A Selection of Our Teachers

Joanna H

Postgraduate Certificate in Dyslexia and Literacy, University of York (2011). BA (Hons) Primary Education Studies (2:1) with QTS specialising in Early Years, University of Greenwich (2005)..

Member since 2020 Mrs Joanna H

I have been involved in Education for the last 19 years. During this time, I have had the privilege of working with individuals from the age of 3 to 30, with a range of needs. Initially I worked in Primary schools, from Reception to KS2. I then went on to gain my specialist qualifications. A PGCE in Dyslexia and Literacy, and an Assessment Practising Certificate, I then began working for myself. I currently work in school settings and privately. This involves assessing pupils and if necessary diagnosing them with Specific Learning Difficulties, such as Dyslexia. I also work with pupils, both in Primary and Secondary school. Some children I work with just need an ‘extra boost’, or specific subject support. I also give support for exam preparation, study skills, organisational strategies etc. Alongside this I work with children with complex needs such as, dyslexia and dyscalculia, ranging from 4 to 18 year olds. I also support class teachers and provide SpLD training for schools.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, School Entrance Exams, 11+, Homeschool, Study Skills

Ornella J

TESOL Hastings College of Arts and Technology (2007). Doctorate in Cellular Biology and Physiology, University of Bologna, Italy (1998). BSc Biology (Hons) University of Bologna, Italy (1986)

Member since 2019 Mrs Ornella J

A qualified and experienced teacher of Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, EFL and Italian with 34 years of experience, I have been teaching British and foreign young students and adults for colleges such as Buckswood St Georges and Sussex Coast College in Hastings as well as for a number of agencies. I am currently the Director of Studies at Cambridge Gardens College- Hastings. I teach Maths from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE and Chemistry, Physics, and Biology through to A level across all the major Exam Boards. I also teach EFL and Italian from beginner level through to exam preparation.

Subjects: Maths, English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Italian, EFL or ESL, English Language

Bernadette Y

PGCE (with QTS) at Anglia Ruskin University (2003), and BA (Hons) in English and Philosophy at University of Kent (2000).

Member since 2020 Mrs Bernadette Y

Former Head of English at St Peter's Secondary School, Guildford. Qualified and experienced English Language and Literature teacher, from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE/iGCSE and A Level, currently tutoring full time. Experienced at preparing students for GCSE and A Level examinations, with experience of all major exam boards. Places great importance on confidence boosting and motivating and developing strategies to approach challenging areas of study. Offers feedback in between lessons, remotely. Also offers literacy confidence and competence for adult learners. SEN experience and formerly Gifted & Talented Coordinator.

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

Rowan J

PGCE Primary Education, Brunel University (1990). BA (Hons) Sports Management, Leeds Carnegie University (1985).

Member since 2019 Mrs Rowan J

Qualified and experienced Primary and English teacher, currently working as a full time tutor. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. Also teaches English to Key Stage 3 and English as a Foreign Language. Supports preparations for 11+, SATs and School Entrance Exams. Also offers specialised tuition for children with Dyslexia.

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

Mary M

MA ESFL (UCNW) (1989). RSA Prep Cert TEFL (ITTC, Bournemouth (1985). PGCE English, University of Leicester (1984). MA English Literature , Oxford University (1983).

Member since 2020 Ms Mary M

I am a full time professional tutor who specialises in GCSE English Language and Literature. My experience has been 25 years of tuition and 15 years of classroom teaching. I specialise in assessment as well as teaching all relevant exam techniques, terminology and can improve your Grade in GCSE English Language and Literature as well in English Entrance Exams. I have been a SATS examiner and a GCSE examiner and have knowledge of a number of boards. I am highly experienced with a professional attitude, yet I am patient, kind and methodical. I also hold TEFL Prep Cert,and have tutored for over 25 years. I tutor English at Key Stage 2,3, SATS, GCSE, for 11 plus and Common Entrance,as well as School Entrance Exams.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams, 13+, Homeschool, 11+

Kirsty G

QTS Primary, Canterbury Christ Church University, (2009). BA (Hons) Primary Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, (2009).

Member since 2020 Miss Kirsty G

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, with 10 years experience, currently working at local primary school with year 2. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Can support preparations for SATs and School Entrance exams. SEN experience. Can offer homeschooling.

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

Aayat M

PGCE English, University of Hertfordshire (2019). BA (Hons) English Literature with French, University of Hertfordshire (2017).

Member since 2020 Miss Aayat M

I am a qualified English teacher working in a secondary school in West London. I teach both English Language and Literature and very passionate about my subject. I teach both French, English language and Literature from KS3- KS4. I have been teaching for 5 years. I also have experience teaching SEN as I was a teaching assistant prior to my PGCEs. I look forward to helping my students and ensuring that I create the love for reading in them. My priority is ensuring their success.

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

Aileen H

Master of Literature Linguistics- Research Degree in Ethnography, University College Dublin (2019). Postgraduate Certificate in Multisensory eLearning and Dyslexia Support, London Southbank University (2007). Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Students with Specific Learning Difficulties/Dyslexia, Hornsby International Centre for Dyslexia (2003). Masters in Cognitive Science, University College Dublin (2001). BSc (Hons) Sociology, University of North London (1987).

Member since 2019 Ms Aileen H

Qualified and experienced SEN teacher, currently working as a full time SEN tutor, tutoring students with specific learning difficulties including students who are dyslexic, dyspraxic and ADHD: accessed through and regulated by the Quality Assurance Guarantee registration of Disabled Students Allowance funding body. Teaches students study skills, academic writing for learning and trains students to use assistive technology.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English

Peter G

PGCE Primary Education, Reading University (1989). BA (Hons) Music, Kingston University (1988).

Member since 2019 Mr Peter G

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching in a local school. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. Can support preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Also teaches Maths and English to Key Stage 3. Very good SEN experience. Believes it is essential to build a good working relationship with pupils quickly, understanding that students learn in different ways and adapting teaching accordingly to support them.

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

James C

PGDip SSRM Education, University College London, Institute of Education (2017). International Programme for Middle Leaders, National College for Teaching and Leadership (2014). PGDip Education, University of the West of England (2013). BEd (Hons) Early Years Education, University of Exeter (2008). Specialist Dyslexia Tutor, British Dyslexia Association.

Member since 2020 Mr James C

A qualified primary school teacher (Early Years trained)- currently Deputy Head and Reception teacher in Croydon. Taught Key Stages 1 and 2. Can support early reading (phonics and comprehension) and writing. Expert in early writing and SEN support for early composition. Vast experience in preparations for SATs and School Entrance Exams. Currently working towards a doctorate at University College London, Institute of Education. Has published journal articles on pedagogy and improving teaching and learning. Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching (2018).

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

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