Kate Silcock is a qualified secondary English teacher, well- being and mindfulness coach. After teaching English to KS3, KS4 and KS5 students for 14 years, Kate was eager to combine her passion for teaching and helping staff and students to thrive, with promoting positive mental health and well-being and left her role as a teacher to begin Flourish. Kate has first-hand experience of the pressure and strains felt by staff working in a school and educational setting and uses her expertise and training to help other teachers overcome the difficulties that prevent them from thriving and succeeding in the workplace. Kate has worked with young people as a coach, tutor, teacher and mentor for the past 18 years and has led them to success, both personally and academically, gaining continuous sets of outstanding results at GCSE and A level, with both higher achieving students and students working below national average. Kate has specialised in targeting mid and lower ability students and has lifted the performance to levels beyond expectations, providing personalised provision that has enabled students to succeed in their English GCSEs and Alevels.
'Putting the 'cool' into maths . Josh is a fully qualified and experienced maths teacher who has taught in schools for eight years and privately tutored for seven. Josh is passionate about helping others to not just achieve in maths, but works hard to help students exceed their predictions and expectations in maths. Josh has been KS3 Coordinator, Deputy Head of maths and Head of maths and believes that all students deserve the right to be taught maths in a fun, engaging and accessible way. Josh takes great pride in ensuring his sessions are well planned, structured and personalised to achieve maximum impact for each of our students. Josh works with students on a 1:1 basis and in group capacity.