Kip McGrath Isle of Man – Specialists in English and Maths tuition.

Our People

Tutors4Mann General Partner

Andy Finch

Andy completed his teacher training before being commissioned into the RAF as an education officer. While in the RAF, he completed a Master’s of Education withthe University of Nottingham. Andy is the General Partner of Tutors4Mann, a partnership of tutors that run Kip McGrath Isle of Man.

Our Partner Tutors

Becca Whiteside

Becca worked for twenty years in the Pharmaceutical industry, managing many different teams of people. She has an Masters degree in Human Resource Development from the University of Middlesex and has a lifelong interest in learning and coaching. She changed her career direction to teach students  and has taught for many years, both in the UK and Overseas. Having recently moved to live in the Isle of Man, Becca is enjoying working as a Partner of Tutors4Mann, a partnership of tutors that run Kip McGrath, Isle of Man.

David Gibson

David served in the Royal Navy as an Aircraft Engineering Officer and obtained a BsC (Honors) in Naval Engineering.  Since the 1980’s he has taught Mathematics and science-based subjects.  Having gained a PGCE on leaving the Royal Navy, David has been working as a Supply Teacher at Manx Senior schools, a private mathematics and Physics teacher before joining the Tutors4Man partnership in 2022.

David enjoys helping with the Manx TT and Grand Prix as a marshal (since 2010). He is also a keen cyclist having recently completed an unsupported ride from Land’s End to the Orkney Islands and the English Coast to Coast return.  David also owns a  1973 VW Beetle and a 1960 VW Karmann Ghia that he is in the process of restoring.

Diane Sykes

Dianne has been a maths teacher for almost forty years. She has spent much of her career teaching at an island Secondary school, where she was, at one time, Head of the Department. Dianne has been teaching at Kip McGrath for over three years.

Jamie Rout-Moore

Jamie has been a teacher for over 18 years working in primary schools, in both England and the Isle of Man, since obtaining a degree in History and Education at the University of Cumbria. For a number of those years, he was a Primary Maths and Science lead. More recently he has worked across Primary and Secondary schools supporting digital development as well as teaching in some of the island’s secondary schools when needed, including Maths, English and Science. In his spare time, he loves walking his dog Asher on many of the Island’s amazing walks and watching his favourite football team.

Jill Finch

Jill has been teaching for twenty plus years, including experience overseas, the UK and the Isle of Man. She was formerly Head of Maths at the Buchan and has a Master’s degree in Shakespearean Studies from the University of Birmingham.

Lynn Pickersgill

Lynn has been teaching for over 40 years, including British Forces Schools overseas, the UK and the Isle of Man. She was Deputy Head at a Prep School in the south of England. She has taught all year groups and has vast experience in preparing Year 6 pupils for the 11+/Entrance Examinations.

Lynn loves living on the Isle of Man, she has a small Poochon dog and enjoys our beautiful coastal walks.

Lynn has been at KipMcGrath for over four years. 

Sandra May

Sandra taught at Ashley Hill School in 1988 then at Murray’s Road School ( now Scoil yn Jubilee ) for the following 29 years. She started working for Kip McGrath in April 2019.

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