A Selection of Our Teachers

Sharon G

MA Social Sciences, University of Glasgow (1985). PGCE Social Sciences, PSHE and SEN, Didsbury College of Education, Manchester (1986). Advanced Diploma in Professional Development in Education, Primary Teaching Conversion, University of North London (1998).

Member since 2018 Mrs Sharon G

Qualified and experienced Primary and Secondary Teacher. Teaches Primary Key Stage 1 and 2, English and Maths from Primary and Prep through to GCSE and IGCSE. Significant SEN experience. Supports preparations for School Entrance Exams including 11+, Scholarship and Common Entrance.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, Maths, English, History, Psychology, English Literature, SATs, Homeschool, Sociology, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, Common Entrance, 11+, Politics, 13+, English Language

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

Gary C

QTS, Department for Education and Skills (2002). PGCE History, University of Keele (2001). BA (Hons) History and English, York St John University (1998).

Member since 2019 Mr Gary C

Qualified and experienced Primary, History and English Teacher, with Head of Department experience, recently teaching at Moorside High School, currently teaching at Willowbank Primary School. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. Can support preparations for SATs and School entrance Exams. Teaches History from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also teaches English to Key Stage 4 Level. SEN experience. GCSE Examiner for OCR History.

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

Jo M

QTS, Canterbury Christ Church University College (2008). BA (Hons) Classics and Classical Studies Newcastle University (2001).

Member since 2019 Mrs Jo M

Approachable, highly experienced English and Latin/Classical Civilisation teacher, with background in both the State and Independent sectors, including as Head of Department, currently offering home and online tuition. Solid track record with SEN and building confidence. I can support your child with English Literature and/or Language from Prep and Key Stage 3, right through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also teaches Latin and Classical Civilisation to GCSE. English Language A-Level Examiner for Edexcel. Extensive experience as new teacher trainer and mentor. QTS Canterbury Christ Church University College 2008

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, Maths, English, Latin, EFL or ESL, Classical Civilisation, English Language, English Literature, School Entrance Exams

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

Emma D

PGCE Secondary Drama, Middlesex University (1994). BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre Studies, Middlesex University (1992).

Member since 2019 Mrs Emma D

Qualified and experienced teacher of English and Drama, with 25 years of experience teaching in Grammar schools, Academies and a Sixth Form College. Currently tutoring full time. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams. Also has vast experience teaching Drama and Theatre Studies.

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

Fiona C

CAPSE (SENCO), Bath Spa University (2001); Scottish Diploma Anatomy, Physiology & Health (1974).

Member since 2019 Mrs Fiona C

Qualified and experienced PE, SEN, English and Biology Secondary school Teacher with over 45 years' teaching experience in Scotland and England, recently retired and now focusing on home tuition and long distance walking. Most recent post as PE, English and Biology Teacher at St Mark's Episcopal Secondary School for 20 years, and registered SENCO since 2001, also 6 years as a GCSE PE Assessor for OCR. Offers support for a wide variety of SEN requirements including Dyslexia, ASD and ADHD, Key Stage 3 Biology, and English Language from Key Stage 3 to GCSE/IGCSE.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Biology, English Language, Study Skills, School Entrance Exams

Amy H

PGCE English, University of York (1994). BA (Hons) English and Politics, University of Lancaster (1993).

Member since 2015 Mrs Amy H

Qualified and Experienced English Teacher with Head of Department experience, with over 20 years' classroom experience, currently working as a tutor. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE A Level and IB across all the major exam boards, to secondary students of all ages and abilities, including SEN. AQA examiner.

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

Michael M

MA in Literature, Open University (2003). Postgraduate Diploma in Education, University of West of England (1998). PGCE English and Drama, University of Southampton (1981). BA (Hons) English, University of Southampton (1980).

Member since 2016 Mr Michael M

I am a qualified and experienced English Teacher, who taught for 30 years at Millfield School in Somerset. I taught English Language and English Literature from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE, and A Level. I set and marked exam papers for the scholarship exam and other entrance cexams into the school. I was in charge the Common Entrance assessment process. I was also the Oxbridge mentor for pupils in the Sixth Form. I was heavikly involved in the university application priocess, writing hundreds of UCAS references for students. In 2017, I was featured as an "inspiring teacher" in the TES.

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

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