Denise Briscoe 

Denise Briscoe graduated with Honours as a Computational Mathematician and spent some time in the finance industry, before becoming a Maths teacher based in London. She is currently a Learning Manager for Key Stage 4 at college, teaching GCSE and Functional Skills (that covers maths and English).

“Maths is something I am passionate about, and I try to impart some of that enthusiasm whilst teaching. Forming positive relationships with students, I believe, sets the right mental environment conducive for learning.

Maths is like marmite; some hate it, some love it. It comes down to whether the subject is taught in a way that encourages learning. By conveying mathematical concepts in simplistic terms and focusing on methods/tools students can use to answer questions, I help to accelerate their understanding, enabling them to progress their learning. This improves their confidence and ultimately their success rate.”

Anika Shaikh 

Anika studied Medical Engineering (BEng) at Queen Mary, University of London, and loved the mathematical side of it so much, she studied for a PGCE in Secondary Mathematics. She went on to teach at one of the most renowned teaching schools in the UK.

She is excellent at keeping pace with the students, and also encouraging them to achieve to the best of their potential, all the while keeping them engaged with games and cheesy jokes. Anika also focusses heavily on exam technique and ensuring that maximum marks are achieved through correct methodical solutions.

Specialises in: Mathematics from KS2-KS4 (GCSEs)

Fiona Case 

I completed my PGCE with the University of Nottingham in 2018, graduating with distinction. Since then, I have worked at several schools across Cambridgeshire and Essex filling a number of supply posts. My teaching career so far has enabled me to work with students from a range of backgrounds and abilities. In addition, I have taught both AQA and GCSE history as well as teaching A-level. I also have lots of experience teaching core subjects outside my specialism. 

I have worked as a private tutor since September 2020, teaching students from KS2 up to KS4. I have considerable experience in tutoring all three core subjects at a range of levels. My particular experience includes: preparation for private school entrance exams (both primary and secondary); year 6 SATs preparation; and increasing attainment in Maths, Science and English GCSE. I am experienced in tutoring both online and in person. I have taught a range of students throughout both my training and my teaching career, meaning I am confident in tailoring work to suite individual needs. I have gained considerable experience teaching online over the past year, having led online learning for KS3 students as part of a long-term supply role in addition to tutoring online since November 2020.

Claire Creamer

“I love teaching because it has the potential to change a child’s future.”

Claire graduated from the University of Cambridge with a First Class Honours degree in Education and Religious Studies. She holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education for the Primary age range. Claire has taught in Cambridgeshire Primary schools for 15 years. She is a very experienced Year 6 teacher with 14 years’ experience preparing pupils for English and Maths SATs. Claire has worked as a Leading Teacher for English for the Local Education Authority and as English Lead in school and enjoys working with Key Stages 3 and 4 English pupils, helping to prepare them for their GCSE. In her role as a professional mentor, supporting and training teachers and trainee teachers, Claire has worked in all year groups across the Primary age range.

Claire has a long-held passion for enabling children to ‘learn how to learn’. She is committed to equipping children with the skills to become effective and enthusiastic lifelong learners. Claire is currently studying creative writing at Cambridge University’s Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). She unashamedly calls herself a grammar geek and a bookworm and is totally incapable of answering the question, ‘What is your favourite book?’

Jacob Fysh

Cambridge maths tutor Jacob Fysh has a First Class Degree from the University of Kent in Mathematics and Statistics and after deciding on a career in education, earned a PGCE with Distinction from Canterbury Christ Church in 2018.

Jacob is currently working in a secondary school alongside Excelr8 Learning which enables him to have a firm grasp on the current syllabuses and exam specifications. He is therefore aware of the requirements for a student to be successful in their maths GCSE. He is also able to transfer any effective resources to his tutoring, improving the quality of his students’ learning.

Jacob specialises in KS3/4 Mathematics as well as Mathematics at A-Level. He is able to teach any aspect of mathematics that a student requires.  Jacob can teach specific techniques to use when answering exam questions.

Jacob is pleased about the wide range of resources Excelr8 Learning has to offer pupils. He is a firm believer that students should learn in many different ways until they understand how they learn best. An engaging session should consist of different styles of activities to keep interest and attention high.

