Alan holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Warwick and worked in experimental physics research for a number of years at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory's neutron source near Oxford. After teaching Mathematics and Physics in Zimbabwe for Voluntary Service Overseas, he qualified as a science teacher in 2000.
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.
My approach is one of flexibility where I will adapt my methods to the needs of learners. Ultimately, the role of a tutor has to be to ensure learners develop problem-solving skills by understanding the approach needed and not simply answer questions with steams of knowledge and textbook facts.
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.
Sarah currently teaches Maths to pupils aged 11-18 in a small independent school in Scarborough, North Yorkshire and also tutors students privately as often as she can. She is a self-confessed “Maths Geek” and is well known at the College for singing memorable mathematical songs to help her students recall key facts.
Rebecca is a qualified maths teacher with 15 years' experience working with students in small groups, in 1:1 settings as well as large classrooms. She loves teaching and is passionate about working with individuals to understand their strengths and help students be successful.