David gained maximum A-Level grades in Maths, Further Maths and Physics then achieved a first-class degree in Physics from the University of Oxford in 2002. During his A-levels he received a congratulatory letter for excellent work in his Pure 3 Maths examination. While at Oxford he gained a distinction in the Preliminary Examination (top 15% of candidates) and was placed high in the first class in his finals. Since leaving Oxford he attended the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) and currently works as a professional musician. He was captain of the RNCM's University Challenge Team for the 2003/2004 season.

He has tutored in Mathematics privately since 2004, including at a local independent school since 2008. He has extensive experience and a strong record of success in preparing students for the Physics Aptitude Test (PAT) which is the entrance test for Physics, Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Oxford.

He has tutored in Mathematics privately since 2004, including at a local independent school since 2008. He has extensive experience and a strong record of success in preparing students for the Physics Aptitude Test (PAT) which is the entrance test for Physics, Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Oxford.