A Selection of Our Teachers

Sophie P

PGCE Secondary Geography, Metropolitan University (2010). BSc (Hons) Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University (2007).

Member since 2020 Miss Sophie P

I am a well-qualified, enthusiastic and supportive Geography teacher with ten years’ experience teaching across all three key stages. I am currently teaching A Level Geography (Edexcel specification) at Pendleton Sixth Form College but I also have extensive experience of the AQA GCSE and A Level specification. I have been an AQA examiner for the past four years and therefore have a very good understanding of what is required to reach the highest grades at GCSE.

Subjects: Geography

Kirsty J

Qualified Teacher Status. PGCE Geography.

Member since 2020 Mrs Kirsty J

A qualified Geography teacher, teaching GCSE and A level. I have 5 years teaching experience and have also taught GCSE Chemistry and Biology. I have spent a lot of time working with students who need extra support in class and out of class. I am passionate about ensuring the students can achieve what they are capable of and more.

Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Geography

Dave C

PGCE Geography with QTS, University of Newcastle (2011). BSc (Hons) Geography, University of Northumbria (2009).

Member since 2017 Mr Dave C

Qualified and experienced Geography Teacher, currently Associate Lead Teacher of Geography at Rastrick High School, with responsibility for Teaching and Learning within the Geography Department. Teaches Geography from Prep and key stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams.

Subjects: Geography

Philip M

MA Theatre Studies, York University (2011). TEFL, Aston University (1998). PGCE English, Cambridge University (1992). BA (Hons) Geography (1990).

Member since 2015 Mr Philip M

Qualified and experienced Geography and English teacher. Previously Head of Geography with experience teaching in UK schools and overseas. Teaches Geography, English Language, English Literature from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE and A level; also teaches History from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE' across all major exam boards. Supports Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

Subjects: English, Geography, History, Spanish, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature, 13+

Vasiliki H

Qualified Teacher Status (ITT) B-Nett Bradford College (2011). PGCE Huddersfield University (2007). BA Hons (2:1) Sociology, Middlesex University (2004).

Member since 2020 Mrs Vasiliki H

Highly qualified teacher with PGCE and 12 years' experience of teaching Social Sciences subjects and Humanities subjects at KS3, 4 and 5, with significant specialism teaching GCSE and A-Level Psychology and GCSE and A-Level Sociology. I am currently working for Holy Cross college, a 'top 20' performing sixth form, in Bury, teaching Sociology and Criminology at KS5. Team leader examiner for AQA Sociology (A-Level) and examining experience for A-Level Psychology. I have experience of all major exam boards, including AQA, Edexcel, WJEC and OCR. SEN experience. UCAS and Personal statement (with specialism in Russell Group university entrance) experience. I take a student centred approach to learning and am an approachable, enthusiastic and committed teacher and thoroughly enjoy teaching my subject specialisms.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, Geography, History, Psychology, Sociology, Law, Careers Guidance, Greek, Religious Studies, Homeschool, Study Skills, Politics

Tracey W

PGCE Secondary Science, Teesside University (2014). BSc (Hons) Education and Psychology, Teesside University (2014). PTLLS level 3, City and Guilds (2008). BSc (Hons) Bio-Medical Science, Durham University (2004).

Member since 2018 Mrs Tracey W

Qualified and experienced Science and Geography Teacher, currently teaching at Greenfield Community College. Teaches Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography from 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. Good SEN experience having taught in PRUs. Also a qualified swimming coach.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, School Entrance Exams

Chris S

BSc (Hons) ICT with QTS, St Martins College, Lancaster (2008). OND Computer Studies, Preston's College (1984).

Member since 2015 Mr Chris S

Qualified and experienced Teacher, with a wealth of experience teaching at a variety of schools, and as a tutor. Currently supply teaching in the local area. Teaches Computer Science and ICT from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major exam boards. Also teaches all three Sciences, Maths, Geography and RE up to GCSE; and Key Stages 1 and 2 across the Primary National Curriculum. Supports preparations for SATs, 11+ and 13+ School Entrance Exams. SEN experience. Prior to teaching was an analyst/programmer working on a variety of software from warehouse solutions through to helping develop the rail replacement bus system for Fraser Eagle.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, Maths, Science, Geography, Business, Computer Science, 11+, Religious Studies, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, IT Skills

Colin T

MEd Change in Education and Training (2000); PGCE, University of Huddersfield (1998); BA Hons Business and Finance (1985).

Member since 2019 Mr Colin T

Qualified and experienced teacher, tutor and consultant with a wealth of experience in business and education over the last 20 years. Former Lecturer in Essential Skills (Maths specialist) at Salisbury College, designing, and delivering essential skills to a range of adult learners (from 16-85) via classroom settings, remote working, one to one and using ICT. Project Manager in the research industry and board level experience as director of three charities. Teaches Key Stages 1-3 English, Maths, and Science; GCSE Maths, English Language and Literature, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, History, Geography, and Business Studies; A level Biology, English, Geography, Politics, Business Studies and Economics; University level Business and Economics. Extensive experience successfully coaching candidates through 11+, 13+ and Common Entrance and Independent school entrance exams.

Subjects: Primary, Maths, English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, History, Economics, Business, Politics, School Entrance Exams, 11+, SATs, English Literature, 13+, Study Skills, Homeschool, Common Entrance

Ross H

PGCE University of Leicester School of Education. (1977) BA (Hons) MA; Exhibitioner, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge (1975).

Member since 2019 Mr Ross H

After graduating from St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and with a PGCE from Leicester, I enjoyed 40 years at the chalkface, half of them as Headmaster. I have taught Geography, Maths and Economics; and in UK, Switzerland, Russia, China and Azerbaijan. Most of my recent teaching has been KS3 and (I)GCSE Maths, with excellent results, and usually to mixed ability, mixed background and mixed language learners. Since retirement, I have been training teachers abroad, marking O Level and PGCE essays, and doing volunteer work teaching E2L. I speak French and rather less Russian & Indonesian. I love travel, cycling, and writing.

Subjects: Maths, Geography

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