Our Teachers

Peter Patrick Malone

Head of Mathematics

Educational background: 

B.sc. Applied Physics
Level 7 award in strategic Youth Management MCGI
Teacher of Maths, Further Maths and Physics to A level
Teacher of SL and HL Maths IB
First Aid Trainer

Teaching experience :

38 years of experience
Head of Mathematics, The British School of Gran Canaria
Mentor / Assessor CVQO
Teacher of Mathematics/Physics, Haleybury Almaty, Kazakhstan
Head of Science, Newton International Academy, Doha
Head Teacher, Oxford International College of Chengdu
Head of Faculty Maths/Science, British International School of Abu Dhabi
Head of Maths and Exam Officer, Gulf English School Doha, Qatar
Head of Mathematics, Claydon High School, Claydon, Suolk

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Robert  Mcfadden

Year 3RM Teacher

Educational background: 

PGCE, Brunel University, UK
Bachelor of Science, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA
Both in the UK and in the UAE, rated as “Outstanding” or “Good with at many schools

Teaching experience :

Fully qualified and experienced teacher with over 12 years of experience at the Primary (single form to 4 form), High School and Pupil Referral Unit level, teaching the UK National Curriculum,
Outstanding features in observations
He has been Head of Science in two different Primary Schools. Also, as the main instructor at AceMum Tuition Centre in the UK, he was responsible for teaching Year 1-6 Literacy/Maths, SATS and 11+ preparatory classes.



Carolyn Summers

Primary School Teacher 

20 Years of experience. BA (QTS) at UCRYSJ (York, GB) September 1991 - June 1995 Guided Reading at Sunderland County Council , Kagan Cooperative Learning atAmerican Corporation , Mental Health and Wellbeing at Jenny Moseley, EAL in The Mainstream at Pippa Redgrave dedicated and inspirational teacher with more than 20 years of experience, teaching internationally and in the UK. She has an in-depth knowledge of current UK practices plus the International Primary Curriculum. Her experience stretches across both Key Stages.

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Abigail Grist

Primary School Teacher

PGCE at London Southbank University (London, UK)
BA Sociology and Social Policy - Royal Holloway, University of London

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Melissa Thorp

Head of Science

14 years of experience
Teaching, planning, and assessing science lessons for classes of varying ability in years7 - 13
Key stage 3 Co-ordinator for science
Academic :PGCE in secondary Science with Biology
BSc(Hons) 2.1, Biological Science: Ecology and Conversation
A-levels: Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Photography GCSE's

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Sijle Katrine Davidson

Primary Education with QTS in the university of Brighton
BA (hons) with QTS at University of Brighton
Currently working towards achieving my NQT status

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Vanessa Marshall

PCGE University of Buckingham England

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Steven Zammit

Head of KS2 and Y5 Teacher

After completing his PGCE he worked in London for three years. In 2002 he started his first international teaching post in Egypt. Now in his twentieth year of teaching it still amazes him what a privilege it is to teach children. As a teacher he believes in everyday excellence and that reaching your potential should be an expectation and a goal achievable by everyone.

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Anna Coppola

EAL Teacher

Anna Coppola has been teaching for 19 years.
She studied French and German at The University of Liverpool and then completed her PGCE in Modern Foreign Languages and ESOL at The University of Manchester.
She has taught English in 7 different countries, and loves meeting new people and learning about new cultures!

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Clare Sarson

Head of English

Bachelor of Arts, University of MANCHESTER

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Hassan Tadi

EAL Teacher

Hassan TADI is an Oxford Brookes graduate, with a BA and an MA in English language and Literature.
He has taught English for 25 years

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French teacher (elementary school)

Letters and Arts University of Tours France

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Megan Ellery

PE and Global Perspectives Teacher

After competing in international sport, Megan took up teaching in the UK - where she has taught for three years. She is passionate about sports coaching and educating young people about the importance of health, fitness and physical activity. Megan has previously worked in Spain, Gibraltar, Holland, the Philippines, Italy, Austria and Cambodia.
BA (Hons) Sport: Durham University
MSc Management: Durham University
PGCE in secondary teaching: UCL
Level 2 Netball and Rugby coach

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Mandy Parker

Teacher of Art


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Mohammed Essayouti

Head Swimming Coach

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

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Gareth Jones

Class Teacher to Grade 4 and Deputy Head

Educational background: 

UK schooling and Bachelor of Education Honours degree from UK

Teaching experience :

29 years of teaching experience in UK, Africa, Europe and South America, in British and International schools
Positions as Deputy Head and most recently Principal of Primary and Middle School



Gillian Gourley

Class Teacher to reception 

Educational background :
UK schooling
BA (HONS) Early Childhood Studies, University of Sunderland
PGCE Early Years, University of Northumbria

Teaching experience :
18+ years working in Early Years settings / schools in UK
11 years as Early Years Class Teacher



Emma Hughes

Class Teacher to reception 

Educational background :
UK schooling
BA History, Primary PGCE
MA in Primary Education (Policy and Practice)
Teaching experience :
9 years in reception, nursery, TEFL in UK.



Meriem Belozerskaya

Music Teacher

Educational background :
Russian schooling
The University of St Petersburg – Bachelor of Philosophy
Music Teacher, High musical college of M,P Musorgskiy, Russsia
Teaching experience :
10 years in Russia and in Morocco



Hannah Larsen

Grade 1 teacher and Art Specialist

Educational background :
UK schooling
PGCE, Institute of Education (UCL)
BA Film Studies and Marketing Management (Oxford Brookes University)
Teaching experience :
 3 years in the UK

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Katrina Munnelly

Class teacher to Nursery

Educational background :
Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Early Years Teaching from Kingston University
Arts Foundation Degree in Early Years with Merit from Kingston University
Cambridge English Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teaching experience :
15+ years in the UK and internationally

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Sinead Kelly

Class teacher to Grade 5 and Head of Teaching and Learning

Educational background :
Bachelor of Science,  University of Edinburgh, UK
Post graduate diploma in Education, University of Aberdeen, UK

Teaching experience :
11 years + in the UK and Internationally in many leadership roles, with expert experience of 5 curriculums. 

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Thomas Oddie

Physical Education Specialist

Educational background :

Educated in the UK
B.A Sports Coaching - University of Central Lancashire
PGCE - University of Sunderland

Teaching experience :

 3 years in the UK/Internationally

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Omar Kendi

Teacher of Arabic 

Educational background :
Moroccan schooling
CPE Teaching
Teaching experience :
10 years in Morocco



Mahdar Abderrazak

Teacher of Arabic and Admin Officer

Educational background :
Bachelor of Science Education
Teaching experience :
12 YEAR EXPERIENCE (National and International)



April Chambers

Class teacher to Nursery

Educational background :
UK schooling
University of Plymouth– Bachelor of Education
Teaching experience :
3 years in the UK



Lamis Abdelbari 

IT professor

Educational background :
MSC Computer Based Information Systems - University of Sunderland, UK
ORACLE Certified Professional
CISCO Certified Professional-Certified Instructor
Microsoft Certified Professional-Certified Trainer
Technical certificates: CompTIA A+ Technician, Network+, A+

Teaching experience :
14 years Teaching experience at Universities and International schools - Internationally & in Morocco

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Sophie Bham

Teacher of Year 1

Educational background:

UK Schooling
BA Hons, PGCE in Primary Education, TESOL.
International Experience from UK, UAE and Africa.
UK and American Curriculum facilitated.

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