Tutors

Our Tutors

Sue Aitken B.Ed (Hons) Cert.E

Sue is founder and director of Blackhen Education and has over 25 years teaching experience in the UK education system.
She has been Head of Department and an A’Level examiner for Edexcel.

Andy Mackay BA (Hons) PGCE, TEFL

Andy has taught English and History for over 20 years in secondary schools in the UK and abroad.
Andy’s role at Blackhen Education is as director of IGCSE English and KS3 History.

Karen Crichton B.Ed (Hons)

Karen is an experienced KS1 & KS2 primary school teacher, with experience of teaching English, being a school SENCO and a Child Protection Officer.
Karen’s role at Blackhen Education is as a KS1, KS2 & KS3 tutor.

Emily Matheson BA (Hons) PGCE, CELTA

Emily is an experienced KS1 & KS2 primary school teacher, with experience of teaching both English and Foreign Languages in British primary schools.
Emily’s role at Blackhen Education is as a KS2 & KS3 tutor.

Bernadette Whiteley BA (Hons) PGCE

Bernadette is an experienced KS1 & KS2 Primary school teacher. She is a literacy specialist, and has been an English Co-ordinator during her career.
Bernadette’s role at Blackhen Education is as a KS2 & KS3 tutor.

 

Lucy Taylor-Bent BA (Hons) PGCE, MA (Hons)

Lucy is an experienced secondary school English teacher. She is also a copywriter for a number of websites.
Lucy’s role at Blackhen Education is as an IGCSE English tutor.