Thank you to all the parents and teachers for taking the time to provide feedback on our clubs and tuitions - it's always a pleasure to work with such enthusiastic linguists!

Sam started lessons with Debbie two months before his Spanish GCSE. He had lost all enthusiasm for the language and failed his mock with a grade 4. He was despondent and couldn't wait to give it up. Debbie completely turned him around. She reignited his love of the language and enabled him to go into the exam with confidence and skill and he passed with a grade 7. Sam is continuing with Debbie and is now doing A level Spanish and loving it. We can't recommend Debbie highly enough. Her love of languages is infectious, and she shares that enthusiasm in a supportive and engaging way.

Catharine HartleyHavant 6th Form College, May 2020

Debbie runs a superb, expert service. She is both caring and supportive providing excellent sessions that now bridge the gap for us between GCSE and A levels perfectly. The lessons this past year have really built Mary's confidence and competence. They have broadened her vocabulary and the homework has ensured those fundamental building blocks were in place. Lessons are fun and Debbie pays great attention to Mary's individual learning needs. These lessons have really made a difference and we are so glad we can continue with them virtually. We can't recommend highly enough particularly for anyone who is taking Spanish or French GCSE and above. Thank you Debbie!

Kate GreenwoodThe Petersfield School, April 2020

Debbie taught Georgie for her GCSE Spanish. Right from the offset Georgies’ confidence and ability really started to improve. I would say that is in part due to the relaxed but engaging way that Debbie deals with her students, as well as her excellent knowledge of not only the language but of culture and local practices – which all help to build a full picture of the language and Spain. She is fully aware of the syllabus requirements and constantly refers to that with a planned approach. Would thoroughly recommend.

Sue CosensThe Petersfield School, Nov 2020

Debbie started Spanish and French clubs at Westbourne over three years ago and it has been lovely to see her grow from strength to strength. She has a wonderful manner with the children and her enthusiasm and passion really inspire a love of languages in our children. Debbie is often running a club in the hall when I am setting up for assembly and it is obvious that the children really enjoy the club as there is a wide range of engaging activities and lots of smiles and fun.

Steven PotterHeadteacher, Westbourne Primary School

Both my children have loved learning Spanish with Debs, she makes it lively, exciting and fun. I have watched their confidence grow. My eldest is now at secondary school and is flying in Spanish. Debs builds a strong foundation of understanding and love for the country and language and then suppports them in their journey to confidently speaking. Both my children would say she is awesome.

Kate WoodWestbourne Primary School

Thank you for everthing you have done for my children this year. My daughter absolutely loves Spanish, you have given her a lifelong love of another language and I am incredibly grateful to you for that. Your passion and enthusiasm in your lessons and the way you make learning fun (she loves the songs!) is fabulous. You are a natural. As you know, my son was struggling with French at the beginning of Year 8 and you have helped him immeasureably. So much so, that he has now selected it as one of his four GCSE subjects! Whilst he will never love French the way my daughter loves Spanish, he at least now appreciates the importance of having another language under his belt and the opportunities knowing French will afford him if he wants to live or work overseas.

Tanya HibberdWestbourne Primary School

Thank you for teaching Daisy Spanish, she already wants to take this language at secondary school. You have inspired her!

Jules RoperSouthbourne Juniors & Infants School

I would just like to say a big thank you for the wonderful experience you've given Lia since she started Spanish. She has really enjoyed learning Spanish and has gained so much from it.

Sarah TalleySouthbourne Junior School