Olly attended a grammar school in south west London where he completed his A levels before attending Durham University to study Economics. An interest in teaching and inspiring children drew him to the Teach First programme, where he taught maths at a challenging school in Doncaster for two years.
Aidan graduated with a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford. Having been lucky enough to be taught by several motivating and inspiring teachers when he was at school, Aidan wanted the chance to pass on the passion for learning that his teachers had brought out in him as a student and joined the Teach First programme to train as a maths teacher.
Leo studied English Literature at the University of London, gaining an honours degree followed by a master's degree in Modern Literatures. He has 25 years of experience as a secondary school classroom teacher and Headteacher, achieving the National Professional Qualification in Headship before leading an outstanding school and implementing measures to bring rapid improvement to schools in difficulties, thereby helping thousands of students to make outstanding progress.
After studying Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Gopal went on to teach Maths and Physics at two schools in Birmingham, UK, via the Teach First scheme. During that time he completed a Masters degree (MA in Educational Leadership) with Warwick University, being awarded a distinction (top 5%) for his work.
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 an academy in London, where she demonstrated commitment in dedication to supporting children's academic development.
Tom studied Physics at Imperial College, graduating in 2003 and going on to work as a Project Manager at Defra. In 2006 he took a job tutoring in order to better utilise the knowledge gained from his degree, and quickly found that he was enjoying this far more than his day job.