A Selection of Our Teachers

Fiona Q

PGCE Secondary English, Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln, University of Hull (2002).

Member since 2016 Mrs Fiona Q

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching in Haskel School, Gateshead. Teaches English from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level, across all the major exam boards. Also teaches Science to Key Stage 3. Extensive SEN experience.

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

Michelle G

Qualifed Teacher Status, Thames Primary Consortium (2004). BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology, Teesside University (2001).

Member since 2020 Ms Michelle G

I am an enthusiastic primary school teacher, effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all students. I would describe myself as highly motivated with over 10 years of experience in primary school settings working with children of various intellectual, behavioural and physical challenges. I have flair and skill in individualising instruction based on students' needs and interests. I am recognised as a detailed teacher, well-known for ensuring a safe and positive environment for learners, both reliable and dedicated with excellent interpersonal skills.

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

Tracey S

Member since 2020 Miss Tracey S

I have over 25 years experience as a qualified teacher, working mostly at primary level, although in the last few years I have been working as a supply teacher and have worked in secondary schools also. I have also worked as an exam invigilator for GCSE exams. I have experience of teaching year 6 and being involved in assisting children to work towards SATS, both at KS1 and KS2. Additionally, I have knowledge of various phonics programmes, including letters and sounds and Read, Write Inc. and have incorporated both when teaching homeschooled children. I have helped young people who are working towards their GCSE's, in Maths, English and the Sciences and have added qualifications in Functional Skills, which allows me to teach adults Maths and English also. I have supported preparations for entrance exams at 11+ and 13+.

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

Becky L

National Award for SENCo/PGCE Vulnerable Learners, Bath Spa University (2012). PGCE Teaching and Education, Bradford University (2000). BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages, Manchester Metropolitan University (1998).

Member since 2020 Ms Becky L

Qualified Primary Teacher who has been teaching Primary Schools for over twenty years. Worked both in the UK and abroad. My current role is as Safeguarding Lead Teacher in a very large primary school. Qualified SENDCo and worked as SENDCo in different schools for thirteen years. I have the National Award for SEND Co-ordination and a PGCE in Vulnerable Learners. I lead Computing in my current school also. I have experience of teaching all ages in Primary School (3-11.) Teaches Spanish up to GCSE level and English through to A level.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Spanish, EFL or ESL, English Literature, English Language, SATs

Jonathan K

PGCE English, University of Newcastle (2011). BA (Hons) English, University of Teesside (2008).

Member since 2016 Mr Jonathan K

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature, currently working as Head of Department in a North East college. Teaches GCSE English Language, GCSE English Literature, IGCSE and A level, across all major exam boards, also currently working as an examiner, as well as holding the role of Lead English Expert for AQA (offering training to practitioners in schools and colleges across the country on their behalf). Also holds a DfE recognised leadership qualification and has had work published on a range of educational websites.

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

Stephanie M

BA (Hons) University of Sunderland (2002), CELTA Teesside University (2016). PGCE Teesside University (2018). MA TESOL, University of Sunderland (2020).

Member since 2020 Ms Stephanie M

Qualified and experienced ESOL, EFL, ESL, Functional English and literacy teacher. Currently teaching at Darlington College. Offers English as a second or foreign language tuition for adults (pre-entry to Level 2) and preparation for Functional English exams (E1 to L2). Specialises in teaching and supporting adults with low-level literacy skills who wish to improve their reading and writing.

Subjects: English, EFL or ESL

Dorothy M

MA in Writing for Children, University of Central Lancashire (2011). BA English with Diploma in Education, Stirling University (1984). Certificates in Teaching Basic Literacy and Numeracy. Adult Literacy Teaching Recognition. Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language, Stevenson College, Edinburgh.

Member since 2016 Mrs Dorothy M

Qualified and experienced teacher of English, Literacy, Creative Writing and Basic Numeracy. Currently working as a full -time self-employed tutor supporting students with English and literacy from Primary, Key Stages 1 and 2, through Prep and scholarships, Key Stage 3, GCSE and A level across all the major exam boards. Also offers Adult and ESOL tuition. Considerable SEN experience. Also published author of children's fiction and educational resources.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, EFL or ESL, English Literature, English Language

Patricia A

BA (Hons) Professional Education, Leeds Metropolitan University (2001). Certificate in Education, Huddersfield University (1998). Graduate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Huddersfield University (1996). Foundation Degree in Theology and Ministry, York St John University (2010).

Member since 2016 Mrs Patricia A

Qualified and experienced Teacher, currently offering home tuition. Teaches the core subjects, English and Maths across the Primary Age range, Key Stages 1 and 2 and also at secondary levels Key Stage 3 and GCSE. Can support preparations for SATs, GCSEs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. SEN experience.

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

Bradley M

BA (Hons) Primary Education, Durham University (2016).

Member since 2020 Mr Bradley M

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching at Whitehouse Primary school. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum with particular specialism in KS2 for SATS preparation. SEN experience.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, SATs, School Entrance Exams

Joanne E

PGCE English Education with QTS, University of Sunderland (2015). MA (with Distinction) Northumbria University (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature (First Class), Northumbria University (2012).

Member since 2018 Mrs Joanne E

I am a qualified English Language and Literature Teacher, with experience of teaching Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, and adults. I also work as a GCSE and IGCSE examiner for English Language and Literature. My focus is on building up and developing students' confidence in the subject and helping them to become successful communicators.

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

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