Alanya has 7 years of tuition experience, working with pupils for pre-7+, 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.
A graduate of the University of Cambridge, Andrew has taught English at St Paul’s School, London for some years at the same as time as offering to tuition to both boys and girls of all abilities with a consistently impressive record of success which has seen GCSE students improve from grade-5 level to achieve grade 9s. Experience includes a superb success rate with preparing St Paul’s Juniors classes for scholarship exams, training individuals for 11+, 13+ and 16+ entry to a range of highly academic public schools including Westminster, KCS Wimbledon, St Paul’s Girls’ and Sevenoaks, teaching all the GCSE, iGCSE and A-level English syllabuses along with the IB, Pre-U and ELAT, and supporting students with university application (both UCAS and US Common Application), including very extensive experience of preparation for Oxbridge interviews.
Sarah is 30 years old and has been a Primary School Teacher for 5 years and a Tutor for three years. She began her teaching career at 18 where she worked in a behavioural unit, then she was a Teaching Assistant working with SEN children in a secondary school in Shropshire.
Jennifer is an experienced Primary practitioner with a student centred approach to tuition which involves creating curiosity for the subject as well as building pupils' confidence in order to achieve success. Jennifer believes in discussing progress with the student at regular intervals to identify misconceptions and next steps and thereby allowing students to take charge of their own learning.
Michael is a fully qualified and committed English teacher with eight years' experience in helping students prepare for their exams.
Michael takes a positive and supportive approach to learning and it is not unusual for his students to make two or more levels progress in one academic year.
Jennie has been a teacher and private tutor for over 30 years and has spent the last 10 years specialising in school entry preparation. She herself was privately educated at The Manor Preparatory School, St Helens and St Katherine School and Oxford High School, after which she went to Oxford University.
Originally from Canada, Amy has both a Master’s of Teaching and a degree in Theatre, finishing with a double major in Theatre and Film & Media Studies. Throughout this degree, she took education courses in Intermediate Maths, Educational Psychology, Children’s Literature and Effective Writing.
Raj has a very strong Mathematical background having studied for degrees in Mathematics at Keele University (BA Hons) and Oxford University (MSc), and has over 35 years teaching experience in Private Schools, Grammar Schools and Colleges.
He is also a tutor for Oxford Home Schooling and for three Mathematics modules at The Open University.
"What a year! We have been blessed to have Alanya’s help throughout the hardest of years, homeschooling and preparing for 11 plus entrance exams. Alanya has provided not only first class tuition but invaluable advice in assisting me with any questions about home schooling. Alanya has provided my son with the guidance and structure he was missing this year and we are all so grateful for her help."