Grace graduated from York St John University with a BA Hons in Primary Education. Prior to working at Knightsbridge School, Grace spent over 7 years working in the state sector in South West London where she was Head of Early Years as well as Assistant Head Teacher. Grace spends time with Nurseries within the area to discuss and give support on school readiness and behaviour expectations. Whilst working for Knightsbridge School, Grace has completed a Leadership and Management Course through Dukes Education. Grace is also part of the Dukes Early Years Steering Group.
Following a successful career in Business and Finance, Gill followed her lifelong passion and ambition of working with children and trained to be a teacher. Gill worked for The Young England Kindergarten and then moved to Knightsbridge School in 2006 when the school was set up by Magoo Giles. In April 2015, Gill also became the Safeguarding Lead alongside her role as Head of Nursery.
Amy has been teaching in the Early Years for 11 years. She received her Bachelor of Early Childhood Education at Curtin University (Perth, Western Australia), graduating with a permanent teaching position in the Margaret River region. Amy taught in this position for 5 years before relocating to London. She joined Knightsbridge School as a Reception Teacher in April 2017 and fell in love with the ethos of the school. Amy is passionate about outdoor learning and recently converted the ground level courtyard into an outside classroom.
Sarah has been working with children for over 25 years in various roles from management to mentoring in different educational sectors. Sarah studied at Kingston University where she gained two NVQ 3’s, an Early Years Foundation Degree, a BA Hons, and her PGCE to then go on to gain her Early Years Teacher Status. She has worked at Knightsbridge School as an Early Years Educator for three years in the Early Years team.
Miss Emma was born in Cape Town, South Africa. She studied for a Bachelor of Arts in Social Dynamics and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Development at Stellenbosch University. Before moving to London in 2020, she gained experience working with children in different settings – from childcare to educational roles. Miss Emma has been a teaching assistant for three years since moving to London and joined Knightsbridge School this year working alongside Miss Amy in Reception A.
Abbie started at KS in September 2021 and has really enjoyed her first year in Reception as an Early Years Educator!
After achieving a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Creative Writing, she went on to study for her Level 3 Diploma in Childcare. This led to an exciting role as a Room Leader in a privately run nursery, which indubitably helped Abbie gain expert knowledge in EYFS. She has a passion for working with children which she finds so rewarding.
Miss Nina studied law and graduated with 1st class honours in Bogota. While Miss Nina settled in Dubai, she turned her attention to studying for the Advanced Diploma in child care and education and since then she has worked in Early Years, gaining almost 20 years of experience. Miss Nina was also the founder of the Wraparound Care programme at The Jumeirah English Speaking School where she led the team on enhancing learning environments. Miss Nina joined KS in September 2020 and works with Miss Gill in the Lions class as an Early Years Educator.
Miss Chloe is from New Zealand. She graduated from South Seas Film and Television School in 2015 and worked in the Film and TV industry as a Third Assistant Director. Chloe has always had a passion for working with children and has previously worked at Camp America as a camp counselor and at the CLC kids club on Whistler Blackcomb Mountain in Canada.