Annabel has a wealth of experience in supporting school children, having spent several years working as a secondary school teacher in Wales and Spain. As a specialist in foreign languages, Annabel understands the difficulties that many children experience in moving to a different country and learning a new language. She is experienced in supporting students with this challenge and is committed to developing a high level of fluency and comprehension in pupils.
After completing the Leadership Development Programme with Teach First, Annabel obtained a Master’s degree in Education. She worked with groups of vulnerable children as part of her research and implemented many successful strategies to help students overcome disadvantage.
Annabel is passionate about outdoor education and community engagement. Over the last few years, she has enjoyed leading the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, student council projects and several charity fundraisers. Annabel advocates this work in order to develop children’s mental health, wellbeing and social skills and also mentors vulnerable school children, providing individual guidance, motivation and emotional support.