A Selection of Our Teachers

Marion B

QTLS Institute for Learning (2012). PGCE Exeter University (2009). BA (Hons) English and History, Bournemouth and Exeter University (2006).

Member since 2019 Mrs Marion B

Qualified and experienced SEN, English and Maths Teacher, currently a Specialist English Support Tutor at The Gryphon School, as well as offering specialist Learning Support Home Tuition. Extensive SEN experience; a pro-active approach to CPD, alongside interest and enthusiasm has ensured that she remains up to date in the field of Special Educational Needs. Assesses students for exam access arrangements. Also teaches English and Maths from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE, as well as Functional Skills for adult learners. ELSA Emotional Literacy level 4, Dorset County Council (2018). PAPAA IQ Level 7 (2016). SpLD Diploma, OCR Level 5 SENS Dorset County Council (2015).

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, English Language, English Literature

Shiralee G

PGCE Primary Education, Bath Spa Teacher Training College (1989). BA (Hons) English Literature, Anglia Ruskin University (1984).

Member since 2020 Miss Shiralee G

Qualified primary school teacher with over 25 years teaching experience, currently working as a supply teacher and tutor in the Salisbury area. Friendly, supportive and encouraging; has also worked abroad teaching English as a second language and has been the Head Teacher of a nursery school in London. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary age range - EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Also teaches English to GCSE and Maths to Key Stage 3. Can support preparations for SATs and School Entrance Exams. Good SEN experience recently with dyslexia and ADHD. Excellent references available.

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

Mark F

BA English and European Literature, University of Warwick (1990).

Member since 2019 Mr Mark F

Qualified and experienced English and Drama Teacher with over 27 years' experience in the Private sector, including as a House Master, Head of English & Drama, Director of Drama, and Director of Digital Learning. Currently providing private tuition and working in technology-enhanced learning, and fascinated by the ways developments in neuroscience can be used to enhance teaching and learning. Teaches English Language and Literature, Drama and Film Studies from Key Stage 3 to GCSE / IGCSE and A level. Examiner experience with AQA: A level Theatre Studies for six years; GCSE English Literature for two years. Various qualifications in Educational Technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology online (MITx), and currently studying for a Masters in Instructional Design and Technology

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

Sara C

PGCE (Distinction) Secondary Science, University of Manchester (1991). BSc Applied Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University (1987). BTh (Hons) Applied Theology (2001). MTh Practical Theology (2007).

Member since 2018 Ms Sara C

Experienced Online Tutor with a record of excellent results and positive progress using online platforms. Face to face is always preferred but online does offer another opportunity for tuition support. Qualified and experienced Science teacher, currently teaching at Avonbourne. Teaches Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Religious Studies from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; teaches Maths and English from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE, across all major Exam Boards. AQA Examiner for Science. Methodist Minister (non-stipendiary). Supports home schooling and provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. SEN experience.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, Maths, English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 13+, Homeschool, Study Skills, English Language, School Entrance Exams, English Literature, Common Entrance

Susan G

PGCE Primary Education, Manchester University (1987). BA (Hons) Architecture, Manchester University (1985).

Member since 2020 Mrs Susan G

I am an experienced primary teacher able to provide tailor-made online lessons to meet the individual needs of the child. I am particularly able to support children with key literacy and numeracy skills. I have worked for the past 14 years as a supply teacher in a variety of primary schools throughout Dorset, teaching across the whole primary age range. Prior to that I was a class-based teacher in Bournemouth again teaching across the whole age range. I have high but realistic expectations of the children I teach which allows them to produce their best work. A literacy I taught was rated 'Outstanding' by OFSTED

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, SATs

Sally R

PGCE English and French, Exeter University (1989). BA (Hons) English Literature and Anthropology, Oxford Brookes University (1987).

Member since 2019 Ms Sally R

A qualified and experienced SEN teacher, with over 25 years of experience in Independent and State Schools. Currently a Specialist Teacher at Bruton School for Girls, teaches learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties and English at both Primary and Secondary levels. Has worked for the local authority as an advisory teacher and more recently in her local secondary school as the Literacy Coordinator; now teaches and assesses in a variety of locations. As a parent of children with specific learning difficulties, understands how challenging it can sometimes be to identify problems and put in effective support. Provides specialist teaching and full diagnostic assessments up to 16. OCR Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties (2019).

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, English Language, English Literature

Gemma B

PGCE English (11-18), University of Southampton (2003). BA (Hons) English, University College Chichester (2002). BSc (Hons) Sociology, University of Portsmouth (1999).

Member since 2019 Miss Gemma B

Qualified and experienced English teacher, now working as a full-time tutor. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Primary, Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all major Exam Boards. Also teaches Religious Education to GCSE and IGCSE. Provides support for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams; also support for GCSE resits and literacy tuition for adult learners. SEN experience. Can support home schooling.

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

Deirdre B

TEFL Language Teaching Centre, Cape Town (2001). Higher Diploma in Education, Johannesburg College of Education (1971). BA (Hons) QTS Grahamstown, South Africa (1970).

Member since 2016 Mrs Deirdre B

Qualified and experienced Latin and English teacher, currently offering private tuition. Teaches Latin from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; teaches English Language and English Literature at Prep, GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. Provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. Can support adult learners.

Subjects: English, Latin, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language

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