What advice would you give a new teacher on their first day at BSN?
Smile. Everyone will smile back.
Can you recommend a teaching resource?
My colleagues, just ask them. I have just as much to learn from my colleagues as from fancy, expensive, external courses.
Describe BSN in 3 words?
Diverse, International, Grounded
What was the most recent profession development course/workshop you have done?
First Aid for Sport and Exercise.
What do you do to unwind after a busy day at school?
Sometimes cycling, sometimes football, sometimes a cheeky beer.
What’s your favourite destination for a weekend getaway?
Germany, just 2 hours drive.
Who inspires you?
There’s a lad in Year 7, who arrived in the bike shed same time as me one morning. I muttered something about the annoying rain (after my 5 minute ride). He replied, ‘its fine. And it doesn’t always rain’. Where had he come from? Scheveningen, a 45 minute cycle. Chapeau!