OUR TEACHERS

Nicol Fleming
Head of Learning Support
Teaching Experience: 12 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 Family Status: Married to Norma
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 Family Status: Single
Jonathan Bailey
Assistant Head Primary
Previous School: The King’s School, Worcester Teaching Experience: 20 years Qualifications: M Ed. in Educational Leadership, Merit - University of Gloucestershire, B.Ed. (Hons) in Sport Science and Physical Education - University of Birmingham Family Status: Married to Lisa with two daughters
Apolline Herveou
French Teacher
Previous School: St George International School and Preschool, Sofia, Bulgaria Teaching Experience: 6 years Qualifications: PGCE in Modern Foreign Languages (Master’s degree) – University College Plymouth St Mark and St John BA (Hons) British and American Literature and Civilisation – University of Western Brittany, Brest, France Family Status: Single
Dalia Salama
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Cairo English School Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE Primary - Brunel University, LLB - University of Westminster, School of Law Family Status: Single
Hayley Hodges
Primary Teacher
Previous School: British International School Cairo Teaching Experience: 23 years Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts in Archaeological Studies - University of Leicester, PGCE - Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln Family Status: Single
Jacqueline Siag
Primary Teacher
Previous School: St Margaret’s Primary School, Loanhead, Scotland Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: PGDE - University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill BA (Hons) Drawing and Painting - Edinburgh College of Art Family Status: Married to Karim with two children
Jacqueline Belcher
Primary Teacher
Previous School: British School of Alexandria, Egypt Teaching Experience: 18 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) in Primary Education with QTS - University of Brighton Family Status: Single
Jonathan Gillespie Payne
History Teacher
Previous School: Repton School, Dubai Teaching Experience: 9 years Qualifications: PGCE (Independent) - University of Buckingham, Master of Arts (with Distinction) - University of London Family Status: Married to Dahlia
Laura Clark
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: St Catherine’s International Kindergarten, Hong Kong Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: PGCE - University of Sunderland, MA Social Anthropology – Manchester University Family Status: Single
Lucy Koniarska
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Dulwich College, Shanghai Teaching Experience: 13 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 Family Status: Single
Miriam Sabra
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Egyptian British International School Teaching Experience: 3 years Qualifications: PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) University of Sunderland, BA Business Administration Misr International University (MIU), Egypt Family Status: Single
Norma Knox
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Inverclyde Council Support Teacher Teaching Experience: 3 years Qualifications: SVQ Level 3 Social Care Family Status: Married to Nicol
Phillip Birch
Primary Teacher
Previous School: St Thomas’, Darwen Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: MEd inclusive Education – University of Bolton, PGCE – University of Bolton Family Status: Single
Sally Curtis
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Cairo English School Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE in Primary Education - University of East Anglia BA (Hons) degree in Marketing - University of Derby/University of Huddersfield Family Status: Single
Tanya Keep
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Maadi British International School Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: Diploma of Professional Counselling(Early Years) – Australian Institute of ProfessionalCounsellors Marketing and Business Development Advanced Certificate - Forster / Tuncurry College Family Status: Single
Tina Marsh
Director of Music
Previous School: Al Khor International School, Al Khor, Qatar Teaching Experience: 22 years Qualifications: BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma 
Music Technology (Production) 
- Bridgwater College of Further Education 
 Advanced Certificate in Teaching Studies ,Advanced Diploma in Teaching Studies – Manchester University P.G.C.E. Secondary, Music and Drama 
- Liverpool University B.A. (Hons) Music and Drama with Religious Studies – Liverpool University
 Family Status: Married to Phil with two sons
Warren Stewart
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Hawthorn Primary School, Kingstanding, Birmingham Teaching Experience: 10 years Qualifications: PGCE, University of Central England BA (Hons) Theatre Studies & English Literature, De Montfort University Family Status: Single
Zoe Aspinall
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Dulwich College Suzhou, China Teaching Experience: 17 years Qualifications: Certificate in Pedagogies for Dual Language Learning in a Primary Context, Goldsmiths University, London PGCE – University of Cambridge BA (Hons) Community Management – University of Luton Family Status: Married to Adrian with two children
Rachel Hardwick
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Windrose Academy, Cairo Teaching Experience: 9 years Qualifications: PGCE - Liverpool Hope University BA (hons) English and Theatre – De Montfort University Family Status: Married to Waleedwith twins
Paul Bates
Director of Academic IT
Previous School: Educore Services , Zambia Teaching Experience: 12 years Qualifications: PGCE - ICT with QTS - The University of Bath Certificate in Professional Studies - The University of Birmingham BSc (Hons) 2:1 Psychology, Maths and Computer Science - The Open University
Adrian Bennett
Teacher of Art & DT
Previous School: International English School Sweden Teaching Experience: 10 years Qualifications: IPGCE – University of Sunderland BA (Hons) 2.2 Key Stage 2/3 design and technology in education – Liverpool John Moores University BA (Hons)2.2 Design and Technology in education – Liverpool John Moores University.
