Alanya is an experienced tutor and classroom teacher and works as a teacher educator, tutoring trainee teachers and their mentors across London. Alanya has a breadth of private tuition experience, having worked with pupils for entrance at 7,8, 9 and 11 plus, as well grammar school entrance and general booster tuition.
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).
Laura studied History at Newcastle University and went on to complete the prestigious Teach First Leadership Development programme in 2015, successfully achieving 'outstanding' in her PGCE from UCL Institute of Education. Laura has taught for a number of years within numerous in London, where she demonstrated commitment in dedication to supporting children's academic development.
Baxter has recently taught maths at The Crest Academy in Brent for four years and has enjoyed being part of the development and positive change within his school. He completed the Teach First Leadership Development programme having graduated with a 2:1 in Physics and Philosophy in 2013; and has worked his way through leadership positions at the school.
"Rosie has been an exceptional tutor to our now 11yr-old for a number of years. Initially employed simply to stop our child from getting bored and frustrated at undemanding school work, Rosie immediately set about providing stimulating work and tutorials which not only engaged their interests and played to their strengths, but also encouraged them to develop their confidence in areas in which they felt less able. Consequently, Rosie has guided our child successfully through the turtuous and rather alien 11+ process, despite that not being part of the original plan! Prompt, polite, professional and properly inspirational, we feel lucky to have had her as a tutor."Parent,