Further Education qualification(s):
What qualities do you need to work at Dallington? Flexibility, creativity and enjoy working with children.
What is unique about Dallington? It has a great ethos.
How many years have you been working with children and how many of those have been at Dallington? 17 years
What do you hope to imbue in the children? Respect and that all children should have a voice.
What is your favorite aspect of your work? That I learn something new every day.
What are your interests and how do they impact on your time with the children? Design and technology – I have them sew, weave and knit every day.
Who or what inspires you? The children with their honestly, truthfulness and innocence.
What is the hardest thing you have ever done? Zip-wire at Mill on the Brew.
Tell us a funny children’s anecdote...
If you had a wish, what would it be? To go to Maldives
What was your experience at your school? Excellent. Loved School.
What do you wish you had known at school that you know now? Pay more attention in French.
What makes you happy/sad? Happy: my grandchildren. Sad: rudeness. People that have no manners.
Tell us something you have learned from a child... Children just want to be liked.
Tell us a secret… I don’t drink milk.
Tell us a joke! What do you call a bear with no teeth? A gummy bear!
If you could learn anything, what would it be? Poll vaulting.
If you weren’t in the job you are now, what would you like to do or be? Working for the print.