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Our Inspiring Teachers

Meet our Teachers who make the difference... 

They’ll remember them decades on. Our Teachers. After parents, they’re probably the most influential people in any young person’s life. They’ve committed their time to encouraging, growing, and transforming the children you entrust to them – at whatever stage: Little or large.

 

Kerry Larby | Head of Positive Education and Well-being

At St Andrew’s College, we believe building character is just as important as developing intellect. Head of Positive Education and Well-being,  Kerry Larby, discusses how students at St Andrew’s are supported to flourish, be who they are,  and feel a sense of purpose and belonging, in a safe, engaging learning environment.

Wilj Dekkers | Head of Innovation and Information Services

In a world where technology continues to be a force for change, students at St Andrew’s College are being prepared  to control and create future technology, rather than simply being users of it. Head of Innovation and Information Services,  Wilj Dekkers, discusses the ways in which students are learning to collaborate, share ideas, and work in teams, to create exciting digital products.

Helaina Coote | Assistant Head of Secondary School (Academic)

Assistant Head of Secondary School, Helaina Coote, explains how St Andrew’s College is harnessing the increasing body of research into what makes teaching and learning effective. With a diverse curriculum and programmes, and excellent support systems in place, students at St Andrew’s are able to maximise their learning potential,  while maintaining a sense of belonging and purpose.

Rod McIntosh | High Performance Sports Director

Sport is an integral part of life at St Andrew’s College. High Performance Sports Director, Rod McIntosh, explains how the College’s leading-edge, holistic programmes help our young sportspeople and athletes to be the  best they can be, support their health and well-being, and develop character traits and strengths they  will have for life.


Kelly McBride | Head of Learning Enrichment, Preparatory School

Learning Enrichment is a key part of the programme in the St Andrew’s College Preparatory School, which provides students  with opportunities outside the normal curriculum to find their creative talents and passions. Head of Learning Enrichment, Kelly McBride, discusses how students are encouraged and supported to give new things a try, in a fun environment where they feel confident, secure and happy.

Duncan Ferguson | Head of Music

The Music Department at St Andrew’s College supports the interests of all young musicians, with all genres equally respected and resourced. Head of Music, Duncan Ferguson, discusses how individual programmes, state-of-the-art music suites and recording studio, and the use of exciting technologies and innovative teaching programmes  at St Andrew’s, helps students to reach their full potential.