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Gail Steggell
Director

Gail Steggell

As well as being an ESOL Assessment Specialist and Examiner for one of the leading providers of ESOL exams for many years, Gail has taught students of all ages, nationalities and levels.  She has taught and guided young people to success in their English exams, mentored business professionals for success in a wide range of workplace situations...
Celia Lincoln
Principal

Celia Lincoln

Before teaching, Celia worked as a journalist in London where she travelled widely as a motoring correspondent. Since moving to the South coast when her children were born, she has taught French to English primary school children for many years. It was her direct experience of learning French by living with a family as a...
Rosie Steggell
Director of Studies

Rosie Steggell

Rosie graduated from university in England with a degree in English. She was brought up in Greece and England and is fluent in Greek as well as being a proficient Spanish speaker. Having been bought up in a  bi-lingual family,  Rosie realises how important it is to be immersed in the culture of a country...
Toby Wilks
English Language Teacher

Toby Wilks

Toby Wilks is a Cambridge qualified English language teacher with over 15 years’ experience of teaching business English to executives of varying levels, in a host of different countries around the world. Toby has extensive experience in teaching general English to students of all different ages and levels (from complete beginners to proficiency level), and he...
Cherry Hayter
English Language Teacher

Cherry Hayter

Cherry Hayter is a very able and experienced member of the Heritage English teaching team.  A qualified primary school teacher, she also holds the RSA Diploma for TEFL and the British Dyslexia Association Diploma. Cherry began her career as a TEFL teacher a year after qualifying from Middlesex University. She went to Switzerland to work...
Stephen Lee
English Language Teacher

Stephen Lee

Stephen Lee was born in Nottinghamshire and studied at Reading University before qualifying as a barrister in London and practising as a lawyer for six years. A passion for travel and wild places prompted a change of career in 1985.Since then he has been a travel writer, photographer and teacher. He has published four travel...
Samantha Bown
English Language Teacher

Samantha Bown

Since training as an English teacher I have found teaching English to students from overseas to be highly rewarding.  I love meeting different people of all ages from different countries and backgrounds. Above all, it gives me great satisfaction to  see students grow daily in confidence and in all aspects of the English language. Before...
Lynne Craye
English Language Teacher

Lynne Craye

Lynne Craye is a Cambridge CELTA qualified teacher of English with a business and hospitality background.  Lynne trained for her English teaching qualification at Hammersmith and West London College where students came to learn English from all over the world. Lynne has lived in Southern Africa for most of her life.  Whilst managing hotels in East Africa,...