Private tuition and educational consultations

MATTHEW SMITH BA (OXON)

Director and Co-Founder

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Matt has worked as an English tutor and an educational consultant for over eight years, with students of all ages from early literacy up to Oxford and Cambridge entrance preparation and beyond. He has worked extensively with tutees at GCSE and A-level, with small groups in primary schools in Brixton, and helped applicants to succeed in their entrance exams for many of the top private schools in London and the UK, including Westminster, St. Paul's and King's College School.

 

Matt believes that tuition works best when complementing effective teaching at school, or when providing an outlet for struggling or prodigiously talented students who find that class lessons do not answer to their individual needs.

 

Matt read English at Christ Church College, Oxford. His poetry has been published in Acumen. He has recently been shortlisted for the PENfro Book Festival Open Poetry Competition and the Sentinel Quarterly Poetry Competition. He has received a merit in the Nottingham Open Poetry Competition. He has recently finished his first novel, The Waking, and his first collection of poetry.

 

He is the publisher at, and the owner of, Wundor Editions.

 

Since the founding of the company, Matt has worked closely with tutors of all subjects to bring the necessary support to tutees. He offers in-depth consultations to parents and students who feel they might benefit from what a modern educational service can offer.

 

As director of Griffin and Bell Education, he enacts Rule No. 1 of our company: everyone who works in our office must also teach.

 

Contact Matt - matt@griffinandbell.com

 

VICTORIA SMITH BA (OXON, RADA)

Educational Consultant and Co-Founder

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Victoria has been tutoring and offering educational consultations for the last eight years. She has taught English to students of all ages, from primary to degree-level.

 

She has a wealth of experience in helping pupils who are preparing for GCSE and A-level exams, and those who are taking Common Entrance and consortium papers for entry to a wide range of independent schools. She has also tutored students for their scholarship exams to Eton, Westminster and Wycombe Abbey, and she runs the Griffin + Bell 11+ and 13+ holiday revision courses.

 

She has advised parents with children moving to the British school system based in cities around the world, including Geneva, Miami and Colombo.

 

She has successfully mentored students through the Oxbridge applications process, and has given dissertation support and in-depth tutorials at undergraduate level.

 

Victoria read English at Christ Church College, Oxford and went on to RADA to train as a professional actress, subsequently appearing in several theatre and television productions. She regularly coaches students who are applying to drama school or preparing for LAMDA exams, as well as working part-time as an acting teacher for Kingdom School of Arts.

 

Contact Victoria - victoria@griffinandbell.com

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Luke has worked as a tutor for five years, helping students of all ages from 11+ to undergraduate level. He specialises in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and is passionate about inspiring an enthusiasm for Science in students and how this can enrich their understanding of the world around them.

 

Luke holds Masters degrees in both Physics (Warwick) and Systematic Theology (KCL) and is an advocate of interdisciplinary approaches to study. He takes an active interest in research regarding how creative play, sports and video games can benefit the educational process.

 

In his spare time Luke is a keen musician and composer. His compositions have been performed in the UK and abroad.

 

Contact Luke - luke@griffinandbell.com

LUKE FOWLER MPhys MA AKC

Tuition Agent

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Since graduating with First Class Honours in Business & Marketing from Middlesex University in 2013, Abraham has worked with a number of corporations in London.

 

Abraham prides himself on achieving outstanding results through hard work and applying himself thoroughly to all challenges.  His experience in demanding client-facing roles has taught him the importance of achieving excellence in any environment in which he operates.

 

Abraham loves to travel and to read in his spare time along with playing sports and keeping up with the Premier League.

 

Contact Abraham - abraham@griffinandbell.com

ABRAHAM HAGOS BA

Client Manager

 

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Private tuition and educational consultations in Marylebone and beyond

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