A Selection of Our Teachers

Matthew J

PGCPP Boarding Education, University of Surrey (2004). PGCE History, University of Wales, Swansea (2000). BA (Hons) History, University of Wales, Swansea (1999).

Member since 2017 Mr Matthew J

Qualified and experienced History teacher. Teaches History from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE, A Level and IB across all the major exam boards. Examiner for GCSE, A Level and IB History; prepares students for School and Oxbridge Entrance Interviews. Also teaches English Language and Religious Studies up to GCSE and IGCSE level. Provides support for Functional Skills and Literacy for adults.

Subjects: English, History, 13+, Religious Studies, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, English Language

Viv V

MA English and English Literature in Education, Goldsmiths, University of London (1998). PGCE English and Geography, Loughborough University (1991). BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, University of Wolverhampton (1990).

Member since 2018 Mrs Viv V

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at St Boniface's Catholic College. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE across all the major exam boards. Can support preparations for Scholarships, School Entrance Exams and GCSE re-sits.

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

Lisa T

MA English Literature. BA (Hons) English Literature, Aberystwyth University (1995).

Member since 2017 Mrs Lisa T

Qualified and experienced English teacher with over 20 years of experience teaching in local secondary Schools. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all major Exam Boards including WJEC, OCR, AQA and Edexcel. Provides support for GCSE and IGCSE retakes; also literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

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

Colin D

EdD University of Sheffield (2015). MEd. Educational Management, University of Sheffield (2001). PGCE Primary Education, Sheffield Hallam University (1990). BA (Hons) Industrial and Product Design, Sheffield Hallam University (1984).

Member since 2017 Dr Colin D

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher and Headteacher (3 headships) currently working as an Educational Consultant, Author and Tutor. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. Supports preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Extensive SEN experience as an English and Maths Intervention Teacher. Also teaches English and Maths to Key Stage 3.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, Maths, English, EFL or ESL, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Language, English Literature, 11+

Anthony P

PGCE (incorporating the Diploma in Education and Training) Plymouth University (2018). MRes History, Plymouth University (2016). BA (Hons) History, Plymouth University (2013).

Member since 2018 Mr Anthony P

Experienced English Teacher and History Graduate. I have a passion for education and learning, and for English and History. I am very self-motivated, well organised, excellent at timekeeping, driven to achieve my goals and ambitions, support students to achieve theirs and engage with my own CPD. I have experience of teaching and supporting a diverse range of students, and experience of teaching in different educational settings. As part of my PGCE, I worked at City College Plymouth teaching Functional Skills and GCSE English to young adults and mature learners. Since then I have taught KS3 and KS4 English as a Supply Teacher, have worked as a Personal Tutor to a GCSE student and have taught EAL students at the Europa Summer School, the Meridian School and at Mercator. I firmly believe that everyone should have an equal opportunity to succede and that all educational environments be a safe place. As a result, I am fully committed to upholding safeguarding, equality and diversity policies and procedures.

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

Thomas B

PGCE Secondary English, University of Exeter ((2015). BA (Hons) English, University of Sussex (2014).

Member since 2017 Mr Thomas B

A qualified English Teacher, recently teaching English and Key Stage 4 co-ordinator at Devonport High School for Boys; currently offering home tuition in the local area. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Examiner for AQA GCSE English. Can support preparations for GCSE resits and School Entrance Exams

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

Heidi J

QTLS, Cardiff University (2015). BA (Hons) Education Studies, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea (2014).

Member since 2017 Mrs Heidi J

Qualified and experienced teacher of Psychology, Sociology and English. Teaches Psychology at GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards; also English and Sociology form Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE.

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

Julie S

Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (2005). BA (Hons) English Language and History, Exeter University (2002).

Member since 2015 Miss Julie S

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently working full time as a tutor. Teaches across the primary age range, Key Stages 1 and 2. Provides preparation for SATS, 11+ and School Entrance Examinations. Also teaches English Language, English Literature and Maths through to Key Stage 3 and functional skills level. Significant SEN teaching experience.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, 11+, SATs

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