Some of our amazing High School teachers & tutors
Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics
Cellina is currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Science (Medical Science), majoring in Immunology and Pathology, and Anatomy and Histology, and is on-track to commence the Doctor of Medicine in 2021. She graduated from NBSC Mackellar Girls Campus in 2017 with an ATAR of 99.05, achieving HSC scores of 97 in Biology, 96 in Chemistry (Ranked 19th in the State), 94 in Mathematics Adv, 93 in Physics, and 47 in Maths Extension 1. Cellina has been awarded 3 Scholarships by the University of Sydney: The Lionel Hooke Scholarship for Personal Qualities, the Sydney Medical School Summer Research Scholarship to perform Summer Research at the University of Sydney and Dalyell Global Mobility Scholarship based on academic Merit. In 2018 and 2019, Cellina was placed on the Dean’s List of Excellence in Academics, and was also awarded the Sydney Academic Merit Prize in 2019. Cellina loves teaching and learning, and strives for a positive, compassionate and engaging learning environment in all her lessons. Cellina consistently reinforces a growth mindset and encourages students to embrace challenges seeing them as an opportunity for growth.
Harrison has been at Capra for two years and graduated from The Scots College with an ATAR of 98.15 having studied English (2 unit), Chemistry, Physics, Economics in year 12 and Maths (4 unit) in year 11 through the accelerated program. He received the Academic Excellence prize and The Thomas McCleary Scholarship for the gifted and talented whilst at school. Harrison is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce/Engineering at The University of Sydney.
Chemistry, English, Maths
Elissa graduated from Killara High School in 2017 with Band 6 results in Mathematics, Mathematics Ext 1, Legal Studies, English (advanced), English (ext 1) and Ancient History. She is currently completing a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Majors in Chemistry & Biochemistry) at the University of Sydney. Elissa has worked as a tutor since 2016, encourage students to develop their confidence in their own abilities and helping her students improve their results as much as 50% from a pass to distinction average. She is passionate about imparting her knowledge and helping students fulfill their academic potential.
Hal is an experienced tutor, with over six years of helping primary and secondary school students achieve their highest potential. Having received first-class Honours in 2019, she is currently working on a Master’s degree at Sydney University, focusing on ethics and the philosophy of literature. She has completed an Honours Research Fellowship with Sydney Environment Institute, and now works as a research assistant with Sydney Health Ethics, and as a tutor in the university’s philosophy department. Hal’s pedagogical style emphasises critical thinking, analytic and creative acuity, and student autonomy.