Born in 1960, Richard Worrall achieved academic distinction at an early age by
winning the Top Scholarship to Monkton Combe School, Bath (1973-78).
After gaining good grades at O & A-levels he went on to graduate
from Cambridge University with a B.A.(hons) in Natural Sciences in
1982, converted to an M.A. a year later.
He worked in the
I.T. industry, for several years, for such employers as Ferranti
Computer Systems, 3M U.K., Bath University and Bristol University.
In 1989 he obtained a C.G.L.I. 730 (adult education) from Thames
Valley University and set up Bracknell Tutors to provide extra
tuition In the Berkshire area. Running Bracknell Tutors, he also
taught in various establishments including Presentation College
(Reading), Reading, Basingstoke, Newbury, Windsor and Maidenhead
Since 1992 he has worked full time as a private
tutor. He has helped hundreds of pupils to improve performance in
Maths, English and the Sciences.
He has a 'non-Didactic' attitude of empathy and performs all the repeated exercises with the puplis.
He spends more time getting his pupils to complete specific tasks and exercises, than talking.
He has a motto of 'Doing is learning' and believes confidence is acquired through competence.
Under his guidance many have passed entrance
exams, scholarships or achieved required grades at all levels. Hundreds
of pupils have gained basic skills in reading writing and arithmetic
or overcome problems and gained confidence as a result of his tuition.
He is an 'intuitive' and
'empathetic' person (Myers - Briggs personality type INFP). This means
he is well suited to one - on - one coaching. He brings patience,
compassion and insight to his work. A quiet and dedicated
professional, possessing great skill and experience, he derives deep
satisfaction from helping others. His interests include meditation, psychology and
positive thinking involved in personal development. He has attended
many positive attitude seminars and counselling courses and maintains an
interest in modern faiths. He constantly strives to improve his mind through his interests.