OUR TEACHERS

Nicol Fleming
Head of Learning Support/ Head of Years 7 & 8
Teaching Experience: 13 years Previous School: South Ayrshire Council – Principal Teacher of Learning Support Qualifications: PGCE (Support for Learning) University of Glasgow, PGDE (Secondary Computing), University of Strathclyde, PGDIP (Information Technology) University of Paisley, MA(Hons) (Politics) University of Glasgow
Sarah Leggett
Head of English as an Additional Language
Previous School: Dulwich College Suzhou Teaching Experience: 25+ years Qualifications: MA (Distinction)Teaching English to Young Learners (5-16) University of York, PGCE Primary (5-11 Years) University of the West of England, B.Sc (Hons) Geography, University of Birmingham
Jonathan Gillespie Payne
Head of Humanities / History Teacher
Previous School: Repton School, Dubai Teaching Experience: 10 years Qualifications: PGCE (Independent) - University of Buckingham, Master of Arts (with Distinction) - University of London
Benjamin Faux
Head of Art and Design
Previous School: St Christopher's International School, Bahrain Teaching Experience: 14 Years Qualifications : BA Hons, PGCE, QTS
Joshua Sussex
Head of Physical Education
Previous School: Thomas More Catholic School, London Teaching Experience: 6 years Qualifications: PGCE in PE – University of Greenwich BA (Hons) Physical & Sport Education – St Mary’s University College
Jacqueline Siag
Primary Teacher
Previous School: St Margaret’s Primary School, Loanhead, Scotland Teaching Experience: 9 years Qualifications: PGDE - University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill BA (Hons) Drawing and Painting - Edinburgh College of Art
Jacqueline Belcher
Teacher of EAL
Previous School: British School of Alexandria, Egypt Teaching Experience: 19 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) in Primary Education with QTS - University of Brighton
Warren Stewart
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Hawthorn Primary School, Kingstanding, Birmingham Teaching Experience: 11 years Qualifications: PGCE, University of Central England BA (Hons) Theatre Studies & English Literature, De Montfort University
Rachel Hardwick
Head of Years 1 & 2
Previous School: Windrose Academy, Cairo Teaching Experience: 10 years Qualifications: PGCE - Liverpool Hope University BA (hons) English and Theatre – De Montfort University
Callum Watt
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Terrington Hall Independent Preparatory School Teaching Experience: 3 years Qualifications: IPGCE – University of Buckingham BSc (Hons) Psychology – Northumbria University
Sue Savage
Geography Teacher
Previous School: Bromsgrove International School - Thailand Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: PGCE Geography Secondary – St. Mary’s University College London BA Joint honours Geography/ English Lit. – St Mary’s University College London
Kimberley Harries
Director of Performing Arts
Previous School: International English School, Sundsvall, Sweden Teaching Experience: 11 years Qualifications: MA International Education – University of Sunderland PGCE – University of Sunderland BA (Hons) Theatre & The Performing Arts – London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts
Jessica Swann
Head of Science
Previous School: Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Science – University of Exeter BSc Forensic Science – University of South Wales.
Kathleen Durkan
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Wesgreen International School, Sharjah, UAE Teaching Experience: 20 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) with QTS – The University of Central England
Deirdre Phillips
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Britannica International School - Hungary Teaching Experience: 9 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) QTS with Special Education Needs – Liverpool Hope University
Fiona Christian
Primary Teacher
Previous School: The British School of Brussels Teaching Experience: 26 years Qualifications: PGCE – University of Kent BA (Hons) Humanities
Dalia Salama
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Cairo English School Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: PGCE Primary - Brunel University, LLB - University of Westminster, School of Law
Lucy Koniarska
Teacher of EAL
Previous School: Dulwich College, Shanghai Teaching Experience: 14 years Qualifications: Early Years Professional Status Mentor/Assessor - University College Birmingham, Early Years Professional Status - University College Birmingham, BA Hons. Theology & Religious Studies - University of Leeds MA -Manchester Met University
Norma Knox
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Inverclyde Council Support Teacher Teaching Experience: 4 years Qualifications: SVQ Level 3 Social Care
Sally Curtis
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Cairo English School Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: PGCE in Primary Education - University of East Anglia BA (Hons) degree in Marketing - University of Derby/University of Huddersfield
Tanya Keep
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Maadi British International School Teaching Experience: 6 years Qualifications: Diploma of Professional Counselling(Early Years) – Australian Institute of ProfessionalCounsellors Marketing and Business Development Advanced Certificate - Forster / Tuncurry College
Caroline Gale
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Jeddah Prep and Grammar School Saudi Arabia Teaching Experience: 11 years Qualifications: IPGCE – Teaching – Nottingham University
Nichola Quinones
Primary School Teacher
Previous School: British School Kuwait Teaching Experience: 9 years Qualifications: PGCE – Huddersfield University BSc Psychology – Open University
Isabel Pante
French Teacher
Previous School: Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK Teaching Experience: 4 years Qualifications: PGCE – University of Cambridge BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages – University of Southampton
Kerry Moore
French Teacher
Previous School: St John’s International Academy, UK Teaching Experience: 16 years Qualifications: PGCE – Trinity and All Saints College Leeds BA (Hons) French – University College of London
Luke Webb
Teacher of EAL
Previous School: Route 39 Academy, Bideford, Devon, UK Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Spanish with French – University of Exeter BSc (HONS) 2.2 Sport Psychology – University of Liverpool.
