Some of our amazing Primary teachers & tutors
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.
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.
Economics, English, History, Maths
Nicole is currently in her second year at Harvard University studying Economics and Computer Science. She graduated in 2017 from Sydney Girls High School with an ATAR of 98.65 and Band 6 results in 13 units. At Harvard, Nicole works both as a Research Assistant for the Departments of Government and Economics, and as a Writing Tutor for the Harvard College Writing Center. She believes that the key to academic and personal success is the ability to cater to individual learning styles, something she thinks can only be achieved by building rapport with a student.