A Selection of Our Teachers

Gemma H

PGCE Primary Education, Sheffield Hallam University (2015). BA(Hons) Humanities, The Open University (2010). I am currently undertaking a Education Psychology Diploma. I have illustrated several books and am a keen sportsperson. In previous schools, I have held the role of Art Co-ordinator, PE Co-ordinator and assisted the Head of English.

Member since 2019 Mrs Gemma H

Qualified and experience primary school teacher (with Qualified Teacher Status), now a part time resource creator for Teachit Primary, one of the largest teaching resource companies and part of the AQA group. Teaches all core subjects across the primary age range (KS1 and KS2), along with additional non-core subjects as required. Experience of successful home schooling. Provide support for home schooling, tutoring, entrance exams and SATs. I am currently undertaking a Education Psychology Diploma. I have illustrated several books and am a keen sportsperson. In previous schools, I have held the role of Art Co-ordinator, PE Co-ordinator and assisted the Head of English.

Subjects: Primary, English, Maths, French, Latin, School Entrance Exams, SATs, Classical Civilisation, Study Skills, Homeschool, 11+

Katy Y

PGCE Secondary, French and Spanish, University of Leeds (1996). BA (Hons) French and Spanish, University of Salford (1993). TEFLA International House, London (1993).

Member since 2020 Ms Katy Y

Qualified teacher of French and Spanish, currently teaching Spanish to Primary school children in schools in Bradford. Over 20 years' experience of tutoring one to one, which has been the main focus of my career. Huge range of experience and very individualised style of teaching. Currently working with students from 8-16, in Maths, English, 11 plus preparation, GCSE preparation and resits.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, French, Spanish, EFL or ESL, 13+, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, Study Skills, Homeschool, 11+

Alan M

PGCE Further Education, Huddersfield University (2004). BSc (Hons) Psychology, Bolton University (1996).

Member since 2016 Mr Alan M

Qualified and experienced teacher of English and Maths from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE, across all major Exam Boards. Now full-time tutor. Supports GCSE and IGCSE resits and provides Functional Skills English and Maths for adult learners. Can support homeschooling.

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

Maria G

PGCE Further Education English, Huddersfield University (2008); BA (Hons) English, Leeds University (2004).

Member since 2019 Ms Maria G

Qualified and experienced Teacher of English and Head of Year with over 15 years' experience in a number of different settings. Currently teaches KS3 and KS4 English Literature and Language at Calder High School, regularly achieving the highest GCSE results for English (Grade 4-9) at the school for a number of years. Strong experience of working with students of all abilities and specialising in working with students to increase their confidence and self-belief to achieve higher grades. Also frequently works with students that have been excluded from mainstream education and those with Special Educational Needs.

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

Emma D

PGCE Lancaster University (2002). BA (Hons) English Literature with Psychology, Chester University (2001)

Member since 2020 Miss Emma D

Qualified and experienced teacher of English. Able to teach across secondary ages, including GCSE and A-Level. Having taught in state schools for over 15 years, now undertaking a consultancy role across various schools. Senior examiner in GCSE English Language, marking and leading a team of examiners for both summer series and November resits. Extensive knowledge of current English Language mark schemes.

Subjects: English, English Language, English Literature

Aleesha U

BEd, University of Otago, New Zealand (2008). Graduate Diploma of Teaching, Dunedan College of Education, New Zealand (2008).

Member since 2016 Mrs Aleesha U

Qualified and experienced teacher from New Zealand with 7 years experience and QTS in UK. Teaches English Language, English Literature, Classical Studies, History, Geography and Science at Prep and Key Stage 3. Also offers EFL and preparation for School Entrance Examinations.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Science, Geography, History, EFL or ESL, English Literature, 13+, Homeschool, Classical Civilisation, School Entrance Exams, English Language

Fiona W

PGCE Primary Education with QTS, Teach First, University of Manchester (2015). BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Manchester (2010).

Member since 2019 Miss Fiona W

I am an experienced primary school teacher with Qualified Teacher Status. I am currently in Year 4 but have taught throughout the primary phase. I have worked with students both on a one to one basis, groups and full classes. This has also included online tuition via Zoom alongside more traditional face to face tuition. I can assist any primary school students and coach children for the 11 plus exam. I can also help children who are behind expectations in high school and support them to catch up. I believe that my excellent communication skills and solid academic background enable me to be an effective tutor particularly within the core subjects of English and maths. I work with students at Independent schools as well as those from Grammar and Non-Selective State schools. I am very approachable, focused and passionate about tutoring. Edexcel Examiner - Key Stage 2 Reading.

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

Nicola M

PGCE Leeds University (2004). MA English and BA (Hons) First Class English, Leeds University (2003).

Member since 2015 Miss Nicola M

Qualified and experienced English and Maths teacher, with extensive experience teaching English at Key Stages 2, 3, 4 and 5 in both independent and state schools. Currently also teaching on the teacher training course for new teachers, sharing Ofsted recognised Outstanding Teaching Practice. Specialist SEND teacher with experience of catering for a variety of learning needs. Current team leader for AQA for GCSE English and expert subject knowledge and teaching expertise at this level. 7 years' experience of successfully preparing students for the 11+ and entrance exams for Wirral and Liverpool schools. Also teaches Maths Key Stage 3, GCSE and Functional Skills.

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

Christine H

Teaching Certificate of Education, CF Mott College of Education, University of Lancaster, Prescot (1976).

Member since 2015 Ms Christine H

Qualified and experienced Primary and Secondary Teacher with experience of teaching children of all abilities including those with additional needs. Currently working as a tutor of Maths and English at Key Stages 1 and 2, and of Maths at Key Stages 3 and 4. Providing support for KS1 and KS2 SATs and GCSE Maths exams. Also able to support homeschooling.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, Science, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 11+, 13+

Heather A

MA in Education, Edge Hill University (2016). BSc (Hons) Mathematics, The Open University (1995). PGCE Business Education, University of the West of England (1986). BA (Hons) International Business, Northumbria University (1986).

Member since 2017 Mrs Heather A

Very patient, qualified and experienced Business Studies and Mathematics Teacher since 1988, recently teaching in Formby for 20 years, currently a part-time tutor since Sept 2018. An examiner for GCSE Statistics, Business Studies BTEC, GCSE and IGCSE for Edexcel, AQA and Cambridge. Tutors Maths up to and including GCSE level. Also teaches English up to Key Stage 3. Controlled Assessment Advisor for AQA Exam Board and Standards Verifier and Examiner for BTEC Business and Travel. Team Leader for Edexcel for Standards Verifier. Lead Standards Verifier for BTEC.

Subjects: Maths, English, Business Studies, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, Homeschool

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