A Selection of Our Teachers

Amanda W

MA Creative Writing, University of Gloucestershire (2009). PGCE English, University of the West of England (1996). BA (Hons) English and Drama Roehampton University (1994).

Member since 2016 Mrs Amanda W

Qualified and very experienced English teacher, with a history of excellent results. Recently taught at an outstanding grammar school and also has experience of international teaching in China. Ex head of department with detailed knowledge of English exam systems at both GCSE and A Level. Has tutored English for many years, once helping a student gain entrance to Eton College and another to win a university scholarship. Offers a personalised tutoring experience and specialises in building confidence in all students. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level. AQA Examiner. Provides preparation for School Entrance Examinations and Scholarship. Supports GCSE and IGCE resits; also literacy and Functional Skills tuition for adult learners.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature, 13+

Beth L

Post-Graduate Diploma, University of Gloucester (2007). PGCE Secondary English, Edge Hill College (1986). BA (Hons) Literary Studies (English with French), University of Portsmouth (1985).

Member since 2015 Mrs Beth L

Qualified and experienced English teacher, with SEN specialism, with 30 years' experience teaching in Secondary schools. Teaches English from Primary and Prep through to English Language and Literature at GCSE, IGCSE and A Level; across all major Exam Boards. Can provide specialised support for dyslexic learners. Provides literacy and functional skills for adult learners; also support for GCSE and IGCSE resits. British Dyslexia Association recognised

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, English Language, English Literature, Homeschool, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Paula M

Graduate Teacher Programme (GTP) Babcock Surrey (2010). BSc (Hons 1st Class) Food Science, Manchester Metropolitan University (1992).

Member since 2020 Mrs Paula M

Qualified and experienced Primary and lower Key Stage 3 teacher , with over 10 years experience in junior and middle school settings, with Westacre Middle School in Droitwich being the most recent, now tutoring full time. Teaches across the curriculum, but with specific focus on Maths and English from Key Stage 2 (including SATS preparation and School Entrance Exams) to Key Stage 3. Wide ranging SEN experience gained in schools in Surrey and Worcestershire and able to support homeschooling if required.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, Maths, English, School Entrance Exams, 11+, Homeschool, SATs

Lou S

Return to Teaching, Primary Education, University of Northampton (1998). BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, University of Bristol (1984).

Member since 2018 Mrs Lou S

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching at Cawston Grange Primary School. Teaches Modern Foreign Languages and all the core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. Supports preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. SEN experience. Also teaches Maths and English to Key Stage 3 and French, Science and Physics to GCSE and IGCSE.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, Science, Physics, French, English Language, English Literature, SATs, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, Study Skills

Sylvia P

PGCE Modern Languages and English, Southampton University (1983). BA (Hons) Modern Languages, Leeds Metropolitan University (1978).

Member since 2020 Mrs Sylvia P

Qualified and experienced teacher of French, Spanish and English, having worked in both Primary and Secondary schools; Burford School for fifteen years and also in two private schools, Kingham Hill and Sibford School; currently a supply teacher at Marlborough School in Woodstock, also a tutor who can support homeschooling. Teaches French, Spanish and English, from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also teaches all core subjects across the Primary age range, Key Stages 1 and 2. Has also hosted foreign students, both young and old, seeking to improve their English skills, so is used to adapting teaching methods to suit individuals and helping them to enjoy and fulfil their potential in languages.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, French, Spanish, English Language, English Literature, SATs

Kieran G

MA Critical Musicology, University of Birmingham (2018). PGCE Secondary and Further Education, University of Central England (2003). BA (Hons) Popular Music & Recording, University of Salford (2001).

Member since 2018 Mr Kieran G

Qualified and experienced teacher and lecturer, currently teaching at South and City College, Birmingham. Teaches Sociology, Psychology and Philosophy from GCSE, IGCSE through to BTEC and A Level, across all the major exam boards. Also teaches English Language and Literature to GCSE and IGCSE. Can support homeschooling.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, History, Business Studies, Psychology, Spanish, EFL or ESL, Homeschool, Study Skills, University Entrance, English Language, Philosophy, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, 13+, Politics, Sociology

Eleanor D

PGCE Secondary with FE in History and Social Sciences, University of Keele (1998). LLB Law and History Joint Honours with subsidiaries in Education, Biology and Computing, University of Keele (1997).

Member since 2017 Mrs Eleanor D

Qualified and experienced teacher of students from age 5 to adult. Currently working as a tutor of SEND and other students on 1:1 or small group basis. Able to teach Key Stage 2 Primary and Key Stage 3 curriculum as well as offering Philosophy, History, Religious Education, Citizenship, Business Studies and Law at all levels including GCSE and A level; also teaches Psychology and Sociology through to GCSE. Also Teaches English, Maths and Science up to GCSE, and Functional Skills tuition for all. Provides preparation for 11+ and School Entrance Examinations. Can support homeschooling. SEN experience in ASC (including high and low functioning autism, PDA and ODD), ADHD, SEMH, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia and MLD.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, Maths, English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Business Studies, Computer Science, Psychology, 13+, Study Skills, Religious Studies, English Literature, 11+, IT Skills, Philosophy, Law, English Language, Sociology, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool

Alexander H

MA Educational Leadership, University of Warwick (2018). PGCE with QTS, History, Birmingham City University (2015). BA (Hons) History, University of Oxford (2013).

Member since 2019 Mr Alexander H

University of Oxford educated, qualified History and English teacher, with Head of Department experience, recently teaching at Rugby School, currently supporting and assessing trainee secondary school teachers to get better at teaching as part of the Teach First training programme, working across a variety of schools in the West Midlands. Teaches History and English to 11-18 year olds from Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and History to A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance exams, GCSE re-sits and UCAS applications to Russell Group universities. Specialises in 20th century Germany. Extensive experience teaching students with additional needs and with English as a second language.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, History, English Literature, English Language, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance

Colin O

MA PPE, Oxford University.

Member since 2015 Mr Colin O

Since graduating in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University, I have worked as a full-time tutor for over 15 years. I have helped hundreds of students to prepare for their exams, with many achieving top grades. I am calm and encouraging and I enjoy seeing my students gradually develop their knowledge and skills though consistent practice.

Subjects: English, Maths, Economics, Business Studies, French, German, Common Entrance, English Language, Philosophy, English Literature, 11+, Study Skills, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Barbara O

Qualified Teacher Status (GTP) 2002, BAHons Film and Literature (University of Warwick) 1990.

Member since 2020 Ms Barbara O

Experienced teacher of English Language and English Literature having worked in various secondary schools across Coventry and Warwickshire for the past 18yrs at both KS3 and KS4. Currently working at Stoke Park School in Coventry. Worked predominantly with AQA exam board although some experience with WJEC also with proven success at GCSE across all ability levels, including SEN.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 13+

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