A Selection of Our Teachers

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, 11+, School Entrance Exams, 13+, English Language, SATs, English Literature, Study Skills

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

Shiralee G

PGCE Primary Education, Bath Spa Teacher Training College (1989). BA (Hons) English Literature, Anglia Ruskin University (1984).

Member since 2020 Miss Shiralee G

Qualified primary school teacher with over 25 years teaching experience, currently working as a supply teacher and tutor in the Salisbury area. Friendly, supportive and encouraging; has also worked abroad teaching English as a second language and has been the Head Teacher of a nursery school in London. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary age range - EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Also teaches English to GCSE and Maths to Key Stage 3. Can support preparations for SATs and School Entrance Exams. Good SEN experience recently with dyslexia and ADHD. Excellent references available.

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

Mark F

BA English and European Literature, University of Warwick (1990).

Member since 2019 Mr Mark F

Qualified and experienced English and Drama Teacher with over 27 years' experience in the Private sector, including as a House Master, Head of English & Drama, Director of Drama, and Director of Digital Learning. Currently providing private tuition and working in technology-enhanced learning, and fascinated by the ways developments in neuroscience can be used to enhance teaching and learning. Teaches English Language and Literature, Drama and Film Studies from Key Stage 3 to GCSE / IGCSE and A level. Examiner experience with AQA: A level Theatre Studies for six years; GCSE English Literature for two years. Various qualifications in Educational Technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology online (MITx), and currently studying for a Masters in Instructional Design and Technology

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

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

Claire E

Post Graduate Certificate in Assessment for Dyslexia and Literacy, Level 7 (2013). Certificate of Psychometric Testing, Assessment and Access Arrangements, Level 7 (2013). PGCE Secondary Music and Remedial English, Greenwich University (1984). Associate Member of PATOSS and Dyslexia Guild.

Member since 2019 Mrs Claire E

Qualified and experienced Special Educational Needs Teacher, currently a Specialist Advisory Teacher for a number of schools in the local area. Works with individual children who are having difficulty with Literacy or Numeracy and explores how their progress might be impeded and following a block of teaching intervention produces a report to aid further teaching for staff and parents . Assesses students at secondary age for Examinations Access Arrangements. provides In Service Training for Teaching Assistants at whole school and small group level. Extensive and ongoing CPD. Structured Teaching Intervention for Dyslexia and Literacy, Level 7 (2019). Teacher Subject Specialism Training in Maths (2017).

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

Nicola A

PGCE, University of Birmingham (1976). BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, University of Birmingham (1974).

Member since 2015 Mrs Nicola A

Qualified and experienced English teacher, taught for 37 years at selective Grammar and Independent Schools, over 50 pupils tutored past 5 years. Excellent GCSE results: 5 grade 9 achieved. Experienced to teach English Language and English Literature from Key Stage 3, GCSE and IGCSE, A level, IB, IELTS, HKDSE. Author of two GCSE textbooks. Experienced examiner and moderator. Supports preparation towards 11+, 13+ and CE Examinations and marks 11+ papers. Head of Special Needs for 6 years.

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

Dave T

PGDipEd Learning and Teaching, Leicester University (2015). Certificate in Autism Awareness, Canterbury University (2010). PGCE Upper Primary, Aberystwyth University (2006). BA (Hons) Classical Studies and Latin, Lampeter University (2000).

Member since 2016 Mr Dave T

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, specialising in Key Stage 2. Offers preparations for SATs, 11+ and Common Entrance Examinations. Teaches English, Maths, ICT, PE and Science through to Key Stage 3. SEN experience.

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

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

Marion B

QTLS Institute for Learning (2012). PGCE Exeter University (2009). BA (Hons) English and History, Bournemouth and Exeter University (2006).

Member since 2019 Mrs Marion B

Qualified and experienced SEN, English and Maths Teacher, currently a Specialist English Support Tutor at The Gryphon School, as well as offering specialist Learning Support Home Tuition. Extensive SEN experience; a pro-active approach to CPD, alongside interest and enthusiasm has ensured that she remains up to date in the field of Special Educational Needs. Assesses students for exam access arrangements. Also teaches English and Maths from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE, as well as Functional Skills for adult learners. ELSA Emotional Literacy level 4, Dorset County Council (2018). PAPAA IQ Level 7 (2016). SpLD Diploma, OCR Level 5 SENS Dorset County Council (2015).

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, English Language, English Literature

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