•B.A. (Hons) (2:1), French with English and Latin as subsidiary subjects, University of Leeds, 1967.
•P.G.C.E. with special reference to TESL, University College of N. Wales, 1970.
•M.A. in General and Applied Linguistics, University of Exeter, 1977.
•Final exams of the Institute of Linguists, 1982, with distinctions in all examination papers in German.
•Certificate in the Teaching of Children with Dyslexia, May 2005, Direct Learning Ltd, Eastbourne 


I have a wide range of experience giving me a broad perspective on educational issues. This includes:
•Teaching English as a Foreign Language in the German Federal Republic (Gymnasium Bergkamen & University of Cologne)
•Teaching German & French to A-Level in the maintained sector (The Purbeck School, Wareham)
•Teaching German & French to A-Level in the independent sector (Millfield Senior School, Street)
•Home tutoring since 2003. My main interest has been in tutoring children for the 11+ examination.

I am CRB checked

DFE Ref. RP69/11470