University (year) and degree title:
University of Kent (2006) BSc (Hons) Management Science, City University (2007) PGDip Actuarial Science, University of Reading (2010) PGCE in Mathematics
Teacher since: 2009
Experience/background: Ms Bhullar spent time in industry as an Actuarial Analyst before embarking on a career in teaching. She has a broad experience of many different secondary school environments and has taught in Kent, Reading and North London. She has recently joined Barking Abbey as Head of Department. She is able to teach across a broad spectrum at A-level Maths in particular, her interest lies with the teaching of Statistics and Decision Maths. Ms Bhullar has many years’ experience in developing students to realise their potential and achieve better results at both GCSE and A Level.
University (year) and degree title: City University (1992), BSc (Hons) Mathematical Science
Teacher since: 1994
Experience/background: Mr Chokshi is a highly successful Maths teacher who joined Barking Abbey in 1999. Prior to this he spent 5 years teaching GCSE and A level maths at Ilford County Grammar School for boys. As head of KS5 maths and with over 20 years of experience in guiding students through A level and further maths Mr Chokshi has been instrumental in making Barking Abbey the mathematical centre of excellence it is today.
University (year) and degree title: Kings College (London) 2004, BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Education
Teacher since: 2005
Experience/background: Ms Patel is a well-respected Mathematics teacher who joined Barking Abbey in 2005. She has extensive experience of teaching Key stages 3,4 and 5 and has a particular interest in the teaching of Statistics. Ms Patel has been appointed for a number of years as an examiner for the Edexcel Exam board marking a range of AS and A level examination papers. Her extensive knowledge of the AS and A level Statistics course has helped students at Barking Abbey improve their examination scores vastly.
University (year) and degree title: Queen Mary University of London (1994), BSc (Hons) Physics & Mathematics
Teacher since: 1998
Experience/background: Mr Sapal gained a first class honours degree and spent time in industry as a computer programmer before embarking on a career in teaching. He is able to teach across a broad spectrum of disciplines at A level and further maths. He is the STEP specialist at Barking Abbey having helped students gain admission to Oxbridge and other Russell group universities. Prior to joining Barking Abbey he was a successful Physics teacher at Ilford County Grammar School for boys.
Degree: Queen Mary, University of London, BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Statistics
Teaching Qualification: PGCE Mathematics, King’s College London
Teacher since: 2006
Experience/background: Mr Sufi joined Barking Abbey School as a trainee and has been working here since he qualified as a teacher. During this time he has taught at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, producing some strong results. He has previously been voted best male teacher at Lower School and has helped to achieve some of the school’s best ever results at GCSE. At AS and A Level, he has contributed to the development of students on the accelerated programme, teaching core maths modules and elements of Further Maths. Mr Sufi is also a member of two mathematical associations.