A Selection of Our Teachers

Lisa J

PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, Swansea University (2009). MA LEA Commerce International, Université de Rouen (2006).

Member since 2018 Mrs Lisa J

Experienced French and Spanish Teacher with a demonstrated history of working in the e-learning industry. Skilled in French, English, Spanish, Language Teaching and Public Relations. Also values cultivating the mind and the body, therefore completed a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training and now teaches Hatha Yoga weekly. Teaches French to A Level and French and Spanish from conversational and beginners, through to GCSE and IGCSE, across all the major Exam Boards.

Subjects: French, Spanish

Helen F

MA Contemporary French Studies, Sheffield University (1994). PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, University of Exeter (1976). BA (Hons) French and Spanish, University of Exeter (1975).

Member since 2016 Mrs Helen F

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, with experience teaching in selective day, boarding, mixed, single-sex, Independent Schools, as Head of Modern Languages and Head of Spanish. Recently retired but current with curriculum changes and exam requirements. Teaches French and Spanish from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, across all major Exam Boards. Examiner for OCR, AQA and Edexcel. Provides language tuition for adults, small groups and businesses.

Subjects: French, Spanish

Duncan T

PGCE Secondary Modern Languages, University of Bath (1993). BA (Hons) Modern Languages, University of Sheffield (1991).

Member since 2017 Mr Duncan T

Qualified and experienced English and Modern Foreign Language Teacher currently working as a freelance tutor and educational consultant. Teaches English Language, English Literature, French and Spanish from Primary and Prep through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; German, Portuguese and Latin up to Key Stage 3. Provides language tuition for adult learners and businesses, from beginner to advanced levels. Specialisms in 11+, 13+ Common Entrance and Scholarship, EAL, GCSE and A Level Language. Can support homeschooling.

Subjects: English, French, Spanish, German, Latin, EFL or ESL, English Language, Common Entrance, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 11+, 13+, Homeschool, Portuguese, Study Skills

Neil T

PGCE English and TEFL, Leeds University (1995). BA (Hons) English, Keele University (1983).

Member since 2015 Mr Neil T

Qualified and experienced teacher across both Primary and Secondary Sectors. Teaches across the Primary range, Key Stages 1 and 2; also teaches English Language and Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; also teaches French and Geography to Key Stage 3. Provides preparation for SATs, Scholarship and School Entrance Exams.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Geography, French, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, SATs, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Richard R

PGCE, History, Cambridge University (1977). MA Modern and Medieval Languages, Cambridge University (1972).

Member since 2016 Mr Richard R

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages and Humanities. Experienced as Head of French and German. Teaches French and German from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE A Level and IB. Provides language tuition for adults and businesses, from beginner to advanced levels. Also offers EFL tuition. Teaches Latin, History and EFL from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE. Supports preparations for School Entrance Examinations and Scholarship. Experienced Head of Careers and offers support for UCAS and University Admissions.

Subjects: History, French, German, Latin, EFL or ESL, Homeschool, Careers Guidance, School Entrance Exams, 13+

Hugo G

PGCE in French and Spanish from King’s College London (2004). BA (Joint Hons) in Modern Foreign Languages from the University of Bristol (First Class, 1998).

Member since 2020 Mr Hugo G

Highly-qualified and experienced Secondary teacher of French and Spanish, teaching both languages from KS2 to A Level. Currently Head of Languages at St Mary’s Shaftesbury in Dorset, having also held this lead role in 2 previous schools. Hugely experienced examiner for both languages, being the lead oral examiner for GCSE, iGCSE and both Edexcel and AQA Specifications of the A Level Curriculum. Impressive experience and success in coaching A Level students through Oxbridge exams, with a track record of impressive results at all levels, particularly L8/9 (GCSE) and A/A* (A Level). Able to offer teaching and specific exam preparation in French or Spanish from Primary / Prep, through to Secondary and A Level, up to Oxbridge and even adult tuition for adults and businesses.

Subjects: French, Spanish

Beckie P

PGCE Secondary MFL (French and Spanish), University of the West of England (2005). BA (Hons.) Language Studies (2:1), University of the West of England (2002).

Member since 2019 Mrs Beckie P

Qualified French and Spanish teacher, with 15 years experience in an independent prep school. I currently teach languages from Reception to Year 8, with a focus on preparing pupils to enter their chosen senior schools at the end of Year 8, either through the Common Entrance examinations, or the Bristol Schools entrance examinations. Prior to my current job, I lived in France where I taught English to a wide range of ages, including adults and children. I like to provide a fun, yet challenging language learning experience, and I offer an engaging and confidence-building approach for those facing exams.

Subjects: French, Spanish

Mariana B

PhD British History, University of Nice. MA English Studies, University of Nice (2011). BA (Hons) English Studies, University of Nice (2006).

Member since 2015 Mrs Mariana B

Qualified and experienced French teacher and university lecturer. I have taught French from Primary through to GCSE, IGCSE, A level; across all major Exam Boards and University degree level. I can also provide language tuition for businesses and adult learners; from beginner to advanced levels. Currently lecturing French in two Universities. Native French and fluent English speaker.

Subjects: French, Spanish

Linda M

PGCE University of Bath (2009); BA (Hons) European Studies, University of Bath (1985).

Member since 2019 Ms Linda M

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, English and Maths, with experience of teaching at local primary and secondary schools. Teaches French from Primary and Prep, through Key Stage 3 and on to GCSE/IGCSE and A level. Also teaches Italian, English and Maths from Key Stage 3 to GCSE. Provides support for GCSE re-sits, and numeracy/language tuition for SEN and adult learners.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, French, Italian, School Entrance Exams

Josephine H

PGCE Modern Languages, Oxford University (2010); BA Modern Languages Cambridge University (2007).

Member since 2019 Miss Josephine H

Qualified and experienced teacher of Modern Foreign Languages and English, previously Head of Languages at a local Prep School, currently studying for a Masters Degree in Law. Teaches French and German from Primary and Prep through Key Stage 3 to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; across all major Exam Boards. Also offers English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE, IGCSE and A level, and provides support for Independent School Entrance Exams including Common Entrance and Scholarship, 11+ and 13+. Available also for language tuition for adults and businesses, from beginner to advanced levels, and can support home schooling.

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

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