TES Secondary English panel

We want to help English teachers network; to share ideas, to talk about current issues in education and classrooms, to work collaboratively on interesting projects and to share guidance and offer support to each other.

We want to help English teachers network; to share ideas, to talk about current issues in education and classrooms, to work collaboratively on interesting projects and to share guidance and offer support to each other. The English panel is led by Chantel Mathias, TES English.


Richard Warren


I am a classroom practitioner in an 11-18 comprehensive school in the West Country. I've been an exam marker in GCSE Literature for several years and this is my primary specialism. I also have an interest in creative writing.


Ruth Owen


  • Specialism:
    A Level English
  • TES Name:
    ruthtammi

I teach A level English Literature, A level English Language and also A level English Language and Literature. I have been teaching for twenty-six years and have had various responsibilities.


Freya O'Dell


I have been teaching for 9 years now. I quickly introduced GCSE Media Studies at my school before becoming shared HOD of English. I then went to teach in an International School in Italy before moving back to the UK.


Neilson Cole


I have been teaching English for 4 years in an 11-18 comprehensive in West Wales and am KS3 Coordinator. My greatest asset is my creative use of technology in the classroom. I have a particular interest in enhancing literacy skills across all subjects


Kim Hartley


I have been teaching English for eight years now and am currently teaching three days a week in Yeovil, Somerset. Previously, I have been Second in Department and Key Stage 4 coordinator.


Kim Evans


This is my eighth year as a secondary teacher of English. I am currently a Key Stage Coordinator in an 11-18 comprehensive school, teaching across the year groups. I particularly enjoy teaching Literature lessons.