A Selection of Our Teachers

Gulsah T

PGCE Primary Education, UCL Institute of Education (2019). MA Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Nicosia (2016). BA (Hons) Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Essex (2013).

Member since 2020 Miss Gulsah T

Qualified Primary School Teacher, currently teaching at The Willow School. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. Can support preparations for SATs and School Entrance Exams. Also offers Functional Skills English and Maths as well as English as a second language. Gulsah says - As a teacher my aim is to support my pupils in every aspect of their education, and ensure they are settled, comfortable and have a safe environment to be able to perform the best they can. I not only consider this a job, but a lifestyle. I always aim to deliver creative lessons which pupils find interesting and enjoyable. I fully commit to preparing children for the future by teaching them to be curious, innovative and resilient to adapt to new changes. I use a variety of student-centred activities in and outside the classroom to motivate and engage my pupils.

Subjects: Primary, English, Maths, EFL or ESL, 11+, School Entrance Exams, SATs

Alexander F

MA Shakespeare Studies, Royal Holloway, University of London (2004). DipEng English Language (2001). PGCE English, University of East Anglia (1996). BA Hons) English Literature, University of East Anglia (1995). Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Member since 2019 Mr Alexander F

Qualified and experienced English teacher, currently teaching at Mander Portman Woodward College in London. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level, across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for GCSE re-sits and School Entrance Exams. Experience includes A Level English Language and English Literature Examiner and AS Level EPQ supervisor.

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

Hannah L

MA SEN and SENCO, University College London (2017). BA (Hons) English and Drama, Oxford University (2013).

Member since 2019 Miss Hannah L

Qualified and experienced English, Drama and Media Teacher, and qualified SENCO, currently a deputy headteacher in an all-through SEN school with high functioning students. Also an examiner for AQA and Edexcel exam boards for English Literature and Language GCSE and A Level. Previous experience in SEN and mainstream schools in Oxford and London. Offers English, Drama and Media Studies through all Secondary ages from upper Key Stage 2 through GCSE/IGCSE to A level. Also teaches all Primary Key Stages, and English functional skills to all ages including adults. Supports 11+. Working on a PhD in Special Needs.

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

Noura M

PGCE Secondary English, Institute of Education, University College London (2011). MA English Contemporary Culture and Literature, Brunel University (2009). BA (Hons) History, Royal Holloway, University of London (2007).

Member since 2017 Mrs Noura M

Qualified and experienced English Teacher, currently teaching at St Michael's Catholic School. 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. Can offer support for 13+ and School Entrance Exams. Can support homeschooling.

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

Allie B

Master of Studies in Creative Writing with Distinction, University of Oxford (2018). Secondary Teaching of English Licensure, George Mason University, (2008). Masters of Arts in English, George Mason University (2005). BA English, James Madison University.

Member since 2019 Mrs Allie B

Experienced English teacher, recently teaching at Bedford School. Teaches English Language and Literature from Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE, A level and IB.

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

kirsty h

PGCE Secondary English, Initial Teacher Training, Sussex University (2018). MA Children's Literature, Goldsmith, University of London (2017). BA (Hons) English Literature, University of Brighton (2016).

Member since 2018 Miss kirsty h

Qualified and experienced teacher of English, who has taught at a number of mainstream secondary schools, taught 1:1 with SEND students and who tutors English. Teaches English Language and English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all major Exam Boards. Provides preparation for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams; also support for GCSE resits. Currently teaching SEN students on a 1:1 basis daily; the students range from aged 9-20 years old, this is usually in a library setting but can also be at the students home. Can support home schooling.

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

Lily F

UK Qualified Teacher Status, London (2019); Orton Gillingham Certification, (Key Stage 1-4) Garside Institute for Teacher Training, Lincoln, USA (2018); MEd Learning and Teaching, Harvard University, USA (2016); Reading Specialist Certificate, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston USA (2014); BA (equivalent) English Education, Boston University, USA (2012); BA (part) English Literature and Dance, Connecticut College, USA (2009).

Member since 2020 Mrs Lily F

Qualified and experienced English Language and Literature Teacher, and Reading Specialist, with over 7 years' experience, mainly in American schools, both state and independent, most recently at a school for students with Dyslexia. Also experienced with Primary students, and in providing private English tuition in the US and the UK, including GCSE Language and Literature. Passionate about English literature, reading and writing, and committed to helping all students, especially those with learning differences, succeed in school and beyond. Teaches English Language and Literature from Primary Key Stage 2, through Key Stage 3 to GCSE and A level, also able to support undergraduates.

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

Kelly B

PGCE English (2010). BA (Hons) Creative Writing and English (2008).

Member since 2016 Mrs Kelly B

Qualified and experienced English teacher and tutor. I teach GCSE English Language and Functional Skills English at Writtle University College. I also have an interest in improving the emotional intelligence and mental wellbeing of young people and I develop and create wellbeing programmes for children and young people using the scientific research of positive psychology. Currently studying MSc Applied Positive Psychology.

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

Jessica G

MA in Education, Oxford Brookes University (2016). PG Dip English and Language in Education, Reading University (2012). PGCE Secondary English with Qualified Teacher Status, Oxford Brookes University (2007). BA (Hons) English Literature, Reading University (2006).

Member since 2017 Mrs Jessica G

Qualified and highly experienced English Teacher and tutor with over 13 years' experience, and a passion for bringing English Literature and Language to life, for all students. Currently Head of English at a Good-to-Outstanding Middle School, in Windsor. Thrives on supporting students to improve their academic confidence irrespective of the level of ability; whether for GCSE, A Level, 11+, 13+, or even at undergraduate level. An expert in the delivery of all aspects of the 11+ curriculum, including English, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning and Mathematics. Also teaches Religious Studies and Sociology at GCSE and A level and is able to support EAL students.

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

Linda S

MA Educational Evaluation, University of Sussex (2010). PGCE University of Greenwich (2000). BA (Hons) University of Reading.

Member since 2015 Mrs Linda S

I am a qualified and experienced teacher with many years' experience in both the state and private sectors, currently working as a private tutor, face-to-face and/or via Zoom. I teach English from Primary through Prep and up to GCSE and A Level; also Maths from Primary through to GCSE; and Sociology at GCSE and A Level. All my previous GCSE students have improved their grades by at least one band from school predictions; many have improved by two bands and several have increased by three. I have tutored numerous, successful 11+ and 13+ candidates and can also offer help with school entrance interview skills. I am patient and encouraging and my students grow in knowledge, skills and self-belief. I also have SEN experience.

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

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