Meet The Tutor

Maria Church

• 15 years teaching experience.

Previously designated safeguarding officer.

• Previously an Assistant Headteacher, Raising Standards lead and part of the senior leader team.

• Specialist in raising attainment by identifying gaps in knowledge and making rapid progress.

• 10 + years tutoring experience with expectational high success rate.

• Transition and support for secondary schools (100% of parent appeals written have been accepted into their chosen schools).

• Successful teacher appeals using supporting evidence from year 5 class work to make strong cases.

• 10 + years teaching year 5 & 6 with preparation for 11+ Kent & Medway Test and SATs.

• Led workshops and consultations for parents to support learning at home (including 11+ Kent & Medway Test).

• National Professional Qualification in leading teacher development; understanding of psychology of how we learn best and retain new information.

• Writing moderator for Kent.

• Feedback from Ofsted, “outstanding questioning to develop deep routed knowledge and understanding”.