Phil trained as a primary school teacher through the Teach First Leadership Development Programme for high achieving graduates, and gained his PGCE through the prestigious UCL Institute of Education.
Phil is passionate about early intervention and making an impact on pupils’ academic progress.
After graduating from secondary school in Germany, Maggie attended classes at the University of Stuttgart where she studied English, French and Politics. She graduated with the first state exam (equivalent of a bachelor’s degree of honours, 2:1) in English and Politics.
Victoria has six years’ experience at tutoring pupils in French, Spanish and English, and has most recently tutored children in preparation for success at the 10+, 11+ and at GCSE level. She graduated from the University of St Andrews in 2011 and qualified as a teacher through the prestigious Teach First programme.
Charlotte has recently moved to Italy to add Italian to her repertoire after teaching MFL Pre U at Harris Westminster Sixth Form for three years and acting as SENCO there in 2017-18. Before that, she was awarded a First Class degree in French and Spanish at the University of Leeds in 2012 and has since lived in France, Spain and Argentina, where she taught English at University level.
Hafsa completed her PGCE at the IOE in London, completing her teaching practice at two state-schools in Camden and Harrow. She then took up a full-time teaching and Head of House post at Harris Westminster Sixth Form, a new school set up in 2014 as a joint initiative between Westminster School and the Harris Federation to make a Westminster-style education available to London's brightest and most able students.
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"Our daughter has thoroughly enjoying the sessions with Charlotte; Charlotte is very patient and knowledgeable and has encouraged our daughter's confidence in French through a variety of teaching methods which keep the sessions engaging and fun. She is able to stay focused and has become more confident in speaking French as a direct consequence of this.
Charlotte is also very flexible and somehow manages to always accommodate our ridiculously busy schedule which is a big help for me!
She’s an excellent tutor and we always look forward to the sessions with her. "