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Alex

7 Plus, 8 Plus, 11 Plus, English, Latin and Maths

School entrance experience

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

Alex's biography:

After graduating from Durham University where she studied Classics and European Studies, Alex completed the respected Teach First training programme. As part of this programme, she obtained her PGCE from UCL Institute of Education.

Alex has now taught for several years in a primary school in South London working as both a Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 class teacher. She has taught many different subjects including English, Mathematics and French. Alex’s lessons are always graded good or outstanding and inspectors have frequently commented on the evident happiness in her classroom. Alex believes that creating a cheerful and creative learning environment is the foundation of learning. For Alex, children will never make progress unless they are having fun. She also has a particular passion for the teaching of creative phonics and her year 1 phonics set achieved 100% pass rate in this year’s phonics screening test. Alex has worked with students preparing for entrance exams to Streatham and Clapham High School and Latymer Prep.

Alex has taught in English language schools and is experienced at teaching children who have English as an additional language. She likewise has much experience teaching children on the ASD spectrum and children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. After studying French and Latin to a high level at both school and university, she has also previously tutored these languages.

In her free time, Alex enjoys going to the theatre, travelling, and developing her knowledge of foreign languages.

Alex's qualifications:

Alex qualified to teach Primary education in 2016, and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from Institute of Education, University College London.

University NameName of degreeYear of graduation
Durham UniversityBA Honours in Classical Past and European Studies (French)