A Selection of Our Teachers

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

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

Nicola H

Certificate for Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in the Primary School, York St John’s (2006). PGCE Primary, York St John’s (2003). BA (Hons) Degree French, Latin subsidiary, Durham University (1982).

Member since 2020 Mrs Nicola H

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher with 17 years of teaching experience, currently working as a supply teacher covering long and short term assignments across the Primary Curriculum, including EYFS, Key Stages 1 & 2. Specialisms in French and Art (www.nicolaholdsworth.co.uk/ instagram nicolaholdsworth4); SEN Experience; experience of teaching computing to children and adults for the company Apple. Qualifications: Apple Certified Associate for iWorks & Apple Certified Pro for Aperture (Apple Retail 2013).

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, French, IT Skills, SATs, School Entrance Exams

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

Laura R

MA Education, Roehampton University, London (2013). PG Cert, Arts for Change, Roehampton University, London (2007). Graduate Teacher Training Programme, QTS, Brunel University (2004). BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences, University of Exeter (2001).

Member since 2016 Mrs Laura R

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher with 10 years teaching experience across all primary ages including EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2. Advanced Skills Teacher. Supports SATs and 11+ preparation. Offers French teaching across Primary and Prep levels. SENCo with a good knowledge of teaching children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs. Qualified Montessori teacher (2018). National Award for Special Education Needs Co-ordination (2016).

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, French, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+

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+

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

Helena B

PGCE Secondary Modern Foreign Languages, Durham University (1994). BSc (Hons) German and French, Aston University (1993).

Member since 2018 Ms Helena B

I have been a Qualified Teacher for 26 years and am currently Head of Modern Languages at Teeside High School where I teach German up to A level and French and German from Beginners, through to Key Stage 3 and GCSE. I can support preparations for School Entrance Exams. Alongside my classroom role, I am also an AQA Team Leader for GCSE Speaking Exams and I act as an eTwinning Ambassador, supporting the British Council in promoting international work in schools. I have also recently become a Google Certified Level 1 Educator.

Subjects: French, German

Katy Y

PGCE Secondary, French and Spanish, University of Leeds (1996). BA (Hons) French and Spanish, University of Salford (1993). TEFLA International House, London (1993).

Member since 2020 Ms Katy Y

Qualified teacher of French and Spanish, currently teaching Spanish to Primary school children in schools in Bradford. Over 20 years' experience of tutoring one to one, which has been the main focus of my career. Huge range of experience and very individualised style of teaching. Currently working with students from 8-16, in Maths, English, 11 plus preparation, GCSE preparation and resits.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, French, Spanish, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, Study Skills, Homeschool, 11+, 13+, School Entrance Exams

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