Mary has a first-class honours Masters degree in education, a BA Degree in history and geography, two teaching qualifications (a Higher Diploma in education and a Diploma in religious studies) and a Higher diploma in education administration. She has over thirty years of teaching and private tutoring experience at primary level, secondary level and higher education level. She teaches English, history, geography, mathematics, Irish and religious studies.
Mary’s personal approach to tuition is based on the individual educational needs of the particular child/student/client. Her approach is kind, relaxed, reassuring, thorough, determined. She strives for excellence and each session is tailor made to each individual situation. Mary is experienced working with students across the age ranges from Primary Key Stage 1 through to GCSE and to A Level (English and history). Mary is particularly well placed to offer tuition to 11+ students seeking support with verbal and non-verbal reasoning and for pre-test candidates.
Mary’s hobbies and interests include (but are not limited to) reading, golf, current affairs, nature, ultimate frisbee, dogs, cooking & entertaining, theatre & film, walking and, of course, family and friends. Mary also speaks fluent Irish.