Our Teachers

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Peter Patrick Malone

Head of Mathematics

Mr. Malone has a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Applied Physics from Lanchester Polytechnic and a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) from Edge Hill College

He has taught Maths, Further Maths and Physics to A Level and Maths at Standard and Higher Level for the International Baccalaureate programme.  Mr. Malone’s many years of experience include work at international schools in Spain, Kazakhstan, Qatar, China and Abu Dhabi, as well as in the United Kingdom. Mr. Malone is also a First Aid Trainer.



Robert  Mcfadden

Year 3RM Teacher

Mr. Mcfadden has a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, USA and a PGCE from Brunel University.  He has twelve years of experience, has been Head of Science at two primary schools in the UK and has prepared students for 11+ examinations at selective grammar schools.


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Carolyn Summers

Year 4 Teacher

Ms. Summers has a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from York St. John University (UK). She has more than twenty years of experience at all stages of the Primary School; this has included work with both the National Curriculum (England) and the International Primary Curriculum.


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Sophie Bham

Year 1 Teacher

Ms. Bham has a BA (Hons) from the University of Wolverhampton and PGCE in Primary Education and Teaching English as a Second or Other Language from the University of Huddersfield. She has 15 years’ teaching experience in the UK, the Middle East and in Africa. Ms. Bham is experienced with American as well as British curricula.


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Melissa Thorp

Head of Science

Ms. Thorp has a BSc in Biological Science, specializing in Ecology and Conservation, from Anglia Ruskin University (formerly Anglia Polytechnic). She also has a PGCE in Secondary Science with Biology from Keele University. Ms. Thorp has led a Biology Department and coordinator of National Curriculum Key Stages. She has 14 years of experience in science teaching in the UK, has been a professional tutor and teacher training mentor with Keele University and Manchester Metropolitan University and is also an examiner in GCSE and A Level Biology.


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Katrine Davidsen

Reception Teacher

Ms. Davidsen has a BA (Hons) degree and QTS in Primary Education from the University of Brighton. She has two years of experience in both primary and EAL teaching.


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Vanessa Marshall

Year 2 Teacher

Ms. Marshall has a BA in Specialist Media Prosthetics from the University of Salford and a PCGE from the University of Buckingham


Steven Paul Zammit

Steven Zammit

Year 5 Teacher and Head of Key Stage 2 (Years 3-6)

Mr. Zammit has a degree in Transport Management from Aston University and a PGCE from the University of North London. He has twenty years of teaching experience, including in Egypt.


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Anna Coppola

EAL Teache

Ms. Coppola has a BA in French and German from The University of Liverpool and a PGCE in Modern Foreign Languages and English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL) from The University of Manchester.
Ms. Coppola has 19 years of teaching experience in 7 different countries.


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Clare Sarson

Head of English

Ms. Sarson has a BA in American Studies from the University of Manchester, where she won the Kaiser Prize for Outstanding Dissertation. She obtained her Qualified Teacher Status with the Merseyside and Cheshire Graduate Teacher Programme.
Ms. Sarson has been teaching her subject and leading teams of teachers for ten years. She is also an examiner in A Level English Literature and GCSE English Language and is a member of both the Chartered College of Teaching and the National Association for the Teaching of English.


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Hassan Tadi

EAL Teacher

Mr. Tadi has a BA and MA in English Language and Literature from Oxford Brookes University and has taught English for 25 years


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French teacher (Primary school)

Ms. Castro has a degree in French Literature from Universite Francois Rabelais, Tours, France. She has been a primary school French teacher for over thirty years, including the American Academy of Casablanca. She is trained in Project-Based Learning and Tribes Learning.


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Katrina Munnelly

Class teacher to Nursery

Ms. Munnelly has a BA (Hons) in Early Years Teaching from Kingston University, an Arts Foundation Degree in Early Years with Merit from Kingston University and a Cambridge English Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
She has over 15 years of teaching experience in the UK and internationally.


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Mandy Parker

Art Teacher

Ms. Parker has a BA Public Art and Design, from The London Institute of Arts - Chelsea College Of Art And Design and a PGCE from Greenwich University. She has 18 years of teaching experience in the UK and internationally.


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Mohammed Essayouti

Head Swimming Coach

US Certified Swimming Coach | Ex-Champion of the Moroccan Team



Gareth Jones

Year 4 teacher and Deputy Head of Primary School

Mr. Jones has a B.Ed (Hons) degree from Bristol University, specialising in Primary School Mathematics. He has nearly thirty years of teaching experience obtained in Europe, South America and Africa and has served as a Middle and Primary School Principal.



Gillian Gourley

Reception Teacher

Ms. Gourley has a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies from the University of Sunderland and a PGCE in Early Years Education from the University of Northumbria. She has over 18 years of teaching experience in British schools, including 11 in Early Years.



Emma Hughes

Reception Teacher

Ms. Hughes has a BA in History from the University of Leeds, an MA in Primary Education Policy and Practice from the University of Northumbria and a PGCE in Primary Education from the Institute of Education, University College, London. She has nine years’ experience in teaching in Early Years and in English as a Second Language in the UK.



Meriem Belozerskaya

Music Teacher

Ms. Belozerskaya has a Bachelor of Philosophy degree from The University of St Petersburg, Russia. Sh trained as a Music Teacher at M.P.Musorgskiy High Musical College, also in Russia.
She has ten years of music teaching experience, in both Russia and Morocco.


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Hannah Larsen

Year 1 teacher and Art Specialist

Ms. Larsen has a BA in Film Studies and Marketing Management (Oxford Brookes University) and a PGCE from the London Institute of Education (University College, London). Ms. Larsen has three years’ teaching experience in the UK.


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Thomas Oddie

Physical Education Teacher

Mr. Oddie has a BA in Sports Coaching from the University of Central Lancashire and a PGCE from the University of Sunderland. He has three years of teaching experience in the UK and internationally.



Omar Kendi

Teacher of Arabic

Mr. Kendi has a degree in Sociology from Hassan II Mohamedia University in Casablanca. He has over ten years’ teaching experience in Morocco



Mahdar Abderrazak

Arabic Teacher and Administrative Officerv

Mr. Abderrazak has a degree in Law from Hassan II University in Casablanca. He has over 12 years of experience, obtained both in Morocco and internationally.



April Chambers

Nursery Teacher

Ms. Chambers has a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from the University of Plymouth and has three years’ teaching experience in the UK.


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Lamis Abdelbari

Information Technology (IT) Teacher

Ms. Abdelbari has a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Based Information Systems from the University of Sunderland. she is an ORACLE Certified Professional, a CISCO Certified Professional and Certified Instructor and a Microsoft Certified Professional-Certified Trainer
Ms. Abdelbari has 14 years teaching experience at Universities and International schools - in Morocco and in other countries.