A Selection of Our Teachers

Akbal K

BA (Hons) History with QTS, and MSc in Neuroscience and Education.

Member since 2016 Ms Akbal K

Qualified and experienced Teacher with over 9 years' experience teaching in Primary schools, and more recently offering tuition up to Key Stage 3. Experienced in working with a wide range of learning needs and preparing students for 11+ entrance examinations. Previously held leadership positions in PE, History, Eco Schools and STEAM. Teaches the full Primary National Curriculum, and offers support in Key Stage 3 for English and Maths.

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

Duncan T

PGCE Secondary Modern Languages, University of Bath (1993). BA (Hons) Modern Languages, University of Sheffield (1991).

Member since 2017 Mr Duncan T

Qualified and experienced English and Modern Foreign Language Teacher currently working as a freelance tutor and educational consultant. Teaches English Language, English Literature, French and Spanish from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; German, Portuguese and Latin up to Key Stage 3. Provides language tuition for adult learners and businesses, from beginner to advanced levels. Specialisms in 11+, 13+ Common Entrance and Scholarship, EAL, GCSE and A Level Language. Can support homeschooling.

Subjects: English, French, Spanish, German, Latin, EFL or ESL, Study Skills, English Language, Common Entrance, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 11+, 13+, Homeschool, Portuguese

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

Seraphina B

PGCE Secondary English, University of Exeter (1992).

Member since 2015 Mrs Seraphina B

Qualified and experienced teacher, teaching across the Primary and Secondary sectors. Specialises in SEN teaching and preparations for SATS, 11+, Common Entrance and School Entrance Examinations. Teaches English Language, English Literature and Maths from Key Stage 3 to GCSE, IGCSE; also Functional Skills tuition for adults.

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

Tammy G

PhD student, Anthropology, University of Bristol (2018-present); Qualified Teacher Status UK (2015); MA English (with distinction), National University, California, USA (2012); MA Teaching, Maharishi University of Management, Iowa USA (2008); BA English, Maryville University, Missouri, USA (2007).

Member since 2016 Mrs Tammy G

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature and GCSE examiner for AQA, with over 10 years' teaching experience in the UK, USA and UAE. Currently pursuing a PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Bristol, and providing private tuition in English and Maths for KS3 and GCSE (Foundation level only in Maths). Specialises in teaching English KS3 through to GCSE/IGCSE and has had great success with students who struggle with Maths. Can also provide preparation for Scholarships, 11+ and School Entrance Examinations and has had students receive places at Redmaids' High School and Bristol Grammar.

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

Linda M

PGCE University of Bath (2009); BA (Hons) European Studies, University of Bath (1985).

Member since 2019 Ms Linda M

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, English and Maths, with experience of teaching at local primary and secondary schools. Teaches French from Primary and Prep, through Key Stage 3 and on to GCSE/IGCSE and A level. Also teaches Italian, English and Maths from Key Stage 3 to GCSE. Provides support for GCSE re-sits, and numeracy/language tuition for SEN and adult learners.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, French, Italian, School Entrance Exams

Tom H

PGCE, Secondary Geography, Oxford Brookes University (1996). BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture, Cheltenham and Gloucester College (1997).

Member since 2019 Mr Tom H

I am a qualified teacher with over twenty-four years experience within both the state and independent sectors, across all primary and secondary ages and with students with all kinds of needs and from very diverse backgrounds. I have a strong track record in designing and executing successful educational programs for learners in primary, middle and secondary schools with both mainstream and SEND students. My friendly and humorous nature ensures that I establish trust and a good rapport with my students by capturing their imaginations and helping them to overcome barriers to learning. My daily teaching practice is learning centered; orchestrated immersion, relaxed alertness and active processing are the three tenets that I adhere to; having a positive impact on the attitude of the students and their self-esteem.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, Maths, English, Science, Geography, History, Common Entrance, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, Study Skills

Helen G

PGCE Secondary History, University of Bath. BA (Hons) History, University of Southampton.

Member since 2016 Mrs Helen G

Qualified and experienced History Teacher, currently teaching at a specialist dyslexia school. Teaches History and English from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; also ICT to Key Stage 3. Significant SEN experience. Head of Department and current WJEC and Edexcel Moderator and Examiner. Dyslexia & Autism training.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, History, English Language, IT Skills, English Literature

Kate A

Certificate of Education, MEd. ESOL, CELTA. ITOL. Post Graduate Certificate In SpLD (dyslexia). Post Graduate level 7 qualification in Assessing for Access Arrangements.

Member since 2015 Mrs Kate A

Qualified and experienced English teacher, teaching English Language and English Literature from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. A dyslexia specialist, currently working with younger primary school children, both in school and privately and adults with all aspects of English, Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar ( SPaG). Supports GCSE resits, literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners and IELTS preparation.

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

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