Following winning the Eden Award, I was nominated and won my PSTA in 2014. Since then, I have moved south of the border from my home in Scotland and have now been teaching in England for four years.
In that time I have organised and run events within the school not only to raise the profile of science but to inspire the children to think about careers in STEM subjects; these include Space Camps, whole school science projects, competitions such as ‘Fly To The Line’, being part of the judging panel for the Royal Society’s Annual Book Prize, as well as team teaching science and delivering a range of science training for colleagues.
Away from school, I am a keen runner having now completed 15 Marathons and countless half marathons. I also enjoy singing and am a member of the ‘Rock Choir’ family, performing at many prestigious events including BBC Proms in the Park and events at Blenheim Palace.
In January this year, I moved to a new school where I became the Deputy Head and Science Lead. I’m looking forward to the challenges it brings.