A Selection of Our Teachers

Joanna D

PGCE Primary Education, University of Cumbria (2010). BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine, University of Central Lancashire (2002).

Member since 2018 Miss Joanna D

Qualified and experienced Primary and Secondary Teacher, now working as a specialist English tutor with students in Key Stages 2 to 4. Teaches across the Primary Age Range, Key Stages 1 and 2 as well as English from Primary through to Prep and Key Stage 3, GCSE and IGCSE. Pupils achieve excellent results in Year 6 SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. An excellent communicator, who is able to show sensitivity and understanding towards children facing challenges and motivates all students by working with their strengths. Works by asking students open and targeted questions that encourage full answers, therefore building their self-confidence. Listens carefully to understand where students need help and systematically assesses their progress to plan next steps and to stay focused on the most important areas.

Subjects: English, SATs, Study Skills, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Homeschool

Paul W

BA (Hons) English, Edge Hill University (1991). Teaching Diploma in Maths and English, Wigan and Leigh College (2008). Certificate in Education, Wigan and Leigh College (2003).

Member since 2018 Mr Paul W

Qualified and experienced English and Maths teacher, currently a full-time tutor supporting home schooling. Teaches English and Maths from Primary to Prep and Key Stage 3. Provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. SEN experience.

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

Lucy M

MA Educational Studies (2014). BA Hons Primary Education with QTS (2005).

Member since 2019 Mrs Lucy M

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently a member of the senior leadership team in a two form entry Primary School. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum, including EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers preparation for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams.

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

Victoria A

PGCE English (11-18) BA Joint Hons in English and Information Technology.

Member since 2016 Mrs Victoria A

I am a very experienced, enthusiastic Teacher of English, with over eight years' experience in grammar schools. Additionally, I have five years' experience teaching Intervention sessions to individuals or small groups, alongside tuition. I genuinely love my subject and working with young people to help them achieve their goals. I have taught English at GCSE and A Level and can offer tailored lessons in order to meet the requirements of the student.

Subjects: English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, GCSE, Homeschool, Key Stage 3, A level, Key Stage 4, Study Skills

Sameena H

MA Applied Linguistics, York University (2012). PGCE Secondary English, University of Manchester (2002). BA (Hons) English, Leeds University (1998).

Member since 2016 Mrs Sameena H

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently teaching at a local college. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A levels, across all major Exam Boards. Provides preparation for SATs, 11+ and Independent School Entrance Exams; supports GCSE resits, literacy and Functional Skills tuition for adult learners. SEN experience.

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

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

Nichola M

PGCE Secondary English, Manchester Metropolitan University (2010). BA (Hons) Theatre Studies and English Literature, Lancaster University (2006).

Member since 2018 Mrs Nichola M

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at Woodhey High School. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE across all the major exam boards. Can offer support for GCSE re-sits and functional skills tuition for adult learners.

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

Sarah A

MEd University of Greenwich (2000). PGCE Secondary English, University of Greenwich (1993). BA (Hons) English, University of Reading (1984).

Member since 2017 Mrs Sarah A

Qualified and experienced English teacher, previously Assistant Head and Head of English at Budulph High School, Stanley Matthews Academy and Harris Academy. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. AQA Examiner. Significant SEN experience. Provides support for School Entrance Exams and GCSE resits; also literacy and functional skills tuition for adult learners. Supports homeschooling.

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

Catherine G

MA Educational Leadership and Research, Manchester Metropolitan University (2018). PGCE Secondary English, University of Manchester (2002). BA (Hons) English, University of Birmingham (2000).

Member since 2018 Mrs Catherine G

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently Head of English Department and Director of Teaching and Learning at Cheadle Hulme School. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Added value scores this year placed her English Department in the top 4 departments out of 360 for IGCSE English. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams.

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

Augusta K

PGCE Primary Institute of Education, University of London (2010). BA (Hons) Law, University of Sheffield (2006).

Member since 2020 Miss Augusta K

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher now a full time tutor, with 10 years experience working in Primary schools, most recently as an Assistant Head Teacher. NPQSL. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum, including Key Stages 1 and 2. Offers preparation for SATs and 11+, also assists with home schooling. I specialise in English, maths and history alongside PSHE. I am a published author and am trained in somatic coaching and embodiment and run sessions for schools, children and individuals around coping with emotions.

Subjects: Primary, English, Maths, EFL or ESL, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, Homeschool, Study Skills, Common Entrance, SATs

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