Learn English!

Want to speak English better? Need to understand more?

Castlefields Church is now offering free English lessons for adults! The lessons are held during term times on Monday mornings 10:30-12:00 at the church building. Our fully qualified English teachers are holding classes for both beginners and advanced students. So come along – whatever your level.

*** For more information on the English classes, including dates, please visit castle-english.org.uk ***

Meet the Teachers:


Gillian Scothern is a recently retired hospital doctor. She is a qualified English teacher (CELTA). Over the last few years she has visited Madagascar, Tanzania, Ghana and Sierra Leone with a maternal and child health project. For relaxation she likes to play the cello and to go walking.


Heidi Weale qualified with a CTEFLA in 1997. Since then she has taught English both in the UK and Russia. She has had students of many different nationalities and ages. She likes anything to do with languages.


David Sherwood works 4 days a week as an engineer at Rolls-Royce. He is also a qualified English teacher (CELTA). He enjoys meeting people from different cultures at work and in the community. In his spare time he likes walking in the countryside and cycling. He has travelled in Pakistan and Zambia as well as several countries in Europe.