Highly experienced senior science teacher, examiner and online tutor
You can book a free 20 minute, no-commitment introduction with any of our tutors. How does this work?
Working with young people is my passion and I have experience of teaching in all types of school. I have a BSc in Biochemistry and Masters degree. Watching students find a difficult subject become not only easy and enjoyable is fantastic. Having taught students from all ability profiles I know how to make the demanding become clear and help students find the confidence to not only ask those demanding questions but answer them for themselves. Helping shape resilience and character in a young person is what goes with the role of tutor. I have taught thousands of students to find the success they thought was elusive!
I specialise in Chemistry, Physics and Biology to GCSE at all levels and have been an examiner for both GCSE and A level with a number of exam boards. I also have many years working with students with a range of learning needs. I have huge experience in working with students who lack confidence in their abilities. My aim is to make the complex indescribably simple unlocking potential along the way. Success is a blend of learning, confidence and enjoying the challenge. Guiding student to success must be the goal of every teacher.
Planning lessons is fascinating. You want to get the best from your student so you have to initiate their interest at the start and why they should learn the topic. Then you need to explore the content together. But always be prepared to re shape the lesson and give the student a chance to explore in their own way. Students are unique and lesson planning must take that into account. Their own life experiences and understanding are often keys to unlock what appears to be too challenging. It never is of course and finding that Eureka moment is such a buzz for student and teacher.
Finding that buzz together and bringing the confidence to the lesson is fantastic. When the learning takes off students know that you get them and how they learn. There is a real dialogue between teacher and student and misconceptions are explored and removed. Success really does become infectious and student feels - sometimes for the first time - that they can really do this!
Enabling a student to achieve that target grade, supporting them to make it happen and going the extra mile for each student I work with.
Choose an available appointment below and book in a free, no-commitment call with Joyce S. How do these work?
Unfortunately on this day we couldn't have a session due to my daughter's ilness relates to Covid. I would like to ask refund for this session as I couldn't give an earlier notice due to sudden circumstances. However, we like a sessions with Joyce and now looking forward to restart a programe after her supervision. Best Regsrds, Tatiana.
It was fun and I learnt new things .
Showing off Their Knowledge
Our tutors can answer one-off questions from students in our forum.
Asked in GCSE Chemistry - Process of Electrolysis by Norbert Mayer
The answer is really straightforward Norbert. Water is H2O. So that means it has 2 H atoms. When ele...
Answered 5 months ago
Where do I go from here?
You can send Joyce S a message through Sherpa and they will usually get back to you within 24 hours. You'll receive an SMS and email notification when they do so.
How do the introductions work?
Sherpa gives you the opportunity to meet our tutors in a free 20 minute introduction, which takes place through the Sherpa classroom.
How do lessons work?
All lessons take place through Sherpa's online, industry-leading classroom. This is a combination of a collaborative, real time whiteboard and a video call, like Zoom.