A Selection of Our Teachers

Alan C

Member since 2017 Mr Alan C

Hi, my name is Alan Carter. I am currently Assistant Director Science at James Calvert Spence College in Northumberland where I am responsible for KS3 Science and KS4 to KS5 Biology. I have been teaching for over 15 years now and in a range of schools delivering a range of GCSE and post 16 courses. These include, AQA GCSE Science and Biology AQA A Level Biology, BTec Science and OCR GCSE Sciences. I currently work as part of our extended leadership team responsible for Teaching and Learning. I am passionate about Science and strive to provide the best possible outcomes for all learners I work with.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Alison P

PGCE Chemistry and Science, Manchester Metropolitan University (1980). BSc (Hons) Chemistry and Environmental Science, University of Salford (1979).

Member since 2017 Mrs Alison P

Qualified and experienced teacher, currently teaching in local schools. Teaches Science, Biology and Physics from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; teaches Chemistry to A Level and IB across all the major exam boards.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, School Entrance Exams, 13+

Peter G

BSc (Hons) University of Natal, Durban (1986). Higher Diploma in Education, University of Natal, Durban (1985).

Member since 2019 Mr Peter G

I have been teaching sciences for 30 years. Currently I am the head of science of an independent prep school, where I have been teaching Common Entrance science for 20 years. Previous to that, I taught for 10 years in a secondary school in South Africa, where I taught biology and physical science to AS level (Matriculation). In the UK, I have experience tutoring the three sciences to GCSE level and biology to A level.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 11+, 13+, Common Entrance, School Entrance Exams

Oliver P

MEd Education, Homerton College, University of Cambridge (2011). PGCE Secondary Science, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge (2009). BSc (Hons) Zoology, University of Southampton (2006).

Member since 2018 Mr Oliver P

Qualified and experienced Science Teacher, currently teaching at Kenton School. Teaches Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE and IGCSE across all the major exam boards. Offers support for School Entrance Exams and GCSE re-sits.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, School Entrance Exams, 13+

Sarah S

MRes Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Newcastle University (2018). PGCE with QTS Chemistry, Shotton Hall SCITT with Durham University (2016). BSc (Hons) Zoology, Durham University (2014).

Member since 2018 Miss Sarah S

Qualified and experienced Science teacher, now a full-time tutor, also able to support home schooling. Teaches Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; teaches Biology and Chemistry through to A level; across all major Exam Boards. Can support preparations for School Entrance Exams.

Subjects: Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 13+, School Entrance Exams

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

Michael S

PGCE Secondary Science, Northumbria University (1986). BSc (Hons) Plant Biology, Newcastle University (1984).

Member since 2018 Mr Michael S

Qualified and experienced Biology and Science teacher, currently teaching at Benfield School. Teaches Biology, Physics and Chemistry from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE and IGCSE; teaching Biology through to A level, across all major Exam Boards. Provides support for Scholarship, School Entrance Exams and Exam Resits. Can support Homeschooling.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Laura W

PGCE Physics, Newcastle University (2012).

Member since 2018 Mrs Laura W

Qualified and experienced Physics Teacher, currently teaching at Bedlington Academy, Northumberland. Teaches Physics from Prep and Key Stage 3, through to GCSE, IGCSE and A Level across all the major exam boards. Examiner for AQA Physics and previously for OCR. Extensive SEN experience. Can support preparations for Scholarships and 13+ School Entrance Exams.

Subjects: Science, Physics, 13+, School Entrance Exams

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