Director of Exceptional Academics
Matthew read Mathematics and Education Studies at the University of Cambridge and graduated his Bachelor degree in 2007 with honours. He obtained qualified teaching status in 2008 and further completed his Masters in Mathematics Education in 2011 while he was teaching full time.
Matthew is an experienced Maths teacher who also worked as a Head of Maths for several years. He has been teaching the subject for over 7 years in both the state and the independent sector. With his extensive knowledge within the field of Mathematics education, his love and passion for the subject, he is very effective at helping students of all abilities to excel, and at the same time, he makes the subject fun and ensures it stays engaging for all his pupils.
His teaching has been rated 'outstanding' or 'good with outstanding features' in all his lessons observed by either Ofsted inspectors or the headteachers of his previous schools. He uses a variety of resources in his lessons, including interactive electronic lesson slides, games, hands-on objects and exclusive past entrance and exam papers.
While he was working with students, Matthew developed a track record for achieving predicted GCSE grades, and a 100% successful rate in gaining admission places in 11+ and 13+ entrance exams, such as St. Paul's, Latymer, Goldolphin & Latymer, City of London, Cheltenham Ladies College, Tiffin's Boys, Tiffin’s Girls, Alleyn’s School, Harrodian, etc.