Luke Webb
Teacher of EAL
Previous School: Route 39 Academy, Bideford, Devon, UK Teaching Experience: 6 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: 27 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
Isabel Pante
French Teacher
Previous School: Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK Teaching Experience: 3 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: 15 years Qualifications: PGCE – Trinity and All Saints College Leeds BA (Hons) French – University College of London
Natalie Percival
Head Librarian
Previous School: Haileybury Astana School , Kazakhstan Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: MA Library and information studies – University College of London BA Ancient History – The University of Birmingham
Andrew Austin
Music Teacher
Previous School: Reigate College, UK Teaching Experience: 15 years Qualifications: PGCE – University of Wales MA Arts in Digital Music Technology – University of Keele BA (Hons) Arts – University of Southampton
Joshua Sussex
PE Teacher
Previous School: Thomas More Catholic School, London Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: PGCE in PE – University of Greenwich BA (Hons) Physical & Sport Education – St Mary’s University College
Sean Gale
PE Teacher
Previous School: Jeddah Prep and Grammar School Saudi Arabia Teaching Experience: 15 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) Physical Education and Geography – University of St. Mark and St. John
Caroline Gale
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Jeddah Prep and Grammar School Saudi Arabia Teaching Experience: 10 years Qualifications: IPGCE – Teaching – Nottingham University
Nichola Quinones
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: British School Kuwait Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: PGCE – Huddersfield University BSc Psychology – Open University
Callum Watt
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Terrington Hall Independent Preparatory School Teaching Experience: 2 years Qualifications: IPGCE – University of Buckingham BSc (Hons) Psychology – Northumbria University
Deirdre Phillips
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Britannica International School - Hungary Teaching Experience: 8 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: 25 years Qualifications: PGCE – University of Kent BA (Hons) Humanities
Kathleen Durkan
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Wesgreen International School, Sharjah, UAE Teaching Experience: 19 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) with QTS – The University of Central England
Jessica Swann
Chemistry Teacher
Previous School: Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Science – University of Exeter BSc Forensic Science – University of South Wales.
Richard Moore
Deputy Head Secondary School (Pastoral)
Previous School: St John’s International Academy, UK Teaching Experience: 25 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) Physical Education – WLIHE (Brunel University)
Kimberley Harries
English & Drama Teacher
Previous School: International English School, Sundsvall, Sweden Teaching Experience: 10 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
Sue Savage
Geography Teacher
Previous School: Bromsgrove International School - Thailand Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE Geography Secondary – St. Mary’s University College London BA Joint honours Geographic/ English Lit. – St Mary’s University College London
Philip Marsh
Mathematics Teacher
Previous School: Al Khor International School Al Khor - Qatar Teaching Experience: 24 years Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Mathematics – University of the West of England BSc Mathematics – PortsmouthPolytechnic