A Selection of Our Teachers

Sally W

PGCE Primary Education with QTS, Newcastle University (2020). BA (Hons) Surface Design, University of The Arts London (2014).

Member since 2020 Mrs Sally W

I am an enthusiastic and dynamic qualified primary teacher with experience working in schools in the UK and overseas. I have eight years of experience working with children from the ages of 0-17years. I hold a TEFL qualification and am trained in Philosophy for Children (P4C) and autism. Having originally trained in design, I always try to apply creativity to my lessons and believe that education should always be enjoyable.

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

Jonathan K

PGCE English, University of Newcastle (2011). BA (Hons) English, University of Teesside (2008).

Member since 2016 Mr Jonathan K

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature, currently working as Head of Department in a North East college. Teaches GCSE English Language, GCSE English Literature, IGCSE and A level, across all major exam boards, also currently working as an examiner, as well as holding the role of Lead English Expert for AQA (offering training to practitioners in schools and colleges across the country on their behalf). Also holds a DfE recognised leadership qualification and has had work published on a range of educational websites.

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

Rhian T

PGCE ICT, University of Swansea (2003). BA (Hons) Classical Studies (2001).

Member since 2019 Mrs Rhian T

Qualified and experienced Computer Science and ICT Teacher, currently Computing Coordinator at Wellfield Middle School. Has taught Computing from Key Stage 2 and 3, through to GCSE, BTEC and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Can also offer Computing support for adult learners and support in English Literature and Classical Civilisation to GCSE standard.

Subjects: English, Computer Science, English Language, Homeschool, IT Skills, English Literature, Classical Civilisation

Patricia A

BA (Hons) Professional Education, Leeds Metropolitan University (2001). Certificate in Education, Huddersfield University (1998). Graduate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Huddersfield University (1996). Foundation Degree in Theology and Ministry, York St John University (2010).

Member since 2016 Mrs Patricia A

Qualified and experienced Teacher, currently offering home tuition. Teaches the core subjects, English and Maths across the Primary Age range, Key Stages 1 and 2 and also at secondary levels Key Stage 3 and GCSE. Can support preparations for SATs, GCSEs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. SEN experience.

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

Becky L

National Award for SENCo/PGCE Vulnerable Learners, Bath Spa University (2012). PGCE Teaching and Education, Bradford University (2000). BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages, Manchester Metropolitan University (1998).

Member since 2020 Ms Becky L

Qualified Primary Teacher who has been teaching Primary Schools for over twenty years. Worked both in the UK and abroad. My current role is as Safeguarding Lead Teacher in a very large primary school. Qualified SENDCo and worked as SENDCo in different schools for thirteen years. I have the National Award for SEND Co-ordination and a PGCE in Vulnerable Learners. I lead Computing in my current school also. I have experience of teaching all ages in Primary School (3-11.) Teaches Spanish up to GCSE level and English through to A level.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Spanish, EFL or ESL, English Literature, English Language, SATs

Bradley M

BA (Hons) Primary Education, Durham University (2016).

Member since 2020 Mr Bradley M

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching at Whitehouse Primary school. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum with particular specialism in KS2 for SATS preparation. SEN experience.

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

Rachael L

BA (Hons) English Literature and Language, Newcastle University. PGDE Leadership in Education.

Member since 2020 Ms Rachael L

Qualified and experienced English teacher, with some experience teaching history, and previous experience as a private piano and music teacher. I have a love for literature, and enjoy teaching poetry, helping students with studying novels, and also helping develop creative writing in young people. I have worked with AQA exam board, in both the Literature and Language GCSE papers. In addition I have homeschooled my own children, using Edexcel iGCSE subject, and am familiar with the homeschooling exam process and options. I have taught in catholic schools, worked in a challenging SEND school, and also in mainstream academies.I have also taught history at KS3, and love how English and History so often link with each other.

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

Joanne E

PGCE English Education with QTS, University of Sunderland (2015). MA (with Distinction) Northumbria University (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature (First Class), Northumbria University (2012).

Member since 2018 Mrs Joanne E

I am a qualified English Language and Literature Teacher, with experience of teaching Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, and adults. I also work as a GCSE and IGCSE examiner for English Language and Literature. My focus is on building up and developing students' confidence in the subject and helping them to become successful communicators.

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

Tracey S

Member since 2020 Miss Tracey S

I have over 25 years experience as a qualified teacher, working mostly at primary level, although in the last few years I have been working as a supply teacher and have worked in secondary schools also. I have also worked as an exam invigilator for GCSE exams. I have experience of teaching year 6 and being involved in assisting children to work towards SATS, both at KS1 and KS2. Additionally, I have knowledge of various phonics programmes, including letters and sounds and Read, Write Inc. and have incorporated both when teaching homeschooled children. I have helped young people who are working towards their GCSE's, in Maths, English and the Sciences and have added qualifications in Functional Skills, which allows me to teach adults Maths and English also. I have supported preparations for entrance exams at 11+ and 13+.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, Homeschool, 11+

Michelle G

Qualifed Teacher Status, Thames Primary Consortium (2004). BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology, Teesside University (2001).

Member since 2020 Ms Michelle G

I am an enthusiastic primary school teacher, effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all students. I would describe myself as highly motivated with over 10 years of experience in primary school settings working with children of various intellectual, behavioural and physical challenges. I have flair and skill in individualising instruction based on students' needs and interests. I am recognised as a detailed teacher, well-known for ensuring a safe and positive environment for learners, both reliable and dedicated with excellent interpersonal skills.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, SATs

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