Meet our Tutors
Maths and The Sciences
Mark Harris (BSc) - Chemistry, Economics, Maths
Mark Harris graduated from Manchester University and then did a year’s postgraduate research at University College, London and a short spell as a theatre manager. He joined an established London tutorial college in 1982 to teach Chemistry and Economics, subsequently being promoted to Vice Principal of the college. In 1991 he went to a leading college in Cambridge to introduce an Easter Revision Programme, before returning to London to join forces with Claire and realise their dream of building a unique London tutorial college. Apart from the organisation of the College, Mark mainly tutors Chemistry and Economics. His personal interests include opera, growing vegetables organically on his allotment and classic car restoration.
Jack Robinson (MEng, BEng) - Maths
Jack graduated from Imperial College in 2015 with a Masters in Engineering before pursuing his passion for teaching Maths. He has been tutoring A level and GCSE Maths at Campbell Harris and other colleges since 2016. His main hobby outside of college is playing semi-professional football.
Laura read Biology and the History and Philosophy of Science at university. She has a particular interest in bioethics and try’s to use this perspective in her teaching of A Level Biology. Laura is also an associate lecturer for the PGCE Science course at London Metropolitan University.
Laura Kemp (MSc, BA) - Biology, Chemistry
Dr Steve Hicks (MMus, PGDip, BSc) - Maths, Physics, Music
Having read Theoretical Physics at Imperial College, Trumpet Performance at the Royal College of Music and gained a Doctorate in Music Composition from Kings College, Steve has subsequently based his working life in both areas. Whilst gaining 19 years teaching experience from GCSE to university levels, he has also pursued a career as performer and composer of music to picture. He also like cats.
The Arts and Humanities
Oscar Garcia (BA, CSLTA) - Spanish
Oscar was born in Cadiz in the south of Spain and is a graduate of the University of Seville where he studied Hispanic studies and English Philology. He has taught Spanish to A-Level for the last 15 years and has a keen interest in Pedro Almodovar’s films, a friend of his, and the history of modern Spain. Oscar’s extra-curricular interests include playing the guitar in a rock band and supporting Futbol Club Barcelona.
Mark Davis (BA) - English, Media Studies, Film Studies, Religious Studies
Mark has over 20 years’ teaching experience in both private and state sectors in the UK and abroad. He has also worked widely in theatre and broadcast media.
Dr Scott Kelly (MSc) - History, Government & Politics
Dr Scott Kelly gained his PhD from the London School of Economics and works in Westminster as a policy adviser. He also lectures in politics at New York University (NYU) in London. Dr Kelly is the author of The Myth of Mr Butskell: The Politics of British Economic Policy 1950-55 (Ashgate, 2002) and of various academic articles and policy papers including, most recently, two papers published by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI)
Julia Heckles (MA, BA) - Fine Art, History of Art, Graphic Design
Julia read History of Art at the University of London and gained an MA in Fine Art at the Sir John Cass School of Art. She is a member of The Association for Art History. Julia takes advantage of the many London art galleries, where students deepen understanding by engaging first-hand with the art works. Fine Art students have gained places at Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins. Julia pursues working as a Fine Artist in her studios in London and in Ramsgate, Kent.
Enzo Peccinotti (Dip. Photography) - Photography
Enzo has been teaching photograhy at Campbell Harris for over ten years. He worked as an assistant in Paris and freelance photographer in London with work published in numerous publications Including ID magazine, Time Out, The Sunday Times, The Mail on Sunday and a photography book project of his published by Pavillion.
Terry Silvers (MA, PGCE, BA) - History
Terry Silvers has worked in the education sector since 1992 including being a Head of Department. He recently qualified as a City of Westminster Historical Guide and runs two popular London History walks, Discover Hidden Sites with a Historian and Explore Back Streets with a Historian
Pascale Szwagrzak (MA) - French
Pascale is a native French teacher with French language teaching qualifications from the University of Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris.
Pascale has been teaching all aspects of the French A-Level in both state and private sixth form colleges as well as working as a GCSE French marker-examiner.
She takes advantage of the many London cultural events to share her passion for the French language and culture with her students.