Alanya – 289

Alanya

7 Plus, 8 Plus, 11 Plus, 13 Plus, Other School Entrance, English and Maths

School entrance experience

Alanya has worked with children aiming to attend the following schools:

Alanya’s pupils have most recently gained places at: Dulwich Prep School (8 plus), St.Paul’s Cathedral School (8 plus), Highgate (7 plus and 11 plus), Forest (7 plus and 11 plus), Bancroft’s (scholarship, 11 plus), Dulwich College (11 plus), Alleyn’s (11 plus), JAGS (11 plus), Streatham and Clapham (7 plus), Sydenham (7 plus) and Bromley High (7 plus).

Alanya's biography:

Alanya has 7 years of tuition experience, working with pupils for 7+, 8+, 9+, 10+, 11+, 13+ and GCSE (English) exams, grammar school entrance and general booster tuition. She believes all children can make excellent progress with the correct support and strives to develop confidence, resilience and enthusiasm for learning in each pupil she teaches. Alanya can support pupils preparing for CAT4, ISEB, GL and CEM examinations. She also works with pupils more generally to build their confidence in reading, writing and maths. Her pupils have gained places at competitive schools across London, achieved scholarship awards and increased their confidence in school through regular 1:1 support.

Alanya is an experienced tutor and classroom teacher and currently works on an initial teacher education programme, training primary trainee teachers and their mentors across London. Alanya has worked as a teacher across the key stage 1, 2 and EYFS age ranges. She has led the curriculum for English and Phonics as a subject leader and was also Pupil Voice and Leadership Co-ordinator, embedding the curriculum for Philosophy for Children. Alanya‘s practice is research informed, drawing on strategies from cognitive science to make learning memorable and support her pupils to revise efficiently and effectively.

Alanya is a graduate of the University of St Andrews, where she read English. She went on to complete a master’s degree, specialising in Victorian literature. Alanya joined the Teach First Leadership Development Programme in 2013 and was awarded QTS from the Institute of Education. Her commitment to each of her pupils led Alanya to receive an 'outstanding' grading in her PGCE.

Alanya is an imaginative practitioner and brings energy, enthusiasm and creativity to her teaching, engaging children through their interests and sharing her love of children's fiction. She has particular experience of working with more reluctant readers and writers and enjoys supporting children to develop a love of reading and creative writing. She has worked with children with a range of specific learning needs including autism, dyslexia, dysgraphia, hearing loss and sensory and processing issues and children who are new to English.

Alanya is an experienced online tutor and can work with children on zoom using interactive whiteboards. Alanya facilitates learning online for both children and trainee teachers and has a bank of resources to keep lessons engaging and interactive. Slides and homework tasks are shared in advance. This ensures your child gets all the benefits of face to face tuition, including bespoke planning, assessment and feedback.

Alanya's qualifications:

Alanya qualified to teach Primary education in 2014, and holds a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) from Institute of Education.

University NameName of degreeYear of graduation
University of St AndrewsMLitt English2012
University of St AndrewsMA (Hons) English2011

Recent testimonials:

"Alanya is quite knowledgeable and was helpful in teaching our daughter during the preparation for her 11+ exams. We are very happy with our daughter’s progress. "

Wednesday, 6th January 2021

Parent of online 11+ student

Alanya is available for online tuition

Alanya is available for online tuition to students anywhere in the world. Find out more about online tuition.

Alanya can teach in the following locations:

Camden

  • Kings Cross, Finsbury (west) (WC1X)
  • High Holborn (WC1V)
  • Gray’s Inn (WC1R)
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital (WC1N)
  • St Pancras (WC1H)
  • University College London (WC1E)
  • Bloomsbury, British Museum (WC1B)
  • New Oxford Street (WC1A)
  • Drury Lane, Aldwych (WC2B)
  • Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Royal Courts of Justice (WC2A)
  • Hatton Garden (EC1N)
  • Westminster

  • Somerset House (WC2R)
  • Charing Cross (WC2N)
  • Leicester Square (WC2H)
  • Covent Garden (WC2E)
  • St. James’s (SW1Y)
  • Belgravia, Knightsbridge (SW1X)
  • Belgravia (SW1W)
  • Vauxhall Bridge, Chelsea Bridge, Victoria Station, Pimlico (SW1V)
  • Victoria Station, the Houses of Parliament, Vauxhall Bridge, Pimlico (SW1P)
  • Buckingham Gate, Victoria St, Birdcage Walk (SW1H)
  • Buckingham Gate, Victoria Station (SW1E)
  • Whitehall, Buckingham Palace (SW1A)
  • Islington

  • St Luke’s, Bunhill Fields (EC1Y)
  • Finsbury, Moorfields Eye Hospital (EC1V)
  • Finsbury, Finsbury Estate (EC1R)
  • Clerkenwell, Farringdon (EC1M)
  • City of London

  • St Bartholomew’s Hospital (EC1A)
  • Barbican (EC2Y)
  • Guildhall (EC2V)
  • Bank of England (EC2R)
  • Old Broad Street, Tower 42 (EC2N)
  • Broadgate, Liverpool Street (EC2M)
  • Royal Exchange, Lombard Street (EC3V)
  • Monument, Billingsgate (EC3R)
  • Leadenhall, Lloyd’s of London, Fenchurch Street (EC3M)
  • St Mary Axe, Aldgate (EC3A)
  • Temple (EC4Y)
  • Blackfriars (EC4V)
  • Cannon Street (EC4R)
  • Mansion House (EC4N)
  • St Paul’s (EC4M)
  • Fetter Lane (EC4A)
  • Hackney