Michael Glover
Teacher of EAL
Previous School: Compass International School Doha - Qatar Teaching Experience: 28 years Qualifications: MA in teaching English to young learners – University of York PGCE in English and Religion – University of Cardiff BA (Hons) Communications – Polytechnic of Wales
Natalie Percival
Head Librarian
Previous School: Haileybury Astana School , Kazakhstan Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: MA Library and information studies – University College of London BA Ancient History – The University of Birmingham
Sean Gale
Head of Years 9 & 10
Previous School: Jeddah Prep and Grammar School Saudi Arabia Teaching Experience: 16 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) Physical Education and Geography – University of St. Mark and St. John
Julia Hallinan
Head of Years 3 & 4
Previous School: Westbourne Junior School, UK Teaching Experience: 22 years Qualifications : BA (Ed) Hons 1st Class, University of Wales Institute Cardiff , MA (Ed) Specialism in Early Years, University of Wales Institute Cardiff
Susan Campbell
Primary Teacher
Previous School: The Choices Programme Teaching Experience: 19 years teaching experience in Primary, Secondary and Special school Qualifications: B. Ed (Hons) University of Strathclyde
John Hoban
Physics Teacher
Previous School: Kolej Yayasan UEM A-Level College, Malaysia Teaching Experience: 14 years Qualifications : M.Ed in Science - Walden University. BSc. (Hons) in Biomedical Engineering - Hanze University of Applied Science
Stephen Wood
Teacher of Physics / Science
Previous schools include: The Sultans School, Muscat, Oman and Dulwich College Seoul, South Korea. Teaching experience: 22 years. Qualifications: PGCSE from The University of Wales, Abe Ystwyth. BEng, John Moores University, Liverpool.
Anthony Gardiner
Teacher of Mathematics
Previous School: Cheshire College (South & West), UK Teaching Experience: 21 Years Qualifications: BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from University College London, PGCE (Mathematics & Physics) from Keele University, Diploma in Education Management from Sheffield Hallam University
Auday Ali
Head of Mathematics
Previous School: New Cairo British International School, New Cairo, Egypt Teaching Experience: 15 Years Qualifications: BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Aston University, PGCSE (Secondary Mathematics) from the University of Wolverhampton.
Dennis Cella
Teacher of Mathematics
Previous School: the Kuwait National English School (KNES), Kuwait. Teaching Experience: 9 Years Qualifications: BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University.
Olivia Clutterbuck
Primary School Teacher
Previous School: King’s College, Panama. Teaching Experience: 4 years. Qualifications: PGCE, Institute of Education, London; BA (Hons) English and History, University of Exeter.
Lincoln Tucker
Primary School Teacher
Previous school: Jeddah Prep and Grammar School, Jeddah Saudi Arabia. Teaching Experience: 18 years. Qualifications:
Siobhan O’Connor Challis
Primary School Teacher
Previous School; Deputy Head of Primary at the British International School Madinaty Teaching Experience: 28 years teaching in UK, Ireland, Middle East and North Africa Qualifications: PGCE, Graduate of the London College of Music (GLCM Hons) Postgraduate of Royal College of Music (Cert. RCM),
Ashley Keal
Primary School Teacher
Previous School: Maadi British International School, Egypt Teaching Experience: 2 Years Qualifications: BA (Hons) Primary Education, PE specialist Education: University of Roehampton, London
Dr Iain Massie
Biology and Secondary Science Teacher
Previous School and positions; Bishop Mackenzie International School, Lilongwe, Malawi, Head of Secondary Science, Duke of Edinburgh International Award Co-ordinator. Teaching Experience: 15 Years Qualification: PhD Philosophy (Botany and Genetics) University of London BSc Special Dual Honours Zoology and Genetics University of Sheffield PGCE Secondary Science Specialism University of Warwick
Abigail Pepperell
Head of English
Previous School: El Alsson British International School, Cairo. Teaching Experience: 13 Years Qualifications: BA Honours in Politics with English from Loughborough University. QTS: Graduate Teaching Programme at Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University.
