Some of our amazing teachers & tutors
Biology, Chemistry, English, Maths
Georgia Velis has been tutoring at Capra since 2008 and has taken a special interest in helping to prepare motivated students for the selective schools and scholarship tests. Georgia studied Microbiology and holds a Masters of Public Health from the University of Sydney.
Nell (B.A. English (Hons) Sydney Uni., Dip. Ed. (Primary) Armidale Uni.) has been teaching and tutoring for over thirty years in primary and secondary schools in Sydney. She has many years of experience as an HSC and Naplan marker. In her teaching, Nell seeks to develop the literacy and critical thinking skills of her students, while fostering an enjoyment of print and film literature.
Rachael is a dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate teacher. In 2012, she achieved first-class honours for Bachelor of Arts degree in Primary Education and in 2015 she graduated from her Masters degree in Education with a distinction. Rachael is passionate about children’s literature, reading and creative writing. She has an excellent understanding of reading comprehension and has delivered comprehension training courses to other teachers. She has also been part of a maths development team and taken part in writing an effective calculation policy. She believes that learning should be exciting and stimulating and works hard to ensure children reach their full potential and achieve their goals. Rachael aims to create a nurturing and supportive learning environment in order to increase children’s confidence and promote a lifelong love of learning.
Christina is studying a combined degree of Arts (International Relations) and Laws at the University of Sydney. She completed Year 12 at Kambala in 2017, achieving an ATAR of 99.85. She believes that every individual has different strengths, passions and personal goals, so her approach to tutoring is to encourage students to create their own success in a style that works for them.