A Selection of Our Teachers

Simon W

PGCE Drama, Manchester Metropolitan University (1993). Professional Actor (1987-1991). Theatre and Film Acting, Mountview Theatre School, London (1987).

Member since 2019 Mr Simon W

Qualified and experienced teacher of English and Drama, currently teaching English and Drama at Sir William Stanier School. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE; across all major exam boards. SEN experience. Can provide tuition for GCSE and IGCSE resits, functional skills and literacy tuition for adult learners, from beginner to advanced levels. Provides preparation for School Entrance Examinations and Scholarships.

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

Stephen S

Qualified Teacher Status; PGCE Secondary English, Nottingham Trent University (2006). BA (Hons) English Literature, University of Derby (2003).

Member since 2018 Mr Stephen S

I am a highly qualified and vastly experienced secondary school English Teacher, who spent most of his career teaching English in an 'Outstanding' secondary school in Spondon, Derby. Now, I am a successful self-employed home tutor, who teaches English Language and English Literature from Key Stage 2 through to GCSE, across all the major examination boards: AQA, Edexcel, OCR, WJEC. I also prepare students in Years 12 and 13 for their GCSE English Language re-sits. Also, I have a wide and extensive range of SEN experience, particularly students with Autism. Also, when I was Assistant Head of Year, I was responsible for mentoring students with a range of social and emotional issues.

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

Rob W

PGCE from The Institute of Education University of Oxford (1975). MA University of Kent, Canterbury (1974). BA (Hons) English and American Literature from The University of Kent at Canterbury (1973).

Member since 2019 Mr Rob W

Qualified English teacher, with 35 years of experience teaching Engish Language and Literature to 13 to 18 year olds. Teaches from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE, A level, and Pre-U.

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

Helen P

PGCE English and Social Sciences, Keele University (2002). LLB Law, Coventry University (2001).

Member since 2018 Mrs Helen P

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently an Educational Consultant and Trainer nationally. Previously a Lead Assessment Writer, Principal Examiner and Trainer for AQA GCSE English. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level. Specialises in AQA. Can support preparations for School Entrance exams and for GCSE re-sits.

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

Satvinder J

PGCE Primary, University of Warwick (2011). BSc (Hons) Psychology Degree (2000)

Member since 2020 Mrs Satvinder J

I’m a fully qualified and experienced Primary School Teacher with over 10 years strong classroom experience in teaching (all year groups). Extremely successful 11 Plus Tutor. I qualified with a PGCE from the University of Warwick and a Psychology Degree from Thames Valley University. I am fully DBS enhanced cleared. I demonstrate a deep knowledge and understanding of the subjects I teach. I use highly effective questioning and demonstrate understanding of the ways pupils think about subject content. I identify pupils’ common misconceptions and act to ensure they are corrected. I plan lessons very effectively, making maximum use of lesson time and coordinating lesson resources well. I provide adequate time for practice to embed the pupils’ knowledge, understanding and skills securely. I always check pupils’ understanding systematically and effectively in lessons, offering clearly directed and timely support.

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

William L

PGCE Humanities, Leicester University (2018). CELTA Certificate (2013). BA (Hons) Philosophy and Religious Studies, Lancaster University (2012).

Member since 2020 Mr William L

A qualified teacher of Humanities with QTS. I have six years' of teaching experience which include three in the UK and three spent teaching in public schools in Korea. Teaches Philosophy, Religious Studies and Geography through to AS level; teaches History and English from Prep and Key Stage 3 to GCSE level. Recently assisted in designing new a new curriculum for GCSE RE at my current school. Provide preparation for School Entrance Exams. In addition, I am a CELTA Qualified teacher of English as a second language, who specialises in teaching ESL students.

Subjects: English, Geography, History, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, 13+, Common Entrance, Philosophy, Religious Studies

John G

Cert.Ed English, City of Leicester College of Further Education (1967).

Member since 2018 Mr John G

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently a full time tutor. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major exam boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance exams. Offers Maths Tuition at Primary Level and is also trained in Speech and Drama at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London.

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

Vince F

BEd English, Bishop Grosseteste University (2004).

Member since 2017 Mr Vince F

Qualified and experienced English Teacher. Teaches English from Key Stage 2 through Prep and Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level across all the major exam boards.

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

Judi O

Post Graduate Certificate LACIC, University of Sheffield (2007). Dip SPLD University of Northampton (2003). PGCE, University of Leicester (1983). First degree BA (Hons) French, German, History and Theology of Christian Church, University of Durham (1981).

Member since 2015 Mrs Judi O

Experienced English and specialist SEN Teacher (eighteen years in mainstream teaching with students with special needs). Currently a freelance tutor. Teaches English Language, English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, Significant SEN experience, with dyslexia and ASD specialism. Wide-ranging experience with difficulties in language acquisition including assistive technology. SENCO experience from Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 4.

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

Elizabeth G

PhD English Literature and Creative Writing, Aberystwyth (2019). MA Keele University. PGCE English, Bath University (1986). BA (Hons) English Literature, Exeter University (1979).

Member since 2019 Dr Elizabeth G

Qualified and experienced teacher of English, now tutoring full-time. With 30 years' experience teaching in Mainstream and Independent Schools in Scotland and England. Teaches English from Prep and KS3 through to A level. Offers preparation for SATS, School Entrance Exams, Common Entrance, 13+, IGCSE, GCSE English Language, Literature; English Literature, and Lang/Lit to AS and A Level. Knowledge of all the major examination boards. Examiner for GCSE, and A Level English Literature (OCR and,AQA). Provides support for re-sits and literacy skills for adults. Can support home schooling.

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

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