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At a Glance

Professional Background and Education

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Perryfields High School, Oldbury

I studied for my GCSEs here at Perryfields High. I loved school.

King Edward VI Five Ways School, Birmingham

I studied for My A Levels here.

Westminster College, Oxford

I read Theology here at Westminster College. The Bodleian Library is still one of my favourite places in the world.

University of Birmingham

I studied for my PGCE back home in Birmingham. I loved my subject and wanted to share my passion.

At a Glance: Education

Lordswood Girls' School, Birmingham

PGCE placement 1. I thought I had the best job in the world!

Shenley Court School, Birmingham

PGCE placement 2

Hall Cross School, Doncaster

My first job as an NQT, I taught RS and English. Not an easy task in South Yorkshire!

The King's School, Grantham

My first leadership role where I was promoted to Head of Department. I taught Religious Studies and Philosophy and was also CPSHE Coordinator.

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University of Bristol

I returned to university to study for a Master's in Education. It was here that I discovered a Growth Mindset.

The Crypt School, Gloucester

My last job in a secondary school. I was founding Head of Psychology and I also taught Personal Development.

Linden Primary School, Gloucester

My first full-time primary teaching position. I tool on a Y6 class as a maternity cover and rediscovered my love for teaching. It wasn't easy - it was like being an NQT again!

Four Swannes Primary School, Waltham Cross

My last job in the UK. I taught Y4 and was SENCo, INCo. I was still interested in different cultures and traditions so made the decision to leave for an international post.

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Muscat International School, Muscat

My first international post in an amazing country. Unfortunately, the job I was offered at interview didn't exist, so I left after a year.

The British International School, Shanghai, Puxi Campus

Things worked out better in Shanghai! The beginning of my career with Nord Anglia Education, and I spent 6 years here undertaking various roles from SENCo to Assistant Head.

Nord Anglia International School, Al Khor

The Middle East beckoned once again and I moved to Qatar to be a Deputy Head.

The British International School, Shanghai, Puxi Campus

I was asked to return to Shanghai, this time for my dream job as Head of Primary. I really do have the best job in the world!

At a Glance: Education

University College London

After completing various leadership courses, I decided to undertake my NPQH.

My new role

For the second time in recent years, I am about to embark on my dream job in August 2022. I really do have the best job in the world!

At a Glance: Education

"You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward."

Conrad Hall

At a Glance: Quote
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