MEET THE TEAM

"A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others." - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

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JAMES FANNING

CEO and Owner.
Specialist Inclusive Educator.

Our CEO and Owner James Fanning studied in Hertfordshire up until 18 years of age, where he achieved 11 GCSE's and 4 A-Levels in Psychology, Philosophy & Ethics, Physical Education and Photography. After this, James moved to Leeds for university where he studied to be, and graduated as, a specialist inclusive educator. He has worked in 6 different schools in Hertfordshire and Yorkshire, both primary and secondary. He is currently a teacher of Inclusion, Humanities and English at a secondary school in Hertfordshire, whilst also working as a support worker in mental health services. 

Why I love tutoring: "I decided to be a tutor after being approached by a member of my family to help their youngest son with his SATs preparation. Having spent many hours helping over a number of months, he passed his SATs with flying colours and the joy and appreciation on his face was a sight to behold. From then on I knew I wanted to continue to help people of all ages achieve their academic goals, whether that be Year 2 SATs, GCSEs, A-Levels or any other form of educational qualification. All people can achieve with the correct support, guidance and help to believe in themselves. Teaching and tutoring is a vocation, and one that I have been called to."

What I offer (Up to): 

A-Level: Philosophy & Ethics (Any related subject)

A-Level: Psychology

A-Level: Physical Education

A-Level: History

GCSE: All sciences

GCSE: Mathematics

GCSE: Geography

GCSE: English Literature and Language

GCSE: Business Studies

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ANNA KYTHREOTIS

Inclusion Specialist - Nottingham Branch

Anna studied in Nottingham up until the age of 18, where she gained ALevels in English Literature, Geography and Product Design. Over the last 3 years, she has studied at Leeds Beckett university, where she has just graduated with a first class honours in Primary Education. Over the final 2 years of her degree, Anna specialised in inclusion and has a particular passion for inclusive education. She has extensive experience working with a variety of additional educational needs including children with EAL, SEND and SEMH and adapts all learning to meet the needs of her students. 

Why I love being a tutor: “I believe that children should be given the opportunity to maximise their individual potential. I love helping my students gain a comprehensive understanding of topics thus, accelerating their confidence and allowing them to thrive throughout their educational journey.”


What I offer (up to): 

A-Level: Geography

A-Level: Design

A-Level: English Literature and Language

GCSE: Mathematics

GCSE: Science

GCSE: Physical Education

KS3: History

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LAUREN FURLONG

Learning Support Specialist - Hertfordshire/Yorkshire Branch

Lauren studied in Hertfordshire up until the age of 18, with A-Levels in History, Psychology and Physical Education. After this, Lauren moved to Leeds for university where she is currently in her final year of a Psychology and Child Developement degree. When not at university, Lauren works at a secondary school in Hertfordshire as a learning support assistant doing 1 to 1 work with children who are SEN, EAL and/or in need of some extra, specialist help.

Why I love being a tutor: "I enjoy tutoring as I believe it makes a massive difference in giving a child the extra support needed to gain improvement in both their grades and their confidence in their academic abilities. This I find extremely rewarding."

What I offer (up to):

A-Level: History

A-Level: Psychology

GCSE: English Literature and Language

GCSE: Religious Education

GCSE: Physical Education

Up to KS3: Mathematics

Primary School: Science

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INDIA ROSCOE

English Specialist - Bradford Branch

India studied in Bradford until the age of eighteen where she gained eleven GCSEs and three A Levels in English Language, Geography and Religious Studies (Philosophy and Ethics). She then moved to Leeds for university to peruse her dream of becoming a primary school teacher. She has recently graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a degree in Primary Education and is now a fully qualified primary school teacher. 

Why I want to tutor: 
"I had a tutor in the run up to my GCSEs and feel that I benefitted massively. Not only did having a tutor help my academic success, it helped boost my confidence in my own abilities. This is something I would love to help instil in children that I tutor."

What I offer (up to):

All subjects at primary school level.

English: A-Level

Mathematics: GCSE