A Selection of Our Teachers

Karen D

PGCE English, Leeds Metropolitan University. BA (Hons) English, Hull University.

Member since 2016 Mrs Karen D

I am a fully qualified teacher of English. I currently tutor students aged between 10 and 41 years. I have over 12 years of experience, and have taught in schools, sixth form colleges, and worked as a university tutor. I also work with students who have specific learning differences, and I have a keen interest in improving standards of literacy Edexcel examiner and marker.

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

Sandra D

PGCE with QTS English, Sheffield Hallam University (2018); MA 21st Century Literature, Lincoln University (2015); BA(Hons) English and History, Lincoln University (2012).

Member since 2019 Miss Sandra D

Qualified and experienced Secondary English Language and Literature Teacher, with over 3 years' experience teaching English at a local academy and providing private tuition. Also 5 years' providing support at Primary and Secondary levels, for both Higher Achievers and SEN pupils; and Primary Phonics and EAL. Recently completed a Masters in 21st Century Literature. Previously experienced in local government administration including 10 years covering Education. Teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE and A level, across all abilities and exam boards, also able to support Primary and SEN students.

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

Nick D

MEd Cambridge. PGCE Secondary English and Drama, University of Sheffield. BA (Hons) English Language and English Literature, University of Sheffield.

Member since 2019 Mr Nick D

I am a highly qualified, motivated Teacher of English and Special Educational Needs, with 25 years of experience. I taught at Queens` School, Bushey, Hertfordshire, where I was Deputy Senco, before moving back to my hometown of Doncaster to care for an elderly parent. I love 1-1 and small group work and would love to do a small amount of tuition if possible. I have taught English at Secondary level (11-18) and have a great deal of experience with students who find the curriculum challenging, including teaching at entry level. I have also taught basic numeracy, preparing students to tackle the Foundation Paper at Maths GCSE.

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

Vivien M

PGCE University of Hull BA (Hons) English Language and Literacy, the history and development of the English Language, Psychology and Sociology, Open University (2004). Diploma in English Language Studies

Member since 2016 Mrs Vivien M

Qualified and experienced teacher of English language and literature. Experience of teaching all qualifications from GCSE to Functional skills. I have taught learners with many barriers to learning and additional needs. I taught for ten years at an adult education college; the last 3 of which I was curriculum lead for the 14-16 college where I was part of the team of teachers who achieved outstanding for our department. For the past 3 years I have worked part time as a private tutor. I have worked with all levels of learner form KS2 through to KS4. I believe in student-centred learning allowing students to actively participate in their learning. 1:1 tuition provides the student with the opportunity to engage with texts in a depth they often miss in the busy classroom environment. I see students in my own house as I have all my resources to hand and can ensure Covid secure compliance.

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

Tina R

PGCE Primary Education, Manchester Polytechnic (1987). BA (Hons) Social Studies, University of Hull (1983).

Member since 2019 Ms Tina R

I am a qualified teacher in Primary Education where my subject specialism is Special Educational Needs, with 15 years of school teaching experience. I am an engaging and inspiring Tutor who can transform the lives of all my students ... My approach is calm and encouraging, allowing each student to develop their skills at their own pace of learning. I embrace all opportunities tin teaching the Primary Curriculum, including EYFS, KS1 and KS2. Prepares students for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. I also teach Maths and English at Key Stage 3 and 4, helping tutees to exceed their predicted grades in both subjects by at least two grades.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, EFL or ESL, English Language, Sociology, English Literature, Study Skills, 11+, University Entrance, 13+, SATs, School Entrance Exams

Peter M

PGCE Secondary History, University of Hull (1993). BA (Hons) Italian and History, University of Hull (1991).

Member since 2015 Mr Peter M

Qualified and experienced teacher of History, Business Studies and Italian, recently retired. Teaches History and Business Studies from GCSE, IGCSE through to BTEC and A level: Italian to GCSE and IGCSE; English Language and Literature to Key Stage 3; across all the major Exam Boards.

Subjects: English, History, Business, Italian, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Elizabeth P

MA English Literature, Open University (2010). PGCE Secondary English, University of York (2005). BA (Hons) English Literature, University of York (2004).

Member since 2020 Mrs Elizabeth P

I went into teaching because I love literature and I love working with young people! I have worked in independent schools since 2005 and as a private tutor since 2013 and have taught all the major exam boards at GCSE, iGCSE and A level as well as 11+, 13+, ACT and SAT prep, and Literature at undergraduate level. I have examined English for OCR, AQA and CIE and have also taught Drama and Theatre Studies A level, preparation for the ACT and SAT, and Literature at undergraduate level. I have many years of experience teaching students with educational special needs. I believe that study and revision skills are incredibly important and always teach them alongside academic subjects, have QTS and a Boarding Schools Association certificate in pastoral care, and complete the statutory Keeping Children Safe in Education training yearly.

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

Debbie W

BA QTS (Hons), Education and English Literature, University College of Ripon and York St John (1995).

Member since 2019 Mrs Debbie W

Qualified and experienced Primary School teacher with teaching experience across the full primary range with a specialism in English. Wealth of experience tutoring KS1, KS2, and KS3 Maths and English. English also offered up to GCSE Level. Tutoring experience dating back 20 years. Offers general support across all other subjects up to KS2 as well as prep for SATs, 11+ and entrance exams. SEN experience.

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

Philip M

MA Theatre Studies, York University (2011). TEFL, Aston University (1998). PGCE English, Cambridge University (1992). BA (Hons) Geography (1990).

Member since 2015 Mr Philip M

Qualified and experienced Geography and English teacher. Previously Head of Geography with experience teaching in UK schools and overseas. Teaches Geography, English Language, English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; also teaches History from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE' across all major exam boards. Supports Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

Subjects: English, Geography, History, Spanish, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Thilal H

Qualified Teacher Status. PGCE English.

Member since 2018 Ms Thilal H

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and English Literature, recently teaching English at Kingsdale Foundation School, currently completing a PhD at the University of Cambridge. Teaches English Language and English Literature from prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; across all major Exam Boards. English Examiner for AQA and Edexcel. Provides support for School Entrance Exams and GCSE resits; also literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

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

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