Laura studied Linguistics and Phonetics at the University of Leeds. She then decided to pursue a career in teaching and earned a place on the prestigious Teach First Leadership Development Programme, a teacher-training scheme for high-achieving graduates.
Joshua has worked extensively as a private tutor both in the UK and abroad, most recently in Italy and Saudi Arabia. Through this work he has developed a style of tutoring in which the student is challenged (through careful questioning) to make their own discoveries and take a high degree of ownership for their learning.
Bridie is a graduate of Jesus College, Cambridge, with a degree in English Literature. She is a qualified secondary English teacher with four years’ experience and is confident with range of pupil needs, attitudes to learning, texts and examination boards.
Maud is a current English GCSE Examiner for both Language and Literature and a full-time Secondary School Teacher of English up to A-Level. She is also Head of Literacy in her school, a UCAS Advisor and a KCL Kings Ambassador 2017/18.
Victoria has six years’ experience at tutoring pupils in French, Spanish and English, and has most recently tutored children in preparation for success at the 10+, 11+ and at GCSE level. She graduated from the University of St Andrews in 2011 and qualified as a teacher through the prestigious Teach First programme.
Josephine is one of our most experienced tutors, having taught and tutored English for the past 20 years, 14 of which were spent in the classroom.
Josephine is now a full-time, professional tutor and draws on her years' of experience - both as a teacher and examiner - to help students excel in public exams (including GCSEs and A Levels) and school entrance exams at 11 Plus and 13 Plus.
"Tricia is currently tutoring our son in preparation for a 7+ exam and we cannot recommend her interpersonal skills and teaching style highly enough. Tricia very quickly built a rapport with our son and myself and I feel very comfortable with her assessment of my sons capability and recommendations to help him thrive. Above all, I can clearly see my son is having a great time, whilst learning lots of new skills which is wonderful to see."