Hello! I am a Worthing Dyslexia Tutor previously based in Brighton. I teach online 1:1 sessions which work really well. Wherever you are in the country, we can meet and do great things!
Spotty Dog Tutoring is the tuition website for Hilary Burt, a UK dyslexia tutor based in Sussex, a dog lover and a musician/composer!
I offer dyslexia tuition to children who have had a dyslexia assessment or who have dyslexic tendencies. I can help with phonics, reading, spelling, self-esteem and confidence.
I specialise in making the basics of phonics, spelling, grammar, handwriting and punctuation palatable for all children whether they are in Year 2 or Year 6.
"Thank you for this term, we are really seeing the difference. She adores learning with you".
These skills are the building blocks of literacy and I aim to make the lessons fun and relevant whilst making sure the children are learning and retaining their knowledge.
There is a strong emphasis on creativity and fun. Every child is an individual and I am continually making professional decisions as to what is best for the child at any particular time. The lessons are carefully planned to ensure progress and enjoyment. If one of my students is not enjoying their lessons then I will 'lose' them and that defeats the whole object.
I recognise that I am in a privileged position being able to work with one child at a time. I am all too aware of how difficult it is to work in a busy classroom of 30 plus children since I have been in that situation. That is why I love my work and am able to put energy and commitment into making sure each child flourishes under my tutelage.
If you are looking for online maths help I highly recommend Komodo Maths. Their British staff are very knowledgeable and several of my students have used it and loved it. I also offer Maths tuition online.
If school is going too fast and your child is struggling to keep up, or your son or daughter has dyslexic tendencies and needs help with reading, writing and spelling, then please get in touch. I would love to help.
Your child does not need to be dyslexic to see me.
I teach after school usually from 4pm onwards. I also often offer lessons during the holidays.
All tutoring is done online via Zoom.
If your child is in Year 6 and panicking about all the extra work they need to do, and terms and concepts they need to do learn for SATS, get in touch. I can help to break things down for them.
I no longer offer Stop Motion Animation sessions but to view some of our old films visit the Stop Motion page.
Created and written by Hilary Burt.
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