Sally C

Central England

Sally C

Hello, my name is Sally and I am a teacher. I own a Tutor Centre where students come after school to learn English and Maths. As my homestay student you would have access to the Centre and to the computer based English learning programmes. You will also learn English through lots of fun games and activities, excursions and mixing with my friends and family.

No smoking No pets at home Teacher pick-up from airport Wifi available at home
No smoking No pets at home Teacher transfer WiFi available

Location information

Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire | View a map of this location

Nearest airport(s): Stansted (STN) 60 minutes, Luton 50 minutes, London Heathrow (LHR) 90 minutes

Nominated airport(s) for transfers: Luton (LTN); Stansted (STN)

Heathrow airport supplement: +£60 one-way

Nearest railway station: Sandy

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Academic information

I am a teacher and after working in various schools, I became an Advisor for Cambridgeshire Education Authority, before leaving to run my own tutoring Centre. I teach English and Maths and English as a Second Language. At the moment I have some Chinese students who are learning English. All my students get excellent results.

Courses taught

 Family information

I have a son and a daughter who are grown up and have left. My daughter and 15 year old grandson live in a village nearby and we have regular visits for family meals together. My grandson enjoys bowling, cinema and playing computer games.

I enjoy going out and about and visiting local places of interest. I also do yoga, dancing and swimming. We have a number of parks nearby where I can walk and some have ponds or rivers where you can see swans and a variety of wild birds.

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About the teacher’s accommodation

My home is a spacious 3 bedroom semi-detached house in a quiet cul-de-dac. There is a lovely garden where you can sit out on the patio and see a variety of plants and shrubs. In the homestay bedroom there is a wall mounted TV and a laptop with Wifi available. In the cupboard there are games, jigsaws, puzzles and a selection of DVDs. The family bathroom has superb power shower and a large, deep bath with another shower over. Sandy town centre is a short walk away where there is a post office, library, shops and restaurants including Subway.

About the local area

The area has good transport links, with the A1 being not far away and a 10 minute walk to the railway station in Sandy. There are regular trains to London, journey time 40 minutes. Peterborough, Stevenage and Cambridge are easily reached by train or bus. Sandy town centre is a 5 minute walk and has shops, a library, post office and restaurants. Bedford is the nearest large town with a variety of shops and restaurants, a museum, a beautiful river side walk and boat trips. The Oasis Swimming Pool has slides, flumes, waves and a beach pool. Local attractions include Knebworth House and Garden, Shuttleworth Aviation Museum and Woburn Park and Gardens. Traditional English afternoon teas with Victoria Sponge Cake are available in Biggleswade and St Neots, only a few miles away.

Excursions you can take with your teacher

St Neots Traditional English Afternoon Tea – Walk around the beautiful park and see the swans and ducks on the river and pond. Visit to the town centre with shopping and then traditional afternoon tea with jam and cream scones and a selection of delicious cakes including the famous Victoria Sponge.

Cost: Free

Knebworth House and Gardens – A walk through history at this stately home, now occupied by the writer Edward Bulwer Lytton. Explore the beautiful gardens, follow the dinosaur trail or play in the adventure playground.

Cost: Free

Fun activities – Choose from swimming, 10 pin bowling or Lazer Wars.

Cost: Free

London Top Attractions Tour – See all the top attractions in London including Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Big Ben, Tower of London and Piccadilly Circus.

Cost: £25 for the excursion and a student will need pocket money for souvenirs and entrances

Woburn Safari Park – Drive through safari followed by foot safari to see mischievous meerkats, cheeky monkeys, Asian elephants, fierce lions and more. Then choose from 3D cinema experience, Go Ape adventure or ride in a swan boat.

Cost: Adult £23 Child £16 plus pocket money