A Selection of Our Teachers

Neil S

MA School development, Canterbury Christ Church University (2010). PGCE RE and Drama, University of Roehampton (1993). BA Hons Politics with English, University of York (1992).

Member since 2017 Mr Neil S

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently Head of English at Frewens College. 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. Examiner for WJEC GCSE English and has moderated OCR A Level English Literature. Team Leader for LAMDA. Experience also includes being a local Councillor, School Inspector and School Improvement Advisor. Extensive SEN experience teaching students with Specific Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia, and Speech, Language and Communication needs.

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

Celia B

Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning in the Early Years, Canterbury Christ Church University College (2002). PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, Canterbury Christ Church University College (1989). BA (Hons) French and Italian with Distinction in Oral Italian, University of Exeter and University of Urbino (1998).

Member since 2015 Mrs Celia B

Qualified and experienced Teacher, currently teaching at Sutton Valence Prep School as well as offering home tuition. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2, as well as offering Functional Skills in Maths and English. Can support preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Wide ranging SEN experience. Currently studying for Specialist Teacher Status in Dyslexia with the British Dyslexia Association.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, Maths, English, French, German, Italian, English Literature, English Language, Study Skills, SATs, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+

Harley E

PGCE Secondary Maths, University of Sussex (2018). Subject Knowledge Enhancement, Mathematics, University of Sussex (2017). BA (Hons) Professional Musicianship, Brighton Institute of Modern Music (2015).

Member since 2020 Mr Harley E

Qualified teacher with 8 years tutoring experience, recently teaching at Gildredge House Free School, currently offering Home Tuition. Teaches Maths from Primary and Prep, through to Key Stage 3, GCSE and IGCSE up to A Level, across all the major Exam Boards. Teaches English from Primary and Prep, through to Key Stage 3, GCSE and IGCSE. Can support preparations for 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Uses past exam papers, National Curriculum and research-led learning styles. SEN experience.

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

Dominic B

MA Transformational Leadership, Canterbury Christ Church University (2017). PGCE Secondary English, Canterbury Christ Church University (2015). MA Ancient History, University of Oxford (2014). BA (Hons) Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Oxford (2013).

Member since 2018 Mr Dominic B

Qualified and experienced English, History and Classics Teacher, currently teaching at Turner Free School. Taches English from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Also Teaches History and Classics from Key Stage 3 up to GCSE. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, History, Latin, English Language, English Literature, Classical Civilisation, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Laura M

PGCE, Primary Education, University of Brighton (2006). Certificate in Arts Management, University of Sussex (2000). BA (Hons), Music, Bath Spa University (1998).

Member since 2020 Mrs Laura M

Qualified and experienced Primary School Teacher, currently working both in a school as a Key Stage 1 leader with responsibility for the education of children aged 3-7 and independently (over the last 14 years) as a tutor of children from 5 years up to GCSE in English, Maths and Science, including preparation for 11+ exams. Previous experience as a Headteacher in Kent where she took a school from 'Special Measures' to a 'Good' rating. 'I am absolutely passionate about education and the opportunities that it can give to young people. I love teaching and enjoy the responsibility of enabling young people to achieve their potential. I have unique experience and skill in supporting children who may be struggling in school due to social and emotional issues, and as a Headteacher had total responsibility for the special needs provision within my school.' SEN experience.

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

Malcolm G

PGCE History and Law with QTS, Open University (2002) MA Law with Distinction, University of Cape Town, South Africa (1989) BA Legal Theory and Economic History, Rhodes University, South Africa (1987).

Member since 2016 Mr Malcolm G

Qualified and experienced Prep and Secondary School teacher, recently Head of a local Prep School. Teaches English Language, English Literature, History, IT and Latin from Primary Key Stage 2 through to Secondary Key Stage 3. Provides preparation for Scholarship, 11+, Common Entrance and School Entrance Exams.

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

Jess H

PGCE English (Outstanding), Canterbury Christ Church University (2016); BSc Psychology, Royal Holloway University (2015).

Member since 2019 Ms Jess H

Qualified and experienced English Language and Literature Teacher with over 5 years experience, currently Subject Leader at a local Grammar School. Key Stage 3 Exam Coordinator, creating exams, marking schemes and grade boundaries, and leads KS3 exam marking and moderation. Created in-house feedback sheets used to mark students' books on a fortnightly basis. AQA examiner for English Literature GCSE. Teaches English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE, and experienced in teaching A level.

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

Fiona B

PGCE Primary Education, Brunel University College (1997). BA (Hons) Music, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (1987).

Member since 2019 Ms Fiona B

Qualified and experienced Primary School teacher with over 20 years' experience. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, EYFS and Key Stages 1 and 2 and has tutored students from Reception to Year 6, including preparation for SATs and 11+. Teaches early literacy & numeracy skills and supports children with low confidence and helps catch up with the school curriculum. Focuses on developing independence, resilience and a love of learning. Experienced SEN teacher: dyslexia, autistic spectrum, concentration issues/ADHD. Experience includes teaching at a Pupil Referral Unit for 5 years; working with children who have become disaffected with school and learning. Author of three adventure books for young teens; supports and develops creative writing skills with children and adults of all ages.

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

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