Maths, Geography, Interview Technique
PGCE teacher training UCL, Masters in Education
The Hampshire School, Chelsea, Beachborough School, Private tuition
Piers is an inspiring Geography and Maths teacher who instils the positive mindset needed in all learners. He is passionate about his subject and encourages learning through positive and interesting methods. As well as being teacher trained, Piers is currently completing a Masters in Educational Leadership. Piers has always had a love for learning and encourages his students to feel the same through creative and thought-provoking learning.
Piers has been a Head of Geography for over five years, firstly at The Hampshire School, Chelsea a Preparatory School in Chelsea, London before moving to Beachborough School, a Preparatory School in Buckinghamshire. Here, he has prepared students for numerous entrance exams, including 13+ and Scholarship to schools such as St Paul’s, Godolphin and Latymer, Westminster, Eton and Stowe. His students achieve consistently excellent results with Senior schools commenting on how well-prepared his students have been for their exams. Piers has also taught Geography to GCSE students with great success and is familiar with both the GCSE and iGCSE specifications.
As a further string to his bow, Piers has also taught and tutored Mathematics, preparing students 11+ and 13+ exams with clear success; his students have been offered places at leading senior schools, with many being awarded a Scholarship.
On top of his teaching expertise, Piers has also been heavily involved in preparing candidates for interview with their senior schools of choice. Competition is fierce but Piers, through his research, preparation and experience has an excellent understanding of the interview requirements of many of the leading senior schools, including the format and the types of questions that are asked. Piers encourages students to be confident within themselves and to talk expressively, allowing his students to show their prospective schools the best person that they can be.
Piers has a love for travel and exploration and looks to make the most of life through his friendly and energetic nature.
Geography, Religious Studies, Interview Technique
PGCE teacher training
Appleton Community College, extensive private tutoring
Robert is a high-energy English tutor! A fully qualified teacher, he has been teaching across the age ranges for the last 5 years, specialising in KS3, GCSE and A-Level (Ages 11-18) with added skills in teaching literacy, numeracy and other life skills to students of all learning abilities (including dyslexia). He has experience in tutoring extensively for 13+ Common Entrance and Scholarship, tutoring Geography, Maths, English and Religious Studies to 13+ Common Entrance level. Robert has guided even the least willing through Eton entrance exams with humour and motivating activities to bring out the best in his tutees.
History, Geography, Religious Studies
PGCE teacher training
St Paul's Cathedral School, extensive private tuition
Alison is Queen of humanities ! As Head of Department at St Paul’s Cathedral School, a well-reputed London Preparatory school, she lead the Humanities faculty, teaching History, Geography and RS and making sure that pupils were thoroughly prepared for their Common Entrance and Scholarship exam papers. She is familiar with the demands and expectations of leading public schools, such as Westminster, Eton, Winchester and City of London Schools for Boys and Girls, and has more recently had success with students to Harrow and Bloxham. Alison has experience teaching History to GCSE as well and has had students queuing up to take her classes! She is innovative in her approach and experienced in adapting learning to suit the child. Alison is passionate about engaging children with a love of learning and determined to ensure their success.
History, Geography, Religious Studies
PGCE Teacher Training, QTS, BA (HONS) Philosophy, MA
Durlston Court Preparatory School, extensive private tuition
Saira has a strong reputation for excellent results with many students gaining far higher grades than predicted. She has a great deal of experience teaching Religious Studies, History and Geography for 13+ Common Entrance in a well-regarded Hampshire prep school as well as attaining acceptance for students at Fettes and Wellington College. Saira has also guided students to sparkling Scholarship results at Rugby (student gaining above an ‘A’ grade), Harrow (student gaining one of the twelve scholarships given out that year) Canford (scholarship gained for History) and Ampleforth (during the interview the student was praised for their mature grasp of philosophy).
Through private tuition, both face-to face and online, she has had further success with Wycombe Abbey and the Westminster Challenge as well as Eton College’s Kings Scholarship. Each of these requires all of the Humanities with an excellent grasp of essay writing, current affairs and morality questions. She is frequently recommended from one family to another, not least for her calm, personable approach.
Saira is currently Head of Department and is also an examiner for the GCSE Religious Studies and Philosophy papers. This included attending a number of courses in Eton College, Southampton and Birmingham.
Saira’s lessons are fun and stimulating and, above all, encourage deep thought for the empathy questions in the Religious Studies and Philosophy paper. One of Saira’s main talents is in engaging students to understand exactly how essays should be constructed. She has an eye for strategy and will teach your child how to use knowledge effectively in exams, understand exactly what the questions are aiming for and point score to the max.
PGCE teacher training, BSc(Cons) Science
Wetherby Prep, The Grange, Stowe School
James is an enthusiastic and well-qualified Geography teacher, with experience across the State, Prep and Independent Senior sectors. This has allowed him to experiment with different pedagogical techniques to bring the best out of his students, regardless of their ability.
His most recent role as Head of Geography at Wetherby Preparatory School in Marylebone, London has given him a great insight into what it takes to meet the requirements of top British public schools, including Eton, Westminster, St Paul's, Winchester and Harrow. He was also responsible for the Scholarship set at Wetherby, building up a wealth of knowledge when it comes to gaining top honours at these schools.
Outside of the classroom, James is an experienced form tutor, who finds great value in getting to know his students from a different perspective, helping to build valuable relationships with them along the way.
Before becoming a teacher, James was a scuba diving instructor and has travelled the world - above and below water - giving him a unique insight into how the planet functions and changes. It was this that inspired him to be a Geography teacher and he is incredibly passionate about sharing this with the next generation.
Angela is an expert in pre-test preparation to highly competitive UK private schools. She has an excellent knowledge of the entrance exam requirements for British public schools, including Eton, Westminster, Wycombe Abbey and Sevenoaks. She has also worked to prepare children in Maths and Science, through 13+ ...
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