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).
Conrad studied Medicinal Chemistry at UCL, going on to complete a PGCE from Cambridge University in 1990. Following this, he spent the better part of 20 years teaching Chemistry and Science at secondary level, often at schools in challenging circumstances.
Leah currently teaches at a large and inclusive primary school in Tower Hamlets, where her practice has been graded as ‘Outstanding’. She believes that, with the appropriate support, every young person is capable of making good progress at the right level for them.
A committed student at school, gaining all As and A*s at GCSE and straight As at A-Level, Victoria then headed to Durham University to study English. A passion for the subject led her to pursue a career as a teacher, where she spent two years working in the UK and gaining a PGCE whilst employed as a teacher.
"We only had a few weeks' experience with Nils as the only slot we could find was not very practical for us. However, he was friendly and well-prepared and our 10 year old son enjoyed the sessions. We could see that the work they were doing together was sufficiently demanding as well. Would recommend."