Science begins with Physics. The laws of Physics attempt to explain all of the actions and interactions in the world around us. It encompasses the study of the universe – from the largest galaxies to the smallest subatomic particles. It is a Science that inspires imaginations and leads to technological development – from sustainable energy to space exploration. At school, Physics is an intellectually stimulating course that rewards hard work and can challenge the thinking of even the most academic of students.

Our team of qualified Physics teachers have been handpicked for their expert subject knowledge and enthusiasm. Our primary and Key Stage 3 students develop a strong foundation in Physics, through creative lessons on forces and motion, energy, waves, and states of matter. We equip students with the skills, knowledge, and equations, to explore links between different areas of this academic discipline. At GCSE and A Level, we teach students to question the laws of nature and provide opportunities to plan experiments, create simulations, think critically, and solve problems.

We are incredibly proud of the accomplishments of our Physics students in recent years. Not only have they achieved outstanding grades in public exams, but many have also been inspired to study Physics at university. In addition to GCSE and IB/ A Level exams, our Physics teachers support students to prepare for 13+/16+ Common Entrance exams at competitive schools, the Physics Olympiad competition, and admissions tests for Oxford and Cambridge Universities – the Physics Aptitude Test (PAT) and Natural Sciences Admissions Assessments (NSAA).

"I am so grateful to The Golden Circle for arranging Adam as my son’s teacher. He is organised, friendly, and dedicated to his students. He is approachable and makes lessons enjoyable. He has also provided comprehensive feedback each week and set homework to keep the momentum going. This has led to a perfect tutoring experience - thank you!"

Mother of a Year 11 student

"Robert is a wonderful addition to our household. He has not only shared his extensive knowledge in Physics, but he has mentored my daughter and provided stability throughout the Covid-19 school closures. Her academic performance in Physics, and other subjects, has significantly improved. We look forward to continuing lessons with Robert this year."

Parent of a Year 12 student

Our Science Teachers

  • Flora U

    Flora U

    "By studying Biology, Chemistry and Physics, students have a clearer understanding of the world they live in."

    Flora holds a first-class Natural Science degree from the University of Bath and a Master’s degree in Oncology. She was awarded an 'Outstanding' rating for her PGCE teaching qualification and completed her teacher training through the Teach First programme in 2016. For the last 3 years, Flora has taught Edexcel Biology, Chemistry and Physics at GCSE level and Biology at A Level. She is also a qualified Edexcel Examiner. Flora has been part of the Golden Circle network for 2 years, alongside her PhD studies at Imperial College London’s Department of Surgery and Cancer.

  • Sophie C

    Sophie C

    "Science equips you with the ability to critique, the knowledge to debate and the desire to learn more."

    Sophie holds a first-class degree in Biological Sciences from Oxford University, and an MA in Health Policy from King’s College London. Sophie trained as a teacher through the Teach First programme and has 5 years of classroom experience teaching Triple Science GCSE, A Level Psychology and Biology. She also prepares sixth form students for Oxbridge and Medicine applications and runs mock interviews. Sophie has privately tutored for 11 years and currently teaches at a secondary school in Central London. In her spare time, she volunteers for the charity The Listening Place, which offers face-to-face support to young people facing mental health challenges.

  • Simran


    "Science develops our ability to ask questions, solve problems and apply what we learn."

    Simran is a passionate Science teacher with an in-depth knowledge of the Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 curriculum. She currently teaches at a South West London school, where she has held the role of Head of Science for 4 years. Simran holds a BSc in Biomedical Sciences from King’s College London, PGCE in Secondary Science (rated Outstanding), and MA in Leadership from University College London. She is a native Punjabi speaker and has volunteered for Hackney Pirates, an after school club which supports children facing personal challenges with reading and creative writing.

  • Jen


    "Curiosity, creativity, and innovation. Science opens the door to new skills and opportunities."

    Jen graduated from University College London with a degree in Human Sciences in 2012. She completed her PGCE teaching qualification through the Teach First programme and taught in schools in the UK and internationally, in Singapore, for 7 years. Jen has supported The Golden Circle for the last 4 years and has enabled our students to achieve excellent results at GCSE and A Level. She balances tutoring with working as a Science Education Consultant for a London academy chain.

  • Hannah T

    Hannah T

    "Science is about understanding the world around us."

    Hannah graduated from Oxford University in 2012 with a degree in Biological Sciences. She also holds an MA Public Policy from King’s College London. Hannah trained as a Science Teacher through the Teach First programme and was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating for her PGCE qualification. Hannah has 8 years of experience in the education sector, teaching GCSE at Key Stage 3 - 4 and Biology at Key Stage 5.

  • Flora P

    Flora P

    “Science is going to solve the problems that our world faces. We need to nurture the next generation to be not just able, but excited, to take on challenges”.

    Flora graduated with an undergraduate degree and Master’s degree in Human Sciences from Oxford University. She completed her PGCE teaching qualification in 2010, specialising in Secondary Science. Flora holds 4 years of classroom experience teaching all Triple Science at GCSE and Biology A Level. She also prepares students for Oxbridge applications and interviews. Flora has taught at prestigious independent schools in the UK and internationally, including Whitgift School, London and Cranbrook School, Sydney.

  • Khurram


    "Studying Chemistry requires methodical, rational thinking. This is a skill set that opens doors."

    Khurram is a qualified Science teacher and A Level Chemistry specialist. He trained as a teacher through the Teach First programme in 2016 and was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating for his PGCE teaching qualification. Khurram has two years of classroom teaching experience and 5 years of tutoring experience. He retrained as a Full Stack Software Developer in 2019 and currently works as an Equity Specialist for EMEA at Bloomberg L.P. Khurram holds a BSc in Pharmacology and MSc in Biomedical and Molecular Research from King’s College London.

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