A Selection of Our Teachers

Debbie W

Masters in Education, Open University (2010). PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, University of Leeds (2003). BA (Hons) Modern Languages and Literature, French and German, University of Leeds (1999). CELTA, Leeds International Language Institute (1999).

Member since 2017 Mrs Debbie W

Qualified and experienced German, French and Spanish Teacher with Head of Department and overseas experience. Teaches German and French from Primary and Prep through to Key Stage 3, GCSE, IGCSE, A Level and IB across all the major exam boards. Also teaches Spanish to GCSE and IGCSE as well as English to International Students. Provide language tuition for adult learners and businesses; from beginner to advanced levels.

Subjects: French, Spanish, German, EFL or ESL

Caroline M

PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, University of York (2012). BA (Hons) French with Italian, University of Warwick (2011).

Member since 2018 Mrs Caroline M

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, currently teaching French and Italian at Haileybury College. Teaches French and Italian from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE, IB and A level; across all major Exam Boards. Supports preparations for Scholarship and School Entrance Exams. Provides language tuition for businesses and adult learners; from beginner to advanced levels.

Subjects: French, Italian, School Entrance Exams, 13+

Rachel Y

PGCE German with French, Nottingham University (2000). BA (Hons) German with French, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1996).

Member since 2019 Miss Rachel Y

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages. Experience teaching in both the Independent and State Sectors including roles as Head of German and Subject Manager for Modern Foreign Languages; currently supply teaching and offering home tuition. Teaches German and French from Primary and Prep through to Key Stage 3, GCSE and iGCSE and German to A-level; across all the major exam boards. Also able to teach Spanish from Primary and Prep through to Key Stage 3. Can Support preparation for Scholarships and School Entrance Exams. Provides language tuition for businesses from beginner to advanced level.

Subjects: French, Spanish, German

Kathy F

PGCE MFL, York University (1983). BA (Hons) Modern Languages - French and German, Oxford University (1981).

Member since 2019 Mrs Kathy F

Qualified and experienced French and German Teacher, formerly Head of Modern Foreign Languages at Harrogate Grammar School, currently offering home tuition. Teaches French and German from beginners, through to Primary, Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, French, German, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Emilie S

MA Didactic in French as a Foreign Language, Montpellier University, France (2016). DAEFLE (Diploma for teaching French as a Foreign Language), Alliance Francaise, Paris (2013). DELE (Diploma, Studies in Spanish Language), EOI of Drassanes, Barcelona (2009).

Member since 2017 Miss Emilie S

Qualified and experienced teacher and tutor of Modern Foreign Languages. Teaches French from Primary and Prep through to A level; Spanish up to GCSE and IGCSE; across all major Exam Boards. Native French speaker, fluent in English and Spanish. Provides language tuition for adults and businesses, from beginner to advanced levels.

Subjects: French, Spanish

Jenna E

PGDip Edge Hill University (2014) in association with Kingsbridge SCITT. BA (Joint Hons) French and Hispanic Studies (2:1) University of Nottingham (1998).

Member since 2020 Mrs Jenna E

Qualified and experienced Secondary-level teacher of French and Spanish specialising in preparation for GCSE, but also delivering tuition at KS3. Experience of providing tuition for AQA, Edexcel and IGCSE.

Subjects: French, Spanish

Jessica F

PGCE French and Spanish, York University (2015). BA (Hons) French and Hispanic Studies, University of Sheffield (2013).

Member since 2016 Miss Jessica F

I am a qualified teacher of Modern Foreign language and I have over 5 years experience teaching and tutoring all age groups. My specialisms are French and Spanish and I teach French and Spanish from Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. All of my students who I have tutored at GCSE have achieved grades 9-7 and all of my students who I have tutored at A-Level have achieved A*-A grades. I plan and deliver engaging, challenging and exciting lessons that are tailored to you or your child's individual needs. I also have experience in providing language tuition for adults and businesses, from beginner to advanced levels. I also teach and tutor German and History at Key Stage 3.

Subjects: History, French, Spanish, German

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

Catherine S

PGCE Secondary, Modern Foreign Languages, Durham University (2007). BA (Hons) Modern Languages, French and Spanish, Hertford College, University of Oxford (2006).

Member since 2018 Ms Catherine S

I have 12 years of experience of teaching languages in a wide range of educational contexts: schools, sixth form colleges, adult education, and private tuition. I currently teach Spanish to A level and French to GCSE in a secondary school. I have extensive experience of teaching A level French, IB French B, IB Spanish B and Spanish ab initio, and some experience of teaching German to GCSE. I am experienced in teaching pupils with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, and have undertaken training in this area.

Subjects: French, Spanish, German

Julie H

PGCE Modern Languages, French and Spanish, Bristol University (2002). BA (Joint Hons) French and Spanish, Lancaster University(2000).

Member since 2018 Mrs Julie H

Qualified and experienced French and Spanish teacher, currently working at a high achieving secondary school in Northumberland in a thriving languages department. Vast experience of teaching French from KS3 - A Level, including preparing students for Oxbridge entry. Also teach Spanish KS3-GCSE. Expertise in helping students of all abilities to achieve at GCSE and A Level, with particular knowledge of AQA exam board.

Subjects: French, Spanish

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