New Staff Members
We are delighted to welcome five new members of staff to the St Hugh’s family.
Photographed left to right are: Mrs Sarah Warwick-Smith, Mrs Amy Foote, Miss Lara Fish, Mrs Hayley Revell and Mr Gareth Short.
Mrs Warwick-Smith is our new Houseparent. She joins us from Uppingham where she was Deputy Housemistress in a boys' house and Deputy Director of Sport. Gaining her degree from Leeds Metropolitan, her PGCE from Leeds Beckett and her MA from BGU, Sarah was previously a PE teacher at King Edward VI Academy in Spilsby, where she also taught RE and Science.
Mrs Foote joins us as Teacher of Art and Design. Amy's degree is in History of Art from UCL and she has QTS following her PGCE from Bishop Grosseteste University. She joins us from Banovallum where she was Assistant Head of Creative Arts and DT, and teacher of Art and Photography. Already involved in setting up outreach work for primary schools in the Horncastle area, she is passionate about the opportunities that creative subjects can provide for all children.
Miss Fish joins us as a Key Stage 1 Teacher in one of our Year 2 classes. She was previously teaching at Hartsholme Academy where she was a Year 2 class teacher and Geography Lead. Lara was at school at Clayesmore in Dorset and worked at Hazlegrove Prep as a Gap Student before training as a teacher in Lincoln at Bishop Grosseteste for her undergraduate studies and MA, and has Qualified Teacher Status following completion of her PGCE.
Mrs Revell joins us in the Pre-Prep as maternity cover and is our new Year 1 Class Teacher. Educated at the College of St Mark and St John in Plymouth where she qualified as a teacher with a BEd, she has taught with Service Children's Education at Episkopi Primary School in Cyprus and at Lincoln Minster School.
Mr Short joins our Sports Department as a PE and Games Teacher. He previously worked for Help for Heroes where he was as a Sports, Activities and Fellowship Partnership in their Outreach Programme. He has also worked for a number of years as a community coach with Saracens RFC and more recently as a Rugby Development Officer across the Midlands with the RFU, as well as teaching PE in two schools in Lincolnshire. He has coaching qualifications in cricket, athletics and swimming.