Ben studied history at the University of Oxford, before going on to complete the Teach First teacher training programme, where he taught history in South London between 2016-2018. A passionate and dedicated enthusiast not only for history but for a range of subjects, Ben achieved the "outstanding" grade in his teacher training, before going on to complete an MA in Leadership at the UCL Institute of Education, specialising in how school leaders are supporting mental health within English schools.
Emily is a full-time educator with over six years of experience. She is an English Literature graduate (BA) of the University of Aberystwyth where she especially enjoyed papers in Anglo-Saxon, Medieval, female empowerment and Viking Sagas.
Before Andrew found teaching he had been a financial consultant, a marketing, communications and PR officer, a company manager and business development manager, a yoga and meditation teacher, an actor, a chef, a creative and artist, a music festival producer and manager and more! Andrew left his own education with 5 and a half A-levels of his own as well as a BA in Politics (with Philosophy) and a Masters in International relations, Ethics and Philosophy.
Andrew first came to teaching through becoming a Special Education Needs Teaching assistant; he also completed lots of work experience in other secondary and primary schools (for example Highgate School and Grafton Primary School).
Calum has been teaching, mentoring and supporting the learning of pupils with a range of abilities and learning needs in the Lewisham area for three years. He began as a Teaching Assistant at Prendergast Vale, supporting students with learning needs, leading EAL classes and the school’s Philosophy Club.
An articulate, dedicated and innovative professional with a proven ability to teach, motivate and help all children achieve, Kate is a qualified teacher with over 6 years’ teaching experience in a variety of different contexts. Her thoughtful planning, engaging lessons and timely, constructive feedback ensures that the students she works with make exceptional progress.