Jacob is an enthusiastic and supportive tutor who tries to share his passion for literature and drama, believing that meaningful learning happens when a student understands the importance of a piece of work and the many ways it can enrich us. He has had success with students who felt more comfortable in Science subjects, helping them to engage a different aspect of themselves and become genuinely excited by creative writing. He has also taught large classrooms in a school in Uganda.
Jacob has a BA in English Literature and Language from St Anne’s College, Oxford, and gained an MA with Distinction from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He attended UCS and attained 4 A’s at A level in English, French, Philosophy and History.
Jacob also works as an actor. He has performed at the Globe and Royal Shakespeare Theatres, and has had parts in TV shows on the BBC and on Amazon Prime. He loves to play football, read, play and see live music and sing.