Dr Manti Negoi

Cambridge English Tutor – Dr Sayantani (Manti) Neogi has a doctorate from the University of Cambridge and a particular passion for teaching. For the last 15 years she has been teaching internationally including the last 9 years in the UK.

Manti works with students of any age and can adapt her teaching methods very quickly according to the needs of her students including those with specific learning needs.

Manti gained her Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree frоm the University оf Calcutta. Following that, Manti went on to cоmplete аn International Masters Degree in Quaternary Science as an Erasmus mundus Scholar from URV, Spain. Finally, that was followed by her PhD from the University of Cambridge.

Manti is happy tо help pupils with whichever аspect they wоuld like tо fоcus оn the mоst, whether it is imprоving subject knоwledge оr exаm prаctice аnd technique.

Sanjay Dhada

With over 7 years of experience in teaching mathematics and a professional career as an actuarial analyst, I bring a unique blend of expertise to the table. My academic journey started with an undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics, which ignited my passion for numbers. I further honed my skills by earning an MSC in Actuarial Science and Data Analytics from the University of Leicester.


In addition to my tutoring experience, I've had the privilege of working in both primary and secondary schools, giving me valuable insights into the diverse needs of students. I firmly believe that positive relationships with students are the cornerstone of effective learning. Mathematics, often described as a love-it-or-hate-it subject, is my forte. My teaching philosophy revolves around simplifying complex mathematical concepts and equipping students with practical tools and methods to conquer even the toughest problems. This approach not only accelerates their understanding but also boosts their confidence and enhances their success rate.


Beyond the classroom, I also work as an actuarial analyst, applying mathematical principles to real-world scenarios. This practical experience enables me to illustrate the real-world applications of mathematics, making the subject even more engaging and relatable.

Amelia Ridgeway

In 2019 I studied at Edge Hill University and gained my Bachelor of Science degree in Child Health and Wellbeing. I then went onto study my PGCE in Primary Education at Liverpool Hope University and successfully gained my Qualified Teacher Status in 2021. Since qualifying, I have had a substantial amount of experience teaching early years, KS1 and KS2 primary curriculum. My experience also includes preparation for phonics screening test, year 6 SATs preparation, 1:1 intervention, special education needs (SEN) and English as an additional language (EAL). I am very passionate about supporting the children I teach and truly love being a teacher.

Bernice De Freitas
Bernice, an enthusiastic educator, possesses 8+ years' expertise in Maths, Science, and English education, guiding students from Key Stage 1 to GCSE towards academic success. Her qualifications include a postgraduate Science degree and a teaching credential. Bernice's teaching philosophy centers on interactive and enjoyable learning, tailored to each student's unique style. She aims to kindle curiosity and enhance the learning experience.
Danijela Cvoro 

I have an Honours Degree in Mathematics and a Diploma in Education from the University of Western Australia. I have a Ph.D in Mathematics Education from the Curtin University of Technology in West Australia. The first few years of my career I taught in Australia and then in London. Then for 15 years I taught internationally, mainly in the British system, specializing in KS3/4 and A level Mathematics.

My philosophy of education is that all children are unique and must have a stimulating educational environment where they can grow academically. It means that as teacher that rather than a focus on the plan and program, I cater my teaching to students’ individual needs.


In my classroom learners actively participate in the process of creating knowledge. Structured questioning gives students an opportunity to communicate what they're thinking and are then encouraged to use evidence to support their opinion. This ensures growth in knowledge and skills based upon a firm foundation for understanding. 

Dominique Delpech
I have been a teacher and educational leader for over 30 years both in International Schools and in the UK. I have taught the British National Curriculum, IPC and the IB PYP Programme. I have also prepared students for 11+ and entrance exams. Many of my student have been bilingual or multi-lingual. I have always tried to make study relevant to students and their backgrounds, as this enable them to make stronger learning connections. I have continually updated my professional development and researched into contextual issues. All my students have succeeded in their areas of study through child centred learning and reinforcement of key concepts.
Nisha Saidullah

I am a qualified science teacher from University College London. As well as my post graduate teaching degree, I have 2:1 in Biomedical science.

