Claudia is an experienced school entrance tutor. She has over seven years teaching experience, completing the Teach First Leadership Development Programme and her Post Graduate Certificate in Education in 2012. Since then she has held responsibilities including Year Group Leader, Gifted and Talented lead and most recently Year 6 Grammar lead.
Claudia’s specialty is preparing students for 7 – 11+ entrance exams. She has successfully coached pupils to achieve their goals in Maths, English and Non-verbal reasoning, winning places at competitive London schools including City of London Girls’ School, Eaton House and St. Paul's Juniors. Claudia also has experience supporting successful progression to Berkshire Grammar schools such as Upton Court and Langley.
In her final year working with Year 6, the class achieved the school’s best ever SAT results in Reading and Grammar. Claudia is passionate about making subjects interesting and relatable to pupils. She carefully tailors her tuition to the needs and talents of each child. Using a mixture of real life examples and creativity to help pupils progress with their learning and grow in confidence.
In terms of her special interest, she enjoys using technology to improve learning outcomes. During her training Claudia pioneered the use of Skype in the Classroom at her first school. This led on to an internship developing educational coding projects at Google.
When not tutoring Claudia can be found trail running and sketching. She also runs a fiercely competitive crossword challenge with friends.
School entrance experience
Claudia has worked with children aiming to attend the following schools: