Dr Scott Normand
Dr Scott Normand has provided private tuition to many students for their exams in Philosophy and Theology.
Scott has been the sole home school tutor for an Philosophy A level student. He provided home education for the whole of the course content. Including how to write essays in philosophy, using the best exam technique, as well as how to revise. With the help of his A level tuition she went on to achieve an A grade in her exams.
Scott is very well versed in the content of different exam boards, including the Cambridge Pre-U, AQA and OCR. He has helped many students learn how to revise for their exams. This includes developing realistic revision schedules; how to make useful notes, thoroughly understanding the mark scheme, and plenty of exam practice. Revision tutorials are also an opportunity to go over any material that was not understood in the classroom.
He was the private tutor to a student undertaking the demanding process of a Philosophy Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) for the Cambridge Pre-U. Scott provided private tuition over the course of a year, teaching him how to research, write as well as structure his essay. His EPQ was recognised as an excellent essay and he was accepted to Oxford University. This student went to achieve a D1 in Philosophy and Theology.
Dr Scott Normand also lectures in philosophy at universities around the country.
Scott takes a very personalised approach to private tuition. Tailoring lessons to a pupil’s individual needs; he begins by establish the aims of the sessions. Whether the aim is to get into a specific school or to get a specific GCSE or A level grade. He believes it is crucial to be as clear as possible about the goals, in order to assess progress along the way and to approach tutoring in a solution-oriented manner.
“Scott tutored my daughter through Philosophy A level from scratch and in the space of a year. I am pleased to report that she was awarded a Grade A. No small achievement given the time scale as well as the complexities of the subject. A huge part of this was thanks to Scott’s excellent tutoring.”
– Mrs S, London