John O'Keeffe
English and Maths Tutor
Dyslexia Consultant


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John prepares boys and girls from 6 years upwards, for all English and maths examinations including S.A.T.S and Common Entrance. He also specialises in helping students with specific learning difficulties (Dyslexia).

John is a graduate of London University and has held key teaching posts in both state and independent schools, including St George's College Weybridge, St Maur's School, Weybridge and Notre Dame Senior School. Cobham, Surrey.


John with student

He has postgraduate qualifications from the University of Surrey where he studied language development in education and its implication on the curriculum.

John's special study was The Impact of the Book Environment on Readers.

At the University of Kent he researched the reading process and testing at all key stages.

In 1992 he was awarded full membership of the British Dyslexia Association M.B.D.A. where he investigated the theory and practical current research and the implications for students. with specific learning difficulties. His case study examined the neurological and psycholinguistic factors affecting dyslexia.

Enhancing Performance

Students are helped to enhance performance by study skills in:-

Memory Techniques - Motivation - Note Taking - Revision
Examination Practice - Written Homework - Time Management

Knowledge + Confidence + Skills = Success