Philip Tranmer
ICT Teacher
Previous School: Assistant head, Macmillan Academy: Head of School, EOTAS (Pru), Middlesbrough: Modern English School, Cairo Senior Leader ICT Network Manager. QTS, Ba (Ed), Cert Ed, A.M.I.S.M, Supervision and management, A.L.C.M, London College of Music
Paul Russell
Director of Music
Previous School: The British International School of Ukraine, Kyiv. Experience: 13 years Qualifications: PGCE in Music – University of Worcester BA Hons in Music – University of Bristol
Charlotte Longmuir
Early Years Teacher
Teaching Experience: 9 years; Previous Position and School: Assistant Head of Early Years at El Alsson British International School, Cairo; Qualifications: Masters in Leadership in Education at West of Scotland University, PGDE (Postgraduation Diploma in Education) at University of Glasgow, BSc. Hons in Biomedical Science at Caledonian University; and BSc in Forensic Psychobiology at Abertay University
Lydia Denny
Primary School Teacher
Previous School: Maadi British International School Experience: 26 years Qualifications: MA Education - University of Bath, PGCE - University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, BA (Hons) Sociology - University of Nottingham
Gillian Belal
Humanities Teacher
Previous School: Maadi British International School, Cairo. Teaching Experience: 18 years. Qualifications: BA (Hons) History with English - Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education. PGCE Secondary (Distinction) – Liverpool Hope University.
Gemma Jones
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: iCAN British International School Teaching Experience: 17 years Qualifications: PGCEi - Nottingham University, NNEB – Leyton College, London
Sally Solomon
French Teacher
Previous School: Gems Metropole, Dubai, UAE Teaching Experience: 20 years Qualifications: MSc Educational Leadership and Management (Portsmouth University), PGCE (Bath University), Diploma in International Languages Communications (The Institute of Linguists)
Raymond Eades
Art Teacher
Previous School: Satit Prasarnmit International Programme, Bangkok Teaching Experience: 30 years Qualifications: M Ed. in Media and Technology - University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Advanced Diploma in Design and Technology - West Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education, Supplementary Certificate in Design and Technology - Certificate of Education - St. Peters College Saltley Birmingham.
Catriona Patton
Primary School Teacher
Previous School: Convent Grammar, Co. Tyrone Teaching Experience: 12 years Qualifications: Bsc Psychology- Middlesex University London Post Graduate Certification in Primary Education- London Metropolitan University
Eimear Patton
Primary School Teacher
Previous School: Cairo English School Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualification: Bachelor of Education with English - St. Mary’s University College, Belfast
Menna Farag
EYFS Teacher
Previous school: St John with St Mark Church of England School, Manchester (UK). Teaching experience: 3 years Qualifications: BA Psychology and Creative Writing (2.1) – Manchester Metropolitan University. MSc Psychology (2.1), University of Central Lancashire. PGCE Early Years & KS1 (Distinction/Outstanding), Manchester Metropolitan University.
Suzan Philips
Previous School: Jerudong Primary School, Brueni Darussalam Teaching Experience: 15 years Qualifications: Q.T.S (G.T.P) Metropolitan University Manchester, B.A. (Hons) Psychology - University of Manchester
Kathryn Stevenson
Early Years Teacher
Previous: Harrow International School, Bangkok, Cambridge English School, Kuwait, Cairo English School, Egypt Teaching Experience: 20 years Qualifications: PGCE Sheffield Hallam University Postgraduate Certificate in Education with Qualified Teacher Status Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) Recreation and Tourism Management Catriona Patton | Malvern College
Morgan Jones
Primary Year Teacher
Previous School: Tenby International School, Ipoh, Malaysia Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) Queens University Belfast, BSc (Hons) Psychology University of Wales Institute Cardiff
Sarah Bannister
Primary Year Teacher
Previous School: El Alsson British International School, Hollingwood Primary School Bradford. Teaching: Experience: 5 years Qualifications: PGCE with Merit – Leeds Metropolitan University, B.A Hons Degree in Business Management with Leisure and Tourism.
Ian Davidson
PE Teacher
Previous School: Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom. Varee International Thailand. Teaching Experience: 3 years Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching, Leeds Metropolitan University. PGCEi University of Nottingham.