  • Shoreditch (EC2A)
  • Upper Clapton, Lower Clapton, Leyton, Stoke Newington (E5)
  • Hackney Central, Dalston, London Fields (E8)
  • Homerton, Hackney Wick, South Hackney, Hackney Marshes, Victoria Park (E9)
  • Leyton, Temple Mills, Hackney Marshes, Upper Clapton, Walthamstow Marshes (E10)
  • Tower Hamlets

  • Tower Hill, Tower of London (EC3N)
  • Aldgate, Bishopsgate, Whitechapel, Shoreditch, Spitalfields, Shadwell, Stepney, Mile End, Portsoken (E1)
  • Bethnal Green, Haggerston, Shoreditch, Cambridge Heath (E2)
  • Bow, Bromley-by-Bow, Old Ford, Mile End, Three Mills, London Gas Museum (E3)
  • Poplar, Isle of Dogs, Limehouse, Canary Wharf, Blackwall, Cubitt Town (E14)
  • London

  • City of London (EC3B)
  • Lambeth

  • Brixton, Brixton Hill, Streatham Hill, Tulse Hill, Clapham Park, Balham (SW2)
  • Clapham, Stockwell (SW4)
  • South Lambeth, Vauxhall, Battersea, Clapham, Stockwell (SW8)
  • Stockwell, Brixton, Clapham (SW9)
  • Streatham, Norbury, Thornton Heath, Streatham Park, Furzedown, Streatham Vale, Pollards Hill (SW16)
  • Camberwell, Denmark Hill, Southampton Way Estate, Peckham (SE5)
  • Kennington, Vauxhall (SE11)
  • Dulwich, Dulwich Village, West Dulwich, Tulse Hill, Sydenham Hill (SE21)
  • Herne Hill, Tulse Hill (SE24)
  • West Norwood, Gipsy Hill, Norwood (SE27)
  • Kensington and Chelsea

  • Chelsea, Brompton, Knightsbridge (SW3)
  • Earl’s Court (SW5)
  • South Kensington, Knightsbridge (SW7)
  • West Brompton, Chelsea (SW10)
  • Hammersmith and Fulham

  • Fulham, Parson’s Green (SW6)
  • Wandsworth

  • Battersea, Clapham Junction (SW11)
  • Putney, Roehampton University (SW15)
  • Wandsworth, Southfields, Earlsfield (SW18)
  • Richmond upon Thames

  • Barnes, Castelnau (SW13)
  • Mortlake, East Sheen (SW14)
  • Merton

  • Wimbledon, Colliers Wood, Southfields (SW19)
  • Merton Park, Raynes Park (SW20)
  • Southwark

  • Bankside, South Bank, Southwark, Bermondsey, Vauxhall (SE1)
  • Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, Surrey Quays (SE16)
  • Walworth, Newington (SE17)
  • East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, Loughborough Junction, Herne Hill (SE22)
  • Greenwich

  • Abbey Wood, West Heath, Crossness, Thamesmead (SE2)
  • Blackheath, Kidbrooke, Westcombe Park (SE3)
  • Charlton (SE7)
  • Eltham, Mottingham, New Eltham, Falconwood, Chinbrook, Longlands, Kidbrooke (SE9)
  • Greenwich, Maze Hill, Greenwich Peninsula (SE10)
  • Plumstead, Woolwich (SE18)
  • Thamesmead (SE28)
  • Lewisham

  • Brockley, Crofton Park, Western Ladywell, Honor Oak (SE4)
  • Bellingham, Catford, Hither Green (SE6)
  • Deptford, Evelyn (SE8)
  • Lee, Grove Park, Chinbrook, Hither Green, Eltham, Horn Park, Blackheath (SE12)
  • Lewisham, Hither Green, Ladywell (SE13)
  • New Cross, New Cross Gate (SE14)
  • Nunhead, Peckham (SE15)
  • Forest Hill, Honor Oak, Crofton Park (SE23)
  • Croydon

  • Upper Norwood, Crystal Palace, Crown Point, Norwood (SE19)
  • South Norwood, Selhurst (SE25)
  • Bromley

  • Anerley, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham (SE20)
  • Sydenham, Crystal Palace (SE26)
  • Waltham Forest

  • Chingford, Sewardstone, Highams Park (E4)
  • Leytonstone, Wanstead, Aldersbrook, Snaresbrook, Cann Hall (E11)
  • Walthamstow, Upper Walthamstow (E17)
  • Newham

  • East Ham, Beckton, Upton Park, Barking (E6)
  • Forest Gate, Stratford (E7)
  • Manor Park, Little Ilford, Aldersbrook (E12)
  • Plaistow, West Ham, Upton Park (E13)
  • Stratford, West Ham, Maryland, Leyton, Leytonstone, Temple Mills, Hackney Wick, Bow (E15)
  • Silvertown, North Woolwich, Canning Town, Custom House, London City Airport (E16)
  • Redbridge

  • Woodford, South Woodford (E18)