A Selection of Our Teachers

Rachael L

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

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

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

Fiona Q

PGCE Secondary English, Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln, University of Hull (2002).

Member since 2016 Mrs Fiona Q

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching in Haskel School, Gateshead. Teaches English from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level, across all the major exam boards. Also teaches Science to Key Stage 3. Extensive SEN experience.

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

Sergio S

QTLS, Institue for Learning (2009). CertEd Teaching In The Lifelong Learning Sector For Numeracy (2009). BA (Hons) Life Long Learning In Post Conpulsory Education, Leeds Metropolitan University (2006). CertEd, The Open University (2003).

Member since 2018 Mr Sergio S

In the previous twenty years working in Newcastle and Gateshead Council’s Adults Education, at Newcastle College Group, at Sunderland College and several secondary schools across the North East of England I have developed a deep knowledge of the GCSE Mathematics syllabus, and the ability to deliver targeted outcomes when working with challenging young people and Adult learners as shown in quality report graded one. I am a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher of Mathematics and I believe the secret of outstanding teaching is care. Taking pride and care in your work, caring about the student, caring about how they feel, about what interests them, about how best to support them in their present efforts, and their future ambitions. Caring for students and helping them to achieve their best must be the greatest good a teacher can do. I am qualified at Honors Degree level and hold the relevant teaching qualifications with QTLS status .

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, French, Spanish, Italian, Further Maths

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, SATs, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, English Language

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

Sally W

PGCE Primary Education with QTS, Newcastle University (2020). TEFL 120hr Advanced Certificate (2015). 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. Alongside my work in schools, I have tutored both children and adults in English, maths, phonics, science, art and design, DT, English as a foreign language and 11+ exams.

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

Alan D

PGCE Secondary English, St Martin's College (2001). BA (Hons) English Literature, Open University (1999).

Member since 2016 Mr Alan D

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, with experience as Head of Department and Assistant Head Teacher. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. Also teaches Drama and Media Studies through to A level. Provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Examinations. A published novelist.

Subjects: English, EFL or ESL, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, 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

Qualified Teacher Status.

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, Study Skills, Homeschool, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams

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