Private Tuition in Kingston upon Thames or on-line
The founding principals are Sophie Stevenet and Paul Sheehy. We have enhanced DBS checks, copies of which are available upon request.
Sophie has a 2:1 degree in sociology from Lancaster University and has been teaching A-level and GCSE sociology since 2002. Her teaching career began in a secondary school in Blackpool. It progressed as subject leader at an outstanding sixth-form college, Esher, and head of the social sciences department at one of the largest FE colleges in England, Richmond-upon-Thames College. She is currently leading the sociology department at Sussex Coast College. Over the last ten years Sophie has been an examiner for the AQA at AS and A2 level and has run many revision courses.
Having read modern history at Oxford University (1982-1985) before spending a few years working for a Japanese bank in the City, Paul completed his MA and then Ph.D. in philosophy at King’s College London (2001). He has been teaching A-level, IB and GCSE philosophy and RS since 2000 when he joined Richmond-upon-Thames College. While at RUTC Paul was programme manager of the philosophy area and, along with his philosophy colleagues, co-founded and edited the Richmond of Philosophy. From 2014-2017 Paul was subject leader of philosophy and RS at Bexhill College, a leading sixth form college on the Sussex coast. In 2017 he became head of department at the Hollyfield School and Sixth Form Centre in South West London, leaving in 2020 to teach at Kingston Grammar School. Paul has been an examiner for the AQA and provided many revision courses and Oxbridge interview practice sessions. As well as teaching, Paul has written a book on social groups, The Reality of Social Groups, and a number of papers and contributions to books mainly on social groups with the occasional piece of divine nature.
We can arrange to tutor you in your home if you are local to Kingston (post Covid restrictions). Alternatively we offer Zoom tuition for any location, including Kingston. Please fill out our contact form, email or call us directly to arrange a time and date for your tuition.
Find out more about the subjects we can help tutor you in. We offer tuition in Sociology, Philosophy and Religious Education, as well as Theory of Knowledge, extended essay and Extended Project Qualification