‘Teachers are very knowledgeable in their subject areas and motivate learners very successfully’ ISI Report 2015

Grazyna Anna Sutherland MA MBA

PRINCIPAL

After obtaining her MA degree in English Philology at Poznan University, Grazyna established a highly successful language school. She has been involved with the English education system for over 25 years. In addition to English, she speaks Polish and some Russian and Spanish.

Following management studies, Grazyna held senior management positions in industry. In 2000 she embarked upon her MBA studies and was awarded a distinction, having specialised in virtual education.

She also established a very successful Sutherland Day Nursery recognised as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

Grazyna originated the college in 1998 and has shaped its courses and policies, always with a student at heart. The College has since gone through many transformations and her strong leadership has been recognised through top grades awarded in many inspections and accreditation visits.

LTC has now moved online to offer a more robust provision to students not seeking a self-paced course but a motivating, high quality interactive lessons delivered in real time within the comfort of own home by excellent tutors using modern technology as a tool.

The Teaching Team

All our teachers are graduates and for mainstream subject teaching hold a PGCE Certificate (Post Graduate Certificate of Education) and have taught in independent or state schools for many years, successfully preparing students for their GCSE, A level and IB examinations, and Oxbridge entry. Our English language teachers hold current TEFL qualifications such as CELTA, DELTA or RSA certificates, and some also have a PGCE qualification, as subjects teachers do. They have many years of experience in teaching  students from all over the world and are always keen to promote intercultural understanding among students, offering support whenever needed.

Teachers:

  • Bullen, Maria Conchi – BA (Hons) PGCE
  • Conibear, Tony – BA MSc (Econ) PhD
  • Evans, Andrew – PGCE, QTS, MSc, BEng
  • Farnaby, Karen – BA (Hons) Cert. TESOL
  • Fennell, Rob – BSc (Hons), Cert. Ed
  • Finch, David – Solicitor, Cert. Ed.
  • Fogg, Eric – BSc PGCE
  • Gersten, Christiana – MA RSA Dip.
  • Gopee, Vimal – BSc MSc QTS
  • Gwyther, Alex – BSc (Hons), CELTA
  • Henstridge, Hugh – PGCE, CELTA
  • Kibble, Samantha – BSc (Hons) PGCE
  • Khan, Aisha Karen Ann – BA (Hons), MA PGCE
  • Lewis, John – BA (Hons), Cert. Ed.
  • Lopez, Conchi Montejo – BA (Hons) PGCE
  • O’Gorman, Sally – MA, PhD, TESOL
  • Phillips, Hilary – BSc, PGCE
  • Sipos, Aurelian – MSc, PGCE
  • Whyte, Jacqueline – BEng
  • Williams, Dan – PhD, CELTA
  • Williams, Helen – BA (Hons)

Subjects:

  • biology
  • chemistry
  • physics
  • maths
  • economics
  • English
  • business studies
  • law
  • psychology
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish
  • EAL
  • GCSE science
  • art
  • Latin
  • EAL
  • history
  • Spanish
  • EAL
  • philosophy
  • drama