A Selection of Our Teachers

Trevor S

NPQH (2009) National College. MA African Studies (1992) SOAS, University of London. PGCE (1991) School of Education, University of Southampton. BA (Hons) Geography/Music (1990) University of Kent.

Member since 2020 Mr Trevor S

Qualified and experienced secondary teacher of maths, geography and music, with experience also in teaching GCSE history and RE. With 25 years experience teaching, subject leadership and senior leadership with responsibilities for sixth form and teaching and learning. I have worked successfully tutoring students 1:1 maths and geography, I also teach the flute and music theory enabling students to gain distinctions in ABRSM exams across the grades, and finally I work with students to gain functional skills in maths and English in order to progress in their careers or make the next step to go to College or embark on an apprenticeship. With a good understanding of exam and assessment requirements getting those grades is a combination of tutoring subject knowledge and exam technique. If it’s encouragement and support you seek for yourself or child I have the experience and skills to help them grow in confidence, meet and exceed their expectations with careful, attentive and clear instruction.

Subjects: Maths, Geography, History, Religious Studies

Rachael L

PGDE Leadership in Education. BA (Hons) English Literature and Language, Newcastle University.

Member since 2020 Ms Rachael L

Qualified and experienced English teacher, with some experience teaching history, and previous experience as a private piano and music teacher. I have a love for literature, and enjoy teaching poetry, helping students with studying novels, and also helping develop creative writing in young people. I have worked with AQA exam board, in both the Literature and Language GCSE papers. In addition I have homeschooled my own children, using Edexcel iGCSE subject, and am familiar with the homeschooling exam process and options. I have taught in catholic schools, worked in a challenging SEND school, and also in mainstream academies.I have also taught history at KS3, and love how English and History so often link with each other.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, History, English Literature, English Language

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, Common Entrance, Politics, School Entrance Exams, 11+, SATs, English Literature, 13+, Study Skills, Homeschool

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

Simon H

BA(Hons) in History, BSc(Hons) in Mathematics, MSc in Multimedia and Education.

Member since 2020 Mr Simon H

Fully qualified and experienced teacher of the full curriculum in Primary Shool and Mathematics in Secondary School. Have provided successful support to many students of various ages over a long period of time. Can teach all subjects at Primary level and Mathematics, Computer Science and History at secondary level. Qualified Teacher Status.

Subjects: Primary, English, Maths, History, Computer Science, IT Skills, SATs, Further Maths, Homeschool

Thomas P

PGCE Secondary Teaching, University of Suffolk (2018), MA Modern British History, University of East Anglia (2015), BA (Hons) Modern History, University of East Anglia (2014).

Member since 2019 Mr Thomas P

Qualified Secondary School Mathematics Teacher who also holds a Masters in History. Taught across the Secondary Curriculum and happy to teach Mathematics from KS3 to A-level and History from GCSE through to university.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, Maths, History

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, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Marie R

PGCE History with English and RE, University of Manchester (1979). BA (Hons) History, 2:1 University of Manchester (1978).

Member since 2019 Mrs Marie R

Qualified and experienced teacher of History, and English Language and Literature, with over 36 years' experience at Adwick School, and as a tutor. Now semi retired, offering private tuition and occasionally working with disaffected students at Outwood Academy. Teaches History from Key Stage 3, to GCSE and A level; and English Language and Literature from Key Stage 3 to GCSE.

Subjects: English, History, School Entrance Exams, English Language, English Literature

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, Law, Careers Guidance, Greek, Religious Studies, Homeschool, Study Skills, Politics, Sociology

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