Student learning with an online chemistry tutor

Professional online chemistry tutor for GCSE, IGCSE, A Level, IB and university level

Improve your grades with one of the UK’s most qualified and experienced online chemistry tutors

Meet the tutor:

Dr Carl Thirsk - leading provider of online chemistry tuition

Dr Carl Thirsk MChem PhD PGCE MRSC QTS

  • Masters, PhD and PGCE from three Russell group universities

  • Qualified teacher of secondary chemistry

  • Examiner for GCSE, A Level and IB Diploma

  • 7+ years’ teaching experience

  • Over 15 years’ professional and industry experience working in chemistry

  • Experienced online chemistry tutor with students in 22 countries

  • Clean and up-to-date DBS (criminal record) check

Hi, I’m Dr Carl, one of the UK’s leading online chemistry tutors!

I am a PhD-educated, qualified teacher and examiner for chemistry with an outstanding record of improving grades and confidence.

I specialise in bespoke online chemistry tuition for GCSE, IGCSE, A level and International Baccalaureate Diploma chemistry.

On average, over 80 % of my students get top grades and win places to study highly competitive degree programmes (such as medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine) at leading universities.

I help students:

Gain more confidence by ensuring there are no knowledge gaps

Develop the deeper understanding needed for the hardest questions

Improve exam technique using intimate knowledge of the exam system

Get the best grade by sharing exam tips and providing detailed feedback

Prepare for exams by providing high quality resources

Develop more effective and efficient study skills

As a full-time online chemistry tutor, I am 100% committed to my students’ success and guarantee a reliable and professional service.


“Dear Dr Thirsk,

I am happy to inform you that I achieved A in chemistry, scoring 180 total.

I am very satisfied with the results, a lot of that is due to our tuition sessions which brought me from C level to an A.

It was truly helpful, so glad we found you. The teaching quality and the amount of resources was amazing.”his sentence is invisible

OCR A Level chemistry student, results' day 2019 email

“Hi Carl,

Just wanted to let you know that I got an A* in chemistry!

I got the grades that I need so I’ve secured my place at Cambridge.

I’m so grateful for the tutoring – it made a big difference.

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OCR A Level chemistry student, results' day 2019 email

“Hi Carl,

I’ve got into the Royal Veterinary College to study Veterinary Medicine with an A in Chemistry!

I honestly can’t thank you enough for how much you have helped me grow in my ability and confidence.

Thank you so so much!”
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AQA A Level chemistry student, results' day 2018 email

K****** got Chemistry A* and A in Maths and Biology.

Because of A* in chemistry, she got her first choice UCL medical school.

Thanks very much for your help in tuition. Really appreciate it.

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Dr S, parent of AQA A Level chemistry student (2018)

“Carl, thanks for your help tutoring Joshua.

You exceeded our expectations and we were happy with the outcome.

As a result, he is soon travelling to UK to take up a place at the University College, London. Thanks.”
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Parent of IB HL chemistry student, achieved level 7

“Hi Carl,

Hope you are well.

We received our a level results on Thursday and we both got an A in chemistry!”

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Twins tutored for OCR A Level chemistry, results' day 2018 email

“Сarl is an exceptional tutor…before Carl started to prepare my son for 13+ exams to top rated schools, the topic of each session was planned a year in advance before the exam to cover all the material.

As a result, my son has got offers of place in both schools.

Thanks a lot Carl!”

Mrs K, parent of student tutored for 13+ science (2018)

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