10 years experience as a private tutor of French, German, English and Year 6 SATS.
2 years experience as a primary school teacher on the Teach First programme – consistently rated outstanding by Ofsted criteria. Have experience across Key Stages One and Two.
1 year experience as Subject Leader for Modern Languages in a Wolverhampton school.
1 year experience as Language Assistant in a French lycée, where I planned, resourced and taught challenging English lessons, including modules on history, literature and politics.
‘Heather really made French and German come alive for me – her advice really helped me with my school work and speaking. I don’t think I would have got an A* without her help!’ ‘Beatrice’
Subjects I teach
English – Key Stage 1 & 2, 8+, 11+, 13+, GCSE, A-level
Maths – Key Stage 1 & 2, 8+, 11+
French – Key Stage 1, 2 & 3, GCSE, A-level, Undergraduate
German – Key Stage 1, 2 & 3, GCSE, A-level, Undergraduate
All Primary Level Subjects from Early Years to 11+.
Essay Writing, Exam Preparation and Study Skills from Key Stage 1 to Undergraduate Level.
BA Modern and Medieval Languages (Oxon), 2:1 – Oxford University – French and German
My Passion And How I Inspire
“I encourage students to guide their own learning. Developing an intrinsic motivation to study and grow, my students become independent and self-confident learners.”
My video Introduction
My university choir won Oxford’s Got Talent 2008, with our version of Rihanna’s Disturbia!