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).
Rachel has been a Primary School teacher for the past 19 years with a wealth of experience.
She worked at Northbridge House Pre Prep in Hampstead for 10 years and has been tutoring children individually, specifically preparing children for the 7+ with fantastic results.
Francesca studied English Literature and Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and went on to train with the prestigious Teach First Leadership Development program. Having gained a PGCE from the Institute of Education with ‘outstanding’ status, she taught for a number of years at an academy in North London before going on to study a masters in Psychology.
Fleur is an experienced teacher with over ten years experience of raising achievement in London schools. Her enthusiasm and student centred approach has been a led her to have many successes including consistently helping students of mixed ability to score above their predicted grades.
"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."