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About Us

Welcome to Brighter English! We are an English language school based in the UK, with all of our lessons delivered online. This means you can experience studying at a British school from the comfort of your own home.

We're proud to have received so much excellent feedback. In fact, 100% of students would recommend Brighter English to a friend! Watch this video to hear some our students talk about their experience.

Our main aim is to help you become a confident communicator. We believe that lessons should fuel curiosity, interest and creativity, and so create a positive attitude to learning.

Meet our teachers

All of our highly experienced teachers have a CELTA or DELTA qualification and are native English speakers.

They have taught in countries all over the world and love helping students to gain confidence and reach their goals. They can’t wait to meet you!

The Brighter English team


Katy Staplehurst

Course Director

Brighter English was founded by Katy Staplehurst, a DELTA qualified ELT professional with 12 years experience in teaching, ELT management and course design. She originally trained in Barcelona and has since lived and worked in England, Scotland, Italy and New Zealand. Read more about her story here.

"Travelling is one of my passions and I love exploring different places and ways of life! I have spent time in South America, India and Cambodia and I always enjoy getting to know students from all over the world." 


Francesca Potts

Contributing Editor

Francesca has worked in the TEFL world for the past 14 years. After training at Bath Spa University she moved to Germany, where she founded the teaching and proofreading company Intelligent Editing. For the past 9 years she has been a core member of staff at The Globe English Centre in the UK. You can find her LinkedIn page here

"I absolutely love dancing and have been doing it for most of my life. In the past year I've started taking part in dance competitions all over the country. Dancing allows me to communicate and connect with people from all walks of life and has not only improved my fitness, but has given me a fantastic social network."

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John Staplehurst

IT Consultant

John is our go to guy for any IT questions or help. He provides technology support and makes sure everything runs smoothly here at Brighter English. He is also a founding member of Examug, a Mac user group. You can find his LinkedIn page here

"In my free time I like running, cycling and climbing up mountains! I'm currently planning a mountain trek in Nepal."

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