 I have been teaching in the classroom for many years. I specialise in key stage 4 biology, chemistry and physics. I can also teach Biology A-level. I have more than 5 years of tutoring experience in person. For the past year I have been teaching online to home schooled students. I enjoy teaching in different methods based on the needs of my students as every child has a different learning style.

Andrew Pegham
My experiences delivering ESL extend over a 10 year period. As a leading tutor I succeed in building a strong rapport with students, staff and colleagues alike whilst ensuring a safe, inclusive, dynamic and creative classroom environment for all of my students. My PGCE cert. ed, bachelor degree, and TEFL qualifications compliment my teaching experience working with students from all around the world as a mentor, elicitator and coach with direct experience living and working both in the UK and abroad.
Bernice de Freitas
Bernice, an enthusiastic educator, possesses 8+ years' expertise in Maths, Science, and English education, guiding students from Key Stage 1 to GCSE towards academic success. Her qualifications include a postgraduate Science degree and a teaching credential. Bernice's teaching philosophy centers on interactive and enjoyable learning, tailored to each student's unique style. She aims to kindle curiosity and enhance the learning experience.
David Hall

I have considerable experience of teaching pupils on a 1-1 basis, and in small groups, to improve their maths. skills and their GCSE grade.  This has included planning programmes for learners of all ages and of many different abilities mainly for AQA but some Edexcel and WJEC work. I have lots of patience and concentrate on improving confidence and ability. I adapt my approach to a diverse range of learners both on a 1-to-1 basis and in group situations.

Jenni Marshall

I am from Toronto, Canada and I have 9 years of teaching experience internationally. I have taught in Thailand, Mexico, China and in Brazil as a homeroom elementary school teacher. I also have tutored English, reading and writing online for the past 5 years. 

I am passionate about working with students from other countries and cultures and I am very patient and organized teacher. My passion for traveling started at a young age, when I went to Spain for the first time, at 10 years old. Since then, I always had a passion for other cultures and understanding another language.
Krasimira Ivanova
A friendly and easy going teacher with Master’s degree, QTS, TESOL and over 30 years of experience with ESL learners, FCE, CAE, GCSE exams. My lessons are tailor-made and actioned-packed, aiming to practise all language skills. Video clips and games facilitate the process of learning and enable students to fully develop students’ potential.
Liam Linford
Liam graduated with a degree in Mathematics (2:1) from Sheffield Hallam University in 2015 where he later returned to complete his PGCE as a Secondary Maths teacher in 2017. Since then he has worked both in school and online as a 1-to-1 tutor specialising in GCSE exam preparation through the use of tailor made learning to suit individual needs. Liam has worked with learners of all ability levels and proved to be an effective and engaging teacher thanks to his caring and patient demeanour and life-long passion for Mathematics.
Lisa-Marie Hull
I have always wanted to work with children, and when I started working as a teaching assistant, I was inspired to further my career and progress into teaching. I gained my PGCE in 2021,and have experience teaching early years, KS1 and LKS2. Teaching is important to me because I aspire to become the kind of teacher who can engage and inspire children to believe in themselves and reach their full potential. Children’s mental health and wellbeing is very important to me, and I feel that I can make a positive contribution in these areas through teaching and learning.
Sabina Khanom

Sabina qualified as a primary school teacher from the University of Cumbria. Since then, she has worked in a small primary school for the past 14 years where she has worked across key stage 1 and key stage 2 and has taught and specialized in a range of subjects. 


Sabina has exceptional knowledge and experience of teaching Maths and English and has an aptitude of making learning fun, engaging and clear for children to develop skills and build their confidence. Sabina uses many strategies from using tactile and visual representations to support children to ‘see’ tricky maths concepts and uses rehearsal strategies to help retain learning.
Taahir Patel

Passionate. Effective. Enthusiastic. Mathematics teacher with a record of helping with student progress, effective behaviour management and providing positive learning experiences. Loves to share knowledge to inspire both pupils and adults. Contributed to a school which is now within the top 1% of all schools across the country. Previous background in accounting is instrumental in many aspects of teaching such as leadership.

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