11 Plus (English and Verbal Reasoning)
13 Plus (English)
Other School Entrance (9+, 10+ English and 12+ English)
English (General, KS1, KS2, KS3 and GCSE Edexcel)
Emily has worked with children aiming to attend the following schools:
Emily was Head of English at Wetherby Prep. Here she helped instigate a scholarship programme and ran this for two years, helping students win scholarships to Eton, Wellington and St Paul's.
Emily has 13 years of experience as an outstanding educator. She studied at The University of St Andrews, obtaining her Masters in Classical Studies and Ancient History before a year spent teaching English as a Foreign Language in Argentina. She then completed her PGCE at Newcastle University in 2007. Emily spent 11 years teaching in London. She quickly built up extensive experience of diverse and targeted pedagogy as well as adapting her teaching to various learning styles.
With a Masters degree in History, Emily excelled in her first post as Head of History, in a school judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. Emily enjoyed delivering a creative curriculum and was encouraged to do the same at her next appointment at Wetherby Preparatory School. Here, she became Head of English and helped implement a successful Scholarship programme and specialised in teaching for 13+ entry to the most prestigious and competitive schools in London and the surrounding area. She moved on to her third school to take a post as Senior English teacher and there was passionate about delivering excellent results in GCSE English. Her personal passion is poetry and Emily prides herself on getting even the most reluctant poet to appreciate the genre.
As a mother of two young children, Emily understands the pressure to do the best for your child as well as knowing how to encourage their own self belief and confidence. Emily has experience of delivering a creative curriculum to Gifted and Talented children as well as those with Special Educational Needs, including dyslexia and autism. Emily has extensive experience in tutoring - indeed, a recent email from a parent revealed that one of her first very reluctant students had had a love of English sparked by her tutoring and went on to achieve A*s in GCSE English. This sort of result spurs Emily on to cater to every individual and tailor each lesson to their needs and interests. Each student will finish a lesson feeling renewed resilience and determination to succeed.
Emily qualified to teach English in 2007, and holds a PGCE from Newcastle University.
|University Name||Name of degree||Year of graduation|
|St Andrews University||MA Classical Studies and Ancient History||2005|
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Emily is an outstanding teacher, who is especially dedicated and committed to excellent standards in teaching and learning. She is extremely well organised and thorough in all she does,. She forms positive and productive working relationships with staff and students alike, which is a real strength I feel. She is always enthusiastic and willing to be adaptable and creative in her approach to teaching and learning.
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
In this blog, Emily offers some suggested reading matter for those students embarking on their 11+ journey. There are many more to come so keep an eye on the blog for any reluctant readers out there!
Emily October 2020
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