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.
Ben is a qualified teacher with a PGCE (secondary History) from Cambridge University and two years’ experience teaching History at KS3, GCSE and A-Level. He has also recently worked as a supply teacher at primary level.
John has tutored privately for 11 years. After a bachelor's degree in biomedical science, he starting tutoring during his time as a classroom teacher of physics at Mascalls School in Kent, where he was also teacher in charge of physics, continuing throughout his master's and PhD studies in linguistics.
David has been teaching German and English as foreign languages in educational settings around the world since 2004. He studied at the University of Bamberg in Germany, where he completed his first state exam (BA Hons equivalent) in English/EFL, Geography and Educational Science, and the USA, where he did his master’s degree in German with a concentration in second language acquisition and language pedagogy at the University of South Carolina.
Joseph graduated from University College London, following this he completed his PGCE and qualified as a teacher of Science. At UCL he studied Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Philosophy of Science, Evolutionary Biology and various other scientific fields.
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.