A Selection of Our Teachers

Penny Ireland M

PGCE, Geography Secondary, University of Bath (1999). BA (Hons), Urban Planning, Liverpool John Moores University (1997).

Member since 2019 Mrs Penny Ireland M

Qualified and experienced specialist SEN teacher with over four years of experience working within a local SEN schools. Originally a Secondary Geography teacher graduating from The University of Bath in 1999. 'I have lived and worked in London and Dubai before returning to my home city Chester. I currently tutor autistic students (age 11-16) who are not in full-time education.' In addition, teaches Geography from Key Stage 3, through to GCSE/GCSE and A Level; across all major exam boards. Significant SEN experience. Can support home schooling.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, Science, Geography, History, School Entrance Exams

Helena K

PGCE University of Huddersfield (2013). MA Practice as Research, Edgehill University (2012). BA (Hons) Drama, Liverpool John Moores University (1999). Diploma in Acting, LIPA (1997).

Member since 2016 Mrs Helena K

Qualified and experienced teacher and lecturer of English and Drama. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE and IGCSE, across all major Exam Boards. Offers tuition in literacy and Functional Skills for adult learners. Supports GCSE resits. SEN experience. Provides coaching for job interviews.

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

Kirsty W

PGCE Secondary English, Keele University (2012). BA (Hons) English Literature and Language, University of Liverpool (2011)

Member since 2019 Mrs Kirsty W

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently a 1 to 1 tutor providing English tuition for students who cannot currently access school, as well as private tuition. Teaches English Language and Literature from Primary, Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE across all the major Exam Boards. Currently a GCSE examiner for WJEC, marking English Language and Literature papers. Also teaches English Literature through to A Level. SEN experience; can also support home schooling. Currently offering online tuition through various online platforms. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Examinations.

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

Kate A

Teach First Leadership Development Programme (2016). PGCE with QTS, Secondary English, University of Manchester (2015). BA (Hons) History, University of Lancaster (2001).

Member since 2017 Miss Kate A

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently the Assistant Curriculum Leader of English at Sandbach School and an English Literature examiner with AQA. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, and English Language to A Level. Supports preparations for School Entrance Exams and very experienced with SEN.

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

Leigh M

PGCE Secondary English with Qualified Teacher Status, Edge hill University (2014).

Member since 2018 Mr Leigh M

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, teaching English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all Exam Boards. Provides support for Scholarships, School Entrance Exams and GCSE resits; also literacy skills for businesses and adult learners.

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

Claire W

Qualified Teacher Status, PGCE Primary (Distinction), Manchester Metropolitan University (2012) with Masters credits. BSc (Hons) Genetics, Newcastle-upon-Tyne University (1990).

Member since 2020 Mrs Claire W

Qualified and experienced Primary School Teacher, currently working as a Supply Teacher. Teaches across all core subjects within the Primary National Curriculum, from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Experience of all ages, abilities and learning styles. Special interest in Maths and Science. Supports preparation for Y2/Y6 SATs and Y4 times tables test. Aims to increase your child’s confidence and self-esteem through targeted one to one attention. Celebrates effort as well as achievement and wants your child to feel proud of what they can do.

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

Helen D

Masters in Linguistics, Sheffield University (2005). PGCE English, Cambridge University (2002). BA (Hons) English Literature, Chester University (2001).

Member since 2020 Ms Helen D

Qualified and experienced teacher of English who has taught English for over fifteen years in a variety of settings, including grammar schools, before moving to consultancy roles in both primary and secondary schools. Tutors a variety of age ranges from primary children up to A Level students. Has also published several English teaching text books for Oxford University Press and research papers for Warwick University. Writes A Level English Language and Literature papers for Cambridge exam board. Has extensive examining and senior experience with many major exam boards. Happily works with any age range whether it be to prepare for an entrance exam, build foundations or help with SATS, GCSEs and A Levels in English. Is passionate about education and is married to a primary Headteacher and is Mum to a teenager (who has gone through SATs, and 11+ exam and is embarking upon GCSEs) and so understands the importance of good tutoring and support.

Subjects: Primary, English, Common Entrance, English Literature, English Language, SATs, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Eleanor K

BA (Hons) Education with QTS (2009).

Member since 2016 Mrs Eleanor K

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, teaching across the ages and Key Stages, including Nursery and EYFS. SEN experience. Experienced one-to-one home tutor, supporting children in English and Maths, from ages 7 to 15. Offers tuition and preparations for SATS and 11+ Examinations.

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

Emily P

PhD Medieval Literature (2019), Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting (2017), PGCE Secondary Education with QTS, Chester University (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature, Aberystwyth University (2012).

Member since 2017 Mrs Emily P

Qualified and experienced English Literature, English Language, History and RS Teacher and tutor with over 7 years' experience. Key Stage 3 to A level, experienced across all Exam Boards. Graded Outstanding twice. An adoptive parent, with significant experience with LAC and PLAC children, those with learning difficulties and mental health issues. Tailored teaching and learning to suit the individual and spot the root cause of an issue quickly. Supports homeschooling, also has own classroom if preferred.

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

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, Study Skills, Homeschool, 13+, School Entrance Exams

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