellent organisation and lesson structure was key in getting me prepared and confident for my exams.

Taneel C, 2017

NI could not recommend Nicky enough if you need help with biology. She explains everything in a very clear and precise way, and makes sure you understand the content as well as giving great tips for revision and exam questions! The sessions are really enjoyable as she is very passionate about her subject, which helped make me excited and want to learn. Thank you so much!

Jess F, 2017

Nicky is a fab biology tutor. Helped simplify the hardest of the A-Level topics and gives invaluable support with her expertise in mark schemes due to her role as a previous examiner. Nicky is more than willing to give advice on UCAS applications and on results day. Thankyou for your help Nicky!

Kate H, 2018

Nicky is an exceptional tutor; as well as the planned lessons she also gives you a textbook and exam question/answer packs for each topic. She is also an AQA Biology examiner which I felt was a huge bonus because she taught me exactly how to read and understand an exam-style question and the mark scheme; it is common for people to misread the exam questions and get it wrong.

Because Nicky is passionate about Biology she makes sessions enjoyable, and although on the whole I found learning the subject difficult, I always came away from a session having found what I had been taught interesting and feeling empowered that I could go away and revise it.

Nicky is an amazing biology tutor. I found she was able to explain things in a way the teachers at my school couldn't. She helped me move from a D grade at A/S to an A at A2!

Dom G, 2017

I can honestly say that Nikki has been the best and most supportive tutor to help me gain both confidence and knowledge in my Biology A level. Her understanding of what examiners are looking for and the key terminology required in answers has been instrumental to me achieving success. I cannot recommend Nikki enough, she is committed to her tutees and supports them in achieving to the best of their abilities every step of the way.

Charlotte W-P, 2018